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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 December, 2017

Category — G.G. Green thru E.T. Hazeltine

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2067
og
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2067, G.G. Green thru E.T. HazeltineG. G. Green, 3c Black, Watermarked Paper, Tete-Beche Pair (RS92dh), G. G. Green, 3c Black, Watermarked Paper, Tete-Beche Pair (RS92dh)G. G. Green, 3c Black, Watermarked Paper, Tete-Beche Pair (RS92dh). Original gum, h.r., wide to clear margins, deep shade and crisp impression, some perf separations, top stamp small thin spots, otherwise Fine, the Aldrich book lists only eight examples, ex "Scarsdale", with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,500
3,500
2068
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2068, G.G. Green thru E.T. HazeltineReuben P. Hall & Co., 4c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS94e), Reuben P. Hall & Co., 4c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS94e)Reuben P. Hall & Co., 4c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS94e). Clear short silk fibers, attractive margins, small flaws, including tiny edge tears and pulled perfs, Fine appearance, ex "Scarsdale", with 2010 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,500
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2069
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2069, G.G. Green thru E.T. HazeltineDr. Harter & Co., 1c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS97e), Dr. Harter & Co., 1c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS97e)Dr. Harter & Co., 1c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS97e). Showing several blue silk fibers, crisp impression, unpunched perf at left, perf expertly reattached at bottom right, appears Very Fine, a rare example on experimental silk paper, this is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records

2,000
6,250
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2070
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2070, G.G. Green thru E.T. Hazeltine(Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Old Paper (RS99a), (Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Old Paper (RS99a)(Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Old Paper (RS99a). Bright shade, tiny thin spot at bottom left, light vertical crease at left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE S. B. HARTMAN & CO. 4-CENT ON OLD PAPER.

Only 26 are recorded in the Aldrich book, most well off-center, and at least 18 are faulty. This example is centered better than most.

Ex Tolman and "Scarsdale". With 2012 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,400
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2071
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2071, G.G. Green thru E.T. Hazeltine(Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c), (Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c)(Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c). Perfs scissors-separated as frequently seen but intact, choice centering with wide margins, light vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, scarce in such choice condition, only 31 are recorded in the Aldrich book

1,900
850
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2072
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2072, G.G. Green thru E.T. Hazeltine(Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked Paper (RS99d), (Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked Paper (RS99d)(Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked Paper (RS99d). Intense shade and impression, few faults not readily apparent including expertly repaired tear at right, Very Fine appearance, scarce, only 22 are recorded in the Aldrich book, ex Himpsl

1,900
900
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2073
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2073, G.G. Green thru E.T. Hazeltine(Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS100a), (Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS100a)(Dr.) S. B. Hartman & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS100a). Intense shade and impression, completely sound, fresh and Very Fine, of the 33 recorded in the Aldrich book only 14 are reported as sound, ex Tolman, with 2007 P.F. certificate

775
900
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2074
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2074, G.G. Green thru E.T. HazeltineE. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS103a), E. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS103a)E. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS103a). Choice centering, detailed impression on bright paper, light vertical crease at right, appears Very Fine, only 28 are recorded in the Aldrich book, ex Tolman and "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

900
950
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2075
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2075, G.G. Green thru E.T. HazeltineE. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS103ai), E. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS103ai)E. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper, Imperforate (RS103ai). Single, huge margins to full, few faults including thins at top and small tear, Very Fine appearance, the Aldrich census records only five pairs, the Joyce sale only had a single and Lilly did not have any, this is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records, Scott Retail as pair $3,000.00

E. 750-1,000
2,100
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2076
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2076, G.G. Green thru E.T. HazeltineE. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS103e), E. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS103e)E. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RS103e). Detailed impression, few silk paper fibers clearly visible, better centering than normally seen, few thin spots, couple short perfs at bottom right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE E. T. HAZELTINE 4-CENT ON EXPERIMENTAL SILK PAPER. ONLY FIVE ARE RECORDED IN THE ALDRICH CENSUS.

This is one of the rarest of all Match & Medicine stamps printed on experimental silk paper. Of the five recorded in the Aldrich book, four are listed as faulty and three are listed with centering worse than Fine.

3,750
2,000
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