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United States Stamps continued...

POSTAL STATIONERY
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
681 ogc U33 var. image#U33 var., 10c Green on buff, star die, die 11, size 7, knife 20, wmk. 1, a mint entire of this rarity in a most remarkable state of preservation, but in addition this mint entire bears a red Wells, Fargo and Co. printed frank to be used "through our California and Atlantic Express, plus blue "Victoria/Paid/V.I." for use out of Vancouver Island, fabulously bright and fresh, with strong color and embossing on immaculate paper, even its edges and corners are sharp and crisp, faint printing wrinkle at left on the front paper only, otherwise extremely fine; an enormously rare star die entire, but far scarcer with the franks that establish that a pre-paid envelope could be acquired for usage out of Vancouver island by Wells, Fargo and Co. Express; ex-Bleuler (UPSS #65). (Image) $4,500.00+

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
682 ogc Large mint postal stationery accumulation of an estimated over 1,500 mint or unused entires, only a modest amount of 19th century is present and generally the late period but includes a few better items, the 20th contains a range of postal and airmail envelopes but is heavy in quantities (up to nearly a full box of 450) of the 1958 2c and 1c surcharges on various envelopes, we note some errors such as albinos and a dramatic double impression of #U312a, a few with faults are present but overall fine-very fine; catalog value would actually be quite high because of the quantities; ex-Bleuler. Est. $400-500

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
683 c UX1/UX83, UY1/ UZ1 #UX1/UX83, UY1/UZ1 Extensive specialized postal card collection, attractively mounted in five albums with over 225 mint and used cards, early unused cards are often printed on the message side but appear mint from the front, in the early issues the the main merit of the collection is in the unusual usages and fancy cancels, there are numerous cards with additional adhesives for foreign usage or reused to send a receipt back to the sender, there are also cards with printed illustrated advertising on the message side, there is a nice section of Columbian World's Fair cards including a wrapper for the cards and several cards with exposition station cancels, the collection is quite comprehensive up to 1980, key items that we note include an unused pre-printed "Full Face" McKinley card, a used official card and a 65c Zeppelin used on a flown 1c postal card, plus much more, overall very fine; this is not your usual postal card collection and examination recommended to get a flavor for the specialized nature of this collection; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
REVENUES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
684 O RB9a image#RB9a, $1.00 Green and black on violet paper, a most impressive used example of this very scarce stamp, being one of the few that is completely sound, strong rich colors and crisp detailed impressions, uncommonly well centered, beautifully cancelled by a light a centrally struck violet 1879 handstamp, very fine and choice; 1990 PSE certificate. (Image) $2,500.00

SOLD for $4,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
685 O RB10a image#RB10a, $5.00 Green and black on violet paper, deep rich colors, ms. cancel, some creasing and a repaired tear at top left, which hardly distract from the stamp's very fine appearance; a very collectable example of this revenue rarity, of which virtually all known copies have faults to some degree. (Image) $8,000.00

SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
686 og RD67 var-85 var image#RD67 var.-85 var., 1c-$20.00 Green, Series 1940, without overprint and imperforate cplt. in horizontal pairs, without gum as issued, large even margins all around, bright fresh colors, extremely fine. (Image) $1,100.00

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
687 O RE107B image#RE107B, $40.00 Yellow green, a desirable used example of one of the rarest and most difficult of all the Wine stamp issues, with full adjoining tablet at right, remarkably bright and fresh, outstanding centering, small light violet handstamp dated 1944, light creasing and small staple holes, both of which are endemic to these large size stamps, extremely fine appearance; it is believed that only 15 examples of this revenue stamp exist, and this particular example is among the finest quality examples, as the majority have more severe faults and/or are stained. (Image) $3,250.00

SOLD for $12,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
BEER STAMP LARGE LOTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
688 ogO REA1/198a #REA1/198a Beer Stamp comprehensive collection of over 170 virtually all different singles, plus a pair and three blocks of four, while the majority are used, as they are normally found, unused are found throughout including some that are not priced so the used values has been used, the collection starts with a nice representation of the 1866 first issue, each issue thereafter is similarly collected including the varieties on different types of paper, etc., condition varies including some of the first issue cut to shape and so priced, but in general this is a very clean collection and nearly all are nice collectable examples which are often hard to find in these stamps that saw rough usage; a nice collection that warrants examination. $14,640.00

