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Lot 1543 - 1859 - ½r yellow 'First Issue' fine impression used with four margins plus ½r red orange & 2r red coarse impressions also used with four margins. (SG 1, 7 & 9, Cat £63+) - Est £30

Lot 1544 - 1859 - ½r red orange 'First Issue', coarse impression, a mint block of four with full O.G. Good margins all round, just touching at centre top. Light vertical crease but a scarce multiple. (SG 7) - Est £65

Lot 1545 - 1863 - 1r blue 'Eagle' issue, a mint copy with gum, margins tight to touching and small corner thin on reverse. (SG 19, Cat £24) - Est £10

Lot 1546 - 1863 - 1r blue & 1r deep blue 'Eagle' issue, two used copies, both with four margins. Small faults. (SG 19/19a, Cat £29+) - Est £12

Lot 1547 - 1863 - 2r green 'Eagle' issue, an unused example, four tight margins. Thinned on reverse. (SG 20, Cat £24) - Est £10

Lot 1548 - 1865 - FORGERY: ½r orange yellow 'Eagle' issue 'Forgery' a fine mint block of four. (As SG 21) - Est £12

Lot 1549 - 1871 - 30r green 'First Escuelas' issue Remsted & Neun printing, a fine used copy with neat manuscript cancel, three margins, touching at base. (SG 56, Cat £450) - Est £100

Lot 1550 - 1881 - Complete folded 'Rivodo' letter franked with 1880 25c yellow 'Third Escuelas' issue (SG 94) tied by LA GUAIRA cds. Addressed to CARACAS. - Est £30

Lot 1551 - 1887 - 10c brown LITHO 'Escuelas' issue, perf 11, a fine used copy. Difficult stamp in good condition. (SG 129) - Est £10

Lot 1552 - 1889 - LOCALS: ½r black on blue local issue for 'CORO Y LA VELA' depicting a bird carrying an envelope, rouletted in black. A fine unused TETE-BECHE PAIR. Very scarce. (Hurt & Williams #7) - Est £110

Lot 1553 - 1889 - LOCALS: 1r black on rose local issue for 'CORO Y LA VELA' depicting a bird carrying an envelope, rouletted in black. A fine unused TETE-BECHE PAIR. Very scarce. (Hurt & Williams #8) - Est £110

Lot 1554 - 1889 - LOCALS: 2r black on green local issue for 'CORO Y LA VELA' depicting a bird carrying an envelope, rouletted in black. A fine unused TETE-BECHE PAIR. Very scarce. (Hurt & Williams #9) - Est £110

Lot 1555 - 1889 - LOCALS: 4r black on pale blue local issue for 'CORO Y LA VELA' depicting a bird carrying an envelope, rouletted in black. A fine unused TETE-BECHE PAIR. Very scarce. (Hurt & Williams #11) - Est £110

Lot 1556 - 1889 - LOCALS: 'Porte Libre' black on yellow local issue for 'CORO Y LA VELA' depicting a bird carrying an envelope, rouletted in black. A fine unused TETE-BECHE PAIR. Very scarce. (Hurt & Williams #13) - Est £110

Lot 1557 - 1889 - MARITIME: Nice group of four stamps with octagonal French Maritime cds's with 1882 25c pale brown with superb strike of LIGNE D PAQ FR No.1 cds dated 27 JUL 1889, 1899 50c orange with partial COLON A BORDE cds dated 28 JUN 1903 and 2 x 1911 5c green with fine strikes of LIGNE D PAQ FR No.4 cds's dated MAY 1913 and ABR 1914. (SG 121, 183 & 334) - Est £15

Lot 1558 - 1889 - LOCALS: 3r black on lilac local issue for 'CORO Y LA VELA' depicting a bird carrying an envelope, rouletted in black. A fine unused copy. Very scarce. (Hurt & Williams #10) - Est £65

Lot 1559 - 1889 - LOCALS: 'Porte Libre' black on yellow local issue for 'CORO Y LA VELA' depicting a bird carrying an envelope, rouletted in black. A unused copy. Very scarce. (Hurt & Williams #13) - Est £65

Lot 1560 - 1894 - CINDERELLA: 5c deep violet on buff and 10c rose on buff 'Zulia' LOCAL issue produced on authority of 'General Rafael Parra' the president of the State of Zulia. The pair fine mint. - Est £15

Lot 1561 - 1900 - 1b purple and 3b vermilion 'Escuelas' issue with variety 'R.T.M.' OPT INVERTED, the 1b is use with a manuscript cancel and the 3b is unused. (SG 195a & 196a) - Est £10

Lot 1562 - 1900 - 1b purple 'Instruccion' issue with variety 'RESELLADA R.T.M.' OPT INVERTED. A fine mint block of four. (SG 195a) - Est £25

