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March 2017 Society Auction

Closed 24 March 2017


Lot Description M/B Realized
 


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Stamps

   
1 Great Britain Post Offices in Haiti. A copy of Scott #A13 in very good condition. Stamp is a copy of GB Scott #70 cancelled with oval “C59” obliterator. Scott Catalogue Value of $225 in the 2016 Edition of the Classic Specialized Catalog. Link to Society Auction Lot 1 image $60.00 No Bids
2 Great Britain Post Offices in Haiti. A copy of Scott #A55, Plate 16, in very good condition. Stamp is copy of GB Scott 70 with oval “E53” obliterator. Scott Value is $210.00 Link to Society Auction Lot 2 image 55.00 $55.00
3 Scott #1-6. Mint, except #5 is MNG. VF and good margins. Catalogue Value $177.00 Link to Society Auction Lot 3 image 77.00 88.00
4 #2-6. Very Fine unused copies of BAGUET’S forgeries of this postal issue. Included is a four page article “Forgeries of Haiti 1881- Baguet’s Liberty Heads Forgeries”, by Peter C. Jeannopoulos, published in the CINDERELLA PHILATELIST, issue of April 1990. Link to Society Auction Lot 4 image 8.50 11.00
5 #2. Mint, VF condition. 3.00 No Bids
6 #13a. Horizontal pair Imperforate Between in VF condition. Catalogue Value $175.00 Link to Society Auction Lot 6 image 90.00 110.00
7 #19 in MNG and VF. Catalogue Value $45.00 8.00 16.00
8 #24. Mint Never Hinged copy with very good centering and in excellent condition. Scott value for a MNH copy is $85.00 Link to Society Auction Lot 8 image 20.00 84.00
9 #25b. Copy with a Double Surcharge in MNG, VF condition. Catalogue Value $20.00 Link to Society Auction Lot 9 image 8.00 26.00
10 #30 in Mint and VF condition. 6.00 8.50
11 #40. Horizontal pair Imperforate Between in VF condition. 2.75 No Bids
12 #43. Block of eight Imperforate Vertically. Five stamps are MNH and three are Mint. This is a very nice block of this variety. VF condition. Catalogue Value $40.80 Link to Society Auction Lot 12 image 12.00 15.00
13 #47 and #51. Trial Color Plate Proofs. #47 in two blocks of four in trial colors differing from the approved issue, and #51, a single copy in a color other than orange. Blocks of four of Trial Color Proofs are scarce and are not priced in Scott. However, Scott indicates that Catalogue Values of the more common imperforate plate proof pairs range from $30-40 per pair. Condition of this material is VF. 23.00 31.00
14 #69-70. Inverted Overprints, Mint, VF. 4.00 10.00
15 #105. Inverted Surcharge, Used, VF. 3.25 5.00
16 #119-120. Inverted Overprints, Mint, VF. 6.00 16.00
17 #130. Mint No Gum, VF. 7.00 No Bids
18 #137. Mint, VF. 7.75 No Bids
19 #139. Mint, VF. 7.25 10.00
20 #143-144. Mint, VF. 6.50 No Bids
21 #162-165, Mint, F-VF. 6.50 11.00
22 #170-171. Mint, VF. 27.00 38.00
23 #335. Imperforate example, Used and VF. 2.00 8.00
24 #349-354. Mint, VF. 4.00 6.00
25 #448-450, #C145-147. Mint, VF. 1.75 No Bids
26 #462-465, #C163-165. MNH, VF. 2.75 No Bids
27 #466-468, #C166-167. MNH in Sheetlets of twelve (as issued), VF condition. Catalogue Value $28.20 8.25 No Bids
28 #469, #C168-169. MNH in Sheetlets of twenty. VF condition. Catalogue Value $28.00 8.25 No Bids
29 #537. Used with Inverted Overprint. This is a very scarce error in VF condition. 10.00 26.00
30 #611-615, C326-329. MNH, VF. 7.50 9.00
31 #624-624G. MNH, VF. 1.25 4.50
32 #803-809, #809a. MNH and VF condition. This is a scarce set, especially the Souvenir Sheet. 16.00 28.00
33 #810-816. MNH, VF. 2.75 8.00
34 #830-835. In blocks of four and a single set. In Mint, VF condition. 5.00 16.00
35 #B9, CB16-18, B30, CB47-48. MNH, and VF condition. 1.75 2.00
36 #C19-21a. Set of perforate and imperforate souvenir sheets in Mint, VF condition. 18.00 39.00
37 #C85. Specimen example in VF condition. 4.00 No Bids
38 #C108-C111. MNH, VF. 2.00 5.00
39 #C113-114. MNH, VF. 1.00 No Bids
40 #C115-118. MNH, VF. 1.25 No Bids
41 #C126-132. MNH, VF. 3.75 6.00
42 #C171-176. MNH, VF. 2.00 2.50
43 #CB1-2 in Mint, VF condition. 16.00 No Bids
44 #CB18a. Souvenir Sheet in MNH, VF condition. 6.00 No Bids
45 #J1-4. Mint, VF. 3.00 No Bids
46 #J5-8. Mint, VF. 8.00 12.00
47 #J9. Mint, VF. 1.50 No Bids
48 #J12. Mint with very light hinge mark and VF. 1.50 No Bids
49 #RA1-8. MNH except #RA5-8 are Mint. All in VF condition. 2.75 No Bids
50 #RA9-16. Mint VLH and VF. 1.50 No Bids
 

