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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

Category — Private Die Proprietary

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
816
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 816, Private Die ProprietaryWm. Bond & Co., 4c Black, Silk Paper (RO32b), Wm. Bond & Co., 4c Black, Silk Paper (RO32b)Wm. Bond & Co., 4c Black, Silk Paper (RO32b). Intense shade and impression, wide margins, trivial corner perf crease at bottom left, Very Fine, ex Himpsl and Inman

275
275
817
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 817, Private Die ProprietaryCramer & Kemp, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RO66u), Cramer & Kemp, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RO66u)Cramer & Kemp, 1c Ultramarine, Old Paper (RO66u). Small faults and some very minor staining, Very Fine appearing example of the scarcer Ultramarine shade variety, with 2014 P.F. certificate

750
300
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818
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 818, Private Die ProprietaryGardner, Beer & Co., 1c Black, Pink Paper (RO86c), Gardner, Beer & Co., 1c Black, Pink Paper (RO86c)Gardner, Beer & Co., 1c Black, Pink Paper (RO86c). Intense shade, choice centering, tiny tear at left is barely noticeable, Very Fine appearance, ex Inman

300
140
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819
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 819, Private Die ProprietaryWm. Gates, 6c Black, Old Paper (RO90a), Wm. Gates, 6c Black, Old Paper (RO90a)Wm. Gates, 6c Black, Old Paper (RO90a). Wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, unusually choice quality for a large-format Match stamp, ex "Scarsdale" and Inman, with 2012 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

200
425
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820
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 820, Private Die ProprietaryT. Gorman & Bro., 1c Green, Old Paper (RO98a), T. Gorman & Bro., 1c Green, Old Paper (RO98a)T. Gorman & Bro., 1c Green, Old Paper (RO98a). Inverted "T. G. & B., July 1867" printed cancel, affixed to box top for Superior Friction Matches, Very Fine, rare and desirable attached to the box top, highly exhibitable, ex Bulkley

E. 300-400
425
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821
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 821, Private Die ProprietaryGreenleaf & Co., 3c Carmine, Silk Paper (RO101b), Greenleaf & Co., 3c Carmine, Silk Paper (RO101b)Greenleaf & Co., 3c Carmine, Silk Paper (RO101b). Full to wide margins, tiny perf thin at bottom, appears Very Fine, a remarkably difficult issue to locate, while not the subject of a census in the Aldrich book, the West book notes he has seen between 30 and 40 copies, ex "Scarsdale" and Inman

175
375
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822
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 822, Private Die ProprietaryL. G. Hunt, 1c Black, Old Paper (RO113a), L. G. Hunt, 1c Black, Old Paper (RO113a)L. G. Hunt, 1c Black, Old Paper (RO113a). Bright shade, slightly soiled corner perf tip, Fine

850
600
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823
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 823, Private Die ProprietaryV. R. Powell, 1c Black, Buff Wrapper, Cut to Shape (RO150a), V. R. Powell, 1c Black, Buff Wrapper, Cut to Shape (RO150a)V. R. Powell, 1c Black, Buff Wrapper, Cut to Shape (RO150a). Usual faults and mounted on tissue paper to minimize the faults, Fine appearance, only 21 of the cut to shape buff wrappers are recorded in Aldrich census, at least 15 of which are faulty to some degree, this paper is very fragile and prone to damage, with 2014 P.F. certificate

2,750
750
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824
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 824, Private Die ProprietaryD. M. Richardson, 1c Red, Old Paper (RO154a), D. M. Richardson, 1c Red, Old Paper (RO154a)D. M. Richardson, 1c Red, Old Paper (RO154a). Bright color, fresh and Fine, a surprisingly scarce stamp, ex "Scarsdale" and Inman, with 2012 P.F. certificate (VG-F 60)

