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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 February, 2012

Category — 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 192, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., No. REA118, Beer (REA132; Priester 175A), 1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., No. REA118, Beer (REA132; Priester 175A)1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., No. REA118, Beer (REA132; Priester 175A). Priester Type 160 surcharge, unused (no gum), large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at top and part of adjoining stamp at right, faint horizontal crease at bottom mostly in margin, Extremely Fine appearance, scarce, only eleven are recorded in the Priester census (including a block of four), unlisted in Scott as unused, Scott Retail as used

600
1,100
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 193, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA118c, Beer (REA132a; Priester 176A), 1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA118c, Beer (REA132a; Priester 176A)1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA118c, Beer (REA132a; Priester 176A). Priester Type 169 surcharge, unused (no gum), huge margins to clear incl. sheet margin at bottom, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, the Priester census records only five known but our Tolman sale contained a block of four and a single (all unused), unlisted in Scott as unused, Scott Retail as used

1,200
950
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194
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 194, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA118c, Beer (REA132a; Priester 176A), 1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA118c, Beer (REA132a; Priester 176A)1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA118c, Beer (REA132a; Priester 176A). Priester Type 161 surcharge, large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at bottom, "?M BRG Co., 9" of perforated cancel, light diagonal crease, small hole and minor toned spots on back, still Very Fine and scarce, the Priester census records only five examples of this issue, an unused block of four and two unused singles are known to us, this may be scarcer in used condition

1,200
950
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 195, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (25c) Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA97, Beer (REA133; Priester 161A), 1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (25c) Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA97, Beer (REA133; Priester 161A)1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (25c) Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA97, Beer (REA133; Priester 161A). Priester Type 154 surcharge, large to huge margins incl. bottom left sheet margin with "D.H.S." siderographer's initials, unused (no gum), completely sound

EXTREMELY FINE. ONLY SIX EXAMPLES OF THE SIXTH-BARREL "REVENUE ACT OF 1918" SURCHARGED ON THE "REVENUE ACT OF 1914" STAMP ARE RECORDED. A GREAT RARITY.

Only six examples of this issue are recorded in the Priester census. We have offered only one other since keeping computerized records, which had Priester Type 163 surcharge inverted. The example offered here is a true condition rarity.

With 2005 P.F. certificate.

3,000
2,700
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 196, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on 25c Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA107, Entire Stamp, Beer (REA134; Priester 177A), 1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on 25c Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA107, Entire Stamp, Beer (REA134; Priester 177A)1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on 25c Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA107, Entire Stamp, Beer (REA134; Priester 177A). Priester Type 163 surcharge, unused (no gum), large margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE SIXTH-BARREL 1918 PROVISIONAL SURCHARGE PRINTED IN BLACK.

The Priester census records six copies. The stamp offered here was the top copy in the pair offered in our Tolman sale. With 2006 P.F. certificate for pair. Unlisted in Scott as unused. Scott Retail as used

3,000
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 197, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on 25c Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA107, Entire Stamp, Beer (REA134; Priester 163A), 1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on 25c Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA107, Entire Stamp, Beer (REA134; Priester 163A)1918, ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on 25c Black on Blue, -1/6bbl., No. REA107, Entire Stamp, Beer (REA134; Priester 163A). Priester Type 153 surcharge, large margins to in, intense shade, paper has a distinctly more greenish hue than the previous lot, light crease, almost Fine, scarce, only six are listed in the Priester census for the various surcharge types (we are aware of Types 150, 153 and two of Type 163), unlisted in Scott as used, Scott Retail as unused

3,000
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198
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 198, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA108, Beer (REA137; Priester 166A), 1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA108, Beer (REA137; Priester 166A)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA108, Beer (REA137; Priester 166A). Priester Type 163 surcharge, large and even margins all around, "M B of SF, 3:19:19" perforated cancel, minor paper wrinkle at bottom left corner, Very Fine, scarce, only six are recorded in the Priester census, this is the second we have offered since keeping computerized records and the first in used condition

600
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199
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 199, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA108, Beer (REA137a; Priester 166B), 1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA108, Beer (REA137a; Priester 166B)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA108, Beer (REA137a; Priester 166B). Priester Type 203 surcharge, large even margins, "MB of SF 3:+5:19" perforated cancel, completely sound

EXTREMELY FINE. THE FINER OF TWO EXAMPLES OF THIS ISSUE RECORDED IN THE PRIESTER CENSUS. THIS IS ALSO THE EARLIEST DATE OF USE OF THE "ACT OF 1919" SURCHARGE ON ANY QUARTER-BARREL 1914 ISSUE. A MAGNIFICENT BEER STAMP RARITY.

