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Sale 974 — The Laila Collection of Hawaii and U.S. Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday, 16 June, 2009

Category — Philippines

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
840
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Sale Number 974, Lot Number 840, Philippines1855, 5c Vermilion, Redrawn (7), 1855, 5c Vermilion, Redrawn (7)1855, 5c Vermilion, Redrawn (7). Unused (no gum), large margins to just in at top, radiant color, small thin spot at bottom

FINE AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE REDRAWN 1855 5-CENT PHILIPPINES ISSUE.

On the redrawn stamp, the inner circle is not broken by the labels at top and bottom. With 2002 Behr certificate which states original gum in error.

8,000
2,000
841
 
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 841, Philippines1855, 5c Vermilion, Redrawn (7), 1855, 5c Vermilion, Redrawn (7)1855, 5c Vermilion, Redrawn (7). Large margins to just in, rich color, neat strike of oval handstamp, few flaws, appears Fine

1,000
0
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842
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 842, Philippines1873, 1r Green on Bluish (26), 1873, 1r Green on Bluish (26)1873, 1r Green on Bluish (26). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., large margins, rich color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

350
200
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843
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 843, Philippines1883, 20c on 250m Ultramarine, Green Surcharge (133 var), 1883, 20c on 250m Ultramarine, Green Surcharge (133 var)1883, 20c on 250m Ultramarine, Green Surcharge (133 var). Original gum, h.r., bright color, tiny corner crease at top right, small thin spot, Fine appearance, an unusual variety, Scott Catalogue states that this was surcharged in red or black so the status of the item offered here is open to further research

600
0
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844
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Sale Number 974, Lot Number 844, Philippines1899, 1c-$2.00 Ovpts. (212-222, 224, 219a), 1899, 1c-$2.00 Ovpts. (212-222, 224, 219a)1899, 1c-$2.00 Ovpts. (212-222, 224, 219a). Original gum, couple h.r., rich colors, few trivial flaws, Fine-Very Fine

1,511
200
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845
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Sale Number 974, Lot Number 845, Philippines1900, 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (214b), 1900, 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (214b)1900, 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (214b). Two, both Scott-listed shades, Red with tropicalized original gum, Orange Red Mint N.H. with one stamp slightly disturbed original gum, Fine-Very Fine, latter with 2000 P.F. certificate

500
110
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846
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 846, Philippines1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. I (223), 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. I (223)1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. I (223). Barely hinged, bright shade and detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice

450
200
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847
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Sale Number 974, Lot Number 847, Philippines1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A), 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A)1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A). Unused (no gum), intense shade, small thin spot, tiny tear at left, appears Fine

2,400
300
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848
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Sale Number 974, Lot Number 848, Philippines1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A), 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A)1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A). H.r., bright shade, crisp impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,500
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849
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 849, Philippines1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225), 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225)1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225). Bright shade, scissors-separated perfs at right, light horizontal crease at top, Very Fine appearance

750
110
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850
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 850, Philippines1903-04, 1c-50c Ovpts. (226-236), 1903-04, 1c-50c Ovpts. (226-236)1903-04, 1c-50c Ovpts. (226-236). Mostly h.r., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine group

566
150
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851
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 851, Philippines1903, $1.00 Black (237), 1903, $1.00 Black (237)1903, $1.00 Black (237). Bright shade, crisp impression, wide margins, Very Fine

450
110
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852
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 852, Philippines1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238), 1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238)1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238). Disturbed original gum, .h.r. with few adherences, bright color, single toned perf at left, otherwise Fine

750
110
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853
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 853, Philippines1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239), 1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239)1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239). Lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide margins, Very Fine

1,000
425
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854
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 854, Philippines1911, 10p Deep Green (274), 1911, 10p Deep Green (274)1911, 10p Deep Green (274). Lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine

250
90
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855
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 855, Philippines1914, 2c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (276a), 1914, 2c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (276a)1914, 2c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (276a). Tropicalized original gum, h.r. at bottom right where few perf separations, deep rich color, typical centering for this difficult issue, Fine

750
550
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856
nhbl
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 856, Philippines1918, 16c Olive Green (289), 1918, 16c Olive Green (289)1918, 16c Olive Green (289). Mint N.H. top right corner block of four, bright color, centered to top left, almost Fine, still an attractive position block, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
120
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857
S
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 857, Philippines1917-26, 2c-4p Regular Issue, "Specimen" Overprints (290S-304S), 1917-26, 2c-4p Regular Issue, "Specimen" Overprints (290S-304S)1917-26, 2c-4p Regular Issue, "Specimen" Overprints (290S-304S). 26c natural s.e. at bottom, h.r., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

530
90
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858
S
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 858, Philippines1926, 2c-1p Regular Issue, "Specimen" Overprints (319S-325S), 1926, 2c-1p Regular Issue, "Specimen" Overprints (319S-325S)1926, 2c-1p Regular Issue, "Specimen" Overprints (319S-325S). H.r., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine set

