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September 2013 Society Auction

Closed September 28, 2013

Lot Description M/B Realized
1 Scott #1, 1c imperforate Liberty Head, 60 unused overprints on two album page plating grids. One page has a full sheet reconstruction less one position (pos. 28). The other has 11 copies. The stamps are for the most part Fine. Catalog is $560.00. $75.00 $100.00
2 #2, 2c imperforate Liberty Head, 18 copies on album page, 5 copies unused. The others include one used pair. Copies are good with margins clear but, in some cases,close. Catalog is $126.50 18.00 26.00
3 #26, 1c violet Palm Tree 1st issue, 32 unused copies on plating grid. Nice condition, fine plus, well centered. Shades light to dark. Catalog is $32.00, attractive lot. 5.00 15.00
4 Imperforate Liberty Heads, mostly used, 1c (2), 2c (10), 3c (4), 5c (5), 7c (5), 20c (1), condition good to fine, includes a nice used 5c pair. Catalog as all used, about $230.00. Good to fine. 20.00 38.00
5 Perf Liberty Heads, assortment of 28 copies used, 3c and 7c on piece, 20c used pair, estimate of catalog $60, condition good to fine. 10.00 16.00
6 Souvenir sheets, C201, C202 imperforate, VF; C14, C16 perforated VF; C15, C17 perforated VF; C18 imperforate three small brown spots G to F, in all four SS's, mint, CV about $40.00 5.00 7.00
7 Nice internal cover, Port Margot to Port au Prince, 7 July 1922, paid by 5 cts de Gourde fiscal used for postage. Stamp is on back tied by Port Margot and PauP date stamps. Date stamps also struck on front. Sound without wrinkles and relatively clean. Unusual use of fiscal to pay postage. Almost VF. 25.00 105.00
8 Cover mailed on Dutch packet from Gonaives to Havre. Paid by 5 c dark blue, Scott #131, tied by incomplete strike of Dutch oval. A second strike of the Dutch marking to the side is almost VF. Marked "PRINS DER NEDERLANDEN VOIE DE NEW YORK". Clean and sound with faint vertical file fold. Almost VF. 30.00 30.00
9 Picture post card, Grant's Tomb (in NY) to Paris paid by 1c and 2c Nord Alexis, Sc #96 and #97, VF strike of "PAQUEBOT N.Y. 2D DIV", as usual not tying stamps. Card is in nice condition. 10.00 No Bids
10 Cover, Dominican Republic to Jacmel paid by Dominican imprinted postage, backstamp Jacmel 7 Dec 1894, and French octagonal cancels. Clean and sound except for faint vertical file fold. About Good to Fine condition. 5.00 60.00
11 Letter, Aux Cayes to Boston 23 June 1848, via NY, nice strike of large circle "NEW-YORK SHIP JUL 24 7cts" ; clean & sound with two faint file folds not detracting. Contents one page in English, mainly commercial. Ends with a statement that after July 1st the Government requires that import duties by paid in Spanish. VF. 40.00 75.00
12 Letter, Cap Haitien to Port au Prince 4 September 1859, on back a vf strike of the small British style double circle CAP HAITIEN, no indication of postage paid, as is usual for these. Quite sound and clean but for faint horizontal file fold. Contents one page in French appears to be quite legible. VF. 40.00 85.00
13 Letter, Port au Prince to New York, 7 JANUARY 1867, circular dues marking "NEW YORK SHIP LETTER FEB 15 4". Contents a short commercial letter in French, quite readable. Letter is sound and clean and except for two faint vertical file folds; Very Fine. 25.00 42.00
14 Cover sheet, Jacmel to London September 28, 1858, faint but legible "JACMEL" in large double circle, 1/5 due marking, and London date stamp on back. Slight soiling and vertical file fold. Condition about good. 10.00 No Bids
15 Envelope with enclosure, PauP to Boston via New York. 19 July 1860, circular New York Ship Letter marking for August 8, quite nice, with 5 cents due, 3 cents inland plus 2 ship letter fee. Enclosure is one page letter in English, somewhat difficult to read. Paper thin but holding up. Slight soiling, condition about Fine. 15.00 45.00
16 Letter, Port au Prince to New York via Philadelphia 28 June 1843. Quite clean and sound except for a vertical file fold slightly detracting. Stamped on front "Philadelphia JUL 13" in circle and "SHIP", in ink 14 1/2 (cents due) the overland charge plus 2 cents ship letter fee. Contents two pages in English, readable. Almost VF. 40.00 65.00
