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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 May, 2007

Category — Playing Cards Stamps

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2363
E
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2363, Playing Cards Stamps2c Playing Cards, Black Large Die Essay on India (Turner Essay PC-4A), 2c Playing Cards, Black Large Die Essay on India (Turner Essay PC-4A)2c Playing Cards, Black Large Die Essay on India (Turner Essay PC-4A). Die sunk on 79 x 82mm card, unfinished die with blank left panel, no pips on cards and no period after "AUG", Extremely Fine, rare

E. 750-1,000
550
2364
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2364, Playing Cards Stamps2c Lake, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF1a), 2c Lake, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF1a)2c Lake, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF1a). Horizontal pair, natural wrinkle and slight edge thin, Fine appearance, scarce

450
650
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2365
og
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2365, Playing Cards Stamps2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b), 2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b)2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b). Vertical pair, minor h.r., Very Fine

500
325
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2366
ng
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2366, Playing Cards Stamps2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b), 2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b)2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b). Horizontal pair, unused (no gum), small faults, Extremely Fine appearance

500
130
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2367
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2367, Playing Cards Stamps2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b), 2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b)2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF2b). Block of four, unused (no gum), slight stain on back of bottom pair, light crease, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,000
250
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2368
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2368, Playing Cards Stamps2c Deep Blue, Playing Cards (RF4), 2c Deep Blue, Playing Cards (RF4)2c Deep Blue, Playing Cards (RF4). Unused (no gum), tiny thin and small crease, Fine appearance, unpriced in unused condition, with 1964 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
110
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2369
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2369, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF5), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF5)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF5). Small thin spots, Very Fine appearance

600
300
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2370
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2370, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF5), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF5)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF5). Vertical pair on small piece of playing cards box, bottom stamp small tear, otherwise Very Fine and very scarce

1,200
700
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2371
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2371, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Non-New York Inverted Handstamp in Violet (RF5 var), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Non-New York Inverted Handstamp in Violet (RF5 var)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Non-New York Inverted Handstamp in Violet (RF5 var). Original gum, h.r., Very Fine

E. 300-400
900
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2372
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2372, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Telbax Co. Surcharge (RF5 var), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Telbax Co. Surcharge (RF5 var)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Telbax Co. Surcharge (RF5 var). Diagonal purple surcharge reading down, printed "Cancelled, Feb. 6, 1917, T. T. Co." cancel, faint usage crease, Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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2373
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2373, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Racine Wisconsin Surcharge (RF5 var), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Racine Wisconsin Surcharge (RF5 var)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Racine Wisconsin Surcharge (RF5 var). Purple surcharge reading down, rather light usage crease, Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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2374
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2374, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Racine Wisconsin Surcharge (RF5 var), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Racine Wisconsin Surcharge (RF5 var)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Racine Wisconsin Surcharge (RF5 var). Purple surcharge reading down, printed "L.P.H. 12-13-18" cancel, typical usage crease, Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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2375
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2375, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Los Angeles Surcharge (RF5 var), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Los Angeles Surcharge (RF5 var)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Los Angeles Surcharge (RF5 var). Purple inverted surcharge on horizontal strip of three with original gum, left stamp minor gum thin, otherwise Fine, rare variety

E. 500-750
750
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2376
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2376, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Los Angeles Surcharge (RF5 var), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Los Angeles Surcharge (RF5 var)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Los Angeles Surcharge (RF5 var). Block of four with right selvage, original gum (three Mint N.H.), large purple handstamp surcharge covering all stamps and selvage, minor gum bends, Fine, rare block

E. 750-1,000
425
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2377
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2377, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF7), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF7)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF7). Bold "S.P.C.Co., (Standard Playing Card Co.) 7 Cancelled" three-line surcharge, well-centered, light usage crease, Very Fine

950
1,400
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2378
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2378, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF7), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF7)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF7). Bold "S.P.C.Co., (Standard Playing Card Co.) 7 Cancelled" three-line surcharge, typical usage crease, Fine

600
400
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2379
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2379, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8). Deep red "10-4-'17 7 CTS. R.P.C.Co." (Russell Playing Card Co.) three-line surcharge, light usage creases and small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

1,350
1,000
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2380
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2380, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8). Deep red "10-4-'17 7 CTS. R.P.C.Co." (Russell Playing Card Co.) three-line surcharge, somewhat heavier than usual usage crease (breaks thru in center), otherwise Fine

1,350
0
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2381
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2381, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Surcharge Reading Down (RF8b), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Surcharge Reading Down (RF8b)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Surcharge Reading Down (RF8b). Deep red "10-4-'17 7 CTS. R.P.C.Co." three-line surcharge, typical usage crease, Fine, rare Playing Cards stamp

2,100
0
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2382
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2382, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Surcharge and "A.D." in red, "U.S.P.C. Co." in Black (RF9h), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Surcharge and "A.D." in red, "U.S.P.C. Co." in Black (RF9h)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Surcharge and "A.D." in red, "U.S.P.C. Co." in Black (RF9h). Tiny trivial tear in top right corner, otherwise Fine, rarely offered surcharge combination

1,050
950
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2383
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2383, Playing Cards Stamps7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge Inverted (RF10c), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge Inverted (RF10c)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge Inverted (RF10c). Two clear impressions, faint usage crease, Very Fine, nice example

550
375
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2384
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"Class A" 10c Blue 1918-30 Playing Cards (RF11, RF17, RF19, RF21, RF22, RF24). Blocks of either four, six or nine, No. RF11 unused (no gum), Fine-Very Fine lot

