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December 2018 Society Auction

Closed 14 December 2018

Lot Description M/B Realized
 


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Stamps

   
1 British Postal Agency in Haiti, office in Jacmel. #A27, Plate 12. Oval “C59” obliteration. F-VF condition. Link to Auction Lot #1 image 30.00  
2 #2. Selection of 12 copies, MNG and in F-VF condition. Good source for position numbers of this issue. High Catalog value. Link to Auction Lot #2 image 20.00  
3 #2. Mint, VF. 2.75  
4 #5. Selection of 12 used copies in F-VF condition. Catalog value $48. Link to Auction Lot #4 image 8.00  
5 #10 (MNG). #10a (Used) and #10b (MNG), All copies in VF condition. 5.00  
6 #11. Five copies, used and in Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #6 image 2.25  
7 #13 and #13b, used, F-VF condition. 3.50  
8 #13. Selection of 10 Used copies, Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #8 image 8.00  
9 #21-24, with Port-au-Prince cancellations, VF. Link to Auction Lot #9 image 1.25  
10 #24. MNH and VF. Catalog value $85. Link to Auction Lot #10 image 25.00  
11 #29. Mint and VF. 2.00  
12 #31c. Horizontal strip of 3, with center stamp (Mint) with a double surcharge and the 2 other stamps are MNH copies of #31. 2019 Catalog value is $52.50. All in VF condition. Link to Auction Lot #12 image 25.00  
13 #35-36, with Port-au-Prince, Jacmel and Gonaives dated cancellations, in F-VF condition. Link to Auction Lot #12 image 1.25  
14 #47. Color Proofs. Horizontal pairs in 3 different colors. Very Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #14 image 20.00  
15 #51. Color Plate Proofs. Three different colors. All are VF. Link to Auction Lot #15 image 8.00  
16 #82-88. Complete set in MNH and VF condition. 2018 Catalog value $34. Link to Auction Lot #16 image 10.00  
17 #85, #86. Copies with missing centers. See Scott Catalog Note. VF. Link to Auction Lot # image 4.00  
18 #88. Mint and VF. One copy with missing center, the other with inverted figure of President Petion. Link to Auction Lot #18 image 4.00  
19 #102, #103. Mint & VF with inverted overprint. Link to Auction Lot #19 image 4.00  
20 #102, #105. Used with inverted overprint. VF. Link to Auction Lot #20 image 4.00  
21 #103. Used with Cayes dated cancellation. VF. 4.00  
22 #128. Two copies, Mint and Used, VF. 4.00  
23 #142. MNG, VF. 7.00  
24 #143. Mint and VF. 2.50  
25 #152. Inverted surcharge copy in MNH, VF condition. Without the error a copy of this issue in MNH is $7.50 4.00  
26 #159. Used and VF with inverted surcharge. This is a scarce issue especially with the error. 7.00  
27 #162-165. Used. Catalog value $14.25. VF. 4.75  
28 #162-165. Mint and VF. Catalog value $26.45. 8.00  
