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Sale 910 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 1: Columbian and Later Issues

Sale Date — Friday, 21 April, 2006

Category — Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
135
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 135, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Imperforate (631), 1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Imperforate (631)1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Imperforate (631). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins which sacrificed the eight adjoining stamps to create this Gem, rich color, Extremely Fine, a magnificent item

2
75
136
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 136, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Without Gum Breaker Ridges (631var), 1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Without Gum Breaker Ridges (631var)1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Without Gum Breaker Ridges (631var). Mint N.H. pair, large margins all around, rich color, Extremely Fine, a pristine pair of this desirable variety, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

160
120
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137
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 137, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H. with bottom left corner plate no., deep rich color on bright paper, beautifully centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE II WASHINGTON ISSUE, SCOTT 634A. THIS IS THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 634A WE HAVE EVER OFFERED.

By his own recollection, the owner has upgraded this stamp at least four times. A review of our computerized records indicates that this is the finest example we have ever offered. The next closest, a single with selvage at right, realized $3,250 hammer in our Sale 902 (lot 907)

With 2002 P.F. certificate

625
9,500
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138
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 138, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)7c Black (639), 7c Black (639)7c Black (639). Mint N.H. with selvage at bottom, detailed impression, beautiful centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a true Jumbo, with 2002 P.F. certificate

3
525
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139
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 139, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)2c Valley Forge (645), 2c Valley Forge (645)2c Valley Forge (645). Mint N.H. with plate no. at top, rich color, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp

1
130
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140
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 140, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)2c Hawaii Ovpt. (647), 2c Hawaii Ovpt. (647)2c Hawaii Ovpt. (647). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, perfectly centered with extra wide margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, bidders should not be fooled by the modest catalogue value of this stamp when preparing their bids, this stamp is a true condition rarity

7
300
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141
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 141, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)5c Aeronautics (650), 5c Aeronautics (650)5c Aeronautics (650). Mint N.H., deep rich color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem

7
130
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142
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 142, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)2c George Rogers Clark (651), 2c George Rogers Clark (651)2c George Rogers Clark (651). Mint N.H., rich color on crisp paper, huge and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, for an inexpensive stamp this is surprisingly scarce in such superb condition

1
160
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143
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 143, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)2c Electric Light, Coil (656), 2c Electric Light, Coil (656)2c Electric Light, Coil (656). Mint N.H. joint line pair, radiant color, choice centering with balanced margins on all sides, Extremely Fine Gem

110
190
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144
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 144, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)2c Edison, Coil (656), 2c Edison, Coil (656)2c Edison, Coil (656). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, perfectly centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

45
210
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145
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 145, Later Issues (Scott 631 to 657)2c Sullivan (657), 2c Sullivan (657)2c Sullivan (657). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, enormous margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a massive stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1
60
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