Sale 3028 - The Bill Byerley Collection of Nicaragua Part I
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  • Lot# : 101 Nicaragua

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    1, 1862 2c Dark blue, right margin block of four with part imprint, unused, fresh and Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 102 Nicaragua

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    1, 1862 2c Dark blue, block of 18, "TE" of "Porte" joined variety at position 6, double vertical perforations between columns 3 and 4 or 4 and 5, unused as usual, some sensible hinge reinforcement, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, a striking first issue multiple (Maxwell 1, 1a)
    Start Price : 200 USD
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    Lot# : 103 Nicaragua

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    1 var, 1862 2c Dark blue, "TE" in "Porte" joined, block of four with bottom left stamp the variety, nicely centered, unused, fresh and Very Fine (Maxwell 1a, rarity "C")
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    Lot# : 104 Nicaragua

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    2P, 1862 5c Green trial color proof, on card, bottom margin block of 40 from the lower portion of the sheet with four imprints, folded vertically (some separation) in fifth column, pen notations and handstamps in bottom margin, otherwise Very Fine and impressive block
    Start Price : 150 USD
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    Lot# : 105 Nicaragua

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    2, 1862 5c Black, horizontal strip of five affixed on partial cover front and cancelled with wavy lines in pen, Very Fine and eye-catching multiple, 2003 Moorhouse certificate stating "largest known multiple of this stamp at this present time. This partial front is from a known correspondence addressed to Sr. Don Agustin Pasos in Guatemala"
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
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    Lot# : 106 Nicaragua

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    1-2, 1862 2c-5c First Issue, 2c (6), 5c (12) with pen cancels (as always for used examples), including 2c identifiable Granada, Leon, Managua cancels, all others are numerals, lines, etc., typical very mixed condition (some faulty) but a nice group of these scarce first issues; some ex-Birks
    Start Price : 150 USD
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    Lot# : 107 Nicaragua

    1-2, 1862 2c-5c First Issue Specialized Collection, advanced collection of unused and used singles and multiples, proofs and specimens, etc., includes plate proofs in trial and issued colors on india or card, "Specimen" overprints on imperf issued and trial colors including 2c block of eight and 5c block of 10, 5c Green perforated trial color proof, unused singles, 2c joined "TE" used, 5c used strips of 3 and 4 with pen cancels,etc., usual mixed condition, Fine group for the specialist
    Start Price : 500 USD
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    Lot# : 108 Nicaragua

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    3-7E, 1869-71 1c-25c Second Issue, Imperforate trial color proofs on card, 1c green and blue, 2c black and green, 5c blue and black, 10c blue and green, 25c blue and orange, mostly well margined, Fine-Very Fine
    Start Price : 250 USD
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    Lot# : 109 Nicaragua

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    3-7P, 1869-71 1c-25c Second Issue, Plate proofs on india, in issued colors with two different shades of the 1c value, some usual minor india paper faults, Very Fine appearance, scarce set
    Start Price : 250 USD
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    Lot# : 110 Nicaragua

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    3-7P, 1869-71 1c-25c Second Issue, Plate proofs on card, in issued colors with two different shades of the 1c and 2c values, 5c small scissor cut in the margin only, Fine-Very Fine and scarce
    Start Price : 250 USD
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    Lot# : 111 Nicaragua

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    5P, 1869 5c Black, Plate proof, on thin white wove paper (22½x19mm), two folds in each direction well clear of design, some shallow thinning from hinge removal, Very Fine and rare
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 112 Nicaragua

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    5S, 1869 5c Blue trial color proof, "Specimen" overprint, block of 42 on thin paper affixed on card, red overprint, fresh and Very Fine, an impressive and rare multiple
    Start Price : 250 USD
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    Lot# : 113 Nicaragua

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    5, 1869 5c Black, block of 12, o.g., nine stamps NH (including one with slight gum disturbance), 3 stamps hinge remnants, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, impressive multiple; ex-Birks (Scott $600 as hinged singles)
    Start Price : 250 USD
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    Lot# : 114 Nicaragua

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    6 var, 1869 10c Vermilion, Horizontal pair, Imperforate vertically, bottom margin pair with partial imprint, disturbed gum, small thin spot in right stamp, Very Fine appearance (Maxwell 6b, rarity "C"")
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    Lot# : 115 Nicaragua

    3-7, 1869-71 1c-25c Second Issue Specialized Collection, splendid selection of mint singles and multiples, trial color proofs, reprints including multiples, etc., includes complete set of card proof top margin imprint blocks (less 2c) of 20 (folded) in green, assortment of imperf trial color proofs on india, 1c Bistre brown with "Muestra" overprint, 5c Black with blue "Cancelled" overprint, stamps including 2c pane of 50 unused, 2c with "TE" of "Porte" joined mint (2), 1873 printing 10c, 25c corner margin blocks of 16 mint (each ex-Fernando), assorted reprints including corner margin blocks, etc., usual mixed condition, Fine foundation collection
    Start Price : 500 USD
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    Lot# : 116 Nicaragua

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    10, 1878 5c Black, left margin imprint block of 20, unused, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $1,000 for o.g. singles)
    Start Price : 200 USD
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    Lot# : 117 Nicaragua

