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Sale 953 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008

Category — Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1841
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1841, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b), 2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b)2c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R135b). Wonderfully well-centered, light blue herringbone cut cancel, Very Fine and choice

400
375
1842
P
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1842, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)60c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Plate Proof on Card, Center Inverted (R142aP4), 60c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Plate Proof on Card, Center Inverted (R142aP4)60c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Plate Proof on Card, Center Inverted (R142aP4). Large to huge margins, Extremely Fine, rare with only one sheet of 80 printed, ex Tolman, Sloane handstamp guarantee

1,500
1,800
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1843
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1843, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)$20.00 Orange & Black, Third Issue (R150), $20.00 Orange & Black, Third Issue (R150)$20.00 Orange & Black, Third Issue (R150). Well-centered for this Third Issue high value, bright frame color, ms. cancel, Very Fine and attractive, ex Depriest, with 2001 P.F. certificate

625
550
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1844
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1844, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)$20.00 Vermilion & Black, Third Issue, Error of Color (R150a), $20.00 Vermilion & Black, Third Issue, Error of Color (R150a)$20.00 Vermilion & Black, Third Issue, Error of Color (R150a). Exceptionally wide side margins showing trace of imprint at right, unmistakable Vermilion error color, 1872 ms. cancel, Very Fine for this scarce color error, ex Depriest, with 1990 P.F. certificate

850
800
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1845
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1845, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)2c 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). Blue 1874 handstamp cancel, Fine and attractive

400
275
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1846
ogbl
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1846, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)1c Green, I.R. Overprint, One Without Overprint (R154c), 1c Green, I.R. Overprint, One Without Overprint (R154c)1c Green, I.R. Overprint, One Without Overprint (R154c). Block of four, bottom left stamp without overprint, original gum, h.r., rich color, superb centering

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS BLOCK OF THE ONE-CENT LARGE "I.R." OVERPRINT CONTAINS WHAT IS BELIEVED TO BE THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE OF THE MISSING OVERPRINT ERROR.

Ex Eagle and Tolman. With 1951 A.P.S. certificate. Accompanied by a note from Eugene N. Costales, dated July 14, 1959, stating that this will be added to the next Scott Catalogue.

10,000
7,000
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1847
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1847, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)10c Dark Green, "I.R." Overprint (R157), 10c Dark Green, "I.R." Overprint (R157)10c Dark Green, "I.R." Overprint (R157). Ms. cancel of Michigan Mutual Life Insurance Co. as always, rich color on bright paper, fresh and Fine example of this scarce provisional Revenue issue, ex Tolman

4,000
1,200
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1848
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1848, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)$50.00 Gray, Open Numeral Surcharge (R189), $50.00 Gray, Open Numeral Surcharge (R189)$50.00 Gray, Open Numeral Surcharge (R189). Ms. cancel, Fine, surprisingly difficult to find sound and uncut

500
325
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1849
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1849, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)$2,500.00 Carmine, Series 1954 (R685), $2,500.00 Carmine, Series 1954 (R685)$2,500.00 Carmine, Series 1954 (R685). Light handstamp cancel, uncut, Very Fine

240
200
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1850
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1850, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)$10,000 Carmine, Series 1955 (R696), $10,000 Carmine, Series 1955 (R696)$10,000 Carmine, Series 1955 (R696). Well-centered, strong color and with bold two-line 1955 handstamp cancel, uncut, Extremely Fine

1,100
850
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1851
TC
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1851, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)3c Blue & Black, Proprietary, Plate Proof on Bond (RB3TC5), 3c Blue & Black, Proprietary, Plate Proof on Bond (RB3TC5)3c Blue & Black, Proprietary, Plate Proof on Bond (RB3TC5). Bottom right corner block of eighteen with part imprint at bottom, large margins other sides except in at top left, pencil "Wilcox" and ms. "No 3 W.", few creases, appears Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,260
450
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1852
nhbl
1940, (no value) Blue, Perf 11, Playing Card (RF28). Two Mint N.H. panes of 100, block of 20, strip of ten and two blocks of four, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, the panes are scarce, also incl. two other used Playing Cards, Scott Retail as blocks of four

1,534
300
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1853
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1853, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)25lb Black Brown, 1935 Tax Exempt Potatoes, Booklet Pane of 12 (RI17a), 25lb Black Brown, 1935 Tax Exempt Potatoes, Booklet Pane of 12 (RI17a)25lb Black Brown, 1935 Tax Exempt Potatoes, Booklet Pane of 12 (RI17a). Complete booklet of two panes, adhering to interleaving, cover with crease at top and slight rust marks around staple holes

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY TWO INTACT BOOKLETS OF THE 25-POUND 1935 POTATO TAX STAMP. A GREAT RARITY.

It is believed there are two intact booklets and approximately four loose panes that have been discovered to date. Scott Retail as two panes with no premium for the covers.

12,000
5,000
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1854
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1854, Revenues (Third Issue, Proprietary)18c Violet, Narcotic, Imperforate (RJA68a), 18c Violet, Narcotic, Imperforate (RJA68a)18c Violet, Narcotic, Imperforate (RJA68a). Light red cancel, rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine

250
140
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