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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2020-05-27
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1619, Postage Due3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Part original gum, certificate states "defective, soiled and reperforated at left"

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 3-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING. THIS IS THE RAREST POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp.

With 1972 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail $20,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
2,900
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 416, Postage Due3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Part original gum, rich color, detailed impression, small thin spot at center

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 3-CENT IS THE RAREST OF THE 1879 POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. VERY FEW HAVE ORIGINAL GUM.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp in any condition. We have offered perhaps ten with original gum since keeping computerized records, and only three are sound.

With 1985 and 2002 P.F. certificates

20,000
2,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2017-06-27
2017 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 270, Special Delivery, Postage Due3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Original gum, hinged only at top, bright color and detailed impression, exceptionally well-centered, especially for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 3-CENT IS THE RAREST OF THE 1879 POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. THIS IS THE FINEST SOUND, ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp in any condition. Of the fewer than ten examples we have offered since keeping computerized records, only two others are sound with original gum. This superb stamp has the finest centering of the three.

Ex Engel. With 1960, 1999 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates

20,000
30,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2015-10-27
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1111, Lot Number 768, Postage Due including Errors3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Large part original gum, small h.r. at top, rich color and proof-like impression of the Special Printings, choice centering, small tear and scuff at right, slight gum soaks in perf tips

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 3-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING. THIS IS THE RAREST POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp.

With 2015 P.F. certificate

25,000
5,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2014-03-24
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1683, Postage Due, Offices in China (Scott J, K)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Original gum, h.r., beautiful color and impression, small surface scrape at top, faint diagonal crease at bottom right not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING. THIS IS THE RAREST POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp. A review using Power Search reveals that we have not offered another with original gum since 2009.

With 1984 P.F. certificate

25,000
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2009-06-13
2009 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 973, Lot Number 252, Postage Due3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Full original gum, hinge mark at top, beautiful color and sharp proof-like impression, small natural wood fiber inclusion in margin at bottom right

FINE AND EXCEEDINGLY RARE. THE 3-CENT IS POSSIBLY THE RAREST POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp. A review using Power Search reveals that we have not offered another with original gum since 2005.

Ex Zoellner, where it realized $12,500 hammer in 1998. With 1998 P.F. certificate.

25,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2009-09-22
The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Three: 1902-34 Issues, B-O-B
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 787, Postage Due (Scott J1-J14)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color and detailed impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

A VERY FINE AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING, WHICH IS POSSIBLY THE RAREST OF ALL THE POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. THE COMBINATION OF ORIGINAL GUM AND SOUND CONDITION MAKES THIS STAMP ONE OF THE FINEST EXTANT.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp.

A review of Power Search reveals that this is the eighth example we have sold in the last ten years. Of the other seven, only one is sound with full original gum. The other six examples have been either without gum or had faults. This sound, finely centered copy with original gum should be considered one of the most desirable of all.

Signed in pencil J.M. Bartels. With 2006 P.F. certificate

25,000
16,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2005-10-19
Rare and Superb United States Stamps
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Sale Number 902, Lot Number 1333, Back-of-Book Issues (Postage Dues)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Part original gum, beautiful rich color, remarkably well-centered on bright white paper, small crease at bottom right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 3-CENT IS POSSIBLY THE RAREST OF THE POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTINGS.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp.

This is only the fourth example we have sold in the last five years. The other three are the Zoellner copy (original gum, inclusion, poorly centered), the Drucker copy (no gum, poorly centered), and a third copy (original gum, reperfed at top). This is the only sound copy we have offered with any amount of original gum.

With 2003 P.S.E. certificate

19,000
17,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2004-03-10
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 872, Lot Number 1296, Postage Due3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Part original gum, beautiful rich color, remarkably well-centered on bright white paper, small crease at bottom right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 3-CENT IS POSSIBLY THE RAREST OF THE POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTINGS.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp.

This is only the fourth example we have sold in the last five years. The other three are the Zoellner copy (original gum, inclusion, poorly centered), the Drucker copy (no gum, poorly centered), and a third copy (original gum, reperfed at top). This is the only sound copy with any amount of original gum.

With 2003 P.S.E. certificate

19,000
11,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2003-11-15
Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities
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Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3292, Back-of-Book Issues3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful color, remarkably well-centered on bright fresh paper, reperfed at top

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 3-CENT IS POSSIBLY THE RAREST OF THE POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTINGS.

Although 436 copies were reported sold, it is believed that 100 copies were destroyed in the Calman lot. A thorough search of the marketplace, combined with conversations with dealers and collectors, has confirmed the extreme rarity of this stamp.

With 2000 P.S.E. certificate

14,000
10,500
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16 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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