Sale 618 — 1983 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1983

Category — Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
186
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 186, Later Issues10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Bottom Imprint & Plate No, 10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Bottom Imprint & Plate No10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 2107 Block, Fresh, Beautifully Centered, some light perf. strengthening, Extremely Fine

2,750
1,600
187
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 187, Later Issues5c Jamestown (330), 5c Jamestown (330)5c Jamestown (330). Complete Sheet of 100, 68 Mint, others sensibly hinge reinforced, Fresh, Overall centering well above average for this difficult issue (although perforations touch on some), few minor separations (not affecting plate number blocks), Rare and Handsome Sheet

19,125
7,500
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188
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 188, Later Issues10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Rejoined Pair, Nicely Centered, light natural gum creases, Very Fine, Handsome Rarity, with P.F. Certificate (cataloged as two singles)

2,400
1,500
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189
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 189, Later Issues8c Olive Green, Bluish (363), 8c Olive Green, Bluish (363)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). With Part Left Imprint Margin, barest trace of hinging, Fine & Exceptionally Choice 20th Century Major Rarity

14,000
11,500
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190
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 190, Later Issues13c Blue Green, Bluish (365), 13c Blue Green, Bluish (365)13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Fine

2,000
950
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191
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 191, Later Issues15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Block with Top Sheet Margin, Very Fine & Choice

3,750
3,250
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192
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 192, Later Issues7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Part Sheet of 90 without straight edges at right, 86 Mint (four hinge remnants), Fine-Very Fine, Rare and Handsome

11,580
5,250
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193
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 193, Later Issues50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Block, Beautifully Centered, bottom right stamp gum disturbance from hinge removal, Extremely Fine

2,500
1,700
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194
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 194, Later Issues2c Red Coil, Ty. I (449), 2c Red Coil, Ty. I (449)2c Red Coil, Ty. I (449). Line Strip of Four, top and bottom stamps hinge remnant, Line Pair Mint, joint line trifle overinked, Fine, Very Rare

10,000
6,500
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195
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 195, Later Issues2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint Line Pair without Customary Crease Between Stamps, Very Fine

2,850
3,000
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196
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 196, Later Issues2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint Line Pair Without Customary Crease Between Stamps, Very Fine

2,850
2,600
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197
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 197, Later Issues2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil (459). Line Strip of Four, end stamps barely hinged, Line Pair Mint, line pair creased as usual, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,900
1,800
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198
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 198, Later Issues$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Block, top pair small hinge remnant, bottom pair Mint, some natural gum wrinkles, one trifle heavy, Fine- Very Fine

4,100
2,100
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199
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 199, Later Issues$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint T. PI. No, $2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint T. PI. No$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint T. PI. No. 8015 Block of Six, Fine-Very Fine, Handsome Example of This Rarity

7,000
4,500
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200
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 200, Later Issues$5.00 Light Green (480). Top Plate No, $5.00 Light Green (480). Top Plate No$5.00 Light Green (480). Top Plate No. 8016 Block of 15, 11 Mint, some separation affects two stamps of Plate No. Block of six (partly reinforced with bits of hinge), natural staple holes in selvedge (one in plate no. block of six selvedge), Fine-Very Fine, Rare and Spectacular Multiple

10,025
5,250
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201
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 201, Later Issues5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Block of Nine (3x3), 5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Block of Nine (3x3)5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Block of Nine (3x3). Middle stamp the error, some of 2c have gum disturbance from partial hinge removal, one 2c small sealed tear, Very Fine Appearance, 5c Stamp Mint & Extremely Fine, Single Error cats. $15,500, with A.P.S. Certificate

18,500
11,000
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202
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 202, Later Issues2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491), 2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491)2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491). Pair, Very Fine, Rare

3,100
3,000
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203
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 203, Later Issues2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491), 2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491)2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491). Pair, Very Fine, Rare

