Sale 932 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 4: Washington-Franklin Issues

Sale Date — Friday, 30 March, 2007

Category — 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
49
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Sale 932, Lot 49, 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)2c Carmine (375). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, perfectly centered with enormous margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp, with 1996 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $840.00 as 98), only one other has achieved this grade, which is the highest awarded to date

16
2,400
50
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Sale 932, Lot 50, 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)3c Deep Violet (376). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp which is sure to grade very highly, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate as block of four and 2001 P.F. certificate as single

47
700
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51
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Sale 932, Lot 51, 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)4c Brown (377). Mint N.H. with plate no. 6025 at bottom, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 1995 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $880 as 95, $2,800.00 as 98)

75
2,100
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52
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Sale 932, Lot 52, 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)5c Blue (378). Mint N.H., radiant color as fresh as the day it was printed, wide and balanced Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1988 and 2001 P.F. certificates

75
350
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53
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Sale 932, Lot 53, 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)6c Red Orange (379). Mint N.H., electrifying color which is as fresh as the day it was printed, perfectly centered with enormous margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 6-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 1992 and 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $3,050.00 as 98). Only one other shares this lofty grade.

85
9,500
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54
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Sale 932, Lot 54, 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)8c Olive Green (380). Mint N.H., intense color and impression on bright paper, Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 8-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE. THIS STAMP HAS EARNED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,400.00 as 95, $7,100.00 as 98). Only one other has achieved this grade.

260
3,000
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55
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Sale 932, Lot 55, 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)10c Yellow (381). Mint N.H. with plate no. 5239 at left, radiant color, choice centering with wide margins, trivial natural inclusion as often found on this color stamp and not mentioned on accompanying certificates, Extremely Fine GEM, with 1993 and 1999 P.F. certificates

250
1,100
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56
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Sale 932, Lot 56, 1910-11 Issue (Scott 375 to 382)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a remarkably attractive stamp, with 1982 and 1999 P.F. certificate

625
2,300
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