South & Central America Auction Images Page 7

Lot 586 - 1855 - Range of 'Isabella' issues with loops wmk ½r (3), 1r & 2r, 1856 crossed lozenges wmk ½r & 2r and 1857 no wmk ½r, 2r (3) and 2r (3). All are used, some with manuscript cancels. Mixed condition. (SG 1/3, 6, 8 & 9/11, Cat £53+) - Est £25

Lot 587 - 1856 - ½r blue green wmk 'Crossed Lozenges', an unused pair and 1857 ½r greenish blue single & block of six (with some creasing), 1r bright green, 1r yellow green and 2r rose red all no wmk. Mixed condition mint or unused, generally good to fine with odd small fault. (SG 6, 9, 10, 10b & 11, Cat £58+) - Est £30

Lot 588 - 1860 - POSTAL FORGERY: 1r bright green 'Isabella' issue POSTAL FORGERY tied on small piece by light 'Bars' cancel. Scarce. (As SG 10) - Est £45

Lot 589 - 1860 - 'Y¼' on 2r rose red 'Isabella' issue without wmk, a used genuine copy with neat manuscript cancel, margins tight to touching, thinned. Also a forgery of the same surcharge. (SG 12, Cat £65) - Est £30

Lot 590 - 1864 - 2r red on rose 'Isabella' issue, two fine four margin copies used & unused. (SG 18, Cat £23+) - Est £12

Lot 591 - 1864 - Useful range of later 'Isabella' issues inc 1864 ¼r black on buff mint, 1864 issue to 2r, 1866 10c & 20c and 1867 10c, 20c & 40c. Mixed condition mint & used. (21 stamps) - Est £25

Lot 592 - 1866 - 'Isabella' issue dated '1866', the set of four fine mint (the 10c is unused) all with four margins. Very fine. (SG 19/22, Cat £46+) - Est £30

Lot 593 - 1867 - 5c dull mauve 'Isabella' issue dated '1867', a fine unused copy. (SG 24, Cat £38) - Est £20

Lot 594 - 1867 - 20c green and 40c rose 'Isabella' issue dated '1867', both fine mint copies with full gum. (SG 26/7, Cat £25+) - Est £16

Lot 595 - 1868 - 5c dull lilac fine used and 40c rose fine unused 'Isabella' issue dated '1868'. (SG 28 & 31, Cat £25) - Est £12

Lot 596 - 1868 - BISECT: 10c blue 'Isabella' issue dated '1868' diagonally BISECTED on small piece tied by 'Parilla' cancel in black. (SG 29) - Est £10

Lot 597 - 1868 - 10c blue mint and 20c green used with damaged corner 'Isabella' issue dated '1868' with 'HABILITADO POR LA NACION' handstamp in black. Both are genuine examples but with faults. Scarce & underrated issue as most are forgeries. (SG 37/8) - Est £20

Lot 598 - 1869 - 5c rose 'Isabella' issue dated '1869' a good mint copy. (SG 32, Cat £37) - Est £25

Lot 599 - 1869 - 5c rose 'Isabella' issue dated '1869' a good unused copy. (SG 32, Cat £37) - Est £20

Lot 600 - 1870 - 5c blue 'Provisional Government of Spain' issue, a fine mint copy. A rare stamp. (SG 44, Cat £140) - Est £80

Lot 601 - 1873 - 12½c green 'Amadeo' issue, a fine mint copy. Couple of nibbled perfs at top. (SG 52, Cat £27) - Est £20

Lot 602 - 1873 - 12½c green 'Amadeo' issue, a fine used copy. (SG 52, Cat £14) - Est £10

Lot 603 - 1874 - 1p carmine 'Liberty' issue dated '1874' a fine mint copy with full gum. Small thin on reverse but otherwise fine & rare. (SG 59, Cat £325) - Est £150

Lot 604 - 1874 - REVOLUTION: 10c green 'Cuban Revolutionary Government in Exile' issue inscribed 'REP. DE CUBA'. A fine unused example. These stamps were produced by the Revolutionary Junta in the USA and printed by the Continental Banknote Co. of New York. Very scarce. - Est £45

Lot 605 - 1876 - 25c 'King Alfonso VII' issue dated '1876' a fine IMPERF COLOUR TRIAL in deep green on green paper, gummed with four margins. (As SG 65) - Est £30

