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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 7 March, 2018

Category — Revenues, First Issue cont.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
340
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 340, Revenues, First Issue cont.$3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a), $3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a)$3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a). Huge margins all around, deep shade and detailed impression, unobtrusive manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp with great visual appeal, ex Inman, with 1999 and 2016 P.F. certificates

200
250
341
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 341, Revenues, First Issue cont.$3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a), $3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a)$3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a). Huge margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at right, intense shade, unobtrusive manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Inman, with 2016 P.F. certificate

200
225
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342
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 342, Revenues, First Issue cont.$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a), $5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a)$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a). Huge margins all around, brilliant color, neat May 8, 1863 manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex "Scarsdale" and Inman, with 2000 and 2017 P.F. certificates (XF 90 XQ), the "XQ" designation is used to denote extraordinary quality by the Philatelic Foundation

300
450
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343
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 343, Revenues, First Issue cont.$5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a), $5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a)$5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a). Large to mostly huge margins, fresh bright color, neat 1863 manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate

250
275
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344
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 344, Revenues, First Issue cont.$5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a), $5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a)$5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a). Huge margins all around, brilliant color, neat 1863 manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 and 2017 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

200
350
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345
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 345, Revenues, First Issue cont.$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a), $5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a)$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a). Huge margins all around, rich color, neat 1863 manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 and 2017 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

750
850
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346
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 346, Revenues, First Issue cont.$10.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R93a), $10.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R93a)$10.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R93a). Large margins, intense shade and impression, light manuscript cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Schauss, with 2017 P.F. certificate

900
225
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347
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 347, Revenues, First Issue cont.$10.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R94a), $10.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R94a)$10.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R94a). Huge margins to ample at bottom right, deep rich color, 1863 manuscript cancel, shows slight doubling of outer frameline at top, Extremely Fine, ex "Wildhorse", with 2007 P.S.E. and 2017 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as normal

175
170
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348
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 348, Revenues, First Issue cont.$10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a), $10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a)$10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a). Huge margins all around, deep rich color, faint manuscript cancellation, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, from the Weill sale and ex Zoellner and Inman, with 2000 and 2016 P.F. certificates

900
950
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349
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 349, Revenues, First Issue cont.$10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a), $10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a)$10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a). Large to full margins, intense color, neat manuscript cancel, tiny corner margin scissors-cut at top right, Very Fine, evidence points to an imperforate supply of 856, as 792 others (11 sheets) were returned for perforating, with 2016 P.F. certificate

3,500
400
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350
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 350, Revenues, First Issue cont.$15.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R97c), $15.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R97c)$15.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R97c). Gorgeous centering, rich color, neat manuscript cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce in such choice condition, with 2003 and 2017 P.F. certificates

300
750
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351
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 351, Revenues, First Issue cont.$20.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R98a), $20.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R98a)$20.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R98a). Huge margins to full, vibrant color, July 20, 1864 manuscript cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Inman, with 2016 P.F. certificate

175
160
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352
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 352, Revenues, First Issue cont.$20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a), $20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a)$20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a). Large to huge margins, vibrant color, 1864 manuscript cancel

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE $20.00 PROBATE OF WILL IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

Ex "Wildhorse". With 2003 P.S.E. (XF 90; Revenues unpriced in SMQ) and 2017 P.F. certificates

3,500
1,600
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353
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 353, Revenues, First Issue cont.$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c), $20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c)$20.00 Probate of Will, Perforated (R99c). Brilliant color, crisp impression, neat Mar. 31, 1864 manuscript cancel, well-centered

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED $20.00 PROBATE OF WILL FIRST ISSUE REVENUE.

With 2015 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

3,000
1,800
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354
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 354, Revenues, First Issue cont.$25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a), $25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a)$25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a). Large to huge margins all around, neat Jun. 28, 1865 manuscript cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE $25.00 IMPERFORATE MORTGAGE FIRST ISSUE.

With 2014 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; Revenues are unpriced in SMQ)

2,700
1,800
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355
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 355, Revenues, First Issue cont.$25.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R100c), $25.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R100c)$25.00 Mortgage, Perforated (R100c). Well-centered, incredibly intense color and detailed impression, Jun. 18, 1868 manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

250
200
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356
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 356, Revenues, First Issue cont.$50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a), $50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a)$50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a). Huge margins all around, beautiful color and crisp impression, faint strikes of handstamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Zoellner and Inman, with 2000 and 2016 P.F. certificates

325
500
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357
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 357, Revenues, First Issue cont.$50.00 U.S.I.R., Perforated (R101c), $50.00 U.S.I.R., Perforated (R101c)$50.00 U.S.I.R., Perforated (R101c). Well-centered with wide margins, deep dark shade and sharp proof-like impression, neat manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Zoellner and Inman, with 2000 and 2016 P.F. certificates

210
450
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