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

United States
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

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