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Sale 953 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1345
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1345, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)13c Green (622), 13c Green (622)13c Green (622). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $640.00), only eight have graded higher to date

22
450
1346
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1346, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)17c Black (623), 17c Black (623)17c Black (623). Mint N.H., precisely centered, fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $230.00)

25
150
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1347
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1347, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)1c Green (632), 1c Green (632)1c Green (632). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, perfectly centered, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00)

0
275
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1348
og
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1348, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)1c Green, Perf 11 x 10-1/2, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (632b), 1c Green, Perf 11 x 10-1/2, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (632b)1c Green, Perf 11 x 10-1/2, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (632b). Top stamp lightly hinged, bottom Mint N.H., Fine, scarce and seldom offered perforation error, "SS&CCO" (Scott Stamp and Coin Co.) handstamp guarantee and with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

3,500
1,200
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1349
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1349, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)1-1/2c Yellow Brown (633), 1-1/2c Yellow Brown (633)1-1/2c Yellow Brown (633). Mint N.H., exquisite centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $440.00)

2
375
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1350
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1350, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)2c Carmine, Ty. I, "Long Ear" Recut (634 var), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, "Long Ear" Recut (634 var)2c Carmine, Ty. I, "Long Ear" Recut (634 var). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, unusually choice centering for this difficult Rotary Press issue, Extremely Fine Gem, scarce in such superb condition, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; the variety unpriced in SMQ)

400
400
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1351
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1351, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H., brilliant color and impression which draws the eye into its depths, nicely complemented by bright paper, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT CARMINE TYPE II ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 1984 and 2004 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,350.00). Only six have graded higher to date.

650
2,700
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1352
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1352, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H., lovely margins and well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

650
550
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1353
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1353, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)3c Violet (635), 3c Violet (635)3c Violet (635). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp in every respect, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $365.00 as 98), only one other has achieved this grade which is the highest awarded to date

0
2,100
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1354
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1354, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)4c Yellow Brown (636), 4c Yellow Brown (636)4c Yellow Brown (636). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $440.00 as 98), this is the highest graded awarded to date and the only example to achieve this lofty grade

3
2,300
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1355
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1355, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)6c Red Orange (638), 6c Red Orange (638)6c Red Orange (638). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with precise even margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $440.00)

3
400
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1356
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1356, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)7c Black (639), 7c Black (639)7c Black (639). Mint N.H. with top selvage, outstanding margins and precision centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $440.00)

3
325
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1357
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1357, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)8c Olive Green (640), 8c Olive Green (640)8c Olive Green (640). Mint N.H., incredible Jumbo margins for this typically small-margined Rotary Press printing, perfectly centered, lovely vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, matchless quality, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $440.00 for 98, unpriced in the 100 grade), only one other shares this grade and only one higher

3
1,400
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1358
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1358, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)8c Olive Bister (640), 8c Olive Bister (640)8c Olive Bister (640). Mint N.H., outstanding precise centering, bright vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $440.00)

3
400
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1359
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1359, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)9c Rose (641), 9c Rose (641)9c Rose (641). Mint N.H., perfectly balanced margins, lovely fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, withy 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $490.00)

3
400
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1360
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1360, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)10c Orange (642), 10c Orange (642)10c Orange (642). Mint N.H., vivid color as fresh as the day it was printed, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $490.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only three others share this grade

5
1,800
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1361
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1361, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)-1/2c Olive Brown (653), -1/2c Olive Brown (653)-1/2c Olive Brown (653). Mint N.H., marvelous Jumbo margins and precisely centered, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $285 as 98; unpriced in the 100 grade)

0
180
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1362
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1362, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)1c Kans. Ovpt. (658), 1c Kans. Ovpt. (658)1c Kans. Ovpt. (658). Mint N.H., pretty color, mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp in every respect, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $470.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only two others share this desirable grade

4
2,500
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1363
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1363, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)3c Kans. Ovpt. (661), 3c Kans. Ovpt. (661)3c Kans. Ovpt. (661). Mint N.H., outstanding balanced margins, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,450.00)

37
1,000
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1364
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1364, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)3c Kans. Ovpt. (661), 3c Kans. Ovpt. (661)3c Kans. Ovpt. (661). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering, lovely color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00)

37
275
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1365
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1365, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)4c Kans. Ovpt. (662), 4c Kans. Ovpt. (662)4c Kans. Ovpt. (662). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, pretty shade as fresh as the day it was printed, perfectly centered with unusually wide margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT KANS. OVERPRINT, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,450.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date, and only one other shares this grade.

