Sale 409 — 1972 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 23 March, 1972

Category — Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
162
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Sale 409, Lot 162, Later Issues10c Yellow, Coil (356). Guide Line Pair, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,100
1,250
163
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Sale 409, Lot 163, Later Issues3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Block, Very Fine

1,850
1,700
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164
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Sale 409, Lot 164, Later Issues4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Marginal single, Centered trifle to bottom. Two microscopic thin specks, otherwise a Fine copy of this Rare stamp, with P.F. Certificate

5,500
2,500
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165
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Sale 409, Lot 165, Later Issues8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Mint, A Fine example of this Rarity

5,500
3,400
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166
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Sale 409, Lot 166, Later Issues8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Bottom perfs. barely touch, Faint gum crease. Fine example of this standard rarity, with P.F. Certificate

5,500
2,300
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167
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Sale 409, Lot 167, Later Issues10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Block, Unusually fresh, Fine-Very Fine, A Scarce block

1,600
1,250
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168
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Sale 409, Lot 168, Later Issues13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Bottom Imprint Plate No. Block of Six. Fresh, Few perfs barely touch at top. Fine, A Very Rare and Handsome Block

6,250
3,250
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169
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Sale 409, Lot 169, Later Issues2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Top Star Imprint Plate No. 4976 Block of Six. Tiny natural paper inclusion in one stamp, Very Fine

800
900
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170
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Sale 409, Lot 170, Later Issues5c Panama-Pacific (399). Right Plate No. 6129 Block of Six, Mint, minute natural flaw in top margin of lower right stamp, otherwise Very Fine. A choice and very scarce block

500
575
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171
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10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Complete Mint Sheet of Seventy! Exceptional Centering, the two Plate Number blocks and almost the entire balance of the sheet being Very Fine. A Sensational, Stupendous Sheet of the utmost rarity

25,250
28,000
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172
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Sale 409, Lot 172, Later Issues50c Violet (440). Left Sheet Margin Block of Six, Mint, Well Centered, Extremely Fine

925
800
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173
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Sale 409, Lot 173, Later Issues30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 at Bottom (516 var.). Vertical Pair, Bottom stamp the variety. Mint, Very Fine, the variety listed in Scott as "Perf. 10 at top" only and unpriced. Very Rare

E. 750-1,000
400
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174
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Sale 409, Lot 174, Later Issues$2.00 Red Orange and Black (523). Block, Vertical Line at Center, Very Fine

525
375
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175
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$5.00 Green and Black (524). Complete Mint Sheet of One Hundred, Fine-Very Fine

6,000
4,200
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176
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Sale 409, Lot 176, Later Issues2c Carmine, Offset, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Block, Minute natural inclusion speck, Very Fine

2,500
1,800
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177
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Sale 409, Lot 177, Later Issues1c Gray Green, Offset, Rossbach Perf. 121/2,Imperforate Vertically (536a). Block, "H.F. Colman" handstamp guarantee on back, Very Fine

570
350
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178
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Sale 409, Lot 178, Later Issues1c Green, Perf. 11, Rotary (544). Beautifully Centered, Tied on post-card by "Newark, N.J." 1923 machine cancel., Very Fine, Much scarcer than catalogue value would indicate, with P.F. Certificate

800
850
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179
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1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Plate Number Blocks, Complete sets, Fine-Very Fine

1,186
950
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180
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3c Nebraska, Overprint Omitted (672a). Plate Number Block of Sixteen, two stamps without overprint. The Plate Number block shows the overprint in top selvedge. Very Fine, A Very Scarce Error

834
550
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181
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Sale 409, Lot 181, Later Issues6c Gray Brown, Imperforate Between Vertically (1284 var.). Irregular Block of Nine plus three portions from a Folded-Over Booklet Pane, containing one complete and one nearly complete error pairs. Mint, Very Fine and Rare, unlisted in Scott

E. 500-750
1,300
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182
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Sale 409, Lot 182, Later Issues4c Black, Lincoln, Coil, Imperforate (1303 var.). Horizontal Strip of Three, Mint, Very Fine, not yet listed in catalogue

E. 500-750
625
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183
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Sale 409, Lot 183, Later Issues5c Blue, Coil, Imperforate (1304b). Pair, Mint, Very Fine

375
375
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184
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Sale 409, Lot 184, Later Issues8c Multicolor Flag, Imperforate (1338Fi). Mint Block, Extremely Fine, Unpriced in catalogue

0
425
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185
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Sale 409, Lot 185, Later Issues8c Multicolor Flag, Imperforate (1338Fi). Mint Block of Twenty; Bottom Double Plate Numbers and Triple "Mail Early", Extremely Fine, Unpriced in catalogue

0
3,000
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186
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Sale 409, Lot 186, Later Issues8c Multicolor Flag, Imperforate Between (1338F Var.). Mint Block of Twenty; Top Double Plate Numbers and Triple "Mail Early". Alternate Vertical Rows are imperforate, yielding ten Imperforate Between Pairs, Extremely Fine, Unlisted in Scott, A Very Rare variety

0
2,700
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187
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Sale 409, Lot 187, Later Issues8c Multicolor Flag, Coil, Imperforate Error (1338Gh). Mint Strip of Four, Extremely Fine

E. 350-500
325
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188
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Sale 409, Lot 188, Later Issues6c "Waterfowl" Multicolor, Vertical Pair Imperforate Between (1362a). Mint, Very Fine

600
700
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189
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6c Grandma Moses, Error, Black and Prussian Blue Omitted (1370b). Complete Mint Sheet of Fifty! Well Centered throughout, Perfection! A fantastic error, one of the most spectacular that has ever occurred. As far as we know this is one of only two sheets found, establishing it as an outstanding 20th Century Rarity

17,500
11,000
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190
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Sale 409, Lot 190, Later Issues8c Deep Claret, Eisenhower, Imperforate Coil (1402a). Mint Strip of Four, Centered slightly to bottom, Fine

E. 500-750
300
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191
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Sale 409, Lot 191, Later Issues6c "Doll Carriage" Christmas, 1970, Black completely (1418 var.). Mint, Extremely Fine, A startling, fantastic which only four are believed to exist

0
3,200
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192
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8c "Decade of Space Achievement" Error, Red and Blue Colors, Omitted (1434-1435 var.). Complete Mint Sheet of Fifty, Top Right Plate No. 33162, Perfection! A newly discovered sensational error of which there are only two recorded sheets to date, establishing at as an error of major importance

E. 2,000-5,000
17,000
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