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Sale 821 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 March, 2000

Category — 1908 Coils

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
880
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Sale Number 821, Lot Number 880, 1908 Coils5c Blue, Vertical Coil (317), 5c Blue, Vertical Coil (317)5c Blue, Vertical Coil (317). Pair, lightly hinged, deep rich color, well-centered for this difficult issue

FINE-VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 5-CENT 1908 VERTICAL COIL.

Armstrong notes that as of 1980 only 79 pairs had been certified by the Philatelic Foundation.

With 1949 P.F. certificate

12,500
11,500
881
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Sale Number 821, Lot Number 881, 1908 Coils1c Blue Green, Horizontal Coil (318), 1c Blue Green, Horizontal Coil (318)1c Blue Green, Horizontal Coil (318). Pair, h.r., dark color, well-centered

FRESH AND VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1-CENT 1908 HORIZONTAL COIL.

Armstrong notes that, as of 1980, only 80 pairs had been certified by the Philatelic Foundation.

With 1948 and 1984 P.F. certificates

10,000
10,500
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882
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Sale Number 821, Lot Number 882, 1908 Coils2c Carmine, Horizontal Coil (322), 2c Carmine, Horizontal Coil (322)2c Carmine, Horizontal Coil (322). Lightly hinged, fresh and bright, almost perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM PAIR OF THE 2-CENT 1908 HORIZONTAL COIL IN THE FINEST ATTAINABLE QUALITY. A SUPERB PAIR.

Armstrong notes that only 167 examples had been certified by the Philatelic Foundation as of 1980. Issued on July 31, 1908, and intended only to be used by private vending machine companies, Scott 322 is only known with the Die II widened line at lower left.

With 1986 P.F. certificate

8,000
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