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

United States
British Colonial Tax Stamps: Massachusetts, New Yo

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2001
Symbol:
Cat No: RM1

image -1/2p Red, Massachusetts (RM1). Clearly printed impression at bottom right corner of The Boston Weekly News-Letter dated July 8, 1756, interesting news content including list of those killed and missing at Fort Bigham during French and Indian War, newspaper with some slight wear but remarkably complete, Very Fine impression of this scarce early typographed revenue issue, one of the finest impressions we have ever encountered (Image)

$ 2,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 3,250.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:13:19 EST
Sold For 3250

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2002
Symbol:
Cat No: RM2

image 2p Massachusetts (RM2). Remarkably clear embossing on part-printed bond dated November 11, 1755, manuscript of bond slightly touches the embossing, some splitting along folds sensibly reinforced, Very Fine impression and scarce (Image)

$ 400.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:13:44 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2003
Symbol:
Cat No: RM3

image 3p Massachusetts (RM3). Remarkably sharp impression at bottom left of part-printed summons dated May 17, 1757, slight wear, Extremely Fine impression (Image)

$ 160.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:14:28 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2004
Symbol:
Cat No: RM4

image 4p Massachusetts (RM4). Clear embossing at top left of part-printed land deed dated June 5, 1756, Very Fine and scarce in such wonderful condition (Image)

$ 700.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:14:57 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2005
Symbol:
Cat No: RM9

image -1/2p New York (RM9). Clear impression on four-page October 10, 1757, edition of The New-York Mercury, interesting news content including report of fortification of Savannah, Extremely Fine impression, Mr. Antizzo considers this to be the finest impression he has ever seen, ex Joyce (Image)

$ 1,600.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,600.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:15:47 EST
Sold For 2600

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2006
Symbol:
Cat No: RM10

image 1p New York (RM10). Clear impression at bottom left of part-printed bill of lading dated January 3, 1759, very attractive document with illustration of a galleon integrated into first letter of printed text, Very Fine (Image)

$ 1,750.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 950.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:16:51 EST
Sold For 950

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2007
Symbol:
Cat No: RM11

image 2p New York (RM11). Sharp impression at top left in margin of handwritten promissory note dated April 30, 1755, Very Fine, rare in such superb condition (Image)

$ 450.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 190.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:17:25 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2008
Symbol:
Cat No: RM12

image 3p New York (RM12). Clear impression at top left of part-printed power of attorney dated May 25, 1757, some splitting along folds has been sensibly mended, Very Fine impression (Image)

$ 550.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:17:52 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2009
Symbol:
Cat No: RM13

image 4p New York (RM13). Detailed impression in top left margin of 13 x 16 in. part-printed lease for a farm in Dutchess County N.Y., dated April 10, 1757, document with small fold separation sensibly reinforced, small paper break at base of embossing, still a Very Fine impression, ex Makepeace and Joyce (Image)

$ 550.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:18:22 EST
Sold For 325


British Revenues for Use in America

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2010
Symbol:
Cat No: RM15-RM20

image -1/2p to 8p Almanac, Pamphlet and Newspaper Stamps, 1876 Reproductions (RM15R-RM20R). Complete set of six reproductions made by J. W. Scott for the 1876 Centennial Exposition, each mounted on exposition memento card with "Taxation Without Representation is Tyranny" in border around the reproduction, Very Fine and attractive collateral items, noted in a footnote in Scott (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:20:14 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2011
Symbol:
Cat No: RM24

image 3p "America", Die A (RM24). Clear impression on handwritten certified statement executed in English, datelined "Council Chamber, 14 March 1766" at Quebec, Canada, clear impression of "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp, the manuscript "Quebec" over seal and handstamp, minor splitting along horizontal file fold is sensibly reinforced but contains no text so is unimportant

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 3-PENCE DIE A ON A DOCUMENT USED IN QUEBEC.

