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Sale 371 — 1970 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 March, 1970

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
244
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 244, U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1962, 4c "Thatcher Ferry Bridge", Error, Silver  Bridge Omitted (157a), CANAL ZONE, 1962, 4c "Thatcher Ferry Bridge", Error, Silver  Bridge Omitted (157a)CANAL ZONE, 1962, 4c "Thatcher Ferry Bridge", Error, Silver Bridge Omitted (157a). Mint, with R. Sheet Margin, Extremely Fine, A Rare and Spectacular Error

E. 2,000-5,000
2,800
245
og
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 245, U.S. PossessionsCUBA, 1898, 3c on 2m Orange Brown, Puerto Principe (179G), CUBA, 1898, 3c on 2m Orange Brown, Puerto Principe (179G)CUBA, 1898, 3c on 2m Orange Brown, Puerto Principe (179G). Part o.g., Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,000
600
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246
og
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 246, U.S. Possessions1899, 10c on 10c Brown, Ty. II (226A), 1899, 10c on 10c Brown, Ty. II (226A)1899, 10c on 10c Brown, Ty. II (226A). Fresh, o.g., Fine and Rare only a few example of the Special Printing exist

700
625
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247
og
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 247, U.S. PossessionsGUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. II (9). Fresh, o.g, GUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. II (9). Fresh, o.gGUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. II (9). Fresh, o.g., Fine Example of this rare Special Printing

700
575
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248
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 248, U.S. Possessions1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (13), 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (13)1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (13). Fresh, o.g., Centered bit to right, Fine

450
380
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249
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 249, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1851-52, 5c Blue "Missionary" (2), HAWAII, 1851-52, 5c Blue "Missionary" (2)HAWAII, 1851-52, 5c Blue "Missionary" (2). Margins to just in, Bold Grid and light red cancels, some faults & U.L. corner restored, Looks Fine, A very presentable example of a very great rarity

7,000
2,900
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250
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 250, U.S. Possessions1851-52, 13c Blue "Missionary" (3), 1851-52, 13c Blue "Missionary" (3)1851-52, 13c Blue "Missionary" (3). Margins to touched, except slightly in at T. Beautiful Bright color & sharp impression, neat Red town pmk. A few tiny tears. The stamp has been mounted on protective tissue paper to preserve it. Fine appearance, an Attractive and Very Desirable example of this Classic Rarity, with North Certificate

4,750
2,900
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251
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 251, U.S. PossessionsGregory's U.S. & California Express, Thompson & Hitchcock,  Agts., 149 Pearl Street, N.Y, Gregory's U.S. & California Express, Thompson & Hitchcock,  Agts., 149 Pearl Street, N.YGregory's U.S. & California Express, Thompson & Hitchcock, Agts., 149 Pearl Street, N.Y., in Three clear straight lines in Red. "K/T & H" in matching oval on neat folded 1850 letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen to the "Danish Majesty's Consul" Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, minor aging, otherwise Very Fine

E. 350-500
550
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