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Sale 1140 — Outstanding United States Stamps, featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 9-11 November, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Hunting Permits

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1421
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1421, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1), $1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1)$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering with exceptionally wide margins all around, wonderfully fresh color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1934 $1.00 HUNTING PERMIT, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,700.00). Only four examples have been graded higher in P.S.E.'s Population Report (all at 98J)

700
3,500
1422
og
$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Five, lightly hinged, few natural gum bends, Fine group

1,750
350
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1423
nh
$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Eight singles and two pairs, all but one Mint N.H., six singles and one pair s.e. on one side, Fine group

8,050
1,100
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1424
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1424, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1), $1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1)$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H. block of four with plate no. 129201 at bottom, well-centered with wide margins, fresh color, Very Fine and choice position block, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

2,800
1,900
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1425
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1425, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1), $1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1)$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H. block of four with bottom plate no. 129199 selvage, rich color, usual light natural gum bends, Fine and scarce multiple, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

2,800
550
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1426
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1426, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1), $1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1)$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Bottom left corner plate no. 129200 block of six, slightly disturbed original gum affecting right block of four, gum crease along bottom stamps, a few separated perfs and some gum soaks along perfs mainly at left from reinforcement with selvage, still a Fine-Very Fine appearing plate block of No. RW1, Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

16,500
2,100
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1427
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1427, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1), $1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1)$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Bottom plate no. 129201 single, affixed to Form 3333 hunting permit, clear strike of "Bridgeport Ct. Nov. 8, 1934" double-circle datestamp, matching postmaster handstamp below, Very Fine and choice

E. 200-300
475
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1428
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1428, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2), $1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2)$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Block of four, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., excellent centering, deep rich colors, right vertical pair with trivial gum bend, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

2,100
800
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1429
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1429, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2), $1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2)$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Top left plate no. 131980 block of six, selvage reduced at left, two hinge reinforcements in top selvage, stamps Mint N.H., pos. 1 with minor gum bend and extraneous ink spot (on reverse only), Fine-Very Fine with pos. 2 particularly choice, Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

11,500
2,200
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1430
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1430, Hunting Permits$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3), $1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3)$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3). Mint N.H., detailed impression, Jumbo well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $725.00)

325
425
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1431
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1431, Hunting Permits$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3), $1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3)$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3). Mint N.H. block of six with bottom plate no. 134317 selvage, well-centered, couple perf separations and gum soaked perfs at top right, couple trivial gum bends as usual, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles without regard to the plate no. (missing side selvage for a full plate block)

1,950
425
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1432
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1432, Hunting Permits$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4), $1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4)$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Mint N.H. block of six with wide top plate no. F 136267 selvage, well-centered, rich color, crease thru very top portion of ungummed selvage (which can easily be trimmed) causing some perf separation, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles without regard to the plate no. (missing side selvage for a full plate block)

1,800
1,200
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1433
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1433, Hunting Permits$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5), $1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5)$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5). Block of four with plate no. 138602 at top, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., bold color, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

1,180
550
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1434
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1434, Hunting Permits$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5), $1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5)$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5). Mint N.H. block of six with wide top plate no. 138602 selvage, fresh color, crease thru very top portion of ungummed selvage (which can easily be trimmed) causing some perf separation, typical gum bend mostly affecting pos. 1, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

2,400
375
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1435
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1435, Hunting Permits$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6), $1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6)$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6). Mint N.H. wide top right plate no. F 141428 block of six, strong color, crease thru very top portion of ungummed selvage (which can easily be trimmed) causing some perf separation, typical light gum bends, Fine-Very Fine

2,850
500
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1436
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1436, Hunting Permits$1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7), $1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7)$1.00 1940 Hunting Permit (RW7). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 143776 block of six, well-centered, bright shade, typical light gum bends, light pencil in gummed selvage, Very Fine

2,750
425
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1437
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1437, Hunting Permits$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8), $1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8)$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with wide margins, fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,175.00), only two have graded higher

