Philatelic Auction No. 5

 

Closing Date: 8pm, GMT, September 10, 2021

 

 

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General Auction

 

CLOSED AUCTION – FINAL STATUS

 

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Lot Number


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Starting Bid (SB)
Final Price (FP)


SPANISH ERA
Queen Isabella II



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1.

Stampless Cover. 1848 Cover from Manila to London, via Singapore and Marseilles. Dateline Manila 20 March 1848. Notice on reverse indicating cover sent via Russell & Sturgis forwarding agent. Singapore boxed transit cancel and 24 May 1848 receiving circular date stamp. As per French-British treaties a total of 2-shillings 3-pence charged to the recipient (with manuscript 2/3 on front). Original two page letter remains intact. Very fine. Scarce usage.





SB - $75
FP - $81

 

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2.

Scott 1. Mint (NG). 5-cuartos Orange with fresh colour and four average to good margins, none touching the outer frame lines. A couple of minor washed stains noted for accuracy, not mentioned on certificate. These do not detract from the overall appearance of this truly magnificent gem of Philippine philately. Very seldom offered in mint condition. Scott Cat $4,000. Exfima 1978 Certificate.




SB - $1,000
FP - $1,055

 

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3.

Scott 1. Used. 5-cuartos Orange with Circle of Dots Cancel. Fresh colour with four very good to excellent margins, clear of all four frame lines. Light cancels for this issue, not detracting overall appearance. Very fine and seldom offered as such. Scott Cat $350


SB - $200
FP - $280

 

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4.

Scott 2. Used. 10-cuartos Carmine with Circle of Dots Cancel. Nice deep shade with four good to very good margins, clear of all four margins. Light cancel providing a clear image. Stamp Position 14. Very fine and seldom offered so nice. Scott Cat $250


SB - $150
FP - $210

 




5.

Scott 2a. Used. 10-cuartos Rose with Circle of Dots Cancel. Nice colour for this shade. Average to better margins, slightly tight on top right and a little rough on bottom but just clear of margins. Bottom right corner cancel, not defacing the stamp. Stamp Position 38. Very attractive and a scarce shade. Scott Cat $250+



SB - $150
FP - $180

 

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6.

Scott 4. Mint (OG. Light HR). 1-real Blue with very fresh colour. Four average to better margins, clear of all four margins. A couple of gum tone spots on front and very minor crease on top. Beautiful stamp despite minor faults. Seldom offered as fine in mint condition. Scott Cat $1,000



SB - $350
FP - $1165

 

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7.

Scott 4a. Used. 1-real Slate Blue with Small Baeza Circular Date Stamp. Commonly found dull colour for this shade. Four decent margins. Lovely Sock on the Nose 17 September 1861 postal strike. Excellent specialist stamp. Scott Cat $300


SB - $100
FP - $100

 




8.

Scott 5. Used. 2-reales Slate Green with Circle of Dots Cancel. Excellent colour for this issue with three good margins, just touching on top. Minor bend on top left corner. Light left corner cancel not defacing Queen’s image. A choice stamp and seldom found as nice. Scott Cat $250



SB - $100
FP - $255

 

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9.

Scott 9. Used. 2-real Carmine with partial Small Baeza Circular Date Stamp. Fresh, deep colour with tight margins, touching on top right, bottom right, and bottom. Overall sound stamp with lovely partial postal strike. Very appealing. Scott Cat $200


SB - $75
FP - $76

 




10.

Scott 10-11. Mint (NG, HR). 5-cuartos & 10-cuartos 1859 issue. Good colour with commonly found tight margins. Nice duo.

SB - $15
FP - $21

 

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11.

Scott 12 (2). Used. 5-cuartos Vermilion with Small Baeza Circular Date Stamps. Fresh colour. Commonly found tight margins and just touching on top of both stamps. Second stamp with small thin on reverse, not showing through to front. Nicely struck cancels not detracting overall appearance. Lovely pair. Scott Cat $80



SB - $20
FP - $26

 

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12.

Scott 13. Mint (NG). 5-cuartos Dull Red with good margins for this issue (all found with very tight margins). Fresh colour and a beautiful looking stamp. Scarcely seen so fine. Scott Cat $190


SB - $75
FP - $91

 




13.

Scott 13 (2). Used. 5-cuartos Dull Red. Left stamp with fresh colour, three good margins just touching on top left, Large Baeza Circular Date Stamp. Right stamp with average colour, commonly found tight margins, light Parrilla cancel. Nice combination and excellent stamps for the postal specialist. Scarce postally used. Scott Cat $190



SB - $75
Unsold

 

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14.

Scott 14. Used. 5-cuartos Vermilion with three good margins, just cutting into on top left corner. With Tribunal de Masinloc Cancel. Good colour, slight age foxing noted. Very scarce postal usage.


SB - $75
Unsold

 

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15.

Scott 14. Mint (NG). 5-cuartos Vermilion with three good margins, tight on left. Fresh colour. A couple of small spots noted for accuracy and some very light edge toning. Overall, a nice looking stamp.


SB - $5
FP - $5

 

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16.

Scott 14 (2). Used. 5-cuartos Vermilion. Left stamp with deep shade, Parrilla cancel, margins touching on bottom left and top right. Right stamp with good colour, Large Baeza Circular Date Stamp, margins cut touching on top left and right. Lovely addition to any postal cancel collector.



SB - $10
FP - $18

 

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17.

Scott 14-15. Mint (NG). 5-cuartos and 10-cuartos with good colour. Commonly found tight margins, just touching on top of 5c stamp. The 10c value is scarce and a much sought after stamp. Nice pair.


SB - $20
FP - $20

 

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18.

Scott 14-17. Mint. Set of four stamps. 5-cuartos Vermilion (NG), average to tight margins, fresh colour. 10-cuartos Carmine (NG), crisp colour with decent margins all around. 1-real Violet (OG, HR), good colour, three large margins, tight on left but clear of stamp frame line. 2-reales Blue (NG), fresh colour with four good margins. A very tough set to complete and high values missing in a lot of collections. Scott Cat $1550.




SB - $700
FP - $700

 

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19.

Scott 18. Mint (OG, Light HR). 1-real Grey-Green with very fresh colour and four generous margins for this issue. Very small thin spot on reverse on bottom left not affecting front appearance. A choice stamp and seldom offered so fine. Scarce. Scott Cat $500.



SB - $200
FP - $200

 

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20.

