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Spain and Colonies, including the "Amigos" Collection




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Lot 384
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Spain, 1878, Alfonso XII regular issue & unissued 1879 War Tax, trial color die proofs (Scott 232P//243P, MR12P-MR18P), 19 different, about 35x43mm, comprising Regular Issue 2c, 5c (3), 10c (2), 20c (2, one cut to stamp size) & 40c (cut to stamp size), and War Tax 5c, 10c, 15c (2, one slightly soiled), 25c, 50c, 1p (2) 5p; also included is a die essay without denomination featuring a bearded Alfonso profile similar that used in the 1872 Issue, Very Fine.
Edifil 191//195, NE4-NE10.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 385

Spain, 1905, Cervantes, 4p dark violet & 10p brown orange (Scott 295-296), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with unheard-of, mathematical centering, Superb.
Edifil 265-266.
Scott $925.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 386

Spain, 1909-22, Alfonso XIII imperforate, 2c-10p without control numbers (Scott 298-310, 315-316 vars.), o.g., never hinged, exceptionally bright and fresh with large margins (five with sheet margins), Extremely Fine.
Edifil 267ns-280s.
Edifil €1,200 for hinged ($1,340).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 387

Spain, 1909, Alfonso XIII, 4p deep violet (Scott 307), o.g., never hinged, fresh and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 279.
Scott $325.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 388

Spain, 1922-26, Alfonso XIII, 2c-10p complete (Scott 331-344), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and selected for centering, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 310//323.
Scott $665.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 389

Spain, 1922-26, Alfonso XIII, 20c & 30c-10p imperforate (Scott 337 & 339-344 vars.), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh with large margins, Very Fine.
Edifil 316s, 318s-323s; €2,344 for hinged ($2,630).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 390

Spain, 1922, Alfonso XIII, unissued 25c blue, types I & II (Scott 338, 338a vars.), control numbers A000,000, o.g., never hinged, fresh and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine.
Edifil NE23, NE24; €600 ($670).
Scott $400 for hinged.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 391

Spain, 1922, Alfonso XIII, unissued 25c blue, types I & II, imperforate (Scott 338, 338a vars.), blocks of 4, control number A000,000, o.g., never hinged, fresh and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine.
Edifil NE23s, NE24s.
Edifil €5,000 (2005) ($5,600).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 392

Spain, 1922, Alfonso XIII, 10p brown (Scott 344), block of 4, perf 13¼x12¾, o.g., never hinged, fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 323.
Scott $580 Estimated.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 393

Spain, 1929, Sevilla-Barcelona Exhibitions complete imperforate (Scott 345-357, E2 vars.), including the 20c Special Delivery, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh with large balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 CEM certificate.
Edifil 434-447.
Scott $2,500 for hinged.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 394

Spain, 1929, Sevilla-Barcelona Exhibitions & League of Nations (Scott 345-370, E2, E4), two complete issues, o.g., never hinged, selected for centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Edifil 434-447, 455-468; €1,500 for well centered ($1,680).
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 395
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Spain, 1930-38, exceptional group of specimens/muestras in complete sets (Scott 386//O29), seven sets, two souvenir sheets and a few singles overprinted "MUESTRA" comprising the following: (Scott numbers): 1930 Goya (386-402 & E7), 1930 Columbus (418-432, C31-42 (pairs) & E8), 1930 Spanish-American Issue (C43-49), 1930 Spanish-American Exhibition Airmails (C50-57); 1931 Pan-American Postal Union Congress (491-500 & O20-29), 1938 Historical Monuments and Army-Navy souvenir sheets (B108E & B108K), and Virgin of Pilar 4p+1p & 10p+4p Airmail Semi-Postals with control numbers "000,000"; all bright and fresh with full never hinged original gum, Very Fine.
Edifil €1,000 for hinged (2002) ($1,120).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 396

Spain, 1930, Goya complete Regulars & Special Delivery, imperforate (Scott 386-402, E7 vars.), an extraordinary set of matching lower right corner margin blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 499s-516s; €1,920 ($2,150).
Scott $1,200 for hinged.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $500.
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Lot 397