Lot 606 - 1877 - 10c yellow green 'Alphonso XII' issue dated '1877', a fine unused copy. Difficult value. (SG 68) - Est £20

Lot 607 - 1877 - Incoming cover from Great Britain franked with 1873 1/- green QV issue (SG 150, Plate 12) tied by LONDON duplex cancel dated JAN 4 1877. Addressed to HAVANA with fair strike of boxed 'N E 2RS' arrival mark in black on front and HABANA arrival cds's on reverse. - Est £45

Lot 608 - 1878 - 10c black 'Alfonso XII' issue dated '1878', a fine lightly used copy. The key value of the set. (SG 74) - Est £50

Lot 609 - 1879 - 10c ochre red 'Alfonso XII' issue dated '1879', a fine mint copy. The key value of the set. Rare. (SG 80, Cat £120) - Est £85

Lot 610 - 1879 - 1p olive bistre 'Alfonso XII' issue dated '1879', a fine unused copy. (SG 84, Cat £15) - Est £10

Lot 611 - 1881 - 'Alfonso XII' issue dated '1881', the set of six fine mint or unused. (SG 91/6, Cat £43+) - Est £25

Lot 612 - 1882 - Range of 'Alfonso' issue inscribed 'CUBA' without date with 1882 1c green mint & used, 2c carmine rose unused, 5c dull lavender mint & used, 10c olive bistre mint & used, 1883 2½c bistre mint, 2½c mauve used, 2½ chestnut and 2½c pale brown both mint, 20c olive bistre used, 20c brown lilac used and 1883 Retouched issue 5c grey (2) used, 10c deep brown used, 10c blue unused & used and 5c dull lavender used. A useful lot. (SG 97/8, 100/1, 100a, 118/22, 120a, 123, 125/6 & 127) - Est £25

Lot 613 - 1882 - 20c olive bistre 'Alfonso XII' issue inscribed 'CUBA' only, a fine mint copy. (SG 121) - Est £10

Lot 614 - 1882 - Complete folded letter franked with 1882 10c olive bistre 'Alfonso XII' issue (SG 101) tied by oval HABANA cancel in purple. Addressed to SPAIN with arrival mark on reverse. - Est £40

Lot 615 - 1883 - 20c brown 'La Propaganda Literaria' SURCHARGE issue (SG type 19). A fine lightly used copy. (SG 105, Cat £35) - Est £25

Lot 616 - 1883 - 5c on 5c dull lavender 'La Propaganda Literaria' SURCHARGE issue with SG opt type 20. Two used copies both with variety OPT DOUBLE. One has a perf fault and the other is thinned. (SG 106 var) - Est £15

Lot 617 - 1883 - 20c brown 'La Propaganda Literaria' SURCHARGE issue, two mint copies showing SG opt types 21 & 22. Small faults. (SG 111 & 114, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 618 - 1883 - 20c brown 'La Propaganda Literaria' SURCHARGE issue (SG type 22). A fine mint copy. (SG 114, Cat £55) - Est £30

Lot 619 - 1886 - INCOMING MAIL: Complete folded letter from Great Britain franked with 8 x 1881 1d lilac QV issue (SG 172) tied by MANCHESTER duplex cancels. Addressed to HAVANA endorsed 'Via Southampton & New York'. Cover has horizontal filing crease not affecting stamps, however one stamp damaged from being folded over onto the back of the cover. Still a stunning 8d franking. - Est £75

Lot 620 - 1890 - Range of better 'Babyhead' issues inc 2c indigo, 2½c blue green, 1c blue, 2½c lilac and 2c lake all mint or unused plus 2½c salmon, 20c blue & 20c brown all fine used. (SG 136/7, 149, 152, 159, 161/2 & 170, Cat £89+) - Est £45

Lot 621 - 1894 - 1c blue, 2c aniline pink (pinhole at top left of stamp), 2½c lilac and 20c brown 'Babyhead' issue, the set of four mint. (SG 159/62, Cat £75) - Est £30

Lot 622 - 1894 - 2c aniline pink 'Babyhead' issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 160 Cat £42) - Est £30

Lot 623 - 1898 - INSURRECTION: 2c brown 'Revolutionary Government' issue, a good unused copy. Paper a little toned but uncommon. (Jones-Roy #193) - Est £15

