Sale 8

Spring 2017 Sale


General Foreign
 
 
Lot Photo Description Bidding
Lot 319

Austria, Newspaper Tax, 1853, 2kr green, full margins all around, very fine, tied by indistinct c.d.s., to partial front page of French newspaper dated 1 AOUT 1855 and bearing 6c "IMPERIAL" postmark, very attractive (Scott PR1).
Scott $300.
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Lot 320
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Austria: Lombardy-Venetia, Used in Levant: 1864-65 Perf. 9 1/2 2s yellow, well centered, neat SMYRNA 27-3-69 c.d.s., very fine, Rare, (Scott 20).
Scott $900.
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Lot 321
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Bolivia, 1867-68 5c yellow green, thick paper, PAIR flanked by two singles, all tied by POTOSI laurel c.d.s. on piece, good to enormous margins all around, on piece cut to shape, otherwise extremely fine. An exhibition piece of a rare variety, Rendon Cert. (1985) (Scott 1d).
Scott $1,200.
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Lot 322
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China, 1883 1c green rough perforation variety, neat blue cancel, well centered, very fine.
Chan 10. (Scott 7 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 323
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 3ca brown red, perf 12½, deep blue cancel, few short perfs, fine (Scott 8).
Scott $475.
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Lot 324
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 3ca vermilion, rough perf 12½, light blue cancels, very fine.
Chan 11.
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 325
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China, 1898 Overprints WATERLOW & SONS LTD. SPECIMEN in blue, 30c and $2, on card, very fine (Scott 105S,1085).
Est. Cash Val. $125 - 150.
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Lot 326

China, Used to Germany 1901 1c carmine postal card (some creases) cancelled by K.D. FELD POST STATION 4/5 No. 7 and bearing violet boxed S.E. OSTAS EXPED _ _ _ and WISMAR 15-6-01 receiver. colorful back to card.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 327

China, Used to Germany: 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, 10¢ ultramarine, 3c green, both tied by HARRIN 19 Nov 12 c.d.s. on 1c green Registered card (no overprint) bearing manuscript "Via Siberia" and WISMAR 4-12 12 receiver, nice combination (Scott 153, 149).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 328

China, Used to Germany: 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, 10¢ ultramarine, tied by weak Harrin c.d.s. and WISMAR 17.10.12 receiver on 1c green Registered card same overprint, bearing boxed Registration handstamp. Nice combination (Scott 153).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 300.
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Lot 329
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China, Used to United States: 3 envelopes and "Walled City" and H-K Harbor PPC's, comprising 1) 1906 and 2¢ red(2) to Paris Texas; 2) 1907 card 4¢ also bearing, HK boxed Paquebot straight line; 3) 1908 cover 10¢ green to New York; 4) 1913 8¢ +2¢ to U.S.; 5) 1926 negative type (fault) Junk 1¢(2), 4¢(2) to U.S. very attractive group.
Est. Cash Val. $400 - 500.
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Lot 330

Dominican Republic, Stampless Cover Used to Maine: Folded letter containing 3 letters, date lined "Porto Plate June 20th", "July 4", and "Lat. 37.10 - Long. 74.50 Jul 24 1839" (off Chesapeake, Bay Virginia) on the way to BOSTON, red JUL 31 receiver. Cover bears red STEAM and manuscript "18". Very rare early cover from a most popular area with a documented sailing.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 331

Dominican Republic, 1868, 1/2r on greenish pelure paper, o.g., margins all around, creases, fine, rare with gum (Scott 16).
Scott $260.
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Lot 332
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Ethiopia, 1903 Issue; Group of 23 genuine stamps and 14 forgeries, all mounted in exhibition pages, details, different overprints, colors, 7 used, fine to very fine, Ex Payne (between 22 and 28).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 333
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Ethiopia, 1905 Issue, group of 20 genuine stamps, mounted on two exhibition pages, 6 used, including gutter pair, invert, double perf., blue surcharge, great study group (43-49 less 44,45).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 334
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Ethiopia, 1906 Issue set of 7, neat genuine cancels on genuine stamps, mounted on exhibition page, rare (Scott 64-70).
Scott $165.
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Lot 335
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Ethiopia, Postage Due; 1908 1/2p to 16g Surcharges Inverted 2 sets, o.g. and used, all genuine, fine to very fine. Rare sets (Scott J36-42 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 336

