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Sale 878 — 2004 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 12 June, 2004

Category — 1922-26 and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
528
 
Sale Number 878, Lot Number 528, 1922-26 and Later Issues4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 at Top and Bottom (556b), 4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 at Top and Bottom (556b)4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 at Top and Bottom (556b). Vertical strip of four, Perf 10 between top two stamps -- thus containing two examples of the variety -- bright color, "Jacksonville Fla." precancel, third stamp from top some creasing

FINE. THE 4-CENT MARTHA WASHINGTON IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL PERF 10 AT ONE SIDE STAMPS.

Our records of Scott 556b contain only five used examples. Two of the five are contained in this multiple.

20,000
24,000
529
 
Sale Number 878, Lot Number 529, 1922-26 and Later Issues5c Dark Blue, Perf 10 at Top or Bottom (557c), 5c Dark Blue, Perf 10 at Top or Bottom (557c)5c Dark Blue, Perf 10 at Top or Bottom (557c). Beautiful deep dark color and proof-like impression, neat machine cancel

FRESH AND FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE PERFORATION VARIETY.

With 2003 P.S.E. certificate

7,500
11,500
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530
 
Sale Number 878, Lot Number 530, 1922-26 and Later Issues25c Yellow Green, Perf 10 at Left (568c), 25c Yellow Green, Perf 10 at Left (568c)25c Yellow Green, Perf 10 at Left (568c). Deep rich color, neat "Boston Mass." parcel post roller cancel, faint creasing at left

FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY THREE USED EXAMPLES OF THE 25-CENT PERF 10 AT ONE SIDE PERFORATION VARIETY ARE KNOWN TO US.

The three copies known to us are 1) "1" numeral cancel, faint corner crease at top right and tiny pinhole, ex Twigg-Smith (Siegel Sale 835, realized $10,500); 2) s.e. at bottom, perfs in at left, offered in a May 2001 Stamp King auction; and 3) the example offered here.

11,000
9,000
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531
nh
Sale Number 878, Lot Number 531, 1922-26 and Later Issues$5.00 Red Brown & Black (834a), $5.00 Red Brown & Black (834a)$5.00 Red Brown & Black (834a). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, deep rich colors

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 PRESIDENTIAL IN THE RARE RED BROWN AND BLACK COLOR.

With 1995 P.F. certificate.

3,000
4,500
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532
nhbl
($1.00) Candle Holder, Tan, Orange & Yellow Omitted (1610b). Complete Mint N.H. pane of 100 with intact selvage all around, fresh color

VERY FINE. A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE COMPLETE SHEET OF THIS DRAMATIC COLOR-OMITTED ERROR.

Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

27,500
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533
nh
Sale Number 878, Lot Number 533, 1922-26 and Later Issues22c Ameripex Souvenir Sheet, Black Inscription Omitted (2217j), 22c Ameripex Souvenir Sheet, Black Inscription Omitted (2217j)22c Ameripex Souvenir Sheet, Black Inscription Omitted (2217j). Mint N.H., bright and fresh colors, missing black inscription for 1986 Ameripex at top and bottom

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS COLOR MISSING VARIETY. PROBABLY LESS THAN FIVE ARE KNOWN.

The souvenir sheet was issued for the 1986 Ameripex International Philatelic Exhibition in Chicago.

3,750
950
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