MARIANA ISLANDS, 1899, 15c Slate Green (6).
Rich color, tied by perfect strike of "Yslas Marianas * Gobierno PM*" oval handstamp on top half of cover to Philippines, clear strike of "Mil. Sta. No. 1 Manila Phil. Isld's Rec'd Dec. 11 4:30PM 1899" backstamp, few slightly toned perfs from gum, otherwise Fine, scarce, signed Bloch, the off-cover used stamp catalogues $1,000.00 in Scott, only 150 were printed and very few are known on cover
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