29 #218. Block of 4, MNH, VF, with all copies with inverted surcharge. Normal stamp without the error is valued at $8.00 (total $32). Link to Auction Lot #29 image 17.00  
30 #240. Block of 4 in Mint and VF condition. Small “Poste Paye” overprint. 2.00  
31 #245. Vertical pair with both stamps with inverted surcharge in MNH and VF condition. Two copies of this issue without the error is valued at $14.00. Link to Auction Lot #31 image 15.00  
32 #254. Mint, VF with inverted surcharge. 3.25  
33 #265. Vertical pair, MNH with only partial surcharge. “GOURDE” is missing from both stamps. Link to Auction Lot #33 image 6.00  
34 #267-268. MNH, VF. Catalog value $15.50. 6.25  
35 #301. Horizontal pair in MNH and VF condition. Right stamp shifted down, creating a missing “Gourde” when removing stub. Catalog value $8.00. Link to Auction Lot #35 image 4.75  
36 #311-313 with “TM” overprint. These are revenue stamps in Mint and VF condition. Link to Auction Lot #36 image 9.00  
37 #325-339 and #C10. All Used and VF. 2.00  
38 #340-348, #C14-C18. Used and VF. 4.00  
39 #359-359a. Block of 4, MNH, VF. Top right stamp is a #359a. 1.75  
40 #428-431, #C122-C125. MNH, VF. 5.00  
41 #616-616O. Used, VF. 7.00  
42 #624A-624G. Used copies perforated and imperforated. VF condition. See Scott note. 2.25  
43 #643-646, #C366-C368. MNH, VF. Scarce. 2.00  
44 #647-648. Souvenir sheet, MNH, VF. Scarce. 7.00  
45 #803-809. MNH, VF. A scarce issue undervalued by Scott. 7.00  
46 #825-829. MNH, VF. Missing copy of #826A. 1.00  
47 #826A. Used copy in VF condition. An exceptionally very scarce issue seldom available in the philatelic market. When available it commands and realizes high selling prices. Link to Auction Lot #47 image 50.00  
48 #926. Souvenir sheet in MNH and VF condition. 7.00  
49 #939. Used copy on paper with partial Gonaives cancellation. VF. 1.25  
50 #C91-C92. Specimen copies, American Bank Note Company. MNH, VF. 6.00  
51 #C107a. Souvenir sheet, MNH, VF. 2.50  
52 #C113-C114. Mint, VF. 1.25  
53 #C114a. Souvenir sheet, MNH, VF. 2.00  
54 #C270-C276. MNH, VF. 1.50  
55 #C277-C279. MNH, VF. 3.00  
56 #C318A. Souvenir sheet, MNH, VF. 8.00  
57 #C359a. Souvenir sheet, MNH, VF. 2.60  
58 #E1. SPECIMEN, American Bank Note Company, in MNH and VF condition. 5.00  
59 #J9. Mint, VF. 1.50  
60 #J12. Mint, VLH, VF. 1.50  
61 #J20 With inverted overprint in Mint and VF condition. A very scarce error of this issue. Rarely seen in the philatelic market. Link to Auction Lot #61 image 45.00  
62 #RA28. Used copies illustrating color varieties (8). Link to Auction Lot #62 image 1.25  
63 Legitime Essay (1889). The 3 denomination of a set of 7. Small lower corner cut, otherwise in Good condition. Link to Auction Lot #63 image 3.00  
 

