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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 21-24 June, 2011

Category — Revenues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
936
TC
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 936, Revenues10c Power of Attorney and Bill of Lading, Dark Green, Composite Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (R32TC1 + R37TC1), 10c Power of Attorney and Bill of Lading, Dark Green, Composite Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (R32TC1 + R37TC1)10c Power of Attorney and Bill of Lading, Dark Green, Composite Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (R32TC1 + R37TC1). 70 x 51mm with truncate corners, mild India paper thins and very slight toning spots, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, ex Tolman

1,000
750
937
P
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 937, RevenuesRevenue Issues, Essays and Proofs, Revenue Issues, Essays and ProofsRevenue Issues, Essays and Proofs. Small group incl. 1 Oz. Snuff Proof, Series of 1875 (Second) (Turner S-18b), India paper on card, Extremely Fine, 2 Oz. Snuff Proof, Series of 1875 (First) (Turner S-19b), India paper on card, also same on unlisted Green paper, Fine-Very Fine, also group of Washington Oval Vignettes on Colored Glazed Card, Stage IID Masked (Turner Essay 124), four of the six different colors, incl. extra Carmine on Yellow, all with "No. 6" at top, some slight back staining and couple thins, Very Fine appearance, overall an attractive and choice group, ex Tolman

E. 750-1,000
550
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938
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 938, Revenues1c Proprietary, Perforated Counterfeit (R3c var), 1c Proprietary, Perforated Counterfeit (R3c var)1c Proprietary, Perforated Counterfeit (R3c var). Six items, incl. three of R3c, R3P4, R3TC perforated, the perforated contemporary counterfeit is extremely rare, Fine-Very Fine, also incl. RO107a and R1P3

E. 750-1,000
550
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939
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 939, Revenues3c Telegraph, Imperforate (R19a), 3c Telegraph, Imperforate (R19a)3c Telegraph, Imperforate (R19a). Vertical pair, full to large margins, wonderful deep rich color, top stamp stitch watermark, ms. cancel, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

500
225
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940
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 940, Revenues20c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R41a), 20c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R41a)20c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R41a). Horizontal pair, large margins all around, light shade and clear impression, neat 1863 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine Gem pair

350
200
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941
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 941, Revenues20c Bond, Imperforate (R43a), 20c Bond, Imperforate (R43a)20c Bond, Imperforate (R43a). Horizontal pair, margins all around, rich color, neat Dec. 2, 1863 ms. cancel, Very Fine, ex Tolman

725
200
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942
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 942, Revenues20c Bond, Imperforate (R43a), 20c Bond, Imperforate (R43a)20c Bond, Imperforate (R43a). Horizontal pair, ample to enormous margins incl. bottom sheet margin, 1863 ms. cancel, Very Fine

725
225
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943
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 943, Revenues50c Passage Ticket, Imperforate (R61a), 50c Passage Ticket, Imperforate (R61a)50c Passage Ticket, Imperforate (R61a). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins, beautiful color and clear impression, central 1864 ms. cancel, Extremely Fine, very handsome pair

300
425
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944
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 944, Revenues70c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R65a), 70c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R65a)70c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R65a). Large to huge margins, deep rich color and sharp impression, neat 1864 handstamp cancel, possible plate crack at top between "Seventy" and "Cents", a plate crack is listed for the perforated, listed but unpriced for the part-perforated and unlisted for the imperforate, Extremely Fine, a lovely example

600
275
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945
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 945, Revenues$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c), $20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c)$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c). Rich color, 1864 ms. cancel, couple trifling perf flaws, still Fine

2,000
550
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946
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 946, Revenues$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c), $20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c)$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c). Strong color and neat 1864 ms. cancel, natural vertical pre-print paper crease, still Fine

