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March 2005 Society Auction

Closed April 10, 2005

Lot Description M/B Realized
  Postal Stationery    
1 H&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
2 H&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. 35.00 36.00
3 H&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. 35.00 No Bids
4 H&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. 30.00 No Bids
5 H&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. 30.00 No Bids
6 H&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. 30.00 30.00
7 H&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. 10.00 No Bids
8 H&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. 40.00 42.00
9 HG 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. 30.00 30.00
10 H&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. 20.00 No Bids
11 H&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. 40.00 40.00
12 H&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. 15.00 No Bids
13 H&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. 40.00 No Bids
14 H&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. 5.00 No Bids
15 H&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. 20.00 21.00
16 H&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. 5.00 No Bids
17 H&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. 25.00 44.00
18 H&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. 10.00 No Bids
19 H&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. 20.00 No Bids
20 H&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. 15.00 No Bids
21 H&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. 10.00 No Bids
22 H&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. 5.00 6.00
23 H&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. None No Bids
24 H&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. 35.00 35.00
25 H&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. 35.00 45.00
26 H&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 sound 35.00 No Bids
27 H&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. 25.00 No Bids
28 H&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. 40.00 No Bids
29 H&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. 20.00 No Bids
 

 

Stamps

   
30 #1, Mint/NG, 4 margins, CV $7.00, VF. 2.00 2.50
31 #1, Mint/NG, 4 margins, VF. 2.00 2.50
32 #1, Mint/NG, 4 margins (close at top), VF. 2.00 No Bids
33 #1, Mint/NG, 4 margins, VF. 2.00 No Bids
34 #2, Mint, 4 margins (close at bottom), CV $9.00, VF. 3.50 No Bids
35 #2, Mint, 4 margins, position 40. VF. 4.00 No Bids
36 #3, Mint, 4 margins, position 31, CV $16.00, VF. 4.00 5.00
37 #3, Mint, 4 margins, VF. 4.00 No Bids
38 #4, Used, position 23, CV $8.00, VF. 2.50 3.00
39 #4, Used, position 18. VF. 2.00 No Bids
40 #4, Used, position 18, VF. 2.00 No Bids
41 #5, Mint, position 34, CV $18.00, VF. 5.00 No Bids
42 #5, Used, position 34, CV $3.00, VF. 1.50 1.50
43 #9, Used, position 11, CV $2.50, VF. 1.25 No Bids
44 #9, position 23, and #10, position 10; used copies, VF. 1.75 No Bids
45 #13, Mint, position 33, CV $6.50. VF. 1.75 6.00
46 #13, two copies used, positions 6 & 22, CV $2.80, VF. 1.50 No Bids
47 #19 and #20, Used, CV $5.25, VF. 2.00 No Bids
48 #26, group of 90 used copies, mixed condition. Great lot for plating, CV $27.00 5.50 No Bids
49 #27, group of 102 used copies, mixed condition. Great for plating. CV $30.60 6.00 No Bids
50 #28, group of 174 used copies, mixed condition. Great for plating. CV $69.60 14.00 No Bids
51 #29, group of 127 used copies, mixed condition. Great for plating. CV $38.10 8.00 No Bids
52 #31, group of 10 used copies, CV $8.00 2.00 3.00
53 #40, imperforate proof without gum, VF. 2.50 3.00
54 #108, block of 4, MNH, VF. 1.00 1.50
55 #162-64, Mint, hinge remnants, CV $17.50, F-VF. 3.50 7.00
56 #164, MNG, CV $7.00, VF. 1.50 No Bids
57 #262, MNH, CV $3.50, VF. 1.00 7.00
58 #314, Specimen, MNH, VF. 1.00 No Bids
59 #335, block of 18, MNH, positions 1-3 / 51-53. VF. 15.00 No Bids
60 #335, blocks of 4 (two), positions 41-42/51-52, and 22-23/32-33, all MNH.VF. 5.00 No 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. 10.00 No Bids
62 #442-43, C136-38, blocks of 4 with marginal selvage, CV $10.65, VF. 2.80 No Bids
63 #480-83, MNH, VF. 1.00 2.00
64 #567-70, C280-81, MNH, VF. 1.25 3.00
65 #609-609F, MNH, VF. 1.50 No Bids
66 #609G, perforate and imperforate souvenir sheets, MNH, VF. 10.00 12.00
67 #616-616Q, MNH, VF. 5.00 6.00
68 #802, MNH, perforate and imperforate. Scarce Issue, VF. 5.00 No Bids
69 #810, MNH, overprinted Specimen, VF. 1.75 No Bids
70 #817, MNH, VF. 1.00 2.00
71 #837-42, MNH, VF. 1.00 3.50
72 #843, MNH, VF. 1.00 1.50
73 #844-48, MNH, VF. 1.50 2.00
74 Same as Lot 73. 1.50 2.00
75 #879, Volley Ball souvenir sheet, MNH, VF. 1.00 1.50
76 #884-89, five values and souvenir sheet, MNH, VF. 3.00 9.00
77 #886-71, blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 8.00 No Bids
78 #896-901, MNH, VF. 2.00 2.00
79 #902, souvenir sheet, MNH, VF. 5.50 5.50
80 #904-908, MNH, VF. 3.00 6.00
81 #913, complete mini-sheet of 16, MNH, VF. 5.00 No Bids
82 New Issue. Toussaint L'Ouverture, 6 values, MNH, VF. 2.00 4.50
83 #C344A-D, MNH, VF. 5.00 No Bids
84 #CB3-8, Mint (very lightly hinged), CV $42.00, VF. 10.00 No Bids
85 "#CB18a", souvenir sheet (See footnote in Scott), MNH, VF. 7.00 No Bids
86 #J14, block of 4, Mint, gum soil, VF. 2.00 No Bids
87 #J15, block of 4, Used, some separation. 1.50 No Bids
88 Souvenir 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. 10.00 No Bids
 