Ethiopia, 1912 Issue, Set of 7 Inverted Overprints used, and double overprints, o.g, fine to very fine. Rare set (Scott J43-49 vars.).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 337

Ethiopia, Postage Dues: 1912, 1/4g blue green, 1/2g rose, 1g green & orange, 2g blue, Overprints Inverted, full sheets of 25, stamps n.h. to o.g. extra 1/4g normal sheet, fine to very fine (Scott J43-46 ar.).
Est. Cash Val. $400 - 600.
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Lot 338
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Ethiopia, Postage Dues: 1925-27 Set of 5, o.g., plus 2 extra 1g, o.g. and used, genuine, fine to very fine (Scott J50-54).
Scott $136.
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Lot 339
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Ethiopia, Postage Dues: 1917 1g green & Orange, 2g blue, 4g green & carmine, blocks of four, n.h, n.h., o.g. respectively, the 4g unlisted and extremely rare (Scott J55, 56 unl.).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 340

Ethiopia, Postage Dues: 1917 issue "T" overprint set of 8, complete less 2g with red overprint but duplicate in black, plus double overprint of 1/4g, 9 stamps, o.g., fine to very fine. Overprints 108-115 less 111 (Scott unl., J55,56).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 341

Ethiopia, Officials: 1917 4g green & carmine black overprint, with official overprint, irregular block of 21, n.h., major separation, otherwise very fine and rare (Scott 113a var.).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 342

Ethiopia, Officials: The collection of 33 stamps on four exhibition pages, including 1919,3 o.g. stamps, 1928, 30 stamps, 2 used, all genuine, including one invert and some defective overprints, rare.
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 343
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Ethiopia, Used in Ethiopia Obock 2, Somalia 7, group of 9 on exhibition page, 4 on piece including Dire-Dana, Addis-Abeba, Di Harar, generally 1900 to 1908, fine to very fine.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 344
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Ethiopia, Offices in Ethiopia: PORT SAID 10c carmine 2 copies, Dire Daua 1907 cancels, LEVANT 1 fr claret & olive green Dire Daua 1908 cancel, very rare.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 345
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Ethiopia, Poste Vice Reali Egiziane: MASSAUA in green, usual faults, very rare.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 346

Ethiopia, 1895 1st Issue complete tied by DIRRE-DAOUA, 8-8-08 c.d.s. strikes on Ethiopian telegram, c.t.o. as always. Very fine, signed Payne (Scott (1-7)).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 347

Ethiopia, 1895 16g tied together with G.B. 1/2p by LONDON FEB 31 06 on picture post card, The 16g did not pay postage but genuine and good fun.
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 348

Ethiopia, 1909 set of 7, complete, all tied by 3-1-1914 ARADA-ADDIS-ABBEBA c.d.s strikes on flimsy envelope to Austria. No receiver (Scott 87-93).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 349

Ethiopia, Somali Coast used in Ethiopia: 2 covers, 1) 1924 cover bearing 1915-33-25c on company envelope to Paris; 2) 1926 cover bearing 1915-33 5c and 50g (2 copies) on Legation Registered cover to Paris. Both very attractive (Scott 83,92,103).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 350

Ethiopia, Pacquetbot cancels on seven stamps issues 1909 to 1920's, 2 different types very rare group on exhibition pages.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 351
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Finland, 1866-58, 10k dark carmine, margins all around, fresh bright color, cancelled by boxed WIBORG 17 1 1857 date stamp with matching strike adjacent on folded letter sheet to Halsingford, H. Oesch Cert.(1993), FENN__ POST hand stamp signature, Facit 2e, Norma 2e (Scott 2f).
Est. Cash Val. $1,500 - 2,000

