Sale 968B — The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Three: 1902-34 Issues, B-O-B

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 22-25 September, 2009

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
607
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Sale 968B, Lot 607, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, long and full perforations, Very Fine and choice, with 1990 P.F. certificate

350
250
608
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Sale 968B, Lot 608, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)2c Carmine, Ty. I (463). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering with Jumbo and balanced margins, perfs intact on all sides and with significant portion of all eight adjoining stamps, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp

10
120
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609
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Sale 968B, Lot 609, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)3c Violet (464). Mint N.H., rich color on crisp paper, Jumbo margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Morris, with 1988 P.F. certificate for block

170
300
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610
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Sale 968B, Lot 610, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)4c Orange Brown (465). Mint N.H. with plate no. 7362 selvage at top, intense shade on fresh paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

100
190
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611
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Sale 968B, Lot 611, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Blue (466). Mint N.H., brilliant color, crisp impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

170
250
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612
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Sale 968B, Lot 612, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, wide margins for this issue, long and full perforations, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,050
1,900
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613
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Sale 968B, Lot 613, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. single error in block of nine, natural s.e. at top, rich color, the error with unusually choice centering

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE SINGLE ERROR IN A BLOCK OF NINE.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,500
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614
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Sale 968B, Lot 614, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. double error in block of twelve, natural s.e. at bottom, rich color on bright paper, gorgeous centering throughout

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF TWELVE CONTAINING THE DOUBLE 5-CENT ERROR POSITIONS. SCARCE WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING.

With 1997 P.F. certificate

3,400
2,900
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615
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Sale 968B, Lot 615, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)6c Red Orange (468). Mint N.H., vivid color, post-office fresh, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

210
2,300
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616
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Sale 968B, Lot 616, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)7c Black (469). Mint N.H. with wide selvage at top, intense shade and impression, Jumbo margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

290
425
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617
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Sale 968B, Lot 617, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)8c Olive Green (470). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, post-office fresh, proof-like impression, perfect centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SIMPLY SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMAKED ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 1995 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, $3,100.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date, and no other examples share this grade

135
2,300
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618
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Sale 968B, Lot 618, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)9c Salmon Red (471). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide margins, choice centering, long and full perforations all around, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

135
800
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619
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Sale 968B, Lot 619, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)10c Orange Yellow (472). Mint N.H. with side plate no. 7213 selvage, vibrant color on crisp paper, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1988 and 1999 P.F. certificates

250
1,100
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620
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Sale 968B, Lot 620, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 7498 selvage, deep rich color, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $790.00 as 95, $2,650.00 as 98)

100
1,100
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621
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Sale 968B, Lot 621, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)12c Claret Brown (474). Mint N.H., intense shade on crisp white paper, beautiful centering with wide even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 and 2007 P.F. certificates, and 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

135
800
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622
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Sale 968B, Lot 622, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)15c Gray (475). Mint N.H., rich color, detailed impression, balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.S.E. and 1999 P.F. certificates

475
475
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623
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Sale 968B, Lot 623, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)20c Light Ultramarine (476). Mint N.H., deep rich color, wonderful post-office fresh paper and gum, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 20-CENT UNWATERMARKED PERF 10 ISSUE, SCOTT 476. THIS BEAUTIFUL STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 1997 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $8,050.00). Only two others share this grade and only one has graded higher to date

575
1,700
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624
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Sale 968B, Lot 624, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 (476A). Position 33 from plate no. 6911, Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, exceptional centering for this difficult issue.

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 30-CENT PERF 10 ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER.

With 1984 P.F. certificate. Since the P.S.E. will no longer certify any 30c Perf 10 stamps as unwatermarked, this is offered subject only to a new P.F. certificate.

7,500
3,750
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625
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Sale 968B, Lot 625, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)50c Light Violet (477). Mint N.H., beautiful warm color, post-office fresh, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT PERF 10 FRANKLIN ISSUE ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER

With 1998 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,400.00). Only two have graded higher to date and only six others share this grade

2,400
4,000
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626
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Sale 968B, Lot 626, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE.

With 1980 and 1998 P.F. certificates

1,800
1,700
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627
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Sale 968B, Lot 627, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., deep rich color, well centered with wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate for a block

550
425
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628
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Sale 968B, Lot 628, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 461-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., deep rich color, post-office fresh paper and gum, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 PERF 10 MARSHALL ISSUE GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1997 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,350.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date

480
1,400
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