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PUERTO RICO
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1361 c S.G. #CC1 imageS.G. #CC1, Black "Paid at/San Juan Porto Rico" Crowned Circle, an unusually clear and attractive strike of this scarce marking on folded 1857 entire letter to Madrid, Spain, in combination franking with choice Cuba 1/2r Greenish black with four extra-large margins (Scott #9 var), most interestingly this cover either did not go through the Puerto Rican post office or if it did they forgot to apply that post office's markings, as the stamp is tied by French transit c.d.s. and a Spanish blue oval grid which was quite likely applied on arrival in Madrid, lovely British "San Juan Porto-Rico/SP 21/1857" double-arc c.d.s. on the reverse, via London with "Paid" c.d.s. and "PP" in circle, then via France to Spain where backstamped, ms. "1/11" British rate, extremely fine; not only is this an unusual and rare usage, but the condition is outstanding with all markings, both front and back, well struck and attractive, magnificent condition rarely found on these covers; Francisco Graus certificate; ex-Jarrett. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
1362 c S.G. #CC1 imageS.G. #CC1, Black "Paid at/San Juan Porto Rico" Crowned Circle, a sharp and particularly clear strike of this scarce marking on folded 1857 entire letter to Cadiz, Spain, in combination franking with two Cuba 1/2r Greenish blue (Scott #9a), each with four well clear to huge margins, one showing portion of right sheet margin (trivial crease at left), tied by black oval cancels with blue double circle cancel of the General Post Office in San Juan at right, nicely struck British "San Juan Porto-Rico/NO 13/1857" double-arc c.d.s. on the reverse, ms. "2/2" British rate, via London with small "Paid" c.d.s., then directly to Spain where backstamped Cadiz, extremely fine; an unusual franking of 1r local Puerto Rican postage instead of 1/2r which was normal at this period; ex-Glassow, "Murcia" and Jarrett. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1363 c imageCuba 1855 1/2r Blue green horizontal pair (#1), with large margins all round and tied by bold elliptical h.s. on 1859 (Sept. 13) entire to Spain (Oct.10) via London (Oct. 3), showing "Admon. Gral. / Puerto Rico" origin c.d.s. in blue and very fine "Paid / at / San Juan Porto Rico" Crowned circle h.s. in red adjacent, with "San Juan Porto Rico" double arc d.s. on reverse, rated "1 / 9", an outstanding cover perfect for exhibition. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1364 O Cuba #10, 12 imageCuba #10, 12, 1856 1r Gray green and 1857 1/2r Blue, mostly large margins including portion of top sheet margin on the 1/2r (trace of edge toning to stamps), tied by black oval grid of San Juan on official cover front with large oval official cachet, to Luquillo, "Puerto Rico/13 Jul 61" cds and bold "1 1/2" rate handstamp, very fine; official usages are almost invariably only fronts and are collected as such; a rare and desirable usage; ex-Jarrett. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1365 c Cuba #18 imageCuba #18, 1864 1/2r Green, an impressive franking of eight singles on entire folded letter to Cadiz, Spain, seven with clear to large margins that is configured like a horizontal strip of seven, eighth is just into the frame at bottom right and slightly affected by light horizontal file fold in cover, all tied together and additionally tied to the cover by attractive black "Franco" framed handstamp, strong "Puerto Rico/10 Feb 67" c.d.s. of the post office at San Juan, red "4R" rate hs., red London transit on the reverse and backstamped, extremely fine; a lovely and rare franking with great eye appeal; ex-Lea Leonard, Jarrett. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1366 c Cuba #19 imageCuba #19, 1864 1/2r Green on pale rose an absolutely phenomenal horizontal strip of six, possessing large even margins all around, plus intense deep colors, on attractive and exceptionally clean entire folded letter to Cadiz, Spain, three centrally struck light oval cancels of the post office at San Juan with nice "Puerto-Rico/ 26 Dic 67" double circle c.d.s. at bottom right, matching black framed "Franco" and red "2R" handstamps, on the reverse is a red London transit and Cadiz backstamp, extremely fine showpiece; the spectacular condition of this cover can not be over emphasized, certainly ranking among the prettiest covers in philately; 1986 PF certificate; ex-Jarrett. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
TRINIDAD
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1367 c 6 image#6, 1857 1p Rose red on white paper, bright shade with large even margins, on 1858 (Dec. 25) entire (addressee's name cut out and replaced) to New York via St. Thomas (Dec. 30), cancelled by light barred oval "1" obliterator leaving most of "Britannia" design clear, showing "Paid / at / Trinidad" Crowned circle h.s. in red and circular "Steamship/10" h.s. adjacent, with origin and transit c.d.s. on reverse, rated "4" for the interisland rate and the Steamship 10 corresponds to the rate from St. Thomas to New York, very fine; 1994 Holcombe certificate (S.G. #12). (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
VENEZUELA
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1368 c imageLa Guaira-Puerto Cabello-St. Thomas 1864 zig zag roulette 2r Yellow green, on 1864 (Nov. 24) entire to Cadiz, Spain via London, cancelled by "Correos / Caracas" double ring h.s. and showing handstruck "8R" Spanish charge for external postage from La Guaira, transit and arrival backstamps, very fine and an early usage of the local printing issue; Peter Holcombe photo opinion. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
ASIA COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1369 og Asia mostly mint 20th century collection to about 1960, neatly hinged in three albums, value in China, Japan, Ryukyu Islands, Iran, Saudi Arabia and more, with many medium priced sets and singles to be found throughout, o.g., the vast majority is in fine-very fine condition. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $6,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
BELGIAN CONGO COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1370 ogOBP Belgian Congo mint and used accumulation on album pages and in envelopes, includes material from the late 19th century with very little after 1950, a large portion is used collected for the many town cancels that make the used of this country so attractive, mint is also present with some better values including semi-postals, also including booklet panes and even one complete booklet of the 1931-37 issue, overall fine-very fine and useful; ex-Bleuler. Est. $200-300

