Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
505
og
Sale 692, Lot 505, U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 8c on 50c Bistre Brown, "Panama" Overprint 15mm Long & Shifted to Right (15 var). Well-centered, Very Fine, Choice, Scarce Variety, with P.F. Certificate

2,650
2,000
506
og
Sale 692, Lot 506, U.S. Possessions-----, 1962, 4c Thatcher Ferry Bridge Omitted (157a). Mint, Extremely Fine, Very Rare, Only 50 Issued

9,000
6,000
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507
c
Sale 692, Lot 507, U.S. Possessions-----, 1916, 2c Cordoba, Head & Overprint Only, Entire (U2b). Unused, Very Fine Example of This Striking Error of which Only Ten Are Recorded

1,400
1,250
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508
og
Sale 692, Lot 508, U.S. PossessionsDANISH WEST INDIES, 1874, 50c Gray Violet (13a). Complete Sheet of 100, Over Half Mint Never Hinged, considerable separation, some light hinge reinforcement, Very Fine, Scott catalogue value as singles $18,000.00

165,000
7,500
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509
og
Sale 692, Lot 509, U.S. PossessionsGUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. II (9). Fresh, Unusually Well-centered, hinge remnant, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

5,000
4,500
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510
c
Sale 692, Lot 510, U.S. PossessionsHonolulu U.S. Postage Paid Nov 26, Red pmk. on 1860 Cover to Mass., Franked with U.S. 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) Vertical Pair (one with small tear) and 10c Green, Ty. V (35) tied by "San Francisco, Cal." Transits, minor cover creasing and slight soiling, Fine, Rare and Attractive, ex-Carhart, signed Ashbrook, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
2,600
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511
c
Sale 692, Lot 511, U.S. PossessionsHonolulu U.S. Postage Paid Sep 25, Bold Red pmk. on Cover to Cal., Two U.S. 10c Green (68) tied by Targets, "San Francisco Cal" Double Circle pmk., stamps removed and reaffixed, filing crease at left (just affects red pmk.), Fine, Very Scarce

E. 1,000-2,000
1,000
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512
c
Sale 692, Lot 512, U.S. PossessionsHonolulu U.S. Postage Paid Feb 17, Clear Red pmk. on 1863 Cover to Iowa, Franked with U.S. No. 69, Cogwheel Cancel (not tied), Orange "San Francisco Cal Paid Mar 6 1863" pmk., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
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513
 
Sale 692, Lot 513, U.S. Possessions1851, 5c Blue, "Missionary" (2). Three Large Margins, close to touching at right, Grid of Bars and Magenta ms. cancels, small faults and rebacked, Fine Appearance, a Very Rare Stamp in any condition, Virtually none exist free of repair due to the extremely fragile nature of the paper on which they were produced, Very Acceptable Example of This Major Rarity, ex-Ferrari, with Calves Certificate

15,000
7,500
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514
 
Sale 692, Lot 514, U.S. Possessions1857, 5c on 13c Dark Red, Manuscript Provisional Surcharge (7). Clear to Large Margins, Used, Fine, with P.F. Certificate mentioning "a small scissors cut at top" that was entirely in margin and has been trimmed out, Rare

5,500
3,250
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515
 
Sale 692, Lot 515, U.S. Possessions1857, 5c on 13c Dark Red, Manuscript Provisional Surcharge (7).Three Large to Huge Margins, clear to barely in at bottom, Neat Town pmk., trivial corner wrinkle, Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

5,500
3,250
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516
 
Sale 692, Lot 516, U.S. Possessions1857, 5c on 13c Dark Red, Manuscript Provisional Surcharge (7). Ample to Large Margins except close to touching at top and bottom right, Town pmk., Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

5,500
1,600
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517
og
Sale 692, Lot 517, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (223A). Fresh, without gum, perfs. close, Fine, Very Scarce

2,750
550
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518
c
Sale 692, Lot 518, U.S. Possessions-----, 1901, $2.00 Dark Blue, Overprint (224). Tied by Manila pmk. on 1913 Registered Cover to U.S., Appropriate Markings, Chicago Backstamps, Very Fine, Rare and Handsome

3,500
2,800
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519
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 519, U.S. Possessions-----, 1903, $5.00 Dark Green, Overprint (239). Block, Well-centered, Intense Color, Fresh, Very Fine "Gem", Beautiful Rarity

10,500
5,500
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520
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 520, U.S. PossessionsUNITED NATIONS, Geneva, 1969, 10fr Dark Blue, Imperforate (14 var). Mint Top Left Corner Inscription Block of Eight (4x2), Extremely Fine, Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
1,450
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