Sale 3022 - Session 2 - British Commonwealth and Foreign Stamps and Covers; United States Postal History
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  • Lot# : 2802 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 17
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    Sicily; 17, 1850 20gr Dark grey, fresh color, unused, clear to large margins, Very Fine; 1999 Sismondo certificate (Scott $240; Sassone 312, EUR412)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2803 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 17
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    Sicily, 17, 1859 20g Dark grey violet, lighty cancelled, nicely margined though just touching at lower right, Very Fine; signed Brun and Roumet with the latter's 2018 certificate (Scott $775; Yvert 23, EUR1,500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2804 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Sicily, Yvert 22a, 1859 10c Indigo, typical "horseshoe" cancel, rich color, nicely margined, Very Fine; signed Calves, 2018 Roumet certificate (Yvert EUR3,500)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2805 Italy

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    1838/61 Covers Selection, five covers including four stampless; 1) 1838 from Torino to St. Etienne, France, with C.S.2.R. handstamp and red box French entry marking of Beauvoisin; 2) 1841 official cover from Castiglione Delle Stivere; 3) 1859 stampless from Palermo to France with blue French entry "D. SICILES S.E. / MARSEILLE"; 4) 1864 folded unusual lettersheet with closure flaps, from Rome to Paris with no Italian markings, but red French entry mark; and 5) 1861 cover from Naples franked with 2 grana used from Solmona to Arvila (toned), F-VF
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2806 Italy

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    Catalog# : 49
    49, 1879 30c Brown, design clears all around (unusual), most probably NH, Very Fine. (Scott $375 as NH).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2807 Italy

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    Catalog# : 50
    50, 1879 50c Violet, large fragment addressed to Palermo franked with 58 singles of the 50c plus 1879 5c (damaged), 10c, 20c, all cancelled/tied by "45" numeral cancels with a Caltagirone 1889 cds and accompanying registry label, stamps very mixed condition but an overall Fine and rare item; 2012 Brun certificate
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2808 Italy

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    Catalog# : 286-79
    268-79, 1932 10c-10l+2.5l Dante Alighieri Society, complete set in blocks of 4, gum fresher than usually seen, NH, Very Fine (Scott $1,400 as singles; Sassone 303-14, EUR2,000)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 210 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 2809 Italy

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    280-89, C35-39, CE1-2, 1932 Garibaldi, PO fresh, NH, F-VF (Scott $600; Sassone S64, EUR725)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2810 Italy

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    280-89, 10c-5l+1l 1932 Garibaldi Semicentennial, complete set of 10 in blocks of 4, bright and post office fresh (much nicer than usually seen), 5l+1l one stamp lightly hinged but the balance NH, Very Fine, an attractive set (Scott $1,450; Sassone 315-24, EUR2,250 as NH)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 2811 Italy

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    Catalog# : 377-86
    377-86, 1937 10c-2.55l+2l Augustus Caesar 2000th Birthday, complete set in blocks of 4, pristine gum, NH and PO fresh, Very Fine (Scott $1,200; Sassone 416-25, EUR1,500)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 2812 Italy

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    834a, 1961 205L Rose lilac, Error of color, well centered, bright and PO fresh, Very Fine (Scott $1,500; Sassone 921, EUR1,900)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : 425 USD

    Lot# : 2813 Italy

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    Catalog# : 2447 var
    2447 var., 2004 €0.45 "Venus of Urbina", Denomination omitted, folded sheet of 100, NH, Very Fine (Sassone 2370Aa, EUR45,000 as singles)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2814 Italy

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    Catalog# : C48-49
    C48-49, 1933 Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight, overprinted I-MIGL for Capt. Alessandro Miglia (Scott $575; Sassone S.1509K, EUR700)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 2815 Italy

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    Catalog# : C48-49
    C48-49, 1933 Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight, overprinted I-QUES for Capt. Luigi Questa (Scott $575; Sassone S.1509O, EUR700)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 2816 Italy

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    Catalog# : C48-49
    C48-49, 1933 Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight, overprinted I-RANI for Capt. Umberto Ranieri (Scott $575; Sassone S.1509P, EUR700)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2817 Italy