    8-12, 1878-80 1c-25c Rouletted Issue Collection, desirable assortment of hundreds of mint and used singles and multiples on pages with highlights including different papers, assorted cancels including some manuscript, useful group of the number/letter combinations including some scarcer, dated cancels, geometric cancels including targets, crossroads, circle of wedges, stars; 1c mint half sheet of 50, 1c-2c corner margin blocks of 16/20, 5c unused margin blocks of 20, 40 or 50 plus reprint blocks of 16 and 50, 10c mint block of 50 (some separations), 25c reprint block of 50, 1c-5 and 25c ABN Co proof blocks with security punch, usual mixed condition, Very Good-Very Fine, a specialist's delight
    Start Price : 750 USD
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    Lot# : 118 Nicaragua

    3/12, 1869/80 Second Issue Cancels Collection, hundreds of mostly perforated issue singles mostly arranged by cancel type on homemade pages, includes oval "Granada" including reference forgeries, town "killers" including reference forgeries, few of the letter/numeral combinations, misc cds, assorted mute and dumb cancels, geometrics including stars and targets, foreign cancels in Nicaraguan stamps including some US duplexes, 10c vermilion on thin white paper perforated pair used (RPS certificate), assorted manuscript cancels, "negative" numerals, etc. and including some fake cancels added to Seebeck issues to satisfy collectors, usual mixed condition, Very Good-Very Fine, excellent foundation collection
    Start Price : 500 USD
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    Lot# : 119 Nicaragua

    3/12, 1869/80 Second Issue "Letter/Numeral" Cancels Collection, few hundred perforated and rouletted issues neatly arranged on homemade pages and arranged by the 13 different cancel types and including numerous scarcer combinations such as1/S 10c perf, 2/R 2c perf joined "TE", 3/G 5c perf joined "TE", 5/M 10c perf, 25c perf, 6/M 25c perf (2), 7/L type I 25c perf, 9/C 25c perf, 10/O 10c perf (2), 25c perf, 10c roulette, 11/M 10c perf, 25c perf, 12/J 10c perf, 25c roulette, etc., usual mixed condition, Very Good-Very Fine, ideal for continuation
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 280 USD
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    Lot# : 120 Nicaragua

    First Issue Forgeries Collection, few hundred "mint " and "used" (fake stamps and/or cancels) perfed (including 1862 issue) and rouletted stamps including multiples and variety of different forgery types including woodcuts, crude lithographs, etc., very mixed condition, Very Good-Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 121 Nicaragua

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    15, 1882 5c Blue, two singles tied on cover addressed to Italy by Ocotal April 6, 1887 duplex cancels, ms "Via Panama" routing, octagonal "Aspinwall/Paq Fr A No 3" May 3 French transit cancel, multiple backstamps showing routing through Corinto plus assorted Italian cancels with a Diano Marina May 26 arrival, cover some small faults mostly on the back side, still Fine, scarce origin and a desirable small-town destination
    Start Price : 150 USD
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    Lot# : 122 Nicaragua

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    16, 1882 10c Dull violet, single franking tied on cover to London by framed "3/G" cancel of Granada, lightly struck Granada February 7, [1886] cds straight-line "Corinto" routing handstamp upper left, dated sender's handstamp lower left, backstamped London March 6 arrival, stamp with a light diagonal crease, cover light vertical bend and trivial edge wrinkling, portion of backflap missing and some mounting remains on back, still Fine and rare
    Start Price : 150 USD
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    Lot# : 123 Nicaragua

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    18, 1882 20c Slate grey, single franking tied on cover addressed to London by framed "3/G" cancel of Granada with accompanying January 6, [1886] cds, ms "Via San Juan del Sur" routing, backstamped San Juan Del Sur January 6, New York City "Panama Transit" January 24 "opera glass" and red London February 5 arrival, stamp top left corner perf off from rough opening at top and left, envelope light vertical bend and some edge wrinkling, back side some mounting remains, still a Fine and scarce double weight cover
    Start Price : 200 USD
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    Lot# : 124 Nicaragua

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    19, 1882 50c Dull violet, nicely centered with fresh color, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine and choice; woefully under-catalogued in Scott,1975 RPS certificate (Scott $25)
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 125 Nicaragua

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    19, 1882 50c Dull violet, on piece along with single 10c Dull violet (16), each with "Leon" town killer and accompanying October 17, 1889 cds alongside, 50c some slightly trimmed or gum soaked perfs, Fine and rare, would possibly be paying the 6x rate for foreign mail, 50c value used quite scarce
    Start Price : 50 USD
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    Lot# : 126 Nicaragua

    13-19, 1882 1c-50c Seal of Nicaragua Specialized Collection, mint and used singles and multiples, covers, proofs, specimens, etc. with most arranged and annotated on homemade pages, includes 1c-50c pairs with "Specimen" overprint, 1c-15c proofs in issued colors, 1c-20c green trail color proof on card pairs, a full set of mint singles and blocks including shade varities from the two different printings, multitude of used singles (and few multiples) showing wide range of the popular letter/numeral cancels including the 15c and 20c values, additional town "killers," some geometrics, covers include various to USA with 2x 5c franking, 1883 to Corinto to London and 1888 Corinto to Germany with 10c single franking, and 1889 to USA with1c (5) and 10c on 5c postal stationery envelope; generally Fine-Very Fine and ideal for the specialist
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
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    Lot# : 127 Nicaragua

