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March 2005 Society Auction

Closed April 10, 2005

Lot Description M/B Realized
Postal Stationery
1H&G 1898-1, 1c blue on white, used with 2c orange Pres. Sam to Germany. Card is dated Gonaives, Dec. 7, '98, with message in German. Card has "SHIP LETTER" in red, posted aboard ship, and apparently was received and sent on to Germany at Chester, PA, a port just below Philadelphia. Destination is Krempe, Holstein. Usual slight stains and toning for this, but VF for used card. Unusual.$35.00$36.00
2H&G 1898-1 used with 2c orange Pres Sam to Germany. Message in English dated 7 December 1899, Aux Cayes. Two clear Dutch packet oval strikes and receiving mark for Cothen in Germany. Usual minor stains and toning for this, but VF for used card and unusual.35.0036.00
3H&G 1898-2, 2c orange on pink, used to Dresden, Germany from Jeremie. Two reasonably clear strikes of Jeremie cds, 25 July 04, Dresden receiving mark, message in English. No postage added, and no postage due charged. Nice, clear merchants cachet on front and notation 'By SS "Athos" via New York'. Unusually clean and VF.35.00No Bids
4H&G 1898-2, used with 1c Nord-Alexis, card dated Port-au-Prince, 30 April 1904, datestamps on front are Cap Haitien, 10 May no year slug. Addressed to Duren in Germany with Duren receiving mark, 3 June 04. Message in French. Card has some staining on back but front is very clean.30.00No Bids
5H&G 1898-2, used with 1c Pres. Sam added. Card is stamped "via Jacmel per Royal Mail" and datestamped Port-au-Prince, 31 Dec 99, and addressed to Dresden. Dresden receiving marks, 19 Jan 00. No message, card unusually clean.30.00No Bids
6H&G 1898-2, used with 1c Pres. Sam added, dated on back Jacmel, 4 Dec. 1900, message in German. Postage cancelled by Jacmel cds strikes 5 Dec. Also on front, "per Royal Mail", addressed to Schwerin, Germany, with Schwerin receiving date stamp. Sound and clean for this. VF.30.0030.00
7H&G 1898-3 3c light green on cream, stamped on front PAQUEBOT NY 2nd DIV and "S. S. LAUENBERG" (mailed aboard ship), short message in French on back, dated Port-au-Prince, 6 Dec. 1901, and New York receiving, Dec 15, 1901. Fold marks and tear along fold mark about 2 cm long at bottom center, old hinge mark along one end on back. Good to fine.10.00No Bids
8H&G 1898-3 3c, Gonaives January 4, 1899, to Aguascalientes, Mexico, strikes of Jacmel cds, 5 Jan. 1899 (second 9 inverted), and NY TRANSIT on front, Aguascalientes receiving stamp on back, Jan 21, '99. Short message on back. Card has one small corner fold at bottom left, otherwise quite clean. VF.40.0042.00
9HG 1898-3 3c, Port-de-Paix 6 Sept 1902 to Schleswig, Germany. Tondern, Germany receiving stamp, message on back in German, card is unusually clean and neat for used card, VF. 30.0030.00
10H&G 1898-3, Port au Prince, 15 December 1899, to Berlin. Merchant's cachet and German date stamp on front, message in German on back, small toning spots and fold mark in lower left corner, F-VF.20.00No Bids
11H&G 1898-3, registered card, Cayes, 11 July 1904, datestamps cancel and tie postage, including 8c and 2c Pres. Sam issue to make up the 10c registration fee. Card posted in Gonaives 11 July (cds), to Berlin, Germany. German date stamp on front and message in German on back. Vertical fold mark through center of card, scarce.40.0040.00
