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The Leo Malz Specialized Collections of Latin America


Haiti




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Lot 403

Haiti, Outstanding Pre-Philatelic Postal History Collection, 1755-1802, remarkable collection of Saint Domingue as a French Colony, comprising 31 folded letters or letter sheets, including an excellent range of 21 town handstamps, with "Le Cap" (Jamet 4), "Cap" (2, both Jamet 6), "Cap" (2, Jamet 10 and 12), "Cap Français J. St. D." (2, both Jamet 13), "Fd. Des Neig." albino impression (Jamet 2), "Mole" (Jamet 1), "Pt. Goave" (Jamet 2), "Jaquemel" with reversed "J" (3, all Jamet 2), "Jacmel" (Jamet 10, Rarity 6), "Jeremie" (Jamet 2), "Leogane" (2, Jamet 4 and 6), "Port au Pce." (2, both Jamet 11), "St. Louis" (Jamet 5), and "St. Marc" (Jamet 5), also five French Colonies entry handstamps for mail to France; a highly appealing representation from what was an exotic French Colony in the eighteenth century, Fine to Very Fine, see all items online.
Estimate $2,000 - 2,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 404

Haiti, Collection of New York Paquebot Mail, ca. 1881-1962, with some other shipping companies included as well; comprises over 65 covers or cards, and an outstanding section of loose stamps with New York incoming foreign mail cancellations; well written up and presented in two albums; an excellent assembly, Fine to Very Fine, see it all online.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $800.
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Lot 405

Haiti, Collection of Paquebot Mail and Cancels, 1903-54, comprising approximately 50 covers or cards and some loose stamps as well, with representation of the Puerto Rico Line, Kingston, Canal Zone, Panama Line and Colombian Steamship Company, Fine to Very Fine, a scarce assembly; imaged in full online.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 406

Haiti, Specialized Collection of the Royal Netherlands Steamship Company (K.W.I.M.-K.N.S.M), 1927-62, comprising more than 50 covers or cards, with loose stamps and multiples, a highly attractive study, Fine to Very Fine, imaged in its entirety online.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 407

Haiti, Collection of Post Office Special Commemorative Cancels and Cachets, 1927-81, with official Post Ofice handstamps, special flights, consular and slogan markings, etc., on more than 50 covers, cards and aerogrammes, with a few pieces and loose stamps as well; holding represents a fascinating array with many rare and sought after markings on covers with desirable frankings, including "Croix des Bouquets/Haiti" c.d.s. tying 10c additionally with special blue cachet for Bertholet on 1927 (July 12) envelope to Port-au-Prince; similar special cachets in red for Bertholet cancelling 5c on separate similarly dated envelopes; "Citadelle Christophe" special cachet used for one day only (Nov. 18, 1929) on two envelopes and a postcard; 1933 (Apr. 6) commercial Airmail cover to New York bearing 10c and Airmail 50c tied by the very rare "Semaine du Courrier Aerien International, Republique d'Haiti/du 3 au 10 Avril 1933" oval datestamp; 1934 (Jan. 10) cover from Port-au-Prince to San Juan, P.R., bearing Airmail 50c and showing rare "Republic of Haiti/Fifth Anniversary/International Airmail January 9, 1929-1934" large framed cachet; and 450th Anniversary of the Discovery of America commemorative framed handstamp tying stamps on three separate 1942 local Port-au-Prince covers, Fine to Very Fine, see the entire lot online.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $800.
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Lot 408

Haiti, Highly Specialized Town Cancellations Collection, 1927-2001, in seven binders, neatly written up on leaves, arranged alphabetically and then by type with in-depth representation, comprising approximately 300 covers or cards, and a multitude of 1881-1960 loose stamps with many 19th century interspersed, Fine to Very Fine, a marvelous study.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 409

