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Sale 84: Foreign Stamps and Covers

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Monaco to Russia

Lots 2283-2292 Lots 2293-2301

Lot 2283    

Monaco, 1891-1921, 1c-5fr Prince Albert I complete, o.g., hinge remnants, strong colors, a Fine set. Yvert No. 11-25,44-47.
Scott No. 11-29    $1,026.

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Lot 2284    

Curaçao, 1891, 25c on 30c pearl gray, two vertical pairs, each tied by "Curacao, 22/12, 1891" cds on blue registered cover to Roumania, "R, Curacao" framed handstamp, New York (1.4) transit backstamp and label affixed, Bucarest (1.18) arrival backstamp, New York, N.Y. 'City' registry label FX-NY1b(unlisted) affixed; small flaws, F.-V.F., an exceptionally rare transit use.
Scott No. 18    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $625

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Lot 2285 P   

Netherlands East Indies, 1864, King William III, 10c blue, trial color, perf'd 12¾x11¾, block of 4, full o.g., rich color, bright and fresh, Very Fine, a rare trial color, with only eleven blocks of four reported.
Scott No. 1TC    Estimate $600 - 800.

Realized: $575

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Lot 2286    

Netherlands East Indies, 1844 Batavia, East Indies to Marseilles, France per ship "Globe", folded letter endorsed "per Le Globe" with red "Ourte Mer, 15 Fevr, 45" cds and "22" due rating, reverse with French transit and receiving backstamp, Very Fine, the Globe, a whaling ship, in 1824 suffered a mutiny and the incident was widely published which influenced writers such as Herman Melville and James Michener.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2287    

Norway, 1855, 4sk blue, plate D, position 29, large margins, tied by light "Kongsberg, 15/6" cds on fresh 1856 folded letter to Notteroy, Very Fine; with 1983 S. Kaiser certificate. Facit No. 1.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $200

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Lot 2288    

Panama, 1892, 5c blue, tied by blue "Agencia Postal Nacional, Panama, 12 Ago, 1895" duplex on ""Via Galveston.", Compañia Telegrafica De Centro Y Sud América" registered telegram cover to Baranquilla, with Colombia 1889 10c registry etiquette applied, Very Fine, a rare telegram usage.
Scott No. 17    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $325

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Lot 2289    

Panama, 1926 (May 24) Colon to Almirante Survey Flight, group of four covers, each with 2c Arms (236) tied by "Agencia Postal, Colon, May 24, 1926" duplex and carried on the survey flight, each with purple "Via Air Mail" straightline and blue Almirante (5.25) arrival duplex, F.-V.F., Only 20 covers were Flown on this Survey Flight.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $220

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Lot 2290 P   

Paraguay, 1881 Lion issue, plate proofs, imperf proof sheets of 100 on thick carton paper; 1c in brown and black, 2c in rose and brown and 4c in blue and brown, also sheets of unissued 2r in brown and green, issued sheets with "Litho. L. Gourmand. Buenos Aires" imprints at sides; minor selvage flaws, otherwise Very Fine (no photo).
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Lot 2291 P   

Paraguay, 1881 Lion issue, plate proofs, imperf proof sheets of 100 on wove; 1c in brown, black and rose, 2c and 4c in blue and black, with "Litho. L. Gourmand. Buenos Aires" imprints at sides; minor selvage flaws, otherwise Very Fine (no photo).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 2292    

Paraguay, Asuncion to Switzerland Correspondence, 1885-1903, of 24 covers and early stationery; including uprated stationery, registered, 1884 issue on several covers, etc., generally F.-V.F. or better, scarce commercial mail.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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