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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — Postmasters

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1113
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1113, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Unused (no gum), ample to large margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
600
1114
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1114, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Large margins all around, light red "Paid" cancel, small flaws incl. tiny tear at top, Extremely Fine appearance

575
170
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1115, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Pos. 23, unused (no gum), three ample to large margins, barely in at top, tiny surface scuff top right, otherwise Very Good, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,400
290
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1116
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1116, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Pos. 22, clear to mostly large margins, blue ms. cancels, tiny corner crease, Very Fine appearance, with 1999 A.P.S. certificate

525
230
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1117
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1117, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Vertical pair, Positions 2/7, large margins to just touched, vertical crease breaks paper, repair at bottom left adding portions of the design, still appears Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,350
280
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1118
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1118, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Vertical pair, Positions 31/36, huge margins to just in incl. part of adjoining stamps at right, tied by red grids, matching "Boston Mass. Apr. 17" circular datestamp on small blue piece, top stamp pre-use crease ending in small tear at right, otherwise Fine, scarce usage from Boston, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,350
400
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1119, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Unused (no gum), ample to large margins incl. part of bottom sheet margin, deep shade and clear impression with bold initials, horizontal crease, soiling and touched-up toned spots noted on certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,750
400
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1120
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1120, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 31 with doubling of bottom frameline, clear margins to just in, small thin spot at bottom, appears Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate identifying this as the rare Gray Paper variety, Scott 9X3b, which we think is in error

750
290
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1121, PostmastersProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Position 7, part original gum, full to large margins, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

350
230
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1122, PostmastersProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Original gum, full to large margins, Very Fine

350
150
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1123
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1123, PostmastersProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Position 6, ms. check cancel, ample margins, tiny break in paper from ms. ink erosion, otherwise Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate (does not mention flaw)

1,750
950
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1124
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1124, PostmastersProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Position 2, light ms. check cancel, three full margins to in at left, small thin spot, Very Good appearance, with 1993 P.F. certificate

1,750
575
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1125, PostmastersProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Block of nine, bottom three rows of sheet with large to huge margins and sheet margins on three sides, unused (no gum), few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as block of four, two pairs and a single

3,250
0
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1126
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1126, PostmastersSt. Louis Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1), St. Louis Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1)St. Louis Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1). Ty. II, Position 3, clear margins to just in at top left, neat pen cancel, repaired, otherwise Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate

5,000
1,300
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1127
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1127, PostmastersSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2), St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2)St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2). Ty. I, Position 2, clear margins all around, rich color, pen cancels and also red St. Louis circular datestamp, few faults incl. thin spots and corner creases, otherwise Fine, attractive appearance

5,000
2,000
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1128
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1128, PostmastersSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5), St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5)St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Ty. I, Position 2, clear margins to just barely in, rebacked and with small repair at top, otherwise Fine example of this scarce issue, with 1974 P.F. certificate

4,500
1,500
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1129
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1129, PostmastersSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Bluish (11X8), St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Bluish (11X8)St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Bluish (11X8). Ty. I, Position 2, three large margins, in at top, light penstroke cancel and clear red circular datestamp at bottom, small crease and tear at top right, otherwise almost Fine, this is the scarcest paper type of the St. Louis Bear, with 1975 P.F. certificate

7,500
1,600
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