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Sale 1060 — The Diamond Collection of
United States Possessions

Sale Date — Monday, 18 November, 2013

Category — Philippines, Air Post thru Special Delivery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3129
og
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3129, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-10p Air Post Overprints (C1-C6, C9-C15, C17), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-10p Air Post Overprints (C1-C6, C9-C15, C17)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-10p Air Post Overprints (C1-C6, C9-C15, C17). Complete set except for the two rare 16c Sampson and the 26c Perf 12, mounted on a photocopied letter from the Bureau of Posts to Leon J. Lambert (of the 1925 Lambert Imperforate Issue fame), Fine-Very Fine, a nice presentation set

3,755
650
3130
c
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3130, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-10p Madrid-Manila Flight Air Post Overprints (C1-C6, C9-C15, C17, E6), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-10p Madrid-Manila Flight Air Post Overprints (C1-C6, C9-C15, C17, E6)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-10p Madrid-Manila Flight Air Post Overprints (C1-C6, C9-C15, C17, E6). Complete set except for the two rare 16c Sampson, tied by Manila Registered handstamp on legal-size corner card cover to local addressee, May 29, 1926 registered handstamps on front and back, central file fold passes between stamps

VERY FINE. A SCARCE COVER BEARING THE BASIC VALUES OF PHILIPPINES 1926 MADRID-MANILA OVERPRINT SET. VERY FEW SETS ON COVER ARE KNOWN.

Scott Retail more than $3,000.00 for used off-cover stamps

E. 1,500-2,000
900
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3131
ng
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3131, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c Green, Air Post, Split Ovpt. (C1 var), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c Green, Air Post, Split Ovpt. (C1 var)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c Green, Air Post, Split Ovpt. (C1 var). Tropicalized original gum, dark red split overprint, outstanding centering and margins, hint of toning, still Extremely Fine, only one pane of 100 was issued

E. 750-1,000
550
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3132
og
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3132, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1926, 4c Carmine, Air Post, Inverted Ovpt. (C2a), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 4c Carmine, Air Post, Inverted Ovpt. (C2a)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 4c Carmine, Air Post, Inverted Ovpt. (C2a). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, bright and fresh

FINE AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES 4-CENTAVOS 1926 AIR POST WITH INVERTED OVERPRINT. ONLY 100 WERE OVERPRINTED.

We have offered only five others since keeping computerized records

4,000
2,200
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3133
og
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3133, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7). Vivid color, light vertical creasing at left, Very Fine appearance, scarce as only 300 were issued, Lissick N.Y. and W.B. Manila backstamps, with 1950 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,800
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3134
og
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3134, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1926, 16c Olive Bister, Air Post (C8), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 16c Olive Bister, Air Post (C8)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 16c Olive Bister, Air Post (C8). Slightly tropicalized original gum, radiant color

FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE AIR POST STAMP. ONLY 100 WERE ISSUED.

Signed Bloch and with W.B. Manila backstamp

5,000
2,200
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3135
og
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3135, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1926, 26c Blue Green, Wmk. PIPS, Perf 12 (C16), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 26c Blue Green, Wmk. PIPS, Perf 12 (C16)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 26c Blue Green, Wmk. PIPS, Perf 12 (C16). Lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, better centered than most examples of this issue

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 26-CENTAVO PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK AIR POST ISSUE. ONLY 100 WERE OVERPRINTED.

Most examples of this stamp we have encountered are centered strongly to the left. Signed G. B. Sloane and with 1957 P.F. certificate issued to Raymond H. Weill

6,250
3,750
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3136
ogbl
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3136, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1901, 10c Dark Blue, Special Delivery (E1), PHILIPPINES, 1901, 10c Dark Blue, Special Delivery (E1)PHILIPPINES, 1901, 10c Dark Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Block of 20 comprising the full left two vertical rows of the sheet, full selvage with arrow at left, small part of the imprints at top and bottom, tropicalized original gum, deep rich color, mostly Fine centering with a few Very Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,500
0
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3137
P
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3137, Philippines, Air Post thru Special DeliveryPHILIPPINES, 1913, 20c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E2P2a), PHILIPPINES, 1913, 20c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E2P2a)PHILIPPINES, 1913, 20c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E2P2a). Large margins, toning which is more prominent in the bottom and right margins, ghost image of another E2 on back (probably from sitting in an acidic folder at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing), Very Fine appearance and rare, only 3-5 were produced, with 1987 P.F. certificate, undercatalogued in Scott

850
500
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