Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
839
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Canal Zone Unused Collection, 1904-1978. On stockpages and album pages, includes No. 2 and two No. 3, later issues quite comprehensive, generally lacking only the scarcest stamps, Back-of-Book includes the 1941 17mm Air Post Officials (c.t.o. as usual), most with original gum (tropicalized on some early stamps), somewhat mixed quality, many Fine or better, Scott Retail over $7,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
840
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CUBA, Puerto Principe, 1898-99, 10c on 1c Black Violet (200, 200a). 54 horizontal strips of five from the Fourth Printing, each containing the complete setting incl. Position 4 showing the broken "1", appears all Mint N.H., some minor faults, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

6,480
1,600
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841
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Sale 1187, Lot 841, U.S. PossessionsGuam, Balance. Unused group including Nos. 1-8 and 10-13 (No. 13 regummed over thin spot, P.F. certificate), E1, also Guard Mail Nos. M1-M11, a few small flaws, overall Fine, Scott Retail more than $6,000.00 (counting No. 13 as original gum)

E. 500-750
700
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842
 
Sale 1187, Lot 842, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1857, 5c on 13c Dark Red (7). Type I (Clark) numeral, margins to just in at bottom and right, bold strike of San Francisco circular datestamp cancel, tiny toned spot at bottom left

FINE APPEARING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 5-CENT ON 13-CENT PROVISIONAL SURCHARGE.

The 5c provisional surcharge was necessary due to a shortage of 5c stamps just after the transition from Postmaster Whitney to Jackson. Most were made by Jackson's clerk, Alvah Clark, around the start of 1857. New supplies of the 5c stamp (Scott No. 8) were received at the end of June 1857.

With 1948 (issued to Raymond Weill) and 2014 P.F. certificates

10,000
2,100
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843
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Sale 1187, Lot 843, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1857, 5c Blue, Thin White Wove (8). Original gum, rich color, ample margins, Very Fine

700
450
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844
 
Sale 1187, Lot 844, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1863, 2c Dark Blue, Bluish (17). Plate 5-B, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), ample margins all around, square grid cancel, small repaired tear at top center and light horizontal crease

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN ENORMOUSLY RARE USED 1863 2-CENT NUMERAL FROM THE FIFTH SETTING IN DARK BLUE ON BLUISH WOVE PAPER.

The 2c Dark Blue on Bluish paper (Scott 17) was printed after Scott 18 and before Scott 20. It is one of the rarest of all Numeral Issues in either unused or used condition, and almost all known examples have small faults.

Ex Crocker, Atherton, Honolulu Academy of Arts and Twigg-Smith. With 2018 P.F. certificate

8,750
2,900
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845
 
Sale 1187, Lot 845, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1883, $1.00 Rose Red (49). Vivid color, outstanding centering, neat target cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate (90 used)

275
250
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846
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Sale 1187, Lot 846, U.S. PossessionsHAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (65). Block of 25 from the top half of the pane, showing part imprints at sides, 24 stamps Mint N.H., h.r. on center stamp, fresh bright color, couple stamps with light gum creases, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce half-pane of the 1893 2c Provisional Govt. Issue with black ovpt., Scott Retail as singles

4,885
2,100
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847
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HAWAII, Multiples Balance. Sheet album with range of blocks, part sheets and a couple full sheets, many Mint N.H. with some h.r. generally around edges of multiples, lots of duplication with dozens of many stamps present, including Nos. 30, 33, 37, 42, 55, 56, 57,58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 67, 68, a few of the last issue, some with imprints, some flaws to be found and perf separations will be the norm, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail more than $8,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
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848
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Hawaii Unused Collection. A few early stamps such as an attractive original-gum example of No. 22 with a P.F. certificate, much of the value in the 1864-99 American Bank Note Co. issues, which appear to be complete less the two rare Provisional Govt. overprints, a couple used stamps including No. 52C with a P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85, majority with original gum, range of condition, from small faults to choice quality, five with certificates, Scott Retail in excess of $5,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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849
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Sale 1187, Lot 849, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1944, 6c Orange, "Victory" Ovpt. (470). Slightly disturbed original gum, some gum soaking along the perforations, tiny tear at top, Fine appearance, only 141 issued, with 2018 P.F. certificate

1,750
750
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850
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Sale 1187, Lot 850, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1944, 12c Ultramarine, "Victory" Ovpt. (475). Original gum, bright color, thin at right, Fine appearance, only 221 printed, with 2018 P.F. certificate

1,100
650
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851
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Sale 1187, Lot 851, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1944, 30c Orange Red, "Victory" Ovpt. (483). Tropicalized original gum as always on this value, deep vibrant color, Fine, only 200 were issued, with 2018 P.F. certificate

800
700
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852
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Sale 1187, Lot 852, U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1944, 10c Rose Carmine, Official, "Victory" Ovpt. (O41). Slightly tropicalized original gum as usual, strong color, Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate

500
400
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853
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Philippines Unused Collection, 1899-1946. On stockpages and album pages, value in the early overprints, with 1901 $1.00 (Type II), $2.00, and $5.00, 1906-18 Regular Issues to 10p, Air Post and other Back-of-Book, also some Cuba and Puerto Rico, most with original gum, slightly mixed condition, many Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail over $6,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,800
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