Sale 1094 — The Curtis Collection: Back of Book and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 March, 2015

Category — United States Possessions: Guam

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
373
ogbl
Sale 1094, Lot 373, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 4c Lilac Brown (4). Bottom imprint and plate no. 792 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, choice centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

2,000
650
374
ogbl
Sale 1094, Lot 374, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 5c Blue (5). Bottom imprint and plate no. 834 block of six, barely tropicalized original gum, bright color, Very Fine and choice

775
250
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375
c
Sale 1094, Lot 375, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 5c Blue (5). Used with 1c Green and 2c Carmine (1, 2), tied by blue "SAN LUIS D'APRA, GUAM, DEC. 13, 1899" two-line datestamp and matching geometrics on cover to Altoona Penn., Manila and receiving backstamps, few toned perfs on 1c, Very Fine and colorful use

E. 300-400
275
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376
ogbl
Sale 1094, Lot 376, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 5c Lake (6). Bottom imprint and plate no. 925 block of six, slightly tropicalized original gum, radiant color, Very Fine

1,600
425
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377
bl
Sale 1094, Lot 377, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 5c Lake (6). Block of four, rich color, bold blue "AGANA, GUAM" straightline handstamps, Very Fine and attractive used block, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

1,000
275
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378
ogbl
Sale 1094, Lot 378, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 8c Violet Brown (7). Bottom imprint and plate no. 931 block of six, lightly hinged, crisp impression, Very Fine and choice

1,500
500
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379
c
Sale 1094, Lot 379, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 8c Violet Brown (7). Two, used with 1c Green (1), tied by "Agana, Island of Guam, Jan. 11, 1902" circular datestamps on registered cover to John Zug in Everett Wash., registry marking, San Francisco transit backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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380
c
Sale 1094, Lot 380, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 8c Violet Brown (7). Tied by violet "AGANA, GUAM" straightline handstamp, matching "OCT 30 1900" datestamp on cover to Boston, Manila transit backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail $450.00

E. 200-300
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381
ogbl
Sale 1094, Lot 381, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. I (8). Bottom imprint and plate no. 520 block of six with narrow selvage, slightly tropicalized original gum, Fine-Very Fine

1,000
250
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382
c
Sale 1094, Lot 382, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 15c Olive Green (10). Tied by "Guam, Guam Oct. 3 11AM 1919" circular datestamp on registered cover to Munich, Germany, additional purple double-circle datestamp registry marking, appropriate registry markings, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, an attractive use

900
1,000
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383
ogbl
Sale 1094, Lot 383, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 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, only 4,000 of the 50c stamps were issued, our informal research found only five other plate blocks

4,500
700
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384
c
Sale 1094, Lot 384, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 50c Orange (11). Tied by "Guam, Isl. Guam, Jun. 10 6PM 1905" circular datestamp on registered cover to John Zug in Everett Wash., appropriate registry markings, receiving backstamp, some waterstaining not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,300
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385
og
Sale 1094, Lot 385, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (13). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice wide margins

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE $1.00-CENT BLACK TYPE II SPECIAL PRINTING.

With 1992 P.F. certificate

4,500
1,600
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386
og
Sale 1094, Lot 386, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1930, 2c Green, Guard Mail (M1). Small h.r., brilliant color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, only 2,000 issued, ex Drucker, with 1984 P.F. certificate

400
300
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387
ogbl
Sale 1094, Lot 387, United States Possessions: GuamGUAM, 1899, 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Top imprint and plate no. 883 block of six, slightly tropicalized original gum, deep rich color, Fine and scarce plate block

4,000
650
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388
 
GUAM, Collection, 1899-1930. Mounted on album pages, unused and used singles, a few blocks and plate blocks, covers, the most valuable items offered individually but a number of better stamps remain, including Nos. 1-12 complete unused less No. 9, with some duplication including 50c, used No. 12, No. 1 plate block of six, E1 unused and used (two), covers with Nos. 1, 2 (block of four), 5, 8 and several others, later issues including complete Guard Mail less No. M1, plate block of ten of No. M10, also a notice from Government House Agana announcing the discontinuation of the sale of overprinted stamps on Jan. 2, 1902, a nice collection with much useful material, several certificates accompany, owner's Scott Retail more that $8,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,900
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