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Sale 1210 — The Joseph Antizzo Collection of Embossed Revenue Stamped Paper

Sale Date — Wednesday, 23 October, 2019

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Category — First Federal Issue: New York

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2066
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2066, First Federal Issue: New York4c-75c New York (RM149-RM155), 4c-75c New York (RM149-RM155)4c-75c New York (RM149-RM155). Including two RM152, eight documents including 4c and 30c on promissory notes, 10c on bill of lading, 20c and 25c on bills of exchange, 25c on beautiful large notarized document, 50c and 75c on foreign bills of exchange, generally clear impressions, few with manuscript on top, Very Fine group

300
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2067
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2067, First Federal Issue: New York$1.00 New York (RM156), $1.00 New York (RM156)$1.00 New York (RM156). Perfect impression at top left of handwritten receipt of legacy from the "Reformed Protestant French Church of New York", dated June 11, 1799, with clear seal of the church at bottom, some toning well away from embossing, Extremely Fine impression on an interesting document

250
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2068
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2068, First Federal Issue: New York50c, $2.00, $5.00 and $10.00 New York (RM154, RM157, RM159, RM160), 50c, $2.00, $5.00 and $10.00 New York (RM154, RM157, RM159, RM160)50c, $2.00, $5.00 and $10.00 New York (RM154, RM157, RM159, RM160). Two impressions of the $10.00, clear impressions in a row on second page of handwritten discharge of legacy dated November 25, 1799, manuscript "Paid for stamps besides the above for $36 org. in five payments as pr. stamps in the Receipt Book from the February 11th 1799 to June 1, 1799", pristine condition and excellent impressions -- given the significant sums involved the embosser took his time

VERY FINE. THIS IS WITHOUT QUESTION THE GREATEST FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE REVENUE DOCUMENT IN EXISTENCE. IT BEARS THE UNIQUE $2.00, ONE OF TWO KNOWN $5.00, AND THE ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE $10.00 NEW YORK.

The only other recorded example of the $5.00 is offered in the following lot. Ex Makepeace and Joyce. The $2.00, $5.00 and $10.00 are all listed but unpriced in Scott.

E. 5,000-7,500
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2069
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2069, First Federal Issue: New York$5.00 New York (RM159), $5.00 New York (RM159)$5.00 New York (RM159). Attractive impression at top left of part-printed naturalization certificate dated April 13, 1799, some minor splitting along folds

VERY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE $5.00 NEW YORK FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE. A MAJOR EMBOSSED REVENUE STAMP RARITY.

The other example of the $5.00 is offered in the previous lot, which also has impressions of the 50c, $2.00 and $10.00 New York. Ex Makepeace and Joyce. Listed but unpriced in Scott.

E. 1,500-2,000
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