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    Catalog# : C48-49
    C48-49, 1933 Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight, overprinted I-RECA for Capt. Enea Recagno (Scott $575; Sassone S.1509Q, EUR700)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2818 Italy

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    Catalog# : C48-49
    C48-49, 1933 Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight, overprinted I-ROVI for Capt. Umberto Rovis (Scott $575; Sassone S.1509R, EUR700)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2819 Italy

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    H&G 47a, 1918 10c+10c Red on greenish, Message and reply on one card, other card blank, some light aging, Fine and scarce
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2820 Italian Offices in Turkish Empire

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    Catalog# : 6
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    6, 1908 10pa on 5c Green, Constantinople printing, lightly struck 1910 town cancel, Fine; 2016 APS certificate (Scott $475, Sassone 1, EUR650)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 2821 Italian Offices in Turkish Empire - Scutari

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    Scutari, 1914 Registered Cover to New York, 1909-11 10pa-2pi surcharges (#1-5) tied by Scutari D'Albania cds on Hotel Europa corner card cover to New York, reg. label partially torn off, multiple transit plus NY 7-1 1914 arrival backstamps, Fine multi-color franking (Sassone EUR1,280)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 2822 Italy - Aegean Islands

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    Aegean Islands; 1932 Garibaldi Issue for general issue (Scott C15-19+CE1-2) and for islands of Calino, Caso, Coo, Carchi, Lero, Lipso, Nisiro, Patmo, Piscopi, Rodi, Scarpanto, Simi and Stampalia (Scott #17-26 for each island except Rhodes #45-54) plus Castelorosso 80-89, all cto, F-VF (Scott $6,030)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 500 USD

    Lot# : 2823 Trieste - Zone A

    Catalog# : 18/J20
    18/J20, 1948/54 Mint NH Assortment, 31 sets plus 24 singles on s stock sheet, includes 18-29E1-4, NH, F-VF; Scott $1,026
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2824 Trieste - Zone A

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    Catalog# : 1?E2
    Trieste-A Balance, group of mint l.h. and used sets and singles neatly arranged in Scott order on two cards, comprised of 12 sets and 21 singles (six used), includes 1-14 mint, 14 used, 41-46 mint, 69 used, 72-81 mint, etc., mostly F-VF (Scott $748)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2825 Japan

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    Catalog# : 152-54
    152-54, 1916 1½s-10s Heir Apparent, fresh colors. h.r., F-VF (Scott $812)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 2826 Japan

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    Catalog# : 154
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    154, 1916 10s Heir Apparent, fresh color, o.g., small h.r., Fine and attractive; 2015 Eichhorn certificate (Scott $800)
    Start Price : 350 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2827 Japan

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    Catalog# : C1-2
    C1-2, 1919 1½s, 3s Airmail Overprints, slightly disturbed part o.g., usual rough perfs, Fine (Scott $665)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2828 Japan

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    c.1950s Wood Cut Print Seals, setenant sheets of four and six seals of different designs on ungummed paper, produced for a fund raising drive for Cental Community Chest of Japan, Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2829 Jordan

    Jordan Selection, Scott 207-20, 352-67 mint sets; plus seven Scott unlisted NH S/S (SG MS579, 637, 677, 744, 744a, 786 and 803, 2009 cv £204 ($275); F-VF; total value with Scott listed about $430
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2830 Korea

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    Catalog# : 265a-267a
    265a-267a, 1957 Holiday S/S, NH, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $3,000)
    Start Price : 800 USD
    Current Opening : 800 USD
    Hammer price : 950 USD

    Lot# : 2831 Kuwait

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    Catalog# : 670-72 var
    670-72 var, 1976 Sri Lanka Summit of Non-Aligned Countries, Imperforate, right margin horiz pairs, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2832 Kyrgyzstan

    Catalog# : 47, 47a
    47, 47a, 1994 Cinnabar, 47 S/S of two (700), 47a miniature sheets (1,000), NH, Very Fine (Scott $13,450)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2833 Laos

