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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 — Officials, Special Printings, Collections

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1201
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1201, Officials, Special Printings, Collections2c Agriculture, "Sepcimen" Error (O2Sa), 2c Agriculture, "Sepcimen" Error (O2Sa)2c Agriculture, "Sepcimen" Error (O2Sa). Without gum as issued, centered to bottom right, small tear, single trivial nibbed perf, otherwise Fine, rare with only approximately ten known, ex "Lake Shore", with 1988 P.F. certificate

3,000
450
1202
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1202, Officials, Special Printings, Collections15c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt. (O7S), 15c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt. (O7S)15c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt. (O7S). Without gum as issued, vivid color, attractive centering with three wide margins and ample at left, fresh and Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

400
400
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1203
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1203, Officials, Special Printings, Collections1c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O25Sa), 1c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O25Sa)1c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O25Sa). Without gum as issued, exceptionally well-centered, reperfed at left and trifle faded, otherwise Very Fine, ex "Lake Shore"

1,900
325
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1204
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1204, Officials, Special Printings, Collections2c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O26Sa), 2c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O26Sa)2c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O26Sa). Without gum as issued, well-centered with wide margins, top corner thins plus couple perf flaws, otherwise Very Fine, ex "Lake Shore""

3,500
325
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1205
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1205, Officials, Special Printings, Collections12c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O30S), 12c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O30S)12c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O30S). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT JUSTICE SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 154 were sold. We have offered only four outside of a complete set since keeping computerized records. With 2015 P.S.E. certificate

1,250
1,300
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1206
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1206, Officials, Special Printings, Collections1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa), 1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa)1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa). Without gum as issued, choice centering with wide margins, few short perfs, appears Extremely Fine, ex "Lake Shore""

2,750
500
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1207
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1207, Officials, Special Printings, Collections1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa), 1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa)1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, light corner crease and toned spot at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, we have offered fewer than a dozen since keeping computerized records

2,750
650
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1208
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1208, Officials, Special Printings, Collections10c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O40S), 10c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O40S)10c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O40S). Without gum as issued, bright color, attractive centering without the scissors-separation often seen on this issue, fresh and Fine, only 112 sold, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate

1,400
500
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1209
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1209, Officials, Special Printings, Collections12c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O41S), 12c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O41S)12c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O41S). Without gum as issued, radiant color, full margins and perforations, fresh and Fine, only 107 sold, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate

1,400
650
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1210
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1210, Officials, Special Printings, Collections1c Post Office, "Sepcimen" Error (O47Sa), 1c Post Office, "Sepcimen" Error (O47Sa)1c Post Office, "Sepcimen" Error (O47Sa). Without gum as issued, s.e. at left, fresh and Fine, a scarce example of this "Sepcimen" error, with a sold quantity of 6,015, it is possible that 60 "Sepcimen" errors were released, but we do not know how the sheets were divided and sold, nor do we know if the entire print run had the error in Position 21, reports of known examples are fewer than a dozen, ex "Lake Shore"", with 1991 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,400
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1211
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1211, Officials, Special Printings, Collections1c Post Office, "Sepcimen" Error (O47Sa), 1c Post Office, "Sepcimen" Error (O47Sa)1c Post Office, "Sepcimen" Error (O47Sa). Without gum as issued, minor soiling and tiny corner crease, otherwise Fine and scarce, ex Sheriff, Markovits and "Lake Shore""

3,000
800
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1212
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1212, Officials, Special Printings, Collections10c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O51S), 10c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O51S)10c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O51S). Without gum as issued, deep shade, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, only 177 sold, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
650
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1213
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1213, Officials, Special Printings, Collections12c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O52S), 12c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O52S)12c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O52S). Without gum as issued, detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, only 93 sold, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

1,600
800
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1214
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1214, Officials, Special Printings, Collections1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S), 1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S)1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S). Without gum as issued, rich colors, 3c slight toning, few small perf flaws or reperfed, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