 

Folded Letters and Covers

   
64 Folded Letter. Port-au-Prince (24 January 1866) via Jacmel (25 January 1866), London (12 February 1866) and Calais (13 February 1866) to Paris, France (? February 1866). Message included. Link to Auction Lot #64 image 15.00  
65 FL. No text and originating sender unknown. Jacmel receiving (9 Sep ??) to Le Havre, France (1 Oct ??). Receiving London (30 September 1871), Calais (1 October 1871). VF condition. 7.00  
66 FL. Gonaives (31 July 1872) to Plymouth, Mass. (receiving postmark partially seen over USA postage stamp used in mailing). Mailed via “Per Vicksburg”. Text message, Fine. Link to Auction Lot #66 image 12.00  
67 Cover. St. Marc to France. This is an agent mail (marking on back of cover, using Netherland Indies Packetboat service). Paid with #99. Packetboat cancellation of 17 December 1905 on postage used. Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #67 image 10.00  
68 Cover. Four covers with posting in Port-au-Prince (years 1907, 1915, 1921 and 1926) to USA. Good to Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #68 image 7.00  
69 Cover. Cap Haitien (date not clear) to Le Havre, France (18 July 1908 ?) Paid with #98 (2), VF. 5.00  
70 Cover. Port-au-Prince (18 May 1912) to Paris,France (4 June 1912). Paid with #125, 129. F-VF. 7.00  
71 Cover. Registered Mail, Port-au-Prince (20 September 1913) to Chicago (30 Sep 1913) via New York (29 September 1913). Paid with #168 (2), VF. 4.00  
72 Covers. Group of three covers, Port-au-Prince to France. The registered mail cover posted October 1919 and paid with a nice copy of #188. Good to Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #72 image 2.75  
73 Cover. Unknown postal station to New York (21 January 1929). Paid with #315 (2). Service provided by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company and carried by the ship R.M.S. Paraguaya. Ship’s Oval violet color marking showing date of 19 January 1929 in the back of cover. F-VF condition. Link to Auction Lot #73 image 5.00  
74 Cover. Penalty envelope with official US Navy mailing posted at Gonaives (USS Brooks) on 29 April 1929 and mailed to Washington, DC. Fine condition. 1.50  
75 Cover. Port-au-Prince (21 December 1929) to Paris, France. Paid with copy of #321 (2). Fine condition. 1.25  
76 Cover. Packetboat Mail. U.S. Sea Post Canal Zone, S.S. Cristobal posted on 10 July 1929. Mail addressed to Camden, NJ. Received 16 July 1929. Paid with #316. Cover open on three sides. Fine condition. 1.00  
77 Cover. Port-au-Prince (16 January 1932) to Long Island, NY. Paid with #323. F-VF. 1.25  
78 Cover. Port-au-Prince (20 December 1935), Registered service and receipt (AR) to Newark, NJ via Miami (23 December 1935). Paid with #C5 (2), #327 and #329 (3). Good to Fine condition. 3.00  
79 Cover. Censored cover, Lexington, KY (26 May 1945) to Port-au-Prince (2 June 1945). Haitian censored markings applied. Paid with three nice commemorative US postage stamps. VF condition. 2.00  
80 Cover. Registered mail, Port-au-Prince (8 February 1952) to Hastings, Nebraska (10 February 1952). Paid with #384. #C33-C34. and #C55-C56. Very Fine condition. 1.50  
81 Cover. Group of three covers (St. Marc and Petit Goave to France, Petit Goave to US. All mailed early 1900s. Poor condition. 1.50  
82 Cover. Group of four covers, Port-au-Prince to New York, various dates (1906, 1920, 1930, 1955). Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #82 image 2.75  
 

 

Others

   
83 US Navy in Haitian Waters. U.S.S. Teal, Gonaives. Date unreadable, to Philadelphia. Paid with US 1 cent postage. No message on this blank card used by sender. VF condition. 1.00  
84 Aerogram. Unused with a value of 9.70 Gourde in the same design as Haiti Scott AP43(#C317) issued 28 November 1968. For more info see HP Vol 7, No. 4, pages 81-84. VF condition. 4.00  
85 First Day Covers. Group of eight FDCs of the following postal issues: #491-495, C193-C195 & #510-512, C223-C226 & #540-542, C256-C258, C270-C272 & #566, B38-B40, CB55-CB56 & #567-570, C280-C281 & #575-577, C285-C287 & C196. All FDCs unaddressed with color cachets (except one). All in Excellent condition. 8.00  
86 Book. Occupied Haiti, Edited by Emily G. Balch, New York, The Writers Publishing Co, 1927. Hard cover, 186 pages with Index. Very Fine condition. 5.00  
87 Haiti – Blue Souvenir Guide, by Madeleine Cassagnol, 1957. Soft cover, 76 pages. Spanish and French text. Fine. 1.50  
88 Newspaper. This is an issue of the anti-government newspaper L’Abeille, published in Jacmel. Issue number 16, dated June 4,1932. Consist of four folio pages, on mimeographed, not printed, sheets. The main topics of discussion are the severe economic troubles and the political repression. All such publications are very scarce. This copy was stamped and mailed (upper right corner). Paper is fragile, all text is readable. Copy of the scan file is available if wanted for magnification purposes. Link to Auction Lot #88 image 4.00  
 

 

Historical Documents

   
89 Letter from President Auguste Tancrede. When he was Secretary of State of the Interior. 1 page, folio, dated Port-au-Prince July 7, 1898, to the Senate. Fine-Very Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #89 image 25.00  
90 Presidential Note from President Alexandre Petion, dated July 29, 1884. VF condition. Link to Auction Lot #90 image 15.00  
91 Military Mail. A one-page folio letter from General Jean Jacques Dossous, commanding officer of the division of Aquin to the Secretary of State for Police, dated June 5, 1861. Good to Fine condition. Link to Auction Lot #91 image 8.00  
 

 

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