SOLD for $7,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
689 O REA4/197a #REA4/197a, Beer Stamp small stock of over 65 used on sales pages starting as early as a 50c Orange brown of the first 1866 issue, there is slight duplication but also a nice range of different stamps, condition varies especially in the earlier issues, however most are fine-very fine and a useful lot with all the work of identification completed. $1,897.50

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
REVENUE LARGE LOTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
690 O Substantial revenue collection in four large binders, this collection is very broad in its scope ranging from first issues to Match and Medicine private die propriety stamps and even some state issues, there is an excellent collection of the first issue revenues that is characterized by its multiples, some of them quite large, not everything here is common, we note two part perforated horizontal pairs of #R3b, one on original document, #R16c block of eighteen (6x3), imperforate block of four of #R45 and a #R102, includes some second and third issues as well as a few later, another whole volume is devoted to documents with revenues, mostly first issue but we note a couple of 1861-63 Civil War postage stamps used as revenues and later issues also, includes some very attractive items, another major section is a volume of Match, Medicine, Playing Card and Perfume private die stamps, many are more common but it will really add up with over 300 stamps and we note better issues such as two examples of #RO165, besides all of this there is even a smattering of other non-revenue back-of-the-book issues such as a used block of four of the $1.00 Parcel Post, etc., condition varies but actually quite nice for revenues with many fine-very fine; a valuable collection that deserves careful examination; ex-Bleuler. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $10,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
691 ogObl Interesting revenue balance in two albums, includes First issue perf. and imperf including a $200.00 perf., Second issue to $50.00 and Third issue to $20.00, plus some of the "Reds" including higher cataloging values, Stock Transfers, Wines, Playing Cards,Tobacco, Narcotic, Match and Medicine, Firearms, and more, with better values, varieties, cancels, multiples, used on documents, etc. to be found throughout, slightly mixed condition, much is fine-very fine; certainly worth examining. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $10,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
692 ogOc Revenues interesting assortment of thousands of stamps, includes straightforward items with duplication, multiples in sizes from pairs to full sheets, numerous "Battleship" stamps, "back-of-the-book" revenues including better Match and Medicine stamps, telegraphs, state revenues, various revenues on documents, material not listed in Scott, etc., mixed condition, an intriguing lot that should be carefully inspected; ex-Bleuler. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
HUNTING PERMIT STAMPS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
693 nhu RW1 image#RW1, 1934 $1.00 Blue, exceptionally well centered within huge margins, deep luxuriant color and a highly detailed impression on bright white paper, o.g., n.h., extremely fine; an especially large-margined stamp; 1989 APS certificate, 1992 PF certificate and a 2005 PSE certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,450.00 for 90 and $2,600.00 for 95). (Image) $800.00

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
694 nhu RW2 image#RW2, 1935 $1.00 Rose lake, beautiful mint example, virtually perfect centering within large balanced margins, rich vibrant color and a strong impression, o.g., n.h., trivial natural gum wrinkle (would otherwise probably grade 98), extremely fine; 2004 PSE certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,200.00). (Image) $700.00

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
695 nh RW3 image#RW3, 1936 $1.00 Brown black, exceedingly well centered within uncharacteristically large margins, fresh color, o.g., n.h., an extremely fine gem; 2004 PSE certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00). (Image) $350.00

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
696 nh RW3 image#RW3, 1936 $1.00 Brown black, bottom margin plate no. 134318 single, very well centered within large margins, fresh color, o.g., n.h., choice very fine; 2002 PF certificate. (Image) $350.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
697 nhPB RW3 image#RW3, 1936 $1.00 Brown black, a most impressive bottom right margin plate no. 134318 block of six, each stamp is exceptionally well centered and margined, fresh color, o.g., n.h., extremely fine; 1999 PF and 2004 PSE certificates. (Image) $4,000.00

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
698 nhu RW4 image#RW4, 1937 $1.00 Light green, excellent centering, brilliantly fresh, o.g., n.h., extremely fine and choice; 1988 PF certificate and a 2006 PSE certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00). (Image) $360.00

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
699 nhu RW4 image#RW4, 1937 $1.00 Light green, excellent centering, bright fresh color, pristine o.g., n.h., extremely fine; 2007 PSE certificate (XF 90; SMQ $700.00). (Image) $360.00

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
700 nhu RW5 image#RW5, 1938 $1.00 Light violet, wonderfully well centered within large margins, lovely rich color, pristine o.g., n.h., extremely fine; this is one of the most difficult of all the Hunting Permit stamps to find in choice quality; 2003 PSE certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,000.00). (Image) $475.00

SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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