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    Catalog# : 48-51 var
    48-51 var, 1958 UNESCO Headquarters, Deluxe proofs, fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2834 Laos

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    Catalog# : 56-59 var
    56-59 var., 1959 Education and Fine Arts, Deluxe proofs, fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 2835 Laos

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    Catalog# : 60-65 var
    60-65 var, 1959 Historic Monuments, Deluxe proofs, fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2836 Laos

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    Catalog# : C7-12 var
    C7-12 var, 1953 Buddha Statues, Deluxe proofs, fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2837 Liberia

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    Feldwick Reprints of Die Proofs of 1st and 2nd Issues, 1c, 2c, 6c, 12c, 24c "Liberia" (2 each denomination) plus1881 1c Arms (2) in various colors, all with Feldwick imprint and defacing line through the design, fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 85 USD

    Lot# : 2838 Liberia

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    Catalog# : 102
    102P, 1906 2c "Mercury", Frame and vignette die proofs in issued colors, vignette proof with traces of the frame design at bottom, frame proof light natural paper wrinkle, Very Fine
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2839 Liberia

    Liberia Specialized Group, 330-31, C67, 338-40a, C70 perf and imperf stamps and S/S, including blocks, proofs, specimens, errors, etc., all NH, F-VF
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2840 Liberia

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    Catalog# : C69a
    C69a var., 1952 Ashmun Issue S/S, Trial color and frame proofs, five trial color proofs in different colors plus three fgrame proofs in different colors, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2841 Libya

    Libya and Occupations Selection, Scott 95//274, 1N1//3NC2 in"102" cards, includes 135-46, 137 NH, 142 NH, 146 NH, 2N1-11 NH, etc., F-VF (Scott $444)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2842 Libya

    1107, 1983 Fish, 300 miniature sheets, NH, Very Fine (Scott $3,000)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2843 Libya

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    Catalog# : Q14-24
    Q14-24, 1927-38 10c-20L Parcel Post, fresh colors. l.h. or h.r., typical VG-VF (Scott $737)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2844 Liechtenstein

    Liechtenstein Selection, Scott 160//C37, 176-80 used, the balance NH incl 160-65, 269, 284-86, 297-300 (2), C24-37, F-VF (Scott $452)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 2845 Liechtenstein

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    Catalog# : C1-6
    C1-6, 1930 15rp-1fr AIrmails, set tied on registered cover to Denmark by Triesenberg 12.VIII.30 date of issue cancels, Zurich transit cds, backstamped Kobenhavn, Nakskov, Very Fine and scarce (Michel 108-13, EUR1,100)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 2846 Liechtenstein

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    1930/36 Airmail Covers to USA, 1930 registered 1st flight cover with C1, C3, C6 tied by boxed Vaduz-St Gallen flight cancel; 1936 registered with C9-13 tied by Triesenburg 31.III.36 cancels, F-VF
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2847 Liechtenstein

