Lot 897Philippines, 1879 50m First Issue Stationery Card (Printed in Error) Used To Berlin, 1878 Postal Card with full message, sent from Manila, April 11,1880 to Berlin, canceled by oval of crosses, front shows private company cachet and German receiver handstamp alongside to Manila dispatch cds, with arrival markings, little card toning and abrasions at left, An extremely rare commercial usage of this very rare stationery card; As of 2016 auction, only 4 used cards recorded by Peterson & Lewis and A. Laiz), this one being the fifth and previously unrecorded at that time. Edifil Nos. 1.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
ONE THE WORLD'S RAREST STATIONERY CARDS USED AND ONE OF THE CROWN JEWELS OF SPANISH PHILIPPINES.
Lot 898Philippines, 1881 UPU surcharge 3c/50m postal card from Manila to Anvers, 1879 Postal Card canceled by cds, alongside French paquebot octagonal "COL.ESPAG./ FR.LIGNE N no10" (Salles 1937) and "Modane a Paris" transit cds, both in red, along with Anvers arrival pmk, all on front, docketed Manila on back and long note, small card tear at right, Fine, very rare commercial usage of this postal stationery card. Edifil Nos. 2.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 899 EPhilippines, 1956 Red Cross Essay and Proof, essay on India paper in red brown mounted on card with no value tablet and red cross design, and issued color proof mounted on card, F.-V.F., essay very rare, proof scarce.
Scott Nos. 628E, 628P Estimate $300 - 400.