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Sale 560 — 1980 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1980

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
355
ogbl
Canal Zone,1962, 4c Thatcher Ferry Bridge, Silver Bridge Omitted (157a). The Unique Mint Plate No. 168153 Block of Ten, Extremely Fine, A Phenomenal Error of the Highest Order of Rarity, Only 50 stamps Exist. Although this piece catalogs $55.000 as ten singles, we believe this item will realize several times this figure

0
130,000
356
og
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 356, U.S. PossessionsDANISH WEST INDIES, 1866, 3c Rose (2), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1866, 3c Rose (2)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1866, 3c Rose (2). Block of 50 (Half Sheet), o.g., partly separated in center, Very Fine Showpiece

3,250
3,500
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357
og
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 357, U.S. PossessionsGUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty II (13), GUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty II (13)GUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty II (13). Fine, Regummed, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
1,550
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358
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 358, U.S. Possessions1853, 5c on 13c Dark Red Manuscript Provisional Surcharge (7), 1853, 5c on 13c Dark Red Manuscript Provisional Surcharge (7)1853, 5c on 13c Dark Red Manuscript Provisional Surcharge (7). Margins to touched except tiny bit in one spot at left, light "San Francisco Cal." pmk., tiny wrinkle, Fine & Rare

3,250
3,250
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359
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 359, U.S. Possessions1857, 5c Blue on White Wove, "Line Through Honolulu" Variety (8 var), 1857, 5c Blue on White Wove, "Line Through Honolulu" Variety (8 var)1857, 5c Blue on White Wove, "Line Through Honolulu" Variety (8 var). Clear to Huge Margins except slightly in at bottom, tied on cover with U.S. 12c Black (17), margins all around & Very Fine, by Brilliant Red "San Francisco, Cal., July 20 1859" pmk., Red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid", "10c", Crayon" 10" to Philadelphia, A Gorgeous Cover & Spectacular Exhibition Piece

4,000
9,500
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360
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 360, U.S. Possessions1863, 2c Black on Grayish (16), 1863, 2c Black on Grayish (16)1863, 2c Black on Grayish (16). Ample to Huge Margins incl. Top Right Sheet Corner tied by Red "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands" pmk. on Cover to Kauai, Bold Oval "Forwarded by MeIchers & Co. Honolulu" Handstamp, stamp has faint tropical toning, almost entirely in margins, small closed cover tear at right, A Rare & Desireable Cover (Particularly with an Unlisted Forwarder), with Friedl Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
11,000
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361
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 361, U.S. Possessions1863, 2c Dark Blue (17), 1863, 2c Dark Blue (17)1863, 2c Dark Blue (17). PI. 5-B, Ty. VI, Pos. 6, Ample to Huge Margins except barely touched one point at bottom, Neat Grid cancel, minor flaws, otherwise Fine, Rare

1,400
2,000
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362
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 362, U.S. Possessions1865, 5c Blue (21), 1865, 5c Blue (21)1865, 5c Blue (21). Large Margins, Used with U.S. 2c Black, 3c Rose (65, 73). The Numeral has grid cancel, others Cog Wheel cancels "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid" in red, "Honolulu, Hawaiian Isld, May 31" in black and "San Francisco, Jul 7" in double circle, Very Fine and Handsome Cover

5,000
8,000
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363
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 363, U.S. Possessions1865, 5c Blue (21), 1865, 5c Blue (21)1865, 5c Blue (21). PI. 9-A, Ty. III, Pos. 7, Large Margins, Used with U.S. 5c Brown (76), stamps have tiny margin faults, on Cover to Ind., the Numeral with Grid cancel, just tied by Red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid", U. S. 5c tied by Cogwheel, "San Francisco Cal" Double Circle pmk" bottom cover flap missing, a Fresh & Handsome Appearing Hawaiian Combination Rarity, with P.F. & Hawaiian Philatelic Society Certificates

5,000
7,000
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364
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 364, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black (237), PHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black (237)PHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black (237). Mint Block, gum dimple one stamp, Fine

1,200
2,000
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