Lot 624 - 1898 - INSURRECTION: 10c light blue, dark blue & red UNISSUED 'Flag' insurrection type, a fine mint top marginal TETE-BECHE PAIR, imperf with gum. Small thin in central gutter on reverse. Produced in Germany & sent to Cuba but never circulated. - Est £35

Lot 625 - 1899 - 2c on 2c rose pink 'CUBA' opt on USA issue with variety 'CUPA' for 'CUBA'. A fine unused copy without gum. Small thin on reverse. A very scarce variety. (SG 247ca, Cat £170) - Est £100

Lot 626 - 1900 - US OCCUPATION: 10c orange SPECIAL DELIVERY issue with 'Immediata' spelling, a fine mint copy. (SG E306, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 627 - 1904 - Long folded legal circular from 'Vasquez & Co, Manzanillo' franked with pair 1900 1c green (SG 301) tied by fine strike of HAVANA BATABANO & SANTIAGO R.P.O. duplex cancel in black dated MAY 26 1904 (the American type from the Spanish American War). Addressed to SPAIN. Rare. - Est £75

Lot 628 - 1907 - US NAVY: Pair of real photographic sepia PPCs showing US Navy sailors in their whites on deck both individually annotated in manuscript 'Taken in the cutter returning to the Ship, all happy Jack, Guantanamo Cuba Feb 20 1907' and 'Can you find me ! Jack, Guantanamo Cuba Feb 20 1907'. Both are franked with 1905 1c green (SG 307) tied by CAIMANERA cds's. Addressed to USA. A superb and rare pair of cards that will make a wonderful page for display. - Est £50

Lot 629 - 1910 - INVERTED CENTRE: 1c violet & green 'Portrait' issue, a fine mint copy with variety CENTRE INVERTED. Nice centering, superb quality. (SG 312a) - Est £150

Lot 630 - 1914 - 1c green, 2c carmine, 2c red, 3c violet and 10c brown 'Map' issue all in mint blocks of four, odd small tone spot but nice multiples. (SG 325/8 & 331, Cat £72+) - Est £30

Lot 631 - 1914 - 1p slate 'Map' issue top value, a fine used copy from the bottom of the sheet with marginal straight edge. (SG 334, Cat £22) - Est £12

Lot 632 - 1914 - 1p slate 'Map' issue top value, a fine mint copy. (SG 334, Cat £100) - Est £60

Lot 633 - 1916 - TELEGRAPH: 20c bluish green on pale green 'Man with Lightning Bolt' TELEGRAPH issue a fine mint copy. Scarce. (Hiscocks #109) - Est £10

Lot 634 - 1917 - BOOKLET PANE: 2c rose red 'Portrait' issue BOOKLET PANE of six with selvedge and perforations all round. Pane a little toned and perfs reinforced by hinges on reverse. (SG 337b, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 635 - 1917 - INSURRECTION ISSUE: 1c green & 2c carmine 'Map' issue with '1917 GOB CONSTITUCIONAL CAMAGUEY' overprint of the 'La Chambelona' revolution where Liberal forces attempted to take over the government but were only successful in Camaguey for the period 11th Feb - 26th Feb 1917 before being defeated. Unused without gum and a little toned but very scarce. (A Page of information on the issue from an international exhibit accompanies). - Est £95

Lot 636 - 1926 - US NAVY: Cover franked with USA 1926 2c carmine (SG 644) tied by fine strike of U.S.S. WHITNEY GUACANAYABO BAY, CUBA 'Ship' cancel in black. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 637 - 1930 - FIRST FLIGHT: Incoming First Flight airmail cover from USA franked with 1930 5c violet AIR issue (SG A684) tied by MIAMI cancel dated DEC 2 1930. Flown on the FAM 5 first flight from MIAMI to CIENFUEGOS with illustrated 'Lighthouse & Airplane' first flight cachet on front and arrival mark on reverse. (Muller #331) - Est £20

