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2016-05-31
2016 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1129, Lot Number 430, Washington-Franklin and Panama-Pacific Issues30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (516a), 30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (516a)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (516a). Mint N.H. with right selvage, small hinge mark and pencil notation in selvage only, deep rich color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ONE OF ONLY THREE UNUSED STAMPS AMONG FIVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS PERFORATION VARIETY RARITY.

Our census of Scott 516a, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/516a/516a.pdf , contains only three unused and two used stamps, making this one of the rarest denominations with the Perf 10 at Top or Bottom variety. Of the three unused stamps, this and the ex "Sirron" example from our Sale 1001 are confirmed as Mint N.H. The other unused example, the bottom stamp in a vertical pair with a normal stamp, needs to be checked for confirmation on its gum condition.

Census No. 516a-OG-02. Ex Grunin, Schilling, Zoellner and "Georgetown". With 1969 P.F. certificate.

37,500
18,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2010-12-09
The Sirron Collection of U.S. Perforation Rarities
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Sale Number 1001, Lot Number 2093, 1917-19 Issue Perforation Varieties (Scott 512b-516a)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Top (516a), 30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Top (516a)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Top (516a). Mint N.H., deep rich color, nearly perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS THE FINEST OF THE FIVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 1917 30-CENT PERF 10 AT TOP OR BOTTOM VARIETY. A GREAT RARITY.

Our census of Scott 516a, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/516a/516a.pdf and printed on p.91 of this catalogue, contains only three unused and two used stamps, making this one of the rarest denominations with the Perf 10 at Top or Bottom variety.

Census No. 516a-OG-01. With 2005 P.F. certificate

40,000
32,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2006-05-13
2006 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 867, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 501c thru 545)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Top (516a), 30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Top (516a)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Top (516a). Mint N.H., deep rich color, nearly perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS THE FINEST OF THE FIVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS RARE PERFORATION VARIETY.

Our records of Scott 516a contain three unused and two used stamps, making this one of the rarest denominations with the Perf 10 at top or bottom variety. One of the three unused stamps (ex Zoellner) recently sold at a Harmer N.Y. auction for $35,000 hammer.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

7,000
35,000
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U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
1998-10-08
The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States
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Sale Number 804, Lot Number 681, 1917-23 Washington-Franklins30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (516a), 30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (516a)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (516a). Right margin single, stamp Mint N.H., small hinge mark in selvage, deep rich color, nearly perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. BELIEVED TO BE ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THIS RARE PERFORATION VARIETY.

Ex Grunin, Schilling. With 1969 P.F. certificate. Grossly undercatalogued in Scott

1,100
4,500
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