Lot 24841798, First Federal Issue, 30¢ Connecticut, bold embossed impression, on fresh promissory note of $3,000 for 40 days, dated Dec 28, 1798, some manuscript over embossing, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. RM49 $2,750.
A RARE 30¢ CONNECTICUT USAGES WITH ONLY FIVE EXAMPLES REPORTED IN THE COMBS CENSUS.
The 30¢ tax rate was for notes, bonds or bills of exchange above $1,000 due within 30 days.
Lot 24851798, First Federal Issue, 75¢ Connecticut, strong embossed impression on demand note of $1,335 dated December 19, 1779, for value received in insurance upon the ship Maty and cargo; some lightened manuscript notation over embossing, F.-V.F., an extremely rare embossed revenue stamp, with only four examples reported, ex-Joyce.
Scott Nos. RM51 $1,800.
Lot 24861798, First Federal Issue, 10¢ Delaware, sharp detailed embossing, on promissory note of $226.08 for 30 days, dated May 7, 1800; some manuscript over embossing area, Very Fine, one of the nicer examples and very rare with only eleven stamps reported, ex-Joyce.
Scott Nos. RM59 $350.
Lot 24871798, First Federal Issue, 50¢ Delaware, sharp detailed embossing, on promissory note of $1,036.96 for two months, dated September 16, 1800 (an over payment of tax by 20¢); file fold affecting embossing, F.-V.F., very rare with only nine stamps reported, ex-Joyce.
Scott Nos. RM63 $500.
Lot 24881798, First Federal Issue, 50¢ Georgia, good impression on two-page bond (affixed together by wax seals) of $1,000 to be paid in a dispute over a shipping loss, dated October 12, 1799; natural paper wrinkle through embossing, F.-V.F., very rare with only seven examples reported.
Scott Nos. RM76 $1,250.
Lot 24891798, First Federal Issue, 50¢ Georgia, strong impression, on Superior Court Office document dated October 21, 1800; some paper erosion and toning at right, embossing at upper left with manuscript heading over stamp, Fine, Combs wrote that Georgia documents are generally in poor condition, still a very rare stamp with only seven examples reported, ex-Joyce.
Scott Nos. RM76 $1,250.
Lot 24901798, First Federal Issue, 30¢ Maryland, bold detailed impression, on promissory note of $1,193 for 54 days dated December 3, 1800; file fold though embossed area, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely rare rare embossed revenue with only four such stamps reported.
Scott Nos. RM101 $600.
Lot 24911798, First Federal Issue, 75¢ Massachusetts, sharp detailed embossing, on bond note for $2,730 plus interest for over one year, dated April 24, 1779 and signed by American soldier and politician William Hull and countersigned by his wife and another relative; minor edge wear, Very Fine, printed bond forms are rare, ex-Joyce.
Scott Nos. RM116 $900.
William Hull was an American soldier and politician. He fought in the American Revolutionary War and was appointed as Governor of Michigan Territory (1805-13).
Lot 24921798, First Federal Issue, 30¢ New Hampshire, strong detailed impression on the right side of demand note of $220.67 with interest dated January 1, 1799 (tax overpaid by 5¢); filing crease slightly affecting embossing, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare with only five stamps reported.
Scott Nos. RM127 $425.
Lot 24931798, First Federal Issue, 30¢ New Jersey, strong detailed impression, on promissory note of $1,249 for 60 days dated February 4, 1800, note signed by George Clymer who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; couple cross cut cancels sensibly reinforced, Very Fine, quite rare with only eight stamp reported and one of four signed by George Clymer.
Scott Nos. RM140 $750.