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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 30 April-1 May, 2014

Category — U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
776
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 776, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1934, 16c Far Eastern Games, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (382a), PHILIPPINES, 1934, 16c Far Eastern Games, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (382a)PHILIPPINES, 1934, 16c Far Eastern Games, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (382a). Top stamp small h.r, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine

1,750
650
777
nhbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 777, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1938-40, 2c-5p Small "Commonwealth" Ovpts. (433-446), PHILIPPINES, 1938-40, 2c-5p Small "Commonwealth" Ovpts. (433-446)PHILIPPINES, 1938-40, 2c-5p Small "Commonwealth" Ovpts. (433-446). Mint N.H. blocks of four, 2c, 4c and 5c with corner selvage, rich colors, Very Fine and attractive set

1,656
300
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778
ogbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 778, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1938-40, 2c-5p Small "Commonwealth" Ovpts. (433-446), PHILIPPINES, 1938-40, 2c-5p Small "Commonwealth" Ovpts. (433-446)PHILIPPINES, 1938-40, 2c-5p Small "Commonwealth" Ovpts. (433-446). Imprint and plate no. blocks of six, the 4p is a double plate no. block of four, other bicolors with corner selvage and both plate nos., generally small h.r. at top in either selvage or top stamps, few natural gum bends etc., Fine-Very Fine, a scarce assemblage, the plate multiples are unlisted in Scott, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles $2,184.00

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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779
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 779, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43, PHILIPPINES, 1939, 2c Rose, Booklet Pane of Six, Bottom Left Stamp "WEALTH COMMON-" Ovpt. Error (433b). Interleaving adhering to gum, bright color

FINE AND RARE BOOKLET PANE WITH BOTTOM LEFT STAMP CONTAINING THE "WEALTH COMMON-" ERROR.

Only 24 were issued, which would have been six complete booklets. We know of three intact booklets, including the one offered in our Sale 1060, which reduces the number of panes available to collectors.

With 1980 P.F. certificate. Scott Catalogue value has remained unchanged for at least 15 years.

4,000
1,900
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780
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 780, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1940, 4p Montalban Gorge (445), PHILIPPINES, 1940, 4p Montalban Gorge (445)PHILIPPINES, 1940, 4p Montalban Gorge (445). Mint N.H. bottom left selvage double plate no. pair, rich colors, small thin spot in selvage at left well below plate no., Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the plate no. positions

700
275
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781
ogbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 781, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1941, 2c Apple Green (461), PHILIPPINES, 1941, 2c Apple Green (461)PHILIPPINES, 1941, 2c Apple Green (461). Vertical block of 30 with selvage on three sides and plate no. 145416, signed in selvage by President-in-Exile Manuel Quezos and President Franklin Roosevelt, dated June 18, 1942, barely hinged, tiny tear in selvage, Very Fine and interesting item

E. 200-300
500
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782
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 782, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (463), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (463)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (463). Single with booklet tab at top, tropicalized original gum, bright color, Very Fine, very scarce, only six unused examples are recorded in the Brewster census, Scott 463 is identified as the singles from booklet panes, Scott 463a, ex Plass, signed Heiman, with 1968 P.F. certificate

325
1,500
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783
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 783, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (463), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (463)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (463). S.e. at bottom and left and so from the bottom left position of the booklet, bright color, neat circular datestamp, Very Fine, rare, dealer's backstamp, only six used are recorded in the Brewster census, Scott 463 is identified as the singles from booklet panes, Scott 463a

160
650
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784
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 784, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464). Bottom right plate no. 145416 block of twelve, fresh, interleaving on back, also incl. another horizontal pair that belongs above pos. 2 and 3 at top, Fine-Very Fine, inexpensive as single stamps, must be very scarce as a plate block, Scott Retail as unused singles

140
130
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785
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 785, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 4c Yellow Green, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464, 465, 481), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 4c Yellow Green, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464, 465, 481)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 4c Yellow Green, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464, 465, 481). Each on separate cover, first is bottom right corner plate no. 145416 block of four, each tied by "Tacloban, Leyte P.I. Dec. 14 3PM" duplex cancels, some toning and plate block with some gum soaks, otherwise Fine-Very Fine group of covers

