Sale 914 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 19 June, 2006

Category — Official Specimens

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2242
S
Sale 914, Lot 2242, Official Specimens1c-30c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt. (O1S-O9S). Without gum as issued, rich colors, few small imperfections, Fine-Very Fine set

1,795
1,150
2243
S
Sale 914, Lot 2243, Official Specimens1c-30c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt. (O1S-O9S). Without gum as issued, complete set, couple trivial perf flaws and 24c reperfed at top, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

0
1,150
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2244
S
Sale 914, Lot 2244, Official Specimens1c Agriculture, Small Dotted "i" (O1Sc). Without gum as issued, huge top margin, perfs just in at right, Very Good, scarce

450
220
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2245
S
1c-10c Executive, Specimen Ovpt. (O10S-O14S). Without gum as issued, well-centered for these, Fine-Very Fine set, surprisingly difficult to assemble

235
170
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2246
S
Sale 914, Lot 2246, Official Specimens1c-10c Executive, Specimen Ovpt. (O10S-O14S). Without gum as issued, complete set, fresh, Fine-Very Fine

235
200
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2247
S
Sale 914, Lot 2247, Official Specimens24c Interior, Specimen Ovpt. (O22S). Without gum as issued, unusually wide margins and well-centered, deep rich color, reperfed at bottom, Very Fine appearance, only 77 issued, with 2006 P.F. certificate

975
575
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2248
ng
Sale 914, Lot 2248, Official Specimens30c Interior, Specimen Ovpt. (O23S). Without gum as issued, wide margins and rich color, tiny natural inclusion speck, otherwise Very Fine, only 75 issued, with 1995 P.F. certificate

975
1,200
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2249
ng
Sale 914, Lot 2249, Official Specimens90c Interior, Specimen Ovpt. (O24S). Without gum as issued, fresh and bright, large margins, trivial nibbed perf at left, otherwise Fine and attractive, only 77 issued

975
600
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2250
S
Sale 914, Lot 2250, Official Specimens1c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O25Sa). Without gum as issued, fresh, well-centered, Very Fine and choice

1,250
1,600
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2251
S
Sale 914, Lot 2251, Official Specimens6c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O28S). Without gum as issued, incredibly well-centered with full perforations, Extremely Fine Gem

625
0
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2252
S
Sale 914, Lot 2252, Official Specimens30c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O33S). Without gum as issued, fresh color, tiny light purple mark in left margin, otherwise Fine, only 150 issued

650
425
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2253
S
Sale 914, Lot 2253, Official Specimens1c-90c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O35S-O45S). Without gum as issued, 2c margin flaws, 10c mount stain on back, 15c reperfed at top, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

6,210
4,500
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2254
S
Sale 914, Lot 2254, Official Specimens1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,300
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2255
og
Sale 914, Lot 2255, Official Specimens2c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O36Sa). Without gum as issued, almost perfectly centered, radiant color

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT NAVY DEPARTMENT WITH THE "SEPCIMEN" SPELLING ERROR.

With 1995 P.F. certificate

2,500
3,750
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2256
S
Sale 914, Lot 2256, Official Specimens3c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O37S). Without gum as issued, bright color, reperfed at left, Fine appearance, only 126 issued

700
325
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2257
S
Sale 914, Lot 2257, Official Specimens3c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O37S). Without gum as issued, fresh and Fine

700
650
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2258
S
Sale 914, Lot 2258, Official Specimens7c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O39S). Without gum as issued, wonderfully fresh and Very Fine

325
425
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2259
S
Sale 914, Lot 2259, Official Specimens15c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O42S). Without gum as issued, beautiful color, Fine, only 107 issued

700
550
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2260
S
Sale 914, Lot 2260, Official Specimens15c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O42S). Without gum as issued, fresh strong color, bottom perfs trimmed off (probably natural), otherwise Fine, only 107 issued

700
400
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2261
S
Sale 914, Lot 2261, Official Specimens24c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O43S). Without gum as issued, attractive margins and fresh color, single partially nibbed perf at left, otherwise Very Fine, only 106 issued

700
525
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2262
S
Sale 914, Lot 2262, Official Specimens90c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O45S). Without gum as issued, exceptionally wide margins and choice centering, fresh color, expertly repaired at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, certainly one of the finest appearing examples of the mere 102 issued

700
400
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2263
S
Sale 914, Lot 2263, Official Specimens1c-90c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O47S-O56S). Without gum as issued, complete set, most scissors separated, essentially all perfs intact, couple tiny perf flaws of no great consequence, Fine-Very Fine

