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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 — Revenue Group Lots

Cat./Est. Value
First Issue Revenues. 26 better stamps on pages, includes ten different imperfs (cat. $2,235.00), twelve different part-perfs (cat. $4,085.00) and four perforated (cat. $735.00), the imperfs are apparently all correct, however the part perfs are always questionable, generally Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

First, Second and Third Issue Revenues. Album, stock pages, dealer's pages and auction lot cards containing a wide array of material, including album pages with imperforate such as R94a with sheet margin and R98a pair, part perf, perforated such as R86c strip of three, Second Issue to $10.00, Third Issue to $20.00, few other better such as R3a, R65a, R92a, R102c (2), R135b, R135 with fancy cancel, few proofs such as R139P4 and FR141P4 blocks, R134P4-R138P4 blocks, R6c collection with cancellation study, pairs of R19a, R41a, R43a, R82a, R94a and R126, blocks incl. R78a (block of six), R146, R147 and R141, mixed condition, some appear Fine-Very Fine, a strong assemblage

E. 4,000-5,000
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First, Second and Third Issue Revenue Balance. Old Siegel lot cards and pages with mostly used stamps, including R13b pair, R21c with unusual diagonal perfs thru design, R91a pair, R92a, R95a, R99a, R99c, R102c, R149 pair, few proofs including R1P4, R3TC and R10P3, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
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Revenue Issues Collection. Several hundred on pages, very little First-Third Issues and no Dated Docs and Stocks, but otherwise runs the gamut of issues with better Documentaries from 1875-1940, Proprietary 1871-1918, Future Delivery, Stock Transfer 1918-40, fairly comprehensive Wine Stamp section, some Playing Cards, a used set of Nos. RL1-RL8 and an unused original gum single of RL3, R5a Major Double Transfer, a nice used 25c Second Issue with Sewing Machine perfs (R112b), a lone unused Beer Stamp (REA83), a few unused original gum First Issue perforated, freak perfs, some 1898 Battleship part perf or imperf varieties, and more, generally Fine-Very Fine, a very interesting group with lots of good and unusual material for the general revenue collector

E. 2,000-3,000
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Revenue Accumulation. Carton containing a wide range of Revenues from the good, the bad to the ugly, including Documentary with nice group of reds and greens, small box with huge quantities of I.R. ovpt.,and others such as 200 of R44c, R179 and R181 strips of four, some Potato Tax multiples, Proprietary incl. RB8a, few Telegraphs, other odds and ends such as proof of N. Carolina state item, some other state revenues, few tax paids including oleomargarine and tobacco, nice group of Ohio malt beverage tax specimens, Distilled Spirits Excise, mixed condition, some appear Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
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Revenue Balance. Six albums or stockbooks, includes a Scott album with a wide variety of 19th and 20th Century issues, two volumes of unlisted Tax Paids, plus Telegraph Stamps, Official Seals, some varieties, and more, mixed condition, certainly worth careful examination

E. 1,500-2,000
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Proprietary Cancels on 1871-74 Proprietary Issues. Approximately 100 stamps on stock pages, wide range of companies with many printed cancels, including illustrated "Benton's Pine Tree Troches" ad and "Sloans, Condition Powder" ad cancels, "Nathan Fenn's Matches"," K. & Co." circular dated (Kennedy & Co.), "Hamiln Bros. Chicago", "J.T. Howland, Proprietor", "S.R.V.D." (S.R. Van Duzer), "E.W. Hoyt & Co., Lowell, Mass." on a couple different issues, including stencil and colored cancels, some duplication to be expected, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
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Proprietary Cancellations on 1875-81 Proprietary Revenue Issues. Approximately 250 stamps on stock pages, showing a wide range of companies with many printed cancels with some in gold, other interesting including Humphreys Specific circular cancels, some duplication to be expected, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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Proprietary Cancels on 20th Century Revenues. About 130 stamps on stock pages, including wide range of precancels from over 30 different companies, few multiples, including Proprietary stamps as well as Cordials, Wines and Fermented Fruit Juice issues, also a small selection of Narcotic issues, some duplication, some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 1,000-1,500
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Revenue Issues on Documents. Small carton containing hundreds of unsorted checks, patents, indentures, way bills, etc., mostly First Issue uses including many multiple and mixed frankings, some better including Nos. R126, R144 and R149 on mortgage document (total cat. $541), also R81c, R95c and R100c used on deed document (total cat. $238), 14 $1 Lease perforated issues on property document, 5c Certificate perforated on illustrated copper cook ware patent document, shipping-related items, other interesting including 2c Black Jack used as revenue and miscellaneous stock certificates, some faults, overall a Fine-Very Fine and fascinating group

E. 2,000-3,000
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Revenue Issues on Railroad-Related Documents. Approximately 50 items, including range of issues such as revenue stamped paper, few first issue perforated, many are bank checks from railroads with many illustrated such as Virginia & Truckee R.R., Lehigh Valley R.R., New York & New Haven R.R., Central Railroad Co. of N.J., other items including way bills for Boston & Providence R.R., receipts for capital stock for Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R.R. Co., Illinois Central Railroad Co. construction bond, stock certificates for the Old Colony & Newport Railway Co. and Mansfield & Farmingham Railroad Co., others, some duplication, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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Beer Stamps Balance. Three items, Nos. REA191-REA192 and REA198a, first two are complete unused sheets of ten, last is block of four with perforated cancel, few small faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, ex Tolman

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Revenue Stamped Paper. 61 items, including RM400 on 1794 document with RM509, RN-G1, RN-G2, RN-P5 on four Office of South Carolina Railroad checks, RN-T3, RN-T4, RN-U1, RN-V1, RN-W2 (3), also some facsimiles, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
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Revenue Accumulation. Box haphazardly arranged with thousands of revenue stamps of all kinds, including unlisted and Telegraph Stamps, while much is lower end (some in large quantity), there are also better mixed in, so careful scrutiny is advised

E. 400-500
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