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Lot 352
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France, Used to France: U.S. 1866 15¢ black two copies, fine and almost fine, tied by French onboard, anchor in lozenge cancels on envelope (part top back flap missing) bearing red ETATS UNIS PAQ FR.H. No 20 AVRIL67 octagon and red boxed P.D., manuscript "Par Steamer ST Laurent", on reverse PARIS MA1 1867 receiver. Origin New York, Roumet Cert.(2012) TB/SUP.RR+++++ The first double rate Roumet had seen. (Scott 77).
Est. Cash Val. $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 353

France, 1862 Napoleon III perforated, 40c orange on yellowish, 20c, 10c, rough perfs and one vertical crease; all tied by "352" in lozenge cancels on commercial paper wrapper; "some short back flaps"; bearing PARIS 2 DEC c.d.s., manuscript "Pa" (Scott 27,26,25).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 354

France, Used via St Johns New Brunswick to Portland Maine: 1867, Napoleon III Laureate, 80c rose on pinkish, folded letter sheet (few faults) bearing Empire 80c red tied by Star in dots, Paris origin, red LONDON PAID 19 JA 67 transit and boxed PD and cross in circle, on reverse ST JOHNS FE 2 transit. Very unusual transatlantic routing and destination.
Yvert 32. (Scott 36).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 355

France, Used to Russia: 1871, Ceres, 25c blue on bluish, fine tied by lozenge on neat small envelope bearing red boxed AFFRANCHISMENT INSUFFISANT, origin c.d.s., blue manuscript "6" and manuscript "a St. Petersbourg, Russie" (redirection), on reverse VERSAILLE 2-27-73 c.d.s. (original destination) and crisp ST. Petersberg c.d.s. receiver.
Yvert 60. (Scott 58).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 350

Very rare usage and destination
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Lot 356

France, Used to Memphis Tenn: 1870-1871, Ceres, 25c blue on bluish two copies, tied by dots in star cancels on fragile envelope (few faults) bearing oval FORWARDED BY MONROE & Co. 7 RUE SCRIBE PARIS, PARIS 12 OCT 74 c.d.s. red boxed PD, on reverse red New York OCT 25 PAID ALL transit. A very rare destination in the Southern United States.
Yvert 60. (Scott 58).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 357

France, 1902, Mouchon Retouched, 30c lilac GUTTER SHEET MARGIN PAIR WITH COLOR BARS, n.h., rare position piece, almost very fine.
Yvert 128. (Scott 137).
Scott $1,150 as singles.
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Lot 358

France, Postage Due Stamps 1884 1 franc brown, fine but for trimmed corner, tied by triangle on legal sized 2c green stationery envelope bearing U.S. Bank Notes 1c blue, 2c green tied by CLEVELAND APR _ duplex and "T" in circle, to Paris. Extremely rare usage (Scott J26, etc).
Scott $1,700.
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Lot 359

Germany, 1933 Wagner complete, n.h. 12 + 3 pf gum skip, very fine.
Michel 499-507. (Scott B49-B57).
Scott $2,360 Est. Cash Val. $500 - 0.
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Lot 360

Germany: Berlin, 1949 Currency Victims souvenir sheet, n.h., very fine.
Michel Block 1. (Scott 9NB3a).
Scott $1,200.
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Lot 361

Germany: Berlin, 1949 Red Overprints Complete Set of 14, "Post Frisch", n.h., very fine, Schlegel Cert.(1980).
Michel 21-34. (Scott 9N21-9N34).
Scott $1,000.
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Lot 362

Italian Occupation of Venezia-Giulia, 1918 2k blue, without dot on first "i" of" Giulia", o.g., very fine, signed Champion, Dr. Avi Cert. (2010).
Sassone 151. (Scott N15 var.).
Sassone €1,400 (2011).
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Lot 363

Italian Occupation of Venezia-Giulia, 1918 4k yellow green, without dot on the first "i" of "Giulia", lightly hinged, very fine, Avi Cert.(2010).
Sassone 171. (Scott N16 var.).
Sassone €3,500 (2011).
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Lot 364

Italian Occupation of Venezia-Giulia, 1918, 3k carmine, without dot on first "i" of "Giulia" position 16, part o.g; paper adherence, very fine, signed Champion, Dr. Avi Cert. (2010).
Sassone 161. (Scott N19 var.).
Sassone €2,200 (2011).
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Lot 365

