Lot 455 oSilver Tax, 1936, $1,000 Orange, Serial no. 80025, vibrant color and huge margins, cancelled by clear strike of purple "Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue, 2nd District, N.Y., Received Sep. 11, 1936" oval handstamp, also two strikes of aqua "BM9/3/36" handstamp at top, fresh and Extremely Fine; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG27 $2,000.
ONE OF THE FINEST RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE $1,000.00 SILVER TAX STAMP WITH EXTRAORDINARILY WIDE MARGINS, LESS THAN A DOZEN ARE KNOWN.
Lot 456Silver Tax, 1940, $10 Orange, remarkably well centered, radiant color on fresh brilliant paper, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG54 $1,500.
A CHOICE WELL CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE $10 1940 SILVER TAX STAMP.
Lot 457 oSilver Tax, 1940, $30 Vermilion, Serial No. 406463, vibrant color, light violet handstamp cancel, fresh and Fine, ex-Buford, Depriest; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG55 $7,000.
A RARE SOUND USED EXAMPLE OF THE $30.00 SERIES 1940 SILVER TAX STAMP.
Only ten copies are recorded, six of which are sound.
Lot 458 oSilver Tax, 1940, $60 Brown, Serial No. 147004, well centered with large even margins, brilliant rich color, neat strikes of purple oval cancels; light horizontal creases at top, Extremely Fine appearance, ex-Scarsdale; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG56 $24,000.
ONE OF ONLY NINE USED EXAMPLES OF THE $60.00 BROWN 1940 SERIES SILVER TAX, ONE OF THE RAREST AND MOST DESIRABLE OF ALL SILVER TAX STAMPS.
This denomination is particularly desirable because it depicts Abraham Lincoln.
Lot 459 oSilver Tax, 1940, $100 Green, Serial No. 377151, deep rich color on bright paper, cancelled by purple oval handstamps; horizontal crease, fresh and Very Fine appearance; with 1991 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. RG57 $6,000.
A SCARCE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $100.00 SERIES 1940 SILVER TAX STAMP, ATTRACTIVELY CANCELLED IN PURPLE.
Richard Friedberg records a total of thirteen used copies of this issue. Of these at least six have faults.
Lot 460 ()Silver Tax, 1941, $50 Gray, Serial No. 1, unused, without gum as issued, remarkably well centered with strong color, fresh and Very Fine, ex-Sohn; with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG78 $6,000.
A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS REVENUE RARITY, ONE OF ONLY FOUR UNUSED EXAMPLES RECORDED.
Lot 461 oSilver Tax, 1941, $1,000 Gray, nicely centered, strong color and impression, 1946 typewriter cancel; trivial short perf at bottom, Very Fine; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG82 $2,750.
A REMARKABLE EXAMPLE OF THE $1,000 1941 SILVER TAX STAMP, ONLY A DOZEN ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.
The majority of known examples are cancelled by typewriter like the example offered here, and have varying degrees of faults. The example offered here with only a trivial short perf is in choice condition.
Lot 462Silver Tax, 1942, $2 Gray, Overprint "Series 5942", strip of three with center stamp having error, well centered with strong color, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG96a $1,670+.
A CHOICE $2.00 SERIES 1942 SILVER TAX MULTIPLE SHOWING THE "SERIES 5942" ERROR.
Lot 463 ()Silver Tax, 1942, $30 Gray, Serial No. 761, unused, without gum as issued, well centered, bright color; small tone spot bottom right margin, otherwise Very Fine; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG102 $7,000.
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE UNUSED $30 SERIES 1942 SILVER TAX STAMP.
There are only 11 recorded examples of the $30 Series 1942 Silver Tax stamps in both used and unused condition.
Lot 464 oSilver Tax, 1942, $500 Gray, Serial no. 779, choice centering with wide margins, rich color, cancelled solely by complimentary purple handstamp, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RG106 $6,000.
A SUPERB SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE $500.00 SERIES 1942 SILVER TAX STAMP. ONE OF THE FINEST OF TEN RECORDED EXAMPLES.
There are only ten used examples recorded in the Eric Jackson census, of these only five are uncut. The example offered here is from the same booklet as the one offered in the Scarsdale collection (Serial No. 777).