Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — 20th Century up to 1922 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
229
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Sale 660, Lot 229, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Complete Set of Mint Sheets of 50, perfs. close to touch on some, Fresh & Most Fine-Very Fine

28,250
8,500
230
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Sale 660, Lot 230, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Louisiana Purchase, Vertical Pair Imperforate Horizontally (324a). One stamp reinforced crease, Scarce, Only 25 Pairs Known

6,000
2,100
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231
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Sale 660, Lot 231, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Louisiana Purchase, Vertical Pair Imperforate Horizontally (324a). Block (Two Error Pairs) With Horizontal Guide Line Between, some gum disturbance from hinge removal, The Best Centered Block From The Unique Sheet of 50, Extremely Fine, ex-Grunin, Sheriff Collection

12,000
9,500
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232
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Sale 660, Lot 232, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint Top Imprint & Plate No. 2106 Block of Six, Extremely Fine

3,200
5,750
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233
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Sale 660, Lot 233, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue50c Violet (341). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 4956 Block of Six, some gum missing from hinge removal, light purple "Inc." handstamp on back, centered to right, perfs clear, Scarce Plate Block

7,500
3,000
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234
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Sale 660, Lot 234, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue5c Blue, Bluish (361). Minor hinge remnant, Fine & Choice

3,500
1,700
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235
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Sale 660, Lot 235, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue5c Blue, Bluish (361). Fresh & Fine, signed, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
1,800
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236
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Sale 660, Lot 236, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue5c Blue, Bluish (361). Fresh, gum disturbed from hinge removal, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
1,700
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237
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Sale 660, Lot 237, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Block, Bottom Right Stamp Mint, Fine & Rare, with P.F. Certificate

8,750
3,000
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238
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Sale 660, Lot 238, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Block with Top Sheet Margin, Very Fine & Choice

4,000
2,800
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239
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Sale 660, Lot 239, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine, Coil (388). Mint Pair, Fine-Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,600
1,450
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240
 
3c Deep Violet, "Orangeburg" Coil (389). Well-centered, minor corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. & A.P.S. Certificates

4,750
5,250
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241
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Sale 660, Lot 241, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Block, one stamp small gum skip, others Mint, Well-centered, Extremely Fine

5,600
3,250
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242
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Sale 660, Lot 242, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue50c Violet, $1.00 Violet Brown (422, 423). Blocks, minor hinge remnants, Fine-Very Fine, Several Exceptional

3,450
2,100
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243
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Sale 660, Lot 243, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue50c Violet (440). Block, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,300
1,600
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244
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Sale 660, Lot 244, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue50c Violet (440). Block, top pair lightly hinged, Bottom Pair Mint, Very Fine

3,300
1,500
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245
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Sale 660, Lot 245, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint Line Pair, Very Fine

1,100
1,050
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246
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Sale 660, Lot 246, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Red, Ty. I Coil (449). Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
1,450
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247
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Sale 660, Lot 247, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue3c Red Violet, Coil (456). Line Pair, Unusually Well-centered, gum bit disturbed from hinge removal, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
1,350
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248
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Sale 660, Lot 248, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine, Rotary Imperforate, U.S. Automatic Vending Machine Co. Private Perforations Ty. III (459 var). Pair, some gum disturbance from hinge removal, Very Fine, Only Two Pairs Known Thus Making This The Rarest Coil "Variety" in U.S. Philately, with Two P.F. Certificates

7,500
8,000
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249
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Sale 660, Lot 249, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue30c Orange Red (476A). Left Sheet Margin Single, selvedge faults, stamp centered to left, perfs. clear (better than typical centering), Rare Stamp, Unpriced, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
3,250
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250
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Sale 660, Lot 250, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue$1.00 Violet Black (478). Top Imprint, "A" & Plate No. 5782 Block of Six, hinge remnants, trivial gum toning speck, Fine-Very Fine, Very Rare Plate Block

13,000
8,000
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251
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Sale 660, Lot 251, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479, 480). Blocks, $2.00 Mint, Very Fine

3,700
1,350
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252
 
Sale 660, Lot 252, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Deep Rose, Ty. la, Schermack Private Vending Machine Perforations Ty. III (482A). Three Huge Margins, partly in at left, Neat Wavy Line Machine cancel, Scarce, with P.F. Certificate

6,000
2,500
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253
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Sale 660, Lot 253, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Block of Nine, Middle Stamp The Error, top left 2c stamp repaired, others, including Error Mint & Extremely Fine, Sheriff Collection

15,000
7,500
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254
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Sale 660, Lot 254, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue5c Carmine Error, Imperforate (485). Block of Twelve, Middle Vertical Pair The Errors, top 2c strip of three minor hinge remnants, Errors Mint, Extremely Fine

28,500
14,000
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255
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Sale 660, Lot 255, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue1c Green, 2c Rose, A.E.F. Booklet Panes of 30 (498f, 499f). One 1c oily translucency, horizontal folds between perfs.; 2c hinge remnant, horizontal folds between perfs., right three stamps skillfully rejoined, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

9,050
0
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256
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Sale 660, Lot 256, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue12c Claret Brown, Vertical Pair Perforated 10 Between (512b). Fine & Rare, with P.F. Certificate Showing Block of Which This was the left pair, Unpriced Unused

E. 1,000-2,000
1,400
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257
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Sale 660, Lot 257, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint Center Line Block, Very Fine

2,350
950
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258
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Sale 660, Lot 258, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Complete Sheet of 100, 97 Mint (two others never hinged, tiny inkspot & fingerprint on back), three small bits of bottom selvedge missing, natural wrinkles affect a few, one stamp in plate block small thin spot, perfs. close to touch on some, Most Fine-Very Fine, Very Rare

50,200
19,000
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259
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Sale 660, Lot 259, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue$2.00 Carmine & Black, $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524, 547). Mint Blocks ($2.00 lightly hinged in selvedge), Very Fine

3,700
1,550
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260
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2c Carmine, Offset Imperforate Ty. VII (534B). Large Margins, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,550
1,300
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261
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Sale 660, Lot 261, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine, Offset Imperforate Ty. VII (534B). Horizontal Pair, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,100
2,100
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262
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Sale 660, Lot 262, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine, Offset Imperforate Ty. VII (534B). Center Line Block, Huge Margins Showing Parts of All 12 Surrounding Stamps, top pair gum disturbed from hinge removal, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

7,250
4,500
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