International Philippine Philatelic Society

Auction No. 70

Closing Date: 8pm, EST, August 31, 2018

 

 

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Spanish Period & Provisionals

 

 

U.S. Administration

 

Japanese Occupation

 

Republic Period

 

Revenue & Miscellaneous

 

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Stamps

Official & Security Stamps

 

Military Stations

Covers & PSE

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US Period - Stamps

 

Lot #

Description

Starting Bid ($)

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REGULAR ISSUES (1899-1904)
Scott 212 - 240

 

 

137.

214, 215, 220 (x3), 226 (x12), 227 (x2), 230, 233 (x2), 240 (x2) – Used. Nice group of early overprinted stamps all with Handstamp ‘O.B.’. Odd fault as expected. Good range of varying handstamps. Excellent specialist lot.

40.00

138.

214b (Pair) – Used. Horizontal pair from booklet pane with partial duplex cancel. Fresh colour and light cancel not detracting from overall appearance.

10.00

139.

229 – Mint (NG, HR). Single with bottom selvedge plate number (1797). Fresh colour. Few minor blunt perfs on right. Very nice looking stamp. Scarce.

40.00

 

DEFINITIVE ISSUES (1906-1931)
Scott 241 - 304, 326 - 353

 

 

140.

252 – Mint (OG, HR). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge (22001). Well centred with fresh colour. Very fine.

15.00

141.

271 – Mint (OG, HR). Single stamp with plate number on bottom selvedge (22000). Vibrant colour and generally well centred, decent perfs. Very fine.

20.00

142.

278 – Mint (OG, HR). Single stamp with plate number on bottom selvedge (21972). Good colour and well centred with very good perfs. Very fine.

40.00

143.

279 – Mint (OG, NH). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge (21973). Fresh colour and well centred with decent perfs. Very fine. Scarce.

50.00

144.

279 – Mint (OG, NH). Single stamp with plate number on bottom selvedge (21973). Fresh colour and well centred with decent perfs. Very fine. Scarce.

50.00

145.

282 – Mint (OG, HR). Single stamp with plate number on bottom selvedge (22016). Vibrant colour, good centering with decent perfs. Very fine.

25.00

146.

283 – Mint (OG, NH). Single stamp with plate number on bottom selvedge (34804). Fresh colour, generally well centred with decent perfs. Very fine. Scarce.

80.00

147.

287A – Mint (NG). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge (21973). Vibrant colour, centred slightly right. Small pencil notation on top left. Very Scarce.

145.00

148.

289D – Mint (OG, NH). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge (22000). Fresh colour. Centred left with odd blunt perf on right. Scarce.

100.00

149.

302 – Mint (OG, Light HR). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge (22008). Very fresh well centred stamp. Very fine.

20.00

150.

304 – Mint (OG, NH). Very fresh colour, well centred with excellent perfs. A choice stamp and seldom found so fine. Scott Cat $110.

40.00

151.

304 – Mint (OG, HR). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge (22010). Vibrant colour. Centred bottom left. Minor rounded perfs on corners. Nice.

45.00

152.

340-350 – Mint (OG, NH). Single imperf stamps with plate numbers. Good margins all around and very fresh appearance. Scare stamps.

75.00

153.

353 – Mint (OG, HR). Single imperf stamp with plate number on top selvedge (22010). Fresh colour with decent margins all around. Scarce stamp.

100.00

 

GENERAL ISSUES (1932-1941)
Scott 319 - 325, 354 - 462

 

 

154.

319-320, 323-325 PROOFS – Unused. Imperf single trial colour proofs on glazed card all with wide bottom selvedge. 2c on thick paper (slight foxing). All with red ‘Cancelled’ overprint. Central vignette in light brown. Very scarce proofs. Ex-Plass.

750.00

155.

319-325 B/4 PROOFS – Unused. Imperf trial colour proofs on glazed card (2c on thick paper). Complete set in left margin blocks. Each with central vignette in light brown with red ‘Cancelled’ overprint. Less than 10 known of each denomination. Stated to be the finest set known. Very scarce.

4,000.00

156.

319-325, O1-O4 – Mint (OG, HR). Complete set of 11 Legislative Palace stamps with ‘Cancelled’ overprint. Very fresh colour and excellent centering for these issues. Very scarce.

400.00

157.

319SR-325SR – Mint (NG). Set of regular issues all with Type R ‘Specimen’ overprint in red. 18c with Vignette shifted upward. Minor foxing due to previous gum disturbance. Very scarce and seldom offered.

100.00

158.

320b (Pair) ERROR – Mint (OG, HR top stamp). 4c Vertical Pair, imperforate between. Nicely centred with very fresh colour. Pencil notes on gum side. Beautiful error. Scott Cat $600.

400.00

159.

322a (x3) – Mint (OG, NH/HR). 18c with double impression of vignette. Three singles showing different stages of the doubling. One with left selvedge. Generally fine. Very scarce and excellent lot. Scott Cat $3,750.

900.00

160.

323c (B/4) – Mint (OG, NH). 20c with orange and brown shade, Imperforate bottom left corner margin block. Decent margins all around. Some minor toning on reverse causing odd tone spots. Largest recorded multiple recorded. Very fine. Scott Cat $3500.

1,700.00

161.

324 (Pair) ERROR – Mint (OG, NH). Top selvedge Vertical pair with doubling of horizontal perfs on top. Very fresh and fine overall condition. Only two examples recorded to date.

75.00

162.

325 – Mint (OG, NH). Well centred with very fresh colour and excellent perfs. A choice stamp and seldom offered so fine.

22.00

163.