12H&G 1898-4, 1c reply card, reply half attached (not used). Message half has 2c Pres. Sam added and is addressed to Munich. Postage cancelled by rather faint Haiti cds strikes, town is probably Port au Prince, year date is 1899. Munich receiving date stamp 11 December '99. Slight soiling and beginnings of weakness at fold between the two halves.15.00No Bids
13H&G 1898-4, 1c reply card, message half used Port au Prince, 7 September 1901, to Sarajevo, Bosnia. No additional postage on card, and no postage due. Sarajevo receiving cds on front, message in French on back. Card has minor soiling. Almost VF.40.00No Bids
14H&G 1898-4, 1c reply card, message half only with printed name and PauP address on front and printed subscription form on back, unused with 3c 1920 issue adhesive added, clean and VF.5.00No Bids
15H&G 1898-4, 1c reply card, Cap Haitien, 9 May 1921, to Lyon, France, pair of 5c 1920 issue adhesives added on front and tied by indistinct cds, message in French with merchant's cachet and handstamped name on reverse, card is clean and VF.20.0021.00
16H&G 1898-4 1c reply card message half, Jacmel to Guatemala City, May 30, 1900, Kingston, Panama, and Guatemala datestamps on front, also "JAMAICA TRANSIT", Message on back in German. Card is in sad shape with heavy blackout of addressee on front and scuffs and water staining on back.5.00No Bids
17H&G 1898-5 2c reply card message half with 2c of 1899 added. Message half is from Otto Kicher, Jacmel, August 17, 1904, to Frans Kicher, Lagos, West Africa. This lot consists of a separated return half backstamped Lagos, West Africa, SP 26 04, to Otto Kicher, Jacmel. The owner believes this separated half is part of the original Message-Reply card. Back of message half has a message from Otto to Frans, and below it what appears to be a reply from Frans to Otto, both in German. The two halves are now separated but have all the appearance of having been used as message and reply. Both halves are sound and VF.25.0044.00
18H&G 1898-6 3c reply card, message half, Cap Haitien, 12 March 1952, to Paris. Cap Haitien duplex cds on front, message in French on back. Card is sound and VF.10.00No Bids
19H&G 1898-6 3c reply card, reply half, Port au Prince, March 8, 1944, to Puerto Rico, 50c adhesive 1942 "Our Lady" issue. Cap Haitien cds strikes and "Examined by US Censor" in circle on front. Message in Spanish on back. Card is clean and VF.20.00No Bids
20H&G 1898-6 3c reply card, reply half, Jacmel, 27 August 1925, to New York. Added are 1909 2 c de g lemon (interior), and two 5c Borno of 1924. Message in English on back, Jacmel cds strikes on front tie postage to card. Except for two light hinge marks on back, card is clean and VF.15.00No Bids
21H&G 1898-6 3c reply card, both halves, both with 5c Borno added, PauP, 25 Oct 1925, to Germany. No message on reverse. Stamps tied by PauP cds strikes. Card is clean and VF.10.00No Bids
22H&G 1898-3 3c reply card, both halves, Part au Prince (?) 1899 to Munich. Indistinct marks, but apparently received in Munich February 1899. Indistinct PauP merchant's cachet on back, no message. Card is clean and VF.5.006.00
23H&G 1898-3 reply card image on thin paper, reply half only, Jacmel, 4 June (no year), cds strikes, value ?, some toning and about fine.NoneNo Bids
24H&G 1902-9 3c Gt Pre, Port au Prince, 13 Dec 1902, to Hamburg, Port au Prince and Hamburg cds strikes on front, message in German on back, card has small corner fold upper left, and slightly rounded corner lower right, neither detracting much, otherwise VF.35.0035.00
