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Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 16-19 December, 2008

Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4752
nhbl
1c Green, 2c Carmine (424-425). Complete panes of 100 with plate numbers and side "COIL STAMPS" imprints, some edge h.r.'s, Fine-Very Fine

1,170
300
4753
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4753, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Deep Violet (426), 3c Deep Violet (426)3c Deep Violet (426). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 426, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,550.00). Only one stamp has graded higher (at 98J) and only eight others share this grade

35
850
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4754
nhbl
3c Deep Violet (426). Mint N.H. block of 63 (7 x 9) with right and bottom plate no. 6749 blocks of six, all "Pink Back" variety, mixed centering from barely Fine to Extremely Fine, there are a few at left that should received fairly high marks if sent in for grading

2,585
375
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4755
nhbl
3c Deep Violet (426). Mint N.H. block of 81 (9 x 9, no s.e.'s) with right and bottom plate no. 6763 blocks of six, all stamps are "Pink Back" varieties, Fine-Extremely Fine, quite a few should be able to be graded 85 to 90 and higher

3,215
425
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4756
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4756, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H., pretty shade on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

80
550
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4757
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4757, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H., radiant color on post-office fresh paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, ex Scarsdale, with 1997 P.F. certificate

80
425
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4758
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4758, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H., nearly flawless centering, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

80
80
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4759
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4759, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Dark Blue (428), 5c Dark Blue (428)5c Dark Blue (428). Mint N.H., wide balanced Jumbo margins, striking intense color on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MOST IMPRESSIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED JUMBO-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT WATERMARKED PERF 10 ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,050.00 as 95, $3,300.00 as 98). Only one other shares this grade (and two higher)

80
750
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4760
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4760, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., detailed impression, bright color, beautifully centered with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A VIBRANT AND SPECTACULAR MINT NEVER-HINGED JUMBO-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT WATERMARKED PERF 10 ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,300.00 as 95, $3,450.00 as 98). Only two others share this grade and only two have graded higher to date

115
0
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4761
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4761, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H. with top part imprint selvage, precisely balanced margins and magnificent glowing color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate for vertical pair from which this stamp was removed

115
0
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4762
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4762, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Mint N.H., lovely balanced margins, intense color on brilliant white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $680.00)

225
325
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4763
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4763, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with intense impression, Extremely Fine, ex Vineyard, with 1986 and 2004 P.F. certificates

225
250
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4764
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4764, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Mint N.H., well-centered, full intense color contrasted on bright white paper, Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $220.00), also incl. 1999 P.F. certificate as a Mint N.H. No. 469

225
130
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4765
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4765, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., gorgeous margins and perfect centering, incredibly fresh color, sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with photocopy of 1996 P.F. certificate for multiple and 2005 P.F. certificate as this single

87
200
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4766
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4766, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)12c Deep Claret Brown (435), 12c Deep Claret Brown (435)12c Deep Claret Brown (435). Mint N.H., intense shade in marked contrast to the previous lot, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine example of this sub-shade, light pencil notation on gum, ex Scarsdale, with 1999 P.F. certificate

65
275
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4767
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4767, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, perfectly centered with unusually wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 15-CENT GRAY PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE. WITHOUT QUESTION THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES IN EXISTENCE. IT HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE, AND IS THE ONLY ONE AWARDED THIS GRADE.

Ex Scarsdale. With 1991 and 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $7,800.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade.

300
0
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4768
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4768, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H., rich color, perfectly centered, wide margins on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A WONDERFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 15-CENT GRAY SCOTT 437, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $7,800.00). This is the only N.H. example to achieve this grade and there is only one that has graded higher to date (see previous lot).

300
4,250
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4769
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4769, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)30c Orange Red (439), 30c Orange Red (439)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, detailed impression showing every nuance of the design, intense fiery color on bright post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BREATHTAKING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 30-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $11,500.00). This is one of only two examples to achieve this grade to date, and none have graded higher.

600
7,000
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4770
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4770, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., radiant color, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT FRANKLIN, SCOTT 440. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN THE HIGHER GRADES, THIS HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- A STAMP OF GREAT BEAUTY.

With 1999 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $8,800.00 as 95, $20,500.00 as 98). This is the only example awarded this grade, and only four have graded higher to date (all at 98)

1,300
5,750
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4771
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4771, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., intense color, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A VERY ATTRACTIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT FRANKLIN ISSUE, SCOTT 440.

With 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $3,250.00).

1,300
1,300
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4772
og
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4772, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Jumbo margins, perfectly balanced and with beautiful pastel color, lightly hinged

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A FABULOUS EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT FRANKLIN, SCOTT 440.

