Sale Number: 632
Sale Date:
1984 Rarities of the World

Parcel Post thru Postal Stationery
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
504 P 1c-$1.00 Parcel Post, Large Die Proofs (Q1P1-Q12P1). Complete Set Die Sunk on 8x6" Cards, Extremely Fine, Very Rare (Image Magnifier)

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13,800 7,000
505 P 1c-$1.00 Parcel Post, "Panama-Pacific" Small Die Proofs (Q1P2a-Q12P2a). Complete Set, Extremely Fine, Very Rare (Image Magnifier)

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13,800 5,000
506 og 1c-10c Parcel Post (Q1-Q4, Q6). Complete Sheets of 45, Each With Two Plate No. Blocks of Six, 2c & 3c Additionally With "Two" & "Three" Imprints, Virtually All Mint, some 1c-3c creases, minor gum toning, etc., 10c bottom straight edges gum creases, one other (not in plate blocks) has thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine Lot (Image Magnifier)

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8,208 3,750
507 og 10c Parcel Post (Q6). Complete Mint Sheet of 45, PI. No. 6168 at Top & Left, Fine-Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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3,950 1,750
508 P 1c-25c Parcel Post Postage Due, "Panama-Pacific" Small Die Proofs (JQ1P2a-JQ5P2a). Complete Set, Extremely Fine, Very Rare (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 1,700
509 c 3c Pink on Orange Entire (U37). Size 3, Knife 2, Unwatermarked, Unused, Extremely Fine, Exceptionally Choice, Six Known (Image Magnifier)

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2,750 2,600
510   2c Vermilion on Manila Cut Square, Die 4 (W138). Unused, 31x34mm, Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 3,000
511   2c Vermilion on Orange Cut Square, Die 5 (U145). Unused, Full Corner from "Centennial" Entire, Brownish-Red Shade, VF, with Thorp letter of Authenticity Which Notes Only Two Unused Entires & Four Unused Cut Squares, Finest Known Example (Image Magnifier)

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3,250 3,750
512   2c Vermilion on Amber Entire, Die 8 (V157). Size 2, Wmk. 5, Knife 47, Unused, Printed Return Legend, Exceptionally Fresh, Extremely Fine, Thorp has described this Entire as "possibly the outstanding envelope rarity", Unknown as an Entire until discovered by John Maurer in 1940, only two cut squares (one Used) were recorded earlier. This is the Only Known Example of this Fabulously Rare Entire, ex·Barkhausen, Lilly (Image Magnifier)

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2,250 16,500
513 c 3c Green on Fawn Entire, Die 3 (U171). Size 5, Knife 50. Wmk. 5, "Dayton O. Jan 13" pmk., Printed Return Legend, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, Exceptional Rarity, One of Only Two Recorded Entires (Both Used), ex-Worthington, Barkhausen, Lilly (Image Magnifier)

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7,500 5,250
514 c Dark Red on Cream, Entire (UO24). Unused, Size 7, Knife 34, Very Fine, Six Known, ex-Barkhausen (Image Magnifier)

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900 900
515 c 6c Vermilion on Cream, Entire (UO38). Unused, Size 7, Knife 34, Very Fine, Extremely Rare, TWO Known, ex-Barkhausen, Marcus White (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 1,350
516 c 2c Carmine on Manila, Postal Savings Entire, Error (UO72a). Unused, Very Fine, Rare, normal included for comparison (Image Magnifier)

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1,450 550
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