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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 — Licenses to Operate a Still

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2146
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2146, Licenses to Operate a StillEarly License to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon, Early License to Work a Still, 6c per GallonEarly License to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon. Part-printed license dated November 9, 1797, with No. RM509, issued to the Pease brothers of Suffield Conn., valid for two weeks to operate a 160-gallon still taxed at the rate of 6c per gallon, Very Fine, ex Tolman, with Tolman article about the license in the 1990 American Revenuer

E. 750-1,000
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2147
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2147, Licenses to Operate a StillLicense to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon, License to Work a Still, 6c per GallonLicense to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon. Part-printed license dated May 6, 1801 at Hunterdon County N.J., issued to Daniel Rittenhouse to operate a 40-gallon still for two weeks, Very Fine, scarce

E. 300-400
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2148
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2148, Licenses to Operate a StillLicense to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon, License to Work a Still, 6c per GallonLicense to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon. Part-printed license issued to Peter Maurer to operate a 41-1/2-gallon still for a half month, dated September 17, 1800 in Pennsylvania, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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2149
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2149, Licenses to Operate a StillLicense to Work a Still, 10c per Gallon, License to Work a Still, 10c per GallonLicense to Work a Still, 10c per Gallon. Part-printed license issued to Daniel Rittenhouse to operate a 40-gallon still for one month, dated September 29, 1799 at Hunterdon County N.J., Very Fine, ex Tolman

E. 300-400
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2150
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2150, Licenses to Operate a StillLicense to Work a Still, 18c per Gallon, License to Work a Still, 18c per GallonLicense to Work a Still, 18c per Gallon. Part-printed license issued to Valentine Werly to operate a 62-gallon still for two months, dated September 23, 1800 in Pennsylvania, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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2151
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2151, Licenses to Operate a StillLicense to Work a Still, 18c per Gallon, License to Work a Still, 18c per GallonLicense to Work a Still, 18c per Gallon. part-printed license issued to Peter Feeser to operate two stills with combined capacity of 162 gallons for two months, dated September 15, 1800 at Lebanon Pa., Very Fine

E. 400-500
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2152
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2152, Licenses to Operate a Still9c License to Work a Still (RM468a), 9c License to Work a Still (RM468a)9c License to Work a Still (RM468a). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to Joseph Pease in Suffield Conn. for two weeks, dated October 13, 1814, light horizontal file fold affects embossing, still Very Fine, scarce, only five examples are recorded, ex Joyce

1,500
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2153
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2153, Licenses to Operate a Still32c License to Work a Still (RM475a), 32c License to Work a Still (RM475a)32c License to Work a Still (RM475a). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to John Hileman to operate two stills for two months, dated August 2, 1814 at Lebanon Pa., the dates license filled out for is three months, although this is a two month license (the wrong form was used), Very Fine, perhaps four examples are recorded, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 1,000-1,500
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2154
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2154, Licenses to Operate a Still42c License to Work a Still (RM478a), 42c License to Work a Still (RM478a)42c License to Work a Still (RM478a). Detailed impression on part-printed license issued to James Fowler for three months, dated September 2, 1817 in Pennsylvania, Very Fine, rare, it is reported there are only two examples of this denomination, unlisted in Scott as embossed -- only listed as printed -- Scott value as printed

2,000
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2155
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2155, Licenses to Operate a Still52c License to Work a Still (RM480a), 52c License to Work a Still (RM480a)52c License to Work a Still (RM480a). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to Thomas Mull for operating two stills for four months, dated February 1, 1815 in North Carolina, few slight toned spots well away from embossing, Very Fine, it is believed only three are recorded, ex Joyce

2,000
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2156
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2156, Licenses to Operate a Still70c License to Work a Still (RM484a), 70c License to Work a Still (RM484a)70c License to Work a Still (RM484a). Clear impression on part-printed license issued to John Sully for six months, dated 1814 (starts January 1), faint bend affects embossing, Very Fine, it is believed only two are recorded

2,100
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2157
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2157, Licenses to Operate a Still$1.08 License to Work a Still (RM488a), $1.08 License to Work a Still (RM488a)$1.08 License to Work a Still (RM488a). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to James Potter for one year, dated January 24, 1814 at Harrisburgh Pa., light wrinkle affects embossing, sensibly reinforced along a few separations well away from embossing, small erosion spot at top left corner, still Very Fine, scarce, it is believed only four are recorded, ex Joyce

2,000
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2158
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2158, Licenses to Operate a Still4-1/2 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM466b), 4-1/2 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM466b)4-1/2 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM466b). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to Alson Haskins for one week, dated December 1, 1817 at Hartford Conn., some manuscript on back bleeds thru, still Very Fine, scarce, it is believed no more than 15 exist

2,000
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2159
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2159, Licenses to Operate a Still9 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM468b), 9 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM468b)9 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM468b). Detailed impression on part-printed license issued to Archibald Clarke for two weeks, dated August 18, 1817 in Virginia, some overall toning, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, it is believed no more than nine exist

1,800
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2160
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2160, Licenses to Operate a Still18 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM471b), 18 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM471b)18 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM471b). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to Henry Becker for one month, dated November 18, 1817 at Lancaster Pa., Very Fine, it is believed no more than ten are known

1,400
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