357 – Mint (OG, Light HR). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge (123820). Fresh colour and generally well centred. Fine stamp.

25.00

164.

357 – Mint (OG, NH). Single with wide bottom selvedge showing plate number (123820). Fresh colour and good perfs. Very nice stamp.

50.00

165.

357 – Mint (OG, HR). Single with bottom selvedge showing plate number (123821). Fresh colour and decent perfs. Lovely looking stamp.

30.00

166.

368 – Mint (OG, HR). Single stamp with plate number on bottom selvedge. Vibrant colour and well centred with decent perfs. Very fine.

5.00

167.

368a – Mint (OG, NH). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge. Fresh colour and well centred base stamp. Very appealing.

5.00

168.

369 – Mint (OG, NH). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge. Deep colour. Centred low with decent perfs for this issue. Lovely stamp.

5.00

169.

384 (B/8) ERROR – Mint (OG, NH). Major ink smear affecting stamp 3 and 7. Punch cancel on position 5. Interesting block and unusual error. Very fresh and fine condition.

20.00

170.

384 (S/5) – Mint (OG, NH). Horizontal strip of five with right selvedge, overprinted with privately issued Philippine Philatelic Auction Club (PPAC) 1982 overprint and surcharge. In English, Tagalog and Chinese. Good colour and generally fine.

20.00

171.

397-401 (B/4) – Mint (OG, NH). Complete set with top or bottom selvedge with plate numbers. Very fresh colour and very fine overall condition. Nice set.

8.00

172.

402-404 (Sheets) – Mint (OG, NH). Complete set in complete sheets of 25. Small hinge marks on top selvedge noted for accuracy. Good colour and nice overall condition. Typical stamp curling from gum. Nice set.

16.00

173.

412 ERROR – Mint (OG, Light HR). Single with bottom selvedge showing partial overprint (Comm) most likely due to dry print during the overprinting process. Very fresh and an unusual error.

20.00

174.

415 ERROR – Mint (OG, NH). Single with very light (almost omitted) overprint most likely caused by under-inking during the overprinting process. Very fresh condition. Unusual error.

10.00

175.

418 ERROR – Used. Single showing omitted hyphen between ‘Common’ and ‘Wealth’ possibly from under-inking during the overprinting process. Stated to be the only recorded example. Very scarce

25.00

176.

419 ERROR – Mint (OG, NH). Single with partial dry print causing ‘Wealth’ to be omitted from ‘Commonwealth’ overprint. Fresh colour, very fine condition. Interesting error.

15.00

177.

424 (Sheet) – Mint (OG, NH). Complete sheet of 25 stamps with intact outer selvedges. Post Office fresh appearance. Extra fine condition. Scott Cat $625 as singles. Scarce and seldom offered.

300.00

178.

424 ERROR – Mint (Streaky OG, Appears NH). Very fresh colour. Central vignette displaced up and left into frame. Lovely looking stamp. Stated to be the only recorded example. Scarce.

90.00

179.

425-430 – Mint (OG, NH). Complete set of singles with top selvedge showing plate numbers. Fresh colour and generally well centred examples. Very nice set.

3.00

180.

425-430 – Mint (OG, NH). Complete set of singles with bottom selvedge showing plate numbers. Fresh colour and fine overall condition. Nice set.

3.00

181.

435 (x2) ERROR – Mint (OG, NH). Vertical pair from bottom right of sheet showing Imperf on bottom margin, with selvedge. Very fine and fresh. Scarce.

15.00

182.

437, 437a (Sheet) – Mint (OG, NH). Full sheet of 50 stamps with intact selvedges. Missing ‘H’ in ‘Commonwealth’ error on Position 31. Ten full sheets were discovered in a hoard of 1000 sheets. Approximately 15 errors known. Very fresh and a great exhibition piece.

75.00

183.

449 (x7) – Mint (OG/NG). Showing four known plates for this issue, three singles and one block of four. Very fine overall condition. Hard to complete and seldom offered.

5.00

184.

462a – Mint (OG, NH). Complete unexploded booklet of four booklet panes. Very fine. Not often encountered despite low catalog value.

15.00

 

VICTORY ISSUES (1944-1945)
Scott 463 - 496

 

 

185.

384 (x5) FORGERY – Mint (OG, NH). Block of Four and Single with forged ‘Victory / Act 1189’ overprint in two different types. Very fresh colour and lovely overall condition. Single with straight bottom edge. Scarce second overprint type, seldom seen.

20.00

186.

464 (B/25) – Mint. Top left margin block. Fresh colour and generally fine condition. Stuck to interleaving. Scarce in larger multiples. Scott Cat $250 as singles. Seldom offered.

70.00

187.

472 (B15) FORGERY – Mint (OG, NH). Bottom left marginal block with plate number (131564). Forged ‘Victory’ overprint. With ‘Commonwealt’ (missing ‘H’) error on first stamp, second row. Excellent reference piece and one for the specialist.

20.00

188.

487 + Cover VARIETY – Used. Single stamp and corresponding plate stamp on cover, both showing Broken ‘H’ in ‘Wealth’ variety, causing it to appear as a small ‘h’. First day cover with various stamps inclusive of plate numbers. Interesting variety.

5.00

189.

490 (Sheet) ERROR – Mint (OG, NH). Full sheet of 50 with complete selvedges. Overprint shifted right with pre-printing creases affecting overprint in multiple locations. Position 1 showing ‘RY’ in ‘Victory’ and ‘H’ in ‘Commonwealth’ separated. Positiions 8 and 13 also showing overprint separation. Very interesting and great exhibition piece. Very fine.