 

Folded Letters and Covers

   
51 Folded Letter. Port au Prince (? December 1802) to Nantes, France. Readable long text message. Marking reading “Colonies Par Le Havre”. Not a clean FL but very old (over 200 years). Link to Society Auction Lot 51 image 10.00 24.00
52 FL. Jacmel (8 May 1849) to Havre (5 June 1849). Royal Mail Packet Letter with a VF strike of Jacmel in double circle with clear date and a strike of the Anglo French Treaty accounting marking "Colonies @c, Art 13” in box marking. No message. Fine condition. Kink to Society Auction Lot 52 image 20.00 77.00
53 FL. Jacmel (11 October 1861) to Reims, France (31 October 1861) via London (29 October 1861), Calais and Paris (30 October 1861). GB 1F60 marking on front and 8 (decimes) due (the single rate in France at the time). VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 53 image 14.00 No Bids
54 FL. Jacmel (12 May 1863) to Port au Prince (no receiving mark) with clear message. Back of FL has hinges used to reinforce its integrity. Very Good condition otherwise. Link to Society Auction Lot 54 image 10.00 No Bids
55 FL. Marseille, France (28 March 1864) to Jacmel via London (30 March 1864). Receiving postmarks “Lyon a Paris 29 March 1864” and “Paris to Calais 29 March 1864”. Message included. Paid with copy of France Scott #36. VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 55 image 15.00 77.00
56 FL. Port au Prince (24 May 1864) to Marseille via Jacmel (25 May 1864), London and Calais (28 June 1864). Long message included. Good condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 56 image 10.00 No Bids
57 FL. Port au Prince (8 January 1866) via Jacmel (10 January 1866) to Reims (31 January 1866). Receiving in London (30 January 1866) and Paris (31 January 1866). GB 1F60 marking and 10 decimes due. Message included. FL is in Fine to VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 57 image 15.00 No Bids
58 FL. Port au Prince (22 September 1866) via Jacmel (25 September 1866), London (15 October 1866) and Calais (16 October 1866) to Paris, France. GB 1F60 marking. Text message included. Fine–VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 58 image 15.00 No Bids
59 FL. Liverpool, England (16 July 1870) to Jacmel via London (18 July 1870). Forwarded marking of “Hubert & Yates, Liverpool”. British postage cancelled with oval “466” obliterator. Message included and mostly readable. Fine condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 59 image 15.00 42.00
60 Cover. Jacmel (25 March 1879) via London (14 April 1879) to Havre (receiving date illegible). Clear marking of postage due “T1-10” and amount due. F-VF condition. Link to Society Auction 60 image 15.00 36.00
61 Cover. St Marc (29 June 1880) via Port au Prince (10 July 1880) to Bordeaux. Receiving in London (28 July 1880, and Calais (29 July 1880). Interesting St Marc red double circle postmark. Fair to Good. Link to Society Auction Lot 61 image 8.00 42.00
62 FL. Jacmel (8 April 1881) to Paris (28 April 1881). Postage due marking “T 1-10” with 16 decimes due marking. London receiving (28 April 1881). No message. F-VF. Link to Society Auction Lot 62 image 15.00 49.00
63 FL. Port au Prince (? June 1881) to Havre ( ? June 1881) via London (27 June 1881). T marking (missing “1-10”) and decimes due. A “Plymouth to Bristol TPO” postmark dated 26 June 1881. No message. Fine. Link to Society Auction Lot 63 image 10.00 33.00
64 Cover. Registered mail Cap Haitien (29 August 1899) to Le Havre. This is a big cover (12x9). Mailed by Reine & Co – Cap Haitien. Paid with numerous copies of the 1898 Coat of Arms issue (over 70). Among these are thirteen copies of Scott #51 (catalog $130.00). Edges of cover not in good condition. Overall condition Fair. A very interesting cover. Link to March Society Auction Lot 64 image 15.00 92.00
65 Cover. Three registered mail covers from Port au Prince to the same address in Beverly, Massachusetts. Mail paid with postal issues of the 1902 overprints. One cover mailed 3 March 1903 and the other two covers on 23 March 1903. All with receiving postmarks of NY Registry Division. A very desirable addition to any collection. All covers in VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 65 image 33.00 122.00
66 Cover. Port au Prince (18 August 1905) to Washington, DC (26 August 1905). Paid with #100. Good condition. 4.00 21.00
67 Cover. Aquin (6 October 1905 ?) via New York (7 October 1905) to France. This is a Pinard & Co St Marc mail with its proper color cachet. Paid with a pair of #59 with oval Dutch packet strikes. F-VF condition. 9.00 48.00
68 Cover. Registered mail, Port au Prince (5 April 1906) to Newton, Massachusetts (14 April 1906) via New York (13 April 1906). Paid with #117 and #120. VF condition. 8.00 66.00
69 Cover. Port-de-Paix (12? December 1909) to Chicago . Transit receiving New York (29 December 1909). Paid with #77. VF. 6.00 No Bids
70 Cover. Unknown originator addressed to Port au Prince receiving on 24 May 1910 (back of the cover). Postal markings on front of cover are a Dutch Paquebot marking and an oval “T centimes”. Have not previously seen this type of postage due marking. VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 70 image 10.00 58.00
