Sale 1240 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 20-21 July, 2021

Category — Revenues Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
669
 
Revenues Accumulation, First to Third Issues. Mixture of material on stock cards and pages, plus loose, album pages and dealer cards, numerous better items noted, wide variety of material ranging from high cataloguing items with small faults to Gem quality low to medium priced items, First Issue with mainly imperforate and perforated issues incl. a few 4c Playing Cards, higher denominations incl. three examples of R102c, Second and Third Issues to higher denominations, even two Second Issue 50c inverted centers and three Third Issue 2c inverted centers, plus some bank checks incl. stamps used as postage and proofs on card, slightly mixed condition but much is Fine-Very Fine, worthy of close inspection

E. 3,000-4,000
10,000
670
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First Issue Revenues, Blocks. Over 50, ranging in size from 4 to 48, denominations to $3.00 (R85c block of four), includes R24b block of four, R28c block of twelve, R38c block of twenty, R41c block of four, and R42a block of six, also of note is 2c Orange Express block of twelve that appears to have silk fibers on a few stamps, typical mixed quality, most with Fine or better appearance, Scott value exceeds $6,000.00

E. 750-1,000
3,500
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671
 
First Issue Revenues, Pairs and Strips. Imperforate and Perforated stamps in pairs and strips up to six, includes R21c pair, R36a strip of three, R63a pair, R90c strip of six, R91a strip of four, R97c pair, and more, some varieties including silk papers, which were not counted in the catalogue value since sometimes only some of the stamps in the multiple had silk fibers, typical mixed quality, even the most conservative method of cataloguing will come up to at least $15,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
4,750
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672
 
First Issue Revenues, Part Perforated Pairs and Strips. About 35 multiples, from a pair to a strip of ten (No. R37b), includes pair of R32b, R49b, R56b, R61b, and R62b, also R1a strip of eight, these mentioned items are all imperforate between, mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearance, we conservatively catalogued the lot, counting only imperforate between items and not counting the odd-numbered stamp in a strip, so better items such as a horizontal strip of five of No. R3b with handstamp cancel was not counted, Scott value in excess of $11,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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673
 
First Issue Revenues, Varieties Lot. Over 100 items, including double transfers, cracked plates, paper folds, double perfs, a few unusual cancels, etc., ranging from striking to very subtle, includes a $200.00 value and other higher cataloguing stamps, mixed condition, should prove useful to the specialist

E. 400-500
950
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674
 
Revenue Bisects. Approximately 100, mostly used on old photographs including few tintypes, almost none tied across the cut, includes R37b bisect used with two full R37b on part of document (ex Joyce, with 1991 PFC), few checks, few off documents, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine, offered on their own merits

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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675
 
Second and Third Issue Revenues. Stockbook and stock pages of singles and multiples, including R112c pair and strip of four, horizontal strip of four of R128, R145 strip of three, strips of four and of ten of R148, few other better, mixed condition, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
4,000
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676
 
Proprietary Stamp Balance. Dozens of items, most of the value in multiples, 1871 Issue includes RB2a block of eighteen and RB4b block of twenty, several multiple of the 1875 Issue, including RB11c original-gum block of four with part imprint and RB16b strip of three, also lower cataloging stamps in large multiples, including several with imprint in selvage, mixed quality, including some of the original-gum stamps stuck to the backing, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 750-1,000
2,100
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677
 
Wine Stamp Accumulation. Most of the value in group of 51 examples of Nos. RE56-RE59, both unused and used (some faults) which catalogue over $4,000.00 alone, plus some 1942 issues on stock page and album pages, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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678
 
Private Die Proprietary Collection. Hundreds neatly mounted in two Aldrich U.S. Revenue albums, devoid of the major rarities but full range of issues with catalogue values from a few dollars to around $500.00, overall condition better than what is typically seen though flaws are to be expected, mostly Fine or better, a useful collection from which to build upon, Scott value should exceed $10,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
6,500
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679
 
Revenue Tax Paid Collection. Housed in two Mystic Heritage albums plus some loose stock sheets, many hundreds of Cigarette, Cigar, Snuff and Tobacco paid stamps, good range of Springer-listed material, quality typically Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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680
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Saving Stamps Group. Mostly Savings and Postal Savings plate blocks, including No. S4, also blocks of four of Nos. PS15 (two) and S5, a few booklet panes, used No. WS5, several Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
650
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681
 
Revenue Documents. Several dozen, few better including R93c three strips of eight and one strip of seven on a document, two R129 on Warranty Deed with other stamps (creased by file fold), R151a on 1875 draft (oxidized), First Issue are almost all perforated but does include R42b block of five and R64b block of eight, several are quite colorful, mixed condition, few appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,200
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682
 
Revenue Perforation Freaks. Album pages containing several hundred stamps, most perforated normally but also with extra stray perfs horizontally, vertically or diagonally, many with the extra perfs thru middle of design, includes First Issue, Second Issue, Third Issue, few Proprietary, some faults to be expected, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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683
 
19th Century Revenues with Imprints. Over 30 items, singles to large blocks, with imprint (all or part) in the selvage or captured in the wide margin, First thru Third issues and first Proprietary issue, a few with plate numbers, one proof, mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 500-750
1,100
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684
 
Revenue Accumulation Balance. Large mixture in a box on album pages, stock pages, loose, etc., with various revenue material excluding the first three issues, incl. material such as Beer Stamps, Stock Transfer, Silver Tax with some better higher denominations, Narcotics, Consular Fee incl. Nos. RX10 and RX26 and even group of Private Die Proprietary stamps on stock pages, mixed condition overall but careful viewing should prove rewarding

E. 1,000-1,500
9,500
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685
 
Revenues Miscellaneous Balance. A few dozen items, First Issue includes No. R99c (faults) and eight copies of No. R32a, proof blocks of four of Nos. R32P4, R44P4, and R54P4, a couple Hawaii including a block of ten of No. R7, mixed condition, some Fine

E. 500-750
800
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