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Sale 1100 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday, 22 June, 2015

Category — Revenues (R1 thru R93c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
137
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 137, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)1c Express, Imperforate (R1a), 1c Express, Imperforate (R1a)1c Express, Imperforate (R1a). Block of 20, large margins, manuscript cancels, some creases and repaired where split, otherwise Very Fine, this is the largest recorded multiple off document, Scott Retail as blocks of four and pairs $3,200.00

E. 400-500
650
138
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 138, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)1c Express, Part Perforated (R1b), 1c Express, Part Perforated (R1b)1c Express, Part Perforated (R1b). Block of 48, neat manuscript cancels, horizontal creases causing some splitting in spots, some perf separations, Fine appearance, this is by far the largest recorded multiple, the next largest is a block of 24, ex Cunliffe, Scott Retail as twelve blocks of four $9,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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139
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 139, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)2c Bank Check, Blue, Imperforate (R5a), 2c Bank Check, Blue, Imperforate (R5a)2c Bank Check, Blue, Imperforate (R5a). Block of 21 which has been rejoined in two places, large margins, each stamp with neat manuscript cancel, faint crease, Very Fine appearance, this is the second largest recorded multiple, the largest is a reconstructed block of 54, ex Joyce and Halstead, Scott Retail as blocks of four and pairs $647.50

E. 150-200
190
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140
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 140, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)2c Proprietary, Ultramarine, Perforated (R13e), 2c Proprietary, Ultramarine, Perforated (R13e)2c Proprietary, Ultramarine, Perforated (R13e). Block of ten, original gum, h.r., intense color, few flaws including separated and rejoined horizontally, Fine-Very Fine appearance, this is the largest recorded multiple, the next largest is a block of six, ex Dean and Joyce, Scott Retail as used pairs and singles $3,250.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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141
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 141, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)3c Telegraph, Part Perforated (R19b), 3c Telegraph, Part Perforated (R19b)3c Telegraph, Part Perforated (R19b). Block of 50 with top right corner selvage and original gum, few h.r. where minor perf separations sensibly reinforced, few creases, one or two small flaws at center, still Very Fine and impressive multiple, this is the largest recorded multiple and one other is known (from the bottom right corner position), ex Cunliffe, Scott Retail as used blocks and pairs $3,912.50

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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142
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 142, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)4c Playing Cards, Perforated (R21c), 4c Playing Cards, Perforated (R21c)4c Playing Cards, Perforated (R21c). Block of nine, bright color, neat strikes of "H.C. Peck, Booksellers, New Haven Conn." handstamp cancels, bottom right stamp separated and reattached

FINE-VERY FINE. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE PERFORATED 4-CENT PLAYING CARDS ISSUE.

The next largest multiple is a block of six. Ex Cunliffe. Scott Retail as block of four, two pairs and a single $8,300.00

E. 3,000-4,000
2,400
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143
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 143, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)4c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R22b), 4c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R22b)4c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R22b). Block of four, unused (no gum), brilliant color, perf separations sensibly reinforced

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED BLOCK OF THE PERFORATED 4-CENT PROPRIETARY ISSUE AND THE FINEST OF THE FEW KNOWN MULTIPLES.

The largest unit of the 4c Proprietary Perforated stamp is a repaired strip of six. This block of four is the only recorded block. In addition, there is a rejoined strip of four and a strip of three.

Ex Joyce

3,250
1,900
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144
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 144, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)4c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R22b), 4c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R22b)4c Proprietary, Part Perforated (R22b). Vertical pair, original gum, h.r., intense shade and impression, light horizontal crease at bottom of top stamp, bottom stamp small piece out at upper left, otherwise Very Fine, multiples of this issue are scarce, Scott Retail as used

1,500
375
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145
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 145, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)5c Certificate, Imperforate (R24a), 5c Certificate, Imperforate (R24a)5c Certificate, Imperforate (R24a). Block of 12, large margins, Feb. 14, 1863 manuscript cancels, few light creases, Very Fine appearance, this is the largest recorded multiple, one other block of twelve is known but it is reconstructed, ex Cunliffe, Scott Retail as blocks of four and pairs $570.00

E. 300-400
325
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146
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 146, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)5c Express, Imperforate (R25a), 5c Express, Imperforate (R25a)5c Express, Imperforate (R25a). Block of 72, huge margins to just in at top including significant portion of adjoining stamps at right, each with neat manuscript cancel, radiant color, few faults including creases with minor splitting, few edge tears, still Very Fine, this is the largest recorded multiple, the next largest is a reconstructed block of 60, Scott Retail as blocks and pairs $3,840.00

E. 1,500-2,000
800
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147
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 147, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)20c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R41a), 20c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R41a)20c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R41a). Reconstructed block of eleven made from strips of five and six, Feb. 28, 1863 manuscript cancels, few light creases, small tear at top left, minor soiling at center, Very Fine appearance, this is the largest recorded multiple, the largest intact multiple is a block of nine, ex Cunliffe, Scott Retail as pairs and single $2,095.00

E. 400-500
350
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148
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 148, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)20c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R42a), 20c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R42a)20c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R42a). Block of 25, large margins, bright color, Feb. 13, 1863 manuscript cancels, few faults including split along horizontal crease where reattached, otherwise Very Fine, this is the largest recorded multiple, the next largest is a block of twelve, ex Cunliffe, Scott Retail as blocks of four and pairs $1,417.00

