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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 805, RevenuesJuly 1, 1898 First Day of Issue, Spanish-American War Revenues on Documents, July 1, 1898 First Day of Issue, Spanish-American War Revenues on DocumentsJuly 1, 1898 First Day of Issue, Spanish-American War Revenues on Documents. Approximately 20 documents mostly mounted on exhibit pages, nearly all are dated July 1, 1898 with handstamps or in manuscript, issues include 1c-2c "I.R." overprints as well as Battleships, documents include a number of bank checks, also drafts, promissory notes, a deed and indenture, one particularly interesting use with 30 50c Battleships with 5c and 25c Battleships on a promissory note dated July 1 and canceled on July 2, six 25c Battleships on an indenture dated July 1, two illegal uses of 2c Bureau issue (only Documentary revenue issues were valid), also a check signed by Robert E. Peary of North Pole fame, Very Fine and fascinating group of First Day uses, the War Revenue Act went into effect on July 1, 1898, while supplies of the stamps were available throughout the country, First Day uses are scarce, this represents an unusual opportunity for study

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
 
1898-1900 Spanish-American War Revenues on Documents. Large collection filling a larger banker's box, more than 550 documents mostly bearing adhesive stamps (some on stamped revenue paper), full range of issues mostly from 1898 with a few from 1899-1900, some better such as R160, R180 and R189, wide variety of uses including Territorial (with Hawaii mixed frankings), large group of dual (and even triple) U.S. and foreign country frankings including G.B. and Switzerland on one document, Japan, Mexico, France, a sampling of other subjects includes mining, railroads, oil, telephone, mortgage, insurance, checks, promissory notes, imported goods through the mails, illustrated cattle brands, three for passage on steamships including a nice North German Lloyd Line steerage ticket, also a group of illegal uses with 2c Bureau regular issue stamps plus two illegal uses of "I.R." ovpt. issue and 2c Battleship attempting to pay U.S. postage (both disallowed and franked with Postage Due stamps, one is faulty), some documents with a large number of stamps from different series used together, a Wells Fargo money order with 1898 issue, many illustrated, some other scarce and unusual uses, finally a group of documents and collateral relating to the 1898 Act including text of the Act, some stamp and document flaws to be expected, overall a fascinating and extensive collection of Spanish-American War Tax revenue documents, a great many of these were purchased for $50.00 or more

E. 5,000-7,500
6,750
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