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
1006
 
Sale 1096, Lot 1006, 1898 Spanish-American War, Documentary, Proprietary Revenue Issues$5.00 Green & Black on Violet Paper, Proprietary (RB10a). Rich color, manuscript cancellation removed, small thin spots and minor faults as usual for this large format issue

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 PROPRIETARY ON VIOLET PAPER. ONLY 74 WERE ISSUED.

Examples of the $5.00 Proprietary Issue almost invariably have faults, due to the stamp's large size and the nature of its use.

11,000
2,800