Nearly 3,000 lots of better USA and Worldwide stamps, covers, and box lots featuring a nice run of Classics through the Back of Book, including a great selection of EFOs, plate blocks, plus an incredible mint sheet holding, including a full set of the Louisiana Purchase sheets.
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USA #U44 1861 WASHINGTON 24¢ RED & GREEN ON BUFF, CUT SQUARE :: Cut square, 32x29mm. Crisp corners, very fine.
USA #U45 1861 WASHINGTON 40¢ BLACK & RED ON BUFF, CUT SQUARE :: Cut square, 34x32mm. Good colors, crisp corners, very fine plus.
USA #U68 1865 WASHINGTON 12¢ BROWN, CUT SQUARE :: Choice cut square, rich color, large margins. Light red partial 1865 Wells, Fargo oval cancel, very fine and attractive.
USA #U101 1870 HAMILTON 24¢ PURPLE ON CREAM, CUT SQUARE :: Cut square, 30x35mm. Deep color, crisp corners, very fine.
USA #U215 1886 PERRY 90¢ CARMINE ON BLUE, CUT SQUARE :: Strong color, fresh, very fine.
USA #U247 1884 PLIMPTON & MORGAN 2¢ RED ENTIRE :: Canceled by Rochester, N.Y. Apr 3, 1888 duplex and addressed to New York City, reverse with Apr. 4 arrival cancel, corner pre-printed return address, scarce and fine use.
USA (U342-43, U347) 1887-94 PERRY 90¢ PURPLE ENTIRES (x3) :: Group of three mint ENTIRES, comprising U342, U343 and U347 (UPSS 1131), on white, amber and amber manila, respectively. Fine to very fine.
USA #U476 1920 WASHINGTON 2¢ ON 3¢ VIOLET ON AMBER, DIE 1, FULL CORNER :: Full corner, 48x51mm. Scarce and very fine, crisp corners. Ex-Floyd. (2001 PF Cert #0361496)
USA #UO15 1877 NON-DENOMINATED OFFICIAL ENVELOPE, BLACK ON AMBER :: Cut square with large margins all around, fresh and very fine. Ex-Champagne.
POSTAL CARDS #UX27C 1916 JEFFERSON 1¢ ON DIE 1 EMERGENCY PAPER :: UPSS S38. Genuine, fresh card stock, rare as only 33 mint cards reported. Light corner mount toning, otherwise very fine. Ex-Joyner.
POSTAL CARDS #UX34-35 1920 JEFFERSON 2¢ RED WITH 1¢ PRESS PRINT SURCHARGE :: UPSS S26-2, S47-1, two mint cards, die I card with small light corner bend at upper right, otherwise fresh and extremely fine. Ex-Joyner.
USA 1866 REVENUE DOCUMENT & BOOKLET FOR TANNING PROCESS :: Attractive, historic patent legal-related document franked with Scott R24c Revenue stamp, pen canceled Feb. 6, 1866, for acquiring interest in the Excelsior Tanning Process. Attached to docum... (Click Title for More Details)
USA #R97a 1862 FIRST ISSUE $15 MORTGAGE BLUE IMPERF (GRADED 90) :: Choice stamp, deep rich color and impression, 1862 manuscript cancel. Margins huge to large, extremely fine. (2009 PSE Graded Cert #01214972 XF 90, Used).
USA #R102c 1864 FIRST ISSUE $200 GREEN & BLACK :: Fresh and bright colors, three strikes of blue double oval 'SEP 9 1869/SURROGATES COURT/KING'S CO. N.Y.' handstamp cancellation. Light creases, fine appearance. Scarce stamp, especially so with handstamp cancel.
USA #R107a 1871 SECOND ISSUE 5¢ BLUE & BLACK, INVERTED CENTER :: Attractive example of this dramatic INVERT error. Rich color, light manuscript cancel, fine. (2011 PSAG Cert).
USA #R109a 1871 THIRD ISSUE 10¢ BLUE & BLACK, INVERTED CENTER :: Herringbone cancel, fine. Scarce and desirable error. Ex Baron du Plussis. (1978 PF Cert #71565).
USA #R132 1872 SECOND ISSUE $200 RED BLUE & BLACK :: Well centered with good colors, manuscript cancel, three small thins at top. Nearly all examples of this scarce stamp are faulty in some way, very fine appearance. (2011 Weiss Cert #19-R13225)
USA #R140a THIRD ISSUE 30¢ ORANGE & BLACK, INVERTED CENTER :: Well centered for this scarce INVERT. Cut cancel, small thin spot in center, very fine appearance. (1987 PF Cert #174218).
USA #R151a 1874 WASHINGTON 2¢ ORANGE & BLACK, GREEN, INVERTED CENTER :: Attractive INVERT, pen cancel. Fine to very fine.
USA #R299a 1940 DOCUMENTARY 80¢ RED, IMPERF PAIR :: Vertical imperforate pair. Unused, no gum as issued, fresh and bright, very fine.
USA #RB10a 1873 PROPRIETARY $5 GREEN & BLACK, VIOLET PAPER :: This is a gorgeous sound copy with manuscript cancel dated 1879. Near perfect centering and handsome appearance. Worthy of the finest revenue collection. Extremely fine. Very rare in any c... (Click Title for More Details)
USA #RB10a 1873 PROPRIETARY $5 GREEN & BLACK VIOLET PAPER :: Well centered with manuscript cancel, skillful repairs, as most examples are faulty in some way. An extremely fine appearing example of this spectacular and desirable revenue. Ex-Bowers. (2011 Weiss Cert #22-RB10a25).
USA #RD12, RD31 1918-28 $1 & $2 STOCK TRANSFER, LARGE BLOCKS :: Two blocks of 12. RD12 one stamp lightly hinged, others MINT never hinged; RD31 MINT NH. Both blocks with natural straight edge at top. Fine to very fine.
