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Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

Category — Officials (Scott O1-O123)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
894
TC
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 894, Officials (Scott O1-O123)1c-90c Officials, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (O1TC5-O67TC5, O72TC5-O93TC5), 1c-90c Officials, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (O1TC5-O67TC5, O72TC5-O93TC5)1c-90c Officials, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (O1TC5-O67TC5, O72TC5-O93TC5). 431 proofs, nearly complete for all colors and denominations less the rare dollar-value State Dept., missing only the 15c Agriculture Green, 30c Justice Green, 30c Treasury Green, 30c Treasury Scarlet and 30c War Brown, bright colors, full to wide margins

VERY FINE AND RARE GROUP OF THE "CENTS" VALUE OFFICIAL ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PROOFS.

The Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card were prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta. Only one sheet in each color was printed. This set could easily be completed by locating the few missing values

17,342
6,250
895
P
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 895, Officials (Scott O1-O123)Officials, Proofs, Officials, ProofsOfficials, Proofs. State Department Nos. O68P1-O71P1, hybrid large die proofs on India, cut to shape and mounted on larger pieces of India paper die sunk on card, each approximately 80 x 94mm, also a set of Official card proofs less the Executive and Interior Departments, Very Fine group

1,346
250
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896
ng
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 896, Officials (Scott O1-O123)$2.00 State (O68), $2.00 State (O68)$2.00 State (O68). Unused (no gum), margins clear of design all around, reperfed on two sides, looks Very Fine

800
225
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897
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 897, Officials (Scott O1-O123)$5.00 State (O69), $5.00 State (O69)$5.00 State (O69). Slightly disturbed original gum, exceptional depth of color, well-centered, perf tip at top extended

VERY FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 STATE DEPARTMENT.

With 1996 P.F. certificate stating "previously hinged" and not mentioning the perf tip enhancement

8,000
3,000
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898
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 898, Officials (Scott O1-O123)$10.00 State (O70), $10.00 State (O70)$10.00 State (O70). Original gum, hinged at top and some gum loss at center, rich color, three wide margins, pulled perf at upper right, otherwise Fine

4,500
950
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899
ng
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 899, Officials (Scott O1-O123)$20.00 State (O71), $20.00 State (O71)$20.00 State (O71). Unused (no gum), strong color, attractive margins and centering, single nibbed perf at left, still fresh and Fine

2,250
800
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900
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 900, Officials (Scott O1-O123)1c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O94), 1c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O94)1c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O94). Without gum as issued, bright color, faint natural inclusion speck, Fine and scarce

6,000
1,100
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901
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 901, Officials (Scott O1-O123)24c Interior, Soft Paper (O103), 24c Interior, Soft Paper (O103)24c Interior, Soft Paper (O103). Slightly disturbed original gum, radiant color, few gum soaks at top, small perf tip thin at top left, otherwise Fine and scarce

4,500
425
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902
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 902, Officials (Scott O1-O123)50c Postal Savings (O122), 50c Postal Savings (O122)50c Postal Savings (O122). Top imprint, plate no. 5614 and star block of six, lightly hinged, deep rich color, well-centered, Very Fine

2,400
1,600
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903
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 903, Officials (Scott O1-O123)$1.00 Postal Savings (O123), $1.00 Postal Savings (O123)$1.00 Postal Savings (O123). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5615 and star block of six, bright color, Fine

2,400
500
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904
S
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 904, Officials (Scott O1-O123)1c-30c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt. (O1S-O9S), 1c-30c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt. (O1S-O9S)1c-30c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt. (O1S-O9S). Complete set, without gum as issued, bright colors, attractive margins and centering, a couple minor flaws, 10c with vertical pencil line, overall Fine, of the 3c to 30c values a range of 352 to 390 each were sold

2,187
475
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905
S
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 905, Officials (Scott O1-O123)1c-90c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O25S-O34S), 1c-90c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O25S-O34S)1c-90c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O25S-O34S). Complete set, without gum as issued, bright colors, only one side of 12c with shortened perfs from scissors-trimming, a few flaws including 30c reperfed

FINE COMPLETE SET OF THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL PRINTING.

Sold quantities of the 3c to 90c Justice Department Special Printing range from 150 to 178. Complete sets are scarce.

10,087
3,250
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906
S
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 906, Officials (Scott O1-O123)1c-90c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O47S-O56S), 1c-90c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O47S-O56S)1c-90c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O47S-O56S). Complete set, without gum as issued, just a few minor perf flaws but without the scissors-separated trimmed perfs often found

FINE AND RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 81 of the 30c Post Office Special Printing were sold, which gives the Post Office set third-place ranking in rarity among the 1c to 90c Official Special Printings.

12,670
2,000
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907
S
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 907, Officials (Scott O1-O123)1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S), 1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S)1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S). Complete for the "Cents" values, without gum as issued, bright colors, a couple with minor short perfs

FINE SET OF THE ONE-CENT TO 90-CENT STATE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL PRINTING.

The 90c value has the lowest sold quantity of the "Cents" State Department Special Printing set, at 245

4,252
1,000
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