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Sale 956 — The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 8-9 May, 2008

Category — 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
399
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 399, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, superior centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 7-CENT BLACK, SCOTT 407.

With 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,800.00 as 95, $6,250.00 as 98). Only two have graded higher to date, and no others share this grade.

180
1,400
400
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 400, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)1c Green, Coil (410), 1c Green, Coil (410)1c Green, Coil (410). Mint N.H. guide line pair, bright shade, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

65
475
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401
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 401, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)2c Carmine, Coil (411), 2c Carmine, Coil (411)2c Carmine, Coil (411). Mint N.H. guide line pair, brilliant color, Fine-Very Fine, an attractive guide line pair, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

125
110
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402
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 402, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)1c Green, Coil (412), 1c Green, Coil (412)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line pair, intense shade and impression on bright paper, perfectly centered, left stamp tiny natural gum skips not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb guide line pair in every respect, with 1999 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $550.00)

260
750
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403
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 403, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)2c Carmine, Coil (413), 2c Carmine, Coil (413)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, trivial natural inclusion not mentioned on accompanying certificates, Extremely Fine, with 1992 and 2004 P.F. certificates

120
190
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404
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 404, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)2c Carmine, Coil (413), 2c Carmine, Coil (413)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Mint N.H. strip of four, brilliant color, light vertical bend in right stamp, Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as two pairs

500
550
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405
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 405, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)2c Carmine, Coil (413), 2c Carmine, Coil (413)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Mint N.H. guide line pair, radiant color, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful guide line pair, with 2002 P.F. certificate

625
1,200
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406
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 406, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)8c Pale Olive Green (414), 8c Pale Olive Green (414)8c Pale Olive Green (414). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, gorgeous centering with well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate for pair

110
275
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407
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 407, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)9c Salmon Red (415), 9c Salmon Red (415)9c Salmon Red (415). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

130
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408
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 408, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)10c Orange Yellow (416), 10c Orange Yellow (416)10c Orange Yellow (416). Mint N.H., vivid color as fresh as the day it was printed, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, great visual appeal, with 2003 P.F. certificate

110
180
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409
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 409, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)15c Gray (418), 15c Gray (418)15c Gray (418). Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for plate block

200
500
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410
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 410, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)20c Ultramarine (419), 20c Ultramarine (419)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., deep rich color on post-office fresh paper, long and full perforations all around, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $730.00)

450
600
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411
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 411, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., vivid color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

280
250
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412
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 412, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Barest trace of what may be hinging, radiant color on bright paper, fresh and Fine, with copy of 1980 P.F. certificate for block

450
150
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413
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 413, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H., intense shade on crisp paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

600
600
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414
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 414, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 407-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423), $1.00 Violet Brown (423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Barest trace of what may be hinging, deep rich color and proof-like impression, fresh and Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

550
200
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