Scott 20. Used. 1-real Green with Parrilla Cancel. Crisp colour for this issue. Four tight margins but just clear of the frame lines. Lovely clean postal strike not defacing the stamp. Seldom seen used so nice.


SB - $20
FP - $20

 

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21.

Scott 21-24. Mint (NG, HR). Complete set of 1864 issues. Fresh colour and all with good to very good margins. 25c with a couple of tone spots on bottom left and top margins. A nice set.


SB - $12
FP - $19

 

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22.

Scott 24 - Forgery. Used. 25-cuartos Stamp Forgery printed in Red with bogus Grill Cancel. Two good margins, tight on left and top, clear of frame lines. Good overall condition for this deceptive forgery. Gooding #24-F1.


SB - $10
FP - $10

 

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SPANISH ERA
Habilitado Por La Nacion





23.

Scott 26 - Forgery. Mint (OG, Heavy HR). 1-real Green issue from Antilles on unwatermarked paper. Forged HPLN overprint. All genuine issues were overprinted on Loops watermarked paper. A deceptive forgery. Excellent reference stamp.


SB - $15
FP - $19

 

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24.

Scott 27. Mint (NG). 2-real Carmine with very fresh colour. Good top and bottom margins, just touching on left and tight on right but clear of frame line. Nicely struck HPLN overprint. Very nice looking stamp. Scarce. Scott Cat $290


SB - $90
FP - $90

 




25.

Scott 30, 33, 34. Used. 5-cuartos Vermilion with fresh colour, tight margins all around, clean Parrilla cancel. 1-real Grey-Green with deep shade, very tight margins all around, smudged HPLN overprint, light Circle of Dots cancel. 1-real Green with good colour, decent margins but tight on top right, slightly smudge Parrilla cancel. A difficult group of stamps. Average overall condition. Scott Cat $150




SB - $25
FP - $25

 

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26.

Scott 34. Used. 1-real Green with fresh, vibrant colour for this issue. Average to good margins. Nicely struck HPLN overprint. Light, indistinct cancel. A lovely looking stamp and not often encountered as such.


SB - $12
Unsold

 

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27.

Scott 35-38. Mint (OG/NG, HR). Complete set of the 1868 HPLN issue. Good to very fresh colour. All decent four margin copies. A difficult set to complete in mint condition. Scott Cat $75


SB - $25
FP - $28

 

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SPANISH ERA
King Amadeo





28.

Scott 39-41. Used. Parrilla Cancels. 5c and 10c centred low. All with good colour. Nice group. Scott Cat $65

SB - $15
Unsold

 

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29.

Scott 39-42. Used. Complete set of 1871 issues. Good to very good colour. Generally find for these issues. A difficult set to complete. Scott Cat $125

SB - $40
FP - $40

 




30.

Scott 43-47. Mint / Used. (HR). Complete set of 1872 King Amadeo issues. 16c with pulled perf on top right corner. 25c and 1p25c mint (NG). Good colour throughout for these stamps. Decent looking set. Scott Cat $150


SB - $40
FP - $41

 

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31.

Scott 43-47. Used. Complete set of 1872 King Amadeo issues. Average to good colour. A couple of stamps with slightly smudged cancels, otherwise a nice looking group. 16c with good colour and decent perfs, seldom seen as nice. Difficult set to complete. Scott Cat $100



SB - $30
FP - $30

 




32.

Scott 43 (2) - Variety. Mint (NG, HR). 12c Blue Unissued stamps proposed for release in 1873. Regular issue on left. Specimen (Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras) Overprint stamp on right. Very nice combination issue. Scarce.


SB - $60
Unsold

 

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33.

Scott 46 (3) - Variety. Mint (NG, HR). 62 Rose Unissued stamps proposed for release in 1873. Regular issue on left. Imperforate Proof stamp in centre. Specimen (Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras) stamp on right. Fine to very fine overall condition. Scarce and a very nice group. Seldom offered.



SB - $90
Unsold

 




34.

Scott 47 - Proof. Mint (NG, HR). 1p25c Trial Colour printing in Light Blue on Pink Paper. Centred bottom left with good colour and decent perfs for this issue. Very scarce proof and seldom offered. Great specialist lot.


SB - $50
Unsold

 


SPANISH ERA
King Alfonso XII





35.

Scott 52. Used. 2c Rose with Santo Tomas, Provincia de La Union Oval Crown Cancel on small piece. Very fine for this particular cancel, as most copies found are heavily smudged. Scarce origin with early usage. Much sought after cancel.


SB - $120

Unsold

 

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36.

Scott 52, 54-58. Mint (OG/NG, HR). Short set of the 1875 Alfonso XII issue. Some minor foxing on 2c stamp, otherwise generally better condition on the other stamps. Average to better centring.


SB - $20
FP - $23

 

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37.

Scott 52-58. Mint (OG/NG, HR). Complete set of the 1875 Alfonso XII issue. Scott 53 (OG, Heavy HR) with gum disturbance causing some foxing on front of stamp, mainly around perfs. Rest of set in average to better condition. Scarce set to complete. Scott Cat $330



SB - $70
Unsold

 

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38.

Scott 52-58. Used. Complete set of the 1875 Alfonso XII issue. Scott 53 with lovely Parrilla postal strike on top, leaving most of the stamp clear. Average to better overall condition throughout. A very scarce set, harder in used than mint condition, despite lower catalog values. Scott Cat $128



SB - $50
FP - $50

 

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39.

Scott 56, 58 - Proof. Mint. 12c Lilac (NG, Light HR) with fresh colour, four good margins, and overall sound stamp. 25c Green (OG, Heavy HR) with average colour, decent margins, some minor creasing caused by gum tightening. Nice duo.


SB - $25
FP - $25

 

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40.

Scott 62-65, 67-69, 71. Mint (OG/NG, HR). Short set of the 1878 Alfonso XII issue. Scott 63 with minor thin on reverse, not showing through. Scott 69 with a couple of pulled perfs on top. Scott 71 with some perf faults, mainly on bottom left corner. Otherwise, a nice group. Tough stamps to find in very fine condition.



SB - $30
Unsold

 

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41.

Scott 62-71. Mint (OG/NG, HR) / Used. Complete set of the 1878 Alfonso XII issue. Average to better condition with commonly found rough or blunt perfs on some issues. Scott 70 heavily stained, with scuff marks on bottom front, blunt perfs, rounded perf on bottom left, with large circular hole punch, most likely a remainder cancel. Scott 70 is sold As Is as unable to confidently confirm shade due to soiled condition. Scarce set to complete. Scott Cat $696





SB - $100
FP - $100

 

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42.

