Sale Number: 391
Sale Date: Tuesday, March 23, 1971
1971 Rarities of the World

Postage Due thru Revenue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
195 ogbl 1c Rose, Postage Due (J59). Top Star Imprint Plate No. 5510 Block of Six, Fine-Very Fine, with P. F. Certificate. According to notes from the "U.S. Specialist" July, 1966, which accompanies, this is the only example of Plate No. 5510 on record (Image Magnifier)

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675 850
196 ogbl 1c Postage Due, "1" Omitted (J89a). Block, Mint, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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600 425
197 og 10c Blue, Special Delivery, Imperforate (E4a). Vertical Pair, Fresh, o.g., small thin in Bottom stamp, other Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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800 625
197A c 6c Red on White, Star Die, Entire (U30). Unused, Size 7, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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425 210
197B c 6c Red on Buff, Star Die, Entire (U31). Unused, Size 7, small tear at U. L. corner, otherwise Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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750 280
197C c 10c Green on White, Star Die, Entire (U32). Unused, Size 3, Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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1,700 950
198 c 3c Pink on Orange, Entire (U37). Very slight aging of paper, Fine, Rare Entire (Image Magnifier)

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700 600
199 c 2c Carmine, Washington Bicentennial on Blue, Die 1, Error, Entire (U525b). Unused, Size 13, Fresh, Extremely Fine, one of two known copies, the Greatest of the Twentieth Century Envelope Rarities, Ex-Lilly, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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4,500 3,000
200 c 6c on 6c Airpost Entire (UC20a). Unused, Very Fine example of this Rare Error, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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750 400
201 c 6c Dark Red on Cream, War (UO24). Unused Entire,-Very Fine, one of the Rare U.S. Postal Stationery Entires (Thorp #6138) (Image Magnifier)

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500 400
202 og 1c Red on Orange, War (UO45A). Cut Square, Unused, Large Margins, Very Fine, A Very Great Rarity, Unknown as an Entire and one of the two known cut squares, as stated by Barkhausen, Obviously the catalogue value of $500.00 does not reflect the rarity; we have never before seen it in over 40 years of professional experience (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 1,550
203 c 5c Weather Service, Postal Card, Yellow and Black Omitted (UX57 var.). Unused, Very Fine, a Magnificent Error (Image Magnifier)

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E. 350-500 400
204   6c Proprietary (R31c). Rich color, unusually well centered for this, neat Printed Cancel. "A. M. F. Co. Aug. 9, 1871" Very Fine and Rare (Image Magnifier)

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450 400
205 og $5.00 Proprietary, Violet Paper (RB10a). Brilliant unused, nearly full o.g., Very Fine (Cat. $700.00 used) (Image Magnifier)

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E. 750-1,000 800
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