Sale 708 — 1989 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 April, 1989

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
468
ogbl
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 468, U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1915, 5c Deep Blue & Black, Ty. III Overprint (48), CANAL ZONE, 1915, 5c Deep Blue & Black, Ty. III Overprint (48)CANAL ZONE, 1915, 5c Deep Blue & Black, Ty. III Overprint (48). Top Right Corner Imprint Block, Well-centered, very slight tropical o.g., small hinge reinforced separation, few perfs. negligibly toned on bottom left stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare Position Piece, with P.F. Certificate

3,000
800
469
ogbl
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 469, U.S. Possessions-----, 1962, 4c Thatcher Ferry Bridge, Silver Bridge Omitted (157a), -----, 1962, 4c Thatcher Ferry Bridge, Silver Bridge Omitted (157a)-----, 1962, 4c Thatcher Ferry Bridge, Silver Bridge Omitted (157a). Mint Never Hinged Block from the Unique Plate No. Block of Ten Sold in our 1980 Rarity Sale, Extremely Fine, Only One Sheet of 50 Discovered

36,000
26,000
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470
og
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 470, U.S. PossessionsGUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (13), GUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (13)GUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (13). Trace of hinging, Fresh and Fine, Rare "Special Printing," with P.F. Certificate

3,000
1,600
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471
og
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 471, U.S. Possessions-----, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (13), -----, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (13)-----, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (13). Fresh, o.g. (not tropicalized), centered to right, perfs. clear, Fine, Rare" Special Printing", with P.F. Certificate

3,000
950
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472
c
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 472, U.S. Possessions, HA WAIl, Stampless Covers, ca. 1850's, Four to U.S., Red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid" or "Honolulu Hawaiian Islands" pmks., other markings include Red "8" in Circle, "Ship 6" Clamshell, Black "Paid 8 Ship", etc., minor aging, one without flap, Fine, Scarce Lot

E. 1,000-2,000
725
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473
c
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 473, U.S. Possessions-----, "Honolulu U.S, -----, "Honolulu U.S-----, "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Aug 27", Bold Red pmk. on Cover to U.S., 3c Rose (65) and 5c Brown (76) tied by Cogwheels, "San Francisco Cal" pmk., cover reduced at left, Fine and Scarce

E. 1,000-2,000
800
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474
c
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 474, U.S. Possessions-----, "Honolulu U.S, -----, "Honolulu U.S-----, "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Mar 27", Red pmk. on Ca. 1855 cover to Massachusetts, San Francisco, Cal. Apr. 16 pmk. ties U.S. 3c Red (11) Pair, small cover repairs left edge, otherwise Fine, a Rare Early Usage, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,500
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475
 
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 475, U.S. Possessions-----, 1863, 2c Black on Grayish (16), -----, 1863, 2c Black on Grayish (16)-----, 1863, 2c Black on Grayish (16). Plate 3-E-V, Large to Immense Margins, pen cancel, used on Buff Cover to Kau (Main Island), Red Honolulu pmk. at right, very light cover wrinkling, otherwise Very Fine, an Attractive and Scarce Interisland Usage, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
1,400
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476
og
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 476, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (223A), PHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (223A)PHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (223A). Fresh, lightly hinged, Fine, Very Attractive Example of This Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

2,750
1,250
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477
c
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 477, U.S. Possessions-----, 1926, 4c Carmine, Inverted Overprint (C2a), -----, 1926, 4c Carmine, Inverted Overprint (C2a)-----, 1926, 4c Carmine, Inverted Overprint (C2a). Tied by Manila, P.I. 1926 Duplex pmk. on Local Cover, faint cover soiling, light vertical file fold in center, overall Fine, Rare, Only 100 Issued and Only Three Known on Cover (others legal size), This is the Unique Example on a Regular Envelope, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
3,750
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478
og
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 478, U.S. PossessionsRYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17), RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17)RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17). Mint Never Hinged, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
1,150
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