Scott 63. Mint (NG). 25m Green with deep, vibrant colour. Centred top right with good perfs for this issue. Couple of perf tone marks noted. Otherwise, a gorgeous looking stamp. Very difficult to find and missing in a lot of collections.


SB - $25
FP - $25

 




43.

Scott 66. Mint (NG, HR). 100m Carmine with vibrant colour. Centred top right, vertical perfs just touching right frame line (part of adjacent stamp margin on right). A very nice looking stamp. Scarce and seldom encountered. Scott Cat $110


SB - $45
FP - $76

 




44.

Scott 72-73. Mint (Dry OG, HR). Fresh colour with commonly found rough or blunt perfs. Small Type UPU Surcharge. Nice duo. Scott Cat $107

SB - $30
FP - $30

 




45.

Scott 72-73. Used. Generally fresh colour. Scott 72 centred bottom left with lovely partial Parrilla strike. Scott 73, well centred, with scarce Manila - Star Circular Date Cancel. Nice stamps and not often found as cleanly used.


SB - $15
FP - $15

 

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46.

Scott 74-75. Used. Fresh colour. Both stamps generally well centred with light cancels. A scarce pair and seldom offered. Scott Cat $115

SB - $45
FP - $63

 

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47.

Scott 78-88, 137-139, 138a. Mint (OG/NG, HR). Complete set of the 1880-1888 Alfonso XII series. Average to better overall condition. Scott 84 (Dry OG, HR) centred top right with good colour, disturbed gum, horizontal crease towards bottom half of stamp. A difficult set to complete with the 10c Green stamp.



SB - $30
FP - $61

 




48.

Scott 76, 80 (2), 83. Used with Germann & Co Business Handstamps. Fresh appearance and a very nice group of stamps. Excellent specialist lot.

SB - $10
FP - $12

 

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49.

Scott 84. Mint (OG, Heavy HR). Very fresh colour and generally well centred. A few commonly found rough or blunt perfs. Minor gum wrinkling, causing minor creases in some part of front, but does not detract from overall appearance. A very scarce stamp and missing in a lot of collections. Scott Cat $300


SB - $100
SOLD POST AUCTION

 

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SPANISH ERA
Era of Surcharges





50.

Scott 93. Mint (NG). Base stamp with good colour, centred right. Average perfs for this issue. Nice centrally struck surcharge. A very difficult stamp. Scott Cat $140

SB - $50
FP - $86

 

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51.

92 (3), 93 (2), 97 (4), 98, 102 (4) - Forgery. Mint / Used. Nice group of 14 Surcharge Era stamps, all with forged surcharges. An excellent reference lot and one for the specialist of this period. Some dangerous forgeries included.


SB - $30
FP - $30

 

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52.

Scott 94 (4). Used. Block of Four with Telegraph Hole Punch usage. Base stamp with fresh colour, centred left. Four nice surcharge strikes. Bottom left stamps showing partial double overprint. Minor horizontal crease on bottom right stamp noted for accuracy. A lovely looking block.



SB - $10
FP - $11

 

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53.

94a, 119 (2), 127, 129, 133 - Forgery. Mint / Used. Nice group of six Surcharge Era stamps, all with forged surcharges. A number of very high catalog value stamps. An excellent reference lot and one for the specialist of this period. Some dangerous forgeries included.



SB - $20
FP - $20

 

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54.

102, 103 (6), 104 (2), 106, 122 (2), 124, 126 - Forgery. Mint / Used. Nice group of 14 Surcharge Era stamps, all with forged surcharges. An excellent reference lot and one for the specialist of this period. Some higher catalog items include. Some dangerous forgeries included.



SB - $30
FP - $33

 

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SPANISH ERA
King Alfonso XIII





55.

192-211. Mint (OG/NG, HR). Complete set of 1898 Alfonso XIII series. Average to better condition for this issue. Nice set. Scott Cat $116

SB - $30
FP - $58

 

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56.

Scott 198 - Marianas. Used. Stamp centred top right, with good colour. With scarce Oblong Dotted Cancel with Star in Centre, only used in the Marianas Islands. Rare usage and very seldom offered. Great specialist stamp.


SB - $100
FP - $100

 

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AGUINALDO REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD





57.

Scott Y1-Y2 Cover. Trimmed Cover on right with stamps affixed on top left corner, tied with beautiful strike of Presidencia Local / Angat Bulakan Circular Revolutionary Cancel. Some soiling on stamps otherwise a nice looking cover. Very scarce with only a few Y1 examples recorded on cover. A great addition to any Aguinaldo collector.



SB - $500
FP - $955

 

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58.

Scott Y1-Y3, YP1, YP1a, YF1 + Others - Error. Y1 (Used) with fresh colour, thin on reverse causing minor central tear visible on front. Others (Mint, NG) in average to better condition. Includes the scarce Y3 and Trans de Ganados stamps. A complete run of Aguinaldo stamps, and seldom offered as a complete set. The Y1 and Y3 are the key stamps to this set, and often missing in most collections. A chance to fill that elusive gap in your collection.





SB - $200
FP - $200

 




59.

Scott Y2 (4). Used. Block of Four, reinforced with hinges on reverse, with gorgeous Communicaciones Filipina / Lal-Loc Circular Revolutionary Cancel. Very fresh and an excellent specialist block. Scarce.


SB - $75
FP - $80

 




60.

Scott Y3. Mint (NG). Fresh colour and very well centred for this issue. One pulled perf on bottom, otherwise a very appealing stamp. Scarce. Scott Cat $150

SB - $50
FP - $86

 

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61.

Scott Y3 (2), YF1 - Cover. Registered cover from Dagupan to Malolos, Bulacan, addressed to Manuel Arias. 4c paying double domestic postage rate with 8c Registration stamp affixed to bottom left (applied inverted). All stamps tied with Correos / Dagupan (3 October 1888) Circular Date Stamps. Toning around stamp edges, mainly affecting perfs. Small tear on top not affecting stamps. Foxing on cover, most likely due to residing in the Philippines for a number of years. A very rare combination cover. A true gem of the Aguinaldo period.






SB - $500
FP - $3871

 

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62.