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    Catalog# : C9a-13a
    C9a-13a, 1936 10r-30r Birds, Grilled gum, PO fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $250)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2848 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 10, 10a
    10, 10a, 1919 15sk Black, "5" for "15" variety at pos 10 in the full sheet of 20, without gum as issued, Very Fine (Scott $237; Mi 10, 10 I, EUR291)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 2849 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 20-26, 19
    20-26 + 19, 1919 10sk-60sk Third Kaunas Issue, a full sheet (folded into thirds) of 160 of eight different values (in panes of 20) that includes the 60s from both the 2nd and 3rd Kaunus issue se-tenant, without gum as issued, fresh and F-VF, a rare intact sheet
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2850 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 40/46 var
    40, 42, 43, 45, 46, 1919 10s/75s Fourth Berlin Issue, Imperforate, sheets of 100, 10s (2 distinct shades), NH, some typical light natural gum bends and wrinkles, Very Fine
    Start Price : 450 USD
    Current Opening : 450 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2851 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 42 var
    42 var., 1919 20s Dark blue, Imperforate,horizontally, part sheet of 80, Kretinga 16 V 19 favor cancels (block with o.g.), central horiz fold, some perf separations, F-VF and rare
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2852 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 42 var
    42 var., 1919 20s Fourth Berlin Issue, Imperfroate, two sheets of 100, NH, each with small faults affecting 2 stamps, each with some paper adherence affecting 3 or 7 stamps, some light natural gum bends or wrinkles, most stamps Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2853 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 42-43 var
    42-43 var., 1919 20s, 30s Fourth Berlin Issue, Imperfroate, sheets of 100, NH, some usual light natural gum bends and wrinkles, 20s small bit of paper adherence on gum affects 2 stamps, still Very Fine
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2854 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 43 var
    43 var., 1919 30s Ochre, Imperforate, sheet of 100, NH, some minor margin faults incl bit missing in top left corner, some usual light natural gum bends and wrinkles, Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2855 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 46 var
    46 var., 1919 75s Ochre and red, Imperforate horizontally, part sheet of 80, NH, VG-VF
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2856 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 46 var
    46 var., 1919 75s Ochre and red, Imperforate, sheet of 100, vignette shifted slightly, NH, some typical light natural gum bends and wrinkles, Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2857 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 77
    77, 1920 80sk Purple and red, Imperforate proof sheet of 12 on gummed (rare) watermarked paper, fresh and Very Fine and scarce
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 270 USD
    Hammer price : 270 USD

    Lot# : 2858 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 81/92D
    81-91, 92-92D, 1920 Lithuanian National Assembly, completye set including the trial printings, o.g. or part o.g., some h.r. or bits of paper adherence, F-VF (Scott $638 for hinged; Mi 78 I - 83 I, EUR919 for NH)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 2859 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 240
    240, 1930 15c Red, Plate proof in issued color, top margin strip of five with selvage at each side on gummed unwatermarked stamp paper, hinged onto small card, Very Fine; the proofs were printed in sheets of 25 (5x5) as opposed to the issued stamp printed in sheets of 100
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 425 USD
    Hammer price : 425 USD

    Lot# : 2860 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 277Ca-277Ka
    277Ca-277Ka, 1933 5c-3L Orphans, Imperforate, 100 sets in multiples, NH, Very Fine (Scott $1,550 as hinged singles; Mi 364B-371B, EUR3,000 as NH singles)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2861 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : 319, 321
    319, 321 var., 1940 15c, 30c Peace Issue, Imperforate, half-sheets of 50, NH, each with a horiz and vert fold in one of the margins, each with some tiny margin faults, overall Very Fine (Michel 439U, 441U, EUR1,200)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2862 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : B20 var
    B20 var., 1926 5c + 5c on 10c + 10c Violet, Inverted surcharge, NH, fresh and Very Fine; signed Lissiuk (Mi 249 Y var)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 2863 Lithuania

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    Catalog# : B52
    B52 var., 1939 15c+10c Basketball Campionships, Imperforate, half-sheet of 50, stamps NH, hinged in the margins, some stamps in bottom row affected by paperfold or small print void, horiz and couple vert folds (mostly in margins between stamps but affects 5 stamps), Very Fine, only 500 issued (Mi 429 U, EUR3,000)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2864 Lithuania

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    Michel 1, 1919 15k District of Raseiniai Local Issue, 80 singles affixed and tied on a large sheet by red Raseiniai 3 II 1919 cancel, F-VF and most unusual, issued by the District of Raseiniai Committee in charge of communications when a shortage of stamps developed due to a nearby war action
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 95 USD
    Hammer price : 95 USD

