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March 2006 Society Auction

Closed April 20, 2006

Lot Description M/B Realized
  Postal Stationery / Post Cards    
1 Two Formular cards, both the first type listed by Higgins & Gage (H&G) with no "Administration des Postes d'Haiti", both unused, one with 2c imperf Liberty Head affixed. Both cards are clean and in VF condition. $10.00 No Bids
2 Formular card, H&G type 7 (CARTE POSTAL in block type), unused with 3c perf Liberty Head affixed, very clean and VF. 5.00 No Bids
3 Formular card type 7 used to Switzerland from PauP, 24 November 1886, paid by 3c perf Liberty Head. Card is quite stained, front and back, and has 1 cm tears at right and bottom. Possibly readable message on back in German. Also a second (much nicer) card, type 10, PauP to Paris, paid by 3c perf Liberty Head. Stamp is nicely tied and card is in fine shape with minor staining and some slight damage to upper right corner not affecting appearance. Message on back in French. 15.00 $20.00
4 Two unused formular cards, type 9 and 10, both with 3c Salomon adhesives, both clean and sound. Latter has small marking at lower left, possibly made at time of printing. 8.00 No Bids
5 Postal card, #2, 2c Sam, used Jeremie, 13 April 1904, to France, 1c underpaid but no postage due charged. Neat and clean, overall VF, backstamped Cap Haitien and PauP, message on back in shorthand or some sort of code. 10.00 No Bids
6 Postal card, #2, 2c Sam, used PauP to Germany, 8 December 1905, 1c Nord-Alexis added to make the 3c. Sound and very clean and attractive, neat message on reverse in French appears to be a proposal to exchange stamps of Haiti for those of Germany. 10.00 24.00
7 Postal card, #2, 2c Sam, used via Dutch ship to Paramaribo, 17 May 1906. Two strikes of Dutch ship oval, both very clear and complete, message on back in German. Overall very fine and well suited for exhibition. 50.00 90.00
8 Postal card, #6, 3c reply message half only with Berthelot memorial handstamp, unused with typewritten address to the Berthelot Committee, Port au Prince. Clean, sound and VF. 5.00 5.00
9 Two postal cards, one #3 used Gonaives to Germany, 29 December 1898, message on back in German. VF light, clear strikes of Gonaives cds, slight staining on back does not show on front. Card is sound and otherwise VF. Also unused card #6, reply half only, clean, either a light shade or somewhat faded, otherwise VF. 20.00 20.00
10 Postal card, #3, 3c Sam, used Petit-Goave to Brussels, 5 June 1901. Sound with slight staining on front, two VF strikes of Petit-Goave cds and Brussels arrival on front. Message in French and PauP and New York transit cds on back. Nice, unusual card in nearly VF condition 25.00 30.00
11 Postal card, #6, 3c reply, reply half used PauP to England, 9 May 1900. Two PauP cds on front, no message on back. Hinge markings on back, otherwise sound and nearly VF. 2.00 4.00
12 Postal card, #9, 3c Sam with Gt. Pre overprint, used to France from PauP, 7 Nov. 1902. PauP cds strikes and French receiving on front, message on back in French.A nice example of a scarce card in the year of issue. 35.00 48.00
13 Postal card, #1, 1c Sam, used from PauP locally, 8 Dec. 1898, clean and sound with message in German on back. Quite clean and sound for this and nearly VF example of scarce local use. 30.00 40.00
14 Postal card, #14, 2c Nord-Alexis, used PauP to Vienna, 8 July 1912. Sound, clean and neat with message on back in French, VF. 10.00 10.00
15 Postal card #14, 2c Nord-Alexis, used on US ship to Germany. Duplex marking on front, New York Paquebot April 21, 1921, and message on back in German. Clean and sound, VF. 10.00 14.00
16 Two items, a picture post card, showing Emperor Soulouque and his empress in full regalia, paid by 2c Sam issue and 5c Centenary issue with Poste Paye overprint. Used to France with a short message in French on the front, not affecting the interesting vignettes of the Emperor and his wife. The second is a postal card, #2, 2c Sam, with a 3c adhesive added with the Christophe Citidel overprint, used locally. Card has tropical stains and is good for reference only. 10.00 32.00
17 Post Card (#9 Eglise Sainte-Anne de PauP) franked with pair of Scott #177 (Type 1 GL.O.Z. overprint). Sent from PauP to Amsterdam, dated 8/14/18. Cds indistinct. Condition VF. 25.00 No Bids
18 Postal Card. Reply part (Reponse Payee) of 1c-1c domestic paid reply card of 1906 used to Germany with proper external franking by a pair of Scott #125 placed over indicia and tied by Jacmel cds of 3/18/10. VF. 25.00 25.00
 