Haiti, Outstanding Collection of Stamps and Covers, 1925-40, includes approximately 160 First or Special Flight Covers to 1933, including 1925 (May 9-Dec. 4) selection of seven domestic covers with stamps cancelled by c.d.s. and special "Aeroplane/Avion" handstamp; 1926 (Jan. 9-Dec. 20) group of 17 domestic covers, some with provisional surcharges, with stamps cancelled by c.d.s. and special "Aeroplane/Avion" handstamp; 1926 (Jan. 21-28) group of five covers from Cap-Haïtien to Port-au-Prince bearing various unsurcharged and surcharged values, a total of 32 stamps, including 1914 "Gl. O Z" horizontal overprints with a few inverted overprints and 5c on 10c Postage Due with trial overprint in violet, all showing special "Aeroplane/Avion" handstamp; 1927 (Mar. 28) three covers from Port-au-Prince to the US with different frankings, sent in anticipation of the special De Pinedo flight, all showing "Avion" cachet in violet and "Le Café d'Haiti et le Meilleur" matching cachet; 1927 (July 12) group of six covers showing "Premier Vol/Port-au-Prince Jeremie" large double-ring cachet in red or blue; 1928 (Feb. 6-7) Lindbergh Goodwill Tour, group of 19 covers with "Lindbergh/Aeroplane" cachet in red, two of the covers actually carried on the special flight to Havana, Cuba (Feb. 8) additionally showing "Avion" circular cachet in red; 1928 (Feb. 28) Cuba-Haiti First Flight, group of five covers and an uprated postal stationery card, all showing "Avion" circular cachet in violet with matching "West Indian Aerial Express/Inauguration/Rep. Dominicaine. Cuba. Pto. Rico. Haiti" unframed handstamp; 1929-32 section of First Flight Covers to destinations outside Haiti; 1933 (June 10-July 6) "Columbia" first non-stop flight from New York to Haiti and back, group of four covers with different frankings including specially surcharged stamp 60c on 20c (#C4A) and unauthorized overprint on postage 10c with variety double and inverted overprint, with appropriate cachets; and 1933 Round-the-World flight, New York to Haiti, pilot J. Errol Boyd, two covers, both with US and Haiti franking, showing special cachet in red; the stamps include 1929-40 ABNC issues overprinted "Specimen" with small security punch hole, never hinged, and 1933 "Columbia" Haiti-New York surcharge in red 60c on 20c block of four mint (signed Kessler); also a few later flight covers, generally Fine to Very Fine, a truly exceptional historic record covering nearly all the flights in depth.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,900.
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Lot 410

Haiti, Extensive Postal History Collection, 1931-57, more than 140 commercial and First Day covers or cards in three binders; many nice frankings, including the 1935 Visit of French Delegation issue, 1942 Our Lady of Perpetual Hope issue with the three different souvenir sheets both perforated and imperforate, and 1945 Red Cross on 13 covers; interesting usages with Censored, special cancels, and one handstamped "Cabinet du President d'Haiti" in red, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 411

Haiti, Remarkable First Day Cover Collection, 1929-2001, approximately 425 in total, in six binders, for a wide range of issues, including 1939 Olympics Semi-Postal and Airmail set of three; 1942 Our Lady of Perpetual Hope issue single frankings complete on separate covers, nine values on Registered Censored cover to San Francisco, and the three different souvenir sheets both perforated and imperforate; 1945 Red Cross on 13 covers; 1949 Tuberculosis and Malaria issue on five covers with both souvenir sheets, etc., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 412

Haiti, Extensive Collection of Commercial Covers and Cards, 1921-69, totaling over 500 in nine binders, franked with an excellent range of issues, including 1920 Allegory 5c + 10c (3) + 15c pair on 1921 cover to San Francisco with U.S.P.O.D. Officially Sealed labels, 1935 Visit of French Delegation issue, 1942 Our Lady of Perpetual Hope issue, and Airmails, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 413
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Haiti, American Bank Note Company "Specimen" Overprints Collection, 1898-1951, more than 280 stamps, each with "Specimen" overprint in red or black and small security punch hole, the 1898 (Aug.) Simon Sam set of 10 to 1g unpunched; regular issues include 1906-13 Foreign Postage imperforate plate proofs set of 12 and 1914 unissued values, plus Airmails, Semi-Postals, and Special Delivery, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 414

