Sale 448 — 1974 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 27 March, 1974

Category — 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
157
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 157, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Complete Set in Sheets of 50, 1c, 2c & 5c trivial creases, two s. e. 10c have tiny thin specks, sensibly hinge reinforced around edges, perfs. touch on a few, Nearly All Fine-Very Fine

10,000
8,000
158
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3c Louisiana Purchase (325). Complete Sheet of 50, sensibly hinge reinforced around edges, Fine-Very Fine

1,535
1,150
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159
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 159, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Top Imprint & Plate No, 10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Top Imprint & Plate No10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Top Imprint & Plate No. 2106 Block, Never Hinged, selvedge strengthened, Very Fine

1,000
1,150
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160
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 160, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344E var.). Vertical Mint Strip of Seven with Star & Plate No, 2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344E var.). Vertical Mint Strip of Seven with Star & Plate No2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344E var.). Vertical Mint Strip of Seven with Star & Plate No. 5299, Fourth Stamp from Top the Error, Fine & Rare

486
425
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161
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3c Deep Violet, Imperforate (345). Complete Pane of 100, two stamps have thin spots, others Very Fine

704
575
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162
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5c Blue, Imperforate (347). Complete Pane of 100, containing two Plate No. Blocks, selvedge creased, three stamps have thins, others Very Fine, Scarce Sheet

2,464
1,700
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163
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 163, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359), 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Block, Stanley Gibbons handstamp guarantees, Very Fine

2,000
1,600
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164
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 164, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360), 4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360)4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Well Centered, slight dry gum, Very Fine, Rare

6,500
4,500
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165
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 165, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue5c Blue, Bluish (361), 5c Blue, Bluish (361)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Fine, with P. F. Certificate

1,600
1,450
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166
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 166, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue8c Olive Green, Bluish (363), 8c Olive Green, Bluish (363)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Extraordinary Centering, Extremely Fine, Bottom Right Stamp from the Lilly Block, Rare

6,500
7,250
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167
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 167, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Left Imprint & Plate No, 13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Left Imprint & Plate No13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Left Imprint & Plate No. 4945 Block of Six, Choice Centering, tiny insignificant bits of hinge reinforcing, Extremely Fine, A Beautiful Plate Block

7,250
6,750
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168
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 168, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Right Imprint & Plate No, 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Right Imprint & Plate No15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Right Imprint & Plate No. 4954 Block of Six, staple holes in margin, Very Fine

2,850
2,400
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169
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 169, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Lincoln, Imperforate (368), 2c Lincoln, Imperforate (368)2c Lincoln, Imperforate (368). Complete Pane of 100 containing two Plate No. Blocks, small natural selvedge at bottom partly affects Imprint & Plate No., four stamp have small thins, others Very Fine

1,568
1,300
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170
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 170, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Top Imprint, Small Solid Star & Plate No, 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Top Imprint, Small Solid Star & Plate No2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Top Imprint, Small Solid Star & Plate No. 4977 Block of Six, trivial toned specks in selvedge, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare Plate Block

1,100
950
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171
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 171, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Complete Sheet of 100, some very minor separation, small natural bottom selvedge partly affecting plate number, two stamps tiny thin specks, others Fine-Very Fine, Very Scarce Sheet

8,550
6,750
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172
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 172, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373), 2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373)2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373). Complete Pane of 60, with two Plate No. Blocks, Very Fine

1,163
1,400
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173
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 173, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered slightly to R. B. as they should be, well clear; Tied by wavy machine cancel., "Orangeburg, N. Y., May 1, 1911" pmk. on neat Blue cover with Bell & Co. Corner Card. Stamp hasc been lifted from the cover to check watermark & put back precisely. One of the finest of the few covers known, A sensational rarity

3,000
3,100
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174
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 174, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue5c Panama-Pacific (399). Bottom Plate No, 5c Panama-Pacific (399). Bottom Plate No5c Panama-Pacific (399). Bottom Plate No. 6134 Block of Six, Fine