    1890/99 Era "Seebeck" Specialized Collection, thousands of regular, dues, telegraph and official issues neatly arranged and annotated on homemade pages, includes mint and used original issues plus an overwhelming array of infamous "Seebeck" reprints and proofs, includes methods used to distinguish originals from reprints including samples showing different papers, gums and colors, among the "originals" we note perforation errors including imperfs,1890 issue "Specimen" overprints with salesman pen lined from sample book/card, proofs, 1894 issue "Dire" overprints from PM General New Year cards, 1896 15c with "Ask for Kennedy's Crackers" ad on back, the "Seebecks" include overprinted issues, multiples including positional pieces with imprint, imperfs and perforation errors, salesmen samples with pen-line, errors of color, 1891 5p inverted center, etc., overall fresh and F-VF, a monumental achievement and a delight for the specialist collector
    Start Price : 5,000 USD
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    Lot# : 128 Nicaragua

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    121, 1900 1c Plum, single and strip of four on cover addressed to Leon, the strip tied by two strikes of Chinandega September 5, 1900 double oval, single cancelled but not tied by circular "Chinan" town killer, backstamped Leon September 6 arrival, single stamp top left corner perf folded over edge, backflap missing, still Very Fine, pays the 5c/15gr domestic rate,ex-Col. Green
    Start Price : 150 USD
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    Lot# : 129 Nicaragua

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    121-22, 1900 1c-2c Mt. Momotombo, 1c (3), 2c tied on picture postcard (view of patio in Jinotega) to Spain by Granada August 7, 1904 oval cancels, additional August 8 Corinto transit cancel, Fine and rare combination paying the 5c postcard foreign rate
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 130 Nicaragua

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    121-24, 127-28, 1900 1c-4c, 10c-15c Mt. Momotombo, singles on registered "A.R." cover addressed to Truro, Nova Scotia, 1c, 15c tied by San Juan Del Sur January 28, 1900 oval, other values with a circular "Sur" town killer, accompanied by registry and oval A.R. handstamps, ms "Via Panama & New York" routing, backstamped New York February 15, St John February 17, Truro February 19, stamps some gum soaked perfs; 1c, 3c, 4c trimmed perfs at top, envelope light bend at lower right and corner clipped, still a Fine early use to a rare destination
    Start Price : 250 USD
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    Lot# : 131 Nicaragua

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    121, 123-26, 1900 1c, 3c-6c Mt Momotombo, 1c (2), 3c-6c singles tied on 5c postal stationery envelope (H&G B45) addressed to Germany by Bluefields July 13, 1901 cancels, accompanying registry handstamp ties the 1c singles, New York City exchange registry label adjacent to indicia (label with small scuff), backstamped New Orleans July 23 and New York City July 25 transit cancels, 1c (1) some blunt perfs, 3c straight-edge at bottom, envelope some light wrinkling and bit of paper adherence on back, Fine and rare
    Start Price : 200 USD
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    Lot# : 132 Nicaragua

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    121, 124, 1900 1c, 4c Mt. Momotombo, singles tied on picture postcard (shows Indians of the Moskito Coast) addressed to "Supt Foreign Mails/Washington DC/USA" by Bluefields February 2, 1902 oval cancel and a Washington, DC February 14 arrival machine cancel, additional "Office Foreign Mails/P.O.D./Feb 14 1902" handstamp, back side with New Orleans February 11 transit machine cancel, some gum-soaked perfs, still Very Fine; message from Rolando Kuehn (the Port Medical Officer at Bluefields and later a stamp dealer) complains about mail to him addressed to Colombia not getting forwarded to him
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 133 Nicaragua

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    124 var, 1900 4c Olive green, Vertical pair, Imperforate horizontally, top left corner margin pair, without gum, Very Fine and unique position piece (unlisted in Scott; Maxwell 153a)
    Start Price : 150 USD
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    Lot# : 134 Nicaragua

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    125, 1900 5c Dark blue, pair tied on envelope addressed to San Francisco by Leon January 22, 1900 (very early use), backstamped Corinto January 23 transit and San Francisco February 9 machine cancel arrival, Very Fine, pays the 10c/15gr second foreign rate
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 135 Nicaragua

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    125, 1900 5c Dark blue, strip of five tied on back side of registered cover from Jinotega to the German Consul at Managua, stamps tied by Jinoteca September 12, 1900 cancels, Managua September 19 arrival and registry oval cancels, address side with Jinotega boxed registry handstamp indicating 10gr sending, light central horizontal fold, Fine and rare domestic registered A.R. use
    Start Price : 120 USD
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    Lot# : 136 Nicaragua

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    126P1, 1900 6c Carmine rose, Large sunken die proof, mounted on 225x150mm card, die C-442, pencilled order number "26495" at lower right, Very Fine and choice
    Start Price : 250 USD
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    Lot# : 137 Nicaragua

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    128, 1900 15c Ultramarine, single franking tied on cover addressed to Belize, British Honduras by rare purple Cabo De Gracias A Dios July 16, 1901 cancel, backstamped Bluefields August 6, New Orleans August 16 transits and Belize August 21 arrival, Very Fine, ex-Nathan
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 138 Nicaragua

