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)
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
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
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.
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.
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