Only four examples of the Die A are recorded. From our 1987 Rarities sale. (Image)

$ 4,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,100.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:20:46 EST
Sold For 2100

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2012
Symbol:
Cat No: RM24

image 3p "America", Die B (RM24). Remarkably detailed impression at top left of handwritten surrogate court document executed in French at Quebec, Canada, undated, manuscript over impression, without paper cost mark

VERY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 3-PENCE DIE B ON A DOCUMENT. A WONDERFUL BRITISH AMERICAN COLONIAL REVENUE ITEM.

Only five examples of the Die B on document are recorded. (Image)

$ 4,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,600.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:21:31 EST
Sold For 2600

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2013
Symbol:
Cat No: RM25

image 4p "America", Die A (RM25). Detailed impression at top left of handwritten document executed in French, no date or location indicated, manuscript barely touched embossing

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-PENCE "AMERICA" USED ON A DOCUMENT. ONLY SEVEN ARE RECORDED.

This is extremely difficult to obtain -- seven are known, but they are almost never offered. This is the first we have offered since keeping digital records. (Image)

$ 4,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 3,000.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:22:54 EST
Sold For 3000

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2014
Symbol:
Cat No: RM25

image 4p "America", Die B (RM25). Detailed impression at top left of handwritten ship's clearance document executed at Pensacola, West Florida, headlined "George Johnstone Esquire, Captain General, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over his Majesty's Province of West Florida, Chancellor and Vice Admiral of the same &c &c &c", neat "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp, dated February 18, 1766, light vertical file fold affects embossing

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE BRITISH REVENUE ISSUE FOR USE IN AMERICA THAT WAS ACTUALLY USED IN WHAT IS NOW THE UNITED STATES. THIS IS ALSO THE ONLY EXAMPLE OF THE 4-PENCE DIE B STAMP IN PRIVATE HANDS. A WORLD-CLASS RARITY AND ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ANTIZZO COLLECTION.

Ex Sheldon and Cunliffe. (Image)

E. $ 7,500-10,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 19,000.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:24:54 EST
Sold For 19000

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2015
Symbol:
Cat No: RM26

image 6p "America", Die B (RM26). Bold impression with clear second impression on second page, adjoining "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp, on handwritten bail bond executed in English at Quebec, Canada, dated April 5, 1766, some manuscript over embossing, the second impression inside is free from any manuscript or folds, light toning at edges and tiny splits along folds

FINE. A PHENOMENAL DOCUMENT CONTAINING TWO OF THE SEVEN RECORDED IMPRESSIONS OF THE 6-PENCE DIE B, AND THE ONLY EXAMPLES KNOWN ON A FULL DOCUMENT. A PHENOMENAL RARITY.

The other five recorded examples are all cut squares. Ex Sheldon and Tolman. Scott Retail as single impression (Image)

$ 4,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,600.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:25:35 EST
Sold For 2600

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2016
Symbol:
Cat No: RM27

image 1sh "America", Die A (RM27). Remarkably detailed impression at top left of handwritten summons for jurors executed in English at Quebec, Canada, dated April 9, 1766, "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp at left, virtually free from any manuscript

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-SHILLING "AMERICA" DIE A ISSUE.

Ex Cunliffe. (Image)

$ 2,500.00

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


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:26:22 EST
Sold For 1800

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2017
Symbol:
Cat No: RM28

image 1sh6p "America", Die A (RM28). Three sharp impressions on successive pages of six-page handwritten land grant executed in English at Quebec, Canada, dated November 19, 1765, "One Penny Sheet" crowned circle handstamps next to two of the three impressions, each impression with manuscript as often seen, some edgewear, few separations along folds sensibly reinforced, signed by James Murray, first civil governor of Canada, also includes survey map

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE DOCUMENT, CONTAINING THREE OF THE FIVE KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE ONE-SHILLING 6-PENCE "AMERICA" DIE A ISSUE.

