Sale 5118


Lot 6212

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Ecuador: Galapagos Islands, Postal History and Philately Exhibit Collection, as remarkable as the Islands themselves, this exhibition (we count 54 pages) presents the geography, history and fauna of the islands through stamps and covers; each of Ecuador's Islands- or Darwin-themed issues are here, including the 1922 "unissued" set, with several denominations used, as well as overprints, Airmail issues, and Galapagos "Provincial" issues; covers featured include commercial mail, a First Day Cover or two, US Naval covers (including WWII-era APO 622 covers), along with Floreana's answer to the Tin Can—items sent from the Mail Barrel there; accompanied by Louipex Silver Award ribbon, Very Fine, a pretty exhibit ready for repurposing—and a wealth of material not easily found. Shipping charges apply - weight 4 lbs.
Suggested Bid $1,000
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