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Sale 935 — The Saddleback Collection of U.S. Errors and Plate Blocks

Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2007

Category — 1912-23 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
74
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 74, 1912-23 Issues1c Green (405), 1c Green (405)1c Green (405). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6042 block of six, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, light natural gum skip at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

155
150
75
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 75, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine, Two Different Plate Nos. (406 var), 2c Carmine, Two Different Plate Nos. (406 var)2c Carmine, Two Different Plate Nos. (406 var). Top plate no. block of six, with plate no. 5946 in selvage and plate no. 5954 in top margin, lightly hinged, Very Fine, unusual item, apparently two pieces of paper were fed into the press with one slightly misplaced so that only the plate no. printed (5954), the otherwise blank sheet of paper was then fed into the press again where it received the impressions of the stamps and plate no. 5946, ex Lilly

E. 750-1,000
2,400
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76
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 76, 1912-23 Issues7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Top plate no. 6919 block of six, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine

1,200
600
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77
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 77, 1912-23 Issues1c Green, 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Kansas City Roulettes (408 var, 409 var), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Kansas City Roulettes (408 var, 409 var)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Kansas City Roulettes (408 var, 409 var). Blocks of four of each, rich colors, hinge reinforcements, Very Fine, a rare set of blocks of four of this officially sanctioned private perforation. In December 1914, the Kansas City post office had an oversupply of imperforate stamps, originally intended for vending machines. The supply of stamps was rouletted with women's dressmaking tracing wheels, and official approval for their release was given by Washington.

300
300
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78
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 78, 1912-23 Issues8c Pale Olive Green (414), 8c Pale Olive Green (414)8c Pale Olive Green (414). Top imprint and plate no. 5719 block of six with wide selvage, lightly hinged, pretty shade, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

475
350
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79
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 79, 1912-23 Issues9c Salmon Red (415), 9c Salmon Red (415)9c Salmon Red (415). Top plate no. 6907 block of six, lightly hinged, vibrant color on bright paper, Fine-Very Fine

650
375
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80
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 80, 1912-23 Issues10c Orange Yellow (416), 10c Orange Yellow (416)10c Orange Yellow (416). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 5764 and "A" block of six, radiant color, trivial natural inclusion at bottom right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, fresh and Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

900
550
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81
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 81, 1912-23 Issues12c Claret Brown (417), 12c Claret Brown (417)12c Claret Brown (417). Bottom plate no. 6913 block of six, four stamps h.r., deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a pretty plate block

625
450
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82
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 82, 1912-23 Issues30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6911 block of six, rich color, fresh and Fine

2,350
1,300
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83
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 83, 1912-23 Issues50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Top imprint, "A" and plate no. block of six with wide selvage, top row Mint N.H., bottom row lightly hinged, rich color on fresh paper, slight internal crease in top right stamp with a bit of offset ink on gum in same place

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE 50-CENT PERF 12 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED FRANKLIN PLATE BLOCK.

Wide-top plate blocks of the 50c Perf 12 with double-line watermark are extremely rare. The Mint N.H. wide-top plate bock in the 2005 Fogelson sale (Shreves) realized $17,000 hammer. For the collector who is happy with lightly-hinged plate blocks, this is probably the best wide-top example extant.

4,750
9,500
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84
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 84, 1912-23 Issues1c Green, 2c Carmine (424-425), 1c Green, 2c Carmine (424-425)1c Green, 2c Carmine (424-425). Right plate no. and "Coil Stamps" blocks of twelve, 1c few h.r., Fine-Very Fine

280
200
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85
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 85, 1912-23 Issues3c Deep Violet (426), 3c Deep Violet (426)3c Deep Violet (426). Top plate no. 6755 block of six with wide selvage, small h.r. at bottom center, deep rich color on bright paper, Fine-Very Fine, an attractive plate block

210
300
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86
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 86, 1912-23 Issues4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 6010 block of six, rich color, choice centering, natural gum bends, Very Fine

775
0
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87
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 87, 1912-23 Issues5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Bottom plate no. 7242 block of six, top stamps lightly hinged, remarkably deep shade, Very Fine