Scott YF1 (2) - Error. Mint (OG, NH). Vertical Pair, Imperforate on bottom row of Horizontal Perfs. Very fresh appearance. A lovely looking error.

SB - $30
FP - $30

 




63.

Trans de Ganados. Mint (NG). Fresh colour and nicely centred for this issue. Commonly found rough perfs. From bottom of sheet. Very nice stamp. Difficult to find.

SB - $25
FP - $25

 

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64.

Postal Cancellations. Nice group of eight postal strikes on small pieces, all facsimiles (replicas, so not the original cancels). Great reference lot for the specialist. Some very interesting and unusual cancels included.


SB - $10
FP - $31

 

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UNITED STATES OCCUPATION
Regular Issues





65.

Scott 213-222, 217A. Used. Complete set of the 1899-1901 issues. Average to better condition for these stamps. Good colour throughout. Scott Cat $100

SB - $35
FP - $40

 

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66.

Scott 214, 217A, 221, 226, 232 (2), 234, 236, 240. Used. Group of nine stamps, all with forged PHILIPPINES Overprint. Excellent specialist lot. Odd faults noted, but not detracting for the importance of this lot for comparisons and reference.


SB - $45
FP - $91

 

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67.

Scott 223. Mint (OG, HR). Fresh colour and generally well centred for this issue. Very nice looking stamp. Scott Cat $300

SB - $100
FP - $115

 

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68.

Scott 223. Used. Fresh colour, centred top left. Good perfs. Thin on reverse, not showing through to front. Partial cancel on right not detracting overall appearance. A difficult stamp to find in nice used condition. Scott Cat $200


SB - $75
FP - $75

 




69.

Scott 224. Used. Vibrant colour and generally well centred. Couple of minor blunt perfs on bottom mentioned for accuracy. Scarce to find in nice used condition. Scott Cat $325

SB - $100
FP - $100

 

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70.

Scott 227 (4). Mint (Dry OG, HR). 2c Block of Four with extremely vibrant colour. Well centred with generally good perfs. Partial horizontal separation on right between two stamps. A gorgeous block.


SB - $20
FP - $23

 




71.

Scott 237. Used. Fresh colour and well centred with good perfs. Sound stamp. Somewhat heavy cancel. Scott Cat $200

SB - $75
FP - $75

 

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72.

Scott 240 (2). Mint (Dry OG, NH). Bottom margin imprint horizontal pair with Printers marking in margin. Very fresh and vibrant stamps. Scarce and seldom offered.

SB - $40
SOLD POST AUCTION

 

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73.

Scott 262 (5). Mint (OG, NH). Bottom margin strip of five with Printers marking and Plate Number (21981). Fresh, vibrant colour. A very nice looking strip. Scarce.

SB - $30
FP - $56

 

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74.

Scott 290 (4) - Error. Mint (NG). 2c Rizal top right corner margin Block of Four with Crazy Perforation error on top right due to paper fold. Causing half of stamp on top right to be imperf on right margin. Some age soiling noted. Still a striking error.


SB - $25
FP - $41

 

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75.

Scott 290 (2), 303 (2) - Cover. Commercial Registered cover from Cervantes, Ilocos Sur to France. Stamps affixed to front and back of cover, all tied with Cervantes (14 October 1931 duplex cancels. Rectangular Boxed Registration cancels on front and back. Manila transit cancel and Calvados receiving backstamp. Some perf toning on front stamps. Nice cover.




SB - $10
FP - $38

 

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76.

Scott 292. Mint (NG). 6c Magellan issue in large format measuring 26x32 compared to 21x24 with the issued stamp. Considered a Cinderella of this issue but little is known of the origin of this issue. An interesting addition to any US period collection.


SB - $10
FP - $10

 

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77.

Scott 253-254 - Specimen. Mint (OG, HR). Fresh colour and good perfs. Average to better centring. Both with black SPECIMEN diagonal overprint, both reading downward. This overprint is supported by an article by Joe Napp in the Philippine Philatelic Journal, Volume XXIX, No 2. Scarce.



SB - $80
FP - $170

 

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78.

Scott 255-256, 258-259. Mint (OG, HR). Fresh colour. Generally better to fine condition. Scott Cat $33

SB - $10
FP - $22

 

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79.

Scott 276-278. Mint (OG, HR). All well centred, with fresh colour and good perfs. Stamps from the scarce Perf 10 issue. Scott Cat $52

SB - $15
FP - $15

 

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80.

Scott 274, 290. Used. 2c and 10p Definitives with Brias Roxas Commercial Overprint. The 10p is one of the scarcest of all the Commercial Overprints. Very seldom offered. Fine to very fine condition. Oliver BR-1, BR-15.


SB - $200
FP - $215

 

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81.

Scott 304. Mint (OG, NH). 10p Single with very fresh colour and good perfs. Centred right slightly. A very nice looking stamp. Scott Cat $110

SB - $35
FP - $35

 

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82.

Scott 326 (Pair). Mint (OG, NH). 2c Rizal Coil pair. Very fresh colour and gorgeous looking stamps.

SB - $8
FP - $8

 

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83.

Scott 326 (2) - Cover. Commercial Long Cover from Manila to Padada, Davao, Mindanao, addressed to the Mindanao Estates Company. Two single coil stamps affixed and tied with Manila (?? April 1930) Duplex cancel. Santa Cruz (29 April 1930) Receiving circular date backstamp. Two vertical filing folds, not affecting stamps. Some perf toning on left stamp only. Very scarce and seldom found on cover.




SB - $40
FP - $61

 

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84.

Scott 340 (40). Mint (OG, HR). 2c Rizal Imperforate Block of Forty, with partial arrow right margin. Very fresh. Minor gum skipping mainly towards the selvedge. A very impressive large block, seldom offered in larger multiples.


SB - $20
FP - $21

 

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85.

Scott 340 (14). Mint (OG, NH). 2c Rizal Imperforate bottom marginal Plate (121069) Block of 14. Partial arrow on left of block. Fresh and very fine. Scarce.

SB - $30
FP - $51

 

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86.

Scott 340 (3), 341 (3), 343 (2), 345 (3), 347 (2). Mint (OG, HR). Nice group of five values of Imperforate stamps. All with good to better margins and fresh colour.

SB - $20
FP - $20

 

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87.

Scott 340-349. Used. 2c to 30c Imperforate Singles, some duplication. Average to better condition. A few stamps with very tight margins. Priced taking this into account.

SB - $15
FP - $21

 

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88.