This stamp was the subject of an article in the American Revenuer, May 1982 (copy accompanies). Both of the two REA137a stamps reported in Priester are Type 203 surcharges.

Ex Tolman.

1,500
3,500
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 200, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA115, Beer (REA138; Priester 171A), 1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA115, Beer (REA138; Priester 171A)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA115, Beer (REA138; Priester 171A). Priester Type 156 surcharge, unused (no gum), large to huge margins incl. bottom right corner sheet margin, bright color, faint horizontal crease, four small staple holes at bottom

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE QUARTER-BARREL 1918 PROVISIONAL ISSUE. ONLY FOUR ARE RECORDED IN THE PRIESTER CENSUS.

The Priester census records four examples of this issue. Two are used copies with Type 165 surcharge. This unused example with Type 156 surcharge may be unique.

With 2005 P.F. certificate. Unlisted in Scott as unused. Scott Retail as used

1,250
2,700
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201
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 201, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA115, Beer (REA138; Priester 171A), 1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA115, Beer (REA138; Priester 171A)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on 37-1/2c Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA115, Beer (REA138; Priester 171A). Priester Type 165 surcharge. large and even margins all around, "TJFTEB, 5:+2:19" perforated cancel, completely sound, Very Fine and choice, only four are recorded incl. one other with Type 165 surcharge (offered in our Tolman sale) and the unused example offered in the preceding lot

1,250
700
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202
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 202, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139), 1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139). Two unused and one used, incl. unused of Nos. REA139 and REA139a, used of No. REA139, large margins to full, trivial flaws, Very Fine, the REA139 is unlisted in Scott as unused (REA139a is listed at $350.00)

E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 203, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge with "1919" date on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139a; Priester 183B), 1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge with "1919" date on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139a; Priester 183B)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge with "1919" date on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139a; Priester 183B). Priester Type 202 surcharge, unused (no gum), large and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

350
325
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 204, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge with "1919" date on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139a; Priester 183B), 1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge with "1919" date on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139a; Priester 183B)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge with "1919" date on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA122c, Beer (REA139a; Priester 183B). Priester Type 201 surcharge, unused (no gum), huge margins to full, faint pressed-out vertical crease, Very Fine appearance

350
300
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 205, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA122, Beer (REA139b; Priester 182A), 1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA122, Beer (REA139b; Priester 182A)1918, ($1.50) Ty. A Surcharge on (75c) Green on Blue, -1/4bbl., No. REA122, Beer (REA139b; Priester 182A). Priester Type 160 surcharge, unused (no gum), large margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful sound example of this issue, only 11 are recorded in the Priester census, with 2005 P.F. certificate, unlisted in Scott as unused, Scott Retail as used

350
650
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206
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 206, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Black on Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99, Beer (REA140; Priester 162A), 1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Black on Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99, Beer (REA140; Priester 162A)1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Black on Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99, Beer (REA140; Priester 162A). Priester Type 163 surcharge, full margins to clear, "Cal BAsN, 8:+4:19" perforated cancel, repaired diagonal tear, piece expertly added at top, otherwise Very Fine, scarce as only six are recorded in the Priester census, we have offered only one other since keeping computerized records, which was torn in half and repaired (ex Tolman), with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,000
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 207, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Violet on Bright Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99A, Beer (REA140A), 1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Violet on Bright Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99A, Beer (REA140A)1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Violet on Bright Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99A, Beer (REA140A). Priester Type 163 surcharge (without additional Type 95 surcharge), unused (no gum), large margins to full, light creases at top left and bottom right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS 1918 PROVISIONAL SURCHARGE ISSUE. THE PRIESTER CENSUS REPORTS ONLY FIVE ARE KNOWN.