40.00

 

AIRMAIL ISSUES (1926-1941)
Scott C1 - C63

 

 

190.

C2a FORGERY – Mint (OG, HR). Inverted overprint forgery. Base stamp with fresh colour and centred bottom left. Excellent reference stamp and one for the specialist collector.

5.00

191.

C7 – Mint (OG, Light HR). Fresh colour and well centred base stamp. Lovely overprint strike. Light diagonal crease and re-perforated on bottom. PF Certificate (No. 546427). Scott Cat $3250.

500.00

192.

C53 (x3) ERROR – Mint (NG, HR). Horizontal strip of three with bottom selvedge and plate number (129929). Paper fold-over causing imperf bottom margin on first and part of second stamps. Hinge reinforcement between second and third stamps. Very appealing. Only example recorded.

30.00

193.

C59-C61 – Mint (OG, NH). Complete set with plate numbers on bottom selvedge. Fresh colour and generally very fine condition. Nice set.

10.00

 

SPECIAL DELIVERY (1901-1945)
Scott E1 - E10

 

 

194.

E2 – Mint (OG, Light HR). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge. Vibrant colour, generally well centred with good perfs. Very appealing stamp.

30.00

195.

E4 – Mint (OG, Light HR). Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge. Fresh colour, generally well centred with good perfs. Lovely looking stamp. Scarce.

100.00

196.

E6 – Mint (OG, NH). Imperf single with top selvedge showing plate number. Fresh colour and decent margins all around. Nice stamp.

35.00

 

POSTAGE DUES (1899-1944)
Scott J1 - J22

 

 

197.

J1 (B16) – Mint (OG, NH). Top left corner margin block. Very fresh colour and well centred. Scarce large multiple and seldom offered. Scott Cat $240 as singles.

100.00

198.

J2 (B16) – Mint (OG, NH). Top left corner margin block. Very fresh colour and generally well centred. Scarce large multiple and seldom offered. Scott Cat $240 as singles.

100.00

199.

J2 – Mint (NG). Single with top selvedge showing plate number. Very fresh colour with decent perfs. A much sought after issue.

10.00

200.

J3 – Mint (OG, NH). Single with top selvedge showing plate number. Vibrant colour and decent perfs. Very fine example.

22.00

201.

J8-J14 (B/6) – Mint (OG, NH). Complete set all with top selvedge plate numbers. Very fresh colour and generally good centering. Superb set and seldom offered as such.

15.00

 

OFFICIAL STAMPS (1926-1946)
Scott O1 - O44

 

 

202.

O4 (Pair) ERROR – Mint (OG, NH). Vertical pair with bottom selvedge showing light overprint (Official) offset on reverse. Very fresh colour, excellent catering. Very fine. Unusual.

7.00

 

203.

O15-O24 – Mint (OG, NH). Complete set plate singles with either top or bottom selvedge showing plate numbers. Very fresh throughout. Lovely set.

8.00

204.

O15-O24 (B/4) – Mint (OG, NH). Very fresh colour throughout. Very nice set with generally good centering.

10.00

205.

O15, O15a – Used. Horizontal pair with right stamp showing missing period after ‘B’ variety. Good colour and decent perfs for this issue. Tough stamp and nice in pair.

5.00

206.

O15 (x2), O15a – Used. Horizontal strip of three on small piece used with 27 January 1936 CDS cancel. Right stamp showing missing period after ‘B’ variety. Minor foxing otherwise a nice looking item.

10.00

207.

O15a – Used. Single showing missing period after ‘B’ variety. Vibrant colour, well centered and good perfs for this issue. Light cancel not detracting from overall appearance.

5.00

208.

O16 ERROR – Mint (OG, NH). Left straight edge stamp from sheet showing major shift of ‘OB’ causing stamp to only show ‘O’. Stated to be only recorded example. Exhibition piece.

30.00

209.

O16 ERROR – Used. Single showing pre-printing Accordion Error. Light cancel not detracting overall appearance. Odd minor toning around perfs noted for accuracy. Gorgeous looking stamp.

20.00

210.

O16a – Used. Single showing missing period after ‘B’ variety. Couple of small tone spots on perfs on right otherwise a lovely stamp. Cancel clear of overprint. Difficult stamp to find.

20.00

211.

O16 (x15), O16a – Mint (NG). Block of 16 with stamp position 6 showing missing period after ‘B’ variety. Some old gum toning on reverse not affecting overall appearance. Scarce to find in large multiples.

30.00

212.

O17 VARIETY – Used. Single showing missing period after ‘O’. Deep shade, centred top left, with decent perfs. Stated to be one of two recorded examples. Very Scarce.

25.00

213.

O17 ERROR (B/4) – Mint (NG). Overprint shifted left causing part of ‘O’ to be cut along perforations. Good colour. Lovely error for the specialist. Scarce.

15.00

214.

O17a – Mint (OG, NH). Single showing missing period after ‘B’. Very fresh, well centered and very good perfs. Beautiful stamp.

15.00

215.

O18 (B/6), O20-O22 (B/4), O22 (x2), O23 (B/4), O24 (B/6) – Mint (OG, NH/HR). Lovely plate blocks all with fresh colour and nice overall appearance. 2 additional #O22 in different shades and showing different positon of ‘OB’ overprint. A very nice looking lot.

12.00


 

216.

O20 VARIETY – Mint (OG, HR). Single showing missing period after ‘B’ variety. Vibrant colour and decent perfs for this issue. Stated to be one of two recorded examples. Very Scare.

25.00

217.

O23 VARIETY – Mint (OG, HR). Single showing missing period after ‘B’. Fresh colour. Striking stamp. Stated to be one of two recorded examples. Very Scarce.

