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June 2006 Society Auction

Closed July 31, 2006

Lot Description M/B Realized
Stamps
1Sc #1, MNG, 2 copies, Fine-VF.$3.50No Bids
2#2, Mint, 4 margins (close at bottom), VF.2.75No Bids
3#2, Mint, 4 margins, position #40, VF.3.25No Bids
4#3, Mint, 4 margins, VF.3.25No Bids
5#4, Used, 2 copies, VF.3.50No Bids
6#5, Mint, position #34, VF.4.25No Bids
7#9, Used, position #11, VF.1.00$3.50
8#9, position #23, and Sc #10, position #10, both used VF copies.1.404.50
9#13, two copies used, positions #6 and #22, VF.1.153.50
10#19 and #20 (position 42), both used copies in VF condition.1.803.50
11#26-29, collection of 493 stamps, used copies, mixed condition but mostly VF. Great lot for someone interested in plating these issues. Breakdown as follows: #26, 90 copies; #27, 102 copies; #28, 174 copies; and #29, 127 copies.25.0030.00
12#169a, United Nations Souvenir Sheet, This is an original Printer's Pane/Sheet of 16 uncut souvenir sheets. Only 4 of these “master sheets” were found in the printer’s archives. Post Office fresh in VF MNH condition. Guaranteed genuine. A magnificent, beautiful, philatelic piece !!!!300.00No Bids
13#335, block of 18 (3x6), positions 1-3/51-53, MNH VF condition.12.0015.00
14#426, full sheet (50), MNH with some tropicalization along selvage, otherwise VF condition.2.00No Bids
15#440-41, C133-35, complete sheets of 25 (as issued), MNH, VF. A very nice addition to any collection.10.00No Bids
16#442-43, C136-38, vertical strips of 4 (with the 4 languages of this issue) in MNH VF condition.3.504.50
17#484-85, C186-87 (1962 John Glenn issue); Inverted overprint, MNH, VF. A very rare complete set of 4.108.00115.00
18#484, Double overprint in margin; Block of 4, MNH, VF.50.00No Bids
19#484, Error, Shifted/Split overprint on horizontal pair, MNH, VF.50.00No Bids
20#486-88, C188-90, Malaria 1962 issue, complete set in Mini-Sheets of 12, MNH, VF condition (very elusive, scarce item).15.00No Bids
21#500-02, C203-05, Proofs, MNH, VF.10.00No Bids
22#503, Block of 4, error, one stamp with the “1” instead of the “I” in “Pac1fiques” (position 50 in sheet), MNH, VF.40.0042.00
23#504, Block of 4 with the same error as described in Lot #22, MNH. VF.40.0042.00
24#503-504, C206-07, set of 4 values with Type I overprint in Black color instead of Claret/Red color. See footnote SCOTT Cat, MNH, VF.75.00No Bids
25#521-23, C233-35, Imperforate set of 6 values, MNH, VF. Only 50 sets known to exist.63.00No Bids
26#537, Inverted overprint, CTO used, VF.25.0030.00
27#538, Inverted overprint, CTO used, VF.25.0025.00
28#616-616O, set of 16, MNH,VF. MINKUS CAT 1985 value of $20.006.0012.00
29#642, full sheet of 50, MNH, some tropicalization along selvage frame, otherwise VF condition.2.00No Bids
30#750, Double overprint, MNH, VF.27.0030.00
31#810, MNH, overprinted SPECIMEN, VF.1.50No Bids
32#802a, Souvenir Sheet, Imperforate (Rare), MNH, VF.8.0020.00
33#865, Souvenir Sheet, MNH, VF.2.00No Bids
34#B15, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF.5.00No Bids
35#C19-21, Perforated souvenir sheets; #C19 is with hinge marks in the margin. #C20-21 are MNH copies. Yellowish gum, otherwise VF.5.505.50
36#C119, Sheet (of 50 minus 1 stamp), MNH. A little tropicalization on selvage frame only. Stamps in VF condition.2.00No Bids
37#C187, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF.15.00No Bids
38#C210, Portrait Shift to center, MNH, VF.35.00No Bids
39#C220, Portrait Shift to center, MNH, VF.45.00No Bids
40#C221, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF.35.00No Bids
41#C222, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF.35.00No Bids
42#C226a, Tokyo Olympics souvenir sheet, MNH, VF.1.00No Bids
43#C256, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF.25.00No Bids
44#C297, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF. Only 50 copies known.45.00No Bids
45#C447A, Full Sheet (50) of this high value issue. Scott Cat value of $112.50. MNH w/some tropicalization just along selvage, otherwise VF.5.00No Bids
46#CB16-18, MNH, VF w/”CENTIMES” error (instead of "1959-1960") in se-tenent horizontal pairs with normal issues.10.0013.00
47UPU Centenary overprint on Space History issue (Minkus # 1309-20). Complete set of 12 values, Imperforate, MNH, VF.40.0040.00
48UPU Centenary overprint (Minkus #1309-20) with Inverted overprint, MNH, VF condition. (See Footnote after Scott #668).112.00No Bids
49Souvenir Sheets. Group of seven as follows: In Used condition - #C107a and #C190a. In MNH condition - #C121a, #C135a, and three examples of #C169a.2.75No Bids
50Revenues. Timbre Mobile, G.3.00 overprint on Scott #711, MNH, VF. A very scarce issue as an unused stamp.16.00No Bids
51Revenues. Timbre de Solidarite, G.2.00 overprint on Scott #C300. MNH, VF condition. Very scarce as an unused stamp.12.00No Bids
52Revenues. Timbre Mobile, G.2.00 and Timbre de Solidarite G.5.00 on Scott #C455 and #C457, Used, VF. (Donated material)None10.00
 
