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Sale 1116 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 16-17 December, 2015

Category — Revenues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3477
P
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3477, Revenues1c-$50.00 First Issue Revenues, Plate and Trial Color Proofs on India and Card, 1c-$50.00 First Issue Revenues, Plate and Trial Color Proofs on India and Card1c-$50.00 First Issue Revenues, Plate and Trial Color Proofs on India and Card. More than 45 items neatly arranged on stock pages, the majority are multiples (blocks of four and pairs), mix of India and card proofs, issued colors and some trial colors as well, some better blocks with Scott Retail of more than $300.00, Very Fine and colorful group, Scott Retail approximately $5,900.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,300
3478
E
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3478, Revenues$2.00 Franklin, Black Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (Turner Essay 37b), $2.00 Franklin, Black Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (Turner Essay 37b)$2.00 Franklin, Black Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (Turner Essay 37b). 49 x 75mm, strong color and impression, Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
300
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3479
P
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3479, Revenues$200.00 Green & Orange Red, Plate Proof on India (R102 Model), $200.00 Green & Orange Red, Plate Proof on India (R102 Model)$200.00 Green & Orange Red, Plate Proof on India (R102 Model). Card measuring 72 x 40mm, left and bottom frame are from a frame-only essay printed directly on card, rest of the design is a plate proof printed on India and affixed to card aligning the frame and red design, behind India paper is an albino impression of the green portion only (not red), fresh colors, India paper with some faults to corners, otherwise Fine, unlisted in Turner, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (as R102P4)

E. 750-1,000
550
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3480
P
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3480, Revenues$200.00 Green & Orange Red, Plate Proof on India (R102 Model), $200.00 Green & Orange Red, Plate Proof on India (R102 Model)$200.00 Green & Orange Red, Plate Proof on India (R102 Model). Card measuring 70 x 32mm, right and bottom frame are from a frame-only essay printed directly on card, rest of the design is a plate proof printed on India and affixed to card aligning the frame and red design, behind India paper is an albino impression of the green portion only (not red), both portions tied by violet "Specimen" handstamp, fresh colors, India paper with some faults to corners, two punch circles near bottom, otherwise Fine, unlisted in Turner, with 2001 P.F. certificate as "made from several cut up examples," with 2014 P.S.E. certificate as R102P4

E. 750-1,000
550
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3481
P
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3481, Revenues3c-$50.00 Second Issue, 1c-$20.00 Third Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (R105P4-R131P4, R134P4-R150P4), 3c-$50.00 Second Issue, 1c-$20.00 Third Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (R105P4-R131P4, R134P4-R150P4)3c-$50.00 Second Issue, 1c-$20.00 Third Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (R105P4-R131P4, R134P4-R150P4). Both issues complete, each value in singles with large margins all around, bright fresh colors, Very Fine

1,310
1,400
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3482
Pbl
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3482, Revenues1c-6c Third Issue Revenues, Plate and Trial Color Proofs on Card (134P4-138P4), 1c-6c Third Issue Revenues, Plate and Trial Color Proofs on Card (134P4-138P4)1c-6c Third Issue Revenues, Plate and Trial Color Proofs on Card (134P4-138P4). Corner margin blocks of 24 of each on card, also top imprint block of 15 of 4c on India paper, each of the Claret or Orange colors is oxidized to a lesser or greater extent, both of the Brown and Black blocks with fresh color, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles (the 4c imprint block is unpriced in that format)

2,025
375
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3483
P
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3483, Revenues60c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Plate Proof on Card, Center Inverted (R142aP4), 60c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Plate Proof on Card, Center Inverted (R142aP4)60c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Plate Proof on Card, Center Inverted (R142aP4). Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at top, without the heavy toning that affects so many of these, crease in the far top margin only, Extremely Fine, a highly desirable example of this rare proof, only one sheet of 80 printed

2,250
750
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3484
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3484, Revenues1c Telegraph, Imperforate (R4), 1c Telegraph, Imperforate (R4)1c Telegraph, Imperforate (R4). Four large margins, neat 1863 ms. cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1985 P.F. certificate

800
425
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3485
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3485, Revenues$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a), $200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Large margins all around, deep intense colors, sharp detailed impression, light 1864 ms. cancel, minor crease at bottom left and minute bit of soiling in the top left margins, Very Fine appearance

2,750
1,500
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3486
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3486, Revenues$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a), $200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Margins clear to large, deep colors, neat Sterling Iron & Railway 1865 circular datestamps, light vertical crease at right, Fine appearance

2,750
450
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3487
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3487, Revenues$1.30 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R119), $1.30 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R119)$1.30 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R119). Well-centered, neat 1872 handstamp cancel, Very Fine

700
850
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3488
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3488, Revenues$25.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R130), $25.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R130)$25.00 Blue & Black, Second Issue (R130). Bright color, ms. cancel, Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,100
550
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3489
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3489, Revenues$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD90), $500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD90)$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD90). Serial No. 3, handstamp and cut cancels, a few staple holes, Fine appearance, this is only the seventh example we have offered since keeping computerized records, Scott Retail as cut cancel

2,400
1,400
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3490
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3490, Revenues$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD91), $1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD91)$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD91). Serial no. 4, handstamp and cut cancels, two minor staple holes, well-centered, unusually fresh, with deep color on bright paper, Very Fine appearance, only the sixth example we have offered since keeping computerized records, this and the above lot were found in an old-time collection

2,500
2,300
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3491
nhbl
4c-80c 1950-51 Stock Transfer (RD315-RD322, RD342, RD345-RD348). In complete Mint N.H. sheets of 100 each, thirteen different values, imperf on three sides and no plate positions (as issued), Fine-Very Fine, adds up to a very large catalogue value, Scott Retail as singles

