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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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Philippines

Lots 1491-1500 Lots 1501-1502

Lot 1491    

Philippines, 1904, $1 black, red Bandholtz "O.B." overprint, well centered single tied by "Malolos, Bulacan, P.I., Aug 25, 1908" duplex postmark on oversized registered "Headquarters Philippines Constabulary. Manila, P.I." official imprint cover signed H.B. Orwig at upper left, addressed to Col. H.H. Banholtz in Manila with red "Registered, Manila, P.I., Aug 26, 1906" date stamp; some vertical creasing at left and small tear at right, F.-V.F., a rare single franking usage.
Scott No. 237 var.    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1492    

Philippines, 1919 Manila Exhibition Flight - First Airmail Service in the Philippines (April 4-5), Aerial Post Card featuring photo of aviator Ruth Law on reverse (numbered 431 A), franked with 2c green tied by purple triangle cachet handstamp with additional strike on reverse; light central vertical fold, Very Fine, very scarce and seldom offered flight.
AAMC No. 3a; $850    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1493    

Philippines, Airmail, 1926, 2c Madrid-Manila Flight, a wonderful multiple franking on two oversized Madrid-Manila flight cover to Manila, with most stamps collaged into pilots names "Loriga" and "Gallarza" with pilots signatures below names, appropriate flight handstamps and cachets (but not flown) with "Manila, P.I., May 13, 1926" duplex postmarks; cover with some minor tone specks, Very Fine, a wonderful airmail duo.
Scott No. C1    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $180

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Lot 1494    

Philippines, Airmail, 1926, 30c Madrid-Manila Flight, in combination with 1926, 2c pair + 6c Madrid-Manila Flight (C1+C3) on registered parcel cover to Beaver Dam, Wis., tied by "Manila, Registry" handstamps with purple "Registered, Manila, P.I., Aug 5, 1926" boxed date stamp, receiving backstamp, Very Fine and choice, a very scarce three color franking combination.
Scott No. C12    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 1495    

Philippines, Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service, 1943, 2c blue, full gum, o.g., never hinged, slight tone strip at bottom left selvage, otherwise Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Stamps used between 1943 and 1945 by guerrillas in free Philippines areas, used by Wendell Fertig, commander of Mindanao guerrillas on outgoing mail (infrequent at best).

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Lot 1496    

Philippines, Free Philippines Guerrilla Postal Service, 1943, 2c blue, tied by purple "Posted in the Free Philippines, Mindanao Guerilla Area, 6 Dec, 1944" oval datestamp legal-size cover from Col. Wendell Fertig to Maj. Gen. S.B. Akin, C ig O, GHQ, matching purple "By Officer Courier" straightline at bottom right; reduced at left and filing holes, Fine and rare, only 500 stamps issued and 36 covers recorded.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Col. Wendell Fertig was an engineer who organized and led the guerrilla war against the Japanese on Mindanao in World War 2.

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Current Opening Bid: $270

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Lot 1497    

Philippines, Official Seal, 1911, yellow, rich color, used to seal flap on cover bearing 2¢ green tied by "Manila, P.I. Aug 19" duplex to Camp Stotsenburg, Pampanga, reverse with purple "Open When Received at Manila" straightline and partial "Camp Stotsenburg, Pampanga, P.I., Aug 19, 1912" receiver; cover reduced at right trimming 2¢ green stamp, Fine and rare official seal use, ex-Kotanchik.
Scott No. OX6    $1,750.

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Current Opening Bid: $260

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Lot 1498    

Philippines, Official Seal, 1913, lemon yellow, two seals, tied by red "RECEIVED IN BAD ORDER" straightline on front and back of 1928 cover from Paris, France to Manila, Philippines via Siberia, three Chinese Post Office Seals tied by "Shanghai, 18.1.26" cds enroute sealing edges, Very Fine and rare dual China-Philippines seal use, ex-Kotanchik.
Scott No. OX7    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $525

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Lot 1499    

Philippines, Official Seal, 1934, dark blue, five seals, tied by purple "Foreign Mail Station, Manila Post Office, Feb 8, 1938" cds on 1938 registered cover from Nice to Pasay, Philippines, purple "Received in Bad Order" straightline, purple "Registered, Pasay, Rizal, P.I., Feb 9, 1938" framed arrival backstamp; faults as to be expected, a Very Fine and scarce seal use, ex-Kotanchik.
Scott No. OX11    $300.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 1500    

Philippines, Official Seal, 1934, dark blue, tied by purple "Received in Bad Order" on legal-size 1937 Clipper Airmail cover from New York N.Y. to Manila, Philippines bearing $1 violet brown (571), pair and single, tied by "New York, N.Y., Sta. P, Feb 9, 1937" duplexes at quadruple the 75¢ airmail rate, typewriter endorsed "Via Clipper Mail", Very Fine, ex-Kotanchik.
Scott No. OX11    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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