Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — Revenues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
781
 
Sale 1187, Lot 781, Revenues1c Telegraph, Imperforate (R4). Bright color, large to full margins, neat manuscript cancel, Very Fine

800
0
782
 
Sale 1187, Lot 782, Revenues4c Playing Cards, Perforated (R21c). Especially deep shade, light manuscript cancel, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

700
300
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783
 
Sale 1187, Lot 783, Revenues10c Certificate, Imperforate (R33a). Huge Jumbo margins all around, rich color, light manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

400
400
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784
 
Sale 1187, Lot 784, Revenues70c Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R65a). Rich color, ample to full margins, light handstamp cancel, Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

725
450
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785
 
Sale 1187, Lot 785, Revenues$1.00 Passage Ticket, Imperforate (R74a). Large margins to full at upper left corner, rich color, blue manuscript cancel, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

350
200
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786
 
Sale 1187, Lot 786, Revenues$20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a). Large balanced margins, vibrant color, neat May 3, 1864 manuscript cancel, light diagonal crease, Very Fine appearance

3,500
700
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787
 
Sale 1187, Lot 787, Revenues$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Large margins to clear at top, deep rich colors, manuscript cancel, light vertical crease at left, Fine appearance, with 1987 P.F. certificate

2,500
550
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788
 
Sale 1187, Lot 788, Revenues$200.00 U.S.I.R., Perforated (R102c). Neat Nov. 24, 1870 manuscript cancel, fresh and Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

850
325
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789
 
Sale 1187, Lot 789, Revenues50c Blue & Black, Second Issue, Center Inverted (R115b). Light manuscript cancel, magnificent centering and margins, Extremely Fine, one of the finest examples extant, from our 1992 Rarities sale, with 1991 P.F. Certificate

1,150
1,900
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790
 
Sale 1187, Lot 790, Revenues30c Orange & Black, Third Issue, Center Inverted (R140a). Rich colors, blue herringbone datestamp cancel, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail with cut cancel

1,750
1,200
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791
 
Sale 1187, Lot 791, Revenues$5.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB10a). Rich color, well-centered with margins that show complete design all around, neat Jun. 18, 1879 manuscript cancel, couple small thins at top and couple slight toned perf tips at bottom left

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE $5.00 PROPRIETARY ON VIOLET PAPER.

Examples of the $5.00 Proprietary Issue almost invariably have faults, due to the stamp's large size and the nature of its use. The Kingsley book contains a table showing 2,109 stamps ordered and he records only 119 copies extant

11,000
2,000
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792
 
Sale 1187, Lot 792, Revenues28c Green & Black, Series of 1941, Wine (RE132). Perhaps barest trace of purple cancel when held up to light or under UV, appears uncancelled at a glance, tiny facial scuffs at top left and in word "Internal", appears Very Fine, a key Wine stamp rarity, with 2018 P.F. certificate

2,500
850
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793
og
Wine Stamp Balance. 76 different unused from the 1942 Issue and later, including 17 that catalogue $150.00-$200.00 each, a few minor imperfections but overall a very fresh and desirable lot, majority Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail in excess of $3,000.00

E. 500-750
650
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794
 
Sale 1187, Lot 794, Revenues$100.00 Green, Blue Handstamped "Series 1940" Ovpt., Silver Tax (RG57). Serial no. 377154, pretty color, wide margins and choice centering, purple oval cancels, small diagonal crease at top left

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE $100.00 GREEN SERIES 1940 SILVER TAX ISSUE HANDSTAMPED IN BLUE. ONLY 13 ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Eric Jackson records a total of 13 used copies of this issue. Of these at least six have faults and several are centered to the bottom. This is easily one of the best-centered examples in that population.

With 2004 P.F. certificate

6,000
2,900
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795
og
Sale 1187, Lot 795, Revenues1c-$10.00 Gray, Series 1941, Imperforate Pairs (RG58a-RG75a). Without gum as issued, large margins throughout with the dollar values showing huge bottom sheet margins, fresh, Very Fine and choice

4,600
1,100
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796
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Sale 1187, Lot 796, Revenues1937-62 Marihuana Tax (RJM1-RJM7). Complete for the 1937 Issue, also complete for the 1962 Issue less RJM8, Mint N.H. except for RJM4 which is without gum as issued and with wide tab, fresh and crisp, Fine-Very Fine

3,325
1,000
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797
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Sale 1187, Lot 797, Revenues$1.00-$10.00 "Marihuana Tax Act of 1937" Overprint, Imperforate Pairs (RJM1a-RJM3a). Without gum as issued, bright colors, large margins, Very Fine and choice, scarce, no other Marihuana Tax issues were issued in imperforate form

2,700
900
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798
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Sale 1187, Lot 798, Revenues$50.00 "Marihuana Tax Act of 1937" Overprint (RJM8). Mint N.H., with complete receipt tab, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, from the Smithsonian National Postal Museum deaccession where only 160 were released

1,400
900
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