Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — 1922 and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
263
P
Sale 660, Lot 263, 1922 and Later Issues1/2c-$5.00 1922-26 Issue, Large Die Proofs (551P1-573P1, 622P1, 623P1). Complete Set, Die Sunk on 6x8" Cards, $5.00 hybrid as always (some toning), All with typewritten & signed approvals of various P.M.G's or Assistants, Very Few Sets Known, This Lot Being About as Choice a Set as Can Be Obtained

23,600
9,500
264
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 264, 1922 and Later Issues5c Dark Blue, Imperforate (557a). Block, Fresh, Extremely Fine, signed Ward

1,400
1,000
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265
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 265, 1922 and Later Issues10c Orange, Imperforate (562b). Left Margin Block, Fresh, without gum as always, Extremely Fine

1,300
900
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266
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 266, 1922 and Later Issues$2.00 Blue (572). Bottom Plate No. 14306 Block of Six, Very Fine

2,000
800
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267
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 267, 1922 and Later Issues$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Arrow & Double Plate No. Block of Eight, Well-centered, Six Mint, others barest trace of hinging, negligible selvedge strengthening, Extremely Fine

5,500
2,500
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268
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 268, 1922 and Later Issues$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint Arrow & Double Plate No. Block of Eight, tiny translucency caused by excluded perf. disc., Fine

5,500
1,850
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269
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1c-3c 1923 Issue, Perf. 10 Rotaries (581-584). Complete Sheets of 100 of each, Most Fine-Very Fine

4,550
1,400
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270
 
Sale 660, Lot 270, 1922 and Later Issues1c Green, Rotary Perf. 11 (594). Horizontal Pair, on piece tied by "Madison Sq. Sta. N.Y. Oct. 4 1924" Machine pmk., perfs. trifle in at right on left stamp, Right Stamp Very Fine, Only 30 Used Examples Known including two pairs of which this is the Finer, with P.F. Certificate, ex-Grunin, Sheriff Collection

3,700
4,500
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271
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2c Harding, Rotary (612). Cpl. Matched Set of PI. No. 14867 Mint Sheets of 100, one with right Plate No. Block selvedge crease, perfs. touch on some, Most F-VF

11,000
2,500
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272
 
Sale 660, Lot 272, 1922 and Later Issues2c Harding Rotary Perf. 11 (613). Neat Wavy Line Machine Cancel, Unusually Well-centered for this, Extremely Fine, A Great 20th Century Rarity in Fabulous Condition, with P.F. Certificate, Sheriff Collection

13,500
28,000
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273
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1c-5c Huguenot-Walloons (614-616). Complete Mint Sheets of 50, Fine-Very Fine Set, 5c Choice

3,614
1,200
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274
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1c-5c Lexington-Concord (617-619). Complete Sheets of 50, First Two Mint, 1c & 5c natural narrow bottom selvedge partly into Plate Nos., perfs. touch on four 5c, otherwise Fine-Very Fine Set

3,382
1,050
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275
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2c, 5c Norse Americans (620, 621). Complete Sheets of 100, Latter Mint, top selvedge slightly reduced (clear of Plate Nos.), Former Mint except for two stamps, Fine-Very Fine Set, Vast Majority of 5c Very Fine

4,122
1,350
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276
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Sale 660, Lot 276, 1922 and Later Issues2c Yon Steuben, Imperforate (689a). Horizontal Pair, Pos. 82, 83, negligible gum wrinkles, Extremely Fine, Rare in this condition as virtually all known examples have heavy wrinkles or are creased, with P.F. Certificate showing block of six of which this was the top right pair

2,250
1,900
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277
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Sale 660, Lot 277, 1922 and Later Issues2c Von Steuben, Imperforate (689a). Horizontal Pair, right stamp with small partly broken corner crease (hinge reinforced), otherwise Very Fine, Virtually All Known Examples of This 20th Century Rarity are Faulty

2,250
1,500
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278
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Sale 660, Lot 278, 1922 and Later Issues2c Yorktown, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Vertically (703c). Unique Arrow & Center Line Block of Ten (Five Error Pairs), from the only sheet of 50, one stamp lightly hinged, others Mint, couple natural gum skips, Fine-Very Fine, Wonderful 20th Century Error Piece, Sheriff Collection

12,500
7,000
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279
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1/2c-10c Bicentennials (704-715). Complete Sheets of 100, Virtually All Mint (two 9c & 10c stamps with tape stains), 4c Very Good-Fine, Most Others Fine-Very Fine

3,811
1,000
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280
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Sale 660, Lot 280, 1922 and Later Issues5c Koscuiszko, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Vertically (734a). Block (Two Error Pairs) with Bottom Sheet Margin, Fine, Remarkably Choice as Virtually All Known Pairs are faulty, with P.F. Certificate, Sheriff Collection

3,500
2,800
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281
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Sale 660, Lot 281, 1922 and Later Issues$1.00 Presidential, Watermarked "U.S.I.R." (832b). Mint Double Plate No. Block of Eight, Fine-Very Fine, Sheriff Collection

3,250
2,200
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281A
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 281A, 1922 and Later Issues$5.00 Red Brown & Black, Presidential Error of Color (834a). Mint Top Left Corner Margin Block, Extremely Fine, signed Sloane, with P.F. Certificate

3,200
4,000
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282
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Sale 660, Lot 282, 1922 and Later Issues6c WaIt Disney, Imperforate (1355c). Mint Horizontal Pair, Extremely Fine, Sheriff Collection

1,250
725
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283
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Sale 660, Lot 283, 1922 and Later Issues13c Bicentennial, "Fifer" Imperforate From Edge of Sheet, Not From Part of Triptych (1631b var). Mint Vertical Pair, Extremely Fine, Only Two Pairs of This Variety Can Exist per sheet, Sheriff Collection

E. 1,000-2,000
700
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