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UNITED STATES REVENUES continued...

1871-1872 SECOND ISSUE continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
121 O R127a R127a, $5.00 Blue and black, Center Inverted, remarkably well centered and margined, strong rich colors on fresh white paper, light blue herringbone cancel just breaks the
paper in a few places, extremely fine certainly one of the finest cent#R127a, $5.00 Blue and black, Center Inverted, remarkably well centered and margined, strong rich colors on fresh white paper, light blue herringbone cancel just breaks the paper in a few places, extremely fine; certainly one of the finest centered copies of this rare invert extant. (Image) $1,100.00

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
122 O R127a R127a, $5.00 Blue and black, Center Inverted, well centered, uncommonly fresh, light blue herringbone cancel barely breaks the paper, faintest trace of a horizontal crease,
very fine.#R127a, $5.00 Blue and black, Center Inverted, well centered, uncommonly fresh, light blue herringbone cancel barely breaks the paper, faintest trace of a horizontal crease, very fine. (Image) $1,100.00

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
123 c R127a R127a, $5.00 Blue and black, Center Inverted, uncancelled single along with $1.00 Second Issue (R118) which overlaps the $5.00 Invert, on 1870 four-page Indenture from
Washington Village, Middlesex County, New Jersey, stamps quite fresh and wit#R127a, $5.00 Blue and black, Center Inverted, uncancelled single along with $1.00 Second Issue (#R118) which overlaps the $5.00 Invert, on 1870 four-page Indenture from Washington Village, Middlesex County, New Jersey, stamps quite fresh and with fine centering; an important document for the Second Issue collector, as this is the only recorded $5.00 Inverted Center still on the original full document. (imagea) (Image) Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $4,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1871-1872 THIRD ISSUE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
124 O R135b R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, beautifully centered within large margins, bright colors, neat ms. cancel, extremely fine a choice quality Two Cent
Invert.#R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, beautifully centered within large margins, bright colors, neat ms. cancel, extremely fine; a choice quality Two Cent Invert. (Image) $750.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
125 O R135b R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, lovely rich colors, neat ms. cancel, completely sound and nearly very fine.#R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, lovely rich colors, neat ms. cancel, completely sound and nearly very fine. (Image) $750.00

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
126 O R135b R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, uncommonly bright and fresh, neat blue oval handstamp cancel, miniscule toned spot in bottom of vignette, fine.#R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, uncommonly bright and fresh, neat blue oval handstamp cancel, miniscule toned spot in bottom of vignette, fine. (Image) $750.00

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
127 og R135b R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, mint right sheet-margin vertical strip of four, showing complete two-line Willcox and Jones imprints as well as plate No. 9 in the
selvage, brilliant color, full original gum with a few h.r.s, ve#R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, mint right sheet-margin vertical strip of four, showing complete two-line Willcox and Jones imprints as well as plate No. 9 in the selvage, brilliant color, full original gum with a few h.r.'s, very fine and an exceedingly handsome strip; according to the Curtis census, this is the only multiple showing any part of a plate number or imprint; an indispensable showpiece for the revenue specialist. (Image) Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
128 ogbl R135b R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, rare mint block of four, vibrant colors, o.g. that is slightly disturbed from hinge removals, small thin affecting the top stamps,
fine-very fine appearance according to the Curtis census, this is on#R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, rare mint block of four, vibrant colors, o.g. that is slightly disturbed from hinge removals, small thin affecting the top stamps, fine-very fine appearance; according to the Curtis census, this is one of only three blocks of four recorded, with just two larger size blocks known (including the block of 24 offered in the next lot); ex-Little. (Image) $4,500.00+

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
129 ogbl R135b R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, mint block of 24 (4x6), bright fresh colors, original gum, with some h.r.s and paper adherences, a couple faint toned spots in
between stamps mentioned only for complete accuracy, overall a very fine#R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, mint block of 24 (4x6), bright fresh colors, original gum, with some h.r.'s and paper adherences, a couple faint toned spots in between stamps mentioned only for complete accuracy, overall a very fine and most attractive block; this is an especially important and incredibly desirable block for the collector of Inverted Centers, as it represents the largest recorded multiple of any United States stamp with an inverted center; the catalog value is merely for twelve used pairs, which is the largest multiple the Scott Catalogue prices. (Image) $27,000.00+

SOLD for $21,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
130 c R135b R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, fresh single tied to check of the National Ulster County Bank of Kingston, N.Y. by blue oval handstamp dated May 23, 1872, fine
cataloged as a used off-document stamp.#R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, fresh single tied to check of the National Ulster County Bank of Kingston, N.Y. by blue oval handstamp dated May 23, 1872, fine; cataloged as a used off-document stamp. (Image) $750.00+