With 1989 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,550.00 as 95, $3,000.00 as 98). One of two in this grade with only two higher

575
1,600
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4773
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4773, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (441), 1c Green, Coil (441)1c Green, Coil (441). Mint N.H. pair, unbelievable margins and centering, deep rich color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $185.00 as 98, unpriced in the 100 grade), this pair is one of five awarded this lofty grade with only one higher

5
700
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4774
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4774, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442). Mint N.H. guide line pair, well-centered, incredible deep rich color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

130
170
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4775
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4775, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (443), 1c Green, Coil (443)1c Green, Coil (443). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb Mint N.H. pair, with 1996 and 1998 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00), only two have graded higher to date

160
750
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4776
og
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4776, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Guide line pair, exceptionally well-centered, incredibly strong deep rich color, barely hinged, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

325
325
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4777
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4777, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Guide line pair, well-centered, rich color, Ohio circular datestamp and grid, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $375.00)

225
700
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4778
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4778, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Pair, deep rich color on bright paper, oval cancels, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $840.00)

125
425
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4779
og
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4779, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Lightly hinged pair, fresh, rich color,very well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $850.00)

575
500
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4780
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4780, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Incredibly wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, double oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $395.00)

250
250
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4781
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4781, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H. guide line pair, brilliant color, crisp impression, choice centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 4-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 446.

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $3,250.00 as 90, $6,450.00 as 95). Only three have graded higher to date (all at 95) and only one other shares this grade. It is extremely difficult to obtain guide line pairs for most issues in the higher grades, because they often do not measure well when the guide line is taken into consideration.

1,650
3,250
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4782
og
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4782, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, wide margins, strong color and clear impression, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

750
550
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4783
og
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4783, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, bright shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

750
325
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4784
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4784, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, strong color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00)

325
750
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4785
og
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4785, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Wide balanced margins, sharp color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $345.00)

140
180
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4786
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4786, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with choice balanced margins, intense color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $870.00)

110
600
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4787
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4787, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Mint N.H. pair, essentially perfectly centered, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00)

40
350
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4788
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4788, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins, bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $710.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade), this is the only Mint N.H. No. 448 to achieve this grade

16
1,900
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4789
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4789, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., bright color, wide margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE I ROTARY COIL, SCOTT 449.

Ex Scarsdale. With 1998 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $10,800.00). Only one has graded higher to date and no others share this grade.

6,500
5,250
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4790
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4790, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide margins and choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 2-CENT COIL, SCOTT 449. THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT ISSUE TO OBTAIN IN HIGHER GRADES IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

With 2000 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $10,800.00)

6,500
6,250
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4791
og
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4791, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, unusually choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $7,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date in any category of unused (Mint N.H., no gum etc.).

3,000
4,250
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4792
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4792, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Almost perfectly centered, deep rich color, bold wavy-line machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449, IN PRISTINE CONDITION.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,300.00). Only two to have been awarded this grade and only three have graded higher to date.

650
1,400
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4793
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4793, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450). Mint N.H. joint line pair, wide side margins, bright color and clear impression, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $630.00), the SMQ price premium suggests that this is a difficult pair to find in Very Fine condition

550
550
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4794
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4794, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (452), 1c Green, Coil (452)1c Green, Coil (452). Mint N.H. joint line pair, absolutely flawless centering, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00)

160
1,100
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4795
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4795, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Joint line pair, balanced centering, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

725
0
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4796
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4796, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

675
550
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4797
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4797, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on bright paper, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS HUGE STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.

With 2005 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,500.00 as 95, $2,750.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade. For some reason, this is a difficult stamp to obtain in the higher grades. Only one hinged single and one hinged joint line pair have graded higher (at 98).

325
1,500
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4798
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4798, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00), only five have graded higher to date

375
950
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4799
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4799, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. pair, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

375
140
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4800
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4800, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with copy of 1991 P.F. certificate for pair and 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $255.00 as 98), this is the only single to achieve this lofty grade, which is the highest grade awarded to date.

19
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4801
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4801, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Mint N.H. pair, intense shade and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS CLEARLY ONE OF THE FINEST MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIRS OF SCOTT 456 IN EXISTENCE, AND HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $8,200.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only two others have achieved this grade

1,250
4,250
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4802
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4802, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Pair, exceptionally well-centered with lovely color, lightly hinged, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $670.00)

600
650
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4803
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4803, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H. pair, bright shade, detailed impression, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $830.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only five others share this grade

130
650
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4804
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4804, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H. pair, precise centering within perfectly balanced margins, fabulous color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00)

160
650
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4805
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4805, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H. joint line pair, incredibly well-centered with virtually perfect balanced margins, wonderfully fresh, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00)

375
850
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4806
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4806, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H. pair, near perfect centering, intense color, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

160
350
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4807
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4807, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $900.00)

650
500
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4808
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4808, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4809, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, superior centering with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 FRANKLIN, SCOTT 460, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $11,100.00). Only five have graded higher to date.

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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4810, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 FRANKLIN, SCOTT 460.

With 1991 and 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $4,300.00)

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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4811, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)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 as fresh as the day it was printed on crisp paper, wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 2-CENT PALE CARMINE RED, SCOTT 461, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER TO DATE.

With 2002 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,850.00). Only one has graded higher to date and only eight others share this grade.

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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4812, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Remarkably wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, true color of genuine No. 461's, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4813, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Wonderfully well-centered, barest trace of hinging, almost imperceptible oxidation, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate which does not mention any oxidation

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