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Sale 1172 — United States Stamps and Hawaii

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 December, 2017

Category — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
718
ogbl
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 718, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Left plate no. 7049 block of six, middle stamps Mint N.H., top stamps lightly hinged, bottom stamps just a trace of what may be hinging, rich color

FINE. A RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 50-CENT PERF 12 WITH SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK.

As a measure of rarity, the Wampler collection had a hinged top plate block, and the Fogelson collection did not have a Scott 421 plate block (both Shreves sales). Our sale of the MLG collection also did not contain one. The only examples contained in Power Search are from the left position (7049, offered in Sale 1078), left position (7940, offered in 2006), top position (7057, offered in our 2013 Rarities sale), top position (7057, offered in our 2015 Curtis sale) and top position (7049, offered in our 2015 Hall sale)

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