Sale 1174 — The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 7 March, 2018

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
312
 
Sale 1174, Lot 312, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post96c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR23). Bright shade, neat circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,000
313
 
Sale 1174, Lot 313, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post$20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR123). Light purple handstamp cancel, beautiful dark shade, choice centering within especially wide margins, Extremely Fine, ex "Golden Oak", with 2006 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

200
225
Back to Top
314
 
Sale 1174, Lot 314, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125). Wonderfully well-centered, deep rich shade and bold impression, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

275
400
Back to Top
315
 
Sale 1174, Lot 315, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125). Purple town cancel (town cancels are most unusual on Newspaper stamps), bright color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Golden Oak", with 2003 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $375.00 as 85, $700.00 as 98)

275
250
Back to Top
316
 
Sale 1174, Lot 316, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post10c Parcel Post (Q6). Exceptional centering with wide margins, lightly cancelled, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $400.00), only three have graded higher

3
500
Back to Top
317
 
Sale 1174, Lot 317, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post25c Parcel Post (Q9). Near perfect centering, deep rich color, razor-sharp impression on fresh paper, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00), only two have graded higher with no others sharing this grade

8
700
Back to Top
318
 
Sale 1174, Lot 318, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post75c Parcel Post (Q11). Perfect centering with wide and balanced margins, intense shade and proof-like impression on crisp paper, neat Denver Col. double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00), this is the highest grade awarded and is equaled by no others

35
2,700
Back to Top