International Philippine Philatelic Society

Auction No. 67

Closing Date: 8pm, EST, October 9, 2015

 

 

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Spanish Period & Provisionals

 

 

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Spanish Period - Stamps

 

Lot #

Description

Starting Bid ($)

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QUEEN ISABELLA & HPLN (1854-1872)

 

 

1.

4 – Used with Circle of Dots cancels. Decent margins. Faded base stamp with foxing. Major tear across top left section, held by hinge on reverse. Good space-filler. Scott Cat $300.

30.00

2.

4 – Used with Circle of Dots cancel. Decent margins. Affixed to backing paper. Faded base stamp. Very crisp cancel but taking over most of the stamp. Scott Cat $300.

40.00

3.

5 – Used with Circle of Dots and manuscript (pen) cancels. Slightly soiled colouring causing dull appearance. Affixed to backing paper. Average stamp. Scott Cat $200.

40.00

4.

8 – Used with partial Small Black Baeza Cancel. Two good margins, tight on top and right. Nice clean cancel on fresh looking stamp. Hinge remnants on reverse.

35.00

5.

8 – Used with almost complete Small Black Baeza Cancel. Tight margins but just clear of stamp. Fresh colour and a very clear 4 Feb 1860 cancel. Lovely looking stamp.

40.00

6.

8 – Used with partial Large Blue Baeza Cancel. Four good margins and decent base colour. Minor toning around edges, otherwise a decent looking stamp.

35.00

7.

8 – Used with partial ‘Cavite – Luzon’ CDS. Four good margins with nice base colour. Minor soiling showing through from back. Small thin on reverse not affecting overall appearance. Scarcer usage.

35.00

8.

8 – Used with almost complete ‘Cavite – Luzon’ CDS dated 5 Nov 1861. Tight margins and just touching on bottom right corner. Very fresh appearance and a choice stamp. Scarcer usage.

45.00

9.

10 – Used with partial Large Black Baeza Cancel. Four good margins and good colour. Minor foxing noted and the odd tone spot on reverse. Heavy hinge which should wash off.

5.00

10.

10 (Shades) – Used. Group of 6 stamps with different cancellations: Small Baeza, Large Baeza, Parrilla, Circle of Dots, Official and Manuscript (pen) cancel. Good to fine condition. Very nice lot and excellent for the specialist.

30.00

11.

11 – Mint (NG, HR). Block showing four varieties (Positions 3,4 and 1,2). Minor face scrape on bottom right stamp and minor thin on reverse on bottom part of stamp just showing through to the front. Fresh overall appearance.

20.00

12.

12 – Mint (NG, HR). Three good margins, touching on top and small ding on top right corner. Minor age foxing causing dull paper appearance. Nice colour on base stamp. Decent stamp.

12.00

13.

13 – Used with light manuscript (pen) cancel. Tight margins, common for this issue, and just touching on top right corner. Foxing on back causing dull paper appearance. Very small thin on reverse not affecting front appearance. Good colour.

20.00

14.

14 – Used with Circle of Dots cancel. Three good to very good margins and tight on bottom right section. Foxing causing dull paper appearance. Heavy hinge that should wash off ok. Minor face scrape on top. Light cancel not detracting overall appearance.

5.00

15.

17 – Mint (NG, HR). Four excellent margins with vibrant colour. Minor thin on top right corner. Couple of marks on front possibly from hinge remnants. Very minor paper crease noted for accuracy, but do not take away from the overall quality of this scarce stamp. Scott Cat $650.

250.00

16.

20 – Mint (NG, HR). Good colour with average margins, slightly tight on top right and left sides. Sound stamp and a nice overall looking stamp. Not an easy stamp to find. Scott Cat $175.

100.00

17.

26 – Used with Parrilla Cancel. Three good margins, tight on top right corner. Fresh colour. Some tone spots showing through to front. Overprint applied Vertically, Reading Upward.

40.00

18.

28 – Used. Fresh colour with four good to excellent margins. Very light Parrilla cancel not detracting overall appearance. Nicely struck overprint. Very nice stamp and seldom seen as such.

25.00

19.

36 – Mint (OG, HR). Very nice and fresh four margin stamp with vibrant colour. Nicely struck overprint on top of stamp. Seldom encountered in such fine condition.

5.00

 

KING AMADEO & KING ALFONSO XII (1871-1889)

 

 

20.

