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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 — Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1008
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1008, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Overprint and Imperforate (RD67 var-RD85 var), 1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Overprint and Imperforate (RD67 var-RD85 var)1c-$20.00 Bright Green, Series of 1940, Without Overprint and Imperforate (RD67 var-RD85 var). Horizontal pairs, without gum as issued, "Cents" values with sheet margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,100
400
1009
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1009, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$1,000.00 Orange, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD66), $1,000.00 Orange, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD66)$1,000.00 Orange, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD66). Serial no. 17580, purple handstamp and perf initials cancels, nicely centered, bright color, light corner crease bottom right, small purple backstamp shows thru at bottom, Very Fine appearance, this rare issue is not known to exist without cut cancels or perfin cancels

3,000
1,100
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1010
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1010, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$100.00-$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD114-RD116), $100.00-$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD114-RD116)$100.00-$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD114-RD116). Serial nos. 5531 (perfin), 547 (cut cancel) and 1569 (perfin) respectively, each also with handstamp cancel, $500.00 slight toning and thin thin spot at bottom, appears Fine, other two Very Fine, the $500.00 is particularly rare

2,695
1,700
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1011
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1011, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1950" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD336), $2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1950" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD336)$2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1950" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD336). Serial no. 26, handstamp and cut cancels, the latter extremely light and not breaking the paper, rich color, Extremely Fine

1,250
700
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1012
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1012, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1951" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD363), $5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1951" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD363)$5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1951" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD363). Serial no. 25, rich color, "S.C.C." handstamp and also very light cut cancel (visible only in fluid), horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, virtually impossible to find without a cut cancel, this example is about as close as it gets

1,250
600
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1013
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1013, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1951" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD364), $10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1951" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD364)$10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1951" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD364). Complete right pane of four, serial nos. 57-60, "S.C.C." handstamp and light cut cancels, retains some of its original gum, Very Fine pane, these serial number high values were printed in sheets of eight with s.e. on all sides, they were then separated into panes of four, intact panes of the highest values are unusual, this 1951 Series $10,000.00 was the last top value issued before Stock Transfer stamps were discontinued in 1952, Scott Retail as singles

600
475
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1014
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1014, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues1c-40c Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD365-RD369), 1c-40c Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD365-RD369)1c-40c Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD365-RD369). Mint N.H., 20c and 25c with gum skips, attractive centering, 1c with some gum residue on front, Fine-Very Fine, the 20c and 40c particularly nice, only 500 each of 20c and 25c issued, Scott Retail as hinged

1,277
900
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1015
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1015, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$4.00 Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD370), $4.00 Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD370)$4.00 Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD370). Mint N.H., bright color, fresh and Fine, a scarce denomination from the last year of the Stock Transfer issues, only 102 sold, Scott Retail as hinged

1,750
1,500
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1016
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1016, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$10.00 Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD371), $10.00 Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD371)$10.00 Bright Green, "Series 1952" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD371). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, outstanding centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $10.00 1952 STOCK TRANSFER. AN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT ISSUE TO FIND IN THIS PRISTINE CENTERED CONDITION.

1952 was the last year of the Stock Transfer issues. Only 79 were sold of the $10.00, which is the lowest reported sales total of the series (the $20.00 is priced higher but 113 are reported sold). Scott Retail as hinged

4,500
4,250
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1017
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1918-51 Stock Transfer Issues, Balance. Mounted on album pages, covering issues from 1918-40, plus the "Greens" from 1940-51, mostly complete with only approximately 28 missing before the 1952 Series (which is offered separately in this sale), the lower values are largely unused, the high value serial number issues are used, mostly with cut cancels or perfins, many better stamps with catalog values of more than $100.00 and several $500.00 or more, some flaws to be expected on some of the better values, overall Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile group, Scott Retail counting only approximately 35 better stamps $10,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
5,250
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1018
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1018, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$20.00 Yellow Green, 1934 Issue, Wine (RE107A), $20.00 Yellow Green, 1934 Issue, Wine (RE107A)$20.00 Yellow Green, 1934 Issue, Wine (RE107A). Serial no. 99956, 1942 handstamp cancel, well-centered, several staple holes, Extremely Fine appearance, a scarce Wine stamp, Power Search contains only two others

1,800
1,400
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1019
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1019, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$100.00 Yellow Green, 1934 Issue, Wine (RE107D), $100.00 Yellow Green, 1934 Issue, Wine (RE107D)$100.00 Yellow Green, 1934 Issue, Wine (RE107D). Serial no. 100298, neat strikes of purple "Roma Wine Co. Inc., Fresno California Dec. 10, 1941" handstamp, rich color and well-centered, small staple holes, Extremely Fine appearance, Roma Wine was a prime sponsor of the 1940's radio show "Mystery Playhouse" hosted by Peter Lorre, they billed themselves as America's largest selling wine and used Lucille Ball in their advertisements

