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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019

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Category — Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1486
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1486, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$1.30 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R77a), $1.30 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R77a)$1.30 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R77a). Large margins to full, brilliant color, neat Feb. 1, 1864 manuscript cancel, just a hint of a paper wrinkle or small crease at top when drying (not mentioned on accompanying certificate)

VERY FINE APPEARING FOUR-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE $1.30 FOREIGN EXCHANGE IMPERFORATE FIRST ISSUE REVENUE.

Only 3,878 were issued imperforate (44 sheets with 82 stamps returned for perforating). No multiples are known for this issue.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

11,000
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1487
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1487, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$1.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R78a), $1.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R78a)$1.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R78a). Horizontal pair, large margins, rich color, bold Aug. 6, 1863 manuscript cancels, Extremely Fine

140
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1488
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1488, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$1.60 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R79a), $1.60 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R79a)$1.60 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R79a). Large to ample margins, bright color, bold manuscript cancel, Very Fine, with 2002 A.P.S. certificate

1,250
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1489
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1489, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$1.90 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R80a), $1.90 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R80a)$1.90 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R80a). Three large margins, clear at top, neat 8-12-1863 manuscript cancel, certificate notes "color slightly faded" which we believe is overly harsh, faint crease not mentioned on certificate

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE $1.90 IMPERFORATE FOREIGN EXCHANGE FIRST ISSUE REVENUE.

A review using Power Search found a dozen or so unduplicated copies. No multiples are known.

With 2016 P.F. certificate

12,500
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1490
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1490, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$2.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R81a), $2.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R81a)$2.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R81a). Large margins all around, rich color, February 25, 1863 manuscript cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Inman and Helton, with 2016 P.F. certificate

250
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1491
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1491, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$2.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R82a), $2.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R82a)$2.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R82a). Huge margins to ample with bottom sheet margin showing edge of printing plate, deep rich color, light manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine

150
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1492
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1492, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$2.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R83a), $2.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R83a)$2.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R83a). Large margins all around, fresh color, March 16, 1863 manuscript cancel, certificate notes a light horizontal crease in the top margin which is very difficult to detect

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE RARE IMPERFORATE $2.00 PROBATE OF WILL.

With 2014 P.F. certificate

8,000
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1493
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1493, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a), $3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a)$3.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R85a). Ample margins to large at left, fresh color, cancelled solely by boldly struck "C.L. & Co./ Jul. 14 63" two-line datestamp, Very Fine and choice, scarce with this handstamp cancel

200
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1494
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1494, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a), $3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a)$3.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R86a). Large even margins with portion of adjoining stamp at upper left, deep rich color, manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

200
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1495°
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1495, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$3.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R87a), $3.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R87a)$3.50 Inland Exchange, Imperforate (R87a). Large margins to ample at top left, deep rich color, unobtrusive manuscript cancel, completely sound

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE SOUND, FOUR-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE $3.50 INLAND EXCHANGE IMPERFORATE. ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT FIRST ISSUE REVENUE STAMPS TO OBTAIN IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

Only 1,430 were issued imperforate. A review using Power Search found only two or three others in sound and well-centered condition comparable to this example.

With 2004 P.F. certificate

10,000
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1496
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1496, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a), $5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a)$5.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R88a). Huge margins all around, rich color, manuscript Sep. 1871 cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of this issue, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; Revenues unpriced in SMQ)

300
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1497
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1497, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$5.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R89a), $5.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R89a)$5.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R89a). Horizontal pair, large even margins, vibrant color and a sharp impression, light manuscript cancels, Extremely Fine

200
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1498
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1498, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a), $5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a)$5.00 Manifest, Imperforate (R90a). Enormous margins all around, vibrant color, light manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Kingsley, with 2018 P.F. certificate

250
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1499
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1499, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a), $5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a)$5.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R91a). Large margins all around, wonderful depth of color, light manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine

200
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1500
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1500, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a), $5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a)$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a). Huge margins, neat manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, ex Inman, with 1999 P.F. certificate

