Lot Number: 3193
Closing: 03 May 2017
- Guide price (GBP): 350 - 400
- Currency guide (USD): 448 - 512
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VENEZUELA - 1859-1940 CLEAN COLLECTION ON ALBUM PAGES A mint and used collection with strongest area being the 19th century issues, these generally used, and which includes 1859 (fine impression) range with ½r x9, 1r x4, and 2r, 1860 (coarse impression) ½r x6, 1r x3, and 2r x4, plus (on bluish paper) ½r x2, 1r, and 2r x2, 1859-62 (coarse impression) ½r x6 incl a pair, 1863 (litho) ½r x8 incl a pair, 1863-65 ½c x5 (these mint or unused), ½r x4, 1r, and 2r x3, 1866-68 range to 2r yellow, 1871-78 (first Esculas) range to 3r Bolivar, 1873 range to 2r yellow, 1879 (second Esculas) range to 30c, 1880 (third Esculas) to 5b, 1880 for Foreign mail (thin paper) to 50c used plus 1b mint, and (thick paper) range to 25c used plus 50c mint, 1882 to 1b, 1887-88 (rouletted) to 50c, 1893 opt ranges, 1896 "Map" stamps (mostly mint) range, 1900-01 opts range (mostly mint), 1904 "Schools Tax" to 20b mint, 1911 "Schools Tax" to 20b mint, 1898 and 1904 Official sets, later issues incl 1930 Airs to 20b used with a few mint imperfs, plus a further range of early issues at the back. Also with a couple of early 1950's covers. Some faults with the earlier issues, and with some stamps marked as forgeries, but with many that are fine. (approx 640 stamps plus 2 covers)