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Sale 1018 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 7: U.S. Beer Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 February, 2012

Category — 1875 Issue (Scott REA33-REA36)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
67
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 67, 1875 Issue (Scott REA33-REA36)1875, 33-1/3c Violet, -1/3bbl., Beer (REA33; Priester 34), 1875, 33-1/3c Violet, -1/3bbl., Beer (REA33; Priester 34)1875, 33-1/3c Violet, -1/3bbl., Beer (REA33; Priester 34). Large and even margins all around, light strike of blue 1876 handstamp at center, some slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive example of this scarce issue

1,250
1,000
68
ng
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 68, 1875 Issue (Scott REA33-REA36)1875, 50c Orange, -1/2bbl., Beer (REA34; Priester 35), 1875, 50c Orange, -1/2bbl., Beer (REA34; Priester 35)1875, 50c Orange, -1/2bbl., Beer (REA34; Priester 35). Unused (no gum), huge margins incl. bottom right corner sheet margin, radiant color, fresh and Extremely Fine, unlisted in Scott as unused, Scott Retail as used

100
100
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69
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 69, 1875 Issue (Scott REA33-REA36)1875, $1.00 Red, 1bbl., Beer (REA35; Priester 36), 1875, $1.00 Red, 1bbl., Beer (REA35; Priester 36)1875, $1.00 Red, 1bbl., Beer (REA35; Priester 36). Large margins to clear, intense colors and impressions, light horizontal crease, tiny pinhole, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, unlisted in Scott as unused, Scott Retail as used

225
225
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70
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 70, 1875 Issue (Scott REA33-REA36)1875, $1.00 Red, 1bbl., Beer (REA35; Priester 36), 1875, $1.00 Red, 1bbl., Beer (REA35; Priester 36)1875, $1.00 Red, 1bbl., Beer (REA35; Priester 36). Full margins, rich color, neat strike of blue "Belser & Co., Madison Brewery, Madison Ind." oval datestamp, light crease and small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, an attractive stamp used from this brewery which operated between 1859 and 1868

225
180
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71
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 71, 1875 Issue (Scott REA33-REA36)1875, $2.00 Brown, 1hhd., Beer (REA36; Priester 37), 1875, $2.00 Brown, 1hhd., Beer (REA36; Priester 37)1875, $2.00 Brown, 1hhd., Beer (REA36; Priester 37). Large margins, detailed impressions, neat strike of purple "10 NOV. 1876, Beadleston, Price & Woerz, New York" six-line handstamp, light crease and small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

400
850
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72
 
1870-75 Issue Beer Stamp Balance. 23 unused and used stamps on home made pages, incl. unused Nos. REA20b, REA22, REA22a, REA22c, REA25c, used Nos. REA16 (2), REA16a (with 2004 PFC), REA17, REA20, REA20c, REA27b (faults, with 2005 PFC), REA31 (3), REA34, each also identified by Priester no., few faults to be expected but better condition than normally seen, Very Fine group, Scott Catalogue does not list unused, Scott Retail as all used

1,995
1,100
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