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UNITED STATES REVENUES continued...

REVENUE STAMPED PAPER continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
182 c RN-F1a RN-F1a, 2c Orange, Stamp Inverted, on unused check of the P.B. Loomis & Co. Bankers, check with small piece missing at top right not affecting the stamp, a few light toned
spots well away from the stamp which is very fine an exceedingly scarce#RN-F1a, 2c Orange, Stamp Inverted, on unused check of the P.B. Loomis & Co. Bankers, check with small piece missing at top right not affecting the stamp, a few light toned spots well away from the stamp which is very fine; an exceedingly scarce invert. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
183 c RN-M2a RN-M2a, 2c Orange, Stamp Inverted and printed on back, used on Dec. 1, 1875 check from the National Webster Bank of Boston, light crease and cut cancel in stamp, very fine
appearance one of only two known of this error, the other is a nearl#RN-M2a, 2c Orange, Stamp Inverted and printed on back, used on Dec. 1, 1875 check from the National Webster Bank of Boston, light crease and cut cancel in stamp, very fine appearance; one of only two known of this error, the other is a nearly identical usage. (imagea) (Image) $1,600.00

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
184 c RN-N3b RN-N3b, 2c Orange, Stamp Inverted, used on June 1, 1875 check of the National Webster Bank of Boston, with that companys embossed seal, exceptionally fresh, faint crease
through the stamp, very fine a rare error that is known only on this same#RN-N3b, 2c Orange, Stamp Inverted, used on June 1, 1875 check of the National Webster Bank of Boston, with that company's embossed seal, exceptionally fresh, faint crease through the stamp, very fine; a rare error that is known only on this same date and manner. (Image) $900.00

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
185 c RN-X7a var. RN-X7a var., 2c Orange, stamp printed on back only, partially Inverted and Split due to a pre-printing paper fold, there is also a trace of an impression at the bottom of the
unused check, fine an eye-catching freak, very few of which are seen#RN-X7a var., 2c Orange, stamp printed on back only, partially Inverted and Split due to a pre-printing paper fold, there is also a trace of an impression at the bottom of the unused check, fine; an eye-catching freak, very few of which are seen on revenue stamped paper. (imagea) (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
186 c RN-X7c RN-X7c, 2c Orange, printed on front and back, Stamp Inverted on back, both impressions quite strong, cancelled by perfin and handstamps, check with sealed tears at bottom and a
few minor stains, fine this was noted on Mr. Cunliffes exhibit pag#RN-X7c, 2c Orange, printed on front and back, Stamp Inverted on back, both impressions quite strong, cancelled by perfin and handstamps, check with sealed tears at bottom and a few minor stains, fine; this was noted on Mr. Cunliffe's exhibit page as being the only recorded example and we are aware of no others. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
187 c RN-X7g RN-X7g, 2c Orange, Stamp Inverted, used on Sep. 25, 1899 check of the Atlantic City National Bank, strong stamp impression, cut cancel, very fine.#RN-X7g, 2c Orange, Stamp Inverted, used on Sep. 25, 1899 check of the Atlantic City National Bank, strong stamp impression, cut cancel, very fine. (Image) $550.00

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
PRIVATE DIE PROPRIETARY STAMPS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
188 O RS235k RS235k, Wm. Swain, 8c Orange die cut, Signature Inverted, an impressive copy of this immensely rare private die proprietary stamp error, being the finest of the three recorded,
bright fresh color, actually quite well margined for this, usual#RS235k, Wm. Swain, 8c Orange die cut, Signature Inverted, an impressive copy of this immensely rare private die proprietary stamp error, being the finest of the three recorded, bright fresh color, actually quite well margined for this, usual thins and a minor crease at left, very fine appearance; the other two known copies of this striking error are the ex-Joyce and Tolman examples, both of which have considerably smaller margins and both also have faults, the Cunliffe copy has far superior appearance to the other two, making this an even more important rarity to the advanced Match & Medicine collector. (Image) $10,000.00

