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  • Lot# : 3357 Dominican Republic

    1867: ½ r. black on rose, unused example (3), all of good colour and large margins, one corner marginal from lower left corner of the sheet. A scarce group. All signed Todd AIEP Gi 7 = £ 180+/Scott = $ 180+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 3438 Dominican Republic

    1888/97: Covers (2) with earlier cover from Monte Cristy with oval Forwarding Agent's cachet "Cosme Batlle / Sto. Domingo / Fwd. Plata" in violet and franked by 1885 10 c. orange tied by oval 'Franca' at Puerto Plata (April 9) in violet; 1897 cover imprinted 'Ferro Carril / Central Dominicano' bearing 1895 1 c. green and pair of 2 c. orange red tied by 'Puerto Plata' cds's in violet to New York.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 3439 Dominican Republic

    1901/08: Arms Issue covers (6) with 1903 Printed Matter usage with 1 c. green & violet on issue No. 6 of "Santo Domingo Postal", 1901 1 c. green & violet (8) and single 2 c. deep green to Wiesbaden; 1907 Paquebot usage from San Macoris to Paris with 5 c. blue (2) cancelled by Steamer "Seminole" in blue, 1908 cover with 10 c. red violet tied "Fuera de / Balija" (Too Late) marking, 1905 10 c. black (2) on 10 c. stationery envelope registered to Germany; 1904 cover with single 20 c. violet registered from Sanchez to Germany; generally fine, a scarce group.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 3440 Dominican Republic

    1944: "Era De Trujillo" 25 pesos Booklet, with black on orange stapled covers, with 24 panes of four Airmail 25 c. orange & carmine (Communications Building) with interleaving and one pane missing. Extremely rare - the first example this describer has seen, with just 20 Booklets issued in total.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 3441 Dominican Republic

    1881: Postal stationery 2 c. green card with very smooth surface with different patterned background of circles printed in lilac grey (H&G 1 var), presumably produced as an Essay prior to the diagonal lines eventually chosen; small closed tear at base not affecting the unusual feel and appearance; sold together with a used example from Puerto Plata for comparison. Ex the Manhattan Bank Note Co. / ABN archives. Believed unique. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 3442 Dominican Republic

    1881/1890: Postal Stationery used selection (6), with 1881 3 c. red card used to Bremen from Santo Domingo (H&G 2) via France, 1 c. green card (H&G 13) up-rated with 1885 1 c. green used from 'Monte Cristy' to Buenos Aires, 1 c. green card (H&G 14) up-rated with 1885 1 c. green used from Puerto Plata to St. Thomas; 10 c. rose on cream envelopes (H&G B4b) used from Santo Domingo to Germany one via New York the other by French ship, and 1890 2 c. pink wrapper (H&G E3) used from Monte Cristy to Java with Weltvreden cds on reverse. A scarce group.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 3443 Dominican Republic

    1891: "Parisot" issue, postal stationery envelopes (8) of 1881 overprinted UPU and new value in blue or black unused, 30 c. on 10 c. blue with doubled 'P' in UPU, (H&G B4e), 40 c. on 10 c. rose (H&G B4 and B4b), 50 c. on 10 c. rose on blue (H&G B4e and B4f), 80 c. on 15 c. yellow (H&G B5a), 90 c. on 15 c. yellow (H&G B5a) and 1 Peso on 5 c. blue on blue (H&G B3h); all fresh and fine.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 3444 Dominican Republic

    1890 & 1935: 1 c. green on buff, separated sender and reply postal stationery cards (H&G 14), each overprinted SPECIMEN in red (ex American Banknote Co. archives) with top card showing framed "Return to / RECORD & SPECIMEN DEPT." in violet and 1935 13 c. brown registration envelope for internal use unused (H&G C1) overprinted with italic "Muestra" in violet. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 3445 Dominican Republic

    1902/11: Covers (3) with 1902 small underpaid cover from USA franked 2 c red, taxed on arrival with 1901 Postage Due 2 c. olive grey in a strip of three at Santo Domingo (Aug 8); 1907 cover from New York to Puerto Plata sent unpaid and taxed by 1901 Postage Due 10 c. olive grey on arrival (Jan 31); and unusual 1911 incoming cover from France originally franked at 12 c. and addressed to Santo Domingo (June 3), undelivered and returned to sender and taxed in Blois and in Finistere. An unusual group.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 3446 Dominican Republic

    1909 & 1929: Official covers (2), 1909 cover with printed "El Secretario de Estado de Guerra y Marina" locally mailed to the Spanish Consul with superb "Santo Domingo" cds (Nov 6); second cover franked 1928 1 c. deep green (2) cancelled "Fuera de Balija" and 'Paquebot / San Juan PR', undelivered and returned to Santo Domingo with "República Dominicana / Direccion Gral de Correos y Telegs. / Abierta, Examinada y Cerrada por / la Division de Regazos" complete intact label.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF
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