Lot 1410Great Britain, 1840, 2d blue, plate 1, lettered F-A, tied on small piece by neat red Maltese cross cancel, margins large to mostly huge showing portions of adjacent stamps at top and right, deep rich color, Superb, a stunning large margin gem; with 2001 Karl-Albert Louis certificate. Scott No. 2.
SG No. 5 £900 ($1,170).
Current Opening Bid: $950
Lot 1411Great Britain, Packet Of The 5th October., Royal Mail Ship "Schomberg", circular dateline "Liverpool, 10th September, 1855" announcing the sailing of the Schomberg for Australia from "James Baines & Co., Black Ball Line of Australian Packets, Liverpool", the folded circular franked with 1d red brown (S.G. 17) tied by "Liverpool, 11 Sp, 1855 oval" date stamp and "446" barred oval duplex; circular with some edge aging and soiling and hole punched at left, F.-V.F.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Opening Bid: $900
Lot 1412Great Britain, 1860 Hand Illustrated Cover, pen illustrated showing Men Hanging Sign on Wall incorporating address panel, on cover franked with 1d red brown tied by London duplex cancel, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Opening Bid: $70
Lot 1413Great Britain, 1902, King Edward VII, De La Rue printing, 2s6d lilac, top margin single, o.g., never hinged, fresh with strong color, Very Fine. Scott No. 139.
SG No. 260 £275 for hinged ($360).
Current Opening Bid: $130
Lot 1414Great Britain, 1934, King George V re-engraved "Seahorse", 10s indigo, top margin single, slightly brownish o.g., never hinged, rich color and choice centering, Extremely Fine. Scott No. 224.
SG No. 452 £350 for hinged ($460).
Current Opening Bid: $120
Lot 1415 SGreat Britain, Inland Revenue Official, 1885, Queen Victoria, £1 brown lilac, Crowns watermark, overprinted "Specimen", without gum, bold color, reperfed at top and bottom, Very Fine appearance, a very rare specimen issue, unlisted in the current S.G. catalog. SG No. O11s.
Scott No. O10 var. Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Opening Bid: $525
Lot 1416Guatemala, 1878, ½r green entire, cancelled by light purple "Correos De Quetzaltenango, Sep 20, 1877" cds addressed locally, Very Fine and scarce.
Higgins and Gage No. B1a Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Opening Bid: $170
Lot 1417Hungary, 1899 Registered 5kr Postal Entire to United States, uprated with 1898, 1k pair, 2k, 3k and 8k, each tied by "Beregzasz, 29 Nov 14" cds to Allegheny Pa., Beregzasz registry label affixed, reverse with New York (11.25) transit and Allegheny (11.27) arrival cds; 2k round corner, Very Fine and colorful five-color franking.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Opening Bid: $190
Lot 1418Hungary, 1901 (Dec. 17) Registered Cover to Nova Scotia via New York, cover bearing Turul 1900, 1f, 2f, 3f, 4f (x2), 5f (x5), 6f claret, 10f and 20f (47-52, 55, 57), all tied by "Prosznyakia" cds's on reverse, Prosznyakfa registry label affixed on face, New York (12.29) oval transit; edge tear, Very Fine and impressive franking.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Opening Bid: $150
Lot 1419Iceland, Airmail, 1930, Parliament Millennium complete, o.g., never hinged, fresh and Very Fine. Facit No. 189-193.
Scott No. C4-C8 $570.
Current Opening Bid: $50