25.00

218.

O25 (x2) VARIETY – Mint/Used. Stamps with 2mm and 2.5mm spacing respectively, compared to normal spacing of 3mm. Very scarce as only a handful of known examples exist. Excellent specialist lot.

10.00

219.

O25 (x9), O25b – Mint (OG, NH). Top margin plate block of ten. Stamp Position 2 showing raised period after ‘B’ variety. Very scarce and seldom offered, moreso in large multiples.

50.00

220.

O26 (x7) – Mint (OG, NH). Single with bottom selvedge plate number (131583) and top selvedge B/6 with plate number (129928). Very fresh colour and lovely overall condition. Very fine.

5.00

221.

O27 ERROR – Mint (NG). Single, Imperf on bottom margin with selvedge. Fresh colour. Stated that only four examples have been recorded. Scarce.

20.00

222.

O27 (x2) ERROR – Mint (Dry OG, NH). Horizontal pair Imperf on left margin with partial selvedge. Very fresh and decent perfs. Average centering. Scarce.

15.00

223.

O27, O27a – Used. Horizontal pair with bottom straight edge. Right stamp showing missing hyphen after ‘Common’ variety. Light cancel not detracting overall appearance.

5.00

224.

O27 (x2), O27a (x2) – Used. Block of Four with two right stamps showing missing hyphen after ‘Common’ variety. Good colour and nice overall appearance.

10.00

225.

O27 (x12), O27a (x4) – Mint (OG, NH). Block of 16 with four right stamps all showing missing hyphen after ‘Common’ variety. Very fresh condition and difficult to find in larger multiples.

30.00

226.

O27a – Mint (NG, HR). Single with missing ‘Hyphen’ variety. Fresh colour and generally well centred. Nice looking stamp.

5.00

227.

O27, O27b – Used. Vertical pair with bottom stamp with missing period after ‘B’ variety. Minor age foxing otherwise a nice pair.

5.00

228.

O27b – Mint (Dry OG, NH). Single showing missing period after ‘B’ variety. Fresh colour with commonly found rough perfs. Very nice looking stamp.

8.00

 

US Period – Official & Security Stamps

 

Lot #

Description

Starting Bid ($)

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OFFICIAL OVERPRINTS

 

 

229.

227 – Mint (OG, NH). Single stamp with ‘Official Business’ violet overprint in two lines. Stamp centred low with fresh colour and bottom selvedge plate (1706). Scarce and unusual overprint.

20.00

230.

277 (x2) – Used. Philippine National Bank ‘OB’ circular handstamps, two different types. Fresh colour and clearly struck overprints. Seldom offered so fine.

20.00

 

BANDHOLTZ OB

 

 

231.

241-250 – Mint (OG/NG, HR). Single stamps with Green overprint. Generally fine overall condition. A scarce set and seldom offered so complete. Only 100 sets issued.

450.00

232.

241-250 – Mint (OG/NG, HR). Single stamps with Yellow overprint. Generally fine overall condition. A scarce set and seldom offered so complete. Only 100 sets issued.

450.00

233.

241-252 – Mint (OG/NG, HR). Single stamps with Blue overprint. Complete set with good colour and nice overall condition. Scarce to complete. Much sought after stamps.

400.00

234.

263 ERROR – Mint (OG, HR). Black overprint, bottom plate selvedge (21972), showing clear doubling of overprint. Centred right. Fresh colour. Lovely stamp.

20.00

235.

264 – Mint (OG, NH). Red overprint. Single stamp with plate number on bottom selvedge (21973). Fresh colour generally well centred. Possibly unique with plate number. Very fine.

20.00

236.

267 – Mint (Dry OG, Appears  HR). Red overprint. Single stamp with plate number on bottom selvedge (21979). Average centering. Fresh stamp.

15.00

237.

272 – Mint (NG, HR). Red overprint. Single stamp with plate number on top selvedge (22001). Fresh overall appearance. Average centering.

40.00

 

TAGLE SECURITY OVERPRINTS

 

 

238.

402-404 – Used. Set with Tagle ‘O.B.’ overprint (Large Type). Lovely colour and generally well centred for these issues. Light postal cancels. Very scarce usage.

50.00

239.

408-410 – Used. Set with Tagle ‘OFFICIAL’ overprint. 12c with inverted overprint. Light cancels not detracting overall appearance. Very scarce.

45.00

240.

452-454 – Used. Set with Tagle ‘OFFICIAL’ overprint. 12c with inverted overprint. Very fine used with fresh colour. Scare so fine.

30.00

241.

455-457 – Used. Set with Tagle ‘O.B.’ overprint (Large Type). 2c with minor toning on right. Lovely fresh colour and light postal cancels. Beautiful set. Very scarce.

50.00

242.

455-457 – Used. Set with Tagle ‘OFFICIAL’ overprint (Small Type). Light foxing on 12c causing duller appearance. Light CDS cancels. Very nice set and seldom offered.

45.00

243.

458-460 – Used. Set with Tagle ‘OFFICIAL’ overprint. 6c with minor creasing on bottom right and foxing. Scarce set to complete. Very nice.

30.00

244.

C54-C56 – Used. Set with Tagle ‘O.B.’ overprint. 6c with minor foxing otherwise a lovely looking set. Very scarce and seldom offered.

30.00

245.

E5 – Used. With Tagle ‘OFFICIAL’ overprint. Stamp centred bottom left with very minor foxing noted for accuracy. Nice Manila CDS cancel. Very scarce.

40.00

 

OFFICIAL COVERS

 

 

246.

