Lot 143Argentina, 1867, Rivadavia, unwatermarked, imperf, 5c rose, ample to large margin, rich bright color, tied by neat Correo Nacional del Rosario handstamp on 1867 folded letter sheet to Buenos Ayres, matching "Correo Del Rosario, 9 Ago, 67" cds, Extremely Fine. Yvert Nos. 5c €1,500 ($2,070).
Scott Nos. 15 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 144Austria, 1805 Official Registered Letter, from the "Wiener Magistrat" sent via Augsburg to Guttenzell near Ulm, letter regarding an inheritance to Johann Georg Hart innkeeper of the Goldene Sonne in Leopoldstadt (Vienna), written on 15k revenue stamped paper, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 145 oAustria, 1854 Arms, 3kr red, machine paper, type III, block of 6, "Trieste/Abends" town cancels, ample to mostly large margins, bright color, Very Fine and choice, a rare multiple; with 2008 Ferchenbauer certificate, signed A. Diena. Michel Nos. 3 Y a.
Scott Nos. 3e $1,667 for block of 4 and pair.
Lot 146Austria, 1854 Arms, 6kr brown, machine paper, type III, block of 8, Pesth town cancels, ample to mostly large margins, small tear affecting one stamp, otherwise Very Fine, Alt-Osterreich Special-Katalog 2008 Nr. 4 M III (8) catalog €10,000; with 2008 Ferchenbauer certificate, signed A. Diena and E. Muller. Michel Nos. 4 Y.
Scott Nos. 4b $11,500 for two blocks.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MULTIPLE OF THE 1854 6KR ARMS ISSUE ON MACHINE PAPER.
Lot 147 PAustria, 1908-13, 1h-10k Emperor's Reign Anniversary complete, Deluxe Large Die Proofs, rich colors, 2kr and 10kr with punch holes, fresh and Very Fine. Michel Nos. 139-156.
Scott Nos. 110P1-127P1 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
A RARE DELUXE LARGE DIE PROOF SET OF THE EMPEROR'S REIGN ANNIVERSARY ISSUE.
Lot 148 oAustria, Newspaper Stamp, 1864 (1.05kr) gray lilac, vertical strip of three, large to huge margins including sheet margin at bottom, cancelled by two bold "Venezia 21/10" cds, an Extremely Fine strip used in Venezia. Michel Nos. 29 c.
Scott Nos. P8b Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 149Belgian Congo, 1900, 5c green & black, five singles, in combination with 1900, 10c carmine & black, three singles + 25c light blue & black, four singles + 1896, 15c ocher & black, three singles on front and reverse of registered cover to Belgium, all tied by blue "Boma, 25 Octo, 1901" cds's, transit and receiving backstamps; some light perf toning, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 16+17+21+27 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 150 ()Brazil, 1843, First Issue ("Bull's Eye"), 90r black, intermediate impression, without gum, ample to large margins, slight soiling and filled thins, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott Nos. 3a $3,750.
Lot 151 ()Brazil, 1844, Second Issue ("Cat's Eye"), 600r black, without gum, ample to large margins, tiny thin speck, otherwise Very Fine, still a very attractive example of this rare mint high value.
Scott Nos. 13 $6,000 with o.g.
Lot 152Chile, 1854, Columbus, 5c orange brown, clear to large margins, beautiful rich color, tied by grid circular target cancel, red "Santiago 24 Agto 54" cds on folded cover to Valparaiso, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 7c Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.