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Sale 938 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2007

Category — 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1661
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1661, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)1c Green, Coil (486), 1c Green, Coil (486)1c Green, Coil (486). Mint N.H. pair, almost perfectly centered with unusually wide and balanced margins, bright shade, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous pair, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $165.00)

4
225
1662
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1662, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, perfectly centered with well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $490.00)

65
950
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1663
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1663, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. joint line pair, lovely bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $465.00)

230
375
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1664
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1664, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. joint line pair, bright and crisp, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $310.00)

230
250
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1665
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1665, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. pair, bright shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $275.00)

75
250
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1666
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1666, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. pair, handsome margins and centering, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $140.00)

75
120
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1667
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1667, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $43.00)

30
0
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1668
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1668, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494), 3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494). Mint N.H. pair, intense color and essentially perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $225.00)

50
250
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1669
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1669, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Mint N.H. pair, gorgeous margins and centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem pair, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $205.00)

50
180
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1670
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1670, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Mint N.H., radiant color, perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $210.00)

21
250
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1671
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1671, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H. joint line pair, wide margins and clear, sharp impression, Extremely Fine

65
100
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1672
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1672, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)1c Green (498), 1c Green (498)1c Green (498). Jumbo margins and essentially perfectly centered, deep color, light wavy-line machine cancel, despite the nominal catalog value this stamp is extremely difficult to locate in this quality, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $60.00 as 95, $260.00 as 98 -- if this isn't a 98, what is?)

0
190
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1673
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1673, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)2c Rose, Ty. I (499), 2c Rose, Ty. I (499)2c Rose, Ty. I (499). Mint N.H., vibrant color, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $260.00)

0
400
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1674
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1674, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint N.H., unusually wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, magnificent color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,500.00)

600
1,200
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1675
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1675, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

600
1,300
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1676
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1676, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint N.H., wide margins, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

600
400
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1677
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1677, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint N.H., unusually deep shade, wide margins, reperfed at left (not noted on earlier certificate), Extremely Fine appearance, with 1990 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates

600
475
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1678
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1678, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501), 3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501)3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501). Mint N.H., bright shade, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $290.00)

25
250
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1679
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1679, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501), 3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501)3c Light Violet, Ty. I (501). Mint N.H. with left selvage, beautiful margins and virtually perfectly centered, choice dark color and fine impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.F. certificate for block of four (top left stamp)

25
275
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1680
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4c Brown (503). Two Mint N.H. panes of 100, Very Good-Fine with a few Very Fine

4,860
1,500
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1681
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1681, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., exceptionally wide margins and superb centering, fresh, wonderful deep color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

700
650
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1682
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1682, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. block of twelve, two middle stamps the errors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

2,250
800
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1683
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1683, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)6c Red Orange (506), 6c Red Orange (506)6c Red Orange (506). Mint N.H., fabulous wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, vivid color, Extremely Fine

27
70
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1684
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1684, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)8c Olive Bister (508), 8c Olive Bister (508)8c Olive Bister (508). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, radiant color, long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 508, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $890.00 as 98). This is the only example to achieve this perfect grade, which is the highest awarded to date

27
3,750
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1685
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1685, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)8c Olive Bister (508), 8c Olive Bister (508)8c Olive Bister (508). Mint N.H., magnificent wide Jumbo margins and essentially perfectly centered, fresh and crisp, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $315.00 as 95, $890.00 as 98)

27
425
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1686
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1686, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)9c Salmon Red (509), 9c Salmon Red (509)9c Salmon Red (509). Mint N.H., incredibly wide Jumbo margins, attractively centered as well, bright color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

30
80
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1687
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1687, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)11c Light Green (511), 11c Light Green (511)11c Light Green (511). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $240.00)

20
160
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1688
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1688, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)12c Brown Carmine (512a), 12c Brown Carmine (512a)12c Brown Carmine (512a). Mint N.H., brilliant color in the Brown Carmine shade, bright paper, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $265.00), only four have graded higher and only four share this high grade

22
350
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1689
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1689, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)13c Apple Green (513), 13c Apple Green (513)13c Apple Green (513). Mint N.H., radiant color on post-office fresh paper, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 1980 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $820.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date, and the only example to achieve this exalted grade

25
2,400
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1690
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1690, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)13c Apple Green (513), 13c Apple Green (513)13c Apple Green (513). Mint N.H., perfectly balanced margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $820.00)

25
1,400
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1691
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1691, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)15c Gray (514), 15c Gray (514)15c Gray (514). Mint N.H., radiant color, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT FRANKLIN, SCOTT 514, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,300.00). Only one has graded higher to date, and only six others share this lofty grade.

85
2,100
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1692
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1692, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)20c Light Ultramarine (515), 20c Light Ultramarine (515)20c Light Ultramarine (515). Mint N.H., wide margins and virtually perfectly centered, beautiful color, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

105
120
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1693
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1693, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H. with right half-arrow selvage, extraordinarily well-centered, intense color, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

120
120
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1694
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1694, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, fresh and bright, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2007 P.F. certificate for "block of three" (bottom right stamp)

900
650
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1695
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1695, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 486 to 519)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., quite well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate for "block of three" (top right stamp)

900
600
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