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Lot Catalogue Number Description Catalogue Value or Estimate
436 R4a 1c Telegraph, Imperforate Choice used with unusually large margins, bright colour and light 1863 manuscript cancel, XF

Photo (50K)
800.00
437 R21c 4c Playing Cards, Perf An elusive revenue stamp in sound condition, with rich colour and clear 1863 manuscript cancel, F-VF

Photo (54K)
700.00
438 R37a 10c Power of Attorney, Imperforate An unusually choice example with large margins, deep rich colour and neat 1864 manuscript cancel, XF

Photo (65K)
1,100.00
439 R77a $1.30 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate A scarce used single with large margins and brilliant fresh colour, faint horizontal pressed crease but beautiful appearance, light 1863 manuscript cancel; a key revenue stamp, VF

Photo (76K)
10,000.00
440 R93a $10 Charter Party, Imperforate A lovely example with impressive large margins and deep colour, choice used with 1864 manuscript cancel, XF

Photo (85K)
900.00
441 R96a $10 Probate of Will, Imperforate A remarkable used single of this scarce revenue stamp, full to oversized margins and gorgeous colour, neat 1863 manuscript cancel, XF

Photo (83K)
3,500.00
442 R97a $15 Mortgage, Imperforate An attractive example with amazing deep rich shade, adequate to large margins and light red manuscript cancel; seldom encountered in such nice condition, VF

Photo (89K)
3,750.00
443 R100a $25 Mortgage, Imperforate A remarkable example with large margins, deep rich colour, sharp and bold March 1st, 1865 manuscript cancel; an elusive revenue stamp, VF

Photo (88K)
2,700.00
444 R101a $50 U.S. Internal Revenue, Imperforate A beautiful stamp with mostly large margins and post office fresh colour, August 1864 manuscript cancel, VF+

Photo (88K)
325.00
445 R101c $50 U.S. Internal Revenue, Perf A lovely sound pair with clear 1870 manuscript cancel and fresh colour, F-VF; 2005 PSE cert.

Photo (66K)
450.00
446 R102a $200 U.S. Internal Revenue, Imperforate A lovely used example with ample margins, neat manuscript cancel; tiny pinhole at lower left but well above average condition for this scarce high value, VF

Photo (36K)
2,500.00
447 R133 $500 Red Orange, Green & Black, Documentary "Persian Rug" Stamp An impressive example of this keenly sought-after and important revenue stamp, tiniest of perf thins at lower left and light horizontal crease in no way detract from its beautiful and eye-arresting appearance, used with light herringbone cut cancel plus clear manuscript cancel that reads "Robert C. Hutchings Surrogate September 10th 1872". A most desirable example of the famous "Persian Rug" stamp (Kingsley census #17-2), F-VF

Scott value is for an example with very fine appearance, cut cancel or with minor flaws.

Photo (109K)
17,500.00
448 RB10a $5 Proprietary Stamp, Green & Black on Violet Paper An impressive used example still retaining most of its original gum; apart from a tiny corner crease the stamp is completely sound with fresh colour, neat "J.H.B. Feb 18 1879" manuscript cancel. Condition is noticeably better than normally seen, F-VF

Photo (75K)
11,000.00
449 1862-1871 Collection of Revenues - Imperforate Issues Displayed on five stockpages, 45 different and light duplication with 2 or 3 of some mostly lower values. Valuable items included such as R3a, R63a, R79a tiny flaws but large margined, R82a single and block, R84a barely touching frame at foot, sound with manuscript cancel (1995 APS cert.), R85a, R86a, R88a mint, R90a, R94a, R95a; one stockpage has faulty / questionable stamps that have not been catalogued. Trivial flaws in places, but mainly sound and F-VF; a useful lot. (Scott US$18,697)

Photo (76K) Photo 2 (76K) Photo 3 (67K)
Est. 3,500.00 +
450 1862-1871 Collection of Revenues - Part Perforated Issues On three stockpages, 27 different - light duplication plus three multiples. Several better values noted such as R1b nice sound strip of five, R3b, R9b pair (1992 PF cert.), R9b sound block of ten (cat. as two blocks of four), R11b, R13b (2), R34be, R49b mint OG (cat. as used only), R58b, R65b; one stockpage has faulty / questionable stamps that have not been catalogued. Trivial flaws in places, mainly sound throughout, Fine or better. (Scott US$5,670)

Photo (56K) Photo 2 (56K) Photo 3 (77K) Photo 4 (95K)
Est. 1,250.00 +
451 1862-1871 Collection of Revenues - Perforated Organized and displayed on six stockpages, approaching 100 different - duplication with 2 or 3 of the same mostly on lower values. Noted several better such as R2c (2), 6d silk paper (1981 PF cert.), 17c, 18d, 41c with SON handstamp, 73c handstamp cancel, 74c, 79c, 80c circular datestamp, 99c light creases (2005 PSE cert.) 97c, 101a (2), 102c $200 revenue, small tear at LL otherwise nice appearance; one stockpage has faulty / questionable stamps that have not been catalogued. Trivial flaws in places but mainly sound throughout, Fine to Very Fine (Scott US$8,659)

Photo (40K) Photo 2 (40K) Photo 3 (76K) Photo 4 (82K)
Est. 1,500.00 +
452 1862-1871 First Issue Revenue Exhibit Collection On 28 pages with write-up, a few dozen different perforated issues from 1c to $2.50 denominations, includes R21c with neat manuscript cancel (1987 PF & 2005 PSE certs.) A high percentage are different but duplicates are shown for shades and cancels. Sprinkled throughout are over 40 invoices, receipts, checks, photos, promissory notes, etc. mainly with a single stamp franking showing a really nice assortment of usages. An excellent introduction to this interesting field. Mainly F-VF.

Photo (38K) Photo 2 (38K) Photo 3 (55K) Photo 4 (35K)
Est. 500.00 +
453 Collection of Documentary (Second & Third Issues) and Proprietary Stamps Organized and displayed on three stockpages, about 40 different - light duplication with 2 or 3 of some values. Cut cancels identified and catalogued as such, others are manuscripts and elusive handstamp cancels. Noted several better such as R106 handstamp cancel, R110, R114 (2), R112c private sewing machine perforation, R117, R129 horizontal crease at top otherwise nice, R136 (2), R138 (3; two are cut cancel), R147 (2), R148 (2), R149 (2; both cut cancel, one faint), R151a inverted center cut cancel, RB6a, RB8b light soiling and hint of crease etc. Trivial flaws in places but mainly sound throughout, F-VF (Scott US$5,269)

Photo (70K) Photo 2 (70K) Photo 3 (58K) Photo 4 (52K)
Est. 1,000.00 +
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