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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
903
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 903, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green (331), 1c Green (331)1c Green (331). Phenomenal used Jumbo margined single, rich color, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $280.00 for a regular 98)

0
325
904
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 904, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown (334), 4c Orange Brown (334)4c Orange Brown (334). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with choice wide margins, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,200.00)

100
850
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905
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 905, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown (334), 4c Orange Brown (334)4c Orange Brown (334). Mint N.H., deep rich color, detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

100
0
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906
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 906, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)6c Red Orange (336), 6c Red Orange (336)6c Red Orange (336). Mint N.H. with top part imprint selvage, beautiful glowing color, choice margins and almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $530.00)

175
450
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907
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 907, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow (338), 10c Yellow (338)10c Yellow (338). Mint N.H., radiant color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

190
200
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908
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 908, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, beautiful centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 PERF 12 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE.

With 1992 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,250.00). Only two have graded higher to date, and only two others share this grade.

1,250
2,900
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909
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 909, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Lightly hinged, incredibly rich color and detailed proof-like impression on crisp white paper, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,600.00)

550
1,200
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910
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 910, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Fabulous wide Jumbo margins and exceptionally well-centered, intense color, nearly Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $690.00 for 85, $870.00 for 90)

550
700
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911
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 911, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Attractive wide margins, strong color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $530.00)

550
375
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912
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 912, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Two singles, distinct shades, both reperfed, Very Fine appearance

1,100
300
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913
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 913, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Lightly cancelled, beautiful wide balanced margins, excellent color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

100
700
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914
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 914, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. guide line pair, well-centered, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

600
250
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915
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 915, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. pair, bright shade, wide and balanced margins, tiny natural inclusion dropout at left of bottom stamp, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $250.00), were it not for the inclusion this would surely have graded significantly higher

210
0
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916
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 916, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Coil (349), 2c Carmine, Coil (349)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, wonderful margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, rarely seen with such outstanding centering, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00), only two hinged line pairs in this grade

550
950
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917
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 917, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Guide line pair, very handsome wide imperforate margins, essentially perfectly centered horizontally, gorgeous color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. GREAT EYE-APPEAL AND DIFFICULT TO FIND IN THIS HIGH GRADE.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,050.00). This grade is shared by one other guide line pair, there are none certified that exceed this grade so far.

1,250
4,250
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918
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 918, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered, rich color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,050.00)

350
2,000
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919
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 919, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Lightly hinged, incredibly well-centered deep rich color on bright white paper, flawlessly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $770.00), this and one other share this grade (both hinged) and there is none in higher grade

160
600
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920
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 920, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Guide line pair, top stamp h.r., bottom stamp Mint N.H., wide margins, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as hinged guide line pair

1,250
0
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921
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 921, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Guide line strip of four, top stamp h.r., others (incl. guide line pair) Mint N.H., intense color, light vertical natural gum bend, perfs somewhat weak along guide line, still Fine-Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

3,300
900
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922
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 922, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Guide line strip of four, bottom stamp Mint N.H., rich color, top stamp black paper fibers adhering to gum, Fine-Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,800
500
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923
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 923, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 5-CENT COIL, SCOTT 351.

With 1977 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,100.00). Only two pairs and five guide line pairs have graded higher to date.

1,000
1,700
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924
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 924, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Pair, bottom stamp Mint N.H., top stamp lightly hinged, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

550
475
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925
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 925, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H. with paste-up tab at top, extraordinarily huge margins all around, deep rich color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR AND BREATHTAKING MINT NEVER-HINGED SINGLE OF THE 5-CENT PERF 12 VERTICAL COIL.

With 2004 P.F. certificate for pair

375
1,000
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926
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 926, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (352), 1c Green, Coil (352)1c Green, Coil (352). Guide line pair, single hinge mark, rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a superb guide line pair, with 2002 P.F. certificate

825
1,200
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927
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 927, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Lightly hinged, fabulous centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00), one of only two in this grade, none higher

220
1,000
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928
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 928, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Guide line pair, h.r. at top left, rich color on bright paper, weak perfs, Extremely Fine appearance

1,500
0
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929
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 929, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Pair, wide imperforate margins and nearly perfectly centered, bright color, Extremely Fine, scarce in this choice condition, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $700.00)

575
650
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930
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 930, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Pair, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins, trivial natural inclusions, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

575
400
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931
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 931, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Mint N.H., wide margins, wonderfully fresh and bright, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $820.00)

500
1,000
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932
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 932, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Pair, h.r., vivid color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, right stamp tiny corner perf tip crease at bottom right

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE DESPITE TRIVIAL CORNER PERF CREASE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND REMARKABLY WELL-CENTERED PAIR OF THE 10-CENT 1909 HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 356.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

7,000
4,000
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