Spain, 1930, Alfonso XIII, 2c-50c complete (Scott 406-414, 413a), including both 40c types, o.g., never hinged, selected for centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Edifil 490-498; €450 for well centered ($500).
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 398

Spain, 1930, Alfonso XIII, 2c-50c complete imperforate (Scott 406-414, 413a vars.), including both types of the 40c, horizontal pairs, all but the 40c type II with right sheet margins, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 490s-498s, 497A; €1,406 for hinged (2004) ($1,580).
Scott $700 for hinged.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 399

Spain, 1930, Alfonso XIII, 5c-30c imperforate (Scott 407-412 vars.), sheet margin blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Edifil 491s-496s.
Edifil €1,125 for hinged ($1,260).
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 400

Spain, 1930, Columbus & Spanish-American issues complete including Airmails (Scott 418-432, C31-C39, E8), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 531-546.
Scott $820.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 401

Spain, 1930, Spanish-American Exhibition, 4p brown violet (Scott 446), bottom sheet margin block of 4 with vertical gutter between, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 579.
Scott $400+.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 402

Spain, 1931, Unissued Republic overprint on 4p & 10p, control numbers A000,000, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and selected for centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine. A very rare pair, especially with this extraordinary centering., each double-signed Roig.
Edifil NE26-27.
Edifil €2,970 ($3,330).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 403
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Spain, 1931, Pan-American Postal Union Congress, Regulars & Officials complete, overprinted "MUESTRA" (Scott 491S-500S, O2S0-O29S), a choice set of corner margin blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 604M-613M, 620M-629M; €856 as singles (2002) ($960).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 404

Spain, 1931, Pan-American Postal Congress complete imperforate (Scott 491-500, C62-C67, CO1-O6, O20-O29), including Airmails, Officials & Airmail Officials; the regular issues are horizontal pairs, the Airmails are large margined singles, the Officials & Airmail Officials are vertical pairs, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Edifil 604s-631s; €1,334 ($1,500).
Scott $1,030.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 405

Spain, 1931, Pan-American Postal Congress, alternate colors (Scott 491//O28 vars.), 20 different comprising Edifil 604cc, 606cc, 608cc, 609cc, 604cca/613cca, 614cca-619cca & 622cc-628cc, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 604cc//628cc; €653 (2002) ($730).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 406

Spain, 1931, Montserrat Monastery complete (Scott 501-513, C68-C77,E13), 20c, 40c & 1p perf 14; an extraordinary mint set, post office fresh and selected for centering, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, the Regulars and Special Delivery (Edifil 636-649) with a 2000 CEM certificate.
Edifil 636-654; €4,250 for well centered ($4,760).
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

A FINER SET, IN ALL LIKELIHOOD, DOES NOT EXIST.
Realized $900.
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Lot 407

Spain, 1931, 4p Montserrat Monastery, perf 11 (Scott 512), o.g., never hinged, fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine.
Edifil 647; €1,800 for well centered ($2,020).
Scott $800.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $190.
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Lot 408

Spain, 1931-32, 5c-50c Famous Men & 1p-10p Landmarks, imperforate (Scott 516b-523b, 526a, 532a, 538a-541a), without control numbers; the 25c is the scarce carmine shade (Edifil 667as), o.g., never hinged, large balanced margins (three with sheet margins), Very Fine.
Edifil 663s-675s; €635 for hinged ($710).
Scott $460 for hinged.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 409
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Spain, 1938, U.S. Constitution, interesting group (Scott 585/585c), eight items comprising 1.) mint top margin single with control no. & "yellow background"; 2.) ditto, imperforate; 3.) mint block of 4; 4.) used pair; 5.) First Day Cover; 6.) mint souvenir sheet without control number; 7.) mint souvenir sheet signed by Arturo Barger, 1 June 1938 (First Day); and 8.) souvenir sheet used on cover to the U.S., 17 Oct 1938; all the mint are never hinged, the souvenir sheet on cover has a small gum stain in the upper left corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Edifil 763/764.
Estimate $200 - 301.
Realized $170.
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Lot 410

Spain, 1938, U.S. Constitution souvenir sheet, imperf (Scott 585d), o.g., never hinged, fresh and crisp, Very Fine.
Edifil 764s; €615 ($690).
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 411
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Spain, 1938, Submarine Mail, black plate proofs from defaced plates (Scott 605AP-605FP), top sheet margin singles on thin card, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 775PR-780PR; €155 (2002) ($170).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 412