Lot 1563 - 1900 - 'RESELLADA RTM' opt issue, the set of six fine mint. (SG 199/204, Cat £24) - Est £15

Lot 1564 - 1903 - CIVIL WAR - GUAYANA ISSUE: 5c black on pink 'Square Type' with blue 'Arms' handstamp, control mark and postmasters 'Signature' at top. A genuine mint copy separated by scissors as is usually the case with the genuine stamps. Genuine examples have 9 ornaments along the bottom frame and forgeries have 10. (SG 255, Cat £44) - Est £35

Lot 1565 - 1903 - CIVIL WAR: 5c black on pink 'MATURIN' Ship issue with 'CORREOS MATURIN' handstamp in blue. A genuine mint copy with gum. A small article on how to tell the genuine from the reprints accompanies. A very scarce issue due to 99% of the stamps offered being forgeries. (See SG 300 and notes below). - Est £35

Lot 1566 - 1904 - PERFINS: 50c yellow 'Bolivar' issue with large 'A.M.' PERFIN. Unused. Scarce. (SG 320) - Est £10

Lot 1567 - 1905 - 'Sixth Anniversary of General Castro's Revolt' issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 330/2) - Est £10

Lot 1568 - 1910 - 25c deep blue 'Centenary of Independence' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 333, Cat £19) - Est £10

Lot 1569 - 1912 - MARITIME: Cover with manuscript 'J. L. Titto E.E. Crucero Vapor Mariscal Sucre, Puerto Cabello, Ven' return address on reverse franked with 1911 50c deep violet & violet (SG 338) tied by PUERTO CABELLO cds with fine strike of undated 'E.E.U.U. DE VENEZUELA CRUCERO MARISCAL SUCRE' Arms cachet on front of the 'Marsall Sucre' ship of the Venezuelan navy. Addressed to USA. Very scarce. - Est £75

Lot 1570 - 1914 - 5c green 'Bolivar' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 359, Cat £55) - Est £25

Lot 1571 - 1924 - 25c blue perf 14, 40c prussian blue, 1b grey black and 3b yellow orange perf 12½ and 1938 10c carmine all fine mint. (SG 376, 385, 387/8 & 571, Cat £25+) - Est £10

Lot 1572 - 1930 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1930 10c yellow orange & 1b 70c deep ultramarine (SG396 & 403) tied by CARACAS cds dated 5 MAY 1930. Flown on the Puerto Cabello - Miami Pan Am flight - the Cristobal, Canal Zone leg with first flight cachet on front. Addressed to USA with CRISTOBAL arrival cds on reverse dated 7 MAY 1930. (Muller #23) - Est £15

Lot 1573 - 1932 - 5b red brown on security paper, a fine cd sued copy. (SG 425, Cat £23) - Est £12

Lot 1574 - 1937 - 3.70b rose carmine, 10b bright purple and 20b grey black, the top three values fine unmounted mint. (SG 484/6, Cat £96) - Est £50

Lot 1575 - 1937 - 3b vermilion POSTAGE issue with 'RESELLADO 1937-1938' opt, the top value fine cds used. (SG 494, Cat £130) - Est £70

Lot 1576 - 1938 - 3b orange 'Coffee Picker' issue, a fine cds used copy. The key value of the set. (SG 516, Cat £75) - Est £38

Lot 1577 - 1938 - Range of mint AIR issues with 1938 5c green, 10c carmine, 25c blue, 70c carmine, 75c olive brown, 1.80b blue, 1.90b black, 1.95b light blue, 3.70b grey black & 10b slate purple plus later printing 2.50b orange. (SG 518/9, 521, 523/4, 527/9, 533, 534 & 564, cat £77+) - Est £35

Lot 1578 - 1938 - 'Independence' issue, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 583/91, Cat £34) - Est £18

Lot 1579 - 1938 - 30c violet, 70c carmine, 90c red orange and 1b 40c blue slate 'Independence' issue all fine mint. (SG 584, 587/8 & 590, Cat £28+) - Est £14

Lot 1580 - 1940 - 5b red brown 'Bolivar Statue' issue, the top value fine mint. (SG 645, Cat £29) - Est £15

Lot 1581 - 1941 - Airmail cover franked with 1938 5c blue green & 30c bright violet plus 1940 1b bright lilac and 1941 20c on 25c pale blue (SG 550, 555, 613 & 646) tied by two strikes of LA VICTORIA cds with inverted date slug reading 1 APR 1940 with large purple '12 MAR 1941' handstamp applied over the top. Addressed to USA. - Est £30

Lot 1582 - 1943 - 3b vermilion 'RESELLO 1943' overprint issue, a very fine mint copy. (SG 661, Cat £65) - Est £35

