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Sale 670

The Fleischman Family Collection
of
US Revenue Issues
Private Die Proprietaries
and Telegraph Stamps


Silver Tax




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Lot 217
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Silver Tax, 1934, $500 blue (Scott RG22); very minor indentations from the typewritten cancellation, Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 218
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Silver Tax, 1936, $1,000 orange (Scott RG27), 1936 large oval magenta hand stamp cancel and green "BM9/3/36" at top, nicely centered, Very Fine.
Scott $2,000.

Less than 15 examples of this stamp thought to exist
.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 219
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Silver Tax, 1939, 80¢ rose pink (Scott RG32), purple double oval hand stamp cancels; small sealed tear and tiny surface scuff above the left arm of the "V" in "SILVER", otherwise Fine, exceptionally rare and one of a only a few examples to be offered at auction, 2015 PF certificate.
Scott $30,000.

A check of the PF database shows the last example certified by them was done over 10 years ago and no other examples in the 20 years prior to that one
.
Realized $14,000.
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Lot 220

Silver Tax, 1940, $1 green (Scott RG49), o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Realized $150.
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Lot 221

Silver Tax, 1940, $2 rose (Scott RG50), o.g., hinge remnant, Fine.
Scott $400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 222

Silver Tax, 1940, $3 violet (Scott RG51), o.g., bits of hinge remnant, Fine.
Scott $500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 223

Silver Tax, 1940, $4 yellow brown (Scott RG52), o.g., hinge remnant, Fine.
Scott $900.
Realized $350.
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Lot 224

Silver Tax, 1940, $5 dark blue (Scott RG53), o.g., never hinged (light natural gum bends), Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Realized $600.
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Lot 225

Silver Tax, 1940, $10 orange (Scott RG54), o.g., lightly hinged, well centered, fresh and attractive, Extremely Fine, 2015 PF certificate which grades this stamp as XF 90.
Scott $1,500.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 226
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Silver Tax, 1940, $30 vermilion (Scott RG55), faint large oval hand stamp cancel, exceptionally well centered, rich shade and impression, fresh, Extremely Fine.
Scott $7,000.

Less than a dozen examples thought to exist, about half of which are thought to be sound
.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 227
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Silver Tax, 1940, $60 brown (Scott RG56), light large double oval hand stamp cancels, well centered amidst very large margins, rich shade and impression, an excellent example of a scarce and desirable Lincoln stamp; light horizontal crease along the margin at top right, otherwise Extremely Fine, 2015 PF certificate.
Scott $24,000.

Only 9 examples of this stamp have been recorded
.
Realized $13,500.
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Lot 228
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Silver Tax, 1940, $100 green (Scott RG57), large oval 1941 magenta hand stamp cancel, rich shade, sharp crisp impression, fresh; trivial paper wrinkle at top left, Fine.
Scott $6,000.

Less than 15 examples thought to exist, only half of which are thought to be sound
.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 229

Silver Tax, 1941, $20 gray (Scott RG76), o.g., bits of hinge remnant, centerline on left perforations, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 230
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Silver Tax, 1941, $30 gray (Scott RG77), nicely centered, large margins; faint horizontal crease and single creased perf, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 231
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Silver Tax, 1941, $50 gray (Scott RG78), without gum as issued, nicely centered, sharp crisp impression, fresh, early serial number, almost the first one, Very Fine, extremely scarce, 2003 PF certificate.
Scott $6,000.

Less than 10 examples thought to exist and 2 or 3 of those thought to be sound
.
Realized $7,000.
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Lot 232
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Silver Tax, 1941, $60 gray (Scott RG79), faint large oval hand stamp cancel; paper adhesions on reverse and a few perf flaws, otherwise Fine.
Scott $500.
Realized $325.
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Lot 233
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Silver Tax, 1941, $100 gray (Scott RG80), light large oval hand stamp cancel; pulled perf and tiny tear at top left, otherwise Fine.
Scott $700.
Realized $160.
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Lot 234
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Silver Tax, 1941, $500 gray (Scott RG81), Serial no. 3, neat two line typewritten "Silver Tax Sta(mp) 1-14-43" cancellation, sharp crisp impression, fresh and attractive example of this rarity, Very Fine, an extremely rare stamp.
Scott $37,500.

One of only three examples thought to exist
.
Realized $26,000.
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Lot 235
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Silver Tax, 1941, $1,000 gray (Scott RG82), lightly struck large oval magenta hand stamp cancel; thin spot at top right, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,750.

Less than 15 examples have been recorded or thought to exist
.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 236

Silver Tax, 1942, $3 gray (Scott RG97), o.g., hinge remnant, Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Realized $250.
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Lot 237

Silver Tax, 1942, $4 gray (Scott RG98), o.g., hinged; tiny gum wrinkle, Fine.
Scott $325.
Realized $300.
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Lot 238

Silver Tax, 1942, $5 gray (Scott RG99), o.g., bits of hinge remnant, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 239
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Silver Tax, 1942, $10 gray (Scott RG100), unused without gum, fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $725.
Realized $400.
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Lot 240

Silver Tax, 1942, $20 gray (Scott RG101), o.g., never hinged, nicely centered, rich shade, sharp impression, fresh and attractive stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 241
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Silver Tax, 1942, $60 gray (Scott RG104), manuscript and magenta hand stamp cancels; staple holes at top and bottom, as such this stamp has been catalogued at the cut cancel price; the non-cut cancel value is $2,750, Fine, 2002 PF certificate.
Scott $750.
Realized $850.
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Lot 242
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Silver Tax, 1942, $100 gray (Scott RG105), manuscript and boxed magenta hand stamp cancels; staple holes at top and bottom, as such this stamp has been catalogued at the cut cancel price; the non-cut cancel value is $3,250, Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Realized $750.
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Lot 243
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Silver Tax, 1942, $500 gray (Scott RG106), magenta hand stamp cancels; tiny corner margin crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $6,000.

12 to 15 examples are thought to exist
.
Realized $5,250.
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Lot 244
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Silver Tax, 1942, $1,000 gray (Scott RG107), magenta hand stamp cancels, very well centered, fresh and attractive stamp, Very Fine, difficult stamp to find in sound or unsound condition.
Scott $7,500.

Two recently sold examples both had faults; no example sound or unsound in the Scarsdale collection
.
Realized $7,500.
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Lot 245

Silver Tax, 1944, $10 gray (Scott RG125), o.g., hinge remnant, Fine.
Scott $225.
Realized $160.
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Lot 246

Silver Tax, 1944, $20 gray (Scott RG126), o.g., hinge remnant, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Realized $700.
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Lot 247
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Silver Tax, 1944, $60 gray (Scott RG129), blue manuscript cancels, Fine.
Scott $575.
Realized $275.
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Lot 248
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Silver Tax, 1944, $500 gray (Scott RG131), neat large oval hand stamp cancel; small thin spot at bottom left, otherwise Fine.
Scott $500.
Realized $200.
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