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September 2019 Society Auction

Closing 27 September 2019

Lot Description M/B Realized
 

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Section 1

Souvenir sheets

   
1 Scott #940 ($100), MNH. 2003 souvenir sheet of Toussaint Louverture. The majority of these souvenir sheets were destroyed by the earthquake in 2010. VF. Catalog Value $100. $50.00  
2 #933 ($70), MNH. 2000 souvenir sheet of Toussaint Louverture and the 1801 Constitution. The majority of these souvenir sheets were also destroyed by the earthquake in 2010.VF. 40.00  
3 #919-925a ($15) & #926 ($15), MNH. 2000 Tourism issue. You won`t find any offers for this rare couple. VF. 30.00  
4 #918a ($20), MNH. 1999 souvenir sheet of Chinese inventions. VF. 15.00  
5 #914 ($12.50), MNH. 1999 souvernir sheet of the Protection of Natural Resources. VF. 10.00  
6 #908 ($40), MNH. 1998 souvenir sheet of Abstract paintings. VF. 20.00  
7 #904-907, MNH, 1998 imperforated souvenir sheet of Abstract Paintings (no price in Scott). Difficult to find. VF and rare. 20.00  
8 #902 ($35) & 903 ($27.50), MNH. 1998 souvenir sheets of Grimm`s Fairy Tales. All six Christmas stamps (1, 3, 5, 10, 15 and 20 Gourdes) in one sheet. Rare offer! 25.00  
9 #895 ($20), MNH. 1997 souvenir sheet of UNICEF's 50th anniversary. VF. 7.50  
10 #894 (4x $7), MNH. 1997 UNICEF 50th anniversary sheet of 6 of 20 Gourdes. VF. 10.00  
11 #879 ($17.50) & #880 ($17.50), MNH. 1996 souvenir sheets of the Summer Olympic Games, Atlanta. Both Souvenir Sheets in excellent quality. 15.00  
12 #872 ($16.50), MNH. 1995 souvernir sheet of the UN's 50th Anniversary. VF. 7.50  
13 #857a ($500), MNH. 1993 souvenir sheet of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America. The most expensive Haitian souvenir sheet in Scott 2020. VF and very rare. 70.00  
14 #852a ($27.50), MNH. 1991 souvenir sheet of the 200th anniversary of the Slave Rebellion. VF and rare. 10.00  
15 #847a ($7.50), MNH. 1988 souvenir sheet of Charlemagne Péralte. VF. 2.50  
16 #843 ($3.50), MNH. 1987 souvenir sheet of UNESCO's 40th anniversary. VF. 2.00  
17 #817 ($3.50), MNH. 1984 souvenir sheet of Simon Bolivar and Alexandre Pétion. VF. 2.50  
18 #823a. MNH. 1986 souvenir sheet of the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Europeans in America. Text in Scott: “A 3g souvenir sheet exists picturing Henri in tropical forest. Value $16”. 10.00  
19 #809a ($16), MNH. 1984 souvenir sheet of the 500th anniversasry of the arrival of Europeans in America. 7.50  
20 #770j ($37.50), MNH. 1983 souvenir sheet of the Patroness of Haiti. VF. 10.00  
21 #647 ($5) & #648 ($5), MNH, Two 1971 imperforated Souvenir Sheets of the Paintings issue (Cassatt/Cezanne). Difficult to find. VF and scarce. 7.50  
 

 

Three Rare Lindbergh Items

   
22 Letter flown by Lindbergh in the Spirit of St. Louis from Santo Domingo to Port-au-Prince (1607 covers flown). See HP June 2019, page 8. Link to Auction Lot #22 image 50.00  
23 Letter flown by Lindbergh in the Spirit of St. Louis from Port-au-Prince to Havana (2531 covers, for Havana & points beyond). See HP June 2019, page 8. (“It has been reported that many of the Port-au-Prince to Havana covers were destroyed in a 1931 hurricane.” AAMC, p. 1424). Link to Auction Lot #23 image 50.00  
24 Extremely rare original Lindbergh Portrait Postcard 1927 (Verlag “Ross” Berlin SW 68, Germany.), “Charles Lindbergh/der Oceanflieger” Link to Auction Lot #24 image 50.00  
 

 

US Occupation of Haiti (1915-1934), Part 2 of 3

The HPS offers in three HPS auctions a collection of more than 100 postcards and covers sent during, before and after the US occupation (28 July 1915 – 1 August 1934) from Haiti to USA, England and Canada. Quality of covers is mostly great.

