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Lot Photo Description
Lot 487

Persia, 1862, 25c (5 shahi) deep green & green, litho border (Scott 52), o.g., hinged, blazing color and absolutely perfect centering, Very Fine+.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 488

Persia, 1875, Imperial Arms (Lion & Sun), 1ch to 8ch complete (Scott 11-14), a wonderful set with clearly distinguished rouletting, incredibly fresh; 2ch with a small toned spot bottom center, Very Fine, all but 4ch value signed various.
Scott $950.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 489

Persia, 1885, "Officiel" overprints complete (Scott 66-69), sharp-looking issues, Very Fine, each signed M Sadri.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 490

Persia, 1887, "Officiel" overprints complete (Scott 70-72), just beautiful stamps, Very Fine, each signed M Sadri.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 491

Persia, 1899, 1ch to 50Kr handstamped overprints complete (Scott 120-135), incredibly fresh with well-defined overprints, o.g., a very nice set, all but 10c signed.
Scott $557.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 492
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Persia, 1907-09, Mohammed Ali Shah Qajar, 1ch to 50k complete (Scott 428-445), an absolutely gorgeous set; 4K hinged, 50K very lightly hinged, the remainder of the stamps never hinged, Fine to Very Fine with better.
Scott $976 for o.g.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 493

Persia, 1909, Shah & Lion imperf set overprinted, 1ch to 30kr complete (Scott 464-480), just a breathtaking set, with each stamp possessing four large margins, bright colors, crisp printing and fully legible overprints (showing correct structure and composition under 630x magnification), o.g., lightly hinged, Extremely Fine(accompanying certificate states "superb and fresh"), only 500 sets believed printed, signed Champion, with 2015 Ceremuga certificate.
SG 320-326.
Scott $3,400.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 494

Persia, 1911, Ahmad Shah Qajar "Officiel" overprints, 1ch-30kr complete (Scott 501-515), small portrait issue handstamped with dual-language "Rasmi/Officiel" overprint; vibrant colors and excellent centering across the set, Very Fine with several better, looks and legitimacy; what more do you need? with 2002 Sadri certificate.
Persiphila 475-489.
Scott $5,155.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 495

Persia, 1918, "1337"-dated overprints, 3ch on 12ch to 6ch on 10ch complete (Scott 607-609), eye-catching color and very nice centering, Very Fine, each signed M Sadri.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 496

Persia, Airmail, 1927, "Poste Aerienne" bilingual overprints on 1909 Arms set, 1ch to 30Kr complete (Scott C1-C16), eye-popping colors and crisp overprints, fresh o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine overall, only 600 sets of the top three values were printed, signed Turpin, with 2013 Ceremuga certificate.
Scott $1,005.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $425.
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Lot 497

Persia, The Peacock Throne Collection, 1881-1928, lovely and clean, spanning Qajar and early Pahlavi issues; everything is remarkably fresh, most with above-average centering; a plethora of overprints present, though we can't vouch for every one—thus our conservative estimate on the lot (catalogue value for the collection, if everything is good, is well in excess of $16,000!); several items signed M. Sadri, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,100.
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