Sale 904 — Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Saturday, 10 December, 2005

Category — 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
396
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Sale 904, Lot 396, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)1c Green, 2c Carmine (405-406). Mint N.H., rich colors, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2002 P.S.E. certificates respectively

30
160
397
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Sale 904, Lot 397, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., sharp proof-like impression on brilliant paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 1996 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo)

175
450
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398
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Sale 904, Lot 398, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

175
375
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399
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Sale 904, Lot 399, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)1c Green, Coil (410). Mint N.H. guide line pair, intense color, almost perfectly centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

65
85
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400
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Sale 904, Lot 400, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)2c Carmine, Coil (411). Mint N.H. guide line pair, brilliant color, extra wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

125
325
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401
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Sale 904, Lot 401, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Mint N.H. guide line pair, brilliant color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.F. certificate

625
2,200
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402
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Sale 904, Lot 402, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Mint N.H. guide line pair, radiant color on fresh white paper, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

625
750
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403
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Sale 904, Lot 403, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)12c Claret Brown (417). Mint N.H., detailed impression on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

110
0
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404
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Sale 904, Lot 404, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)50c Violet (421). Barely hinged, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

425
210
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405
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Sale 904, Lot 405, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H., pretty shade, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, encapsulated by P.S.E. (XF 90)

75
55
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406
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Sale 904, Lot 406, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H., deep rich color, perfectly centered with huge margins, Extremely Fine Gem, encapsulated by P.S.E. (XF-Superb 95)

75
425
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407
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Sale 904, Lot 407, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H. with part imprint at bottom, pretty pastel color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. certificate for strip of four

80
1,800
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408
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Sale 904, Lot 408, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

80
220
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409
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Sale 904, Lot 409, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)9c Salmon Red (432). Mint N.H. with wide top selvage, rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp of remarkable freshness, with 2003 P.F. certificate

105
300
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410
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Sale 904, Lot 410, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)10c Orange Yellow (433). Mint N.H. with plate no. at top, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate for block of four and 2004 P.S.E. certificate as single, the latter mentioning a small natural gum wrinkle

100
190
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411
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Sale 904, Lot 411, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)11c Dark Green (434). Mint N.H., deep rich color and intense impression on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 1999 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo)

52
450
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412
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Sale 904, Lot 412, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)11c Dark Green (434). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

52
290
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413
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Sale 904, Lot 413, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)12c Claret Brown (435). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, choice centering, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90)

62
150
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414
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Sale 904, Lot 414, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80 -- in our opinion this deserves a grade of 85)

475
425
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415
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Sale 904, Lot 415, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)30c Orange Red (439). Lightly hinged, intense color on bright paper, almost perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

260
850
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416
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Sale 904, Lot 416, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H. top plate no. block of six with wide selvage, brilliant color, a few tiny faint natural gum skips and bends

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A REMARKABLY FRESH AND RARE WIDE-TOP MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT 1914 ISSUE.

This is the only Mint N.H. plate block of Scott 439 we have offered since keeping computerized records.

6,500
25,000
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417
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Sale 904, Lot 417, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT FRANKLIN ISSUE, SCOTT 440.

With 1995 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90)

1,300
2,500
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418
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Sale 904, Lot 418, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, rich color and proof-like impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE STRIP OF FOUR OF THE 3-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 445.

With 2005 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as guide line pair and two Mint N.H. singles

3,800
3,750
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419
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Sale 904, Lot 419, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H. pair, bright color, almost perfectly centered with enormous margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 4-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 446.

With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

700
2,900
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420
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Sale 904, Lot 420, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 405 thru 420)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

550
850
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