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United States Possessions

Lots 1755-1764 Lots 1765-1774 Lots 1775-1784 Lot 1785

Lot 1755 /o   

U.S. Possessions, Collection, well formed assembly of issues on pages in Scott album; starting with Canal Zone missing only a couple scarce regular issues, complete airmails including #CO8-CO12, due complete mixed */o and official missing only #O8, U.S. Admin. Cuba virtually complete, strong D.W.I. missing only four issue with additional varieties, mint Guam including complete Guard Mail issues, Hawaii with a few early King issues and basic completion in Banknote & Pictorials, Officials complete, etc., Philippines with a selection of Spanish issues and better U.S. Admin. present, mint Puerto Rico with dues; with condition above the norm throughout, inspection recommended.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $2,900

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Lot 1756    

U.S. Possessions, and Stationery, group of 44 covers, cards and entires, includes Cuba, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Danish West Indies, Hawaii Terr., noted 1851 Ponce Puerto Rico stampless use to Portland via Baltimore "Ship 7", 1902 "Agana, island of Guam" cds on #279B cover to New Bedford Mass., 1901 "Aguana, Guam." purple straightline on Guam #5 to Saipan, DWI #7c and two #16b bisect usages, etc.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $400

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Lot 1757    

U.S. Possessions, U.S. Territories New Issue Group, new issue accumulation in glassines from 1990s through about 2015, all fresh mint NH and VF, including sets, singles, souvenir sheets, sheetlets etc., all in original priced envelopes as received from distributor, much topical appeal, total original prices $800+.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $80

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Lot 1758 /o   

U.S. Possessions, Revenue Collection, 1856-1969, of over 1,600 stamps neatly mounted and written up on quadrille pages in Scott album; with Puerto Rico (847) including cigarette tax mounted by month/year by company name, 1856-66 judicial fee (44), 1894-97 revenues for shipping documents (24), 1900 internal revenues (23), slave documents (4), 1902-69 documentary (93), wine & spirits strips (29), 25 U.S. Virgin Islands (Sc. $993.50), Guam hunting & fishing stamps (10 different) Canal Zone liquor stamps, Alaska liquor stamps, Phillippines 1899-1902 Internal Revenues - a fine study of these issues mounted by types 1-4, plate blocks, cancels on piece (32), etc. (464 revenues), forgeries (6), double overprints (11) some Hawaii (Sc. $177.50), etc.; some duplication to be expected.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $800

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Lot 1759    

Canal Zone, Post Card Collection, includes 54 mostly mint real photo cards with many views of canal and locks, and over 65 multicolored cards mostly used including a nice run of Maduro series cards; worth review.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $210

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Lot 1760 /o   

Canal Zone, Collection, 1904-76, substantial parallel mint and used collection housed on pages in 5 binders; starting with #2 */o (both with APS certs), 1904 U.S. overprints complete */o, 1904-06 Map issues lacking #15 but with many additional varieties including #9b in block, #10 spaced "AL" in imprint block, #10a invert overprint (cat $225), 12-12b varieties in blocks, 13b (cat $175), 19b in block (cat $210), etc., similar following Portrait issues with many nice multiple mostly mint, varieties including #22 "ONE" and "ANA" errors in blocks, #22e, #35 corner margin block of four mint, #39c (small flaws, cat $550), #46 & 46b mint, #52a mint, 1920 Views complete mint, #67 mint (crease), strong completion in later including booklets and some plate blocks, completion in airmails with additional plate blocks, air official lacking type II's, due with #J2 block used and near complete mint from #J4 on including additional blocks, officials and seals, also some useful balance material including covers and postal cards; with owner's 2014 Scott cat. $18,440+, worth careful inspection.
Scott No. 2//OX6a    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.

Realized: $3,000

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Lot 1761    

Canal Zone, Cover Collection, 1904-78, of approximately 180 covers and cards with nice range of stamp usages for the period; starting with the 1904 U.S. overprint issues including 2¢ tied by "Canal Zone Government" straight line spelling error postmark, nice range of early postmarks, 1904-06 Map issues including 4-color franking registered with #14 from Paraiso and a Scott 18+11 combination on registered cover from Ancon, following portrait issues include better issues on cover, 1909 registered 3-color franking to London, #56 on wrapper from Germany forwarding to U.S., #64 solo usage on registered cover (cat $175), later with airmail and FDC usages, etc.; owner's basic stamp on cover catalog $5,000.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 1762 /o   

Canal Zone, Better Group, 1904-26, of 18 items; includes used #2-3, 33a mint, 62a mint block, used 71b and 71e booklet, 91c mint and CO8-CO12 with extras, also a group of fake first issues (not counted).
Scott No. 2//CO12; $3,305    Estimate $600 - 800.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1763    

Canal Zone, Covers and Stationery, group of 54 covers, cards and entires, note #U7 mint, #U9 used with R.P.O. cancel, 120-135 Crosby FDCs, C15-C20 FDC set, S.S. City of New York 1929 Byrd Expedition use from Pedro Miguel, some later flight and FDC covers, etc.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 1764    

Canal Zone, Airmail Cover Collection, 1925-77, over 75 covers and cards with a comprehensive range of airmail issues; including #C2 used on postcard, #C5 + Columbia issues on SCADTA flights, later with various flights, scarce destinations, three U.S. Special Delivery combination frankings, 8 Airpost Official usages, also a 1945 Ocean to Ocean Victory Loan cachet cover with Roosevelt enclosure and three Aug 3, 1937 Cristobal plane crash covers (two different cachet handstamps) with one bearing a OX3 on reverse; owner's cat value $1,500+.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $750

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