17,640
2,300
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3492
nh
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3492, 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. (minor gum skip and bend), deep color, Fine

1,750
1,000
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3493
S
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3493, Revenues10c Blue, Playing Cards, "Specimen" Overprint (RF20S), 10c Blue, Playing Cards, "Specimen" Overprint (RF20S)10c Blue, Playing Cards, "Specimen" Overprint (RF20S). Joint line horizontal strip of four, Mint N.H., with black "Specimen" overprint on each, fresh colors, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

E. 200-300
150
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3494
S
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3494, Revenues10c Light Blue, Playing Cards, "Specimen" Overprint (RF23S), 10c Light Blue, Playing Cards, "Specimen" Overprint (RF23S)10c Light Blue, Playing Cards, "Specimen" Overprint (RF23S). Joint line vertical strip of four, Mint N.H., with black "Specimen" overprint on each, fresh colors, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

E. 200-300
150
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3495
 
Embossed Revenue Stamped Paper Collection. 149 examples from Nos. RM3-RM575 with all appearing to be on full documents, Scott Retail values up to $450.00 (RM11), therefore missing the rarities but great coverage of the normal uses, light duplication (no more than six) on some examples, Fine-Very Fine, a great basis from which to start a collection of these fascinating and historical revenues, Scott Retail alone exceeds $7,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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3496
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3496, Revenues1950 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax Balance (RX1-RX2, RX17, RX22-23, RX25), 1950 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax Balance (RX1-RX2, RX17, RX22-23, RX25)1950 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax Balance (RX1-RX2, RX17, RX22-23, RX25). Six values, without gum as issued, Very Fine

605
225
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3497
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3497, Revenues$40,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1950 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX24), $40,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1950 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX24)$40,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1950 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX24). Without gum as issued, Very Fine and fresh, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

1,200
250
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3498
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3498, Revenues3c Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX27), 3c Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX27)3c Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX27). Without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

900
325
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3499
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Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3499, Revenues1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax Balance (RX28-RX41), 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax Balance (RX28-RX41)1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax Balance (RX28-RX41). Fourteen examples, without gum as issued, fresh colors, Very Fine, two better values (5c and $500) with 2014 P.S.E. certificates

1,385
400
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3500
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Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3500, Revenues$1,500.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX42), $1,500.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX42)$1,500.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX42). Without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

900
325
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3501
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Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3501, Revenues$2,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX43), $2,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX43)$2,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX43). Without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

700
150
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3502
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Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3502, Revenues$3,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX43), $3,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX43)$3,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX43). Without gum as issued, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

1,200
275
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3503
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3503, Revenues$5,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX45), $5,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX45)$5,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX45). Without gum as issued, bright color, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

600
190
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3504
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3504, Revenues$10,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX46), $10,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX46)$10,000.00 Yellow Green & Black, 1952 Distilled Spirits Excise Tax (RX46). Without gum as issued, fresh color, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

700
190
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3505°
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3505, Revenues1c-$2,000.00 Rectification Tax (RZ1-RZ18), 1c-$2,000.00 Rectification Tax (RZ1-RZ18)1c-$2,000.00 Rectification Tax (RZ1-RZ18). Without gum as issued, complete unused set, wonderfully fresh, Very Fine and choice

1,818
850
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3506
 
Revenues, Mostly Better Items. Over 50 singles, pairs or blocks, value in First Issue, incl. R1b block, R3a, R3b block (defective), R21c pair, R51a three pairs and a strip of three, R56b pair, R79a, R93a, R95a, R96a (small margins but with good P.F. certificate), some better later incl. No. R107a Inverted Center (corner added), R150 and R150a, some better "Reds" and "Greens", and more, mixed condition incl. some Very Fine, the total catalogue value is quite high

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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3507
 
19th Century Revenue Collection. On musty old Scott pages, First Issue imperforates incl. a $1.90 that is probably genuine but repaired, $20.00 Probate of Will and the $200.00 stamp, some part-perforates, perforated nearly complete incl. 6c Proprietary, Second Issue to $50.00 and Third Issue complete, plus some others, mixed quality

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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3508
 
Revenue Collection. On Scott pages, value is in the 19th Century, First Issue perforated complete incl. 6c Proprietary and $20.00 Probate of Will, Second Issue complete to $50.00, Third Issue complete plus a 2c with Inverted Center, and various later revenue stamps, mixed condition

E. 1,000-1,500
2,600
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3509
 
Revenue Collection. Mostly 19th Century on album pages, First Issue to $200.00, Second Issue to $50.00, a few multiples and better cancels, also some Match & Medicine stamps and various later issues, mixed condition

E. 750-1,000
1,900
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3510
 
Revenue Accumulation. A few thousand, incl. a stockbook of First and Second issues, with imperforate $1.60 Foreign Exchange and $200.00 (R102a), several small boxes each filled with various revenues, plus some on album pages, mixed condition

E. 1,000-1,500
6,000
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3511
 
Revenues and Other Back-of-Book. Five stockbooks filled with various Revenues (incl. non-listed and a few on document), plus various other Back-of-Book, mixed condition

E. 200-300
425
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3512
nhbl
Final Remainder of an Estate. Mostly the 1960 Boating stamps (RVB1-RVB2), with two sets plate blocks of two two-part stamps each, blocks of two two-part stamps, plate number singles of the two-part stamps, at least 13 sets of singles of the two-part stamps, most of these Mint N.H., also plate blocks of Nos. RW43-RW45 Mint N.H., and 36 examples of No. 750 souvenir sheet (eleven Mint N.H.), largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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