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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2021-04-29
The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 337, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 445-491)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, some horizontal perf separations expertly reinforced

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK $1.00 FRANKLIN, SCOTT 460.

Lewis Kaufman records only six top and six bottom plate blocks for this issue. Ex "MLG".

Bid on this lot

11,000
Future Sale
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3120, The Dr. Bernard S. Yudowitz Collection of Plate Blocks (Scott 432-834)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Top imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, mount glazed original gum, deep rich color and intense impression, natural staple hole in selvage at top left

FINE. A RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK $1.00 FRANKLIN, SCOTT 460.

Lewis Kaufman records only twelve top and six bottom plate blocks available to collectors (excluding the top position in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library)

11,000
5,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3435, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 449-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Block of four, top stamps h.r., deep rich color, choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, bottom stamps pencil notations on gum

2,400
2,700
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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 236, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)A rare full top plate block of the $1, A rare full top plate block of the $1A rare full top plate block of the $1.00 1915 Perf 10 Issue

DESCRIPTION

$1.00 Violet Black (460), full top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number A 5782 block of six, four stamps Mint N.H., center stamps lightly hinged, wide margins, the top row with particularly choice centering, deep rich color

PROVENANCE

Paul Cheyney (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross)

CONDITION NOTES

Extremely Fine; natural diagonal gum bend

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$11,000.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

The Change from Perf 12 to 10

In 1914, six years into production of the Washington-Franklin series, the perforations were altered to gauge 10 on all sides. The change was made in response to complaints from postmasters and users that the Perf 12 stamps separated too easily, a problem encountered on earlier coil stamps. The weakened and separated sheets made it difficult for local postmasters to properly account for stock, and businesses lost time putting stamps on parcels when multiples fell apart.

The Bureau had previously experimented with Perf 8.5 stamps for coils to resolve the same problem. These were found to be too hard to separate, so the Bureau settled on Perf 10 for the new gauge. Johl notes that the first machine was set to gauge 10 on September 4, 1914, and that the last machine was set on November 4 of the same year.

Lewis Kaufman records only twelve top and six bottom plate blocks available to collectors (excluding the top position in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library). Plate 5782 was the only plate prepared for each of the $1.00 Franklin issues (Scott 423, 460, 478 and 518).

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6,500
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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 788, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, bottom corner stamps Mint N.H. with slight gum bends/wrinkles, other four with single hinge mark each, intense shade and impression

FINE-VERY FINE. A LOVELY AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1915 $1.00 PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE, SCOTT 460.

Lewis Kaufman records only six top and six bottom plate blocks for this issue. Plate 5782 was the only plate prepared for each of the $1.00 Franklin issues (Scott 423, 460, 478 and 518).

With 2014 P.F. certificate

12,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 705, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Block of four, deep rich color and proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 706, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Top imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six with wide selvage, four stamps Mint N.H., top center and top right stamps lightly hinged, rich color, choice centering throughout, accompanying certificate notes top center stamp with light creases which look to us more like natural gum creases

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1915 $1.00 PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE, SCOTT 460.

Lewis Kaufman records only six top and six bottom plate blocks for this issue. Plate 5782 was the only plate prepared for each of the $1.00 Franklin issues (Scott 423, 460, 478 and 518). This is the first wide top plate we have offered since our 2007 Saddleback sale (which was centered to top and left). We have offered only one in Mint N.H. condition since keeping computerized records.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

13,500
6,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2015-02-23
The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post
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Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 374, 1915-17 Issues (Scott 460-474)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., top center stamp h.r., intense shade and impression, well-centered, particularly in the top row

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1915 $1.00 PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE, SCOTT 460.

Lewis Kaufman records only six top and six bottom plate blocks for this issue. Plate 5782 was the only plate prepared for each of the $1.00 Franklin issues (Scott 423, 460, 478 and 518).

With 2007 P.F. certificate

13,500
4,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2014-09-16
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 542, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, bottom corner stamps Mint N.H. with slight gum bends, other four with single hinge mark each, intense shade and impression

FINE-VERY FINE. A LOVELY AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1915 $1.00 PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE, SCOTT 460.

Lewis Kaufman records only six top and six bottom plate blocks for this issue. Plate 5782 was the only plate prepared for each of the $1.00 Franklin issues (Scott 423, 460, 478 and 518).

13,500
5,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2013-03-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1839, 1914-15 Issues (Scott 445-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps small h.r., intense shade and impression, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, a pretty block, Scott Retail as singles

4,350
2,000
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