175
475
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825
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 825, Private Die ProprietarySan Francisco Match Co., 12c Blue, Silk Paper (RO165b), San Francisco Match Co., 12c Blue, Silk Paper (RO165b)San Francisco Match Co., 12c Blue, Silk Paper (RO165b). Deep rich color, attractive margins, few short perfs at upper right, Fine appearing example of this popular issue, the Aldrich census records 71 copies of which perhaps a third or less are sound

550
1,100
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826
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 826, Private Die ProprietaryCANNED FRUIT, T. Kensett & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RP1a), CANNED FRUIT, T. Kensett & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RP1a)CANNED FRUIT, T. Kensett & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RP1a). Deep rich color, centered to bottom but sides and top are wide, single pulled perf at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine appearance, a scarce example of the only Private Die Canned Fruit stamp, 20 of the 27 examples recorded in Aldrich census are faulty, many profoundly so and a number also showing rust stains from the fruit cans, this example with a relatively minor flaw is desirable, small backstamp, ex "Scarsdale", with 2004 A.P.S. certificate

2,500
1,600
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827
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 827, Private Die ProprietaryJ. C. Ayer & Co., 4c Blue, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS10b), J. C. Ayer & Co., 4c Blue, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS10b)J. C. Ayer & Co., 4c Blue, Silk Paper, Imperforate (RS10b). Ample to huge margins including top right corner sheet margins, showing clear outline of the plate, bright color, light creases, appears Extremely Fine, desirable with the corner sheet margin

450
225
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828
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 828, Private Die ProprietaryCollins Brothers, 1c Black, Silk Paper (RS59b), Collins Brothers, 1c Black, Silk Paper (RS59b)Collins Brothers, 1c Black, Silk Paper (RS59b). Bright and fresh, faint crease, Fine appearance, a surprisingly difficult issue to obtain

1,000
225
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829
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 829, Private Die ProprietaryCook & Bernheimer, 4c Blue, Watermarked Paper (RS61d), Cook & Bernheimer, 4c Blue, Watermarked Paper (RS61d)Cook & Bernheimer, 4c Blue, Watermarked Paper (RS61d). Wide margins and well-centered, rich color, small thin spot and few perf flaws, otherwise Very Fine, ex "Scarsdale"

140
150
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830
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 830, Private Die ProprietaryDalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Old, Silk and Watermarked Papers (RS73a, RS37b, RS37d), Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Old, Silk and Watermarked Papers (RS73a, RS37b, RS37d)Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2c Green, Old, Silk and Watermarked Papers (RS73a, RS37b, RS37d). One of each, rich colors, small flaws including thins on last, Fine appearing trio of this beautiful and popular horse design

725
300
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831
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 831, Private Die ProprietaryDr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Old Paper (RS99a), Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Old Paper (RS99a)Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Old Paper (RS99a). Two repaired tears, one of which severed the stamp, a few light stains, Fine appearance, only 26 are recorded in the Aldrich book, most of which are off center and faulty, ex Tolman and "Scarsdale"

2,500
425
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832
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 832, Private Die ProprietaryDr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c), Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c)Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c). Scissors-separated but with intact perfs all around, bright and fresh, two light vertical creases, Fine appearance, scarce with only 31 examples recorded in Aldrich book, of which at least 20 have faults

1,750
700
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833
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 833, Private Die ProprietaryDr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c), Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c)Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Pink Paper (RS99c). Scissors-separated removing nearly half of the perforations on one side, very scarce, only 31 examples are recorded in Aldrich book and at least 20 have faults, ex Eagle

1,750
300
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834
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 834, Private Die ProprietaryDr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked (RS99d), Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked (RS99d)Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked (RS99d). Strong impression, thin spot and a couple trivial creases, Fine appearing example of this scarce issue, only 22 recorded in Aldrich book

1,750
550
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835
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 835, Private Die ProprietaryDr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS100a), Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS100a)Dr. S. B. Hartman & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS100a). Deep shade, some small faults but in better condition than usually found, Fine appearance, only 33 recorded in Aldrich book

