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Sale 1000 — Siegel Sale 1000

Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 December, 2010

Category — Hunting Permits

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1325
nhbl
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1325, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1), $1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1)$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 129199 block of six, fresh, exceptionally well-centered and with only a minimal amount of natural gum bends and a few trivial natural gum skips

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. THE "RARITY" OF ALL HUNTING PERMIT PLATE BLOCKS.

According to Bob Dumaine, dealer and noted authority on duck stamps, there are perhaps 15 No. RW1 plate blocks of this caliber in existence

16,500
12,000
1326
nhbl
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1326, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2), $1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2)$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint N.H. top left corner plate no. 131982 block of six, brilliant color, unusually choice centering throughout

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF SIX OF THE 1935 $1.00 HUNTING PERMIT. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE FROM THE TOP PLATE POSITION.

For Hunting Permits, plate blocks are not considered complete unless they have the full corner selvage. The last full plate we offered was in 2006.

11,500
5,250
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1327
 
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1327, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2), $1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2)$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Top right corner margin plate no. F131982 block of six, stamps Mint N.H., carefully removed hinges in selvage (appears Mint N.H. at a glance), only one light natural gum bend and completely free of gum skips, well-centered

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A VERY HANDSOME AND RARE DUCK PLATE BLOCK.

This 1935 issue has the lowest sales quantity of all with 448,204 versus 635,001 for the 1934 issue

11,500
4,500
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1328
nhbl
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1328, Hunting Permits$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4), $1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4)$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Mint N.H. huge top left corner margin plate no. 136267 block of six, exceptionally well-centered, trivial offset in the left selvage and light manuscript mark on back of the right selvage near the top, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a beautiful plate block

3,250
1,000
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1329
nhbl
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1329, Hunting Permits$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8), $1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8)$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8). Mint N.H. top right plate no. block of six, dark shade and sharp impression, usual light natural gum bends and small gum skips, Extremely Fine

2,900
1,000
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1330
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1330, Hunting Permits$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3), $1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3)$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Beverly Hills, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,750.00), only one has graded higher to date

375
900
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1331
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1331, Hunting Permits$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4), $1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4)$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Mint N.H., exceptionally fresh with almost perfect centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,800.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date and is shared by only four others

425
1,600
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1332
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1332, Hunting Permits$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5), $1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5)$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, vivid color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Beverly Hills, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,600.00)

475
650
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1333
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1333, Hunting Permits$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6), $1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6)$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6). Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression, almost mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,250.00), one of only nine to have achieved this grade among a population of 109 Mint N.H. examples, with none higher

275
900
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1334
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1334, Hunting Permits$1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7), $1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7)$1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $700.00)

275
475
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1335
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1335, Hunting Permits$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8), $1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8)$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, wonderfully fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,500.00)

275
600
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1336
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1336, Hunting Permits$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9), $1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9)$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9). Mint N.H., rich color, crisp impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Beverly Hills, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

275
350
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1337
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1337, Hunting Permits$1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10), $1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10)$1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10). Mint N.H., vibrant color and perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $920.00), only one has graded higher to date

140
350
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1338
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1338, Hunting Permits$1.00 1944 Hunting Permit (RW11), $1.00 1944 Hunting Permit (RW11)$1.00 1944 Hunting Permit (RW11). Mint N.H., lovely bright color, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Beverly Hills, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $525.00)

135
600
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1339
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1339, Hunting Permits$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12), $1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12)$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with wide margins, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Beverly Hills, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,300.00), only one has graded higher to date and only eight others share this grade

110
400
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1340
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1340, Hunting Permits$1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14), $1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14)$1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14). Mint N.H., deep shade, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00), only two have graded higher to date

60
275
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1341
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1341, Hunting Permits$1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15), $1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15)$1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15). Mint N.H., rich color and clear impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00), only four have graded higher to date

60
225
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1342
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1342, Hunting Permits$2.00 1951 Hunting Permit (RW18), $2.00 1951 Hunting Permit (RW18)$2.00 1951 Hunting Permit (RW18). Mint N.H., crisp impression, wide and perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $440.00), only three have graded higher to date

95
0
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1343
nh
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1343, Hunting Permits$7.50 1986 Hunting Permit, Black Omitted (RW53a), $7.50 1986 Hunting Permit, Black Omitted (RW53a)$7.50 1986 Hunting Permit, Black Omitted (RW53a). Mint N.H., fresh and bright, Very Fine, approximately 60 believed to exist

3,000
700
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1344
nhbl
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1344, Hunting Permits$15.00 2003 Hunting Permit, Imperforate (RW70b), $15.00 2003 Hunting Permit, Imperforate (RW70b)$15.00 2003 Hunting Permit, Imperforate (RW70b). Mint N.H. top left corner plate no. P111111 block of four, large margins other sides

EXTREMELY FINE. AN IMPORTANT HUNTING PERMIT RARITY .

There are two sheets of 20 known, each with four plate blocks. One of them has definitely been broken (see Siegel Sale 926 for plate no. pair). Scott Retail as two imperforate pairs with no premium for the plate block

15,000
7,000
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