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Sale 930 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

Category — Revenues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2902
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2902, Revenues2c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R13b), 2c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R13b)2c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R13b). Huge margins and well-centered between perfs at sides, deep rich color, neat strike of oval datestamp cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine

225
300
2903
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2903, Revenues10c Certificate, Imperforate (R33a), 10c Certificate, Imperforate (R33a)10c Certificate, Imperforate (R33a). Huge margins, intense shade and impression, neat ms. cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

200
375
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2904
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2904, Revenues25c Entry of Goods, Imperforate (R45a), 25c Entry of Goods, Imperforate (R45a)25c Entry of Goods, Imperforate (R45a). Horizontal strip of four, large margins to just barely in at bottom left, neat 1863 ms. cancel and also part of magenta ink on left stamps, second stamp from left with doubling of frameline at top, Fine-Very Fine, the only recorded horizontal strip of four, Scott Retail as two pairs

140
0
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2905
bl
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2905, Revenues25c Entry of Goods, Imperforate (R45a), 25c Entry of Goods, Imperforate (R45a)25c Entry of Goods, Imperforate (R45a). Block of four, large margins, fresh color, ms. cancels and "Liquidate" handstamps, Very Fine and choice

500
400
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2906
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2906, Revenues50c Surety Bond, Imperforate (R63a), 50c Surety Bond, Imperforate (R63a)50c Surety Bond, Imperforate (R63a). Huge margins, crisp impression, neat ms. cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine

275
350
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2907
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2907, Revenues60c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R64a), 60c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R64a)60c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R64a). Large margins, radiant color, neat 1864 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine

100
400
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2908
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2908, Revenues$1.00 Passage Ticket, Imperforate (R74a), $1.00 Passage Ticket, Imperforate (R74a)$1.00 Passage Ticket, Imperforate (R74a). Full margins all around, bright color, two face-free strikes of oval datestamp, Very Fine and choice

300
350
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2909
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2909, Revenues$3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a), $3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a)$3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a). Large even margins, unusually deep shade, ms. cancel, Extremely Fine, a stunning stamp

175
275
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2910
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2910, Revenues$3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a), $3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a)$3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a). Large to huge margins, rich color, ms. cancel leaves design clearly visible, Extremely Fine

175
225
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2911
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2911, Revenues$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a), $5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a)$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a). Large to huge margins, brilliant color, 1863 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp

300
450
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2912
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2912, Revenues$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a), $5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a)$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a). Large margins, neat ms. cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

300
250
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2913
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2913, Revenues$5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a), $5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a)$5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a). Large to huge margins, vibrant color, 1865 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine

185
300
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2914
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2914, Revenues$5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a), $5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a)$5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a). Large even margins all around, bright shade, neat 1866 ms. cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine

150
100
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2915
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2915, Revenues$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a), $5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a)$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a). Large margins, bright color, neat 1863 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate

700
1,600
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2916
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2916, Revenues$10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a), $10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a)$10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a). Large to full margins, unusually deep rich color, unobtrusive 1863 ms. cancel, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful example of this issue

600
600
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2917
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2917, Revenues$15.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R97c), $15.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R97c)$15.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R97c). Perfectly centered with well-balanced margins, deep rich color on bright paper, full perforations all around, neat 1868 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a difficult issue to obtain in such superb condition, ex Floyd, with 1999 P.F. certificate

225
800
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2918
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2918, Revenues$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c), $20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c)$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c). Fresh bright color, face-free small bold 1864 datestamp cancels, the 2006 P.F. certificate opines "reperfed at sides" but while we agree the side perfs are slightly off guage compared to the horizontal perfs, we think this could be due to paper shrinkage (the sides match each other perfectly in guage and parallel alignment, and they are too wide to have been reperfed from typical already-perforated stamp), Very Fine appearance, with 1981 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates

2,000
900
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2919
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2919, Revenues$50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a), $50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a)$50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a). Large even margins, dark color on bright white paper, neat "J.A. E.N.U. May 13, 1864" ms. cancel, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

250
400
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2920
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2920, Revenues$50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a), $50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a)$50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a). Large to full margins, rich color, 1864 ms. cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

250
475
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2921
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2921, Revenues$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a), $200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Ample to large margins, deep rich colors, neat ms. cancel, tiny pinhole, appears Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,500
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2922
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2922, Revenues$200.00 Internal Revenue, Perforated (R102c), $200.00 Internal Revenue, Perforated (R102c)$200.00 Internal Revenue, Perforated (R102c). Beautiful centering with well-proportioned margins, light 1870 ms. cancel, Very Fine and choice example of this difficult issue

900
1,400
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2923
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2923, Revenues1c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R103a), 1c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R103a)1c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R103a). Extra row of horizontal perfs at center, light ms. cancel, Very Fine, Scott Retail as normal

1,500
850
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2924
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2924, Revenues5c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R107a), 5c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R107a)5c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R107a). Deep rich colors, light herringbone cancel, fresh and Fine example of this scarce invert, with 2006 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,600
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2925
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2925, Revenues50c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R115b), 50c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R115b)50c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R115b). Perfectly centered with incredibly wide Jumbo margins all around, rich frame color and sharp vignette, light ms. cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. WITHOUT QUESTION THE WIDEST-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT SECOND ISSUE INVERT WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED. A FANTASTIC STAMP WORTH MANY TIMES THE VALUE OF A 50-CENT INVERT WITH USUAL MARGINS AND CENTERING.

