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

United States
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

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