39 – Used. Official Cancel. Good colour and well centred stamp. Rounded perf on top left and couple of blunt perfs on bottom. Beautiful seal official cancel strike. Scarce usage.

5.00

21.

40 – B/4. Used with Official Cancel. Base stamp centred high. Average perfs with a few minor blunt perfs noted, common for this issue. Difficult to find in multiples. Nice looking block.

12.00

22.

46 (PROOFS) – Mint (NG, HR). Imperf Proofs in Blue and Pale Mauve. Blue with three good margins, slightly tight on top but not touching, with minor creasing noted. Very slight scuffing on top margin. Pale Mauve with three good margins, just touching on top right side. Very scarce stamps and seldom offered. These retail around €300 each in Spanish auctions.

300.00

 

23.

59 – Mint (NG). Base stamp centred bottom left. Commonly found rough perfs, with rounded perf on top right corner. Average surcharge strike. A difficult stamp to find mint. Scott Cat $85.

15.00

 

THE ERA OF SURCHARGE (1881-1888)

 

 

24.

89 – Mint (NG, HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Good colour and base stamp centred left. Couple of blunt perf on top and bottom right. Very minor foxing around perfs noted for accuracy. Lovely crisp surcharge strikes.

15.00

25.

92 – Mint (NG). SURCHARGE INVERTED Error. Generally well centred base stamp with fresh, vibrant colour. Crisp and superbly struck surcharge. Gorgeous stamp showing this scarce error.

30.00

26.

92 – Used. DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Good colour and base stamp centred top left. Odd perf fault common for this issue. Lovely crisp surcharge strikes.

15.00

27.

93 – Mint (NG, Light HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Average colour and base stamp shifted bottom left. Nice clear doubling of surcharge. Very scarce stamp moreso with error.

85.00

28.

94 – Used. INVERTED SURCHARGE Error. Good colour and well centred base stamp. Couple of blunt perfs on left, otherwise fresh overall appearance. Nice looking stamp.

10.00

29.

94 – Mint (NG, HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Average colour and well centred base stamp. Crisp surcharges. Couple of minor blunt perfs on top otherwise a lovey stamp.

15.00

30.

95A – Used. Vibrant colour with base stamp centred left. Light partial Parrilla cancel not detracting overall appearance. Nice surcharge strikes. Very minor soil marks on perf tips, otherwise a sound stamp. Scarce and missing from most collections.

125.00

31.

96 – Mint (OG, NH). DOUBLE SURCHARGE, BOTH INVERTED Error. Good colour and base stamp centred bottom left. Good perfs for this issue. Two very nice and clear surcharge strikes. Nice stamp.

20.00

32.

96 – Mint (OG, NH). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Average colour and base stamp centred top right. Decent perfs for this issue. Nicely centred surcharges.

15.00

33.

98 – Mint (OG, Light HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE, BOTH INVERTED Error. Vibrant shade and base stamp centred top right. Couple of blunt perfs on bottom right, otherwise good for this issue. Lovely and fresh looking stamp.

20.00

34.

101 – Mint (NG, Light HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Good colour and well centred base stamp. Very crisp and clear surcharge strikes. Very nice and appealing stamp

15.00

35.

103 – Mint (NG). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Fresh colour and generally well centred base stamp. Clear and crisp surcharges.

15.00

36.

105 – Mint (Dry OG, HR). INVERTED SURCHARGE Error. Good colour and generally well centred base stamp. Rounded perf on top left and odd blunt perf. Lovely crisp and centrally struck surcharge.

20.00

37.

105-106 – Specialised Collection on 3 pages including mint and used (singles and B/4). Includes a number of surcharge types (Types 1, 2 and 4 on both #105 and #106). Mixed condition as expected from his type of study. Some scarce types included. Excellent lot for the specialist. High value based on inclusion of scarcer surcharge types.

80.00

38.

106 – Mint (NG, NH). SURCHARGE SIDEWAYS Error. Fresh and vibrant colour with base stamp centred right. Odd rough perfs common for this issue. Very crisp surcharge. Scarce error.

40.00

39.

109 (x2) – Mint (OG, Light HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Good colour. Odd rough perfs on first stamp, otherwise generally fine for this issue. Nice combination with clear doubling of surcharge.

40.00

40.

112 – Mint (NG, Light HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Good colour and base stamp centred bottom left. Commonly found rough perfs. Two clear and nicely struck surcharges. Scarcer error.

40.00

41.

113 – Mint (OG, HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Fresh colour and base stamp centred right. Commonly found rough perfs. Nicely struck surcharges.

