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Sale 708 — 1989 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 April, 1989

Category — Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
382
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 382, Later Issues2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint Top Plate No, 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint Top Plate No2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint Top Plate No. F10208 Block of Six, Rich Intense Color, Fine-Very Fine, An Exceptionally Choice No. 500 Plate Block

6,750
1,550
383
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 383, Later Issues11c Green, Part Perf. 10 Error (511, 511a). Top Plate No, 11c Green, Part Perf. 10 Error (511, 511a). Top Plate No11c Green, Part Perf. 10 Error (511, 511a). Top Plate No. 13470 Block of Six, Bottom Center and Right Stamps Perf. 10 at Bottom, Others Perf. II, Mint (small hinge remnants in selvedge only), Near Perfect Centering, Extremely Fine, A Great Rarity-One of Only Two Such Plate Blocks Known, with P.F. Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
4,500
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384
c
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 384, Later Issues2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Two Singles, one rounded corner perf., on Cover tied by "New York, N.Y. Hudson Terminal Nov 7 1917" Wavy Line Machine pmk., Fine, Rare Multiple Franking

2,025
2,900
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385
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 385, Later Issues$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Center Line Block, Well-centered, Fresh, Bottom Stamps Mint, top stamps minor hinge remnant, top right stamp tiny natural translucency, Extremely Fine

4,750
1,550
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386
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 386, Later Issues$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Left Arrow Block, Well-centered, lightly hinged, bottom left stamp tiny thin, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

4,600
1,550
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387
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 387, Later Issues$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Sheet of 100, 97 Stamps Mint (two others never hinged, tiny printing ink spot and fingerprint on back), lacking three small bits of bottom selvedge, natural paper wrinkle affects five stamps, one stamp in Plate No. Block with small thin spot, perfs. close or touch on bottom row, Most Fine-Very Fine, Very Rare Sheet

48,750
18,000
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388
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 388, Later Issues2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539). Fresh and Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,350
1,700
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389
ogbl
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 389, Later Issues2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539). Top "S20" & Plate No, 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539). Top "S20" & Plate No2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II (539). Top "S20" & Plate No. 7463 Block, perfs. trifle in at right, Average Centering for This Issue, A Very Rare Plate Block

15,000
5,000
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390
 
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 390, Later Issues1c Green, Rotary (544), 1c Green, Rotary (544)1c Green, Rotary (544). Wide Margins, Neat Town pmk., Fresh, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
2,200
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391
 
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 391, Later Issues1c Green, Rotary (594), 1c Green, Rotary (594)1c Green, Rotary (594). Neat Machine cancel, centered trifle to bottom, Very Fine Example of this Rare Rotary Issue, signed Sloane, with 1934 A.P.S. Certificate (also signed Sloane)

1,850
2,700
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392
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 392, Later Issues2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Cross Gutter Block of 100 (10x10), Most All Mint, approximately ten with creases (mostly very light, of which two of these have perf. faults), minor offset on a couple and minor edge reinforcement, Better than Usual Centering for a Multiple of This Size, Most Fine-Very Fine, Some Very Choice, Probably Not More than Two Multiples of This Size Known, Extremely Rare, the Cross Gutter Block Unlisted in Scott

40,400
13,500
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393
P
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 393, Later Issues2c, 5c Aeronautics, Small Die Proofs (649P2, 650P2), 2c, 5c Aeronautics, Small Die Proofs (649P2, 650P2)2c, 5c Aeronautics, Small Die Proofs (649P2, 650P2). Very Fine Set

1,800
1,300
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394
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 394, Later Issues11/2c-10c Kansas Overprints (659, 661-668), 11/2c-10c Kansas Overprints (659, 661-668)11/2c-10c Kansas Overprints (659, 661-668). Sheets of 100 (3c Part Sheet of 98), 6c and 10c Stamps and Vast Majority of Other Stamps Mint, some scattered values with offset on back or small faults, mixed centering as usual but includes Many Fine-Very Fine Stamps

24,616
6,250
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395
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 395, Later Issues2c von Steuben, Imperforate (689a), 2c von Steuben, Imperforate (689a)2c von Steuben, Imperforate (689a). Block, Positions 49, 50, 59, 60, usual natural gum wrinkles, Fine-Very Fine, Only One Sheet of 100 Found

