Sale 959 — United States Stamps

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

Category — Special Delivery, Registration

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3164
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Sale 959, Lot 3164, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, well-centered, fresh, beautiful color, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

500
425
3165°
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Sale 959, Lot 3165, Special Delivery, Registration10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE SPECIAL DELIVERY, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2002 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,450.00 as 98)

260
2,500
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3166
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Sale 959, Lot 3166, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Original gum, imperceptibly hinged if at all, exceptionally well-centered, wide side margins, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $800.00)

850
700
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3167
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Sale 959, Lot 3167, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Original gum, very wide top imprint and plate no. 77 strip of three, lightly hinged, tiny thin speck at bottom left, perf disc adherence on face of right stamp , otherwise Very Fine, a very pretty and rare strip, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

5,000
2,000
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3168
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Sale 959, Lot 3168, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5). Mint N.H., very well-centered, fresh and crisp, a scarce stamp in this condition, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,300.00)

470
1,000
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3169
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Sale 959, Lot 3169, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 77 strip of three, fresh, intense color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,600
1,400
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3170
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Sale 959, Lot 3170, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6). Remarkably well-centered with balanced margins, lovely color and impression, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, one of the scarcest Special Delivery stamps to find in choice condition, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $820.00)

230
1,800
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3171
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Sale 959, Lot 3171, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6). Top imprint and plate no. 5244-09 strip of three, lightly hinged in selvage, stamps Mint N.H., wide margins, couple inconsequential light gum bends, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as three Mint N.H. singles

1,575
4,000
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3172
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Sale 959, Lot 3172, Special Delivery, Registration10c Green, Special Delivery (E7). Mint N.H., rich color, detailed impression. well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $350.00)

150
225
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3173
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Sale 959, Lot 3173, Special Delivery, Registration10c Dark Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., fabulous Jumbo margins and essentially flawlessly centered, magnificent deep rich color and clear impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN IDEAL EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 10-CENT ULTRAMARINE SPECIAL DELIVERY WITH SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK IN A VERY HIGH GRADE.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,450.00 as 95, $3,050.00 as 98)

230
2,100
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3174
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Sale 959, Lot 3174, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $280.00 as 95, $500.00 as 98), only five have graded higher to date and only three others share this grade

105
300
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3175
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Sale 959, Lot 3175, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9). Bottom plate no. 5857 block of six, barely hinged, few typical gum bends, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine, scarce plate block

3,000
1,500
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3176
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Sale 959, Lot 3176, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E9a). Mint N.H. left plate no. 5860 block of six, lovely color, selvage bit reduced, Fine and very scarce

6,000
0
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3177
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Sale 959, Lot 3177, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E11). Mint N.H., essentially perfectly centered, lovely color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $290.00)

45
200
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3178
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Sale 959, Lot 3178, Special Delivery, Registration15c Deep Orange, Special Delivery (E13). Mint N.H. left plate no. 16859 block of six, fabulous centering, slightly enlarged P.O. staple hole in selvage, otherwise Extremely Fine

500
250
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3179
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Sale 959, Lot 3179, Special Delivery, Registration15c Deep Orange (E13). Mint N.H. left plate no. 16835 block of six, bright color, Very Fine

500
225
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3180
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Sale 959, Lot 3180, Special Delivery, Registration10c Red Lilac, Special Delivery (E15a). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $150.00)

1
130
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3181
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Sale 959, Lot 3181, Special Delivery, Registration10c Dark Red Lilac (E15a). Mint N.H. with top selvage, perfectly centered with beautiful deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $150.00)

1
130
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3182
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Sale 959, Lot 3182, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1). Block of four, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

440
170
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