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

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

Category — 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
495
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 495, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)1c Green, Coil (390), 1c Green, Coil (390)1c Green, Coil (390). Mint N.H. guide line pair, pair and single, each with bright color and wide even margins, single and pair are Extremely Fine, guide line pair is Very Fine, an attractive set of all three formats for this coil issue

115
300
496
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 496, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)2c Carmine, Coil (391), 2c Carmine, Coil (391)2c Carmine, Coil (391). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wonderful deep color, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

575
800
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497
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 497, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)2c Carmine, Coil (391), 2c Carmine, Coil (391)2c Carmine, Coil (391). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color, almost perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous Mint N.H. pair, with 1980 and 1994 P.F. certificates, with 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $830.00), only one pair has graded higher to date and three others have achieved this grade in the P.S.E. Population Report

240
1,400
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498
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 498, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)1c Green, Coil (392), 1c Green, Coil (392)1c Green, Coil (392). Mint N.H. guide line pair, incredibly deep color, clear impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

425
700
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499
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 499, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)1c Green, Coil (392), 1c Green, Coil (392)1c Green, Coil (392). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $270.00)

160
275
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500
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 500, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)1c Green, Coil (392), 1c Green, Coil (392)1c Green, Coil (392). Mint N.H., bright shade, crisp impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

65
70
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501
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 501, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)2c Carmine, Coil (393), 2c Carmine, Coil (393)2c Carmine, Coil (393). Mint N.H. guide line pair, vibrant color on bright fresh paper, almost perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT 1911 HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 393 -- GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 1996 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,250.00). Only three other examples have achieved this grade in the P.S.E. Population Report. A similar example realized $4,250 hammer in our Scarsdale sale.

650
2,400
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502
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 502, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)2c Carmine, Coil (393), 2c Carmine, Coil (393)2c Carmine, Coil (393). Mint N.H. pair, bright color, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

275
275
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503
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 503, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)2c Carmine, Coil (393), 2c Carmine, Coil (393)2c Carmine, Coil (393). Mint N.H., radiant color, gorgeous centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 1999 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00), only one has graded higher to date and only four others share this grade

110
550
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504
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 504, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394), 3c Deep Violet, Coil (394)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color on crisp paper, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 3-CENT 1911 HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 394.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

925
1,700
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505
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 505, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394), 3c Deep Violet, Coil (394)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Mint N.H. pair, 3mm spacing with paste-up tab beyond the perforations at right, part of adjoining stamp at left, bright color on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB AND STUNNING PAIR OF THE 3-CENT 1911 HORIZONTAL COIL, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1990 P.F. certificate for a strip of four and 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,100.00). Only one pair has graded higher to date and only one other shares this grade

325
2,000
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506
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 506, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394), 3c Deep Violet, Coil (394)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Mint N.H., bright color, almost perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate for a pair and 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00 as 95, $1,000.00 as 98)

135
800
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507
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 507, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)4c Brown, Coil (395), 4c Brown, Coil (395)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, bright shade, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for guide line pair and two singles

1,380
1,700
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508
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 508, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)4c Brown, Coil (395), 4c Brown, Coil (395)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H. pair with 3mm spacing, beautiful rich color on crisp paper, Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 4-CENT PERF 8.5 COIL, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADED EXAMPLE.

With 1999 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,150.00 as 95, $2,300.00 as 98). There are no other examples with this grade in the P.S.E. Population Report

395
1,100
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509
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 509, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)4c Brown, Coil (395), 4c Brown, Coil (395)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H., beautiful deep color, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate for a pair

140
225
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510
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 510, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color, wide balanced margins, Extremely Fine, ex Morris, with 1990 and 1999 P.F. certificates

975
1,400
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511
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 511, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H. pair, strong color on bright white paper, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

375
275
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512
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 512, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 390-396)5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H., deep rich color, post-office fresh, beautiful balanced margins of near Jumbo proportions, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00)

135
600
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