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Sale 1050 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 July, 2013

Category — Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
820
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 820, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1c Telegraph, Imperforate (R4), 1c Telegraph, Imperforate (R4)1c Telegraph, Imperforate (R4). Vertical pair, huge margins all around, attractive pastel color with an unobtrusive manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem pair, it would be difficult to find a nicer pair, with 1981 and 2012 P.F. certificates

1,800
950
821
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 821, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a), $5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a)$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a). Large to huge margins, lovely shade, neat double-circle datestamp, tiny internal break possibly caused by the cancel, otherwise Extremely Fine, handsome appearance

375
150
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822
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 822, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals$50.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R131), $50.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R131)$50.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R131). Gorgeous centering, rich colors and clear impression, neat 1872 manuscript cancel, three minute pinholes, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,200
650
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823°
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 823, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals$200.00 Red, Blue & Black, Second Issue, "Small Persian Rug" (R132), $200.00 Red, Blue & Black, Second Issue, "Small Persian Rug" (R132)$200.00 Red, Blue & Black, Second Issue, "Small Persian Rug" (R132). Bright fresh colors, nice centering and margins, manuscript "U.PA Past July 10, 1872" cancel, two faint horizontal creases from document folds barely evident

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL LIGHTLY CANCELED EXAMPLE OF THE $200.00 "SMALL PERSIAN RUG" -- ONE OF THE MOST COLORFUL STAMPS IN UNITED STATES PHILATELY.

From our 1979 Rarities sale and offered to the market for the first time since then

8,250
3,750
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824
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 824, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals$5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Down (R159), $5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Down (R159)$5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Down (R159). Right imprint and plate no. 137 strip of three from the lower right pane, original gum, two tiny h.r. at junctions of stamps, deep rich color

FRESH AND FINE. A SCARCE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER STRIP OF THREE OF THE $5.00 NEWSPAPER ISSUE WITH REVENUE SURCHARGE.

With 2010 P.F. certificate.

2,400
1,800
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825
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 825, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1c-$20.00 Carmine, Series 1943, 1947 and 1949 (R361-R379, R461-R479, R536-R554), 1c-$20.00 Carmine, Series 1943, 1947 and 1949 (R361-R379, R461-R479, R536-R554)1c-$20.00 Carmine, Series 1943, 1947 and 1949 (R361-R379, R461-R479, R536-R554). Mint N.H., complete to the $20.00 for each series, fresh, consistently well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, choice lot

1,170
1,400
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826
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 826, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1c-80c Rose Pink, Bright Green, Series 1940 (RD42-RD53, RD67-RD78), 1c-80c Rose Pink, Bright Green, Series 1940 (RD42-RD53, RD67-RD78)1c-80c Rose Pink, Bright Green, Series 1940 (RD42-RD53, RD67-RD78). Mint N.H., choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

694
475
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827
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 827, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Ovpt. and Imperforate (RD67var-RD85 var), 1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Ovpt. and Imperforate (RD67var-RD85 var)1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Ovpt. and Imperforate (RD67var-RD85 var). Blocks of 16, without gum as issued, fresh color throughout, full to large margins, couple with minor corner bends

VERY FINE. A RARE SET OF IMPERFORATE BLOCKS OF 16 OF THE SERIES 1940 STOCK TRANSFER ISSUE.

It is believed that less than a full sheet exists of each value, cut mostly into pairs and blocks of four. These are the largest multiples we located in a Power Search review covering all of our Rarity sales and our regular sales since 1994.

