Sale 992 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 24-25 June, 2010

Category — The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2735
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Sale 992, Lot 2735, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green (201). Fifth printing, Positions 1 and 5, original gum, h.r., bright colors, each with small thin spot, Fine appearance, ex Juhring and Robertson

700
225
2736
 
Sale 992, Lot 2736, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green (201). Fifth printing, Position 5, tied on small piece by neat strike of circular datestamp, choice centering for this issue, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Tows, Juhring, Robertson and Prats, with 2008 P.F. certificate

350
475
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2737
 
Sale 992, Lot 2737, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green (201). Fifth printing, Position 1, tied on small piece by double-circle datestamp, fresh and Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

350
225
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2738
 
Sale 992, Lot 2738, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green (201, 201b). Fifth printing, horizontal pair of Positions 2-3, right stamp "eents" variety, tied on green piece by double-circle datestamp, some toning, otherwise Fine, desirable pair, ex Robertson, Scott Retail as singles

800
300
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2739
 
Sale 992, Lot 2739, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green, Inverted Surcharge (201a). Fifth printing, Position 1, tied on small piece by bold strike of double-circle datestamp, short perf at top left, otherwise Fine, scarce, ex Robertson

450
190
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2740
 
Sale 992, Lot 2740, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green, Inverted Surcharge (201a). Fifth printing, Positions 1 and 5, bright colors, each with neat strike of double-circle datestamp, small thin spots, Fine appearance, scarce, ex Robertson

900
325
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2741
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Sale 992, Lot 2741, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green, "eents" (201b). Fifth printing, Position 3, original gum, bright color, tiny thin spot, Fine appearance, scarce in original gum condition, ex Juhring and Robertson, signed Bloch

500
375
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2742
 
Sale 992, Lot 2742, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green, Inverted Surcharge (201c). Fifth printing, Position 3 with "eents" variety, bright color, neat strike of circular datestamp, small thin spots, Fine appearance, ex Robertson

850
375
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2743
 
Sale 992, Lot 2743, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green (202). Fifth printing, Position 4 with narrow numeral, tied on small piece by double-circle datestamp, Fine, scarce, Klein guarantee backstamp

400
225
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2744
 
Sale 992, Lot 2744, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green (202). Fifth printing, Position 4 with narrow numeral, tied on small piece by neat strike of circular datestamp, bright color, fresh and Fine, signed Bloch

400
190
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2745
 
Sale 992, Lot 2745, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 1m Blue Green, Inverted Surcharge (202a). Fifth printing, Position 4 with narrow numeral, tied on small piece by neat strike of double-circle datestamp, Fine, scarce and desirable, ex Robertson

850
375
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2746
 
Sale 992, Lot 2746, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 2m Blue Green (203, 204). Fifth printing, complete used set of all five positions, Position 3 "eents" variety, Position 4 with narrow numeral, few minor imperfections, Fine-Very Fine, a rare complete used set of all five positions, Position 1 ex Tows, Positions 2-4 ex Robertson, few signed Bloch or Bartels

2,100
750
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2747
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Sale 992, Lot 2747, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 2m Blue Green (203a). Fifth printing, Position 3 with "eents" variety, original gum, h.r., small thin spots, Very Fine appearance, scarce with original gum, with 1973 P.F. certificate

1,250
700
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2748
 
Sale 992, Lot 2748, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 2m Blue Green, Inverted Surcharge (203b). Fifth printing, Position 1, tied on small blue piece by neat strike of double-circle datestamp, trivial climatic toning around edges, still Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Tows, Juhring and Robertson, signed Bloch

850
1,000
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2749
 
Sale 992, Lot 2749, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 3m Blue Green (205, 205b, 206). Fifth printing, complete used set of all five positions, Position 3 with "eents", Positions 1, 3 and 5 on pieces, last with selvage at right with ms., few small flaws, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce and desirable complete set, all ex Robertson, Positions 2 and 5 also ex Tows and Juhring

