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Sale 91: The December Sale

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The Classic Stamps and Postal History of Ecuador

Lots 1180-1187

Lot 1180    

Ecuador, 1872, 1r yellow buff, quadrille paper, block of 12 (positions 12//42), o.g., never hinged, clear to large margins, fresh with rich color, Very Fine, a very scarce multiple in never hinged condition.
Scott No. 1; $720 for hinged singles    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1181    

Ecuador, 1872, 1r lemon yellow, quadrille paper, 3x8mm quadrille mesh, complete sheet of 90, showing almost complete ruled lines in sheet selvage which are doubled at right, constant prominent flaws include position 66 with colorless line in bottom right spandrel, position 71 with colorless line through "REAL" and positions 83 & 90 with lower right corner damaged; flaws with two nicks in margin at lower left one affecting corner stamp, small stain at upper right corner and some gum tone spots slightly affecting face, F.-V.F.; with 2015 Moorhouse certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.

ONE OF TWO COMPLETE SHEETS OF THE 1872 1R ON QUADRILLE PAPER.

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Current Opening Bid: $7,250

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Lot 1182    

Ecuador, 1872, 1r yellow (shades), quadrille paper, reconstructed complete sheet of 90, comprised of top pane of 45 in the lemon yellow shade and bottom pane of 45 in the yellow shade, constant prominent flaws include position 66 with colorless line in bottom right spandrel, position 71 with colorless line through "REAL" and positions 83 & 90 with lower right corner damaged; small closed tear in position 8 and minor flaws, complete sheet of 90, F.-V.F., a very scarce reconstruction, with only two complete sheets known; with 2015 Moorhouse certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,250

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Lot 1183 /o   

Ecuador, 1872, 1r yellow orange, quadrille paper, group of seven stamps; full margin mint with right margin horizontal pair with full o.g. and margin rule (positions 89-90) and a no gum top margin single with full rule (position 4), used with two singles showing the red "3154" in lozenge of Quito and pair with same in black.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1184    

Ecuador, 1872, 1r orange buff, quadrille paper, left 1r stamp with clear to huge margins, in combination with 1865, 1r orange yellow on 1872 folded letter to Lima, Peru, tied by blue "Guayaquil, Franca, Oct 10, 72" cds, sent via the French Consulate and additionally franked with France 1867, 30c brown, horizontal pair tied by anchor lozenge cancel, matching "Guayaquil, Paq. Fr. No. 2, Oct 4" octagon date stamp with date showing the original scheduled date of arrival of the mailboat (Ville de St. Nazair), Very Fine and choice, ex-Dale-Lichtenstein; signed Holcombe, Calves and Roumet, with 2010 Moorhouse certificate.
Scott No. 1+4    Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.

A SPECTACULAR ECUADORIAN-FRENCH COMBINATION FRANKING BEARING TWO DISTINCT 1R YELLOW TYPES - ONE OF THE FEW ECUADOR-FRANCE MIXED FRANKINGS KNOWN IN PRIVATE HANDS.

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Current Opening Bid: $9,500

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Lot 1185 ()   

Ecuador, 1872, 1r yellow ochre, quadrille paper, irregular block of eleven, positions 73-78/83-87, ample to large margins, in combination with 1865, ½r blue on Judicial wrapper front to Quito, all tied by dotted lozenge cancels, Riobamba origin notation at left; ½r with flaws, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Longhi; with 2002 Raybaudi and 2011 Moorhouse certificates.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE 1872 1R ON QUADRILLE PAPER ISSUE ON COVER.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 1186 ()   

Ecuador, 1872, 1r yellow buff, quadrille paper, block of 6 and single, block positions 25-27/34-36, ample to mostly large margins, in combination with 1865, ½r blue (1872 printing) on Judicial front with top flap to Quito, all tied by Riobamba cds's, dotted lozenge and manuscript cancels; vertical fold affecting block, pencil "15 oz" weight notation, otherwise Very Fine, one of the largest usages of the 1r yellow on quadrille paper known, ex-Longhi.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1187    

Ecuador, 1872, 1r yellow orange, quadrille paper, vertical pair, clear to large margins, tied by "Franca" in lozenge handstamp of Guayaquil on folded letter sheet to Lima, Peru, Very Fine, a very scarce usage of the 1r on quadrille paper to a foreign destination.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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