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Sale 391 — 1971 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 March, 1971

Category — Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
116
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1c Jamestown (328). Sheet of 100, Top Plate No. 3543, Mostly Well Centered, selvedge missing on five (not involving Plate Blocks) Fine-Very Fine, Scarce Sheet

559
400
117
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 117, Later Issues4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360), 4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360)4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Wonderfully well centered, Extremely Fine, signed "E. Stern"

5,000
6,000
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118
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 118, Later Issues5c Blue, Bluish, (361), 5c Blue, Bluish, (361)5c Blue, Bluish, (361). Very Fine with P. F. Certificate

1,400
1,350
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119
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 119, Later Issues8c Olive Green, Bluish (363), 8c Olive Green, Bluish (363)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Better than usual centering, a single partly nibbed perforation at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

5,000
3,200
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120
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 120, Later Issues13c Blue Green, Bluish (365), 13c Blue Green, Bluish (365)13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Beautifully Centered, Extremely Fine, with P. F. Certificate

725
900
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121
ogbl
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 121, Later Issues5c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 5c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)5c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Block, Very Fine

1,500
1,450
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122
c
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 122, Later Issues3c Deep Violet, "Orangeburg" Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, "Orangeburg" Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, "Orangeburg" Coil (389). Tied by wavy lines. "Orangeburg, N.Y., Jun. 3, 1911" postmark on "Bell & Company" cover, another Bell & Co. cover from the same correspondence used with a 3c Coil #394 accompanies, Fine & Rare, with P. F. Certificate

2,300
2,300
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123
c
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 123, Later Issues3c Deep Violet, Coil (394), 3c Deep Violet, Coil (394)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Paste-up Single tied on First Day Cover showing Earliest Known Use, (one day earlier than previously recorded) "Orangeburg, N.Y., Nov. 23, 1911" machine postmark with "Bell & Company" corner card and from the same correspondence as the 3c Orangeburg Coil Cover offered in the preceding lot, Very Fine, Extremely Rare, possibly unique

50
650
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124
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 124, Later Issues5c Blue, Panama-Pacific (399), 5c Blue, Panama-Pacific (399)5c Blue, Panama-Pacific (399). Right Plate Number 6129 Block of Eight, Mint, Fine-Very Fine

419
425
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125
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 125, Later Issues10c Orange Yellow. Panama-Pacific (400), 10c Orange Yellow. Panama-Pacific (400)10c Orange Yellow. Panama-Pacific (400). Bottom Plate Number 6130 Block of Six, Very Fine

525
750
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126
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 126, Later Issues10c Orange, Panama-Pacific Perf, 10c Orange, Panama-Pacific Perf10c Orange, Panama-Pacific Perf. 10 (404). Bottom Plate Number 6130 Block of Six, Very Fine

2,400
4,000
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127
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 127, Later Issues2c Red, Type I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Type I, Coil (449)2c Red, Type I, Coil (449). Line Pair, Very Fine, With P. F. Certificate

1,000
1,450
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128
 
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 128, Later Issues2c Carmine, U.S. Automatic Vending Co., Type III Perforations  (459), 2c Carmine, U.S. Automatic Vending Co., Type III Perforations  (459)2c Carmine, U.S. Automatic Vending Co., Type III Perforations (459). Neat Machine cancel, Very Fine, with P. F. Certificate, a Great Rarity, not listed used or as a single, unused pairs catalogue

2,000
725
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129
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 129, Later Issues2c Carmine, Imperforate (482), 2c Carmine, Imperforate (482)2c Carmine, Imperforate (482). Matched set of the Four Plate Number 7942 Blocks of Six, the 5c Error Plate, Mint, Bottom selvedge touches Plate Number, others Very Fine

480
450
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129A
 
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 129A, Later Issues8c Olive Bistre, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (508b), 8c Olive Bistre, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (508b)8c Olive Bistre, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (508b). Neat cancels, tiny tear in bottom stamp, A great Rarity, believed to be unique