210
800
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1438
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1438, Hunting Permits$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8), $1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8)$1.00 1941 Hunting Permit (RW8). Mint N.H. top right plate no. F 146271 block of six, excellent centering, minor inclusion in right selvage and typical light gum skips and bends, Very Fine

2,750
425
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1439
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1439, Hunting Permits$1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10), $1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10)$1.00 1943 Hunting Permit (RW10). Mint N.H. pane of 28, some overall toning, natural dry-print on nearly all stamps, couple gum creases and separations, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, scarce complete pane

3,340
450
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1440
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1440, Hunting Permits$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12), $1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12)$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12). Set of eight Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six from each of the four positions of plate nos. 157248 and 157249, each plate block affected by toning with top positions in selvage and bottom positions along top row, typical gum skips and bends to be expected, mostly Fine-Very Fine appearance

4,800
650
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1441
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1441, Hunting Permits$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12), $1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12)$1.00 1945 Hunting Permit (RW12). Mint N.H. pane of 28, deep rich color, some faint overall toning, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, scarce pane

2,690
400
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1442
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1442, Hunting Permits$1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13), $1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13)$1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13). Mint N.H., detailed impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $750.00), only two have graded higher

50
1,000
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1443
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1443, Hunting Permits$1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13), $1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13)$1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13). Set of sixteen Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six from each of the four positions of plate nos. 158448, 158449, 158456 and 158457, each plate block affected by light toning with top positions in selvage and bottom positions along top row, typical gum skips and bends to be expected, mostly Fine-Very Fine appearance

5,600
900
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1444
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1444, Hunting Permits$1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13), $1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13)$1.00 1946 Hunting Permit (RW13). Mint N.H. pane of 28, fresh, few natural gum skips at bottom, Fine-Very Fine, nearly all in the higher grade or better

1,450
375
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1445
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1445, Hunting Permits$1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14), $1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14)$1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14). Set of sixteen Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six from each of the four positions of plate nos. 159461, 159462, 159463 and 159464, each plate block affected by slight toning with top positions in selvage and bottom positions along top row, some barely noticeable, typical gum skips and bends to be expected and one position with slight tear in side selvage, mostly Fine-Very Fine appearance

6,000
1,300
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1446
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1446, Hunting Permits$1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14), $1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14)$1.00 1947 Hunting Permit (RW14). Mint N.H. pane of 28, deep rich color and proof-like impression, missing tiny piece of selvage at right, Fine-Very Fine

3,400
425
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1447
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1447, Hunting Permits$1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15), $1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15)$1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15). Set of sixteen Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six from each of the four positions of plate nos. 160099, 160100, 160101 and 160102, each plate block affected by slight toning with top positions in selvage and bottom positions along top row, some barely noticeable, typical gum skips and bends to be expected, mostly Fine-Very Fine appearance

6,400
1,300
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1448
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1448, Hunting Permits$1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15), $1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15)$1.00 1948 Hunting Permit (RW15). Mint N.H. pane of 28, intense color, faint toning, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,720
350
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1449
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1449, Hunting Permits$2.00 1949 Hunting Permit (RW16), $2.00 1949 Hunting Permit (RW16)$2.00 1949 Hunting Permit (RW16). Set of sixteen Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six from each of the four positions of plate nos. 160790, 160791, 160792, 160793, each plate block affected by slight toning with top positions in selvage and bottom positions along top row, typical gum skips and bends to be expected, mostly Fine-Very Fine appearance

6,800
1,300
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1450
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1450, Hunting Permits$2.00 1950 Hunting Permit (RW17), $2.00 1950 Hunting Permit (RW17)$2.00 1950 Hunting Permit (RW17). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and precise centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $300.00)

90
170
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1451
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1451, Hunting PermitsLabrador Carrying Mallard Drake, Second Edition (RW26), Labrador Carrying Mallard Drake, Second Edition (RW26)Labrador Carrying Mallard Drake, Second Edition (RW26). Lithograph, signed Maynard Reece in pencil at bottom right and "Labrador Retriever - 1959" in pencil at bottom left, image size 229 x 166mm on larger paper in a frame with RW26 mounted below, edges with light toning but the print itself is Very Fine, the Labrador Retriever depicted on the 1959 Issue was named King Buck and was a national champion dog, this is the only Duck stamp issue to depict a dog as its central theme, four editions of this print were issued, the first three differentiated mainly by the reeds to the left of the duck in King Buck's mouth, Stearns and Fink value $4,000.00