Lot 1583 - 1944 - 'Centenary of the Rochdale Co-operative Society' issue, the set of seven fine mint. (SG 698/704) - Est £12

Lot 1584 - 1945 - Long REG airmail 'First Day Cover' franked with the 1945 '150th Anniversary of General Sucre' AIRMAIL issue set of ten (SG 708/17) tied by CARACAS cds's with printed red on white 'CARACAS' REG label alongside. Addressed to CURACAO with arrival cds on reverse. A scarce FDC. - Est £35

Lot 1585 - 1947 - 20c on 50c blue with variety 'J.R.G. AEREO VALE BS. 0.20 1946' OPT INVERTED, a fine mint copy. (SG 735a) - Est £10

Lot 1586 - 1947 - 5b scarlet AIR issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 770, Cat £28) - Est £15

Lot 1587 - 1950 - '75th Anniversary of UPU' issue, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 830/8) - Est £10

Lot 1588 - 1950 - 'Bicentenary of Birth of Miranda' issue, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 839/47, Cat £21) - Est £12

Lot 1589 - 1951 - 'Arms of the Federal District of Caracas' POSTAGE issue, the set of seven fine mint. (SG 891/7, Cat £200) - Est £120

Lot 1590 - 1951 - 'National Arms of Venezuela' POSTAGE issue, the set of seven fine mint. (SG 922/28, Cat £160) - Est £90

Lot 1591 - 1951 - 50c red orange 'Arms of Tachira' POSTAGE issue, a very fine mint copy. A key stamp of the Arms issue. (SG 942, Cat £375) - Est £190

Lot 1592 - 1951 - ISLAND MAIL: Maritime cover to USA franked with USA 1947 3c green (SG 949) tied by oval PORLAMAR NUEVA ESPARTA cancel in violet and 1963 airmail cover to USA with PORLAMAR NUEVA ESP. cds. Porlamar is the main P.O. on the Island of Margarita. (2 items) - Est £25

Lot 1593 - 1952 - 90c brown red Arms AIR issue for the state of 'Aragua' a fine cds used copy. Key value. (SG 1033) - Est £10

Lot 1594 - 1952 - 'Arms of Lara' AIR issue, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 1057/65, Cat £100) - Est £60

Lot 1595 - 1952 - 'Miranda' ARMS issue the AIR set of nine used on two registered FDCs from CARACAS to USA. Very attractive. (SG 1073/81) - Est £15

Lot 1596 - 1952 - 'Sucre' ARMS issue the AIR set of nine used on two registered FDCs from CARACAS to USA. Very attractive. (SG 1089/97) - Est £10

Lot 1597 - 1952 - 10c carmine 'Arms of Trujillo' AIR issue, a fine used copy with variety 'SHORT 1 IN 10c'. (SG 1106a) - Est £10

Lot 1598 - 1952 - 'Fourth Centenary of Foundation of Barquisimeto' AIR issue, the set of eight fine mint. (SG 1120/7, Cat £24) - Est £12

Lot 1599 - 1953 - 'Merida' ARMS issue the AIR set of nine used on two registered FDCs from CARACAS to USA. Very attractive. (SG 1144/52) - Est £12

Lot 1600 - 1953 - 'Arms of Portuguesa' AIR issue, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 1176/84, Cat £90) - Est £55

Lot 1601 - 1954 - Arms of Amazonas' AIR issue, the set of nine mint, a number of the stamps have thins on gum inc the rare 1b. (SG 1281/9, Cat £500) - Est £120

Lot 1602 - 1954 - 'Arms of Amazonas' AIR issue, the set of nine fine mint. All stamps in superb condition without any faults. The key set of this issue (SG 1281/9, Cat £500) - Est £250

Lot 1603 - 1954 - 10c carmine 'Arms of Amazonas' and 10c carmine 'Arms of Nueva Esparta' AIR issue, both fine UNMOUNTED MINT corner marginal blocks of four with sheet number in margin both showing variety 'SHORT 1 IN 10'. (SG 1282, 1282a, 1330 & 1330a) - Est £14

Lot 1604 - 1955 - MARITIME: Black & white PPC of 'George Washington' franked with USA pair 1938 ½c orange (SG 799) tied by undated REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA FUERZAS NAVALES DESTRUCTOR ARAGUA 'Arms' cancel in black and pair 1954 ½c vermilion (SG 1027) tied by undated REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA F.N.V. ZULIA 'Arms' cancel. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 1605 - 1955 - Registered parcel tag franked on reverse with 1953 45c plum and pair 1b bluish violet AIR issue (SG 1251 & 1257) tied by CARACAS cds dated 17 MAY 1955. Addressed to FRANCE with boxed REG marking on address side and French arrival cds also tying stamps with Air Line cachet alongside. A very unusual rate. - Est £25

