Lot 1679 oMontenegro, 1893, 15n brown, red overprint, neat town cancels, few short perfs at left, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce; with 1960 Friedl certificate. Scott No. 29 $1,600.
Michel No. 13IIbC €2,000 ($2,760).
Lot 1680 /Montenegro, Postal Stationery, 1893-97, group of nine items including two used 1893 overprinted UPU reply cards, F.-V.F. group.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1681Norway, 1878, 60o dark blue, tied by bold strike of "Christiania, 29 / 1 / 97" double-circle datestamp on registered legal size cover to Canton, Ohio, appropriate registry markings, addressed to Hon. Wm. McKinley, President Elect of the U.S.", reverse with German "Bremen/New-York" (2.2) and New York (2.11) transit ovals; light file folds, Fine and scarce solo franking.
Scott No. 31 $425 on cover.
Lot 1682Peru, 1857, 1r-2r P.S.N.C. Steamship Issues complete, o.g., clear to large margins, rich colors on blued paper, 1r with light corner crease not detracting, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce set.
Scott No. 1-2 $3,600.
Lot 1683Peru, 1858, ½p rose red, error of color, "Lamb" (ayeque) in dots cancel, full well balanced margins, strong color, Very Fine, a lovely sound example of this rare error of color issue; with 1992 Holcombe certificate.
Scott No. 5 $4,750.
Lot 1684 oPeru, 1868, 1d green, embossed arms inverted, neat town cancel, exceptional embossing and color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, a choice example of this scarce variety.
Scott No. 14a $1,200.
Lot 1685Russia, 1857, 10k brown & blue, tied on small piece by 1858 boxed cancellation, ample to mostly large margins, rich colors, Very Fine and choice. Michel No. 1.
Scott No. 1 $850.
Lot 1686Russia, Airmail, 1935, 1r on 10k Moscow-San Francisco Flight, o.g., hinge remnant, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott No. C68 $1,250.
Lot 1687 PRyukyus, 1951, 3y Ryukyu University, plate proof, on soft white paper, position 31, left margin single, large margins, otherwise Extremely Fine, a premium example as many of these proofs where creased; with 1983 J. Bush certificate.
Scott No. 14P5 $750.
Lot 1688San Marino, 1895, 1l light blue, o.g., usual centering, strong bold color, Fine; signed E. Diena.
Scott No. 22 $1,875.