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General Foreign - Netherlands through Ryukyus
 
 
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Lot 2303

Netherlands 1689 (Apr 6) Haagse Post, folded letter to Amsterdam with a very fine strike of the 3 Stuiver small horn marking of Haagse post, portion of enclosed letter partly removed, Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2304

Netherlands 1786 (Jan 1) Haagse Post, folded letter to Amsterdam with a fine strike of the 3 Stuiver large horn marking of Haagse post, " 'sHaage" script straightline backstamp, portion of enclosed letter mostly removed, Very Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2305

Netherlands 1822-1873 Postal History, group of 25 covers comprising eight stampless, four 1st issue, nine 2nd issue, and four 3rd issue usages, better includes 10c orange (6) single to England, range of towns. F.-V.F. group.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2306

Netherlands 1864 (Mar 15) folded letter to the United States, bearing 5c blue (1) and 15c orange (3) strip of five, large margins all around, cancelled by framed "Franco" handstamp to Andover, Mass., light Rotterdam c.d.s. in red and blue merchant handstamp, London and British transits, manuscript "by first steamer from Liverpool"; cover staining, Fine cover with a rare franking to the United States.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 2307

Netherlands 1863 (Dec 15) folded letter to Ireland, bearing four 15c orange (3) pairs, cancelled by framed "Franco" handstamp to Belfast, Ireland, "Rotterdam" c.d.s., red" London Paid" transit and Belfast receiver on reverse, three stamps with creasing from file fold, Fine.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2308

Netherlands 1866 (Feb 24) wrapper to France, bearing 10c orange (6) pair, cancelled by framed "Franco", red Rotterdam c.d.s. to Montdidier, France, red "Pays-Bas Valenciennes" transit c.d.s., Montdidier receiver on reverse, light stain, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 2309

Netherlands 1868, 10c perf 12½ x 11½ (8A), horizontal strip of four tied on 1868 folded letter to Italy, each stamp cancelled by a boxed "FRANCO", light red Haarlem c.d.s. and a double strike of "Pays-Bas/Lille-Paris" transit c.d.s., some light foxing especially along two file folds, indistinct backstamp (addressed to Naples), Fine and attractive.
Estimate 250 - 300
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Lot 2310

Netherlands 1893, 2g bright rose and ultramarine (53), fresh colors, well centered on crisp white paper. O.g. Very Fine.
Scott $400
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Lot 2311

North Borneo 1916, 1c-25c Cross overprints, vermilion (B1-B13), o.g., hinge remnant. Fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott $730
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Lot 2312

North Borneo 1916, 1c-25c Cross overprints, carmine (B1-B3, B5-B13, B6a), includes 6c perf 15. O.g., several with hinge remnants. Fresh and F.-V.F. SG £160 for perf 15 6c value ($200).
Scott $723
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Lot 2313

North Borneo 1916, 1c-10c Cross overprints (B1-B8), tied on registered cover to Shoreham by Sea, England by Jesselton 30 Jan 1919 c.d.s., backstamped Shoreham c.d.s., plus back and red transit markings, carmine overprints, except 3c-4c vermillion, Very Fine and scarce used on cover.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2314

North Borneo 1918, 12c+2c Red Cross overprint, inverted (B22a), o.g., very lightly hinged. Very Fine and choice.
Scott $550
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Lot 2315

North Borneo 1918, $5+2c and $10+2c Red Cross overprints (B29-B30), $5 top left corner copy. O.g., lightly hinged. Fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $480
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Lot 2316

North Borneo 1918, $5+4c and $10+4c Red Cross overprint (B46-B47), bright colors. O.g., lightly hinged. F.-V.F.
Scott $500
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Lot 2317

North West Pacific Islands 1915, 3d olive bister, die I (3), horizontal pair cancelled "Rabaul, 10 Oc 15" c.d.s. on registered cover to Sydney, Rabaul, German New Guinea registration label, blue handstamped censor marking, backstamped Sydney, 25 Oct, Very Fine. SG 76.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2318