1,000
350
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836
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 836, Private Die ProprietaryE. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS103a), E. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS103a)E. T. Hazeltine, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS103a). Bright and fresh color and paper, thin spot, Fine appearance, only 28 recorded in the Aldrich book

1,000
300
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837
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 837, Private Die ProprietaryJohn F. Henry, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS112a), John F. Henry, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS112a)John F. Henry, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS112a). Bright color, few faults including light creases and tear, otherwise Fine, scarce, only 34 are recorded in the Aldrich book and less than ten are potentially sound

900
350
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838
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 838, Private Die ProprietaryJohn F. Henry, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS112a), John F. Henry, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS112a)John F. Henry, 2c Violet, Old Paper (RS112a). Small flaws including thins and couple tiny stains, appears Fine, scarce with only 34 recorded in Aldrich book, of which at least 25 are faulty

900
325
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839
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 839, Private Die ProprietaryJ. E. Hetherington, 3c Black, Watermarked, Imperforate (RS121di), J. E. Hetherington, 3c Black, Watermarked, Imperforate (RS121di)J. E. Hetherington, 3c Black, Watermarked, Imperforate (RS121di). Original gum, large margins, small thin, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail $2,250.00 as a pair

E. 200-300
300
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840
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 840, Private Die ProprietaryHolloway's Pills and Ointment, 1c Blue, Old Paper (RS125a), Holloway's Pills and Ointment, 1c Blue, Old Paper (RS125a)Holloway's Pills and Ointment, 1c Blue, Old Paper (RS125a). Horizontal pair, full to clear margins, just touching at top left, deep color, each stamp with a large sealed tear, Fine appearance, only 43 are recorded in Aldrich book and only a tiny number of pairs exist, Scott Retail as singles

1,500
225
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841
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 841, Private Die ProprietaryDr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Watermarked (RS145d), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Watermarked (RS145d)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 2c Black, Watermarked (RS145d). Large margins to full, detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK D. JAYNE & SON IMPERFORATE ISSUE ON WATERMARKED PAPER.

Only 17 are recorded in the Aldrich book, of which 8 are reported as potentially sound. Ex Tolman and "Scarsdale". With 2012 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,000
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842
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 842, Private Die ProprietaryDr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Pink Paper (RS146c), Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Pink Paper (RS146c)Dr. D. Jayne & Son, 4c Green, Pink Paper (RS146c). Mostly large margins, deep color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, a scarce stamp, especially in this quality, only 28 recorded in the Aldrich census, with 2014 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,100
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843
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 843, Private Die ProprietaryJacob Lippman & Brother, 4c Blue, Old Paper (RS163a), Jacob Lippman & Brother, 4c Blue, Old Paper (RS163a)Jacob Lippman & Brother, 4c Blue, Old Paper (RS163a). Wonderfully fresh and bright, trivial light thin spot, Fine appearance, a scarce stamp with only 22 recorded in Aldrich book, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,500
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844
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 844, Private Die ProprietaryAlvah Littlefield, 4c Green, Old Paper (RS165a), Alvah Littlefield, 4c Green, Old Paper (RS165a)Alvah Littlefield, 4c Green, Old Paper (RS165a). Rich color, a few small neat repairs, reperfed, otherwise Fine, a scarce stamp which is almost always faulty, the Aldrich census records 21 copies and over half are confirmed as faulty, with 2014 P.F. certificate

2,000
250
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845
bl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 845, Private Die ProprietaryS. Mansfield & Co., 1c Blue, Pink Paper, Block of Four, Imperforate Between (RS174cj), S. Mansfield & Co., 1c Blue, Pink Paper, Block of Four, Imperforate Between (RS174cj)S. Mansfield & Co., 1c Blue, Pink Paper, Block of Four, Imperforate Between (RS174cj). Bright color, thin at top right, Fine appearance, a scarce block with only 25 recorded in Aldrich book