2,000
325
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947
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 947, Revenues2c Pink, "I.R." Ovpt., 2c Carmine Rose Battleship (R155, R164), 2c Pink, "I.R." Ovpt., 2c Carmine Rose Battleship (R155, R164)2c Pink, "I.R." Ovpt., 2c Carmine Rose Battleship (R155, R164). Each a First Day of Use and affixed on separate checks dated July 1,1898, stamps also bear the same date in ms. and initials of the signers of the checks, Very Fine, scarce pair, ex Tolman

E. 200-300
375
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948
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 948, Revenues$5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Up (R160), $5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Up (R160)$5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Up (R160). Left imprint and plate no. 137 strip of three from the upper left pane, original gum, hinge reinforcements, pencil notations (front and back) regarding spacing varieties with middle stamp showing wider spacing between the "$" and the "5", top and bottom stamps each tiny thin spot, Fine-Very Fine appearance, attractive position multiple, ex Whitpain, with 2010 P.F. certificate

2,000
900
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949
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 949, Revenues$1.00-$100.00 1898-99 Documentary (R173-R174, R176-R177, R179), $1.00-$100.00 1898-99 Documentary (R173-R174, R176-R177, R179)$1.00-$100.00 1898-99 Documentary (R173-R174, R176-R177, R179). Pair of the $100.00, on Nov. 1900 Indenture, ms. and cut cancels, Fine-Very Fine appearance, great five-color use

E. 300-400
550
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950
ng
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 950, Revenues$20.00 Carmine, Series 1940, Imperforate (R305Ab), $20.00 Carmine, Series 1940, Imperforate (R305Ab)$20.00 Carmine, Series 1940, Imperforate (R305Ab). Horizontal pair, without gum as issued, ample to huge margins, Fine-Very Fine, ex Tolman

700
250
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951
ogbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 951, Revenues-1/8c thru 5c Battleship, Private Die Proprietary (RB20-RB31), -1/8c thru 5c Battleship, Private Die Proprietary (RB20-RB31)-1/8c thru 5c Battleship, Private Die Proprietary (RB20-RB31). Twelve items, incl. sheets of 100 of ten of the twelve denominations, others incl. No. RB26 block of 128 with single imprint and plate no. at lower right and No. RB29 block of 108 and rouletted 5-1/2 without imprint or plate no., all others with imprint and plate nos. at left and right, few imperfections to be expected in so many large multiples incl. few perf separations sensibly reinforced or rejoined

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE ASSEMBLAGE OF MULTIPLES CONTAINING PANES OF 100 OF TEN OF THE TWELVE DENOMINATIONS OF THE 1898 BATTLESHIP PROPRIETARY ISSUE.

Scott Retail as blocks of four, four singles and plate blocks (where listed) for the panes, and as blocks and singles for the blocks of 108. Plate blocks are listed but unpriced in Scott for Nos. RB27, RB29, RB30 and RB31.

36,716
18,000
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952
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 952, Revenues1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Overprint and Imperforate (RD67 var-RD85 var), 1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Overprint and Imperforate (RD67 var-RD85 var)1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Overprint and Imperforate (RD67 var-RD85 var). Two sets of horizontal pairs, without gum as issued, large to huge margins, Extremely Fine

2,200
900
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953
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 953, Revenues$5,000.00 Green, Series 1951 (RD363), $5,000.00 Green, Series 1951 (RD363)$5,000.00 Green, Series 1951 (RD363). Attractively centered, bright color, light "SC.C." handstamp and faint cut cancels, Very Fine

925
600
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954
bl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 954, Revenues1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188), 1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188)1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188). Block of four, large margins, radiant color, "Hoft Bev Co. NJ U 367 A 9-8-44" perforated cancel, small faults, Very Fine, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as singles

800
475
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955
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 955, Revenues7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards (RF8). Deep red "10-4-'17 7 CTS. R.P.C.Co." (Russell Playing Card Co.) three-line surcharge, rich color, light crease, tiny margin nick at top, otherwise Very Fine

1,350
350
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956
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 956, Revenues7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge, "U.S.P.C. Co." Both Reading Down (RF9n), 7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge, "U.S.P.C. Co." Both Reading Down (RF9n)7c on 2c Blue, Playing Cards, Double Surcharge, "U.S.P.C. Co." Both Reading Down (RF9n). Showing clear doubling of the surcharge, rich color

FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS DOUBLE SURCHARGE VARIETY.

