Sale Number: 528
Sale Date:
1978 Rarities of the World

20th Century Up to 1922 Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
197 P 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Small Die Proofs (323P-327P). On small gray cards from the Roosevelt Album, Very Fine, Handsome & Rare Set (Image Magnifier)

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2,500 3,500
198 ogbl 3c Louisiana Purchase (325). Mint Top Imprint & Plate No. 2101 Block, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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400 850
199 ogbl 10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint Horizontal Block of Six, Fine-Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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705 1,150
200 ogbl 10c Louisiana Purchase (327). B. Imprint & PI. No. 2108 Block, Barest Trace of Hinging, Fine & Very Attractive (Image Magnifier)

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1,600 1,300
201 P 1c-5c Jamestown, Small Die Proofs on Proof Paper (328P-330P). Characteristic paper irregularities, 1c small thin spot, 5c light crease, Very Fine Appearing Rare Set (Image Magnifier)

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1,875 1,650
203 og 10c Yellow, Coil (356). Line Pair, gum bit disturbed from hinge removal, natural gum creases, Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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3,250 3,000
204 ogbl 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Bluish (357, 358). Blocks, 22 gum disturbed, Very Fine; 1c Mint, Beautiful Margins & Centering, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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360 525
205 ogbl 2c Carmine, bluish (358). Mint R. Imprint Plate No. Block of Six, Fine (Image Magnifier)

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575 600
206 ogbl 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Block, with P.F. Certificate which states "genuine, with a tiny stain around two perforations," really inconsequential, Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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2,800 1,800
207 og 4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Lightly hinged, Fine & Choice Rarity, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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8,000 8,000
208 ogbl 4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Block, Exceptionally Well-Centered, gum on top pair trifle disturbed from hinge removal, Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Block, ex-Lilly, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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33,500 32,500
209 og 5c Blue, Bluish (361). Disturbed o.g., from hinge removal, Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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1,900 1,650
210 ogbl 5c Blue, Bluish (361). Top Left Corner Margin Block, tiny sensible hinge reinforcements, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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8,000 10,500
211 ogbl 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Block, Exceptionally Well-Centered, tiny insignificant hinge reinforcements, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,950 4,750
212 og 8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Top Imprint & Plate No. 4922 Strip of Three, tiny hinge reinforcement bits, insignificant thin spot in selvedge far above imprint, Fine & Extremely Rare, Only One other Such Strip Known, No Plate Blocks Exist (Image Magnifier)

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24,000 18,000
213 ogbl 10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Block, Very Fine, signed Economist (Image Magnifier)

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2,250 2,600
214 ogbl 13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Block, Lovely Centering, purple "C.A.S." handstamp as often, Extremely Fine, Rare & Beautiful, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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5,250 5,000
215 ogbl 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Block, Fine & Attractive (Image Magnifier)

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1,750 1,350
216 ogbl 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Bottom Left Corner Margin Block, top pair hinge remnant, Bottom Pair Mint, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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510 850
217 P 2c Alaska-Yukon, Large Die Proof (370P). Die Sunk on 8x6" Card, Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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825 850
218 ogbl 5c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (403). Block, top pair minor hinge remnant, Bottom Pair Mint, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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390 1,050
219 ogbl 10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Block, with Right Plate No., Well-Centered, Two Mint, other two barely hinged, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,750 4,000
220   2c Carmine Ty. la, Shermack Vending Machine Perforation (482A). Neat Wavy Line Machine cancel, severed from the roll considerably off center as often, small thin spot, still a Desirable Example of this Rare stamp, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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4,500 1,250
221 og 2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491). Pair, Fine & Rare, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,600 1,650
222 og 1c Green, 2c Rose, A.E.F. Booklet Panes of30 (498f, 499f). Complete Set, 2c Position W4, including a Set of 2c Booklet Covers (some staining), four 1c affected by light toning, one faint thin, 2c has five stamps with thins, virtually all faint, otherwise Fine-Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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4,375 3,500
223 og 2c Rose, A.E.F. Booklet Pane of 30 (499f). Without tab, slightly disturbed o.g. on two, one with suggestion of tiny thin spot, otherwise Fine, catalogs $4,000.00 as complete pane, Very Rare

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0 1,150
224 ogbl 2c Deep Rose, Ty. la (500). Top Plate No. 10209 Block of Six, couple hinge reinforcements, Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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1,100 625
225 og $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Lovely Margins, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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300 650
226 ogbl $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint Center Line Block, tiny natural inclusion spot in one, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,400 2,500
227 ogbl $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Left Arrow Block, Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,350 1,550
228 ogbl $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Arrow & Double Plate No. Block of 12, Fresh Colors, small natural gum skips on two, couple light natural wrinkles & bends, selvedge bit narrow but clear of plate nos., tiny staple holes in selvedge, folded between vertical perfs. but still intact, Fine-Very Fine Appearance, There Are Probably No More Than Ten No. 523 Plate Blocks in Existence (Image Magnifier)

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7,200 9,000
229 ogbl $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint Horizontal Block of Eight with Arrow & Black Plate No., Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,065 2,000
230 ogbl $5.00 Green & Black (524). Top Double Plate No. Arrow Block of Eight, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,350 4,750
231 c 1c Green (544). Vertical Strip of Four with Bottom Sheet Margin, on large size cover tied by "San Francisco Calif. Mar 19 1924" Duplex Machine pmk., cover bit toned, somewhat irregular at top, top stamp minor wrinkles, otherwise Fine, Largest Known Multiple of this Rare Stamp either on or off-cover (Image Magnifier)

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4,500 4,000
232 ogbl $2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Center Line Block, Bottom Pair Mint, two trifle heavy natural wrinkles, otherwise Fine-Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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500 650
233 P 1c-5c Pilgrims, Large Die Proofs (548P-550P). Complete Set, 2c light margin bend far below design, Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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3,000 2,600
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