Spain, 1938, Submarine Mail, 1p-15p complete (Scott 605A-605F), o.g., never hinged, fresh and bright, Very Fine.
Edifil 775-780; €600 ($670).
Scott $525.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 413

Spain, 1938, Submarine Mail souvenir sheet (Scott 605G), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 781; €680 ($760).
Scott $650.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 414

Spain, 1938, Militia, 5c-10p complete (Scott 606-614 vars.), control numbers A.000,000, o.g., never hinged, a fresh, well centered set, Very Fine, with a 1991 CEM certificate.
Edifil 792N-800N; €750 (2002) ($840).
Scott $800 for normal control nos.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 415

Spain, 1936, Granada Arms of Spain issue complete (Scott 615-617), o.g., never hinged, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine, the imperfs signed Galvez, the perforated stamp signed Filatelia Madrid with a 2001 COMEX certificate.
Edifil 801, NE56-57; €1,950 ($2,190).
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $700.
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Lot 416

Spain, 1936-37, Junta, 1c-10p complete (Scott 623-634, 629a), a choice set of mint blocks of 4, including both types of the 30c and the 1c both imperf & perf 11½, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally well centered (the 2c block has a natural straight edge at the right), Very Fine.
Edifil 802-813, 802dp.
Scott $1,244.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 417

Spain, 1936-37, Junta, 2c-10p imperforate (Scott 624-626, 628-634 vars.), complete less the 15c and the 30c type II, an outstanding set of mint blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 803s-805s, 807s, 808s, 809s-813s.
Edifil €1,200 (2002) ($1,340).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 418

Spain, 1937, Holy Year of Compostelano, imperforate (Scott 635-637 vars.), blocks of 8, including both 30c (one 30c type I with dots before & after "1937" (Edifil 834t)), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 833s-835s, 834as; €1,738 (2002) ($1,950).
Scott $1,400 for hinged.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $400.
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Lot 419

Spain, 1938, Uprising Anniversary, 15c-1p complete, imperforate (Scott 668-671 vars.), o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh with large balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1998 CEM certificate.
Edifil 851s-854s; €1,325 ($1,480).
Scott $950.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $190.
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Lot 420

Spain, 1938, Uprising Anniversary, 15c-1p complete (Scott 668-671), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, with 1986 CEM certificate.
Edifil 851-854; €1,600 for well centered ($1,790).
Scott $720.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 421

Spain, 1938-39, Isabella I, 20c-1p complete (Scott 672-677 vars.), a marvelous set of mint blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with huge balanced margins, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 855s-860s; €2,000 ($2,240).
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 422

Spain, 1938-39, Isabella I, 20c-1p complete (Scott 672-677), mint blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 855-860; €520 ($580).
Scott $480.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 423

Spain, 1939-40, Franco, 20c-10p complete imperforate (Scott 678-689 vars.), o.g., never hinged, a magnificent set with bright colors and huge balanced margins, Superb.
Edifil 867s-878s; €1,100 ($1,230).
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 424

Spain, 1939-40, 20c-10p Franco complete (Scott 678-689, 690-695, 697-709), an extraordinary mint set of 29 different, o.g., never hinged, all individually selected for centering, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 867-878, 919-935; €850 for well centered ($950).
Scott $680.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 425

Spain, 1945, Redrawn Franco, 1p & 10 (Scott 706 & 709), blocks of 6, o.g., never hinged, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Edifil 931 & 935.
Scott $780.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 426

Spain, 1940-46, Zaragoza Cathedral Restoration complete, imperforate (Scott B109-B122, CB8-CB17, EB2 vars.), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh with large margins, Very Fine.
Edifil 889s-913s; €1,330 ($1,490).
Scott $1,150 for hinged.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 427

Spain, 1936-37, 4p & 10p Junta (Scott 633-634), corner margin blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, the 10p with partial imprint; natural paper inclusion in top selvage of the 10p, Very Fine.
Edifil 812s-813s.
Edifil €940 (2002) ($1,050).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 428

