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Unsold lots available for sale at indicated reserve plus 21.45% buyer's commission plus postage & insurance. First | Previous | Next | Last | Index
WORLD: UNITED STATES
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Description
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3397
1847 Franklin 5c red-brown. Superb M with large part original gum, left sheet marginal & 4 margins. Sc 1 cat US$6750, SG 1 cat £7000. Beautiful example of this rare mint classic. 2018 PF/NY photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$4000
3398
1851-57 Jefferson 5c red-brown, imperf. Superb fresh UN, 4 margins, nice deep colour (there are tiny vertical marks in right middle, so it is not going to be possible to obtain any clear certificate for it). Sc 12 cat US$30,000 as UN, SG 14 cat £60,000 as M. Beautiful looking example of this very rare unused classic. (P)
 SOLD at A$1500
3399
1865 Newspaper set 5c, 10c & 25c imperf proofs, no wmk, on card, plus official sales envelope these proofs were supplied in. VF UN as made, all 4 margins. SG N76-N78 (normal cat £1250), Sc PR2P4-PR4P4. (3). (P)
 SOLD at A$300
3400
1869 Washington 90c black & pale dull violet, imperf plate Essay, on stamp paper. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. Sc 122-E2b cat US$275+. Rare unissued design as only 1 pane printed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
3401
1877 Buffalo Balloon semi-official Airmail 5c deep blue, imperf, with variety 'white dot over E of FIVE'. Fresh UN, expertly repaired with restored LR cnr, superb appearance, 4 margins. SC CL1 cat US$7500. Only 300 printed with only tiny survival rate. Issued for covers carried on the balloon on June 18th, 1877, which travelled from Nashville to Gallatia in Tennessee. This is the world's 1st airmail stamp!!! 2018 PF/NY photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$3500
3402
1898 Trans-Mississippi 4c orange. VF fresh MUH. Sc 287 cat US$300, SG 293 cat £140 for M, should be at least double, £280 MUH (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3403
1898 Trans-Mississippi $2 orange-brown. VF fresh MUH, nice never hinged original gum with vert gum wrinkle. Sc 293 cat US$6000, SG 299 cat £2500 for M, should be at least double, £5000 MUH. Very rare genuine MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
3404
1930 Zeppelin Airmail $2.60 blue. VF fresh MUH, sl natural gum crease. Sc C15 cat US$975. SGA689 cat £800 for M & should be at least double, £1600 MUH. Key item for USA collection (P)
 SOLD at A$500
3405
1918-44 Airmail collection with 1918 Jenny set 6c-24c blks of 4 MUH (24c 2 M/2 MUH) Sc cat US$1310, 1923 set 8c blk of 4 2 M/2 MUH, 16c & 24c MUH prs ($605), 1926 set with 10c plate no blk of 6, 15c & 20c MUH prs, 1927 Plane 10c strip of 3, 1928 Beacon plate no blk of 6 stamps MUH, 1930-34 set with 5c flat plate blk of 6, rotary plate blks of 4, 1930 Zeppelin set M ($1105), 1933 Zeppelin 50c, 1935-37 set of blks of 4, 1938 bicolour mis-perfs error pr, 1939 Trans-Atlantic plate no blk of 6 & 1941-44 set of plate blks of 4. All VF fresh MUH, unless noted. Sc cat US$3830. SG cat £3560 as M, plus premium for the many scarce early MUH. Valuable & impressive collection. (113) (P)
 SOLD at A$2000
3406
1850 folded letter franked Franklin 5c brown pr, left creased, 4 margins on right, 3 on left, tied by m/s cross in black with 'Milton Flor JUL 9' red cds alongside. To Tallahassee. Sc 1 cat US$1050. SG 1a cat £1200 for this franking. (P)
 SOLD at A$950
3407
1933 Century of Progress Zeppelin New York-Friedrichshafen- Rio flight franked Zeppelin 50c tied by 'New York OCT 3 1933' duplex with 2 cachets. Also Chicago-Friedrichshafen-New York 50c tied 'Chicago 26 OCT' pmk, Miami-Akron 50c tied Miami OCT 23' pmk Akron-Chicago 50c tied 'Akron OCT 25' pmk ea with transit &/or arrival b/s. SG A732 cat £300+ as stamps alone. Sieger 241A, 242A, 243A & 244C cat €750. (4). (P)
 SOLD at A$450
3408
1869 Pictorial set 1c-90c, imperf large hybrid DIE PROOFS, on India paper sunken mounted on cards 147x225mm, from presentation book. Superb fresh UN as made. Sc ex 112-22P1 & 129P1 cat US$8000+. SG 114-24(p) cat £38,350+ as normals. Extremely rare & fantastic set for display. (10). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
3409
1893 Columbus set 1c-$5 imperf DIE PROOFS printed directly on cards 72x51mm all with American Banknote Co NY imprints, in close to issued colours with mostly paler shades. VF UN as made. Sc 230-45P1 cat US$7000+, SG 235-50(p) cat £10,700+ as normals. Extremely rare & fantastic set for display. (16). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$4000
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