6,737
6,000
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2264
S
Sale 914, Lot 2264, Official Specimens1c Post Office, "Sepcimen" Ovpt. (O47Sa). Without gum as issued, scissors separated, perfs intact, fresh, Very Fine

1,100
2,200
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2265
S
Sale 914, Lot 2265, Official Specimens1c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt., Inverted Ovpt. (O47Sb). Without gum as issued, choice margins and nicely centered, Very Fine, only 100 issued, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,700
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2266
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Sale 914, Lot 2266, Official Specimens1c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt., Inverted Ovpt. (O47Sb). Without gum as issued, fresh and Fine, only 100 issued

1,100
1,600
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2267
 
Sale 914, Lot 2267, Official Specimens1c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt., Inverted Ovpt. (O47Sb). Without gum as issued, faint bend, otherwise Fine, only 100 issued

1,100
1,200
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2268
S
Sale 914, Lot 2268, Official Specimens1c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt., Inverted Ovpt. (O47Sb). Without gum as issued, slight toning, otherwise Very Good, only 100 issued

1,100
650
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2269
S
Sale 914, Lot 2269, Official Specimens3c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O49S). Without gum as issued, well-centered, minor paper remnants on back, Very Fine, only 91 issued

900
550
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2270
S
Sale 914, Lot 2270, Official Specimens10c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O51S). Without gum as issued, fresh and Fine, only 177 issued

550
350
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2271
S
Sale 914, Lot 2271, Official Specimens10c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O51S). Without gum as issued, choice centering with wide margins, crisp impression, Extremely Fine, scarce in such choice condition

550
700
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2272
S
Sale 914, Lot 2272, Official Specimens10c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O51S). Without gum as issued, exceptionally well-centered, perfs intact, Very Fine and choice

550
650
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2273
S
Sale 914, Lot 2273, Official Specimens12c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O52S). Without gum as issued, exceptionally well-centered, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, only 93 issued

800
500
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2274
S
Sale 914, Lot 2274, Official Specimens15c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O53S). Without gum as issued, few perfs at top blunted due to scissors separation, Fine, only 82 issued

925
750
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2275
S
Sale 914, Lot 2275, Official Specimens30c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O55S). Without gum as issued, close at right, Fine, only 81 issued

850
500
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2276
S
Sale 914, Lot 2276, Official Specimens90c Post Office, Specimen Ovpt. (O56S). Without gum as issued, some perfs trimmed or blunted by scissors separation, Fine, only 82 issued

850
700
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2277
S
Sale 914, Lot 2277, Official Specimens1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S). Without gum as issued, complete set to the 90c, last three some blunted or missing perfs due to scissors separation, few other perf flaws, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,615
1,600
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2278
S
Sale 914, Lot 2278, Official Specimens1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S). Without gum as issued, inexpensive 1c and 2c small faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,675
1,600
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2279
S
Sale 914, Lot 2279, Official Specimens1c-90c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O57S-O67S). Without gum as issued, complete set to the 90c, 30c scissors separated, perfs virtually intact, few other tiny perf flaws, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,675
2,100
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2280
S
Sale 914, Lot 2280, Official Specimens1c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O57Sa). Without gum as issued, fresh and remarkably well-centered, couple very trivial perf nibbings at top, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,100
1,600
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2281
S
Sale 914, Lot 2281, Official Specimens2c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O58Sa). Without gum as issued, fresh, nicely centered, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,900
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2282
Sbl
Sale 914, Lot 2282, Official Specimens2c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O58S). Block of four, without gum as issued, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, scarce multiple

550
850
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2283
S
Sale 914, Lot 2283, Official Specimens2c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O58S). Without gum as issued, spectacular huge jumbo margins and perfectly centered, fresh and bright, trivial rounded top left corner perf, otherwise Extremely Fine gem

45
230
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2284
S
Sale 914, Lot 2284, Official Specimens7c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O61Sa). Without gum as issued, choice margins and fabulous centering, Extremely Fine

90
475
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2285
S
Sale 914, Lot 2285, Official Specimens12c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O63S). Without gum as issued, bright color, tiny thin speck at top, appears Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate and 2002 P.S.E. certificates

375
270
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2286
S
Sale 914, Lot 2286, Official Specimens15c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O64S). Without gum as issued, unusual shade caused by the plate wash from an unwiped plate, Fine, only 257 issued

375
400
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2287
S
Sale 914, Lot 2287, Official Specimens24c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O65S). Without gum as issued, fresh, wonderfully choice margins and centering, scissors separated, perfs essentially completely intact but few tiny perf tears, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2006 P.F. certificate

