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Symbol
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2021-02-09
The James P. Myerson Collection of Superb United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 229, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-319)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Block of four, well-centered with wide margins, intense shade, few minor perf separations

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE $1.00 1902 ISSUE.

The dollar values of the 1902 Issue are rarely encountered in blocks of four with choice centering

2,750
3,750
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
ogbl
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3228, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Block of four reconstructed from top and bottom rejoined pairs, slightly disturbed original gum and h.r., one with tiny thin and faint toning between right stamps, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott value as intact block

2,750
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1225, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Block of four with bottom selvage, remarkably detailed impression on bright paper, folded along perfs but intact, Fine-Very Fine and attractive

2,750
900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 187, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)A stunning full top plate block of the $1, A stunning full top plate block of the $1A stunning full top plate block of the $1.00 1902 Issue

DESCRIPTION

$1.00 Black (311), full top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 1629 block of six, lightly hinged, hinge remnant in ungummed selvage, intense shade and detailed impression

PROVENANCE

W. Parsons Todd, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1/10/1978, Sale 521, lot 473

"MLG" collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, 4/21/2009, Sale 971, lot 1376, to William H. Gross

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (1980)

CONDITION NOTES

Fine, as are all top position plate blocks

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$27,500.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

The Black Dollar

Lewis Kaufman records only seven available plate blocks of the $1.00 1902 Issue, including six from the top position and one from the bottom. In addition, there is a top plate block in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library.

E. 15,000-20,000
21,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2018-03-08
The George "Buddy" Byers Collection of United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1175, Lot Number 600, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Block of four with horizontal guideline, large part disturbed original gum which covers most of back, well-centered, top left stamp small thin spot, overall Very Fine

2,750
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2017-10-24
Classic Bureau Issues featuring Dr. Heimburger and Brody Collections
ogbl
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 135, 1902-08 Issue: Issued Stamps, $1.00-$5.00$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Block of four, intense shade on bright paper, nice centering and margins, Fine-Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

2,750
900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2017-05-11
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3471, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Block of four with top right corner selvage, h.r., and slightly short gum at top, intense shade, fresh and Fine corner margin block, a nice position piece

2,750
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 544, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Block of four, intense shade

VERY FINE AND CHOICE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1.00 1902 ISSUE.

With1984 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2015-02-23
The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post
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Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 28, 1902-03 Issue (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Bottom imprint and plate no. 1629 block of six, stamps have never been hinged except for tiny sliver reinforcements between perfs, beautifully centered and extraordinarily fresh, tiny scuff in margin at upper left, few rejoined perfs in lower right selvage

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING AND EXCEEDINGLY RARE PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE $1.00 1902 ISSUE.

Lewis Kaufman records only seven plate blocks for the $1.00 1902 Issue, including six from the top position and this example from the bottom. This is one of the best-centered and choicest plate blocks of the few extant.

From our 1967 and 1981 Rarities sales (realized $15,500 hammer) and ex Wampler (where it realized $15,400 in the 1998 Shreves sale).

27,500
15,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
1902-08 Issue
2014-04-30
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 227, 1902-08, Louisiana Purchase Issues$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Block of four, lightly hinged, deep shade and detailed impression, Very Fine block, with 1979 Friedl certificate

2,750
1,100
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