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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

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

Category — U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
849
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 849, U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group Lots(PUERTO RICO) 1c-10c Columbian (230-237), (PUERTO RICO) 1c-10c Columbian (230-237)(PUERTO RICO) 1c-10c Columbian (230-237). Blocks of four, each tied by "First Flight, San Juan-Paramaribo" (4c, 8c and 10c) or "First Flight Cleveland-Louisville" illustrated cachet on separate entires ranging from 1c-10c refolded to small size, addressed to either Medford Mass. or St. Thomas V.I. (4c, 8c and 10c), some minor wear, Fine-Very Fine and colorful

E. 300-400
325
850
nhbl
PUERTO RICO, 1940, 1c-$1.00 Air Post Semi-Official Miniature Sheets of Six, Imperforate (Sanabria S8a-S11a, S13a-15a). Mint N.H., Very Fine and scarce

E. 300-400
300
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851
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 851, U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group LotsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 10c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J3), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 10c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J3)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 10c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J3). Top imprint and plate no. 72 strip of three,tropical original gum, fine, also incl. unlisted 1c and 2c arrow blocks of four, 1c and 2c blocks of four, J1 and J1a block of four and three J3 and two J3a (one a vertical pair), some Mint N.H., some tropical original gum, Fine-Very Fine

3,010
250
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852
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 852, U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group LotsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Amber entire (U6), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Amber entire (U6)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Amber entire (U6). Unused, with printed return address, some slight overall toning, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
950
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853
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 853, U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group LotsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff and Amber entires, Die 2 (U6-U7, UPSS 7-8), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff and Amber entires, Die 2 (U6-U7, UPSS 7-8)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff and Amber entires, Die 2 (U6-U7, UPSS 7-8). Arecibo Sta., Porto Rico Oct. 5 and Feb. 19, 1900 duplex cancels respectively, on "Sucesores de Roses & Co., Arecibo, Puerto Rico" printed corner card covers to San Juan and Mayaguez, receiving backstamps, Very Fine and rare, only nine used entires are known of U6, no mint are recorded (four addressed unused entires known), no unused examples survive of U7, total UPSS value $3,000.00

2,500
900
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854
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 854, U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group LotsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Entire (U7), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Entire (U7)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Entire (U7). Cancelled by "Arecibo, Porto Rico, Feb. 20 8AM" duplex and used to Mayaguez, 1900 receiving backstamp, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate, this entire is only known used

1,250
250
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855
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 855, U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group LotsPUERTO RICO, 1899-1900, 4c Brown entire (U10), PUERTO RICO, 1899-1900, 4c Brown entire (U10)PUERTO RICO, 1899-1900, 4c Brown entire (U10). Legal-size, cancelled by "Arecibo P.R. Sep. 8, 3PM 1901" duplex and addressed to J.M. Bartels in Boston, San Juan and receiving backstamps, slight edgewear, Very Fine, scarce used

900
350
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856
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 856, U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group LotsPUERTO 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
200
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857
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 857, U.S. Possessions: Puerto Rico, Ryuku Islands, Possessions Group LotsPUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire (U12), PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire (U12)PUERTO RICO, 1899, 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire (U12). Cancelled by "Arecibo Sta. Porto Rico Aug. 14 1:30PM 1900" duplex and used to Ponce, San Juan backstamp, Very Fine, rare in used condition

1,300
200
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858
 
PUERTO RICO, U.S. Administration. Small accumulation, incl. single No. 201, some multiples, few cancels, couple Specimens, Postage Dues, fair number of Nos. 210 and 211 Imprint and plate no. strips of three and a few of the other values, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
375
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859
 
No Lot.
0
0
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860
c
PUERTO RICO, Covers. Approximately 33, incl. interesting 1898 enclosure with cover from General Tasker Bliss on invasion of Puerto Rico, Bayamon circular datestamp used on U.S. Patriotic, No. 213 used with three 1c on registered wrapper, No. 213 used with 2c on registered cover, U.S. Postage Dues used on inbound covers (one forwarded), cover with nine 5c No. 212 to Basel, Switzerland, 1c Trans-Mississippi used with two 2c stamps on Puerto Rico hotel illustrated cover to Penn., few soldiers' letters, two covers with Arroyo manuscript precancels from Jan. and Feb. 1899, oversize cover with strip of six of No. 213 and trip of three of No. 214 to Paris, few other better, some faults, overall a Fine-Very Fine and fascinating group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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861
c
PUERTO RICO, Covers. Seven covers with Puerto Rico stamps used prior to issue of U.S. stamps for use in Puerto Rico, incl. one to Spain dated Sept. 14, 1898, cover from Ponce to New York written May 10, 1898, Oct. 1898 registered cover to New York, few other interesting, some faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
800
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862
c
PUERTO RICO, Postal Stationery. Album of unused and used entires, incl. used Nos. U1, U2 (2), unused Nos. U10 (legal-size), U15 (2), U16, U17 (5), U18, some Postal Cards incl. used Nos. UX1 (2), UX2, UX3 (2), W1 (2), few other better, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,800
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863
nh
RYUKYU ISLANDS, Collection, 1948-72. Virtually complete collection through Special Delivery, incl. First Issue First and Second Printings (Nos. 1a-7a lightly hinged), apparently all others Mint N.H., C1-C3 on cover and few other varieties, also incl. a few nice early duplicates (virtually all Air Post), Very Fine lot

E. 400-500
450
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864
og
United States Possessions Accumulation. Hundreds of items in a box, predominately Canal Zone, Cuba and Philippines, with singles, blocks of four and plate blocks, used, covers, postal stationery, sheets, ephemera, wide range of material, this is a bit of a jumbled mess, but we observed enough interesting material to whet the appetite of those bidders who collect or deal in United States Possessions, the patient viewer will be rewarded

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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865
 
Cancellations Used on U. S. and U.S. Overprinted Stamps During the Spanish-American War. Nice group, Cuba with three No. E1 with "Havana" oval, blue Havana Carrier and magenta Buena Vista Mil. Sta. and "United States Post Office Military Station No. 1", Cuba on piece (earliest Military Station cancel), Philippines No. 218 with purple "CAVITE" straight line, Philippine 1899-1904 used in Hong Kong and Singapore, very rare blue "U.S. Mil Sta No.2 SFO Cavite P.I. Nov 29 98" in two lines on strip of three 2c unoverprinted U.S., wide variety of other cancels incl. Puerto Rico, some cut squares, large multiples, etc., generally Fine-Very Fine, a specialist's delight

E. 500-750
350
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866
 
U.S. Possessions Balance. Small group of assorted items, incl. some Cuba surcharges, Puerto Rico block of six of J1, registered cover with U.S. Nos. 273 and 272 on registered cover to Havana, few interesting Canal Zone-related covers, cover from Corn Islands, enclosure from Havassa Island (also known as Guano Island) from 1865, few Guam-related incl. Patriotic used from and postcard from Gibraltar to Guam, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
275
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867
 
U.S. Possessions. Scott album of unused and used stamps, incl. Guam with Nos. 2-8 and 10-12, some Hawaii, Philippines, mixed condition, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
375
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