Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
915
ogbl
Sale 913, Lot 915, Newspapers and Periodicals2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR33a). Without gum as issued, pane of 50 with imprint and plate no. 2 at top, detailed impressions and bright shade, showing clear ribbing of the paper, few small toned spots affect stamps in bottom row and a few others, Position 30 with small tear at right, Position 40 small surface scrape

FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A REMARKABLY RARE COMPLETE PANE OF 50 OF THE 2-CENT 1875 NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING ON RIBBED PAPER. A WONDERFUL SHOWPIECE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as ten blocks of four and ten singles, with no premium for the plate block.

33,000
0
916
ng
Sale 913, Lot 916, Newspapers and Periodicals$6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101). Unused (no gum), brilliant color, natural s.e. at top, tiny thin spot at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE AND CHOICE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $6.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. ONLY FIFTEEN UNUSED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION, MOST OF WHICH HAVE VARYING DEGREES OF FAULTS.

With 1991 P.F. certificate

60,000
11,000
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