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Sale 921 — Superb Graded United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 18 October, 2006

Category — Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
659
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 659, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., intense shade and sharp proof-like impression on bright paper, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,550.00), only two stamps have graded higher than 95 in the P.S.E. population report

175
1,700
660
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 660, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., sharp proof-like impression on brilliant paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 1996 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $570.00 as 90, $1,550.00 as 95)

175
475
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661
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 661, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., beautifully centered and wonderful intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $570.00)

175
0
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662
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 662, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., detailed impression, almost perfectly centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $570.00)

175
450
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663
 
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 663, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)1c Green, Coil (412), 1c Green, Coil (412)1c Green, Coil (412). Guide line pair, deep rich color, wide margins, light strikes of 1913 duplex cancels, Extremely Fine, scarce in such choice used condition, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $360.00)

105
700
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664
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 664, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., essentially perfectly centered, outstanding deep rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $825.00)

260
700
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665
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 665, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H., remarkable centering with unusually wide margins at sides, brilliant color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 50-CENT FRANKLIN ON DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED PAPER.

According to Johl (Vol. 1, page 203), Scott 422 was issued more than two years prior to the release of Scott 421. A supply of the double-line watermark paper was still on hand, and was used to fill the need for higher denomination stamps.

With 1998 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00), worthy of 95 points

550
1,400
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666
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 666, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H. with sheet margin at top, wonderful margins and essentially perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $290.00)

75
350
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667
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 667, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H. with selvage at bottom, deep rich color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $290.00 as 90, $880.00 as 95)

75
450
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668
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 668, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Mint N.H., lovely centering, intense color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $680.00)

200
550
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669
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 669, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)11c Dark Green (434), 11c Dark Green (434)11c Dark Green (434). Very lightly hinged, magnificent color, margins and centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $210.00)

25
200
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670
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 670, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)11c Dark Green (434), 11c Dark Green (434)11c Dark Green (434). Mint N.H., perfectly centered and with wonderful deep rich color, fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $620.00)

52
550
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671
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 671, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, almost perfectly centered, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 and 2006 P.F. certificates ((XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

475
550
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672
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 672, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)30c Orange Red (439), 30c Orange Red (439)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., nearly perfect centering, intense color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1914 ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,550.00)

575
1,500
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673
og
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 673, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Guide line pair, fresh, lightly hinged, magnificent margins and centering, Extremely Fine Gem line pair, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

300
600
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674
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 674, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, barest trace of hinging, rich color, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $900.00)

575
600
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675
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 675, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, single hinge mark at top, perfectly centered with wide and perfectly balanced margins, detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 4-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 446.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,300.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date to this Scott number in any condition.

750
2,100
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676
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 676, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, intense color on bright paper, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,050.00)

550
1,000
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677
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 677, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)1c Green, Coil (452), 1c Green, Coil (452)1c Green, Coil (452). Mint N.H. pair, wide margins and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $100.00)

55
110
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678
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 678, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H. pair, beautifully centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $225.00)

130
225
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679
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 679, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H. pair, essentially perfectly centered, strong color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $630.00)

160
250
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680
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 680, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair without the customary crease between stamps, beautiful large margins, fresh, vivid color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. PARTICULARLY DESIRABLE JOINT LINE PAIR IN THIS STELLAR CONDITION

With 2005 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,500.00)

2,500
2,400
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681
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 681, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair without the customary crease between stamps, large margins and very well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,100.00)

2,500
1,800
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682
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 682, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, beautiful large margins and perfectly centered, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem pair, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $920.00)

750
800
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683
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 683, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, choice balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem pair, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $820.00)

750
700
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684
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 684, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, choice margins and centering, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $750.00)

750
600
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685
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 685, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)6c Red Orange (468), 6c Red Orange (468)6c Red Orange (468). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day in was printed, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1916 ISSUE.

With 1986 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,800.00). Only one example has graded higher in the P.S.E. population report

200
2,100
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686
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 686, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)6c Red Orange (468), 6c Red Orange (468)6c Red Orange (468). Mint N.H., precise centering and balanced margins, bright color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1916 ISSUE, SCOTT 468.

With 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four and 2005 P.S.E. certificate for single (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,800.00)

200
2,100
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687
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 687, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H. with plate no. 7504 at bottom, beautiful balanced margins and marvelous color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $960.00)

85
1,100
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688
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 688, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., beautiful large balanced margins, wonderful deep intense color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, magnificent condition, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $960.00)

85
950
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689
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 689, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, magnificent deep rich color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $320.00)

85
325
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690
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 690, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)15c Gray (475), 15c Gray (475)15c Gray (475). Exceptionally well-centered, lightly hinged, attractive soft shade, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $315.00)

200
275
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691
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 691, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Mint N.H., attractive margins and centering, fresh, bright and crisp

EXTREMELY FINE. A CONDITION RARITY IN THIS CHOICE NEVER-HINGED POST OFFICE CONDITION.

With 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $5,950.00)

2,400
4,250
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692
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 692, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Mint N.H., pretty shade on crisp paper, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT PERF 10 FRANKLIN STAMP ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER.

With 2002 and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $5,950.00)

2,400
5,250
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693
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 693, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., deep rich color on post-office fresh paper, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 PERF 10 MARSHALL ISSUE. ONE OF ONLY TWO EXAMPLES TO ACHIEVE THE LOFTY GRADE OF SUPERB 98. A GREAT CONDITION RARITY.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,200.00).

450
4,750
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694
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 694, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492). Mint N.H. pair, essentially perfectly centered, fresh, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $160.00)

45
190
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695
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 695, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, perfectly centered throughout, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $245.00)

65
500
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696
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 696, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)5c Blue (504), 5c Blue (504)5c Blue (504). Mint N.H., fabulous balanced margins with strong color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $220.00)

19
225
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697
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 697, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, perfectly centered with extra wide margins on all sides

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT. THE PERFORATED 5-CENT ERROR STAMPS -- SCOTT 467 AND 505 -- ARE VERY DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $8,600.00). Only one stamp has graded higher in the P.S.E. population report.

675
6,000
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698
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 698, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Imperceptibly hinged, magnificent margins and centering, lovely bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $830.00)

350
700
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699
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 699, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)6c Red Orange (506), 6c Red Orange (506)6c Red Orange (506). Mint N.H., uncharacteristically wide margins of near Jumbo proportions and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $285.00)

26
375
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700
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 700, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with even margins all around, intense color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $580.00)

57
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701
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 701, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Mint N.H. with plate no. 8897 at top, beautifully centered and with intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $190.00)

57
225
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702
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 702, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)11c Light Green (511), 11c Light Green (511)11c Light Green (511). Mint N.H., beautiful color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $65.00)

19
70
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703
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 703, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)15c Gray (514), 15c Gray (514)15c Gray (514). Mint N.H., plate no. 7927 at right, choice margins and essentially perfect centering, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $740.00)

77
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704
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 704, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)30c Orange Red (516), 30c Orange Red (516)30c Orange Red (516). Mint N.H., choice margins and exceptional centering, wonderful deep color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $240.00)

80
190
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705
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 705, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering with unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $310.00)

105
225
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706
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 706, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H. with top half arrow marker selvage, wonderfully well-centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,200.00)

1,300
1,700
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707
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 707, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, huge margins all around, pencil notation on gum notes this came from sheet with plate no. 12280

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,000.00 as Mint N.H.). Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

3,600
4,750
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708
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 708, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., large to huge margins all around incl. significant portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, brilliant color

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $4,200.00)

3,600
3,500
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709
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 709, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., brilliant color, large and balanced margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $4,200.00)

3,600
3,000
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