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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

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

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Category — Revenues: Proprietary

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1620
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1620, Revenues: Proprietary50c Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB8a), 50c Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB8a)50c Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB8a). Crisp impression, neat manuscript cancel, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, with 2019 P.F. certificate

1,000
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1621
og
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1621, Revenues: Proprietary$1.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB9a), $1.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB9a)$1.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB9a). Unused, part original gum, detailed impression, well-proportioned margins

VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1-DOLLAR GREEN & BLACK ON VIOLET PAPER PROPRIETARY STAMP.

We have offered only two others since keeping computerized records.

With 2019 P.F. certificate. Unlisted in Scott as unused, Scott Retail as used

3,500
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1622
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1622, Revenues: Proprietary$5.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB10a), $5.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB10a)$5.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB10a). Rich colors and proof-like impression on the so-called intermediate paper, small trivial thin spot at bottom right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND REMARKABLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE $5.00 PROPRIETARY ON VIOLET PAPER.

Examples of the $5.00 Proprietary Issue almost invariably have faults, due to the stamp's large size and the nature of its use. The Kingsley book contains a table showing 2,109 stamps ordered and he records only 119 copies extant.

Scott Retail for a stamp with small faults

11,000
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1623
ng
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1623, Revenues: Proprietary5c Black, Rouletted, Proprietary (RB16c), 5c Black, Rouletted, Proprietary (RB16c)5c Black, Rouletted, Proprietary (RB16c). Unused (gum added since our Inman sale, where sold without gum), deep shade and intense impression, Very Fine, a rare stamp, with 1986 P.F. certificate

1,850
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1624
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1624, Revenues: Proprietary$1.00 Green, Future Delivery, 12-1/2mm Spacing (RC25 var), $1.00 Green, Future Delivery, 12-1/2mm Spacing (RC25 var)$1.00 Green, Future Delivery, 12-1/2mm Spacing (RC25 var). With 12-1/2mm spacing between overprint instead of the normal 11mm, s.e. at top, cut cancel, Fine and unusual, normal accompanies for comparison

E. 200-300
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