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Lot 503
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Denmark, 1851, 2rs blue, 2nd (Thiele) printing (Scott 1), an outstanding used example, large balanced margins and clear Copenhagen 3-ring "1", Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2015 L. Nielsen certificate noting plate I, no. 83.
Michel 2 II. Facit 1 II; SKr 11,000 ($1,360).
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 504

Denmark, 1851, 4rs brown, fifth printing (Scott 2), a lovely four-margin block of 4, tied by Holstein Post Office "168"s on a heavyweight, linin-lined cover to Kiel; postmarked blurry Altona Station/Trip 2 c.d.s. (date not legible) with red manuscript rate markings; insignificant vertical file fold at left; open on two sides with three intact red wax seals on reverse, Very Fine for this, quite an extraordinary cover, with only one other example recorded, Ex-Dr. Gene Scott, signed Calves, A. Diena, En. Diena, and Holcolme, with 1981 Diena and 2000 Postiljonen certificates.
Facit 4f.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Lot 505

Finland, 1873, 3-color franking on cover from Helsinki to Raumo, pair & single 5p roulette II (6a), two singles 8p roulette III (7), and a single 10p roulette III (8), tied by weak blue Helsingfors 1873 c.d.s.s on a neat blue cover with a boxed "ANK 11/6" and a perfect "PG" monogrammed red wax seal on the reverse; very few missing teeth, Very Fine and rare, signed Behr, with 1999 Herbert Oesch certificate.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500

A spectacular cover, the 41p overpaying by 1p the domestic letter rate for a distance of over 200 kilometers
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Realized $2,600.
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Lot 506

Finland, 1873, 8p black on green, roulette I (Scott 7d), horizontal strip of 3, neatly pen canceled, lower left and lower right corners rounded, otherwise all teeth intact, Fine to Very Fine.
Facit 6v3C1; SKr 2,400 as singles ($300).
Scott $975 as singles.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Unsold
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Lot 507

Finland, 1987, 1.7m Europa, brown and green omitted (Scott 756 var.), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 508

Iceland, 1873, First Issue, 2sk ultramarine and 8sk brown, imperf (Scott 1a, 3a), o.g., hinge remnants, large margins all around, Very Fine.
Michel 1C, 4C. Facit 1var, 3var.
Scott $975.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 509
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Iceland, Official, 1873, 4sk green (Scott O1), expertly regummed, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 1A. Facit 1v2.
Scott $8,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 510

Sweden, 1924, U.P.U. Congress complete (Scott 197-212), including both 10ö, o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Facit 196-210, 197cx.
Scott $692.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 511

Sweden, 1924, U.P.U. Congress complete (Scott 197-212), including both 10ö, o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Facit 196-210, 197cx.
Scott $692.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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