Lot 2201Philippines, Burauen, Leyte, Phil, Feb 5, 1945, 5:00 PM, provisional manuscript postmarks in circle resembling circular date stamps, tying 1945, 2¢-20¢ + 1p Victory issues on legal size cover to Taunton, Mass., notation by sender "Re-Opening P.O., 1st Victory stamps, sold at Burauen, Leyte, P.I., cancelled in ink because Japs had confiscated regular cancellation stamps" at left with and postmaster certification above; some minor toning, Very Fine.
Scott No. 485-492, 494 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2202Philippines, Registered Covers, 1899-1904, four items; 1899 Manila to N.Y.C. bearing U.S. 5¢ Bureau two singles and 1900 Manila to Colorado on Headquarters corner card cover franked with 1899, 10¢ brown (217), 1899 Cebu to N.Y.C. on U.S. 2¢ entire uprated with 1899 3¢ +5¢ (215+216), and 1904 Camp Stotsenburg to Rizal on 1¢ entire uprated with 1910, 8¢ (222); some flaws, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2203Philippines, Revolutionary Government, 1899 Manila Communications Department Office Accounting Report, from September 27th to December 27th, accounting (on both sides of document) of various telegram communications, with various handstamps, Very Fine, an unusual telegram receipt form.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2204 ()Ryukyus, Amami District, 1948, "Ken" (inspection seal) on Mt. Fuji and Cherry Blossoms, 10s red orange, imperf, without gum as issued, large margins all around, very light bend at bottom, fresh & Extremely Fine, exceptionally rare, only 48 issued.
Scott No. 2X16 $2,500.
Lot 2205 ()Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, $1 rose lilac, imperf between, horizontal pair, without gum as issued, F.-V.F., a desirable error.
Scott No. 53a $500.
Lot 2206Samoa, 1887, 1d green + 2d yellow, tied by "Apia, Samoa, Jan 28" cds on 1881 cover to Lynn, Mass., in combination with U.S. 1890, 10¢ green (226) tied by waffle grid handstamp, reverse with San Francisco transit and receiving postmarks; flaws in 2d stamp, F.-V.F., a scarce combination; with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11+13 Estimate $150 - 200.