37
3,250
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1366
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1366, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)4c Kans. Ovpt. (662), 4c Kans. Ovpt. (662)4c Kans. Ovpt. (662). Mint N.H., gorgeous margins and flawless centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, marvelous quality, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,450.00)

37
1,100
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1367
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1367, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)6c Kans. Ovpt. (664), 6c Kans. Ovpt. (664)6c Kans. Ovpt. (664). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, fresh, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $670.00)

55
425
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1368
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1368, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666), 8c Kans. Ovpt. (666)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666). Mint N.H., beautiful bright color, mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT KANS. OVERPRINT HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $3,100.00 as 98)

180
15,000
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1369
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1369, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666), 8c Kans. Ovpt. (666)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666). Mint N.H., pretty shade, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $265.00)

180
160
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1370
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1370, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)10c Kans. Ovpt. (668), 10c Kans. Ovpt. (668)10c Kans. Ovpt. (668). Mint N.H., vibrant color, wide and balanced margins for this difficult issue, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $510.00), only two have graded higher to date

45
475
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1371
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1371, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679), 10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679). Mint N.H., vibrant color, balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

230
120
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1372
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1372, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)-1/2c Brown (684), -1/2c Brown (684)-1/2c Brown (684). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $305.00)

0
200
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1373
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1373, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)4c Brown, Coil (687), 4c Brown, Coil (687)4c Brown, Coil (687). Mint N.H. joint line pair, flawless centering, crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $480.00)

20
425
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1374
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1374, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)12c Brown Violet (693), 12c Brown Violet (693)12c Brown Violet (693). Mint N.H. with bottom right plate no. 20614 selvage, wonderfully wide jumbo margins and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $150.00 for 95, $600.00 for 98)

8
225
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1375
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1375, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)13c Yellow Green (694), 13c Yellow Green (694)13c Yellow Green (694). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $440.00)

3
375
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1376
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1376, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)15c Gray (696), 15c Gray (696)15c Gray (696). Mint N.H. with bottom right plate no. 20458, choice margins and perfectly centered, clean impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $650.00)

12
700
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1377
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1377, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)20c Carmine Rose (698), 20c Carmine Rose (698)20c Carmine Rose (698). Mint N.H. with top right plate no. 20538, incredibly wide Jumbo margins, and essentially perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $165.00 for 95, $680.00 for 98)

12
200
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1378
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1378, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)30c Brown (700), 30c Brown (700)30c Brown (700). Mint N.H., deep rich color, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $930.00)

22
650
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1379
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1379, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)50c Red Lilac (701), 50c Red Lilac (701)50c Red Lilac (701). Mint N.H., mathematically centered, lovely bright pastel color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00)

52
700
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1380
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1380, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)2c Arbor Day (717), 2c Arbor Day (717)2c Arbor Day (717). Mint N.H., perfectly balanced margins, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $420.00), this grade is the highest awarded to date, and this stamp is the only one to achieve Gem 100

0
0
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1381
nh
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1381, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)10c National Parks (749), 10c National Parks (749)10c National Parks (749). mint N.H., huge balanced margins, beautiful impression on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $880.00)

4
425
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1382
nhbl
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1382, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 622 and Later Issues)$1.00 Presidential, USIR Wmk. (832b), $1.00 Presidential, USIR Wmk. (832b)$1.00 Presidential, USIR Wmk. (832b). Mint N.H. block of eight, rich colors, choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,200
650
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