25H&G 1902-7 1c Gt. Pre, Jacmel to Hamburg via New York, two 1c and a 10c Nord-Alexis issue added and tied by Jacmel, 12 April, date stamps. New York registration label and strikes of oval New York Foreign date stamp on front. Hamburg receiving and short message in German dated 12 April and Hamburg receiving cancel on back. Card has hinge marks on back and a tear about 1 cm affecting printed postage on (unused) reply half.35.0045.00
26H&G 1906-13 1c Nord-Alexis, "Per Prince William I via New York" on front and two strikes of Dutch Packet oval, 20 Aug 09, addressed to Hamburg, Germany. No added postage and no due charged. One Dutch packet strike is faint; the second is about 80% legible. Lengthy message in German on back. Card is clean and sound35.00No Bids
27H&G 1906-14 2c Nord Alexis, Port au Prince, 5 August 1922, to New York, Bank of Haiti printed form on back with message. Hinge marks on back, otherwise clean and sound.25.00No Bids
28H&G 1906 2c Nord-Alexis, mailed on Dutch ship, oval packet markings, 3 April 1910, one nearly all clear and the other clear in the missing area of the first. Card is to Hamburg with message in German on back. Clean and VF.40.00No Bids
29H&G 1906-16 2c Nord-Alexis reply card, Miragoane, 24 February 06 (year inverted), to Germany. Signature on reverse, return half attached and not used. Hinge marks on back, otherwise clean and sound.20.00No Bids
 
Stamps
30#1, Mint/NG, 4 margins, CV $7.00, VF.2.002.50
31#1, Mint/NG, 4 margins, VF.2.002.50
32#1, Mint/NG, 4 margins (close at top), VF.2.00No Bids
33#1, Mint/NG, 4 margins, VF.2.00No Bids
34#2, Mint, 4 margins (close at bottom), CV $9.00, VF.3.50No Bids
35#2, Mint, 4 margins, position 40. VF.4.00No Bids
36#3, Mint, 4 margins, position 31, CV $16.00, VF.4.005.00
37#3, Mint, 4 margins, VF.4.00No Bids
38#4, Used, position 23, CV $8.00, VF.2.503.00
39#4, Used, position 18. VF.2.00No Bids
40#4, Used, position 18, VF.2.00No Bids
41#5, Mint, position 34, CV $18.00, VF.5.00No Bids
42#5, Used, position 34, CV $3.00, VF.1.501.50
43#9, Used, position 11, CV $2.50, VF.1.25No Bids
44#9, position 23, and #10, position 10; used copies, VF.1.75No Bids
45#13, Mint, position 33, CV $6.50. VF.1.756.00
46#13, two copies used, positions 6 & 22, CV $2.80, VF.1.50No Bids
47#19 and #20, Used, CV $5.25, VF.2.00No Bids
48#26, group of 90 used copies, mixed condition. Great lot for plating, CV $27.005.50No Bids
49#27, group of 102 used copies, mixed condition. Great for plating. CV $30.606.00No Bids
50#28, group of 174 used copies, mixed condition. Great for plating. CV $69.6014.00No Bids
51#29, group of 127 used copies, mixed condition. Great for plating. CV $38.108.00No Bids
52#31, group of 10 used copies, CV $8.002.003.00
53#40, imperforate proof without gum, VF.2.503.00
54#108, block of 4, MNH, VF.1.001.50
55#162-64, Mint, hinge remnants, CV $17.50, F-VF.3.507.00
56#164, MNG, CV $7.00, VF.1.50No Bids
57#262, MNH, CV $3.50, VF.1.007.00
58#314, Specimen, MNH, VF.1.00No Bids
59#335, block of 18, MNH, positions 1-3 / 51-53. VF.15.00No Bids
60#335, blocks of 4 (two), positions 41-42/51-52, and 22-23/32-33, all MNH.VF.5.00No Bids
61#335, 58 different positions plated. Some faults. One stamp with slight printing offset on back. Unused without original gum are counted as used.10.00No Bids
62#442-43, C136-38, blocks of 4 with marginal selvage, CV $10.65, VF.2.80No Bids
63#480-83, MNH, VF.1.002.00
64#567-70, C280-81, MNH, VF.1.253.00
