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Sale 1060 — The Diamond Collection of
United States Possessions

Sale Date — Monday, 18 November, 2013

Category — Guam

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3061
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3061, GuamGUAM, 1899, 1c-$1.00 (1-2, 4-8, 10-12), GUAM, 1899, 1c-$1.00 (1-2, 4-8, 10-12)GUAM, 1899, 1c-$1.00 (1-2, 4-8, 10-12). Blocks of four, complete for all values known in this format except 3c (10c Ty. II and $1.00 Ty. II not known as used blocks), 4c with "Agana Island of Guam" circular datestamp, all others with blue "Agana" straightline cancels, fresh colors, couple minor flaws

FINE AND RARE SET OF USED BLOCKS OF FOUR OF THE 1899 GUAM OVERPRINTS.

A Power Search review failed to find another set of used blocks

8,250
3,500
3062
ogbl
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3062, GuamGUAM, 1899, 8c Violet Brown (7), GUAM, 1899, 8c Violet Brown (7)GUAM, 1899, 8c Violet Brown (7). Wide bottom imprint and plate no. 929 block of six, original gum, Extremely Fine, an unusually fresh and choice plate block, with 2008 P.F. certificate

1,700
950
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3063
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3063, GuamGUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. II (9), GUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. II (9)GUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. II (9). Original gum, deep rich color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp, with 1955 P.F. certificate

3,750
950
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3064
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3064, GuamGUAM, 1899, 50c Orange (11), GUAM, 1899, 50c Orange (11)GUAM, 1899, 50c Orange (11). Bottom imprint and plate no. 75 block of six, slightly tropicalized original gum, radiant color, some reinforced perf separations in selvage

FINE AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1899 50-CENT GUAM OVERPRINT ISSUE.

Only 4,000 of the 50c stamps were issued. Our informal research found only five other plate blocks. None was offered in our 1989 specialized catalogue of Guam.

4,500
1,100
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3065
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3065, GuamGUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (13), GUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (13)GUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (13). Original gum, h.r., crisp shade, fresh and Fine example of this rarity, with 1960 P.F. certificate

4,250
1,600
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3066
ogbl
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3066, GuamGUAM, 1899, 10c Blue, Special Delivery, Five Dots in Curved Frame Above Messenger's Head (E1a), GUAM, 1899, 10c Blue, Special Delivery, Five Dots in Curved Frame Above Messenger's Head (E1a)GUAM, 1899, 10c Blue, Special Delivery, Five Dots in Curved Frame Above Messenger's Head (E1a). Wide top imprint and plate no. 882 block of six, slight tropical original gum, deep rich color

FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT SPECIAL DELIVERY WITH GUAM OVERPRINT FROM PLATE 882, THE PLATE CONTAINING THE "FIVE DOTS" VARIETY.

A Power Search review reveals that the only other examples we have offered from Plate 882 in the last 20 years were top and bottom plate blocks in our 2009 Whitpain sale

4,250
2,200
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