Panama Forwarded by, E. & H. Abrahams & Co., Colon N.G., red double oval on 1864 folded letter from Ocaña, Colombia to New York, "Steam Ship 10" in circle struck over Abrahams handstamp, additional forwarder C. Hayer Simmons & Co., Santa-Marta blue oval on reverse (torn through handstamp in opening). Very Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2319

Panama J.B.F. Arrivet a Panama, blue oblique boxed handstamp across flap on reverse of 1851 folded letter from San Francisco to Marseille, British Panama origination c.d.s., Aug 6, 1851, also on reverse, red French boxed "Colonies & Art. 13", Sept 10 entry c.d.s. and handstamped "15", as well as blue oval senderís handstamp, all on front, red London transit c.d.s., Sept 9, and Marseille receiver, Sept 12, on reverse, F-VF and rare, ex-DeVoss.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2320

Panama Cova & Co., Panama, red double-lined double oval on 1856 folded letter from Piura, Peru to New York, blue "Ruden & Co., Paita" double-lined double oval Peru forwarder and black "Steamship 20" in circle, Very Fine, ex-DeVoss.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 2321

Panama From, T.R. Cowan, Shipping & Commission Agent, Colon-New-Granada, Very Fine strike large red oval on 1859 f1 from Cartagena to New York, also bears red oval at C.J. Fox, Aspinwall N.G. Very Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2322

Panama Forwarded by L.G. Duckworth Aspinwall, N.G., along with Forwarded by D.A. Robinson Jr, Aspinwall, N.G. red oval handstamps on 1861 folded letter from Quibdo, Colombia to New York, additional blue Albert Mathieu, Carthagena, N.G. forwarding agentís oval on reverse, Very Fine, a rare combination, ex-DeVoss.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 2323

Panama Forwarded by, Geo. W. Fletcher, Aspinwall N.G., choice strike red oval on 1854 f1 from Cartagena to New York, scarcer N.Y. "Steam Ship 20 Cts" in circle due handstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2324

Panama Forwarded by S. Hirsch, Act. U.S. Consul, Aspinwall, N.G., black oval on front and back of 1854 folded letter from Barranquilla to New York, also red T.R. Cowan, Navy Bay Chagres and blue Dodge Eckart & Co. Carthagena, N.G. forwarding agentís ovals with black "Steamship 20" in circle with "20" corrected to "40" by another handstamp, F-VF, a rare combination, ex-DeVoss.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2325

Panama Obarrio, Planas & Perez, Panama, Nov 3 1866, blue double oval on folded letter from Lima, Peru to New York, green senderís oval handstamp and black "10" in circle, Very Fine, ex-DeVoss.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2326

Panama United States Consulate, Panama, excellent strike black intaglio seal on 1862 cover to the U.S. Minister in Guatemala City, manuscript "Consulate U.S., America, Panama NG", Very Fine, ex-DeVoss. Enclosed is a personal letter from Alexander R. McKee, U.S. Consul, in part expressing unhappiness over the Civil War, "this wicked and unprovoked rebellion". On the back of the envelope McKee has added an update "By telegraph from Aspinwall. Hurra for old Kentucky — Zollicoffen Army routed utterly and teetotallyhe and Baily Payton left dead on the field — Humphrey Marshalls army also routed…"
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2327
 
Panama Forwarding Agents, selection of 11 covers, 1855-1874, comprises Céspedes, Cowan, de Alcazar, Donalisio, Fox (3) and Maal (4), some with additional forwarders, strikes are average to Very Fine, Covers Fine-Very Fine.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2328

Panama 1849 Paid at Panama crowned circle (A82), mostly complete red handstamp on f1 to Lima, Peru, manuscript "Forwd by Smith & Lewis, Panama" and red " 1/-" rate, backstamped Panama c.d.s. July 27, Very Fine. Contents is a business letter in French. SG CC1 £1,700 ($2,170).
Scott $1,900
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Lot 2329

