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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 461-480)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
469
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 469, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Mint N.H., brilliant color, long and full perforations all around, fresh and Very Fine, with copy of 1977 P.F. certificate for pane of 100

350
200
470
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 470, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)3c Violet (464), 3c Violet (464)3c Violet (464). Mint N.H., bright color on crisp paper, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

170
130
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471
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 471, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)4c Orange Brown (465), 4c Orange Brown (465)4c Orange Brown (465). Mint N.H., bright shade, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

100
150
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472
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 472, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for single error in block of six

1,100
0
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473
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 473, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. single error in strip of three, brilliant color, Very Fine, a beautiful strip, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
600
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474
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 474, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. double error in block of twelve, natural s.e. at bottom, brilliant color, choice centering, bottom error small natural inclusion

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED DOUBLE ERROR BLOCK OF THE PERF 10 5-CENT ERROR. SCARCE WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate

3,400
2,600
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475
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 475, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)6c Red Orange (468), 6c Red Orange (468)6c Red Orange (468). Mint N.H., vivid color as fresh as the day it was printed, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

210
300
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476
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 476, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)7c Black (469), 7c Black (469)7c Black (469). Mint N.H. (barest trace of fingerprint on gum), intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

290
950
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477
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 477, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)10c Orange Yellow (472), 10c Orange Yellow (472)10c Orange Yellow (472). Mint N.H., vibrant color which is as fresh as the day it was printed, almost perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1916 10-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED ISSUE.

With 1984 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,400.00). Only three have graded higher to date.

250
1,600
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478
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 478, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

100
275
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479
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 479, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)12c Claret Brown (474), 12c Claret Brown (474)12c Claret Brown (474). Mint N.H. with selvage at bottom, wide and balanced margins, natural perf disc indent at bottom, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with copy of 2000 P.F. and with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

135
130
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480
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 480, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)15c Gray (475), 15c Gray (475)15c Gray (475). Mint N.H., radiant color on crisp paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate

440
350
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481
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 481, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 (476A), 30c Orange Red, Perf 10 (476A)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 (476A). Position 58 from Plate No. 6911, Mint N.H., very deep and intense color, sharp proof-like impression on bright white paper, well-centered for this difficult issue

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE VERY RARE 30-CENT PERF 10 WASHINGTON-FRANKLIN ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER.

Ex Lake Shore. With 1984 P.F. certificate

5,750
2,600
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482
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 482, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT PERF 10 FRANKLIN ISSUE ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER.

This 50c issue was only available in post-office stocks for a very short period of time, because it was released only three weeks prior to the beginning of the new Perf 11 series.

With 2004 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,400
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483
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 483, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, with copy of 1981 P.F. certificate

800
400
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484
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 484, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,100.00)

260
950
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485
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 485, 1912-16 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with copy of 2002 P.F. certificate for pair

475
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