390
0
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88
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 88, 1912-23 Issues6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 5430 block of six with star, vibrant color on bright paper, few small natural gum skips, trace of oxidation at right, otherwise Very Fine

725
650
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89
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 89, 1912-23 Issues7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Top plate no. 6904 block of six, top center stamp lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., detailed impression, bright paper, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,225
850
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90
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 90, 1912-23 Issues8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Top imprint, plate no. 5725 and "A" block of six with wide selvage, two stamps at top right lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., pretty shade, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive plate block

550
350
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91
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 91, 1912-23 Issues9c Salmon Red (432), 9c Salmon Red (432)9c Salmon Red (432). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6905 block of six, brilliant color, selvage reduced, Fine-Very Fine

1,150
300
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92
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 92, 1912-23 Issues11c Dark Green (434), 11c Dark Green (434)11c Dark Green (434). Bottom plate no. 7505 block of six, bottom left stamp Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, top cener stamp natural perf dimple, Very Fine, the bottom left stamps are Extremely Fine

275
300
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93
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 93, 1912-23 Issues12c Claret Brown (435), 12c Claret Brown (435)12c Claret Brown (435). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6900 block of six with wide selvage, intense color on bright paper, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

500
600
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94
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 94, 1912-23 Issues20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Bottom plate no. 6909 block of six, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps lightly hinged, brilliant color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, an extremely scarce plate block

3,250
1,400
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95
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 95, 1912-23 Issues50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Top plate no. 7057 block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., center stamp at bottom barely hinged, beautiful color, remarkably fresh and intact, each stamp is perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS PROBABLY THE FINEST PLATE BLOCK OF THE 50-CENT FRANKLIN (SCOTT 440) IN EXISTENCE.

This full top selvage plate block is absolutely pristine and perfectly centered. It is the finest we have ever encountered. Last offered in our 2000 Rarities sale, where it realized $35,000 hammer

15,000
67,500
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96
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 96, 1912-23 Issues$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Top imprint, plate no. 5782 and "A" block of six, lightly hinged on top center stamp, deep rich color and intense impression, natural staple hole in selvage at top left

FRESH AND FINE. A RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK $1.00 FRANKLIN, SCOTT 460.

With 1991 P.S.E. certificate

12,500
9,000
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97
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 97, 1912-23 Issues2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Top plate no. 7261 block of six with wide selvage, top center and both right stamps lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., bright color, fresh and intact, Fine-Very Fine, one of the scarce "keys" to a Washington-Franklin plate block collection, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,500
2,600
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98
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 98, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine, Ty. I (463), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (463)2c Carmine, Ty. I (463). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 7776 block of six, brilliant color, bottom center stamp trivial natural inclusion, Very Fine and choice

220
325
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99
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 99, 1912-23 Issues3c Violet (464), 3c Violet (464)3c Violet (464). Bottom plate no. 7254 block of six, gum is either disturbed or regummed ("as is"), Fine centering and scarce

E. 200-300
325
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100
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 100, 1912-23 Issues4c Orange Brown (465), 4c Orange Brown (465)4c Orange Brown (465). Mint N.H. top plate no. 7372 block of six with wide selvage, bright shade, Very Fine and choice,a pretty plate block

1,100
1,500
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101
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 101, 1912-23 Issues6c Red Orange (468), 6c Red Orange (468)6c Red Orange (468). Mint N.H. top plate no. 7137 block of six, bright color but with hint of oxidation, bottom right stamp small natural gum skip, Fine-Very Fine

2,500
950
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102
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 102, 1912-23 Issues8c Olive Green (470), 8c Olive Green (470)8c Olive Green (470). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 5725 and "A" block of six, pretty shade, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

900
350
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103
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 103, 1912-23 Issues9c Salmon Red (471), 9c Salmon Red (471)9c Salmon Red (471). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6907 block of six, vibrant color on bright paper, Fine-Very Fine

1,250
2,100
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104
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 104, 1912-23 Issues11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H. top plate no. 7504 block of six, rich color on bright paper, light natural gum bend at top center, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