2,200
800
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2750
 
Sale 992, Lot 2750, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 3c on 3m Blue Green, Inverted Surcharge (205a). Fifth printing, Position 5, neat strike of double-circle datestamp, adherence on back, few perf flaws, otherwise Fine, scarce, ex Robertson

500
650
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2751
 
Sale 992, Lot 2751, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 1m Orange Brown, Fifth Printing (212 var). Fifth printing, Position 4, tied on small piece by neat strike of double-circle datestamp, trivial toning spots, otherwise Very Fine, this Fifth printing surcharge is normally found on the Blue Green stamp, unlisted in Scott

E. 300-400
600
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2752
 
Sale 992, Lot 2752, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 3m Blue Green (215). Fifth printing, Position 2, bright color, neat strike of double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, ex Robertson and Prats, with Brun backstamp and 1979 P.F. certificate

550
0
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2753
 
Sale 992, Lot 2753, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 3m Blue Green (215). Fifth printing, Position 1, tied on small piece by neat strike of circular datestamp, insignificant perf tip toning, otherwise Very Fine, signed Bloch

550
375
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2754
 
Sale 992, Lot 2754, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 3m Blue Green, "eents" (215a). Fifth printing, Position 3, original gum, small h.r., bright color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine, scarce, small backstamp, ex Robertson

1,000
425
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2755
 
Sale 992, Lot 2755, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 3m Blue Green (216). Fifth printing, Position 4 with narrow numeral, tied on small piece by neat strike of circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce and desirable, Eugene Klein backstamp

1,000
500
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2756
 
Sale 992, Lot 2756, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 4m Blue Green (217). Fifth printing, Position 5, tied on small piece by neat strike of double-circle datestamp, some tropical toning, otherwise Fine, scarce

900
600
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2757
 
Sale 992, Lot 2757, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 4m Blue Green (217). Fifth printing, Position 1, bold strike of double-circle datestamp, small corner crease at top right, Fine appearance, ex Robertson

900
350
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2758
 
Sale 992, Lot 2758, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 4m Blue Green (217). Fifth printing, Position 2, bright shade, neat strike of circular datestamp, tiny thin spot, Fine appearance, ex Robertson, with 1988 P.F. certificate

900
500
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2759
 
Sale 992, Lot 2759, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 4m Blue Green, Inverted Surcharge (217b). Fifth printing, Position 3, tied on small piece by neat strike of double-circle datestamp, some slight overall tropical toning, otherwise Fine, a very rare stamp, only one setting of five was printed and two are in the Cuban Museum

2,000
0
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2760
 
Sale 992, Lot 2760, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 4m Blue Green (218). Fifth printing, Position 4 with narrow numeral, neat strike of circular datestamp, some thinning, appears Fine, a scarce stamp, ex Robertson

1,500
550
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2761
 
Sale 992, Lot 2761, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 8m Blue Green (219). Fifth printing, Position 2, radiant color, light strike of circular datestamp, diagonal crease at bottom right and small thin speck, Fine appearance, ex Robertson, signed Bloch

1,250
750
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2762
 
Sale 992, Lot 2762, The Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Cuba Puerto Principe Issues (Fifth Printing, Balance)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 8m Blue Green (219). Fifth printing, Position 1, bright color, neat strike of double-circle datestamp, thinned at bottom right corner where few short perfs, otherwise Fine, scarce, ex Tows, signed Bloch

1,250
450
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2763
 
Balance of the Dr. Yamil H. Kouri Collection of Puerto Principe Issues. 56 singles, eleven pairs and a strip of three, significant group from First printing, also some from Second, Third and Fourth, several reconstructions of the settings incl. Nos. 178-179, 180-181, 177, 177a, 196-197, 198-199, 200 with 200a, nice mixture of unused and used with some tied on piece, typical condition and centering for these issues with a few flaws to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, a wonderful collection of these fascinating issues

3,168
1,100
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