Sale 744


 
 
Lot 386

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Dominican Republic, The Dominican Dandy Collection of Proofs, Imperfs and More, 1880-1982, in a Scott Specialty album with dustcase; you will be a real philatelic Beau Brummel with all this amazing specialized material; beginning with color proofs of the 1880 issue in singles, strips of five and sheetlets of 25, on wove, laid, pelure and thick opaque paper as well as proof sheets of five or six of the 5c-45c values on different papers; numerous handstamped Specimens from the British Postal Archives, including 1901 Coat-of-Arms issue with violet center, 1906 Coat-of-Arms, 1914 Duarte Centenary (#186-193), "1915" overprints on eight original values; 1c, 2c, 10-50c and 1p values from 1924-27 Coat-of-Arms (10¢ is Type II), 1932 issues (#265B-265E), and 1933 (#266-276) never hinged; Muestra overprints apparently never hinged on #285-298, #299-303, #379-388, #391-396, #G1-G5, G8, G10 and #J14-J19; 1932 issues on two scarce commerical covers to Germany; continues with impressive Red Cross specialized material such as stamps/labels in complete panes of 25, 1c and 2c stamps un-overprinted, and #C329 and C330 compound progressive color proof half-sheets; numerous Revenues in blocks of 25 (with different constant plate position Types); also #C57-C61 never hinged corner margin imperforate pairs signed Kessler, Sanabria #218b and JFK Sanabria #227a; multitudinous varieties of items through 1982, including tête-bêches, double perforations, imperforate pairs and blocks, plate positions, imperforate-between pairs, die varieties, overprints omitted, doluble prints, etc.; also with Telegraph and Revenue stamps as well as unfolded pictorial Air Letter sheets; a stunning centerpiece is #RAC4b and RAC4c (Sanabria #13d) blocks of four with scarce inverted surcharges including a tête-bêche pair (one of only three such pairs in existence), Very Fine, needless to say, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

 
Realized $3,250



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