SOLD for $16,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
OTHER REVENUE ISSUES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
189 nh   Customs Service violet stamp, Serial Number Inverted, fresh mint single, deep color, o.g., never hinged (gum skip), very fine this single was broken from a block of four, which
are the only known mint examples of this error, one used copy is alsCustoms Service violet stamp, Serial Number Inverted, fresh mint single, deep color, o.g., never hinged (gum skip), very fine; this single was broken from a block of four, which are the only known mint examples of this error, one used copy is also known, bringing the total number recorded to date as just five. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
190 nh   Utah $3.00 Colored Oleomargarine tax stamp, Yellow Background Inverted, fresh mint single with tab at right, the background also shifted to the left, o.g., never hinged, very
fine actually a very elusive state revenue error accompanied by a NewUtah $3.00 Colored Oleomargarine tax stamp, Yellow Background Inverted, fresh mint single with tab at right, the background also shifted to the left, o.g., never hinged, very fine; actually a very elusive state revenue error; accompanied by a New Mexico 50 lb. Commercial Feed Stuffs stamp with green numerals inverted. (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
SOUVENIR CARDS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
191 SC3 var. SC3 var., 1966 Sixth International Philatelic Exhibition (SIPEX) souvenir card, the Three Engraved Washington, D.C. Views Inverted, a striking example of this most unusual
error, this being the first such example we have ever seen, with the#SC3 var., 1966 Sixth International Philatelic Exhibition (SIPEX) souvenir card, the Three Engraved Washington, D.C. Views Inverted, a striking example of this most unusual error, this being the first such example we have ever seen, with the three multicolored Washington, D.C. views inverted, and with the black BEP inscription appropriately placed at bottom, faint pinkish band (production ink) at bottom, very fine. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
POST OFFICE SEALS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
192 og OXF1e OXF1e, 1872 Post Office Registry Seal, Printed on Both Sides, Back Inverted, a fresh and handsome bottom right corner sheet-margin mint example of this scarce and unusual
variety, front impression strong and prooflike, inverted impression on rev#OXF1e, 1872 Post Office Registry Seal, Printed on Both Sides, Back Inverted, a fresh and handsome bottom right corner sheet-margin mint example of this scarce and unusual variety, front impression strong and prooflike, inverted impression on reverse is quite light but discernible (as always found), full o.g., lightly hinged, light vertical creasing in selvage only, very fine; 1979 PF certificate denoting the printed on both sides variety, but not noting that the impression on reverse is inverted. (imagea) (Image) $800.00

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
193 ogbl OXF1e OXF1e, 1872 Post Office Registry Seal, Printed on Both Sides, Back Inverted, a spectacular top right corner full pane of fifteen, being the only recorded full pane displaying
this rare variety, in addition to being one of only four known compl#OXF1e, 1872 Post Office Registry Seal, Printed on Both Sides, Back Inverted, a spectacular top right corner full pane of fifteen, being the only recorded full pane displaying this rare variety, in addition to being one of only four known complete panes of this stamp, despite some small flaws this pane is in remarkably well preserved condition, with excellent centering, strong color and nearly full o.g., with just some adherences on the reverse; as is always the case, the second inverted impression on the reverse is light but discernible, two stamps with small ink mark on face, some internal perf. separations, overall quite fine and most impressive; certainly one of the most important Official Seal items in existence, the only other recorded multiple of this variety is a pair. (imagea) (Image) $12,000.00+

SOLD for $5,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
194 O OXF1g OXF1g, 1872 Green Post Office Registry Seal, Double Impression, One Inverted, the discovery copy of this scarce variety (as discussed in the Philatelic Foundations Opinions 3
handbook), showing a faint but recognizable second inverted impre#OXF1g, 1872 Green Post Office Registry Seal, Double Impression, One Inverted, the discovery copy of this scarce variety (as discussed in the Philatelic Foundation's Opinions 3 handbook), showing a faint but recognizable second inverted impression, lightly cancelled, small faults including a rounded corner at bottom left, fine appearance; one of only two copies recorded to date; 1985 PF certificate. (Image) $750.00