 

Stamps

   
19 #1, Block of 6 (3 X 2), Mint OG with small crease on lower left side of block; otherwise a VF, nice looking multiple. Not easy to find. 28.00 35.00
20 #2, Mint OG, good 4 margins, VF copy. 2.50 3.00
21 #6, VF-Superb 4 margin copy with major part of US INCOMING FOREIGN MAIL cancel (numeric 3 within vertical bars); plate position 33. A showpiece. 20.00 35.00
22 #8, unused block of nine (9) 2c Postal Forgery with left marginal selvage. Part OG, perforation 14; two small purple ink smears in selvage do not detract. Fine condition for Rare multiple. 75.00 165.00
23 #52, Perfin, used, very scarce item. VF. 7.50 8.00
24 #108, Inverted overprint, Mint, VF. 1.75 No Bids
25 #150, Inverted Surcharge, Mint, VF. 1.50 No Bids
26 #194, Mint, VF, CV $4.25 1.25 No Bids
27 #218, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF. 4.00 No Bids
28 #218, Inverted overprint, Mint, VF. 2.00 No Bids
29 #263, Inverted Surcharge, MNH, VF. 5.00 No Bids
30 #301, Inverted Surcharge, Mint, VF. 2.50 4.00
31 #310, Specimen (ABNC), MNH, VF. 2.50 No Bids
32 #314, Specimen (ABNC), MNH, VF. 2.50 No Bids
33 #442-443, C136-138, blocks of 4 with marginal selvage, MNH, VF. 2.80 No Bids
34 #458-61, C161-62, MNH, VF. 1.25 No Bids
35 #462-65, C163-65, MNH, VF. 1.25 No Bids
36 #500-02, C203-05 and #510-12, C223-26, MNH, VF. 1.25 No Bids
37 #503a-504a, MNH, VF. 1.00 4.00
38 #521-23, C233-35, MNH, VF. 1.75 3.00
39 #526-28, C242-45, MNH, VF. 1.25 2.00
40 #578, Error. Vertical pair, one without the “1968” overprint. MNH, VF. 5.00 10.00
41 "#616R" and "#616S". See footnote Scott cat, Souvenir Sheets, perf and imperf. Used with PauP cancellation of 4 Aug 69. VF. Very scarce issue. 14.00 24.00
42 #625-27, C348-50. The famous Butterfly set of Haiti. Mint, lightly hinged, VF. (This set has brought extraordinary high prices at auctions, dealers' lists, and eBay). 35.00 45.00
43 #B15, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF. 10.00 No Bids
44 #C1, Specimen (ABNC), MNH, VF. 3.50 No Bids
45 #C240, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF. 15.00 No Bids
46 #C241, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF. 15.00 No Bids
47 #CB18a, Souvenir Sheet. See Footnote SCOTT cat, MNH, VF; and #C152a, MNH, some gum disturbance. 7.00 No Bids
48 #CB47, Inverted overprint, MNH, VF. 10.00 No Bids
49 #J4, Essay, GL OZ Lasange on J4, Mint OG, VF. (The handstamped surcharge -black color- on this stamp is the type shown on Scott #217-218. This type surcharge was never authorized nor used on the postage due stamps of Haiti.) 10.00 26.00
50 #J22, Used, Rare, very scarce, Pilate town cancel, VF. 2.00 6.00
50A HAITIANA. Senegal, Scott #C78, imperf (only 750 issued) plus a Deluxe Sheet (250 issued), MNH, VF. This stamp is one of a set of three issued by Senegal on 21 March 1970 to honor World Negro leaders. #C78 was issued to honor Dr. Price Mars, who died on 1 March 1969. Dr. Price-Mars, a doctor, ethnographer, diplomat, pedagogue and writer, is regarded as the principal Haitian intellectual guide of the 20th century. A 5 page biography in English language is included. 15.00 40.00
 

