Lot 2214Philippines, 1926, 2c//10p Madrid-Manila Flight issues, set lacking rarities C7-C8 & C16, o.g. (couple lower values with brownish gum), strong colors, F.-V.F. overall; C15 with 1972 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. C1-C6, C9-C15, C17 $3,255.
Lot 2215Philippines, Airmail, 1926, 16c Madrid-Manila Flight, violet overprint, o.g., lightly hinged, typical centering for this notoriously difficult issue, strong bright color, Fine, very scarce, with only 300 issued.
Scott No. C7 $2,800.
Lot 2216Philippines, Airmail, 1926, 16c Madrid-Manila Flight, red overprint, slightly tropicalized o.g., typical centering for this notoriously off-centered issue, strong color, light central horizontal crease, Fine appearance, still a very presentable example of this rare key airmail issue, with only 100 issued.
Scott No. C8 $5,000.
Lot 2217Philippines, 1899, 2¢ carmine on blue, entire to North Adams, Mass., posted with "New York, Dec 6, 1902" duplex postmark canceling, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a rare U.S. domestic usage of a Philippines envelope (photo on web site).
Scott No. U11 Estimate $100 - 150.