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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

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Category — Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
323
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 323, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$4.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD82). Mint N.H, $4.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD82). Mint N.H$4.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD82). Mint N.H., deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, ex DePriest, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

500
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324
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 324, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$10.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD84). Mint N.H, $10.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD84). Mint N.H$10.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD84). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice

225
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325
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 325, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD85), $20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD85)$20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD85). Lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, ex Lyons, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,250
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326
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 326, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD86), $30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD86)$30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD86). Without gum as issued, serial no. 496, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE $30.00 "SERIES 1940" STOCK TRANSFER.

We doubt whether more than one or two others exist in unused condition. This is the only example contained in Power Search or our other digital records. We did offer an unusual imperforate proof, serial no. 000, in our Sale 992.

Ex Buford and "Scarsdale". With 2002 P.F. certificate

1,750
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327
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 327, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD88), $60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD88)$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD88). Serial no. 40, rich color, cancelled solely by 1941 handstamp, Very Fine and choice, an attractive example of this scarce issue

1,900
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328
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 328, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD89), $100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD89)$100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD89). Serial no. 682, bright color, bold strike of blue handstamp cancel leaves some slight indentations in paper (this is not a cut cancel), Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.F. certificate specifically stating blue handstamp cancel

375
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329
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 329, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD90), $500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD90)$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1940" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD90). Serial no. 5, wide margins, handstamp and also light cut cancels, tiny hole at center, Extremely Fine appearance, ex "Scarsdale", with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as with cut cancel

2,400
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330
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 330, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$1,000.00 Bright Green, Series 1940 (RD91), $1,000.00 Bright Green, Series 1940 (RD91)$1,000.00 Bright Green, Series 1940 (RD91). Serial no. 5, rich color, light handstamp and cut cancels, two minor staple holes, Very Fine appearance, scarce, it is interesting to note that Power Search located only five others (including serial nos. 2, 3 and 4), ex Tolman

2,650
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331
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 331, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD110). Mint N.H, $20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD110). Mint N.H$20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD110). Mint N.H., deep rich color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

350
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332
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 332, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD111), $30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD111)$30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD111). Without gum as issued, serial no. 2527, rich color, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, scarce in unused condition, ex DePriest, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,400
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333
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 333, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD112), $50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD112)$50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD112). Without gum as issued, serial no. 1309, intense shade, Very Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; unpriced in SMQ)

1,000
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334
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 334, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD113), $60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD113)$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD113). Serial no. 1392, detailed impression, clear 1942 handstamp cancel and also perf "CNP" cancel, Extremely Fine, ex "Scarsdale", Scott Retail as with perf cancel

150
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335
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 335, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD114), $100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD114)$100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD114). Without gum as issued, serial no. 5123, radiant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, ex Curtis

400
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336
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 336, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD115), $500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD115)$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD115). Serial no. 895, rich color, perf "S&Co" cancel, Very Fine, surprisingly difficult to find without either a cut or perf cancel (only one located with Power Search), ex "Scarsdale", Scott Retail as with perf cancel

1,200
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337
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 337, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD116), $1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD116)$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1941" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD116). Serial no. 862, wide and balanced margins, rich color nicely complemented by blue handstamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE $1,000.00 SERIES 1941 STOCK TRANSFER, CANCELLED SOLELY BY THE BLUE HANDSTAMP. A MARVELOUS CONDITION RARITY.

Most examples of this issue have either cut or perfin cancels. The example offered here, with just the blue handstamp cancel, is truly rare. The adjoining position, serial no. 861, similarly cancelled but not as well-centered, was offered in our 2015 Curtis Collection sale.

Ex Buford and "Scarsdale". With 2002 P.F. certificate.

2,750
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338
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 338, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD134), $30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD134)$30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD134). Without gum as issued, serial no. 8491, rich color, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem

425
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339
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 339, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD135), $50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD135)$50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD135). Without gum as issued, serial no. 4447, intense shade and impression, fresh and Very Fine

750
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340
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 340, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD137), $100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD137)$100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD137). Without gum as issued, serial no. 7010, bright shade, Very Fine and choice, with 1985 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates

625
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341
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 341, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD138), $500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD138)$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD138). Serial no. 1483, bright color, magenta handstamp and perf initials cancels, most of the perf initials are unpunched so it is not readily apparent, usual small staple holes

VERY FINE. THE $500.00 SERIES 1942 STOCK TRANSFER IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL STOCK TRANSFER STAMPS. PERHAPS 8-10 EXIST, AND VIRTUALLY ALL HAVE PERF CANCELS.

This rare issue was missing from the Floyd, DePriest, Wampler and Tolman collections. A review using Power Search and our digital records found the following serial nos.: 1463, 1464, 1469, 1470, 1483, 1546 and 1747. All except 1546 have perf cancels (it does have two small staple holes).

Ex Lyons. With 1992 P.S.E. and 2000 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as with perf initials cancel

8,500
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342
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 342, Green Stock Transfer: 1940-1942 Ovpts.$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD139), $1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD139)$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1942" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD139). Serial no. 1752, rich color on bright paper, faint manuscript cancel and additional hole punch at upper right, small corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, ex "Scarsdale", Scott Retail as with perf cancel

190
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