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

Sale Date — Friday, 30 March, 2007

Category — 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
265
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 265, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526), 2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). Mint N.H. with albino plate no. 1084 at bottom, brilliant color, crisp impression on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. certificate

62
750
266
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 266, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine, Ty. V (527), 2c Carmine, Ty. V (527)2c Carmine, Ty. V (527). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp of great eye appeal, with 2001 P.F. certificate

45
275
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267
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 267, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528), 2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528). Mint N.H. with plate no. 11965 at top with wide selvage, radiant color, perfectly centered with unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, the offset issues are difficult to find in such superb condition, with 1993 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $810.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only one other has achieved this lofty grade

22
2,300
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268
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 268, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

115
475
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269
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 269, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B). Mint N.H., dazzling color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, light pencil on gum, with 1998 P.F. certificate

50
600
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270
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 270, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)3c Purple, Ty. IV, Double Impression (530a), 3c Purple, Ty. IV, Double Impression (530a)3c Purple, Ty. IV, Double Impression (530a). Mint N.H., showing clear doubling of the entire design, rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, a stunning example of this undercatalogued variety, with 1996 P.F. certificate

35
300
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271
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 271, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. with plate no. 10918 at top with wide sheet margin, enormous margins other sides, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

85
120
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272
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 272, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H., huge margins all around, brilliant color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

230
350
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273
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 273, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins all around incl. trace of adjoining stamps on two sides, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $340.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date and this is the only example to achieve this grade

100
300
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274
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 274, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at bottom, brilliant color on bright paper, trivial natural inclusion in selvage only and not mentioned on accompanying certificate

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

Most Type VII stamps were used by private vending and affixing machine companies. However, unlike Scott 314A and 482A, a small supply of the imperforate 2c Type VII stamps reached the public.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

3,600
4,000
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275
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 275, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535), 3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535)3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins showing part of all eight adjoining stamps, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of this issue in the highest grade attainable, with 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $95.00 as 98)

21
200
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276
nh
Sale Number 932, Lot Number 276, 1918-20 Offset Issue (Scott 526 to 536)1c Gray Green (536), 1c Gray Green (536)1c Gray Green (536). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, deep rich color and unusually strong impression on bright paper, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 1994 and 2003 P.F. certificates

50
475
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