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

Sale Date — Friday, 30 March, 2007

Category — 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
134
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Sale 932, Lot 134, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)1c Green, Coil (441). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

17
150
135
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Sale 932, Lot 135, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)1c Green, Coil (441). Mint N.H. pair, intense shade and impression, huge margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

5
0
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136
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Sale 932, Lot 136, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)1c Green, Coil (441). Mint N.H., rich color, detailed impression, perfectly centered with huge margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $90.00 as 98)

2
225
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137
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Sale 932, Lot 137, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)1c Green, Coil (441). Mint N.H., deep rich color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

2
225
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138
nh
Sale 932, Lot 138, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442). Mint N.H. guide line pair, brilliant color, essentially perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent Mint N.H. guide line pair of this issue, ex Killien, with 1996 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $540.00), only one has graded higher and only one other shares this grade

130
1,100
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139
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Sale 932, Lot 139, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1975 A.P.S. and 2000 P.F. certificates

55
1,800
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140
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Sale 932, Lot 140, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of this issue, with 1995 and 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; unpriced as 100 in SMQ, SMQ $220.00 as 98), only one other has attained Gem 100 status

21
850
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141
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Sale 932, Lot 141, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)1c Green, Coil (443). Mint N.H. guide line pair, bright shade, choice centering with wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. and 2000 P.F. certificates, this would surely grade highly

325
1,500
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142
nh
Sale 932, Lot 142, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)1c Green, Coil (443). Mint N.H. pair, rich color on bright paper, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful pair, with 1996 and 1998 P.F. certificates

160
500
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143
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Sale 932, Lot 143, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)1c Green, Coil (443). Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, tiny natural gum skips, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

65
0
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144
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Sale 932, Lot 144, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression, beautiful centering with wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 1914 2-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 444.

With 2004 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only two others share this grade.

675
4,500
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145
nh
Sale 932, Lot 145, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. pair, glowing color on bright paper, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal pair, with 1993 P.S.E. and 2000 P.F. certificates, the former as strip of four

275
850
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146
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Sale 932, Lot 146, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

110
300
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147
nh
Sale 932, Lot 147, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, beautiful centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.

According to Johl (p. 143) this issue was mainly used for special mailing purposes such as samples and pamphlets which were sent out in large quantities by individual mailers and resulted in limited distribution among collectors.

Ex Drucker. With 1982 and 2002 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $9,900.00). This is the only Mint N.H. line pair to achieve this grade, the highest awarded to date.

2,800
17,500
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148
nh
Sale 932, Lot 148, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, almost perfectly centered with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 3-CENT 1914 HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 445. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE, AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS LOFTY GRADE (THE NEXT HIGHEST GRADE IS 80).

According to Johl (p. 143) this issue was mainly used for special mailing purposes such as samples and pamphlets which were sent out in large quantities by individual mailers and resulted in limited distribution among collectors.

Ex Killien. With 1993 and 1997 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $4,500 as 95, $7,250.00 as 98)

1,250
5,250
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149
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Sale 932, Lot 149, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H., bright color and crisp impression, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1991 and 2000 P.F. certificates

550
1,400
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150
nh
Sale 932, Lot 150, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H. guide line pair, rich color, detailed impression, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 1914 4-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK COIL, SCOTT 446.

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates

1,600
2,700
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151
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Sale 932, Lot 151, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H. pair, bright color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF THE 1914 4-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK COIL, SCOTT 446. THIS PAIR HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 1995 and 2003 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $4,400.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date, and this is the only example to achieve this lofty grade

700
8,500
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152
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Sale 932, Lot 152, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H., bright shade, choice centering with unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date for a single (only two others share this grade)

300
1,200
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153
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Sale 932, Lot 153, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, almost perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, deep rich color on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 1914 5-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK COIL, SCOTT 447, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,200.00). Only one other has been given this grade, which is the highest awarded to date.

550
5,750
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154
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Sale 932, Lot 154, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. pair, intense shade on bright paper, beautiful centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2000 and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $900.00), only one pair has graded higher to date

240
1,500
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155
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Sale 932, Lot 155, 1914 Coil Issue (Scott 441 to 447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $760.00), only one other has graded 98

110
750
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