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    129P1, 1900 20c Brown, Large sunken die proof mounted on 225x150mm card, die C-445, penciled order number "26464" at lower right, Very Fine and choice
    Start Price : 500 USD
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    Lot# : 139 Nicaragua

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    129, 1900 20c Brown, single tied on 5c postal stationery envelope (H&G B45) addressed to "Guatemala/Capitol" by Managua March 25, 1900 serrated oval and Guatemala April 9 arrival cancel, Managua and Corinto registry handstamps, backflap sealed with "Administracion De Correos" wax seal, opened and very slightly reduced at left, some edge wrinkling (notably top right corner just into indicia) likely due to thickness/weight (45gr) of sending, Fine triple-weight registered cover during rate 2
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 140 Nicaragua

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    129, 1900 20c Brown, single plus 5c Blue, 10c on 2p (Scott 147, 159) tied on registered "A.R." cover to USA by San Juan Del Sur June 2, 1902 cancels with accompanying registry and oval A.R. handstamps, backside with all-over ad for "His Master's Voice" gramophone ad and two different New York City July 1 or July 2 registry transit/arrival cancels, cover trivial bit of edge wrinkling, Fine and attractive use
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 141 Nicaragua

    130, 1900 50c Lake, single franking tied on registered cover addressed to Paris by lightly struck Corinto cancel with accompanying registry and straight-line "Certificado" handstamps, Paris May 10, 1900 arrival cds on front and back sides, cover opened at left (trivial edge break) and with some edge wear, Fine and scarce quadruple weight cover
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 142 Nicaragua

    121-133, 1900 1c-5p Mt. Momotombo Issue Specialized Collection, on well-annotated homemade pages and with the multitude of covers enhanced by rate analysis, includes complete set mint, used and with ABN Co. "Specimen" overprint and punch plus scores of used singles with different cancels including smaller towns (plus page with New Orleans cancels), the true star of the collection is the approximately 75 covers and postcards showing single, multiple and mixed issue frankings, couple bisects, registered mail, foreign destinations, scarce rates, elusive cancels, etc., most of the foreign mail to USA but also includes Austria, Belgium, Chile, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Switzerland, etc., usual mixed condition but an overall Fine and stunning collection
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
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    Lot# : 143 Nicaragua

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    133C-133D, 1902 20c-30c Mt. Momotombo, 20c single front side, 30c (two overlapping singles) on back side of registered A.R. cover to London, all tied by a San Juan del Norte June 18, 1903 cancel with accompanying registry handstamp, New York registry exchange label overlaps 20c, oval "A.R." (marking pen enhanced), backstamped New York City June 30 and London July 9, cover open three sides for display, top right corner mended, stamps and cover some postal wear, still Fine and rare,ex-Nathan
    Start Price : 250 USD
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    Lot# : 144 Nicaragua

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    133A-133G, 1902 2c-50c Mt. Momotombo Specialized Collection, includes full set of unused singles (two sets of the 5c-50c), couple stock sheets of unused and used singles including 30c (2) with New Orleans cancel and 20c, 30c with paquebot cancels,covers include 1902 to San Juan del Norte to New York with 5c (3); 1902 San Juan del Norte to New York City (stamp/ cover creases); 1902 registered A.R. San Juan del Norte to USA on 15c stationery envelope (H&G B47, trimmed at right through indicia); 1903 registered San Juan del Norte to France with 20c and New York exchange label (envelope top right corner off); 1903 registered Bluefields to Germany with 30c and New York exchange label (envelope bottom left corner clipped); 1903 San Juan del Norte to New York City with 30c (folded over top of envelope); 1904 registered Masaya to Italy with 10c on uprated postal stationery (additional stamp missing); usual mixed condition, still a Fine assortment of these difficult issues
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
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    Lot# : 145 Nicaragua

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    Maxwell 163, 1901 2c on 1c Plum, well-centered, without gum, light diagonal crease, otherwise Very Fine and scarce; an issue created in error and it is uncertain whether or not it was released to the public, it is believed just one or two sheets were printed (priced in a Scott footnote at $250; Maxwell rarity "C")
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    Lot# : 146 Nicaragua

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    Maxwell 163, 1901 2c on 1c Plum, well-centered, portion of double oval cancel, few nibbed perfs, Very Fine and scarce; an issue created in error and it is uncertain whether or not it was released to the public, it is believed just one or two sheets were printed and distributed to "friends" of the post office with some being used (Maxwell rarity "C")
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 147 Nicaragua

    134-36, 1901 2c-20c Surcharges Specialized Collection, comprehensive selection of mint and used singles and multiples plus some covers on homemade pages, loaded with surcharge errors and varieties including inverts, doubles, ornament varieties, broken bars, etc., highlights including full set mint and used, the "officially unissued" 2c on 1c Plum with bar below "1901" used (Maxwell 163a), 2c on 1P horizontal block of six with top stamps 134a and bottom 134 (without gum), 134 strip of three tied on wrapper, 134 block of 25 NH, 10c on 5Pvertical setenant pair 135a/135 without gum (ex-Birks), 135a top margin strip of five used, vertical setenant pair 136a/136 without gum, 20c on 2P block of four without gum and and used (both ex-Birks), etc., usual mixed condition, Very Good-Very Fine, a desirable collection of these scarce issues
    Start Price : 400 USD
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    Lot# : 148 Nicaragua

