Lot 2387Ecuador, 1864 Guayaquil to New York, folded letter from the Lanman & Kemp correspondence, with "Guayaquil, My 15, 1864" split ring origin cds on reverse, red crayon "1/-" rating and "Paid To Panama" two-line handstamp, British "Panama, My 20, 1864" split ring cds and "Steamship 10" in circle handstamp applied upon arrival in N.Y.; light toning at left, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2388Ecuador, 1872, 1r yellow orange, quadrille paper, upper pane of 36 showing partial ruled line at top, full o.g., full margins, diagonal crease at top left (position 1) and partial separation cut between positions 7 & 8, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce large multiple.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2389Ecuador, 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.
Lot 2390Ecuador, 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.
Lot 2391 /o/Ecuador, 1865, ½r blue study, of 38 mostly used stamps on pages; mostly in a section of the various shades from indigo to the late grayish blue shades, scarce Prussian blue shade, section of water soluble ink impressions, mint includes a couple marginal singles, also includes ½r & 1r orange solo usages on Judicial fronts Guaranda to Chimbo; nice 4-margin stamp throughout, Very Fine.
Scott No. 2 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2392Ecuador, 1865, ½r blue, two singles, soluble ink impressions of the third period, in combination with 1865, 1r yellow buff, three singles, all petit cut on fresh 1871 folded letter from Guayaquil to Lima, Peru, carried at the double external rate not exceeding ½ oz. for an American destination, tied by neat "Franca" in dotted lozenge handstamps of Guayaquil, Extremely Fine, ex-Olgieser.
Scott No. 2 Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
A UNIQUE 1865 ½R BLUE & 1R YELLOW COMBINATION FRANKING TO PERU - ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED COVERS IN ECUADORIAN PHILATELY.
Letters, being other than Judicial correspondence, with exceptional frankings are most infrequent.
Lot 2393Ecuador, 1865, 1r yellow ochre, block of 25 from the lower left portion of the sheet, full o.g., full margins, bright color, small hole in margin between positions 76-77, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2394Ecuador, 1865, 1r yellow ochre, third period printing, lower half sheet of 45 (positions 46-54//82-90, full o.g., margins wide to slightly in at top left, strong color, slightly spilt vertical crease in sixth row and small thin in bottom left stamp, F.-V.F., ex-Lund; with 2013 Moorhouse certificate.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Lot 2395Ecuador, 1865, 1r yellow chrome, second period printing, upper half sheet of 45 (positions 1-9//37-45, full o.g., plate varieties including double frameline at bottom (position 4) and part double frameline at top (position 43), margins wide to slightly in, strong color, vertical crease between stamps and a few light stains, F.-V.F., the largest multiple recorded in the yellow chrome shade, with few than five items known.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2396Ecuador, 1865, 1r yellow, diagonal bisect, bottom left portion of stamp in combination with 1865, 1r yellow on folded letter sheet to Lima, Peru, tied by "Guayaquil, 8 Dic, 68" cds's with clear receiving postmark on reverse, the 1½r franking underpays the 2r single external rate up to ¼ oz. and apparently was accepted or overlooked by the postal clerk who dispatched the cover, Very Fine.
Scott No. 4c+4 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
AN EXCEPTIONAL BISECT FRANKING OF THE 1 REAL YELLOW ISSUE AND UNIQUE ON PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE.
Current Opening Bid: $1,350