    Lot# : 2865 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 1P
    1P, 1852 10c Grey black, Plate proof on "carton" paper, pair with ample to large margins, Very Fine and choice, a rare 1st-issue proof
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 2866 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1852 10c Grey black, horiz strip of three, ample to large margins all around, fresh and Very Fine; signed Bolaffi, E Diena and A Diena (Scott $575)
    Start Price : 160 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2867 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1852 10c Grey black, vertical strip of three, black circular grid cancels, ample to wide margins including slivers of the adjacent stamps at right, Very Fine and choice; 2017 Böttger certificate (Scott $575)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2868 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 2
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    2, 1854 1sg Brownish red, bright color, light and centrally struck target cancel in green, ample to full margins, Very Fine; signed Demuth, Goebel, Fulpius, 2016 Böttger BPP certificate (Michel 2c. Prifix 2c, Soluphil EUR500)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2869 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 2
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    2, 1853 1sg Brown red, vertical pair, black circular grid cancels, ample to large margins, choice Very Fine; 2017 Böttger "befund" (pairs of this shade unlisted in Scott)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2870 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 2a
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    2a, 1852 2sg Brick red strip of three, black circular grid cancels, full to large margins, Very Fine and choice; signed Goebel, 2017 Böttger certificate (Mi 2e)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 2871 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 2b
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    2b, 1852 1sg Orange red, vertical strip of three, light strikes of 9-bar cancel, clear to large margins, fresh and Very Fine; 2016 Böttger BPP certificate (listed but unpriced in Scott; Mi 2d, Prifix 2e)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 2872 Luxembourg

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    5/C20, Premium Issues Assortment, includes 5 mint, 275-77 used (2), 318-20 mint, B156-61 mint, F-VF (Scott $521)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2873 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 12
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    12, 1859 40c Red orange, top right corner margin single (margins clear to just cutting the other sides) tied on folded letter addressed to France by Luxembourg 28 OCT 62 cds with accompanying black "PD" and red LUXEM AMB FORBACH transit cancel, backstamped, Paris, Paris a Lyon transit and Chambery arrival cds, cover horiz file fold through address, still a Fine and attractive single-franking; signed Goebel, 2016 Böttger BPP certificate (Scott $1,100)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2874 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 18a
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    18a, 1865/74 1c Brown orange, well centered block of four, slightly toned o.g. with bottom stamps NH, top h.r., each top stamp with pinhole, top left stamp a very light corner crease, Very Fine appearance; each stamp with a handstamp "F.S.P."L" mark, 2018 Böttger certificate (Scott $480 as hinged singles; Mi 16b)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2875 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 20
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    20, 1871 12½c Carmine, well centered, block of four, three strikes of ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE 5 Mars 76 cancel, fresh and Very Fine; 2016 Böttger BPP certificate (Prifix 18, EUR875)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 2876 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 30
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    30, 1875 2c Black, block of four, three strikes of LUXEMBOURG 16 3 76 cds, some sensible hinge reinforcement, F-VF; 2016 Böttger BPP certificate (Prifix 27, EUR650)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2877 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 159
    159, 1926 5c Dark violet, Imperforate plate proof in issued color trimmed to stamp size and affixed on card, Very Fine
    Start Price : 95 USD
    Current Opening : 95 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2878 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : 318-20
    318-20, 1956 2fr-4fr Europa, PO fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $155)
    Start Price : 40 USD
    Current Opening : 40 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2879 Luxembourg

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    Catalog# : B131
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    B131, 1946 Heroes and Martyrs S/S, centrally struck LUXEMBOURG 30.1.46 date of issue cancel, fresh and Very Fine; 2017 Böttger BPP "befund" (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2880 Macao

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    Catalog# : 196
    196, 1913 5a Yellow brown, "REPUBLICA" overprint, bottom right corner margin block of four, without gum as issued, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $120 as singles)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 2881 Macao

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    Catalog# : 199
    199, 1913 13a Violet, "REPUBLICA" overprint, left margin block of four, without gum as issued, F-VF (Scott $310 as singles)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 210 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 2882 Macao

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    Catalog# : 529a
    529a, 1986 Musical Instruments S/S, PO fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $225)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2883 Madeira

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    Catalog# : A3/20
    Portugal Used in Madeira, Scott A3, A13, A15, A19, A20, each with the "51" numeral cancel, A3 close but clear margins, others well-margined, F-VF, attractive selection (Scott $3,120)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2884 Madeira

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    Catalog# : 15
    15, 1870 240r Violet, wonderfully fresh and well centered, o.g. with just hint of hinging, Very Fine and choice; couple of penciled signatures on gum (Scott $700; SG 21, £700)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2885 Martinique

    Catalog# : C54
    NO LOT
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2886 Mexico

