Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006

Category — Complete Sheets and Panes

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
963
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 963, Complete Sheets and Panes3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Complete pane of 100 including right imprint and plate "No. 20P", original gum, 89 stamps Mint N.H. (includes seven in the plate block), tiny bottom right corner selvage piece missing, also partly missing selvage above Pos. 1 and below Pos. 96, some separations, Scott Retail as hinged

12,370
6,250
964
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 964, Complete Sheets and Panes3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Complete pane of 100 with bottom imprint and "No. 33 Plate", original gum, small piece of side imprint selvage missing, almost all are Mint N.H., Scott Retail as hinged

17,750
8,500
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965
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 965, Complete Sheets and Panes3c Blue Green (207), 3c Blue Green (207)3c Blue Green (207). Mint N.H. complete pane of 100 with top and bottom imprint and plate no. 396 blocks of twelve, wonderfully fresh and bright, bottom right corner single an Extremely Fine Gem

24,400
0
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966
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 966, Complete Sheets and Panes3c Vermilion (214), 3c Vermilion (214)3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H. complete pane of 100 with top and bottom imprint and plate no. 421 blocks of twelve, marvelously fresh, small piece of bottom left corner selvage missing, couple small separations, tiny internal selvage tear just below "No." at bottom

24,500
8,500
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967
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 967, Complete Sheets and Panes4c Carmine (215), 4c Carmine (215)4c Carmine (215). Complete pane of 100 with top and bottom imprint and plate no. 543 blocks of twelve, original gum, considerable hinge reinforced separations, still 55 stamps are Mint N.H., light creases affect four stamps in the top plate block

42,050
14,000
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968
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 968, Complete Sheets and Panes1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Complete pane of 100, vast majority Mint N.H., fourteen with h.r., one small thin spot, some separations at bottom affecting plate block

7,520
2,900
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969
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 969, Complete Sheets and Panes2c Carmine (220), 2c Carmine (220)2c Carmine (220). Complete pane of 100, virtually all Mint N.H., couple separations and two small hinge reinforcements, none affecting bottom plate block of ten

6,290
2,500
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970
ogbl
Sale Number 913, Lot Number 970, Complete Sheets and Panes4c Dark Brown (222), 4c Dark Brown (222)4c Dark Brown (222). Complete pane of 100, eleven with h.r., vast majority Mint N.H., several vertical creases affect top plate block and about fifteen other stamps light bends, two stamps in bottom plate block affected by these

29,040
5,750
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971
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1c Columbian (230). Complete sheet of 100, this 100-stamp sheet was available only through the Postal Agency in Washington, D.C., half sheets of 50 were distributed to other post offices as they were more manageable in the smaller size, about half Mint N.H., hinge reinforced separations and other separations, four stamps scuffed

4,692
2,500
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972
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4c Columbian (233). Complete sheet of 100 with two left and right bottom imprint, "D" and plate no. 18 blocks of eight, this 100-stamp sheet was available only through the Postal Agency in Washington, D.C., half sheets of 50 were distributed to other post offices as they were more manageable in the smaller size, about half of the stamps and virtually all of those in the plate blocks are Mint N.H.

17,375
6,250
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973
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 973, Complete Sheets and Panes5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Complete pane of 50 with bottom imprint, "B" and plate no. 8 block of eight, fresh, about 60% Mint N.H., hinge reinforcements along sides

9,865
6,750
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974
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 974, Complete Sheets and Panes6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Complete pane of 50 with top imprint, "Z" and plate no. 104 block of eight, fresh, 44 stamps Mint N.H., natural crackly original gum, some hinge reinforced separations at both sides, some of the gum creases are trifle heavy

9,680
2,700
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975
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 975, Complete Sheets and Panes8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Complete pane of 50 with bottom imprint, "II" and plate no. 132 block of eight, fresh, majority Mint N.H., natural crackly original gum, hinge reinforced mostly at right edge and some internally, some separations as well, tear in bottom imprint selvage, one stamp surface scuffs and two with small adherences, some perfs telescoped

6,900
1,600
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976
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 976, Complete Sheets and Panes2c Pink, Ty. I (248), 2c Pink, Ty. I (248)2c Pink, Ty. I (248). Mint N.H. complete pane of 100 with left and bottom plate no. 20 blocks of six, fresh, "patchy" original gum as usually seen on this Scott number, four stamps at bottom small stains barely affecting one stamp in bottom plate block

