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Lots 2499-2508 Lots 2509-2518 Lots 2519-2520

Lot 2499    

Monaco, 1891, 1c//5fr Prince Albert I issues, 10 different values affixed to portion of postal card and tied by Monte Carlo cds's, Very Fine.
Scott No. 11//25    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 2500    

Panama, Paid at Panama, clear strike of red Crown Mark and manuscript "2/-" double-weight rating on 1849 light blue folded letter to Lima, Peru, reverse with "Panama, MR 27, 1849" double-arc backstamp, fresh and Very Fine. SG No. CC5 £1,900 ($2,340).
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 2501    

Peru, 1868, Embossed Arms, 1d green, tied by British "Callao, My 28, 59" origin cds on folded letter sheet to Genova, Italy, "G.B./ 1fr 90c" accountancy handstamp and French transit cds, "98" rating handstamp, reverse with London and Paris transits and receiving boxed handstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 14    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 2502    

Peru, 1866, Llamas, 20c brown, tied by British Post Office "C38" oval grid cancel, matching "Callao SP 13 77" origin backstamp on cover to Nantes, France, reverse with red London (10.13) and Paris (10.14) transits, and Nantes (10.15) arrival cds, gray "T /1-70" and black "22" decimes due handstamps; some faults, Fine and scarce use.
Scott No. 18    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 2503    

Poland, 1860, 10k blue & rose, tied by numeral "1" in target handstamp on 1860 folded letter sheet to Odessa, bold red "Warsaw 2/6" orgin cds; couple cover folds, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $400 - 600.

Complete Images.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 2504    

Angola, 1886, King Luiz, 25r red violet, well centered, tied by "Direcca, O Dos Corrieos, Agencia Do Angola, 22 Jul, 89" oval date stamp on illustrated Eastern Telegraph Company cachet cover to Ambriz, with purple oval "Eastern & South African Telegraph Co. Ltd., Loando, 20 Jul, 89" backstamp and "Angola, Correio Do Ambriz" receiver; small piece of backflap missing, Very Fine.
Scott No. 19    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

A RARE EARLY TELEGRAM USAGE FROM ANGOLA.

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Lot 2505    

Cape Verde, 1914, 40c Ceres, in combination with 1914, ¼c-1c + 10c + 20c Ceres issues on fresh registered cover to Switzerland, all tied by "S. Vicente, Cabo Verde, 22 Jun. 16" cds', registry etiquette and appropriate transit backstamp, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 157+144-146+153+155    Estimate $75 - 100.

Realized: $70

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Lot 2506    

Cape Verde, 1877, 100r lilac, neatly tied by blue "S. Vincente, 21 7, 83" cds on fresh cover to Auburndale, Mass., reverse with red London & New York transit and receiving backstamps; cover opened mostly at sides, Very Fine, ex-Frazao; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7a    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

A VERY RARE USAGE OF THE CROWN FIRST ISSUE ON COVER TO THE UNITED STATES.

Realized: $950

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Lot 2507    

Romania, 1872, Prince Carol, Paris Print, 50b rose on pale rose, used with 10b blue (56), both tied by "Buchresci 9 Feb 78" cds on registered cover to Paris, France, matching "RECOM" handstamp; light tone spots, partial flap, F.-V.F. Michel No. 42.
Scott No. 59    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 2508 P   

Romania, 1872-79, King Carol I Issue Proofs, 16 stamps part perf and imperf; includes 1½b in blue, green, bistre, carmine and orange (pair), 5b in red brown and black (single and pair), 10b in green, black, bistre and orange, 25b in black and carmine; few small flaws, generally Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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