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Sale 1146 — U.S. and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 15 December, 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 — United States Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1659
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1659, United States PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 2c Rose, "Canal Zone" Inverted (1a), CANAL ZONE, 1904, 2c Rose, "Canal Zone" Inverted (1a)CANAL ZONE, 1904, 2c Rose, "Canal Zone" Inverted (1a). Horizontal pair from bottom row of sheet, used with 5c Blue with Diagonal "Canal Zone" (2d), each tied by "Canal Zone, Bohio, Jul. 8, 1904" circular datestamps and barred "Canal Zone" on Panama Railroad Company corner card cover to Cristobal, left 2c stamp with tear and cover opened roughly at left, Fine, believed to be the only known multiple of the 2c inverted overprint on cover, the used singles catalogue $2,400.00, ex Salz

E. 2,000-3,000
2,700
1660
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1660, United States PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 2c Rose (1), CANAL ZONE, 1904, 2c Rose (1)CANAL ZONE, 1904, 2c Rose (1). Vertical strip of three, tied by barred cancels with corresponding "Canal Zone, La Boca, Jul. 3, 1904" circular datestamp on "Consular Service, U.S.A." corner card cover to Colon, black Cristobal transit circular datestamp, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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1661
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1661, United States PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 5c Blue (2), CANAL ZONE, 1904, 5c Blue (2)CANAL ZONE, 1904, 5c Blue (2). Tied by violet barred "Canal Zone" with matching "Canal Zone, Ancon, Jun. 27, 1904" circular datestamp on cover to Cristobal, arrival datestamp also ties stamp, violet "U.S. Public Health and Marine Hospital Service" handstamp, Very Fine and scarce, only ten covers are recorded prior to Jul. 28, this is the fourth day of use

E. 400-500
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1662
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1662, United States PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 5c Blue, "Canal Zone" Inverted (2a), CANAL ZONE, 1904, 5c Blue, "Canal Zone" Inverted (2a)CANAL ZONE, 1904, 5c Blue, "Canal Zone" Inverted (2a). Horizontal pair, tied by lightly struck violet bars with matching "Canal Zone, Ancon, Jul. 8, 1904" circular datestamp on Panama Railroad Company corner card cover to Colon, Cristobal transit, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, this is the finest recorded pair of the 5c inverted overprint variety on cover, ex Plass, with 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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1663
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1663, United States PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow (3), CANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow (3)CANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow (3). Tied by "Canal Zone, Cristobal Jul. 8, 1904" circular datestamp on visual all-over advertising cover, both front and back including 33 different advertisements on reverse, addressed to Germany, magenta Ancon on front, New York and arrival backstamps, Very Fine, one of the finest of less than six recorded first issue advertising covers, ex Salz

E. 500-750
1,400
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1664
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1664, United States PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Inverted (3a), CANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Inverted (3a)CANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Inverted (3a). Well-centered, tied by barred "Canal Zone" cancel with matching "Canal Zone, Cristobal, Jul. 10, 1904" circular datestamp beside on cover to Ancon, violet arrival backstamp, Extremely Fine, this is the first example on cover we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 2007 P.F. certificate

800
750
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1665
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1665, United States PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow, Inverted "V" For Last "A" of Right "Panama" (3 var), CANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow, Inverted "V" For Last "A" of Right "Panama" (3 var)CANAL ZONE, 1904, 10c Yellow, Inverted "V" For Last "A" of Right "Panama" (3 var). Excellent centering, tied by barred "Canal Zone" with matching "Canal Zone, La Boca, Jul. 16, 1904" circular datestamp beside on cover to Colon, Cristobal transit, slightly rough opening at left, otherwise Fine, this is the only known example of this variety on cover and one of two covers mailed on the last day of the provisional overprint use, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
550
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1666
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1666, United States PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1941, 50c Rose Lilac, Official (O8), CANAL ZONE, 1941, 50c Rose Lilac, Official (O8)CANAL ZONE, 1941, 50c Rose Lilac, Official (O8). Usual roller cancel, Fine and scarce, only 1,000 printed

550
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1667
c
Guam Guard Mail, Third and Fourth Issues. Over 50 covers on pages with a fair amount of useful information, including Nos. M5-M6 Third Issue and M7-M11 Fourth Issue, nice range of towns, nearly all double-circle types but including 14 three-line Inarajan and Merizo, singles, blocks of four, three "set" covers of the Fourth Issue, First and Last days and couple Commercial uses, also First day of U.S. Mail (Jan. 1, 1931), First Air Mail Over Guam by Navy Amphibian airplane, Pan American Airways survey flights, 1939 cover from Guam to a Marine Sgt. in Shanghai with attractive cachets for Midway and Wake Islands which were refueling stops for the trip from Guam to Hawaii, Aug. 1, 1944 censored cover mailed from Guam from APO77 (first one used during re-capture of Guam) and mailed during heavy fighting with Japanese resistance (full American occupation was on Aug. 10, 1944), also APO's 953 and the short-lived and very scarce 1057, Fine-Very Fine, a fabulous collection of this interesting and scarce material, certainly the largest and most comprehensive we have ever seen, ex Whitpain

