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Sale 1000 — Siegel Sale 1000

Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 December, 2010

Category — Revenues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1322, Revenues$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a), $200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Complete sheet of eight, each stamp with neat manuscript "N.Y. May 11, 1865/Chi + G.t.E.R.W. Co./By A. Tunney Secty" cancel, margins clear to just touching on two stamps

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST OF THE THREE RECORDED COMPLETE SHEETS OF THE IMPERFORATE $200.00 FIRST ISSUE REVENUE.

Ex Joyce and Zoellner. With 1991 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as two blocks of four

25,000
0
1323
 
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1323, Revenues$500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133), $500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133)$500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133). Choice centering with mostly wide margins, bright colors and detailed impressions, neat August 31, 1872 manuscript cancel, light corner crease at upper left, tiny thin spot at center

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE CELEBRATED $500.00 LARGE PERSIAN RUG, WHICH IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STAMPS IN ALL OF PHILATELY.

Only 204 were issued, and it is safe to say that most examples are faulty to some degree.

Kingsley Census No. 7-1. With 2001 P.S.E. certificate.

16,000
9,000
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1324°
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Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1324, Revenues$1.00 Green & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R144a), $1.00 Green & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R144a)$1.00 Green & Black, Third Issue, Inverted Center (R144a). Deep rich color, used on partly-printed August 5, 1872 Administrator's Bond from Chatham County, Georgia, manuscript initials and "August 5/72" date, faintly toned perf tips and some minor splitting along document edges

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF TWO RECORDED USAGES OF THE $1.00 SECOND ISSUE WITH INVERTED CENTER ON ITS ORIGINAL DOCUMENT. AN OUTSTANDING RARITY.

In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records a total of 26 copies. The other recorded document bears five copies of the error and is also used with a normal $1.00 stamp. These are the only complete documents bearing revenue inverts above the 2c denomination (one piece is also recorded).

Ex Zoellner and Cunliffe

E. 10,000-15,000
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