0
625
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130
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$5.00 Green and Black (524). Complete Sheet of 100, Mint, Fine-Very Fine, A Rare Sheet

5,435
4,400
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131
ogbl
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 131, Later Issues3c Offset, Type III, Printed on Both Sides (529b), 3c Offset, Type III, Printed on Both Sides (529b)3c Offset, Type III, Printed on Both Sides (529b). Block of Ten, Complete Back impression over two end stamps and selvedge, Back impression inverted in relation to the normal stamps, Fine, Very Scarce

700
700
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132
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 132, Later Issues2c Offset, Type VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Offset, Type VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Offset, Type VII, Imperforate (534B). Horizontal Pair, Left Sheet Margin and Half Arrow, Very Fine, with P. F. Certificate

1,150
1,100
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133
bl
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 133, Later Issues2c Offset, Type VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Offset, Type VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Offset, Type VII, Imperforate (534B). Block, used, Very Fine, Very Scarce

1,000
900
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134
E
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 134, Later Issues, 2c Rose, 5c Blue, 1914 Peace Centennial Essays, Large Die Proofs on India, Sunk Mounted on 71/2" x 61/2" cards; the stamps never made because of World War I; with typewritten letters of Harry S. New, Postmaster General and R. S. Regar, Third Assistant Postmaster General which state that only 5 sets were made, Rare & Handsome, Extremely Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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135
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 135, Later Issues1c Green (544), 1c Green (544)1c Green (544). Brilliant Mint, a Choice Example of this Rarity, unpriced unused, with photo-copy of P. F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
5,250
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136
 
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 136, Later Issues1c Green (544), 1c Green (544)1c Green (544). Precancelled "Saint Louis, Missouri" in three lines, Fine, Very Scarce, especially from Saint Louis

675
625
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137
ogbl
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 137, Later Issues5c Blue, Imperforate (557a), 5c Blue, Imperforate (557a)5c Blue, Imperforate (557a). Block, Very Fine, "Ward" guarantee mark in sheet margin

900
725
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138
ogbl
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 138, Later Issues10c Orange, Imperforate (562b), 10c Orange, Imperforate (562b)10c Orange, Imperforate (562b). Block, without gum as always, Very Fine, Signed "Ward"

900
700
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139
 
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 139, Later Issues2c Harding, Rotary, Perforated 11 (613), 2c Harding, Rotary, Perforated 11 (613)2c Harding, Rotary, Perforated 11 (613). Horizontal Pair Top Sheet margin, neat machine cancel, Centered bit to Top, the "Discovery" Pair and of the utmost rarity

10,000
14,500
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140
P
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 140, Later Issues1c-5c Lexington-Concord, Large Die Proofs (617P-619P), 1c-5c Lexington-Concord, Large Die Proofs (617P-619P)1c-5c Lexington-Concord, Large Die Proofs (617P-619P). Die Sunk on 8" x 6" cards, each with typed "Approved, March 2, 1925" (March 3, 1925 on 5c) and signed "Harry S. New, P. M. General", Very Fine

900
850
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141
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1c-10c Kansas Overprints (658-668). The Set in complete Mint Sheets of 100, small piece of selvedge missing on 5c, Much better than usual centering, Mostly Fine-Very Fine

7,470
7,000
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142
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1c-10c Nebraska Overprints (669-679). The Set in complete Mint Sheets of 100, part selvedge missing on 3c, Much better than usual centering, Mostly Fine-Very Fine

7,852
7,000
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143
P
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 143, Later Issues3c William Penn, Large Die Proof on India (724P), 3c William Penn, Large Die Proof on India (724P)3c William Penn, Large Die Proof on India (724P). Die Sunk on 71/2" x 53/4" card, Very Fine