8,170
2,500
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977
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 977, Complete Sheets and Panes5c Dark Blue (281), 5c Dark Blue (281)5c Dark Blue (281). Complete pane of 100, about 85 stamps Mint N.H., some selvage h.r., minor separations, fresh

9,442
4,500
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978
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 978, Complete Sheets and Panes1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H. complete pane of 50, fresh, thin natural gum skip line on middle column

3,810
5,250
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979
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 979, Complete Sheets and Panes2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. complete pane of 50, fresh, small separation bottom margin

3,620
5,250
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980
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 980, Complete Sheets and Panes4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. complete pane of 50 with top and bottom imprint and plate no. 599 blocks of six, remarkably fresh and intact, vibrant color

17,350
21,000
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981
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 981, Complete Sheets and Panes5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. complete pane of 50 with top and bottom imprint and plate no. 602 blocks of six, very fresh

17,150
16,000
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982
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 982, Complete Sheets and Panes10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Complete pane of 50 with top and bottom imprint and plate no.604 blocks of six, most Mint N.H. including top plate block of 20, most stamps in bottom plate block also Mint N.H., largely separated between 5th and 6th rows and Pos. 33 has been replaced

22,451
22,000
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983
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 983, Complete Sheets and Panes1c Pan-American (294), 1c Pan-American (294)1c Pan-American (294). Complete pane of 100 including two imprint and plate no. blocks of six at top, about three-quarters Mint N.H., some hinge reinforcement, bottom left s.e. stamp faulty corner

4,335
2,100
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984
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 984, Complete Sheets and Panes2c Pan-American (295), 2c Pan-American (295)2c Pan-American (295). Complete pane of 100 including imprint and plate no. blocks of six and ten at bottom, fresh, virtually all Mint N..H., few hinge reinforcements

4,140
3,250
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985
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 985, Complete Sheets and Panes4c Pan-American (296), 4c Pan-American (296)4c Pan-American (296). Pane of 50 with bottom imprint and plate no. 1145 block of six, extraordinarily fresh, three top s.e. stamps with tiny hinge reinforcements, others Mint N.H. including the plate block, which is superb

11,860
6,250
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986
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 986, Complete Sheets and Panes5c Pan-American (297), 5c Pan-American (297)5c Pan-American (297). Pane of 50 with bottom imprint and plate no. 1140 block of six, small hinge reinforced separations, 44 stamps Mint N.H. including plate block (tiny selvage hinge reinforcement)

10,800
8,000
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987
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 987, Complete Sheets and Panes8c Pan-American (298), 8c Pan-American (298)8c Pan-American (298). Mint N.H. pane of 50 with bottom imprint and plate no. 1150 block of six, wonderfully fresh with fabulous centering throughout most of the pane

18,100
9,000
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988
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 988, Complete Sheets and Panes10c Pan-American (299), 10c Pan-American (299)10c Pan-American (299). Mint N.H. pane of 50 with bottom imprint and plate no. 1151 block of six, fresh and remarkably choice centering

25,500
12,500
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989
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 989, Complete Sheets and Panes1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Mint N.H. panes of 50, bright colors and detailed impressions, fresh and intact

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE SET OF INTACT SHEETS OF THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE ISSUE.

Due to the difficulty in finding superb centered singles, most sheets have been broken.

51,685
26,000
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990
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 990, Complete Sheets and Panes1c-5c Jamestown (328-330), 1c-5c Jamestown (328-330)1c-5c Jamestown (328-330). Mint N.H. half-sheets of 100, 1c lacking side selvage, rich colors, few minor imperfections such as few perf separations

VERY GOOD-VERY FINE. A RARE SET OF PANES OF 100 OF THE JAMESTOWN ISSUE.

This set amply demonstrates the narrow spacing between stamps, which led to difficulties in perforating and a dearth of centered copies.