 

Errors and Varieties

   
89 #67, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 2.00
90 #68, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 1.50
91 #69, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 2.00
92 #70, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 No Bids
93 #70, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 No Bids
94 #72, MNG, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 1.00
95 #73, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 3.00
96 #74, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 2.00
97 #74, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 No Bids
98 #76, MNG, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 2.00
99 #77, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 2.00
100 #77, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 No Bids
101 #102, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 1.00
102 #103, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 1.50
103 #105, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 2.00
104 #106, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 2.00
105 #155, Used, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 1.50
106 #156, Mint, inverted overprint, VF. 1.00 1.50
107 #335, horizontal pair, imperforate between, MNH, VF. Very Rare Item. 25.00 50.00
 

 

Covers

   
108 Cover (front only), USA Consulate Cap Haitien, to the Secretary of the Treasury, Wash. DC. Postmarked 22 January 1916. Paid with #168. Very clean. 1.00 No Bids
109 West 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. 7.00 8.00
110 Cover, PauP duplex cancel, 11 Mar 1936, to NY. Paid with #335. VF. 5.00 No Bids
111 Cover, PauP machine cancel, 7 Jul 1936, to Houston,TX. Paid with #335. VF. 5.00 No Bids
112 Cover with Aquin single circle cancel, 6/8/1991. Addressed to PauP and paid with #844 (3). 1.50 1.50
113 Cover with Bel-Air rectangular cancel, 2 Juil 1991, paid with #844 (3) to PauP. VF. 1.50 No Bids
114 Cover with Administration Generale Des Postes cancel, 05/Aout. Paid with #844(2). Local use. 1.50 1.50
115 Cover with Cayes circular cancel, 07 Aout 1991. Paid with #844(3) to PauP with square backstamp Aug 8, 91. VF. 1.50 No Bids
116 Cover with Jeremie double circle cancel, Aug 10 1991, on Scott #844 (3) to PauP with square backstamp of Aug 12, 91. VF. 1.50 No Bids
117 Cover with Bas-Peu de Chose square cancel, Aug/12/91, to PauP. Paid with #844 (3). 1.50 No Bids
118 Cover, Delmas triple circle cancel, 12 Aout 1991, on Scott #844 (2); with PauP square backstamp Aug 13, 91. VF. 1.50 No Bids
119 Cover with Petionville square cancel, Aug 12, 91, on Scott #844 (3) to PauP. VF. 1.50 No Bids
120 Cover with Gonaives double circle cancel, 28 Aout 1991, on Scott 844 (3) to PauP. 1.50 No Bids
121 Cover with Saint Marc double circle cancel, 28 Aout 91, on Scott #844 (3) to PauP. VF. 1.50 No Bids
122 Cover with PauP square cancel, Sep 2, 91 on Scott #844 (4). Local use. VF. 1.50 No Bids
123 Cover with Cap Haitien triple circle cancel, 30 Aout 1991, on Scott #844 (3) to PauP. 1.50 No Bids
124 Cover with Cite Soleil single circle cancel, Aug 18, 93, with PauP square backstamp. VF. 1.50 3.00
125 Cover with Bas-Peu de Chose double circle cancel, 18 Aout 1993, on #833 to PauP. 1.50 No Bids
126 Cover, commemorative cancel, 7 Fevrier 1996, investiture of President Preval, on block of four of Scott #867; with color cachet showing Presidential Palace. VF. 1.50 5.00
 

