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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — Samoa and South Pacific Islands

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1440
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1440, Samoa and South Pacific Islands5c Yellow Brown (205), 5c Yellow Brown (205)5c Yellow Brown (205). Used with 10c Brown (209), tied at San Francisco by circular cork cancels, used with Samoa, 1882, -1/2p Brown Violet (9a), 1p Green (11a), 2p Bright Orange (13a) and 4p Blue (16a), tied at origin by segmented cork cancels on registered cover from Samoa to Palermo, Italy, various registry numbers including manuscript "9737", blue "9751" and New York registry label, red "Registered Sep. 3 1887 San Francisco Cal." four-line datestamp, New York and receiving backstamps, sender's note on top flap "Henri Rommel german consulate San Francisco", stamps and cover with some toned spots

FINE APPEARANCE. A COLORFUL AND RARE UNITED STATES AND SAMOA MIXED FRANKING ON A REGISTERED COVER TO ITALY.

The 15c U.S. postage pays 5c UPU rate and 10c registry fee. Odenweller Census No. 4. With 1964 R.P.S. and 1990 P.F. certificates

E. 1,000-1,500
750
1441
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1441, Samoa and South Pacific Islands15c Red Orange (189), 15c Red Orange (189)15c Red Orange (189). Bright color, s.e. at left, tied at San Francisco by segmented cork cancel, used with Samoa, 1887, 1p Green (11b) and 2p Brown Orange (13b), tied at origin by light strike of blue "Apia Samoa Mar. 28" (1891) double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Edinburgh, Scotland, purple "San Francisco Cal. Registered Apr. 17, 1891" transit circular datestamp, 15c tied by New York registry label and blue manuscript, London Paid transit datestamp, New York and receiving backstamps, few tiny tears at top from opening, Very Fine, a colorful and scarce use, 15c pays 5c UPU rate and 10c registry fee, Odenweller Census No. 319, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,000
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1442
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1442, Samoa and South Pacific Islands10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Rich color, used with 3c Purple (221), tied by San Francisco registry ovals and used with three Samoa, 1890, -1/2p Brown Violet (9b) and two 2p Orange Brown (13b), tied by "Apia Samoa AUG 1" (1894) double-circle datestamps on registered cover to London, England and forwarded within London, red San Francisco transit datestamp, wide range of markings including seven backstamps, one -1/2p stamp with few toned perfs, slight wear, Very Fine and colorful, U.S. stamps pay 5c UPU rate and 8c registry fee, Odenweller Census No. 421

E. 750-1,000
450
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1443
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1443, Samoa and South Pacific Islands10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Rich color, used with 3c Purple (221), tied by San Francisco registry ovals, used with Samoa, 1890, -1/2p Brown Violet (9b) and 5p Red (23), tied by "Apia, Samoa AUG 1" (1894) double-circle datestamp on registered cover to London, England and forwarded within London, London oval datestamp also ties -1/2p stamp, New York registry label affixed over U.S. stamps, impressive array of backstamps (seven), fresh and Very Fine, an attractive mixed U.S.-Samoa franking on a registered cover to England, U.S. stamps pay 5c UPU rate and 8c registry fee, Odenweller Census No. 423

E. 750-1,000
500
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1444
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1444, Samoa and South Pacific Islands10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Rich color, s.e. at left, used with 3c Purple (221), tied by San Francisco registry ovals, used with Samoa, 1890, -1/2p Brown Violet (13b) and horizontal pair of 2-1/2p Rose (14a), the -1/2p with sheet margin at right, tied by "Apia Samoa AUG 1" (1894) double-circle datestamps on registered cover to London, England and forwarded within London, San Francisco transit datestamp, New York registry label, seven backstamps, Very Fine and colorful, U.S. stamps pay 5c UPU rate and 8c registry fee, Odenweller Census No. 92

E. 500-750
500
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1445
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1445, Samoa and South Pacific Islands10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Rich color, used with 3c Purple (221), tied by San Francisco registry ovals, used with Samoa, 1890, 2p Orange (13a) and horizontal pair of 2-1/2p Rose (14a), tied by "Apia Samoa AUG 1" (1894) double-circle datestamp on registered cover to London, England and forwarded within London, San Francisco transit datestamp, New York registry label, seven backstamps, 10c stamp affected from placement at edge of cover, otherwise Very Fine and colorful, U.S. stamps pay 5c UPU rate and 8c registry fee, Odenweller Census No. 96

E. 500-750
375
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1446
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1446, Samoa and South Pacific Islands5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Tied by San Francisco registry oval, used with Samoa, 1895, 1-1/2p on 2p Orange (24), tied by "Apia Samoa 14 95" double-circle datestamp, affixed over stamp design of U.S. 1c Postal Card with the "One Cent" at top crossed out, to Coburg, Germany, San Francisco transit datestamp, Very Fine, Odenweller Census No. 606

E. 500-750
425
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1447
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1447, Samoa and South Pacific Islands3c Purple, 5c Chocolate (268, 270), 3c Purple, 5c Chocolate (268, 270)3c Purple, 5c Chocolate (268, 270). Tied by grids on 2c entire (U277) with Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank to Raratonga, Cook Islands, "San Francisco Cal. Feb. 3 11-AM '97" cancel, Wells Fargo return address handstamp and sender's directive "Via Auckland N.Z.", New Zealand transit backstamp, receiving datestamp, slight edgewear just affects stamps, still Very Fine and very unusual use, ex Gallagher

E. 300-400
300
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1448
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1448, Samoa and South Pacific Islands5c Dark Blue (281), 5c Dark Blue (281)5c Dark Blue (281). Three, tied by "Tooele Utah Dec. ?, 1899" circular datestamps on cover to Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, sender's directive "Via San Francisco" at lower left and with San Francisco backstamp, cover expertly repaired, otherwise Very Fine use to a very rare destination, the Marquesas Islands are in French Polynesia

E. 300-400
160
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1449
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1449, Samoa and South Pacific Islands1c Ultramarine (212), 1c Ultramarine (212)1c Ultramarine (212). Used with 2c Green (213), tied by "Plainfield N.J. Dec. 18, 1889" duplex datestamps on cover to Kusaie, Micronesia via Hawaii, Honolulu duplex struck on front and back, San Francisco transit backstamp, minor soiling and edgewear, Fine, ex Gallagher

E. 500-750
1,000
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