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Sale 91: The December Sale

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1871-72 1r Yellow, Imperforate on Blue Surface Paper

Lots 1349-1358

Lot 1349 o   

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow, bluish paper, block of 8, dotted lozenge cancels, margins ample to just touching, couple small corner creases at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely rare large multiple, likely to be the largest known on this paper.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,700

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Lot 1350 o   

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow, bluish paper, block of 4, dotted lozenge and town cancels, ample margins, couple small tears in top left stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce used multiple.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1351 o   

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow on bluish, balance of three horizontal pairs and a strip of four with dotted lozenge cancels, also a marginal block of 20 and single of the reprint on blue rule line paper; strip with a couple small thins, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 8, 8R; $1,000 for singles    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1352    

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow buff on bluish paper, block of six, margins large to just touching at bottom, canceled by two strikes of "Franca" in lozenge cancel tying on 1871 folded letter to Lima, Peru paying the triple rate for letter not exceeding ¾ oz. to an American destination on the pacific coast, blue crayon "2" reales due and "Lima, Dic 11, 1871" receiving backstamp; file fold affecting right side of block, Very Fine appearance, one of the top gems of Ecuadorian philately, ex-Caspary and Longhi; with 2009 Moorhouse certificate.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE 1871 1R YELLOW ON BLUISH AND THE LARGEST FRANKING OF THIS VALUE ON COVER SENT ABROAD.

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Current Opening Bid: $7,250

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Lot 1353    

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow, bluish paper, horizontal strip of three, margins large to touching with small corner flaw at top right, in combination with 1865, ½r pale ultramarine on Judicial wrapper to Ambato, tied by neat dotted lozenge cancel with matching "Guaranda, 6 Janv" cds alongside, manuscript "6½ oz" weight notation, Very Fine and attractive, this being the second largest recorded multiple of 1r yellow on blued paper on cover, ex-Longhi; with 2011 Moorhouse certificate.
Scott No. 8+2    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1354    

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow on bluish, horizontal pair, margins large to just touching at right, canceled by "Franca" in dotted lozenge handstamp of Guayaquil on 1871 folded letter sheet to Valparaiso, Chile; cover with small split along vertical file fold, Very Fine, ex-Goeggel.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

ONE OF APPROXIMATELY TEN FIRST ISSUE COVERS KNOWN TO CHILE.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 1355    

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow on bluish, bottom right corner margin vertical pair, positions 81 / 90, full margins and portions of margin rule showing in sheet margins, canceled by "Franca" in dotted lozenge handstamp of Guayaquil on 1872 mourning folded letter sheet to Lima, Peru, with receiving backstamp, Very Fine and choice, ex-Yardley and Goeggel.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1356 ()   

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow on bluish, horizontal pair, oily impression, clear to large margins, canceled by dotted lozenge handstamp on reduced Judicial front to Quito, with matching "Guaranda, 5 May" cds alongside and manuscript "4 oz" weight notation at upper left; left stamp with small repaired nick at top, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1357    

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow on bluish, vertical pair, ample to large margins, tied by neat "Franca" in dotted lozenge handstamp of Guayaquil on 1872 folded letter sheet to Lima, Peru, reverse with receiving cds, Very Fine and choice, ex-Goeggel; signed Holcombe.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 1358 ()   

Ecuador, 1871, 1r yellow on bluish, tied by bold "Chimbo" fancy flower handstamp on part Judicial front originating in Ascancoto and posted at Chimbo, Very Fine, a rare usage originating from this tiny town.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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