3,100
2,500
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204
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 204, Later Issues2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491), 2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491)2c Carmine Coil, Ty. II (491). Line Pair, scissors separation, all perforations intact, Extremely Fine

7,000
7,500
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205
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 205, Later Issues2c Rose, A.E.F. Booklet Pane of 30 (499f), 2c Rose, A.E.F. Booklet Pane of 30 (499f)2c Rose, A.E.F. Booklet Pane of 30 (499f). Pos, W4, couple minor hinge remnants, mixed centering, Fine, Also Includes Intact Booklet Covers With 11 Sheets of Interleaving (A Rarity in Itself)

8,000
5,750
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206
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 206, Later Issues5c Blue, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (504a), 5c Blue, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (504a)5c Blue, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (504a). Top Plate No, 8902 Margin, a few minor faults, Fine-Very Fine Appearance, Enormously Rare 20th Century Error, Only Two Pairs Known, Obviously Undercataloged

1,250
3,500
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207
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 207, Later Issues$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint Block of 35 (7x5), Fourth stamp third row Double Transfer, few usual light natural gum bends, Fine-Very Fine, Choice Showpiece

3,200
2,300
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208
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 208, Later Issues$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint Block, Deep shade, one with light gum bend, Very Fine

2,450
1,450
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209
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 209, Later Issues$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint Arrow & Double Plate No, $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint Arrow & Double Plate No$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint Arrow & Double Plate No. Block of Eight, couple minor natural gum skips, usual normal P.O. style holes in selvedge (negligible), Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

10,500
8,000
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210
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 210, Later Issues2c Carmine Offset, Type V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine Offset, Type V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine Offset, Type V, Imperforate (533). Mint Block of Sixteen (4x4), Extremely Fine

5,200
3,000
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211
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 211, Later Issues2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539). Mint Top Margin Single, tiny natural inclusion, Fine

2,350
1,500
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212
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 212, Later Issues$2.00 Carmine & Lake (547), $2.00 Carmine & Lake (547)$2.00 Carmine & Lake (547). Right Arrow Block, slight gum disturbance, few light bends, Very Fine

2,350
1,000
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213
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 213, Later Issues5c Deep Blue, Imperf. (557a). Mint Left Plate No, 5c Deep Blue, Imperf. (557a). Mint Left Plate No5c Deep Blue, Imperf. (557a). Mint Left Plate No. 15568 Block of Six, tiny P.O. staple hole, bottom pair natural light gum crease, Extremely Fine, Unlisted

E. 2,000-5,000
4,600
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214
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 214, Later Issues$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint Arrow & Double Plate No, $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint Arrow & Double Plate No$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint Arrow & Double Plate No. Block of Eight, small selvedge separation, tiny perf. disc (excluded) translucent speck, Fine-Very Fine

6,750
3,750
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215
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 215, Later Issues1c Green, Rotary Perforated 11 (594), 1c Green, Rotary Perforated 11 (594)1c Green, Rotary Perforated 11 (594). Unused, without gum as usual, thinning and light toning spot, Fine appearance for this Rare Unused Stamp, About Six Known

7,000
6,250
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216
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 216, Later Issues1c Green, Rotary, Perforated 11 (594), 1c Green, Rotary, Perforated 11 (594)1c Green, Rotary, Perforated 11 (594). Very negligible short corner perf., tied by "Madison Sq. Sta. N.Y. Mar 25 1924" machine pmk. on Multicolor Advertising Post Card from Forbes Magazine, left perfs. just touch, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,750
2,700
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217
 
Sale Number 618, Lot Number 217, Later Issues2c Harding Rotary, Perforated 11 (613), 2c Harding Rotary, Perforated 11 (613)2c Harding Rotary, Perforated 11 (613). Light wavy line cancel, right perfs. close, Fine Example of this Extremely Rare Stamp with Less than 40 Examples Reported, with S.P.A. & P.F. Certificates