Scott 340-350. Mint (OG, NH/HR). 2c to 1p Imperforate Singles. All fresh colour and with good to very good margins. A lovely looking set.

SB - $20
FP - $24

 




89.

Scott 340-350, 352. Mint (OG, NH/HR). 2c to 4p (missing 2p). Imperforate Singles. All fresh colour and with good to very good margins. A lovely looking set. Scott Cat $135

SB - $50
FP - $50

 




90.

Scott 340-353. Mint (NG). 2c to 10p Imperforate Margin Pairs. 10c and 4p with slightly faded colour. 20c imprint bottom marginal pair. 10p vertical arrow pair, with thin on reverse affecting top left of top stamp. A nice looking set and scarce to complete in pairs. Scott Cat $680 (as hinged).



SB - $150
FP - $230

 

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91.

Scott 323b (Pair). Mint (Disturbed Dry OG, NH). 20c Right Marginal Imperforate horizontal pair. Soiling on front caused from disturbed gum and tropical staining. Still nice with good colour. Scarce and seldom offered. Scott Cat $575


SB - $75
FP - $165

 

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92.

Scott 354-360. Mint (OG, NH). Complete set of 1932 Pictorial issue. Fresh colour and fine to very fine overall condition.

SB - $25
FP - $44

 

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93.

Scott 380 (2) - Variety. Mint (OG). 2c Far Eastern Championship issue. Right stamp showing Malformed T in EASTERN Variety (NH). Includes regular issue (left stamp, HR) for comparison. A much sought after variety.


SB - $2
FP - $2

 

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94.

Scott 380 Cover (2). Two covers prepared as commemorative souvenirs of the Tenth Far Eastern Championship Games. Both with 2c stamp, duly tied to cover. First cover commercially used, Manila circulating, with two different coloured cut-outs affixed to left and Bureau of Posts boxed official cachet handstamp on bottom left. Second cover with green coloured cut-out and Swimming Stadium Ticket, all tied with special cancels. Reverse with Registry Receipt tied with Manila boxed Registration cancel and other cachet cancels. Very nice and a great set of memorabilia for the 1934 Games.






SB - $75
FP - $125

 

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95.

Scott 393-396 Cover. 1935 Regular Issue high values on addressed registered First Day Cover. Long cover with Rizal Monument printed cachet on left. Stamps tied with Manila (15 February 1935) No 1 Duplex Cancel. Some minor foxing on cover and a few perf tone spots noted. Scarce and the high values are seldom seen on FDC. Mint (OG, NH). 2c Rizal Coil pair. Very fresh colour and gorgeous looking stamps.




SB - $20
FP - $37

 

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96.

Scott 408 - Specimen. Mint (OG, NH). 2c Top Margin Single with black rectangular Specimen Overprint (23cm x 7cm). Interesting overprint. Sold As Is.

SB - $5
FP - $26

 

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97.

Scott 433 (6) - Errors. Mint (NG). 2c Rizal Small Commonwealth Regular Issue. Top Left Corner Marginal horizontal pair and Block of Four. Both with Vertical Perforations shifted left, cutting through right vertical frame line. Both also showing dry print on WEALTH on top left stamps. Minor age foxing. Interesting duo.



SB - $10
FP - $21

 

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98.

Scott 434 - Cover. 4c Small Commonwealth on long envelope from Manila to New York, USA, paying printed matter rate. Stamp tied with Manila (5 April 1941) slogan cancel. Edge creasing on left and bottom right, with some minor foxing. Very scarce usage of this issue on cover.



SB - $20
FP - $41

 

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99.

Scott 464 (6). Mint (NG). 2c Rizal bottom marginal Block of Six with Victory Handstamp. Fresh colour and nicely struck overprints. Scott Cat $75 as singles. Scarce in larger multiples.


SB - $20
FP - $86

 

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100.

Scott 467 - Forgery. Mint (NG). 6c Handstamp Victory with Forged Overprint. Good colour and nicely centred. Excellent reference stamp.

SB - $5
FP - $11

 

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101.

Scott 492 (5) - Cover/Error. 20c Victory stamps on commercial cover from Manila to San Francisco, USA paying 1p postal rate. Tied with Manila (29 April 1945) duplex cancels. Stamp on top right of cover with major perforation shift error, causing value to appear on top of stamp. Minor tone spots on bottom part of cover with very minor wrinkling. No backstamps. Lovely major error perf shift on cover.




SB - $30
FP - $30

 

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102.

Scott 495-496. Mint (OG, NH). 10p & 20p Victory stamps. Fresh colour and well centred examples of these scarce stamps. Seldom offered so fine. Scott Cat $105

SB - $35
FP - $35

 

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UNITED STATES OCCUPATION
Airmail Stamps





103.

Scott C1, C2, C7 - Forgery. Mint (NG) / Used. 2c, 4c and 16c Madrid-Manila stamps, all with forged overprints. Excellent reference stamps. Includes one of the key issues for this set (16c Sampson with Violet overprint).


SB - $15
FP - $15

 




104.

Scott C1-C4, C6, C10-C12. Mint (OG, HR). Nice group of eight Madrid-Manila stamps. 26c (no gum). Average to better condition for these elusive stamps. Scott Cat $580

SB - $100
Unsold

 




105.

Scott C1-C6, C9-C15, C17. Mint (NG). Complete basic set of Madrid-Manila issues. A couple of stamps showing bleeding of overprint, may be caused by possible soaking of stamps. Higher values with nice overprints. A very scarce set, moreso the high values, with these missing in most collections. Scott Cat $2250 as hinged.



SB - $250
FP - $605

 

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106.

Scott C18-C28. Mint (OG, HR). Complete Set of 1928 London-Orient Flight issue. Good colour throughout and generally better to fine condition. A difficult set to complete. Scott Cat $136


SB - $50
FP - $61

 

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107.

Scott C36-C45. Mint (OG, HR). Complete set of 1933 Fernando Rein issue. Fresh colour throughout. Very fine set, seldom seen so nice.

SB - $20
FP - $20

 

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108.

Scott C41 (4). Mint (OG, NH). 12c Fernando Rein bottom margin Plate (21974) Block of Four. Fresh colour, well centred, with decent perfs. Plate blocks of the early airmail stamps are scarce. Very nice block.


SB - $20
FP - $20

 

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109.

Scott C46-C51. Mint (OG, NH). Complete Set of 1933 Airmail issue. 12c straight edge on right. Fresh and very nice looking set.