215 (x2) – Long Official cover, Manila to Malolos, Bulacan, from the Philippine Constabulary. Stamps with red ‘O.B.’ handstamp and tied with Manila (24 April 1906) duplex cancels. Bulacan (25 April 1906) receiving circular backstamp. Some edge wrinkling and crease on right not affecting stamps. Scarce.

45.00

247.

226 (x2) – Long Official cover, Benguet, Baguio to Manila, from the Philippine Constabulary. Stamps with red ‘O.B.’ handstamp and tied with Benguet (31 March 1906) duplex cancel. Partial Manila receiving backstamp. Minor edge toning not detracting the overall appearance of this lovely cover.

45.00

248.

226 (x3) – Long Official cover, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya to Manila, from the Philippine Constabulary. Stamps with blue-green ‘O.B.’ handstamp and tied with Bayombong (10 May 1906) duplex cancel. Pangasinan transit and Manila receiving circular backstamps. Fine for this period.

45.00

249.

240 (x2) – Long Official cover, Tuguegarao, Cagayn to Manila, from the Philippine Constabulary. Stamps with blue ‘O.B.’ handstamp and tied with Tuguegarao (12 July 1906) duplex cancel (part imprint on bottom selvedge of right stamp). Aparri transit and Manila receiving circular backstamps. Cut into slightly on right (clear of stamps) otherwise generally fine.

45.00

250.

226 (x2) – Long Official cover, Iba, Zambales to Manila, from the Philippine Constabulary. Stamps with faint blue ‘O.B.’ handstamp and tied with Iba (6 September 1906) duplex cancels. Manila receiving circular backstamp. Creased on right edge and some minor toning, otherwise a nice looking cover.

45.00

251.

293 (x3) – Long Registered Official cover, Iloilo to Mayaguez, Porto Rico, from the Bureau of Science. Stamps with blue ‘Official’ handstamp and tied with Circular Star cancels. Numerous backstamps including Manila (4 April 1929) Registry Section CDS and transit and receiving cancels. Rough on top and small tear near centre. Some edge breaks and bottom right corner missing. Typical foxing and slight toning. Scarce destination and usage.

25.00

252.

O15 – Long Official cover, Manila to Iloilo, from the Department of Agriculture and Commerce. Stamp tied with Manila (12 October 1936) slogan cancel. Minor edge creasing common for these covers. Clean cover.

10.00

253.

O15, O21 – Long Registered Official cover, Manila circulating, from the General Land Registration Office. Stamps tied with Wavy Line cancel with box Registration handstamp alongside (25 November 1935). Manila Registry Office circular backstamp. Minor edge creases on right otherwise a nice cover.

10.00

254.

O17 – Long Official cover, Manila to Pennsylvania, USA, from the Department of Education. Stamp tied with Manila (31 March 1936) slogan cancel. Back flap creasing just showing through on front, otherwise a fine cover.

10.00

255.

O19 (x2) – Long Official Registered cover, Manila circulating from the General Land Registration Office. Stamps tied with Wavy Line cancel with rectangular boxed registration cancel alongside (30 August 1939). Generally good to fine condition.

20.00

256.

O21 – Long Official cover, Santa Cruz, Laguna to Manila, from the Provisional Government of Laguna. Stamp tied with Santa Cruz (10 February 1936) duplex cancel. Minor edge creasing noted for accuracy, otherwise a lovely cover.

15.00

257.

O22 – Long Official Registered cover, Iba, Zambales to Manila, from the Court of First Instance, Province of Zambales (handstamp). Stamp tied with Iba (11 November 1939) duplex cancel with rectangular boxed Registration handstamp on bottom left (10 November date). Manila post office receiving circular backstamp. Crease on bottom left otherwise fine.

15.00

258.

O32 – Long Official cover, Manila circulating, from the Office of the Mayor. Stamp tied with 17 November 1938 slogan cancel. Some wrinkling on right side of cover otherwise generally fine.

30.00

259.

O39 – Long Official cover, Leyte circulating, from the Municipality of Leyte with corner card. Affixed with 2c Rizal OB handstamped ‘Victory’ and cancelled with Tolosa, Leyte (15 January ??) duplex cancel. Vertical folding creases not affecting stamp. Scarce usage.

25.00

 

PERFINS

 

 

260.

CBI – Used. Five single stamps with perfin. 10c centred high otherwise a decent set with generally good colour and average to fine condition. Nice lot for the specialist.

25.00

261.

CBI – Used. 4c and 30c stamps with good colour. 4c centred top right. Light cancels not detracting overall appearance. Nice duo. Scott 275, 277.

20.00

262.

PECO – Used. 20c Horizontal pair tied with large Manila circular cancel. Fresh colour and decent perfs for this issue. Very fine. Scarce. Scott 297.

15.00

 

COMMERCIAL OVERPRINTS

 

 

263.

HEACOCK’S – Used. Group of five stamps with ‘H / Manila / P.I.’ overprint. 2c slight foxing, otherwise generally good to very good condition. Scott 290-291, 294, 297, 299.

15.00

264.

HEACOCK’S – Commercial cover to Rizal with Heacock’s Manila corner card. 2c stamp with ‘Heacock’s / Manila’ tied with Manila (10 March 1934) slogan cancel. Very scarce on cover.

60.00

265.

HEACOCK’S – Commercial cover  with C. Aklan Inc corner card. 2c stamp with ‘Heacock’s / Manila’ tied with Manila (27 February 1935) slogan cancel. Very scarce on cover.

60.00

266.

RAMBLER SHOES – Used. 12c and 30c stamps with Violet ‘R.S.’ handstamp. Generally fine condition. Very scarce and seldom offered. Scott 295, 299.

