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Revenue & Other Back-of-the-Book Collections

Lots 2572-2581 Lots 2582-2591 Lots 2592-2601 Lots 2602-2608

Lot 2572 /o   

Revenue Issues Collection, housed in Scott album; with a general range of first issues up to the $20 Conveyance, section of perf'd silk paper issues, 2nd issues up to the $5 with 25¢ sewing machine perf variety, 3rd issues complete to the $5, nice showing of documentaries with many high value issues in later reds, useful proprietaries, future delivery with early provisional handstamp issues, useful stock transfers and a strong representation of wine issues, silver tax including high values, consular service, completion in distilled spirits, etc.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $6,750

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Lot 2573 /o   

United States Revenue Collection, 1862-1990, mint and used collection in a Scott album, highlights including various first, second and third issues with Scott #R2c, R17c, R77c, R79c, R80c, R90c, R98c, R108, R110, R113, R128, R136, R138, R146, R147, R149, etc., also proprietary, future delivery, stock transfer, cordials and wine, playing card, silver tax, cigarette tubes, potato tax, tobacco tax, narcotic tax, consular fee, custom fee, motor vehicles, boating stamps and firearms, also a few newspapers, postal notes, postal savings and war stamps, condition varies, owner's Scott $12,800.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $2,200

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Lot 2574 /o   

Revenue Issues Collection Balance, large holding of stocks, collections on pages, dealer and auction pages, etc., all housed in two large boxes; from first issues to playing card cancellation study, Wine issue stock and collection, better Documentary issues, varieties, Embossed Revenue Stamp Paper issues, etc., also a hoard of on document items including revenue stamped paper worth checking; inspection should prove rewarding.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $4,500

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Lot 2575 /o   

Revenue Collection, 1862-1954, housed on Scott album pages; starting with nice showing of first issue imperfs including R1a, $1 values near complete including $1 Life Insurance, better higher values including #R85a & R86a, good range of part-perfs, perf'd issues nearing completion missing only the rare issues with good high values present, 2nd issues near complete to the $3.50 (lacking $1.60), 3rd issues complete to the $5, useful showing of later documentary issues with some completion in the 1950 red issues, similar proprietary, future delivery, stock transfer, etc.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 2576 o   

Handstamp and Printed Cancels on Revenue Issues, many hundreds in stockbook and glassines; includes first issues with printed cancels, 50¢ Entry of Goods (R55c) with printed "Fifty Dollar Penalty!" notice stating the proper use of the stamp, various handstamp cancels including many socked-on-the-nose, ovals & circular date stamp, insurance handstamps, "Paid", straight line steamships, M&M issues with printed cancels, early proprietary issues with printed cancels including Dr. Seth Arnold, other proprietary issues, etc.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $4,000

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Lot 2577 /o   

Early Proprietary and Battleship Stamps, 68 early proprietaries and 57 battleships, the majority with Private Die Medicine Cancellations including printed with 1866 Walker & Taylor ad cancel on R3c and Dr. Seth Arnold on RB1b, good showing of other Proprietary & Battleship issues.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $675

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Lot 2578 o   

First Issue Revenues, Part Perforate Singles, 59 better including Nos. R13b, R16b, R32b, R33b, R34b, R47b, R49b, R65b, some dubious not counted, most with manuscript. cancels, few with datestamps, usual few faults, Fine-Very Fine.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,000

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Lot 2579 /o   

Revenue Balance, includes a stock in binder of useful wines, playing cards, consular fee and other issues, some material on album pages with better playing card issues including RF2e (cat $225) and the scarce RF12d (faulty, cat $1,250), some other back-of-the-book, etc.; please inspect.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $725

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Lot 2580 o   

Battleship Revenue Issues with Precancels, large collection of approx. 800 stamps mounted on quadrille pages with a wide range of precancels representing 98 business firms, 9 railroads and 2 express companies, note Antikamnia Chemical Co., J.C. Ayer Co., Chamberlain Medicine Co., H.E. Bucklin & Co., Carter Medicine Co., Chattanooga Medicine Co., The Centaur Co., Paris Medicine Co., Emerson Drug Co., Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Wrights Indian Vegetable Pill Co., John Wyeth & Bro., etc; a nice collection for the specialist.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $4,000

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Lot 2581 /o   

Revenue Balance, mix of stock in envelopes and on pages in binders, album pages, etc., wide range of material mostly useful to slightly better, includes First-third issue revenues including on document items and cancel interest, later Battleships including medical cancels section, proprietary issues, stock transfer including better large mint dollar multiples (some flaws but good cat value), narcotic issues, some Wines and Beer, etc.; lots of material with some surprise sure to be found, please inspect.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $2,700

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Lots 2572-2581 Lots 2582-2591 Lots 2592-2601 Lots 2602-2608

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