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The Leo Malz Specialized Collections of Latin America


Ecuador




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Lot 44

Ecuador, 1868 (July 25), Superb 4r red Coat-of-Arms issue, on folded letter from Guayaquil to Lima (Scott 6), a choice example of this stamp, with large margins to just touching at upper right, tied by "FRANCA" diamond of dots cancel, with matching Guayaquil origin c.d.s. adjacent; reverse shows Lima Aug 1 1868 receiver; fresh, Very Fine, a remarkable item, and a scarce double rate example.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 45

Ecuador, 1869 (June 8 dateline), 4r red Coat-of-Arms bisect, used Guayaquil to Lima (Scott 6d), choice folded letter franked by bisected 4r 1865 First Issue, tied by perfect strike of red lozenge dots cancel, while reverse shows blue Lima 16 JUN 1869 receiver, Fine to Very Fine, a beautiful and extremely rare usage.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 46

Ecuador, 1897 (May 29), Neat cover from Guayaquil to Paris, beautiful, franked with a scarce vertical pair of 5c on 20c Provisional surcharge (#74), tied by Guayaquil origin c.d.s., Very Fine, very rare stamps on cover.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 47
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Ecuador, 1939, First Bolivarian Sports Games, master die proofs in issued colors (Scott 377-381), a beautiful, complete set for the five regular issues, printed on proof paper and affixed to "index copy" cards which contain interesting information for the issue, Very Fine and rare, great, lovely thematic items.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 48

Ecuador, 1940, Pan-American Union Anniversary, group of four rare die proofs (Scott 397, C87), beautiful quartet, with each regular and Airmail issue on separate "index copy" card, numbered 80795 and 80796 consecutively; each nearly finished in issued colors, plus frame designs, Very Fine and choice, rare.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 49
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Ecuador, 1945, Red Cross complete, engraved die proofs in issued colors (Scott 440-443, C131-C134), a magnificent, complete set of eight items for both regular and Airmail issues, numbered consecutively from 85572-85579, each sunk on "index copy" file cards, Very Fine, pristine and choice Topical items.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 50
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Ecuador, 1953, 30c & 2s Adult Education Campaign, unadopted designs (Scott 574, C21), a beautiful pair of designs, "framed" by passe-partout bearing "Waterlow & Sons/Limited/Specimen" emboss at lower right; fresh, Very Fine, quite rare.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 51

Ecuador, 1965, National Anthem, unissued souvenir sheet (Scott 734-737 var), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a great rarity.
Estimate $300 - 400

An incredibly rare example of this sheet, which not only had the poet Juan Leon Mera's name misspelled, as the issued set of stamps does, but also displays an error in the anthem's text; the entire printing of 10,000 was ordered to be incinerated but, as is often the case, a very few—believed to be about three or four—survived
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Current Bid $150
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Lot 52
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Ecuador, 1927, 10c orange Plane over River Guayas, die proof (Scott C15), beautiful American Bank Note Company die proof of this First Airmail design in issued color, sunk on 52 x 38 mm proof paper; splendid design and detail, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 53
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Ecuador, 1939, 1s Boxing, American Bank Note Company die proof (Scott C68), lovely, beautifully executed proof on India affixed to card, in blackish brown issued color; card shows file number 79261, issue/production details, etc., Very Fine, rare.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 54
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Ecuador, 1945, Red Cross Airmails, 2c to 10s master die proofs in issued colors (Scott C131-C134), splendid, complete set of numbered die proofs affixed to "index copy" file cards, which contain interesting notations for the issue, Very Fine, wonderful Topical appeal.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 55
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Ecuador, 1945, Monument to Liberty, American Bank Note Company die proofs (Scott C142-C146), magnificent, complete set of five in issued colors showing consecutive file numbers 86289-86293; printed on proof paper and affixed to card which notes "index copy" with typed information regarding the issue, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful set.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 56
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Ecuador, 1947, Father Juan de Velasco, die proofs (Scott C165-C171), lovely and rare complete set of seven American Bank Note Company die proofs in issued colors, printed on proof paper and consecutively numbered 89060-89066; each affixed to index card, which contains relevant information for the issue; a few of the lower values with minor paper clip marginal rust stains, otherwise Very Fine, a seldom-offered set.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 57
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Ecuador, ca. 1890s, 5c Postal Stationery sunken die proofs, choice, highly attractive trio of items in blue, black and red, all without Duty Plate and numbered "790" and incorporated for postal stationery entires, Very Fine, a scarce group.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Current Bid $250
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