Lot 307Canada, 1897, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 8¢ dark violet, top left corner margin single, o.g., never hinged, choice centering and encompassed by huge margins, stunning bold dark violet color, an Extremely Fine jumbo, a wonderful gem showpiece; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 56 $300.
Current Opening Bid: $725
Lot 308Canada, 1897, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 50¢ ultramarine, bottom margin single, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid well balanced oversized margins, radiant color and remarkably fresh, an Extremely Fine jumbo, a striking large-margin stamp; with 2016 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90J, SMQ $1,350 for 90 and $2,500 for 95).
Scott No. 60 $775.
Current Opening Bid: $1,000
Lot 309Canada, 1918, King George V "Admiral", 3¢ brown, dry printing, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered amid huge beautifully balanced margins, intensely rich color and pristine Post Office freshness, a Superb jumbo, a truly remarkable jumbo gem; with 2016 P.S.E. Graded certificate (Superb 98J).
Scott No. 108c $60.
Current Opening Bid: $475
Lot 310New Zealand, 1864, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d red brown, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, beautifully tied by by neat strike of "Z" in barred oval marine canceller on cover to Lynn, England, with matching "NZ, Marine P.O., 4:1:69" cds with manuscript date, carried by the Panama, NZ & Australia Royal Mail Co. posted board the Rakaia to Colon and then aboard the Atrato to St. Thomas and onwards to Plymouth, reverse with indistinct despatch cds (2.1) and "Lynn, 29.1.69" receiving postmark, Extremely Fine; with 2007 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 36.
SG No. 122 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
A WONDERFUL AND RARE USAGE OF THE SHORT-LIVED 6D TRANS-PACIFIC RATE TO ENGLAND.
Current Opening Bid: $4,250
Lot 311Uganda, 1895, Typewritten Issue, Setting III, 5(c) Violet, in combination with 1895, Typewritten Issue, Setting III, 20(c) violet (38) on reused cover addressed to Ven: Arch: Walker in Mengo Buganda, each canceled by pencil; cover missing backflap, F.-V.F.; with 2009 P. Scheller certificate. SG No. 35.
Scott No. 35 Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE 1895 5C, 10C TYPEWRITTEN ISSUE FRANKING FROM SETTING III.
Current Opening Bid: $5,750
Lot 312Austria, 1854 Arms, 6kr brown, machine paper, block of 12, tied on piece by beautifully struck Cilli ornamental town cancels, large margins all around, strong color, an Extremely Fine gem, a truly magnificent multiple and first issue jewel, ex-Rothschild, Oberländer, Baron Landberg & Jerger; signed E. Müller & A. Diena, with 2004 Ferchenbauer and 2014 Eichele certificates. Scott No. 4b.
Michel No. 4 Y III Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LARGE MULTIPLES OF THE FIRST ISSUE OF AUSTRIA.
Current Opening Bid: $29,000
Lot 313China, 1912, "Republic" overprint, 1¢ ocher, misplaced overprint, gutter block of 16, overprinted shifted right leaving two vertical pairs without overprint, creating four horizontal pairs with one stamp having overprint and other without, tropicalized o.g., minor separation between one gutter pair, some adherence on reverse at left, Very Fine and scarce variety.
Scott No. 161 var. Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Opening Bid: $2,200
Lot 314 ()China (People's Republic) - Soviets, Chinese Soviet Northwest Area, 1935, 8¢ blue, without gum as issued, wide margins, slight printing offset on reverse, small margin crease at lower right, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare high value. SG No. SR24.
Yang No. CS4 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Opening Bid: $1,000
Lot 315 ()China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Chinese Republic Post, 1937 ½¢-2¢ Views issue complete, without gum as issued, large margins, all bright and fresh, slight creasing in ½¢ and edge separation crease at bottom of 2¢, otherwise Very Fine. SG No. SR25-SR27.
Yang No. CP1-CP3 Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1937 CHINESE REPUBLIC POST VIEW ISSUES.
Current Opening Bid: $3,750
Lot 316Cundinamarca, 1883 Provisional (5c) black on green, tied by manuscript "Porte Pagado, Octuber 10 de 1883" postmark on folded cover to the Province of Honda; provisional slightly discolored, Very Fine, ex-Gene Scott; with 2008 Calves certificate. Yvert No. 10.
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE CUNDINAMARCA (5C) BLACK ON GREEN 1883 PROVISIONAL USED ON COVER.
Current Opening Bid: $19,000