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The Brian Moorhouse Estate (part 2)
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  • Lot# : 4509 Haiti

    French Occupation 1764 (March 31): Entire letter from Fort Dauphin (Fort-Liberté) to Cayes rated '1' (escalin) in manuscript, struck with fine "F. DAUPHIN" straight line handstamp in sepia. Scarce - five years earlier than listed (Jamet 1 = 5 pts).
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 4510 Haiti

    French Occupation 1783 (July 31): Entire letter from Lislet to Cayes rated '2½' (escalin) in manuscript struck with fine "LISLET" straight line handstamp in sepia. Fine and scarce, five years earlier than listed (Jamet = 5 pts).
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 4511 Haiti

    French Occupation 1790 (March 28): Entire letter from Cap (Cap Français) to Port St. Louis (North), rated '1' (escalin), struck with superb "CAP * 28 * MARS" straight line handstamp in black. Very fine and scarce (Jamet 15 = 5 pts).
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 4512 Haiti

    1846: Cover from Cap Haitien to London struck on despatch with superb negative "CAP-HAITIEN / PAYÉ" oval handstamp in black. British P.O. "JACMEL" double arc cds on reverse (May 26) and sent unpaid. London arrival on reverse (June 19) in red and charged 1/5d. due to pay in manuscript. Scarce and fine.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 4513 Haiti

    1867 (Sept 7): Cover from Port au Prince to Chaux des Fonds, Switzerland sent unpaid by British Packet, struck in transit in London with "GB/1F 60c." accountancy marking in black Sept 27) with Calais entry marking and further triangular Convention marking "F./29" in blackrn(Van der Linden figs. 1595, 1162). Reverse with 'Pontarlier-N-Berne' cds (29/IX) and arrival cds. A scarce usage of accountancy and Convention marking on the same cover to an unusual destination for Haitian mail at this date.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 4514 Haiti

    1889: Rebellion cover: envelope mailed stampless with 'Cap Haitien' cds (July 16) in black (year slug erroneous) with circular negative HAITI / POSTES / CAP HAITIEN provisional handstamp in lieu of adhesives, prepaid '15c.' in manuscript. Octagonal LIGNE F / PAQ. FR. No. 1 datestamp below and carried on the 'Ville de Bordeaux' with St. Thomas backstamp (22/7). A rare usage.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 4515 Haiti

    1896: Official Mail - stampless cover to Paris with unframed ADMINISTRATION DES POSTES / D'HAITI / BUREAU DE JACMEL and framed POSTE / PAYÉ handstamps in violet alongside manuscript 'Affranchie'. 'Jacmel / Haiti' cds at lower left (Sept 30) in black and reverse with Paris arrival cds (Oct 15). Rare.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 4516 Haiti

    1881: 3 c. bistre on pale bistre and 7 c. blue on greyish, imperforate with clear to large margins used on 1883 cover to Boston, endorsed 'via Jacmel' tied by 'Port-Au-Prince' datestamps (May 5) in black with information strike alongside. Reverse with 'New York / Paid All' duplex (May 19). File fold away from the adhesives, a scarce first issue cover.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 4517 Haiti

    1881: 7 c. blue on greyish imperforate with clear to large margins and 1882 3 c. grey bistre on pale bistre, perf. 13½, used on 1885 cover to Marseille endorsed 'Per Royal Mail' tied by "Jacmel / Haiti" cds's (Oct 29) in black. Carried by Steamer 'La Plata' with Calais entry marking on front and reverse with Marseille arrival cds (Nov 17). Minor bends but a fine and attractive mixed issue franking.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 4518 Haiti

    1898 (Aug): Postage Due, Large Format sunken Die Proofs (5) by the American Banknote Co., with Master Die Proof without Duty Plate but full engine-turning background engraved in black (file number C-875) and complete set of 4 values from 2 c. deep indigo to 50 c. slate in issued colours, all engraved on cards (151 x 226 mm.) with file numbers C415-C418 and ABN imprint below. Fresh and very fine complete set. Rare and most attractive Gi D63/D66.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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