Lot 2697 oDocumentary, 1871, Second Issue, $500 "Persian Rug", manuscript 1872 year date cancellation, well centered with full perforation teeth around, colors rich and vibrant, Very Fine, a rare sound example, Scott catalog value for a very fine appearing example with light cut cancel or minor flaws, ex Weill; with 1989 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. R133 $17,500.
A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF THE $500 PERSIAN RUG ISSUE, ONE OF THE FEW COMPLETELY SOUND EXAMPLES IN EXISTENCE.
Lot 2698 oSilver Tax, 1944, $60 gray, light magenta cancel, wide well balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2010 P.F. Graded certificate (XF-S 95).
Scott No. RG129 $575.
Lot 26991868-1933, Rail Road Company Stock Certificates and Bonds, group of 17 comprising 1868 $100 Rockford, Rock Island & St. Louis R.R. bond with four RNP5 imprints; 1868 $500 Rockford, Rock Island & St. Louis R.R. bond with three RNP5 & one RNT4 imprints; 1868 $1000 Rockford, Rock Island & St. Louis R.R. bond with RNP5 & RNW2 revenue imprints; 1905 Vandalia R.R. stock cert with 1914 2¢ revenue on back; two W.V. bonds: 1908 $1000 Kanawha Bridge & Terminal Co. by ABNC and 1890 $1000 Kanawha & Michigan Railway by ABNC; 1870 (c.) Chicago & South Western Railway Co. stock cert for 100 shares; 1872 Milwaukee & Northwestern Railway stock cert; 1919-33 Missouri Pacific R.R. eight different bonds all printed by ABNC; 1876 Queen Anns & Kent Rail Road Company stock certificate, F.-V.F. group.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2700Dougherty, A., 5¢ blue, corner faulty, used on fancy gold Andrew Dougherty "American" playing cards illustrated wrapper showing eagle; some wear and hinged reinforced faults, Fine and rare.
Scott No. RU4 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2701Hart & Co., 5¢ black, old paper, used on fancy blue Samuel Hart & Co. "Club House" playing cards illustrated wrapper showing eagle, soldiers and building; minor internal separations, Very Fine.
Scott No. RU9a Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2702Rectification Tax, 1946, 1¢-$2,000 complete, pristine set of all 18 values, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. RZ1 $1,819.