Sale 976 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 29 September-2 October, 2009

Category — Philippines

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2404
c
PHILIPPINES, 1899-1901, 1c-50c Ovpts. (213-217, 218-222). 15 stamps on six covers, Nos. 213-217 on one cover, 50c used singly, 15c used with 3c and two 5c (quadruple rate plus registration to Austria), generally Fine lot

E. 300-400
275
2405
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Sale 976, Lot 2405, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225). Intense color on bright paper, Very Fine, only 782 issued, with P.S.E. and 2006 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

775
400
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2406
nh
Sale 976, Lot 2406, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1903-04, 1c-10c Overprints (226-233, 240). Mint N.H., 1c with selvage at bottom, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

811
425
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2407
ogbl
Sale 976, Lot 2407, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top pair lightly hinged, rich color, choice centering

VERY FINE AND CHOICE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $2.00 1903 PHILIPPINES OVERPRINT ISSUE.

With 1996 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged block of four

3,400
1,900
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2408
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Sale 976, Lot 2408, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Orange, "Victory" Ovpt. (470). Slightly tropicalized original gum, vivid color and clear overprint, almost perfectly centered with wide margins, exceptionally fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6C ORANGE "VICTORY" OVERPRINT.

Only 141 were printed. This is the finest example of this scarce stamp we have offered since keeping computerized records.

With 1960 and 2009 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

1,750
1,600
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2409
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Sale 976, Lot 2409, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1944, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (483). Tropicalized original gum, radiant color, wide and balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful and scarce stamp with only 200 produced, with 1962 and 2009 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

750
550
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2410
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Sale 976, Lot 2410, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O38). Exceptionally well-centered, vivid color, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, scarce with only 128 issued, with 2009 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

375
200
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2411
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Sale 976, Lot 2411, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Dark Brown, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O40). Tropicalized original gum, rich color, choice centering, thin spots

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENTAVO DARK BROWN OFFICIAL WITH "VICTORY" OVERPRINT. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL OF THE PHILIPPINES VICTORY OVERPRINT ISSUES.

We have only sold three other singles in our computerized records, including Rarities of the World sales going back to 1964.

With 1978 P.F. certificate

8,000
2,800
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2412
ogbl
Sale 976, Lot 2412, PhilippinesPHILIPPINES, 1944, 20c Light Olive Green, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O43). Block of four with plate no. 131583 and letter "F" in wide selvage at top, tropicalized original gum adhering to interleaving, some toned spots, few short perfs

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE BLOCK OF FOUR WITH PLATE NUMBER OF THE PHILIPPINES OFFICIAL "VICTORY" OVERPRINT ISSUE WITH LARGE "O.B."

Only 71 copies were produced of Nos. O42 and O43. This is the only multiple we have offered since keeping computerized records (we previously offered this in our 1979 Rarities sale). Scott Retail as four singles with no premium for the plate no. selvage or the multiple.

7,000
6,250
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2413
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PHILIPPINES, 1906-09, 4c-2p Portrait, Arms, Black Bandholtz Printed "OB" Ovpts. (242-243, 245, 245a, 247, 252, 255-260A). Some gum disturbance, No. 260A paper adherence, also incl. No. 258 with red ovpt., generally fine, scarce lot

E. 300-400
225
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2414
 
PHILIPPINES, Accumulation. Hundreds of mostly used stamps, some better incl. Nos. 219 (three), 223A unused original gum, 223A used, 228 block of four and imprint and plate no. block of six, 237 used (two), J1-J2 and J6 Imprint and plate no. strips of three, E1 used, also some back-of-book and Aguinaldo unlisted used pair of 4 Cuartos Black on White and an unused 25c Revenue Stamped Paper, mixed condition, useful lot

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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