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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 December, 2017

Category — Dr. D. Jayne and Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2095
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2095, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Old Paper, Perforated (RS144ap), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Old Paper, Perforated (RS144ap)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Old Paper, Perforated (RS144ap). Centered to bottom where just in, bright color, Fine and scarce, only 17 are recorded in the Aldrich book, of which 13 are faulty, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,500
2096
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2096, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS144b), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS144b)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS144b). Large and even margins, deep rich color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE D. JAYNE & SON ONE-CENT BLUE IMPERFORATE ISSUE ON SILK PAPER.

Only 17 are recorded in the Aldrich book and perhaps eight are sound. Ex Tolman. With 2007 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,100
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2097
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2097, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS144d), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS144d)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS144d). Large to huge margins including sheet margin with full National Bank Note Company imprint at top, bright color, tiny thin speck in top sheet margin only (may actually be part of watermark), Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, only 40 are recorded in the Aldrich book and this is the finest we have encountered, ex Tolman

600
1,300
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2098
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2098, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Perforated (RS144dp), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Perforated (RS144dp)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Perforated (RS144dp). Rich color, choice centering, thin spots, small tear at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED ONE-CENT DR. D. JAYNE & SON ON WATERMARKED PAPER. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF THE ISSUE.

The 1c Dr. D. Jayne & Son issue is known perforated on old paper, silk paper and watermarked paper. The others are scarce, but this example on the distinctive watermarked paper is unique.

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

5,500
6,500
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2099
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2099, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS145a), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS145a)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS145a). Large margins to full, crisp impression on bright paper, some slight doubling of design and plate scratches, doubling likely due to kiss print and is especially noticeable at bottom center

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 2-CENT DR. D. JAYNE & SON ON OLD PAPER. OFFERED TO THE MARKET FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECADES.

Only two examples are recorded in the 1994 Aldrich book, and both were offered in the Joyce sale. The other example was described with light thins, and does not show the doubling or plate scratches. The 1934 census recorded five, but the other three had not been seen in the intervening 60 years.

Ex Joyce, and offered to the market for the first time since 1991.

10,000
9,500
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2100
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2100, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Old Paper, Perforated (RS145ap), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Old Paper, Perforated (RS145ap)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Old Paper, Perforated (RS145ap). Detailed impression, faults including repaired tears

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED 2-CENT DR. D. JAYNE & SON ON OLD PAPER. A PHENOMENAL RARITY.

Only two imperforate examples of this stamp on old paper are known (one is offered in the previous lot). The perforated version offered here is unique.

Ex Joyce and offered to the market for the first time since 1991.

3,750
3,250
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2101
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2101, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Back, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS145b), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Back, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS145b)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Back, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS145b). Large to huge margins including sheet margin with imprint at bottom, small indentation at bottom from edge of the printing plate, small thin spot at top right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK D. JAYNE & SON IMPERFORATE ON SILK PAPER. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE IMPRINT AND SHEET MARGIN.

Only 14 are recorded in the Aldrich book. The Joyce collection also contained an example with imprint and sheet margin at bottom, but the example offered here has a wider sheet margin.

Ex Tolman. With 2007 P.F. certificate

2,250
2,600
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2102
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2102, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS145d), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS145d)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS145d). Huge margins to clear including bottom right corner sheet margins, unusual plate scratch in bottom margin, Very Fine, scarce, only 17 are recorded in the Aldrich book and only eight are potentially sound, ex Turner

1,400
900
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2103
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2103, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146a), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146a)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146a). Large margins to just touched at left, partly hand trimmed at bottom left, faint corner crease at top left

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT DR. D. JAYNE & SONS ON OLD PAPER. ONLY FIVE ARE RECORDED AND THIS IS THE FINEST IN TERMS OF CONDITION.

The Aldrich book reports five are known, and that only one is sound. The stamp offered here was described in the Joyce sale as sound. Of the other two offered in the Joyce sale, one has vertical creases and square margins, and one has a repaired tear and is hand trimmed on all sides.

Ex Joyce and offered to the market for the first time since 1991. This is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records.

