Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — Revenues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
329
 
Sale 660, Lot 329, Revenues6c Proprietary (R31c). Bright Color, Blue Herringbone cut cancel (cuts neatly strengthened), Fine Appearance, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
1,200
330
 
25c Certificate, Impression of 25c Power of Attorney Printed on Back (R44f). Clear Perfectly Legible Impression (not an offset!), neat "Sep 7 1865" ms. cancel, some short perfs., The Unique Example, An Extraordinary First Issue Rarity of Exceptional Merit, Listed but Unpriced, with Brookman letter of authenticity

E. 5,000-10,000
3,000
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331
 
Sale 660, Lot 331, Revenues$1.30 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R77a). Three Large Margins, large to bit close at top, Wonderful Bright Color, neat ms. cancel, Very Fine

1,750
950
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332
 
Sale 660, Lot 332, Revenues1c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R103a). Ms. cancel, small tear & light corner crease, Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
525
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333
 
Sale 660, Lot 333, Revenues2c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R104a). Cut cancel, small closed tear, perfs. just in at right, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

4,500
850
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334
 
Sale 660, Lot 334, Revenues5c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R107a). Ms. cancel, top right corner expertly repaired, Fine Appearance

1,850
375
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335
 
Sale 660, Lot 335, Revenues10c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R109a). Cut & neat ms. cancels, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
550
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336
 
Sale 660, Lot 336, Revenues20c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R111a). Fresh, Appears Unused, perfs. just touch, Attractive Revenue Invert Rarity

7,500
3,500
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337
 
Sale 660, Lot 337, Revenues25c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R112a). Nicely Centered, cut cancel, small defects, Very Fine Appearance, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

9,500
3,000
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338
 
Sale 660, Lot 338, Revenues70c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R117a). Fresh, cut cancel, Appears Unused, tiny tear, perfs. just in at left, Very Scarce, with P.F. Certificate

3,000
800
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339
 
Sale 660, Lot 339, Revenues$1.00 Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R118a). Neat ms. cancel, filled punch, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,000
450
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340
 
Sale 660, Lot 340, Revenues$5.00 Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R127a). Light cut cancel, Appears Unused, few pinholes, left perfs. just touch, Very Scarce, with P.F. Certificate

2,150
550
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341
 
Sale 660, Lot 341, Revenues$200.00 Blue, Black & Red, "Small Persian Rug" (R132). Beautiful Rich Colors, neat ms. cancel, trivial corner margin crease at top left, otherwise Fine, Handsome Rarity

5,250
1,750
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342
 
Sale 660, Lot 342, Revenues$500.00 Black, Green & Red, "Persian Rug" (R133). Fresh, Well-centered, two Neat Black Circular cut handstamp cancels, light pressed-out horizontal crease, Very Fine Appearance, Exceptionally Handsome Revenue Rarity, Particularly With Medallion Free of Cancel, with P.F. Certificate

15,000
6,750
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343
 
Sale 660, Lot 343, Revenues5c Orange & Black, Center Inverted (R137a). Neat 1872 ms. cancel, part row of freak diagonal perforations, Very Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
850
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344
 
Sale 660, Lot 344, Revenues15c Brown & Black, Center Inverted (R139a). Circular cut cancel, small faults including minor tear & tiny margin nick, perfs. just in at bottom, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

8,000
1,750
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345
 
Sale 660, Lot 345, Revenues30c Orange & Black, Center Inverted (R140a). Blue herringbone cut cancel, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,350
625
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346
 
Sale 660, Lot 346, Revenues$1.00 Green & Black, Center Inverted (R144a). Bold ms. cancel, Very Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
4,000
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347
 
Sale 660, Lot 347, Revenues$1.00 Green & Black, Center Inverted (R144a). Appears Unused, two tiny pinholes, light crease at bottom, otherwise Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
2,700
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348
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Sale 660, Lot 348, Revenues$2.50 Claret & Black, Center Inverted (R146a). Fresh, Large Part o.g., Fine, Handsome, Important Revenue Invert Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