700
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1501
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1501, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a), $5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a)$5.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R92a). Large to full margins all around, 1863 manuscript cancel, Very Fine, with 2016 A.P.S. certificate

700
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1502
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1502, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$10.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R93a), $10.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R93a)$10.00 Charter Party, Imperforate (R93a). Large to ample margins, rich color, Aug. 10, 1863 manuscript cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.F. certificate

900
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1503
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1503, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$10.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R94a), $10.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R94a)$10.00 Conveyance, Imperforate (R94a). Large margins, rich color, neat manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine

175
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1504
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1504, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a), $10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a)$10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a). Huge to ample margins, intense color, 1863 manuscript cancel, Very Fine and choice

825
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1505
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1505, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a), $10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a)$10.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R95a). Three very large margins, full margin at top, deep intense color and impression, 1863 manuscript cancel, faint trace of a crease, otherwise Very Fine

825
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1506
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1506, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a), $10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a)$10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a). Large margins to full, deep rich color, neat 1868 manuscript cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE $10.00 PROBATE OF WILL FIRST ISSUE REVENUE.

Evidence points to an imperforate supply of 856, as 792 others (11 sheets) were returned for perforating. With 2015 P.S.E. certificate

4,000
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1507
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1507, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a), $10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a)$10.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R96a). Large margins all around, rich color in a dark shade, highly detailed impression, 1864 manuscript cancel

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE $10.00 PROBATE OF WILL FIRST ISSUE REVENUE.

With 2019 P.F. certificate

4,000
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1508
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1508, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$15.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R97a), $15.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R97a)$15.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R97a). Large margins all around, deep rich color and proof-like impression, neat Feb. 20, 1863 manuscript cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE $15.00 MORTGAGE IMPERFORATE.

This is an early use, as they were first delivered to the Department on Dec. 18, 1862.

Ex Handy, Floyd and "Scarsdale". With 1980 and 2001 P.F. certificates.

4,000
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1509
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1509, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a), $20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a)$20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a). Brilliant color, large margins to full, light manuscript cancel, completely sound, fresh and Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate

3,250
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1510
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1510, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a), $20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a)$20.00 Probate of Will, Imperforate (R99a). Large to ample margins all around, intensely rich color, 1864 manuscript cancel, small crease at top right, Very Fine appearance, with 2008 P.F. certificate

3,250
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1511
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1511, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a), $25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a)$25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a). Large margins to full at right, May 29, 1863 manuscript cancel, fresh and Fine, with 2003 A.P.S. certificate noting slightly oxidized, which has since been removed

3,000
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1512
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1512, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a), $25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a)$25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a). Large to full margins all around, rich color, manuscript cancel, light crease and tiny tear, both of these flaws are very minor, Very Fine appearance, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

3,000
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1513
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1513, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a), $50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a)$50.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R101a). Large even margins, fresh color and paper, 1864 manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine

325
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1514
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1514, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a), $200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Large margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at left, beautiful rich colors, March 10, 1865 manuscript cancel, for strict accuracy we mention a small natural paper wrinkle at bottom center (correctly not mentioned on the certificate)

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A PARTICULARLY HANDSOME AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE $200.00 U.S.I.R. FIRST ISSUE REVENUE STAMP.

With 2019 P.F. certificate

2,250
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1515
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1515, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a), $200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Large margins to clear at left, rich colors, manuscript cancel, sound and fresh, Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

2,250
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1516
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1516, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a), $200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Three large margins, ample margin at left, bright colors, light August 16, 1864 manuscript cancel, a few small paper wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine

2,250
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1517
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1517, Revenues: First Issue Imperforate, cont. (R77a-R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a), $200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a)$200.00 U.S.I.R., Imperforate (R102a). Large even margins all around, deep intense colors and sharp detailed impression, February 14, 1865 manuscript cancel, small thin at top and expertly repaired at bottom, Very Fine appearance, ex Lyons and Lewis, 1992 P.S.E. certificate no longer accompanies

2,250
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