FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE $15.00 MORTGAGE IMPERFORATE FIRST REVENUE.
Ex Cunliffe. Scott Retail as two pairs and two singles $23,500.00
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS HALF-SHEET OF 27 OF THE $20.00 PROBATE OF WILL IS BY FAR THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE. THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PIECES IN ALL OF REVENUE COLLECTING.
This spectacular block is accompanied by a 6-page manuscript indenture (deed) for the Almaden Quicksilver Mine, selling the mine to the Quicksilver Mining Co. for $1,750,000. The multiple was originally affixed to the document.
Ex Joyce and on his exhibit page. Scott Retail as four blocks of four, five pairs and a single $98,250.00
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE COMPLETE SHEET OF EIGHT OF THE $200.00 FIRST REVENUE ISSUE.
Seven sheets are recorded in the Curtis census, including one repaired and one heavily reinforced. A Power Search review of our past sales failed to locate another sheet offered in our digital records.
Ex Mayer. Scott Retail as two blocks of four $14,000.00
EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE SOUND AND CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE $200.00 "SMALL PERSIAN RUG" -- ONE OF THE MOST COLORFUL STAMPS IN UNITED STATES PHILATELY.
With 1984 and 2012 P.F. certificates
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE CELEBRATED $500.00 "LARGE PERSIAN RUG," WHICH IS ONE OF THE MOST COLORFUL AND ELABORATELY ENGRAVED STAMPS IN ALL OF PHILATELY.
Only 210 were issued, and it is safe to say that most examples are faulty to some degree. A document exists from July 24, 1874, detailing the purchaser of each. The Kingsley census records 76 copies, and a handful are known outside of the census.
Kingsley Census No. 28-7. Ex "Connoisseur." With 1974 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail is for a "very fine appearing example with a light circular cut cancel or with minor flaws".
VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 25-CENT SECOND ISSUE REVENUE INVERT. ONLY 16 ARE RECORDED. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF THE ISSUE.
In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records sixteen examples of the 25c Second Issue Invert, three of which are unused. Virtually all have faults including two repaired, one defective and one reperfed. The example offered here, with rich colors, choice centering and only a minor thin spot, is highly desirable.
With 1986 P.F. certificate.
FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $2.50 THIRD ISSUE REVENUE INVERT. ONLY FOURTEEN ARE RECORDED.
Larry Lyons in his privately published census records only fourteen copies of this invert rarity. Two are repaired and one has perfs trimmed away on two sides.
Ex Cunliffe. With 1967 P.F. certificate.