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December 2006 Society Auction

Closed January 10, 2007

Lot Description M/B Realized
  Special Selection    
1 Formular card, unused, like H&G #1 with printed box for postage composed of small rings, as for H&G #2.  Size and lack of “Administration des Postes” make it type of H&G #1.  No postage affixed, card is in very fine condition. $10.00 No Bids
2 Formular card, unused, H&G #7, with 3c perf. Liberty head, unused.  Stamp is VF, card has slight toning in a 4mm stripe along top.  3.00 No Bids
3 Formular card, unused H&G #7, with 3c perf. Liberty head, unused.  Stamp is VF, card is almost pristine. 6.00 $7.00
4 Cover, Port au Prince to New York, 15 Oct. 1912, paid by 1c green and 4c red, Scott #111 and #115, neatly tied.  Cover is sound and nearly VF on front.  Back is sound but with arithmetic notations in pencil.  15.00 16.00
5 Cover, P au P to New York, 27 Feb. 1920, paid by pair of 1c green and GLOZ overprint on 3c orange yellow, Scott #125 and #180  Stamps are VF.  Cover has minor staining and some wrinkling at corners.  Stamps are nicely tied by PauP date stamps.  10.00 No Bids
6 Cover, maritime, Jeremie merchant to New York, 3 Feb 1903, paid by pair of 5c blue 1899 coat of arms in UPU colors.  Stamps are tied to each other and to cover by VF strike of “ADIRONDACK” with PAQUEBOT (NY 2d DIV) to left of stamps.  NY backstamp.  A couple of tears, about 1 cm and 1 ½ cm at top, not affecting stamps or markings, and slight staining at upper left affecting the word ’Jeremie”.  Also, cover may have been slightly reduced at top when opened.   Very nice and could be used as an exhibit item. 50.00 75.00
7 Registered cover, Port au Prince to Havre, 24 July 1902, paid by 20c Pres. Sam issue, Scott #64.  Stamp is neatly tied by clear strike of date stamp.  New York registration label and French receiving mark on front.  New York and French date stamps on back.  Vertical fold about 1 ½ cm in at left not affecting stamp or markings.  A sound and clean cover with this stamp properly used.  50.00 60.00
8 Picture post card Hinche to US, paid by 10c red revenue stamp.  Picture is dark, shows two men standing on bank of large river.  Date stamped May 25, 1925 on back.  Sentence in English on back indicated sender wants to trade the card for stamps for his US collection.  Card is sound and reasonably clean for this.  Unusual item. 10.00 20.00
9 Cover, maritime, pair of 5c first Palm issue to pay postage Haiti to New York.  Stamps are canceled by New York numeral (12) in vertical bars killer.  Clean and fine example of this on cover. 30.00 35.00
10 Cover, PauP to Paris, 5 July 1895 paid by 3c gray first Palm issue and 7c scarlet second Palm issue.  Cover is sound with some slight water staining, stamps are nicely tied by date stamp. 30.00 No Bids
11 Cover, PauP to Paris, 14 February, 1896, overpaid by two 7c dark gray of 1896 tied by PauP date stamps.  Cover has some toning, slight wrinkling, and  a horizontal fold toward bottom not affecting stamps, otherwise sound.  Early use of this stamp. 10.00 12.00
12 Cover, Jacmel to Paris, 22 Nov. 1898, paid by 3c and 7c President Sam issue, and 20c brown of 1895.  All stamps are tied by strikes of Jacmel date stamp.  Faults at edges (small tears etc.) and slight staining.  President Sam stamps used in year of issue. 10.00 17.00
13 Postal card, 3c Sam green printed postage, H&G #3, PauP to England, 21 May 1900.  No message, card is clean and sound except for small faults at corners.  3.00 No Bids
14 Cover, Haiti to England, Sept 12, 1898, paid by pair of 5c gray green of 1896.  Cover has two small tears at top and some wrinkling that slightly affects stamps.  Date stamp strikes tie stamps and name of town is indistinct .  Slight staining on front. 5.00 No Bids
15 Registered cover, overpaid by copies of all six denominations of 1896 issue, PauP to France, 18 January 1900.  Clean and neat with datestamps tying stamps to each other and to cover.  Cover is nearly free of faults except for vertical fold that passes between two of stamps.   Attractive.    30.00 55.00
 

 