Accompanied by typed biography of Murray. Ex Sheldon and Joyce. Scott value for a single impression is $1,750.00 (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 3,000.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:27:25 EST
Sold For 3000

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2018
Symbol:
Cat No: RM29

image 2sh "America", Die B (RM29). Clear impression on handwritten bail notice executed in English at Quebec, Canada, dated April 7, 1766, "One Penny Sheet" crowned circle handstamp at left, light vertical file fold just touches right edge of embossing

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-SHILLING "AMERICA" STAMP. ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ANTIZZO COLLECTION.

This embossing is also known overstruck by a Great Britain embossed revenue stamp (on piece). Ex Sheldon and Joyce. (Image)

$ 4,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 3,250.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:28:08 EST
Sold For 3250

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2019
Symbol:
Cat No: RM30

image 2sh3p "America", Die A (RM30). Gorgeous impression at top left of handwritten document executed in French, dated October 29, 1766, at Montreal, Canada, without paper cost mark, light vertical crease affects embossing

VERY FINE. ONE OF FOUR RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 2-SHILLING 3-PENCE DIE A "AMERICA" ISSUE.

We have offered only one other in the past several decades. (Image)

$ 3,250.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,200.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:28:54 EST
Sold For 2200

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2020
Symbol:
Cat No: RM30

image 2sh3p "America", Die B (RM30). Detailed impression at top left of handwritten document executed in French at Montreal, Canada, dated June 1, 1766, neat "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp at left

VERY FINE. ONE OF FOUR RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 2-SHILLING 6-PENCE "AMERICA" DIE B ISSUE. A PHENOMENAL RARITY.

This is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records. We are aware of three others, used on March 19, March 21 and April 19, 1766. (Image)

$ 3,250.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,100.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:29:30 EST
Sold For 2100

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2021
Symbol:
Cat No: RM31

image 2sh6p "America", Die A (RM31). Three bold impressions on successive pages of handwritten bound six-page deed for real estate executed in English at Quebec, Canada, dated December 14, 1765, small split along file folds and minor edgewear

FINE AND RARE DOCUMENT BEARING THREE EXAMPLES OF THE 2-SHILLING 6-PENCE "AMERICA" DIE A GENERAL ISSUE USED IN QUEBEC.

An outstanding document. Ex Sheldon and Tolman. Scott Retail for single impression $4,000.00 (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,400.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:30:24 EST
Sold For 2400

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2022
Symbol:
Cat No: RM31

image 2sh6p "America", Overstruck (RM31 var). Bold impression overstruck by Great Britain 2sh6p embossed revenue stamp, "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp at left, on handwritten article of agreement for sale of real estate in Stroud, Gloucester, England, dated March 25, 1769, Very Fine, with the failure of the implementation of the Stamp Act of 1765, so as not to waste paper, the stamped paper was returned to the British stamp office where the stamps were overstruck with those currently in use in England, the word "America" was removed and die was used as a British stamp (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 3,000.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:32:18 EST
Sold For 3000

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2023
Symbol:
Cat No: 3sh West India

image 3sh "W. India" (unlisted). Detailed impression at top left of handwritten 22 x 16 in. deed to 42 acres in Middlesex, England, dated April 19, 1766, bold impression of "Three Pence Sheet" crowned circle handstamp alongside, some manuscript over embossing but the design is clearly visible

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF ANY DENOMINATION OF THE "W. INDIA" EMBOSSED REVENUE STAMP. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BRITISH COLONIAL EMBOSSED REVENUE STAMPS IN EXISTENCE.

Ex Koeppel. (Image)

E. $ 5,000-7,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 5,000.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:33:20 EST
Sold For 5000

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2024
Symbol:
Cat No: RM33

image 4sh "America" (RM33). Detailed impression at top left of handwritten judgment executed in French at Quebec, Canada, dated February 4, 1766, neat impression of "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp at left, Very Fine and rare, only four examples are recorded, ex Sheldon and Joyce (Image)

$ 2,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,600.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:33:56 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2025
Symbol:
Cat No: RM34

image 5sh "America" (RM34). Detailed impression at top left of part-printed ship's clearance document issued in Antigua to the captain of the sloop Three Friends, departing for North Carolina, dated February 15, 1766, well-struck "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp, part of printing over design which is still clearly visible, expertly silked

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-SHILLING "AMERICA" REVENUE ISSUE. AN IMPORTANT COLONIAL REVENUE RARITY.