Scott Retail as eight pairs of each value

8,800
3,500
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828
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 828, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series 1947 and 1950 (RD235-RD251, RD313-RD329), 1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series 1947 and 1950 (RD235-RD251, RD313-RD329)1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series 1947 and 1950 (RD235-RD251, RD313-RD329). Mint N.H., to the $20.00 for each series, also incl. Series 1941 1c-80c (RD92-RD103) in Mint N.H. blocks of four, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, choice lot

1,539
1,200
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829
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 829, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1870, 50c Red, Lilac Security Lines, -1/2 bbl., $1.00 Blue, Yellow Security Lines, 1 bbl., Beer (REA17, REA18a), 1870, 50c Red, Lilac Security Lines, -1/2 bbl., $1.00 Blue, Yellow Security Lines, 1 bbl., Beer (REA17, REA18a)1870, 50c Red, Lilac Security Lines, -1/2 bbl., $1.00 Blue, Yellow Security Lines, 1 bbl., Beer (REA17, REA18a). Manuscript cancels, latter lightened, usual creases, Very Fine appearance

425
275
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830
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 830, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1c-80c Gray, Series 1941 (RG58-RG69), 1c-80c Gray, Series 1941 (RG58-RG69)1c-80c Gray, Series 1941 (RG58-RG69). Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine

372
350
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831
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 831, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals25lb Black Brown, 1935 Tax Exempt Potatoes, Booklet Pane of 12 (RI17a), 25lb Black Brown, 1935 Tax Exempt Potatoes, Booklet Pane of 12 (RI17a)25lb Black Brown, 1935 Tax Exempt Potatoes, Booklet Pane of 12 (RI17a). Complete booklet of two panes, adhering to interleaving, slight rust marks around staple holes, Very Fine appearance, a great rarity with very few intact booklets known.

14,000
800
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832
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 832, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals$1.00-$10.00 "Marihuana Tax Act of 1937" Overprints (RJM1-RJM3, RJM5-RJM7), $1.00-$10.00 "Marihuana Tax Act of 1937" Overprints (RJM1-RJM3, RJM5-RJM7)$1.00-$10.00 "Marihuana Tax Act of 1937" Overprints (RJM1-RJM3, RJM5-RJM7). Mint N.H., rich colors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, from the Smithsonian National Postal Museum deaccession

3,175
700
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833
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 833, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official SealsColonial Embossed Revenue, 2sh6p General Issue, "America" (RM31a), Colonial Embossed Revenue, 2sh6p General Issue, "America" (RM31a)Colonial Embossed Revenue, 2sh6p General Issue, "America" (RM31a). Two singles on piece of vellum document, detailed impressions, minor creasing, Very Fine

900
0
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834
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 834, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official SealsRing's Vegetable Ambrosia, 4c Black, Perforated, Silk Paper (RS203b), Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia, 4c Black, Perforated, Silk Paper (RS203b)Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia, 4c Black, Perforated, Silk Paper (RS203b). Unused (no gum), margins to just in at right, crisp shade, singe short perf at top, Fine appearance, only 24 are recorded in the Aldrich book

2,000
600
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835
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 835, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official SealsDr. Kilmer & Co., Provisional Proprietary Stamps, 1c-3c Ty. I-III (RS307-RS308, RS311A-RS313, RS314A-RS315), Dr. Kilmer & Co., Provisional Proprietary Stamps, 1c-3c Ty. I-III (RS307-RS308, RS311A-RS313, RS314A-RS315)Dr. Kilmer & Co., Provisional Proprietary Stamps, 1c-3c Ty. I-III (RS307-RS308, RS311A-RS313, RS314A-RS315). Fine-Very Fine for these scarce Provisionals

855
450
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836
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Dr. Kilmer & Co., Provisional Proprietary Stamps, 1c-3c Ty. II-III (RS311A-RS313, RS314A-RS315). Three of No RS313, seven to twelve each of others, somewhat mixed condition, nearly all Fine-Very Fine for these scarce Provisionals

4,052
650
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837
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Dr. Kilmer & Co., Provisional Proprietary Stamps, 1c-3c Ty. II-III (RS311A-RS313, RS314A-RS315). Three of No RS313, seven to twelve each of others, somewhat mixed condition, nearly all Fine-Very Fine for these scarce Provisionals

3,952
425
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838
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Dr. Kilmer & Co., Provisional Proprietary Stamps, 1c-3c Ty. II-III (RS311A-RS313, RS314A-RS315). Three of No RS313, six to eleven each of others, somewhat mixed condition, nearly all Fine-Very Fine for these scarce Provisionals