Spain, 1926, Red Cross complete (Scott B1-B18,CB1-CB5, EB1), 24 values, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Edifil 325-348.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 429
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Spain, 1926, Red Cross complete including airmail (Scott B14-B18, CB1-CB5), the complete set in used blocks of 4 with Seville First day cancels; plus the complete set on a Madrid First Day Cover sent airmail to Larache, Morocco, Very Fine.
Edifil 339-348.
Scott $545 ++.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 430

Spain, 1927, Coronation Silver Jubilee, complete overprints & surcharges on stamps of Spain (Scott B19-B63), o.g., never hinged, an exceptional mint set, Very Fine, first surcharges (B32-B46) with a 2004 CEM certificate.
Edifil 349-391; €1,915 for well centered ($2,150).
Scott $1,625.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 431

Spain, 1927, Coronation Anniversary overprints on Air-Semi-Postals complete (Scott B55-B63), horizontal pairs, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Edifil 363//391.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 432
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Spain, 1928, Catacombs, 2c-5p complete, overprinted "MUESTRA" (Scott B74S//B105S), a choice set of 28 Specimens, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Only one 2c & one 3c Specimen was produced in each of the two issues (Toledo & Santiago).
Edifil 402M/433M.
Edifil €245 (2004) ($280).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 433

Spain, 1928, Catacombs, 2c-5p complete, imperforate (Scott B74-B105 vars.), an immaculate set of matched upper left corner sheet margin singles, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 402s-433s.
Edifil €615 ($690).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $190.
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Lot 434

Spain, 1928, Catacombs, 2c-5p complete (Scott B74-B105), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 402-433; €2,460 for well centered! ($2,760).
Scott $480.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 435

Spain, 1938, 45c+2p Defense of Madrid, single & souvenir sheet overprinted for Submarine Mail & Airmail (Scott B106 var.), corner sheet margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged. Only 200 of each were overprinted.
Edifil 760 footnote.
Edifil €280 for hinged (2002) ($310).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $225.
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Lot 436

Spain, 1938, 45c+2p Defense of Madrid overprinted for Submarine Mail & Airmail (Scott B106 var.), corner sheet margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged. Only four sheets of 50 were overprinted.
Edifil 760 footnote.
Edifil €560 for hinged (2002) ($630).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 437

Spain, 1937, 2p Toledo souvenir sheets, imperforate (Scott B108Ab,B108Cd), a pristine set of sheets, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 838-839; €1,200 ($1,340).
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 438

Spain, 1938, Historic Monuments souvenir sheet, alternate colors (Scott B108E var.), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 847cc.
Edifil €250 (2002) ($280).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 439

Spain, 1940, Zaragoza Cathedral Restoration, Semi-Postals & Special Delivery complete (Scott B109-B122, EB2), blocks of 4, a marvelous set of mint blocks of 4, Very Fine.
Edifil 889-903; €1,900 ($2,130).
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 440

Spain, 1940, Virgin of the Pillar, alternative colors, 4p & 10p, perf & imperf (Scott B121-B122 vars.), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 901cc, ccs, 902cc, ccs, 901.
Edifil €308 (2002) ($340).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 441

Spain, 1951, Canary Islands Visit, 2nd printing (Scott B137-B138), blocks of 6, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 1088-1089; €1,080 for well centered ($1,210).
Scott $720.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 442
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Spain, 1951, 50c-1p Franco's Visit to the Canary Islands, second printing (Scott B137-B138, B138a, CB18), Very Fine.
Edifil 1088-1090, 1089he; €580 for well centered ($650).
Scott $362.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 443

Spain, 1950, Canary Islands Visit, first printing (Scott B137-B138 footnote), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, with 1994 CEM certificate.
Edifil 1083A-1083B; €600 for well centered ($670).
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 444

Spain, 1950, Canary Islands Visit, 2nd printing, 14¾mm & 16½mm "CAUDILLO" (Scott B137-B138, 137a-138a), se-tenant pairs, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 1088-1089, 1088he-1089he.
Scott $365 ++.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 445

Spain, Airmail, 1920, 5c, 10c, 50c & 1p surcharges, imperforate (Scott C1-C2, C4-C5 vars.), a gorgeous matched set of top sheet margin singles, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with large balanced margins, Superb. The 25c value was not produced imperforate.
Edifil 292s//296s.
Edifil €880 ($990).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 446