15.00

42.

113 – Mint (NG, Light HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE, ONE INVERTED Error. Average colour and generally well centred base stamp. Commonly found rough perfs and rounded on top right corner. Two decent surcharge strikes. Interesting combination.

15.00

43.

113 – Mint (NG). DOUBLE SURCHARGE, BOTH INVERTED Error. Fresh colour and generally well centred base stamp. Commonly found rough perfs and slightly rounded on bottom right. Second surcharge somewhat light but visible.

15.00

44.

121 – Mint (NG, HR). B/4. Fresh colour with well centred base stamps. Lovely centrally struck surcharges. A beautiful looking block and seldom found in multiples.

20.00

45.

132 – Mint (NG, HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Vibrant colour and base stamp centred top right. Well centred surcharges, with clear doubling. Very nice looking stamp.

15.00

46.

134 (Pair) – Used with light official cancel. Good colour and generally well centred base stamps. Surcharge on left stamp shifted right, cutting into second stamp. Odd rough perfs noted. Very nice and seldom seen used in multiples.

10.00

47.

136 – Mint (NG, HR). DOUBLE SURCHARGE Error. Good colour and well centred base stamp. Nice centrally struck surcharges. Odd blunt perf on bottom noted for accuracy. Lovely looking stamp.

10.00

 

KING ALFONSO XIII (1890-1898)

 

 

48.

P17 (B/4) – Used (HR). IMPERF PROOF. Lovely block with good margins all around. Light centrally struck 26 Dec 1890 ’Correos – Manila’ CDS. Very minor wrinkling on reverse, not affecting overall appearance. Scarce in multiples.

40.00

49.

181 (B/16) – Mint (OG, HR on 1 stamp, others NH). Very fresh block with nicely struck surcharges. Commonly found rough perfs for this issue. Seldom offered in large multiples. Choice block.

25.00

50.

Unlisted (B/15) – Mint (OG, HR on 5 stamps, others NH). 5c red surcharge on King Alfonso XII issue (Scott #81). Previously listed in Scott but removed as stated to be a reprint after the US occupation. Nice block.

20.00

51.

193 (B/8) – Mint (OG, NH). GUTTER BLOCK. Bottom marginal block of 8 with gutter in between. Some missing gum sections on reverse. Vibrant colour and nice looking stamps.

10.00

52.

196 (B/6) – Mint (OG, NH). Top right corner marginal block showing part of sheet heading and sheet number (early sheet #63). Fresh appearance and a nice looking block.

10.00

53.

199 (B/10) – Mint (OG, NH). Top right corner marginal block showing sheet heading and sheet number, including gutter strip on left. Fresh and very appealing block.

10.00

54.

199 (B/8) – Mint (OG, NH). GUTTER BLOCK. Bottom marginal block of 8 with gutter in between. Commonly found rough perfs for this issue. Fresh and clean block.

10.00

55.

203 (x6) – Mint (OG, NH). GUTTER STRIP. Horizontal strip of six with gutter in between.  Commonly found rough perfs for this issue. Fresh and lovely looking strip.

8.00

 

MISCELLANEOUS LOTS

 

 

56.

Small group of 9 stamps with interesting cancels, including Official cancels, Business Handstamps, etc. Average condition with odd faults noted. Interesting group.

25.00

 

Spanish Period – Covers and Postal Cards

 

Lot #

Description

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COVERS & STAMPS ON PIECE

 

 

57.

8 – On Piece to Madrid. Stamp tied with Parrilla cancel with Large Blue Baeza CDS along side (Aug 1860). Average to good margins on stamp with minor toning noted for accuracy around stamp edges. Nice item with scarcer postal cancel.

45.00

58.

9 – On Piece to Madrid. Stamp tied with Parrilla cancel with Small Blue Baeza CDS along side (9 Nov 18??). Three good margins, touching on top. Vertical filing crease in middle of piece.

55.00

59.

198, 199, 201, 202, 203 (x2) – On Piece all tied with Boxed Certificado cancellation. Paying Triple weight Registered rate to UPU Member, most likely France (24c triple rate postage plus 8c registration fee). Very nice piece with scarce multiple valued stamps.

35.00

60.

202 – Cover from Manila to San Sebastian, via Marsella, with single rate to Spain. Stamp tied with ‘Correos – Manila’ CDS. 8 Aug 1898 handwritten manuscript on top. Backstamped with San Sebastian arrival cancel. Generally fine condition for this period, and a scarce cover, seldom offered.

