Sale 409 — 1972 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 23 March, 1972

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
228
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Sale 409, Lot 228, U.S. Possessions1904, 1c Green, Double Overprint (9d). Without gum, as usual. A Very Fine example of this Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

1,200
850
229
og
Sale 409, Lot 229, U.S. Possessions1904, 8c on 50c Bistre Brown (15). Vertical Pair, each with a different type of "8". Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate, An outstanding Rarity

1,100
1,100
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230
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Sale 409, Lot 230, U.S. Possessions1962, 4c Black, Silver Bridge Omitted (157a). Mint, Beautifully Centered, Extremely Fine. A Very Rare Error of which only 50 can exist. Priced for the first time in the 1972 Specialized Catalogue at $2000.00 which completely ignores recent auction realizations; one sold in our 1971 Rarity Sale for $2700.00

0
2,500
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231
c
Sale 409, Lot 231, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1857, 5c Blue on Thin White '(8). Ample to Huge margins except barely touched at one point. Tied in combination with U.S. 12c Black (17) by "San Francisco, Cal." pmk. Clear Red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid" on fresh cover to Virginia. The 5c has minor bend in top margin; the 12c faint creases before using and trifle in at top left; Otherwise Fine. A Rare and attractive combination, Ex-Harris, with P.F. Certificate

2,100
1,200
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232
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Sale 409, Lot 232, U.S. Possessions1944, 2c Rose, "Victory" Handstamp, Booklet Pane of Six (463a) Waxed protection paper adheres to back, as usual. Fine, an exceedingly rare Booklet Pane, with P.F. Certificate

900
650
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233
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1966, 6c "Smuggling" Inverted Overprint (946 var.). Complete Sheet of 100, all with Inverted Overprint, Mint, Very Fine and Scarce

E. 500-750
220
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234
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Sale 409, Lot 234, U.S. Possessions1944, 6c Dark Brown, Official, "Victory" Handstamp (040A). Part o.g., trifle toned, as usual with this issue, Fine, A Great Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
1,400
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235
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Sale 409, Lot 235, U.S. Possessions1944, 20c Light Olive Green, Official "Victory" Handstamp (043). Light toning, as usual, centered to left, Fine, One of the rarest of all the "Victory" overprints, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
1,900
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236
P
Sale 409, Lot 236, U.S. Possessions1952, 5c Blue, Large Die Proof (12P). Die No. 95107, Beautiful Impression on White Card, mounted on 4x4" Gray card, Very Fine

E. 350-500
260
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237
P
Sale 409, Lot 237, U.S. Possessions1958, 4c Red Brown, 8c Black, Trial Colors, Large Die Proofs (65, 66TC). 4c on Glazed Card, Die No. 101785; 8c on Matte Card, Die No. 101786, Each mounted on 51/2X4"white card, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
450
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238
E
Sale 409, Lot 238, U.S. Possessions1958, 4c Black, Human Rights, Composite Essay & Die Proof, Trial Color (67E, P). The essay with complete design except for the numeral of value; the proof in Black, a Trial Color. Die impression on glazed card, both mounted together on 51/2X4" white card, Very Fine, Probably Unique

E. 350-500
260
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239
P
Sale 409, Lot 239, U.S. Possessions1959, 7c Blue, Air Post Envelope (UC3P). Die Proof of stamp in color and embossed, on rough card, mounted on 51/2x4" white card, Very Fine and Rare

E. 350-500
260
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239A
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Sale 409, Lot 239A, U.S. Possessions1964, 15c Multicolor, Air Post, Error, Gray Omitted (C11 var.). Mint, Very Fine and Rare, only one sheet of fifty ever found

E. 500-750
450
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