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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 December, 2017

Category — John I. Brown and Son

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2033
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2033, John I. Brown and SonJohn I. Brown & Son, 2c Green, Experimental Silk Paper (RS40e), John I. Brown & Son, 2c Green, Experimental Silk Paper (RS40e)John I. Brown & Son, 2c Green, Experimental Silk Paper (RS40e). Rich color, clearly evident short blue silk fibers, Fine, a scarce stamp, this is the only example we have offered since keeping computerized records, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,400
2034
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2034, John I. Brown and SonJohn I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Old Paper (RS41a), John I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Old Paper (RS41a)John I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Old Paper (RS41a). Deep rich color, choice centering for this difficult issue, completely sound, fresh and Very Fine, scarce in sound condition, the Aldrich book records 40 examples but only 12 are sound -- this is the first sound copy we have offered -- ex Himpsl, with 2011 P.F. certificate

550
700
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2035
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2035, John I. Brown and SonJohn I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Silk Paper (RS41b), John I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Silk Paper (RS41b)John I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Silk Paper (RS41b). Bright shade, unusually wide and balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, very difficult to obtain in such wonderful condition, with 2008 P.F. certificate

140
200
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2036
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2036, John I. Brown and SonJohn I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Watermarked Paper (RS41d), John I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Watermarked Paper (RS41d)John I. Brown & Son, 4c Brown, Watermarked Paper (RS41d). Rich color, with unusual diagonal plate scratch at left, thin spots at right, short perf at bottom not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, very unusual with the plate scratch, only 16 are recorded in the Aldrich book of which only seven are potentially sound, this may be unique with the plate scratch, ex Himpsl, with 2011 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with no premium for the plate scratch

2,000
900
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