Haiti, Collection of Unauthorized Space, Olympics, and Audubon Bird issues, 1968-75, with proofs, varieties, and First Day Covers; also a few other issues, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 415
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Haiti, Mint and Used Collection, 1881-1982, in a Scott Specialty album, with 1881-1903 issues complete used, 1906-19 overprints and surcharges include blocks of four and varieties mint, 1906-13 For Foreign Postage (centime de piastre) 1c de p to 1p used (missing only 7c de p orange red), while the issues from 1920 onwards are used, as well as the Semi-Postal stamps, Airmail and Airmail Semi-Postals, and Special Purpose stamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $500.
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Lot 416
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Haiti, Broad-based Mint Collection, 1891-2003, in two binders, with many issues complete, including 1906-13 For Foreign Postage (centime de piastre) and most souvenir sheets; three volumes dedicated to varieties; some toned gum, generally Fine to Very Fine, imaged in full online.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $600.
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Lot 417
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Haiti, Selection of Proofs and "Specimen" Overprints, 1906-59, including 1906-13 Domestic and Foreign Postage imperforate plate proofs (30) to 1p claret with 9 pairs, one pair a partial print; 1951 Airmail Isabella 5th Birth Centenary 15c and 30c half sheets of 50 with small security punch holes and perforated color trial of 30c black; 1951 National Products set of four color trials overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd./Specimen" and with small security punch holes; 1954 Restoration of Christophe's Citadel with Tomb and Arms imperforate marginal progressive and finished plate proofs set of six in three different stages and perforated color trial 2.50g; 1954 Christophe, Citadel and President Magloire marginal imperforate marginal plate proofs set of six with central portraits blank and another set of finished proofs, both issues with small security punch holes, and perforated color trial 5g; 1958 Sylvio Cator artist's watercolor of 10c in orange brown; 1959 Pope Pius XII perforated color trials set of six; and Revenues 1923-24 Timbre Mobile values (31) overprinted "Specimen" in red and each with small security punch hole; a splendid group, Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 418
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Haiti, Collection of American Bank Note Company "Specimen" overprints, 1898-1951, with more than 250 stamps, each with "Specimen" overprint in red and small security punch hole, comprising all, as far as one can say, of these issues produced, with regular postage issues also including 1906-13 Foreign Postage imperforate plate proofs set of 12 and 1914 unissued values, plus Airmails, Semi-Postals, and Special Delivery, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, imaged in full online.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 419
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Haiti, Substantial, Mainly Mint or Unused Stock, 1881-1940, in six large stockbooks, extensive duplication and replete with blocks of four and larger, highlighted by a staggering amount of varieties, particularly so in the handstamped overprints throughout, including 1881 Liberty Head imperforate 1c (15), 2c (8), 3c (8), 5c (8) and 20c (4) unused, and 7c (10) and 20c (8) used; 1886-87 Liberty Head perf 13½ 5c marginal block of four unused (age spotting); 1887 Salomon 5c (4) unused, o.g.; 1891-98 Coat-of-Arms issues with a fantastic permutation of perforated and imperforate varieties in multiples' 1902 Installation of Provisional Government 1c to 1g unused (6 complete sets) as well as blocks and varieties; 1904 Centenary of Independence with imperforates and missing and inverted centers; 1904 handstamped surcharge in brown 2c on 50c unused (3) and used (3); 1906 Provisional External Service overprints in red 1c to 1g, blocks of four with many additional values mint and at least five complete sets of singles unused; 1914 handstamped surcharges (#177-201) basically complete in blocks of four with various sets of singles as well; 1917-20 handstamped surcharges with an incredible quantity of singles plus blocks of four as well; 1933-40 Definitive issue well represented mint; Airmail 1933 Boyd-Lyon flight surcharge 60c on 20c pair unused and three singles mint; Airmail Semi-Postal 1939 60c + 40c and 1.25g + 60c corner pairs never hinged and two sets of singles mint; Postage Dues 1914 overprints replete with blocks and varieties including 50c olive gray (24, with two blocks of four, one of which has combination of double overprint with one inverted and one sideways), Fine to Very Fine, practically impossible to replicate in terms of the specialized nature of varieties for nearly every relevant issue.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 420
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Haiti, Outstanding Collection of Cancellations, 1881-1954, focusing on the issues and usages to the early 1940s with a few later; the collection is divided into two parts, the first being the town cancels neatly presented and annotated on leaves, the second on Hagners with town cancels and more interestingly ship/paquebot cancels with multiples and pieces; throughout the strikes have been carefully selected over the years with a multitude of large-part to complete strikes, Fine to Very Fine, a wonderful collection focusing on exceptional quality rather than quantity; imaged in full online.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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Lot 421