71 Cover. Chicago (6 December 1911) to Port au Prince (16 December 1911). Postage due marking “T NY” with amount due of 30 centimes. Back of cover has Haiti Scott #J10 (2) affixed. Fine. Link to Society Auction Lot 71 image 8.00 160.00
72 Cover. Port au Prince (18 December 1911) to Port Maria, Jamaica (12 January 1912) via Kingston, Jamaica (11 January 1912). Paid with #162. VF. Link to Society Auction Lot 72 image 10.00 170.00
73 Cover. Budapest, Hungary mail addressed to E.A. Colson, Port au Prince. Postal cancellation of Budapest on postage stamp. Date appears to be 23 April ??. Postage stamp used is illustration A8 or A9. Fine. Link to Socioety Auction Lot 73 image 5.00 21.00
74 Cover. Aquin (3 February 1915) to Port au Prince (5 February 1915). Paid with #166 (2). Strong, clear, Aquin cancel. F-VF. 6.00 42.00
75 Cover. Local mail, St Marc (2 July 1915). Paid with an Imperforate copy of Scott #99. Scarce cover with this error. Very nice, clean cover in VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 75 image 15.00 24.00
76 Covers. Two from Aux Cayes. One posted on 23 January 1916 to Port au Prince (25 January 1916) paid with #200. The second item, a registered cover, posted 20 September 1937 via Port au Prince (22 September 1937) to Batesburg, South Carolina (29 September 1937). This latter cover is paid with #327 and #329a (3); VF. 10.00 36.00
77 Cover. US Consulate mail, Jacmel (unreadable postmark), to US Consulate in Port au Prince (23 June 1917). Paid with #259; VF. 6.00 39.00
78 Cover. Local mail, Port au Prince (8 December 1918). Paid with #273. 3.00 31.00
79 Cover. Registered airmail, Cayenne, French Guiana (20 November 1945) to Port au Prince (26 November 1945) (assumed as last two digits of the year date are eliminated in the strike on the reverse). Not a common originator of foreign mail to Haiti. Scarce cover. Very nice cover in Fine-Very Fine condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 79 image 8.50 66.00
80 Cover. Registered mail, Port au Prince (12 December 1919) to New York (21 December 1919). Paid with #125(2) and a horizontal strip of four of #245. F-VF condition. 8.00 47.00
81 Cover. Registered mail, Port au Prince (19 July 1920) to Boston (no receiving postmark). Transit receiving marking of New York (30 July 1920). Paid with #183, #297, 306-07. VF condition. 12.00 48.00
82 Cover. Registered mail, Port au Prince (12 February 1920) to Brookline, Massachusetts (received in Boston on 23 February 1920). Paid with #300 (3) and a vertical strip of three of #180. Bottom stamp in this strip has a Double Overprint. Cover has a fold not affecting postage used. Scarce cover with error as indicated above. Fine condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 82 image 16.00 135.00
83 Cover. Cap Haitien (12 August 1920) to Port au Prince (17 August 1920). Mail addressed to Leon Montes. Paid with #306, VF. 4.00 33.00
84 Cover. Local mail, Port au Prince (27 January 1921). Paid with #280, #292, #293 and #296. VF condition. 8.00 88.00
85 Cover. Registered mail, Gonaives (4 September 1923) to Vienna, Austria (no receiving postmark). Transit marking in New York on 12 September 1923. Paid with #173 and #313-14. Par S/S TUPPER. VF condition. 8.00 No Bids
86 Cover. Manila, Philippine Islands (7 February 1924) to Port au Prince (21 March 1924). Some stain on cover not affecting postage used. Good condition. 5.00 No Bids
87 Cover. Port au Prince to Paris. Mail not postmarked in Port au Prince, but stamps (#313 and #316) were cancelled with large circle “NY and Canal Zone” with a date of 8 October 1925. F-VF. 5.00 77.00
88 Cover. First Flight. Cap Haitien (19 April 1926) to Port au Prince (20 April 1926). Paid with #318. Mail cancelled by USMC carrier. Flight identified as FIELDS #3. VF condition. 8.00 No Bids
89 Cover. First Flight. Port au Prince to Port-de-Paix on 19 April 1927. Very Fine condition. 12.00 No Bids
90 Cover. Spanish mail to Port au Prince. No postal station nor date readable. Received in Port au Prince on 11 January 1927. F-VF. Link to Society Auction Lot 90 image 2.00 No Bids
91 Cover. Registered mail, Port au Prince (16 November 1927) to Los Angeles (25 November 1927) via New York (21 November 1927). This is US Constabulary mail paid with a block of four of US Scott #C8. Postage cancelled “USMC Constabulary Det Port-au-Prince” with a violet color double circle. VF condition. 25.00 28.00
92 Cover. Jacmel (12 April 1938) via Port au Prince (12 April 1938) to St John, Antigua (2 May 1938). Paid with Scott #326(2) and #329(2). F-VF condition. 8.50 57.00
93 Cover. Registered mail, Port au Prince (11 December 1948) to Temple, Texas (17 December 1948). Transit receiving postmarks from Miami and Dallas. Paid with sixteen copies of Scott #C43. F-VF condition. 6.00 23.00
94 Cover. Two Express Mail items from Puerto Cabello, Venezuela (23 June 1951); one addressed to Jacmel (14 July 1951) and the other to Cap Haitien (13 July 1951). Both items were inadequately paid, so fees were paid with Haitian postage due issues (Haiti #J21, #J22 and #J24). Very Fine condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 94 image 12.00 185.00
 

