Sale 777 — 1996 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 21 May, 1996

Category — 1902-08 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
180
c
Sale 777, Lot 180, 1902-08 Issue$1.00 Black (311). Well-centered, tied by light strike of New York oval and magenta Registered hs on 1903 cover to Budapest, Hungary, registry label on face, Budapest backstamp, Extremely Fine, rare

E. 2,500-3,500
2,500
181
ogbl
Sale 777, Lot 181, 1902-08 Issue$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Block, top pair h.r., bottom Mint, Fine-Very Fine

4,800
2,800
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182
c
Sale 777, Lot 182, 1902-08 Issue5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Horizontal pair, large margins, tied by "New York Sta. N. Apr. 20" duplexes on 1911 special delivery cover with two pairs of 2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373), addressed locally

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL 20TH CENTURY ISSUES ON COVER.

We know of no other cover bearing the 5c imperforate (two covers recorded with private vending machine perforations). Unpriced in Scott

E. 10,000-15,000
12,000
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182A
og
Sale 777, Lot 182A, 1902-08 Issue5c Blue, Coil (317). Well-centered single, h.r., Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate, unpriced as a single in Scott (value for pair is $10,000.00)

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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