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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 — Newspapers and Periodicals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1225
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1225, Newspapers and Periodicals36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42), 36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42)36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42). Without gum as issued, radiant color, fresh and Fine, only 330 sold, with 1986 P.F. certificate

2,800
550
1226
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1226, Newspapers and Periodicals96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, reperfed at bottom, Fine appearing example of this scarce issue, only 141 were sold, with 1974 P.F. certificate

8,500
1,500
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1227
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1227, Newspapers and Periodicals48c Red, 1879 Issue (PR66), 48c Red, 1879 Issue (PR66)48c Red, 1879 Issue (PR66). Original gum, h.r., rich color, diagonal crease at bottom left, Very Fine appearance

1,000
150
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1228
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1228, Newspapers and Periodicals$1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71), $1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71)$1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71). Original gum, single h.r., intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate

550
250
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1229
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1229, Newspapers and Periodicals$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75), $12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75)$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75). Original gum, single h.r., deep rich color, attractive centering with well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate

850
600
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1230
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1230, Newspapers and Periodicals$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78), $48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78). Original gum, single h.r., intense shade and impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. and 1999 P.F. certificates

900
0
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1231, Newspapers and Periodicals$60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79), $60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79)$60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79). Original gum, h.r., rich color, wide and balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

850
160
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1232, Newspapers and Periodicals1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90), 1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90)1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90). Original gum, h.r., intense shade and impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, ex Floyd, with 2001 P.F. certificate

425
275
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1233, Newspapers and Periodicals6c Intense Black, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (PR93), 6c Intense Black, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (PR93)6c Intense Black, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (PR93). Original gum, near perfect centering with well-proportioned margins, sharp proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 6-CENT 1894 UNWATERMARKED NEWSPAPER STAMP IN EXISTENCE. AN OUTSTANDING STAMP.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $9,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by no others

4,500
5,500
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1234
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1234, Newspapers and Periodicals10c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR94), 10c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR94)10c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR94). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,100
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1235
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1235, Newspapers and Periodicals1c Black, 1895 Issue (PR102), 1c Black, 1895 Issue (PR102)1c Black, 1895 Issue (PR102). Mint N.H., deep shade and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

500
225
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1236, Newspapers and Periodicals50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107), 50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107)50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, rich color, Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

2,750
650
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1237
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1237, Newspapers and Periodicals$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108), $2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108)$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on bright paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 1895 NEWSPAPER ISSUE. THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT ISSUES TO OBTAIN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

A Power Search review found only one other in Mint N.H. condition. A review of the online records of The Philatelic Foundation failed to find any additional examples.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

3,250
3,500
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1238
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1238, Newspapers and Periodicals$5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109), $5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109)$5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109). Beautiful color, almost perfect centering, neat target cancel, small thin spot at top right, Extremely Fine appearance, used examples of the $5.00 1895 unwatermarked Bureau Issue are very scarce, this is the best centered example located with Power Search, with 2016 P.F. certificate

1,750
850
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1239
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1239, Newspapers and Periodicals$20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111), $20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111)$20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111). Neat St. Louis oval cancels, deep color, certificate mentions a small internal paper rift which is quite insignificant, essentially Very Fine, a rare used stamp, with 2011 P.F. certificate

2,500
400
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1240
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1240, Newspapers and Periodicals$100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113), $100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113). Light oval cancel, wide margins, rich color, mild vertical crease and reperforated at top, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 P.F. certificate, this and the following lot are the only the fourth and fifth used examples we have offered since keeping computerized records

7,000
1,100
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1241
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1241, Newspapers and Periodicals$100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113), $100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113). Negative "B" cancel, bright color, certificate mentions a small crease and tiny perforation scuff, both of which are quite trivial, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 P.F. certificate, this and the previous lot are only the fourth and fifth used examples we have offered since keeping computerized records

7,000
700
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1242
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1242, Newspapers and Periodicals1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125), 1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125)1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125). Imprint and plate no. strips of three, complete except for the $2.00 (present as a plate no. and part imprint pair), bright colors, generally with h.r., some expected perf separations, Fine-Very Fine, a nice set

2,415
500
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1243
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1243, Newspapers and Periodicals5c Black, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR116), 5c Black, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR116)5c Black, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR116). Almost mathematically perfect centering, wide margins, intense shade, neat oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp and rare in this perfect condition, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ in used condition), this is the only graded used PR116 in the P.S.E. Population Report

40
1,000
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1244
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1865-95 Newspapers & Periodicals Stock. Voluminous stock in a single Lindner book, good coverage from all issues with some duplication, each stamp identified by Scott No., mostly unused with some used, a number of blocks including some position pieces, missing the rarest stamps of course but many with Scott Retail value in the hundreds of dollars and a few in the thousands, some condition issues to be found but overall a Fine and valuable stock, Scott Retail approximately

70,000
11,000
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1245
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1865-85 Newspapers & Periodicals Balance. Mostly on 1970's era Siegel lot cards, multiple copies of the 1865 Issue, two each PR76-PR77, also a run of 20 stamps with slight duplication from PR71-PR89, some small flaws to be found but overall Fine group, Scott Retail more than $10,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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1246
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Newspapers & Periodicals Balance. Album pages of mostly unused stamps, including five of the large-format first issue, PR16 (1974 PFC), nice showing of the later issues, few from earlier issues present as are some proofs, some spurious items, mixed condition, some appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
8,000
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1247
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$2.00-$50.00 1895 Newspapers & Periodicals (PR108, PR109, PR111, PR112). Two each $20.00 and $50.00, unused except one $50.00 used, $2.00 with original gum, others no gum, $5.00 is a plate no. 137 single, each with 2011 P.F. certificate mentioning a small fault (one $20.00 reperforated), Fine-Very Fine appearance

6,750
950
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1248
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Newspapers & Periodicals Balance. 14 unused stamps, Nos. PR14 (no gum), PR58 and PR114-PR125, mostly h.r., rich colors, Very Fine group

694
0
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