Sale 744

Lot 389


Dominican Republic, Extensive Collection of Varieties and Proofs, 1920-79, slipcased counterbook-sized binder with 57 sides of Republica Dominicana miscellanea; starts off with the sole cover included, a West Indian Aerial Express First Flight Cover with franking including the tough #E3a, followed by a rare block of nine #E5, and then into the imperforates, trial proofs, color errors, etc.; note #474-478 bottom margin singles with only engraved design, plus color trial of #475 with engraving in black (only 125 known); left margin imperforate pair #558; #C118-119 imperforate upper right corner margin blocks of four; #CB26 with surcharge doubled; #C179 pair imperforate horizontally (25 pairs known), numerous progressive proofs, and much, much more; rich in Topical interest, a magnificent find for dealer and collector alike, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, Very Fine, the DR is in.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.

Realized $700

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