E. 300-400
225
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786
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 786, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 8c Violet, "Victory" Ovpts. (464, 472), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 8c Violet, "Victory" Ovpts. (464, 472)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 8c Violet, "Victory" Ovpts. (464, 472). Tied by "U.S. Army Postal Office A.P.O. ? 19, 1945" duplex on 2c entire (U43) to Rochester Minn., return address from Lt. William O. Bilden and signed by him at lower left, few toned spots, Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
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787
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 787, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 4c Yellow Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464-465), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 4c Yellow Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464-465)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Apple Green, 4c Yellow Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (464-465). Tied by "Tacloban, Leyte P.I. Nov. 28 8AM" duplex datestamp and used with 20c Blue Violet, "Victory" Ovpt. (E9), similarly tied, on cover to the Empire State Building in New York, purple "Received in bad condition at San Francisco, Calif. Damaged in transit" three-line handstamp, with original enclosure asking to become member of Collector's Club, cover resealed at left where damaged during transit, some slight wear and 20c small flaws, Very Fine, attractive use

E. 300-400
900
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788
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 788, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 4c Yellow Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (465), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 4c Yellow Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (465)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 4c Yellow Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (465). Used on 4c entire (U45) and tied by purple "Tacloban, Leyte Philippines Aug. 21 A.M. 1945" duplex datestamp on unaddressed cover, Very Fine, signed Bloch

E. 200-300
130
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789
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 789, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 4c Yellow Green, 6c Dark Green, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (465, 472, 481), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 4c Yellow Green, 6c Dark Green, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (465, 472, 481)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 4c Yellow Green, 6c Dark Green, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (465, 472, 481). Horizontal pairs of 8c and 20c with bottom left selvage of 8c, 4c natural s.e. at left, tied by "Tacloban, Leyte P.I. Feb. 17 2PM" duplex cancel on cover to San Francisco, 8c some gum soaks and flaws in selvage, still Very Fine and colorful, with 2004 P.F. certificate describing these as favor cancels on a handback cover

E. 300-400
200
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790
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 790, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c-20c "Victory" Ovpts. (467, 469, 471, 480, 481), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c-20c "Victory" Ovpts. (467, 469, 471, 480, 481)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c-20c "Victory" Ovpts. (467, 469, 471, 480, 481). Mostly tropicalized original gum, rich colors, few with small faults, overall Fine-Very Fine, No. 467 1984 A.P.S. certificate and No. 477 Kessler backstamp

1,835
900
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791
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 791, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Orange, "Victory" Ovpt. (470), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Orange, "Victory" Ovpt. (470)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Orange, "Victory" Ovpt. (470). Adhering to interleaving, few creases and some overall soiling, otherwise Fine, scarce, only 141 were issued

1,750
1,400
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792
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 792, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Dark Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (471), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Dark Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (471)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Dark Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (471). Tied by "Tacloban, Leyte P.I. Dec. 14 3PM" duplex cancel on cover to Palo, minor overall toning, cover with tiny piece out at upper left, Very Fine and attractive single franking

E. 200-300
225
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793
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 793, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 8c Violet, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (472, 481), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 8c Violet, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (472, 481)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 8c Violet, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (472, 481). 8c s.e. at left, used with 20c Special Delivery (E9) on 2c entire (U43), tied by "Tacloban, Leyte P.I. Jan. 17 8AM" duplexes to Tacloban, Very Fine and colorful use

E. 300-400
375
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794
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 794, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 10c Carmine Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (473, 474), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 10c Carmine Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (473, 474)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 10c Carmine Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (473, 474). Slightly tropicalized original gum, rich colors, latter small corner crease at upper right, Fine-Very Fine "set" of the 10c "Victory" ovpts. with large and small "Commonwealth", latter with Kessler backstamp, former with copy of 1980 P.F. certificate for block

575
375
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795
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 795, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 10c Carmine Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (473), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 10c Carmine Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (473)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 10c Carmine Rose, "Victory" Ovpt. (473). Tied by "Tacloban, Leyte P.I. Dec. 14 3PM" duplex on cover to Palo, choice centering, cover with some overall toning, Extremely Fine, only 14 covers are recorded in the Brewster census (this becomes no. 15), this is also the only single-franking recorded (a block of four is also known), all others are used in combination with other denominations