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Haiti, Superb American Bank Note Company Specimen Collection, ca. 1906-45, excellent, clean and high quality, beautifully assembled collection of approximately 195 security-punched "Specimen"-overprinted items; all are different, with the best sets of the period represented, beginning with coverage in the 1906-13 Pictorials, early Postage Dues, 1910 issue, 1912 Leconte, 1929-30 First Issue Airmails, #B1, CB1-CB2, CB3-CB8, etc., Very Fine, a lovely addition to any collection; see it all online.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $425.
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Lot 422
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Haiti, Collection of 46 stamp-size marginal die proofs, 1910-54, with many issues complete; including master and progressive die proofs, frames only, central portrait vignettes and finished designs on India paper, in black or green and also two other colors, with die numbers; including (in black, unless otherwise stated) 1924 5c to 50c set of five, 1929-30 Airmail set of four, 1939 Coubertin set of four in green with master die proof and the three values all with flags blank, and 1943 Admiral Killick set of eight in green; the 1910 issue with 1c de g to 20c de g frames only and separate vignette and the 1920 3c to 25c issue both with new (re-engraved) die number; mounted on small cards, Very Fine, imaged in full online, possibly unique.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 423
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Haiti, Collection of Photographic Essays and Die Proofs From the American Bank Note Co. Archives, 1912-54, with numerous issues represented, comprising 42 stamp-size die proofs, each mounted on small individual cards with file numbers, dates and a couple of status annotations; also photographic essay of artist's drawing for 1943 Admiral Killick issue (340 x 212 mm), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 424
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Haiti, Magnificent Revenues Collection Replete With Proofs and Printer's Archival Files, 1885-1986, including Effets de Commerce (Commercial Transaction Tax) 1885-89 10c strip of four from the top right corner of the sheet with top right corner folded over resulting in misperforation unused; Quittances 1892 surcharge in red 2c on 70c corner block of 10 unused, and a used selection with 1917-19 surcharge in violet 5c on 3g "Droit de Transmission" postally used on 1922 cover from Bainet to Port-au-Prince; various unused printed forms for Births, Marriage (2, one for Religious, the other Civil), Death, etc., with even a Laisser Passer for animals, and blank Stamped Paper (2 different values); also Official Post Office seal in red on 1943 censored envelope from Port-au-Prince to Lancaster, Pa.;the American Bank Note Company archival material includes two file sheets bearing 1906 Effets de Commerce (4) and Visa singles, 1906 Domestic and Foreign Postage set of 16 and Postage Dues set of four in top margin imprint pairs, each with "Specimen" overprint in red and small security punch hole with handstamped ABNC dates in the sheet margins; 1906 "Droit Proportionnel" and "Droit de Transmission" vertical strips of five each representing a pane and therefore comprising 20 panes in four colors with the various values, each with ABNC small security punch hole; then there is the collection of the Revenues printed by the ABNC with "Specimen" overprints in red and small security punch holes in blocks or strips of four unless otherwise stated, comprising 1906 Droits de Effets (in se-tenant pairs or singles), 1912 Effets de Commerce set of three, 1912 Quittance 2c, 1917-25 Customs Service set of nine, 1923-24 Timbre Mobile with what appears to be all the printings for each value, 1927 Droit de Passage 10g (three printings), 1945 Visa de Sortie 10g, and 1953 Consular 500g, and three large die proofs 1923 Timbre Mobile 10g orange, 1927 Droits de Passage 10g green and Visa de Sortie 10g green sunk on cards (150 x 227 mm or 221 x 151 mm), and the extensive production notes and correspondence relating to these issues; condition is of an overall outstanding nature for this subject and in an excellent state of conservation for the ABNC material, Fine to Very Fine, see a sample of what's in store online.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $2,500.
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Lot 425
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Haiti, Collection of 21 American Bank Note Co. large die proofs, 1906-21, mostly in issued colors unless otherwise stated, on India Paper, with die numbers, including three central vignettes of portraits and Arms (2) in black for 1910-14 issues; 1906 20c de p unfinished proof in black without die number, and issued colors 1906 7c de p gray; 1914 unissued 3c de p brown; 1920 3c black and 1924 50c, all without die numbers; 1928-31 issues, 1947 Airmail Franklin D. Roosevelt and 1954 Airmail Nativity 50c dark rose carmine and 50c dark gray, with die numbers, mounted on cards; some sunken and/or large cards, Fine to Very Fine, imaged in full online.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $500.
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Lot 426
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Haiti, Mostly Mint Collection of Surcharge or Overprint Varieties, 1925-74, on a wide range of issues, with numerous multiples and 12 covers; the varieties include double, inverted, misplaced, shifted, lettering misspelled, etc.; there is also a study of the 1963 "Peaceful Uses of Outer Space" issue with 50c and 1g variety inverted overprints and 50c corner block of ten with the top block showing overprints tête-bêche and lower block of six overprint omitted (faint traces of ink on four stamps but none on lower pair); many never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $900.
