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Revenues - First Issue through Dated Documentaries
 
 
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Lot 213
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Revenue, 1871, First Issue, 6¢ Proprietary, perf'd (R31c), bright color, possibly lightened cancel (appears unused), tiny thin speck, Fine appearing example of the scarce, almost always faulty 6¢ proprietary.
Scott $1,750
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Lot 214
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $2 Probate of Will, imperf (R83a), clear to large margins, bright color, light manuscript cancel, F.-V.F.
Scott $7,750

A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE $2.00 PROBATE OF WILL.

Expertization: with 2017 P.F. and 2003 A.P.S. certificates.
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Lot 215
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $3.50 Inland Exchange, imperf (R87a), large margins 3 sides, just in at bottom, rich color, light manuscript cancel, light creases and minor thins, Fine appearance.
Scott $9,000

Provenance: Hall.
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Lot 216
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $20 Probate of Will, imperf (R99a), ample to large margins, brilliant rich color, tiny faults including tiny margin nick and tear, handsome Very Fine appearing example of this scarce high value.
Scott $3,500
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Lot 217
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $20 Probate of Will, perf'd (R99c), attractive centering, rich color, neat 1864 manuscript and cut cancels, single pulled perf upper left, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $3,000
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Lot 218
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $25 Mortgage, imperf (R100a), clear to large margins, fresh color, bold 1865 manuscript cancel, small filled thins, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,700
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Lot 219
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Revenue, 1864, First Issue, $200 U.S. Internal Revenue, imperf (R102a), ample to clear margins, pretty colors, neat manuscript cancel, light vertical crease as often, in no way detracts, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,750

Expertization: with 2017 P.F. and 2014 A.P.S. certificates.
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Lot 220
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Documentary, 1871, 2nd issue, 1¢-$50 complete (R103-R131), mixed condition, most with small faults, few with cut cancels but overall an attractive set.
Scott $6,300 approximately
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Lot 221
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Documentary, 1940, $100 green (R284), well centered and fresh, bold 1940 manuscript cancel, small thins, light crease, choice Very Fine appearance.
Scott $4,250

A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE RARE $100 "SERIES 1940" OVERPRINT. ERIC JACKSON IS AWARE OF ONLY 13 OF THIS $100 DOCUMENTARY, OF WHICH, ONLY HALF ARE WITHOUT CUT OR EMBOSSED CANCELS.

This example was used the same day and bears the same cancel as the Tolman example.

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Lot 222
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Documentary, 1940, $50 carmine (R306A), beautifully centered, small manuscript and blue handstamp cancels, thin, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $9,000

A FRESH AND ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE $50 1940 DOCUMENTARY, WHICH IS RARE WITHOUT A CUT CANCEL.
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Lot 223
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Documentary, 1940, $500 carmine (R309), cut cancel, reinforced, lightened manuscript cancel, Very Fine appearance, scarce high value.
Scott $2,250
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Lot 224
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Documentary, 1942, $60 carmine (R357), light manuscript cancel, fresh and Fine.
Scott $1,750
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Lot 225
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Documentary, 1952, $5,000 carmine (R618), well centered, handstamp and perf initialitial cancels, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500

Provenance: Hall.
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Lot 226
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Documentary, 1952, $10,000 carmine (R619), well centered and fresh, handstamp and cut cancels, tiny staple holes, Very Fine.
Scott $1,200
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Lot 227
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Documentary, 1953, $2,500 carmine (R651), bright color, trace of cancelling ink reverse only, tiny thin speck in margin, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $1,750
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Lot 228
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Documentary, 1953, $5,000 carmine (R652), well centered, rich color, cut cancel and perf initialitial (partly filled in), Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,000

Provenance: Curtis.
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Lot 229
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Documentary, 1953, $10,000 carmine (R653), handstamp and cut cancels, small hole from latter, staple hole, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,400
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Lot 230
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Documentary, 1957, $5,000 carmine (R713), handstamp cancels, fresh F.-V.F.
Scott $1,800
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Lot 231
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Documentary, 1958, $5,000 carmine (R722), well centered and fresh, neat manuscript and handstamp date cancels, diagonal crease, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $4,250

According to the description in the Curtis sale (RAS sale #1110) only 3 are known without cut or perf-in cancels.

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