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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=Officials, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = O95, Symbol IN ("H, BL")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Officials
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
ogbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1194, Officials, Soft Paper3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95), 3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95)3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95). Matching top and bottom imprint and plate no. 57 blocks of 20 with selvage at sides, representing the complete top two and bottom two rows of the 100-subject plate, original gum, top block with h.r. in corner selvage and two hinged stamps, balance Mint N.H., bottom block with h.r. in selvage which extends to or barely touches four stamps, balance Mint N.H., brilliant color, very well-centered for such large multiples

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. THIS MATCHED PAIR OF TOP AND BOTTOM PLATE BLOCKS OF 20 ARE THE ONLY TWO PLATE BLOCKS WE RECORD OF THE 3-CENT AGRICULTURE ON SOFT PAPER. THESE ARE GREAT RARITIES OF OFFICIAL STAMPS AND PLATE BLOCK COLLECTING.

The 3c Agriculture Issue was printed from a single plate, numbered 57. A review using Power Search and named-sale auction catalogs failed to find another plate block of O95. This matched pair of plate blocks of 20 is a great rarity of the Officials Issues and of plate block collecting.

Scott Retail for Mint N.H. and hinged singles without premium for the plate blocks

45,800
22,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Officials
2014-11-06
The Curtis Collection: U.S. Officials
ogbl
Sale Number 1085, Lot Number 4185, 1875 American Bank Note Co. Printing on Soft Paper (Scott O94-O117)3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95), 3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95)3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, wonderful centering, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, ex Markovits, with 2011 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Officials
1999-12-13
U.S. Stamps incl. The Carmen A. Puliafito Collection
ogbl
Sale Number 818, Lot Number 1191, Complete Sheets and Large Multiples3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95), 3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95)3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95). Complete pane of 100, full selvage all around with imprint and plate nos. at top and bottom, a majority of stamps Mint N.H., natural gum bends, some perf separations sensibly reinforced incl. split and rejoined along center horizontal row, fresh and bright color

FINE-VERY FINE. POSSIBLY A UNIQUE PANE OF 100 OF THE 3-CENT AGRICULTURE ON SOFT PAPER.

The plate blocks are unlisted in Scott. Scott value for the pane as blocks of four

36,250
15,000
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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=Officials, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = O95, Symbol IN ("H, BL")

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