Marketplace - Auktionshaus Christoph Gartner Auction - June, 2015
(Published: September, 2015, Volume 15, Number 3, Issue #39) (Table Of Contents)
(Author: Larry Fillion)


June 6th-10th, 2015, Auktionshaus Christoph Gartner ran an auction and the malaria lots are listed below:

Lot #2879

1951/1976, assortment of 18 sheets/large parts of sheets, showing varieties like miscuts, double perforation, large paper fold; in addition USA 1993 Wild West Picket Error Sheet. (MS)

(Start Price: 1000€, Hammer Price: 1800€)
In the lot was the souvenir card (Scott United Nations Souvenir Card #1) below with the top text shifted down

UNITED NATIONS POSTAL ADMINISTRATION
WORLD HEALTH DAY - 7 APRIL 1972
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Lot #61

1962 Unaccepted essays 'Malaria' 33ch, 70ch and 1.30nu each in top marginal block of four, unmounted mint, fine. (The essays were not accepted because Buddha is not allowed on a stamp that promotes the eradication of mosquitoes.)

(Start Price: 200€, Hammer Price: 210€)
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