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Haiti

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  • Lot# : 5432 Haiti

    French Occupation 1786 (Dec 23): Entire letter from Jean Rabel to Port de Paix, rated '1' (escalin) in manuscript, struck with dry (sec) strike of "IN RABEL" handstamp with some pencil embellishment. Scarce, listed in use for just two years (Jamet 1 = 6 pts).
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 440.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5433 Haiti

    French Occupation 1766 (Dec 14): Entire letter from Cayes to Cotteaux rated '1½' (escalin) in manuscript, struck with "CAYES" straight line handstamp in black. Scarce, in use for just two years (Jamet 1 = 6 pts).
    Starting bid : 160.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5434 Haiti

    French Occupation 1772 (Aug 2): Entire letter from Nantes to Mirbalaise (Mirebalais) rated '1' (escalin) in manuscript struck with fine "P.AU PCE" straight line handstamp in black. Fine and scarce (Jamet 2 = 5pts).
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5435 Haiti

    French Occupation 1783 (July 31): Entire letter from Cap (Cap Français) to St. Marc, rated 1 (escalin) in manuscript struck with fine "CAP" handstamp in black (Jamet 9 = 5 pts).
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5436 Haiti

    1787: Colonial entire letter to Cayes datelined internally "Des Irios de 29 9bre 1787" (November, 1787 - Les Irios is the western-most town in Haiti), rated in manuscript "1es." (escalin) and struck with superb straight line "TYBURON" in black. A lovely entire.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5437 Haiti

    1788 (March 10): Entire letter from Bordeaux to Cayes, struck with "CAP" handstamp of transit (Jamet 10) and reverse with Cap "18 MAI" datestamp and Cayes arrival "22 MAY" both in black, rated '3e.' (escalins) in manuscript for single internal rate. A fine entire that opens well for Exhibit display.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5438 Haiti

    French Occupation 1791 (May 22): Entire letter from Cayes to Caye St. Louis rated '3' (escalin) in manuscript, struck with "CAP" straight line handstamp on front and dated with handstamp "* 22 MAY.91" on reverse, both in black. Scarce entire that displays well (Jamet 12 = 4 pts / Jamet 19 = 6 pts).
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5439 Haiti

    French Occupation 1802 (Dec 15): Entire letter from Port Au Prince to Bordeaux rated '2' sols in manuscript, struck with heavily inked "POSTE / MARITIME / BORDEAUX" handstamp in black upon arrival.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 140.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5440 Haiti

    1803 (May 29): Entire letter from Nantes to Port au Prince, Ile St. Domingue, endorsed in manuscript on flap "Forwarded by y.m.o. s. (your most obedient servant) Joseph Kaumann, New York, Sept 7, 1803". Unlisted by Rowe, the cover mailed during a turbulent period of Haiti's history: in August 1803 the French had lost Jeremie and were to lose Cayes to Dessalines in October.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5441 Haiti

    1846: Cover from Gonaives to London struck on despatch with superb negative "GONAIVES / PAYÉ" oval handstamp in black. British P.O. "JACMEL" double arc cds on reverse (July 20) and sent unpaid. London arrival on reverse (Aug 20) in red and charged 1/5d. due to pay in manuscript. Scarce and fine.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5442 Haiti

    1881: 1 c. vermilion on yellowish paper, imperforate, an unused block of twenty-five (5 x 5) with large margins all round, creased in margins vertically and horizontally but of fresh colour and appearance, large part og. with most stamps unmounted og. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5443 Haiti

    1881: 3 c. bistre on pale bistre overlapped by 7 c. blue on greyish, each with ample to large margins all round, tied to 1881 cover to Bordeaux endorsed 'per Royal Mail' by "Port Au Prince / Haiti" datestamps (Sept 9) in black. Reverse with Bordeaux arrival cds (Sept 27) in black. A fine and scarce first issue cover.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5444 Haiti

    1881: 7 c. blue on greyish imperforate with good to large margins and 1882 3 c. grey bistre on pale bistre, perf. 13½, used on 1885 entire letter to Genoa, Italy endorsed 'Per R. M. Str.' tied by "Jacmel / Haiti" cds (Oct 15) in black with information strike alongside. Calais-Paris cds on front and reverse with Mont Cenis transit cds (Nov 2). A fine and attractive mixed issue franking.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5445 Haiti

    1898/99: 10 c. orange-red used on 1902 cover from Cap Haitien to New York endorsed in arabic 'by sea', tied by 'Cap Haitien' cds and by lower case "Disinfected" handstamp in violet. Reverse with 'San Juan, P.R.' transit (June 18) and New York arrival (June 22). Disinfected against Smallpox by fumigating with sulphur. Slight corner repair but a very rare cover - illustrated in "Disinfected Mail" by Meyer on page 323.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF
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