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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Category — Narcotic Tax

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
404
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 404, Narcotic Tax$2.00 Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA22), $2.00 Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA22)$2.00 Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA22). Brilliant color, light handstamp cancel, tiny pinhole at bottom left, Fine appearance, ex "Scarsdale", only one other is contained in Power Search and perhaps a half-dozen are known, with 1991 P.S.E. and 2004 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,200
405
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 405, Narcotic Tax1c Carmine Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA26), 1c Carmine Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA26)1c Carmine Rose, Narcotic Tax (RJA26). With "Narcotic/E. L. Co./3-19-19" three-line overprint, bright color

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1919 ONE-CENT NARCOTIC ISSUE OVERPRINTED ON THE 1917 REVENUE ISSUE.

This was used exclusively by Eli Lilly & Co. in Indianapolis.

Ex "Scarsdale". We have offered only three copies since keeping computerized records and this is the only sound example we have offered. With 2006 P.F. certificate.

3,750
2,600
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406
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 406, Narcotic Tax1c Carmine Rose, Blue "P-W-R-Co. Narcotic" Handstamp, Narcotic Tax (RJA28), 1c Carmine Rose, Blue "P-W-R-Co. Narcotic" Handstamp, Narcotic Tax (RJA28)1c Carmine Rose, Blue "P-W-R-Co. Narcotic" Handstamp, Narcotic Tax (RJA28). Neat manuscript 1919 cancel, brilliant color, Very Fine, rare in sound condition, we have offered only one other in sound condition since keeping computerized records (it had a natural paper bend), ex DePriest, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,250
650
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407
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 407, Narcotic Tax4c Carmine Rose, Blue "P-W-R-Co. Narcotic" Handstamp, Narcotic Tax (RJA28A), 4c Carmine Rose, Blue "P-W-R-Co. Narcotic" Handstamp, Narcotic Tax (RJA28A)4c Carmine Rose, Blue "P-W-R-Co. Narcotic" Handstamp, Narcotic Tax (RJA28A). Bright color, s.e. at left, few flaws including manuscript cancel removed at bottom and perfs trimmed at left, Very Fine appearing example of this scarce issue, we have offered only two since keeping computerized records and both were defective, ex "Scarsdale", with 2011 P.F. certificate

1,200
450
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408
og
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 408, Narcotic Tax3c Violet, Imperforate, Narcotic Tax (RJA48a), 3c Violet, Imperforate, Narcotic Tax (RJA48a)3c Violet, Imperforate, Narcotic Tax (RJA48a). Without gum as issued, large margins, rich color, Extremely Fine

1,000
300
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409
 
No Lot.
0
0
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410
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 410, Narcotic Tax$4.00 Green, Imperforate, Narcotic Tax (RJA104a), $4.00 Green, Imperforate, Narcotic Tax (RJA104a)$4.00 Green, Imperforate, Narcotic Tax (RJA104a). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce in such pristine condition

1,250
425
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411
 
Narcotic Tax Stamps Balance. Scott album pages of unused stamps, including Nos. RJA45b, RJA58b, RJA68a, RJA78b, RJA95b-RJA100b, RJA103bd, RJA105-RJA106, selected by the owner for superior eye appeal, few minor imperfections are inevitable (our usual disclaimer), Very Fine-Extremely Fine group, Scott Retail approximately

3,825
750
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