The "Revenue Act of 1918" provisional surcharge (Priester Type 163) was applied to the One-Third Barrel value of the 1909 design type (with and without earlier provisional surcharges, REA123 and REA99, respectively) and, in this case, to the 1902 design type with printed 1914 surcharge (and, in the case of REA141, with the additional "Act of 1917" surcharge).

The Priester census reports only five examples of REA140A. This is the third we have offered since keeping computerized records (all unused, one has inverted surcharge).

With 2005 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as used.

1,500
1,200
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 208, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge and 1917 ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Violet on Bright Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99a, Beer (REA141; Priester 172A), 1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge and 1917 ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Violet on Bright Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99a, Beer (REA141; Priester 172A)1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge and 1917 ($1.00) Ty. A Surcharge on (50c) Violet on Bright Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA99a, Beer (REA141; Priester 172A). Priester Type 95 and 163 surcharges, unused (no gum), large to huge margins incl. top sheet margin with "Third Barrel" barrel size inscription, beautiful bright fresh colors and completely sound

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THIS RARE 1918 PROVISIONAL SURCHARGE ISSUE. THE PRIESTER CENSUS REPORTS ONLY TWO ARE KNOWN FOR REA141.

The "Revenue Act of 1918" provisional surcharge (Priester Ty. 163) was applied to the One-Third Barrel value of the 1909 design type (with and without earlier provisional surcharges, REA123 and REA99, respectively) and, in this case, to the 1902 design type with printed 1914 surcharge (and, in the case of REA141, with the additional "Act of 1917" surcharge).

The Priester census reports only two examples of REA141. Ex Tolman. With 2006 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as used

3,500
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 209, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.00) Black on Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA123, Beer (REA142; Priester 174A), 1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.00) Black on Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA123, Beer (REA142; Priester 174A)1918, ($2.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.00) Black on Blue, -1/3bbl., No. REA123, Beer (REA142; Priester 174A). Priester Type 95 and 163 surcharges, unused (no gum), large margins, completely sound

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY REPORTED EXAMPLE OF THE SCOTT REA142 -- THE DUAL 1918 AND 1917 PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMPED SURCHARGES ON THE 1914 ONE-THIRD BARREL PROVISIONAL, 1909 DESIGN TYPE. ONE OF THE GREAT BEER STAMP RARITIES.

The Priester listing is based on this stamp. Ex Tolman. With 2006 P.F. certificate.

10,000
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 210, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143; Priester 184A), 1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143; Priester 184A)1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143; Priester 184A). Priester Type 150 surcharge, unused (no gum), large and even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, purple "E.L. Green" backstamp

175
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 211, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143), 1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143)1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143). Seven used stamps, range of Priester surcharge types incl. 154, 156, 165, 167 (2), 168 and 169, various perforated cancels, one with part plate no. at left, few flaws to be expected, overall fresh and Very Fine group

525
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 212, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143a; Priester 184B), 1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143a; Priester 184B)1918, ($3.00) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on ($1.50) Black on Blue, -1/2bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA124c, Beer (REA143a; Priester 184B). Priester Type 202 surcharge, large to huge margins incl. bottom right corner sheet margin, large "?Co CB Co., 4 25 19" perforated cancel, trivial soiling on back from barrel, Very Fine and choice, only six are recorded in the Priester census

600
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 213, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($6.00) Ty. A Surcharge on $1.50 Red Orange on Blue, 1bbl., No. REA110, Beer (REA144; Priester 167A), 1918, ($6.00) Ty. A Surcharge on $1.50 Red Orange on Blue, 1bbl., No. REA110, Beer (REA144; Priester 167A)1918, ($6.00) Ty. A Surcharge on $1.50 Red Orange on Blue, 1bbl., No. REA110, Beer (REA144; Priester 167A). Priester Type 152 surcharge, large margins to clear, "Hand Brg. Co., 8.22.19" perforated cancel (from Chicago), minor soiling, Very Fine, scarce, only nine are recorded in the Priester census