30.00

267.

RAMBLER SHOES – Used. 12c, 30c (x2) stamps with Blue ‘R.S.’ handstamp. Fine to very fine condition. Very scarce and seldom offered. Scott 266. 283, 299.

40.00

268.

RAMBLER SHOES – Used. Group of seven stamps with ‘Manila / P.I.’ overprint. Lovely stamps with fresh colour and decent perfs. Scott 284, 290a, 291-293, 295, 297.

30.00

 

US Period – Military Stations

 

Lot #

Description

Starting Bid ($)

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269.

213Dagupan to Manila RPO cover tied with Dagupan & Manila (5 May 1900) R.P.O. duplex cancel. Backstamped with receiving Mil. Sta. No.3 Manila, Philippines (6 May 1900) receiving CDS. Minor foxing and edge creases noted otherwise a very nice looking cover. Scarce usage. Front similar to Backer CA-1, Reverse similar to Baker CE-1.

40.00

270.

U8 – Letter to New York, USA cancelled with ‘Mil. Sta. No. 1 Manila’ (16 March 1900) duplex cancel. Odd minor edge wear, common for this period, otherwise a nice looking cover. No receiving backstamp. Baker C-6.

20.00

271.

U8, 215-216 – Small piece from top right envelope corner tied with ‘Mil. Sta. Zamboanga’ (15 May 1900) circular date stamp. Very fine and a striking piece with this scarce cancel. Baker C-4.

30.00

272.

US Letter Sheet Envelope – Manila to Fort Meyer, Virginia cancelled with Mil. Sta. No.1 Manila (10 January 1900) duplex. Fort Meyer (13 February 1900) receiving CDS on reverse. Mounting stains on corners otherwise generally fine. Stated to be the only known usage of this letter sheet in the Philippines. Baker C-6.

100.00

 

US Period – Covers & Pre-Stamped Envelopes

 

Lot #

Description

Starting Bid ($)

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COVERS

 

 

273.

242 – Commercial cover from Manila to Denver, Colorado with Army and Navy Club corner card. Includes four page handwritten letter on club printed stationary. Generally fine overall condition. Lovely looking card.

15.00

274.

265 – Commercial cover from Manila to Zurich, Switzerland tied with 2 May 1913 duplex cancel. Paying 10c first class foreign rate. 5 June receiving backstamp. Lovely San Miguel Brewery corner card (crossed out with pen). Vertical filing fold on left, clear of stamp. Minor top right corner tear, otherwise a lovely looking cover.

10.00

275.

291 – Commercial cover from Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental to Chicago, USA. Tied with 24 July 1929 duplex cancel. 4c first class rate to US. Vertical centre filing fold not affecting stamp. Clean cover.

2.00

276.

291 (x2), 293 (x2), 294 (x2), 385 (x7), 386 (x6), 401 (x2) – Commercial cover from Manila to Duisburg, Germany. Sent via Singapore per S.S. Scharnhorst. Stamps all located on back of cover, tied with 9 November 1935 duplex cancels. Vertical folding crease in centre and cover cut short on left when opening. Very colourful with so many different issues. Very appealing.

30.00

277.

293, 341 (Pair) – Commercial cover from Manila to Bergen, Norway. Tied with Manila (25 August 1932) duplex cancel. Plate number (44875) on bottom selvedge of #341. 16c first class overseas rate. Bergen (27 September 1932) receiving backstamp. Opened rough with small tear on top but clear of stamps. Edge wear. Scarce usage.

50.00

278.

319 (Bisect), 320 – Printed Matter outer wrapper from San Joaquin, Iloilo to Manila. Stamps tied with 8 December 1927 duplex cancel. 5c paying second class newspaper and periodical rate of 5c per kilo (2c bisect stamp reducing rate to 1c). Expected edge faults and with centre vertical filing fold, not affecting stamps. Very scarce usage.

200.00

279.

319 (Pair), 323c – Commercial cover from Manila, via Siberia, to Auxerre, France. Includes 20c imperf issue in orange and brown. Stamps tied with 28 May 1929 duplex cancel. 24c paying correct double weight rate to foreign destination. Minor toning and edge wear as expected. Only recorded cover with #323c (Scott Cat $1,750 for mint pair).

700.00

280.

323, O1 (x8) – Very large commercial cover from Manila to Massachusetts, USA. Stamps tied with Manila (14 March 1928) duplex cancels. Includes right marginal B/6 of #O1. 40c paying first class rate to US between 9 and 10 ounces. As expected, edge creasing not affecting overall appearance of this truly magnificent cover. Very striking.

20.00

281.

384 (x6) – Commercial cover from Manila to Manchester, England. Cancelled with Manila (2 December 1935) duplex. 24c paying double weight first class rate (21g - 40g). Very clean cover, seldom offered so fine. 

15.00

282.

384 (B/6) – Commercial cover from La Carlota, Negros Occidental to Rabat, Morocco. Stamps tied with 19 February 1936 duplex cancels. Bottom right marginal block with plate number (128587) on bottom selvedge. 24c paying double weight rate (16c + 8c) between 21g and 40g. Maroc (23 March 1936) receiving circular backstamp. Rough opening on bottom and minor toning on right selvedge.

25.00

283.

384, 412, 434, 449 (x3) – Commercial cover from Manila to Belgium. Cancelled with Manila (29 September 1940) CDS. 18c charge paying first class rate (21g – 40g). Contains four issues of the 4c stamp. German censor tape on left and small censor chop on right below stamps. Very fine.

50.00

284.

