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Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1078 Obl Hellrigl #39, a imageHellrigl #39, a, 1917-30 2a Lavender on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 56, setting 20, this is a setting that covers both the postal and telegraph periods, used with light Birganj telegraph cancels, attractive light color on rather sturdy paper, the impression and paper imply an earlier printing but certainly used in the telegraph period, inverted cliches are found in positions 7-8, 9 and 19, large balanced margins all around, one horiz. and vert. fold between rows as usual, very fine and attractive; Hellrigl lists two used sheets known thus this is one of possibly only two known used sheets (for a second sheet in a different shade see the next lot) (Scott #14, a var.; S.G. #37, a; £1,276+). (Image) Est. $200-300

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1079 Obl Hellrigl #40, a imageHellrigl #40, a, 1917-30 2a Plum on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 56, setting 23, used sheet with clear and well struck Birganj telegraph cancels, five inverted cliches in positions 8, 9, 15, 19 and 48 are the hallmark of this setting, full even margins all around, this setting has numerous shades, the plum is quite scarce and attractive being in the rosy mauve family, normal horiz. and vertical folds in the center of the sheet between rows, very fine (Scott #15, a; $1,995.00+; S.G. #39, a; £1.252+). (Image) Est. $200-300

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1080 Obl Hellrigl #40b, c imageHellrigl #40b, c, 1917-30 2a Aniline purple on native paper, imperforate, reconstructed sheet of 56, setting 24, composed of three large used blocks that match quite well in this scarcer shade which is fresh and bright, six inverted cliches are found in positions 8, 9, 14-15, 19 and 48, which is unique to this setting, all blocks have wide margins all around, Birganj telegraph cancels on all three blocks, three positions overlap in the reconstruction, very fine and attractive; Hellrigl lists this as a very rare setting with only two telegraph cancelled sheets known; ex-Haverbeck (Scott #15, a; $2,127.00+; S.G. #38, a; £2,031+). (Image) Est. $200-300

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1081 Obl Hellrigl #40d, e imageHellrigl #40d, e, 1917-30 2a Claret on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 56, setting 26, used sheet with full wide margins all around, this setting is identified by eight inverted cliches found in positions 1, 8, 9, 14-15, 18, 19 and 48, which is unique to this setting, Birganj telegraph cancels, rich and attractive color, paper is of medium thickness and quite sturdy, one horiz. fold between rows, very fine and handsome sheet (Image) Est. $200-300

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1082 Obl Hellrigl #41, a imageHellrigl #41, a, 1917-30 2a Chestnut on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 56, setting 22, this is probably the first setting that was used exclusively for telegraph purposes, neat and well struck Birganj telegraph cancels, rich chestnut color, four inverted cliches are found in positions 8, 9, 19 and 48, well clear to large margins all around, one horiz. and vert. fold between rows in the center of the sheet as usual, very fine and attractive (Scott #16, a; $744.00+; S.G. #40, a; £748+). (Image) Est. $100-150

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1083 ngbl Hellrigl #41f, g imageHellrigl #41f, g, 1917-30 2a Brown on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 54, setting 29, a handsome mint sheet, unused without gum as issued, this setting now has both position 1 and 9 omitted and containing the same six inverted cliches found in positions 8, 14-15, 18, 19 and 48, this sheet is especially attractive with very wide balanced selvages, fresh rich color, two horiz. and one vert. folds between rows, very fine and attractive; this setting was probably the last that was actually put into service for telegraphic usage (Scott #16, a; $1,380.00+; S.G. #40, a; £1,296+). (Image) Est. $400-500

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1084 ngbl Hellrigl #41f, g imageHellrigl #41f, g, 1917-30 2a Brown on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 54, setting 29, a similar attractive mint sheet of this unique setting missing positions 1 and 9, unused without gum as issued, six inverted cliches found in positions 8, 14-15, 18, 19 and 48, nice wide selvages, fresh strong color, very fine (Scott #16, a; $1,380.00+; S.G. #40, a; £1,296+). (Image) Est. $200-300

