Sunday, May 8, 2016

APO Stamp Auction May 2016

About a dozen bidders attended today's auction of the APO Philatelic Society held at the Philpost lobby.

A total of 357 lots, philatelic and nonphilatelic, was in the auction list, but some were skipped due to a consignor's not being able to bring these.

Some interesting items:

Prudence topical Philippine stamp album with stamp tongs, hinges 
                            and 50 different stamps
Last Day Cover Nov. 25, 1991, last day of American bases (Clark 
                            P.O. last day of cancel) on Philippine postcard
1971 forgery of Manila 400th centenary P1 commem
1972 gutter B/4 mint Marcos no hands error

1880s 10c Alfonso XII used block of six
1883 error inverted surcharge 1r on 5c
1879 incomplete overprint on UPU green

Japanese Occupation
Error on 5c dalaga misprint VF mint, described as "rare"
1944 Kapariz CDS on folded invitational program, described as 

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