17 Letter, Port au Prince to New York 10 August 1859, handstamp "6" in circle, VF, charge for a ship letter delivered at port. Clean, sound, and VF. Contents one page in English, quite readable. Very faint vertical file fold, not detracting. 40.00 140.00
18 Letter, Jacmel to Boston 4 March 1826, via Portland, Maine. Portland date stamp April 5 and manuscript "SH 14 1/2", the overland charge plus 2c ship letter. Letter is neat, clean, and sound with a faint vertical file fold, not seriously detracting. Contents one page in English, readable. Almost VF. 40.00 105.00
19 British cover sheet, PauP to London, 31 July 1824, strike of "PLYMOUTH SHIP LETTER" and date stamp for 19 September 1824 on back. Clean & sound; faint horizontal file fold. 5.00 44.00
20 Cap Haitien 20 July 1837 to London. Hand stamped "COVE SHIP LETTER" 2/1 due and arrival date stamps. Letter opens up to 9 by 15 inches with three and a half pages of small writing in English, evidently copied from the journal of a missionary. Should be readable, with some perseverance. Possibly interesting. Slight soiling, but on durable paper and still sound. 40.00 125.00
21 Letter Gonaives to Bordeaux August 1854 via Jacmel and London with nice large "JACMEL AU 28 1854" in double circle, almost VF, also strike of colonies &tc Art. 13 accountancy marking. Charged 15 decimes in France. Date stamps for London and Bordeaux. Letter is clean and sound with horizontal file folds not seriously detracting. Contents three pages in French, quite legible. Fine. 40.00 57.00
22 Letter Port au Prince to London 26 April 1820, clean and sound with fine strike of large "SHIP LETTER LONDON 5 JY 1820", 2 shilling charge, and JY 6 arrival date stamp. Contents two pages in German, probably legible. 40.00 150.00
23 Letter Jacmel to Boston 24 May 1855, clean and sound with faint horizontal file fold not detracting. Very fine strike of the Boston "SHIP 6", the charge for an unpaid ship letter at port. Contents one page in English; legible. 35.00 150.00
24 Letter Port au Prince to Boston via Holmes Hole (Cape Cod). Clean and neat with faint vertical file fold, in manuscript "HOLMES HOLE MS MAY 7" and "SHIP 14 1/2" the overland rate plus 2 cents. Contents one page in English, commercial and legible. Almost VF. 35.00 195.00
25 Cover sheet Jacmel to Havre 25 February 1880. Somewhat faint but nice strike of British "JACMEL C UNPAID" in circle, T 1-10 postage marking and charged 16 decimes in France. Item is clean and sound with a horizontal file fold that detracts somewhat. About good to fine. 10.00 38.00
26 Great Britain Post Offices in Haiti. Jacmel cancellation “E53”. Copy of Scott #A55 (GB #70, Plate 16), 4p pale olive green. Catalog Value $210. Excellent condition, good centering and very clear cancel. 75.00 No Bids
27 Scott #21, 22, 24. Horizontal pairs, Proofs. VF. 120.00 150.00
28 #32. Block of 4, Used, VF. 1.00 7.00
29 #36. Forgeries. Block of 4, Mint, imperforate (uncommon as a multiple), and a single perforated. VF. 5.00 No Bids
30 #41. Block of 4, imperforate vertically, Mint, VF. 8.00 10.00
31 #42. Horizontal pair, imperforate vertically, Mint, VF. 4.00 8.00
32 #43. Horizontal pair, imperforate vertically, Mint, VF. 4.00 7.00
33 #52//80. Selection of 69 stamp from the President Sam 1898-1902 issues. Mint and Used. Some duplication. Some with dated cancels. 13 overprints of the 1902 issues are all forgeries. One of the forgeries is a copy of Scott #80 with partial but clear PauP cancel. VF. 6.00 16.50
34 #128. Mint, VF. 4.00 No Bids
35 #142. Mint, well centered, VF. 7.00 No Bids
36 #143. Mint, VF. 3.00 No Bids
37 #147. Selection of 8 (all different) town/dated cancellations. Clear town postmarks. VF condition. Towns included are: Cap Haitien, Cayes, Gonaives, Jacmel, Jeremie, St. Marc, Petit Goave, and PauP. 3.50 19.00
38 #160. Mint, A very scarce issue in VF condition. 14.00 37.00
39 #184. Mint, VF. 4.00 No Bids
40 #184, Vertical pair (small “L” variety). MNH, VF. 9.00 17.00
41 #188-201. Two copies each (one with overprint reading Up and the other reading Down). Mint, VF. 1.00 7.00
42 #218. Inverted overprint, MNH, VF. 3.00 5.50
43 #349. Sunken Die Proof on card (size 125mm x 95mm) in VF condition. 40.00 62.00
44 #350. Sunken Die Proof on card (size 112mm x 90mm) in Very Fine condition. 40.00 62.00