    134-36, 1901 2c-20c Surcharges Covers Collection, 12 covers to foreign destinations (mostly USA) with variety of single, multiple and mixed issue frankings, includes 1901 Granada to Paris with 129 and 135; 1902 San Juan del Norte to Chicago with 134 pair, 135, and 137; 1901 Jinotepe to Guatemala with 135 single franking; 1901 Bluefields to USA with 135 pair; 1901 Leon to USA with 125 and 135a (ex-Waite); 1901 Bluefields (Panama Railroad Co. corner card) to USA with 135a pair; 1901 double rate Managua to Switzerland with 125 (2) and 136; 1901 Bluefields to Germany (legal size, faults) with 122 (2), 134 (8 including strip of 5), 136, and 141; 1902 registered double weight Bluefields to USA (legal size) with 136 pair; usual mixed condition but a Fine assortment
    Start Price : 350 USD
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    Lot# : 149 Nicaragua

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    143, 1901 50c Lake, single franking tied on registered cover addressed to New York by nice strike of Granada November 17, 1903 double oval with accompanying registry handstamp plus Corinto registry marking, backstamped "NY Regy 12-1 1903" double oval plus portion of a boxed registry marking, opened at bottom and the cover bit wrinkled and worn slightly affecting the stamp but still Fine and an extremely rare single franking of the set's high value paying double foreign rate plus registry fee
    Start Price : 150 USD
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    Lot# : 150 Nicaragua

    137-43, 1901 1c-50c Overprints Specialized Collection, mostly on homemade specialty pages and including complete unused and used sets, multiples including full set in unused strips of five, overprint errors and varieties, different cancels, etc., premium include 140a red and gold overprints used, 143a in pair with normal unused and single used, reprints including 2c unused block overprint different spacings and second stamp "Corrcos" variety, 5c unused strip of five (fourth stamp "Corres" var), 10c unused full setting of 25 with inverted overprint (position 2 "Corres" var), generally fresh and Fine-Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
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    Lot# : 151 Nicaragua

    137-41, 143, 1901 Overprints Cover Collection, 11 foreign use covers (most to USA) on homemade pages with rate analysis showing assorted single, multiple and mixed issue frankings, includes 1901 Granada to Germany with 124, 137, and 139 on 5c stationery envelope with German Consulate in Managua wafer seal on back; 1901 Momotombo to San Salvador with 121, 134, and 138 and German Consulate in Managua wafer seal on back; 1901 Managua to San Salvador with 139 and 140 and a German Consulate in Managua wafer seal on back; 1901 registered San Juan del Norte to USA with 125 pair and 141 pair; 1901 San Juan del Norte double rate to Switzerland with 125 (2) and 141; 1903 double weight registered Corinto to USA with 140 (2 singles) on 5c stationery envelope plus 169 strip of three on back side; 1903 10x rate registered Managua to USA with 143 (3), 161, and 162 (faulty cover with bottom left corner removed); 1904 double rate Bluefields to Germany with 141 and 160 (2); usual mixed condition but a Fine and useful group
    Start Price : 350 USD
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    Lot# : 152 Nicaragua

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    147a, 1901 10c on 2P Salmon, Inverted surcharge, block of four with centrally struck Corinto March 10, 1901 cancel and portion of others at bottom, Very Fine and rare multiple undervalued in Scott,ex-Birks, Nathan (Scott $110 as singles)
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 153 Nicaragua

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    151, 1901 20c on 5p Black, with 1902 5c Litho (159) tied on registered cover to San Francisco by Bluefields 1903 cancel with accompanying registry handstamp, ms "Via New Orleans" routing, backstamped New Orleans May 29 and San Francisco June 4, cover neatly opened at right, Chinese characters and chop at right, Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 154 Nicaragua

    144-51, 1901 Black, Blue and Red Surcharges Collection, neatly arranged on specialized homemade pages and including the complete set mint and used plus some multiples and a range of surcharge errors and varieties including inverted, double, triple, etc. plus bar, ornament, letter, etc. varieties; notables include block of six with 144 (4) + 144a (2) mint, 145a variety double surcharge mint, block of six with 145 (4) + 145a (2) mint, 145b in pair with normal unused,147 block of 25 mint (pictured in Nicarao January 2015, page 9), 148a in pair with normal used, block of six with 149 (4) + 149a (2) mint, 149b in mint block with three normals (variety NH), 150 unused block, 150b variety inverted surcharge unused, 151b block unused (toned), etc., usual mixed condition but better than usual and generally Fine-Very Fine; splendid collection with many ex-Maxwell or ex-Birks
    Start Price : 500 USD
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    Lot# : 155 Nicaragua