4,500
2,700
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396
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 396, Later Issues3c Maryland, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (736a), 3c Maryland, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (736a)3c Maryland, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (736a). Top Left Corner Margin Block of 12 (3x4), Top Left Pair the Error, right stamp in error pair creased by foldover (which created the error), left stamp barely affected across top left corner by freak perforations, This is the Listing Pair and Remains Today the Only Known Pair, An Enormous Rarity

E. 5,000-10,000
6,000
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397
ogbl
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 397, Later Issues3c Wisconsin, Imperforate Vertically (739b). Bottom Left Plate No, 3c Wisconsin, Imperforate Vertically (739b). Bottom Left Plate No3c Wisconsin, Imperforate Vertically (739b). Bottom Left Plate No. 21238 Block of Ten (3x2), o.g., lightly hinged, tiny thin in bottom middle stamp, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate, Datz states "Quantity Unknown"

1,625
1,400
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398
ogbl
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 398, Later Issues2c Parks, Imperforate Vertically (741b). Mint Bottom Left Plate No, 2c Parks, Imperforate Vertically (741b). Mint Bottom Left Plate No2c Parks, Imperforate Vertically (741b). Mint Bottom Left Plate No. 21260 Block of Ten (5x2), o.g., slight natural creases in right vertical pair, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate, Datz states "Two to Three Sheets (thus Two to Three Plate No. Blocks) Known"

2,000
3,250
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399
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 399, Later Issues7c Parks, Imperforate Vertically (746a). Mint Top Right Plate No, 7c Parks, Imperforate Vertically (746a). Mint Top Right Plate No7c Parks, Imperforate Vertically (746a). Mint Top Right Plate No. F21336 Block of Ten (5x2), o.g., light vertical crease (natural paper wrinkle) in left vertical pair, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate, Datz states "50 Pairs Known", thus One of Two Known Plate No. Blocks

3,000
4,750
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400
og
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 400, Later Issues$5.00 Red Brown .& Black, Presidential Error of Color (834a), $5.00 Red Brown .& Black, Presidential Error of Color (834a)$5.00 Red Brown .& Black, Presidential Error of Color (834a). Top Margin Single with Plate No., Very Fine, with Photocopy of P. F. Certificate

850
1,100
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401
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 401, Later Issues$5.00 Red Brown & Black, Presidential Error of Color (834a). Arrow & Double Plate No, $5.00 Red Brown & Black, Presidential Error of Color (834a). Arrow & Double Plate No$5.00 Red Brown & Black, Presidential Error of Color (834a). Arrow & Double Plate No. Block, without gum, Very Fine

3,400
2,700
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402
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 402, Later Issues$1.00 Rush Lamp & Candle Holder, Lamp, Brown Color Omitted (1610a), $1.00 Rush Lamp & Candle Holder, Lamp, Brown Color Omitted (1610a)$1.00 Rush Lamp & Candle Holder, Lamp, Brown Color Omitted (1610a). Mint Right Margin Block of Twelve (2x6), Very Fine

E. 5,000-10,000
3,500
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403
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 403, Later Issues$1.00 Rush Lamp & Candle Holder, Intaglio Brown Color Inverted (1610c), $1.00 Rush Lamp & Candle Holder, Intaglio Brown Color Inverted (1610c)$1.00 Rush Lamp & Candle Holder, Intaglio Brown Color Inverted (1610c). Mint, From the Original Find, Very Fine, Extremely Rare Invert

E. 10,000-20,000
15,500
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404
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Sale Number 708, Lot Number 404, Later Issues15c John Paul Jones, Perf. 12 (1789b), 15c John Paul Jones, Perf. 12 (1789b)15c John Paul Jones, Perf. 12 (1789b). Mint (trivial tiny natural gum inclusion), Very Fine, Only About 100 Believed to Exist

E. 1,000-2,000
1,250
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405
og
15c Wreath & Toys, Imperforate (1843a). Mint Sheet of 50 (Yields 25 Error Pairs), Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
2,100
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406
og
(20c) Madonna & Child, Imperforate (1939a). Mint Sheet of 100 (Yields 50 Error Pairs), light crease affects ten stamps (including all Position Blocks), otherwise Very Fine

E. 2,000-5,000
2,500
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