Lot 638 - 1930 - MARITIME: Cover with 'New York & Cuba Mail Steamship Company - Ward Line' imprint on flap and manuscript 'Via Airmail' on front franked with single 1927 5c deep blue AIR issue (SG 353) tied by HABANA machine cancel dated JUL 21 1930 with fine strike of circular 'S.S. HAVANA PURSER'S OFFICE' Ship marking in blue alongside. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 639 - 1932 - Cover franked with USA 1932 3c deep violet (SG 720) tied by fine strike of 'U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION GUANTANAMO BAY' US Navy cancel in black dated DEC 17 1932. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 640 - 1935 - UNISSUED: 'Columbus Anniversary' set of nine including four triangular values PREPARED FOR USE BUT UNISSUED. The complete set fine unmounted mint. This issue was printed by the Columbian Society in Spain but were never delivered to Cuba due to the outbreak of the Spanish civil war. Very scarce. - Est £75

Lot 641 - 1935 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Pair of 1c black on buff postal stationery cards (H&G 39) both used from CIENFUEGOS to FRANCE sending Christmas greetings both used with CIENFUEGOS Y SANTA CLARA R.P.O. cds's one is a poor strike. (2 items) - Est £30

Lot 642 - 1935 - Pair of stampless official 'Penalty' covers for the launch of the 'Free Port of Matanzas' (inscribed as such) one with multicoloured 'Zona Franca Matanzas' cinderella label attached and MATANZAS 'Zona Franca/Matanzas is a Free Zone' roller cancel dated MAY 2 1935. Both have 'Junta Ejecutiva' official cachets. Addressed internally or to the USA. (2 items) - Est £30

Lot 643 - 1937 - 'Writers and Artists' issue, the set of twenty three fine cds used. (SG 424a/424w, Cat £100) - Est £65

Lot 644 - 1937 - Registered airmail cover franked with single 1936 50c slate 'Free Port of Matanzas' issue (SG 408) tied by HAVANA cds with boxed 'CORREO AEREO HABANA' registration marking alongside. Addressed to GERMANY with transit & arrival marks on reverse. A scarce stamp used on cover. - Est £30

Lot 645 - 1939 - US NAVY: Haitian colour PPC 'Le Club Thorland Port-au-Prince' franked with USA 1922 1c green (SG 560) tied by U.S.S. SAVANNAH GUANTANAMO BAY CUBA 'Ship' cancel dated JAN 25 1939. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 646 - 1952 - 'AEREO' surcharge issue on the 2c yellow brown, the set of six fine mint. (SG 589/94, Cat £37+) - Est £18

Lot 647 - 1956 - 12c blue grey 'Plain Pigeon' BIRDS issue, a fine unmounted mint block of four. (SG 773, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 648 - 1956 - 24c rose magenta 'American White Pelicans' and 50c grey black 'Great Blue Herons' BIRDS issue, both in fine unmounted mint blocks of four. (SG 776 & 779, Cat £22+) - Est £12

Lot 649 - 1956 - 5p scarlet 'Ivory Billed Woodpeckers' BIRDS issue top value, a fine unmounted mint copy. (SG 782, Cat £35) - Est £18

Lot 650 - 1958 - 'Poey Commemoration' issue featuring fish & butterflies, the set of eleven fine unmounted mint. (SG 884/E894, Cat £60) - Est £35

Lot 651 - 1961 - UNISSUED: 1c 'Fidel Castro' Cuban Democratic & Socialist Party issue commemorating the 'Bay of Pigs' invasion. Prepared for use but unissued by order of Fidel Castro due to his reluctance to have his image on a stamp. A fine mint copy. Uncommon. - Est £20

Lot 652 - 1962 - 'International Radio Service' issue, the set of four in fine mint blocks of four. (SG 1015/8, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 653 - 1964 - '25th Anniversary of Cuban Rocket Post' issue miniature sheet and pair of 50c yellow green & brown with silver 'Rocket' OPT all fine mint. (SG MS1152 & 1153, Cat £29+) - Est £15

Lot 654 - 1982 - Exports' issue, the set of ten in fine unmounted mint pairs. (SG 2790/99) - Est £10

Lot 655 - 1900-1940 - Written up collection of stamp issues from circa 1900 definitives through to mid period with better sets & singles inc airs & commemoratives etc. Also a few postmarks. (100's) - Est £150

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Lot 656 - 1911-1919 - SWEDISH COLONY: Nice lot of covers & postcards all from BAYATE, the Swedish American colony in Cuba which was established in 1904 with pair of 1908 covers both franked with 1905 5c deep blue (SG 309) tied by BAYATE cds's to SWEDEN, 1911 PPC with 1911 1c green (SG 320) tied by BAYATE to a Swede in the USA, the message is in Swedish, 1919 registered cover to USA with manuscript 'J. B. Thom, Bayate, Oriente, Cuba' return address with 1917 1c green, 2c rose carmine & 10c bistre brown (SG 336/7 & 341) tied by BAYATE cds with large boxed BAYATE CORIENTE reg marking on reverse and incoming PS wrapper from Jamaica to 'The Miranda Sugar Co. Bayate' addressed to 'L Marton Townend'. A fantastic 15 page article on the Colony is also included. A rare group. - Est £150

Lot 657 - 1940-1987 - FIRST DAY COVERS: Enormous lot of First Day covers with sets, singles & the odd miniature sheet with many better issues inc 1952 defins set of seventeen (some tones), 1952 Express opt (SG E595), 1954 Christmas pair, 1956 Christmas pair, 1957 Scouts, 1957 30th Anniversary of the Airmail Service, 1958 UNESCO, 1958 Christmas pair, 1958 Famous Cubans set of twelve, 1981 Cockerels, 1981 Fish & 1986 Birds. Many are illustrated and a few have multiples etc. All different. A great lot. (56 covers) - Est £75

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Lot 658 - 1865 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: 4d vermilion QV issue Plates 12 (2), 13 & 14, used with good strikes of barred numeral 'C51' ST THOMAS duplex cancels of the British Post Office at St Thomas. Odd small fault. (4 stamps, SG Z10 Cat £200) - Est £60

Lot 659 - 1865 - BRITISH POST OFFICES: 4d vermilion QV issue Plates 12 & 14, two copies of each used with good strikes of barred numeral 'C51' ST THOMAS duplex cancels of the British Post Office at St Thomas. Odd small fault. (4 stamps, SG Z10 Cat £200) - Est £60

Lot 660 - 1873 - 1c reddish purple & light green superb used with central ST THOMAS cds dated 27 2 1878 proving that this was from the early printing. (SG 8, Cat £190) - Est £95

Lot 661 - 1873 - 3c dull brown red and turquoise green with frame inverted, a fine mint copy with full gum. (SG 15a, Cat £48) - Est £24

Lot 662 - 1873 - 3c carmine & blue, a fine lightly used copy with ST THOMAS cds dated 15 2 1881. (SG 14, Cat £38) - Est £18

Lot 663 - 1873 - 3c carmine & blue with frame inverted, a fine lightly used copy. Rare stamp. (SG 14a, Cat £475) - Est £200

Lot 664 - 1873 - 4c blue & yellow brown, the dark shade, a superb cds used copy. A very scarce stamp. (SG 17, Cat £325) - Est £160

Lot 665 - 1873 - 5c drab and yellow green with 'Frame Inverted', a fine cds used copy. (SG 19a, Cat £36) - Est £16

Lot 666 - 1873 - 7c yellow ochre and slate lilac, a very fine cds used copy. (SG 20, Cat £180) - Est £90

Lot 667 - 1873 - 7c orange yellow & reddish purple, a fine mint copy with full O.G. (SG 21, Cat £44) - Est £20

Lot 668 - 1873 - 10c bistre brown and blue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 23, Cat £50) - Est £25

Lot 669 - 1873 - 10c bistre brown and grey blue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 24, Cat £60) - Est £30

Lot 670 - 1873 - 10c bistre brown and greenish blue with frame inverted, a fine cds used copy. (SG 25, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 671 - 1873 - 12c yellow green and reddish purple, a superb cds used copy. (SG 27, Cat £200) - Est £100

Lot 672 - 1896 - 1c claret & green, perf 12½, a fine cds used copy. (SG 31, Cat £32) - Est £16

Lot 673 - 1900 - 'Arms' issue the set of four fine cds used. (SG 39/42, Cat £120) - Est £60

Lot 674 - 1905 - 5b - 1fr 'New Currency' issue all fine cds used. (SG 51/7, Cat £121+) - Est £60

Lot 675 - 1907 - 20b deep blue & green 'King Frederik VIII' issue, a fine cds used copy. (SG 63, Cat £36) - Est £18