Sale 992 — United States Stamps

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

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2764
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Sale 992, Lot 2764, U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1915, 5c Deep Blue & Black, Mt. Hope Ty. III (48). Top right corner sheet margin and part inscription block of four (separated into two horizontal pairs), well-centered, slightly disturbed original gum, couple hinge reinforcements, few gum toned perfs at bottom of little consequence, Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as four hinged singles

2,000
550
2765
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Sale 992, Lot 2765, U.S. PossessionsGUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. II (9). Original gum, h.r., exceptionally well-centered and with bright color, small central thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, one of the best looking 10c Ty. II Guam Ovpts. extant, with 1957 P.F. certificate

4,000
800
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2766
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GUAM, 1899, 1c-$1.00 Ovpts. (1-8, 10-13, E1). Original gum, 15c natural s.e. at right, incl. extra $1.00 Ty. I, the $1.00 Ty. II Special Printing with bottom right corner repair, one $1.00 Ty. I reperfed at right, slightly mixed centering, Very Good-Fine appearance

6,507
750
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2767
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Sale 992, Lot 2767, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1853, 13c Dark Red, Thick White Wove (6). Part original gum, clear to mostly large margins, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine

750
475
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2768
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Sale 992, Lot 2768, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1865, 2c Dark Blue (26). Plate 10-A, Ty. I-IX (Positions 1/3-10), unused vertical block of nine (top right stamp removed), ample to large margins, horizontal crease between rows, small scissors cut between stamps at top, Very Fine appearance, rare multiple, ex Twigg-Smith and Honolulu Advertiser, Scott Retail as two blocks and single

3,250
1,100
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2769
 
PHILIPPINES, 1901, 4c Orange Brown (220). Mint N.H. block of four, two pairs and two singles, most with choice centering, fresh and crisp, Very Fine, one single with P.F. certificate (tiny inclusion)

750
225
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2770
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Sale 992, Lot 2770, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225). Attractive margins and excellent centering, deep rich color, fresh, Very Fine and choice, only 782 issued, with 2010 P.F. certificate

700
550
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2771
 
PHILIPPINES, 1903, 4c Brown (229). Mint N.H. group, incl. two strips of three, pair and five singles, pair is particularly well-centered, Fine-Very Fine, fresh group

2,275
550
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2772
 
PHILIPPINES, 1903, 5c Blue (230). 23 Mint N.H. stamps in strips, pairs and singles, a number with choice centering, Fine-Very Fine

920
275
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2773
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Sale 992, Lot 2773, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (480, 482). Typical tropicalized original gum, good colors, each with one or two toned or gum soaked perfs at left (not an uncommon problem with these), otherwise Fine, 500 and 248 issued respectively, with 2009 P.F. certificates

950
275
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2774
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Sale 992, Lot 2774, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, Multiples (214/J6). Nice group of blocks, strips and pairs, incl. Nos. 214-217, 220-221, 226, 229-230, 232-233, 240 and J6, almost all stamps Mint N.H., several blocks with corner or margin selvage, bright colors, many with choice centering, fresh and Very Fine group

2,412
900
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2775
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PHILIPPINES, Accumulation. Approx. 100 stamps, duplication with singles, pairs, strips and a few blocks, virtually all are Mint N.H., incl. Nos. 214-217, 222, 226-227, 231-233, 240 and J6, many with choice centering, fresh and Fine-Extremely Fine, with most grading at least Very Fine, two P.F. certificates accompany

3,052
750
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2776
 
Sale 992, Lot 2776, U.S. PossessionsPUERTO RICO, 1898, 5c Black, "Coamo" Provisional (201). Ty. III, pos. 6, margins three sides, basically clear at top, slightly light impression, "F. Santiago" violet control handstamp (very light as usual), unidentifiable Puerto Rican blue circular datestamp with "3SET9(8?)" date clearly visible, Fine and very scarce, one of the relatively few surviving genuine used Coamo Provisionals of the 500 or so issued

1,200
0
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2777
S
Sale 992, Lot 2777, U.S. PossessionsPUERTO RICO/GUAM, 1899, 1c-10c "Porto Rico" Specimen Ovpts., 10c Special Delivery "Guam" Specimen Ovpt. (P.R. 210-214S, Guam E1S). E1S Mint N.H. (s.e. at right), others h.r., Fine group, E1S with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,400
350
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2778
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UNITED NATIONS, Henry Bencsath Artist's Designs. Two designs for U.N. stamps accompanied by copy of typed letter signed by the artist stating that these are the only originals, each also signed on surrounding matte and each for an accepted design, Very Fine

E. 200-300
110
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