Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Revenues thru U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1575
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1575, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions20c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R41a). Horizontal pair, ample to huge margins, manuscript cancel, attractive soft color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

350
250
1576
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1576, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c). Vertical strip of three, vibrant color, neat April 18, 1864 manuscript cancels, few flaws incl. top and bottom stamps horizontal creases, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, a rare multiple of this issue, the census at http://www.thecurtiscollection.com records a block of six, a block of four and this strip of three as the only multiples larger than a pair, Scott Retail as pair and single

6,250
650
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1577
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1577, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$200.00 U.S.I.R., Perforated (R102c). Bright colors, unusual misperforation upper left corner, manuscript cancel, few shortish perfs, otherwise Fine

900
325
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1578
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1578, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions5c Blue & Black, Center Inverted (R107a). Rich color, light manuscript cancel, centered to top left, Very Good, a sound and scarce Second Issue Invert, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (G-VG 40)

3,500
850
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1579
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1579, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions50c Blue & Black, Second Issue, Inverted Center (R115b). Pretty color, perfs just in at top, 1871 manuscript cancel, completely sound, Very Good, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VG 50)

1,250
550
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1580
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1580, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions2c Orange & Black on Green Paper, Inverted Center (R151a). Full to clear margins, color with some slight oxidation, manuscript cancel, Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Fine 70)

500
225
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1581
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1581, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions2sh6p General Issue, Colonial Embossed Revenue Stamped Paper, Cut Square on Brown Paper (RM31). 40 x 42mm, affixed to piece of parchment by usual metal seal with label on back, sharp clear impression, Very Fine and scarce

450
225
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1582
 
Revenue Stamped Paper and Checks. Box with more than 3,000 items neatly stacked, approximately -3/4 are used Revenue Stamped Paper in the form of checks, including Nos. RN-B1 (Scott Retail $3.00 each), RN-C1 (Scott Retail $4.00 each), RN-D1 and RN-D4 (Scott Retail $4.00 and $5.00 each), 1898 Spanish-American War Issue (2c, mostly Yellow), perhaps a couple others, balance is bank checks with 2c Revenue stamps (mostly R135), Fine and interesting lot with Scott Retail value likely in excess of $6,000.00

E. 500-750
650
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1583
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Sale 1026, Lot 1583, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsNorth Carolina, Revenue Stamp Large Die Essays. Four, in Black, Green, Orange and Carmine, "North Carolina" and state crest at top, blank value tablet below, each on India paper and die sunk on approximately 227 x 152mm cards, the India paper with untrimmed edges around the die sinkage area, die numbers at top and signed on the die "John Hay", which appears in reverse, also pencil signed by Hay on the cards, Green with toning spots and Carmine with staple holes, otherwise Very Fine and interesting group, Hay was a prominent banknote company engraver and is listed in Gene Hessler's The Engraver's Line on page 166

E. 300-400
225
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1584
 
Revenue Accumulation. Hundreds of stamps on pages and in glassines, vast majority of value is in First Issue, others are Second and Third Issues, few later and Propriety, First Issue with Imperforate, Part-Perforate and Perforated, cancels, multiples, shades, etc., better noted incl. R45a block of four, singles of R99c and R101c and many more, typical condition from faulty and/or off-center to Very Fine or better, many of the stamps are on pages from a binder that apparently was assembled in the 1930's, intriguing lot for the specialist

E. 2,000-3,000
1,400
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1585
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Sale 1026, Lot 1585, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions1934-1964 Hunting Permits (RW1-RW2, RW26, RW28-RW31). Mint N.H. group of singles, RW2 and RW29 each with plate no., RW1 with tiny paper split on gummed side which is not apparent on front, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,195
425
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1586
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Sale 1026, Lot 1586, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$1.00 1935-42 Hunting Permits (RW2-RW3, RW7, RW9). No. RW2 hinged (light gum crease), others Mint N.H. top plate no. singles (No. RW3 faint gum toning spot), otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,325
300
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1587
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Sale 1026, Lot 1587, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$1.00 1935-37 Hunting Permits (RW2-RW4). Blocks of four, first two with plate no. selvage at bottom, two of each Mint N.H., second with few perf tip stains, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

