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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — Canal Zone

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1671
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1671, Canal Zone1904, 2c Rose (1), 1904, 2c Rose (1)1904, 2c Rose (1). Lightly cancelled, well-centered, choice margins, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

425
375
1672
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1672, Canal Zone1904, 8c Violet Black (7), 1904, 8c Violet Black (7)1904, 8c Violet Black (7). Barely hinged, exceptional margins and centering, exceptionally fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

175
180
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1673
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1673, Canal Zone1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown (15), 1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown (15)1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown (15). Wonderfully fresh and lightly hinged, without the typical "tropical original gum," choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1904 8-CENT ON 50-CENT BISTER BROWN CANAL ZONE ISSUE.

Only 435 were issued. With 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

2,600
1,900
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1674
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1674, Canal Zone1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Booklet Pane of Six, Imperforate Margins (39c), 1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Booklet Pane of Six, Imperforate Margins (39c)1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Booklet Pane of Six, Imperforate Margins (39c). H.r. at top and bottom, center stamps Mint N.H., bright colors, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive pane

550
200
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1675
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1675, Canal Zone1924, 1c Green (67), 1924, 1c Green (67)1924, 1c Green (67). Remarkably fresh, minor h.r., tiny corner crease at top right, appears Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

500
80
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1676
og
1927-27, 1c-2c Booklet Panes (71e, 73a, 101a). Brilliant colors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

415
100
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1677
ogbl
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1677, Canal Zone1926, 2c Carmine (97), 1926, 2c Carmine (97)1926, 2c Carmine (97). Bottom selvage block of four, h.r. at top, bottom stamps barely hinged, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine

250
170
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1678
S
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1678, Canal Zone1916, 2c Red & Black entire, "Specimen" (U2Sa; UPSS 2), 1916, 2c Red & Black entire, "Specimen" (U2Sa; UPSS 2)1916, 2c Red & Black entire, "Specimen" (U2Sa; UPSS 2). Two punch holes and red "Specimen" handstamp, also with red "F4966" handstamp crossed out in pencil and with "4867" written in, left edge folded , otherwise Very Fine, scarce Specimen from the first print order, the "4966" was a print order No. for the 1c entire, only two are reported

E. 500-750
500
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1679°
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1679, Canal Zone1916, 2c Carmine & Black, Miscut (U2 var), 1916, 2c Carmine & Black, Miscut (U2 var)1916, 2c Carmine & Black, Miscut (U2 var). Miscut and with design significantly shifted to the left and bottom, some slight toning, otherwise Very Fine, unusual item

E. 150-200
150
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1680°
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1680, Canal Zone1916, 2c Carmine & Black entire, Head and Ovpt. (Black) Only (U2b), 1916, 2c Carmine & Black entire, Head and Ovpt. (Black) Only (U2b)1916, 2c Carmine & Black entire, Head and Ovpt. (Black) Only (U2b). Completely lacking the frame, also with full printed design on inside, addressed to Newark N.J. but not cancelled, some toning, still Very Fine, a most unusual item, only three printed thusly are reported

1,500
0
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1681°
S
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1681, Canal Zone1921, 2c Red entire, "Specimen" (U4Sb; UPSS 4), 1921, 2c Red entire, "Specimen" (U4Sb; UPSS 4)1921, 2c Red entire, "Specimen" (U4Sb; UPSS 4). Two-line perf "Specimen/A.B.N. Co." with red "F7113" at top, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, very scarce, only five are reported

E. 500-750
500
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1682°
S
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1682, Canal Zone1913, 1c Green & Black, "Specimen" (UX4Sd; USPP S11), 1913, 1c Green & Black, "Specimen" (UX4Sd; USPP S11)1913, 1c Green & Black, "Specimen" (UX4Sd; USPP S11). Red "Specimen" handstamp and with matching "F5268" at top, two punch holes, affixed to part of what must have been page of sample book, Very Fine, scarce, only two are reported

E. 400-500
450
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1683°
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1683, Canal Zone1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4), 1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4)1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4). Unused, with embossed seal and also with 1923 Christmas card with poem and map, Very Fine, scarce, Scott Retail as normal card

160
0
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1684°
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1684, Canal Zone1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4), 1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4)1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4). Unused and with 1920 multicolored Christmas card design on back, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as normal card without Christmas printing

160
500
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1685°
S
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1685, Canal Zone1913, 1c Green & Black, "Specimen" (UX4Sg; USPP S11), 1913, 1c Green & Black, "Specimen" (UX4Sg; USPP S11)1913, 1c Green & Black, "Specimen" (UX4Sg; USPP S11). Lacking "Specimen" overprint or perfs but with red "F6567" control No. at top, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, only three are reported (one of which has "Return to Issue Room")

E. 400-500
450
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1686°
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1686, Canal Zone1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4), 1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4)1913, 1c Green & Black (UX4). Cancelled by "Cristobal, Canal Zone, Dec. 23" machine cancel to Auburn Cal., back with 1915 multicolored Christmas card, some edge flaws, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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1687°
S
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1687, Canal Zone1921, 1c Green, "Specimen" (UX5S; UPSS S12), 1921, 1c Green, "Specimen" (UX5S; UPSS S12)1921, 1c Green, "Specimen" (UX5S; UPSS S12). Red "Specimen" handstamp with matching "F6783" at top, bright colors

VERY FINE. A RARE SPECIMEN OF THE 1921 ONE-CENT GREEN POSTAL CARD.

Only four are reported. Of these, one has "Return to Issue Room" on it.

E. 3,000-4,000
0
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1688°
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1688, Canal Zone1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5), 1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5)1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5). Unused, back of card with embossed seal and with 1922 multicolored Christmas card, internal crease at bottom, still Very Fine, scarce, Scott Retail as normal unused card

1,100
0
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1689°
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1689, Canal Zone1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5), 1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5)1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5). Cancelled by "Balboa Heights, C.Z., Dec. 19" duplex to Syracuse N.Y., back of card with 1921 multicolored Christmas card, ms. "This is a local card issued by the Americans at the Canal printing plant...", minor edge wear, Very Fine, Scott Retail as normal card

450
0
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1690°
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1690, Canal Zone1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5), 1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5)1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5). Used with additional 1c stamp (60) and tied by "Balboa Heights, C.Z., Dec. 22" duplex cancels to Zurich, Switzerland, back of card with 1921 multicolored Christmas card, back of card also with typed sender's information, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as normal used card

1,100
0
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1691°
S
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1691, Canal Zone1924, 1c Green, "Specimen (UX6S; UPSS S13), 1924, 1c Green, "Specimen (UX6S; UPSS S13)1924, 1c Green, "Specimen (UX6S; UPSS S13). Two-line perf "Specimen/A.B.N. Co." and with red "F7430" at top, bright color, clear embossing, h.r. on back, few trivial toning specks are barely noticeable

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS CANAL ZONE RARE SPECIMEN.

Only three are recorded. Of these, one has "Return to Issue Room".

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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