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1085 ngbl Hellrigl #42b, c imageHellrigl #42b, c, 1917-30 2a (Deep) red brown on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 53, setting 31, the last setting of the Two Annas value, now showing cliches omitted in positions 1, 9 an 49, inverted cliches are found in 5, 8, 14-15, 18, 19 and 48, a mint sheet as all known sheets are leading experts to believe that this setting was prepared but not issued, without gum as issued, possessing extra-wide untrimmed selvages, very fine and exceedingly choice (Scott #16, a var.; $1,365.00+; S.G. #40, a Var.; £1,252+). (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $95.00
Will close during Public Auction
1086 ngbl Hellrigl #42f, g imageHellrigl #42f, g, 1917-30 2a Orange brown on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 53, setting 31, another mint sheet in a different shade,showing cliches omitted in positions 1, 9 an 49, inverted cliches in 5, 8, 14-15, 18, 19 and 48, without gum as issued, enormous untrimmed selvages, rich attractive color, choice very fine (Scott #16, a var.; $1,365.00+; S.G. #40, a Var.; £1,252+). (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
1087 ngbl Hellrigl #42f, g imageHellrigl #42f, g, 1917-30 2a Orange brown on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 54, setting 29, a similar mint sheet in a different shade of this unique setting missing positions 1 and 9, unused without gum as issued, six inverted cliches found in positions 8, 14-15, 18, 19 and 48, balanced wide selvages, bright color in a light shade, very fine (Scott #16, a var.; $1,380.00+; S.G. #40, a var.; £1,296+). (Image) Est. $200-300

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1088 ngbl Hellrigl #42f, g var. imageHellrigl #42f, g var, 1917-30 2a Orange brown on native paper, pin-perforated, complete sheet of 54, setting 29, a mint sheet in this orange brown shade, this has all the characteristics of the sheets offered above but is on a thicker paper and has been pin-perforated which was probably a trial as pin-perforating was not regularly done in this period, balanced wide selvages, bright light color, natural pre-printing fold affecting the sixth vert. row, very fine (Scott #16, a var.; $1,380.00+; S.G. #40, a var.; £1,296+). (Image) Est. $200-300

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1089 ngbl Hellrigl #42f, g imageHellrigl #42f, g, 1917-30 2a (Light) orange brown on native paper, imperforate, complete sheet of 53, setting 31, a similar mint sheet in a lighter shade on very thin paper, showing cliches omitted in positions 1, 9 an 49, inverted cliches in 5, 8, 14-15, 18, 19 and 48, without gum as issued, enormous untrimmed selvages, very fine and choice (Scott #16, a var.; $1,365.00+; S.G. #40, a Var.; £1,252+). (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $120.00
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1090 pbl Hellrigl #43, a imageHellrigl #43, a, 1917-30 4a Green on native paper, imperforate, tete-beche pair, setting 11, state 3-4, used bottom right block of 9 (3x2), positions 46-48/54-56/62-64, on portion of telegraph form, with light telegraph cancels, inverted cliche in position 54 and a very heavily impressed cliche in position 56, extra-large balanced margins all around, attractive rich color and a fairly clear impression showing the inverted cliche, bright sturdy native paper, choice very fine (Scott #17, a; $840.00+; S.G. #41, a; £574+). (Image) Est. $150-200

