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Sale 845 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 15 May, 2002

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
726
c
Sale Number 845, Lot Number 726, U.S. PossessionsCUBA, "Prisoner's Letter Censored and forwarded, Navy Department, Bureau of Navigation, Washington D.C, CUBA, "Prisoner's Letter Censored and forwarded, Navy Department, Bureau of Navigation, Washington D.CCUBA, "Prisoner's Letter Censored and forwarded, Navy Department, Bureau of Navigation, Washington D.C." Bold purple hs on cover to Mahon, Majorca, Spain, neat 28 Aug. 1898 receiving backstamp, few light age spots, Very Fine and choice, early and scarce usage

E. 1,000-1,500
1,150
727
c
Sale Number 845, Lot Number 727, U.S. PossessionsDANISH WEST INDIES, 1876-77, 10c Pale Bister Brown & Blue, 12c Emerald & Grayish Lilac (10, 11), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1876-77, 10c Pale Bister Brown & Blue, 12c Emerald & Grayish Lilac (10, 11)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1876-77, 10c Pale Bister Brown & Blue, 12c Emerald & Grayish Lilac (10, 11). One 10c and two 12c, tied by "St. Thomas 17/12 1877" cds on blue folded cover to Vera Cruz, forwarder's handstamp, cover with file fold and light bleach spots, all stamps defective, have been removed from cover and may not have originated, still an interesting cover, with 2000 R.P.S. certificate

E. 200-300
100
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728
c
Sale Number 845, Lot Number 728, U.S. PossessionsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 5c Blue (212), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 5c Blue (212)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 5c Blue (212). Tied by "San Juan, Porto Rico Mil. Sta. No. 4 Mar. 16" duplex on cover to Barcelona, Spain, receiving backstamp, stamp with small piece out at left and some toning, otherwise Very Fine, this is the earliest recorded use of this stamp to a foreign destination and is used on the second day of issue

E. 150-200
100
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729
c
Sale Number 845, Lot Number 729, U.S. PossessionsPUERTO RICO, 1899-1900, 10c Brown, Ty. I, 1c Yellow Green, 2c Red, Ty. IV (214-216), PUERTO RICO, 1899-1900, 10c Brown, Ty. I, 1c Yellow Green, 2c Red, Ty. IV (214-216)PUERTO RICO, 1899-1900, 10c Brown, Ty. I, 1c Yellow Green, 2c Red, Ty. IV (214-216). Tied by bold "Las Marias P.R. Oct. 30, 1900" duplex on registered cover to Lucerne, Switzerland, New York and receiving backstamps, few scuffs, otherwise Very Fine, scarce usage

E. 200-300
160
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