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Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

Category — 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2912
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2912, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Single error in block of nine, natural s.e. at top, error and most 2c stamps Mint N.H., bright color, Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. single error

1,100
650
2913
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2913, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Bottom center stamp in a block of six with ordinary 2c stamps, Fine

1,100
550
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2914
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2914, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Horizontal strip of three, center stamp the error, lightly hinged, choice margins and centering, Extremely Fine

550
700
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2915
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2915, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)6c Red Orange (468), 6c Red Orange (468)6c Red Orange (468). Mint N.H., radiant color, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1916 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED ISSUE.

With 2004 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,150.00)

210
1,500
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2916
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2916, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)7c Black (469), 7c Black (469)7c Black (469). Mint N.H., choice wide margins and virtually perfect centering, intense color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MARVELOUS EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT UNWATERMARKED PERF 10 ISSUE.

This particular value is one of the rarest of all the Washington-Franklin Issues to find in such outstanding condition.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,700.00)

290
2,200
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2917
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2917, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)7c Black (469), 7c Black (469)7c Black (469). Mint N.H., choice margins and virtually perfect centering, intense color on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A FABULOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED ISSUE.

With 1997 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,700.00)

290
1,900
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2918
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2918, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)7c Black (469), 7c Black (469)7c Black (469). Mint N.H., well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1985 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $520.00)

290
450
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2919
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2919, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)7c Black (469), 7c Black (469)7c Black (469). Large margins of near Jumbo proportions and magnificent centering, barely hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $920.00)

130
650
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2920
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2920, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)8c Olive Green (470), 8c Olive Green (470)8c Olive Green (470). Huge Jumbo margins and mathematically centered, glorious vivid color on bright white paper, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $495.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grades), according to the P.S.E. Population Report this is the only No. 470 to attain this ultimate grade

60
1,200
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2921
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2921, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)15c Gray (475), 15c Gray (475)15c Gray (475). Mint N.H., gorgeous example with wide balanced margins, lovely pastel shade

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MARVELOUS 15-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED ISSUE IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,750.00)

440
2,800
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2922
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2922, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)15c Gray (475), 15c Gray (475)15c Gray (475). Outstanding centering and pleasing pastel color, barely hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $580.00)

200
425
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2923
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2923, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)20c Light Ultramarine (476), 20c Light Ultramarine (476)20c Light Ultramarine (476). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1992, 1993, 2001 and 2006 P.F. certificates

575
750
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2924
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2924, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Plate no. 7040 selvage at bottom, barely hinged, few shortish perfs at right, Fine

1,100
450
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2925
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2925, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, post office-fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

1,800
2,500
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2926
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2926, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Almost perfectly centered with strong color on fresh paper, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,050.00)

800
1,300
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2927
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2927, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Intense shade and impression, Fine

800
325
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2928
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2928, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Block of four, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1.00 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE.

A scarce multiple.

3,500
2,700
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2929
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2929, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., magnificent wide margins and perfectly centered, intense color and clear impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a marvelous high-quality example of this high-value definitive stamp

575
3,250
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2930
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2930, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Lovely wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, deep rich color, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $345.00)

260
300
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2931
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2931, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H. block of four with bottom selvage, fresh, intense color, Fine-Very Fine

2,300
900
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2932
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2932, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H. block of four with selvage at bottom, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

2,300
800
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2933
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2933, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., brilliant color and detailed impression, Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 PERF 10 MARSHALL ISSUE.

Ex Scarsdale. With 1992 and 2002 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,150.00 as 95, $3,850.00 as 98). Only six have graded higher to date and only four others share this grade.

475
0
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2934
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2934, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., handsomely centered, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $640.00)

475
500
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2935
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2935, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 8016 selvage, lovely color, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

475
400
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2936
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2936, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., bright color, well-centered, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate for block of four (bottom left stamp)

475
375
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2937
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2937, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Wide margins and essentially perfectly centered, lovely color on bright paper, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $410.00)

220
250
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2938
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2938, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Exceptionally well-centered, fresh and bright, barest trace of hinging, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $285.00)

220
200
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2939
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2939, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Block of four, unused (regummed), deep rich color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as original-gum block of four

925
625
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