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Nepal to Vactican

Lots 558-567 Lots 568-577 Lots 578-579

Lot 558 /o   

Nepal, 1899, Siva's Bow and Khukris, ½a black collection, of over 420 stamps on stock and album pages; with a nice selection of mint issues including multiples including tête-bêche with a block of 16 from setting 11 with four tête-bêche pairs, couple tête-bêche blocks and pair as well as numerous singles, used including similar block of 16 from setting 7 and a complete sheet from setting 7 with five tête-bêche positions, cancels mostly telegraph with a selection of postal cancels, etc.; a wonderful study of these scarce issues.
Scott Nos. 12, 12B    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot 559    

Paraguay, 1930, 2.85p Airmail, 1930 (25-31 May), Europe Pan-America Flight, Rio de Janeiro - Lakehurst, tied by a bold purple flight cachet special Zeppelin envelope with an (Asuncion) Airmail cds., Lakehurst backstamp, Very Fine, one of only 63 covers carried on this leg. Michel Nos. 66Ea €1,000 ($1,130). Sieger Nos. 62A €1,000 ($1,130).
Scott Nos. C36    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $350

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Lot 560    

Paraguay, 1930, 2.85p Airmail, 1930 (25-31 May), Europe Pan-America Flight, Rio de Janeiro - Lakehurst, on 70c postal card tied by a bold purple flight cachet with an (Asuncion) Airmail cds, Lakehurst backstamp; small corner crease at the upper right, Very Fine, one of only 60 cards carried on this leg; signed Sieger, with 2000 D. Lieder certificate. Michel Nos. 66Ea €1,000 ($1,130). Sieger Nos. 62A €1,000 ($1,130).
Scott Nos. C36    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $375

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Lot 561 ()   

Poland, 1860, 10k blue & rose, no gum, fresh with strong bright colors, couple small thins, Fine appearance, a rare unused first issue.
Scott Nos. 1    $2,400 for o.g.

Realized: $375

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Lot 562    

Madeira, 1868, 80r orange, large margins, bright color, tied by "51" grid cancel, matching "Funchal, 24/12, 1868" cds on blue folded letter to Havre, France, bold red "P.D." framed handstamp, Lisboa (12.25) transit backstamp, blue French entry (12.29) entry cds, Le Havre (12.29) arrival backstamp; horizontal fold away from stamp, Very Fine and attractive use.
Scott Nos. 4    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Complete Images.

Realized: $700

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Lot 563    

Madeira, 1868, 120r blue, used with two 50r green (3) imperf singles, each canceled by "51" circular grid, matching "Funchal, 24/7" double-circle datestamp with matching small "PD" framed handstamp on cover with preprinted address to New York City, red London Paid (8.1) transit cds with red crayon "3" pence credit to U.S., red "New York Paid All, Aug 11" exchange cds; reduced at right and restored slightly, top edge tear, one 50r with corner fault and other with corner crease, Fine and rare combination use.
Scott Nos. 14    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Reverse.

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Lot 564    

Russia, 1858, 30k carmine & green, o.g., well centered, bright and fresh with strong colors, Very Fine and choice. Michel Nos. 7.
Scott Nos. 10    $1,175.

Realized: $230

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Lot 565    

Russia, Airmail, 1930, Zeppelin and Five Year Plan complete, imperf, o.g., lightly hinged, 80k with right margin, full even margins, rich colors, Very Fine and scarce; both with Soviet Philatelic Association handstamp. Michel Nos. 390 C-391 C.
Scott Nos. C12b-C13b    $3,300.

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Lot 566    

Russia, Airmail, 1930, Zeppelin and Five Year Plan complete, imperf, o.g., lightly hinged, 40k right margin single, bright and fresh with rich deep colors, full margins, a Very Fine set; signed including Elliot, with 1982 Raybaudi certificate. Michel Nos. 390 C-391 C.
Scott Nos. C12b-C13b    $3,300.

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Lot 567    

San Marino, Airmail, 1951, 1000l dark brown & blue, o.g., never hinged (gum toning), rich colors, F.-V.F.; with 2021 Sismondo certificate.
Scott Nos. C77    $700.

Realized: $160

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