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June 2019 Society Auction

Closed 14 June 2019

Lot Description M/B Realized
 

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NOTE: A more detailed description of most lots in Section 1 can be viewed by clicking here. A technical issue did not permit the transition of the original listing to the format used in the society website. Bidders may want to review the original listing.

Section 1

Singles, multiples and souvenir sheets

   
1 #1. Block of 4 (2 MNH, 2 MLH). Very Fine. $10.00 $21.00
2 #28-29, 35, 38 and 40. All copies with clearly fine AMSTERD-W-Indies ship cancellations. Very Fine. 8.00 16.00
3 #169. Two Mint copies, Type 1 (MLH) and Type 2 (MH). A very scarce and undervalued issue. VF condition. 40.00 57.00
4 #32. Block of 4. #33 Block of 16. #37 Block of 5. #38 Block of 8. #40 and #42 Blocks of 4. All are MNH and VF copies. 30.00 No bids
5 #781. Complete sheet of 50, MNH and VF. 30.00 No bids
6 #642. Complete sheet of 50, MNH and VF. 20.00 No bids
7 #879 (sheet of 4), #880 (souvenir sheet). MNH and VF. 15.00 77.00
8 #940. A very scarce issue undervalued by Scott in MNH and VF condition. Most of the stock destroyed in 2010 earthquake. 50.00 95.00
9 #854-858. Blocks of 10 in MNH & VF. 40.00 88.00
10 #857a. An extremely fine and very rare issue in MNH condition. Scott Catalog value of $500. Link to Auction Lot #10 image 50.00 310.00
11 #902-903. MNH and VF. 25.00 37.00
12 #908. Scarce souvenir sheet in MNH and VF. 15.00 38.00
13 #914A, #914B, #914F. Sheets of 30, as issued. MNH and VF condition. 30.00 66.00
14 #914G. Souvenir sheet seldom available for sale in the philatelic market in MNH and VF condition. 10.00 54.00
 

 

US Occupation of Haiti Mailings

NOTE: All covers and postcards are mostly to USA destinations and with the postal cancellation of sending originator and US ship’s name. All mailings paid with US postage. Most mailings do not have receiving dates in back of cover. All lots are in Excellent condition

   
15 U.S.S. BAINBRIDGE. Cover, March 10, 1928, Gonaives to Buffalo, NY receiving March 19, 1928. 10.00 No bids
16 U.S.S. BERNADOU. Cover, March 29, 1921, Gonaives to Dorchester, England. 10.00 10.00
17 U.S.S. BRIDGE. Cover, August 15, 1934, to New York, NY. 10.00 No bids
18 U.S.S. BROOKLYN. Cover, February 2, 1938, Gonaives to Brooklyn, NY. 10.00 No bids
19 U.S.S. BROOKLYN. Cover, February 2, 1938, Gonaives to Brooklyn, NY. 10.00 No bids
20 U.S.S. BROOKLING. Cover, February 2, 1938, Gonaives to Cheyenne, Wyoming. 10.00 No bids
21 U.S.S. DECATOUR. Illustrated cover (cachet), February 2, 1939 to Meridian. Connecticut. 15.00 19.00
22 U.S.S. DETROIT. Cover, March 18, 1927, Gonaives to Brooklyn, NY. 10.00 11.00
23 U.S.S. DOLPHIN. Cover. 9/1916, Port-au-Prince to New York City, NY. Postage cancelled “St Thomas Danish West Indies”. Unusual cancellation. Link to Auction Lot #23 image 20.00 No bids
24 U.S.S. DEWEY. Postcard, January 25,1935, Gonaives to Augusta, Georgia. 10.00 No bids
25 U.S.S. DEWEY. Cover, January 25, 1935, Gonaives to Hollywood, California. 10.00 No bids
26 U.S.S. DEWEY. January 25, 1935, Gonaives to New Haven, Connecticut. 10.00 No bids
27 U.S.S. DEWEY. January 25 1935, Gonaives to Freeport, New York. 10.00 No bids
28 U.S.S. ENTERPRISE. Illustrated ship cover. July 18, 1938, Enroute Gonaives to Queens Village, NY. Link to Auction Lot #28 image 20.00 22.00
29 U.S.S. ENTERPRISE. Cover, July 17, 1938, Gonaives to Bloomfield, New Jersey. 10.00 21.00
30 U.S.S. FLUSSER. Cover, March 6, 1928, Gonaives to Brooklyn, NY. 15.00 21.00
31 U.S.S. GOFF. Cover, October 5, 1934, Gonaives to Columbus, Ohio. 10.00 No bids
32 U.S.S. GOFF. Cover, October 5, 1934, Gonaives to Deming, New Mexico. 10.00 No bids
33 U.S.S. HENDERSON. September 13, 1933. P-au-P to Harrisburg, PA. 10.00 No bids
34 U.S.S. LEXINGTON. Illustrated ship cover, May 14, 1934. To Huron, South Dakota. Link to Auction Lot #34 image 25.00 No bids
35 U.S.S. NASHVILLE. Cover, March 24, 1939, Gonaives to Philadelphia.PA receiving March 31, 1939, then private cancel with new address of Camden, NJ. 15.00 16.00
36 U.S.S. POLLACK. Illustrated postcard, February 1, 1939, English Bay, Haiti to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. A rare cancellation. Link to Auction Lot #36 image 20.00 27.00
37 U.S.S. PORTER. Illustrated cover. March 26, 1939, Gonaives to Bedford, Ohio. 15.00 No bids
38 U.S.S. RELIEF. Cover, May 14, 1934, Gonaives to Huron, South Dakota. 10.00 No bids
39 U.S.S. RELIEF. Cover, May 14.1934, Gonaives to Philadelphia, PA. Stamps used in mailing (2) are clearly cancelled with the RELIEF-Duplex. Unusual. Link to Auction Lot #39 image 30.00 No bids
40 U.S.S. RICHMOND. Cover, March 17, 1939, Gonaives to San Pedro, California. 10.00 No bids
41 U.S.S. SAVANNAH. Illustrated ship cover, May 14, 1938, Gonaives to Pottstown, PA. 10.00 14.00
42 U.S.S. SNAPPER. Illustrated cover, January 30, 1939, Cayes to Bedford, Ohio. A rare cancel of a submarine mail. Link to Auction Lot #42 image 30.00 34.00
43 U.S.S. STINGRAY. Illustrated cover, 15 March 1939, Gonaives to Winter Haven, FL. 15.00 No bids
44 U.S.S. SEAMES. Illustrated cover, March 12, 1938, P-au-P to Birmingham, Alabama. 15.00 No bids
45 U.S.S. STURTEVANT. Cover, March 18, 1923, Gonaives to Brooklyn, NY. 20.00 20.00
 