Spain, Airmail, 1929-30, Sevilla-Barcelona Exhibitions & Railway Congress (Scott C6-C17), o.g., never hinged, fresh and exceptionally well centered, Very Fine.
Edifil 448-453, 483-488; €1,000 for well centered ($1,120).
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 447

Spain, Airmail, 1930, Goya complete, imperforate (Scott C18-C30, CE1 vars.), pair, a marvelous set of mint pairs (the horizontal designs are vertical pairs, the vertical designs are horizontal pairs), Very Fine.
Edifil 517s-530s; €540 ($600).
Scott $300 for hinged.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 448

Spain, Airmail, 1951, 25p+10c Canary Islands Visit, second printing (Scott CB18), with control number, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, with 1984 Graus certificate.
Edifil 1090; €650 ($730).
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 449

Spain, Airmail, 1930, Columbus & Spanish-American issues complete imperforate (Scott C31-C49 vars.), pairs, a pristine set of sheet margin pairs, C43-44 (Ed. 559-560) vertical, the rest horizontal, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 547s-565s; €1,090 ($1,220).
Scott $1,000 for hinged.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 450

Spain, Airmail, 1931, Montserrat Monastery complete, imperforate (Scott C68-C72 vars.), the 10c with control number A000,000, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Edifil 650s-654s; €875 for hinged ($980).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 451

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 2p Autogiro re-engraved, imperforate (Scott C72Bc), mint block of 15 with right sheet margin, o.g., never hinged, large margins all around; light natural paper wrinkle through center vertical row, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Edifil 769s.
Edifil €1,305 ($1,460).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 452

Spain, Airmail, 1936, Madrid Philatelic Exhibition complete (Scott C88-C89), tied by April 6 oblong Exhibition cancels (Edifil type B), along with an additional 50c postage (which is also tied by type C cancels), on an Airmail cover to Barcelona; backstamped Barcelona on April 8, Very Fine.
Edifil 729-730; €500 ($560).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 453

Spain, Airmail, 1936, 30c Manila-Madrid Flight overprint, misperforated (Scott C90 var.), a unique horizontal block of 10 with two extra rows of vertical perforations (plus another vertical row double) and partially double-perforated horizontally, Very Fine, with a 2001 A.P.S. certificate.
Edifil 741 var.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 454

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 50c-2p surcharges complete (Scott C92-C96), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Edifil 782-786; €1,000 for well centered ($1,120).
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 455

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 5p on 1p U.S. Constitution (Scott C97), a choice mint single, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 765; €600 ($670).
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 456

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 5p on 1p U.S. Constitution, imperforate (Scott C97a), left sheet margin horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, signed Roig and one other.
Edifil 765s; €1,400 ($1,570).
Scott $600 for hinged.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 457

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 50c & 1p Ferdinand the Catholic, four varieties of each (Scott C98-C99 vars.), 1.) the set with red overprints, imperforate (Ed. 845as-846as); 2.) the set with red overprints inverted (845hi-846hi); 3.) the set overprinted in black (845hcc-846hcc); and 4.) the unoverprinted set imperforate (NE58s-NE59s - the 50c & 1p were not issued without the overprint), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. A rare group (the unoverprinted 1p has a small natural paper inclusion in the upper right margin).
Edifil €1,522 (2002) ($1,710).
Estimate $600 - 800.
Unsold
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Lot 458

Spain, Airmail, 1939, Juan de la Cierva & Autogiro, imperforate (Scott C100-C108), pair, a choice set of horizontal pairs, Extremely Fine.
Edifil 880s-886s; €1,000 ($1,120).
Scott $650.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 459

Spain, Airmail, 1939, Juan de la Cierva & Autogiro, alternate colors complete (Scott C100, C103, C105, C108 vars.), 50c blue & 1p brown perf 11; and 20c ocher, 50c blue & 4p dull blue imperf, the last three with sheet margins, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine. A very rare group.
Edifil 883cc-886ccs; €1,845 (2002) ($2,070).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 460
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Spain, Airmail, 1947, 25p-50p de Falla and Zuloaga (Scott C123-C124 & vars.), a mint set as issued; the same with control numbers A000,000; and a set of used blocks of 4; also a forgery/cinderella of the 50p Zuloaga in a small, gummed souvenir sheet. Edifil prices A000,000 set at twice the normal set (350€ for hinged), the normal set with a 1998 COMEX certificate.
Edifil 1015-1016, 1015N-1016N.
Scott $400+.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 461

