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Sale 102: The Gary Munson Collection

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Revenue Issues

Lots 3424-3433 Lots 3434-3443 Lots 3444-3453 Lots 3454-3459

Lot 3424 E   

Hawaii, Playing Card 1893, 25¢ black on grayish essay, 132 x 32mm, full o.g., Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

In 1892, Queen Liliuokalani authorized the printed of this 25¢ black stamp for the collection of revenue on playing cards. However, because the Queen was overthrown in January 1893, Stanford Dole became President of Hawaii, and repealed the tax on playing cards before this revenue stamp was to be issued.

Realized: $270

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Lot 3425

Hawaii, Revenue, 20¢ lilac & black, "Stamp Duty", Bogus revenue issue on thick white paper, usual toning, Fine and scarce.
Scott Nos. R forgery    Estimate $150 - 200.

This stamp was first mentioned in philatelic literature in 1916 and was most likely produced after 1893 when the 20¢ stamp duty was imposed on stock certificates.

Realized: $260

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Lot 3426 o   

Hawaii, Revenue, 1901-10 Treasurer's Office, "Not Liable to Duty", blue "Bureau of Conveyances" circular handstamp, well centered, Very Fine, a very scarce unlisted revenue issue used for tax free property conveyances.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $190

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Lot 3427    

Hawaii, Revenue, 1877, 25¢ green, complete sheet of 70, o.g., stamps never hinged, some usual separations hinge reinforced in selvage only, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott Nos. R1    $2,275 + as singles.

Realized: $950

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Lot 3428 P   

Hawaii, Revenue, 1877, 25¢ green, plate proof on India, complete group of six, all four margins, first three with large margins all around including R1P3 and R3P3 with imprint at bottom, deep rich colors; 50¢ tiny corner flaw, Very Fine and choice set.
Scott Nos. R1P3-R6P3    $3,600.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 3429 P   

Hawaii, Revenue, 1877, 25¢ green, plate proof on India, deep color, full margins, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. R1P3    $600.

Realized: $190

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Lot 3430 P   

Hawaii, Revenue, 1877, 25c-$1.00 issues, plate proofs on card, horizontal pairs, deep rich colors, full nicely balanced margins, tiny natural paper inclusion affecting on 50¢, Very Fine, ex-Golden.
Scott Nos. R1P4-R3P4    $3,600 for singles.

Realized: $1,150

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Lot 3431 P   

Hawaii, Revenue, 1877, 25¢ green, plate proof on card, full to large margins, deep rich color, exceptionally fresh and Very Fine.
Scott Nos. R1P4    $600.

Realized: $250

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Lot 3432 P   

Hawaii, Revenue, 1877, 25¢ issue, trial color large die proofs, on India on original cards, complete set of listed colors in blue green, black, brown red, brown and grayish blue, serial numbers above design, deep colors throughout, a Very Fine and rare set, ex-Golden.
Scott Nos. R1TC1ae-ai    $5,750.

Realized: $2,100

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Lot 3433 P   

Hawaii, Revenue, 1877, 50¢ yellow orange, plate proof on India, large margins to just in at lower left, rich color, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott Nos. R2P3    $600.

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