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Sale 863 — 2003 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 31 May, 2003

Category — Philippines

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
661
c
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 661, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c-20c "Victory" Overprints (464, 465, 471, 472, 474, 477, 479, 481 two, E9), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c-20c "Victory" Overprints (464, 465, 471, 472, 474, 477, 479, 481 two, E9)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c-20c "Victory" Overprints (464, 465, 471, 472, 474, 477, 479, 481 two, E9). Second 481 on back, tied by "Tacloban, Leyte Nov. 8, 1944" with yeardate in ms. on legal-size First Day corner card cover from Office of the President of the Philippines to "The President, The White House, Washington D.C.", early state of the overprint before the break, five-line First Day cachet, stamp on back missing top left corner, minor edgewear

VERY FINE. A RARE FIRST DAY COVER WITH NINE DIFFERENT VICTORY OVERPRINTS ON A FIRST DAY COVER ADDRESSED TO THE U.S. PRESIDENT.

This cover contains eight of the twelve denominations known used on November 8, 1944. Signed Bloch.

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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