$1.00-$50.00 1898 Commerce Issue (R173-R178).
Exceptional use of the complete series of the 1898 Commerce Issue, along with Battleship Issue Nos. R167 and R172, 83 stamps in all
including four of $50.00 and five of $30.00, others in quantities up to 29 for the $5.00, handstamp and manuscript cancels (uncut) on large sheet tipped to an 1899 "The Securities Company" consol note with illustration of dog in front of a courthouse, the stamps pay a total tax of $762.85, about one-half creased due to document folds and some other small flaws to be expected on a document of this nature, Fine-Very Fine, a fantastic and rare showpiece, ex Joyce
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