955
650
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2385
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2385, Playing Cards Stamps"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b), "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b)"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b). Red "R.P.C.Co. 4-28-'19" surcharge, very light usage crease, Very Fine

425
450
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2386
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2386, Playing Cards Stamps"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b), "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b)"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b). Red "R.P.C.Co. 4-28-'19" surcharge, light usage crease, Very Fine

425
375
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2387
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2387, Playing Cards Stamps"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b), "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b)"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b). Red "R.P.C.Co. 4-28-'19" surcharge, light usage crease, Very Fine

425
375
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2388
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2388, Playing Cards Stamps"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b), "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b)"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Rouletted (RF12b). Red "R.P.C.Co. 4-28-'19" surcharge, usage thin, Fine

425
110
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2389
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2389, Playing Cards Stamps"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Perf 12 Horizontally, Imperforate Vertically (RF12c), "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Perf 12 Horizontally, Imperforate Vertically (RF12c)"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Perf 12 Horizontally, Imperforate Vertically (RF12c). Unused (no gum) pair, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as two "used" singles

420
0
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2390
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2390, Playing Cards Stamps"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Perf 12 Horizontally, Imperforate Vertically (RF12c), "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Perf 12 Horizontally, Imperforate Vertically (RF12c)"Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Perf 12 Horizontally, Imperforate Vertically (RF12c). Five different dates between Jan. 22 and Apr. 24, 1919, one torn and hinged rejoined, others small tear or thinned and one nearly sound, Fine lot

1,050
950
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2391
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2391, Playing Cards Stamps7c on "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge (RF13b), 7c on "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge (RF13b)7c on "Class A" Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge (RF13b). Usual usage crease, Very Fine

275
600
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2392
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2392, Playing Cards Stamps8c on 2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards (RF14), 8c on 2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards (RF14)8c on 2c Ultramarine, Playing Cards (RF14). Block of four with top selvage showing additional surcharges, bottom right thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

440
1,100
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2393
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2393, Playing Cards Stamps8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF15), 8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF15)8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF15). Without usage crease, Very Fine

625
475
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2394
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2394, Playing Cards Stamps8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF15), 8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF15)8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Surcharge (RF15).Typical light usage crease, Very Fine

625
850
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2395
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2395, Playing Cards Stamps8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Double Surcharge (RF15a), 8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Double Surcharge (RF15a)8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Inverted Double Surcharge (RF15a). Strong second surcharge, usual light usage crease, Fine and very scarce

1,000
750
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2396
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2396, Playing Cards Stamps8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF16), 8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF16)8c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF16). Top arrow block of four, three stamps Mint N.H., Very Fine, Scott Retail as four hinged singles

600
700
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2397
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Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2397, Playing Cards Stamps10c Blue, Playing Cards (RF21), 10c Blue, Playing Cards (RF21)10c Blue, Playing Cards (RF21). Top plate no. 96495 block of six, also incl. block of four with top plate no. 96492, Fine, scarce and seldom seen

340
700
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2398
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2398, Playing Cards Stamps10c Blue, Playing Cards (RF24, RF24a), 10c Blue, Playing Cards (RF24, RF24a)10c Blue, Playing Cards (RF24, RF24a). Former top arrow and plate no. F119006 vertical block of six, latter horizontal strip of three imperf. vertically with left selvage, Fine-Very Fine

488
750
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2399
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2399, Playing Cards StampsOne Pack, Blue, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF29a), One Pack, Blue, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF29a)One Pack, Blue, Playing Cards, Imperforate (RF29a). Large margins to barely into frame line partially at bottom left, "P.C. Co. Inc." manufacturer's handstamp as always, about Fine

900
1,300
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2400
 
Sale Number 934, Lot Number 2400, Playing Cards StampsDANISH WEST INDIES, 1920-34, 4c Playing Cards Surcharges (RFV1-RFV3), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1920-34, 4c Playing Cards Surcharges (RFV1-RFV3)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1920-34, 4c Playing Cards Surcharges (RFV1-RFV3). Also incl. extra shade of No. RFV1 and same used on original playing cards box, No. RFV2 further surcharged "7 Bits" and "12 Bits" for tobacco tax and ten "6 Bit" and one "7 Bit" Black on White Revenues, all used in late May-early July 1934 except one 6 Bit and the 7 Bit unused, these stamp vaguely resemble oversized Hawaiian Numeral Stamps and may be of provisional status, typical condition, Fine-Very Fine lot, excellent for the specialist

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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2401
 
Study Collection of Playing Cards Stamps. Several hundred stamps in a three-ring stock book, incl. No. RF1 plate strips and blocks, some R5's from offices other than New York City, later varieties, used on original packaging (domestic and foreign), RF16 block of 36 with New York "Y" double oval parcel cancels, different company cancels, RF1 tied on 1904 cover (not accepted for postage and U.S. No. 319 added to pay the rate) and one properly tied on a check, foreign playing card stamps and other collateral

E. 2,000-3,000
9,000
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2402
 
Playing Card Boxes, "For Use Of U.S. Government Permit No. 1". 33 boxes from 1932-44, opened and laid flat for display on stock pages, thirty are printed types, two handstamps and one incorporated directly with other printing on the box, the 1932 is a violet handstamp with additional "Oct. 4, 1934" handstamp, four are Red Cross packs presumably given out free, scarce and unusual Playing Card collateral

E. 400-500
200
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