Lot 403 ()Colombia, 1859 1p rose on bluish, Coat of Arms, unused without gum as usual, good impression with four margins all around, a lovely Very Fine example of this scarce stamp, One of only no more than 15 examples of this stamp in existence, most of them being in inferior conditions with various faults. The catalogue value of this stamp is greatly underestimated.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 404 oColombia, 1863 20c red Error, Transfer of 50c in stone of 20c, four large even margins, "Cartagena Franca" oval postmark, tiny hint of thin, Extremely Fine appearance, a gorgeous example of this rare variety.
Scott No. 26b $5,500.
Lot 405Colombia, 1868 1p vermilion, block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, four large margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine, ex-Lars Amundsen; with 1968 R.P.S.L. certificate.
Scott No. 57 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 406Colombia, 1898-1904 Insurgent Post, TUMACO 1901: two covers, one to Germany franked with perforated "Pago $ 0,10 El Agente Postal Manuel E. Jimenez" adhesive & tied by "TUMACO Mar. 26, 1901" sent via Panama with German arrival, second cover is a mourning cover sent to Ecuador franked with imperf. "Pago $ 0,10 El Agente Postal Manuel E. Jimenez" adhesive & tied by "TUMACO Feb. 2, 1901", some cover flaws, Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 407 oColombia: Antioquia, 1878 2½c blue on pelure paper, light manuscript cancel, large margins to just in at top, fresh color, Very Fine and rare, small pencil notation on reverse "Pelure Paper", written in Peter Holcombe's hand.
Scott No. 24a $1,100.
Lot 408 /Colombia: Cundinamarca, 1877-82 20c green, complete sheet of 50, o.g., mostly never hinged, bright fresh color, Extremely Fine, a very rare full sheet.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 409Colombia: Santander, 1884 10c bluish purple, complete sheet of 50 watermarked "A. Pirie & Co.", o.g., never hinged, one light vertical fold, Extremely Fine and rare, one of just two or three sheets recorded showing the watermark.
Scott No. 3 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 410Italian Colonies: Cyrenaica, 1926, 1.25l dark blue, perf 13½, o.g., never hinged, rich color, bright and fresh, F.-V.F., a very scarce perf variety; with 2010 Giusti certificate.
Scott No. 19a $900.
Lot 411Ecuador, 1865-72 1r yellow, quadrille paper, block of 10, o.g., never hinged, four large margins, bright fresh color, Very Fine and a scarce multiple.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 412Ecuador, 1865 1r yellow buff, block of 45, full o.g., four mostly large margins, strong, fresh color, some minor gum stains, Very Fine, an attractive & rare multiple.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.