1,000
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 214, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($6.00) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on ($3.00) Red Orange on Blue, 1bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA125c, Beer (REA145a; Priester 178B), 1918, ($6.00) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on ($3.00) Red Orange on Blue, 1bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA125c, Beer (REA145a; Priester 178B)1918, ($6.00) Ty. A Surcharge Dated "1919" on ($3.00) Red Orange on Blue, 1bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. REA125c, Beer (REA145a; Priester 178B). Priester Type 202 surcharge, unused (no gum), large and even margins, completely sound, Extremely Fine, a rare example of this issue and especially desirable in unused condition, only five are recorded in the Priester census, we have offered only one since keeping computerized records (in used condition), with 2005 P.F. certificate, unlisted in Scott as unused, Scott Retail as used

500
800
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 215, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($12.00) Ty. A Surcharge on $3.00 Orange on Blue, 1hhd., No. REA111, Beer (REA146; Priester 168A), 1918, ($12.00) Ty. A Surcharge on $3.00 Orange on Blue, 1hhd., No. REA111, Beer (REA146; Priester 168A)1918, ($12.00) Ty. A Surcharge on $3.00 Orange on Blue, 1hhd., No. REA111, Beer (REA146; Priester 168A). Priester Type 163 surcharge, large margins to in at left, large "R B Co., 8.13" perforated cancel, some staining on back from barrel just shows thru at top and bottom, small repaired tack hole at bottom left, otherwise Fine, scarce, only nine are recorded in the Priester census, with 2005 P.F. certificate

700
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 216, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($60.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($30.00) Black on Blue, 10bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. 130c, Center Cutout Only, Beer (REA150; Priester 180A), 1918, ($60.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($30.00) Black on Blue, 10bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. 130c, Center Cutout Only, Beer (REA150; Priester 180A)1918, ($60.00) Ty. A Surcharge on ($30.00) Black on Blue, 10bbl., Ty. C Surcharge, No. 130c, Center Cutout Only, Beer (REA150; Priester 180A). Priester Type 163 surcharge, showing most of denomination, perforated cancel, fresh and Very Fine, only four are recorded in the Priester census, according the the Priester book these were used to pay tax on beer in vats drawn off for bottling, the center portion was punched out by the revenue collector and the brewer received the center portion as a receipt, the government retained the rest of the stamp and presumably destroyed them, with 2003 P.F. certificate

300
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 217, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($60.00) Ty. C Surcharge on $25.00 Black on Blue, 10bbl., Beer (REA150a; Priester 180aA), 1918, ($60.00) Ty. C Surcharge on $25.00 Black on Blue, 10bbl., Beer (REA150a; Priester 180aA)1918, ($60.00) Ty. C Surcharge on $25.00 Black on Blue, 10bbl., Beer (REA150a; Priester 180aA). Priester Type 169, entire stamp, unused (no gum), three wide margins, just in at left, two light creases, small staple holes at top

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE ENTIRE STAMP OF THE 1918 PROVISIONAL ISSUE.

Only five are recorded in Priester. Scott Retail as used.

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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 218, 1918 Provisional Issue (Scott REA132-REA151a)1918, ($150.00) Ty. C Surcharge on $37.50 Black on Blue, 25bbl., Beer (REA151a; Priester 181aA), 1918, ($150.00) Ty. C Surcharge on $37.50 Black on Blue, 25bbl., Beer (REA151a; Priester 181aA)1918, ($150.00) Ty. C Surcharge on $37.50 Black on Blue, 25bbl., Beer (REA151a; Priester 181aA). Priester Type 169, entire stamp, unused (no gum), large margins to full incl. sheet margin at top, small staple holes, small translucency

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $150 25-BARREL 1918 PROVISIONAL ISSUE. ONLY THREE ENTIRE STAMPS ARE RECORDED IN THE PRIESTER CENSUS.

As another indication of rarity, none was offered in our 2006 sale of the Tolman collection, and this is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records.

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1909-18 Issues Beer Stamp Balance. 49 unused and used stamps and cutouts on home made album pages, incl. unused Nos. REA83, REA145 and REA147, used incl. Nos. REA87 (cutout only), REA92-REA95, REA96-REA98, REA102, REA106, REA111, REA115-REA116, REA118, REA119, REA121 (2), REA148 and REA149, also few cutouts not listed in Scott, all identified by Priester No., few flaws but in far better condition than normally seen, Very Fine and desirable group, some of the unused are unlisted as such in Scott, Scott Retail not including premium for these unused or for unlisted cutouts

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