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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2016-10-05
The Grant Inman Collection, Part 3: First -Third Issue Revenues
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1324, Third Issue Inverts (Scott R135b-R146a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a). Bright color, nicely contrasted by blue handstamp cancellation, well-centered for this stamp

VERY FINE. ASIDE FROM THE THREE COPIES ON A PART DOCUMENT, THIS IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR SOUND EXAMPLES OF THE 5-CENT THIRD ISSUE WITH INVERTED CENTER. ONLY 21 EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN IN TOTAL.

In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records twenty examples of the 5c Third Issue with inverted center. Of these, three are on a part document. Of the seventeen off-document copies, thirteen have faults of varying degrees, the most common being creases (nine). The centering on the example offered here is better than most.

Ex Lyons and Zoellner. With 1991 and 2000 P.F. certificates.

5,000
6,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2016-03-18
United States Revenues incl. Hunting Permits
 
Sale Number 1121, Lot Number 2029, Third Issue incl. Inverts5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a). Extra part row of perforations, manuscript cancel removed, strong color, small closed tear at bottom, Fine appearance and rare, Larry Lyons records only 20 examples in his unpublished census, with 1971 P.F. certificate

5,000
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2014-12-16
The Curtis Collection: U.S. Revenues, Part 1
 
Sale Number 1089, Lot Number 526, Third Issue Inverts5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a). Intense colors and impressions, two strikes of blue handstamp cancel, light creases

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT THIRD ISSUE INVERT WITH EXTRAORDINARILY WIDE MARGINS AND CHOICE CENTERING. ONLY 21 EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN IN TOTAL.

In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records 20 examples. Of these, three are on a part document. Of the 17 off-document copies, 13 have faults of varying degrees, the most common being creases (9). Most copies of this invert are off-center -- the example offered here has far better centering than most.

Ex Cunliffe. With 1983 P.F. certificate

4,500
5,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2014-03-24
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 566, Revenues: Second and Third Issues5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R137a). Extra part row of perforations at top, ms. cancel, strong color, thin and small tear at top (faults not noted on certificate), Fine appearance, with 1982 P.F. certificate

4,500
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2008-06-23
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3276, Revenues (First thru Third Issues)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a). Affixed to small part of document and tied by herringbone cancel, bright color, extra wide margins, beautifully centered, tiny tear at left

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT THIRD ISSUE INVERT WITH EXTRAORDINARILY WIDE MARGINS AND CHOICE CENTERING. ONLY 21 EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN IN TOTAL.

In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records 20 examples. Of these, three are on a part document. Of the 17 off-document copies, 13 have faults of varying degrees, the most common being creases (9). The example offered here was apparently unknown to Lyons and is ex Tolman.

3,500
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2007-11-12
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1545, Revenues5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a). On small original piece of document, trifle heavy cut cancel, otherwise Fine, a handsome example of this rare Third Issue Invert

3,500
2,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2006-06-27
The Henry Tolman II Collection of U.S. Revenues-Part One
 
Sale Number 915, Lot Number 3536, Third Issue5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a). Affixed to small part of document and tied by herringbone cancel, bright color, extra wide margins, beatifully centered

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT THIRD ISSUE INVERT WITH EXTRAORDINARILY WIDE MARGINS AND CHOICE CENTERING. ONLY 21 EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN IN TOTAL.

In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records 20 examples. Of these, three are on a part document. Of the 17 off-document copies, 13 have faults of varying degrees, the most common being creases (9). The example offered here was apparently unknown to Lyons.

3,500
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2000-09-14
The Robert Zoellner and Henry Tolman Collections of U.S. Revenues
 
Sale Number 827, Lot Number 1615, Third Issue Inverts5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R137a). Bright color, nicely contrasted by blue handstamp cancellation, well-centered for this stamp

FINE AND CHOICE. ASIDE FROM THE THREE COPIES ON A PART DOCUMENT, THIS IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR SOUND EXAMPLES OF THE 5-CENT THIRD ISSUE WITH INVERTED CENTER. ONLY TWENTY EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN IN TOTAL.

In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records twenty examples of the 5c Third Issue with inverted center. Of these, three are on a part document. Of the seventeen off-document copies, thirteen have faults of varying degrees, the most common being creases (nine). The centering on the example offered here is better than most.

Ex Lyons. With 1991 and 2000 P.F. certificates.

3,250
10,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
1988-04-23
1988 Rarities of the World
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 469, Revenues5c Orange & Black, Center Inverted (R137a), 5c Orange & Black, Center Inverted (R137a)5c Orange & Black, Center Inverted (R137a). Neat ms. cancel, light crease and small filled thin, top perfs. touch, Scarce, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
1,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
1987-05-02
1987 Rarities of the World
 
5c Orange & Black, Center Inverted (R137a). Bold Blue Double Circle Handstamp Cancel, small minor paper break caused by rim of canceler, couple barely nibbed perfs., otherwise Very Fine, a Desirable Example of This Rare Revenue Invert

3,500
1,550
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13 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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