200.00

 

INBOUND COVERS

 

 

61.

Australian Inbound Cover – 1857 Cover from Sydney, Australia to Manila. Stamp tied with Grill Cancel and with handstamp ‘1’ on front of cover.  Sydney, New South Wales 10 Dec 1857 Departure cancel on reverse. Large Baeza arrival CDS also on reverse (indistinct date). Horizontal filing fold and odd minor faults as expected for covers of this period. Scarce inbound cover with early usage.

150.00

 

POSTAL CARDS

 

 

62.

Edifil 3 – 3c Rose. Commercially used to Hamburg, Germany tied with 1 Jul 1886 ‘Correos – Manila’ CDS. Minor crease on top left corner, not affecting overall appearance. Very nice card. Scarce.

120.00

 

Spanish Period - Specimens

 

Lot #

Description

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63.

142 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Very fresh colour and lovely specimen strike. Very appealing stamps.

15.00

64.

143, 179 – Mint (OG, HR). Overprinted with small ‘Muestra’ (Peterson Type 4). Both with commonly found rough perfs. Good colour. Nice looking stamps with scarcer specimen overprint.

20.00

65.

147 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Minor crease on reverse of one stamp, not affecting front. Very fresh and vibrant colour.

15.00

66.

158 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Commonly found rough perfs for this issue. Very fresh colour

15.00

67.

166 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Base stamps centred right. Very fresh overall appearance.

15.00

68.

170 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Odd rough or blunt perf, common for this issue. Vibrant colour and lovely specimen strike.

15.00

69.

176 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Commonly found rough perfs for this issue. Vibrant colour and very striking appearance.

15.00

70.

192-196 – Mint (OG, HR). Overprinted with ‘Muestra’ (Peterson Type 5). Mixed centring and all with commonly found rough or blunt perfs. Nice small lot of the 1898 low values.

10.00

71.

P7 (Vert Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Very fresh colour and good perfs for this issue. Lovely looking pair.

15.00

72.

P8 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Base stamps centred left. Good perfs for this issue. Nice looking stamps.

15.00

73.

P11 – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Well centred base stamp with good perfs. Very fresh looking stamp.

10.00

74.

P12 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Base stamps centred low. Commonly found rough or occasional blunt perfs.

15.00

75.

P15 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Base stamps centred top right with commonly found rough perfs. Fresh overall appearance.

15.00

76.

P18 – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Slightly faded base stamp. Odd blunt perf noted. Very scarce stamp with specimen overprint.

20.00

77.

P20 – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Generally well centred base stamp. Commonly found rough perfs. Good colour.

10.00

78.

P20 (Pair) – Mint (OG, NH). Overprinted with ‘Ministerio de Ultramar / Muestras’ (Peterson Type 3). Well centred base stamp with very fresh colour. Good perfs for this issue.

15.00

 

Spanish Period - Printers Waste

 

Lot #

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Starting Bid ($)

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79.

44 (Pair) – Unused (NG). Imperf pair with double strike, second one inverted. Good margins and clean stamps. One of the earlier and scarcer printers waste. Very appealing.

40.00

80.

52 (B/4) – Unused (NG). Imperf block with double strike, second one inverted. Good margins and very vibrant colour. Striking block.

40.00

 

Spanish Period - Forgeries

 

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81.

14 – Mint (NG, HR). Four tight margins. Very fresh and vibrant colour. Few minor scuff marks on face of stamp. Dangerous forgery. Scarce and seldom offered. Gooding #14F2.

20.00

82.

14 – Used. Four good margins for this forgery. Fresh colour and sound stamp. Light manuscript (pen) cancel. Seldom seen in such fine condition. Gooding #14F3.

20.00

83.

53 (B/8) – Mint (OG, NH). Segui Forgery Reprint. Imperf Right margin block of 8. Minor diagonal crease noted from reverse, not affecting overall appearance. Nice multiple for this forgery.

35.00

84.

63 (B/8) – Mint (OG, NH). Segui Forgery Reprint. Imperf Right margin block of 8. Very fine and clean with fresh colour. Lovely looking forgery. Not often seen in larger blocks.

35.00

85.

84 (B/9) – Mint (OG, NH). Segui Forgery Reprint. Imperf Top marginal block of 9. Fresh overall appearance. Nice looking block.

15.00

86.