Covers
53FL. PauP (21 July 1884) via Royal Mail to Marseille, France. Paid with vertical pair of #10a (yellowish green Liberty Head). 12 August 1884 Paris postmark and backstamped in Marseille on 18(?) August 84. Fine condition50.00105.00
54PauP to Jersey City, NJ. PauP postmark not clear but New York receiving postmark of 9-17-94 is clean and clear. Paid w/pair of #35. Fine.2.002.00
55PauP to Hannover, Germany. Paid w/pair of #41. Originally via Royal Mail but cancelled off and sent via “Hollandaise”. No PauP cancel but rather “Amsterd – W: Indie” Paqueboot cancels. One very clean strike dated 15 Dec 97. Backstamped in Hannover on 27-12-97. Fine condition.10.0015.00
56Registered Mail, Cap Haitien to Havre, France. Paid w/#46 (10), #48 (8) and #50 (8) for total of 90 cents postage. Cap Haitien cancellations are very poor (somewhat unreadable). Backstamped in NY’s Registry Division on 8-15-1898, and in Le Havre (date unreadable). Good condition. Tears on edge of cover, none affecting stamps. Still a very nice cover.75.0085.00
57PauP (5 April 1932) to Ashland, PA. Paid with U.S. postage (#681). VF.5.00No Bids
58Airmail cover. Cap Haitien (17 March 1927) to PauP. Paid with #318. Backstamped “USMC PauP March 21 1927”. VF condition.5.00No Bids
59Paquebot cover to Pittsburgh, PA. Paid wwith #329. Cancel "SS Cristobal" May 12 1929.5.00No Bids
60Covers (3). PauP (23 Feb 26) to Germany and PauP (28 July 31) to New York, both paid with #314. Third cover is an airmail cover from Cayes (?) to New York postmarked 29 Sep 38, with a PauP postmark of 1 Oct 38. Paid with #C11. Fine-VF.2.00No Bids
61Lindbergh Commemoration Covers. Group of 4 covers postmarked at PauP (local mail) on 6 Feb 1928 (3 covers) and 7 Feb 1928 (1 cover). Covers have the red Lindbergh airplane mark over the stamps used. VF condition. The 6 Feb 28 covers are Mr. Carlson’s mail (probably prepared by Mr. Carlson himself).8.00No Bids
62Unknown Haiti to Newark, NJ, paid w/#327. Cancel “K.N.S.H. (Royal Netherlands Steamship Co.) SS MEDEA 3 June 1935”. Backstamped Newark 3 June 1935. Cover has cachet “First ship to carry cotton exported by Haiti to Japan via New York”. Fine condition.7.507.50
63Cover with a PauP machine cancel, 7 Jul 1936, to Houston.Texas. Paid with #335, VF.4.00No Bids
64Cape Hayti (no cancellation) to PauP. Paid with strip of 3 of #70. Backstamped in PauP but date is not readable. F-VF.3.00No Bids
65Collection of 10 covers from various towns, such as Cayes, Jeremie, Gonaives, St Marc, Cap Haitien, etc. addressed to PauP with 1991 dated cancellations. All covers franked with Scott #844. Two to four stamps on each cover. Excellent postmark cancellations. VF clean lot.10.00No Bids
66WWII Censored Mail. Group of 4 airmail covers, postmarked in PauP (1940s), all addressed to USA destinations. Fine group.2.50No Bids
67Post Cards. Group of 4 different, color, unused post cards. 3 cards depict scenes of Sand Cay. These were printed by DUKANE PRESS, Hollywood, FL. The 4th card is a view of the cutting of sugar cane printed by MEXICHROME (France). VF4.006.00
68Group of 18 covers, all with PauP cancellations, period 1950-1960s. Great variety of different postage issues included. F-VF.4.00No Bids
69Group of 6 covers and a post card. All PauP mail to the USA. Includes a FDC of Scott #C181-82 (Registered Mail); a cover postmarked 16 Nov 38 paid w/#329; and a cover with Society of Philatelic Americans cache, postmarked 23 Aug 1945 (Registered Mail). The post card is a Haitian Philatelic Agency notification to a customer in the USA (October 1959). F-VF.3.00No Bids
 