    144/151, 1901 3c/20c Black, Blue and Red Surcharges Cover Collection, 26 covers including uprated postal stationery neatly arranged and annotated on homemade pages with rate analysis, four domestic uses with the balance to foreign countries (mostly USA), variety of multiple and mixed issue frankings, includes 1902 Kinoteca to Managua with 146b single franking; 1902 postal cards to Germany uprated with 145 (2) or 150; 1902 San Juan del Norte to USA (legal size US Consular mail, faults) with 147 strip of three; 1902 Matagalpa to Germany with franking on both sides of the envelope including a 145b; 1902 registered Managua to Naples, Italy with French transit cancel, 147 pair and 159; 1902 registered Managua to London with 139 and 147 (2); 1902 Managua to Hungary with 147 and 159; 1902 double rate Diriamba to USA with 147, 150 and 151; 1903 registered (legal size) Bluefields to USA with 151 strip of four (one stamp faulty) and 159; usual mixed condition but a Fine and elusive assortment of the covers of this issue
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
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    Lot# : 156 Nicaragua

    1904 Reprints of the 1901 Surcharged Issue Collection, mint and precancelled (though note a handful of postally cancelled) singles and blocks on homemade specialized pages including surcharge errors and varieties including doubles, inverted, omissions, broken letters, etc., note (Maxwell numbers) 196R mint sheet of 25 with 3 "ccnt" errors, 197R precancelled sheet of 25 with 2 "ccnt" and 1 "ceiit" errors, 199R precancelled sheet of 25 (straight-edge at bottom), 200Ra block of six with some surcharge varieties, 203R sheet of 25 black wavy line surcharge (some inverted) and "Centcvos" error, etc., mostly Fine-Very Fine; these reprints were dealer-inspired and were never regularly issued or used and, most likely, never saw Nicaragua
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    Lot# : 157 Nicaragua

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    152-57, 1901 1c-30c Overprints, singles plus 144, 149, and O145 all tied on registered "A.R." cover to Montreal, Canada by Granada December 21, 1901 cancels with usual Granada and Corinto registry handstamps, backstamped New York City January 10, 1902, Montreal January 13, ms "Via Panama & New York" routing, neatly opened at right, Very Fine and colorful, though clearly philatelic
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    Lot# : 158 Nicaragua

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    155, 1901 10c Purple, two singles plus strip of three (one with italic "o") tied on registered cover to USA by Leon July 24, 1903 cancels with accompanying registry handstamp and another applied at Corinto, backstamped Corinto July 25 and San Francisco August 12, cover opened and slightly trimmed at left, light aging spots, still a Fine double weight cover with proper franking
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    Lot# : 159 Nicaragua

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    157, 1901 30c Dark green, single franking on cover addressed to England, tied by Leon May 17, 1905 cancel with a Camborne June 16 receiving cds alongside, backstamped Corinto May 17 and Camborne June 15, bit roughly opened at top and partially at right with some tiny edge breaks and backflap tears, still a Fine double weight single franking
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    Lot# : 160 Nicaragua

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    157, 1901 30c Dark green, single franking on cover addressed to England, tied by Leon May 11, 1905 cancel with a Camborne June 1 receiving cds alongside, backstamped Corinto May 11 and Camborne June 1, light vertical fold at left but a light corner bend upper right affects stamp, still a Fine double weight single franking
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    Lot# : 161 Nicaragua

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    157, 1901 30c Dark green, plus 1901 3c on 6c, 2c (Scott 148, 153) tied on registered cover addressed to USA by Jinotepe December 14, 1901 cancels with an accompanying registry handstamp alongside plus additional Corinto registry marking at bottom, backstamped Corinto December 15 and San Francisco January 7, 1902, envelope with couple sets of staple holes at sides, Very Fine, proper and attractive mixed issue three-color franking
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    Lot# : 162 Nicaragua

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    158, 1902 50c Lake, pair plus 1902 30c Dark green and 1902 10c Litho (Scott 157, 161) all tied on registered oversized (315x140mm) envelope addressed to Costa Rica by Managua April 8, 1904 cancels with accompanying Managua (indicating 390gr sending) and Corinto registry handstamps, backstamped Corinto March 9 (incorrect date slug) and San Jose April 25, two German Consulate in Managua sealing wafers (one scuffed), 50c stamps some gum-soaked perfs, envelope with small faults including heavy central vertical fold, Very Good-Fine, pays 26x foreign rate (5c/15gr third foreign rate) + 10c registry
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    Lot# : 163 Nicaragua

    152-58, 1901 1c-50c Overprints Specialized Collection, impressive collection mostly on homemade specialty pages, includes the full mint and used sets plus replete with the different overprint types, multiples, surcharge error and varieties, different cancels, etc., better include "Correos" (italic "o") complete mint and used (most ex-Maxwell), 153 strip of three used (scarce multiple), 154 block of 10 NH, 155 triple overprint - one inverted used, 157a used, 157b unused, 158a unused, etc., usual mixed condition with most Fine-Very Fine or better
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    Lot# : 164 Nicaragua

    152-58, 1901 1c-50c Overprints Cover Collection, 22 covers including uprated postal stationery to foreign destinations (mostly USA) with variety of multiple and mixed frankings, some italic "o" varieties, includes 1901 (November 1, earliest recorded use) Leon to USA with 154 strip of three; 1902 tiny envelope (90x51mm) to USA with 5c franking (121, 153 pair) for small matter; 1902 uprated postal card Momotombo (scarce) to Germany; 1902 uprated postal card Karala, Wawa/Bluefields (scarce) to USA; 1902 Bluefields to Germany printed papers rate with 154 (italic "o") single franking; 1902 double weight registered "A.R." cover (legal size) Leon to USA with 154 singles (2) and block of eight (one stamp italic "o") all on back side; 1903 Ocotal (scarce) to USA with 155 and 159; 1903 registered Bluefields to Germany with 155 and 159; 1903 registered Bluefields to USA with 156 and 158; etc., usual mixed condition, Fine assortment
    Start Price : 750 USD
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    Lot# : 165 Nicaragua

