Sale 560 — 1980 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1980

Category — 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
248
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Sale 560, Lot 248, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Complete Set in Mint Sheets of Fifty, Incredibly Fresh, Contains Many Choice Stamps, 1c, 5c & 10c few perf. separations in Bottom Plate No. Blocks, 1c penciled signature on back of sheet (on six stamps, does not affect either Plate No. Block), 5c penciled numeral on bottom selvedge (does not affect Plate Number Block of Four), Overall A Very Fine Set

28,440
37,500
249
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Sale 560, Lot 249, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue3c Louisiana Purchase (325). Mint Top Imprint & Plate No. 2101 Block, Very Fine & Exceptionally Choice

675
2,600
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250
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Sale 560, Lot 250, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint Horizontal Block of Six, Fine-Very Fine

1,375
3,500
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251
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Sale 560, Lot 251, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue5c Blue Coil (351). Line Strip of Four, Three Stamps Mint, Exceptionally Well-Centered & Choice, Extremely Fine

840
2,300
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252
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Sale 560, Lot 252, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue10c Yellow Coil (356). Pair, hinge remnant, minor perf. strengthening, Left perfs. barely touch on one, otherwise Fine

2,100
2,000
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253
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Sale 560, Lot 253, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue10c Yellow Coil (356). Line Strip of Four, slightly disturbed o.g. from hinge removal, Line Pair reinforced by tiny bits of hinge, Fine-Very Fine Strip, Scarce

6,600
9,500
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254
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Sale 560, Lot 254, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Well-centered, hinge remnant, Very Fine, Colman handstamp guarantee

1,000
1,700
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255
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Sale 560, Lot 255, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Bottom Left Corner Margin Block, top pair hinge remnant, Bottom Pair Mint, Extremely Fine

1,050
1,900
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256
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Sale 560, Lot 256, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Top Imprint & Plate No. 4979 Block of Six, four are mint, Fine-Very Fine

3,500
5,250
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257
 
Sale 560, Lot 257, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue3c Deep Violet Coil (389). Used, Very Fine, with A.P.S. Certificate

2,250
5,500
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258
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Sale 560, Lot 258, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (402). Top Plate No. 6649 Block of Six, Exceptionally Fresh, hinge remnants, Fine-Very Fine

1,850
1,350
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259
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Sale 560, Lot 259, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue50c Violet (422). Block, two Mint, Extremely Fine

750
1,450
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260
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Sale 560, Lot 260, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue50c Violet (440). Block, hinge remnant, Very Fine

2,200
3,500
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261
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Sale 560, Lot 261, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Red Coil, Ty.1 (449). Line Pair, Top stamp hinge remnant, Top perfs. close, Fine, Rare & Choice

5,000
4,750
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262
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Sale 560, Lot 262, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Red Coil, Ty. I (449). Line Pair, hinge remnant, part O.g., some black offset from approval sheet (on back only), Fine Appearance

5,000
2,200
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263
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Sale 560, Lot 263, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine Imperf. Coil (459). Mint Line Pair, Crease as usual, Very Fine

1,750
2,500
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264
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Sale 560, Lot 264, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue50c Light Violet (477). Mint, Extremely Fine

850
4,750
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265
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Sale 560, Lot 265, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue50c Light Violet (477). Bottom Margin Block with Plate No., insignificant perf. scuff on bottom left stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

3,000
11,500
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266
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Sale 560, Lot 266, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479, 480). Blocks, Very Fine

3,700
10,000
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267
 
Sale 560, Lot 267, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine, Ty. la (482A). Huge Margins Showing Intact Schermack Ty. III Private Perforations, Neat Wavy Line Machine Cancel, Almost Certainly a Matchless Example of this Rare 20th Century Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

5,000
10,000
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268
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Sale 560, Lot 268, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Single Error in Mint Block of 32, with Right Arrow & Plate No. 7942, Parts of 18 Adjoining Stamps, Extremely Fine

12,000
15,500
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269
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Sale 560, Lot 269, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Block of 12, Two Middle Stamps the Errors, corner 2c stamps hinged, Errors Mint, Extremely Fine, Only 50 Double Error Blocks Issued

21,000
28,000
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270
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Sale 560, Lot 270, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Double Error in Top Left Mint Pane of 121 including Two Plate No. 7942 Blocks of Six & Two Arrow Blocks, also parts of 23 adjoining stamps, Extremely Fine

21,000
25,000
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271
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5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Complete Mint Uncut Sheet of 400, Very Fine, A Great 20th. Century Rarity & One of the Very Few Remaining Intact Sheets of the Approximately 45 Discovered

34,739
40,000
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272
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Sale 560, Lot 272, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491). Pair, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,300
5,250
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273
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2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491). Line Pair, hinge remnant. Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

5,500
6,500
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274
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Sale 560, Lot 274, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Rose, AEF Booklet Pane of 30 (499f). Hinge remnant on some of top row, others Mint, Fine, Rare

5,500
9,500
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275
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Sale 560, Lot 275, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Deep Rose, Ty. la (500). Complete Mint Sheet of 100 including Top & Right Plate No. 10208 Blocks of Six, mixed centering, more than half Fine-Very Fine, Rare Sheet

27,050
17,000
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276
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Sale 560, Lot 276, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Left Margin Block, Top Pair lightly hinged, Bottom Pair Mint, Fine-Very Fine

4,750
8,000
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277
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Sale 560, Lot 277, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Top Arrow & Double Plate No. Block of Eight, gum skip on one, one stamp has minor hinge remnant, others Mint, P.O. Staple Holes in Selvedge, Centering varies from Fine-Extremely Fine, Overall a Very Fine Block, Rare

20,000
32,500
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278
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Sale 560, Lot 278, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint Block, Extremely Fine

1,700
5,250
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279
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Sale 560, Lot 279, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint Center Line Block of 36, few light natural gum bends, Eight Fine, balance Very Fine to Extremely Fine, A Beautiful & Desirable Piece of Considerable Rarity

15,500
28,000
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280
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Sale 560, Lot 280, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine Offset Imperforate Ty. V (533). Mint Block of 40 (8x5), three have natural inclusions, Extremely Fine

9,000
9,000
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281
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Sale 560, Lot 281, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine Offset Imperforate Ty. VII (534B). Center Line Block, top pair hinge remnant, Bottom Pair Mint, Extremely Fine, A Seldom Seen 20th. Century Rarity

6,500
9,500
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282
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Sale 560, Lot 282, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539). Fresh, hinge remnant, Centered bit to right, just clear, Fine for this, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
1,400
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283
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Sale 560, Lot 283, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Mint Block, light bend in one, Very Fine, Top Pair Exceptional

1,650
3,250
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284
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Sale 560, Lot 284, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Center Line Block, Very Fine

1,750
2,200
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285
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Sale 560, Lot 285, 20th Century Up to 1922 Issue1c-5c Pilgrims (548-550). Cpt. Set of Plate No. Blocks of Six tied by "Washington D.C Dec. 21, 1920" First Day Duplex pmks. on Large (12x91/2") Cover, horizontal rows of perfs. close or touching, Rare & Undoubtedly Unique (Set of Singles on First Day Cover catalogs $1,850.00, Premium for Plate No. Blocks of Six would catalog $11,100.00)

0
6,750
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