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Sale 1172 — United States Stamps and Hawaii

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 December, 2017

Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-446)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
744
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 744, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-446)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression on post-office fresh paper, near perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.

According to Johl (p. 143) this issue was mainly used for special mailing purposes such as samples and pamphlets which were sent out in large quantities by individual mailers and resulted in limited distribution among collectors.

With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,500.00). Only two have graded higher (at 95J and 98, offered in Siegel Sales 1010 and 1014) and one other shares this desirable grade.

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