15,000
9,000
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349
 
Sale 660, Lot 349, Revenues1c Green & Black on Violet, Center Inverted (RB1d). Neat Handstamp cancel, minute pinhole, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
1,000
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350
 
Sale 660, Lot 350, Revenues50c Green & Black on Green (RB8b). Neat Blue 1883 handstamp cancel, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

800
650
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351
 
Sale 660, Lot 351, Revenues$1.00 Green & Black on Green (RB9b). Light ms. cancel, some neatly closed internal tears, otherwise Fine, Very Scarce

2,750
525
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352
 
Sale 660, Lot 352, Revenues$5.00 Green & Black on Violet (RB10a). Rich Colors, Neat 1879 ms. cancel, Very Fine

2,500
1,650
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353
 
Sale 660, Lot 353, Revenues$5.00 Green & Black on Violet (RB10a). Fresh, Well-centered, Rich Colors, Appears Unused, pressed-out horizontal crease, Extremely Fine Appearance (many known examples have creases)

2,500
1,100
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354
 
Sale 660, Lot 354, Revenues$5.00 Green & Black on Violet (RB10a). Well-centered, ms. cancel, two tiny perf. scuffs & minor rub in bottom right scroll, otherwise Extremely Fine

2,500
1,400
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355
 
Sale 660, Lot 355, Revenues$5.00 Green & Black on Greenish Intermediate Paper (RB10a var). Well-centered, Neat 1879 ms. cancel, few trivial perf. flaws at left (almost inevitable on revenue stamp of this size), otherwise Very Fine, Rare, with A.P.S. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
1,800
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356
ogbl
1c-$20.00 1940 Stock Transfers, Imperforate, Without Overprint (RD67 var-RD85 var). Complete Set of 17 Different Blocks, Very Fine (see footnote in Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue)

E. 2,000-5,000
1,850
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357
 
Sale 660, Lot 357, RevenuesTwo Shilling Six Pence "America" Colonial Embossed Revenue Stamped Paper, Cut Square on Brown Paper (RM31). Three, affixed to piece of parchment by usual metal seals with central labels on back, Extremely Sharp Clear Impressions, Very Fine, The socalled "Boston Tea Party Stamp", Much Scarcer on Brown Paper (Usually Found on Blue Paper, catalogues $1,500.00 as such)

E. 1,000-2,000
1,050
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358
 
$10.00 Kentucky Overstruck With 10c Kentucky, First Federal Issue Embossed Revenue Stamped Paper (RM95). Light but Readily Discernible Strike on July 26, 1798 Handwritten Promissory Note. "Ten" "Dollars" "Kentucky" & Vastly Different Eagle Design Clearly Visible Beneath Normal Strike of 10c Die. The $10.00 Die was Used in Error & Overstruck with the 10c Die to Correct the Error. Previously Unrecorded, This is the Only Known Example of the $10.00 Kentucky Die & Only the Fourth $10.00 Die Known to Exist

E. 1,000-2,000
1,750
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359
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 359, Revenues$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint Top Right Plate No. F131980 Block of Six, Very Fine

7,500
3,750
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360
og
Sale 660, Lot 360, RevenuesSwaim, Wm., 8c Orange on Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS234d). Vertical Pair, Ample to Large Margins, Fresh, Very Fine, Extremely Rare Multiple, A Showpiece

1,600
2,300
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361
c
Sale 660, Lot 361, RevenuesWells, Fargo & Co., $2.00 Red "Pony Stamp" (143L1). Margins All Around, on 10c Green on Buff Star Die Entire (U33) to Ohio tied by Blue Running Pony Oval, Green St. Joseph Mo. pmks., both the local stamp & embossed stamps were cut from envelope & expertly restored, Very Fine Appearance

6,000
1,850
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362
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 362, Revenues$5.00 Orange on Green, War Savings (WS6). Block, natural straight edge at right, disturbed o.g. & black printing ink offset (possibly from savings certificate), one with small scuff, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare

11,000
3,000
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363
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Sale 660, Lot 363, RevenuesBrooklyn, N.Y., 10c Green Sanitary Fair, Tete-Beche Pair (WV7a). Huge Margins, Extremely Fine

1,250
1,050
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