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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1037
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1037, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Bottom plate no. 6010 block of six, top right stamp barely hinged, others Mint N.H., rich color, choice centering, natural gum bends, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

475
375
1038
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1038, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 7016 selvage, choice margins and precisely centered, beautiful color, Extremely Fine Gem, truly gorgeous example, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

80
1,300
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1039
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1039, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)9c Salmon Red (432), 9c Salmon Red (432)9c Salmon Red (432). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and choice centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $395.00 for 90, $1,300.00 for 95)

115
750
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1040
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1040, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)10c Orange Yellow (433), 10c Orange Yellow (433)10c Orange Yellow (433). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1990 and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

115
225
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1041
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1041, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)10c Orange Yellow (433), 10c Orange Yellow (433)10c Orange Yellow (433). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, wide margins and well-centered, glowing color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

115
300
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1042
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1042, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)12c Claret Brown (435), 12c Claret Brown (435)12c Claret Brown (435). Mint N.H., wide margins and wonderfully well-centered, handsome deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $880.00)

65
800
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1043
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1043, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H., fresh and bright, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $940.00)

300
850
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1044
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1044, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Lightly hinged, bright color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice (although graded 95 by P.S.E.), with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $420.00)

135
300
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1045
nhbl
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1045, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H. block of four, radiant color, choice centering, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, three stamps with light pencil notation not mentioned on accompanying certificate, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

1,200
550
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1046
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1046, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine and remarkably fresh, with 1980 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,450.00)

500
1,100
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1047
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1047, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Well-centered and with nice pastel color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $670.00)

575
600
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1048
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1048, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Lightly hinged, remarkably well-centered, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

575
900
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1049
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1049, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $760.00), this is the only guide line pair graded 95 by P.S.E., only one has graded higher to date

325
600
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1050
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1050, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, attractively centered, Very Fine and choice, scarce line pair, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,550.00)

1,300
950
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1051
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1051, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. pair, intense shade and impression, Jumbo margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $1,250.00 as 80, $1,700.00 as 85), only two Mint N.H. pairs have graded higher to date

1,250
1,200
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1052
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1052, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,100.00)

575
900
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1053
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1053, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Faintly hinged, appears Mint N.H. at a glance, wonderful wide margins, intense color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

250
400
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1054
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1054, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Lightly hinged, lovely margins and almost perfectly centered, fresh, strong color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $385.00)

250
350
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1055
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1055, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H. guide line pair, crisp shade and fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,650
800
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1056
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1056, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, outstanding wide margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,150.00)

750
850
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1057
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1057, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H. pair, rich color, guide line at left, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

700
350
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1058
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1058, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, uncharacteristically wide margins and almost perfectly centered, magnificent intense color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,100.00), in our opinion, this guide line pair is a solid 95

550
900
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1059
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1059, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, wide margins and attractive centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $300.00)

260
225
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1060
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1060, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wide margins and well-centered, intense color, Very Fine and choice, looks a lot better than the 80 grade it was awarded, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $550.00)

550
475
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1061
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1061, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. pair, intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 and 2007 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $330.00)

240
235
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1062
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1062, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Mint N.H. pair, perfectly centered, lovely color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00 for 95, 98 grade unpriced and 100 grade unlisted), only one reported in this grade with none higher

40
1,700
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1063
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1063, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Mint N.H. pair, beautifully centered, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00)

40
325
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1064
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1064, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (449 var), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (449 var)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (449 var). Pair which has been separated and rejoined with a hinge, choice centering for this difficult coil rarity, top stamp tiny picked-out inclusion at bottom center

VERY FINE APPEARING REJOINED PAIR OF THE RARE 1915 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE IN THE CARMINE ROSE SUB-SHADE.

With 1964 and 2007 P.F. certificates (the former not mentioning rejoining). Unpriced in Scott in the Carmine Rose sub-shade. Scott Retail as two singles in the normal shade.

6,000
3,500
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1065
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1065, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Extraordinarily well-centered, bold machine cancellation, tiny corner perf crease at bottom right, appears Extremely Fine, scarce used coil, with 2007 P.F. certificate

600
400
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1066
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1066, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450). Mint N.H. pair, flawlessly centered, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ unpriced, valued at $340.00 in 95 grade, Mint N.H. single in 98 grade is priced at $355.00 ), this is a notoriously difficult stamp to find in superb condition, not surprisingly this is the only pair of this stamp to have been awarded the lofty grade of 98 and there is none graded higher

65
1,800
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1067
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1067, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (452), 1c Green, Coil (452)1c Green, Coil (452). Mint N.H. joint line pair, fabulous margins and centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

160
750
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1068
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1068, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (452), 1c Green, Coil (452)1c Green, Coil (452). Mint N.H. joint line pair, extraordinarily well-centered, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $305.00)

160
225
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1069
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1069, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, unusually choice centering with wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED JOINT LINE PAIR OF SCOTT 453.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,550
650
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1070
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1070, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Joint line pair, slightly disturbed original gum, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

725
250
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1071
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1071, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Strip of four, end stamps Mint N.H., center pair lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine

975
250
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1072
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1072, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. pair, vivid color, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty pair, with 2004 P.F. certificate

375
400
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1073
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1073, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Strip of four, center pair lightly hinged, end stamps Mint N.H., lovely color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

1,650
1,400
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1074
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1074, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H. pair, essentially perfectly centered, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $470.00)

130
400
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1075
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1075, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H., balanced wide margins, excellent color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a perfect stamp deserving of its perfect grade, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $435.00 for 98, unlisted in the grade of 100)

55
2,100
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1076
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1076, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H. joint line pair, well-centered, strong color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $510.00)

375
375
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1077
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1077, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Used joint line pair, neat double oval registry cancel, essentially perfectly centered and with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00 as 95, unpriced in 98 grade), this is the only used joint line pair of this stamp to be graded 95 Jumbo with only one other in a higher grade

210
2,300
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1078
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1078, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H. pair, uncharacteristically wide margins, deep intense color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00), only three Mint N.H. pairs have received this grade with none graded higher

160
1,500
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1079
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1079, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair without customary crease between stamps, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,100.00)

2,200
1,800
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1080
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1080, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, very large balanced margins, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,000.00)

725
700
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1081
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1081, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, faint fingerprint impression on gum, Fine

725
250
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1082
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1082, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Pair, large margins, brilliant color, Very Fine

450
0
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1083
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1083, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Pair, Fine

450
300
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1084
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1084, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Small h.r., deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 FRANKLIN, SCOTT 460.

With 2000 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98, SMQ $4,050.00). There are six 98's in the P.S.E. Population Report (two OGph, four OGnh).

850
2,700
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1085
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1085, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Lightly hinged, wide margins and essentially perfect centering, intense color and crisp impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. TRULY OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 VIOLET BLACK PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,200.00)

850
1,700
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1086
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1086, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine

850
375
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1087
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1087, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Block of four, radiant color on bright paper, bottom left stamp with two insignificant perf scuffs, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, light pencil notation on two stamps, with 2007 P.F. certificate

625
225
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