Sale 8

Spring 2017 Sale


Foreign
 
 
Lot Photo Description Bidding
Lot 177
F
Argentina, 1864 cover in pieces bearing a Rivadavia, watermarked, imperf, 15c blue (manipulated) to France. Includes letter. Fabulous to figure out, Moorhouse Cert. (2015) (Scott 10 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 178
F
New South Wales, Australian States: New South Wales; 1850 3p yellow green, fresh unused appearance, cleaned cancel, very fine. Scott $9,500 as unused (Scott 9 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 179
F
Newfoundland, Sperati Forgery; 1857, 1s scarlet vermilion, grid "cancel", handstamped on reverse. Scott $10,000 if genuine (Scott 9 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 180
F
Newfoundland, Sperati Forgery; 1857, 1s scarlet vermilion, grid "cancel", and stamped on reverse. Scott $10,000 if genuine (Scott 9 var).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 181
F
Newfoundland, Airmail, 1919, 3¢ Hawker Flight 2 copies, "o.g." and "used". Scott $40,000 if genuine, very fine (Scott C1 var).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 182
F
China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete, "used" complete forgeries. Scott $1,410 if genuine (Scott 16-24 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 183
F
Cilicia, Adana-Aleppo Airmail, 1920 2pi on 15¢ gray green and 5pi on 40¢ & gray blue, 2pi on 15¢ gray green and 5pi on 40¢ & gray blue, forged overprints, o.g. fine. Scott $19,000 if genuine (Scott C1, C2 vars.).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 184
F
Cyprus, 1928, King George V, £5 black on yellow, forged full margin sheet of 24, "unused". This must have been very expensive to produce, but most impressive. Scott $90,000 if genuine.
SG 117a var. (Scott 109 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $500 - 750.
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Lot 185
F
Egypt, 1926, 50pi Port Fuad overprint is fake, Scott $875 if genuine.
SG 144 var. (Scott 124 var).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 186
F
Ethiopia, The Sciaky Collection of Ethiopia Fakes: 1903 Exciting complicated cover, partially genuine, HARAR cancels are fakes, great exhibition piece.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 187
F
Ethiopia, 1904 Overprints 4g and 16g, genuine, 2 of each, "tied" by blue Dire-Daoria c.d.s. strikes and Harar all forged, very attractive. Produced by J.R. Michel (Scott 40,42).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 188
F
Ethiopia, Two 1904 covers philatelically produced by J.R. Michel PM of Harar, everything is faked, but very attractive, with descriptions from H.R. Harmer London auction.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 189
F
Ethiopia, 1904 cover, 3 stamps plus 3 French Colonies stamps, all overprints and cancels forged by J.R. Michel addressed to his house. Fabulous looking cover.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 190
F
Ethiopia, 1906 5¢ and 10¢ violet overprints, 6 stamps on 2 genuinely franked Obock and Djibouti PPC's, Harar postmarks faked (Scott 64,65).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 191
F
Ethiopia, May 1906 envelope, bearing genuine Djibouti franking with genuine Ethiopia 1906 40¢ and 80¢ stamps with forged cancels. Lovely. Photoed in the Sciaky book as genuine (Scott 67,68).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 192
F
Ethiopia, 1906 1.60 on 8g violet, genuine tied by J.R. Michel prepared, 1908 c.d.s. strike, on envelope to Kambata (Scott 69).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 193
F
Ethiopia, 1901 1/2 g plus 1905 Postage Due, "T" overprint type "a" inverted "tied" on envelope. Overprints and postmarks all faked (Scott J8).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 194
F
Ethiopia, "COMANDO D'OCCUPAZIONE" all fakes, violet handstamp and cancels "tying" 4g violet on cover. Very Impressive.
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 195
F
Ethiopia, The extensive remainder of over 450 forgeries, on exhibition pages. 1902-03 unsurcharged and surcharged overprinted issues, inverted and color variety overprints, bisects, etc., there are some genuine and have been noted, forged cancels and c.t.o.
Est. Cash Val. $500 - 750.
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Lot 196
F
India, 1852, Scinde Dawk, ½a scarlet, printed not in wax "used" but fine appearing. Scott $26,000 if genuine.