With 1998 and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,000
13,500
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2926
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2926, Revenues50c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R115b), 50c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R115b)50c Blue & Black, Inverted Center (R115b). Deep rich color, Aug. 27, 1872 ms. cancel, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,100
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2927
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2927, Revenues$1.60 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R121), $1.60 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R121)$1.60 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R121). Remarkably wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, rich colors, multiple blue handstamp cancels, trivial nibbed perf at bottom harshly mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

575
700
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2928
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2928, Revenues$1.60 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R121), $1.60 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R121)$1.60 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R121). Barely cancelled but with faint circular cut cancels at bottom, fresh colors, Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

300
225
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2929
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2929, Revenues$3.50 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R126), $3.50 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R126)$3.50 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R126). Wide margins, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions face-free 1872 ms. cancel, Very Fine and choice

300
600
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2930
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2930, Revenues$20.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R129), $20.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R129)$20.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R129). Nicely centered, 1871 ms. cancel, trivial corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

650
500
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2931
Pbl
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2931, Revenues$25.00 Blue & Black, Plate Proof on Card (R130P4), $25.00 Blue & Black, Plate Proof on Card (R130P4)$25.00 Blue & Black, Plate Proof on Card (R130P4). Block of four, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, attractive block

500
400
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2932
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2932, Revenues$25.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R130), $25.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R130)$25.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R130). Remarkably choice centering for this large-format Second Issue, bright colors, purple 1872 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine, a superb example of this beautifully-engraved bicolored stamp

650
1,400
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2933
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2933, Revenues$50.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R131), $50.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R131)$50.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R131). Deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, superb centering, bold Dec. 26, 1871 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine, this striking Second Issue large-format stamp rarely comes well centered

650
2,100
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2934
 
No Lot.
0
0
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2935
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2935, Revenues$500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133), $500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133)$500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133). Well-centered, deep rich colors and sharp proof-like impressions, light strike of circular handstamp with integral cut cancel which just barely breaks paper, tiny thin spot

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A SUPERB WELL-CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE CELEBRATED $500.00 LARGE PERSIAN RUG. A RARE STAMP IN SUCH OUTSTANDING CONDITION AND ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STAMPS IN ALL OF PHILATELY.

Only 204 were issued, and it is safe to say that most examples are faulty to some degree.

Ex Joyce, Zoellner and Floyd. With 2001 P.F. certificate

13,000
19,000
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2936
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2936, Revenues2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b), 2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b)2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b). Rich colors, neat strike of blue Aug. 23, 1872 handstamp cancel, fresh and Very Fine, scarce in this choice condition, with 2002 P.F. certificate

400
325
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2937
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2937, Revenues2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b), 2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b)2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b). Neat ms. cancel, faint trace of toning at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

400
275
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2938
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2938, Revenues2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b), 2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b)2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b). Well-centered, neat 1872 ms.cancel, trace of oxidation, otherwise Very Fine

400
225
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2939
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2939, Revenues2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b), 2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b)2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b). Appears unused, couple tiny trivial thin specks, Very Fine appearance

400
200
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2940
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2940, Revenues$20.00 Orange & Black, Third Issue (R150), $20.00 Orange & Black, Third Issue (R150)$20.00 Orange & Black, Third Issue (R150). Unusually precise centering with perfs clear all around and especially wide on three sides, bright color, neat 1872 ms. cancel, Very Fine and choice

625
1,800
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2941
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2941, Revenues2c Orange & Black on Green Paper, Inverted Center (R151a), 2c Orange & Black on Green Paper, Inverted Center (R151a)2c Orange & Black on Green Paper, Inverted Center (R151a). Intense colors on deeply tinted paper, 1875 ms. cancel, Very Fine and choice

400
1,300
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2942
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2942, Revenues2c Orange & Black on Green Paper, Inverted Center (R151a), 2c Orange & Black on Green Paper, Inverted Center (R151a)2c Orange & Black on Green Paper, Inverted Center (R151a). Strong paper color, neat 1875 ms. cancel, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

400
450
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2943
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2943, Revenues$10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" (R705), $10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" (R705)$10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" (R705). Choice margins and well-centered, light handstamp cancel, small sealed tear at top right, Very Fine appearance, with 2006 P.F. certificate

750
300
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2944
TC
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2944, Revenues3c Ultramarine & Black, Proprietary, Trial Color Plate Proof on Bond (RB3TCi), 3c Ultramarine & Black, Proprietary, Trial Color Plate Proof on Bond (RB3TCi)3c Ultramarine & Black, Proprietary, Trial Color Plate Proof on Bond (RB3TCi). Block of ten with imprint at bottom, large margins other sides, deep rich color, original gum, Mint N.H., fresh and Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the position