    159, 1902 5c Blue Covers Collection, 27 covers or postcards with single, multiples and a few mixed issue frankings with range of domestic (4) and foreign (23, most to USA but also Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Costa Rica) uses, on annotated specialty pages with rate analysis, includes 1903 diagonal bisect Bluefields to Rama, 1902 Leon to Brooklyn with pair and "T" due marking, 1902 3x rate San Juan del Norte (legal size US Consular mail) to USA with two singles and block of seven;1902 3x rate San Juan del Norte (legal size US Consular mail) to USA with single and block of eight; 1902 registered A.R. Leon to USA with single and strip of six; 1903 single franking on picture postcard Corinto to Barcelona; 1903 Bluefields to Denmark with singles (3) tied by New Orleans transit cancels; 1904 single franking on picture postcard to Sweden; usual mixed condition, Fine assortment
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    Lot# : 166 Nicaragua

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    161, 1902 10c Violet, bottom right corner margin block of 24, NH, natural gum creases and bends, some perf separations as expected, Fine-Very Fine, an unusually large multiple and possibly the largest known retaining its selvage
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    Lot# : 167 Nicaragua

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    161, 1902 10c Violet, single plus 5c Carmine litho single and pair (Scott 160, pair with extra row horizontal perfs) tied on registered cover to Germany by light strikes of Granada August 6, 1904 cancels with corresponding Granada and Corinto registry handstamps, Paris September 1 transit cds, backstamped Corinto August 6 transit (same day as origin cancel indicating transit by train from Granada), also 3 German transit/arrival (September 2) cancels, stamps some perf tip toning, cover light postal wear, Fine use
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    Lot# : 168 Nicaragua

    160, 1902 5c Carmine Litho Covers Collection, 14 covers or postcards with single or multiple frankings plus a couple mixed issue, mostly on specialized pages with rate analysis, all foreign uses (mostly to USA) and including 1904 Corinto to USA with block of six tied by San Francisco receiver cancels; 104 single franking on postcard Chinandega to Belgium; 1904 pair on postcard to France tied by pen cancel with a US paquebot cancel alongside; 1904 registered Managua to India with block of six (straight edge bottom) but stamps missing on back; 1904 Matagalpa (Scarce) to Germany with three singles on US Consular Service envelope; 1908 (late use) Bluefields to USA with single and strip of six tied by New Orleans transit cancels; usual mixed condition, a Fine selection
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    Lot# : 169 Nicaragua

    161, 1902 10c Violet Covers Collection, 19 covers and postcards with single, multiple and mixed issue frankings, all to foreign destinations (mostly USA) and including Italy, France, and Germany, mostly on annotated specialty pages with rate analysis, notables include 1903 Bluefields to USA with 5c Blue (Scott 159), 10c tied by Mobile, Alabama oval transit cancels with a Michigan RPO transit cancel backstamp; 1903 Rama to USA (forwarded) with 1900 2c-3c (Scott 122-23), 10c cancelled/tied with "S" (steamship) killers with a Texas transit cds and straight-line "Paquebot" marking, backstamped Baltimore and Dallas (interesting routing); 1904 registered Managua to Italy with strip of three plus 5c Carmine (Scott 160); 1904 registered Leon to New York City with strip of three on 5c stationery envelope (H&G B45); 1905 single frankings on picture postcards Corinto to England or Leon to Paris; 1906 with 175c Matagalpa to Germany (underpaid), etc., usual mixed condition, Fine selection of covers with the high value of the set
    Start Price : 400 USD
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    Lot# : 170 Nicaragua

    159-61, 1902 5c-10c Mt. Momotombo (Litho Print) Specialized Collection, mint and used sets, singles, multiples, errors and varieties on homemade specialty pages, note variety of cancels, perforation varieties including imperfs (some ex-Birks) and a 5c Blue drastic misperf, 5c Carmine vertical pair imperf and bottom and between stamps (ex-Pocock), horizontal block of six with extra row horizontal perfs in top row NH, 10c Violet vertical pair imperf horizontally unused, block of ten used (ex-Birks), etc., usual mixed condition but better than typically seen, mostly Fine-Very Fine
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    Lot# : 171 Nicaragua

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    162, 1902 15c on 2c Vermilion, single franking on envelope with printed "Consular Service, U.S.A." corner card and addressed to New York City, tied by a March 29, 1902 straight-line and bold strike of "Alleghany" (steamer of the Hamburg-Amerika line) with a two-line "Paquebot/(N.Y. 2d Div.)" handstamp (Hosking #950, scarcity "D")alongside, backstamped New York April 8 (2 different), envelope some light wrinkling and aging on right side partially affecting stamp, Fine and scarce
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    Lot# : 172 Nicaragua