   
25 Black U.S.S. DEWAY/JAN/25/1935 /GONAVE GULF/HAITI on illustrated cover “SHAKE DOWN CRUISE” (with 3 Cents General Oglethorpe, 1933) to Brooklyn, N.Y. (MAR19/1928). 5.00  
26 Black U.S.S. HONOLULU/FEB/1/A.M./1921 GONAIVES/HAITI on cover (with 2 Cents Cent Decatur, MacDomough 1937) to San Pedro, California. 5.00  
27 Black U.S.S. RELIEF/MAY/14/1934/P.M./GONAIVES/HAITI on cover (with 3 Cents Maryland 1934) to Cranford, New Jersey. 5.00  
28 Black U.S.S. SAVANNAH/MAY/4/1938/GONAIVES/HAITI on illustrated cover “SHAKE DOWN CRUISE” (with 3 Cents Mount McKinley 1937) to Schenectady, New York. 5.00  
29 Black U.S.S. TOUOEY/FEB/12/A.M./1928/GONAIVES/HAITI on PRIVATE LETTER (with 2 Cents Washington) to Washington D.C., than changed to Brooklyn, New York. 10.00  
30 Black U.S.S. UPSHUR/APR/2/1931 GONAIVES/HAITI on cover (with block of four of 1/2. 7.50  
31 Black U.S.S. WASHINGTON/JAN/20/1929(?) PORT-AU-PRINCE/HAITI on cover (with 2 Cents Washington) to Brookline, Massachusetts. 5.00  
32 Black U.S.S. WILLIAMS/FEB/12/1932/A.M. GONAIVES/HAITI on cover (with 2 x 1 Cent Washington 1932) to Freeport, New York. 5.00  
33 Three different covers with black, blue and lilac cancels U.S.S. WOODCOCK PORT-AU-PRINCE/HAITI (DEC/25/P.M./1930; OCT/27/1930; 10/JUN/1934), one cover with special cancel NAVY DAY 1934. Fine ensemble. 15.00  
34 Two different covers (one illustrated “SHAKING DOWN IN WEST INDIAN WATERS” with red ship graphic) both with black U.S.S. YORKTOWN JAN/19/A.M./1938 GONAIVES/HAITI to New York and Illinois. Visually outstanding. 10.00  
35 Three PRIVATE COVERS with black Duplex cancel U.S. MARINE CORPS/CAP HAITIEN – big black “1”, all 1927, all with 2 Cents Washington, all to Rochester New York. Fine ensemble. 10.00  
36 Three different PRIVATE COVERS with black duplex cancel U.S.M.C/PORT AU PRINCE HAITI,1932-1934. Two to New York, one to Washington. 10.00  
 

 

Old Overprints (1914-1920)

   
37 Scott #193. Circulation 1,150, vertical pair, 1 x MNH, 1 x MLH, hard to find. 25.00  
38 #216. Circulation 20,000, VF block of four, MNH. 10.00  
39 #263. Circulation 21,500, VF block of four, MNH. 10.00  
40 #270. Circulation 27,000, unusual block of ten, VF and MNH. 15.00  
41 #277. Circulation 100,000, vertical triple and pair, MNH. 7.50  
42 #293. Circulation 43,000, vertical triple and single, MNH. Hard to find in a quality like this. 15.00  
43 Cover from Saint-Marc to New York, “Oranje Nassau” (manuscript for shipping) with #129 and GL O.Z. overprinted #214 (Circulation 43,000) Type 2, long leg of “L” (rare on cover!). Cancelled Duplex NEW YORK/C/APR 10/1917/PAQUEBOT. Link to Auction Lot #43 image 30.00  
 

 

Old Overprint Errors of Haiti(1914-1920)

   
44 Scott #184 (7c Independence Palace Gonaives, circulation 5,000). Block of four, 2x MNH, 2x MLH, with extremely oblique overprint (Type 1, short leg of “L”) on all four stamps. Attractive! 30.00  
45 #186 (8c Catholic College Port-au-Prince, circulation 2,257). Horizontal pair, MLH, with very clear double overprint (Type 2, long leg of “L”) on right stamp. Very rare. Link to Auction Lot #45 image 40.00  
46 #214 (1p Presidential Palace Port-au-Prince, circulation 50,400). Block of four, 3x MNH, 1x MLH, with inverted overprint on all four stamps. Fine, rare and attractive. Link to Auction Lot #46 image 30.00  
47 #217 (20c Nord Alexis, circulation 56,000). Horizontal triple, MLH, with inverted overprints on all three right stamps. Very rare. Link to Auction Lot #47 image 20.00  
 

 

Modern Overprint Errors of Haiti

The HPS is offering some modern overprint errors. These items are from the former stock of our deceased member and great philatelic expert Brian Moorhouse (Peterborough, UK). Some of these items are unique.