Panama 1866 cover to Ireland, sent unpaid with British Panama c.d.s., Sept 23, and manuscript "1/3" rate, London "More to Pay " in circle and 1p red tied by London transit ellipse, Monkstown, Ireland receiver, Oct 15, bds "H & K PACT" [Holyhead & Kingston Packet] c.d.s. on the same date; slightly repaired edge wear and small tears, otherwise Very Fine. Said to be the only recorded cover from British Panama to Ireland.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2330

Panama 1875 cover to England, franked with strip of three 4p plate.13 (43a) and pair 6p gray plate.13 (62) tied by "C35" barred ovals and by British Panama c.d.s., Oct 20, manuscript "Via West Indian Mail," backstamped Newark (England), Nov 13; part of flap missing, Fine and attractive.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 2331

Panama 1876 cover to England, franked with 4 x 6p gray plate. 14(62) tied by three "C35" barred ovals, manuscript "Via West Indian Mail," British Panama c.d.s., Dec 20, partial Newark (England) c.d.s., Jan 17, on reverse; a bit rough around the edges affecting stamps somewhat, flap missing, Fine and scarce franking.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2332

Panama 1879 cover to Germany, G.B. 1½p plate.3 and 1sh (32a, 64) tied by Panama "C35" duplex, Dec 2, red London paid transit c.d.s. 14 Jan 79, backstamped Hamburg 15 & 16 Jan; light creases, sealed opening tear at upper left and on flap, Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300

Expertization: signed Calves.
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Lot 2333

Panama "British Packet Agency C, Panama", two strikes violet c.d.s., Feb 27, 1907, ties ½p KEVII on cover to England; minor foxing, Very Fine. A rare marking used after July, 1898, believed to be the last day of use ½p was the unsealed circular rate [the envelope is unsealed].
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2334
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Panama Great Britain used in Panama, selection of stamps cancelled" C35 "type A (18) or type B (15), includes a 2sh brown and two 5sh rose (one pale rose); also includes a 4p vermilion on f1 from Panama to Kingston, Jamaica as well as post-1881 usages of the 1881 1p (16 dots) used pair and strip of four, and on 1884 4p on cover to England; quality is a bit mixed, as always but strikes are mostly clear Scott value is $6,600 ++.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 2335

Panama 1864 U.S. to Peru via Panama, U.S. 10¢ & 12¢ 1867 (68-69), cork cancels, two light strikes "Essex Ct. Oct 9 "cds, red handstamped "12 "credit, neat British Panama c.d.s., Oct 24, alongside, two partial backstamps appear to be French transit and Callao receiver, Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2336

Panama 1902-05 French packet markings, three picture postcards, two to France with 1902 "Colon a St. Nazaire "octagon tying (a) pair of 1c green (15) and (b) single 2c rose (16), with French Consulate in Colon h/s; third to England with Colombia 2c rose (316) tied by 1905" Colon a Bordeaux" octagon, magenta Honda, Colombia c.d.s. alongside; Very Fine group.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 2337

Panama 1888 Panama to Switzerland, 2c Colombia postal card with 1c green (8) tied by "Agencia Postal Nacional, Panama," 30 Apr 1888 duplex, French Packet octagon, 3 May, Neumunster, Swi. receiver, 25 May; slight mounting thin on reverse, Very Fine. One of only a handful of recorded usages of the 1c green on cover.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2338

Panama 1892 Panama to France, cover franked with 10c yellow (11) tied by one of two cities" Colon a St. Nazaire, L.A. No. 1, 3 Avril 92" octagon, corner card of the Compagnie Universelle du Canal Interocéanique [the French Panama Canal Co.], backstamped Paris, April 25, Fine-Very Fine.
Estimate 400 - 600
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Lot 2339
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Panama 1906-07 Famous Men (185S-193S), mounted on brown manila paper [with stamp hinged!] and handstamped "SPECIMEN" (8c "tied" by ovpt), 5c with double overprint; 2c stuck, 10c with small tear, 50c thin, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, rare, Ex. Alan Doyle. Believed to be from the post office archives of the Bechuamaland Protectorate.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2340
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Panama 1911, 1.50b booklet (195a/201a), complete booklet comprising one pane each 5c & 10c, 2 panes 2½ and 3 panes each ½ & 1c, typical centering, no gum. Fresh and Very Fine an extremely rare booklet.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 2341