1,000
225
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846
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 846, Private Die ProprietaryT. W. Marsden, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS176a), T. W. Marsden, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS176a)T. W. Marsden, 4c Black, Old Paper (RS176a). Deep shade and crisp impression, accompanying certificate notes short perf at bottom which is negligible, Fine, an attractive example of this issue, of which only 40 are recorded in Aldrich book, ex "Scarsdale", with 2012 P.F. certificate

525
550
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847
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 847, Private Die ProprietaryBennett Pieters & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS192a), Bennett Pieters & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS192a)Bennett Pieters & Co., 6c Black, Old Paper (RS192a). Faults including a nick in the top margin at left, Fine appearance, at least 16 of the 20 examples recorded in Aldrich census are faulty

1,600
400
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848
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 848, Private Die ProprietaryScheetz's Bitter Cordial, 4c Black, Perforated, Silk Paper (RS210b), Scheetz's Bitter Cordial, 4c Black, Perforated, Silk Paper (RS210b)Scheetz's Bitter Cordial, 4c Black, Perforated, Silk Paper (RS210b). Sharp impression, slight soiling at top right, otherwise Fine, a most elusive stamp, only 39 are recorded in the Aldrich book

1,000
325
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849
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 849, Private Die ProprietaryJ. E. Schwartz & Co., 1c Lake, Pink Paper (RS215c), J. E. Schwartz & Co., 1c Lake, Pink Paper (RS215c)J. E. Schwartz & Co., 1c Lake, Pink Paper (RS215c). Large margins to barely touched at right, brilliant color, Fine and scarce, only 26 are recorded in the Aldrich book of which approximately half are sound, "G.S.D." backstamp

1,100
700
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850
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 850, Private Die ProprietaryDr. E. L. Soule & Co., Syracuse Wrapper, 1c Blue, Silk Paper, Foreign Entry (RS227b var), Dr. E. L. Soule & Co., Syracuse Wrapper, 1c Blue, Silk Paper, Foreign Entry (RS227b var)Dr. E. L. Soule & Co., Syracuse Wrapper, 1c Blue, Silk Paper, Foreign Entry (RS227b var). Showing foreign entry of the design of No. RT1, large margins, a few faults but better than the truly defective condition normally encountered, Very Fine appearance, scarce, this is the first on silk paper we have offered since 2008

1,500
650
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851
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 851, Private Die ProprietaryWm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper, (RS235a), Wm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper, (RS235a)Wm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper, (RS235a). Brilliant color, faults and small repairs, Fine appearance, only 17 are recorded in the Aldrich book of which only two are potentially sound

2,500
850
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852
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 852, Private Die ProprietaryWm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper (RS235a), Wm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper (RS235a)Wm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper (RS235a). Full to large margins all around, strong color, small faults including some creases and a few tears, small nick in the left margin, Very Fine appearance, only 17 recorded in the Aldrich book, all known examples have faults to some degree

2,500
600
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853
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 853, Private Die ProprietaryWm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper (RS235a), Wm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper (RS235a)Wm. Swaim, 8c Orange, Die Cut, Old Paper (RS235a). Bright color, repaired and affixed to backing, still appears Fine, rare with only seventeen recorded in the Aldrich book of which only two are potentially sound

2,500
190
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854
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 854, Private Die ProprietaryDr. G. W. Swett, 4c Green, Watermarked (RS237d), Dr. G. W. Swett, 4c Green, Watermarked (RS237d)Dr. G. W. Swett, 4c Green, Watermarked (RS237d). Rich color, thin and small sealed tear at bottom, Fine appearance, 14 of the 19 copies recorded in the Aldrich census are faulty

2,750
950
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855
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 855, Private Die ProprietaryJ. H. Zeilin & Co., 2c Red, Silk Paper (RS275b), J. H. Zeilin & Co., 2c Red, Silk Paper (RS275b)J. H. Zeilin & Co., 2c Red, Silk Paper (RS275b). Intensely rich color and a highly detailed impression, Fine and rare, only 22 are recorded in the Aldrich book, this is only the third unduplicated example we have offered since keeping computerized records

