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Sale 1222 — The World Traveler Collection of U.S. Revenues

Sale Date — Friday, 29 May, 2020

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Category — Beer Stamps (REA)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2107
 
Sale Number 1222, Lot Number 2107, Beer Stamps (REA)1870, 16-2/3c, 25c, 50c Beer Stamps, With Watermark (REA15, REA16, REA17 vars), 1870, 16-2/3c, 25c, 50c Beer Stamps, With Watermark (REA15, REA16, REA17 vars)1870, 16-2/3c, 25c, 50c Beer Stamps, With Watermark (REA15, REA16, REA17 vars). 16-2/3c used, other two unused, former with sheet margin at left but cut in at right, other two with mostly large margins, mostly small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance, Scott does not list watermark varieties, catalogued as normal (25c counted as used since it is unpriced unused)

875
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2108
 
Sale Number 1222, Lot Number 2108, Beer Stamps (REA)1870, 16-2/3c Yellow Orange, Yellow Security Lines, -1/6bbl., Beer (REA15a), 1870, 16-2/3c Yellow Orange, Yellow Security Lines, -1/6bbl., Beer (REA15a)1870, 16-2/3c Yellow Orange, Yellow Security Lines, -1/6bbl., Beer (REA15a). Large margins except close at bottom center, light manuscript cancel at top, usual creases and faults including a few areas neatly repaired (all known copies have faults), Very Fine appearance, only 22 recorded in the Priester census and only the fourth we have offered since keeping computerized records

1,000
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2109
 
Sale Number 1222, Lot Number 2109, Beer Stamps (REA)1875, 16-2/3c Red Brown, -1/6bbl., Beer (REA31), 1875, 16-2/3c Red Brown, -1/6bbl., Beer (REA31)1875, 16-2/3c Red Brown, -1/6bbl., Beer (REA31). Three large margins, just in at right, with National Bank Note Co. imprint in both top and bottom margins, rich color, faint trace of a vertical crease, appears Fine, this is the first example of any Beer stamp we have offered that has imprints at both top and bottom, Scott value without any premium for imprints

150
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2110
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Sale Number 1222, Lot Number 2110, Beer Stamps (REA)1878, $1.00 Red on Blue, 1bbl., Beer, No Plate/Position Number or Letter (REA42e), 1878, $1.00 Red on Blue, 1bbl., Beer, No Plate/Position Number or Letter (REA42e)1878, $1.00 Red on Blue, 1bbl., Beer, No Plate/Position Number or Letter (REA42e). Unused, large to full margins, including an extra-large sheet margin at bottom with full plate no. 3767 and partial guide arrow, fresh color, small corner crease at top left, Very Fine, Scott does not price this unused and this plate number is unlisted in Durland

E. 300-400
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2111
 
Sale Number 1222, Lot Number 2111, Beer Stamps (REA)1878, $2.00 Brown on Green Silk, 1hhd., Beer (REA43b), 1878, $2.00 Brown on Green Silk, 1hhd., Beer (REA43b)1878, $2.00 Brown on Green Silk, 1hhd., Beer (REA43b). Three large margins, in at right, purple circular handstamp of Koehler, Brewer New York dated Apr. 26, 1878, usual faults including some light rust stains, Fine appearance, 24 recorded in the Priester census, we have sold only three others, just one of which had a handstamp cancel

500
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Sale Number 1222, Lot Number 2112, Beer Stamps (REA)1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., No. REA118, Beer (REA132; Priester 175A), 1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., No. REA118, Beer (REA132; Priester 175A)1918, (75c) Ty. A Surcharge on (37-1/2c) Red Brown on Blue, -1/8bbl., No. REA118, Beer (REA132; Priester 175A). Priester Type 103 and 160 surcharges, unused (no gum), large to huge margins including bottom sheet margin, faint crease at top left, Extremely Fine appearance, only eleven are recorded in the Priester census (including a block of four and pair)

900
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2113
 
Comprehensive Beer Stamp Collection. Neatly housed on well-annotated sales sheets, over 80 all different Scott numbers represented, wide range of issues from REA1 thru REA186, largely used but several unused are present, even some plate number singles, a number of scarcer stamps included cataloguing several hundred dollars each, mixed condition as usual for Beer Stamps, overall a Fine appearing collection perfect for expansion, Scott values total more than $8,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
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