SG S3 var. (Scott A3 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 197
F
Ionian Islands, 1859, Queen Victoria (½d) orange, "tied" on genuine Nov. 1861 envelope. Very impressive, very fine. S.G. £7,500 if genuine.
SG 1 var. (Scott 1 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 198
F
India, 1854 Reprints or Forgeries 1/2a blue 13 copies including imprint Block of SIX, some faults (Scott 2var).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 199
F
India, Officials: 1866 Group of 6 reprints including 01(2) inverted, 011, 013, 014,015, nice group, fine to very fine.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 200
F
Italian States: Roman States, Sperati Forgery 1852 50b dull blue, "used" handstamp on reverse, $1800 if genuine (Scott 10 var).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 201
F
Italian States: Sardinia, 1851 Victor Emmanuel II 5c gray black, "used", handstamped on reverse. Scott $2,350 if genuine (Scott 1 var).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 202
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Mexico, Airmail Official 1930 20¢ black violet, forged red "OFICIAL", overprint inverted "o.g." genuine, not but not issued for use (Scott C011c var.).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 203
F
Romania, The Sciaky Collection of Romania Fakes: 1859, Moldavia, 3rd Issue, 40pa blue on white wove paper, 2 pairs, "tied" by forged cancels on piece.
Michel 6 a y. (Scott 9).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 204
F
Romania: Moldavia-Walachia, 1862, hand printed on white wove paper, 6pa carmine 6 pa strip of four with tete-beche pair, damaged plus single all on reverse of folded letter sheets, stamps forgeries.
Michel 9 I x b. (Scott 16 var).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 205
F
Romania, 1866-67 2pa black on rose 2 copies, "cancelled" by blue forged grid on large envelope from CRAJOVA to BUCUREST. Impressive (Scott 32 var).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 206
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Romania, 1869, Prince Carol, 10b blue "bisect" plus 1868-70 3b violet strip of four and 18b scarlet, all tied by forged STEFANESTI 21/1 c.d.s strikes on "1872" cover. Fabulous creation of a great rarity. Great workmanship.
Michel 22a. (Scott 38 var., 34, 36 var).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 300.
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Lot 207
F
Romania, 1869 5b orange yellow, "tied" by Jassy c.d.s. on front page of newspaper to which it does not belong (Scott 37).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 208
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Romania, 1871-72 5b vermilion with faked perf " tied "on Printed Circular, by probable genuine cancel. Very attractive (Scott 43a var).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 209
F
Romania, 5 forged covers from 1860 and 1870's plus 4 stamps plus tête-bêche pair of 1862, 3 pa orange reprint with excellent cancels.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 210
F
Romania, Primarily 1858 Bull Issues 23 stamps excellent forgeries and normal reprints, unused and "used", a few later issues, quite impressive and catalogues the earth if genuine. Some mounted on exhibition pages with notations.
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 211
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Romania, 1858 to 1891, collection of 89 mostly forged stamps, or cancels mounted in exhibition pages, including strips, blocks, some genuine. Worth inspection and study.
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 500.
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Lot 212
F
Russia, 1884, 3.5r black& grey, on forged horizontally laid paper, "used". Scott $15,000 if genuine (Scott 39a var).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 213
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Spain, 1853, Isabella II, 2r vermilion black "grid cancel", forgery. Scott $4,000 if genuine (Scott 21 var).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 214
F
Switzerland, Sperati Forgery: Zürich, 1850, "Wintherthur", 2½rp black & red, handstamped on reverse. Scott $4,300 if genuine.
Zumstein 12 var. (Scott 1L5 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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