Other
70Navy Cover. USS BERNADOU, DD-153, Fine cancellation April 10, 1931, GONAIVES HAITI. 2-cents Washington franking. VF.10.00No Bids
71USS CUTTLEFISH, SS-171. Fine cancel August 6, 1934, PORT AU PRINCE HAITI. 1 ½ cent Harding franking (Scott #684), VF.10.00No Bids
72USS ENTERPRISE, CV-6. Cachet cover (Shakedown cruise). Very fine cancel July 27, 1938 GONAIVES HAITI. Franking w/Scott #786. VF cover.15.00No Bids
73USS HANCOCK. This is a black and white post card showing burros used for carrying water and fuel in Mexico. Postmarked Nov 7, 1914. Ship is known to have visited Haiti. All mail from this ship is scarce (25-100 or less copies known). 1-cent Washington franking. VF.10.00No Bids
74USS HAWKINS, DD-873. Not known to have visited Haiti. “LAST DAY OF COMMISSION” marking. VF cancel of October 31, 1973. VF.5.00No Bids
75USS VIREO, ATO-144 & AM-52. Known to have visited Haiti. An unusual, special, cachet showing picture of ship. Nice cancel of August 30, 1937. Franking w/vertical pair of #790. Location of cancel not clear – “San…? Cal.. ?”. VF.10.00No Bids
76FDCs. Group of 3 covers. #B9, CB16-18 & CB24-27 (red surcharge), CB24-27 (black surcharge). Unaddressed, no cachets. VF.2.00No Bids
77FDC, Scott #C1. PauP (5 May 1930) to Miranda, Oriente, Cuba. Backstamped in Oriente on 7 May 1930. VF.2.002.00
78FDC, #C55-56 (12 Oct 51). Unaddressed airmail envelope. VF.1.00No Bids
79POSTAL STATIONERY. Formula card #7, red on white, unused w/#9 (3c perf Liberty Head) affixed. Card VF, stamp just touched by perfs at left. F-VF.12.00No Bids
80POST CARD. Scott #162 on face of black and white PC showing “Les Cinq Ministeres, après l’explosion, PauP”. Postmarked PauP, 18 Dec 1913, addressed to Paris, France. Two small tears on left side of PC, otherwise VF.3.006.50
81LITERATURE. Soft cover booklet (6” x 4”), “The Postage Stamps of Hayti” by Fred J. Melville. London. Vintage approx 1905. Cover loose, edges of front cover torn; otherwise, condition of booklet is fine.2.009.00
82Map of the West Indies, edition of 1899. Size: 12” x 9”, in color, F-VF.5.00No Bids
 
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