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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Lots 165-174 Lots 175-182

Lot 175 /o   

Bolivia, 1868, Condor, 50c blue, two singles; one unused no gum with nice full margins, other used with red cancel (most likely revenue use), Very Fine; unused with 1954 S.F.A. certificate.
Scott No. 6    $750.

Realized: $160

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Lot 176    

Brazil, 1843, First Issue ("Bull's Eye"), 60r black, worn impression, ample to mostly large margins, tied by brown "S. Joao. Del Rei" straightline postmark on the front of 1844 folded letter to Rio de Janeiro; some minor ink erosion at end of postmark and cover hole repair above, F.-V.F.; signed Pfenninger with 1969 attest.
Scott No. 2b; $8,000 for on cover    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A RARE 1843 60R "BULLS EYE" LATE IMPRESSION ON COVER CANCELED BY A STRAIGHT LINE TOWNMARK FROM THE PRE-ADHESIVE PERIOD ON THE ADDRESSED SIDE OF THE COVER.

Realized: $6,250

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Lot 177    

Brazil, 1861, Numeral Issue, imperf, 280r red, ample to large margins, tied by light grid handstamp on cover to Bordeaux, France, matching "Correio Geral da Corte do Brasil, 24 -18, 63" cds, red boxed "PD" handstamp and partial "Bresil/Bordeaux" cds, French transit backstamps; cover with a few light folds, Very Fine.
Scott No. 39; $750 on cover    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $325

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Lot 178    

Brazil, 1917, 500r on 300r Pneumatic Post Letter Card, surcharge in violet, light bend on reverse slightly creasing, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce.
Higgins and Gage No. LA 3a    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 179    

China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, ½¢-$5 Issues complete, full o.g., rich colors, nicely centered throughout, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. 163-177    $1,863.

Realized: $1,300

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Lot 180    

China, 1926 Shanghai to Hankow, China, drug company corner card cover franked with 1926, 4¢ olive green + Airmail 1921, 30¢ scarlet & black tied by Shanghai cds's, front and reverse with illustrated black on yellow "Par Avion, Terra Asia, Shanghai" airmail label, reverse with receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a rare usage of this Shanghai airmail etiquette.
Scott No. 275+C2    Estimate $400 - 600.

Complete Images.

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Lot 181    

Colombia, 1881, Arms, 10c violet, diagonal bisect, upper left portion of stamp tied by "Panama" serrated oval handstamp on cover addressed to Callao, Peru; minor cover tone spots and edge wear, F.-V.F., a very scarce usage.
Scott No. 107 var.    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $80

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Lot 182    

Colombia, 1928, 6c orange Expreso Tobon, railway stamp tied by purple "Expreso Tobon, 12 Mar, 1932" oval handstamp on Zeppelin flight cover bearing Columbia and Brazil combination franking, all appropriate flight cachets, Very Fine, an unusual railway and flight combination.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $150

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Lots 165-174 Lots 175-182

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