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Sale 1060 — The Diamond Collection of
United States Possessions

Sale Date — Monday, 18 November, 2013

Category — Puerto Rico thru Ryuku Islands

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3158
og
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3158, Puerto Rico thru Ryuku IslandsPUERTO RICO, 1900, 5c-10c Regular and 1c-10c Postage Dues, "Puerto Rico" Ovpts., Special Printing (212SP-214SP, J1SP-J3SP), PUERTO RICO, 1900, 5c-10c Regular and 1c-10c Postage Dues, "Puerto Rico" Ovpts., Special Printing (212SP-214SP, J1SP-J3SP)PUERTO RICO, 1900, 5c-10c Regular and 1c-10c Postage Dues, "Puerto Rico" Ovpts., Special Printing (212SP-214SP, J1SP-J3SP). Set of six representing the unissued values (1c and 2c were issued as both regular and Special Printings and are not included), minor h.r., 10c with "Special Surcharge" backstamp and tiny thin spot, 10c Postage Due small surface scrape

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE SET OF THE "PUERTO RICO" 1900 SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 100 SETS WERE PRODUCED

In 1900 one pane of 100 stamps of each was prepared for display at the Paris and Pan-American Expositions. The 5c, 8c and 10c and the 1c-10c Postage Dues were never regularly issued with the "Puerto Rico" spelling and so are only known as Special Printings. Many were destroyed after the exhibitions.

Each with 1985 P.F. certificate

12,000
2,400
3159
c
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3159, Puerto Rico thru Ryuku IslandsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Amber entire, Die 2 (U6, UPSS 7), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Amber entire, Die 2 (U6, UPSS 7)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Amber entire, Die 2 (U6, UPSS 7). "Arecibo Sta., Porto Rico Oct. 5, 1900" duplex cancel on "Sucesores de Roses & Co., Arecibo, Puerto Rico" printed corner card cover to San Juan, receiving backstamp, Very Fine and extremely rare, only nine used entires are known, no mint are recorded (four addressed unused entires known), UPSS value $1,500.00

1,250
0
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3160
c
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3160, Puerto Rico thru Ryuku IslandsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U7, UPSS 8), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U7, UPSS 8)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U7, UPSS 8). "Arecibo Sta. Porto Rico Feb. 17 1900" duplex cancel on "Sucesores de Roses & Co., Arecibo, Puerto Rico" printed corner card cover to Mayaguez, receiving backstamp of same date, remarkably fresh and clean, Very Fine, there were 500 of this type overprint entire prepared yet there are no surviving unused examples, Sloane handstamp guarantee, UPSS value $1,500.00

1,250
0
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3161
c
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3161, Puerto Rico thru Ryuku IslandsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U12, UPSS 14), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U12, UPSS 14)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U12, UPSS 14). Unused, remarkably clean and fresh, Extremely Fine, Sloane handstamp guarantee, UPSS value $1,500.00

1,200
650
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3162
c
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3162, Puerto Rico thru Ryuku IslandsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U12, UPSS 14), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U12, UPSS 14)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 2 (U12, UPSS 14). "Arecibo Sta. Porto Rico Sep. 26 1900" duplex cancel on "Sucesores de Roses & Co., Arecibo, Puerto Rico" printed corner card cover to San Juan, receiving backstamp of same day, Very Fine and rare

1,300
0
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3163
c
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3163, Puerto Rico thru Ryuku IslandsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 3 (U13, UPSS 15), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 3 (U13, UPSS 15)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 3 (U13, UPSS 15). "Arecibo Sta. Porto Rico Jun. 6, 1900" duplex cancel on "Sucesores de Roses & Co., Arecibo, Puerto Rico" printed corner card cover to San Juan, receiving backstamp of same day, expertly restored at right, Very Fine appearance and rare, not known as an unused entire

1,750
325
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3164
nh
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3164, Puerto Rico thru Ryuku IslandsRYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17), RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17)RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17). Mint N.H., wide margins, deep color on bright white paper, Very Fine, with 1982 Friedl certificate

2,250
850
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