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
1371 c Belgian Congo cover and postal card collection housed in a large cover album, contains 50 covers from 1887 to 1923 including a 50c Olive Green first issue on commercial cover to Austria, the rest are mainly pictorial issues including attractive frankings, we note several with blocks of four, registered covers, a number are legitimate commercial usages and quite scarce, also an excellent selection of over 50 early used postal cards including 1886 15c Brown and 15c Ultramarine first issues used in 1886 to Europe, some with additional adhesives, those of the same design are collected with different town markings, and nearly all are legitimately used with backstamps, fine-very fine and a lovely collection well worth examining; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1372 c Belgian Congo cover accumulation of over 350 covers, postal cards and view cards, a nice range of the latter two categories including postal cards with views, largely used, covers are generally prior to 1950 and are generally commercial usage, but also some later FDC's, condition varies but a number of interesting and fine-very fine items throughout; ex-Bleuler. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1373 Oblc Belgian Congo cancel collection attractively mounted in an Elbe album includes several hundred stamps from the first issue to 1922 (Scott #1/85, Q6), virtually complete for all these early issues with each value collected in numerous copies showing different town cancels, includes at least one example of the 5Fr values of the first two issues, various postage due handstamps are found on these issues as postage due stamps were not issued until after this period, also includes over 20 postal card and covers of the period interspersed throughout, fine-very fine and a handsome collection of this interesting African country; ex-Bleuler. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1374 og/nhbl British Antarctic Territories accumulation and related Islands in the South Atlantic and Pacific near the polar regions, an excellent stock of the British Antarctic Territories, Australian Antarctic Territories and South Georgia, includes from six to ten sets of each issue into the mid-1980's including the better early definitive sets, also includes some mint issues of Ascension and St. Helena, though not in the quantities or completeness of the Antarctic Territories, overall quite clean, o.g., earlier sets are frequently hinged but n.h. sets are present as well, later material is n.h., fine-very fine and a valuable stock; catalog value estimated to be in excess of $14,000.00; ex-Bleuler. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1375 og British Commonwealth substantial virtually all mint collection housed in 17 albums, the British Europe being in seven Scott Specialty albums, while the rest is in neat homemade albums, with nearly every colony represented, most go to the 1950's, though a small number run into the 1990's some early 19th century including an occasional used stamp, the bulk of the value is in mint sets and high values from the King Edward VII to King George VI reigns, loaded with sets (or high values) cataloging $50.00-$300.00, with some even higher, nearly all o.g. and the majority is fine-very fine; a clean collection that is filled with highly saleable material. Est. $10,000-15,000

SOLD for $32,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1376 og/nh British Commonwealth small lot of mint stamps and blocks, includes some Great Britain King George VI in blocks, a few better Australia in the King George VI or early QEII reigns, Cyprus 1928 King George V Pictorial set, Ireland 1925 Seahorse set in corner margin pairs, plus the 2/6 and 5/- values in corner margins blocks, and a few other items, o.g., all but a few n.h., fine-very fine and clean group. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1377 og British Commonwealth 1935 Jubilee omnibus set complete neatly hinged on special pages (no Egypt as usual), o.g., l.h., fine-very fine. Est. $300-400

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
CANADA COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1378 P 1P/20TC Canada and provinces clean plate proof collection containing 45 different proofs, much is in the 1851-1859 Issues of Canada, includes twelve different Pence issues, with issued colors and trial colors, includes scarce items such as #3Pi and 9TC in black without Specimen overprint, fourteen different of the 1859 Cents issue, including two in pairs, also a $5.00 Jubilee proof, a few Newfoundland, New Brunswick includes the 1/- in black, a 5c Connell in orange and two blocks, the colors are exceptionally bright and fresh, all with four full to large margins, a very fine and most attractive collection of these early proofs. Unitrade C$14,000.00

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1379 ogOc Canada and provinces group of better stamps and covers, over 50 items total, Canada includes #1 on cover (stamp lifted on hinged back in place), useful selection of Large Queens including some mint, four different values with watermark used, and the scarce 3c on laid paper used, $2.00-$5.00 Jubilees with Specimen overprint, better turn of the century mint including a couple imperforate pairs, early Newfoundland singles and multiples including a sheet of #20, also #C2a in pair with normal and #C3b in block with normals, New Brunswick includes a used 1/- value, Nova Scotia includes some early covers, condition is a little mixed but there are many highly saleable items to be found throughout; an ideal lot for a dealer or internet auctioneer as this lot is comprised of nearly all better material. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $7,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1380 ogO 7TC/90a Canada high quality group of nine mint or used stamps and one trial color proof (7TC/90a), includes two Large Queens, four Jubilee values, and three later issues, all are well centered and with fresh colors, mint are o.g. with some n.h., a few minor imperfections but nearly all with extremely fine appearance; three certificates accompany. Est. $300-400

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction

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