65#609-609F, MNH, VF.1.50No Bids
66#609G, perforate and imperforate souvenir sheets, MNH, VF.10.0012.00
67#616-616Q, MNH, VF.5.006.00
68#802, MNH, perforate and imperforate. Scarce Issue, VF.5.00No Bids
69#810, MNH, overprinted Specimen, VF.1.75No Bids
70#817, MNH, VF.1.002.00
71#837-42, MNH, VF.1.003.50
72#843, MNH, VF.1.001.50
73#844-48, MNH, VF.1.502.00
74Same as Lot 73.1.502.00
75#879, Volley Ball souvenir sheet, MNH, VF.1.001.50
76#884-89, five values and souvenir sheet, MNH, VF.3.009.00
77#886-71, blocks of 4, MNH, VF.8.00No Bids
78#896-901, MNH, VF.2.002.00
79#902, souvenir sheet, MNH, VF.5.505.50
80#904-908, MNH, VF.3.006.00
81#913, complete mini-sheet of 16, MNH, VF.5.00No Bids
82New Issue. Toussaint L'Ouverture, 6 values, MNH, VF.2.004.50
83#C344A-D, MNH, VF.5.00No Bids
84#CB3-8, Mint (very lightly hinged), CV $42.00, VF.10.00No Bids
85"#CB18a", souvenir sheet (See footnote in Scott), MNH, VF.7.00No Bids
86#J14, block of 4, Mint, gum soil, VF.2.00No Bids
87#J15, block of 4, Used, some separation.1.50No Bids
88Souvenir Sheet Collection. Group of 13 souvenir sheets, MNH, VF. Includes the following items: #609, 647-48, C107a, C114a, C121a, C125a perforate and imperforate, C169a, C190a (two copies), C226a,and C420. Very nice lot.10.00No Bids
 
Errors and Varieties
89#67, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.002.00
90#68, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.001.50
91#69, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.002.00
92#70, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.00No Bids
93#70, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.00No Bids
94#72, MNG, inverted overprint, VF.1.001.00
95#73, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.003.00
96#74, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.002.00
97#74, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.00No Bids
98#76, MNG, inverted overprint, VF.1.002.00
99#77, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.002.00
100#77, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.00No Bids
101#102, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.001.00
102#103, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.001.50
103#105, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.002.00
104#106, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.002.00
105#155, Used, inverted overprint, VF.1.001.50
106#156, Mint, inverted overprint, VF.1.001.50
107#335, horizontal pair, imperforate between, MNH, VF. Very Rare Item.25.0050.00
 
Covers
108Cover (front only), USA Consulate Cap Haitien, to the Secretary of the Treasury, Wash. DC. Postmarked 22 January 1916. Paid with #168. Very clean.1.00No Bids
109West Indian Aerial Express cover, Santo Domingo, DR (Dic/5/1927) to PauP, Haiti. Blue plane in circle cachet; also CORREO AEREO/POR AVION/SANTA MARIA and pilot signature (B.L. Rowe) on face. Cachet on back and PauP receiving cancel, 6 Dec 27. VF condition.7.008.00
110Cover, PauP duplex cancel, 11 Mar 1936, to NY. Paid with #335. VF.5.00No Bids
111Cover, PauP machine cancel, 7 Jul 1936, to Houston,TX. Paid with #335. VF.5.00No Bids
112Cover with Aquin single circle cancel, 6/8/1991. Addressed to PauP and paid with #844 (3).1.501.50
113Cover with Bel-Air rectangular cancel, 2 Juil 1991, paid with #844 (3) to PauP. VF.1.50No Bids
114Cover with Administration Generale Des Postes cancel, 05/Aout. Paid with #844(2). Local use.1.501.50