E. 200-300
325
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796
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 796, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, "Victory" Ovpt. (480), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, "Victory" Ovpt. (480)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, "Victory" Ovpt. (480). Slightly tropicalized original gum, rich color, Fine, only 62 unused are recorded in the Brewster census, signed Koslow, with 2004 A.P.S. certificate

500
150
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797
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 797, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, "Victory" Ovpt. (480), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, "Victory" Ovpt. (480)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, "Victory" Ovpt. (480). Disturbed original gum with some gum soaks, rich color, light horizontal gum crease at bottom, Very Fine appearance, two backstamps, only 62 unused are recorded in the Brewster census

500
110
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798
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 798, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (480, 481), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (480, 481)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 16c Dark Blue, 20c Light Olive Green, "Victory" Ovpt. (480, 481). Latter with plate no. 131583 selvage at bottom, used with 6c Golden Brown (487) on 2c Green on buff entire (U20), tied by "Angeles, Papanga P.I. May 21" duplexes, unaddressed, 20c significant tear, otherwise Very Fine and colorful, also incl. second cover with 16c Dark Blue (480), tied by "Tacloban, Leyte Dec. 27 (1944)" duplex datestamp on cover to a U.S. Army private, bottom right corner of stamp torn off and re-affixed, otherwise Very Fine and scarce used on cover, only 24 are recorded in the Brewster census, with 2003 A.P.S. certificate before the damage occurred

E. 400-500
300
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799
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 799, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (482), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (482)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (482). Barely tropicalized original gum, rich color on bright paper, fresh and Fine, only 248 were issued and 89 unused are recorded in the Brewster census, with 1986 P.F. certificate as original gum

450
275
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800
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 800, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1944, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (483), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (483)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (483). Tropicalized original gum, choice centering, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, only 200 were issued and only 53 unused are recorded in the Brewster census, with 1995 P.F. certificate

750
475
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801
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 801, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1943, 2c Blue, Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service (Unlisted), PHILIPPINES, 1943, 2c Blue, Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service (Unlisted)PHILIPPINES, 1943, 2c Blue, Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service (Unlisted). Complete sheet of 25 with sheet margin all around, with original interleaving, part tropicalized original gum, some toning, few paper flaws mostly in sheet margin incl. piece out at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, a rare complete sheet, during World War II, this stamp was issued for use on the island of Mindanao, only 500 stamps were printed and very few intact sheets exist

E. 500-750
650
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802
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 802, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, 1943, 2c Blue, Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service (Unlisted), PHILIPPINES, 1943, 2c Blue, Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service (Unlisted)PHILIPPINES, 1943, 2c Blue, Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service (Unlisted). Tied by purple oval "Posted in the Free Philippines Mindanao Guerilla Area, M.D. No. 10, 6 AUG 1945" datestamp and used on 6c Air Post entire to military address at San Francisco, matching "Tenth Military Dist., Free Philippines, Censored" oval handstamp, with original enclosure dated June 30, 1945 from Marcelo Patso (Provincial Governor) thanking recipient for his service, some creases affect indicia and Guerrilla stamp, some toning, enclosure with uneven edge at one side but not affecting any contents

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USE OF THE 2-CENTAVO GUERRILLA POSTAL SERVICE ISSUE ON A COVER FROM THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR.

During World War II, this stamp was issued for use on the island of Mindanao. Only 500 stamps were printed. 36 covers are known, but many are unaddressed or of obvious souvenir character. This cover, actually used postally from the provincial governor, is a great rarity.

Accompanied by an American Philatelist article discussing this issue. Also accompanied by unused vertical pair of this issue, small flaws.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,400
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803
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 803, U.S. Possessions: Philippines, 1934-43PHILIPPINES, Cebu, Guerrilla Stamps, PHILIPPINES, Cebu, Guerrilla StampsPHILIPPINES, Cebu, Guerrilla Stamps. Four items, incl. 2c and 4c on pink paper, se-tenant pair of 16c and 20c on white paper, also 4c on Pink paper tied by Barili circular datestamp, Very Fine, scarce, also with stampless cover with red "Posted in the Free Philippines, Mindanao Guerilla Area 17 Dec. 1943" oval to Cal., accompanied by Philippine Philatelic Journal article describing these issues

E. 500-750
550
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