 

First Day Covers

(All FDCs are with cachet and in Very Fine condition unless stated otherwise.)

   
95 Scott #475-79, C180-82. No cachet. F-VF. 1.00 2.00
96 #491-95, C193-95. 1.25 No Bids
97 #503-04, C206-07 and #503a-04a, C206a-07a. No Cachet. 2.75 3.50
98 #510-12, C223-26. 1.25 No Bids
99 #513-16, C227-29. 1.50 2.50
100 #521-23, C233-35. 1.50 4.00
101 #540-42, C257-59. 1.25 No Bids
102 #543, C260-62. No cachet. 1.00 3.00
103 #548-55, C266-69. 2.00 3.00
104 #556-58, C270-72. 1.00 No Bids
105 #559-61, C273-76. 1.50 2.50
106 #566, B38-40, CB55-56. 1.00 No Bids
107 #567-70, C280-81. No cachet. 1.00 No Bids
108 #575-77, C285-87. 1.00 No Bids
109 #578-79, C288, CB57. 2.00 5.00
110 #590-92, C302-05. 1.50 3.00
111 #602-08, C319-22. 1.50 6.00
112 #609-609F. 2.25 8.00
113 #C196-99. 1.00 No Bids
114 #C210-13, C238-41. 1.50 3.00
115 #C219-22. 1.75 4.00
 

 

Other

   
116 Selection of postal issues from the period of 1920 thru 1944-45, mounted on 18 special album pages. Each consists of a postal issue described, and includes copies of the postal issue and a cover mailed using that issue. A very nice lot in VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 116 images 30.00 No Bids
117 Collection of 63 covers posted primarily in Port au Prince during the period of the 1930s thru 1950s (some covers are from the early 1920s—1930s). Destinations are primarily to addresses in the United States, but several are noted as posted to Europe. Great variety of postal issues used in the mailings. Condition of the material ranges from Good to Very Fine. Interesting lot. 12.00 60.00
118 Bank Notes. Two copies EACH of 1 and 2 Gourdes notes. VF condition. Link to Society Auction Lot 118 image 5.00 7.50
119 "Haiti" section of the 2017 edition of the Scott Catalogue. Pages carefully removed from Volume 3 of the catalog. Condition: New. 3.25 6.00
 

 

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