SB - $5
FP - $6

 

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Special Delivery





110.

Scott E1. Mint (OG, NH). 10c Single with fresh colour. Centred low. A few minor blunt perf on left noted for accuracy. A very nice looking stamp. Scott Cat $185

SB - $45
FP - $45

 




111.

Scott E1. Mint (OG, Heavy HR). 10c Single with fresh colour. Generally well centred for this issue. Lovely looking stamp. Scott Cat $100

SB - $35
SOLD POST AUCTION

 

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112.

Scott E4. Mint (OG, HR). 10c Perf 10 Single. Deep shade and well centred. Some very minor foxing noted on perfs, otherwise a very attractive stamp. Scott Cat $175

SB - $50
FP - $50

 




113.

Scott E5a - Error. Used. 20c Single from last row in sheet with horizontal perforations shifted downward, causing PHILIPPINE ISLANDS to be cut and almost omitted. Fresh colour and nice partial No 3 Duplex Cancel, not detracting overall appearance. Unusual.


SB - $15
FP - $15

 

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114.

Scott E6 (4). Mint (OG). 20c Imperforate Block of Four with horizontal guideline. Hinged on top two stamps, bottom stamps NH. Average to good margins. Very fresh looking block. Scarce.


SB - $30
FP - $36

 

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115.

Scott E6a (4). Mint (OG, NH). 20c Imperforate Right Margin Arrow Block of four. Vibrant colour, easily identifying this as the 1925 shade. Some minor gum skipping on selvedge. Scarce. Scott Cat 240


SB - $80
FP - $140

 

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116.

Scott E7 (6). Mint (OG). 20c Commonwealth Special Delivery issue. Normal Block of Four with fresh colour, wax paper adhesion on reverse. Left Margin Arrow Vertical Pair (NH) with deep shade, very fine. Nice duo.


SB - $10
FP - $12

 




117.

Scott E10, E10a (3). Mint (OG, NH). 20c Victory bottom right Marginal Corner Block of Four with plate number (113812) and JWG Imprint on bottom right. Very fresh and vibrant colour. Top right stamp with normal IC spacing, other three with the Close IC variety. Choice item.



SB - $15
FP - $51

 


UNITED STATES OCCUPATION
Postage Due Stamps





118.

Scott J5. Mint (NG). 50c Postage Due. Vibrant colour, well centred. A couple of minor blunt perfs on top and some small remnants of wax paper adherence on bottom (would wash off). A lovely looking stamp. Scott Cat $250 as hinged.

SB - $30
SOLD POST AUCTION

 

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UNITED STATES OCCUPATION
Official Business





119.

Scott O1-O4 - Cover. Unaddressed cover, most likely philatelic, with set affixed and tied with Manila (19 December 1926) No 1 Duplex Cancels. Foxing and some toning around stamps. Interesting, cancelled nine days after first day of issue.


SB - $20
FP - $22

 

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120.

Scott O5, O5a. Used. 2c Rizal OB Vertical Pair with top stamps showing missing Period after B Variety. Fresh colour and very fine overall appearance.

SB - $10
FP - $32

 




121.

Scott O15 (6), O27 (2). Mint (NG). Left Marginal Block of Four with bottom left stamp showing Broken N in Common. Top Marginal Plate (131538) horizontal pair, with toning on top left edge of left selvedge. Vertical Pair with major shift of overprint, some foxing on top stamp. Nice little group of interesting stamps.



SB - $10
FP - $22

 

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122.

Bandholtz OB - Scott 242. Used. 4c Carmine 1906 issue overprinted by Bandholtz in 1909 with a small portable printing press machine. This is one of the values from the set of 11 stamps that are known as the forerunner issues for the more well-known Bandholtz overprints. Scarce and seldom offered.



SB - $20
FP - $31

 

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123.

Bandholtz OB - Black. Mint (OG, NH/HR). Nice group of 9 Regular Issues all with Black Bandholtz OB Overprints, comprising the following values: 2c, 4c (3), 10c, 12c, 16c, 20c, 1p. Fine to very fine condition. Much sought after stamps.


SB - $50
FP - $76

 

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124.

Bandholtz OB - Black. Used. Nice group of 12 Regular Issues all with Black Bandholtz OB Overprints, comprising the following values: 2c (2), 4c (3), 6c, 8c, 10c (2), 20c, 30c (2). Average to better condition. Much sought after stamps.


SB - $50
FP - $50

 

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125.

Bandholtz OB - Black. Used. Nice group of 12 Regular Issues all with Black Bandholtz OB Overprints, comprising values from 2c to 2p. Average to better condition. Much sought after stamps.


SB - $50
FP - $105

 

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126.

Bandholtz OB - Black - Errors. Mint (OG, HR). 4c and 30c values both showing Double OB Error. 4c with slight foxing. Very nice duo. Scarce.

SB - $20
FP - $81

 

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127.

Bandholtz OB - Black - Error. Mint (OG, HR). 16c showing Double OB Error. Fresh colour and generally well centred. Very nice looking stamp.

SB - $15
FP - $86

 

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128.

Bandholtz OB - Blue. Mint (OG, HR). Nice group of 11 Regular Issues all with Blue Bandholtz OB Overprints, comprising the following values: 6c, 8c (2), 10c (2), 12c (2 Types), 16c, 20c, 26c, 30c. A few stamps with wax paper adhesion on back. Average to fine condition. Scarce stamps included.



SB - $50
FP - $105

 




129.

Bandholtz OB - Red. Mint (OG, NH/HR). Nice group of 15 Regular Issues all with Red Bandholtz OB Overprints, comprising the following values: 2c (2), 4c (2), 6c (2), 8c, 10c, 12c, 16c, 20c (2 Types), 26c, 30c, 2p. Generally fine to very fine condition. Much sought after stamps.



SB - $60
FP - $105

 

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130.

Bandholtz OB. Mint (OG/NG, HR). Nice group of 19 Regular Issues all with Black, Yellow, Blue and Red Overprints, comprising the following values: 2c (3), 4c (4), 6c (6), 8c, 12c (2 Types), 16c, 20c (2). Average to better condition. Much sought after stamps.


SB - $60
FP - $61

 

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131.

Bandholtz OB - Scott E2. Mint (NG). Red Bandholtz OB Overprint. Fresh colour and generally well centred, with some was paper adherence remaining on back. Lovely looking stamp. Scarce.


