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Sale 824 — 2000 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2000

Category — Postage Dues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
355
ng
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 355, Postage Dues2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Unused (no gum), well-centered with wide margins, intense color and proof-like impression on bright white paper, tiny natural inclusion

EXTREMELY FINE. WONDERFULLY CHOICE CONDITION FOR THE RARE 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

The 1c, 2c and 3c are undoubtedly the rarest of the Postage Due Special Printings, although the official records indicate a relatively higher quantity sold.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

7,000
0
356
og
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 356, Postage Dues3c Red Brown (J17), 3c Red Brown (J17)3c Red Brown (J17). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered with Jumbo margins, deep rich color and incredibly detailed impression showing all of the engraving lines and lattice-work in the background, remarkably fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT RED BROWN POSTAGE DUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

900
3,500
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357
nh
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 357, Postage Dues1c Vermilion (J29), 1c Vermilion (J29)1c Vermilion (J29). Mint N.H., incredibly fresh color, sharp impression showing the intricate background lathework, well-centered for this rare stamp

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT VERMILION POSTAGE DUE -- VERY RARE IN MINT NEVER HINGED CONDITION.

With 1992 P.S.E. certificate

2,250
4,250
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358
og
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 358, Postage Dues50c Carmine Lake (J58), 50c Carmine Lake (J58)50c Carmine Lake (J58). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful rich color on bright paper, sharp impression

VERY FINE. THE 1914 50-CENT POSTAGE DUE WITH ORIGINAL GUM IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL POSTAGE DUE STAMPS.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

9,500
8,500
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