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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, Silver Tax

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1373
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1373, Revenues, Silver Tax1c-$1,000.00 1934-36 Silver Tax (RG1/RG23, RG26), 1c-$1,000.00 1934-36 Silver Tax (RG1/RG23, RG26)1c-$1,000.00 1934-36 Silver Tax (RG1/RG23, RG26). Complete 1934 Issue set except $100.00 is 11mm Spacing 1936 Issue, affixed to 9-3/4 x 7 in. sheet of paper, all tied by purple "Office of The Collector of Internal Revenue Sep. 11, 1936" ovals, file folds between stamps do not affect them, Very Fine, a beautiful showpiece, the few that still exist in this format originate from the Eastman Kodak Company, most have been cut apart to provide singles, ex Tolman

E. 500-750
450
1374
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1374, Revenues, Silver Tax$30.00 Vermilion, Silver Tax (RG19), $30.00 Vermilion, Silver Tax (RG19)$30.00 Vermilion, Silver Tax (RG19). Serial no. 403492, without gum as issued, vivid color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

300
225
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1375
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1375, Revenues, Silver Tax$100.00 Green, Silver Tax (RG21), $100.00 Green, Silver Tax (RG21)$100.00 Green, Silver Tax (RG21). Serial no. 374676, without gum as issued, rich color, Very Fine

350
180
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1376
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1376, Revenues, Silver Tax$500.00 Blue, Silver Tax (RG22), $500.00 Blue, Silver Tax (RG22)$500.00 Blue, Silver Tax (RG22). Serial no. 41862, rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, violet handstamp cancel neatly struck at top and trace of second cancel in perfs at bottom, Very Fine and choice

400
300
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1377
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1377, Revenues, Silver Tax$1,00.00 Green, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG26), $1,00.00 Green, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG26)$1,00.00 Green, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG26). Serial no. 376813, without gum as issued, bright color and paper, wide and beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine

700
425
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1378
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1378, Revenues, Silver Tax$1,000.00 Orange, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG27), $1,000.00 Orange, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG27)$1,000.00 Orange, 11mm Between "Silver" and "Tax" (RG27). Serial no. 80010, tied to small piece tied by two strikes of purple "Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue, 2nd District, N.Y., Received Sep. 11, 1936" oval handstamp, double struck "BM9/3/36" at top, Very Fine and rare, only about a dozen are known, ex Tolman

2,000
1,900
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1379
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1379, Revenues, Silver Tax$2.00 Rose, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG50), $2.00 Rose, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG50)$2.00 Rose, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG50). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as hinged

400
225
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1380
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1380, Revenues, Silver Tax$3.00 Violet, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG51), $3.00 Violet, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG51)$3.00 Violet, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG51). Mint N.H., fresh color, Very Fine, this is the only Mint N.H. example listed in Power Search, Scott Retail as hinged

500
275
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1381
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1381, Revenues, Silver Tax$4.00 Yellow Brown, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG52), $4.00 Yellow Brown, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG52)$4.00 Yellow Brown, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG52). Mint N.H., deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, this is the only Mint N.H. example listed in Power Search, Scott Retail as hinged

900
325
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1382
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1382, Revenues, Silver Tax$5.00 Dark Blue, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG53), $5.00 Dark Blue, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG53)$5.00 Dark Blue, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG53). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, nicely balanced margins, light natural gum bend, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

1,100
600
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1383
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1383, Revenues, Silver Tax$10.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG54), $10.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG54)$10.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG54). Original gum, single hinge mark, vivid color, Very Fine and choice

1,500
850
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1384
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1384, Revenues, Silver Tax$30.00 Vermilion, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG55), $30.00 Vermilion, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG55)$30.00 Vermilion, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG55). Serial no. 406466, brilliant color, unobtrusive strike of purple oval cancel, small internal vertical crease at upper left and faint surface scuff near edge of frame at right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $30.00 1940 SILVER TAX ISSUE. ONLY 13 COPIES ARE RECORDED.

Eric Jackson records only 13 copies, at least half of which have faults. This stamp is consecutively numbered with the last two examples we have offered.

With 2009 and 2010 P.F. certificates

7,000
3,250
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1385
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1385, Revenues, Silver Tax$100.00 Green, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG57), $100.00 Green, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG57)$100.00 Green, Blue "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG57). Serial no. 377149, neat purple Internal Revenue handstamp cancel, bright and fresh

FINE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE $100.00 GREEN SERIES 1940 HANDSTAMPED IN BLUE. ONLY THIRTEEN ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Eric Jackson records a total of thirteen used copies of this issue. Of these at least six have faults and several are centered to the bottom. This sound example is very rare and desirable

6,000
3,250
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1386
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1386, Revenues, Silver Tax$2.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG71), $2.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG71)$2.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG71). Original gum, bright color, Very Fine

350
180
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1387
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1387, Revenues, Silver Tax$3.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG72), $3.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG72)$3.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG72). Original gum, h.r., rich color, Very Fine

375
130
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1388
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1388, Revenues, Silver Tax$4.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG73), $4.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG73)$4.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG73). Original gum, deep shade, fresh and Very Fine

425
200
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1389
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1389, Revenues, Silver Tax$5.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG74), $5.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG74)$5.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG74). Original gum, h.r., bright shade, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine

325
170
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1390
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1390, Revenues, Silver Tax$20.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG76), $20.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG76)$20.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG76). Original gum, fresh color, beautiful centering and margins, Extremely Fine

1,000
750
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1391
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1391, Revenues, Silver Tax$30.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG77), $30.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG77)$30.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG77). Serial no. 4, without gum as issued, bright color on fresh paper, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXTREMELY RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE $30.00 1941 SILVER TAX ISSUE. ONLY THREE ARE RECORDED.