53,570
11,000
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991
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 991, Complete Sheets and Panes2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546). Part sheet of 130 without plate no. (full sheet is 170 stamps), seven lightly hinged, other 123 Mint N.H., separations, cutting knife damage to the edge of eight stamps at right

32,855
6,750
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992
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 992, Complete Sheets and Panes8c Olive Green (560), 8c Olive Green (560)8c Olive Green (560). Complete pane of 100, four s.e. stamps hinged (two of these with stains), some small separations, some vertical telescoping on the left half

10,820
3,250
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993
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 993, Complete Sheets and Panes1c-10c 1923-26 Issue (581-591), 1c-10c 1923-26 Issue (581-591)1c-10c 1923-26 Issue (581-591). Panes of 100, all Mint N.H. except three 1-1/2c and four 8c, fresh, small piece out of 10c side selvage by one stamp, one 1c small internal tear

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE SET OF PANES OF 100 OF THE ONE-CENT THRU 10-CENT PERF 10 ROTARY PRESS 1923-26 ISSUE. THE 4-CENT AND 10-CENT HAVE PARTICULARLY NICE CENTERING.

This is one of the last surviving sets of complete panes

45,123
16,500
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994
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 994, Complete Sheets and Panes1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679), 1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679)1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Complete sheets of 100, all of the Kans. stamps are Mint N.H., 96 to 97 each of the Nebr. stamps are Mint N.H., 7c Nebr. missing small piece of side selvage, perfs close to slightly in on some

THE VAST MAJORITY OF STAMPS ARE FINE-VERY FINE AND THERE ARE EXTREMELY FINE STAMPS SCATTERED THROUGHOUT. VERY RARE AND CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST-QUALITY SURVIVING SETS OF KANSAS-NEBRASKA SHEETS.

With the demand for choice Kansas-Nebraska singles and sets, we doubt that many more opportunities to acquire a complete set of sheets will occur in the future.

110,516
47,500
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995
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 995, Complete Sheets and Panes11c-50c 1931 Issue (692-701), 11c-50c 1931 Issue (692-701)11c-50c 1931 Issue (692-701). Mint N.H. complete sheets of 100, fresh, 14c separation and one stamp torn

13,895
6,250
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996
 
Sale Number 913, Lot Number 996, Complete Sheets and Panes6c-24c 1918 Air Post (C1-C3), 6c-24c 1918 Air Post (C1-C3)6c-24c 1918 Air Post (C1-C3). Mint N.H. complete sheets of 100, 6c top row and some others partially oxidized

MOSTLY FINE-VERY FINE WITH A FAIR NUMBER OF REALLY CHOICE 24-CENT STAMPS. A RARE SET OF SHEETS FROM THE UNITED STATES AIR POST ISSUE.

A rare opportunity to acquire a complete set of 1918 Air Post sheets.

43,970
19,000
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997
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 997, Complete Sheets and Panes6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1), 6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1)6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H. pane of 100, missing selvage at left, minor separation and slight telescoping in plate block area

12,330
3,750
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998
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 998, Complete Sheets and Panes16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H. pane of 100, missing selvage at left, small translucent spot on Position 21 at left

15,900
5,250
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999
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 999, Complete Sheets and Panes8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6), 8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6)8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6). Complete panes of 100, all Mint N.H. except three 24c s.e. stamps

GENERALLY FINE CENTERING. AN IMPRESSIVE SET OF PANES OF THE SECOND AIR POST ISSUE.

With the demand for choice singles and sets, it is unlikely that the few remaining intact sheets are centered much better than the sheets offered here.

42,125
23,000
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1000
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 1000, Complete Sheets and Panes3c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J40), 3c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J40)3c Deep Claret, Postage Due (J40). Pane of 100 with plate nos. and imprints at top and bottom, full selvage with arrow at right, natural s.e. at left, deep dark color, 45 stamps incl. top plate no. block Mint N.H., bottom three rows slightly disturbed original gum and nineteen other stamps h.r., Pos. 6-10 with light crease, some perf separations, overall Fine-Very Fine

14,015
0
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1001
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 1001, Complete Sheets and Panes2c Interior (O16), 2c Interior (O16)2c Interior (O16). Complete sheet of 100 with plate blocks at top and bottom and selvage at sides, original gum, many stamps Mint N.H., some perf separations with few reinforced, generally choice centering, Very Fine and rare complete sheet of the 2c Interior, Scott Retail with no premium for Mint N.H. stamps

5,725
2,500
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