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Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2742
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2742, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green (331), 1c Green (331)1c Green (331). Top imprint, star and plate no. 5084 block of six, left stamps Mint N.H., others single h.r., rich colors, few with Jumbo margins and which would grade very highly, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

95
275
2743
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2743, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (331a), 1c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (331a)1c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (331a). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered for this booklet pane, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 A.P.S. certificate

285
275
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2744
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2744, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)3c Deep Violet (333), 3c Deep Violet (333)3c Deep Violet (333). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 4927 block of six, tiny natural inclusion top left stamp, Extremely Fine

600
1,400
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2745
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2745, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)3c Deep Violet (333), 3c Deep Violet (333)3c Deep Violet (333). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, star and plate no. 5121 block of six, pretty shade, fresh and Very Fine, ex Saddleback

650
400
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2746
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2746, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue (335), 5c Blue (335)5c Blue (335). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 4930 block of six, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce plate block in the full top position, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,300
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2747
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2747, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)6c Red Orange (336), 6c Red Orange (336)6c Red Orange (336). Mint N.H., radiant color, unusually choice centering with well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00), only two have graded higher to date and only four others share this grade

175
2,300
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2748
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2748, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)6c Red Orange (336), 6c Red Orange (336)6c Red Orange (336). Bottom imprint and plate no. 4936 block of six, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine

750
1,400
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2749
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2749, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)8c Olive Green (337), 8c Olive Green (337)8c Olive Green (337). Top imprint and plate no. 4922 block of six with wide selvage, top center stamp lightly hinged, other five Mint N.H., radiant color, Fine, Scott Retail as singles

600
350
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2750
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2750, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow (338), 10c Yellow (338)10c Yellow (338). Mint N.H., magnificent margins and centering, gorgeous glowing color, Extremely Fine Gem, an extremely scarce stamp in this exceptional condition, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

190
2,100
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2751
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2751, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow (338), 10c Yellow (338)10c Yellow (338). Top imprint and plate no. 4940 block of six, top center stamp and top center selvage lightly hinged, radiant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,025
650
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2752
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2752, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H., incredibly wide balanced margins, pristine color on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MATCHLESS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT 1908 ISSUE AND CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN, AS THIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO LISTED IN THIS GRADE IN THE P.S.E. POPULATION REPORT (NONE HIGHER).

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,950.00)

100
5,750
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2753
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2753, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 4948 block of six, well-centered, three rejoined perfs bottom left, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

875
800
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2754
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2754, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Top imprint and plate no. 4946 block of six, stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged in ungummed part of selvage, deep rich color, Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

600
350
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2755
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2755, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)15c Pale Ultramarine (340), 15c Pale Ultramarine (340)15c Pale Ultramarine (340). Mint N.H., choice wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, lovely soft pastel color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $540.00)

175
375
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2756
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2756, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)15c Pale Ultramarine (340), 15c Pale Ultramarine (340)15c Pale Ultramarine (340). Top imprint and plate no. 4954 block of six with wide selvage, top center stamp lightly hinged, other five stamps Mint N.H., brilliant color, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail as singles

945
600
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2757
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2757, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Choice margins and exceptionally well-centered, lightly hinged, beautiful color, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $455.00)

350
300
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2758
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2758, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Bottom imprint and plate no. 4956 block of six, lightly hinged, top and bottom rows split completely apart (needs rejoining), Very Fine centering, a search of our computerized records indicates we have only offered four others, all of which turned out to be hinged, with 1989 P.F. certificate and Scott value for intact plate block

7,000
2,200
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2759
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2759, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Deep rich color and detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice

550
350
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2760
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2760, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Block of four with part imprint and plate no. 4957 at top, deep rich color, Fine-Very Fine, our computerized records indicate we have only offered three unduplicated plate blocks of six in all of our Rarities sales and our past 14 years of auctions, this is a very affordable alternative

2,400
1,800
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2761
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1c-5c 1908-09 Issue, Imperforate (343-347). Bottom imprint and plate no. blocks of six, 1c-3c Mint N.H., five 5c Mint N.H., large margins, Very Fine, especially desirable with all from the same bottom plate positions

885
450
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2762
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2762, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Guide line pair, barest trace of hinging, nearly flawless centering and richly colored, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $390.00)

290
250
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2763
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2763, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Guide line pair, bottom stamp Mint N.H., top stamp lightly hinged, pretty shade, unusually choice centering, Very Fine and choice

290
120
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2764
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2764, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. pair, exceptionally well-centered, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice

210
110
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2765
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2765, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color, wide margins, Very Fine

1,000
275
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2766
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2766, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H., deep rich color which stands out dramatically from the bright paper, choice centering with wide margins, trivial natural inclusion not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate for pair

375
650
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2767
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2767, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (352), 1c Green, Coil (352)1c Green, Coil (352). Pair with 3mm spacing, deep rich color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

235
400
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2768
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2768, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Coil (353), 2c Carmine, Coil (353)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, fabulous margins and exceptional centering, radiant color, Very Fine and choice

750
550
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2769
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2769, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Exceptionally well-centered, fresh, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

220
350
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2770
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2770, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, intense shade

FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 10-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 356.

We have sold fewer than 15 guide line pairs since keeping computerized records. With 1975 P.F. and 1999 P.S.E. certificates

17,500
6,750
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2771
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2771, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Pair, lightly hinged, vibrant color, two trivial perf separations at top

FINE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE SCARCE 10-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 356.

With 1972 P.F. certificate

7,000
3,250
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