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Tibet - 2t-4t Third Issues

Lots 242-251 Lots 252-261 Lot 262

Lot 242 ()   

Tibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, 2t scarlet, setting IIb, showing "IB" flaw in position 1, complete sheet of 12, Very Fine.
Scott No. 17    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $80

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Lot 243    

Tibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, 2t scarlet, two singles, tied by bold Phari postmark (Hell. T44) on cover from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa via Pharijong, initially franked with Nepal 1930, 8p deep red (32) tied by light 1937 cds; opened at sides for display, Very Fine, a rare Nepal-Tibet combination usage; with 2006 Flack certificate.
Scott No. 17    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $450

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Lot 244    

Tibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, 2t red, in combination with Nepal 1949, 8p vermilion (86) on 1953 incoming cover from Kathmandu to Lhasa, both stamps affixed in Nepal and canceled by Kathmandu cds, with light "Gyantse, Nov 53" British P.O. transit cds alongside Tibet issue, Very Fine, a rare and unusual Nepal-Tibet combination usage, illustrated in Singer's Nepal (page 254); with 2009 Flack certificate.
Scott No. 17    Estimate $300 - 400.

Normally the Tibetan stamps would have been added in Gyantse and canceled by a Tibetan postmark of Gyantse. When Tibetan stamps were affixed in Kathmandu they were usually not canceled until arrival in Tibet.

Realized: $260

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Lot 245    

Tibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, 2t scarlet, horizontal pair, on incoming cover from Tarbes, France to Gyantse, tied by bold Gyantse postmark (Hell. T41), initially franked with France 30f maroon tied by 1954 Tarbes machine postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 17    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 246    

Tibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, 2t scarlet, right margin horizontal pair, tied by light Lhasa postmark (Hell. T42a) on registered cover, with purple Lhasa registry boxed handstamp (T92) on front, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 17    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 247    

Tibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, 2t red, two singles, tied by Shigatse postmark (Hell. T46) on registered cover, Very Fine.
Scott No. 17    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 248    

Tibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, 2t scarlet, in combination with 1933, Third Issue, imperf, 1t carmine (16a) on registered cover, tied by Shigatse postmark (Hell. T46), Very Fine.
Scott No. 17    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 249 ()   

Tibet, 1951, Third Issue, imperf, 2t dull yellow orange, setting IIa, showing "IB" flaw in position 1, complete sheet of 12, Very Fine; Holcombe notation at lower right.
Scott No. 17a    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $80

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Lot 250    

Tibet, 1951, Third Issue, imperf, 2t orange vermilion, horizontal pair, tied by Shigatse postmark (Hell. T46) in registered cover to Lhasa, Very Fine.
Scott No. 17a    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 251    

Tibet, 1951, Third Issue, imperf, 2t orange, two singles, tied by Lhasa postmarks (Hell. T42a) on registered cover to Gyantse, pencil pennant Dhakwa family trader's mark and front with violet directional handstamp (Hell. type 2), Very Fine; with 2007 Flack certificate.
Scott No. 17a    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lots 242-251 Lots 252-261 Lot 262

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