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    318/C147, 1910/93 Issues, mostly mint iwith 318-20 mint, 828 used, 1257 NH, 1752-56 NH, 1763-70 NH, 1782-1805 NH, C123-25 mint, etc., F-VF (Scott $520)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 2887 Mexico

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    Catalog# : 754/C107
    754-58, C103-07, 1940 5c-5p Postage Stamp Centenary, blocks of four, PO fresh, NH, F-VF (Scott $1,360)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 2888 Mexico

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    Catalog# : 1070
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    1070 var., 1974 40c UPU Anniversary, Brown color omitted, bottom margin strip of three with left stamp the error, partially omitted in center stamp, right stamp normal, NH, Very Fine; 2018 APS certificate
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2889 Monaco

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    Catalog# : 11/29
    11/27, 1891/1921 1c/5Fr Albert I, ten different issues tied on portion of a picture postcard by Monte Carlo 1910 cancels, fresh and F-VF
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2890 Monaco

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    Catalog# : 777
    777, 1970 1.30fr Beethoven and "Ode to Joy", Imperforate trial color proof sheet of ten with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 2891 Monaco

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    Catalog# : 1041
    1041, 1976 80c Byrd, Amundsen and North Pole, Imperforate trial color proof sheet of 30, NH, multicolors and with printer pencil notations in margin, Very Fine
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2892 Monaco

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    Catalog# : 1307
    1307, 1981 4fr Picasso Self-Portrait, Imperforate trial color proof sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 2893 Monaco

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    C41/C44a, 1955-57 Birds Airmails, incl. C41, C41a, C42, C43, C44, and C44a (missing the scarce C42a), all bright and post office fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $433.50)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 85 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2894 Netherlands

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    Catalog# : 7e
    73, 1867-68 5c Ultramarine, Perf 13½x14, vertical pair, bottom stamp NH, top l.h., F-VF (Scott $195 as hinged singles)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2895 Netherlands

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    1920s/30s “Leidsche Rotogravure Maatschappij” Specimen Stamps Selection, seven different "stamps" (gummed paper, NH) produced in an attempt convince the postal authorities that they could produce high quality postage-stamps and trying to break the monopoly (since 1852) of Joh. Enschede in Haarlem; in the end they failed but these specimen examples are quite attractive and desirable
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2896 Netherlands

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    278/ B325, 1946/91 Issues Group, mostly mint and incl 278-81 used, 336-39 NH, 368-69 mint, 772-85 NH, B208-13 NH, etc. plus bonus of Neth New Guinea 1-21 mint, F-VF (Scott $785)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2897 New Caledonia

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    Catalog# : C33
    C33, 1962 200fr Telstar Satellite, Imperforate trial color proof sheet of 25, NH, stamps with multicolors and printer's pencil color notations in margins. Very Fine, elusive in sheets as most have been cut up into singles and strips (Maury 2009 catalogue value for regular Imperforates EUR75 x 25= EUR1875 for the sheet - trial color proofs are scarcer and worth more)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2898 New Caledonia

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    Catalog# : C38
    C38, 1964 10fr Tokyo Olympic Games, Imperfortae trial color proof sheet of 25, NH, stamps with multicolors and printer's pencil color notations in margins. Very Fine, elusive in sheets as most have been cut up into singles and strips (Maury 2009 catalogue value for regular Imperforates EUR45 x 25= EUR1125 for the sheet - trial color proofs are scarcer and worth more)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2899 New Hebrides (Fr.)

    Catalog# : 24/207
    24/207, 1912/74 Used Selection, comprised of 24, 29, 37, 39, 55-57, 60, 62, 65, 182-207, J1-5, postal cancels, F-VF (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2900 New Hebrides (Fr.)

    67/223, 1941/76 Issues Selection with Bonus, includes 236-48 NH, 113-23 NH, 124-25, etc., F-VF; bonus of Brit New Hebrides 96-107, 246a-248a NH, F-VF
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2901 Nicaragua

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    C292-95P, 1947 1.5c-25c Airmails, Imperforate vignette proofs, pairs on gummed stamp paper, NH, Very Fine and scarce
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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