E. 400-500
400
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149
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 149, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)25c Warehouse Receipt, Part Perforated (R50b), 25c Warehouse Receipt, Part Perforated (R50b)25c Warehouse Receipt, Part Perforated (R50b). Vertical pair, detailed impression, neat "New York Life Ins. Co. Feb. 25, 1863" circular datestamp cancels, fresh and Fine, a pair is the largest recorded multiple and only eight are known

2,750
2,600
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150
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 150, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)30c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R51a), 30c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R51a)30c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R51a). Horizontal strip of 12, large margins to just in at a few spots at top, rich color, Aug. 3, 1864 manuscript cancels, few light natural pre-printing paperfolds, pos. 10 small tear at top, Fine-Very Fine appearance, this is the largest recorded multiple, ex Weill sale and Cunliffe, Scott Retail as pairs $3,900.00

E. 750-1,000
550
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151
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 151, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)30c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R52a), 30c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R52a)30c Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R52a). Reconstructed block of four comprising two rejoined horizontal pairs, huge margins to clear, neat manuscript cancel, Fine-Very Fine, one larger block is known (of six) and five blocks of four are recorded, Scott Retail as two pairs

1,000
325
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152
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 152, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)50c Conveyance, Imperforate (R54a), 50c Conveyance, Imperforate (R54a)50c Conveyance, Imperforate (R54a). Block of 32, large margins to clear, bright color, neat Dec. 1, 1862 manuscript cancels, few creases to be expected, bottom right horizontal pair separated and hinged in place, few sealed tears, overall Very Fine, this is the largest recorded multiple, the next largest is a block of 20, ex Cunliffe, Scott Retail as blocks of four $4,800.00

E. 750-1,000
2,100
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153
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 153, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)50c Surety Bond, Imperforate (R63a), 50c Surety Bond, Imperforate (R63a)50c Surety Bond, Imperforate (R63a). Horizontal strip of four, huge margins all around, detailed impression, 1863 manuscript cancel, scissors-cut at bottom of second stamp, Extremely Fine, this is the largest recorded multiple of this issue, three strips of four are known and no blocks are recorded, ex Cunliffe, Scott Retail as two pairs $2,400.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,250
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154
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 154, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)$1.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R78a), $1.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R78a)$1.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R78a). Block of 58 comprising two blocks of 24 and a block of ten, large margins to just in at bottom of bottom block of 24, faint manuscript cancels indicate all were likely used on the same document or on the same day, few flaws including creases and small tears, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, this is the largest recorded multiple, the next largest is a block of ten, the block of ten and one block of 24 ex Cunliffe, the other block of 24 ex Weill sale, reunited by Mr. Curtis, Scott Retail as blocks of four and pairs $6,250.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
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155
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 155, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)$1.90 Foreign Exchange, Perforated (R80c), $1.90 Foreign Exchange, Perforated (R80c)$1.90 Foreign Exchange, Perforated (R80c). Block of 18, deep rich color, Aug. 16, 1872 manuscript cancels, split vertically at center and rejoined, few other perf separations sensibly reinforced, few light creases, vertical crease at right causing splitting in top stamp, otherwise Very Fine, this is the largest recorded multiple, the next largest is a strip of five and then block of four, ex Weill sale, Scott Retail as two blocks of four, four pairs and two singles $4,800.00

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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156
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 156, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)$2.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R81a), $2.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R81a)$2.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R81a). Huge margins including sheet margin at bottom and part of adjoining stamp at top, bright color, neat 1863 manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Kingsley, with 2003 P.F. certificate

225
275
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157
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 157, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)$2.00 Conveyance, Part Perforated (R81b), $2.00 Conveyance, Part Perforated (R81b)$2.00 Conveyance, Part Perforated (R81b). Radiant color, perfect strike of "Illinois Central R.R., Land Dept., Jun. 18, 1863" circular datestamp, small tear at top left, Fine appearance, a difficult issue to obtain, the last we offered was in a 1996 sale, with 1996 P.F. certificate

2,750
10,500
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158
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 158, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)$3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a), $3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a)$3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a). Block of four, large margins to full, deep rich color, Aug. 12, 1864 manuscript cancels, small scissors-cut at right between stamps, Very Fine and choice, this is the largest recorded multiple and only one other is known, ex Joyce and Cunliffe

3,500
1,300
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159
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 159, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)$3.50 Inland Exchange, Perforated (R87c), $3.50 Inland Exchange, Perforated (R87c)$3.50 Inland Exchange, Perforated (R87c). Block of four, bright and fresh color, 1867 manuscript cancels, couple small hinge reinforcements, Fine, a scarce block of which there is only one larger multiple known, ex Joyce

450
90
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160
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 160, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a), $5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a)$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a). Block of 21, large margins, bright color, neat April 1, 1864 manuscript cancels, few minor faults and expertly restored along split folds

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE $5.00 PROBATE OF WILL FIRST ISSUE IMPERFORATE.

The next largest multiple is a block of 18, followed by a block of six.

From the Weill sale and ex Cunliffe. Scott Retail as blocks of four and pairs $18,400.00

E. 3,000-4,000
2,600
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161
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 161, Revenues (R1 thru R93c)$10.00 Charter Party, Perforated (R93c), $10.00 Charter Party, Perforated (R93c)$10.00 Charter Party, Perforated (R93c). Block of four with left selvage, detailed impression, 1867 manuscript cancels, bottom stamps light horizontal crease, few sensibly reinforced perf separations, Very Fine appearance, a rare block of four

450
200
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