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


Match and Medicine Stamps




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Lot 271
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Akron Match Co., 1¢ blue, old paper (Scott RO1a), neat straight line hand stamp "Feb 70" cancel; two tiny tears and some perf faults including nibbed and short perfs, otherwise Fine.
Scott $350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 272
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Alligator Match Co., 1¢ blue, rouletted (Scott RO8d); small short horizontal crease at left center, otherwise Fine.
Scott $140.
Realized $100.
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Lot 273

American Match Co., 3¢ black, old paper (Scott RO11a), exceptionally well centered, almost fault free; tiny thin at left center and a few clipped perfs at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $550.

Aldrich Census (1994) recorded 31 examples, about half with faults and none better than Fine
.
Realized $225.
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Lot 274
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American Match Co., 3¢ green, old paper (Scott RO13a); light creases including vertical crease at right, light stain at bottom right causing light discoloration, otherwise Fine.
Scott $8,500.

Aldrich census records only 9 examples, 6 of which have faults, only 44,00 issued
.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 275
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Bendel & Co., 1¢ brown, watermarked USIR (Scott RO24d), two line purple straight line cancel, typical centering for this issue, while perfs are a little rough at right they are better than most examples; thinned at bottom right, Fine appearance.
Scott $725.

Aldrich census records 28 examples, half of which have faults
.
Realized $250.
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Lot 276
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Bendel & Co., 12¢ brown, silk paper (Scott RO25b), well centered; pulled perf at top right, some perf faults at bottom, some thin spots, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Realized $425.
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Lot 277
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Bendel, H., 12¢ brown, silk paper (Scott RO27b), huge margins, well centered on fresh crisp white paper, very attractive and much nicer appearing than most examples; light horizontal crease/bend in top margin, small thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $500.

Aldrich census records 42 examples, 23 of which have faults
.
Realized $500.
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Lot 278
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Bond & Co., 4¢ black, silk paper (Scott RO32b), appears sound, Fine, "G.S.D." on reverse.
Scott $275.
Realized $200.
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Lot 279
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Bond & Co., 4¢ green, pink paper (Scott RO33c), very faint hand stamp cancel, fresh and attractive, Fine.
Scott $200.
Realized $170.
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Lot 280
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Bousfield & Poole, 1¢ lilac, old paper (Scott RO34a), centered to the bottom, appears sound, Very Good.
Scott $275.
Realized $180.
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Lot 281
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Bousfield & Poole, 3¢ black, silk paper (Scott RO37b), centered slightly to the top, otherwise nice margins, fresh and attractive stamp; small thin to the left of the vignette, otherwise Fine.
Scott $150.
Realized $140.
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Lot 282
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Boutell & Maynard, 1¢ black, silk paper (Scott RO38b), typical rough perfs at right, nicely centered, attractive stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $325.
Realized $325.
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Lot 283
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Bowers & Dunham, 1¢ green, watermarked USIR (Scott RO39d), Fine, "H H H" hand stamp on reverse.
Scott $275.
Realized $130.
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Lot 284
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Brown & Durling, 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO43a), centered to the bottom left, crisp impression, appears sound, Very Good.
Scott $2,250.

Aldrich census records 20 examples, about half with VG centering and only 5 examples without fault
.
Realized $800.
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Lot 285
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Buck & Co., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO45a), centered to bottom left, sharp crisp impression, fresh, Very Good.
Scott $3,000.

Aldrich census records 16 examples, 7 of which have faults
.
Realized $900.
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Lot 286
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Byam, Carlton & Co., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO48a), ample to large margins all around, fresh and attractive stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $6,000.

Aldrich census records 14 examples, 7 of which have faults
.
Realized $5,250.
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Lot 287
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Byam, Carlton & Co., 1¢ black on buff wrapper (Scott RO50a), ample to large margins except very small nick at bottom center touches design; this delicate thin paper shows a few very small holes which are 100% typical for this issue, plus several edge nicks which are also normal, Very Fine.
Scott $2,250.

Aldrich census records 18 examples, 12 of which have faults
.
Realized $900.
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Lot 288
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Byam, Carlton & Co., 1¢ black on buff wrapper (Scott RO53a), huge margins all around, fresh crisp appearance; few very small holes typical of this very delicate paper, plus a few light vertical creases, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $175.
Realized $120.
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Lot 289
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Chicago Match Co., 3¢ black, old paper (Scott RO60a), perforations clear design all around, fresh crisp impression, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.

Aldrich census records 42 examples, 21 with faults
.
Realized $550.
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Lot 290
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Doolittle, W.E., 1¢ blue, old paper (Scott RO71a), perfs just touch at bottom, attractive stamp, Fine.
Scott $550.

Aldrich census records 51 examples, about 40% with faults
.
Realized $425.
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Lot 291
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Eichele & Co., 1¢ blue, rouletted (Scott RO79d), ample to large margins all around; short horizontal crease at bottom left, otherwise Fine.
Scott $350.
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Lot 292
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Gardner, Beer & Co., 1¢ black, pink paper (Scott RO86c), centered to top left; small horizontal wrinkle in bottom left margin, Very Good.
Scott $300.
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Lot 293

Gates, Wm., 6¢ black, old paper (Scott RO90a), o.g., small hinge remnants, well centered; single vertical crease to the right of the vignette, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $200.
Realized $170.
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Lot 294
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Gates' Sons, 3¢ black, pink paper (Scott RO94c), straight edge at right appears natural, well centered; two light vertical creases and two small thin spots, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $200.
Realized $60.
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Lot 295
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Gorman & Bro., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO97a), perfs just into design at right, typical centering for this stamp; tiny tear at left, small corner crease, Very Good.
Scott $900.

