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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 205, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366), A rare and highly select 50¢ 1908 full top plate block

DESCRIPTION

50¢ Violet (341), full top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 4956 block of six, top center and top right stamps lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., exceptional depth of color, wide margins and well-centered

PROVENANCE

Paul Cheyney (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross)

CONDITION NOTES

Very Fine and choice

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$6,000.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

Scott 341 was produced from only one plate, number 4956, which had plate number blocks at top and bottom. Lewis Kaufman records only six full top and four bottom plate blocks available to collectors. There is another top position in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library.

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 515, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine

650
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 516, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Bottom imprint and plate no. 4956 block of six, lightly hinged, top and bottom rows split completely apart (needs rejoining), Very Fine centering, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott value for intact plate block

7,000
1,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
nh
Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 315, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., remarkably bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, the 50c is probably the most difficult denomination of this set to obtain in such choice condition, with 1986 and 2001 P.F. certificates

650
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2018-03-27
United States and Possessions
2357
PF 90
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2357, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives (Scott 331-371)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Barely hinged, radiant color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, ex Saadi, with 1989 and 1990 P.F. certificates as "Unused OG, Genuine" (meaning Mint N.H.), with 2017 P.F. certificate as hinged (XF 90)

275
425
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2018-03-08
The George "Buddy" Byers Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1175, Lot Number 620, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H. block of four with wide top selvage and plate no. 4956 at left, pretty shade, horizontal crease affects top stamps, folded between stamps and selvage, Fine-Very Fine appearance, scarce in Mint N.H. condition, Scott Retail as singles

2,800
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2018-03-07
The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps
155
PSE 98J
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 155, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Huge perfectly balanced Jumbo margins, gorgeous rich color on fresh paper, light strike of oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a spectacular stamp and easily one of the finest used examples extant, with 2011 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $975.00), this is the highest grade awarded and no others share this grade

20
700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2017-12-19
United States Stamps and Hawaii
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 636, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

650
475
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2017-12-19
United States Stamps and Hawaii
637
PSE 98
og
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 637, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Essentially perfect centering with wide margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1985 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,750.00), only one other stamp shares this high grade with only one higher

275
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2017-12-19
United States Stamps and Hawaii
ogbl
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 638, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Top imprint and plate no. 4956 block of six, right vertical pair Mint N.H., others barely hinged, deep rich color, remarkably choice centering throughout, fresh with intact perfs

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING PLATE BLOCK OF THE 50-CENT 1909 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED WASHINGTON ISSUE. A REMARKABLE SHOWPIECE.

Scott 341 was produced from only one plate, No. 4956. It produced plate blocks at top and bottom.

Ex "Silver Lake". With 2007 P.F. certificate

7,000
3,125
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