800
725
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175
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 175, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue10c Panama-Pacific (400). Right Plate No, 10c Panama-Pacific (400). Right Plate No10c Panama-Pacific (400). Right Plate No. Block of Six, two tab holes in selvedge, Fine

1,350
1,250
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176
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 176, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404), 10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Block, Wonderfully Well Centered, one stamp very lightly hinged, others Mint, Extremely Fine, with P. F. Certificate

1,450
1,550
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177
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 177, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Top Plate No, 10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Top Plate No10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Top Plate No. 6135 Block of Six, Exceptionally Well Centered, one stamp has tiny natural paper inclusion speck, Very Fine, Rare & Handsome Plate Block

5,500
6,000
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178
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 178, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A), 30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A)30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A). Pos. 92, Mint, Fine, with P. F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,200
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179
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 179, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A), 30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A)30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A). Mint Block, Pos. 83-84, 93-94, centered slightly to top, Very Fine for this Rarity, as most known examples are poorly centered, with P. F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
5,250
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180
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 180, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A). Right Plate No, 30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A). Right Plate No30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A). Right Plate No. 6917 Block of Six, Pos. 49-50, 59-60, 69-70, perfs. touch or slightly in on two sides, characteristic centering for this Tremendous Rarity, since more than half from the only known sheet have similar centering, Mint, One of Two Possible Plate Blocks known to Exist, with P. F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
6,500
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181
 
Sale Number 448, Lot Number 181, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Carmine Imperforate, Ty. Ia, Schennack Vending Machine Perforation Ty. Ill (482A), 2c Carmine Imperforate, Ty. Ia, Schennack Vending Machine Perforation Ty. Ill (482A)2c Carmine Imperforate, Ty. Ia, Schennack Vending Machine Perforation Ty. Ill (482A). Neat Wavy Line Machine cancel., severed from the roll considerally off center as often, small thin spot, still a Desirable Example of this Rare Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

3,500
1,150
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182
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 182, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue5c Carmine, Imperforate Error (485)., 5c Carmine, Imperforate Error (485).5c Carmine, Imperforate Error (485).. Block of Nine, Middle Stamp the Error, Huge Margins, Extremely Fine

4,000
5,250
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183
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 183, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Carmine, Coil Ty. II (491), 2c Carmine, Coil Ty. II (491)2c Carmine, Coil Ty. II (491). Mint Pair, two top perfs. separated, Fine & Rare, with P. F. Certificate

1,200
900
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184
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 184, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Carmine, Coil, Ty. II (491), 2c Carmine, Coil, Ty. II (491)2c Carmine, Coil, Ty. II (491). Joint Line Pair, Fine, Very Scarce

2,000
1,850
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185
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 185, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue11c Light Green, Perf. 10 at Bottom (511 var.). Top Plate No, 11c Light Green, Perf. 10 at Bottom (511 var.). Top Plate No11c Light Green, Perf. 10 at Bottom (511 var.). Top Plate No. 13467 Block of Six, Nibbed perf. on one, rounded corner perf. on another, the lower center stamp Very Fine. A Plate Block of Utmost Rarity with Friedl Certificate, catalogue price as for three singles

1,800
1,100
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186
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 186, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Complete Sheet of 100, small tear & wrinkling in part of selvedge only, some hinge reinforcing, Fine-Very Fine, Rare Sheet

3,550
2,500
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187
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 187, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue2c Carmine, Offset Imperforate, Ty. VII (534B), 2c Carmine, Offset Imperforate, Ty. VII (534B)2c Carmine, Offset Imperforate, Ty. VII (534B). Vertical Line Block, Large Margins All Around, tiny natural paper inclusion speck, Very Fine, Rare Block, with P. F. Certificate

2,850
2,400
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188
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Sale Number 448, Lot Number 188, 20th Century Up to 1920 Issue1c Gray Green, Imperforate Vertically (536a), 1c Gray Green, Imperforate Vertically (536a)1c Gray Green, Imperforate Vertically (536a). Right Center Line Block, light crease between pairs, bottom pair slight toning, otherwise Very Fine, Very Scarce, H F C(olman) handstamp guarantee

570
350
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