Sale 1201 — The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue

Sale Date — Tuesday, 21 May, 2019

Category — Foreign Mail: Foreign Balances

Cat./Est. Value
1890 Issue Used to Asia and Pacific. 15 covers and two post cards, destinations include Hawaii (2, one missent to Oakland and one marked due), Australia, Samoa, Tonga, Japan (2), Thailand, Java (4), Philippines (2) and Burma (marked "Via Italy"), six franked with single 5c stamp, others with either 1c, 2c or 5c stamps with a few on 2c or 5c entires, some faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating group to some scarce destinations

E. 750-1,000
Sale 1201, Lot 2209, Foreign Mail: Foreign Balances1890 Issue Registered Covers to Foreign Destinations. 18, destinations include New South Wales, Nova Scotia, Nicaragua, Madeira, Germany, England, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland and France, range of frankings and rates, also includes piece with 30c and 15c used with 3c and 10c Columbians to Germany, registry labels include New York, San Francisco and Boston, couple without labels, few with small faults, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating group

E. 750-1,000
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Sale 1201, Lot 2210, Foreign Mail: Foreign Balances1890 Issue Used with Stamps of Other Countries. 24 covers, mostly with foreign stamps used as forwarding postage or Postage Due, countries represented include Brazil, Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland, France, Holland, Canada, Trinidad, Italy, Hong Kong (5c used as forwarding postage on legal-size cover sent back to Chicago), two around-the-world covers with 5c 1890, Hong Kong 10c and Egypt stamps, some faults but overall Fine-Very Fine and colorful group

E. 1,000-1,500
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