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The E-Sylum (3/19/2017)

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Ray Czahor is holding a mail bid sale of Philippine and WWII items with a closing date of May 1, 2017. Here's a summary and a few lot images he provided at my request. Contact Ray for a catalog. -Editor

Mail Bid XXI contains over 2370 lots across 40 pages and concludes on Monday May 1, 2017. It contains 140 lots of books and numismatic catalogs, 930 lots of coins, military tokens (many rare and seldom offered) and medals, Interest in Spanish Philippine issues seems to be increasing and the list will include PI Gold and a number of scarce Counterstamps not sold in my Stack’s auction two years ago.

The US/Philippine coin highlight of the sale is an 1906S Peso in lustrous AU condition, seldom offered in recent auctions plus a complement of several 1903-1908 proof sets. Within the 1110 lots of paper money offered are Philippine issues (with replacement notes, short snorters, and advertisers) and 50 lots of MPCs and old US notes (including the SCARCE $10,000 Gold Certificate in AU condition!) Over 6000 Japanese Invasion Money (JIM) notes across all WWII countries occupied by Japan are offered. The currency selection continues with a wide selection of 460 lots of Philippine Guerrilla currency with many Cagayan, Leyte, Palawan, and Samar notes including municipalities.

Rounding out the sale are several lots of Japanese and Manchukuo bonds, Croation WWII stamps, Chinese Hell notes, and 60 lots of World coins and currency. The list concludes with a significant 150 lots collection of early US/Philippine stamps and first day covers as well of seldom offered paper collectibles.

Mailbid XXI List is available by contacting Ray Czahor at Cookie Jar Collectibles, PO Box 428, Savage, MD 20763 or , or at 301-604-9225.

1906 Philippine One Peso (Lot 564)

1906 Philippine One Peso obverse 1906 Philippine One Peso reverse

1912 Series Bank of Philippine Islands 50 Pesos Banknote (Lot 897)

1912 series Bank of Philippines 50 Pesos banknote

1928 Series Bank of Philippine Islands 100 Pesos Banknote (Lot 907)

1928 series Bank of Philippines 100 Pesos banknote1

Series of 1900 $10,000 Gold Certificate (Lot 1088)

Series of 1900 $10,000 gold certificate

1980 Philippine Gold 2500 Piso (Lots 650 and 651)

1980 Philippine Gold 2500 Piso obverse 1980 Philippine Gold 2500 Piso reverse

Philippine President Quezon Service Cross Medal (Lot 793)

Philippine medal

1941 Series Philippine Islands Treasury Certificate 5 Pesos WWII Processed Banknote (Lot 2500)

1941 Series Philippine Islands Treasury Certificate 5 Pesos WWII Processed Banknote

LOT 2500 MAJOR FIND—Ray has never handled this note before—literally fell out of a group of CM Nielsen’s research papers Ray was sorting in an envelope marked "Military Issues” with 5 other notes: P91b Treasury Certificate 1941 5 Peso Processed Note, SN E1218477E Condition = Fine Mr. Nielsen wrote on a sticky with this note: “Released to ARMY Hdgs Brisbane RARE”. With this note, maybe 4 known according to Neil Shafer! A P92b 10 Peso, two known, sold in the 2012 Pineda sale for $20,0000! Minimum Bid = $12,000

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