This example is the basis for the Scott Catalogue listing.

2,500
1,100
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957
ngbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 957, RevenuesN. & C. (Newbauer & Co.), 4c Green, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RO140bi), N. & C. (Newbauer & Co.), 4c Green, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RO140bi)N. & C. (Newbauer & Co.), 4c Green, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RO140bi). Bottom left sheet margin block of four, Positions 137-138/154-155, unused (no gum), large margins other sides, rich color, few light natural creases, Extremely Fine appearance, a rare block from the recently-discovered slik paper imperforate variety, listed as a pair in the 2011 Scott Catalogue but is unpriced, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,900
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958
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 958, RevenuesJ. W. Campion & Co., 4c Black, Imperforate, Watermarked Paper (RS47d), J. W. Campion & Co., 4c Black, Imperforate, Watermarked Paper (RS47d)J. W. Campion & Co., 4c Black, Imperforate, Watermarked Paper (RS47d). Large margins all around, intense color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, magnificent condition

425
375
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959
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 959, RevenuesJ. E. Hetherington, 2c Black, Watermarked Paper (RS120d), J. E. Hetherington, 2c Black, Watermarked Paper (RS120d)J. E. Hetherington, 2c Black, Watermarked Paper (RS120d). Well-centered, tiny thin spot, Very Fine and choice appearance, probably just about as nice as this rare M & M can be found

725
450
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960
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 960, RevenuesPrivate Die Proprietary Stamps Balance (RS29c/RS215b), Private Die Proprietary Stamps Balance (RS29c/RS215b)Private Die Proprietary Stamps Balance (RS29c/RS215b). 13 stamps incl. Nos. RS29c, RS41a, RS42d, RS100a, RS108b, RS117a, RS134a, RS147c, RS157c, RS165b, RS181d, RS205b and RS215b, each purchased as an individual lot in sales past, a few with small flaws but overall Fine-Very Fine or appears so

2,005
1,300
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961
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 961, RevenuesRevenue Issues Balance, Revenue Issues BalanceRevenue Issues Balance. 12 items incl. Nos. R13c var, Pale Milky Blue on Thick Paper, with "Theo. P. Johnson Newark. N.J. Jan. 12 1870" double-circle datestamp, (unlisted shade and paper, 1991 P.F. certificate), R19b block of eight, R33a, R91a pair, R100a pair, R125, R148 (light purple Illustrated Freight Train handstamp cancel), R183 block of four, R188 block of four, also Nos. RM31a, RD256 and RN-D3 on 1874 First National Bank of Bellefonte (Penn.) check, Fine-Very Fine group, most ex Tolman

5,872
1,600
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962
og
Revenue Issues Balance. Reconstructed block of four (two horizontal pairs) of No. R17c, attractive color, 1864 ms. cancels, Fine, horizontal pair of No. R305Ab with huge top sheet margin, large to huge other sides, without gum as issued, fresh and Extremely Fine, No. RM31a single on piece of document and three singles on piece of document, latter has the blue paper color faded, still a scarce group of Colonial Embossed Revenues, overall Very Fine group

3,200
450
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962A
 
First Issue Revenues on Documents. Large box with many hundreds of documents, variety of stamps mostly to the 50c value but also a few $1.00-$5.00, incl. some imperforate and part perforate, nice range of documents, from the more mundane checks, payrolls, insurance certificates and deeds, to a large number of railroad related items incl. bonds and stock certificates, many with intricate designs, one with "The Crossing" National Bank Note Co. engraving by James Smillie (used for the 1869 3c Issue), a few steamboats, we also noted a mining document, a Miami Turnpike document and a wedding certificate, mixed condition as usual for this type of material but overall Fine-Very Fine, interesting group, ex Cunliffe

E. 500-750
800
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