Aldrich census records 29 examples (21 of which are VG), about half of the 21 examples with faults with faults
.
Realized $275.
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Lot 296

Hale, Charles S., 1¢ green, pink paper (Scott RO106c), very nicely centered, perfs clear of design all around, fresh and attractive stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 297

Henning & Bonhack, 1¢ blue, old paper (Scott RO107a), perforations just into design at bottom otherwise nice balanced margins; small repair at bottom right sealing a small tear, Very Good.
Scott $350.
Realized $70.
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Lot 298
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Hunt, L.G., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO113a), sharp rich black impression; light horizontal crease at center, two unpunched perforations at right, otherwise Fine.
Scott $400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 299
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Hunt, L.G., 1¢ black, silk paper (Scott RO113b), rich deep shade, well centered; thinned, repaired along right side, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,650.

Aldrich census records 22 examples of which 12 are faulty
.
Realized $325.
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Lot 300

Ives, P.T., 1¢ blue, rouletted (Scott RO117d), just touches at top, otherwise large margins all around; thinned, Fine appearance.
Scott $650.

Aldrich census records 37 examples, 23 of which are faulty
.
Realized $350.
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Lot 301

Macklin & Co., 1¢ black, rouletted (Scott RO129a), exceptionally rare and desirable match stamp, eye catching design printed on extremely fragile paper, in use for a short period of time; multiple repairs, including small thins, tears, a very small portion of design added and portions of the left frame line enhanced - all of which are quite common for this stamp, Fine appearance.
Scott $10,000.

Aldrich census records 11 examples, 8 of which are faulty, a twelfth example (torn in half and rejoined) sold in 2013 for 40% of catalog
.
Realized $5,500.
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Lot 302
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N.Y. Match Co., 1¢ vermilion, silk paper (Scott RO137b), true silk paper showing multiple silk fibers all over reverse, typical centering for this stamp; thin spot at top and light diagonal crease, Very Good, an exceptionally rare stamp.
Scott $11,000.

Aldrich census records only 8 examples of this stamp of which 6 have faults
.
Realized $4,500.
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Lot 303
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N.Y. Match Co., 1¢ blue, old paper (Scott RO136a); light horizontal bend / crease, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,000.

Aldrich census records only 34 examples and 26 of those have faults, very difficult stamp to find sound or even nearly sound
.
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Lot 304
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New York Match Co., 5¢ blue, silk paper (Scott RO139b), centered to right and bottom, but appears sound, Very Good.
Scott $1,500.

Aldrich census records 22 examples of which only 7 were thought to be sound
.
Realized $750.
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Lot 305
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Pierce Match Co., 1¢ green, old paper (Scott RO145a), centered to top, but still and attractive stamp; thin spot at top, Very Good.
Scott $4,000.

Aldrich census records 21 examples of which 16 are faulty, a very difficult stamp to find sound
.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 306
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Portland Match Co., 1¢ black wrapper (Scott RO147a), dated Dec. 1866, extremely delicate paper, previous owner paid $221.50; single small hole /abrasion at bottom left of design, Very Fine.
Scott $110.
Realized $90.
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Lot 307
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Powell, V.R., 1¢ black on buff wrapper, uncut (Scott RO149a), nearly full size, if not full size wrapper, 117 x 95 mm in size on exceptionally thin delicate paper; some faults including small holes and creases as usual for this issue, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $7,000.

Aldrich census records only four examples of the full wrapper, there are three more cut down from full size. Of the four full wrappers, all but one are faulty, due to the fragile nature of the paper
.
Realized $2,800.
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Lot 308
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Powell, V.R., 1¢ black on buff wrapper, cut to shape (Scott RO150a); small faults including repaired hole in "EN" of "CENT" at top, possible lightened cancel, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,750.

Aldrich census records 21 examples of which 15 are faulty
.
Realized $425.
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Lot 309
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Powell, V.R., 1¢ black on white wrapper, cut to shape (Scott RO151a), ample to clear margins except into along top frame line, crisp sharp impression; sealed tear at top, light horizontal crease at center, otherwise Fine.
Scott $4,500.

Aldrich census records 16 examples of which 9 are faulty
.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 310
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San Francisco Match Co., 12¢ blue, silk paper (Scott RO165b), attractive stamp, rich blue shade; couple small perf flaws at top, thin spot (laminated tear) at center, otherwise Fine.
Scott $700.

Aldrich census records 71 examples, of which 42 are faulty
.
Realized $550.
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Lot 311
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Wilmington Parlor Match Co., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO182a), centered to bottom, crisp shade and impression, sound, Fine.
Scott $175.
Realized $190.
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Lot 312

Wilmington Parlor Match Co., 1¢ black, silk paper (Scott RO182b), shows a number of silk fibers, definitely not the experimental silk paper variety, rich deep impression; trimmed perforations at bottom, otherwise sound, Fine.
Scott $12,500.

Aldrich census records 8 examples, 6 of which are faulty
.
Realized $4,500.
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Lot 313
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Wise & Co., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO183a), perfs touch at left, otherwise nicely balanced margins; some faults, Fine appearance.
Scott $2,000.

Aldrich census records 23 examples of which 13 are faulty
.
Realized $750.
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Lot 314
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Zisemann, Griesheim & Co., 1¢ green, old paper (Scott RO185a), couple perf holes at top right just touch the design otherwise clear all around; vertical scoring line through left side of eagle and very slight discoloration, perhaps a printing flaw as there is at least one other example with a line in the exact same place on the design, otherwise Fine.
Scott $3,000.

Aldrich census records 19 examples, 13 of which are faulty
.
Realized $900.
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