455
180
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859
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 859, Philippines1926, 2c Green & Black, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (319a), 1926, 2c Green & Black, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (319a)1926, 2c Green & Black, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (319a). Lightly hinged, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

300
180
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860
nh
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 860, Philippines1926, 16c Olive Green & Black, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (321a), 1926, 16c Olive Green & Black, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (321a)1926, 16c Olive Green & Black, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (321a). Mint N.H. with selvage at right, deep rich colors, Very Fine and choice, backstamp in selvage only, with 2000 P.F. certificate

350
275
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861
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 861, Philippines1926, 18c Light Brown & Black, Double Impression of Center (322a), 1926, 18c Light Brown & Black, Double Impression of Center (322a)1926, 18c Light Brown & Black, Double Impression of Center (322a). Tropicalized original gum, clear doubling of the vignette, faint toning mostly evident on back, Fine appearance, only 150 were printed, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,250
325
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862
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 862, Philippines1925, 4p Deep Blue, Imperforate (352a), 1925, 4p Deep Blue, Imperforate (352a)1925, 4p Deep Blue, Imperforate (352a). Horizontal pair, left stamp Mint N.H., right stamp single hinge mark, large margins, rich color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE PAIR OF THE 1925 4-PESO IMPERFORATE IN THE DEEP BLUE SHADE.

Scott Retail as singles

5,350
2,000
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863
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 863, Philippines1931, 10p Green, Imperforate (353), 1931, 10p Green, Imperforate (353)1931, 10p Green, Imperforate (353). Horizontal pair, lightly hinged, radiant color, large margins all around, Very Fine and choice

270
90
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864
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 864, Philippines1931, 10p Green, Imperforate (353), 1931, 10p Green, Imperforate (353)1931, 10p Green, Imperforate (353). Horizontal pair, right stamp Mint N.H., left stamp single hinge mark, bright shade, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

355
90
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865
nh
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 865, Philippines, 1939, 2c Rose, "WEALTH COMMON-" Overprint Error (433b). Unexploded booklet containing four panes, each with bottom left stamp showing the error, Mint N.H. with interleaving, booklet cover free of creases near staples

VERY FINE. AN EXTRAORDINARY COMPLETE BOOKLET CONTAINING ONE OF THE RAREST ERRORS OF THE PHILIPPINES.

Only 24 were issued, which would have been six complete booklets. We are unaware of another intact booklet.

With 2005 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as four panes

16,000
5,750
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866
nh
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 866, Philippines1940, 4p Montalban Gorge (445), 1940, 4p Montalban Gorge (445)1940, 4p Montalban Gorge (445). Mint N.H., rich colors, Very Fine and choice

450
200
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867
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 867, PhilippinesPhilippines Air Post, Philippines Air PostPhilippines Air Post. 15 unused stamps, Nos. C1-C6, C9-C12 and C17, five better dupes, overall Fine-Very Fine

1,098
200
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868
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 868, Philippines1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7), 1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7)1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7). Disturbed original gum, h.r., pretty shade, single toned perf at left, otherwise Very Fine, scarce as only 300 were issued, Kessler, Sanabria and third backstamp, with 1981 R.P.S. certificate

3,250
900
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869
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 869, Philippines1926, 16c Olive Bister, Air Post (C8), 1926, 16c Olive Bister, Air Post (C8)1926, 16c Olive Bister, Air Post (C8). Slightly tropicalized original gum, radiant color, Fine example of this rare issue, only 100 were issued, Manila dealer's backstamp

5,000
900
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870
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 870, Philippines1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13), 1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13)1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13). Rich color, fresh and Fine, only 900 were issued

650
100
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871
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 871, Philippines1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13), 1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13)1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13). H.r., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Very Fine, only 900 were issued

650
190
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872
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 872, Philippines1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13), 1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13)1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13). Small h.r., rich color, Fine, only 900 were issued

650
100
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873
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 873, Philippines1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14), 1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14)1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14). Small h.r., rich color, centered to left, light corner crease at top right, Fine appearance, only 700 were issued, Sanabria and other backstamp

750
130
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874
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Sale Number 974, Lot Number 874, Philippines1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14), 1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14)1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14). Slightly disturbed original gum, rich color, Fine, only 700 were issued, two backstamps

750
150
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875
og
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 875, Philippines1899, 50c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J5), 1899, 50c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J5)1899, 50c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J5). Original gum, h.r., radiant color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp

200
100
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876
 
Cut Squares. 47, virtually all different and virtually all full corners, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine group

722
100
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877
 
Philippines Stock, 1899-1940. Thousands of used and unused stamps neatly arranged in four large stock books, incl. U. S. Administration Ovpts., Regular Issues, Commemoratives, Air Post, Special Delivery, Postage Dues, few Cut Squares and Entires and other Back-of-the Book, also some covers, the stamps are typically in large quantities of up to 50 or more in some cases, various gum states (unused, hinged and Mint N.H.), generally Fine-Very Fine, Philippines stocks of the magnitude are almost never seen offered

E. 3,000-4,000
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