Spain, Airmail, 1953, 25p-50p Legazpi and Sorolla (Scott C144-C145), on a pair of matching, uncacheted Registered First Day covers to the U.S., Very Fine.
Edifil 1125, 1124.
Edifil €560 ($630).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 462
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Spain, Airmail, 1938, 45c+2p+5p Madrid Defense, overprinted "MUESTRA", imperforate (Scott CB6S), without gum as always, with 1985 CEM certificate.
Edifil 759M.
Edifil €500 (2002) ($560).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 463
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Spain, Airmail, 1938, 45c+2p+5p Madrid Defense, overprinted "MUESTRA", imperforate (Scott CB6S), a marvelous upper right corner margin block of 4, without gum as always, Extremely Fine, with 1988 COMEX certificate.
Edifil 759M.
Edifil €2,000 (2002 ($2,240).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 464

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 45c+2p+5p Defense of Madrid (Scott CB6), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, signed ROIG and two others, with a 2002 COMEX certificate.
Edifil 759; €700 ($780).
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 465

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 45c+2p+5p Defense of Madrid (Scott CB6), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, signed Bloch and one other, with a 1998 CEM certificate.
Edifil 759; €700 ($780).
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 466

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 45c+2p+5p Defense of Madrid (Scott CB6), tied by Mahon (Maó, Menorca) Submarine Mail double oval dated 14 Aug 1938, on an Airmail cover to Paris, France; backstamped with a matching Barcelona Submarine Mail double oval of 19 Aug; and a Paris c.d.s. of 20 Aug., Very Fine.
Edifil 759.
Estimate $350 - 500

This cover was carried past Franco's blockade of Menorca on the return voyage of the submarine,
C-4, leaving Maó on August 17 (it had arrived there from Barcelona on the 13th), and arriving back in Barcelona on the 18th. It was then sent by Airmail to Paris.
Realized $450.
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Lot 467

Spain, Airmail, 1938, 45c+2p+5p Defense of Madrid, imperforate (Scott CB6a), a choice, large margined block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed P. Monge, J. Sanchez.
Scott $1,600 for hinged. Edifil 759s.
Edifil €4,040 ($4,530).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $475.
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Lot 468
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Spain, Airmail, 1938, 45c+2p+5p Defense of Madrid, overprint inverted, imperforate (Scott CB6a var.), an extraordinary sheet margin block of 4, without gum as always, large balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 CEM certificate.
Edifil 759his; €2,300 (2002) ($2,580).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 469

Spain, Airmail, 1938, Madrid Defense souvenir sheet (Scott CB6b), an immaculate mint sheet numbered 00340, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine. Only 1,000 sheets were issued, numbered 00001-01000., with 2004 CEM certificate.
Edifil 760; €6,500 ($7,290).
Scott $6,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,500.
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Lot 470
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Spain, Airmail, 1940, Zaragoza Cathedral Restoration, Specimens complete (Scott CB8S-CB17S), all with "000,000" control numbers, o.g., never hinged.
Edifil 904N-913N; €310 for hinged (2002) ($350).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 471
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Spain, Military Stamp, 1939, Unissued 5c-1.25p Fieldpost set of 10, imperforate, without gum as always, fresh and bright with large balanced margins, Extremely Fine.
Edifil NE46s-NE55s; €650 ($730).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 472

Spain, Official, 1855, ½o black on yellow and 1o black on rose (Scott O5, O6), tied by La Palma Canaries town cancels, to cover addressed to Lanzarote in the Canaries, scarce cancel, Fine to Very Fine.
Edifil 35, 36.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Unsold
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Lot 473

Spanish Colonies: Puerto Rico, 1898, Alfonso XIII, 8c gray brown (Scott 146), tied by town cancel to ad cover addressed to Baltimore MD via Havana, New York transit, Very Fine.
Scott $100.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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