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction

CONFEDERATE STATES

POSTMASTERS’ PROVISIONALS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
195 O 61X5a 61X5a, Nashville, Tenn., 5c Violet brown on blue ribbed paper, vertical Tete-Beche Pair, margins all around ranging from close to a huge sheet margin on one side, neat
pen-stroke cancel, very fine an extremely rare variety, with no more than#61X5a, Nashville, Tenn., 5c Violet brown on blue ribbed paper, vertical Tete-Beche Pair, margins all around ranging from close to a huge sheet margin on one side, neat pen-stroke cancel, very fine; an extremely rare variety, with no more than four reported and this is the only one we are aware of that does not have faults or repairs; ex-Emerson, Caspary, Hessel and Dukeshire. (Image) $4,000.00

SOLD for $6,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
196 p 62X3 62X3, New Orleans, La., 5c Brown on white Postmaster Provisional, top sheet-margin single showing Inverted Imprint of New Orlea(ns), being position 6, mostly large to huge
margins all around, tied to piece by light New Orleans c.d.s., very#62X3, New Orleans, La., 5c Brown on white Postmaster Provisional, top sheet-margin single showing Inverted Imprint of "New Orlea(ns)", being position 6, mostly large to huge margins all around, tied to piece by light New Orleans c.d.s., very fine; an important showpiece for the New Orleans provisional specialist, as this is the only recorded example of a New Orleans Postmaster Provisional stamp with the inverted imprint; ex-Brown, Knapp, Caspary and Skinner. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
197 O 62X3a 62X3a, New Orleans, La., 5c Brown, printed on both sides, Inverted Design on Back, top margin single with portion of Exclusively in imprint on both sides, strong color, light
c.d.s. cancel, very fine a striking error that we feel is quite#62X3a, New Orleans, La., 5c Brown, printed on both sides, Inverted Design on Back, top margin single with portion of "Exclusively in" imprint on both sides, strong color, light c.d.s. cancel, very fine; a striking error that we feel is quite undercataloged in Scott, as it is the only recorded example of the Five Cent Brown printed on both sides; ex-Brown, Hall. (imagea) (Image) $2,250.00

SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
198 og/nhbl 62X5 62X5, New Orleans, La., 5c Yellow brown on off-white, top sheet-margin block of twelve, showing the imprint in the top margin, as well as a bit of an Inverted Imprint at top,
large margins all around, fresh color, full original gum, nine#62X5, New Orleans, La., 5c Yellow brown on off-white, top sheet-margin block of twelve, showing the imprint in the top margin, as well as a bit of an Inverted Imprint at top, large margins all around, fresh color, full original gum, nine stamps never hinged, extremely fine; a beautiful showpiece; the only recorded block with this "tete-beche" imprint, the only other such imprint exists on a single stamp that is part of the Tapling Collection housed in the British Museum; ex-Skinner. (Image) $2,050.00+

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
GENERAL ISSUES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
199 O 2d 2d, 10c Blue, printed on both sides, Inverted Impression on back, the reverse showing a clear split impression, color slightly washed out, light c.d.s., a few thins, one of
which causes a tiny pinhole, fine appearance an extremely rare General#2d, 10c Blue, printed on both sides, Inverted Impression on back, the reverse showing a clear split impression, color slightly washed out, light c.d.s., a few thins, one of which causes a tiny pinhole, fine appearance; an extremely rare General Issue error, as only two examples of the printed on both sides variety exist (the other is offered in the following lot); ex-Hall and illustrated in Dietz (1929 edition). (imagea) (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
200 O 2d 2d, 10c Blue, printed on both sides, Inverted Impression on back, incredibly, the Cunliffe collection contains the other known copy of this error, however on this the reverse
actually shows a double impression, one inverted which is quite st#2d, 10c Blue, printed on both sides, Inverted Impression on back, incredibly, the Cunliffe collection contains the other known copy of this error, however on this the reverse actually shows a double impression, one inverted which is quite striking, irregularly cut, large tear, some gum staining, fine appearance; illustrated in Dietz (revised edition); accompanied by the original piece this stamp was tied to. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
201 O 7b 7b, 5c Blue, printed on both sides, Inverted Impression on reverse, with the usual split impression on back, full to large margins around, light blue c.d.s., small repair in
right margin, very fine appearance a rarely offered error.#7b, 5c Blue, printed on both sides, Inverted Impression on reverse, with the usual split impression on back, full to large margins around, light blue c.d.s., small repair in right margin, very fine appearance; a rarely offered error. (imagea) (Image) $1,500.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction

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