 

Covers

   
51 First and Second Issue cover; Scott #5 plus a vertical strip of three of #7. Foreign Ministry return address printed on cover; franked with a vertical strip of three of the 1c Plate II, Printing I issue. One stamp is folded over the edge onto the back, while the bottom stamp in the strip has a defect at bottom. Very rare cover in darker red shade. The 1c stamps tied to cover by 7/24/84 cds of PauP, arriving in Baltimore on 8/5 and forwarded to NY on 8/5. The superb #7 may not be original. Beautiful albino seal imposed onto back of cover. All postmarks are clear. A very fine looking cover. 200.00 No Bids
52 Domestic cover of Cap Haitien to PauP (dates unreadable) franked by pair of Scott #32 tied to cover through perforation holes. Cover and stamps sound. Rare usage. 40.00 60.00
53 Rare domestic registered cover from Cayes to PauP franked by strip of five 2c orange (Scott #54). All stamps tied by clear 10/16/99 cds. Printed address to Director of National Bank of Haiti in PauP. Stamps are close to top of cover with
some perf separation between 2nd and 3rd stamps. Large red wax seal of the bank on back of cover. A very attractive cover in VF condition.
50.00 60.00
54 Scott #304 tied to cover to USA w/PauP cds of 3/20/20. Cover has almost unnoticeable tear at top not affecting stamp. VF. 5.00 5.00
55 Printed National Bank of Haiti - PauP cover to USA. Paid w/Scott #180 & #245. Two bold strikes of 4/22/20 of PauP tie both stamps to cover with backstamp of Port Washington, NY of 4/30/20. Nice, VF condition, cover. 30.00 30.00
56 Commercial cover with printed return address franked by #316. Posted aboard packet boat and tied by 10/2/35 NY Paquebot cancel and sent to Detroit. 5.00 No Bids
57 PAA mail test cover to PauP franked with ten 1c US Presidential stamps tied by 11/1/46 NY cds. PAA red boxed PauP receiving mark of 11/6/46 on back. Cover returned to sender on 11/6/46 franked by Haiti #C38 & #RA8. VF. 5.00 No Bids
58 Scott #379 pays the single printed matter rate on local cover within PauP. Stamp is tied by cds of 12/10/53. Printed shipping scheduled enclosed. Large blue agent handstamp of Royal Dutch Steamship Co on back of unsealed cover. Small tear at top does not detract. Unusual usage since most printed matter covers are discarded. VF. 25.00 30.00
59 Group of 28 covers, mostly No 10 envelopes. All postmarked in PauP to local addresses. Dated in the 1980s with a variety of stamps and cancellation types. Fine to VF lot. ( Donated material) None 20.00
60 FDC, #448-50, C145-47. On two covers with Artcraft cachet, VF. 2.00 No Bids
61 FDC, #489-90, C191-92. VF. 1.00 No Bids
 

 

Other

   
62 Letter Sheet, 5c de P, Nord Alexis, Mint, VF. 4.00 No Bids
63 WHO/OMS Haiti 1955 label, MNH, VF. 5.00 No Bids
64 Four old coins. Best is rare 6 1/4 centime of 1850 with head of Faustin I, Emperor of Haiti, in very fine condition. Also, 5c coins of 1904 and 1905 and a 20c coin of 1907. All in good condition with readable dates. 7.00 15.00
65 ESSO Road Map of Haiti, also showing map of PauP with street names. Reverse is a map of the Dominican Republic. Good condition. 5.00 10.00
 

 

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