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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 — 1914 Postage Due Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
185
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 185, 1914 Postage Due Issue1c Carmine Lake (J52), 1c Carmine Lake (J52)1c Carmine Lake (J52). Mint N.H., radiant color on crisp paper, Jumbo margins all around, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

250
475
186
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 186, 1914 Postage Due Issue1c Carmine Lake (J52), 1c Carmine Lake (J52)1c Carmine Lake (J52). Barest trace of what may be hinging (appears Mint N.H.), deep rich color, huge margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates

85
150
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187
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 187, 1914 Postage Due Issue1c Dull Rose (J52a), 1c Dull Rose (J52a)1c Dull Rose (J52a). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp of great visual appeal, with copy of 1992 P.F. certificate for block of four and 1999 P.F. certificate as single

260
300
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188
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 188, 1914 Postage Due Issue2c Carmine Lake (J53), 2c Carmine Lake (J53)2c Carmine Lake (J53). Mint N.H., wonderful color and detailed impression, unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice

170
225
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189
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 189, 1914 Postage Due Issue2c Dull Rose (J53a), 2c Dull Rose (J53a)2c Dull Rose (J53a). Mint N.H., radiant color and detailed impression in a shade different from the one offered in the previous lot, perfectly centered with extra wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE ISSUE IN THE DULL ROSE COLOR. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST COPIES IN EXISTENCE.

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates.

190
700
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190
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 190, 1914 Postage Due Issue2c Deep Carmine Lake (J53 var), 2c Deep Carmine Lake (J53 var)2c Deep Carmine Lake (J53 var). Mint N.H., pretty shade which is unusually deep, huge margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate specifically noting this as the Dull Rose shade

190
200
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191
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 191, 1914 Postage Due Issue2c Vermilion (J53b), 2c Vermilion (J53b)2c Vermilion (J53b). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, beautifully centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of the 2c Vermilion shade, with 1999 P.F. certificate as block of four and 2001 P.F. certificate as single

190
700
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192
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 192, 1914 Postage Due Issue3c Carmine Lake (J54), 3c Carmine Lake (J54)3c Carmine Lake (J54). Mint N.H. with plate no. 5529 and star at bottom, deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT CARMINE LAKE PERF 10 POSTAGE DUE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

3,300
4,500
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193
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 193, 1914 Postage Due Issue3c Dull Rose (J54a), 3c Dull Rose (J54a)3c Dull Rose (J54a). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 3-CENT DULL LAKE PERF 10 POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.

Curiously, we have never offered a Mint N.H. example identified as this shade. Also, none are listed in the P.S.E. Population Report.

With 1995 P.F. certificate.

1,100
1,300
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194
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 194, 1914 Postage Due Issue5c Carmine Lake (J55), 5c Carmine Lake (J55)5c Carmine Lake (J55). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

160
200
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195
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 195, 1914 Postage Due Issue5c Dull Rose (J55a), 5c Dull Rose (J55a)5c Dull Rose (J55a). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp of remarkable freshness, with 1998 P.F. certificate

150
325
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196
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 196, 1914 Postage Due Issue5c Carmine Rose (J55a var), 5c Carmine Rose (J55a var)5c Carmine Rose (J55a var). Mint N.H. with part imprint at bottom, brilliant color, choice centering with extra wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine example of this appealing sub-shade of the Dull Rose listing, with 2000 P.F. certificate

150
275
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197
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 197, 1914 Postage Due Issue10c Carmine Lake (J56), 10c Carmine Lake (J56)10c Carmine Lake (J56). Mint N.H., deep rich color, huge margins at sides, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

220
275
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198
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 198, 1914 Postage Due Issue10c Dull Rose (J56a), 10c Dull Rose (J56a)10c Dull Rose (J56a). Original gum, barely hinged, brilliant color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

85
100
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199
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 199, 1914 Postage Due Issue10c Carmine Rose (J56a var), 10c Carmine Rose (J56a var)10c Carmine Rose (J56a var). Mint N.H., brilliant color which to us appears closer to the Carmine Lake shade, perfectly centered with unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex Piedmont, with 1990, 2000 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

220
1,500
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200
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 200, 1914 Postage Due Issue10c Dull Rose (J56a), 10c Dull Rose (J56a)10c Dull Rose (J56a). Mint N.H., radiant color which is closer to resembling the Carmine Rose shade as offered in the previous lot, detailed impression, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine example of this Scott number, with 2002 P.F. certificate

240
600
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201
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 201, 1914 Postage Due Issue30c Carmine Lake (J57), 30c Carmine Lake (J57)30c Carmine Lake (J57). Mint N.H. with part imprint at bottom, deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with huge margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT POSTAGE DUE ISSUE, SCOTT J57.

With 2002 P.F. certificate

575
1,500
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202
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 202, 1914 Postage Due Issue50c Carmine Lake (J58), 50c Carmine Lake (J58)50c Carmine Lake (J58). Original gum, barely hinged, brilliant color on post-office fresh paper

VERY FINE. THE 1914 50-CENT POSTAGE DUE WITH ORIGINAL GUM IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL POSTAGE DUE STAMPS.

Scott No. J58 has the highest catalogue value of any regularly issued Postage Due stamp. Only the 1c and 3c Special Printings, Scott Nos. J8 and J10, catalogue higher, at $20,000.00 each. This stamp is the key to any meaningful collection of the Postage Due issues.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

17,500
11,500
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