Some are known overstruck with Great Britain embossed revenue stamps (offered in the following lots). They have the "A" or "B" die, unlike the example offered here which shows no trace of die letter. This is the only recorded example used for its original intended purpose.

Ex Powers, Sheldon and Joyce. (Image)

$ 3,750.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 7,000.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:35:40 EST
Sold For 7000

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2026
Symbol:
Cat No: RM34

image 5sh "America", Die A, Overstruck (RM34 var). Clear impression at top right on part-printed last will and testament from Richmond, Chester, England, dated October 23, 1768, with Great Britain 5sh embossed revenue stamp impressed on top of the embossing and with second to the right, light impression of "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp at left of embossing, Very Fine, with the failure of the implementation of the Stamp Act of 1765, so as not to waste paper, the stamped paper was returned to the British stamp office where the paper was used (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,200.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:36:50 EST
Sold For 2200

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2027
Symbol:
Cat No: RM34

image 5sh "America", Die B, Overstruck (RM34 var). Clear impression at top right of handwritten document naming two men as trustees and executors of the estate of Thomas Atkinson, the last will and testament is also attached, dated August 14, 1769, with Great Britain 5sh embossed revenue stamp impressed on top of the embossing and with second to the right, light impression of "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp at left of embossing, Very Fine, with the failure of the implementation of the Stamp Act of 1765, so as not to waste paper, the stamped paper was returned to the British stamp office where the paper was used (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,300.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:37:36 EST
Sold For 1300

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2028
Symbol:
Cat No: RM35

image 10sh "America" (RM35). Detailed impression at bottom left of handwritten writ of error executed in English at Quebec, Canada, dated February 11, 1766, with bold "Nine Pence Quire" crowned circle handstamp alongside, manuscript barely encroaches at bottom of design as does a light file fold, sensibly reinforced along a few folds well away from embossing

VERY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 10-SHILLING "AMERICA" ISSUE.

Ex Sheldon and Joyce. (Image)

$ 4,750.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 6,750.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:39:43 EST
Sold For 6750


Federal Licenses to Sell Liquor and Wines

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2116
Symbol:
Cat No: RM400

image $5.00 License to Sell Liquor, Provisional (RM400 var). Manuscript "Five Dollars" at left, no embossing, on part-printed federal license to sell foreign distilled spirits in Falmouth Mass. (now Maine), dated September 29, 1794, fresh and Very Fine, the Act of June 5, 1794, went into effect September 30, 1794, the day after this was executed, a rare provisional usage, unlisted in Scott (Image)

E. $ 500-750

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,500.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 16:45:01 EST
Sold For 2500

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2117
Symbol:
Cat No: RM400

image $5.00 License to Sell Liquor (RM400). Clear impression on part-printed license to sell foreign distilled spirits in Providence R.I., dated September 13, 1794 (17 days before the law went into effect), with imprint of "F. Bailey, Printer, Philadelphia" -- the first printer of the Declaration of Independence and the engraver who produced the stamp die -- Very Fine, scarce with the Bailey imprint, also an early use and scarce from Rhode Island, ex Wilkens (Image)

$ 550.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 600.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 16:45:45 EST
Sold For 600

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2118
Symbol:
Cat No: RM400

image $5.00 License to Sell Liquor (RM400). Clear impression with Connecticut supervisor's seal (RM509) on part-printed license to sell wines in Norwich Conn., dated October 1, 1797, usual light file fold thru both impressions, Very Fine, ex Tolman (Image)

