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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
454
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 454, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10), 3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10)3c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J10). Fresh and Fine, Rare, with Photocopy of P.F. Certificate

3,500
2,200
455
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 455, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery50c Claret (J28), 50c Claret (J28)50c Claret (J28). Mint Block of 20, Very Good-Fine

5,200
1,150
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456
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 456, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery50c Carmine Lake (J58), 50c Carmine Lake (J58)50c Carmine Lake (J58). Rich Color, Fresh, bit disturbed o.g., left perfs. close to touch, Fine Example of This Rare Postage Due, with P.F. Certificate

5,000
1,650
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457
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 457, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery2c on 1c Offices in China (K17), 2c on 1c Offices in China (K17)2c on 1c Offices in China (K17). Complete Sheet of 100, perfs. touch on most, Scarce Sheet

9,700
1,400
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458
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 458, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery30c State (O66), 30c State (O66)30c State (O66). The Unique Block of Four, Fresh, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, Important Departmental Issue Rarity, Unpriced

E. 5,000-10,000
4,750
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459
S
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 459, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery$2.00 State, "Specimen" Overprint (O68SD), $2.00 State, "Specimen" Overprint (O68SD)$2.00 State, "Specimen" Overprint (O68SD). Choice Margins, Very Fine, One of the Best of the 32 Issued, with P.F. Certificate

2,000
3,250
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460
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 460, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery75c Parcel Post (Q11). Top Plate No, 75c Parcel Post (Q11). Top Plate No75c Parcel Post (Q11). Top Plate No. 6287 Block of Six, Stamps Mint, trace of selvedge hinging, Fine-Extremely Fine

3,000
1,850
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461
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 461, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery, By Steamer Rapides, Imprint in Tiny Letters on Side of Illustrated Packet Boat Handstamp on 3c Red on Buff Entire (U10), Buchannon Carroll Correspondence, Remarkable and Excessively Rare, Considered to be the Finest of All Illustrated Packet Handstamps, with P. F. Certificate

E. 750-1,000
800
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462
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 462, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery3c Pink on Orange, Entire (U37), 3c Pink on Orange, Entire (U37)3c Pink on Orange, Entire (U37). Size 7, Knife 20, Wmk. 1, Unused, some hinge remnants on back, tiny pinhole at bottom center, otherwise Extremely Fine, Very Rare, About 25 Known

3,500
1,750
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463
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 463, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery3c Pink on Orange, Entire (U37), 3c Pink on Orange, Entire (U37)3c Pink on Orange, Entire (U37). Size 10, Knife 47, Wmk. 1, Unused, some hinge remnants on back, light bend and tiny inclusion, otherwise Extremely Fine, Very Rare, About 25 Known

3,500
1,650
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464
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 464, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery2c Black on Buff, Entire (U48), 2c Black on Buff, Entire (U48)2c Black on Buff, Entire (U48). Size 7, Knife 24u, Wmk. 1, Unused, flap without gum, otherwise Extremely Fine

3,000
1,450
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465
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 465, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery2c Black on Orange, Entire (U49), 2c Black on Orange, Entire (U49)2c Black on Orange, Entire (U49). Size 7, Knife 24u, Wmk. 1, flap without gum, slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine

1,850
625
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466
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 466, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery2c Vermilion, Die 8, on Amber, Entire (U157), 2c Vermilion, Die 8, on Amber, Entire (U157)2c Vermilion, Die 8, on Amber, Entire (U157). Unused, printed corner card, very light crease at bottom well clear of stamp, otherwise Very Fine, Extremely Rare, ex-Barkhausen

32,500
28,000
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467
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 467, Special Delivery thru Postal Stationery1c Black on Buff, "Full Face McKinley" Postal Card, "Specimen" Die Proof (UX17S), 1c Black on Buff, "Full Face McKinley" Postal Card, "Specimen" Die Proof (UX17S)1c Black on Buff, "Full Face McKinley" Postal Card, "Specimen" Die Proof (UX17S). Trivial corner creases, otherwise Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
425
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