384 (x5), 422 – Commercial cover from Puerto Princesa, Palawan to Encarnacion, Paraguay. Stamps tied with 13 August 1938 duplex cancels. P2.20 paying 12c first class to foreign destination plus P2.06 air to Paraguay (overpaid by 2c). Slightly heavy toning on front and back flap missing. Scarce usage and destination. 

20.00

285.

384, 449, 453 – Commercial cover from Manila to Melbourne, Australia. 12c first class rate up to 20g. Yokohama Specie Bank Ltd corner card on top left. Cancelled with Manila (1 June 1940) CDS. Australian Censor tape on left and rectangular ‘Passed by Censor’ handstamp on bottom right. Scarce usage.

15.00

286.

386, 387, 394 – Commercial cover from Cebu to Santiago, Chile. P2.18 airmail rate (12c first class rate plus P2.06 air rate). #394 with plate number (130338) on bottom selvedge. Cancelled with Cebu (20 March 1936) duplex cancels and 29 March 1936 receiving backstamp. Very fine and nice combination cover to a scarce destination.

20.00

287.

390 (x2), 414, 420 (x4) – Commercial cover from Manila, via HongKong, to Windhoek, Southwest Africa. Stamps tied with Manila (18 May 1938) CDS cancels. Plate number (129929) on bottom selvedge of #420. P1.68 rate (12c first class plus P1.56 airmail rate for 11 to 15g). No receiving backstamp. Minor opening tear on top left otherwise a lovely looking cover. Scarce destination.

25.00

288.

412, 414 – Commercial cover from Naga, Cebu to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Stamps tied with Naga (18 July 1937) duplex cancel. 12c paying first class rate up to 20g. Argentina indistinct receiving backstamp. Edge wear and minor toning. Scarce destination.

30.00

289.

413 (x2) – Commercial cover from Malasiqui, Pangasinan to Nice, France. 24c paying first class rate up to 20g. Tied with 20 September 1937 duplex cancel. Back flap missing and no receiving backstamp. Minor edge faults. Lovely looking cover.

10.00

290.

434 (x3) – Commercial cover from Fort Stotsenburg, Pampanga to Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Stamps tied with 2 March 1941 duplex cancels. 12c paying first class rate up to 20g. South Africa Censor tape on left. Odd minor toning on top otherwise a nice cover with scarce usage and destination.

30.00

291.

434 (x3) – Commercial cover from Manila to Pretoria, South Africa. Cancelled with Manila No. 1 (18 November 1941) CDS. 12c paying first class rate up to 20g. South African censor tape on left. Rough opening on top, otherwise a lovely cover to a very scarce destination.

50.00

292.

439, 443, 445, 461 (x2) – Long Registered cover, Dansalan, Lanao to Illinois, USA. Stamps tied with Wavy Line cancel with rectangular boxed registration handstamp on left (12 November 1941). Numerous transit and receiving backstamps. Very light foxing noted for accuracy, otherwise a gorgeous cover with the extremely rare usage of the 4p value (Scott Cat $500 for 4p on cover). Very scarce.

150.00

293.

449 (x6) – Commercial cover from Candara, Samar to Mexico City, Mexico. Cancelled with Candara (21 May 1941) duplex cancels. 12c paying first class rate to foreign destination up to 20g. 30 June 1941 receiving circular date stamp applied on front. Censor tape on left, covering one of the stamps. 

20.00

294.

449 (x6) – Commercial cover from Cebu to Hobart, Tasmania. 12c first class foreign rate up to 20g. Cancelled with Cebu (30 June 1939) duplex cancels, used 5 days before official date of release (5 July 1939). No receiving backstamp. Only recorded example of usage before official release date.

50.00

295.

456 (x4), 461 – Commercial Registered cover from Baguio to New York, USA. Stamps tied with Wavy Line cancels with rectangular boxed registration cancel on left side, Baguio (10 October 1941). 26c paying 6c first class rate and 20c registration fee. Brent School corner card on top left. New York (9 November 1941) receiving backstamp. Nice cover.

10.00

296.

464 (B/4) – Local circulating addressed cover with block of four tied with Tacloban (17 January 1945) duplex cancel. Very fine overall condition. Lovely looking cover.

35.00

297.

485-496, E10 – Long First Day Cover, with Bacolod Post Office (1 August 1946) oblong first day cancels. Very minor edge toning noted for accuracy. Seldom seen in such fine condition. Seldom seen with full set including 10p and 20p high values.

20.00

298.

C48 (x3) – Commercial Registered cover from Manila to Amoy, China. Stamps tied with Circular Star cancel. Registration boxed cancels on reverse (18 August 1934) and wax seals over back flap. Amoy circular receiving backstamp. Fine and scarce destination cover.

30.00

299.

C62 – Commercial Clipper Army & Navy YMCA pre-printed cover from Manila to Union Springs, Alabama. Cancelled with Manila No. 1 (1 July 1941) CDS with ‘Via Clipper’ rectangular boxed handstamp alongside. Couple of vertical filing folds, otherwise a nice looking cover.

10.00

300.

O2 (x3) – Readdressed Commercial cover from Manila (14 October 1930) to South Africa. Short paid 12c for double weight rate of 24c (16c + 8c). New York Postage Due handstamp for 30c. Multiple 3d handstamps applied in South Africa with 3d postage due stamp applied and cancelled. Capetown (8 December 1930) receiving backstamp. Minor tear on top and odd tone spots not detracting the overall beauty and scarcity of this cover.

80.00

301.

O2 (x4) – Small commercial cover from Manila to Jerusalem, Palestine. Affixed with 16c first class rate to foreign destination, tied with Manila (13 October 1927) duplex cancels. Jerusalem (10 November 1927) receiving circular backstamp. Generally fine condition. Lovely looking cover.

