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Sale 1149 — The Grant Inman Collection, Part 4: Proprietary and Other Revenue Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Category — Documentary

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
206
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 206, Documentary$5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Down (R159), $5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Down (R159)$5.00 Dark Blue, Surcharge Reading Down (R159). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

550
225
207
og
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 207, Documentary$100.00 Yellow Brown & Black (R179), $100.00 Yellow Brown & Black (R179)$100.00 Yellow Brown & Black (R179). Without gum as issued, serial no. 16362, large margins all around, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex DePriest, with 2002 P.F. certificate

300
300
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208
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 208, Documentary$500.00 Carmine & Lake (R180), $500.00 Carmine & Lake (R180)$500.00 Carmine & Lake (R180). Serial no. 437, original gum, lightly hinged, rich colors, large to huge margins including top right corner sheet margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $500.00 "SERIES OF 1898" REVENUE ISSUE.

Ex "Scarsdale". With 2001 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,600
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209
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 209, Documentary$1,000.00 Green & Black (R181), $1,000.00 Green & Black (R181)$1,000.00 Green & Black (R181). Serial no. 248, large margins, rich colors, neat Aug. 21, 1899 purple handstamp cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

400
225
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210
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 210, Documentary$50.00 Gray, Open Numeral Surcharge (R189), $50.00 Gray, Open Numeral Surcharge (R189)$50.00 Gray, Open Numeral Surcharge (R189). Unused (no gum), pretty shade, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive stamp, with 2008 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as with gum

2,000
400
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211
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 211, Documentary$5.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R192), $5.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R192)$5.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R192). Original gum, single h.r., bright color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90; unpriced in SMQ)

240
0
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212
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 212, Documentary$5.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge Omitted (R192a). Mint N.H, $5.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge Omitted (R192a). Mint N.H$5.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge Omitted (R192a). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine, rare in Mint N.H. condition, ex DePriest, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

300
500
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213
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 213, Documentary$10.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R193), $10.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R193)$10.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R193). Original gum, h.r., pretty shade, tiny thin spot below hinge remnant, Very Fine appearance, ex Dr. Schauss, with 2012 P.F. certificate

525
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214
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 214, Documentary$50.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R194), $50.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R194)$50.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R194). Original gum, h.r., rich color, fresh and Fine, an attractive stamp, with 1980 and 2010 P.F. certificates

2,750
600
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215
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 215, Documentary$50.00 Violet, Series of 1914 (R223), $50.00 Violet, Series of 1914 (R223)$50.00 Violet, Series of 1914 (R223). Bright color and detailed impression on crisp paper, purple "The Enquirer Jan. 1915" handstamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp, ex "Scarsdale", with 1997 P.S.E. and 2002 P.F. certificates

1,200
500
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216
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 216, Documentary$500.00 Blue, Series of 1914 (R226), $500.00 Blue, Series of 1914 (R226)$500.00 Blue, Series of 1914 (R226). Serial no. 518, neat manuscript and handstamp cancels, deep rich color, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, ex Lyons, with 1999 P.F. certificate

700
275
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217
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 217, Documentary$1,000.00 Orange, Series of 1914 (R227), $1,000.00 Orange, Series of 1914 (R227)$1,000.00 Orange, Series of 1914 (R227). Serial no. 1658, unobtrusive purple handstamp cancel at top right, natural paper wrinkle at top left, Extremely Fine

800
500
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218
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 218, Documentary$500.00 Blue, Series of 1914, Red Numeral (R249), $500.00 Blue, Series of 1914, Red Numeral (R249)$500.00 Blue, Series of 1914, Red Numeral (R249). Without gum as issued, serial no. 30040, double transfer most evident in lettering at top, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; unpriced in SMQ), this seems undergraded to us

375
225
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219
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 219, Documentary$10.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R281). Mint N.H, $10.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R281). Mint N.H$10.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R281). Mint N.H. with left plate no. 55489 selvage, choice centering, minor natural gum bends, Extremely Fine, ex "Wildhorse", with 2014 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

240
350
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220
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 220, Documentary$30.00 Vermilion, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R282), $30.00 Vermilion, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R282)$30.00 Vermilion, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R282). Serial no. 537241, vibrant color, neat "CANCELLED" handstamp at center, tiny tear at bottom second perf hole from the left, Very Fine appearance, ex "Scarsdale", with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,250
800
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221
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 221, Documentary$30.00 Series 1940, With Black Two-Line Handstamp in Larger Type (R282a), $30.00 Series 1940, With Black Two-Line Handstamp in Larger Type (R282a)$30.00 Series 1940, With Black Two-Line Handstamp in Larger Type (R282a). Serial no. 536127, vivid color on fresh paper, perfectly centered with nicely balanced margins, bold "A.H.S. Oct 8-1946" manuscript cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. ONLY TWO EXAMPLES OF THIS ISSUE WITH THE TWO-LINE HANDSTAMP IN LARGER TYPE ARE RECORDED. ONE OF THE GREAT REVENUE RARITIES.

The late Daniel B. Curtis reported only two examples. The other was offered in our 2015 Curtis Revenues sale. There was none in the Cunliffe, Joyce, Lilly, Lyons, Turner and Weill sales.

With 2000 A.P.S. and 2010 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

25,000
23,000
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222
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 222, Documentary$60.00 Brown, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R283), $60.00 Brown, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R283)$60.00 Brown, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R283). Serial no. 201487, rich color, handstamp and manuscript cancels leave the entire design clearly visible, fresh and Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,800
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223
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 223, Documentary$100.00 Green, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R284), $100.00 Green, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R284)$100.00 Green, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R284). Serial no. 503496, bright color, neat "5/21/41" manuscript cancel, also some manuscript at lower right, light staining on back from adhesive residue

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $100.00 "SERIES 1940" OVERPRINT ISSUE. SCARCE WITH JUST THE MANUSCRIPT CANCEL.

Ex Wampler, Scott and "Scarsdale". With 2004 P.F. certificate.

4,250
4,500
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224
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 224, Documentary$500.00 Blue, Violet "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R285), $500.00 Blue, Violet "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R285)$500.00 Blue, Violet "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R285). Serial no. 55259, deep rich color, neat handstamp and cut cancels, fresh and Very Fine, signed Klein, Scott Retail as cut cancel

1,400
1,200
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225
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 225, Documentary$1,000.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R286), $1,000.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R286)$1,000.00 Orange, "Series 1940" Handstamped Ovpt. (R286). Serial no. 111026, vivid color, bold blue handstamp and cut cancels, two staple holes as often found on this high-denomination issue, Very Fine, Scott Retail as cut cancel

500
325
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226
 
Documentary Issues Balance. Scott album pages of mostly unused stamps, including Nos. R160, R173-R176, R182-R188, R190-R191, R195-R205, R206-R216, R228-R248, R250, R251-R263, R264-R280, also second copies of Nos. R184-R184 with plate nos., used incl. Nos. R177-R178, R222, R224-R225 (all with handstamp cancels), selected by the owner for superior condition, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, six with certificates

6,023
2,300
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