1,100
400
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856
 
Private Die Medicine Balance. Nine items, including strip of three of No. RS10a, singles of Nos. RS16a, RS31c with part double perforations at top, RS36a, RS73a, RS110c, RS120d, RS134b and RS191a, each item catalogues over $250.00 and most are over $400.00, some faults to be expected but still a scarce and desirable group

5,750
2,100
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857
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 857, Private Die ProprietaryE. W. Hoyt & Co., 2c Black, Watermarked, Imperforate (RT8d), E. W. Hoyt & Co., 2c Black, Watermarked, Imperforate (RT8d)E. W. Hoyt & Co., 2c Black, Watermarked, Imperforate (RT8d). Strong impression, light vertical crease and thinned at bottom, Very Fine appearance, 32 examples recorded in the Aldrich book

900
225
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858
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 858, Private Die ProprietaryE. W. Hoyt & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked (RT10d), E. W. Hoyt & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked (RT10d)E. W. Hoyt & Co., 4c Black, Watermarked (RT10d). Clear watermark, intense shade, faint creases at ends

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE E. W. HOYT & CO. 4-CENT IMPERFORATE ISSUE ON WATERMARKED PAPER.

The Aldrich book records only 18 examples, 11 of which are reported with faults.

Ex Tolman and "Scarsdale". With 2012 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,600
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859
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 859, Private Die ProprietaryGeorge W. Laird, 3c Black, Pink Paper (RT14c), George W. Laird, 3c Black, Pink Paper (RT14c)George W. Laird, 3c Black, Pink Paper (RT14c). Large margins to clear at left, Fine, scarce, only 40 are contained in the Aldrich census

1,000
600
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860
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 860, Private Die ProprietaryGeorge W. Laird, 3c Black, Watermarked (RT14d), George W. Laird, 3c Black, Watermarked (RT14d)George W. Laird, 3c Black, Watermarked (RT14d). Large margins including huge sheet margin at top, crisp impression, small thin and a stain on back just barely shows thru, Extremely Fine appearance, 42 are recorded in the Aldrich census

800
300
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861
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 861, Private Die ProprietaryGeorge W. Laird, 3c Black, Watermarked (RT14d), George W. Laird, 3c Black, Watermarked (RT14d)George W. Laird, 3c Black, Watermarked (RT14d). Large margins, deep thin spot breaks the paper below portrait, otherwise Very Fine, only 42 are recorded in the Aldrich census

800
275
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862
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 862, Private Die ProprietaryR. & G. A. Wright, 4c Green, Old and Silk Papers (RT25a, RT25b), R. & G. A. Wright, 4c Green, Old and Silk Papers (RT25a, RT25b)R. & G. A. Wright, 4c Green, Old and Silk Papers (RT25a, RT25b). Both with full to wide margins and lightly canceled, latter with thin spots and reperfed at top and left, Very Fine appearance, ex "Scarsdale" and Inman, with 2012 P.F. certificates

270
225
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863
 
Match & Medicine Collection. Extensive collection on stock pages, wide range of issues from Match, Medicine and Perfume, lots of better items with Scott Retail in the hundreds of dollars and a few $1,000.00 or more, condition is mixed as always with some faults to be found but the collector acquired most of these one at a time and sought attractive appearing stamps, overall Fine-Very Fine appearing and valuable collection, owner's inventory accompanies and totals more than $30,000.00 Scott Retail

E. 7,500-10,000
29,000
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864
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 864, Private Die ProprietaryA. Dougherty, 5c Blue, Experimental Silk Paper (RU4e), A. Dougherty, 5c Blue, Experimental Silk Paper (RU4e)A. Dougherty, 5c Blue, Experimental Silk Paper (RU4e). Deep rich color, clearly evident short blue silk fibers, light diagonal crease and small corner crease, Fine appearance, ex "Scarsdale", with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,500
650
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