45 #380A. Upper right corner block of 10 with selvage and plate number. Good looking large block. MNH, VF. 2.00 4.50
46 #526-528, C242-245. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 6.00 6.00
47 #537-539, C255-256. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 7.00 8.00
48 #540-542, C257-259. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 7.00 9.00
49 #548-555, C266-269. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 5.50 No Bids
50 #590-598, C302-313. Three complete 1968 issues in blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 3.00 6.00
51 #609-609F. Winter Olympics of 1968 issue in Sheetlets of 25. Cat Val $116.25. MNH, VF. 30.00 No Bids
52 #611-615, C326-329. Blocks of 4. MNH, VF condition. Cat Val $114.00 35.00 No Bids
53 #624-624E. Perforate and imperforate overprints in used condition. Also #624G imperforate in MNH. All are VF. 1.50 No Bids
54 #631-633, C354-356. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 30.00 No Bids
55 #731-733, C499-506. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 20.00 25.00
56 #770j. Souvenir Sheet, MNH, VF. 5.00 5.00
57 #823a. Souvenir Sheet, MNH, VF. 5.00 5.00
58 #849-853. Complete set with S/S, MNH, VF. 20.00 24.00
59 #879. MNH, VF. 10.00 12.00
60 #880. Souvenir Sheet, MNH, VF. 10.00 12.00
61 #881-883. MNH, VF. 2.50 14.00
62 #B9, CB16-18. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 4.00 4.00
63 #B18-19 CB28-29. Blocks of 4 with the upper left stamp with the “CENIIMES” error. MNH, VF. 20.00 55.00
64 #C114a, C135a and C144a. Souvenir Sheets, MNH, VF. 3.00 5.50
65 #C121a. MNH, VF. 2.00 No Bids
66 #C152a. MNH, VF. 1.00 3.00
67 #C165a, C169a, C190a. MNH, VF. 1.50 3.50
68 #C219-222, CB50. Middle blocks of 10 (2x5) with the complete map of Sweden. MNH, VF. 10.00 25.00
69 #C238-241. Sheetlets of 25 (5x5) with map of Sweden complete. MNH, VF. 15.00 20.00
70 #C460-463. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 2.75 3.50
71 #C487-489. Blocks of 4, MNH, VF. 3.00 4.50
72 #CB1-2. Mint, VF. 15.00 No Bids
73 #CB1. Block of 4. MNH with some minor tropical stains on gum side only; otherwise, VF condition. 15.00 15.00
74 #CB10-15. MNH, VF. 1.50 No Bids
75 #CB18a. MNH, VF. Cat Value $25.00 6.00 No Bids
76 #CB59. Variety Double overprint with one overprint diagonal. MNH, VF. 15.00 No Bids
77 #E1. Specimen (ABNC). Excellent condition; never hinged. 4.00 6.00
78 #J1-4. Specimens (ABNC). Perfect condition. Never hinged. 15.00 19.00
79 Collection of over 180 stamps, Mint and Used. Mostly issues period 1880s thru 1920s. No damaged stamps. Nice, VF. 10.00 32.00
80 Cover – Liberty Heads. Cap Haitien to Paris 3 September 1884, franked by a pair of Scott #10 – both stamps are faulty but the heads are “without chin” probably due to heavy inking or wear of printing plate. Transit postmark of “Le Havre” (24 Sept 84) with arrival of Paris (25 Sep 84) on back. 50.00 59.00
81 Cover. Spirit of St Louis flight. PauP (7 Feb 1928) to US via Havana, Cuba (8 Feb 1928). Paid with #214 and #320. Very Fine condition. 30.00 No Bids
82 Cover. First Flight, PauP (28 Feb 1928) to Santiago de Cuba (28 Feb 28). Paid with #314 and #320. Blue “AVION” circle marking and WIAE inauguration blue cachet. VF condition. 8.00 16.00
83 Cover. Airmail PauP (unreadable cancellation) to USA. Paid with #C348 (butterfly issue), #617 & #RA37. F to VF. None No Bids
84 FDC of Scott #421-23, C115-18. Blue cachet. Cover addressed to US. VF condition. 2.00 4.00
85 FDC of Scott #424-27, C119-21a (complete set with S/S) on 2 covers unaddressed. VF. 4.00 4.50
86 AEROGRAMME. 50 Centimes (Kessler Cat # 1). Issued May 16,1958. VF condition. 1.00 2.00
87 Consular Tax Stamp. 5 Gourdes. Used with violet double circle cancel of the Haitian Consulate in San Pedro de Macoris in the Dominican Republic. VF condition. 1.50 3.00
88 Presentation Folder. 25th Anniversary of the OAS postal issue without the stamps. Beautiful folder issued by the Haitian Postal Service. VF condition. 2.50 10.00
89 Revenue Issue 1906. 20 Centimes Droit de Transmission. Vertical strip of 5. Specimen overprints (ABNC) with security punch hole. Very Fine condition. 10.00 No Bids
90 Bank Note. 5 Gourde; depicting Vertieres Monument. Very Fine in crisp condition. 1.50 1.50
 

 

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