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Sale 959 — United States Stamps

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

Category — Revenues (Proprietary thru Consular Service)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3277°
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3277, Revenues (Proprietary thru Consular Service)$5.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB10a), $5.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB10a)$5.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB10a). Neat 1874 ms. cancel, few faults incl. creases and thins, Fine appearance, affordable example of this popular Proprietary rarity

10,000
2,100
3278
ng
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3278, Revenues (Proprietary thru Consular Service)4-3/8c Black, , 1914 Issue, Proprietary (RB42), 4-3/8c Black, , 1914 Issue, Proprietary (RB42)4-3/8c Black, , 1914 Issue, Proprietary (RB42). Unused (no gum), crisp impression, tiny perf tear at top, still Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,000
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3279
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3279, Revenues (Proprietary thru Consular Service)$2,500.00 Bright Green, Series 1951 (RD362), $2,500.00 Bright Green, Series 1951 (RD362)$2,500.00 Bright Green, Series 1951 (RD362). Uncut with light purple handstamp cancels, well-centered, tiny wrinkle at center

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE KEYS TO COMPLETION OF A DATED STOCKS COLLECTION AND IN EXCPEPTIONAL CONDITION.

Very few examples of RD362 are known (this is the only one in our computerized database to be offered by our firm in the past ten years). With 2007 P.S.E. certificate

4,000
3,750
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3280
ngbl
1871, 25c Green on Green Silk, -1/4bbl., Beer (REA22c). Block of 15 and complete sheet of 20, one on the Green Silk paper, unused (no gum), both have plate no. at right, creases and minor faults, still fresh and Very Fine for such large multiples, Scott Retail as singles

875
350
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3281
nh
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3281, Revenues (Proprietary thru Consular Service)$4.00 Orange Brown, $5.00 Dark Blue, Silver Tax (RG52-RG53), $4.00 Orange Brown, $5.00 Dark Blue, Silver Tax (RG52-RG53)$4.00 Orange Brown, $5.00 Dark Blue, Silver Tax (RG52-RG53). Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

1,475
850
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3282
og
Silver Tax Stock. Several hundred virtually all unused stamps on stock sheets with much Mint N.H., incl. singles and blocks plus some plate blocks of the First Issue to 25c, RG1-RG20 on piece, dozen used each of Nos. RG19-RG20, nine RG23, etc., virtually all Fine-Very Fine, nice lot

E. 4,000-5,000
4,250
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3283
bl
25c Dark Green, 50c Carmine, Consular Service Fee (RK1-RK2). 25c reconstructed block of eight (two vertical strips of four with natural s.e. at right), 50c two blocks of four (on pieces) and block of six, 25c and two 50c blocks with red two-line "NICE 17 AVR 1918" cancels, other 50c block with small red straightline "NICE-FRANCE", four 50c natural s.e., Very Good-Fine

2,460
1,000
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3284
bl
25c Dark Green, 50c Carmine, Consular Service Fee (RK1-RK2). Vertical blocks of ten and fourteen respectively, former s.e. at top, red two-line "NICE 17 AVR 1918" cancels, latter wide s.e. at bottom, small red straightline "NICE-FRANCE" cancel across each pair, Fine

2,415
1,000
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3285
bl
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3285, Revenues (Proprietary thru Consular Service)$10.00 Orange, Consular Service Fee (RK7), $10.00 Orange, Consular Service Fee (RK7)$10.00 Orange, Consular Service Fee (RK7). Single on piece tied by "Nice Apr. 17, 1918" in red, block of four and a single plus 50c Carmine No. RK2 on piece with small purple "Nice, France" straightline cancels and a block of twelve, natural s.e. at top, Oct. 1908 purple oval "Consulate General U.S.A. London" cancels, nearly all oxidized to a greater or lesser degree, otherwise Fine-Very Fine lot

1,910
800
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3286
bl
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3286, Revenues (Proprietary thru Consular Service)$10.00 Orange, Consular Service Fee (RK21), $10.00 Orange, Consular Service Fee (RK21)$10.00 Orange, Consular Service Fee (RK21). Five singles and two vertical blocks of thirty used on piece with singles Nos. RK19 and RK36, cancelled by nineteen neat strikes of boxed "Consulate General 7 Oct. 1932 U.S.A. London", blocks natural s.e right and bottom and slight oxidation, otherwise Fine, rare high-fee piece and an excellent item for exhibition

3,250
1,400
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3287
bl
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3287, Revenues (Proprietary thru Consular Service)$2.00 Brown, Consular Service Fee (RK23), $2.00 Brown, Consular Service Fee (RK23)$2.00 Brown, Consular Service Fee (RK23). Fourteen stamps incl. blocks tied on piece by boxed "AMERICAN CONSULATE JAN 23 1930 STUTTGART, GERMANY", each stamp with ms. initials, one natural s.e., Very Good-Fine, scarce

1,960
750
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3288
 
Consular Service Fee Stamps. Stock of over 100 stamps, some multiples, few quantities of better Nos. incl. RK6 and RK21, also nine RK19a documents, some Customs Fee stamps with one set and small quantity of 30c, 50c and 60c, also small group of Nos. R633, R642 and R643 Mint N.H. but mixed centering, mostly Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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