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Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017

Category — U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
881
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 881, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsCUBA, 1899, 2c on 2c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Inverted Surcharge (J2a), CUBA, 1899, 2c on 2c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Inverted Surcharge (J2a)CUBA, 1899, 2c on 2c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Inverted Surcharge (J2a). Neat cancel, deep color and proof-like impression, tiny thin spot at bottom left

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE CUBA 2-CENT ON 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE WITH INVERTED OVERPRINT. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

Ex Whitpain. With 1980 and 2009 P.F. certificates

3,500
1,500
882
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 882, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsHAWAII, 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt. (63), HAWAII, 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt. (63)HAWAII, 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt. (63). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.F. certificate

400
475
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883
ogbl
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 883, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsHAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion (65), HAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion (65)HAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion (65). Block of four with selvage at right, original gum, h.r., radiant color, choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

375
140
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884
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 884, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsPHILIPPINES, 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225), PHILIPPINES, 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225)PHILIPPINES, 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225). Barely hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.F. certificate

600
400
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885
ogbl
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 885, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsPHILIPPINES, 1907, 15c Olive Green, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (235SP), PHILIPPINES, 1907, 15c Olive Green, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (235SP)PHILIPPINES, 1907, 15c Olive Green, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (235SP). Block of four, barely hinged at center, intense color on bright paper

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE BLOCK OF THE 15-CENT 1907 SPECIAL PRINTING PREPARED FOR THE BUREAU OF INSULAR AFFAIRS.

Ex Whitpain. With 1980 and 2009 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as singles

3,600
1,100
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886
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 886, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsPHILIPPINES, 1926, 2p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13). Deep rich color, excellent centering, Very Fine, with 1974 P.F. certificate

600
400
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887
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 887, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsPHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O38), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O38)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O38). Block of four with selvage at left, glassine interleaving adhering to gum, natural s.e. at bottom, bottom right stamp with small thin, Fine, with photocopy of 2003 A.P.S. certificate as block from which this originated, Scott Retail as singles

1,500
300
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888
ogbl
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 888, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsPHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O38), PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O38)PHILIPPINES, 1944, 2c Rose, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O38). Horizontal block of eighteen (9x2) with selvage at left, glassine interleaving adhering to gum, small faults to selvage at left, Fine-Very Fine, with 2003 A.P.S. certificate of a block from which this came, Scott Retail as singles

6,750
950
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889
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 889, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsPHILIPPINES, 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, 25 DEC 1943" datestamp and used on 2c Entire, with 2c Red, to Insular Treasurer of the Philippines in Washington, matching "Tenth Military Dist., Free Philippines, Censored" oval handstamp, Esperanza Dec. 25, 1942 circular duplex tied the 2c stamp, "By Officer Courrier"' handstamp and "Confidential" handstamp on reverse

VERY FINE. A RARE USE OF THE 2-CENTAVO GUERRILLA POSTAL SERVICE ISSUE ON COVER.

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. With 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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890
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 890, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsPHILIPPINES, 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, 31 JAN 1944" datestamp on cover to Talakag, additionally struck with violet "Priority", "Restricted", "Confidential by Officer Courier", Pledge to MacArthur and Tenth Military Dist. Censored (on reverse) handstamps, stamp with trivial light gum spots, Very Fine, this stamp was issued for use on the island of Mindanao, with only 500 printed and a mere 36 covers recorded

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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891
TC
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 891, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsRYUKYU ISLANDS, 1958, 2c Black, 4c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof (46TC5, 48TC5), RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1958, 2c Black, 4c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof (46TC5, 48TC5)RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1958, 2c Black, 4c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof (46TC5, 48TC5). Large margins, 2c with sheet margin at right and pencil "7" on back noting position, 4c with large sheet margin at bottom and slight splitting at bottom of design from impression of the plate, otherwise Very Fine and scarce

1,400
200
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892
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 892, U.S. Possessions - Cuba thru Group LotsRYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952-54, 1y-1,000y Revenues (R1-R8), RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952-54, 1y-1,000y Revenues (R1-R8)RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952-54, 1y-1,000y Revenues (R1-R8). Mint N.H., 5y with selvage at left, incredibly fresh colors, Very Fine

715
300
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893
 
U.S. Possessions Collection. Mounted in a Scott album and on stock pages, wide range of nearly all unused stamps covering most of the Possessions, plenty of lower values but also a number of better stamps including Canal Zone Nos. 94-95, J1-J3 (latter Scott Retail $1,000.00) and J20c, Guam Nos. 11-12 and E1, Hawaii Nos. 46 (Mint N.H.), 52C and 69, Philippines Nos. 223, 237 and J7, others, nice condition nearly throughout, several certificates accompany, Scott Retail just for the better stamps mentioned plus a dozen others not mentioned is more than $5,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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894
og
U.S. Possessions Unused Balance. Consisting of Canal Zone No. 19 right selvage block of ten, two stamps with long "Panama", Canal Zone 1924-28 Regular Issues both types (Nos. 70-81, 84-95), Guam set of the basic twelve values ( Nos. 1-8, 10-12, E1), and Offices in China six stamps (K9/K16) including No. K15, the Guam stamps are mostly no gum and a few have minor flaws, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
600
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