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Sale 934 — The Henry Tolman II Collection of U.S. Revenues-Part Four

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 May, 2007

Category — Wine Stamps

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2342
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2342, Wine Stamps$20.00-$100.00 Green, Wine (RE56-RE59), $20.00-$100.00 Green, Wine (RE56-RE59)$20.00-$100.00 Green, Wine (RE56-RE59). Each with additional stamp(s) attached in tablet area, all of the extra stamps are $2.00 values No. RE30 or RE52 (five, one, four and five respectively), $20.00 small tear a left, $100.00 tiny trivial pinhole, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, surprisingly scarce as "build-ups", 1983 American Philatelist article by Ronald Lesher mentions that he had only seen five of these and all were $20.00 denominations, we are told the $40.00 is especially scarce

E. 400-500
1,800
2343
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2343, Wine Stamps-1/2c-30c Green, Series 1934, Wine (RE84-RE85, RE87-RE96, RE97-RE101), -1/2c-30c Green, Series 1934, Wine (RE84-RE85, RE87-RE96, RE97-RE101)-1/2c-30c Green, Series 1934, Wine (RE84-RE85, RE87-RE96, RE97-RE101). All original gum, few Mint N.H. (normally found without gum), this is a "complete set" as the -1/5c, 1-1/4c and 14-2/5c are not known with original gum, also incl. 18c block of four, Fine-Very Fine, Tolman states that there are only two original gum examples known of the 6c, Scott U.S. Specialized footnote states that these with original gum "sell for substantially more"

E. 200-300
1,300
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2344
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2344, Wine Stamps$20.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107A), $20.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107A)$20.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107A). Handstamp cancels, numerous staple holes and minor tears, well-centered, scarce

1,800
1,900
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2345
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2345, Wine Stamps$40.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107B), $40.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107B)$40.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107B). handstamp cancels, couple light creases, tiny staple holes and closed edge tear right, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce

3,250
12,000
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2346
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2346, Wine Stamps$50.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107C), $50.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107C)$50.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107C). Small neat handstamp cancel, light crease in tablet portion, couple tiny trivial staple holes top left, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive example this very difficult stamp

2,000
4,000
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2347
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2347, Wine Stamps$100.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107D), $100.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107D)$100.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107D). Neat 1941 handstamp cancel, minor corner margin crease top left, otherwise Very Fine and choice

375
550
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2348
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2348, Wine Stamps$100.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107D), $100.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107D)$100.00 Yellow Green, Wine (RE107D). Two stamps, one overlaps the other in the tablet area (consecutive serial numbers), boxed three line "U.S. Fruit Jul 25 1941 Distillers" handstamps, affixed to piece by varnish or shellac, Very Fine, Tolman referred to this as a "build-up", very scarce

750
550
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2349
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2349, Wine Stamps-1/2c Green & Black, Wine, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (RE110a), -1/2c Green & Black, Wine, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (RE110a)-1/2c Green & Black, Wine, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (RE110a). Block of four (two error pairs), unused without gum as issued, Very Fine

400
130
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2350
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2350, Wine Stamps$7.14-$800.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE159A/RE182E), $7.14-$800.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE159A/RE182E)$7.14-$800.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE159A/RE182E). Eleven of the twelve different values with letter suffixes after their catalog numbers (complete less No. RE165B), unused without gum as issued, Very Fine

1,650
800
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2351
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2351, Wine Stamps$900.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE168), $900.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE168)$900.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE168). Used with additional $490.09 worth of Wine Stamps making up the $1,390.09 tax on 8,177 gallons of wine at 17c per gallon, incl. $50.00 single, vertical pair of $200.00 and horizontal block of eight of the $5.00, removed from the packaging of a 1954 Canadaigua Industries shipment of New York State Kosher Concord Grape Wine and laid out on a new page along with shipping label, all perfin cancels and some staple holes, remarkable usage

1,600
1,600
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2352
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2352, Wine Stamps$2,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE170), $2,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE170)$2,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE170). Purple 1947 handstamp cancel, slight soiling at top edge, tiny corner repair top left, otherwise Very Fine

2,250
2,100
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2353
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2353, Wine Stamps$4,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE172), $4,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE172)$4,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE172). Light handstamp cancel, tiny flaws incl. two tiny filled staple holes, otherwise Very Fine

800
800
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2354
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2354, Wine Stamps$6.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE177), $6.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE177)$6.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE177). Lightly cancelled, couple tiny staple holes, otherwise Very Fine

500
400
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2355
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2355, Wine Stamps$8.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE179), $8.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE179)$8.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE179). Light 1951 handstamp cancel, Very Fine

450
225
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2356
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2356, Wine Stamps$30.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE182), $30.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE182)$30.00 Yellow Green & Black, Wine (RE182). Unused, without gum as issued, horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
275
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2357
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2357, Wine Stamps3-2/5c-80-2/5c Green & Black, Wine (RE183-RE194), 3-2/5c-80-2/5c Green & Black, Wine (RE183-RE194)3-2/5c-80-2/5c Green & Black, Wine (RE183-RE194). Unused without gum as issued, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail does not incl. Nos. RE183A and RE184A which are listed but unpriced

690
225
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2358
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2358, Wine StampsPUERTO RICO, 1942-57, -1/2c-$1.00 Boutwell Retified Spirits Stamps (RE33-RE51), PUERTO RICO, 1942-57, -1/2c-$1.00 Boutwell Retified Spirits Stamps (RE33-RE51)PUERTO RICO, 1942-57, -1/2c-$1.00 Boutwell Retified Spirits Stamps (RE33-RE51). Unused without gum as issued, Very Fine, 30c and 36c denominations are very scarce

861
475
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2359
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2359, Wine Stamps4oz-32oz Fermented Fruit Juice (REF1-REF9), 4oz-32oz Fermented Fruit Juice (REF1-REF9)4oz-32oz Fermented Fruit Juice (REF1-REF9). 32oz unused without gum as issued, 12oz red "MDC" cancel, 24oz natural s.e. at top (light crease), otherwise Fine-Very Fine, seldom offered

736
2,300
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2360
 
Wine Stamps, 1914-49. Virtually complete collection on pages for these years, used and unused, values to $3,000.00, cancel studies incl. District of Hawaii, Roma Wine, Santa Lucia Wine, La Boheme Vineyards, Meier's Wine Cellars (extensive), F.W. & L. Co., Mr. Boston, also RE196, 196a unused block of four with both left stamps the "LLL" error, and more, nearly all Fine-Very Fine, attractive lot

E. 2,000-3,000
4,500
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2361
 
Wine Stamp Cancellations. Couple hundred stamps on pages, large part the cancels of "MDC" (Mission Dry Corp.) on various Green stamp denominations and nineteen each red or black MDC and H.B. Co. on 12 oz. Fermented Fruit Juice No. REF4, May 31-August 24, 1933, the balance are for other wine companies and on a variety of values and issues, generally Fine-Very Fine, with research notes

E. 1,000-1,500
2,600
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2362
P
BEER STAMP PROOFS, 1878, 12-1/2c-$2.00 -1/8 bbl.-1hhd., Plate Proofs on India (REA37P-REA43P). Cut close and mounted on large 15 x 14 in. card, matted and framed, slight fading on couple values, otherwise Very Fine, a lovely rare display item

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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