Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

Category — Revenues (Match & Medicine)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3289°
 
Sale 959, Lot 3289, Revenues (Match & Medicine)Greenleaf & Co., 5c Orange, Silk Paper (RO102b). Rich color with many silk paper fibers clearly visible, few faults, otherwise Fine, extremely rare, only 15 are recorded in Aldrich book of which 9 are faulty, Joyce only had one, with perfs in at bottom

4,000
0
3290°
 
Sale 959, Lot 3290, Revenues (Match & Medicine)P. H. Drake & Co., 2c Black, Old Paper (RS82a). Intense shade and impression, unusual partial second row of freak perfs at bottom right, few other minor perf flaws, otherwise Fine, scarce, only 12 are recorded in the Aldrich book of which half are faulty

4,500
1,800
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3291°
 
Sale 959, Lot 3291, Revenues (Match & Medicine)Fleming Bros. L. Pills, 1c Black, Old Paper (RS89a). Full margins to just in, sealed tear at left, few other flaws

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ONE-CENT BLACK FLEMING BROS. LIVER PILLS ISSUE.

Only 13 are recorded in the Aldrich Book. Of these, 10 are faulty.

7,500
0
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3292°
 
Sale 959, Lot 3292, Revenues (Match & Medicine)Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia, 4c Black, Imperforate, Silk Paper (RS200b). Large margins to clear, clipped corner at bottom left, bright shade, few flaws incl. thin spots (one filled), appears Fine, scarce, only ten are recorded in the Aldrich census

5,000
1,700
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3293°
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Sale 959, Lot 3293, Revenues (Match & Medicine)Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia, 4c Black, Perforated, Silk Paper (RS203b). Slightly disturbed original gum, pretty shade, fresh and Fine, only 24 are recorded in the Aldrich book, it is unknown how many retain their original gum

1,750
1,700
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3294
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Sale 959, Lot 3294, Revenues (Match & Medicine)J. E. Schwartz & Co., 1c Lake, Pink Paper (RS215c). Large margins to just touched at right, brilliant color, light vertical crease at left, appears Very Fine, only 26 are recorded in the Aldrich book, this is only the second example contained in our computerized auction records, with 1992 A.P.S. certificate

950
425
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3295
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Sale 959, Lot 3295, Revenues (Match & Medicine)Lanman & Kemp, 1c Black on Pink (RT16c). Original gum, deep shade and impression, fresh and Fine

500
0
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