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Sale 821 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 March, 2000

Category — 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1124
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1c-$1.00 1917-19 Issue (498, 499, 501-504, 506-514, 516-518). Blocks of four, 51 stamps Mint N.H. incl. 7c-11c, 30c and 50c (four each), $1.00 traces of gum, others lightly hinged or h.r., 12c right pair with prominent natural gum crease, otherwise Fine group

2,004
500
1125
og
1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Pos. W6 with guide line at left and bottom, complete pane of 30 stamps, eight stamps h.r., incl. one with thin, others Mint N.H., very deep rich color, remarkably well-centered for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE AND A SCARCE POSITION OF THE 1-CENT A.E.F. BOOKLET PANE.

Of the 3,000 A.E.F. panes prepared, many were destroyed.

1,000
700
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1126
og
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1126, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)2c Rose, Ty. I, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (499f), 2c Rose, Ty. I, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (499f)2c Rose, Ty. I, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (499f). Complete pane of 30, lightly hinged, deep rich color, wide margins, one stamp stained

FINE-VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE EXTREMELY RARE 2-CENT A.E.F. BOOKLET PANE.

It is believed that no more than 20 panes exist.

27,500
15,250
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1127
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1127, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Light face-free cancel, bright and fresh, perfectly centered with wide even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a true condition rarity, with 2000 P.F. certificate

180
525
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1128
c
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1128, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Well-centered single, deep rose color, tied by "New York N.Y. Dec. 30, 1919" machine cancel on cover to Carlisle Pa.

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ONLY TEN COVERS FRANKED BY THE 2-CENT DEEP ROSE TYPE IA HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

A gorgeous cover in outstanding condition.

325
675
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1129
og
3c Light Violet, Ty. I, 3c Dark Violet, Ty. II, Imperforate Horizontally (501c, 502c). Vertical pairs, No. 501c with sheet margin at bottom, lightly hinged, rich color, No. 502c with vertical crease, otherwise Fine

600
350
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1130
nh
5c Blue (504). 44 Mint N.H. singles incl. 16 corner margin with siderographer's initials and 27 plate no. singles (10 right and 17 bottom), Very Good-Very Fine

638
0
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1131
nh
5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. double error in block of twelve, well-centered, natural s.e. at bottom, post office fresh and Extremely Fine

1,900
1,200
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1132
nhbl
5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. double error in block of twelve, rich color, well-centered, natural s.e. at bottom, Extremely Fine

1,900
0
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1133
nhbl
5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. double error in block of twelve, well-centered, bright color, two 2c stamps at B.R. with natural gum crease, Extremely Fine

1,900
1,000
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1134
ogbl
5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in block of twelve, three 2c stamps lightly hinged, other 2c stamps and both error stamps Mint N.H., natural s.e. at bottom, fresh and Very Fine

1,250
800
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1135
ogbl
5c Rose, Error (505). Double error block of twelve, three 2c stamps lightly hinged, other 2c stamps and both error stamps Mint N.H., couple tiny natural inclusions, natural s.e. at bottom, Very Fine

1,250
800
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1136
ogbl
5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in block of twelve, natural s.e. at B., few trivial natural inclusions, better-centered than normally found, Fine-Very Fine

1,250
675
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1137
ogbl
5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in block of 90, both errors Mint N.H., few minor perf separations, few stamps at B.R. of the block oxidized, the errors are fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,250
625
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1138
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5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in block of nine, two 2c stamps h.r., other 2c stamps and error Mint N.H., vertical natural gum skip at left, natural s.e. at top, Very Good

650
210
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1139
bl
5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in block of six, New York registry oval cancels, natural s.e. at T., top center stamp with tiny thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for error stamp only

500
700
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1140
c
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1140, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single, tied by "Pittsburgh Pa. Sep. 27, 1919 Mount Washington Station" machine flag cancel on locally addressed cover, light vertical central file fold well clear of stamp, otherwise Very Fine, 1984 BIA survey indicates that only 52 covers are known

1,500
2,100
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1141
nh
12c Claret Brown (512). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with massive margins, gorgeous bright color, Extremely Fine Gem

14
425
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1142
nhbl
15c Gray (514). Mint N.H. block of six, sharp impression, post-office fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail for singles

360
375
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1143
nh
20c Light Ultramarine (515). Mint N.H., pretty shade on bright white paper, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect

75
350
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1144
nhbl
30c Orange Red (516). Mint N.H. block of twelve, vibrant color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail for singles

