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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Category — Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
227
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 227, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R305A), $20.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R305A)$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R305A). Original gum, single hinge mark, rich color, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $20.00 "SERIES 1940" ISSUE.

Ex Weill Bros., Handy, Floyd and "Scarsdale". With 2000 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,200
228
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 228, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R306A), $50.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R306A)$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R306A). Serial no. 477, brilliant color, choice centering with well-balanced margins, neat 1941 manuscript cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE $50.00 1940 DOCUMENTARY ISSUE. THIS IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE DATED DOCUMENTARY STAMPS.

Very few examples of the $50.00 Series 1940 stamp are known. It is extremely difficult to obtain in any condition, much less the superb condition offered here.

With 2002 P.F. certificate

9,000
3,250
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229
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 229, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R307), $60.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R307)$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R307). Without gum as issued, serial no. 856, brilliant color, gorgeous centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; unoriced in SMQ)

375
300
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230
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 230, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$100.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R308), $100.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R308)$100.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R308). Without gum as issues, serial no. 5738, well-centered, bright and fresh, Very Fine, ex "Wildhorse", with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; unpriced in SMQ)

300
250
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231
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 231, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R309), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R309)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R309). Serial no. 234, brilliant color, gorgeous centering, unobtrusive red handstamp cancel leaves entire design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF THE RARE $500.00 "SERIES 1940" OVERPRINT ISSUE WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED. A PHENOMENAL STAMP.

A Power Search review found six others, including three with either cut or punched cancels, two with manuscript and one with both manuscript and handstamp cancels (margin trimmed). This is the only example located with Power Search cancelled solely by a handstamp. A review of other major name sales also failed to find any others cancelled solely by a handstamp.

With 2002 P.F. certificate.

5,000
2,400
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232
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 232, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R310), $1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R310)$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R310). Serial no. 1273, neat blue handstamp and cut cancel, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as cut cancel

300
140
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233
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 233, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R329). Mint N.H, $20.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R329). Mint N.H$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R329). Mint N.H., brilliant color, three small natural gum skips, Very Fine and choice, this is the first unused example we have offered since keeping computerized records, Scott Retail as hinged

850
700
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234
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 234, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R331), $50.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R331)$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R331). Serial no. 4889, crisp impression, wide margins, cancelled solely by handstamp, Very Fine and choice

1,000
750
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235
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 235, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R334), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R334)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R334). Serial no. 3731, radiant color, unobtrusive strike of red handstamp cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp

375
275
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236
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 236, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R335), $1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R335)$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1941" Ovpt. (R335). Serial no. 3033, brilliant color, unusual hand-ruled lines with "4/17/41" manuscript cancel, wide margins, Extremely Fine, an attractive stamp, ex "Scarsdale", with 2003 P.F. certificate

225
150
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237
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 237, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R354), $20.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R354)$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R354). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex DePriest, with 2003 P.F. certificate

300
225
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238
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 238, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R356), $50.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R356)$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R356). Serial no. 4728, rich color, neat manuscript cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Lyons, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,400
550
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239
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 239, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R357), $60.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R357)$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R357). Serial no. 26694, rich color, choice centering with wide margins, cancelled solely by red 1943 handstamp, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,750
900
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240
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 240, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R359), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R359)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R359). Serial no. 5799, radiant color, light strike of red handstamp at left and also manuscript cancel at center, Very Fine and choice, ex "Scarsdale"

275
150
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 241, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R360), $1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R360)$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R360). Without gum as issued, serial no. 10841, brilliant color, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE $1,000.00 "SERIES 1942" DOCUMENTARY ISSUE.

Ex DePriest. With 2003 P.F. certificate. Scott Catalogue lists but does not price this issue in unused condition. It is probably comparable in rarity to, or rarer than, Scott R357 (two located with Power Search), which catalogues $5,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
6,000
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242
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 242, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1943" Ovpt. (R384), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1943" Ovpt. (R384)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1943" Ovpt. (R384). Serial no. 8752, brilliant color, neat 1944 handstamp and manuscript initials cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

325
225
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 243, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R404), $20.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R404)$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R404). Original gum, single hinge mark, intense shade on bright paper, Very Fine, ex "Scarsdale"

275
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244
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 244, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$30.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R405), $30.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R405)$30.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R405). Without gum as issued, serial no. 95715, brilliant color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ)

95
190
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245
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 245, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R409), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R409)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R409). Serial no. 10660, brilliant color, neat blue "CANCELLED" handstamp

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE $500.00 "SERIES OF 1944" OVERPRINT WHICH IS CANCELLED SOLELY BY A HANDSTAMP. THIS IS EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

This issue, when it is found at all, normally comes with either cut cancels or perfins, or will have staple holes. The example offered here, with none of those detractions, is a true condition rarity.

Ex Cunliffe, Lyons and Floyd. With 1999 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,700
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246
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 246, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R410), $1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R410)$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R410). Without gum as issued, serial no. 20092, brilliant color, wide margins

FRESH AND EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE $1,000.00 "SERIES OF 1944" OVERPRINT.

We are aware of perhaps one other in unused condition (serial no. 20091).

Ex "Scarsdale". With 2005 P.F. certificate

4,000
2,000
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247
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 247, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R431), $50.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R431)$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R431). Without gum as issued, serial no. 37233, rich color and detailed impression, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; unlisted in SMQ)

200
180
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248
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 248, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R432), $60.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R432)$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R432). Without gum as issued, serial no. 60288, brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; unpriced in SMQ), this seems like an overly conservative grade to us

375
300
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249
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 249, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R434), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R434)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R434). Without gum as issued, serial no. 14033, radiant color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

500
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250
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 250, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R435), $1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R435)$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R435). Without gum as issued, serial no. 30779, detailed impression, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex DePriest, with 2003 P.F. certificate

375
325
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 251, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R504), $20.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R504)$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R504). Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, Very Fine and choice

400
190
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252
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 252, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R509), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R509)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R509). Without gum as issued, serial no. 25636, bright shade, Very Fine and choice, ex Dr. Schauss, with 2012 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

1,000
550
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253
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 253, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R510), $1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R510)$1,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1948" Ovpt. (R510). Without gum as issued, serial no. 60610, deep rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, ex DePriest, with 2003 P.F. certificate

300
275
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254
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Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 254, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R613), $60.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R613)$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R613). Without gum as issued, serial no. 10070, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; unpriced in SMQ)

475
250
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255
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 255, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R617), $2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R617)$2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R617). Serial no. 661, rich color on bright paper, neat purple handstamp cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Schauss

225
130
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256
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 256, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R618), $5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R618)$5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R618). Serial no. 666, deep rich color, bold handstamp cancel, small natural paper wrinkle at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $5,000.00 "SERIES 1952" REVENUE ISSUE.

We have offered only seven others since keeping computerized records, including four with perf cancels, one with manuscript only, one with both manuscript and handstamp and only one other cancelled solely by a handstamp.

Ex Cunliffe, Wampler and Lyons. With 1999 P.S.E. certificate

5,500
2,800
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257
 
Sale Number 1149, Lot Number 257, Red Documentary Issues up to Series 1952$10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R619), $10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R619)$10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R619). Serial no. 1434, rich color, light strike of Feb. 25, 1953 handstamp, additional blue manuscript cancel, cut cancel completes the trifecta of cancels, Very Fine and choice, scarce, ex "Scarsdale", with 2006 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as with cut cancel

1,200
425
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