625
350
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105
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 105, 1912-23 Issues12c Claret Brown (474), 12c Claret Brown (474)12c Claret Brown (474). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6913 block of six, rich color on bright paper, natural short gum at top, Fine-Very Fine

1,050
1,200
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106
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 106, 1912-23 Issues15c Gray (475), 15c Gray (475)15c Gray (475). Top plate no. 6819 block of six, lightly hinged, deep rich color, selvage reduced, Very Fine, a scarce plate block, we have only offered two others (both also hinged) since keeping computerized records

3,000
2,000
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107
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 107, 1912-23 Issues$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Top imprint, plate no. 5782 and "A" block of six, very lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, choice centering for this difficult plate block

FINE-VERY FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE $1.00 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE.

Our search of auction catalogues of major plate block collections has yielded precious few examples. Todd had two with full top selvage, and Wampler had one hinged with narrow bottom selvage. The Silver Lake collection contained a Mint N.H. top plate block, which may be unique in that condition.

With 1991 P.F. certificate

13,000
8,500
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108
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 108, 1912-23 Issues$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Top plate no. 8015 block of six, top left stamp and bottom row Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, deep rich color and detailed impression, tiny natural inclusion in bottom center stamp, slight crease in bottom left stamp

FINE-VERY FINE CENTERING. A BRILLIANT AND FRESH PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE $2.00 MADISON PERF 10.

Ex Fox

4,000
2,200
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109
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 109, 1912-23 Issues$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Wide top plate no. 8016 block of six, stamps are essentially Mint N.H. except for expert strengthening between perfs, fresh color on bright paper

FINE-VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE WIDE TOP PLATE BLOCK OF THE $5.00 MARSHALL 1917 PERF 10 ISSUE.

Scott Retail as hinged

3,100
2,500
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110
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 110, 1912-23 Issues5c Carmine, Imperforate, Error (485), 5c Carmine, Imperforate, Error (485)5c Carmine, Imperforate, Error (485). Single error in block of nine, two 2c stamps at top h.r., two 2c stamps at bottom lightly hinged, other four 2c stamps and error stamp Mint N.H., wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT IMPERFORATE ERROR IN A BLOCK OF NINE WITH THE ERROR STAMP MINT NEVER-HINGED.

During the course of production of the normal 2c plate No. 7942, three positions were noted to be defective. The plate was returned to the siderographer, who burnished out the three positions and mistakenly re-entered them using a transfer roll for the 5c stamp. The error passed unnoticed and the sheets were issued to the public Perf 10, Imperforate and Perf 11 (Scott 467, 485 and 505). The imperforate is by far the rarest of the three.

Ex Drucker. With 1981 A.P.S. and 2003 P.F. certificates

22,500
21,000
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111
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 111, 1912-23 Issues2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia, Imperforate at Top (500 var), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia, Imperforate at Top (500 var)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia, Imperforate at Top (500 var). Top margin plate no. 10209 block of six, showing no trace of perforations between the top row and plate number, left stamps slightly glazed original gum from mount, other stamps Mint N.H., deep rich color, bottom right stamp natural carbon speck inclusion

VERY FINE. AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE 20TH CENTURY VARIETY. PROBABLY UNIQUE AS A PLATE BLOCK.

This perforation variety is footnoted in Scott. Examples have been used to create the rare Scott 482A by trimming and adding Schermack Type III perforations. This is the only plate block with the imperforate sheet margin known to us.

Ex Zoellner

E. 4,000-5,000
5,750
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112
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 112, 1912-23 Issues3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501), 3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501)3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501). Top plate no. 8129 block of six, stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged in ungummed part of selvage, radiant color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

150
375
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113
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 113, 1912-23 Issues3c Dark Violet, Ty. II (502), 3c Dark Violet, Ty. II (502)3c Dark Violet, Ty. II (502). Mint N.H. top plate no. 8462 block of six, rich color, detailed impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a beautiful plate block

250
700
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114
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 114, 1912-23 Issues5c Blue (504), 5c Blue (504)5c Blue (504). Mint N.H. top plate no. 10312 block of six, deep rich color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine

210
350
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115
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 115, 1912-23 Issues5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in block of nine, natural s.e. at top, two 2c lightly hinged, others and error Mint N.H., brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine

725
350
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116
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 116, 1912-23 Issues5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. double error in block of twelve, natural s.e. at bottom, radiant color, usual faint natural gum bends, fresh and Very Fine

2,250
800
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117
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 117, 1912-23 Issues6c Red Orange (506), 6c Red Orange (506)6c Red Orange (506). Mint N.H. top plate no. 7828 block of six with wide selvage, radiant color except for some faint traces of oxidation, Very Fine

285
250
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118
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 118, 1912-23 Issues7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Mint N.H. top plate no. 12562 block of six, intense shade and impression on bright paper, minor crease in selvage at top left, appears Very Fine

450
300
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119
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 119, 1912-23 Issues8c Olive Bister (508), 8c Olive Bister (508)8c Olive Bister (508). Top plate no. 5846 and "A" block of six, top center stamp lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., pretty shade, fresh and Very Fine

220
200
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120
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 120, 1912-23 Issues9c Salmon Red (509), 9c Salmon Red (509)9c Salmon Red (509). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11774 block of six with unusually wide selvage, brilliant color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, a remarkably fresh plate block

240
350
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121
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 121, 1912-23 Issues10c Orange Yellow, 11c Light Green (510-511), 10c Orange Yellow, 11c Light Green (510-511)10c Orange Yellow, 11c Light Green (510-511). Top plate no. blocks of six, 10c with wide selvage, 10c one stamp very lightly hinged, 11c stamps Mint N.H. and barely hinged in ungummed part of selvage, Very Fine and choice

305
225
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122
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 122, 1912-23 Issues12c Claret Brown, 12c Brown Carmine (512, 512a), 12c Claret Brown, 12c Brown Carmine (512, 512a)12c Claret Brown, 12c Brown Carmine (512, 512a). Mint N.H. top plate no. blocks of six, beautiful colors in the two distinct shades, latter with few small natural gum skips, Very Fine

450
600
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123
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 123, 1912-23 Issues13c Apple Green (513), 13c Apple Green (513)13c Apple Green (513). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 12587 block of six, brilliant color, Very Fine, an attractive plate block

220
170
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124
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 124, 1912-23 Issues15c Gray (514), 15c Gray (514)15c Gray (514). Top plate no. 12592 block of six, stamps Mint N.H., barest trace of what may be hinging in ungummed part of selvage, natural short gum at top, bright color, short perf in selvage at top right, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

550
400
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125
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 125, 1912-23 Issues30c Orange Red (516), 30c Orange Red (516)30c Orange Red (516). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6899 block of six, vibrant color, unusually choice centering, top left stamp trivial natural inclusion, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the top stamps are real Gems

925
1,400
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126
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 126, 1912-23 Issues50c Red Violet (517), 50c Red Violet (517)50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H. top plate no. 13656 block of six, deep dark shade, post-office fresh and intact, beautiful centering rarely seen on this plate block

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK IN THE FINEST ATTAINABLE CONDITION.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

2,550
7,500
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127
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 127, 1912-23 Issues$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 5782 and "A" block of six with wide selvage, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper

FRESH AND EXTREMELY FINE PLATE BLOCK OF THE $1.00 PERF 11 ISSUE, SCOTT 518. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

Of the various $1.00 Washington-Franklin printings, Scott 518 is the most common. However, Mint N.H. plate blocks in superb condition are extremely rare.

2,100
10,000
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128
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 128, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H. left margin imprint and plate no. 4818 block of six, fresh color and crisp impression

FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF SCOTT 519.

Many of the known plate blocks -- approximately 30-40 -- have narrow selvage and are not nearly as well-centered as this example.

With 1982 P.F. certificate

6,500
0
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129
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 129, 1912-23 Issues$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Top double plate no. and arrow block of twelve, lightly hinged, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, Position 2 natural pre-printing paperfold, few natural gum skips and bends

FINE-VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE AND DESIRABLE PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE 1918 $2.00 ORANGE RED & BLACK. ONLY A HANDFUL OF PLATE BLOCKS EXIST, AND THIS LARGE MULTIPLE IS EVEN RARER AND MORE DESIRABLE.