Lot 1606 - 1957 - 'Tamanaco Hotel' issue the complete set (Postage & Air) of twenty six fine mint. (SG 1435/60, Cat £28+) - Est £15

Lot 1607 - 1958 - 5c, 10c, 15c, 20c, 35c, 45c, 50c & 1b 'GPO Caracas' issue (the 1958 printings) set of eight fine mint plus 1965 5c on 95c reddish purple, 5c on 1b olive, 10c on 70c black & deep grey, 10c on 45c orange & violet and 20c on 55c SURCHARGE issue all in fine unmounted mint blocks of eight. (SG 1475/8, 1481, 1483/5, 1842/3, 1858, 1862 & 1876) - Est £10

Lot 1608 - 1961 - 'Birds' issue, the set of six fine unmounted mint. (SG 1694/9) - Est £10

Lot 1609 - 1962 - 'Birds' issue, both postage & air sets fine unmounted mint. (SG 1748/62, Cat £34+) - Est £18

Lot 1610 - 1965 - Range of 'RESELLADO' opts, all good to fine used with forty four different out of the set of fifty five. Difficult stamps to find. (Between SG 1842 and 1896) - Est £10

Lot 1611 - 1966 - 'Bolivar Commemoration' issue, the set of twelve fine unmounted mint. (SG 1970/81) - Est £10

Lot 1612 - 1976 - 5c to 20b 'Bolivar' definitive issue, all fine mint, many are unmounted. (SG 2313/29, Cat £40+) - Est £20

Lot 1613 - 1874-1940 - POSTMARKS: A useful lot all fully identified good to fine strikes inc cds's of TINAQUILLO, AGUARAMAS, TOVAR, SABANA DE MERIDA, TOCUYO, CORO, SAN CRISTOBAL, CALABOZO, CONDE & LA FLORIDA. Also a barred numeral '12' NY maritime cancel, few FUERA DE HORA types & odd manuscript. (21 items) - Est £45

Lot 1614 - 1902-1941 - 1902 PPC to Italy franked with pair 5c tied by RUBIO cancels in red, 1914 cover to USA with pair 25c tied by RUBIO cds, 1941 cover to USA with 25c tied CASIGUA and two later airmail covers one REG with LOS TEQUES cancels & printed REG label and the other with PETARE cds. (5 items) - Est £25

Lot 1615 - 1867 - 1/- black & rose carmine on white paper, perf 15, a fine unused example. (SG 18, Cat £90) - Est £40

Lot 1616 - 1867 - 1/- black & rose carmine on toned paper, perf 15, a fine mint copy with full O.G. (SG 19, Cat £75) - Est £30

Lot 1617 - 1879 - 2½d red brown QV issue, wmk 'Crown CC', a fine mint copy. (SG 25, Cat £120) - Est £50

Lot 1618 - 1938 - 5/- carmine GVI issue on ordinary paper, a fine mint copy. (SG 119a, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 1619 - 1938 - 10/- blue & £1 black GVI issue both top values fine mint. (SG 120/1, Cat £20) - Est £10

Lot 1620 - 1882 - INDIA USED IN ZANZIBAR: 3a brown orange QV issue of India used with fine strike of ZANZIBAR squared circle dated JUN 1888. (SG Z68) - Est £10

Lot 1621 - 1894 - FRENCH P.O.s: ½a on 5c deep green and 1a on 10c black on rose 'Surcharge' issue, both fine cds used. (SG 1/2, Cat £46) - Est £20

Lot 1622 - 1896 - 2r green & red and 3r dull purple & red both mint (3r with small thin on gum) plus 5r sepia & red fine used. (SG 171/2 & 174, Cat £82) - Est £35

Lot 1623 - 1897 - FRENCH P.O.s: ½a on 5c green, ½a on 5c yellow green, 1a on 10c black on lilac, 1½a on 15c blue, 2½a on 25c black on rose (2), 4a on 40c red on yellow, 5a on 50c carmine and 101fr olive green 'ZANZIBAR' surcharge issue, all fine cds used. (SG 20, 22, 24, 26, 29, 31/2 & 35, Cat £133+) - Est £60

Lot 1624 - 1936 - 7.50s light blue GVI issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 321, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 1625 - 1947 - 'Definitive' issue, the set of fifteen fine mint. (SG 358/72, Cat £45) - Est £20

Lot 1626 - 1949 - GVI 'Silver Wedding' issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 333/4, Cat £25+) - Est £12

Lot 1627 - 1952 - 7s 50c grey black & emerald, a fine mint copy. (SG 351, Cat £28) - Est £12

Lot 1628 - 1957 - 5/- deep bright blue, 7s 50c green & 10/- carmine, the three top values fine mint. (SG 370/2, Cat £39) - Est £18