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Sale 975 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 June, 2009

Category — 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1653
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1653, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)1c Blue Green (300), 1c Blue Green (300)1c Blue Green (300). Mint N.H., intense shade and detailed impression, almost perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $370.00)

30
275
1654
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1c Blue Green (300). Mint N.H. half-pane of 50, natural s.e. at bottom and left, deep rich colors, few light natural gum wrinkles to be expected on such a large multiple, Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,500
225
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1655
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1655, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)1c Blue Green, Booklet Pane of Six (300e), 1c Blue Green, Booklet Pane of Six (300e)1c Blue Green, Booklet Pane of Six (300e). Position E, lightly hinged, Very Fine, difficult booklet pane to find this well-centered, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

600
550
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1656
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1656, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine (301), 2c Carmine (301)2c Carmine (301). Mint N.H., unusually wide margins and exquisite centering, vivid color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $540.00)

40
475
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1657
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1657, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)3c Bright Violet (302), 3c Bright Violet (302)3c Bright Violet (302). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,200.00)

140
500
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1658
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1658, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)4c Brown (303), 4c Brown (303)4c Brown (303). Mint N.H., bright shade, crisp impression, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $410.00)

150
200
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1659
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1659, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)5c Blue (304), 5c Blue (304)5c Blue (304). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00)

150
500
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1660
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1660, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)6c Claret (305), 6c Claret (305)6c Claret (305). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 1601 selvage, well-centered, bright color and crisp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $255.00)

170
200
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1661
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1661, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)6c Claret (305), 6c Claret (305)6c Claret (305). Mint N.H., well-centered with nice margins, especially top and bottom, rich color, clear impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

170
120
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1662
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1662, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)8c Violet Black (306), 8c Violet Black (306)8c Violet Black (306). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

105
550
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1663
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1663, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)8c Violet Black (306), 8c Violet Black (306)8c Violet Black (306). Mint N.H., intense color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $300.00)

105
275
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1664
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1664, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)10c Pale Red Brown (307), 10c Pale Red Brown (307)10c Pale Red Brown (307). Mint N.H., brilliant color, crisp impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with copy of 1986 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,500.00), only one has graded higher to date

175
1,300
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1665
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1665, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)10c Pale Red Brown (307), 10c Pale Red Brown (307)10c Pale Red Brown (307). Mint N.H., unusually deep shade, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $480.00)

175
325
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1666
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1666, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)13c Purple Black (308), 13c Purple Black (308)13c Purple Black (308). Mint N.H., deep shade and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1992 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $960.00 as 95, $3,250.00 as 98)

115
750
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1667
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1667, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H., wonderful Jumbo margins and choice centering, strong color on fresh white paper, Extremely Fine, with 1978 and 1994 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,300 as 90, $4,250.00 as 95)

500
1,300
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1668
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1668, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H., fresh and bright, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

500
550
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1669
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1669, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Lightly hinged, vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

475
550
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1670
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1670, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Distinctive color, lightly hinged, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1999 P.F. certificate

475
325
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1671
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1671, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Lightly hinged, Jumbo margins for the issue, lovely glowing color on crisp paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $540.00 as 85, $770.00 as 90)

475
425
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1672
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1672, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Mint N.H., wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, very slightly toned (shows on back only), otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

2,100
900
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1673
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1673, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Wonderfully well-centered with handsome wide margins, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00)

700
700
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1674
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1674, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Jumbo margins and exceptionally well-centered, clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $880.00 as 90, $1,300.00 as 95)

700
550
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1675
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1675, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Lightly hinged, strong color and clear impression, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

700
375
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1676
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1676, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Three wide margins, intense color, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

700
350
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1677
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1677, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Wide margins and well-centered, Boston oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $170.00)

80
110
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1678
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1678, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 1990 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,000.00)

1,100
1,100
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1679
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1679, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Lightly hinged, attractively centered, magnificent color, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
475
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1680
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1680, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Attractive margins and centering, strong color, light target cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $255.00)

225
200
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1681
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1681, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

2,800
1,700
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1682
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1682, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Wide margins, deep rich color, bold oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,200.00)

750
850
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1683
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1683, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)1c Blue Green, 2c Scarlet, Imperforate (314, 320b), 1c Blue Green, 2c Scarlet, Imperforate (314, 320b)1c Blue Green, 2c Scarlet, Imperforate (314, 320b). Mint N.H. center line blocks of four, large and balanced margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificates

585
600
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1684
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1684, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c 1903 Shield Issue (319/319j), 2c 1903 Shield Issue (319/319j)2c 1903 Shield Issue (319/319j). Six Mint N.H. stamps, Nos. 319, 319b, 319c, 319f, 319i and 319j, wide margins and choice centering throughout, rich array of shades, each with P.F. certificate, Very Fine and choice group

E. 425-200
900
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1685
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1685, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color identified by P.F. as Pale Shade of Carmine, wide and balanced margins all around, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

15
160
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1686
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1686, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Lake, Ty. I (319a), 2c Lake, Ty. I (319a)2c Lake, Ty. I (319a). Deep rich color, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, the Lake Type I is one of the scarcest 2c 1903 Shield issues, with 1998 P.F. certificate, this shade is listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 500-750
750
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1687
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1687, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I (319b), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I (319b)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I (319b). Mint N.H., wide margins and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $400.00)

25
425
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1688
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1688, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Booklet Pane of Six (319g), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Booklet Pane of Six (319g)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Booklet Pane of Six (319g). Mint N.H., bright shade, gorgeous centering, fresh and Extremely Fine

240
500
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1689
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1689, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Booklet Pane of Six (319g), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Booklet Pane of Six (319g)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Booklet Pane of Six (319g). Mint N.H., unusually choice centering throughout, rich color, Extremely Fine

240
275
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1690
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2c Carmine, Ty. I, Booklet Panes of Six (319g). Four, different positions incl. left and right half-arrows, plate no. 3196 and horizontal guide line, right-arrow pane with small faults, Fine-Very Fine, each with 2008 P.F. certificate

500
225
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1691
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1691, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, enormous margins all around, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

72
120
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1692
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1692, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Lake, Ty. II, Imperforate (320a), 2c Lake, Ty. II, Imperforate (320a)2c Lake, Ty. II, Imperforate (320a). Mint N.H., huge balanced margins, strong color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $175.00)

100
275
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1693
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1693, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine, Coil (322), 2c Carmine, Coil (322)2c Carmine, Coil (322). Pair, fresh color, centered to right but with wide margins at top and bottom, small h.r.

VERY GOOD PAIR OF THE 2-CENT 1908 HORIZONTAL COIL.

Armstrong notes that only 167 examples had been certified by the Philatelic Foundation as of 1980. Issued on July 31, 1908, and intended only for use by private vending machine companies, Scott 322 comes from Die II.

With 1972 and 2001 P.F. certificates

18,000
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