Eric Jackson records only three unused examples of RG77. This is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records

3,500
2,300
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1392
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1392, Revenues, Silver Tax$50.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG78), $50.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG78)$50.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG78). Serial no. 47, lightly cancelled, pretty shade, few short perfs

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $50.00 1941 SILVER TAX. ONLY EIGHT ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Eric Jackson records only eight examples. Ex Joyce and Schauss

4,250
2,600
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1393
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1393, Revenues, Silver Tax$60.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG79), $60.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG79)$60.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG79). Serial no. 3, without gum as issued, bright shade, tiny thin speck at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE $60.00 1941 SILVER TAX ISSUE. ONLY THREE ARE RECORDED.

Eric Jackson records only three unused examples of RG 79 (Serial nos. 1-3).This is the only unused example we have offered since keeping computerized records. The other two are ex Sohn

4,500
2,300
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1394
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1394, Revenues, Silver Tax$100.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG80), $100.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG80)$100.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG80). Serial no. 442, without gum as issued, pretty vibrant shade, nicely balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXTREMELY RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE $100.00 1941 SILVER TAX ISSUE. ONE OF THE RAREST SILVER TAX STAMPS IN UNUSED CONDITION.

While RG80 is relatively common used, it is a great rarity in unused condition. The Sohn collection lacked an unused example and Revenue expert Eric Jackson records no others

7,500
3,500
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1395
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1395, Revenues, Silver Tax$1,000.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG82), $1,000.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG82)$1,000.00 Gray, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG82). Bright color, cancelled by typed "Silver Tax Sta(mp) 9-5-46", faint corner crease at top right, short perf at left, Very Fine appearing example of this scarce issue, only about a dozen are recorded, ex Tolman

2,750
1,500
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1396
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1396, Revenues, Silver Tax$4.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG98), $4.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG98)$4.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG98). Original gum, mild h.r., bright shade, Very Fine and choice

325
110
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1397
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1397, Revenues, Silver Tax$10.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG100), $10.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG100)$10.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG100). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, ex Tolman

725
450
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1398
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1398, Revenues, Silver Tax$20.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG101), $20.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG101)$20.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG101). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, ex Scott and "Scarsdale", with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,250
750
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1399
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1399, Revenues, Silver Tax$30.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG102), $30.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG102)$30.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG102). Serial no. 820, purple handstamp cancels, a few small staple holes (therefore catalogued as cut cancel), well-centered, trivial stain at the bottom right of the oval frame

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $30.00 SERIES 1942 SILVER TAX ISSUE.

Eric Jackson records only eleven examples of RG102. We have offered only two other examples (Serial nos. 817 and 822) since keeping computerized records.

2,750
1,800
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1400
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1400, Revenues, Silver Tax$60.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG104), $60.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG104)$60.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG104). Serial no. 839, bright color nicely complemented by violet handstamps, small thin spot in right margin, Very Fine appearing example of this scarce issue, ex Tolman

2,250
1,100
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1401
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1401, Revenues, Silver Tax$100.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG105), $100.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG105)$100.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG105). Serial no. 775, purple handstamp and manuscript cancels, staple holes (catalogued as cut cancel) and light corner crease, Very Fine appearance, fewer than 20 are recorded and over half are either faulty or have staple holes

950
850
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1402
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1402, Revenues, Silver Tax$500.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG106), $500.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG106)$500.00 Gray, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG106). Serial no. 773, intense shade and impression, purple handstamp and part of blue crayon cancels, faint pressed-out diagonal crease is barely noticeable even in fluid

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $500.00 SERIES 1942 SILVER TAX STAMP. ONLY A DOZEN ARE KNOWN.

Eric Jackson records only 12 copies of RG106.

Ex Schauss. With 2003 A.P.S. certificate

6,000
3,250
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1403
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1403, Revenues, Silver Tax$20.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG126), $20.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG126)$20.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG126). Mint N.H., radiant color, light natural gum bends, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as hinged

1,000
425
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1404
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1404, Revenues, Silver Tax$30.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG127), $30.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG127)$30.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG127). Serial no. 2697, without gum as issued, bright color, Very Fine

400
0
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1405
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1405, Revenues, Silver Tax$50.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG128), $50.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG128)$50.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG128). Serial no. 1167, without gum as issued, slight thin and tiny perf flaws bottom margin, otherwise Fine, ex Tolman

775
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1406
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1406, Revenues, Silver Tax$60.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG129), $60.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG129)$60.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG129). Serial no. 1244, without gum as issued, almost perfect centering, light stain at left, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
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1407
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1407, Revenues, Silver Tax$500.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG131), $500.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG131)$500.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG131). Serial no. 1789 with complete tab at left, without gum as issued, bright color, Very Fine and choice, from the Smithsonian National Postal Museum deaccession, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,050
550
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1408
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1408, Revenues, Silver Tax$500.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG131), $500.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG131)$500.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG131). Serial no. 1113, wide margins, neat black, magenta and tiny ms. cancels, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, ex Tolman

500
300
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1409
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1409, Revenues, Silver Tax$1,000.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt. Silver Tax (RG132), $1,000.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt. Silver Tax (RG132)$1,000.00 Gray, Series 1944 Without Ovpt. Silver Tax (RG132). Serial no. 3472 with complete tab at left, without gum as issued, bright color, Very Fine and choice, from the Smithsonian National Postal Museum, deaccession

800
475
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