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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: 1945-1947 Ovpts.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
355
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 355, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD205), $60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD205)$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD205). Serial no. 8972, rich color, unobtrusive purple handstamp cancel, Very Fine, ex "Scarsdale"

350
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356
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 356, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD206), $100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD206)$100.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD206). Without gum as issued, serial no. 22179, well-proportioned balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, ex DePriest and "Wildhorse", with 2003 P.F. certificate, like the $50.00 we believe this is undercatalogued in Scott

250
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357
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 357, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD207), $500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD207)$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD207). Serial no. 4789, deep rich color, wide and balanced margins, neat purple handstamp cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, this issue is listed but unpriced in unused condition, ex Lyons, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
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358
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 358, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208), $1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208)$1,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208). Without gum as issued, serial no. 4589, detailed impression, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE $1,000.00 "SERIES 1945" OVERPRINT STOCK TRANSFER ISSUE. THIS IS THE ONLY UNUSED EXAMPLE WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED.

Ex Buford and "Scarsdale". With 2002 P.F. certificate. Scott Catalogue value is presumably based on the sale price of this stamp, though we are not sure why it is not higher since this realized $5,250 hammer in 2011.

3,250
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359
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 359, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208A), $2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208A)$2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208A). Serial no. 873, rich color, purple handstamp and cut cancels

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE $2,500.00 "SERIES 1945" OVERPRINT STOCK TRANSFER ISSUE. ONE OF THE GREATEST REVENUE RARITIES.

Only three examples are recorded, listed below by serial number:

1) Serial no. 872, cut cancel, ex Fleischman family

2) Serial no. 873, cut cancel, ex Lyons, the example offered here

3) Serial no. 916, perf cancel, ex Buford and Curtis.

None was included in any of the other great Revenue collections such as Joyce, Cunliffe, Tolman or others.

Ex Lyons. With 1991 P.S.E. certificate

30,000
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360
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 360, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208B), $5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208B)$5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208B). Serial no. 878, April 12, 1946 handstamp and cut cancels, rich color, small corner crease at top left, two small staple holes

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE $5,000.00 "SERIES 1945" STOCK TRANSFER ISSUE. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT STOCK TRANSFER REVENUE STAMPS IN EXISTENCE.

Ex Buford and Curtis. With 2003 P.F. certificate.

45,000
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361
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 361, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208C), $10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208C)$10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1945" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD208C). Serial no. 3090, bright color, purple handstamp and cut cancels, light horizontal crease at top

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE $10,000.00 "SERIES 1945" OVERPRINT STOCK TRANSFER ISSUE. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT STOCK TRANSFER REVENUE STAMPS IN EXISTENCE.

Ex Joyce, Lyons, Buford and Curtis. With 1991 P.F. certificate.

50,000
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362
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 362, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD225), $20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD225)$20.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD225). Original gum, single hinge mark, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine

450
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363
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 363, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD227), $50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD227)$50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD227). Without gum as issued, serial no. 17846, rich color on bright paper, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine

300
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364
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 364, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD228), $60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD228)$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD228). Without gum as issued, serial no. 11177, bright shade, Very Fine and choice, scarce in unused condition

375
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365
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 365, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD232), $2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD232)$2,500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD232). Serial no. 1203, bright color, cancelled solely by violet 1947 handstamp, completely sound

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS IS THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF THE $2,500.00 SERIES 1946 STOCK TRANSFER ISSUE IN EXISTENCE. ONLY FOUR ARE KNOWN. A PHENOMENAL RARITY IN EVERY RESPECT.

Only four examples are recorded, listed below by serial number:

1) Serial no. 1201, cut cancel and also black handstamp, ex Joyce, Lyons and our 2002 Rarities sale

2) Serial no. 1203, the example offered here, magenta handstamp cancel, ex Buford and "Scarsdale"

3) Serial no. 1213, light black cancel and also staple holes, ex Cunliffe, Handy and Floyd

4) Serial no. 1244, perf initials cancel, ex Fleischman.

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

27,500
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366
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 366, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD233), $5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD233)$5,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD233). Serial no. 1290, radiant color and crisp impression, perf initials cancel, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE $5,000.00 "SERIES 1946" OVERPRINT STOCK TRANSFER ISSUE. A GREAT RARITY -- RICHARD FRIEDBERG RECORDS ONLY EIGHT COPIES.

This issue is not known without a cut or perf cancel and it is only known used. Five of the eight came from one find. We have offered only one other since keeping computerized records.

From our Sale 741 of January 30, 1992. Ex Buford. With 2003 P.F. certificate. Scott Catalogue only lists this as a cut cancel, priced at

17,500
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367
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 367, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD234), $10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD234)$10,000.00 Bright Green, "Series 1946" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD234). Serial no. 5134, fresh and bright color, black Jan. 8, 1947 handstamp and cut cancels, faint horizontal crease at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY THREE EXAMPLES OF THE $10,000.00 "SERIES 1946" OVERPRINT STOCK TRANSFER ISSUE ARE RECORDED. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL REVENUE STAMPS.

An extensive search of auction records for the past 35 years produced only three examples of this Stock Transfer rarity. They are consecutive serial numbers, cancelled on the same date, and may have originated on one document. They are:

1) Serial no. 5134, the example offered here, ex Turner and Buford

2) Serial no. 5135, handstamp and cut cancels, ex Joyce, Ballman and Fleischman

3) Serial no. 5136, handstamp and cut cancels, ex Joyce, Lyons and our 2002 Rarities sale.

Ex Turner and Buford. With 2003 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as cut cancel

22,500
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368
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 368, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD252), $30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD252)$30.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD252). Without gum as issued, serial no. 27383, radiant color, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, ex "Scarsdale", with 2002 P.F. certificate

600
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369
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 369, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD253), $50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD253)$50.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD253). Without gum as issued, serial no. 22167, rich color on bright paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; unpriced in SMQ)

700
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370
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 370, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD254), $60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD254)$60.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD254). Without gum as issued, serial no. 13122, intense shade and impression on crisp paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, rare in unused condition, ex "Scarsdale", with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,150
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371
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 371, Green Stock Transfer: 1945-1947 Ovpts.$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD256), $500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD256)$500.00 Bright Green, "Series 1947" Ovpt., Stock Transfer (RD256). Serial no. 6763, rich color nicely complemented by purple Jan. 7, 1948 handstamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex "Scarsdale", with 2002 P.F. certificate

750
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