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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 February, 2012

Category — 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
242
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 242, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1934, -1/3 bbl. Brown Orange (REA184; Priester 210a), 1934, -1/3 bbl. Brown Orange (REA184; Priester 210a)1934, -1/3 bbl. Brown Orange (REA184; Priester 210a). Serial No. 420, large margins except where small piece out at top right, "G B B Co., CALIFUN114, 4.11.35" perforated cancel, light crease, small tear at right, small tack holes in the corners

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-THIRD BARREL 1934 ISSUE. ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF BEER STAMP COLLECTING.

With 2003 P.F. certificate.

20,000
32,500
243
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 243, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1934, 1hhd. Black, Center Cutout, Beer (REA187; Priester 213), 1934, 1hhd. Black, Center Cutout, Beer (REA187; Priester 213)1934, 1hhd. Black, Center Cutout, Beer (REA187; Priester 213). Small cutout at left, large margins to full, "Hoff Bev. Co., 7.5.44" perforated cancel,Very Fine, scarce, aside from Specimens, this is not known any other way except with the cut-out punch cancel, especially desirable in sound condition, with 2007 P.F. certificate

500
500
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244
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 244, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188; Priester 214a), 1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188; Priester 214a)1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188; Priester 214a). Complete stamp, large and even margins, radiant color, "Wiedemann, 11.13.46" perforated cancel, Very Fine and choice, desirable in sound condition, with 2003 P.F. certificate

200
110
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245
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 245, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1942, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Center Cutout, Beer (REA189; Priester 215), 1942, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Center Cutout, Beer (REA189; Priester 215)1942, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Center Cutout, Beer (REA189; Priester 215). Small hole cutout, at center below denomination, large margins, bright color, "??eiffer, 12.30.50" perforated cancel, fresh and Very Fine, only 20 are recorded in the Priester census, Scott or Priester do not differentiate between small hole and large hole cutouts (as seen in the following lot)

500
325
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246
 
Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 246, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1942, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Center Cutout, Beer (REA189; Priester 215), 1942, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Center Cutout, Beer (REA189; Priester 215)1942, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Center Cutout, Beer (REA189; Priester 215). Large hole cutout at center, large margins, rich color, "Pabst M, 4.10.50" perforated cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate, only 20 are recorded in the Priester census, Scott or Priester do not differentiate between small hole (as seen in previous lot) and large hole cutouts

500
110
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247
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 247, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1947, -1/8 bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA190; Priester 216a), 1947, -1/8 bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA190; Priester 216a)1947, -1/8 bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA190; Priester 216a). Intact and uncut, serial No. 15199, unused (no gum), brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, scarce without the cutout missing, only 23 are recorded in the Priester census, undercatalogued in Scott

125
110
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248
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 248, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1947, 5bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA194; Priester 220a), 1947, 5bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA194; Priester 220a)1947, 5bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA194; Priester 220a). Intact and uncut, unused (no gum), intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, undercatalogued in Scott

100
70
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249
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 249, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1947, 10bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA195; Priester 221a), 1947, 10bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA195; Priester 221a)1947, 10bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA195; Priester 221a). Intact and uncut, large margins, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, undercatalogued in Scott

200
110
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250
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 250, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1947, 25bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA196; Priester 222a), 1947, 25bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA196; Priester 222a)1947, 25bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA196; Priester 222a). Intact and uncut, unused (no gum), large and even margins, Very Fine and choice, rare

1,500
450
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251
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 251, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1947, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA197; Priester 223a), 1947, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA197; Priester 223a)1947, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA197; Priester 223a). Intact and uncut, unused (no gum), brilliant color, trivial wrinkle at top, Very Fine appearance, scarce, undercatalogued in Scott

175
110
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252
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Sale Number 1018, Lot Number 252, 1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)1947, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Beer (REA198; Priester 224a), 1947, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Beer (REA198; Priester 224a)1947, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Beer (REA198; Priester 224a). Intact and uncut, unused (no gum), large margins, rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice

550
225
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