375
250
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2288
S
Sale 914, Lot 2288, Official Specimens24c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O65S). Without gum as issued, Fine and attractive, only 253 issued

375
375
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2289
S
Sale 914, Lot 2289, Official Specimens6c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O60S). Without gum as issued, clear double transfer, single short perf at top, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as normal stamp without the variety

175
475
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2290
S
Sale 914, Lot 2290, Official Specimens90c Treasury, Specimen Ovpt. (O82S). Without gum as issued, deep rich color, Fine, only 72 issued

1,000
1,100
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2291
S
Sale 914, Lot 2291, Official Specimens1c-90c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O83S-O93S). Without gum as issued, 90c wide natural s.e. at right, Fine-Very Fine set

6,045
5,250
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2292
S
Sale 914, Lot 2292, Official Specimens3c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O85S). Without gum as issued, fresh, well-centered, Very Fine and choice

650
1,000
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2293
S
Sale 914, Lot 2293, Official Specimens6c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O86S). Without gum as issued, wide top margin showing trace of imprint, fresh and Fine, only 111 issued

650
675
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2294
S
Sale 914, Lot 2294, Official Specimens10c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O88S). Without gum as issued, bright color, pulled perf at top right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

625
475
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2295
S
Sale 914, Lot 2295, Official Specimens10c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O88S). Without gum as issued, wide margins, tiny margin nick at right, otherwise Very Fine, only 119 issued

625
410
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2296
S
Sale 914, Lot 2296, Official Specimens15c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O90S). Without gum as issued, bright color, small corner creases, appears Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

775
600
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2297
S
Sale 914, Lot 2297, Official Specimens15c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O90S). Without gum as issued, fresh and Fine, only 105 issued

775
750
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2298
S
Sale 914, Lot 2298, Official Specimens24c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O91S). Without gum as issued, rich color, Fine, only 106 issued

775
0
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2299
S
Sale 914, Lot 2299, Official Specimens30c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O92S). Without gum as issued, wonderfully fresh with strong color, attractively centered, Very Fine

775
950
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2300
S
Sale 914, Lot 2300, Official Specimens30c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O92S). Without gum as issued, attractive margins and centering, strong color, nibbed perfs at right, otherwise nearly Very Fine, only 104 issued

775
650
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2301
S
Sale 914, Lot 2301, Official Specimens90c War, Specimen Ovpt. (O93S). Without gum as issued, wide margins, trivial nibbed perf, otherwise Fine, only 106 issued

775
575
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2302
S
Sale 914, Lot 2302, Official Specimens1c Executive, Navy and State, Soft Paper "Specimen" Ovpts. (O10xS, O35xS, O57xS). Without gum as issued, a complete "set", first and last Fine, the Navy Extremely Fine

425
750
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2303
S
Sale 914, Lot 2303, Official Specimens1c Navy, Soft Porous, Specimen Ovpt. (O35xS). Without gum as issued, wonderful wide margins and beautiful centering, fabulous color, Extremely Fine, exceptionally handsome example of this scarce soft-paper "Specimen"

80
0
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2304
S
1c-12c Officials, Specimen Ovpts. (O1S/O83S). 18, nearly all 1c and 2c values but does include 6c and 12c Agriculture (latter bottom perfs trimmed) and 3c State, generally Fine-Very Fine

1,150
600
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2305
S
1c-7c Officials, "Specimen" Ovpts. (O1S/O87S). Without gum as issued, 24 incl. 17 different, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

1,272
675
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2306
S
1c-30c Officials, Specimen Ovpts. (O2S/O92S). Without gum as issued, 32 items incl. 20 different, majority are 1c and 2c values but includes better such as 6c and 12c Agriculture, 30c Post Office (two) and 30c War, few varieties with 2c Executive pre-print paper fold and couple dropped "S", several stamps with remarkably wide margins and centered, some faults, generally Fine-Very Fine

4,137
2,900
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2307
S
Sale 914, Lot 2307, Official Specimens6c Treasury, 24c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpts. (O8S, O75S). Without gum as issued, 24c small thin spots, otherwise Very Fine, only 85 of the 6c issued, 24c with 2006 P.F. certificate

850
625
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2308
S
1c Executive, Navy & State, Soft Paper Specimen Ovpts. (O10xS, O35xS, O57xS). Without gum as issued, six, seven and one respectively, one 1c Navy with broken "M", few small faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,255
800
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2309
S
Sale 914, Lot 2309, Official Specimens3c-30c Officials, "Specimen" Ovpts. ()27S-O30S, O51S, O66S, O76S, O79S). Without gum as issued, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine group

4,900
3,500
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