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Sale 959 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3035
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3035, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)5c Ericsson (628), 5c Ericsson (628)5c Ericsson (628). Min N.H., exceptionally wide balanced margins, fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.F. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $425.00)

9
80
3036
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3036, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)2c White Plains (629), 2c White Plains (629)2c White Plains (629). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and flawless centering, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $285.00 as 98, unpriced in this higher grade), of the 96 graded No. 629's in the P.S.E. Population Report, only three share this grade and only three are graded higher

3
200
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3037
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2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

600
325
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3038
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2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Faint trace of hinging in extreme top selvage, stamps Mint N.H., incredibly well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, difficult to find this nicely centered

375
275
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3039
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3039, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Imperforate, Rotary Press Printing, Without Gum Breakers (631 var.), 1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Imperforate, Rotary Press Printing, Without Gum Breakers (631 var.)1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Imperforate, Rotary Press Printing, Without Gum Breakers (631 var.). Center line block of sixteen with crossed gutters and dashes, six stamps in the top and bottom rows lightly hinged, the rare center cross gutter block Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, seldom offered, the normal printing of this stamp with gum breakers is relatively common

2,320
650
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3040
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3040, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)1c Green (632), 1c Green (632)1c Green (632). Mint N.H. with left selvage, mathematical centering, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00)

0
200
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3041
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3041, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (634b), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (634b)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (634b). Mint N.H., wonderfully well-centered, fresh and crisp, lovely color, Extremely Fine, very scarce shade variety, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate for block of four (top left stamp)

900
375
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3042
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3042, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)2c Carmine Lake, Booklet Pane of Six (634e), 2c Carmine Lake, Booklet Pane of Six (634e)2c Carmine Lake, Booklet Pane of Six (634e). Mint N.H., fresh, mixed centering, Very Good-Fine, rare shade, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

4,000
375
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3043
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3043, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H., strong color, Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

650
425
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3044
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3044, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)3c Violet (635), 3c Violet (635)3c Violet (635). Mint N.H., incredible Jumbo margins and perfect centering, lovely strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $365.00), this is a truly sensational stamp as Rotary Press issues rarely have such wide margins

0
750
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3045
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3045, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)7c Black (639), 7c Black (639)7c Black (639). Mint N.H. with bottom left plate no. 19236 selvage, Jumbo margins and precise centering, full Black shade on contrasting bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $440.00 as 98, unpriced in the grade of 100)

3
550
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3046
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3046, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)2c Edison, Coil (656), 2c Edison, Coil (656)2c Edison, Coil (656). Mint N.H. joint line pair, magnificently centered, bright and crisp, right stamp light pencil notation on gum, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

110
0
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3047
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3047, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)1c Kans. Ovpt. (658), 1c Kans. Ovpt. (658)1c Kans. Ovpt. (658). Mint N.H., spectacular centering and vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $470.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grades)

4
2,000
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3048
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3048, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)2c Kans. Ovpt. (660), 2c Kans. Ovpt. (660)2c Kans. Ovpt. (660). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins of near Jumbo proportions, mathematically centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $540.00)

7
450
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3049
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3049, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)6c Kans. Ovpt. (664), 6c Kans. Ovpt. (664)6c Kans. Ovpt. (664). Mint N.H., radiant color as fresh as the day it was printed, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT KANS. OVERPRINT, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,100.00). Only one has graded higher to date and only eight others share this highly sought-after grade.

55
1,800
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3050
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3050, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666), 8c Kans. Ovpt. (666)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666). Mint N.H. with right selvage, well-centered with choice margins all around, pristine bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $385.00)

180
225
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3051
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3051, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666), 8c Kans. Ovpt. (666)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 18192 block of four, dealer's tiny handstamp on back of selvage, Fine

1,000
250
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3052
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3052, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)9c Kans. Ovpt. (667), 9c Kans. Ovpt. (667)9c Kans. Ovpt. (667). Mint N.H., lovely margins and perfectly centered, vivid color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,200.00)

26
950
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3053
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3053, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)10c Kans. Ovpt. (668), 10c Kans. Ovpt. (668)10c Kans. Ovpt. (668). Mint N.H., choice margins and essentially perfectly centered, bright vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $510.00)

45
375
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3054
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3054, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)1c Nebr. Ovpt. (669), 1c Nebr. Ovpt. (669)1c Nebr. Ovpt. (669). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $510.00)

6
300
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3055
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3055, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)3c Nebr. Ovpt. (672), 3c Nebr. Ovpt. (672)3c Nebr. Ovpt. (672). Mint N.H., incredible Jumbo margins and essentially perfectly centered, strong color and fine impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $340.00 for 95, $1,150.00 for 98)

24
400
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3056
nhbl
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3056, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)4c Nebr. Ovpt. (673), 4c Nebr. Ovpt. (673)4c Nebr. Ovpt. (673). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 18038 block of four, incredibly well-centered, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine, a lovely 4c Nebr. Ovpt. plate block, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

400
500
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3057
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3057, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)5c Nebr. Ovpt. (674), 5c Nebr. Ovpt. (674)5c Nebr. Ovpt. (674). Mint N.H. horizontal block of six with interesting downward shift of ovpt. into margin, Extremely Fine

195
140
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3058
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3058, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)2c Pulaski (690), 2c Pulaski (690)2c Pulaski (690). Mint N.H., mathematically centered, vivid color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $170.00 as 98, unpriced in SMQ in the grade of 100), this and one other No. 690 submitted to P.S.E. have been awarded this perfect grade (none higher)

0
950
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3059
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3059, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)12c Brown Violet (693), 12c Brown Violet (693)12c Brown Violet (693). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $600.00)

8
160
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3060
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3060, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)50c Red Lilac (701), 50c Red Lilac (701)50c Red Lilac (701). Mint N.H. with left selvage, perfection centering with lovely color and as fresh as the day it was printed, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00)

52
600
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3061
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3061, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)50c Lilac (701), 50c Lilac (701)50c Lilac (701). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00), only four have graded higher to date

52
550
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3062
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3062, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)50c Red Lilac (701), 50c Red Lilac (701)50c Red Lilac (701). Mint N.H., gorgeous margins and centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $395.00)

52
160
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3063
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3063, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)2c Red Cross (702), 2c Red Cross (702)2c Red Cross (702). Mint N.H., wide and perfectly balanced margins all around, as fresh as the day it was printed, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $170.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grades), so far there have been 98 of this stamp graded by P.S.E. and only one other matches the grade of the example offered here with none reported in the "100J" column

0
650
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3064
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3064, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-723)6c Deep Orange, Coil (723), 6c Deep Orange, Coil (723)6c Deep Orange, Coil (723). Mint N.H. pair, precise centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem pair, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $640.00)

32
350
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