VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE J. B. KELLY & CO. ISSUE ON OLD PAPER.
Only 19 examples of this issue are recorded in the Aldrich census. About half are reported with faults.
VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE J. B. KELLY & CO. ISSUE ON EXPERIMENTAL SILK PAPER. ONLY 15 ARE RECORDED IN THE ALDRICH BOOK.
Ex Tolman. With 2007 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE DR. KENNEDY 2-CENT GREEN ISSUE ON EXPERIMENTAL SILK PAPER.
This is the first we have offered in any condition since keeping computerized records. None was offered in the Joyce sale.
Ex "Scarsdale". With 2009 P.F. certificate
FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT BLUE KERR ISSUE ON OLD PAPER. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL MEDICINE STAMPS.
Only 7 are recorded in the Aldrich census. Of these only 3 are reported as sound. The example with repaired tears offered in the 1991 Joyce sale and this example from our 2006 Tolman sale each realized more than 1.5 times Scott Retail value. This is the only example we have offered since keeping computerized records.
Ex Tolman and "Scarsdale". With 2012 P.F. certificate
FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT J. LIPPMANN & BROTHERS ON EXPERIMENTAL SILK PAPER. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.
The Aldrich book records four examples. We are aware of three additional examples, for a total population of seven, and only two are sound. All have similar centering. This is the first we have offered since our 2006 Tolman sale.
VERY FINE CENTERING. AN EXTREMELY RARE VERTICAL PAIR IMPERFORATE BETWEEN OF THE 2-CENT LYON MANUFACTURING COMPANY ISSUE ON WATERMARKED PAPER. ONLY THREE ARE RECORDED.
The Aldrich book notes three examples of this rarity, two of which were offered in the Joyce sale. This is the finer of the two.
Ex Joyce and offered to the market for the first time since 1991.