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Stamps and Postal History


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Lot 5475

Guam, 1899, 4¢ lilac brown (Scott 4), with 8¢ violet brown, both tied on Registered cover to Malden, Mass., by "Agana Isle of Guam" and "Jun 14, 1900" straightline cancels, with manuscript Registry endorsement alongside; reverse with San Francisco transit and receiving postmarks; cover fold at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, a wonderful rare piece for exhibit or resale.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 5476

Guam, 1899, 5¢ blue (Scott 5), full wide bottom margin plate block of 6, slightly tropicalized o.g., lovely extra wide bottom margin, fresh, rich blue shade, vivid impression, scarce and desirable item, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5477

Guam, 1899, 5¢ 6¢ 8¢ 10¢ 15¢ and Special Delivery (Scott 5-8, 10, E1), used on a legal-size 1901 registered cover (Army business) from Agaña to Everett, Washington; some cover edge wear, Fine to Very Fine overall, a spectacular showpiece.
Scott $1,550 ++.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5478

Guam, 1899, 6¢ lake (Scott 6), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., hinge remnants re-inforcing separations, scarce multiple, bright, deep fiery color, nicely centered, appealing block; nibbed perforation at top left, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 5479

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 $250 - 350.
Current Bid $120
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Lot 5480

Guam, Guard Mail, 1930, 1¢ red & black (Scott M3), two singles, tied by ASAN, Aug. 25, 1930, town postmark on neat local cover, scarce Guard mail service cover, attractive and desirable; right stamp with pre-use corner crease at bottom left, a Very Fine cover, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $200
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