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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

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

Category — Netherlands East Indies

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1429, Netherlands East Indies15c Bright Orange (152), 15c Bright Orange (152)15c Bright Orange (152). Used with 3c Green (147) and 10c Brown (150), tied by quartered cork cancels, red "Boston Paid Mar. 9" (1872) circular datestamp on cover to the whaling ship George Peabody at Angier, Java, red crayon "24" credit, "12-1/2 Cents" handstamp applied by British postal authorities for credit to Netherlands for carriage beyond Singapore by Dutch colonial mail service, red London Paid transit datestamp, "Anjer 12 5 1872" arrival backstamp, stamps with margin faults from placement at edge, minor soiling, otherwise Fine, an extremely rare destination during the Bank Note period, sent via British Mail via Southampton (28c rate), ex Stever

E. 750-1,000
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1430, Netherlands East IndiesCUBA, 1899, 10c on 10c Brown, Ty. I (226), CUBA, 1899, 10c on 10c Brown, Ty. I (226)CUBA, 1899, 10c on 10c Brown, Ty. I (226). Used with 3c on 3c Purple (224), tied by blurry strike of Havana oval datestamp on 1899 registered cover to Sandakan, Borneo, via New York and Singapore, registry label applied partly over 3c stamp, cover was redirected to Labuan and then to Medan, a plethora of markings and handstamps front and back (10 on back alone) trace its journey, 10c stamp with creases, slightly reduced at left, still Fine, a very rare destination for 19th Century mail from Cuba

E. 500-750
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