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Sale 1173 — The Grant Inman Collection, Part 7: Private Die Medicine Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 December, 2017

Category — D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2025
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2025, D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.D. M. Bennett, 1c Lake, Experimental Silk Paper (RS30e), D. M. Bennett, 1c Lake, Experimental Silk Paper (RS30e)D. M. Bennett, 1c Lake, Experimental Silk Paper (RS30e). Trace of cancel or light soiling at left, otherwise Fine, scarce, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,250
4,500
2026
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2026, D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.W. T. Blow, 1c Green, Pink Paper (RS31c), W. T. Blow, 1c Green, Pink Paper (RS31c)W. T. Blow, 1c Green, Pink Paper (RS31c). Rich color, faults, including thin and repair along right edge, appears Fine, only 43 are recorded in the Aldrich book, of which no more than 17 are sound, ex "Scarsdale"

450
300
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2027
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2027, D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.W. T. Blow, 1c Green, Experimental Silk Paper (RS31e), W. T. Blow, 1c Green, Experimental Silk Paper (RS31e)W. T. Blow, 1c Green, Experimental Silk Paper (RS31e). Few discernible silk paper fibers, detailed impression, thin spots, Very Fine appearance, scarce example of this, none was offered in either Tolman or "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,500
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2028
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2028, D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.B. Bandreth, 1c Black, Perforated, Old Paper (RS32a), B. Bandreth, 1c Black, Perforated, Old Paper (RS32a)B. Bandreth, 1c Black, Perforated, Old Paper (RS32a). Small thin at lower left and major repair at lower right corner, still Fine appearance and rare, only 22 recorded in Aldrich book, of which the vast majority are faulty, ex "Scarsdale", with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

725
1,600
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2029
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2029, D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.B. Bandreth, 1c Black, Silk Paper (RS34b), B. Bandreth, 1c Black, Silk Paper (RS34b)B. Bandreth, 1c Black, Silk Paper (RS34b). Large margins to ample at left, intense shade and impression, thin spots, tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance

300
130
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2030
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2030, D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.Dr. C. F. Brown, 1c Blue, Old Paper (RS36a), Dr. C. F. Brown, 1c Blue, Old Paper (RS36a)Dr. C. F. Brown, 1c Blue, Old Paper (RS36a). Rich color on bright paper, small corner crease at bottom right is barely noticeable, still Very Fine and choice, ex Tolman and "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

500
950
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2031
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2031, D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.Fred Brown Co., 2c Black, Die I, Pink Paper (RS37c), Fred Brown Co., 2c Black, Die I, Pink Paper (RS37c)Fred Brown Co., 2c Black, Die I, Pink Paper (RS37c). Large margins to clear, rich color and proof-like impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT FRED BROWN & CO. ISSUE ON PINK PAPER.

Only 16 are recorded in the Aldrich book. Ex Tolman.

3,750
3,250
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2032
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2032, D.M. Bennett thru Fred Brown Co.Fred Brown Co., 2c Black, Die I, Experimental Silk Paper (RS37e), Fred Brown Co., 2c Black, Die I, Experimental Silk Paper (RS37e)Fred Brown Co., 2c Black, Die I, Experimental Silk Paper (RS37e). Several conspicuous silk fibers, large margins all around, small thin spots at left and right, Extremely Fine appearance, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,300
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