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
131 c R135b R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, bright single tied to check by blue oval handstamp of Boston & Albany R.R. dated May 20, 1874, fresh and fine cataloged as a used
off-document stamp.#R135b, 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted, bright single tied to check by blue oval handstamp of Boston & Albany R.R. dated May 20, 1874, fresh and fine; cataloged as a used off-document stamp. (Image) $750.00+

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
133 ng R135b var. R135b var., 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted and design shifted, unused example with the design shifted strongly to the right, a significant portion of the adjacent stamp
present at left, fine and most unusual.#R135b var., 2c Orange and black, Center Inverted and design shifted, unused example with the design shifted strongly to the right, a significant portion of the adjacent stamp present at left, fine and most unusual. (Image) $750.00+

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
134 O R137a R137a, 5c Orange and black, Center Inverted, lovely bright color, about as well centered as this error gets, neat blue handstamp cancels, couple light creases, otherwise fine
our records show just twenty single copies of this invert, plus t#R137a, 5c Orange and black, Center Inverted, lovely bright color, about as well centered as this error gets, neat blue handstamp this is actually one of the most desirable singles of the small number known; (Image) for fine $6,000.00

SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
135 O R137a R137a, 5c Orange and black, Center Inverted, color a little light, blue circular date handstamp cancel, vertical crease and a corner crease at bottom left, fine
appearance.#R137a, 5c Orange and black, Center Inverted, color a little light, blue circular date handstamp cancel, vertical crease and a corner crease at bottom left, fine appearance. (Image) for fine $6,000.00

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
136 O R137a R137a, 5c Orange and black, Center Inverted, with partial extra vertical row of perforations at top right, 1872 ms. cancel, light horizontal crease, fine
appearance.#R137a, 5c Orange and black, Center Inverted, with partial extra vertical row of perforations at top right, 1872 ms. cancel, light horizontal crease, fine appearance. (Image) for fine $6,000.00

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
137 p R137a R137a, 5c Orange and black, Center Inverted, a stunning invert L shaped block of three, tied to the left third portion of a bank check by tiny pinhole cancels, the vertical
pair showing an extra half row of slightly off-register freak perforat#R137a, 5c Orange and black, Center Inverted, a stunning invert "L" shaped block of three, tied to the left third portion of a bank check by tiny pinhole cancels, the vertical pair showing an extra half row of slightly off-register freak perforations, actually very well centered for this value (the left stamp is probably the finest centered #R137a extant), overall very fine; a magnificent and eye-arresting revenue invert multiple, being the only recorded multiple of any size of this stamp, as well as one of only three multiples of any Third Issue invert outside the "common" 2c value, (all three being offered in this sale); ex-Donaldson; cataloged merely as three fine singles. (Image) $18,000.00+

SOLD for $12,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
138 O R139a R139a, 15c Brown and black, Center Inverted, an incredibly rare and completely sound used single, strong colors, light blue handstamp cancel, fine a very rare invert, with our
records showing sixteen singles and the unique pair (see lot 141#R139a, 15c Brown and black, Center Inverted, an incredibly rare and completely sound used single, strong colors, light blue handstamp cancel, fine; a very rare invert, with our records showing sixteen singles and the unique pair (see lot 141), it is all the more rare considering it is one of just two known that are sound and do not have a cut cancel. (Image) $22,500.00

SOLD for $14,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
139 O R139a R139a, 15c Brown and black, Center Inverted, another rare used single, with an attractive blue handstamp cancel, rich colors, minor surface scuffs at right, otherwise fine as
mentioned in the previous lot, there are only sixteen singles r#R139a, 15c Brown and black, Center Inverted, another rare used single, with an attractive blue handstamp cancel, rich colors, minor surface scuffs at right, otherwise fine; as mentioned in the previous lot, there are only sixteen singles recorded; 1983 PF certificate. (Image) $22,500.00

SOLD for $11,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
140 O R139a R139a, 15c Brown and black, Center Inverted, rich colors, cancelled by a light blue cut cancel that barely breaks the paper, fine a highly collectable copy of this invert
rarity.#R139a, 15c Brown and black, Center Inverted, rich colors, cancelled by a light blue cut cancel that barely breaks the paper, fine; a highly collectable copy of this invert rarity. (Image) $22,500.00

SOLD for $7,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
141 O R139a R139a, 15c Brown and black, Center Inverted, vertical pair, attractive colors, ms. cancels as well as a lightly impressed waffle iron grid, fine this is the only recorded
multiple of any size of this inverted center an important Third Issu#R139a, 15c Brown and black, Center Inverted, vertical pair, attractive colors, ms. cancels as well as a lightly impressed waffle iron grid, fine; this is the only recorded multiple of any size of this inverted center; an important Third Issue showpiece; cataloged simply as two singles; ex-Joyce - on the front cover of that impressive catalog. (Image) $45,000.00+

SOLD for $19,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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