SB - $25
FP - $41

 

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132.

Bandholtz OB - Scott E2 (4). Mint (Small Part OG, Paper Adhesion). Red Bandholtz OB Overprint. Fresh colour with horizontal guideline on bottom. Lovely looking block and very scarce in multiples.


SB - $80
FP - $107

 




133.

Tagle Official (4). Used. 1917-1932 Definitives. Style 1, Type A (Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott 291, 293, 295, 303. Scarce.

SB - $80
FP - $80

 

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134.

Tagle Official (4). Used. 1917 12c Definitive Block of Four. Style 1, Type A (Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott 295. Very scarce in large multiples.

SB - $80
FP - $80

 

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135.

Tagle Official (4). Used. 1935 2c Rizal Regular issue Block of Four. Style 1, Type A (Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott 383. Very scarce and seldom seen in large multiples.


SB - $80
FP - $105

 

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136.

Tagle Official (2). Used. 1935-1937 2c Rizal Regular issues. Style 1, Type A (Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott 383, 411. Scarce.

SB - $40
CB - $40

 

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137.

Tagle Official (5). Used. 1932 Von Gronau Airmail issue. Style 1, Type B (Serif Lettering), applied vertically on left side of stamp. Five of Six known values for this set. Scott C29-C31, C33-C34. Scarce.


SB - $100
FP - $310

 

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138.

Tagle Official. Used. 1932 Von Gronau Airmail issue. Style 2, Type A (Sans-Serif Lettering), applied vertically on left side. Scott C32. Lovely looking stamp. Scarce.

SB - $25
FP - $110

 

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139.

Tagle Official (5). Used. 1933 Airmail issue. Style 2, Type C (Sans Serif Lettering), applied diagonally. Scott C46, C48-C51. Short set, missing the 4c value. Scarce and seldom offered.


SB - $100
FP - $105

 




140.

Tagle Official. Used. 1935 2c Rizal Regular issue. Style 2, Type C (Sans Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott 383. Blunt perfs on bottom left corner. Scarce.

SB - $25
FP - $51

 

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141.

Tagle Official (28). Used. Complete 1928 Postage Due Set all in Bottom Margin Blocks of Four. Style 2, Type D (Sans Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Each block with hinge reinforcements on reverse and some remaining paper adhesion. Heavily soiled and some perf faults. 10c with some perf separation. Very fragile condition throughout. Each cancelled with 1937 Registry Section Circular Date Stamps. Despite faults, most probably a unique plate block set of this Tagle Official handstamp. Postage Due Tagle overprints are perhaps the most sought after stamps.





SB - $400
SOLD POST AUCTION

 

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142.

Tagle Official. Used. 1936 6c Large Commonwealth Definitive. Style 2, Type D (Sans Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott 413. Scarce.

SB - $25
FP - $51

 

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143.

Tagle Official. Used. 1936 8c Large Commonwealth Definitive. Style 2, Type D (Sans Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott 414. Blunt perfs on top left corner. Scarce.

SB - $25
FP - $61

 

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144.

Tagle OB. Used. 1932 20c Pictorial issue. Style 1, Type B (Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott 358. Scarce.

SB - $25
FP - $51

 

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145.

Tagle OB (2). Used. 1928 6c Postage Due. Style 3, Type A (Sans Serif Lettering), applied horizontally. Scott J9. Four single stamps on small piece joined to appear as a Block of Four. Two left stamps with Tagle OB handstamps and two un-overprinted stamps on right. Then cancelled with Registry Section (5 May 1937) circular date stamp. A very striking constructed block and a great show piece. Excellent specialist lot.




SB - $80
FP - $165

 

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146.

PNB OB (4). Mint (Dry OG, NH). 2c Rizal Block of Four with 12mm diameter Philippine National Bank Circular OB handstamp. Fresh colour, centred right. Very rarely offered mint and also seldom seen in large multiples. Beautiful block for this much sought after handstamp.



SB - $50
FP - $71

 




147.

PNB OB (8). Used. Eight Definitive stamps all with Philippine National Bank Circular OB handstamps. Size ranges from 12mm to 21mm diameter in Violet, Red and Green colours. Comprising: 2c (3), 6c, 16c, 20c (3). Excellent lot for the specialist.


SB - $50
FP - $61

 

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148.

PNB OB (16). Used. Sixteen Definitive stamps all with Philippine National Bank Circular OB handstamps. Comprising: Top two rows of 9 stamps (15mm diameter), Third row of 5 stamps (12mm diameter), Fourth row of 2 stamps (18mm diameter). Various colours of overprint included. A lovely selection of this much sought after OB handstamp. Includes scarce usage on 1p and 2p stamps. Excellent specialist lot.




SB - $100
FP - $125

 

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149.

Handstamp OB (3). Used. 2c and 4c (2) Definitives with Circular OB Handstamp. Fine to very fine condition. Scarce overprint type.

SB - $15
FP - $36

 

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Miscellaneous





150.

Army Frank Stamps (3). Used. Set of three 1898 Army Frank Cinderella stamps affixed to souvenir card - A Memento of the War with Spain. Issued in pink, red and brown, these Official Business Only stamps were designed by Major Brewster Kenyon and privately issued. Major Kenyon served as Paymaster in the California Volunteer Heavy Artillery serving in the Philippines during the Spanish-American war. First we have come across. Very interesting.





SB - $50
FP - $50

 

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151.

Envelope. Unused Bureau of Posts long Penalty Envelope. Heavy age and humidity foxing on both sides. Unused covers are seldom encountered and would make a nice display for any official collection. Priced to reflect overall condition.


SB - $5
FP - $8

 

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152.

Esperanto Stamp. Used. Single with 2c Rizal Definitive stamp affixed in the centre. Cancelled with 1908 Manila No 1 Duplex Cancel. Some very minor tone perf toning, common for stamps of this period. Scarcer to find used with intended usage of applying a stamp in the centre. Seldom offered.



SB - $40
FP - $70

 

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153.

Fondo Beneficio Espanol. Mint (NG). Charity stamp produced to raise funds for the families of the cruiser Blas de Lezo which struck a rock near Cape Finisterre in 1932 and sank in deep water. The seal was used in the Philippines and is known on a number of philatelic and commercial covers in the early to mid-1930s. Fine stamp and seldom seen unused.




SB - $5
FP - $16

 




154.

