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Sale 76: Gems of Philately

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Revenue Issues

Lots 283-284

Lot 283 o   

Revenue, 1863, First Issue, 3¢ Playing Cards, imperf, neat April manuscript cancel, large margins, strong color with slight dry print at top, Extremely Fine; with 1986, 2003 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (VF-XF 85).
Scott No. R17a    $40,000.

A CHOICE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE EXTREMELY RARE 3¢ PLAYING CARD IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

This issue, both perforated and imperforate, saw comparatively little use as the total issued was only 368,106. There is evidence that a mere 7,000 out of the total issued where in imperforate format.

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Current Opening Bid: $15,000

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Lot 284    

Hunting Permit, 1935, $1 Canvasbacks, bottom left corner margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering throughout, rich brilliant color and "Post Office" freshness, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. RW2    $11,500.

A MARVELOUS GEM PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1935 $1 HUNTING PERMIT ISSUE, RARE IN SUCH EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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