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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

Category — Revenues - Documentary

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1438
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1438, Revenues - Documentary$500.00 Carmine & Lake (R180), $500.00 Carmine & Lake (R180)$500.00 Carmine & Lake (R180). Serial no. 693, light blue handstamp and manuscript cancels, large margins and fresh color, light corner crease top left, appears Very Fine

800
375
1439
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1439, Revenues - Documentary$1,000.00 Green & Black (R181), $1,000.00 Green & Black (R181)$1,000.00 Green & Black (R181). Two, Serial nos. 51 and 263, light handstamp cancels, first with faint horizontal crease in top margin, second with minor internal wrinkle visible only when drying, Very Fine appearance

700
425
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1440
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1440, Revenues - Documentary$50.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R194), $50.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R194)$50.00 Green, Ornamental Numeral Surcharge (R194). Nicely balanced margins, light purple handstamp cancel, Very Fine

1,250
650
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1441
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1441, Revenues - Documentary$50.00 Violet, Series of 1914 (R223), $50.00 Violet, Series of 1914 (R223)$50.00 Violet, Series of 1914 (R223). Bright color and detailed impression, light strike of blue circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine

1,000
850
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1442
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1442, Revenues - Documentary$500.00 Blue, Series of 1914 (R226), $500.00 Blue, Series of 1914 (R226)$500.00 Blue, Series of 1914 (R226). Serial no. 406, deep rich color, bold purple two-line handstamp cancel, Very Fine and most attractive with a colored handstamp cancel and no manuscript

650
325
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1443
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1443, Revenues - Documentary$1,000.00 Orange, Series of 1914 (R227), $1,000.00 Orange, Series of 1914 (R227)$1,000.00 Orange, Series of 1914 (R227). Serial no. 1473, vivid color, purple Aug. 7, 1916 straightline and manuscript cancels, Extremely Fine

750
550
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1444
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1444, Revenues - Documentary$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R305A), $20.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R305A)$20.00 Carmine, "Series 1940" Ovpt. (R305A). Vivid color, wide and balanced margins, neat handstamp and manuscript cancels, Extremely Fine

1,000
475
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1445
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1445, Revenues - Documentary$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R356), $50.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R356)$50.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R356). Serial no. 4892, wide margins and outstanding centering, vibrant color, handstamp cancels, Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of this scarce revenue stamp

1,400
600
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1446
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1446, Revenues - Documentary$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R357), $60.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R357)$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1942" Ovpt. (R357). Serial no. 26695, rich color, cancelled solely by red 1943 handstamp, Very Fine, a pretty stamp, the serial no. immediately preceding this was offered in our 2017 sale of the Inman collection (with same cancel)

1,750
850
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1447
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1447, Revenues - Documentary$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R409), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R409)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1944" Ovpt. (R409). Serial no. 11025, brilliant color, neat manuscript and embossed cancel which is neatly pressed and does not break the paper at any point, Very Fine and scarce, this issue, when it is found at all, normally comes with either cut cancels, perfins, or punch holes, the example offered here, with the paper fully intact, is among the most desirable we have encountered, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as cut cancel

1,750
1,300
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1448
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1448, Revenues - Documentary$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R434), $500.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R434)$500.00 Carmine, "Series 1945" Ovpt. (R434). Serial no. 12742, radiant color, well-balanced margins, light blue handstamp cancel, Extremely Fine

325
225
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1449
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1449, Revenues - Documentary$5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R618), $5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R618)$5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1952" Ovpt. (R618). Serial no. 506, deep rich color, bold handstamp cancel, accompanying certificate mentions and pictures light adhesive stain in the right margin -- which was simply gum residue and has been soaked off with plain water

FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $5,000.00 "SERIES 1952" REVENUE ISSUE AND DESIRABLE CANCELLED SOLELY BY A HANDSTAMP.

We have offered only eight others since keeping computerized records, including four with perf cancels, one with manuscript only, one with both manuscript and handstamp and only two others cancelled solely by a handstamp. Of the possible cancel configurations, the handstamp-only is clearly the most desirable.

Ex Bulkley. With 2012 P.F. certificate

5,500
2,500
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1450
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1450, Revenues - Documentary$2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1953" Ovpt. (R651), $2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1953" Ovpt. (R651)$2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1953" Ovpt. (R651). Serial no. 17, neat purple handstamp cancel, rich color, Very Fine

1,750
1,600
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1451
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1451, Revenues - Documentary$10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1955" Ovpt. (R696), $10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1955" Ovpt. (R696)$10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1955" Ovpt. (R696). Serial no. 2118, rich color, two different purple handstamp cancels, choice centering, Extremely Fine

1,250
650
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1452
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1452, Revenues - Documentary$2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R703), $2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R703)$2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R703). Serial no. 411, rich color, detailed impression, purple handstamp cancels, Very Fine

750
325
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1453
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1453, Revenues - Documentary$5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R704), $5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R704)$5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R704). Serial no. 630, rich color and detailed impression, wide and well-balanced margins, neat 1958 boxed handstamp cancel, Extremely Fine, a premium example of this scarce stamp

1,700
1,300
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1454
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1454, Revenues - Documentary$10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R705), $10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R705)$10,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1956" Ovpt. (R705). Serial no. 1344, deep shade on bright paper, purple handstamp cancel, Very Fine and choice

750
550
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1455
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1455, Revenues - Documentary$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1957" Ovpt. (R708), $60.00 Carmine, "Series 1957" Ovpt. (R708)$60.00 Carmine, "Series 1957" Ovpt. (R708). Serial no. 23345, bright shade, crisp impression, neat boxed handstamp cancel, Extremely Fine

400
325
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1456
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1456, Revenues - Documentary$5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1957" Ovpt. (R713), $5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1957" Ovpt. (R713)$5,000.00 Carmine, "Series 1957" Ovpt. (R713). Serial no. 7, radiant color, faint purple handstamp cancel, Very Fine

1,800
1,300
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1457
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1457, Revenues - Documentary$2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1958" Ovpt. (R721), $2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1958" Ovpt. (R721)$2,500.00 Carmine, "Series 1958" Ovpt. (R721). Serial no. 577, rich color, beautifully balanced margins, neat purple handstamp cancel, Extremely Fine and very desirable cancelled solely by the handstamp, this stamp is very elusive in this quality, each of the other eight examples listed in Power Search has either a cut or manuscript cancel (or both)

1,500
1,000
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