Italian Occupation of Ljubljana, Occupation of Ljubljana; Air Post 1941 Civile Set of 10, n.h., very fine, All Signed A.D.
Sassone 1-10. (Scott unl.).
Sassone €2,000 (2011).
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Lot 366
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper, used, good margins all around, just touched at bottom right, fine (Scott 2).
Scott $260.
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Lot 367
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Japan, 1872, Cherry Blossom, ½s brown, Matsuda printing, type III, native wove paper, "kihan" error variety deleted strokes, light cancels, beautifully centered, extremely fine (Scott 9a).
Scott $1,250.
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Lot 368
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Japan, 1872, Cherry Blossom, ½s brown, Matsuda printing, type III, native wove paper, "kihan" error variety deleted strokes, light cancel, usual rough perfs, extremely fine (Scott 9a).
Scott $1,250.
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Lot 369

Japan, Matched Pair of P.O.W. Covers: Stationery of Narashino, bearing origin 5.11.28 and second bearing origin 6.5.3, one with violet YOKOHAMA, both to Germany with various handstamps and with English censor label also a 1903 PPC with 4s to Germany.
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 300.
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Lot 370

Peru, Used to France 1880 2c green (2), 1883 1c green Triangle missing horseshoe variety (2) and a 1886 5c orange, all generally tied by CALLAO c.d.s. strikes plus French transit. On reverse CHAMPONOST AOUT 89 receiver. A rare 3 issue franking with error (Scott 87 var. 30, 108).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 371

Romania, 1865 5pa blue, 20pa red type I, good margins all around both very fine, tied by BUCAREST c.d.s. to neat fresh Registered envelope bearing black RECOM, Ex Sciaky, Foundation Cert. (1976), Van Dieten handstamp (Scott 23,24).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 372

Romania, 865, Prince Cuza, 20pa red on white wove paper, type I large margined Pair, extremely fine cancelled by blue c.d.s. on Registered folded letter sheet bearing duplex c.d.s. strike blue RECOM., on reverse receiver c.d.s., Ex. Sciaky, Balasse handstamp (Scott 24).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 373
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Russia, 1858, First Issue perforated, 20k blue & orange, neat "597" in rectangle of dots cancel, perfectly centered, couple of short perforations, still very fine, Ex Sciaky (Scott 3).
Scott $1,600.
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Lot 374

Russia, Used to New York 1933 - Germany, New York, "Bremen" Katapult flown Registered envelope, 4 Russian stamps tied by 24.9.33 c.d.s; D. Bremen - New York 1/2 Oktober - 1933 violet handstamp, on reverse New York 10-2 1933 receiver flown probably all the way. Quite impressive (Scott 423,475, C7,9).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 375

San Marino, Used to Germany: 1890, Arms, 5c orange, fine, tied, over top of violet probably wrapper stationary payment marking, by SAN MARINO 6 DIC. 1892 c.d.s, extra notations. Very, very rare wrapper.
Sassone 2. (Scott 4).
Scott $350 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 376

Spain, 1855, Watermarked Loops on blue paper 2cu green, unused, clear to large margins all around, very fine, a very rare classic stamp.
Edifil 39. (Scott 36).
Scott $3,400.
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Lot 377

Spain, 1869, 19cu brown, perfectly centered, deep fresh color small part o.g., very fine.
Edifil 101. (Scott 102).
Scott $3,000.
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Lot 378

Sweden, Stampless Cover Used to Maine U.S.:, Folded letter date lined "Gotheborg 21 July 1848" originally addressed to New York, forwarded to Freeport Maine, bearing numerous transits and SUEDE, Havre, Hamburg red NEW YORK SHIP SEP 15 12 cts c.d.s. Very well marked and rare cover from Sweden to the U.S.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 379

Turkey, 1863 Thick Paper 20pa STRIP OF FOUR, mounted to cut to shape piece, two file folds in margins between stamps, fresh and very fine. A rare multiple (Scott 6).
Scott $150.
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