375
270
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144
 
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 144, Later Issues3c Transcontinental Railroad, Printed on Both Sides (922 var.), 3c Transcontinental Railroad, Printed on Both Sides (922 var.)3c Transcontinental Railroad, Printed on Both Sides (922 var.). Lightly cancelled, the reverse impression is light, but clear in every detail, Very Fine, unlisted

0
270
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145
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 145, Later Issues1c Green, Pair with Full Vertical Gutter Between (1209 var.), 1c Green, Pair with Full Vertical Gutter Between (1209 var.)1c Green, Pair with Full Vertical Gutter Between (1209 var.). Two Complete Sheets of 100 with consecutive Plate Numbers 28062 and 28063, each with One Error Strip of Four and another nearly full pair directly below, Very Fine, Unlisted, a Rare and Unusual offering

E. 350-500
475
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146
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 146, Later Issues5c Booklet Pane, Imperforate Vertically (1213d var.), 5c Booklet Pane, Imperforate Vertically (1213d var.)5c Booklet Pane, Imperforate Vertically (1213d var.). Mint Pane of Seven, The Right Block of Five completely Imperforate Vertically, the Left Vertical Pair with foldover crease (Which caused the error) and straddle margin showing 3 mm. of stamps from adjoining pane. Shows two slogan labels, one imperforate between, A Startling and Spectacular Error

E. 1,000-2,000
1,250
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147
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 147, Later Issues5c American Music Issue (1252 var.), 5c American Music Issue (1252 var.)5c American Music Issue (1252 var.). Complete Mint Sheet of Fifty, Top Right Plate Number 27854, Freak Perforation, Vertically through middle of stamps, Left Vertical Row showing 10 mm. wide gutter and approximately half of the stamp from adjoining pane, A Spectacular and Rare Freak

E. 500-750
800
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148
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 148, Later Issues6c Brown, Coil, Imperforate Horizontally (1298a), 6c Brown, Coil, Imperforate Horizontally (1298a)6c Brown, Coil, Imperforate Horizontally (1298a). Vertical Strip of Three, Very Fine, the rare endwise coil error

E. 500-750
1,200
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149
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 149, Later Issues5c Blue, Coil, Imperforate (1304b). Mint Pair,, 5c Blue, Coil, Imperforate (1304b). Mint Pair,5c Blue, Coil, Imperforate (1304b). Mint Pair,. Extremely Fine

375
325
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150
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 150, Later Issues5c Blue, Coil, Imperforate (1304b), 5c Blue, Coil, Imperforate (1304b)5c Blue, Coil, Imperforate (1304b). Horizontal Strip of Four, Mint, Very Fine

750
525
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151
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 151, Later Issues6c Waterfowl, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1362a), 6c Waterfowl, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1362a)6c Waterfowl, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1362a). Mint, Very Fine

E. 350-500
550
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152
og
6c 1968 Christmas Error, Yellow Plate Numbers and Light Yellow Color Omitted (1363 var.). Complete Sheet of Fifty, Very Fine, Unlisted Error

E. 1,000-2,000
1,400
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153
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 153, Later Issues6c 1968 Christmas, Imperforate (1363b), 6c 1968 Christmas, Imperforate (1363b)6c 1968 Christmas, Imperforate (1363b). Horizontal Pair, Very Fine, Mint

E. 500-750
500
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153A
 
Sale Number 391, Lot Number 153A, Later Issues6c 1970 "Nativity" Christmas Issue, Black Color and Plate Number  Omitted (1406 var.), 6c 1970 "Nativity" Christmas Issue, Black Color and Plate Number  Omitted (1406 var.)6c 1970 "Nativity" Christmas Issue, Black Color and Plate Number Omitted (1406 var.). Block of Ten, with Upper Right Plate Numbers, the Black number omitted from the Block of Four at Left. Mint, with Red Building in background instead of the normal Brown color. Very Fine, a choice example of this newly discovered error, Very Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
2,000
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