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    162, 1902 15c on 2c Vermilion, single franking on registered picture postcard(image of harvesting coffee) addressed to Germany, tied by Masaya March 8, 1904 cancel with accompanying registry handstamp, additional Corinto March 9 transit cancel plus registry handstamp and Potsdam April 9 receiver, card light corner bend upper left, Fine and rare registered card
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    Lot# : 173 Nicaragua

    162-63, 1902 15c, 20c Surcharges Stamps and Covers Specialized Collection, mostly on specialty homemade pages and including the set mint and used, multiples, different cancels, surcharge errors and varieties, etc., highlights include 162 and 163 full settings of 25 showing all the setting varieties (162 dist gum, 163 unused, both perf separations), 162a used, 163 block of six unused with different surcharge varieties, etc., also covers to USA (3), Germany (2), or Italy (1) including some single frankings such as 162 to Italy and USA, 162 pair (scarce) to USA, mostly Fine-Very Fine
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    Lot# : 174 Nicaragua

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    167-70, 1903 1c-10c President Zelaya, singles tied on cover addressed to Paris by light strikes of Managua January 5, 1903, backstamped Corinto transit, Paris February 8 arrival plus multiple strikes of a senders handstamp and blank labels, stamps some perf tip toning, envelope minor faults, an otherwise Fine and very early (perhaps date of issue, as January 5 fell on a Monday) use
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    Lot# : 175 Nicaragua

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    168, 1903 2c Rose and black, (second printing) with 1900 1c (Scott 121) tied on 2c on 6c reply card (H&G 55d) addressed to Germany by La Libertad November 21, 1904 cancels (card is datelined Paraiso) with additional Juigalpa and Corinto transits plus Goslar December 24 arrival, ms "Via Corinto y New York" routing, Very Fine and rare use of the second printing on a scarce postal card; from the well-known Giesecke correspondence
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    Lot# : 176 Nicaragua

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    168, 1903 2c Rose and black, two singles plus 1900 1c (Scott 121) tied on picture postcard (view of Corinto) addressed to Austriaby Managua March 10, 1903 cancels, a Corinto transit and Wien arrival cancel on address side, Very Fine and choice, nice mixed issue combination to a desirable destination
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    Lot# : 177 Nicaragua

    167-74, 1903 1c-1p President Zelaya Specialized Collection, mostly on homemade specialty pages and including 1902 1c-10c with "Specimen" overprint and punch including the "error" colors plus the 1c-1p 1903 printing complete, 167 with "Oficial" overprint used, assorted mint and used (both printings) with variety of cancels, multiples including 50c used block, 15c, 20c and 1p blocks of 25 NH, the 5c "error" top margin block of 44 NH, etc., mostly Fine-Very Fine
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    Lot# : 178 Nicaragua

    167-70, 173, 1903 1c-10c, 50c President Zelaya Covers Collection, six covers or cards on specialty pages with rate analysis, one domestic use with the others mostly to USA; includes 1903 picture postcard Managua to Paris with 5c single franking; 1903 registered A.R. cover to USA with 10c strip of three plus 5c Blue litho (159); 1904 4x rate Granada to USA with 50c plus 5c on 10c pair (175); 1905 Managua triple rate local use with 1c strip of five on 10c postal stationery envelope (H&G B46); 1908 Managua to Mexico with 1c strip of three (two stamps missing) on back of 10c postal stationery envelope (H&G B46); generally Fine or better
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    Lot# : 179 Nicaragua

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    175, 1905 5c on 10c Violet, vertical strip of three (wide spacing between "¢" and "5") tied on envelope addressed to Batavia, Java by Corinto June 13, 1905 cancels, backstamped New York City, Batavia August 5 arrival marking, cover some edge wear/wrinkling affecting stamps, Fine and a rare destination
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    Lot# : 180 Nicaragua

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    175, 1905 5c on 10c Violet, vertical strip of three tied on cover to USA by La Paz Estacion January 20, 1905 ("5" inserted by hand) cancels, backstamped Corinto and New York City, Waltham February 17 arrival, stamps and cover minor faults but still a Fine and scarce origination cancel
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    Lot# : 181 Nicaragua

    176 var, 1904 15c on 10c Violet, full setting of 25, inverted "¢" pos 5, 10, 24, 25, most stamps in the third and fourth row partially imperforate vertically though there are no error pairs, unused, rough perfs at left with portions of two stamps portion left side missing, Very Good-Fine and likely unique (Maxwell 236d)
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    Lot# : 182 Nicaragua

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    177, 1904 15c on 10c Violet, single franking on registered picture postcard addressed to Germany (shows view of Jinotega), tied by Corinto September 24, 1904 cancel with accompanying registry handstamp, Potsdam November 6 receiving cds, card with a light vertical bend at left edge not affecting stamp which has some trimmed perfs at upper right, Fine and scarce registered use
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    Lot# : 183 Nicaragua

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    177a, 1904 15c on 10c Violet, Inverted surcharge, block of six with extra horizontal perfs in top row and assorted surcharge spacing varieties, lightly cancelled, Fine-Very Fine, a rare error multiple,ex-Birks
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    Lot# : 184 Nicaragua

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    177a, 1905 15c on 10c Violet, Inverted surcharge, full setting of 25, inverted "¢" pos 1, 2, 16, 21, unused, small faults affect five stamps, Very Good-Very Fine
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