700
600
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2945
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2945, Revenues$1.00 Green & Black, Proprietary, Small Die Proof (RB9P2), $1.00 Green & Black, Proprietary, Small Die Proof (RB9P2)$1.00 Green & Black, Proprietary, Small Die Proof (RB9P2). Large margins, paper appears to be more of a Bond than India (Bond is unlisted), deep colors, Very Fine, unusual item

1,000
650
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2946
bl
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2946, Revenues1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188), 1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188)1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188). Block of four, large margins, radiant color, "Hoft Bev Co. NJ U 367 A 9-8-44" perforated cancel, small faults, Very Fine, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as singles

800
300
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2947
 
Beer Stamps. 18 items, incl. Nos. REA7, REA7a, REa11 pair, REA12, REA21c, REA27a, REA28a, REA28c, REA42c, REA43e, REA44, REA75b, REA76d, REA80b, REA118c, Priester 148A, REA163 and REA182, usual flaws associated with these issues, most appear Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile group

7,475
2,900
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2948
 
Beer Stamps. Nearly 30 different, virtually all used, 1866-78 then eight different from Issue of 1947 with punched out centers, better include Nos. REA2, 31, 35 and 36, overall somewhat better than typical condition, useful lot containing several scarce items

1,608
650
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2949
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2949, RevenuesRevenue Stamped Paper, 2c Deep Orange (RN-J4 var), Revenue Stamped Paper, 2c Deep Orange (RN-J4 var)Revenue Stamped Paper, 2c Deep Orange (RN-J4 var). Intense color on immaculate unused First National Bank check, fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
60
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2950
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2950, RevenuesB. Bendel & Co., 12c Brown, Silk Paper (RO25b), B. Bendel & Co., 12c Brown, Silk Paper (RO25b)B. Bendel & Co., 12c Brown, Silk Paper (RO25b). Bright shade, few faults, appears almost Fine

250
60
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2951
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2951, RevenuesSan Francisco Match Co., 12c Blue, Silk Paper (RO165b), San Francisco Match Co., 12c Blue, Silk Paper (RO165b)San Francisco Match Co., 12c Blue, Silk Paper (RO165b). Some edge faults, few creases and thin spots, a handsome appearing example of this striking design

500
110
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2952
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2952, RevenuesWilliam E. Clark, 3c Blue, Watermarked (RS56d), William E. Clark, 3c Blue, Watermarked (RS56d)William E. Clark, 3c Blue, Watermarked (RS56d). Wide margins, pretty shade, small thin spot, Very Fine appearing example of this macabre design

200
60
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2953
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2953, RevenuesYoung, Ladd & Coffin, 4c Brown, Imperforate, Silk Paper (RT32b), Young, Ladd & Coffin, 4c Brown, Imperforate, Silk Paper (RT32b)Young, Ladd & Coffin, 4c Brown, Imperforate, Silk Paper (RT32b). Large margins all around, deep rich color, horizontal pen line, repaired tear and piece added at right center

ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL PRIVATE DIE PERFUMERY ISSUES AND THE KEY TO A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THESE ISSUES.

These issues were discovered relatively recently and were not listed in Scott Catalogue until 1995. The catalogue value has not changed since 1996 and is surely too low for this major rarity, of which perhaps two or three are known.

With 2002 P.F. certificate

6,000
2,200
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2954
 
Revenue Collection and Accumulation. Couple hundred stamps, virtually all of the value is in a 1931 Scott album which in addition to revenues has some spotty U.S., cut squares and a few CSA General Issues, the better perforated first Issue Revenues in this album incl. Nos. R72 strip of four, R73, R74, R87, R97, R100, also defective R21c and RB8a (not counted), a R17c on old photograph, and a "set" of Maryland Embossed Revenues Nos. RM370-RM382, somewhat mixed condition, much Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
850
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2955
 
Revenues Extensions Balance. Six items offered in a previous auction but returned due to adverse expertizing opinions, incl. Nos. R2c, R13b, R100c, RB19b, RD360, only reference item is R61c with perfs trimmed, others genuine with small faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, each with 2006 P.F. or P.S.E. certificate

1,220
425
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2956
 
Revenues Balance. Album pages and stock pages of mostly First Issue and Second Issues, incl. some imperf singles and multiples, part-perf multiples and a few singles (discounted), also few later issues, some faults to be expected, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,100
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2957
 
Revenues Balance. Album pages of various Revenues, incl. nice group of Private Die Proprietary, few Snuff, Oleomargarine, Tobacco, Beers, Cigars, Cigarettes, few other Tax Paids, usual condition, overall appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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2958
 
Revenue Accumulation. Fairly complete perforated First Issue to $5.00 on pages, some later issues as well, Wines, some early California and later Tax Paids, few Hawaii, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
600
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