Lot 554Timor, 1914 (Jun. 28) Dilly, Timor to Ulm, Germany, registered cover bearing 1913 Provisional Overprint Issue 5a/15a six-stamp franking, each stamp tied by "Dilly, 28.6 14" octagon datestamps, Dilly boxed registry handstamp at bottom left, marked "Returned to Sender" and "Undeliverable", Sydney transit backstamp; light toning, Fine and scarce use.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 555Turkey, 1967, 100k + 10k Europa, ultramarine omitted, showing "CEPT" emblem and "EUROPA" missing, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a very rare color omitted variety, with 2004 letter from Stanley Gibbons editor regarding the listing of this discovery; with 2004 R.P.S.L. certificate. SG No. 2197a.
Scott No. B120 var. Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 556Uruguay, 1877, 20c bister, rouletted, diagonal bisect, lower right portion of stamp tied by "Correo, Montevideo, Mayo 19, 84" cds on cover to Genoa, Italy, Marseilles transit and receiving backstamps; cover fold and tiny nick at left, F.-V.F.; with 1970 R.P.S.L. certificate.
Scott No. 42 var. Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 557 PUruguay, 1953, 3c-12c Roosevelt Postal Congress, plate proofs on stamp paper, with small security punch holes, bottom left corner margin blocks of 4, full o.g. (mounting adherence), 3c & 7c with color and plate correction handstamp in bottom margin, 3c with additional "clean gutters" notation, Very Fine, a scarce set of working plate proofs.
Scott No. 602P-604P Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 558Vatican, 1934, 40c-3.70L Provisional Surcharges complete, o.g., lightly hinged, rich colors, a Very Fine set; all signed E. Diena. Sassone No. 35-40.
Scott No. 35-40 $1,635.
Lot 559 oVatican, 1934, 40c-3.70L Provisional Surcharges complete, light town cancels, rich colors throughout, a Very Fine set, top values signed A. Diena and with 1968 certificate. Sassone No. 35-40.
Scott No. 35-40 $1,520.
Lot 560Vatican, 1935, 5c-1.25L Juridical Congress complete, o.g., never hinged, rich deep colors, a Very Fine set. Sassone No. 41-46.
Scott No. 41-46 $1,000.