500
300
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1020
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1020, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues28c Green & Black, Series of 1942, Wine (RE132), 28c Green & Black, Series of 1942, Wine (RE132)28c Green & Black, Series of 1942, Wine (RE132). Violet handstamp cancels, rich color, tiny corner crease at top right, Fine appearance, a key 1942 Issue Wine Stamp rarity

2,500
1,000
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1021
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1021, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$4,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Series of 1942, Wine (RE172), $4,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Series of 1942, Wine (RE172)$4,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, Series of 1942, Wine (RE172). Slightly smudged handstamp cancel, still Very Fine, a scarce Wine stamp

1,000
1,500
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1022
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1022, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$30.00 Yellow Green & Black, Series of 1949, Wine (RE182), $30.00 Yellow Green & Black, Series of 1949, Wine (RE182)$30.00 Yellow Green & Black, Series of 1949, Wine (RE182). Unused, without gum as issued, deep rich color, balanced margins, slight corner crease at top left, Extremely Fine appearance, one of the key Wine stamp rarities

2,000
800
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1023
 
1914-55 Wine Stamps, Collection Balance. Large balance mounted on album pages, good representation of each issue but of course missing the highest catalogue value stamps, still a number of stamps with Scott Retail more than $100.00 remain, a few small flaws on the better stamps but overall Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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1024
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1024, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$30.00-$500.00, Silver Tax (RG19-RG20, RG22, RG26), $30.00-$500.00, Silver Tax (RG19-RG20, RG22, RG26)$30.00-$500.00, Silver Tax (RG19-RG20, RG22, RG26). Singes of each ($500.00 serial no. 41815), tied by four strikes of purple "Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue, 2nd District, N.Y., Received Sep. 11, 1936" oval handstamp on piece, also "BM9/3/36" handstamps at top in two different colors, fresh and Very Fine, a lovely four-color use of the 1934-36 Silver Tax issues combining the two different overprint spacings, Scott Retail as singles

690
300
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1025
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1025, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$500.00 Blue, Silver Tax (RG22), $500.00 Blue, Silver Tax (RG22)$500.00 Blue, Silver Tax (RG22). Serial no. 41872, fresh color, tied by two strikes of purple "Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue, 2nd District, N.Y., Received Sep. 11, 1936" oval handstamp on piece, also "BM9/3/36" handstamps at top, Very Fine

400
200
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1026
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1026, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$1,000.00 Orange, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG27), $1,000.00 Orange, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG27)$1,000.00 Orange, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG27). Serial no. 80003, brilliant color, tied by two strikes of purple "Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue, 2nd District, N.Y., Received Sep. 11, 1936" oval handstamp on piece, also "BM9/3/36" handstamps at top, Very Fine and rare, only about a dozen are known

2,000
2,000
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1027
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1027, Stock Transfer, Wine, Silver Tax, Balance of Revenues$1.00-$10.00, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG49-RG54), $1.00-$10.00, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG49-RG54)$1.00-$10.00, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG49-RG54). Complete set of the 1940 engraved Head of Liberty dollar denominations, $2, $4 and $5 lightly hinged, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine set of these scarce issues

4,650
1,700
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1028
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1934-44 Silver Tax Issues, Collection Balance. Mounted on album pages, decent coverage less the rarities, a number of better stamps with Scott Retail of $100.00-$500.00, a few $700.00 or more incl. Nos. RG80, RG100 and RG126, the latter two unused (no gum), a couple minor flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail for just the best 15 or so more than $5,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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1029
og
1871-1963 Revenue Issues, Balance of the Hall Collection. Substantial balance mounted on album pages, range of used and unused singles and some multiples, numerous issues covered incl. 1875, 1898 (with R159-160, R177 unused, R179-181, R183, R189, R194), 1914 complete less R223, 1914-15, 1917 with used panes of four of several serial no. issues, 1917-33, 1928-29, 1940, Proprietary incl. Nos. RB7a, RB8a (Scott Retail $1,000.00), RB8b, strong coverage of later Proprietary, Future Delivery, Playing Cards complete less a couple, Cigarette Tubes, Potato Tax, Tobacco Sale Tax, nice range of Narcotic Tax, Consular Service Fee complete less RK39, Customs Fee, Motor Vehicle Use complete less one stamp, Boating incl. plate blocks of four, Firearms Transfer incl. Nos. RY1 and RY6, also some Official Seals, condition is generally decent with flaws to expected on the better stamps -- of which there are many, Scott Retail just for the better items and sets we counted over $17,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
5,000
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