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U.S. Possessions Collections

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Lot 245
U.S. Possessions, High Catalog Collection, 1864-1930. Solid mint/used collections of Guam (all mint, missing only #9 & 13), Hawaii (including unused #19 and VF o.g. #63), Philippines (including #212-223, E1 & J1-7 — J1 & J7 mint o.g.) and Puerto Rico; condition is mixed, so inspection is recommended, but there is plenty of good value here.
Scott $8,900.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 246

U.S. Possessions, Postal History Assortment, 1899-1970. Forty-eight items, including Puerto Rico 1901 1¢ postal envelope to Belgium; 1903-09 five Mayaguez picture postcards to Paris, 1929 card to San Diego signed by Postmaster, 1942-43 four censored covers from Central Aguirre to Chicago; Virgin Islands 1903 St. Thomas cover with diagonal bisect; 1929 cover to San Francisco; 1949 four first flight covers with receiving backstamps (FAM-5). A nice lot from an old-time collector that will be appreciated by collector or dealer alike, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 247
U.S. Possessions, Collection, 1898-1940. Desirable collection of a couple of hundred stamps mounted on Scott pages, includes Cuba 221-226, Guam M7-M11, Philippines 213-219 less 217A, 220-222, mint 232-235, airmails, E4, officials, internal revenues and documentaries, Puerto Rico 210-214, rectified spirit stamps, overall a welcome and useful collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 248
Canal Zone, Solid, Primarily Used Collection, 1904-68. Nearly complete on Scott pages; lacking #15, 46, CO8-12 & O8; everything else is here, plus there's a bit of duplication; #2-8 and 70-95 are mint, 95% of the rest is used; condition is a bit mixed but generally Fine to Very Fine. A nice starter collection.
Scott $4,900.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 249
Hawaii, Picture Post Card Collection, 1900-60. Twenty three picture post cards, nine real photos, a few used, a couple duplicated, includes Native Fishing Boats, surfers on Aloha from Waikiki, Lounge of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Natives Pounding Poi, a few condition issues, colorful group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 250

Philippines, Postal Stationery and Covers, 1899-1905. Three mint stationery and three covers, stationery includes U16 entire, U26 entire, and a unsevered UY1, covers include 1902 to Switzerland with 216 tied via Singapore, US 281 tied by Mil Sta No 1 Manila PI to Scotland, and a 1899 registered cover with 213, 214, 215, 216 and 217 to Germany, a desirable find, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 251
Ryukyus, Rousing Collection, 1949-72. Comprehensive collection mounted on White Ace pages in two albums, starts with first and second printings 1-7, 8-13, 14-15, 16, 17, 18 C1-C3, C4-C8, C9- C13, E1, complete to 1972, second volume starts with mint lettersheets with U1, U1a, U2, UC1-UC4, UX1-UX3, UX4-UX8a, UX9-UX11, UY1, UY2-UY9, R1-R8, R9-R16, R17-R28, RQ1-RQ2, RQ4-RQ8, there are very few items missing, a unique chance to acquire the whole run in one fell swoop, Very Fine.
Scott $18,000 (Owner's).
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $3,200.
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Lot 252

Ryukyus, Postal Stationery Accumulation. Including 1948-49 (U1 x36, letter sheets), 1958-59 (UX12d x6, postal cards), 1958 (UX13 x20, postal cards), 1955 (UY10 x29 paid reply postal cards), plus 1952-53 (UC1 x 16, aerogrammes). Ideal for dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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