Lot 599Colombia, Carthagena, bold strike of red fleuron postmark on Feb. 26th 1844 folded letter to London, England, "Ocaña, Franca" oval origin postmark, reverse with "Kingston, Jamaica, MR 28, 1844" transit and red London (5.8) arrival cds, manuscript "2/3" 2s3d due rating; some docketing, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A CHOICE CLEAR STRIKE OF THE RED CARTHGENA FLEURON POSTMARK.
Lot 600Colombia, 1919, 2c carmine rose, "1er Servicio Postal Aereo 6-18-19" overprint, sound single, on flown corner card cover from Barranquilla to Puerto Colombia, cds cancels dated "Jun 18 1919", Very Fine, very rare with only 160 covers flown; signed Sanabria.
Scott No. C1; $1,700 for faulty off cover Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 601Denmark, 1851, 2rs blue, 2nd (Thiele) printing, Plate 1, position 36, type 8, large margins all around, tied by bold "1" in three rings cancel on light blue folded letter to Copenhagen, Denmark, Foot Post "F:8.27/3.53 P" blue oval cancel, Extremely Fine; with 1978 Dr. Arno Debo certificate. Facit No. 1 B.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A GEM USE OF THE SELDOM FOUND IN SUCH EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION.
Lot 602 BKDenmark, 1929, 2kr Green Booklet, "Garanti" back, intact booklet, complete unexploded booklet, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a scarce early advertising label booklet. Michel No. 4.
Facit No. H RE 5 SKr 20,000 ($2,360).
Lot 603Egypt, 1926 Cairo - Khartoum Special Flight, pristine cover to Khartoum franked with 1923, 5m orange brown tied by "Abu Suwer, 9.Ja.26" cds, endorsement and initials at lower left, Very Fine and choice, very scarce with fewer than 50 covers were flown on this R.A.F. squadron no 47 test flight. AAMC No. 13.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 604Finland, 1856, 5k blue, margins ample to clear at top, tied by bold "Raumo, 18. Maj, 1858" boxed date stamp on cover to Bjorneborg (Pori); cover and stamp toning, Fine, still a rare first issue usage tied by a town handstamp cancellation; with 2011 C. Schwenson certificate.
Scott No. 1 $10,000.