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Sale 428 — 1973 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 22 March, 1973

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
234
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 234, U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 8c on 50c Bistre Brown (15), CANAL ZONE, 1904, 8c on 50c Bistre Brown (15)CANAL ZONE, 1904, 8c on 50c Bistre Brown (15). Centered to B. Fine Example of this Rare Stamp

550
450
235
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 235, U.S. Possessions- 1904, 8c on 50c Bistre Brown (15). Horiz, - 1904, 8c on 50c Bistre Brown (15). Horiz- 1904, 8c on 50c Bistre Brown (15). Horiz. Pair, Exceptionally Fresh and Well Centered, Very Fine, an Outstanding Rarity

1,100
950
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236
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 236, U.S. Possessions- 1962, 4c Black, Error, Silver "Thatcher Bridge" Omitted (157a), - 1962, 4c Black, Error, Silver "Thatcher Bridge" Omitted (157a)- 1962, 4c Black, Error, Silver "Thatcher Bridge" Omitted (157a). Mint, Perfectly Centered, Extremely Fine

2,000
2,500
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237
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 237, U.S. Possessions- 1924, 1c Green, Mt. Hope Postal Card, Error, Background Only (UX8  var), - 1924, 1c Green, Mt. Hope Postal Card, Error, Background Only (UX8  var)- 1924, 1c Green, Mt. Hope Postal Card, Error, Background Only (UX8 var). The spectacular error recently discovered by us, with "Canal Zone," Seal, Denomination, & Address Instructions completely omitted, Only the background has been printed. On printed card of Colon Lodge No. 1491 of the Masonic Order, a meeting notice with type of meeting, day & date indicated by "L" punched into card. Very slight age toning & two tiny staple holes. An incalculably Great Rarity, which must be considered unique unless and until another may turn up. Offered with a normal #UX8 card with similar punch marks, for comparison

E. 1,000-2,000
850
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238
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 238, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1851, 5c Deep Blue, "Missionary" (2), HAWAII, 1851, 5c Deep Blue, "Missionary" (2)HAWAII, 1851, 5c Deep Blue, "Missionary" (2). Wide side margins, narrow top margin, cut into bottom frame, neat 7-bar Grid cancel, part of Red postmark, Beautiful deep shade, minute fault in T. L. corner margin. A particularly fine example of this classic rarity, virtually flawless, with P. F. Certificate

7,500
4,750
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239
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 239, U.S. Possessions- 1851, 13c Blue, "Missionary" (3), - 1851, 13c Blue, "Missionary" (3)- 1851, 13c Blue, "Missionary" (3). Three large margins, almost clear at top; small nick at T. L. corner & couple of small, neatly sealed tears.Clear Grids of Square dots cancel, A better than average example of this seldom- seen stamp which is almost always found with defects or repairs

5,000
3,250
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240
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 240, U.S. Possessions- 1851, 1c Light Blue, Bluish White (12), - 1851, 1c Light Blue, Bluish White (12)- 1851, 1c Light Blue, Bluish White (12). PI. 2-A, Ty. IV, Pos. 8, Ample to Large margins, minute, pin-point toned speck, A Very Fine & Fresh example of this much sought-after rarity

750
850
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241
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 241, U.S. Possessions- 1863 1c Black on Grayish (15). CpI, - 1863 1c Black on Grayish (15). CpI- 1863 1c Black on Grayish (15). CpI. Reconstruction of Plate, Clear to Huge margins, few have faint thin specks or creases, balance Fine-Very Fine, Scarce & Attractive (Photo)

900
800
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242
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 242, U.S. Possessions- Forwarded by Starkey James & Co, - Forwarded by Starkey James & Co- Forwarded by Starkey James & Co. Honolulu, Oahu in red oval, Ms. "pr Tepic", black "San Francisco Cal, Feb. 8" in circle, boxed "40", contains letter from Honolulu Jan. 14, 1850, Fine and Scarce

E. 500-750
550
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243
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 243, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black (223) Bot. Imprint Plate No, PHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black (223) Bot. Imprint Plate NoPHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black (223) Bot. Imprint Plate No. Strip of Three, Well centered, o. g., some perfs. strengthened otherwise Very Fine

500
400
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244
ogbl
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 244, U.S. Possessions- 1903, $1.00 Black (237) Bot, - 1903, $1.00 Black (237) Bot- 1903, $1.00 Black (237) Bot. Imprint Plate Block of Six, no gum, centered to B. Fine, Very Rare, Not priced

E. 500-750
575
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245
ogbl
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 245, U.S. PossessionsPUERTO RICO, 1942, 30c Vermilion "Boutwell" Revenue (RE41A), PUERTO RICO, 1942, 30c Vermilion "Boutwell" Revenue (RE41A)PUERTO RICO, 1942, 30c Vermilion "Boutwell" Revenue (RE41A). Block, Very Fine, This value is believed to have never been placed in use, Extremely Rare Block

2,600
650
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246
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 246, U.S. Possessions1961, 4c Bright Bluish Green Imperforate (90 var.) Horiz, 1961, 4c Bright Bluish Green Imperforate (90 var.) Horiz1961, 4c Bright Bluish Green Imperforate (90 var.) Horiz. Pair, Mint, Very Fine

E. 500-750
475
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247
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 247, U.S. Possessions1966, 11c Unicef, Imperforate (163a). Horiz, 1966, 11c Unicef, Imperforate (163a). Horiz1966, 11c Unicef, Imperforate (163a). Horiz. Pair, with Sheet Margin at R., Mint, Extremely Fine, a Rare and Pretty Pair

E. 500-750
500
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248
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 248, U.S. Possessions1951, 6c Henna Brown Imperforate (C1 var.), 1951, 6c Henna Brown Imperforate (C1 var.)1951, 6c Henna Brown Imperforate (C1 var.). Only one sheet known, Mint, Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
1,550
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249
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 249, U.S. Possessions1964, 15c Muiticolor Air Post, Error, Gray Omitted (C11a), 1964, 15c Muiticolor Air Post, Error, Gray Omitted (C11a)1964, 15c Muiticolor Air Post, Error, Gray Omitted (C11a). Mint, Perfection! Only one sheet of 50 has ever turned up

E. 750-1,000
450
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250
og
1954, 10c Air Letter Sheet (UC2, var.). Complete Uncut Sheet of Eight, with a tremendous double fold-over of the top left sheet with approximately 80% of the top left sheet printed on the back. Folded in margin between pairs of sheets to a manageable size. Very Fine and of greatest rarity; probably unique

E. 1,000-2,000
525
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