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The Whitpain Collection of United States 1894-98 Bureau Issues continued...

1898 Provisional Revenues
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
848 bl 8c Violet Brown, 1898 Provisional I.R. Manuscript Overprint (272 var).> Block of thirty, each stamp with ms. I.R. overprint, red 7598 and initials, perf separations extensively rejoined, still Fine-Very Fine and
rare 1898 provisional revenue8c Violet Brown, 1898 Provisional "I.R." Manuscript Overprint (272 var). Block of thirty, each stamp with ms. "I.R." overprint, red "7/5/98" and initials, perf separations extensively rejoined, still Fine-Very Fine and rare 1898 provisional revenue item (Image)

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E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
849 bl 10c Dark Green, 1898 Provisional I.R. Manuscript Overprint (273 var).> Two strips of four and three singles, used with singles of Nos. R154 and R164 on insurance document piece, strikes of purple G.W.C. Jul 14
1898 handstamp and ms. I.R provisi10c Dark Green, 1898 Provisional "I.R." Manuscript Overprint (273 var). Two strips of four and three singles, used with singles of Nos. R154 and R164 on insurance document piece, strikes of purple "G.W.C. Jul 14 1898" handstamp and ms. "I.R" provisional revenue overprints, couple stamps with faults, rare and interesting piece, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate (Image)

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E. 500-750

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
850   $1.00 Black, Ty. I, 1898 Provisional Revenue Usage (276 var).> Natural s.e. at left, used with 10c Brown Ty. I (282C) and 2c Red (279B) on 1899 Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance assignment document, ms. <<61799
W.H.>> cancels each stamp, $1.00 st$1.00 Black, Ty. I, 1898 Provisional Revenue Usage (276 var). Natural s.e. at left, used with 10c Brown Ty. I (282C) and 2c Red (279B) on 1899 Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance assignment document, ms. "6/17/99 W.H." cancels each stamp, $1.00 stamp with small staple holes, Fine appearing and extremely rare emergency revenue usage of $1.00 (Image)

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E. 500-750

SOLD for $1,500.00
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851   $1.00 Black, Ty. I, 1898 Provisional Revenue Usage (276 var).> Used with 1c Green (279), 5c Blue (281) and 10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283), tied by punch cancels on back of part of stock certificate dated 1899,
purple Transferred to Ctf. No. 1436 f$1.00 Black, Ty. I, 1898 Provisional Revenue Usage (276 var). Used with 1c Green (279), 5c Blue (281) and 10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283), "tied" by punch cancels on back of part of stock certificate dated 1899, purple "Transferred to Ctf. No. 1436 for 58 shares", Very Fine, rare 1898 provisional revenue usage to pay a transfer tax (Image)

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E. 500-750

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
852   10c Trans-Mississippi, 1898 Provisional I.R. Manuscript Overprint (290 var).> Magenta ms. I.R. overprint, margins wide to just touched at top, small adherence on back, about Fine, rare emergency revenue
usage10c Trans-Mississippi, 1898 Provisional "I.R." Manuscript Overprint (290 var). Magenta ms. "I.R." overprint, margins wide to just touched at top, small adherence on back, about Fine, rare emergency revenue usage (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
853   10c Trans-Mississippi, 1898 Provisional I.R. Manuscript Overprint (290 var).> Pair and single, each stamp with bold magenta IR in manuscript, tied by clear purple Citizens Saving Bank Detroit Mich. Jul. 5, 1898
double-circle datestamp on part o10c Trans-Mississippi, 1898 Provisional "I.R." Manuscript Overprint (290 var). Pair and single, each stamp with bold magenta "IR" in manuscript, tied by clear purple "Citizens Saving Bank Detroit Mich. Jul. 5, 1898" double-circle datestamp on part of certificate of deposit, one stamp with s.e., other creased from fold, still Very Fine and handsome, rare 1898 provisional revenue usage owing to shortage of revenue stamps during Spanish-American War, described in Sloane's Column Oct. 25, 1952 (Image)

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E. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,200.00
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854   50c Trans-Mississippi, 1898 Provisional I.R. Manuscript Overprint (291 var).> Manuscript I.R. overprint, margins clear to wide, accompanying certificate notes tiny tear at top left, Fine appearance, scarce usage
caused by shortage of revenue stam50c Trans-Mississippi, 1898 Provisional "I.R." Manuscript Overprint (291 var). Manuscript "I.R." overprint, margins clear to wide, accompanying certificate notes tiny tear at top left, Fine appearance, scarce usage caused by shortage of revenue stamps during Spanish-American War, ex Joyce, with 1991 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. 300-400

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
855   Privately Prepared Provisional Revenues. Specialized study comprising approximately 50 stamps, incl. several on checks or other documents, covering a wonderful range of privately overprinted or initialed "emergency" provisional revenues, most are 1898 usages but several others from period of 1890-1901, highlights incl. four singles of 2c Trans-Mississippi (286), single 5c Chocolate (270) and three 10c Brown (282C) used on a check, two singles of 10c Green (273) used on a promissory note, two pairs of 10c Green (273) used fiscally, single 50c Orange (275) used fiscally, many others, while the great rarities were removed and offered as individual lots, this is a fascinating group with many worthwhile items, six P.F. or A.P.S. certificates accompany

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E. 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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