Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

Category — 1898 Spanish-American War, Documentary, Proprietary Revenue Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1003
ng
Sale 1096, Lot 1003, 1898 Spanish-American War, Documentary, Proprietary Revenue Issues2c Green & Black on Green Paper, Proprietary, Center Inverted (RB2d; formerly RB2bc). Unused (no gum), rich color on deep green paper, vignette shows clearly, sealed tear at left and top left corner perf mostly detached and reinforced with small piece of hinge

FINE CENTERING. AN EXTREMELY RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT PROPRIETARY INVERT ON GREEN PAPER. ONLY NINE OF THE FOURTEEN RECORDED EXAMPLES ARE UNUSED.

In the privately published census by Larry Lyons, he records 13 copies of the 2c Proprietary Invert on green paper. One additional example has come to light since his census, offered in our Sale 1037. Of the total recorded, nine appear to be unused, and all but one have at least one fault.

8,000
2,800