E. 500-750
900
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1452
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$1.00-$15.00 1934-1995 Hunting Permits (RW1-RW62). Two separate groups, first unused collection on stock pages missing just a couple from the run but all are present from RW1-19, some duplication including extras of RW3, 6 and 7, RW1-2 and a few others with plate no. selvage, largely hinged until the much later issues, nice centering, overall Fine-Very Fine, second group 47 different unused stamps between RW3-RW67, a few early issues with disturbed gum, balance largely Mint N.H., nearly all Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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1453
 
Hunting Permit Accumulation. Album full of stock pages, each page crammed full of unused and used stamps, including approximately 70 copies of RW1, 58 of RW2, over 100 of RW3, 225 of RW4 (mostly used), similar quantities of RW5, RW6, RW7 and RW8, from there it tapers down to only 14 copies of RW9, back to higher quantities of RW10 with three plate blocks and over 130 singles, RW11 with eight plate blocks and over 180 singles, ends with RW13, many used, many of the unused are no gum, a sound stamp is the exception rather than the norm, still a worthwhile group, rough catalogue value exceeds $100,000.00

E. 5,000-7,500
14,000
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1454
 
Hunting Permit Accumulation. Old auction lot cards, dealer's pages, albums and few matted items of mostly unused singles and blocks, including some state ducks in presentation album, RW1-RW28 hinged on album pages, another similar on stock pages, other examples of RW1 including top and bottom plate no. singles, several other issues with plate no. selvage, nice group of RW2, plate blocks incl. RW19, RW30, seven each of RW45 and RW46, several blocks of six with plate no. (lacking side selvage to be considered full plate blocks) such as RW16 and RW17, some faults, still a useful group

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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1455
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Hunting Permit Plate Block Balance, 1942-1961 (RW9-RW28). Either top or bottom plate no. blocks of six (including RW26-RW28), all Mint N.H. with exception of No. RW9 which is hinged, few with light toning in selvage including RW9-RW10, RW12, RW16 and RW21-24, the latter also barely affecting stamps, RW19 with minor adherence on gummed selvage, some with typical gum skips and bends, mostly well-centered overall, Fine-Very Fine

12,950
2,100
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1456
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Hunting Permit Block Balance, 1936-1960 (RW3-RW4, RW6-RW27). Blocks of four, Mint N.H. with the exception of Nos. RW3-4, RW6 which is hinged at top and Mint N.H. at bottom, ten blocks with plate no. selvage at top or bottom, No. RW9 with minor toning, few with typical gum skips or bends, also over 20 used from 1980s onward on licenses or pieces including a few combination with State Hunting Permits (uncounted in the catalogue value provided), mostly Fine-Very Fine

11,310
2,300
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1457
nhbl
Hunting Permit Plate Blocks. 49 Mint N.H. plate blocks, Nos. RW39 (2), RW40 (5), RW41 (3), RW42 (4), RW43 (5), RW44 (5), RW45 (6), RW46 (6), RW47 (4), RW49 (3), RW50 (2), RW59-RW60, RW62 and RW65, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately $4,000.00

E. 500-750
750
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1458
 
Duck Prints. Group of artist signed prints, best are Nos. RW17 (Walter A. Weber), RW19 (John H. Dick, Stearns & Fink value $2,700.00), RW24 (Jackson M. Abbott), RW30 (Edward J. Bierly) and RW39 (Arthur M. Cook), each of these with some toning or age spotting, a couple more prominent on the back, also a second group including two signed by Edward A. Morris, who was the winner for RW28-RW29, but these are different designs than the issued stamps and are labeled "Mallards" and "Pintails", finally a few recent prints including one for RW64, six are framed and the others are unframed, overall attractive group

E. 500-750
1,000
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