4,710
1,000
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1588
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Sale 1026, Lot 1588, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Block of six with plate no. 131981 selvage at bottom, intense color, top stamps and bottom center stamp hinged, other two Mint N.H., few minor perf separations, toned spots on back from hinges, Very Fine appearance, scarce multiple, the full plate block catalogues $11,500.00 (this missing the side selvage), Scott Retail as singles

3,200
850
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1589
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Sale 1026, Lot 1589, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3). Mint N.H., rich color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo)

375
475
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1590
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Sale 1026, Lot 1590, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5). Mint N.H., almost mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,800.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date in any gum category and one of only three Mint N.H. 98's in the P.S.E. Population Report

475
5,500
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1591
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Sale 1026, Lot 1591, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$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
550
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1592
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Sale 1026, Lot 1592, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6). Block of six with plate no. 141428 selvage at bottom, rich color, usual light natural gum bends, tiny nick at extreme edge of selvage, Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

1,650
325
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1593
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Sale 1026, Lot 1593, Revenues thru U.S. Possessions$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8). Mint N.H. with wide top plate no. 146271 selvage, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $315.00)

275
225
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1594
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Sale 1026, Lot 1594, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 2c Rose (1). Original gum, brilliant color, Very Fine, two backstamps and signed in pencil

650
700
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1595
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Sale 1026, Lot 1595, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1904, 1c Green, Double Ovpt. (9d). Tied by purple "Empire, Canal Zone, Nov. 22 P.M. 1905" pmk. on picture post card to Baton Rouge La., some toning affects stamp and card, card with bent corner at lower left

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1904 MAP ISSUE WITH DOUBLE OVERPRINT USED ON A POST CARD.

According to Canal Zone Stamps, ten unused and eight used copies are recorded. We are aware of one other on card. With 2005 P.S.E. certificate

2,000
700
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1596
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1596, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1947, 6c Yellow Brown, Air Post Official, "Panama Canal" 19-20mm long, Inverted Ovpt. (CO14a). Roller precancel, original gum, h.r., rich color, ample to wide margins, natural gum creases incl. one slightly visible from front, Fine, only one pane of 50 reached the public and only 36 stamps are perforated on all four sides

2,500
1,200
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1597
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Sale 1026, Lot 1597, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1914, 1c-10c Rose Carmine, Postage Due (J1-J3). Rich colors, also incl. additional 1c with misaligned "E" in Zone ovpt, 10c top perfs touch, Fine lot

1,420
200
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1598
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Sale 1026, Lot 1598, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7). Small h.r., rich color, Fine, scarce as only 300 were issued, small purple "L.W.C." backstamp

3,250
1,600
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1599
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Sale 1026, Lot 1599, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1926, 16c Olive Bister, Air Post (C8). Unused (no gum), bright color, Fine, scarce as only 100 were issued, small "W.B. Manila" backstamp, Scott Retail as with gum

5,000
2,200
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1600
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Sale 1026, Lot 1600, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1926, 12p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13). Small h.r., intense shade and impression, Very Fine, purple "W.B. Manila" and Sanabria backstamps

600
400
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1601
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Sale 1026, Lot 1601, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14). Lightly hinged, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, scarce with such fresh gum, purple "W.B. Manila" and Sanabria backstamps

750
400
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1602
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Sale 1026, Lot 1602, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1926, 10p Deep Green, Air Post (C15). Tropicalized original gum, rich colors, Very Fine, purple "W.B. Manila" and Sanabria backstamps

1,350
850
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1603
 
Possessions. Scott Specialty album of unused and used stamps, unused incl. Canal Zone Nos. 4-7, 16-20, 70-81, 84-89, 91-95, some Cuba incl. E1, Guam Nos. 10-12 and E1, some Hawaii, Philippines, few faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
900
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1604
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Sale 1026, Lot 1604, Revenues thru U.S. PossessionsUNITED NATIONS, Imperforates (38, 82 var, 87 var, 89 var, 90 var). Blocks of four of 82, 89 and 90 vars, pair of No. 87 var (top stamp horizontal crease), each with sheet margin, No. 88 var. some wrinkling, still Very Fine and scarce group

E. 300-400
250
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