E. 1,500-2,000
750
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1668
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1668, United States PossessionsHAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16), HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Two unused and one used, huge margins to clear, the used are Plate 3-G, Type V (Westerberg Position 5) tied on small piece with horizontal crease, and Plate 3-D, Type X (Westerberg Position 10) with tiny pinhole and slight toning, unused (no gum) is Plate 3-E, Type X (Westerberg Position 10) with stains, Very Fine appearance, each with 2015 or 2016 P.F. certificate

2,700
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1669
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1669, United States PossessionsHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22). Plate 12-A, Type IX (Westerberg Position 1), large margins, rich color, various cancels including grid, circular datestamp and San Francisco cogwheel, light horizontal crease at center, tiny thin spot, faint toning, Very Fine appearance, ex Crocker and Atherton

900
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1670
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1670, United States PossessionsHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22). Plate 12-A, Type X (Westerberg Position 5), full margins, bold strike of 3-ring target cancel, light corner creases and small thin spot, faint toning, Very Fine appearance, ex Crocker and Atherton

900
0
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1671
ng
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1671, United States PossessionsHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23). Plate 8-A, Types VII-VIII (Westerberg Positions 8-7), interpane horizontal pair, unused (no gum), large margins to barely touched on one, few creases, Fine and attractive, ex Crocker and Atherton, Scott Retail as singles

600
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1672
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1672, United States PossessionsHAWAII, 1861, 2c Pale Rose, Horizontally and Vertically Laid (27-28), HAWAII, 1861, 2c Pale Rose, Horizontally and Vertically Laid (27-28)HAWAII, 1861, 2c Pale Rose, Horizontally and Vertically Laid (27-28). Three, two No. 27 including one unused and last on small piece with red grid cancel, No. 28 one with blue Lahaina circular datestamp, margins to in, few small faults, Fine, ex Atherton

1,025
400
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1673
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1673, United States PossessionsHAWAII, 1871, 6c Yellow Green (33), HAWAII, 1871, 6c Yellow Green (33)HAWAII, 1871, 6c Yellow Green (33). Cancelled by three-ring segmented target, used with United States 1879 5c Blue (185), tied by circle of wedges cancel, magenta "Honolulu H.I. Paid All Jul. 30, 1881" circular datestamp on cover addressed in violet to Wales, England, San Francisco transit and Cowbridge receiving backstamps, top flap sealed with stamp selvage, opened a bit roughly at bottom and couple small edge tears, still Very Fine mixed-franking cover paying the 6c Hawaiian treaty rate to the U.S. and 5c GPU/UPU rate to England, Hawaii did not join the UPU until January 1, 1882, ex Golden

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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1674
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1674, United States PossessionsHAWAII, 1893, 1c-10c Provisional Govt. Overprints (53, 57-58), HAWAII, 1893, 1c-10c Provisional Govt. Overprints (53, 57-58)HAWAII, 1893, 1c-10c Provisional Govt. Overprints (53, 57-58). Used on 2c Provisional entire (U11) and with 10c Green (77), cancelled or tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Jan. 14, 1898" double-circle datestamp on registered use to Montreal, Canada, appropriate registry markings, Vancouver and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, scarce use

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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1675
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1675, United States PossessionsWells, Fargo & Co. Hawaii-U.S. Express, Wells, Fargo & Co. Hawaii-U.S. ExpressWells, Fargo & Co. Hawaii-U.S. Express. Printed frank in brown (Haller WF-HA) on unused legal-size 10c Chocolate on Amber entire (U190), Extremely Fine, this is a very rare franked entire, ex Kuphal

E. 500-750
350
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1676
c
Hawaii Covers. Four covers mounted on exhibit page, including No. 31 tied by target with "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Apr. 30" circular datestamp to Lahainaluna, No. 62 on cover to San Francisco, No. 61 on U13 to Canada, last with Nos. 76 and 79 on registered cover to Mass., fresh and Very Fine

E. 500-750
425
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1677
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1677, United States PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1899, 1c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J1), PHILIPPINES, 1899, 1c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J1)PHILIPPINES, 1899, 1c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J1). Block of nine, tied by "Manila P.I. Sep. 8, 02" circular datestamps on legal "Department of Finance and Justice, Manila" corner card cover and addressed locally, used as postage rather than as postage due, cover with slight wear around edges, Fine, No. J1 was authorized for regular postage from Sept. 5-19, 1902, likely the largest multiple known on cover

E. 1,500-2,000
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1678
c
Possessions Covers. Hundreds, mainly from the mid-20th Century, many Philippines philatelic covers, including Japanese Occupation and later celebrating victory over the Japanese, commercial Canal Zone including some earlier, Hawaii from the 1930s and 1940s, and more, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
650
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