Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 12-14 October, 2011

Category — Hunting Permits

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2478
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Sale 1014, Lot 2478, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H., nice margins and centering, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $890.00)

800
550
2479
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Sale 1014, Lot 2479, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H., bright color and wide margins, natural gum skips, Extremely Fine

800
325
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2480
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Sale 1014, Lot 2480, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint N.H., wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, almost perfectly centered, choice color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

800
1,100
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2481
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Sale 1014, Lot 2481, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint N.H., rich color, balanced margins, Very Fine and choice

800
0
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2482
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Sale 1014, Lot 2482, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 131982 selvage, fresh and bright, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

800
300
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2483
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Sale 1014, Lot 2483, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, fresh and crisp, lovely color, left Very Fine; right Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.F. certificate

1,600
400
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2484
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Sale 1014, Lot 2484, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint N.H. bottom left corner plate no. 131981 block of six, rich color, usual natural gum bends and creases

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1935 $1.00 HUNTING PERMIT.

An attractive plate block.

11,500
2,700
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2485
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Sale 1014, Lot 2485, Hunting Permits$1.00 1936-1937 Hunting Permit (RW3-RW4). Mint N.H., balanced margins and rich colors, Very Fine and choice

800
275
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2486
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Sale 1014, Lot 2486, Hunting Permits$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Mint N.H., exceptionally fresh, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2002 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

425
550
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2487
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Sale 1014, Lot 2487, Hunting Permits$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Mint N.H. vertical pair, perfectly centered with bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

850
700
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2488
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2488, Hunting Permits$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 136267 block of six, separation at right, small gum thin in right selvage and bottom right stamp natural gum bend, otherwise Very Fine

3,250
950
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2489
ogbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2489, Hunting Permits$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5). Bottom left plate no. 138602 block of six, right pair faintly hinged, other four Mint N.H., couple natural gum creases and bends, Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

4,500
950
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2490
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2490, Hunting Permits$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 141428 block of six, tiny reduction of top selvage, some natural gum skips and two of the stamps have some unusual paper lumps, no doubt natural and occurred during production, otherwise Very Fine

2,900
0
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2491
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2491, Hunting Permits$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6). Mint N.H. block of four with huge top plate no. 141428, fresh, deep rich color and beautiful centering, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

1,100
650
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2492
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Sale 1014, Lot 2492, Hunting Permits$1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7). Mint N.H., essentially perfectly centered, proof-like impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00)

275
500
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2493
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2493, Hunting Permits$1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 143743 block of six, sharp impression, typical natural gum bends, wrinkle in selvage ending in tiny tear, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,900
600
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2494
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2494, Hunting Permits$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 146282 block of six, beautiful rich color, usual light natural gum bends, erased pencil notation in corner selvage, otherwise Very Fine

2,900
550
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2495
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Sale 1014, Lot 2495, Hunting Permits$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8). Mint N.H. top plate no. 146271 block of four, pretty color on crisp paper, excellent centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
500
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2496
ogbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2496, Hunting Permits$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9). Bottom left plate no. 149600 block of six, pos. 2 with small gum disturbance, possibly natural, Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

2,400
375
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2497
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Sale 1014, Lot 2497, Hunting Permits$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9). Mint N.H. block of four with bottom plate no. 149600, fresh, deep rich color, extraordinarily well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

1,100
550
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2498
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2498, Hunting Permits$1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 152826 block of six, marvelous centering with beautiful bright color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

800
300
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2499
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Sale 1014, Lot 2499, Hunting Permits$1.00 1944 Hunting Permit (RW11). Mint N.H. wide top right plate no. 155590 block of six, very attractive centering with lovely vivid color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

825
325
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2500
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Sale 1014, Lot 2500, Hunting Permits$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 157249 block of six, fresh, almost precise centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