USA #RD12, RD31 1918-28 $1 & $2 STOCK TRANSFER, STRIPS :: Two MINT never hinged horizontal strips of 4. Both with natural straight edge at bottom. Fine to very fine.
USA #RD12, RD31 1918-28 $1 & $2 STOCK TRANSFER, STRIPS :: Two MINT never hinged vertical strips of 5. Fine to very fine.
USA #RD30-31 1928 $1 & $2 STOCK TRANSFER, BLOCKS :: Two blocks of 4 with natural straight edge at top. Both blocks MINT never hinged. The $1 very fine; $2 fine to very fine.
USA #RD85 var 1940 MEREDITH $20 BRIGHT GREEN, IMPERF PAIR WITH OVERPRINT :: A fabulous wide bottom margin IMPERFORATE pair. Unused, no gum as issued. A SCARCE pair with 'Series 1940' overprint; Scott only lists imperfs without overprint. Extremely fine. Ex-Smithsonian Archives.
USA #RD328-29 1950 $10 WALKER, $20 MEREDITH GREEN STOCK TRANSFERS :: Two stamps, fresh color, unused, no gum, each with natural straight edge at bottom, fine to very fine. Cat value for OG.
USA #RE108//193 1942-54 CENT-DENOMINATED WINE STAMPS, 41 FULL SHEETS :: Full sheets of 41 different 1942-54 CENTS denominated Wine Stamps in full sheets of 100. We noted some setting varieties in denominations. Sheets very fine, fresh and clean. Cata... (Click Title for More Details)
USA #REA18a 1870 BEER REVENUE $1 BLUE, YELLOW SECURITY LINES :: Full margined example with light blue handstamp cancel, usual faults associated with these stamps. Fine for issue
USA #REA18a 1870 $1 BLUE, BEER STAMP :: Very fine centering with very large margins and Aug. 31, 1873, hand-stamped cancel. Large tear near lower right corner, not unusual on beer stamps.
USA (REA194-95, REA197) 1947 BEER STAMPS 5-10 & 100 bbl, BLOCKS :: Three unused blocks of 4, no gum as issued. Fresh, extremely fine.
USA #RG22 1934 SILVER TAX $500 BLUE :: Violet handstamp and ink MSS cancels, well centered, extremely fine.
USA #RG123-25 1944 SILVER TAX $4-$10 :: Three singles, fresh, MINT never hinged, fine.
USA #RG123-25 1944 SILVER TAX $4-$10 :: Set of 3. MINT never hinged, $10 with horizontal gum skip. Fine.
USA #RG123-25 1944 SILVER TAX $4-$10 :: Set of 3 high values. Full OG, $4 and $5 MINT never hinged; $10 lightly hinged. Fine.
USA #RJA80a 1963 NARCOTIC 2¢ VIOLET IMPERF, STRIP :: A vertical strip of 3. Fresh, MINT never hinged, extremely fine.
USA #RJA80a 1963 NARCOTIC 2¢ VIOLET IMPERF, STRIP :: Strip of 3. Fresh, MINT never hinged. Large margins all around, extremely fine. They don't come any nicer!
USA #RJM1//RJM6 1937-62 MARIJUANA TAX $1-$10 :: Five different stamps, includes: RJM2-3 and RJM5. MINT never hinged, fine to very fine.
USA 1909-54 STATE & FEDERAL STOCK TRANSFER STAMPS ON SELECT DOCUMENTS :: Select group of 33 memorandums and other documents with state and federal Stock Transfer stamps affixed and canceled. States represented include New York (including document wit... (Click Title for More Details)
USA #RW3 1936 CANADA GEESE $1 BROWN BLACK, ARTIST SIGNED ENGRAVING :: Attractive 8"x5" engraving signed in plate and hand signed by Richard E. Bishop in lower right margin. Scarce Duck print. Very fine. Lightly toned, some stains on back.
USA #RW1 1934 MALLARDS $1 BLUE (GRADED 85) :: Pretty left margin single, fresh and bright, MINT never hinged, very fine to extremely fine. (2010 PSE Graded Cert #01226933 VF-XF 85, Mint OGnh).
USA #RW1 1934 MALLARDS $1 BLUE, PLATE SINGLE :: Big attractive bottom plate #129201 single. Deep, rich color, fresh, MINT never hinged, very fine plus!
USA #RW1 1934 MALLARDS $1 BLUE :: Fresh, MINT never hinged, fine to very fine.
USA #RW1 1934 MALLARDS $1 BLUE :: Fresh, MINT never hinged, fine to very fine.
USA #RW2 1935 CANVASBACKS $1 ROSE LAKE (GRADED 95) :: Stunning MINT never hinged single, with deep rose lake color (2006 PSE Cert #01040367 XF-Sup 95 Mint OGnh)
USA #RW2 1935 CANVASBACKS $1 ROSE LAKE (GRADED 90) :: Choice stamp. Fresh, MINT never hinged, extremely fine. (2008 PSE Graded Cert #01154467 XF 90, Mint OGnh).
USA #RW2 1935 CANVASBACKS $1 ROSE LAKE, PLATE SINGLE :: Fresh, MINT never hinged, very fine bottom plate #131980 single. (2009 PSE Cert #01199611).
USA #RW2 1935 CANVASBACKS $1 ROSE LAKE :: Deep, rich color, MINT never hinged, natural gum bend, very fine. (Copy of 2008 PSE Cert #01174320 for block).
USA #RW3 1936 CANADA GEESE $1 BROWN BLACK (JUMBO) :: Huge stamp, fresh, MINT never hinged, very fine Jumbo. (2002 PSE Cert #00081735).