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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 July, 2014

Category — Revenues (Playing Card thru Group Lots and Hunting Permits)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
546
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 546, Revenues (Playing Card thru Group Lots and Hunting Permits)(7c) on 2c Ultramarine with "Act Of Oct 3, 1917" Magenta Straight Line Handstamps (RF5 var.), (7c) on 2c Ultramarine with "Act Of Oct 3, 1917" Magenta Straight Line Handstamps (RF5 var.)(7c) on 2c Ultramarine with "Act Of Oct 3, 1917" Magenta Straight Line Handstamps (RF5 var.). Horizontal block of ten with plate no. 42208 at right, bottom row Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, very scarce, different handstamps were used by Internal Revenue Offices to indicate new Playing Card Tax Rate, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
547
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Playing Card Revenue Issues. Collection of over 40 items with emphasis on plate numbers, including singles, blocks of four and six and larger, generally Fine-Very Fine, ten items illustrated in Durland catalogue

E. 500-750
650
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548
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1c-$4.00 1934 Silver Tax (RG1-RG2, RG4-RG5, RG7-RG14, RG16). 1c-80c multiples of various sizes (mostly imprint and plate no. blocks of eight incl. 10c top and bottom positions), $1.00 plate no. strip of four and $2.00 and $4.00 plate no. singles, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, 3c and 8c may not exist as plate blocks, Durland value more than $2,800.00, 4c and $1.00 illustrated in Durland

E. 500-750
800
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549
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1c-$2.00 Silver Tax, Series of 1940 (RG37-RG50). 1c-80c imprint and plate no. strips of four, $1.00 plate no. pair and $2.00 plate no. single, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail $2,720.00 as hinged singles, Durland $3,600.00 (presumably as hinged), 1c, 25c and $1.00 illustrated in Durland

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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550
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 550, Revenues (Playing Card thru Group Lots and Hunting Permits)1c Carmine Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA9), 1c Carmine Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA9)1c Carmine Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA9). Complete Mint N.H. pane of 100, selvage at top and right, natural s.e. at bottom and left, range of ovpt. strengths, some perf separations as would be expected, couple adherences on gum, one position near bottom with scuff, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce complete pane, Scott Retail as singles

300
110
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551
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 551, Revenues (Playing Card thru Group Lots and Hunting Permits)$5.00 Dark Blue, Narcotic Tax (RJA24), $5.00 Dark Blue, Narcotic Tax (RJA24)$5.00 Dark Blue, Narcotic Tax (RJA24). Bold color, magenta cancel, natural paper crease at top left, Fine appearing example of this scarce overprint, with 2014 P.F. certificate

1,250
750
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552
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 552, Revenues (Playing Card thru Group Lots and Hunting Permits)$10.00 Orange, Narcotic Tax (RJA25), $10.00 Orange, Narcotic Tax (RJA25)$10.00 Orange, Narcotic Tax (RJA25). Bright color, light cancel, couple pulled perfs at right and trimmed at bottom, a Fine appearing example of this scarce high value, with 2014 P.F. certificate

1,500
475
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553
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Revenue Plate Number Collection. Approximately 300 items collected by Wallace Cleland and arranged in two three-ring binders, includes Documentary, Proprietary, Stock Transfer, Wines, Tobacco Sales Tax, Narcotic, Consular and Customs Fees, Firearms (RY1) no gum plate single, Boating Stamps (RVB1-RVB2) plate no. blocks of four and 1898 Medicine Issues, vast majority unused, incl. singles, pairs, blocks of four and larger, good variety, of note is a Trenton Match Co. (RO176d) strip of four with hand-entered bottom "Trenton Match Co. No. 238" imprint and plate no. (reverse image), generally Fine-Very Fine, good number illustrated in Durland catalogue, fascinating opportunity for the Revenue specialist to acquire some interesting and seldom-seen material

E. 2,000-3,000
6,500
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554
 
Revenue Balance. About 150 items, much from the first three issues, First Issue to $50.00 and incl. Imperforate, Part Perforate and Perforated stamps, Second Issue to $3.50, Third Issue incl. a $20.00 and a 2c with inverted center, some later high values, "Reds" and "Greens", Wine stamp and various other revenues, many in the $50.00-$300.00 catalogue value range, some small faults but condition is above the norm, with a good percentage of Very Fine appearing stamps, the lot also includes Encased Postage No. EP114 that we believe is fake (with a good P.F. certificate)

E. 1,500-2,000
4,750
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555
 
Small Revenue Balance. Three stamps, Nos. R71a, Fine, R101a, tiny thin spot, Very Fine appearance (2014 P.F. certificate) and RD308 (heavy "1949" ovpt. looks like "1940"), Very Fine

1,000
225
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556
 
Revenue Accumulation. Many hundreds of items, from the First Issue to early 20th Century, there is a fair amount of lower end material, but we did note some better Private Die Proprietary stamps, also some unlisted such as State revenues, mixed quality

E. 300-400
600
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557
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$1.00-$15.00 1934-2012 Hunting Permits (RW1-RW79). Collection of plate no. singles, complete for the period, vast majority Mint N.H., incl. Nos. RW13-RW17 with offset plate no. 47510 on back, slightly mixed condition, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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558
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$1.00 1934-35 Hunting Permits (RW1-RW2). Three and eight respectively, two of former Mint N.H. except trivial perf tip gum soaks on one, other tiny moisture spot, one of latter Mint N.H., others nearly all lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as one RW2 Mint N.H., all others as hinged

4,500
600
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559
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 559, Revenues (Playing Card thru Group Lots and Hunting Permits)$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3), $1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3)$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3). Four Mint N.H. singles, one with huge top plate no. selvage, fresh and crisp, one Very Fine and choice, other three Extremely Fine, nice lot

1,400
300
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