Guerrilla Stamps (2). 2c Right Margin horizontal pair. Left stamp with very minor crease, mainly visible from the back. Fresh colour. Scarce and very much sought after issue.


SB - $70
FP - $125

 




155.

Guam Guard Mail (8). Mint (OG, NH/HR). Nice group of Philippine Definitives overprinted Guam Guard Mail, comprising all three printings: First printing in black with smaller letters and flat M of GUAM (missing the 2c value). Second printing in black of 2c and 4c (complete set of two) with larger letting and corrected M. Third printing with red overprint (complete set of five). Fresh colour and fine to very fine condition. Not easy stamps to obtain.





SB - $30
FP - $51

 

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156.

Scott N1 (3). Used. Single and Vertical Pair all with Official Handstamps. Single with OB handstamp (scarce) and pair with boxed KP handstamps. Very fine overall condition. Much sought after official issues.


SB - $10
FP - $36

 

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157.

Scott N1 (2), N3, N4 (4). Used. Seven early stamps, all with Official Handstamps. Five stamps unused (mint, no gum) and two used copies. Very nice group and excellent specialist stamps.


SB - $15
FP - $100

 

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158.

Scott N2, N6, N7 on NU1. Pre-stamped Envelope, Manila circulating, used as First Day for the three stamps, with Manila (30 April 1943) Duplex Cancel. Corresponding boxed censor handstamp on left corner. Few toned perfs noted on the 1p stamp, otherwise a very nice looking cover.



SB - $30
FP - $51

 




159.

Scott N2, N6, N7 on NUX1. 2c Postal Card, Manila circulating, used as First Day for the three stamps, with Manila (30 April 1943) Duplex Cancel. Corresponding boxed censor handstamp on top. Some light foxing and minor perf toning noted. Otherwise a very nice looking card with the key stamp issued during the Japanese Occupation.



SB - $20
FP - $27

 

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160.

Scott N2, N6, N7 on NUX2. 2c Postal Card, Manila circulating, used as First Day for the three stamps, with Manila (30 April 1943) Duplex Cancel. Corresponding boxed censor handstamp on bottom centre. Some minor perf toning noted and minor crease on bottom right corner. Otherwise a very nice looking card with the key stamp issued during the Japanese Occupation.




SB - $20
FP - $27

 

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161.

Scott N9 (4), NB1. Great East Asia War First Anniversary First Day Cover with B/4 and additional semi-postal stamp, all cancelled with Baguio (8 December 1942) Circular Date Stamp. Boxed Baguio Registration handstamp and corresponding slogan handstamp alongside. Manila (11 December 1942) receiving date stamp on reverse. Some minor perf toning otherwise a beautiful cover. Scarce origin.




SB - $10
FP - $41

 

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162.

Scott N32. 5c Rizal stamp affixed to Registry Return Receipt (No 61386-5) and tied with Wavy Lined Cancel. Edge fault and some paper adhesion on front. Much sought after cards.


SB - $15
FP - $36

 

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163.

Scott N37 - Error. Mint (NG as issued). Single with Double Transfer Error. Second impression visible around Laurels collar, letters and values. Described in Eugene Garrets book A Postal History of the Japanese Occupation of the Philippines (page 394). Garret G-37b



SB - $75
FP - $86

 

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164.

Scott N37 - Proof. Mint (NG as issued). Single Perforated Proof. Garret states that examples of the 5c Laurel issue are found perforated 12x12.5, without gum, and are proofs looted from the vault of the Manila Central Post Office during the battle for the liberation of Manila (page 394). Very fine and well centred. Scarce and seldom offered. Beautiful looking stamp.




SB - $25
FP - $25

 

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165.

Scott NB4 - Cover. Manila Circulating Registered Large Cover with souvenir sheet affixed with Wavy Line postal cancel and tied with rectangular boxed Registration handstamp, dated Manila 16 October 1943. Backstamp with Pasay, Manila M.O.B. (18 October 1943) circular date stamp on reverse (new ERP for this cancel, Garrett recording 7 April 1944 as the ERP – Garrett page 101). Some minor toning mentioned for accuracy, otherwise a very clean copy. Very scarce usage on a registered cover.





SB - $80
FP - $225

 

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166.

Scott NB8 - Unlisted. Mint (OG, NH). Unissued variety of the Scott NB8 souvenir sheet. This unlisted variety was discovered and looted from the Manila Central Post Office on 22 February 1945 during the battle for the liberation of Manila. Most of the printing was destroyed by fire with only around 100 undamaged examples reported to have survived. This souvenir sheet shows the frame around the stamps with double border lines in green. The top inscription is the same as the issues sheet but there is an inscription located at the right centre of this sheet. The inscription on the bottom is replaced with the date Disyembre 30, 1943. This is a very fine copy, with no faults and very seldom offered so fine. A chance to own one of the gems of the Japanese Occupation period.









SB - $250
FP - $585

 

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167.

Scott NJ1 (Double Bar), N1 Cover. Manila circulating cover with 2c Rizal tied by Manila (10 October 1942) Post Your Mail Early slogan cancel. Returned to Sender for Postage Due (3) cvos handstamp with boxed censor chop alongside. 3c Postage Due Double Bar variety affixed to top left of cover and tied with Manila No 2 (10 October 1942) Circular Date Stamp. The scarce double bar overprints was accomplished by applying two parallel hand-ruled lines to obliterate Commonwealth. Issued as an emergency measure when the first class letter rate was raised from 2c to 5c on 1 September 1942 to cover the deficit on short-paid letters. This remained in use until the official Postage Due stamp was made available on 14 October 1942. Very fine.








SB - $40
FP - $51

 


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168.

Scott 504. Used. 4c Rizal Monument used with perfectly placed 10th World Jamboree diamond cancel. First we have seen of this cancel. Very interesting.

SB - $5
FP - $11

 

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169.

Scott 510, C70 - Cover. Commercial cover from Baguio to Missouri, USA. 1p affixed to front additional Roosevelt Souvenir Sheet affixed to back, both tied with Baguio (28 August 1952) circular date stamps. Paying 1p80c postage to USA. Fine and scarce to find souvenir sheet on commercial cover.



SB - $5
FP - $5

 

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170.

Scott 517, 518a - Error. 6c right margin vertical pair tied to small piece with Manila (7 December 1947) duplex cancel. Clear shift of purple background to the right cutting past right margin. 12c (Mint, OG, HR) imperforate single with broken E in Philippines printing variety. Generally very fine.



SB - $25
FP - $25