Stamps

   
16 #3, Mint, 4 good margins, VF. 6.00 9.00
17 #10,  3 good margins, VF 2.50 5.00
18 #52, Block of 30 (2).  One is Used CTO, the other is MNH. VF. 6.00 9.00
19 #53, Full Sheet of 100 stamps, MNH, VF. 15.00 19.50
20 #67-77, Collection of 25 stamps, mostly used condition. Mixture of genuine and forgeries. Condition VF. 5.00 10.00
21 #85, imperforate Mint; #86 (2), Mint; one copy is with Center Inverted; #87, imperforate/NG; #87, vertical pair with selvage, MNH; #88, imperforate/NG. VF. 1.40 4.00
22 #89-95, Collection of 38 stamps, mostly used condition.. Types 1 and 2 included. Some forgeries. VF condition. 6.00 10.00
23 #102-107, Collection of 33 stamps, mostly used condition, Type 1 and 2 included. Some forgeries. VF. 5.00 9.00
24 #152, Inverted Surcharge, Mint, VF. 1.00 3.00
25 #194, Used, VF 1.50 No Bids
26 #193, Vertical strip of 3 with selvage, MNH, VF. 8.00 11.00
27 #235-236, Perf 14, MNH, VF. 1.20 2.50
28 #240-241, Perf 14, small overprint (Poste Paye), MNH, VF. 1.90 3.00
29 #242, Perf 14, large overprint (Poste Paye), Mint, VF. 20.00 64.00
30 #245, Block of 6 with selvage, MNH, VF 2.00 3.00
31 #253, Vertical strip of 4, MNH, VF 1.50 3.00
32 #254, Corner block of 6 with selvage, MNH, VF. 2.50 4.00
33 #255, Corner block of 6 with selvage, MNH, VF. 2.50 4.00
34 #267, Block of 4, MNH, VF. 1.50 2.50
35 #270, Block of 4 with upper selvage, MNH, VF. 1.50 2.50
36 #276, Horizontal pair, MNH, VF. 1.50 3.00
37 #303, Block of 4 (2 MNH, 2 Mint), VF 6.50 10.00
38 #386, Error, 10c on green instead of 5c, MNH, VF. 15.00 27.00
39 #387, Inverted Surcharge, MNH, VF.  10.00 20.00
40 #387, Double Surcharge, MNH, VF. 15.00 26.00
41 #442-43, C136-38, Sheets of 25, MNH, CV: $55, VF condition. 20.00 No Bids
42 #466-68, C166-67, Sheets of 12 with commemorative inscription and opening bars of "1804" Jeanty’s military march in the top margin of sheets. See footnote SCOTT catalog. MNH, VF. 15.00 No Bids
43 #503a-04a & C206a-07a, Used on piece with PauP cancel of 20 Feb 1963. CV $2.40 Very nice piece, excellent condition. 1.00 2.50
44 #609, Souvenir Sheet (Scarce), MNH, VF. 6.50 11.50
45 #616P, Q, R,& S. Souvenir Sheets (4), Used CTO. See footnote SCOTT, VF condition. 15.00 No Bids
46 #616P & Q, Used CTO, VF. 4.50 No Bids
47 #647-48, Souvenir Sheets, MNH, VF.  1.50 No Bids
48 #802a, a very scarce sheet, Imperforate. See footnote SCOTT, MNH, VF condition. 10.00 18.00
49 #823a, Souvenir Sheet, MNH, VF. A very difficult item to find. 7.00 20.00
50 #852a, Souvenir Sheet, MNH, VF. Not easy to find! 8.50 12.00
50A #909-912, MNH, VF. 3.50 4.00
51 #C33-34, 1946 FDR issue. Sheets of 50, MNH, VF. 15.00 No Bids
52 #C374-377, complete sheets of 50, folded once in the middle. The owner – an experienced and knowledgeable collector – has never seen this issue offered, even in blocks, since first issued in 1972!!   MNH, VF. 65.00 67.00
53 #C390A & C390B, MNH, VF. 2.00 8.00
54 #CB1-2, MNH. #CB2 has shade of stain on gum only, otherwise VF. 9.50 No Bids
55 Apollo XVII Issue set of 3, MNH with upper right corner selvage. Not listed in SCOTT, but mentioned in footnote after Scott #668. This issue is MINKUS catalog #1380-1382 with a 1980 CV of $10. VF. 6.00 8.00
56 Collection of 93 stamps all used with few exceptions. Include regular postage and airmails. Among these: Scott #602-08 / C319-21, 544-47/C263-65, C323, 596-98/C310-13, 447/C142-44, 448-50/C145-47 and others. Fine selection. 7.50 9.50
 

