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Sale 1137 — The Grant Inman Collection, Part 3: First, Second and Third Issue Revenues

Sale Date — Wednesday, 5 October, 2016

Category — First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1280
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1280, First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)1c Proprietary, Perforated, Silk Paper (R3d), 1c Proprietary, Perforated, Silk Paper (R3d)1c Proprietary, Perforated, Silk Paper (R3d). Rich color, clear blue silk fiber, neat manuscript "+" cancel, Very Fine and choice

175
110
1281
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1281, First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)2c Proprietary, Ultramarine, Perforated (R13e), 2c Proprietary, Ultramarine, Perforated (R13e)2c Proprietary, Ultramarine, Perforated (R13e). Brilliant color, light strike of blue double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice

300
350
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1282
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1282, First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)4c Proprietary, Perforated, Silk Paper (R22d), 4c Proprietary, Perforated, Silk Paper (R22d)4c Proprietary, Perforated, Silk Paper (R22d). Rich color, several blue silk fibers, bright color, 1872 manuscript cancel, Very Fine and choice

250
275
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1283
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1283, First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)25c Entry of Goods, Perforated, Silk Paper (R45d), 25c Entry of Goods, Perforated, Silk Paper (R45d)25c Entry of Goods, Perforated, Silk Paper (R45d). Horizontal pair, choice centering, radiant color, light strike of blue oval datestamp cancel, right stamp tiny thin speck, Extremely Fine appearance, the left stamp is a Gem, Scott Retail as singles

200
650
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1284
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1284, First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)40c Inland Exchange, Perforated, Silk Paper (R53d), 40c Inland Exchange, Perforated, Silk Paper (R53d)40c Inland Exchange, Perforated, Silk Paper (R53d). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, unobtrusive cancel, wide margins, Extremely Fine

600
600
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1285
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1285, First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)$1.00 Entry of Goods, Perforated, Silk Paper (R67d), $1.00 Entry of Goods, Perforated, Silk Paper (R67d)$1.00 Entry of Goods, Perforated, Silk Paper (R67d). Intense color, neat 1872 manuscript cancel, well-balanced margins, several clearly visible silk fibers, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

150
350
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1286
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1286, First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)$2.00 Conveyance, Perforated, Silk Paper (R81d), $2.00 Conveyance, Perforated, Silk Paper (R81d)$2.00 Conveyance, Perforated, Silk Paper (R81d). Brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, many clearly visible blue silk fibers, January 1871 manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

40
180
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1287
 
Sale Number 1137, Lot Number 1287, First Issue Silk Paper and Shades (Scott R3d-R97e, Balance)$15.00 Ultramarine, Perforated (R97e), $15.00 Ultramarine, Perforated (R97e)$15.00 Ultramarine, Perforated (R97e). Bright color in the true Ultramarine color, neat strike of December 6, 1869 oval datestamp cancel causes small indent in paper, wide and balanced margins, light horizontal crease at bottom visible only in fluid, Extremely Fine appearance

350
225
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1288
 
First Issue Perforated, Silk Paper and Ultramarine Balance. 26 items on Scott pages, including unused Nos. R15d, R36d, other better including Nos. R3d, R18d, R20d, R55d, R64d, R65d, R66d, R82d, R89d, R98d, R100d, selected by the owner for superior appearance, few small faults, a Very Fine group

1,926
1,300
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