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    1905, May 9, Manila duplex ties pair of U.S. 2c Shield from booklet pane (319g) on legal size cover to Des Moines, Iowa from a sailor aboard the U.S.S. Ohio in Cavite, rare mail boat backward "S" (for Ship) handstamped at left; cover and stamp flaws, Rare.

    Estimate $300-$400


    ONE OF ONLY FIVE OF THESE "S" HANDSTAMPS RECORDED.

    Provenance: Brody

    Mail boats carried mail from Naval ships to the Post Office in Manila between 1904 and 1910.


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    June, 2009
    2nd-4th Tuesday-Thursday
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