Sale 956 — The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps

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

Category — Special Delivery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
548
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Sale 956, Lot 548, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins, slight indentation in one small spot on gum from pressure from a pencil (no marks are present and it is not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,100
950
549
nh
Sale 956, Lot 549, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,100
700
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550
nh
Sale 956, Lot 550, Special Delivery10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

600
0
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551
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Sale 956, Lot 551, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, fresh and Fine, a stamp of great visual appeal, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

2,100
850
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552
og
Sale 956, Lot 552, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5). Plate no. 381 with wide selvage at bottom, original gum, barest trace of hinging one one corner perf at top right, intense shade, Very Fine, attractive with the plate number

210
0
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553
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Sale 956, Lot 553, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1902 10-CENT SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE, SCOTT E6.

With copy of 2001 P.S.E. certificate

525
1,200
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554
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Sale 956, Lot 554, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

230
300
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555
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Sale 956, Lot 555, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine (E9). Mint N.H., deep rich color on radiant paper, Jumbo margins, Very Fine and choice, with copy of 1987 P.F. certificate for block

425
325
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556
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Sale 956, Lot 556, Special Delivery10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,350.00 as 90, $2,350.00 as 95)

700
1,700
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