675
300
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2501
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Sale 1014, Lot 2501, Hunting Permits$1.00 1946-49 Hunting Permits (RW13-RW16). Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six, all with side selvage, fresh, excellent centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,575
475
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2502
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$1.00 1947-49 Hunting Permits (RW14-RW16). Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of eight with both side selvages, incl. two extra RW15 in the same configuration and Mint N.H., RW15 with minor selvage tear in extreme bottom left corner, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, nice fresh lot of duck plates

2,815
750
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2503
 
Sale 1014, Lot 2503, Hunting Permits$2.00 1950-52 Hunting Permits (RW17-RW19). Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six, attractive centering and rich colors, typical gum skips and bends, RW17 with some selvage wrinkling, otherwise Very Fine

1,725
600
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2504
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Sale 1014, Lot 2504, Hunting Permits$2.00 1953 Hunting Permit (RW20). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 163624 block of six, almost flawless centering, Extremely Fine, handsome plate block

600
325
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2505
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Sale 1014, Lot 2505, Hunting Permits$2.00 1954 Hunting Permit (RW21). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 164744 block of six, nicely centered, intense shade, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

600
250
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2506
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Sale 1014, Lot 2506, Hunting Permits$2.00 1955 Hunting Permit (RW22). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 165283 block of six, pristine color and excellent centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

600
250
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2507
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2507, Hunting Permits$2.00 1956 Hunting Permit (RW23). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 165827 block of six, fresh and crisp, Very Fine

625
250
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2508
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Sale 1014, Lot 2508, Hunting Permits$2.00 1957 Hunting Permit (RW24). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 166256 block of six, well-centered with marvelous bright color, Very Fine

600
225
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2509
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Sale 1014, Lot 2509, Hunting Permits$2.00 1958 Hunting Permit (RW25). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 166753 block of six, precise centering and strong shade, Extremely Fine, particularly choice duck plate block

600
275
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2510
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2510, Hunting Permits$3.00 1959 Hunting Permit (RW26). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 167120 block of four, nicely centered, bright and crisp, Very Fine

600
225
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2511
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Sale 1014, Lot 2511, Hunting Permits$3.00 1960-63 Hunting Permits (RW27-RW30). Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of four, all with very nice centering and colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,100
600
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2512
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Sale 1014, Lot 2512, Hunting Permits$3.00 1961 Hunting Permit (RW28). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 167772 block of four, gorgeous centering throughout, bright colors, Extremely Fine Gem, a true Gem plate block, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; plate blocks are unpriced in SMQ)

525
650
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2513
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Sale 1014, Lot 2513, Hunting Permits$3.00 1964 Hunting Permit (RW31). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 168630 block of six, fresh and intact, some very light blue post office crayon marks or blue printing ink on back of pos. 3 and in selvage, really negligible, otherwise Very Fine, this Duck plate is scarce owing to the fact that collectors were accustomed to collecting these post-1958 issues in plate blocks of four, not realizing the correct format is six as offered here

2,000
900
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2514
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2514, Hunting Permits$3.00 1965-67 Hunting Permits (RW32-RW34). Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of four, exceptional centering for all, Extremely Fine, choice lot

1,650
550
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2515
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Sale 1014, Lot 2515, Hunting Permits$3.00 1966 Hunting Permit (RW33). Mint N.H. with top left corner plate no. 169058, rich colors on bright paper, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp in every respect, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $680.00 as 100), this is the highest grade possible on the grading scale and the only example to achieve this grade, also this and one example of RW43 are the only Hunting Permits to achieve this perfect grade

110
2,100
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2516
nhbl
Sale 1014, Lot 2516, Hunting Permits$3.00-$15.00 1968-94 hunting Permits (RW35-RW61). Mint N.H. plate block collection, some duplication of later issues (about 20), Very Fine-Extremely Fine, very nice fresh collection

4,725
1,300
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2517
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Hunting Permits, 1935-48. Four singles, incl. Nos. RW2, 8, 9 and 11, blocks of four Nos. RW10, 11 and 15, all Mint N.H., RW2 small natural gum crease in center, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Nos. RW2 and RW9 with 2011 P.F. certificates

2,825
850
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