13,500
15,000
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218
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 218, Later Issues1c-10c Kansas-Nebraska Overprints (658-679), 1c-10c Kansas-Nebraska Overprints (658-679)1c-10c Kansas-Nebraska Overprints (658-679). Complete Set of Mint Sheets of 100, No. 678 selvedge pencil notation (barely affects plate number block) & torn natural Post Office staple holes, No. 666 narrow selvedge naturally truncated, resulting in two stamps with clipped perforations (not affecting plate number block) Fine-Very Fine, a Superior Set of Far Above Normal Quality, Rare and Handsome

60,932
28,000
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219
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1c-16c Farleys (752-771). Complete Uncut Set of Sheets, Twenty Different, Generally Very Fine set

13,190
3,750
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220
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$1.00-$5.00 Presidentials (832-834). Mint Double Arrow and Double Plate Number Blocks of 20, Very Fine

5,085
3,000
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221
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 221, Later Issues3c Palomar, Vertical Pair Imperforate Between (966 var). Bottom  Right Plate No, 3c Palomar, Vertical Pair Imperforate Between (966 var). Bottom  Right Plate No3c Palomar, Vertical Pair Imperforate Between (966 var). Bottom Right Plate No. 23885 Block Containing Two Error Pairs, Mint, only Seven Plate No. Blocks Known, Very Fine

E. 2,000-5,000
2,000
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222
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 222, Later Issues8c Flag, Imperforate, Imperforate Between (1338Fi, 1338Fj), 8c Flag, Imperforate, Imperforate Between (1338Fi, 1338Fj)8c Flag, Imperforate, Imperforate Between (1338Fi, 1338Fj). Mint Bottom Imprint & Plate Number Block of 40, Block Yields Four Imperforate Between Horizontal Pairs, ("Blind Perfs" around stamp), Four stamps with "Blind Perfs" on three sides, Balance Imperforate, Very Fine, Rare Block, Unlisted as Plate Number Block

E. 2,000-5,000
1,550
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223
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 223, Later Issues6c Mechanical Tricycle, Black Omitted (1417b), 6c Mechanical Tricycle, Black Omitted (1417b)6c Mechanical Tricycle, Black Omitted (1417b). Mint, trivial fingerprint mark on gum, Extremely Fine, Very Rare Error

1,500
1,550
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224
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 224, Later Issues8c Tom Sawyer, Four Colors Omitted (1470c), 8c Tom Sawyer, Four Colors Omitted (1470c)8c Tom Sawyer, Four Colors Omitted (1470c). Mint Block, Extremely Fine

5,000
3,250
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225
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 225, Later Issues10c Zip Code, Yellow Omitted (1511a), 10c Zip Code, Yellow Omitted (1511a)10c Zip Code, Yellow Omitted (1511a). Mint Vertical Block of Six, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
525
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226A
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 226A, Later Issues20c Love, Imperforate (1951 var.) Cpt, 20c Love, Imperforate (1951 var.) Cpt20c Love, Imperforate (1951 var.) Cpt. Mint Sheet of Fifty, left margin irregular along four stamps (clear of design), otherwise Very Fine, An Exceptional & Scarce Modern Error, Unlisted in Scott!

E. 5,000-10,000
5,000
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226
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 226, Later Issues10c Zip Code, Yellow Omitted (1511a), 10c Zip Code, Yellow Omitted (1511a)10c Zip Code, Yellow Omitted (1511a). Mint Block of Ten (5x2), Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
950
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227
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Sale Number 618, Lot Number 227, Later Issues20c State Birds, Imperforate (2002a var), 20c State Birds, Imperforate (2002a var)20c State Birds, Imperforate (2002a var). Complete Mint Sheet of Fifty Different Stamps, Extremely Fine, Believed to be Unique. This is the largest number of different unique errors ever to be offered as one lot, Spectacular and of Incalculable Value, Probably the Greatest Error in the History of United States Postage Stamps

0
32,500
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