A. Torres Worldwide Autumn 2017 Postal History Selection
Auction #64 - 568 lots - Closing: 2017-10-20 17:00 Central time

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1 Airmails - World
Cat. Nr:      Cat.Value:      Single / Used
1935 (16 Feb) Marseille - South America. Flight interrumpted at Porto Praia, Cabo Verde. VF fkd map travel card. Attempted South Atlantic flight crossing.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 100.00    Photo    Bid

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2 Argentina
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1822 (Jan 19) Buenos Aires - UK, Manchester. "Via Liverpool" but reverse Holyhead / ship letter (xxx/R) + mns 11 / 7. EL full contains. Early maritime mail ship letter routing. Shows great.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 275.00    Photo    Bid

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3 Argentina
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c. 1830 (Buenos Aires) - Santiago de Chile. Por Cordoba - Arequipa (Peru) Entre undated and no origin but routed via Cordoba (RRR) and altiplano. Bolivia to Pacific down to destination by sea. Extraordinary rare p. history item. Early independent days.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 240.00    Photo    Bid

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4 Argentina
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1875 (24 Julio) Buenos Aires oficina maritima - UK, Surrey, Norwood. Fkd 5c vermilion envelope cds via Southampton / ship letter cds (Aug 21) Scarce.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 95.00    Photo    Bid

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5 Argentina
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1892 (Dic 5) Buenos Aires - Germany, Schwerih (28 Dec) Fkd env + 12c + 24 mixed issues both blue stamps. Extraordinary rare combination of stamps, first we see.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 100.00    Photo    Bid

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6 Argentina
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1904 (16 March) Coronel Suarez - Germay, Oldislelen (11 April) Multifkd large envelope. Registered spectacular. Remarkable opportunity.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 100.00    Photo    Bid

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7 Australia
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1883 (26 Feb) Tasmania - Switzerland, Bilsegg (8-9 Apr) Multifkd envelope, mixed issues QV 6d lilac + 1d + 2d later ones, all tied "25" grills. Scarce conection.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 700.00    Photo    Bid

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8 Australia
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1930 (24 March) Australia, Port Adelaide (SA) - USA, Washington DC. USA official envelope penalty issue $300 + Australian air franking on very scarce early combination including cangaroos.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 180.00    Photo    Bid

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9 Australia
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1933 (9 Dec) Melbourne, Via - Wycheproof. Mixed via + gnal issue fkd env, rolling slogan cachet, at 2d rate. Fine item.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 100.00    Photo    Bid

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10 Austria
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1853 (30 March) Schruns - Switzerland, Luzern. Via Felkirch (31 March) Chur (1 April) EL fkd single 6 kr brown large margin cds. Georgeous item + usage arrival from village.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 240.00    Photo    Bid

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11 Austria
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1870 (13 Jan) Wien - USA, Baltimore, Maryland. Via NY (Jan 25) Registered front and reverse 10kr blue coarse print (x4) tied blue cds + R-cachet + Franco box "New York / Registered" (XX) alongside. 3 red wax seals. Lovely item + transatlantic registration     Fine
Bid over:  $ 1200.00    Photo    Bid

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12 Austria
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1871 (9 May) Luttenberg - Wien. Fkd EL skr red, stline "LUTTENBERG / IO MAI" (xxx/R) VF + nice.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 100.00    Photo    Bid

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13 Austria
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1875 (20 Oct) Bregenz, West Austria - Switzerland, Basel (21 Oct) 2kr yellow italian text rough print + 2 adtls 2 kr yellow rough print, cds to complete rate. Lovely rarity + multiple usage.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 750.00    Photo    Bid

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14 Austria
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1889 (17 Apr) Austria Period. Postal administration. Meran (Murano) - HAWAII islands, Lahana (May 31) Via NYC - San Francisco single 10 kr bllue stamp fkd env, cds. VF destination. Right at Austria border.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 180.00    Photo    Bid

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15 Austria
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1915 (2 Oct) WWI St. Peter por Gotz. Italy - Austria War area. Fkd env to Switzerland, Fribourg (8 Nov) Austrian censor + "Uber Schweiz Italian" (xxx/R) Very interesting historical circulation period.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 150.00    Photo    Bid

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16 Austria
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1939 (7 Feb) German Occup period. Wien - Philippines, Manila (Feb 16) Via Hong Kong (15 Feb) Airmail fkd statcard + 2 air adtl stamps. Rare air short lived via British mail rate before WWII + destination.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 126.00    Photo    Bid

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17 Bahrain
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1990. GPO - USA, CA, Berkely. Air fkd + taxed + envelope + 4 US stamps tied applied as p. dues. Three scarce woden combination. First we see.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 100.00    Photo    Bid

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18 Belgium
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1851 (15 Apr) Gosselies - Anvers (16 Abr) Fkd E. 20c blue lower margin border tied numeral grill. Appealing item.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 160.00    Photo    Bid

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19 Belgium
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1855 (2 Aug) Antwerpen, Belgium - Amsterdan, Netherlands - Denmark, Copenhagen. Via KDOPA Hamburg (6 Aug) + depart cds + "franco Hamburg" (xxx/R) a better type postal cachet + Belgium origin + forwarded Dutch mail.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 450.00    Photo    Bid

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20 Belgium
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1855 (18 Oct) Antwerpen - Sweden, Umea. Stampless EL full text, red depart cds + "Belg 2eR" (xxx) cachet + no less than eight (!) postal charges. Via Prussia - Hamburg - Stockholm (26 Oct) Exceptional condition + show item. Better destination usage.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 325.00    Photo    Bid

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21 Belgium
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1885 (7 June) Anvers - UK, Hartford (8-9 June) forwarded locally with 1/2d lilac cds + grill. 15c red stationary card. Lovely communication internal fwding and actually quite rare.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 450.00    Photo    Bid

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22 Belgium
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1907 (20 Sept) Bruxelles - France, Ranges - Barres (21 Sept) Fkd ppc 1c, taxed + (x4) French postage dues including Sc. J11 strip of 3 + J29 at 8c rate tied cds. MARQ EN BAROV. Very scarce pd combination. VF.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 100.00    Photo    Bid

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23 Belgium - Xx
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1917 (15 Jan) WWI Denmark, Copenhagen - Belgium, Antwerpen (25 an) Registered 10ore orange stat card + 15ore lilac adtl + R-label. German Occupation period. POW via Hmburg. Excellent item.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 125.00    Photo    Bid

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24 Belgian Congo
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1946 (13 Sept) Tshkapa, Alaska - Fort Lawton, Washington State, USA. Air multifkd envelope + military APO fwded cachet to Adak, Alaska. Front and reverse.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 100.00    Photo    Bid

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25 Brazil - Stampless
Cat. Nr:      Cat.Value:      Single / Used
1835 (Oct 19) Santos - Argentina, Buenos Aires (10 Dec) Stampless entire multicacheted cover with S. Paulo + Santos + Rio + 120 Brazilian charge + 10cts (Argentinian arrival mns charge) VF international usage for stampless postmarks.      Fine
Bid over:  $ 400.00    Photo    Bid


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