   
48 Scott #B9. 1959. World Refugee Year 20c surcharge inverted on 50c Lincoln issue. Fine mint. Link to Auction Lot #48 image 20.00  
49 #B15 (2x, 1x MH, 1x with a little point in gum) & #CB27 (MNH). Surcharged with additional value and overprinted “Alphabétisation”. All three overprints are inverted. Link to Auction Lot #49 image 20.00  
50 #C49a. UPU. Wrong overprint 30c/1Gde, applied to #C49. Only 50 were overprinted. One of the rarest modern errors. Was offered and sold in Caphila auction Paris (4/2014) for €300 (approx. $414). Link to Auction Lot #50 image 150.00  
51 #C210 & #C213. Dag Hammarskjöld 20c and 1.50G values (1963) with the head vignette shifted 10mm to the right. Fine and rare. Link to Auction Lot #51 image 25.00  
52 #C220. Dag Hammarskjöld 1964 Red Cross Centenary 50c with overprint shift so that “1863 1963” dates are at the bottom. Fine mint. Link to Auction Lot #52 image 20.00  
53 #C240, #C241. Dag Hammarskjöld 20th anniversary of the United Nations. Inverted overprints. Very fine. Link to Auction Lot #53 image 20.00  
54 #CB9. Red Cross. Inverted overprint. Link to Auction Lot #54 image 20.00  
55 #CB16-18. Année des Refugies. “Centimes” instead of “1959 – 1960”. Link to Auction Lot #55 image 30.00  
56 #CB21. Pour le Sport. Inverted overprint. Link to Auction Lot #56 image 20.00  
57 #CB47. Alphabetisation. Inverted overprint. Link to Auction Lot #57 image 20.00  
 

 

Foreign Ship & Incoming Cancels on Haitian Stamps

   
58 Scott #32-37. Complete set of Palm II, cancelled with F to VF “AMSTERD:-W:INDIE”, Dutch ships. Rare offer of a complete cancelled set. 25.00  
59 #62, 97, 125, 126, 129. Five stamps with the Four-Ring-Cancel of St. Thomas (Danish West-Indies). Very rare offer. 40.00  
60 #22, 24 (Salomon) with very fine French “Ligne F”-Seapost-cancel, & #59, 62, 99 with very fine LE HAVRE cancel. 30.00  
61 #22, 23, 24 (Salomon); #28, 29, 30 (Palm 1); #32, 34, 35 (Palm II); #40, 42 (Palm III); #62 (Simon Sam). Very Fine group of Haitian postage with New York Incoming “12” post mark. 25.00  
62 #125, 126, 127, 129, 131, 136, 138 (Nord Alexis, Coat of Arms, Buildings) & #162, 163, 165 (Antoine Simon). 10 fine stamps all cancelled HAMBURG AMERICAN LINE ATLAS SERVICE. 35.00  
 

 

Section 2

   
63 British Postal Agency in Haiti, office in Jacmel. Scott #A13, Plate 15; clear “C59” obliteration. VF copy. Catalogue Value of $225. Link to Auction Lot #63 image 30.00  
64 #8. Mint, four copies. Positions 4, 5, 22, 48 in the reconstruction of a sheet of 50. VF condition. 10.00  
65 #9. Selection of 37 Used copies. No damaged stamp included. Catalogue Value of $120.25. Excellent lot for plating. Link to Auction Lot #65 image 10.00  
66 #10. Selection of 61 Used copies. Some are #10a and #10b. Catalogue Value of $97.50. No damaged copies included. Fine condition. Good source for plating. Link to Auction Lot #66 image 9.00  
67 #13. Selection of 43 Used copies in Fine condition; no damaged stamp included. Catalogue Value of $193.50. Link to Auction Lot #67 image 15.00  
68 #43. Block of 15 in MNH and VF condition. Catalogue Value for MNH copies is $112. Beautiful large block. Link to Auction Lot #68 image 30.00  
69 #44. Two copies Mint and Used and one copy in MNH with incomplete surcharge. Catalogue Value of $19.00. 5.50  
70 #55. Group of 50 copies in Mint and Used condition (mostly Used copies); all in VF condition. 2.00  
71 #909-912a. The complete bird set of 1999 in MNH, VF condition. The souvenir sheet is a very scarce issue undervalued by Scott. 15.00  
72 #934-940. Complete set of 6 in vertical pairs, including the very scarce souvenir sheet. Catalogue Value of $110, all in MNH and VF condition. 75.00  
73 #940. Souvenir sheet in MNH and VF condition. 55.00  
74 Cover. Service Officiel registered mail. Two covers, Port-au-Prince to New York, black color cachet on both covers. Paid with #C450, C452-53, and C455. 2.00  
75 Brochure of the Habitation Leclerc in Port-au-Prince. Large size and in color. Eight foldings on both sides; English language. Very nice with much color and good photos. 2.00  
 

 

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