 

U.S. Navy in Haitian Waters

   
127 USS ENTERPRISE. Enroute GONAIVES cancel – to Queens, NY. Nice shakedown cruise cachet, July 18, 1938. VF. 12.00 15.00
128 USS KANAWHA. Gonaives to Milwaukee, 12 March 1939. Colorful green St Patrick Day cachet. Excellent condition. 15.00 15.00
129 “WELCOME TO NORFOLK”. Haitian Patrol Ship G-C9, by USS CAPRICORNOS with red cachet to PA, 25 June 1961. VF. 10.00 12.00
130 USS PENSACOLA. Gonaives to Brooklyn, 16 May 1934, VF. 10.00 12.00
131 USS PORTER. Gonaives to Ohio, 26 March 1939. Interesting cachet about Captain David Porter, US Navy, for whom the ship was named. 15.00 17.00
132 USS SAVANNAH. Gonaives to Edgewater, NJ. Green shakedown cruise cachet, May 4, 1938. Franked with plate number single Scott #799. VF. 15.00 No Bids
133 USS SAVANNAH. Gonaives to Darby, PA. May 4, 1938. Shakedown cachet. VF. 15.00 No Bids
134 USS TRACY ( known Haiti visitor). No location on cancel, 11 June 1934. To New York. 3.00 No Bids
135 USS WATERS (known Haiti visitor). Honolulu cancel, 7 March 1939, to Philadelphia. VF. 3.00 No Bids
136 USS ZANE. Gonaives/Hispaniola to Cuba. Fine blue cancel, 14 May 1934. Uncommon ship mail. VF. 15.00 No Bids
137 USS PORTLAND. “Gonaives/Haiti 10/21/34”. To Jersey City. Color cachet. VF. 5.00 No Bids
 

 

Other

   
138 FDC, #448-50, C145-47 (2 covers). Art Craft Cachets, VF. 2.00 No Bids
139 FDC, #489-90, C191-92. VF. 1.00 No Bids
140 FDC, #C3 on cover from PauP to Brooklyn, 31 March 1930. VF. 7.50 No Bids
141 FDC, #C4 on cover from PauP to Brooklyn, 30 Nov 29. VF. 7.50 No Bids
142 Avis 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.
1.00 No Bids
143 Avis de Reception. Item: card form franked with #522 and RA28. March 1966. Fine. 1.00 No Bids
144 Avis de Reception. Item: paper form franked with #394 and 398. January 1954. Fine. 1.00 No Bids
145 Avis de Reception. Item: card form franked with #413. October 1956. Fine. 1.00 No Bids
146 Revenue stamps, American Bank Note Co. Specimens of the P0.40 and P4.00 Droit Proportionnal issues. Each in Never Hinged mint condition, VF. 5.00 6.00
 

 

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