Lot 340Greece, 1888, 1l brown, block of 15, strip of 5, two pairs and single, block on reverse and others on front tied by "Piraeus, 7/17, 92" origin cds's, on cover to Austria, block on reverse canceled by straight line "Trieste" handstamps, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott Nos. 64 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 341 /oBritish Administration, 1898, 20pa Violet, District of Heraklion, two singles, one unused with original gum, other used with neat cds cancel, also including Nos. 3 and 4 that are not counted, Extremely Fine. SG Nos. B1 £650 ($1,050).
Scott Nos. 1 Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 342Guatemala, 1957, 15c + 50c Red Cross, Inverted Overprint, right selvage single from position 35 of the unique sheet of 50, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and Extremely Fine; Sanabria backstamp and 1960 sales certificate.
Scott Nos. CB9a $275.
Lot 343Haiti, 1889 (Aug. 5) Cap-Haitien, Haiti to St. Thomas, D.W.I., sharp strike of cds and bearing Provisional negative "Haiti, Postes, Capt-Haitien" paid handstamp, reverse with St. Thomas (8.10) arrival cds, Extremely Fine, ex-Schnell.
Estimate $200 - 300.
The negative provisional marking was used by the new Haitian government to indicate postage paid. They did not want use the available stamps depicting the disposed leader.
Lot 344Hungary, 1871, 2k Orange, 5k Rose, Brick Red, single of each on separate folded covers, two tied by Pest cds (different types), and one tied by Ipolysagh cds, each nicely centered with one of the 5k with margins essentially clear all around, a Very Fine group.
Scott Nos. 1, 3, 3a Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 345Indochina, 1933 (Sep. 15) Indochina to Brazil Zeppelin Cover, cover bearing four Indochina Air Post stamps with "Saigon-Central Chinchine 15-9 33" cds to Pernambuco, Brazil, with Saigon registry label, Berlin (9.24) backstamp and Friedrichschafen (9.30) transit cds, appropriate cachets, Pernambuco (10.4) receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE FLOWN ZEPPELIN COVER FROM INDOCHINA TO BRAZIL CARRIED ABOARD THE EIGHTH SOUTH AMERICAN FLIGHT OF 1933.
Lot 346Iraq, 1933 (May 21) Iraq to Brazil Zeppelin Cover, registered cover bearing Iraq 10f on 2a, 3f and 25f stamps tied by two strikes of "Baghdad 25 May 1935" cds to Pernambuco, Brazil, also bearing Great Britain 3p pair and 4p tied by London (5.29) cds, Baghdad registry label affixed, red and green flight cachets, Pernambuco (6.6), fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Lot 347 oLombardy-Venetia, (Austria Used in Lombardy) 1850 Arms, 9kr blue, hand-made paper, type II, clear full Milano town cancel, large margins, bright color, Very Fine and choice, a rare usage of the Austria 9kr adhesive used in Lombardy-Venetia. Scott Nos. Austria 5.
Michel Nos. Austria 5 X b Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 348Lombardy-Venetia, (Austria Used in Lombardy) 1850 Arms, 9kr blue, hand-made paper, type II, full even margins, tied by "Padova, 21 - 2/51" boxed date stamp on folded letter sheet to Trieste, reverse with red receiving cds; cover refold at right, otherwise Very Fine, a rare usage of the Austria 9kr adhesive used in Lombardy-Venetia. Scott Nos. Austria 5.
Michel Nos. Austria 5 X b Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 349Lombardy-Venetia, (Austria Used in Lombardy) 1850 Arms, 9kr bright blue, hand-made paper, type I, bottom margin single with large even margin around, tied by two strikes "Verona, 22-3/51" boxed date stamp on folded letter to Wolfsberg, reverse with transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, a rare usage of the Austria 9kr adhesive used in Lombardy-Venetia; with 2009 Bottacchi certificate. Michel Nos. Austria 5 X a.
Scott Nos. Austria 5f Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.