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Sale 95: Gems of Philately

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Revenue - Beer

Lots 4276-4281

Lot 4276 o   

Beer, 1871, 33-1/3¢ orange, green silk paper, right margin plate number single, neat central handstamp cancel, rich colors, huge margins showing portion of adjacent stamp at left and top, light creases not detracting, Extremely Fine and choice appearance, only 9 examples recorded in the Preister census; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. REA23    $5,000.

ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE EXTREMELY RARE 1871 ONE-THIRD BARREL BEER ISSUE ON GREEN SILK PAPER - UNIQUE BEARING A PLATE NUMBER.

Realized: $3,250

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Lot 4277 o   

Beer, 1871, 33-1/3¢ violet brown, white silk paper, light blue oval date stamp cancel, four, large well balanced margins, rich deep colors, small flaws, Very Fine, extremely rare with only 12 examples recorded in the Priester census.
Scott No. REA24    $12,500.

AN STUNNING EXAMPLE OF THE 1871 33 1/3¢ VIOLET BROWN BEER ISSUE ON WHITE SILK PAPER - A GREAT BEER STAMP RARITY.

This is the only example we have offered and a check of the Siegel Power Search, finds only one example offer by them since keeping computerized records

Reverse.

Realized: $7,500

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Lot 4278 ()   

Beer, 1917 ($1.50) on 75¢ black on greenish blue, inverted type C, without gum as issued, large even margins all around, bright and fresh, trivial slight creasing, Extremely Fine, extremely rare, with only 20 examples recorded in the Priester census. Priester No. 152aC.
Scott No. REA124d    $1,750.

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Lot 4279 o   

Beer, 1917 ($6) on ($3.00) on $2 orange on blue, type A, type 93 surcharge, "PB&S 1, +2 14 18, NEWARK" perforated cancel, full balanced margins, deep color, thin at bottom right, Very Fine, one of the rarest of all Beer Stamp issues; with 2014 P.F. certificate. Priester No. 139A.
Scott No. REA126    $5,000.

ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 1917 $6 TYPE A PROVISIONAL SURCHARGE ISSUE.

Realized: $3,000

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Lot 4280 ()   

Beer, 1918 ($3) on ($1.50) on 75¢ black on greenish blue, surcharge dated "1919", large purple "Act of 1919" surcharge handstamp (Priester unlisted), right margin single, without gum as issued, huge margins all around, crease in top margin well away from design, Extremely Fine, a choice large margin example of this scarce beer issue bearing an unlisted surcharge type. Priester No. 184B.
Scott No. REA143a    $750.

Realized: $850

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Lot 4281 o   

Beer, 1933 1hhd. Black on Blue, Surcharge Type B, perforated cancel, margins ample at lower left to mostly large, bold color, couple thins and small corner crease, Very Fine, one of the rarest of all Beer Stamp issues. Priester No. 196B.
Scott No. REA168    $11,000.

ONE OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 1933 1 HOGSHEAD BLACK ON BLUE BEER ISSUES WITH BUREAU SURCHARGE.

Realized: $6,000

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