Sale Number: 708
Sale Date:
1989 Rarities of the World

U.S. Possessions
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
468 ogbl CANAL ZONE, 1915, 5c Deep Blue & Black, Ty. III Overprint (48). Top Right Corner Imprint Block, Well-centered, very slight tropical o.g., small hinge reinforced separation, few perfs. negligibly toned on bottom left stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare Position Piece, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,000 800
469 ogbl -----, 1962, 4c Thatcher Ferry Bridge, Silver Bridge Omitted (157a). Mint Never Hinged Block from the Unique Plate No. Block of Ten Sold in our 1980 Rarity Sale, Extremely Fine, Only One Sheet of 50 Discovered (Image Magnifier)

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36,000 26,000
470 og GUAM, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (13). Trace of hinging, Fresh and Fine, Rare "Special Printing," with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,000 1,600
471 og -----, 1899, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (13). Fresh, o.g. (not tropicalized), centered to right, perfs. clear, Fine, Rare" Special Printing", with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,000 950
472 c HA WAIl, Stampless Covers, ca. 1850's, Four to U.S., Red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid" or "Honolulu Hawaiian Islands" pmks., other markings include Red "8" in Circle, "Ship 6" Clamshell, Black "Paid 8 Ship", etc., minor aging, one without flap, Fine, Scarce Lot (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 725
473 c -----, "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Aug 27", Bold Red pmk. on Cover to U.S., 3c Rose (65) and 5c Brown (76) tied by Cogwheels, "San Francisco Cal" pmk., cover reduced at left, Fine and Scarce (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 800
474 c -----, "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Mar 27", Red pmk. on Ca. 1855 cover to Massachusetts, San Francisco, Cal. Apr. 16 pmk. ties U.S. 3c Red (11) Pair, small cover repairs left edge, otherwise Fine, a Rare Early Usage, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 1,500
475   -----, 1863, 2c Black on Grayish (16). Plate 3-E-V, Large to Immense Margins, pen cancel, used on Buff Cover to Kau (Main Island), Red Honolulu pmk. at right, very light cover wrinkling, otherwise Very Fine, an Attractive and Scarce Interisland Usage, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,500 1,400
476 og PHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II, Overprint (223A). Fresh, lightly hinged, Fine, Very Attractive Example of This Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,750 1,250
477 c -----, 1926, 4c Carmine, Inverted Overprint (C2a). Tied by Manila, P.I. 1926 Duplex pmk. on Local Cover, faint cover soiling, light vertical file fold in center, overall Fine, Rare, Only 100 Issued and Only Three Known on Cover (others legal size), This is the Unique Example on a Regular Envelope, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 3,750
478 og RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17). Mint Never Hinged, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,750 1,150
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