 

Presidential Documents

Note: The quality of these documents and signatures is outstanding; not usual on Haitian documents

   
46 President Salomon (1879-1888). Port-au-Prince, 18 January 1881 to State Secretary of Finance. Excellent condition. Link to Auction Lot #46 image 60.00 95.00
47 President Hyppolite (1889-1896). Port-au-Prince, 7 January 1895, to the Secretary of Justice. Link to Auction Lot #47 image 40.00 66.00
48 President Augustin Simon Sam (1896-1902). Port-au-Prince, 20 May 1898, to the Secretary of Finance. Link to Auction Lot #48 image 40.00 66.00
49 President Nord Alexis (1902-1908). Port-au-Prince, 22 May 1903, to the Secretary of Justice. Link to Auction Lot #49 image 50.00 135.00
50 President Francois A. Simon (1908-1911). Port-au-Prince, 4 October 1909, to the Secretary of Justice. Link to Auction Lot #50 image 50.00 82.00
51 President Cincinnatus Leconte (August 1911-August 1912). Port-au-Prince, 1 June 1912, to the Secretary of Justice. Rare and hard to find copy of his decrees. Link to Auction Lot #51 image 80.00 144.00
52 President Joseph Davilmare Theodore (November 1914-February 1915). Port-au-Prince, 14 December 1914, to the Secretary of Interior and Police. As a 3-month President, this is one of the rarest presidential documents of any Haitian President. Link to Auction Lot #52 image 150.00 192.00
53 President Dartiguenave (1915-1922). Port-au-Prince, 12 October 1915, to the Secretary of Justice. Link to Auction Lot #53 image 50.00 89.00
 

 

Section 2

   
54 #38, #52-53. Pre-cancel used copies, VF. 5.00 No bids
55 #40-41 Horizontal pairs, Imperforated vertically in Mint and VF condition. 6.00 12.00
56 #46-51. Plate proofs copies, VF condition. 10.00 18.00
57 #46-51. Specimen copies, MNH, VF. 15.00 29.00
58 #46-51. Mint set, VF. 8.00 No bids
59 #53, #55-57, 59-61. All Specimen copies. MNH, VF. 6.00 10.00
60 #82-88. Catalogue value of $34. MNH, VF. 13.00 No bids
61 #100. Specimen copy with large overprint. MNH,VF. 1.50 No bids
62 #102. Inverted overprint, MNH VF. #103. Inverted overprint, Mint, VF condition. 3.75 No bids
63 #125-143. Specimen copies only of the 1906 issues of the Foreign Postage set (12 issues). All MNH, VF. 15.00 26.00
64 #296. Mint and VF copy with both overprints inverted. 3.00 3.00
65 Postal Stationery. H&G #2. Port-au-Prince (20 Jan ??) to Paris, FR. Copy of #96 added to pay 3c rate. Readable message. Very Fine condition. 2.50 20.00
66 Postal Stationery. H&G #3, Port-au-Prince (8 December 1905) to Hamburg, GE, Proper receiving postmarks at Hamburg and NY. NY postmark in back of cover. VF condition. Link to Auction Lot #66 image 5.00 No bids
67 Map. Plan de Lisle A Vache. Cartographer not indicated, circa 1764. Linen pad to accompany map, size 11½" x 14". Glass and frame not included. Link to Auction Lot #67 image 120.00 No bids
68 Map. Plan de la Rade de Port-au-Paix. Cartographer not indicated, circa 1775. Excellent condition with light folds. Colors rust, yellow, orange, etc. Linen pad included, size 15" x 12¼".Glass and frame not included. Link to Auction Lot #68 image 120.00 No bids
69 Book. Garde d’Haiti 1915-1934 by James McCrocklin, c.1956. Hard bound copy, size 6½" x 9½", 261 pages, with dust jacket. A classic excellent history of Haiti and the Haitian Guard during this period. Excellent condition. Link to Auction Lot #69 image 27.50 41.00
70 Newspaper. The anti-government newspaper L’Abeille, published in Jacmel, issue number 16, June 4, 1932. 4 page folio on mimeographed not printed sheets. All such publications are very scarce. This copy was stamped and mailed. All text readable, poor condition. Link to Auction Lot #70 image 2.00 16.00
 

 

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