Lot 3395Philippines, Mil. Sta. No. 1 Manila, Phil. Isl'd., Jun 9, 98. Cds and duplex tying U.S. 1898, 10¢ gray violet on commercial corner card cover to Pulsnitz, Germany, "by s.s. Pundua, via Singapore" routing endorsement; minor cover edge wrinkling, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 290 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3396Philippines, 1899, 2¢ red. Tied by "Mil. Sta., Ilo Ilo Phil. Islds., Dec 11,1900" duplex cds on cover to Binghamton, N.Y., enclosure dateline and cover endorsed "U.S.S. Don Juan de Austria"; faint cover soiling, F.-V.F., USS Don Juan de Austria was a U.S. Navy gunboat. Formerly a Spanish Navy unprotected cruiser, she was captured in 1898 during the battle of Manila Bay.
Scott No. 214 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3397Philippines, 1899, 5¢ blue. Tied by purple "Military Station, Cebu, P.I., Nov 2, 1899" cds and bar duplex on cover to Binghamton, N.Y., sailor's corner card with purple straight line "U.S.S. Monadnock" handstamp and additional "U.S. Gov't Employees Letter., J.A. Fealy, Supt. Military Station No. 4, Cebu" straight line handstamp; sealed cover edge tear at bottom, F.-V.F., reported to be the only example of this Employees Letter handstamp.
Scott No. 216 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 3398Philippines, 1901, $1 black, type I. O.g., lightly hinged, beautifully centered amid large well balanced margins, gorgeous intensely rich color, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, quite certainly one of the finest known; with 1997 and 2008 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 223 $450.
Lot 3399Philippines, 1901, $2 dark blue. O.g., barest trace of hinge (appears n.h.), exceptional centering amid well balanced margins, deep rich color and remarkably fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, a wonderful mint gem high value; with 1996 and 2008 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 224 $450.
Lot 3400Philippines, 1904, $5 dark green. O.g., lightly hinged, precision centering amid evenly balanced margins, fresh with rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, a lovely gem high value; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 239 $1,000.
Lot 3401Philippines, 1906, 4p dark blue. Top margin plate number single, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears n.h.), rich color, fresh and Very Fine; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 253 $160.
Lot 3402Philippines, Airmail, 1926, 2p Madrid-Manila Flight. Block of 4, tropicalized o.g., bold color, few faintly toned perf tip in top left stamp, F.-V.F.; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. C13 $2,600.
Lot 3403Philippines, Special Delivery, 1901, 10¢ dark blue. In combination with 1903-04, 2¢ carmine (natural s.e. at left) on locally addressed cover to the Malacanan Palace with "U.S. Flagship Rainbow" corner card, tied by "Manila, P.I., Oct 15" cds and duplex killer, Very Fine, quite possibly a first day of issue usage.
Scott No. E1+240 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3404Philippines, Postage Due, 1900, 2¢ deep claret, Paris Exposition Special Printing. O.g., hinge remnant, fresh with rich color, Fine, a very rare and seldom offered issue; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. J2 $1,750.