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Sale 1140 — Outstanding United States Stamps, featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 9-11 November, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — U.S. Possessions, Cuba, Guam

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1501
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1501, U.S. Possessions, Cuba, GuamCUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 3m Orange Brown (186), CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 3m Orange Brown (186)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 3m Orange Brown (186). Second printing, Position 5, with selvage at left containing Position 4 surcharge, light strikes of circular datestamp, few flaws incl. reinforced perf separations, still Fine, scarce and desirable configuration, ex Dr. Robertson

E. 500-750
250
1502
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1502, U.S. Possessions, Cuba, GuamCUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 8m Blue Green, "eents" (219b), CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 8m Blue Green, "eents" (219b)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 5c on 8m Blue Green, "eents" (219b). Fifth printing, Position 3, tied by blue 1899 double-circle datestamp on small piece, fresh and Fine example of this scarce stamp, ex Tows

1,800
400
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1503
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1503, U.S. Possessions, Cuba, GuamCUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898, 5c on 8m Blue Green, Fifth Printing (220), CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898, 5c on 8m Blue Green, Fifth Printing (220)CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898, 5c on 8m Blue Green, Fifth Printing (220). Light Puerto Principe circular datestamp, centered to right, small thin spots, Fine appearance and one of the rarest of all the Puerto Principe overprints, with 1964 P.F. certificate, Scott Catalogue states that most examples, except the most common, are faulty or have tropical toning

2,000
425
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1504
ogbl
GUAM, 1930, 2c Black & Red (M4). Block of 16 with left and bottom s.e., without gum as issued, "Cleveland Bond" watermark in bottom row, Very Fine, possibly second largest block known, there are differing opinions on the quantity printed, the catalog says 4,000, but 2,000 is noted from another source, in any event very scarce, the entire supply of the "Seals" was exhausted in 30 days, ex "Whitpain"

1,300
450
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1505
og
GUAM, Accumulation. Mostly unused on old auction lot cards, includes nine sets each containing Nos. 1-8, 10-12, E1, plus several Guard Mail, including covers and the two error stamps, mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearance, high catalogue value

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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