35.00

302.

O2 (x6) – Commercial cover from Manila to Casablanca, Morocco. Stamps tied with 27 September 1928 duplex cancels. 24c paying double weight rate between 21g and 40g. Casablanca (2 November 1928) receiving circular backstamp. Odd corner wear noted. Scarce destination.

45.00

 

PRE-STAMPED ENVELOPES

 

 

303.

U22 (UPSS 35) – Unused with Carlos Media y de Los Reyes corner cards. Only 500 printed and the only size 10 envelope issued during the US period. Very clean and extra fine for this issue. Scarce.

90.00

304.

U26 (UPSS 39) – Unused with Guillermo Perera y Montanes corner card. Couple of purpose marks on right not affecting stamp. 500 printed. Generally fine overall condition. Scarce.

40.00

305.

U30 (UPSS 49) – Unused. Couple of minor spots along top edge, otherwise a nice looking card and generally clean.

3.00

306.

U30 (UPSS 48a) – Unused with Return corner card. Foxing affecting front in patches otherwise a nice looking envelope.

3.00

307.

U33 (UPSS 77 Var) – Unused with Theodore Siddall corner card. Unlisted in UPSS. Only a few known to exist. Very minor tone spots on top edge, otherwise a lovely looking envelope. Scarce.

25.00

308.

U35 – Commercially used to Fort Humphreys, USA. Far East Commandery No. 1 Knights Templar corner card (unlisted). Cancelled with Manila (1 November 1935) slogan cancel (first day, and used for less than two months). Very fine.

20.00

309.

U35, U42 – Long Envelopes, Unused. Minor edge creasing noted with some small tone spots present. Fresh colour on stamps. Nice duo.

5.00

310.

U43 (UPSS OB21) – Unused with Philippines Constabulary corner card. Very clean and fresh appearance. Scarce so fine.

50.00

311.

U41, 462c – Used. With Return Address Corner Card. Rizal booklet pane tied with first day cover cancel, Manila (8 October 1941) CDS. Pencil address to New York, USA. Some foxing and toning on booklet pane. Very scarce.

65.00

312.

U43 – Unused. Large tone spot on top right and odd minor tone dots on front. Back flap partially torn with rough top edge. Scott Cat $260. UPSS #122.

40.00

313.

U43 – Addressed (most likely did not pass through the postal system) and cancelled with Tacloban, Leyte (23 February 1944) duplex cancel. Very fine condition. Ex-Plass.

70.00

314.

U43 – Unused. With Return Address Corner Card. Foxing and toning noted. Minor creasing on right and left edges. Average condition. Scott Cat $100. UPSS #120.

25.00

315.

U43 – Unused. With Return Address Corner Card. Fresh overall appearance and very fine for this issue. Scott Cat $100. UPSS #120.

35.00

316.

U43 – Unused. With Return Address Corner Card and ‘Money Order / Giro Postal’ overprint on bottom left. Very fine overall condition. Scott Cat $125. UPSS #120a.

35.00

317.

U43 – Unused. With Return Address Corner Card and ‘Money Order / Giro Postal’ overprint on bottom left. Foxing and small tone spots throughout. Scott Cat $130. UPSS #121b.

40.00

318.

U43, 489 – Used. With Return Address Corner Card and ‘Money Order / Giro Postal’ overprint on bottom left. Mailed envelope to New York affixed with #489, cancelled with first day (19 January 1945) duplex. Blue First Day Cover notation handstamp on bottom left. Generally fine. Scott Cat $250. UPSS #120a.

60.00

 

FLIGHT COVERS

 

 

319.

1928 Flight – Pre-printed cover. London-Orient Flight from Puerto Princesa to Manila tied with two Puerto Princesa (8 November 1928) CDS. Backstamped Manila (9 November 1928) duplex receiving cancel. Very clean and fine cover. AAMC #33.

7.00

320.

1932 Flight – First Regular Airmail cover from Mania to Baguio using Philippine Airmail Taxi. Stamps tied with 25 January 1932 slogan cancel. Affixed with imperf pairs (#323b and 343). Green handstamp cachet on front. Registered boxed cancel on reverse (dated 24 January). Addressed to W. Bruggmann. Minor toning otherwise a very attractive and scarce cover. Most likely unique usage. AAMC #70.

1,000.00

321.

1936 Flight – Three covers, all addressed to Michigan, USA. Commemorating the First Trans-Pacific inaugural Passenger Service flight. Showing Manila to Hawaii, US and Guam respectively. All cancelled with Manila (29 October 1936) CDS. Generally fine overall condition. Interesting trio.

15.00

 

Postal Cards

 

Lot #

Description

Starting Bid ($)

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Postal Cards

 

 

322.

UX8 – Used to Barcelona, Spain. Cancelled with Manila (30 September 1907) duplex cancel. Some toning on bottom edge of card. Generally fine condition. Scarce and seldom offered. Scott Cat $1,500.

500.00

 

Picture Post Cards

 

 

323.

Black and White PPC – Used. Picture of entrance to China Town. 2c Rizal regular issue tied with Corregidor, Cavite (1 December 1920) duplex cancel with 1920 Christmas Seal also tied by the same cancel. Some edge wear and slight toning, common for this period. Interesting and scarce seal usage.

20.00

324.

Colour PPC – Used. Picture of Sailing Banca, Philippine Islands. 4c McKinley regular issue tied with Manila (21 November 1929) duplex cancel with 1928 Christmas Seal also tied by the same cancel. Top right corner bend otherwise a decent card with scarce seal usage.

10.00

 

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