4,252
0
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1215
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1215, Officials, Special Printings, Collections1c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O57Sa), 1c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O57Sa)1c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O57Sa). Without gum as issued, three wide margins, centered to top, trivial corner perf crease, Fine appearance, ex "Lake Shore""

1,900
400
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1216
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1216, Officials, Special Printings, Collections2c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O58Sa), 2c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O58Sa)2c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O58Sa). Without gum as issued, margins to just in at top, couple short perfs, Fine appearance and a very rare stamp, Markovits (2004 Bennett sale) estimated perhaps 7-10 exist, which probably does not include two copies in the Miller collection, ex "Lake Shore"

2,500
500
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1217
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1217, Officials, Special Printings, Collections30c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O66S), 30c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O66S)30c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O66S). Without gum as issued, radiant color, about Fine, only 249 sold, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

600
0
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1218
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1218, Officials, Special Printings, Collections15c Treasury, Specimen Ovpt. (O79S), 15c Treasury, Specimen Ovpt. (O79S)15c Treasury, Specimen Ovpt. (O79S). Without gum as issued, choice wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, small thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, only 75 sold, ex "Lake Shore"

1,600
500
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1219
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1219, Officials, Special Printings, Collections1c War, "Sepcimen" Error (O83Sa), 1c War, "Sepcimen" Error (O83Sa)1c War, "Sepcimen" Error (O83Sa). Without gum as issued, fresh, right perfs touch, Fine, it is estimated that only 96 were sold, ex "Lake Shore"

2,750
500
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1220
S
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1220, Officials, Special Printings, Collections10c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O88S), 10c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O88S)10c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O88S). Without gum as issued, rich color, attractive margins, single short perf at upper right, still Fine, only 119 sold, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
0
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1221
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1221, Officials, Special Printings, CollectionsOfficials, Unused Collection (O1-O126), Officials, Unused Collection (O1-O126)Officials, Unused Collection (O1-O126). Nearly complete unused collection, hard paper issues missing only $5.00-$20.00 State, includes $2.00 State, soft paper issues missing the four rarest plus a few others misidentified, a high percentage with original gum, which is mostly either disturbed or partial, also many with no gum, mixed condition with faults to be expected though certainly some are sound, overall Fine appearance

E. 3,000-4,000
3,500
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1222
 
Officials Collection. Nearly complete used collection on Scott pages, a few are misidentified and there are fakes of the $5.00-$20.00 value State Department Issue, used $2.00 State is present, mixed quality, generally Very Good-Very Fine appearance, also incl. 2c Navy trial color proof No. 036TC4 (faulty) and a few Postal Savings stamps

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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1223
 
Officials Accumulation. Significant unused and used accumulation on Siegel lot cards, Miner Stamp Co. sheets and album pages, lots of Department sets including most unused, part sets, blocks and other multiples including used, Specimens, three copies of $2.00 State, some collections on pages, also a UO66 unused entire (only 100 issued), some flaws to be expected but overall Fine with many desirable items, worth review as this group has a very high Scott Retail value

E. 10,000-15,000
7,500
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1224
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1224, Officials, Special Printings, CollectionsOfficials, Cancellation Collection, Officials, Cancellation CollectionOfficials, Cancellation Collection. Comprehensive cancellations study on stock pages in a binder, more than 920 stamps from virtually all Departments and all denominations, with particular strength in Executive, Interior, Justice, State (includes $2.00 value) and War, wonderful range of cancels including many better and rare, with socked-on-nose examples, kicking mules, stars, letters, numbers, Maltese crosses, geometrics, targets, many are colored, typical mixed condition with the cancels paramount rather than centering or soundness, overall a wonderful collection, owner's retail values on the pages in excess of $90,000.00, Scott Retail with no premium for the cancels approximately $34,000.00, but that includes hundreds of "cheap" stamps with greatly enhanced values for the cancels

E. 10,000-15,000
6,250
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