Lot 1945 BKWestern Union Telegraph Co., 1940, $5 Booklet, complete exploded booklet, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, few creases in last interleaving, still Very Fine, very scarce.
Scott No. 16T9916T103 $244 for panes.
Lot 1946 oDocumentary, 1871-72 Third Issue, $1 green & black, center inverted. Rich colors both frame and vignette, used on partly printed August 5, 1872 Administrator's Bond document from Chatham County, Georgia, manuscript initials and "August 5/72" date, faintly toned perf tips of virtually no consequence and some minor splitting along document edges, Extremely Fine, a Magnificent Rarity As This Is One of Two Recorded Usages of the $1.00 Second Issue with Inverted Center on an Original Document, ex Zoellner, Cunliffe; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R144a Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records a total of 26 copies. The other recorded document bears five copies of the error and is also used with a normal $1.00 stamp. These are the only complete documents bearing revenue inverts above the 2¢ denomination (one piece is also recorded).
Lot 1947Marihuana Tax, 1937, $1 Yellow Green, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, natural straight edge at top, Very Fine.
Scott No. RJM1 $525 for hinged.