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Guam




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Lot 2211

Guam, 1899, packet boat cover to New York, 1¢, 2¢ & 5¢ (1, 2, 5) tied by purple straight line "Agaña Island of Guam 1899" town cancel, on cover addressed to New York City, with straight line "Paquobot", forwarded, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2212

Guam, 1899, 6¢ lake (Scott 6), wide bottom margin imprint & plate no. 923 block of 6, slightly tropicalized o.g., uncommonly bright and fresh, Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2213

Guam, 1899, 8¢ violet brown (Scott 7), o.g., never hinged, fresh, deep rich color, huge balanced margins, an amazing example of this particularly difficult stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate and photocopy of 1992 P.F. certificate for block from which it came.
Scott $275.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2214
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Guam, 1899, 10¢ brown, type II (Scott 9), regummed; small faults and repairs, Fine appearance, with 1972 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2215

Guam, 1900, 1¢ deep green, Special Printing (Scott 1SP), block of 4, o.g., very lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Fine, each stamp with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse. An exceedingly rare multiple. Scott value is for four singles with no premium for never hinged., ex-Todd, with 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2216

Guam, 1900, 1¢ deep green, Special Printing (Scott 1SP), left margin imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g., lightly hinged on top stamp only, fresh, solid and nicely centered, Fine to Very Fine, each stamp and selvage with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse. Exceedingly rare—one of only two possible. Scott value is for singles only, with no premium for the imprint & plate number, Ex-Todd, Whitpain.
Scott $3,000 ++.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Unsold
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Lot 2217

Guam, 1900, 2¢ red, Special Printing (Scott 2SP), left margin imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g., lightly hinged on top stamp only, bright and fresh, Fine, each stamp and selvage with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, selvage with his penciled "Sp Sge". Exceedingly rare—one of only two possible. Scott value is for singles only, with no premium for the imprint & plate number, Ex-Todd, Whitpain.
Scott $3,000 ++.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2218

Guam, 1900, 5¢ blue, Special Printing (Scott 5SP), top margin imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g. (end stamps never hinged), uncommonly fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, backstamped Tows, each stamp and selvage with Bartels' penciled "Special Surch." on reverse. The only Plate number & Imprint strip recorded; a bottom plate number single is also recorded. Scott value is for singles only, with no premium for the imprint & plate number, Ex-Tows, Todd, Whitpain.
Scott $3,000 ++.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2219

Guam, 1900, 8¢ violet brown, Special Printing (Scott 7SP), bottom margin imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g., fresh color; hinge-reinforced separation, Very Good, each stamp and selvage with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp; selvage with his penciled "Sp Sge" on the front and "Special Sge./J.M.B." on the reverse. The only Plate number and Imprint Strip recorded. If a second were to exist it would likely have similar centering. Scott value is for singles only, with no premium for the imprint & plate number, Ex-Whitpain.
Scott $3,000 ++.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2220

Guam, 1900, 10¢ brown, type I, Special Printing (Scott 8SP), left plate no. & part-imprint pair, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and solid, Fine to Very Fine, each stamp and selvage with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp and penciled "Special Surch." on the reverse. This, one of only two plate number multiples from the original sheet. Scott value is for singles only, with no premium for the imprint & plate number, Ex-Todd, Whitpain.
Scott $2,000 ++.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2221

Guam, 1900, 10¢ brown, type I, Special Printing (Scott 8SP), bottom margin imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g., lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine, each stamp and selvage with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse and his penciled "Sp. Sge." in the selvage on both the front and the reverse. The only imprint & plate number strip extant. Scott value is for singles only, with no premium for the imprint & plate number, Ex-Todd, Whitpain.
Scott $3,000 ++.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2222
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Guam, 1900, 10¢ brown, type II, Special Printing (Scott 9SP), unused without gum; small thin spot, Fine to Very Fine appearance. Signed Tows with Bartels' penciled "Spl./J.M.B.", Unlisted in Scott. Value for the more "common" Type II stamps that were provided by the US Post Office Department for distribution to the headquarters of the UPU in Bern, Switzerland., Ex-Tows, Todd, Whitpain.
Scott $2,750 ++.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS 10¢ TYPE II STAMP FROM THE SPECIAL PRINTING PROVIDED FOR THE PARIS EXPOSITION.

The plate used for the 10¢ Guam Special Printing, plate 932, was the only plate to contain both type one and type two stamps. This stamp is from position 86 in the lower left pane of 100, the position directly over the center stamp of the preceding imprint & plate number strip of three—the centering and perforations match up perfectly. The other type II stamps from the original sheet, Positions 61 and 71, have never been recorded
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Lot 2223

Guam, 1900, 15¢ olive green, Special Printing (Scott 10SP), bottom margin imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g., very lightly hinged, exceedingly fresh and well centered, Extremely Fine, each stamp and selvage with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse and his penciled "Sp. Sge." in the selvage on the front and "Sp. Sge./J.M.B." on the reverse. One of only two possible. Scott value is for singles only, with no premium for the imprint & plate number, Ex-Todd, Whitpain.
Scott $3,000 ++.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2224
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Guam, 1899, $1 black, type II, Paris Exposition Special Printing (Scott 13), regummed; light corner crease and few short perf at top, otherwise Fine. The $1 type II exists only as a 1901 Paris Exposition Special Printing, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $700.
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