The $2.00 and $5.00 1918 Issue are the first bi-colored dollar-denominated postage stamps issued by the United States. Both were released just three months after the famous 1918 24c Inverted Jenny, but the early printings were issued in small quantities, since stocks of the 1902 $2.00 and $5.00 1917 issue were still on hand.

According to Johl, the $2.00 Orange Red & Black was a color error on the part of the Bureau of Engraving & Printing. The official description and order for the bi-color stamps specified "Red and Black" for the $2.00. When subsequent printings appeared in 1920 and philatelists brought the matter to the attention of the Bureau, they were told "this stamp has always been this color" (Johl, p. 306). From studies of Bureau and Post Office records, it is clear that the originally-intended color was not issued until November 1920 (Scott 547), and that the earlier Orange Red stamps were mistakes. The quantity issued has been variously estimated at between 47,000 and 68,000.

14,700
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130
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 130, 1912-23 Issues$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H. top margin arrow and double plate no. block of eight, beautiful intensely deep color, one stamp has small natural gum skip

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE FIRST BI-COLORED $5.00 STAMP ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES.

Ex Zoellner. We have only offered one other since keeping computerized records, approximately 13 years ago.

7,000
8,500
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131
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 131, 1912-23 Issues1c-2c 1918-20 Offset Issue (525-528, 528B), 1c-2c 1918-20 Offset Issue (525-528, 528B)1c-2c 1918-20 Offset Issue (525-528, 528B). Top plate no. blocks of six, incl. second of No. 528 with monogram, most Mint N.H., No. 527 light gum creases, few trivial natural inclusions, Fine-Very Fine group

1,262
625
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132
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 132, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11712 block of six, brilliant color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine

750
350
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133
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 133, 1912-23 Issues1c Green (531), 1c Green (531)1c Green (531). Matched set of four plate no. 9817 blocks of six, large margins, right plate block Mint N.H., bright color, Very Fine

520
325
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134
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 134, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. top plate no. 10918 block of six, huge margins all around and wide selvage, radiant color and crisp impression, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful plate block

625
700
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135
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 135, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11260 block of six, huge margins, brilliant color

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT TYPE V IMPERFORATE OFFSET ISSUE.

This is surprisingly difficult to obtain in Mint N.H. condition from the top plate position. We have only offered one other since keeping computerized records.

1,800
2,000
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136
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 136, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534), 2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534)2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534). Matched set of four plate no. 11433 blocks of six, large margins, left and bottom plates Mint N.H., radiant color, Very Fine and choice matched set

660
375
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137
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 137, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11641 block of six, large margins and wide sheet margin at top, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, a pretty plate block

650
550
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138
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 138, 1912-23 Issues3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535), 3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535)3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535). Complete set of matched plate no. 9386 blocks of six, large margins, top and right plates Mint N.H., vibrant color, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine

410
250
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139
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 139, 1912-23 Issues1c-3c Rotary Perf 11 x 10 Issue (538, 540, 541), 1c-3c Rotary Perf 11 x 10 Issue (538, 540, 541)1c-3c Rotary Perf 11 x 10 Issue (538, 540, 541). Four plate no. blocks of four, incl. two of 1c (one with star), the 2c imperforate between stamps and selvage, one 1c and 2c Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice group

935
325
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140
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 140, 1912-23 Issues2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546). Mint N.H. top plate no. 13387 and "S 30" block of four, brilliant color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice

1,400
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141
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Sale Number 935, Lot Number 141, 1912-23 Issues$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Mint N.H. top double plate no. and arrow block of 24, intense shades and impressions, choice centering throughout, usual light natural gum skips and bends

EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT LARGE MULTIPLE CONTAINING A PLATE BLOCK OF THE $2.00 CARMINE & BLACK BI-COLORED ISSUE. A GORGEOUS MULTIPLE IN TERMS OF COLOR, CENTERING, GUM AND OVERALL FRESHNESS.

Scott Retail as plate block and 16 singles.

12,280
11,000
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