Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 813 — U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Saturday, 26 June, 1999

Category — Washington-Franklin Freaks and Varieties

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
953
ogbl
1c Green (331). L. margin block of ten with plate no., large preprinting paper fold splits the design of two stamps and affects a third, also plate scratches in the margin, fifth stamp small thin, still a very striking freak

E. 200-250
170
954
ogbl
6c Red Orange (336). T.R. corner margin block of four, paperfold after printing but before perforating and gumming creates drastically misaligned perfs, an interesting freak

E. 150-200
190
Back to Top
955
og
2c Carmine (332). Vertical strip of three, vertical preprinting paperfold creates huge split between the front and the back of Washington's head, couple toned perfs at T. & small thin at B. do not detract from this unusual strip

E. 250-300
290
Back to Top
956
ogbl
2c Carmine, Imperforate (409). B.R. margin block of eight, large diagonal preprinting paperfold creates enormous gap in design of B.R. stamp

E. 100-150
180
Back to Top
957
ogbl
2c Rose (499). L. margin block of four, margin with printed partial designs from slipped plate, L. pair slightly underinked, a striking freak

E. 100-150
210
Back to Top
958
ogbl
2c Rose (499). Vertical block of six with plate no., massive preprinting paperfold splits the design on two stamps by a whopping 13mm, a wonderful freak

E. 200-250
220
Back to Top
959
ogbl
2c Rose (499). L. margin strip of five, large diagonal foldover creates an amazing freak, the front has four stamps with partial printing of design and one albino, each with extra and misaligned margin perfs, while the back has the balance of the designs with perfs cutting through and plate no. with a gummed margin, one staple hole in the top margin does not detract from this phenomenal freak

E. 200-250
240
Back to Top
960
og
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 960, Washington-Franklin Freaks and Varieties2c Rose, Ty. I, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (499b), 2c Rose, Ty. I, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (499b)2c Rose, Ty. I, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (499b). T. margin block of four with plate no. yielding two errors, slightly disturbed gum from hinge removal, Very Fine, both signed Sloane

550
575
Back to Top
961
nh
3c Light Violet, Ty. I, Major Double Transfer (501 var). Center stamp in Mint N.H. plate no. 8129 block of nine, double transfer visible to the naked eye, discovered by George B. Sloane and mentioned in King and Johl, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
Back to Top
962
ogbl
3c Light Violet, Ty. I, Major Double Transfer (501 var). Center stamp in block of nine, three outer stamps h.r., otherwise Mint N.H.. pencil note (plate no.) 8129 on gum, Fine

E. 150-250
140
Back to Top
963
og
3c Light Violet, Ty. I, Imperforate Horizontally (502c). Block of four yielding two pairs, h.r., Stanley Gibbons backstamp, L. pair with pencil "Part of sheet of 75 copies and handled by GBS (Sloane)" on gum, Very Good, Datz states 40-50 pairs known

500
350
Back to Top
964
ogbl
10c Orange Yellow, 13c Apple Green (510, 513). 10c B. margin strip of three, 13c T.L. margin block of four, each with foldover creating drastically misaligned perfs, 10c L. stamp with natural s.e., R. stamp with few pulled perfs at B.R., still very attractive

E. 100-150
190
Back to Top
965
ogbl
3c Purple, Ty. IV, Double Printed (530 var). Block of four, natural s.e. at T., with partial page from the March 1919 Economist Bulletin which states that this is from a complete sheet and that the first impression was from plate No. 9374 in a very pale lilac shade while the second was from plate No. 9396 in a dark purple, Very Good

E. 100-150
210
Back to Top
966
 
1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (538a). With T. margin, perfectly centered, very lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

100
280
Back to Top
967
ogbl
1c Green, Perf 10 (543). Eleven stamps comprising B.R. margin block of six, R. margin block of four & single, overinked and smeared, single with traces of blue ink at B., interesting

E. 100-150
100
Back to Top
968
 
Washington-Franklin Freak and Varieties Collection. Approximately 600 stamps, mostly unused, singles and multiples, mostly shades and various minor freaks and varities incl. plate scratches, plate flaws, dry prints, some regular stamps incl. Nos. 375 (Lake), 420 (three), 386 (pair), 443 & 444 (pairs and line pairs), 526 (plate block), blocks of four of Nos. 337, 528A, 528B, 534A, some Mint N.H., few faults, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
Back to Top
969
ogbl
Washington-Franklin Misperfs. Collection of approximately 130 stamps, mostly margin blocks of four with wild redirected perfs caused by foldovers, also incl. No. 538a (two) and eleven imperforate between vertical pairs with blind perfs, an interesting group with tremendous visual appeal and a wonderful complement to a Washington-Franklin collection

E. 800-1,000
1,400
Back to Top
970
ogbl
Washington-Franklin Preprinting Paperfolds. Eleven stamps incl. Nos. 406 (three; one used), 504 (vertical strip of five with plate no.), 507, 510 (two stamps in precancelled block of four), attractive group

E. 250-300
600
Back to Top
Copyright 2020. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy