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Revenues - Silver Tax through Marijuana Tax
 
 
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Lot 248
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Silver Tax, 1936, $1,000 orange (RG27), light purple oval handstamp and "BM 9/3/36 handstamp, fresh and choice Extremely Fine rare high value.
Scott $2,000
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Lot 249

Silver Tax, 1940, $4 yellow brown (RG52), original gum, F.-V.F.
Scott $900
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Lot 250

Silver Tax, 1940, $5 dark blue (RG53), original gum never hinged, light natural gum bend, Very Fine.
Scott $1,100 as hinged
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Lot 251

Silver Tax, 1940, $10 orange (RG54), original gum lightly hinged, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,500 as ungraded

Expertization: with 2015 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
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Lot 252
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Silver Tax, 1940, $30 vermilion (RG55), well centered, rich color, light purple handstamp cancel, small crease and faint scuff, neither of which detract, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $7,000

A MOST HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE SILVER TAX ISSUE, OF WHICH, ACCORDING TO ERIC JACKSON'S CENSUS, ONLY 13 ARE RECORDED, HALF OF WHICH HAVE FAULTS.

Expertization: With 2009 P.F. Certificate.
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Lot 253
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Silver Tax, 1940, $100 green (RG57), light purple oval Internal Revenue cancel, fresh and Fine.
Scott $6,000

AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE $100 1940 SILVER TAX. ONLY A TOTAL OF 13 ARE LISTED IN ERIC JACKSON'S CENSUS IN ANY CONDITION.
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Lot 254

Silver Tax, 1941, $20 gray (RG76), original gum never hinged, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine gem.
Scott $1,000 as hinged
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Lot 255
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Silver Tax, 1941, $50 gray (RG78), fresh, well centered, light cancel, couple nibbed perfs and a trivial tiny margin thin, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $4,250

Expertization: with 2017 P.F. certificate.

Provenance: Joyce, Schauss.
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Lot 256
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Silver Tax, 1941, $1,000 gray (RG82), well centered, typewriter cancel, slightly short perf at bottom, still Very Fine.
Scott $2,750

Expertization: with 2016 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 257

Silver Tax, 1942, $20 gray (RG101), original gum never hinged, choice centering, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,250 as hinged
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Lot 258
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Silver Tax, 1942, $30 gray (RG102), well centered, purple handstamp cancel, several small staple holes, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,750
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Lot 259
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Silver Tax, 1942, $60 gray (RG104), rich color, purple handstamp and manuscript cancels, horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,250
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Lot 260
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Silver Tax, 1942, $500 gray (RG106), well centered, deep color, light magenta handstamp and blue manuscript cancels, couple slightly blunt perfs and faint crease, Very Fine appearing example of this rare Silver Tax high value.
Scott $6,000

Expertization: with 2017 P.F. and 2003 A.P.S. certificates.

Provenance: Schauss.
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Lot 261
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Narcotic Tax, 1919, $2 rose (RJA22), fresh pastel shade, light red cancel, Fine.
Scott $2,000

ONE OF ONLY 7 CERTIFIED BY THE PF, AND THIS IS THE ONLY SOUND EXAMPLE.

Expertization: with 2017 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 262
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Narcotic Tax, 1919, $5 dark blue (RJA24), rich color, light cancel, fresh and Fine.
Scott $1,250

AS WITH THE PREVIOUS LOT, THIS IS ONE OF ONLY 7 CERTIFIED BY THE PF AND THE ONLY SOUND EXAMPLE.

Expertization: with 2017 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 263
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Narcotic Tax, 1919, $10 orange (RJA25), red handstamp cancel, diagonal creases, fresh Fine appearance, rare high value.
Scott $1,500

Expertization: with 2016 P.F. certificate and 1982 A.P.S. certificate.
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Lot 264

Marihuana Tax Stamps, 1937, $1-$10 (RJM1-3), original gum never hinged, all with natural straight edge, $5 natural gum crease.
Scott $1,300
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Lot 265

Marihuana Tax, 1937, $100 green (RJM4), without gum as issued, with tab at left, natural straight edge as always, Very Fine.
Scott $750
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Lot 266

Marihuana Tax Stamps, 1962, $1-$10 (RJM5-7), original gum never hinged, all with natural straight edge, Very Fine.
Scott $1,275
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Lot 267

Marihuana Tax, 1962, $50 carmine (RJM8), original gum never hinged, with tab at left, natural straight edge as always, F.-V.F.
Scott $1,400
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