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Philippines - Postal Cards

Lots 1566-1575 Lots 1576-1580

Lot 1566    

Philippines, Postal Card, 1903, 1¢ black, Unused card with purple " "La Yebana" Cigar Factory Manila" handstamp, reverse with printed "Hacienda Yeban: Casas de Colonos" colonist homes scene; trivial corner crease upper right, Very Fine and choice unused example of this rare card, about a dozen unused examples are known. USPCC No. S3.
Scott No. UX3    $1,250.

Realized: $650

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Lot 1567    

Philippines, Postal Card, 1903, 1¢ black, bearing 2c deep green (241) tied by "Manila P.I. Mar 6, 1908" duplex to Vincennes Ind., purple " "La Yebana" Cigar Factory Manila" handstamp, reverse with printed deep purple "Hacienda Yeban: Casas de Colonos" colonist homes scene, Vicennes arrival machine cancel; light creasing, still Very Fine. USPCC No. S3.
Scott No. UX3    $1,150.

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1903 "PHILIPPINES" TYPE B OVERPRINT ISSUE.

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Realized: $1,800

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Lot 1568    

Philippines, Postal Card, 1903, 1¢ black, cancelled by "Manila, P.I. Nov 10, 1903" duplex to Everett Wash., partial wavy flag machine cancel arrival; some toning on back, Very Fine, the earliest reported date of use. USPCC No. S5.
Scott No. UX5    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $325

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Lot 1569    

Philippines, Postal Card, 1903, 1¢ black, uprated with 1¢ blue green (226) tied by "Manila, P.I., Aug 10, 4" duplex to Bangkok, Siam, Singapore (8.22) transit and Bangkok (8.26) arrival cds, Very Fine and rare destination. USPCC No. S5.
Scott No. UX5    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $400

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Lot 1570    

Philippines, Postal Card, 1906, 1¢ black, mint card, Very Fine. USPCC No. S7.
Scott No. UX7    $275.

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Lot 1571    

Philippines, Postal Card, 1906, 1¢ black, "O.B." overprint, purple framed "O.B." and matching "Penalty for private use, $300." / Official Mail" two-line handstamps plus Bureau of Constabulary Manila address handstamp., Very Fine and exceptionally rare official business use. USPCC No. S7 var.
Scott No. UX7 var.    Estimate $500 - 750.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS OFFICIAL BUSINESS POSTAL CARD USE.

Realized: $1,150

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Lot 1572    

Philippines, Postal Card, 1906, 1¢ black, cancelled by "Manila, P.I. Mar 14 '6" duplex used locally; upper left corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, the earliest reported date of use. USPCC No. S7.
Scott No. UX7    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $450

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Lot 1573    

Philippines, Postal Card, 1906, 1¢ black, uprated with 2¢ deep green (241) tied by "Cebu, P.I. Nov 23" duplex to Hamburg, Germany, Manila Transit (11.26) cds, light corner creasing, Very Fine and scarce foreign use. USPCC No. S7.
Scott No. UX7    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $190

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Lot 1574    

Philippines, 1944, 2¢ green "VICTORY" overprint, cancelled by provisional blue ms. "Carigara Leyte, Jan 29, 1945, 4 pm" in circle postmark to Taeleban, Leyte, typed endorsement "First Day Cover, Reopening of the Carigara Postoffice" at bottom left; light overall toning, otherwise Very Fine and rare undercataloged used example, only 190 were issued. USPCC No. S23 $600.
Scott No. UX20    $225.

Realized: $525

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Lot 1575    

Philippines, 1944, 2¢ green "VICTORY" overprint, mint card on buff, few minute tone spots, otherwise Very Fine and undercataloged, a rare card as only 190 were issued. USPCC No. S23 $300.
Scott No. UX20    $225.

A mint example of this card with creasing sold for $1,840 at Matthew Bennett in 2006, and is wildly undercataloged.

Realized: $260

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