Sale 895 — 2005 Rarities of the World
Sale Date — Friday, 3 June, 2005
Category — Puerto Rico and United Nations
PUERTO RICO, Coamo Provisional, 1898, 5c Black, Ty. I-II-III-IV (201). Complete sheet of ten, tropicalized original gum described on accompanying certificate as original gum, F. Santiago control mark, top right stamp with tiny thin spot at top
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE COMPLETE SHEET OF THE PUERTO RICO 1898 COAMO ISSUE.
We have only sold one other complete sheet since keeping computerized records, in our 1995 Rarities sale.
With 2005 P.F. certificate.
PUERTO RICO, 1899, 1c Black on Buff, Postal Card, Double Imprint (UX1b). Unused, bright impression, some overall wear incl. vertical crease at center, otherwise Very Fine example of this rare variety, with 1995 P.F. certificate
2,500Back to Top
UNITED NATIONS, 1951, 6c Henna Brown, Air Post, Imperforate (C1 var). Mint N.H. bottom right corner margin inscription block of four, large margins, rich color, few tiny natural wrinkles and faint toned spots in sheet margin, Very Fine, scarce, accompanied by normal block from same position and also accompanied by similar block signed by the artist, Ole Hamann
1,600Back to Top