3,735
425
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839
P
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 839, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official SealsMatch & Medicine, Proof Balance, Match & Medicine, Proof BalanceMatch & Medicine, Proof Balance. Seven items, incl. Nos. RO88E (labeled E.W. King), RS50TC1, RS60P1, RS65P1, RS153P1, RS221TC1 and RS261TC1, printed on India, all but the Essay die sunk incl. two still on original card (No. RS153P1 full size), a few with small thin spots as usually encountered, bright fresh colors, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail not counting the Essay

1,550
475
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840
 
United States Revenues, Collection. Hinged on album pages, range of issues incl. First Issue perforated Nos. R86c-R91c, R96c-R98c, R100c-R101c, also R55b, Second and Third Issues incl. Nos. R103-R111, R114, R116-R117, R134, R136, R138, R140, R142-R148, some Documentary, 1898 Battleships, others, overall Fine group

E. 400-500
425
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841
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 841, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4), $1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4)$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Top plate no. 136267 single, Mint N.H. (lightly hinged in selvage), almost perfectly centered, fresh and Extremely Fine

425
325
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842
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 842, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9), $1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9)$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9). Mint N.H., attractive color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $900.00 as 95, $2,000.00 as 98), only six have graded higher

275
900
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843
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 843, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals$3.00 1967 Hunting Permit (RW34), $3.00 1967 Hunting Permit (RW34)$3.00 1967 Hunting Permit (RW34). Mint N.H. top right corner selvage with plate no. 169487, rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00), only two have graded higher

125
300
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844
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 844, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official SealsHunting Permits, Plate Blocks (RW23/RW60), Hunting Permits, Plate Blocks (RW23/RW60)Hunting Permits, Plate Blocks (RW23/RW60). 20 Mint N.H. plate blocks on black stock pages, incl. Nos. RW 23, RW26-RW30, RW32-RW39, mix of others to RW60, fresh and Very Fine group

6,910
1,600
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845
nhbl
$15.00 1994-2010 Hunting Permits. Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of four, fresh and Very Fine

2,205
425
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846
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 846, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official SealsBrooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Fair, (15c) Green (WV4), Brooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Fair, (15c) Green (WV4)Brooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Fair, (15c) Green (WV4). Horizontal strip of three, right stamp traces of gum, ample to large margins, repaired at left of left stamp where torn in two, small scissors-cut between center and right stamps at bottom, still Very Fine appearance, a rare multiple of this issue, we have not offered another multiple since our 1996 Rarities sale, Scott Retail as three singles

3,000
1,100
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847
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 847, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official SealsBrooklyn, N.Y., 5c Black on Rosy Buff, 1863 Sanitary Fair (WV6), Brooklyn, N.Y., 5c Black on Rosy Buff, 1863 Sanitary Fair (WV6)Brooklyn, N.Y., 5c Black on Rosy Buff, 1863 Sanitary Fair (WV6). Unused (no gum), fairly complete cutting lines two sides, Fine, scarce Sanitary Fair Issue and seldom offered

800
400
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848
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 848, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1913 Christmas Seal, Ty. I (WX11), 1913 Christmas Seal, Ty. I (WX11)1913 Christmas Seal, Ty. I (WX11). Slightly mount glazed original gum, rich colors, couple pulled or short perfs at top, Very Fine appearance, scarce

1,400
400
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849
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 849, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official SealsBlack on White, Typeset Seal, "Great Key" (LOX5), Black on White, Typeset Seal, "Great Key" (LOX5)Black on White, Typeset Seal, "Great Key" (LOX5). Type 2 with "dented" border at top, original gum, minor h.r., wide margins, Very Fine, scarce, only four examples of the fourteen recorded are Type 2 (Kotanchik, p. 199)

400
200
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850
P
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 850, Revenues, Hunting Permits, Sanitary Fairs, Official Seals1879 Official Seal, Brown Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (OX2aP1), 1879 Official Seal, Brown Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (OX2aP1)1879 Official Seal, Brown Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (OX2aP1). India paper affixed to larger piece of India and die sunk on 218 x 140mm card, removed from a presentation album, Very Fine and extremely rare, these exist only as hybrids, with 2008 P.F. certificate

2,500
400
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