Sale 1197 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 14-15 March, 2019

Category — Revenues: Private Die Proprietary

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2235
 
Sale 1197, Lot 2235, Revenues: Private Die ProprietaryD. Burhans & Co., 1c Black, Experimental Silk Paper (RO46e). Showing several short brown silk fibers, choice centering, tiny thin spot at top left, Very Fine appearance and rare, the Aldrich book records only 18 copies, this is one of the nicest we have encountered

1,100
0
2236
 
Sale 1197, Lot 2236, Revenues: Private Die ProprietaryN.Y. Match Co., 1c Vermilion, Experimental Silk Paper (RO137e). Brilliant color, showing several long blue silk fibers, thin spot, small flaw at bottom left, still Fine and scarce

500
850
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2237
 
Sale 1197, Lot 2237, Revenues: Private Die ProprietaryOliver Crook & Co., 4c Black, Old Paper (RS65a). Detailed impression, choice centering, small flaws at left including single pulled perf, Very Fine appearance, surprisingly scarce, this is the second we have offered since keeping computerized records (none were mentioned in group lots either), the other had more obvious faults, the stamp was intended to be broken when the bottle was opened

750
325
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2238
 
Sale 1197, Lot 2238, Revenues: Private Die ProprietaryD. Jayne & Son, 1c Blue, Imperforate, USIR Watermark (RS144d). Large margins including part of adjoining stamp at left, deep rich color, clear watermark, two tiny toned specks at top, still Very Fine and desirable

600
275
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2239
 
Sale 1197, Lot 2239, Revenues: Private Die ProprietaryLyon Manufacturing Co., 1c Black on Pink (RS167c). Choice centering, tiny sealed tear at top, Very Fine appearance

400
275
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2240
 
Sale 1197, Lot 2240, Revenues: Private Die ProprietaryA. Dougherty, 5c Ultramarine, Old Paper, Private Die Playing Card (RU4e). Unmistakable Ultramarine shade, two small internal creases at left, still Very Fine, in far better condition than normally seen

1,750
950
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2241
 
Match and Medicine Collection. Two beautiful albums of Private Die Proprietary stamps, including one volume containing 59 copies of RO56, one volume with beautiful old pages designed for these issues and published by Geo. J. Carter, many better are included such as Nos. RO5a, RO10a, RO11b, RO14b, RO19b, RO25b, RO30b, RO33b, RO37b, RO38b, RO39d, RO40d, RO68a, RO84a, RO86c, RO90a, RO119d, RO131b, RO154a, RO165b, RS4b, RS37a, RS41b, RS48b, RS56d, RS68c, RS73a, RS73b, RS73d, RS84a, RS84b, RS100b, RS108b, RS117c, RS128d, RS130b, RS165b, RS168c, RS174bj, RS174c, RS180d, RS189c, RS235b, RS235d, RS237b, also Perfumery including RT5, RT6d with top left corner sheet margin, RT23d, Private Die Playing Cards such as RU2, RU7RU10a, some faults to be expected but in better condition than normally seen, we also wouldn't be surprised if there are a few experimental silk papers given the old-time nature of this collection

FINE-VERY FINE. A WONDERFUL OLD-TIME HOLDING OF PRIVATE DIE PROPRIETARY ISSUES, WITH COMPREHENSIVE MATCH, MEDICINE, PERFUMERY AND PLAYING CARD ISSUES.

Scott Retail approximately

28,000
24,000
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