 

Covers

   
57 Cover, Front only, with horizontal pair of #10 (Liberty Head). Excellent, clear postmarks (PauP 24 June 85). Addressed to London. Double blue circle of  "F. CASTERA & CO, PauP, Haiti" on front. VF condition.   25.00 No Bids
58 Registered Mail. PauP (11 Jan 94) to Bordeaux. Paid with Scott #13. Backstamped in NY & Bordeaux. NY registration slip. Handwritten in upper left corner: “S.S. OLINDE RODRIGUEZ”. Fine to VF. 50.00 65.00
59 PauP (12 April 97) to Mass. USA, Paid with horizontal pair of #41. Backstamped in NY and Wrentham, Mass. Fine to Very Fine. 7.00 7.00
60 Cap Haitien (24 April 1919) to Burlington, VT. Paid with #168. Double purple circle marking “passed by Censor 16-506” on front. VF. 2.00 2.00
61 Cap-Haitien (12 September 1927) to Pittsburgh. Paid with Scott #316. Following are clear postmarks on this somewhat unique cover:  Cap-Haitien (12 Sep 27), Trou (12 Sep 27), Quanamistine (21 Oct 27), Cap-Haitien (22 Oct 27), Port Liberte (28 Oct 27).  Fine condition; somewhat worn, probably from all the circulating!!  15.00 60.00
62 Airmail registered mail, PauP (29 Nov 33) to Copenhagen. Paid with Scott #327,329, 331,333,334 and C9. All with dated postmarks of 29 Nov 33. Receiving postmarks of Miami (30 Nov 33), NY (1 Dec 33) and Copenhagen (blurred). VF. 25.00 27.00
63 First Day Cover (FDC), #484-85/C186-87. VF. 2.00 No Bids
64 FDC, #503-04/C206-07.  VF. 2.00 2.00
65 FDC, #503a-04a/C206a-07a. The Claret overprints with frames. VF. 2.00 2.00
66 FDC, #521-23/C233-35. Very attractive cacheted cover for NY World’s Fair. VF condition. 5.00 No Bids
67 FDC, #639-639O (Apollo 12 issue). Perforate and Imperforate sets on 4 covers. VF condition. 15.00 20.00
68 FDC, #656-656O (Apollo 13 Overprint on Apollo 12 issue). Perforate and Imperforate sets on 4 covers. VF. 15.00 20.00
69 FDC, #C55-56. VF. 1.00 No Bids
70 FDC, #C61, with 150th Anniversary of Independence cachet. VF. 3.00 No Bids
71 FDC, #C71-74, on a registered George Herzog airmail cover backstamped in NY with added 150th Anniversary boxed cachet in blue color. VF. 8.00 8.00
 

 

Addendum

   
72 Postal Stationery, H&G #7-9, Mint, VF, and Cover with special P.O. blue cachet for Flag Anniversary. PauP 18 May 1953 postmark to Chicago. Paid with #C61-62. This is a First Day of Issue mail. Cover is a #10 size folded to a #6 size for mounting on album page purpose. (Donated Item) None No Bids
73 H&G #7, Mint, VF. 5.00 No Bids
74 H&G #7, with added Scott #9, Mint, VF. 12.00 No Bids
75 H&G #11, with added Scott #21. Mint, VF.  7.00 No Bids
76 1968 Jan Boesman Balloon Flight Aerogramme, in Green color w/pictorial First Day cancel of Nov 28, 1968. (Donated Item) None 11.00
77 1955 International Reply Coupon, 50c revalued by hand on 5c. Cancelled at PauP (October 3, 1955). Scarce Item.  VF.  20.00 34.00
78 #484 (John Glenn 1962 issue), block of 4 with variety “broken frame" surrounding the G.0.50 value on bottom stamp. This error occurs only once in each sheet. Although not too rare, it is almost never seen, as very few collectors are aware of this variety. MNH. VF.   25.00 40.00
79 #503, Type 1, overprinted in Black with variety "top of capsule touching the line under the word PACIFIQUES". In se-tenant pair with Normal stamp (top of capsule below the line). Variety occurs once in a sheet. MNH, VF. 20.00 No Bids
80 #504, same variety description as in Lot #79 above. 20.00 No Bids
81 #503, Double overprint, Type 1 in Claret (should be Black). Only one sheet of 50 known. MNH, VF. 75.00 No Bids
82 #504, Inverted overprint, Type II in Black (should be in Claret). Only one sheet of 50 known. 75.00 75.00
 

 

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