Sale 468 — 1975 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 March, 1975

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
235
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CANAL ZONE, 1921, 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (61f). Cpl Booklet of Two Panes, Panes Very Fine, Rare

700
825
236
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 236, U.S. PossessionsGUAM, 1899, 50c Orange, Overprint (11). B. Imprint & Plate No. 75 Block of Six, Fresh, dry gum, tiny insignificant sealed tear in selvedge, nevertheless Fine-Very Fine, a Rare & Beautiful Block

850
800
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237
 
Sale 468, Lot 237, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1851, 5c Blue, "Missionary" (2). Margins virtually all around. Bold Grid cancel., Expertly repaired as nearly always. A Fine appearing example of this classic Rarity, much better than generally seen. With Calves Certificate

11,000
6,250
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238
 
Sale 468, Lot 238, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1899, 5c Blue, Inverted Overprint (216a). Very light cancel., perfs. least bit in at left, typical centering for this Very Rare Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

850
1,400
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239
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Sale 468, Lot 239, U.S. Possessions- 1944, 6c Brown Official, "Victory" Handstamp (O40A). Block with Left Sheet Margin, right perfs. clear to trifle in, single short corner perf., with P. F. Certificate stating ... "genuine, stained and part o. g.", the staining is in reference to tropical toning which occurs on virtually all these Rare Stamps, Only Known Block

8,000
2,400
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240
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Sale 468, Lot 240, U.S. Possessions- 1944, 20c Light Olive Green Official, "Victory" Handstamp (O43). The Left Stamp of the Pair as Illustrated, typical tropical toning, Fine, Very Rare, with P. F. Certificate

2,000
725
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241
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Sale 468, Lot 241, U.S. Possessions- 1944, 20c Light Olive Green Official, "Victory" Handstamp (O43). The Right Stamp of the Pair as Illustrated, similar to the preceding lot except for inconsequential thinning in top perfs., otherwise Fine, Very Rare

2,000
725
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242
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Sale 468, Lot 242, U.S. PossessionsPUERTO RICO, 1898, 5c Black, Coamo Provisional (201). Cpl. Sheet of Ten, Margins all around, Fresh, Full o. g., Extremely Fine

2,000
1,000
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243
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Sale 468, Lot 243, U.S. Possessions- 1899, 5c-10c "Puerto Rico" Overprints, Special Printing (212-214 var.). Fresh, Full o. g., left perfs. least bit in on 8c, others Fine, Rare, ex- Green

E. 500-750
500
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244
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Sale 468, Lot 244, U.S. Possessions1960, 8c Fifth World Forestry Congress, Imperforate (82 var.). Mint Top Margin Block, trivial wrinkle in margin of top right stamp, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare, Unlisted

E. 750-1,000
650
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245
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Sale 468, Lot 245, U.S. Possessions1961, 8c International Court of Justice, Imperforate (89 var). Mint Top Margin Block, few internal wrinkles slightly grazing the design on three, really insignificant otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare, Unlisted

E. 750-1,000
650
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246
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1966, 11c UNICEF Anniversary, Imperforate (163a). Complete Sheet of 50, light wrinkles in right vertical row, still Very Fine, An Outstanding United Nations Rarity

E. 5,000-10,000
5,500
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247
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Sale 468, Lot 247, U.S. Possessions1951, 6c Henna Brown, First Air Post, Imperforate (C1 var.). Bottom Right Inscription Block of Four, Mint, slight bend in selvedge only, Very Fine, Very Rare, Unlisted, Only one sheet of 50 known

E. 5,000-10,000
6,250
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248
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Sale 468, Lot 248, U.S. Possessions1964, 15c Multicolored Air Post,Gray Color Omitted (C11a). Mint Margin Single, Very Fine Example of this Rare Stamp, Only 50 Known, Listed but Unpriced

E. 500-750
500
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