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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 — Revenues, Private Die Proprietary

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1410
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1410, Revenues, Private Die ProprietaryJames L. Clark, 1c Green, Rouletted, USIR Watermark (RO63d), James L. Clark, 1c Green, Rouletted, USIR Watermark (RO63d)James L. Clark, 1c Green, Rouletted, USIR Watermark (RO63d). Clear roulettes on all sides, deep shade, thin, Fine appearance, only 30 are recorded in the Aldrich book, which notes some of this number would be turned down if re-examined

1,400
190
1411
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1411, Revenues, Private Die ProprietaryZisemann, Griesheim & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RO185a), Zisemann, Griesheim & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RO185a)Zisemann, Griesheim & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RO185a). Typical centering for this rare stamp, thinned at bottom right, Fine appearance, the Aldrich book records only 19 examples of this rarity and of these no more than six are sound, we have offered only two in our auctions over the last 23 years

3,000
750
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1412
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1412, Revenues, Private Die ProprietaryCurtis & Brown Mfg. Co., 2c Black, Watermarked (RS72d), Curtis & Brown Mfg. Co., 2c Black, Watermarked (RS72d)Curtis & Brown Mfg. Co., 2c Black, Watermarked (RS72d). Original gum, sharp impression and well-centered, light crease and couple small thin spots, Very Fine appearance and rare, of the 24 recorded in the Aldrich census, at least 16 are faulty

1,200
700
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1413
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1413, Revenues, Private Die ProprietaryT. J. Husband, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS139a), T. J. Husband, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS139a)T. J. Husband, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS139a). Full margins to just in at upper right, flaws incl. tear at bottom left and tiny nick at bottom right, otherwise Fine, only 25 of this rare stamp are recorded in the Aldrich book, of which at least 16 are faulty, ex Joyce

2,250
550
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1414
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1414, Revenues, Private Die ProprietaryMorehead's Neurodyne, 4c Black (RS186a), Morehead's Neurodyne, 4c Black (RS186a)Morehead's Neurodyne, 4c Black (RS186a). Disturbed original gum, intense shade, nicely centered, couple slightly short perfs, Very Fine appearance, a rare stamp with only 17 recorded in Aldrich book and nearly all faulty

3,000
950
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1415
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1415, Revenues, Private Die ProprietaryU.S. Proprietary Medicine Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS244a), U.S. Proprietary Medicine Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS244a)U.S. Proprietary Medicine Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS244a). Decent margins, small repaired flaws, Fine appearance, only 20 examples are recorded in the Aldrich book, the vast majority of which are faulty

2,500
750
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1416
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1416, Revenues, Private Die ProprietaryGeorge W. Laird, 3c Black, Pink Paper (RT14c), George W. Laird, 3c Black, Pink Paper (RT14c)George W. Laird, 3c Black, Pink Paper (RT14c). Large margins to just into imprint at bottom, deep Pink paper, couple tiny thin spots, Very Fine appearance, only 40 are recorded in Aldrich book

1,250
450
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1417
 
Private Die Proprietary Balance. Nine items, including Nos. RO45a (trimmed on two sides), RO60a, RP1a, RS135b, RS136b, RS143b, RS160a, RS210b, last is RT14d, mostly defective, few appear Fine

10,850
1,900
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1418
 
Private Die Proprietary Balance. A couple dozen, catalogue values to $325.00 (No. RO38b), some others in the $100.00-$200.00 range, condition well above what is usually found, several sound and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail about $1,500.00

E. 400-500
950
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1419
 
Private Die Proprietary Multiples. Approximately 41 items on stock pages, pairs, strips and blocks, from RO24b thru RT33d, some faults to be expected, some are Fine, owner's inventory accompanies, Scott Retail approximately

650
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1420
 
Proprietary Cancels on Private Die Proprietary Issues. Over 90 stamps on stock pages, wide range of companies including Matches with Griggs & Goodwill "G & G" red dated cancel, different red "D & Co." dated cancels on G.W.H. Davis issues, Portland Match Co. with inverted W.T.B. & Co. dated cancel, Private Die Medicines including two Radway & Co. issues with different type cancels, A.L. Helmbold with red circular company date stamp and pharmacy cancels, study of the H.F.M. dated cancels, Herrick's Pills & Plaster and Hall & Ruckel issue, Perfumery including Tetlow cancels, some duplication to be expected, some faults to be expected, overall appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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