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Sale 1205 — 2019 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 26 June, 2019

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Category — Postage Due and Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2113
nhbl
Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2113, Postage Due and Parcel Post30c Red Brown (J20), 30c Red Brown (J20)30c Red Brown (J20). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 332 block of twelve with half arrow at left, deep rich color, outstanding centering throughout, bright and fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT 1884 POSTAGE DUE ISSUE. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST PLATE BLOCKS IN EXISTENCE.

The Scott Catalogue does not price this Mint N.H. plate block. The value for a hinged plate block plus two Mint N.H. singles is $4,150.00, which does not convey the rarity of this Mint N.H. Gem plate block

E. 5,000-7,500
Future Sale
2114°
E
Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2114, Postage Due and Parcel Post2c Parcel Post, Designer's Model on Thick Gray Cardboard (Q2-E2), 2c Parcel Post, Designer's Model on Thick Gray Cardboard (Q2-E2)2c Parcel Post, Designer's Model on Thick Gray Cardboard (Q2-E2). Stamp-size photographic essay of wash drawing, depicting the "Steamship and Mail Tender" design that was adopted for the 10c value, with additional pen and ink lettering and wash touch up, mounted on 101 x 83mm card with hand inscription and signed "Approved Oct. 11, 1912 Frank H. Hitchcock Postmaster General", also light pencil at top indicating the design was changed to the 10c

VERY FINE AND UNIQUE ESSAY PREPARED FOR THE 2-CENT PARCEL POST ISSUE, DEPICTING THE DESIGN OF THE 10-CENT.

This is a particularly desirable essay with the swapped design. There is also a 5c essay that depicts the City Carrier design that would eventually be adopted for this 2c denomination

5,500
Future Sale
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