Lot 20069

United States » USA Possessions » Philippines » U.S. Administration – Regular Issues
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 05:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Spanish American War
Time left: 15d 1h 56m 18s before pre-bidding ends

1899 (Jan 1st) Registered cover from Manila to London, bearing forerunner “Trans-Mississippi” 2c (2, one with corner crease) and regular issues 2c (2, one defective) & 5c (2), tied by grid line cancels, paying the double rate, showing red Military Station Registration cancel on January 4th (Baker DR-1, Goodale RG-1), London registration ds on front and Hong Kong transit backstamp, faults to envelope; a rare usage.