Panama 1924, 5c on 10c Canal Zone registration envelope (Higgins and Gage C2), used with a pair of 2c Arms to Gatun, C.Z., cancelled violet "Agencia Postal, Panama, Mar 20, 1925" duplexes with a pair of Panama post office seals sealing the top and bottom of the envelope, backstamped Ancon, Mar 30, Very Fine and very scarce.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2342

Papua New Guinea 1901, 2s6d Lakatoi, thick paper, vertical watermark (8 var.), light cancel. Fine. SG 16a.
SG £1,000 ($1,280)
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Lot 2343

Papua New Guinea 1909, 1s orange and black, perf. 11 (40a), tied by Port Moresby c.d.s., 9 Feb 09, on cover to England, backstamped Thursday Island, Queensland, Feb 13, with Bradford receiver, Mar 29; insignificant perf tone, Very Fine. SG 65.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2344

Papua New Guinea 1916-31, ½d - 1½d Lakatois (60-62), ½p - 1½p (60-62) tied by light Tahira 17 Sp 26 c.d.s.s. on cover to Fukien, China, backstamped Shanghai and Foochow, enclosed letter, datelined "Tahira, Boatless Inlet via Port Moresby", is from a collector regarding exchange of Papuan stamps from those of "China, Korea (non Japan) and surrounding countries, etc.", F.-V.F. SG 93-95.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2345

Papua New Guinea 1916-31, 5s green and brown (72), tied by "Ioma, Papua, 27. Jan. 19" c.d.s. on registered cover to W.T. Wilson, Birmingham, England, backstamped Sydney, 26 Mar and London, 14 May, Very Fine. SG 104.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 2346

Peru 1874 cover from Callao to London, Peru 10c and Great Britain 6p and 1sh tied by British P.O. in Callao "C38" barred ellipses, British Callao datestamp, June 2, and red London receiver, July 15, on reverse, Very Fine.
Estimate 750 - 1,000

Expertization: 1997 B.P.B. Certificate.
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Lot 2347
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Poland - German Occupation 1942-43 Woldenberg souvenir sheets (Michel Blocks 1, 4), special cancels. Fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate 250 - 300

Expertization: each signed E. Krawczyk.
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Lot 2348

Puerto Rico 1857 Cuba ½r blue (12), ample to large margins, tied by bold Parrilla oval and Cadais c.d.s. on 1858 folded cover from San Juan via England to Madrid, clear "Paid At San Juan Porto Rico" Crowned circle, Very Fine, very attractive and scarce.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 2349

Rhodesia 1910, 2½d ultramarine, 3s violet and blue green, rouletted (104, 114 var.), five 2½d vertical pairs and two 3s pairs. O.g., mostly never hinged and two with hinge remnants. F.-V.F. Listed in Robson Lowe as "Clandestine Roulettes", belived that theses were printed from geniune plates, then unofficially gummed and rouletted.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2350

Russia 1931 SCADTA cover to Colombia, 4c Colombian stamped envelope addressed to Cali franked with 48k Russian postage tied by Leningrad-Berlin airmail cancels, May 5, six additional Colombian stamps totaling 34c tied by Buenaventura c.d.s.s, May 25 for internal delivery to Cali, backstamped Berlin, May 5, and Buenaventura, May 26, Very Fine and most attractive.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 2351

Ryukyus 1958, $1 rose lilac, imperforate between (53a), horizontal pair. Very well centered, usual rough perfs. Without gum as issued. Choice Very Fine.
Scott $400
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Lot 2352

Ryukyus 1947, 2s pink with vermilion Miyako Provisional seal (3X2b), o.g. (interleaving paper adhering to as always). Very Fine a very scarce shade variety.
Scott $550
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