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Sale 904 — Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Saturday, 10 December, 2005

Category — 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
436
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 436, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, encapsulated by P.S.E. (XF 90)

60
90
437
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 437, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Joint line pair, lightly hinged, deep rich color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II COIL.

Unlike most other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492.

With 1971 and 2001 P.F. certificates

2,200
0
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438
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 438, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. joint line pair, bright color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

230
725
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439
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 439, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful pair, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

75
240
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440
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 440, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. joint line pair, pretty shade, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates (XF 90)

230
325
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441
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 441, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)3c Dark Violet, Ty. II (502), 3c Dark Violet, Ty. II (502)3c Dark Violet, Ty. II (502). Mint N.H. top plate no. block of six, detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

240
1,800
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442
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 442, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)3c Dark Violet, Ty. II, Vertical Strip of Three, Imperforate Horizontally (502c), 3c Dark Violet, Ty. II, Vertical Strip of Three, Imperforate Horizontally (502c)3c Dark Violet, Ty. II, Vertical Strip of Three, Imperforate Horizontally (502c). Lightly hinged, rich color, choice centering, light natural gum wrinkles not visible on front of stamps and not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as pair with no premium for the third stamp, this is undercatalogued in Scott given its scarcity

550
1,150
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443
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 443, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90)

675
800
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444
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 444, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)6c Red Orange (506), 6c Red Orange (506)6c Red Orange (506). Mint N.H., huge margins, brilliant color except for some oxidation not present on accompanying certificate, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

26
130
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445
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 445, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on bright paper, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

57
375
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446
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 446, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)9c Salmon Red (509), 9c Salmon Red (509)9c Salmon Red (509). Mint N.H., vibrant color, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

28
100
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447
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 447, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)11c Light Green (511), 11c Light Green (511)11c Light Green (511). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, huge margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

19
150
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448
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 448, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)12c Brown Carmine (512a), 12c Brown Carmine (512a)12c Brown Carmine (512a). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, rich color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful example of this shade variety, with 2004 P.F. certificate for plate block

21
270
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449
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 449, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)15c Gray (514), 15c Gray (514)15c Gray (514). Mint N.H., intense shade, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 A.P.S. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90)

77
150
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450
nhbl
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 450, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)15c Gray (514), 15c Gray (514)15c Gray (514). Mint N.H. top plate no. block of six, bright color, choice centering throughout

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 15-CENT 1917 FRANKLIN ISSUE%$

With 2000 P.F. certificate

900
5,000
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451
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 451, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)20c Light Ultramarine (515), 20c Light Ultramarine (515)20c Light Ultramarine (515). Mint N.H., brilliant color, light natural gum skips, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

95
120
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452
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 452, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)30c Orange Red (516), 30c Orange Red (516)30c Orange Red (516). Mint N.H., vibrant color, huge margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

80
170
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453
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 453, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)50c Red Violet (517), 50c Red Violet (517)50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, almost perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

135
260
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454
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 454, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., brilliant color, almost perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

105
450
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455
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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 455, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 487 thru 518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, single tiny nibbed perf thin at bottom, appears Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (VF-80)

105
90
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