Lot 2335Philippines, Official, 1944, 10c rose carmine, handstamped "VICTORY" in violet, o.g. (interleaving adherence), strong color, fresh and Fine; with 1977 Friedl certificate for block.
Scott No. O41 $500.
Lot 2336Philippines, 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.
Lot 2337Philippines, Revenue, Provisional, 1898, 10c Movil Especial, "CFM" initials, on 1898, 1p Sello revenue stamped paper (Sello 7) with "CFM" initials, document of November 1, 1898 business licence (to establish a bar) with full signature of Capt. C.F. Mudgett; document file fold and light corner stain, still Very Fine, believed to be the only known document with full signature of Capt. Mudgett (Warren 347C).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2338Philippines, Revenue, 1899, 1p dull pale lilac, vertical pair, margins close with corner nick, tied by blue boxed "Canceled" handstamps on U. S. Customs House permission form dated "Manila Jan 28th, 99" granting work on the cargo on board the S.S. "Elcano", in combination with Revenue, Provisional, 1898, 40c Sello + 10c Movil Especial, red "CHS" initials of Lieut. C.H. Sleeper, strip of five (349A) tied by boxed handstamps; file folds affecting strip, F.-V.F., the only reported combination use of the 1899 1p Sello issue on document as well as a very early use of this issue (Warren 366).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2339Philippines, Revenue, 1899, 10c red brown, horizontal pair, in combination with Revenue, Provisional, 1899 5c Movil Especial, "U.S. Internal Revenue" handstamp (507) tied by blue straight line "Guards will admit" handstamp on Vapor "Montanes" bill of lading with red illustrated full rigged ship at top, signed "J.D. Miley, MP"; some minor edge wear, F.-V.F., a rare revenue combination (Warren 514a).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2340Philippines, Revenue, 1947 Custom Fee "Victory" issues, halves on three coastwise licenses for ships M/S "Bisayas", ISS "Mayon" & M/S "Bowline Knot" from Manila to coastwise ports, all dated in 1948, Custom Fee issues include 100p (2), 50p (2), 20p, 5p (2), 1p plus additional Documentary issues, Very Fine (Warren 902//906), ex-A. Warren.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2341Philippines, Revenue, 1947 Custom Fee "Victory" issues, on 8 coastwise licenses all dated 1947, Custom Fee issues include 50p (2), 20p (4), 10p (3), 2p (12), and 1p (4), a pair of 10p with serial numbers 189 & 190 were probably used on the first day of sales (March 26, 1947), all with additional documentary issues (30), Very Fine, a scarce group.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2342 /Puerto Rico, Revenues, 1901, 1¢-$50 complete, o.g., most never hinged, strong colors, an F.-V.F. set.
Scott No. R1-R9 $725.
Lot 2343 ()Ryukyus, Kume Island, 1945, 7s black on cream, upper pane of 12, cancelled by neat Okinawa Kume Shima "20 10 1" First Day of Issue favor cds for October 1st 1945, position 8 with "7" & "Sen" one letter spaced at the left, wide sheet margins, two vertical creases affecting stamps in first and third rows, without gum as issued, otherwise Very Fine, with Scott catalog value not accounting for the spaced at left variety (unlisted in used condition).
Scott No. 1X1, 1X1a $30,000 for normal singles.
ONE OF THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLES OF THE KUME ISLAND 1945 7S PROVISIONAL ISSUE.
This was originally the personal property of LCDR Elwood J. Wilson, USNR, Commanding Officer of Military Government Detachment B-101-X. In this capacity, and as Deputy Military Governor of Kume Shima, he authorized the printing and issuing of this provisional postage stamp on October 1st, 1945. He requested Postmaster Norifumi Kikuzato to cancel a sheet of the stamps for him as a World War II souvenir.
Lot 2344 ()Ryukyus, Revenues, 1958, 1¢-$10 complete, without gum as issued, all fresh with vibrant colors, nice overall centering, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. R9-R16 $1,375.