Sale Number: 1018
Sale Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The Scarsdale Collection, Part 7: U.S. Beer Stamps

1934-47 Issues (Scott REA184-REA198)
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
242   1934, -1/3 bbl. Brown Orange (REA184; Priester 210a). Serial No. 420, large margins except where small piece out at top right, "G B B Co., CALIFUN114, 4.11.35" perforated cancel, light crease, small tear at right, small tack holes in the corners

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-THIRD BARREL 1934 ISSUE. ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF BEER STAMP COLLECTING.

With 2003 P.F. certificate. (Image Magnifier)

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20,000 32,500
243   1934, 1hhd. Black, Center Cutout, Beer (REA187; Priester 213). Small cutout at left, large margins to full, "Hoff Bev. Co., 7.5.44" perforated cancel,Very Fine, scarce, aside from Specimens, this is not known any other way except with the cut-out punch cancel, especially desirable in sound condition, with 2007 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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500 500
244   1942, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA188; Priester 214a). Complete stamp, large and even margins, radiant color, "Wiedemann, 11.13.46" perforated cancel, Very Fine and choice, desirable in sound condition, with 2003 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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200 110
245   1942, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Center Cutout, Beer (REA189; Priester 215). Small hole cutout, at center below denomination, large margins, bright color, "??eiffer, 12.30.50" perforated cancel, fresh and Very Fine, only 20 are recorded in the Priester census, Scott or Priester do not differentiate between small hole and large hole cutouts (as seen in the following lot) (Image Magnifier)

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500 325
246   1942, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Center Cutout, Beer (REA189; Priester 215). Large hole cutout at center, large margins, rich color, "Pabst M, 4.10.50" perforated cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate, only 20 are recorded in the Priester census, Scott or Priester do not differentiate between small hole (as seen in previous lot) and large hole cutouts (Image Magnifier)

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500 110
247 ng 1947, -1/8 bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA190; Priester 216a). Intact and uncut, serial No. 15199, unused (no gum), brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, scarce without the cutout missing, only 23 are recorded in the Priester census, undercatalogued in Scott (Image Magnifier)

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125 110
248 ng 1947, 5bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA194; Priester 220a). Intact and uncut, unused (no gum), intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, undercatalogued in Scott (Image Magnifier)

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100 70
249 ng 1947, 10bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA195; Priester 221a). Intact and uncut, large margins, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, undercatalogued in Scott (Image Magnifier)

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200 110
250 ng 1947, 25bbl. Black on Blue, Beer (REA196; Priester 222a). Intact and uncut, unused (no gum), large and even margins, Very Fine and choice, rare (Image Magnifier)

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1,500 450
251 ng 1947, 100bbl. Carmine, Beer (REA197; Priester 223a). Intact and uncut, unused (no gum), brilliant color, trivial wrinkle at top, Very Fine appearance, scarce, undercatalogued in Scott (Image Magnifier)

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175 110
252 ng 1947, 500bbl. Dark Brown, Beer (REA198; Priester 224a). Intact and uncut, unused (no gum), large margins, rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice (Image Magnifier)

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550 225
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