Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — Special Delivery thru Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
296
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Sale 660, Lot 296, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post10c Blue (E2). Mint Top Imprint & Plate No. 552 Block of Ten, Severed From Sheet Leaving Additional Margin at Bottom, top right stamp natural inclusion, Very Fine, Rare Plate Block

12,000
8,000
297
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 297, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post10c Blue, Imperforate (E4a). Vertical Block of Six, without gum, few bends & tiny wrinkles, top pair lightly creased, otherwise Extremely Fine, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

16,500
8,000
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298
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Sale 660, Lot 298, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post10c Blue, Imperforate (E5a). Huge Margins including Left Sheet Margin, couple light bends, Extremely Fine

2,250
950
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299
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Sale 660, Lot 299, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post10c Ultramarine (E9). Mint Top Plate No. 5854 Block of Six, tiny natural inclusion speck, selvedge reduced (well clear of plate no.), Beautifully Centered, Extremely Fine

4,250
1,800
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300
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Sale 660, Lot 300, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Fresh, o.g., Beautifully Centered, slight gum disturbance from hinge removal, Extremely Fine, Exceptional Quality for this Rare Stamp

3,250
4,500
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301
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Sale 660, Lot 301, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post50c Red Brown (J21). Mint, Well-centered, natural paper spot on back, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

900
700
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302
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50c Claret (J28). Mint Top & Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 333 Strips of Ten, the two s.e. stamps creases or bends, Very Good-Fine, Scarce Lot

4,500
1,050
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303
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Sale 660, Lot 303, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post50c Carmine Lake (J58). Nicely Centered, small spot of gum missing from bottom left corner from hinge removal, Very Fine, Rarest Postage Due Stamp

5,000
4,750
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304
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$1.00 Carmine (J77). Complete Mint Sheet of 100, Fine-Very Fine

3,095
950
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305
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$5.00 Carmine (J78). Complete Mint Sheet of 100, Fine-Very Fine

4,135
1,250
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306
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Sale 660, Lot 306, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post$2.00 on $1.00 Violet Brown, Double Surcharge (K16a). The Unique Part Imprint & Plate No. 5782 Block, very slight tropical o.g., Never Hinged, top right stamp light bend, Very Fine, Beautiful Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

10,000
10,500
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307
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Official "Specimen" and "Specimen" Overprint Collection, 178 Items, includes A Complete Set of "Specimen" Overprints (Only Two Such Sets Can Exist, the dollar Values States in this collection is the Famous "Lietzow" Set). The "Specimen" Errors are Represented by 28 Different Values of the 52 listed. Included are the Agriculture 1c, 2c, 3c, 12c, 15c, 30c, Justice 1c, 2c, 3c, 15c, Navy 1c, 2c, 7c, 1fc, 15c, Interior 2c, Post Office 1c, 24c, State 1c, 2c, 3c, 6c, 7c, 12c, 24c, & War 1c, 3c & 30c. Also included is a "Used" 12c Agriculture. Quantities generally range from One or Two to Eight Known. The 24 "Specimens" lacking in this collection are for the most part in the one or two known category. Other Varieties include 2c Executive Pos. 40 with the 6c Agriculture Foreign Transfer, 1c Agriculture Small "S", Four Different 1c State Soft Paper Large Letter Varieties, 1c Post Office Invert, Five Different 1c Dotted "i"s, & Four Diff. 1c Ribbed Papers. Multiples include 2c Agriculture Block Containing "Specimen Error & Block of Six with Plate No., 10c Agriculture Imprint & Plate No. Strip of Five, 1c Executive Dotted "i" in Block of Nine, 1c Navy Soft Paper Broken "i" in Block & Imprint & Plate No. Strip of Ten, 1c Justice Imprint & Plate No. Strip of Six, 1c War Imprint & Plate No. Block of 20, 2c War Imprint & Plate No. Block of 40, 1c State Soft Paper Imprint & Plate No. Strip of Eight, 2c State Block of Six with Plate No., 3c & 7c State Imprint & Plate No. Strips of Five & Six respectively. 23 Duplicate Singles include an Extremely Fine $2.00 State, 90c Navy, 15c Post Office, 6c, 7c, 10c & 30c War, Soft & Ribbed Papers, Double Transfers, 2c Navy "Specimen" & a 1c Executive Dotted "i". Lastly, the Collection includes a P.O. Form Concerning Purchase of "Specimen Postage Stamps" Reg. Envelope, Invoice & Small Stamp Envelope for Executive Set. Many of these stamps come from the well-known Crystal, Combs & Leventhal Collections, & In our opinion this Collection is of Superior Quality Throughout & Presents Certainly the Highest Number of "Specimen" Errors ever assembled by one individual. The Scott Catalogue Value is used merely as a bench mark of value as we feel that by no means is it indicative of the real value, A True Once in a Lifetime Opportunity, from the Sheriff Collection (Eleven Certificates of Authenticity accompany)

79,500
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308
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Sale 660, Lot 308, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post$5.00 State (O69). Fresh, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,000
2,600
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309
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Sale 660, Lot 309, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post$10.00 State (O70). Fresh, Unusually Large Margins, Virtually Full o.g., Very Fine, Particularly Choice, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
2,100
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310
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Sale 660, Lot 310, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post$10.00 State (O70). Fresh, o.g., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
1,600
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311
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Sale 660, Lot 311, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post$10.00 State (O70). Complete Sheet of Ten with Green & Black Imprints & Plate Nos. 122 & 123, Eight Stamps Mint, top left stamp has several small holes (Staple?), others Very Fine, A Remarkably Beautiful & Very Rare Sheet

31,000
23,000
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312
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Sale 660, Lot 312, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post$20.00 State (O71). Fresh, o.g., Fine, with P.F. Certificate which mentions "sweated o.g."

2,150
850
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313
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Sale 660, Lot 313, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post1c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O94). Vivid Color, without gum as issued, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,350
1,050
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314
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Sale 660, Lot 314, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post1c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O94). Fresh, without gum as issued, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,350
800
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315
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Sale 660, Lot 315, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post24c Interior, Soft Paper (O103). Fresh, Rich Color, Well-centered, tiny natural inclusion, Very Fine, with P. F. Certificate

1,100
900
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316
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Sale 660, Lot 316, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post10c Dark Bluish Green, Printed on Both Sides (PR6a). Fresh, Well-centered, natural straight edge at top Showing Full Guideline, Clear Impression on Back Covers One-Half the Width of the Stamp, filled thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, Extremely Rare, Only Two Examples Known

1,500
1,600
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317
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Sale 660, Lot 317, Special Delivery thru Parcel Post25c Parcel Post (Q9). Mint Left "Twenty-Five" Imprint & Plate No. 6173 Block of Eight, Fine-Very Fine, Rare

3,000
1,800
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