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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1210

United States
Licenses to Operate a Still

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2146
Symbol:
Cat No: License to Work a Still

image Early License to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon. Part-printed license dated November 9, 1797, with No. RM509, issued to the Pease brothers of Suffield Conn., valid for two weeks to operate a 160-gallon still taxed at the rate of 6c per gallon, Very Fine, ex Tolman, with Tolman article about the license in the 1990 American Revenuer (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:11:32 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2147
Symbol:
Cat No: License to Work a Still

image License to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon. Part-printed license dated May 6, 1801 at Hunterdon County N.J., issued to Daniel Rittenhouse to operate a 40-gallon still for two weeks, Very Fine, scarce (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:12:13 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2148
Symbol:
Cat No: License to Work a Still

image License to Work a Still, 6c per Gallon. Part-printed license issued to Peter Maurer to operate a 41-1/2-gallon still for a half month, dated September 17, 1800 in Pennsylvania, Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:12:58 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2149
Symbol:
Cat No: License to Work a Still

image License to Work a Still, 10c per Gallon. Part-printed license issued to Daniel Rittenhouse to operate a 40-gallon still for one month, dated September 29, 1799 at Hunterdon County N.J., Very Fine, ex Tolman (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:13:20 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2150
Symbol:
Cat No: License to Work a Still

image License to Work a Still, 18c per Gallon. Part-printed license issued to Valentine Werly to operate a 62-gallon still for two months, dated September 23, 1800 in Pennsylvania, Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 400-500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:13:50 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2151
Symbol:
Cat No: License to Work a Still

image License to Work a Still, 18c per Gallon. part-printed license issued to Peter Feeser to operate two stills with combined capacity of 162 gallons for two months, dated September 15, 1800 at Lebanon Pa., Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 400-500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:14:13 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2152
Symbol:
Cat No: RM468a

image 9c License to Work a Still (RM468a). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to Joseph Pease in Suffield Conn. for two weeks, dated October 13, 1814, light horizontal file fold affects embossing, still Very Fine, scarce, only five examples are recorded, ex Joyce (Image)

$ 1,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:14:49 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2153
Symbol:
Cat No: RM475a

image 32c License to Work a Still (RM475a). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to John Hileman to operate two stills for two months, dated August 2, 1814 at Lebanon Pa., the dates license filled out for is three months, although this is a two month license (the wrong form was used), Very Fine, perhaps four examples are recorded, listed but unpriced in Scott (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:15:10 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2154
Symbol:
Cat No: RM478a

image 42c License to Work a Still (RM478a). Detailed impression on part-printed license issued to James Fowler for three months, dated September 2, 1817 in Pennsylvania, Very Fine, rare, it is reported there are only two examples of this denomination, unlisted in Scott as embossed -- only listed as printed -- Scott value as printed (Image)

$ 2,000.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 850.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:15:40 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2155
Symbol:
Cat No: RM480a

image 52c License to Work a Still (RM480a). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to Thomas Mull for operating two stills for four months, dated February 1, 1815 in North Carolina, few slight toned spots well away from embossing, Very Fine, it is believed only three are recorded, ex Joyce (Image)

$ 2,000.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:16:15 EST
Sold For 900

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2156
Symbol:
Cat No: RM484a

image 70c License to Work a Still (RM484a). Clear impression on part-printed license issued to John Sully for six months, dated 1814 (starts January 1), faint bend affects embossing, Very Fine, it is believed only two are recorded (Image)

$ 2,100.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:17:07 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2157
Symbol:
Cat No: RM488a

image $1.08 License to Work a Still (RM488a). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to James Potter for one year, dated January 24, 1814 at Harrisburgh Pa., light wrinkle affects embossing, sensibly reinforced along a few separations well away from embossing, small erosion spot at top left corner, still Very Fine, scarce, it is believed only four are recorded, ex Joyce (Image)

$ 2,000.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:17:25 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2158
Symbol:
Cat No: RM466b

image 4-1/2 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM466b). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to Alson Haskins for one week, dated December 1, 1817 at Hartford Conn., some manuscript on back bleeds thru, still Very Fine, scarce, it is believed no more than 15 exist (Image)

$ 2,000.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 950.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:18:13 EST
Sold For 950

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2159
Symbol:
Cat No: RM468b

image 9 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM468b). Detailed impression on part-printed license issued to Archibald Clarke for two weeks, dated August 18, 1817 in Virginia, some overall toning, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, it is believed no more than nine exist (Image)

$ 1,800.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,300.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:19:42 EST
Sold For 2300
Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2160
Symbol:
Cat No: RM471b

image 18 cents per Gallon on Printed License (RM471b). Sharp impression on part-printed license issued to Henry Becker for one month, dated November 18, 1817 at Lancaster Pa., Very Fine, it is believed no more than ten are known (Image)

$ 1,400.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 17:21:27 EST
Sold For 1800


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