5,500
4,500
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2104
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2104, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Old Paper, Perforated (RS146ap), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Old Paper, Perforated (RS146ap)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Old Paper, Perforated (RS146ap). Deep rich color, few faults including stain spots, few creases and small tear

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE FINER OF THE TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE PERFORATED 4-CENT GREEN DR. D. JAYNE & SON ON OLD PAPER.

The Aldrich book lists two known examples. The other has significant creases and is missing the bottom right corner.

Ex Joyce and offered to the market for the first time since 1991.

4,750
5,250
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2105
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2105, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS146b), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS146b)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS146b). Large margins to just clear, rich color, few thin spots, light horizontal crease at top, Very Fine appearance, scarce, only 16 are recorded in the Aldrich book, ex Turner

2,250
1,600
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2106
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2106, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Pink Paper, Imperforate (RS146c), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Pink Paper, Imperforate (RS146c)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Pink Paper, Imperforate (RS146c). Large margins all around, rich color, small natural inclusion at top left, few tiny thin specks, Very Fine appearance, scarce, only 28 are recorded in the Aldrich book

1,500
1,200
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2107
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2107, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS146d), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS146d)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Watermarked Paper, Imperforate (RS146d). Large margins all around, rich color, completely sound, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, only 52 are recorded in the Aldrich book and at most 17 are sound

650
1,300
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2108
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2108, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Red, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146Fa), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Red, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146Fa)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Red, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146Fa). Large margins to clear, partly hand trimmed at right, creased including hinge reinforced at center

AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT DR. D. JAYNE & SONS ISSUE IN RED. PERHAPS FOUR OR FIVE ARE KNOWN.

The Joyce sale contained one example of this rarity, with creases. The Don Green collection contained another, hand trimmed on all sides and with vertical creases. All known copies of this stamp have green offset on back, in what appears to be the color of the normally issued stamp.

With 1992 P.F. certificate

7,000
4,750
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2109
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2109, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Orange, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146Ga), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Orange, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146Ga)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Orange, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS146Ga). Large margins all around, intense color, unobtrusive vertical crease ending in tiny tear at top and bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT ORANGE DR. D. JAYNE & SON ISSUE. PERHAPS TWO OR THREE ARE KNOWN. A WONDERFUL SHOWPIECE.

The Joyce sale contained one example of this rarity, with creases. One is also known die cut, offered in the following lot. All known copies of this stamp have green offset on back, in what appears to be the color of the normally issued stamp.

With 1993 P.F. certificate

15,000
10,500
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2110
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2110, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Orange, Old Paper, Die Cut (RS146Gh), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Orange, Old Paper, Die Cut (RS146Gh)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Orange, Old Paper, Die Cut (RS146Gh). Vibrant color, partly broken vertical crease at center

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE DIE CUT 4-CENT ORANGE DR. D. JAYNE & CO. -- A PHENOMENAL RARITY.

The Joyce sale did not contain any examples that were die cut, and contained one cut square, similar to the example offered in the previous lot. This is the only one that is die cut. All known copies of this stamp have green offset on back, in what appears to be the color of the normally issued stamp.

Ex Bulkley. With 2012 P.F. certificate

17,500
12,000
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2111
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2111, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS147dp), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS147dp)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Watermarked Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS147dp). Deep rich color, showing perfs at top and right, small tear at left, Very Fine appearance, scarce

1,500
1,200
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2112
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2112, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Pink Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS148cp), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Pink Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS148cp)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Pink Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS148cp). Intense color, perfs show at right, two tears, thin at bottom, Very Fine appearance, scarce, this is the first we have offered since our 2006 Tolman sale, ex Bulkley, with 2012 P.F. certificate

900
600
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2113
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2113, Dr. D. Jayne and Co.Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Watermarked Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS149pd), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Watermarked Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS149pd)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Watermarked Paper, Perforated and Die Cut (RS149pd). Perfs at top and left, rich color, thinned, vertical creases at sides, otherwise Fine, scarce, none were offered in Joyce, ex Tolman and "Scarsdale"

1,750
1,400
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