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2013-11-18
The Diamond Collection of United States Possessions
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3047, Cuba, Puerto Principe Patriotic CoverCUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 1m Orange Brown (182), CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 1m Orange Brown (182)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 1m Orange Brown (182). Tied by "Correo de Puerto Principe, Ysla de Cuba ?ENO 1899" double-circle datestamp on illustrated red and blue Uncle Sam, Eagle, Shield and Cannon Patriotic cover to Sturgis South Dakota, patriotic slogans in the design incl. "Monroe Doctrine", "Justice and Humanity" and "The Declaration of War", light partly clear strike of Havana backstamp, Sturgis Feb. 8 receiving backstamp, cover opened roughly at right but stamp mostly unaffected, some slight perf flaws at top from placement near edge, central file fold

A SPECTACULAR RARITY OF UNITED STATES AND CUBA POSTAL HISTORY. THIS IS BELIEVED TO BE THE ONLY KNOWN SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR PATRIOTIC COVER FRANKED WITH A CUBA PUERTO PRINCIPE ISSUE STAMP.

With 1973 P.F. certificate

E. 5,000-7,500
5,000
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