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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 December, 2017

Category — Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming Brothers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2056
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2056, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersDalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Old Paper (RS73a), Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Old Paper (RS73a)Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Old Paper (RS73a). Deep rich color, well-balanced margins, single slightly short perf at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine example of this beautiful design, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

225
325
2057
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2057, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersDalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Silk Paper (RS73b), Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Silk Paper (RS73b)Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Silk Paper (RS73b). Ample to wide margins, single nibbed perf at bottom not mentioned on accompanying certificate, fresh and Fine example of this attractive issue, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

250
450
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2058
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2058, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersDalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Watermarked Paper (RS73d), Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Watermarked Paper (RS73d)Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Watermarked Paper (RS73d). Deep rich color, choice centering, faint corner crease at top right, still fresh and Very Fine, ex Tolman

300
475
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2059
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2059, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersDalley's Magical Pain Extractor, 1c Black, Old Paper, "$100" Instead of $1.00 (RS74ah), Dalley's Magical Pain Extractor, 1c Black, Old Paper, "$100" Instead of $1.00 (RS74ah)Dalley's Magical Pain Extractor, 1c Black, Old Paper, "$100" Instead of $1.00 (RS74ah). Bright shade, faint natural paper wrinkle, fresh and Very Fine, this is far nicer than most others, which tend to be defective, only 27 are recorded in the Aldrich book of which at least 17 have faults

500
425
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2060
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2060, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersPerry Davis & Son, 1c Blue, Pink Paper (RS75c), Perry Davis & Son, 1c Blue, Pink Paper (RS75c)Perry Davis & Son, 1c Blue, Pink Paper (RS75c). Rich color, choice centering, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, only 31 are recorded in the Aldrich book, ex Himpsl, with 2011 P.F. certificate

400
425
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2061
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2061, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersPerry Davis & Son, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RS75u), Perry Davis & Son, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RS75u)Perry Davis & Son, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RS75u). Rich color in the true Ultramarine shade, choice centering, thinned at right causing tear and short perfs, otherwise Very Fine, ex Bulkley, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,750
900
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2062
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2062, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersPerry Davis & Son, 2c Brown, Silk Paper (RS80b), Perry Davis & Son, 2c Brown, Silk Paper (RS80b)Perry Davis & Son, 2c Brown, Silk Paper (RS80b). Detailed impression, tiny thin spot, some violet indelible pencil on back

FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS REPORTED TO BE THE ONLY EXAMPLE OF THE PERRY DAVIS & SON 2-CENT BROWN ON SILK PAPER.

The example offered in our Sale 1107 was subsequently determined not to be this issue.

Ex Eagle, Colonel Green, Joyce and Bulkley. With 2012 P.F. certificate

10,000
9,000
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2063
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2063, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersP. H. Drake & Co., 2c Black, Old Paper (RS82a), P. H. Drake & Co., 2c Black, Old Paper (RS82a)P. H. Drake & Co., 2c Black, Old Paper (RS82a). Intense shade and impression, few faults including stain on back shows at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT P. H. DRAKE & CO. ON OLD PAPER. A GREAT RARITY OF MATCH AND MEDICINE STAMPS.

Only 12 are recorded in the Aldrich book, of which half are faulty. This is better centered than most.

Ex Turner

4,500
2,300
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2064
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2064, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersFleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Black, Old Paper (RS89a), Fleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Black, Old Paper (RS89a)Fleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Black, Old Paper (RS89a). Large margins to clear, bright shade, tiny thin spot at top left

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT BLACK FLEMING BROS. LIVER PILLS ISSUE.

Only 13 are recorded in the Aldrich Book. Of these, 10 are faulty with the general quality described as being "poor". This is one of the finest.

Ex Tolman. With 2007 P.F. certificate

7,000
3,750
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2065
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2065, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersFleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Blue, Experimental Silk Paper (RS90e), Fleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Blue, Experimental Silk Paper (RS90e)Fleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Blue, Experimental Silk Paper (RS90e). Couple clear short silk fibers, bright color, several thins, some toning and tiny tears not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine and scarce, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate, this is the only example we have offered since keeping computerized records

2,000
1,300
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2066
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2066, Dalley's Galvanis Horse Salve thru Fleming BrothersFleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RS90u), Fleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RS90u)Fleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RS90u). Bright color, large margins to touched at right, completely sound

FINE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE FLEMING BROTHERS LIVER PILLS ONE-CENT ULTRAMARINE.

This is only the second example we have offered since keeping computerized records. Ex "Scarsdale". With 2012 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,100
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