720
375
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1145
nh
50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with wide even margins, post office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem

110
400
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1146
nhbl
50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H. block of four, intense color and impression, T.R. stamp tiny natural paper translucency, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

440
200
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1147
nh
$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., intense color and impression, usual offset on gum, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

85
350
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1148
ogbl
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1148, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b), $1.00 Deep Brown (518b)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b). Block of four, gorgeous Deep Brown color, top pair with small faults, Fine and an extremely rare block, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for singles

6,400
2,700
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1149
nh
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1149, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., remarkably bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect, with 1990 P.F. certificate,

650
2,400
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1150
nh
2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of 1985 P.F. certificate for block, pencil number on back

650
400
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1151
 
2c Carmine (519). Neat cancel, sharp impression on fresh paper, Fine, an extremely rare used stamp, with 1995 P.F. certificate

700
1,400
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1152
og
$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Left margin single, barest trace of hinging, Very Fine

625
400
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1153
ngbl
$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). B.R. margin block of four, unused (regummed), appears Extremely Fine

2,600
1,150
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1154
bl
$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Block of eight, two neat strikes of registered cancels, tiny thin spot on B.L. stamp, otherwise Fine-Very Fine block

2,000
1,150
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1155
nh
$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect

340
800
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1156
nh
$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Lightly hinged, virtually perfectly centered with wide balanced margins, Extremely Fine and choice

220
125
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1157
ogbl
$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Block of four, B. stamps Mint N.H., T. pair lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,120
625
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1158
ogbl
$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Block of four, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., gorgeous bright colors, T.R. stamp tiny thin spot, otherwise Very Fine

1,120
450
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1159
nhbl
$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H. top margin block of four with black plate no., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,360
625
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1160
nhbl
$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H. plate no. and imprint block of eight, remarkably fresh and intact, deep dark colors, Fine-Very Fine, a beautiful plate block

6,250
2,800
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1161
bl
$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Block of sixteen, neat strikes of New York registered ovals, rich color, few stamps with light creases, otherwise Fine-Very Fine and impressive used multiple

680
375
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1162
nh
2c Carmine, Ty. Va, "CRNTS" Variety (528 var). Mint N.H. top plate no. single, rich color on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine and choice

32
325
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1163
nhbl
2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. block of six, huge margins all around, two ghost plate nos. at B., usual light natural gum creases and bends, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

500
260
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1164
nh
2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. pair, huge margins all around, deep rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, Scott Retail as two singles

450
400
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1165
ogbl
2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Center line block of four with immense margins all around, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., gorgeous color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine and choice

750
500
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1166
nhbl
2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534). Mint N.H. plate no. block of six, vivid color, usual light natural gum wrinkle, Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

275
60
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1167
ogbl
2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A). Matched set of plate no. blocks of six, top and bottom lightly hinged, left and right h.r., few usual natural gum creases and wrinkles, Very Fine

1,400
600
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1168
ogbl
2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A). Matched arrow blocks of four, left and right blocks Mint N.H., bottom lightly hinged, top with two stamps h.r. and two stamps with small faults, Very Fine

860
400
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1169
og
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1169, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Plate no. pair, left stamp Mint N.H., right stamp barest trace of hinging and tiny natural inclusion

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE PLATE NO. PAIR OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE.

With 1965 P.F. certificate for block

4,900
5,500
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1170
 
3c Deep Violet (537a). Rich color, well-centered for this rare and notoriously challenging stamp and shade, Salem Ohio registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine and choice, undercatalogued in Scott, with 2000 P.F. certificate

150
2,200
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1171
nhbl
2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (540). 1,776 Mint N.H. stamps in 74 margin strips of 24, imperforate between stamps and margin, comprising 27 top and 47 bottom strips, two stamps with small tears, one with small piece out, Fine-Extremely Fine

37,296
5,250
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1172
og
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1172, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Lightly hinged, perfectly centered with unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine and choice

175
375
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1173
nhbl
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 1173, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498 to 546)1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Mint N.H. plate no. block of four with star, wonderful centering for this notoriously difficult issue, very fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding plate block, never seen this nice, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,500
4,500
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1174
ogbl
1c Green, Rotary (545). Block of four, top pair small h.r., bottom pair lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine

750
600
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1175
nh
2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546). Mint N.H., radiant color, Extremely Fine Gem

165
325
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