$ 550.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 16:46:56 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2119
Symbol:
Cat No: RM400

image $5.00 License to Sell Liquor (RM400). Clear impression with Connecticut supervisor's seal (RM559) on part-printed license to sell imported distilled spirits in Berlin Conn., dated October 1, 1799, usual light file folds affect both impressions, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce early use -- the supervisor's seal was in use from October 2, 1799 (Image)

$ 550.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 16:47:53 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2120
Symbol:
Cat No: RM400

image $5.00 License to Sell Liquor (RM400). Weak but readable impression on license to sell wines by retail in Coeyman N.Y., dated April 24, 1794, wording of license includes a states' rights clause, Very Fine, only four are known with the states' rights clause wording, ex Wilkens (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 16:48:36 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2121
Symbol:
Cat No: RM400

image $5.00 License to Sell Liquor, Provisional (RM400 var). Red manuscript "Five Dollars" applied over clear impression of Connecticut Supervisor's Office embossing (RM559) on part-printed license to sell spirits by retail in Saybrook Conn., dated September 25, 1801, usual light file folds, Very Fine, very scarce, ex Wilkens where it realized $2,200 (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 3,250.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 16:49:52 EST
Sold For 3250

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2122
Symbol:
Cat No: RM400

image $5.00 License to Sell Liquor, Provisional (RM400 var). Printed "FIVE DOLLARS" with decorative elements applied over Connecticut Supervisor's Office embossing (RM559) on part-printed license to sell imported distilled spirits at retail in Conn. (town name unclear to us), dated March 30, 1802, minor splitting along fold well away from embossing which is affected by usual light file fold, Very Fine and very rare, ex Wilkins (Image)

E. $ 500-750

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 16:50:33 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2123
Symbol:
Cat No: RM451 var

image 1815 Application for a Retailer's License. Part-printed application for a retail license to sell "Merchandize, including wine and spirits, for one year" in Rhode Island, dated December 31, 1815, some splitting along fold sensibly reinforced, Very Fine, the resulting license would have paid the increased rate called for by the Act of December 23, 1814, ex Wilkens (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 16:51:25 EST
Sold For 550


First Federal Issue: Connecticut

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2029
Symbol:
Cat No: RM45-RM50

image 4c-50c Connecticut (RM45-RM48, RM50). Clear impressions on promissory notes or bill of lading (10c, with ship illustration), 10c part-printed, others handwritten, three with file folds affecting embossing, 10c with some manuscript on embossing but still easily visible, Very Fine group, only seven are recorded in Combs for the 20c which is also ex Joyce (Image)

$ 650.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 475.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:40:42 EST
Sold For 475

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2030
Symbol:
Cat No: RM49

image 30c Connecticut (RM49). Clear impression at top left of handwritten promissory note for $3,000 dated October 7, 1799, light bend affects embossing, some edge flaws do not affect embossing

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 30-CENT CONNECTICUT FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE. ONLY FIVE ARE RECORDED.

The Combs survey indicates only five are known. Ex Joyce. (Image)

$ 2,750.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:41:17 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2031
Symbol:
Cat No: RM51

image 75c Connecticut (RM51). Sharp impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated "Norwich November 1st 1799", manuscript from note partly over embossing but the design is clearly visible

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 75-CENT CONNECTICUT FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE. ONLY FOUR ARE RECORDED.

Only four are recorded in the Combs survey. We have offered only one other since 1994, with the embossing almost completely covered by manuscript. Ex Makepeace and Joyce. Listed but unpriced in Scott. (Image)

E. $ 1,500-2,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,500.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:43:00 EST
Sold For 1500

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2032
Symbol:
Cat No: RM52

image $1.00 Connecticut (RM52). Clear impression at top left of handwritten estate document from Saybrook Conn. dated August 22, 1798, Very Fine impression of this scarce stamp, the Combs survey notes only eight are known (Image)

$ 1,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:43:43 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2033
Symbol:
Cat No: RM53

image $2.00 Connecticut (RM53). Clear impression at top left of 8 x 12 in. handwritten estate document dated "Saybrook August 22nd 1798", paper with "1794" watermark at upper left

VERY FINE. THIS IS REPORTED TO BE THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 CONNECTICUT, SCOTT RM53. ONE OF THE GREATEST OF ALL EMBOSSED REVENUE STAMPED PAPER RARITIES.

