Sale 976 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 29 September-2 October, 2009

Category — 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2051
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Sale 976, Lot 2051, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Barest trace of hinging, brilliant color, choice centering, fresh and Very Fine

150
110
2052
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Sale 976, Lot 2052, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 7264 block of six, Fine- Very Fine, scarce and especially desirable with the full wide top margin, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

2,600
1,200
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2053
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Sale 976, Lot 2053, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)3c Violet (464). Vertical block of six with right plate no. 7253 selvage, top block h.r., bottom pair Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine

640
475
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2054
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Sale 976, Lot 2054, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)4c Orange Brown (465). Mint N.H., beautiful wide margins and exceptional centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $820.00)

100
500
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2055
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Sale 976, Lot 2055, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)4c Orange Brown (465). Mint N.H. block of four, bright color, Very Fine

400
225
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2056
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Sale 976, Lot 2056, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Blue (466). Wide balanced margins, barest trace of hinging, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $200.00)

75
130
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2057
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Sale 976, Lot 2057, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. with portions of side stamps still attached, well-centered, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00)

1,050
1,250
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2058
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Sale 976, Lot 2058, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Carmine, Error (467). Single error in block of six with five normal, natural s.e. at bottom, lightly hinged, bright color, Fine, Scott Retail as single error

525
225
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2059
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5c Carmine, Error (467). Double error in Mint N.H. pane of 100, plate no. 7942 at top and left, natural s.e. at right and bottom, brilliant color, light natural gum bend and natural inclusions well away from errors and plate blocks, Very Fine, the bottom error is especially choice

3,900
1,800
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2060
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Sale 976, Lot 2060, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)7c Black (469). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, unusually wide and balanced margins

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

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00). Only four have graded higher to date and only seven others share this grade.

290
1,100
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2061
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Sale 976, Lot 2061, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)8c Olive Green (470). Mint N.H., wide margins, superb centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

135
800
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2062
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Sale 976, Lot 2062, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)8c Olive Green (470). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $335.00)

135
200
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2063
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Sale 976, Lot 2063, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)9c Salmon Red (471). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 471, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,250.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only four others share this grade.

135
1,500
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2064
 
Sale 976, Lot 2064, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)9c Salmon Red (471). Brilliant color, unobtrusive strike of oval cancel, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $690.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only example to achieve this grade

18
950
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2065
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Sale 976, Lot 2065, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., huge Jumbo margins and almost perfectly centered, deep intense color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $790.00 as 95, $2,650.00 as 98)

100
600
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2066
 
Sale 976, Lot 2066, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)12c Claret Brown (474). Superb centering, intense shade and impression, bold cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $490.00), only one used example has graded higher to date

7
425
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2067
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Sale 976, Lot 2067, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)20c Light Ultramarine (476). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with copy of 1988 P.F. certificate for block of four

575
600
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2068
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Sale 976, Lot 2068, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)20c Light Ultramarine (476). Block of four with bottom plate no. 6926 selvage, bottom pair Mint N.H., lovely pastel color, Fine-Very Fine, with photocopy of 2008 P.S.E. certificate for plate block of six

1,650
650
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2069
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Sale 976, Lot 2069, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 (476A). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered for this variety, natural s.e. at left, strong intense color, fresh and crisp, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

7,500
2,300
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2070
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Sale 976, Lot 2070, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)50c Light Violet (477). Mint N.H. with right selvage, strong color on bright paper, reperfed at bottom, Very Fine appearance, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

2,400
650
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2071
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Sale 976, Lot 2071, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)50c Light Violet (477). Small h.r., pretty shade, Very Fine

1,100
425
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2072
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Sale 976, Lot 2072, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)50c Light Violet (477). Bright color, tiny corner perf crease bottom left, Very Fine appearance, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,100
410
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2073°
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Sale 976, Lot 2073, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. and 2008 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

1,800
1,000
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2074
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Sale 976, Lot 2074, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Small h.r., intense shade and impression, Fine

800
400
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2075
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Sale 976, Lot 2075, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., rich color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00)

550
900
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2076
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Sale 976, Lot 2076, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., choice margins and centering, deep shade, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $760.00)

550
600
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2077
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Sale 976, Lot 2077, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Well-centered, deep color, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $255.00)

250
275
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2078
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Sale 976, Lot 2078, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H. top plate no. 8015 block of six with wide selvage, intense shade and impression

FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF SIX OF THE $2.00 MADISON PERF 10.

Very few exist with such wide selvage at top.

6,750
1,800
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2079
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Sale 976, Lot 2079, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., choice centering and vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $610.00)

430
350
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2080
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Sale 976, Lot 2080, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., light fingerprint mark on gum, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $465.00)

430
275
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2081
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Sale 976, Lot 2081, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

430
250
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2082
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Sale 976, Lot 2082, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H. with plate no. 8016 at top, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine

430
275
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2083
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Sale 976, Lot 2083, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., fresh and bright, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate

430
300
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2084
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Sale 976, Lot 2084, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., bright color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

430
190
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2085
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Sale 976, Lot 2085, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Block of four with left arrow selvage, top pair barely hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., bottom pair Fine, top pair Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as two hinged and two Mint N.H. singles

1,260
750
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