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Lot 427
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Haiti, Unique Record Pages from the American Bank Note Company Archives, 1898-1945, with over 250 imperforate proofs or issued stamps affixed to 17 large-size pages (355 x 315 mm) and three smaller pages (280-330 x 140-170 mm) from the bound printer's file books; contains regular issues, Airmails, Airmail Semi-Postals, Postage Dues, souvenir sheets, and Revenues; practically all the issues from 1898-1927 are imperforate plate proofs, while later issues are overprinted "Specimen" in red with security punch holes, and the exceptional Revenues (on five large pages) are a mixture of proofs and "Specimen" stamps; the invaluable information typed next to each stamp details file numbers and printing dates relating to production; the condition is outstanding for such an archival file, despite the few gum stains and discoloration, unusually fresh, Fine to Very Fine, a truly magnificent and historically important assembly; see it in its entirely on our website.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 428
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Haiti, Specialized Postage Dues Collection, 1898-1951 (Scott J1-J24), replete with proofs, "Specimen" overprints, multiples, surcharge varieties, and four covers; includes 1896 imperforate proofs in issued colors 2c to 50c pairs, two sets on cardboard and wove paper respectively, "Specimen" overprints with 2c to 50c strips of three (as per U.P.U. regulations) from the ABNC archives on small sheets and sets from the Natal and G.P.O. archives; 1902 issue with a study of six different overprint types, varieties with inverted overprints (28, with overprints tête-bêche pair on 10c top margin imprint block of four) and 2c horizontal strip of three, center stamp with overprint omitted mint; 1903 envelope from Jacmel to Cap Haitien bearing 1902 Installation of Provisional Government 2c with 1902 Dues overprint 2c pair applied on arrival; 1906 imperforate proofs in issued colors 2c to 50c vertical pairs and "Specimen" overprints (2 different); 1914 overprints study of the two different types, "Specimen" overprint set (G.P.O.) and varieties with inverted and double overprints including pairs with tête-bêche overprints, blocks of four; and 1951 issue with interpanneau blocks of four from the center of the sheet complete mint and various imperforate right margin examples, Fine to Very Fine, a marvelous opportunity for detailed study and expansion; see it all online.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $850.
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Lot 429
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Haiti, Specialized Two-volume Collection of Cancellations of the Royal Netherlands Steamship Company (K.W.I.M.-K.N.S.M), 1886-1915, with a wealth of diversity on these early issues, including more than 40 covers or cards displaying elusive and desirable frankings, with two domestic usages, a magnificent display, Fine to Very Fine, fully imaged on our website.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $800.
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Lot 430
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Haiti, Mint Collection of Blocks of Four, 1887-1967, all fresh in three binders, including 1906 Provisional External Service overprints in red 1c to 1g, 1912 Installation of Provisional Government overprints short set of 12 with 50c and 1g, 1915-16 surcharges, 1917-20 surcharges, 1933-40 3c to 2.50g never hinged, 1935 Visit of French Delegation Postage and Airmail set of three never hinged, 1942 Our Lady of Perpetual Hope Postage and Airmail set of 14, and extensive representation of the subsequent issues; many issues from the beginning straight through are never hinged, mainly Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 431
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Haiti, Mint and Used Miscellany of Stamps and Covers, 1898-2003, including 1933-40 3c to 2.50g, with additional shades, overprinted "Specimen" in red and with small security punch holes (never hinged); 1939 Coubertin Semi-Postal and Airmails on four covers, one franked with the set of three on unaddressed FDC; 1954 Restoration of Christophe's Citadel Airmail 2.50g Flag and 5g Portrait both in violet, overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Limited/Specimen" and with small security punch holes (never hinged); 1961-62 "Duvallier-Ville" surcharges (#B22-B24, CB37-CB41) in complete sheets of 25 never hinged; and 1971 World Soccer Championship set of six (#649-654) in complete sheets of 50 never hinged; an assembly of 1950-68 issues cancelled on day of issue on approximately 70 pieces from the postal records at Port-au-Prince; maritime mail 1894 envelope (reduced) from Dominica to Sweden bearing Dominican Republic 50c showing "Haiti a Port de France/L.E. No. 1" octagonal datestamp adjacent; section of 1927-58 diplomatic mail comprising five covers and a luggage tag including 1927 envelope to Port-au-Prince bearing Dominican Republic 2c, canceled by duplex and showing "Consulat d'Haiti/a Monte Christi" circular cachet in purple adjacent; also ca. 1850-93 Cinderella "essays" small study comprising over 55 stamps of various designs, and 1942-44 Anti-Tuberculosis selection of seven seals with two used on separate covers, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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