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1091 ngbl Hellrigl #43f, g imageHellrigl #43f, g, 1917-30 4a Yellow green on native paper, imperforate, tete-beche pair, setting 12, unused right margin block of four, positions 47-48/54-56, position 56 being the inverted cliche, without gum as issued, large to extra-large margins all around, fresh color and paper, nice impression that confirms the inverted cliche, very fine; this is an exceptionally rare tete-beche pair that is not reflected by the catalog values; position 56 is found inverted in setting 12 only this makes tete-beche pairs of this position at least as rare as the 1a green error of color which also exists only in setting 12, the setting is confirmed in this block by the misalignment of position 56 that only exists in setting 12; identifiable tete-beche pairs different than position 54 are extremely rare (Scott #17, a; $490.00; S.G. #41, a; £452). (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1092 ngbl Hellrigl #43f, 37a imageHellrigl #43f, 37a, 1917-30 4a Yellow green and 1a Yellow green error of color with recut frame, imperforate, tete-beche pair, setting 12, positions 7-8/15-16, unused top right corner block of four, without gum as issued, position 8 is the 1a value error of color and being inverted is tete-beche with adjacent 4a values (the standard catalogs do not price this in pairs with the 4a value), large selvage and margins all around, attractive bright color on fresh thin native paper, very fine and choice; a rare error and even rarer in multiples with the 4a values (Scott #17, c; $710.00+; S.G. #41, b; £778+). (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
1093 ngbl Hellrigl #43f, g imageHellrigl #43f, g, 1917-30 4a Yellow green on native paper, imperforate, tete-beche pair, setting 11, state 3-4, unused bottom right corner block of six (3x2), positions 54-56/62-64, without gum as issued, this block possesses the two prominent features of setting 11 in these later states, an inverted cliche in position 54 and a very heavily impressed cliche in position 56, wide attractive selvages and large full margins on the other two sides, bright color on fresh thin native paper, extremely fine and a handsome block (Scott #17, a; $630.00+; S.G. #41, a; £504+). (Image) Est. $150-200

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1094 ngbl Hellrigl #43f, g, 37a imageHellrigl #43f, g, 37a, 1917-30 4a Yellow green and 1a Yellow green error of color with recut frame, imperforate, nearly complete sheet of 58, lacking the bottom left block of six of being a full sheet, setting 12, unused without gum as issued, position 8 is the 1a value error of color and being inverted is tete-beche with adjacent 4a values, in addition this contains two of the three inverted 4a cliches of this setting in positions 54 and 56, selvages are full and wide, attractive bright yellow green color on fresh thin native paper, very fine; a rare error and valuable multiple (Scott #17, c; $4,910.00+; S.G. #41, b; £2,878+). (Image) Est. $300-400

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1095 ngbl Hellrigl #43h, 37c imageHellrigl #43h, 37c, 1917-30 4a Dark green and 1a Dark green error of color with recut frame, imperforate, tete-beche pair, setting 12, positions 6-8/14-16, unused top right corner block of six, (3x2) without gum as issued, position 8 is the 1a value error of color and being inverted is tete-beche with adjacent 4a values, deep color and a scarcer shade on fresh thin native paper, immense wide selvages and ample to large margins on the other two sides, very fine; a very rare and desirable error multiple; only 50-60 examples of the 1a error of color believed to exist; 1984 Hellrigl certificate (Scott #17, c; $858.00+; S.G. #41, b; £830+). (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
1096 ngbl Hellrigl #44, a, c, d Hellrigl #44, a, c, d, 1928-30 1a Grey blue-Bright Ultramarine on native paper, plate II complete sheet collection of three imperforate sheets in grey blue, dark blue and pale ultramarine, and three sheets with trial pin-perforations in grey blue, pale ultramarine and bright ultramarine, each sheet is composed of 64 stamps as before but now designated as plate II as this issue was made up as a single plate and no longer as a setting of 64 cliches, unused without gum as issued, each sheet has large balanced margins, a few folds are present between rows, usually one horiz. fold in the center of the sheet, fine-very fine (Scott #29, c; $5,664.00; S.G. #42, a: £4,416+). Est. $300-400

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New Zealand
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1097 S J1-11s image#J1-11s, 1899 ½d to 2/- Postage Dues, handstamped "Ultramar" in blue cplt., remarkably fresh, typical centering and perf. flaws associated with this issue, o.g., very lightly hinged, fine for these; a very rare set of which only one or two exist on the philatelic market; 2015 Sismondo certificate for the top five values (S.G. D1-4, D6-8, D12, D14-16). (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction

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