The Combs survey lists only this example for the $2.00 Connecticut. This is from the same estate settlement as the previous lot, which bears the $1.00 Connecticut. (Image)

E. $ 3,000-4,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 4,000.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:45:25 EST
Sold For 4000


First Federal Issue: Delaware

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2034
Symbol:
Cat No: RM58

image 4c Delaware (RM58). Remarkably clear embossing at left of bill of lading dated September 16, 1800, with beautiful illustration of a sailing ship in the letter "S" of printed text, some manuscript from the bill over the embossing which also has a light file fold, some strengthening of vertical file fold well away from embossing, Very Fine impression and attractive (Image)

$ 350.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 110.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:45:59 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2035
Symbol:
Cat No: RM59

image 10c Delaware (RM59). Clear impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated March 18, 1799, some slight waterstaining not affecting embossing, Very Fine impression (Image)

$ 350.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 110.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:46:18 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2036
Symbol:
Cat No: RM60

image 20c Delaware (RM60). Clear impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated November 10, 1800, vertical file fold affects embossing, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, the Combs survey notes only nine known examples (Image)

$ 650.00

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Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:46:38 EST
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Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2037
Symbol:
Cat No: RM61

image 25c Delaware (RM61). Clear impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated April 14, 1800, horizontal file fold with light toning affects embossing, still a Very Fine impression (Image)

$ 450.00

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Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:46:50 EST
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Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2038
Symbol:
Cat No: RM63

image 50c Delaware (RM63). Clear impression at top left of handwritten attorney's license dated July 4, 1800, mentions Caesar A. Rodney, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, as one of the appointed examiners, with impression of seal of the Delaware Supreme Court at lower left, some sensible mends along file folds,, Very Fine impression, the Combs survey states only nine known, ex Joyce (Image)

$ 700.00

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Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:47:08 EST
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Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2039
Symbol:
Cat No: RM64

image 75c Delaware (RM64). Clear impression at top left of part-printed bond dated October 8, 1799, vertical file fold affects embossing, some sensible reinforcements along folds, still Very Fine and very rare, only four are recorded in the Combs survey and this is the first we have offered since keeping digital records, ex Makepeace (Image)

$ 900.00

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Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:47:18 EST
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First Federal Issue: Georgia

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2040
Symbol:
Cat No: RM71, RM72, RM74

image 4c-25c Georgia (RM71, RM72, RM74). Clear impressions on handwritten promissory notes, each dated 1800, 25c affected by light horizontal file fold, Very Fine impressions (Image)

$ 750.00

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Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:47:35 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2041
Symbol:
Cat No: RM73

image 20c Georgia (RM73). Clear impression at top right of handwritten obligation bond dated October 15, 1800, overwritten by the bond as is often the case with these issues

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE 20-CENT GEORGIA FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE.

The Combs survey records just this sole example for the 20c Georgia. Ex Sheldon and Joyce. Listed but unpriced in Scott (Image)

E. $ 1,500-2,000

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Sold...US$ 1,300.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:48:21 EST
Sold For 1300
Sale No: 1210
Lot No: 2042
Symbol:
Cat No: RM75

image 30c Georgia (RM75). Fully legible impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated February 2, 1801, slight waterstaining well away from embossing

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT GEORGIA FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE. A GREAT RARITY.

The Combs survey records only this one example. Ex Sheldon. (Image)

$ 3,000.00

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Sold...US$ 1,800.00


Closed..Oct-23-2019, 15:48:39 EST
Sold For 1800


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