Lot 1857Colombia, Carthagena, bold strike of red fluoron 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 1858Colombia, 1864, Coat of Arms, 5c orange, block of three with top stamp positioned sideways, from the top part of the sheet, part o.g., margins large to just into frameline of one stamp, brilliant color, Very Fine; with 2008 Colomphil certificate.
Scott No. 30 Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
ONE OF FOUR EXAMPLES OF THE 1864 5 CENTAVOS COAT OF ARMS ISSUE WITH STAMP POSITIONED SIDEWAYS IN MULTIPLE FORMAT - ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT KEY ITEMS OF CLASSIC COLUMBIAN PHILATELY.
This position block is a key multiple which allowed a reconstruction of a sheet.
Lot 1859 EColombia, 1920 "Ocean Liner" Multicolored, hand-drawn essay, ink and watercolor design (61x39mm) on card (181x157mm), contemporary design that was initially used on a Curtis publicity label that was, in turn, surcharged for airmail usage by Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aerea, reverse with pencil notation "Artist Sketch - San. #10" on reverse, Very Fine; with 2016 Moorhouse certificate.
Scott No. C10-E Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
A UNIQUE WATERCOLOR ESSAY DESIGN FOR THE EVENTUAL 10C "OCEAN LINER" COMPANIA COLOMBIANA DE NAVEGACION AEREA ISSUE.
This item was discovered in the Alex Rendon estate in 2009 where he had noted it as being a watercolor essay by an unknown artist for the Curtis "Ocean Liner" label.
Lot 1860Colombia, 1926, 5c-5p SCADTA issues complete, mostly in strips of five to the 1p (10c pair and singles), 2p strip of three, 3p and 5p singles with additional 50c and 1p values, making up an overall 30p franking on large package piece sent to (Bog)ota, all canceled by red "Barranquilla, 25 VI.1923" cds', some small flaws, still Very Fine; with 2016 Moorhouse certificate.
Scott No. C38-C42, C44-C45, C47-C50 Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
A SPECTACULAR AND UNIQUE COMPLETE FRANKING OF THE 1923 SCADTA AIRMAIL ISSUE.
Lot 1861Danish West Indies, 1862 (Mar. 18) St. Thomas D.W.I. to San Francisco Cal., blue cover with bold strike of oily red "Paid At St. Thomas" crown mark and magenta "4" pence prepaid rating, "St. Thomas MR 18 1862" origin backstamp and "Panama MR 23 1862" transit cds, "San Francisco, Cal, Apr 17 1862" arrival cds and matching "10" due rating; repaired upper left and no flap, Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 1862Dominican Republic, 1891, 1p on 5c UPU surcharge, entire addressed to Paris, France, canceled by purple straight line "Santo Domingo, Abr 11, 1891" postmark, purple registry boxed handstamp and red Paris transit cds, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1863Ecuador, 1865, 1r green, two horizontal pairs, slightly overlapping on folded letter to Lima, Peru, all tied by "Guayaquil, 27 Feb, 66" cds', endorsed "Vapor Guayaquil" at top, receiving backstamp; some fold separation at top, Very Fine, a very scarce usage; signed L. Miro.
Scott No. 5 Estimate $400 - 600.