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Sale 924 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 3: Bank Note and Bureau Issues and Postage Dues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2006

Category — 1910-12 Postage Due Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
169
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 169, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues1c Deep Claret (J45), 1c Deep Claret (J45)1c Deep Claret (J45). Mint N.H. with plate no. 5522 and star at bottom, rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

130
0
170
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 170, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues1c Deep Claret (J45), 1c Deep Claret (J45)1c Deep Claret (J45). Barest trace of hinging (if at all), intense color and impression, enormous margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenally huge stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

45
325
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171
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 171, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues1c Rose Carmine (J45a), 1c Rose Carmine (J45a)1c Rose Carmine (J45a). Mint N.H. with part imprint and wide selvage at top, brilliant color, perfectly centered with extra wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp of tremendous visual appeal, with 2000 P.F. certificate

120
450
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172
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 172, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues1c Deep Claret (J45), 1c Deep Claret (J45)1c Deep Claret (J45). Mint N.H., described on accompanying certificate as the default shade of Deep Claret but which we would call Deep Rose Carmine, choice centering with well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

130
250
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173
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 173, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues2c Deep Claret (J46), 2c Deep Claret (J46)2c Deep Claret (J46). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. certificate, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

130
850
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174
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 174, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues2c Rose Carmine (J46a), 2c Rose Carmine (J46a)2c Rose Carmine (J46a). Mint N.H., brilliant color which is unusually fresh and closer to the Rose Carmine shade, choice centering with huge margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate as Deep Claret

120
500
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175
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 175, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues3c Deep Claret (J47), 3c Deep Claret (J47)3c Deep Claret (J47). Mint N.H., deep rich color and sharp impression on bright paper, choice centering with well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK POSTAGE DUE.

Despite its relatively modest catalogue value, this is one of the most difficult values to obtain in superb Mint N.H. condition.

With 1985 and 1999 P.F. certificates

1,750
4,000
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176
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 176, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues5c Deep Claret (J48), 5c Deep Claret (J48)5c Deep Claret (J48). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, sharp proof-like impression, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp, with 1992 and 2002 P.F. certificates

300
600
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177
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 177, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues5c Deep Claret (J48), 5c Deep Claret (J48)5c Deep Claret (J48). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, the shade appears to be different from the two other examples of this issue offered in the sale, detailed impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2005 P.F. certificate

300
650
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178
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 178, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues5c Rose Carmine (J48a), 5c Rose Carmine (J48a)5c Rose Carmine (J48a). Barely hinged (to us it looks like tiny gum skips), radiant color which appears closer to the Rose Carmine shade of Scott No. J48a, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate as Deep Claret

130
475
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179
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 179, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues10c Claret (J49 var), 10c Claret (J49 var)10c Claret (J49 var). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, Jumbo margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1992 and 2000 P.F. certificates as Deep Claret

360
500
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180
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 180, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues10c Deep Claret (J49), 10c Deep Claret (J49)10c Deep Claret (J49). Mint N.H., color described on accompanying certificate as Carmine Rose but comparing it to others we feel confident that it is in the richer Deep Claret family, huge margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

360
750
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181
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 181, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues10c Rose Carmine (J49a), 10c Rose Carmine (J49a)10c Rose Carmine (J49a). Mint N.H., attractive warm shade, Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp of great visual appeal, with 1987 and 2000 P.F. certificates

360
425
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182
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 182, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues10c Rose Carmine (J49a), 10c Rose Carmine (J49a)10c Rose Carmine (J49a). Mint N.H., brilliant color on crisp paper which stands out quite nicely, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2000 P.F. certificate

360
550
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183
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 183, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues50c Deep Claret (J50), 50c Deep Claret (J50)50c Deep Claret (J50). Mint N.H., wide margins, detailed impression on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 50-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK POSTAGE DUE IS RARE IN SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

Ex Drucker. With 1984 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp and with 2002 P.F. certificate as single

3,000
4,000
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184
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 184, 1910-12 Postage Due Issues50c Deep Claret (J50), 50c Deep Claret (J50)50c Deep Claret (J50). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, detailed impression, wide margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,500
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