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Sale 1076 — The Daniel H. and Marcel V. Collection of Birds of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 June, 2014

Category — United States Hunting Permit Multiples

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2041
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2041, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1), $1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1)$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 129202 block of six, deep rich color, phenomenally well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE FIRST FEDERAL DUCK STAMP. A TRUE RARITY IN THIS EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION AND CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN.

The design of this stamp was done by Jay "Ding" Darling based on the etching Mallards Dropping In. This is the ultimate Hunting Permit plate block as well as being a key item for a topical bird collector.

According to Bob Dumaine, dealer and noted authority on duck stamps, there are perhaps less than fifteen No. RW1 plate blocks of this caliber in existence. With 2002 P.S.E. certificate

16,500
8,500
2042
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2042, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2), $1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2)$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 131981 and letter "F" block of six, deep rich color, unusually fresh and marvelously well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE WELL-CENTERED MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE SECOND FEDERAL DUCK ISSUE.

Designed by Frank Weston Benson, this issue shows Canvasback Ducks taking flight. These ducks are a diving species which are highly migratory in the United States.

A beautiful plate block. With 2004 P.F. certificate

11,500
13,000
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2043
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2043, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3), $1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3)$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3). Mint N.H. top left corner plate no. 134318 and letter "F" block of six, detailed impression, fantastic centering throughout, typical faint natural gum bends not mentioned on accompanying certificate and of little consequence

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE $1.00 1936 HUNTING PERMIT.

This issue was designed by Richard E. Bishop and portrays Canadian Geese in flight. These geese are native to North America and breed in Canada and the northern United States.

With clear 2005 P.S.E. certificate

3,500
4,500
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2044
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2044, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4), $1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4)$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 136267 and letter "F" block of six, rich color and a detailed impression, typical light natural gum bends

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE $1.00 1937 HUNTING PERMIT.

Designed by Joseph D. Knap, the image shows Scaup Ducks in flight. Also known as a Little Bluebill for their distinctive blue bills, these are diving ducks that are known to migrate as far south as Central America.

This issue is known to be one of the most difficult to find with choice centering

3,250
1,400
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2045
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2045, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5), $1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5)$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 138602 block of six, wonderfully well-centered throughout, bright color, single stamp with light natural bend mentioned for accuracy, Very Fine and exceptionally choice, far better condition than often found

4,500
1,800
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2046
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2046, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6), $1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6)$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 141428 block of six, well-centered, deep rich color and a strong impression, usual natural gum bends and a small ink spot in bottom center stamp, Very Fine, an eye appealing example of this plate block

2,900
850
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2047
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2047, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7), $1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7)$1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 143776 block of six, sharp impression and a warm shade, incredibly well-centered, Extremely Fine and a particularly pristine Mint N.H. plate block

2,750
750
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2048
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2048, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8), $1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8)$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8). Mint N.H., top left plate no. 146282 block of six, rich shade and strong impression, well-centered throughout, with the usual light natural gum bends, Extremely Fine

2,750
1,500
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2049
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2049, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9), $1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9)$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9). Mint N.H. large top right plate no. 149599 and letter "F" block of six, strong color and well-centered, with the typical gum bends and skips, Very Fine

2,750
550
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2050
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2050, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10), $1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10)$1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 152826 block of six, vivid color and a strong impression, well-centered, light gum bends and skips as usual, Very Fine

750
300
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2051
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2051, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1944 Hunting Permit (RW11), $1.00 1944 Hunting Permit (RW11)$1.00 1944 Hunting Permit (RW11). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 155603 block of six, attractive centering with lovely radiant color, couple typical gum bends, Very Fine

850
300
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2052
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2052, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12), $1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12)$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12). Mint N.H. top right plate no. 157248 and letter "F" block of six, well-centered and bold color, Very Fine

575
180
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2053
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2053, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13), $1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13)$1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 158457 block of six, attractively centered, fresh color, Very Fine and choice

350
225
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2054
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2054, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15), $1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15)$1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 160101 block of six, exceptionally choice centering, bright color and fresh, Extremely Fine and scarce in this high level of quality

400
225
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2055
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2055, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$2.00 1951 Hunting Permit (RW18), $2.00 1951 Hunting Permit (RW18)$2.00 1951 Hunting Permit (RW18). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 162126 block of six, remarkably choice centering throughout, Extremely Fine and choice

575
250
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2056
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2056, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$2.00 1953 Hunting Permit (RW20), $2.00 1953 Hunting Permit (RW20)$2.00 1953 Hunting Permit (RW20). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 163623 block of six, rich color, Very Fine and choice

600
300
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2057
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2057, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$2.00 1954 Hunting Permit (RW21), $2.00 1954 Hunting Permit (RW21)$2.00 1954 Hunting Permit (RW21). Mint N.H. top right corner plate no. 164747 block of six, intense shade and a detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem

600
325
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2058
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Sale Number 1076, Lot Number 2058, United States Hunting Permit Multiples$2.00 1955 Hunting Permit (RW22), $2.00 1955 Hunting Permit (RW22)$2.00 1955 Hunting Permit (RW22). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 165283 block of six, fresh color, Very Fine

600
225
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