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Sale 953 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008

Category — 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
893
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 893, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)1c Blue Green, 2c Carmine, 13c Purple Black (300, 301, 308), 1c Blue Green, 2c Carmine, 13c Purple Black (300, 301, 308)1c Blue Green, 2c Carmine, 13c Purple Black (300, 301, 308). Mint N.H., each with part imprint selvage, fresh and Extremely Fine, 2c with 2004 P.F. certificate for imprint and plate no. block of six (pos. 4)

195
300
894
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 894, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)1c-3c 1902 Issue (300-302), 1c-3c 1902 Issue (300-302)1c-3c 1902 Issue (300-302). Mint N.H., each with select centering, strong colors, Extremely Fine lot, 3c with 2004 P.S.E. certificate for block

210
225
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895
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1c Blue Green (300). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with imprint and plate no. 4688 at top and left and natural s.e. at bottom and right, deep rich color, few light natural gum bends, few perf separations, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a scarce and attractive Mint N.H. pane, Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. plate blocks and Mint N.H. singles

3,340
550
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896
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 896, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)1c Blue Green (300), 1c Blue Green (300)1c Blue Green (300). Huge Jumbo margins and essentially perfectly centered, rich color, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $110.00 as 95, $305.00 as 98)

0
225
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897
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 897, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)1c Blue Green (300), 1c Blue Green (300)1c Blue Green (300). Jumbo margins with selvage at bottom, rich color, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. certificate

0
120
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898
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 898, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)2c Carmine (301), 2c Carmine (301)2c Carmine (301). Mint N.H., beautiful margins and exquisite centering, bright vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $670.00 as 95, $2,800.00 as 98)

30
650
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899
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 899, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)4c Brown (303), 4c Brown (303)4c Brown (303). Mint N.H., extraordinarily wide margins and almost perfectly centered, incredibly strong intense color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. certificate

150
750
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900
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 900, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)4c Brown (303), 4c Brown (303)4c Brown (303). Mint N.H., gorgeous Jumbo margins and essentially perfect centering, magnificent deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $510.00 for 90, $1,650.00 for 95)

150
850
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901
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 901, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)4c Brown (303), 4c Brown (303)4c Brown (303). Mint N.H., bright color and unusually well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

150
170
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902
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 902, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)4c Brown (303), 4c Brown (303)4c Brown (303). Fabulous Jumbo margins with near perfect centering, gorgeous bright color, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 P.F. certificate

60
190
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903
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 903, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue (304), 5c Blue (304)5c Blue (304). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1902 ISSUE. SCARCE IN SUCH WONDERFUL CONDITION.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,650.00 as 95, $5,500.00 as 98). Only two have graded higher to date, and only two others share this grade.

150
2,500
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904
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 904, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue (304), 5c Blue (304)5c Blue (304). Mint N.H., choice margins and beautifully centered, marvelous deep color beautifully contrasted against bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $510.00)

150
375
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905
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 905, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue (304), 5c Blue (304)5c Blue (304). Mint N.H. with left part imprint selvage, beautiful Jumbo margins, excellent color and centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $275.00 as 85, $510.00 as 90)

150
275
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906
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 906, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue (304), 5c Blue (304)5c Blue (304). Mint N.H., remarkably wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, deep shade, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate for block

150
190
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907
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 907, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue (304), 5c Blue (304)5c Blue (304). Jumbo margins, neat duplex cancel, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2004 P.F. certificate

2
170
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908
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 908, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)6c Claret (305), 6c Claret (305)6c Claret (305). Mint N.H., unusually deep shade and detailed impression, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1902 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,850.00 as 95, $6,500.00 as 98). Only one other has achieved this grade, which is the highest awarded to date.

180
6,250
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909
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 909, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)6c Claret (305), 6c Claret (305)6c Claret (305). Mint N.H., choice centering, bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for block of six (top left stamp)

180
375
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910
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 910, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)6c Claret (305), 6c Claret (305)6c Claret (305). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered with crisp color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

180
350
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911
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 911, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)8c Violet Black (306), 8c Violet Black (306)8c Violet Black (306). Mint N.H., superbly centered with wide balanced margins, intense color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 P.F. certificate

110
500
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912
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 912, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)8c Violet Black (306), 8c Violet Black (306)8c Violet Black (306). Mint N.H., choice margins and centering, intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

110
375
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913
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 913, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)10c Pale Red Brown (307), 10c Pale Red Brown (307)10c Pale Red Brown (307). Mint N.H. with part imprint at bottom, brilliant color, unusually choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,850.00), only one has graded higher to date

175
0
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914
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 914, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)10c Pale Red Brown (307), 10c Pale Red Brown (307)10c Pale Red Brown (307). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, fabulous color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90: SMQ $600.00)