115Cover with Cayes circular cancel, 07 Aout 1991. Paid with #844(3) to PauP with square backstamp Aug 8, 91. VF.1.50No Bids
116Cover with Jeremie double circle cancel, Aug 10 1991, on Scott #844 (3) to PauP with square backstamp of Aug 12, 91. VF.1.50No Bids
117Cover with Bas-Peu de Chose square cancel, Aug/12/91, to PauP. Paid with #844 (3).1.50No Bids
118Cover, Delmas triple circle cancel, 12 Aout 1991, on Scott #844 (2); with PauP square backstamp Aug 13, 91. VF.1.50No Bids
119Cover with Petionville square cancel, Aug 12, 91, on Scott #844 (3) to PauP. VF.1.50No Bids
120Cover with Gonaives double circle cancel, 28 Aout 1991, on Scott 844 (3) to PauP.1.50No Bids
121Cover with Saint Marc double circle cancel, 28 Aout 91, on Scott #844 (3) to PauP. VF.1.50No Bids
122Cover with PauP square cancel, Sep 2, 91 on Scott #844 (4). Local use. VF.1.50No Bids
123Cover with Cap Haitien triple circle cancel, 30 Aout 1991, on Scott #844 (3) to PauP.1.50No Bids
124Cover with Cite Soleil single circle cancel, Aug 18, 93, with PauP square backstamp. VF.1.503.00
125Cover with Bas-Peu de Chose double circle cancel, 18 Aout 1993, on #833 to PauP.1.50No Bids
126Cover, commemorative cancel, 7 Fevrier 1996, investiture of President Preval, on block of four of Scott #867; with color cachet showing Presidential Palace. VF. 1.505.00
 
U.S. Navy in Haitian Waters
127USS ENTERPRISE. Enroute GONAIVES cancel – to Queens, NY. Nice shakedown cruise cachet, July 18, 1938. VF.12.0015.00
128USS KANAWHA. Gonaives to Milwaukee, 12 March 1939. Colorful green St Patrick Day cachet. Excellent condition.15.0015.00
129“WELCOME TO NORFOLK”. Haitian Patrol Ship G-C9, by USS CAPRICORNOS with red cachet to PA, 25 June 1961. VF.10.0012.00
130USS PENSACOLA. Gonaives to Brooklyn, 16 May 1934, VF.10.0012.00
131USS PORTER. Gonaives to Ohio, 26 March 1939. Interesting cachet about Captain David Porter, US Navy, for whom the ship was named.15.0017.00
132USS SAVANNAH. Gonaives to Edgewater, NJ. Green shakedown cruise cachet, May 4, 1938. Franked with plate number single Scott #799. VF.15.00No Bids
133USS SAVANNAH. Gonaives to Darby, PA. May 4, 1938. Shakedown cachet. VF.15.00No Bids
134USS TRACY ( known Haiti visitor). No location on cancel, 11 June 1934. To New York.3.00No Bids
135USS WATERS (known Haiti visitor). Honolulu cancel, 7 March 1939, to Philadelphia. VF.3.00No Bids
136USS ZANE. Gonaives/Hispaniola to Cuba. Fine blue cancel, 14 May 1934. Uncommon ship mail. VF.15.00No Bids
137USS PORTLAND. “Gonaives/Haiti 10/21/34”. To Jersey City. Color cachet. VF.5.00No Bids
 
Other
138FDC, #448-50, C145-47 (2 covers). Art Craft Cachets, VF.2.00No Bids
139FDC, #489-90, C191-92. VF.1.00No Bids
140FDC, #C3 on cover from PauP to Brooklyn, 31 March 1930. VF.7.50No Bids
141FDC, #C4 on cover from PauP to Brooklyn, 30 Nov 29. VF.7.50No Bids
142Avis de Reception (paper forms or cards used to notify addressee of receipt of registered mail) Item: paper form franked with Scott #407-408, postmarked April 1956. Frayed condition.1.00No Bids
143Avis de Reception. Item: card form franked with #522 and RA28. March 1966. Fine.1.00No Bids
144Avis de Reception. Item: paper form franked with #394 and 398. January 1954. Fine.1.00No Bids
145Avis de Reception. Item: card form franked with #413. October 1956. Fine.1.00No Bids
146Revenue stamps, American Bank Note Co. Specimens of the P0.40 and P4.00 Droit Proportionnal issues. Each in Never Hinged mint condition, VF.5.006.00
 
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