126 – Used. Slightly faded base stamp with a few blunt perfs. Forged Surcharge and bogus partial grill cancel. Deceiving forgery on this elusive stamp. Great reference piece.

15.00

87.

126 (x2) – On Piece (top part of cover). Stamps tied with 11 Jan 1883 ‘Correos – Manila’ CDS. Vertical filing fold in centre, not affecting stamps. Minor toning. Seldom found on cover or piece.

30.00

88.

Unlisted – Mint (Dry OG, HR). 1r Black on 8c Red on 1r Green Derecho Judicial issue. Good colour on base stamp. Minor foxing from disturbed gum and with commonly found rough or blunt perfs. Interesting forgery.

20.00

 

Aguinaldo & Provisional Issues

 

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AGUINALDO STAMPS & COVERS

 

 

89.

Y3 – Mint (OG, NH). Fresh colour and generally well centred for this issue. Good perfs. Very nice stamp and seldom offered so fine. Scott Cat $150.

80.00

90.

Y3 – Used (HR). Average colour and stamp centred slightly high. Light corner cancel. Generally good perfs. Difficult stamp to find used. Very nice looking stamp. Scott Cat $200.

95.00

91.

YF1 (B/4) – Used top marginal block with beautiful strike of Tuguegarao – Katipunan cancel. No perf separations. Minor toning noted on top for accuracy. A lovely block. Difficult to find used in multiples.

40.00

92.

YP1 (Cover) – FORGED COVER. Stamp tied with bogus Katipunan cancel. Purple Impresos single line handstamp on front. Crude forged cover. Bogus Triangular Katipunan cancel on reverse. Excellent addition to any Aguinaldo specialised collection.

50.00

93.

P7 (Cover) – FORGED COVER. Stamp with ‘Gobierno Revolucionaria’ diagonal handstamp and tied with bogus cancel. ‘Gobino Revolucionario’ (with inverted ‘A’ for ‘V’ handstamp on top. Purple Impresos single line handstamp also present on front. Crude forged cover. Very interesting.

50.00

94.

P13 (Cover) – FORGED COVER. Stamp tied with bogus Katipunan cancel. Two Purple Impresos single line handstamp on front. Bogus Triangular Katipunan handstamp on reverse. Horizontal filing fold and roughly opened on both sides. Staning on front and around stamp. Excellent addition to any serious Aguinaldo collection.

50.00

 

PANAY PROVISIONAL ISSUE

 

 

95.

4 Cuartos – Mint (NG). Nice clean example of this scarcely offered stamp. Commonly fund rough perfs. Excellent overall condition compared to others seen in the past. Very rare and sought after Provisional stamp.

200.00

 

LA UNION PROVISONAL STAMPS & COVERS

 

 

96.

Collection – Very comprehensive collection of 23 La Union issues on 4 custom made album pages, all Mint. Generally fine to very fine condition. Scarce stamps and seldom offered. These have retailed for over $1,000 in recent years. Seldom offered as such.

500.00

97.

2c (B/4) – Lovely block of the 2c ‘Correos – Union’ Roulette issue. Two right stamp cancelled with 18 Dec ?? purple ‘Correos – Union’ circular date stamps. Left stamps remaining unused. Very minor toning noted for accuracy. Very scarce issue and seldom offered in multiples. Highly sought after Provisional stamps.

500.00

98.

Recargo de Consumos (Cover) – Commercial cover to Juan Hidalgo in Paris, via Marseille. Stamp tied with 16 Oct 1898 ‘Correos – Union’ CDS. Red Paquebot 20 Oct 1898 cancel on front. 1/30 Nov 1898 Paris – Etranger receiving cancel on front and reverse. Odd minor tone spot, hardly noticeable on this truly magnificent cover. A similar cover to the same addressee sold in the HR Harmer June 4, 2015 auction for $6,750 (plus commission).  Very scarce cover and highly sought after.

4,500.00

99.

Recargo de Consumos & Postal Stamps (Cover) – Commercial cover to Juan Hidalgo in Paris. Total of 10 Stamp tied with 17 Oct 1898 ‘Correos – Union’ CDS. Red Paquebot 23 Oct 1898 cancel on front. 1/30 Nov 1898 Paris – Etranger receiving cancel on front and reverse. Slightly trimmed on top section. Rough right and left edges with minor faults. A similar cover to the same addressee sold in the HR Harmer June 4, 2015 auction for $6,750 (plus commission).  Very scarce cover.

4,500.00

 

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