175
400
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915
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 915, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)13c Purple Black (308), 13c Purple Black (308)13c Purple Black (308). Mint N.H., exceptionally wide margins and near perfect centering, strong dark color, Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

125
250
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916
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 916, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)13c Purple Black (308), 13c Purple Black (308)13c Purple Black (308). Mint N.H., handsome wide margins and particularly well-centered, intense color and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

125
120
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917
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 917, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H., incredibly wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, bright and crisp, wonderful impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a difficult issue to find in this magnificent condition, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

500
1,100
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918
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 918, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H., handsome wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $920.00)

500
650
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919
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 919, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Lightly hinged, pretty shade on bright paper, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $740.00)

200
700
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920
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 920, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Exceptionally well-centered, strong color and sharp impression, minor h.r., Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $420.00)

200
250
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921
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 921, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, bright glowing color, slightly shorter perf at top, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,900
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922
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 922, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Unbelievably beautiful huge Jumbo margins, almost perfectly centered, brilliant color on crisp white paper, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1986 P.F. certificate

475
1,500
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923
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 923, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Very well-centered, fresh, vivid color, Extremely Fine

475
225
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924
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 924, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Lightly hinged, essentially perfectly centered with extra wide margins, fabulous intense shade on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with photocopy of 1988 P.F. certificate for block

750
750
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925
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 925, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Lightly hinged, lovely margins and centering, intense color with clear impression, Very Fine, with 1970 P.F. certificate

750
500
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926
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 926, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on post-office fresh paper, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 1983 and 2002 P.F. certificates

3,250
3,250
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927
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 927, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Barely hinged, deep rich color, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,750.00)

1,200
1,200
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928
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 928, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Lightly hinged, choice margins and magnificent centering, strong color, reperfed at bottom and few partially nibbed perfs, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate not mentioning the flaws

1,200
850
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929
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 929, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Deep rich color, neat strike of New York oval registry cancel, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $475.00)

225
800
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930
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 930, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Almost flawless centering, deep rich color, oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $475.00)

225
375
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931
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 931, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Barely hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 1996 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $3,350.00)

3,000
2,300
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932
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 932, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, magnificent strong color on bright white paper

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ESPECIALLY HANDSOME AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS $5.00 1902 SERIES TOP VALUE.

With 1993 P.F. certificate

3,000
3,750
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933
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 933, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Wide margins, wonderfully fresh with magnificent color

VERY FINE. THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE IS RARELY FOUND WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.

With 1970 P.F. certificate for block

3,000
2,200
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934
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 934, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Choice margins and attractive centering, two light strikes of New York oval registry cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate

750
550
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935
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 935, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314), 1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314)1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314). Block of four, enormous margins showing bits or parts of all twelve adjoining stamps, right pair faintly hinged, left pair Mint N.H., Extremely Fine Gem block

102
170
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936
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 936, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314), 1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314)1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 3230 block of six, large and even margins, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

300
275
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937
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 937, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue, Imperforate (315), 5c Blue, Imperforate (315)5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Top right corner margin, stamp Mint N.H., lightly hinged in ungummed part of selvage, intense shade and impression, natural paper crease, Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. stamp

425
275
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938
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 938, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue, Imperforate (315), 5c Blue, Imperforate (315)5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Mint N.H., large to huge margins, dark color and clear impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1982 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $660.00)

425
550
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939
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 939, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue, Imperforate (315), 5c Blue, Imperforate (315)5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Mint N.H., huge margins, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $660.00)

425
500
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940
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 940, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue, Imperforate (315), 5c Blue, Imperforate (315)5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Mint N.H., large margins, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2004 P.S.E. certificate for block of sixteen

425
450
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941
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 941, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue, Imperforate (315), 5c Blue, Imperforate (315)5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Mint N.H. wide right imprint and plate no. 2953 block of six, large margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A PRISTINE MINT NEVER-HINGED WIDE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 5-CENT 1908 IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

With 1985 and 2004 P.F. certificates

4,000
4,250
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942
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 942, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue, Imperforate (315), 5c Blue, Imperforate (315)5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins, smudge cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate stating genuine with "cancel of unknown origin", while cancels such as the ones on this pair are not ordinarily seen on stamps of this period, there were covers franked with many stamps and postal clerks often used this type of obliteration to save time (see lot 986), offered "as is", Scott Retail as with genuine postal cancellations

10,000
0
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943
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 943, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue, Imperforate, U.S. Automatic Vending Perfs Ty. I (315 var.), 5c Blue, Imperforate, U.S. Automatic Vending Perfs Ty. I (315 var.)5c Blue, Imperforate, U.S. Automatic Vending Perfs Ty. I (315 var.). Pair, lightly hinged, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem pair, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ unlisted)

750
550
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