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Sale 975 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1719
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1719, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green (331), 1c Green (331)1c Green (331). Wide balanced margins, light machine cancel, lovely color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $200.00)

0
120
1720
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1720, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine (332), 2c Carmine (332)2c Carmine (332). Mint N.H. with plate no. 5181 and hollow star at bottom, brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $770.00)

16
300
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1721
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1721, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine (332), 2c Carmine (332)2c Carmine (332). Mint N.H., radiant color, detailed impression, unusually wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. certificate

16
100
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1722
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1722, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)6c Red Orange (336), 6c Red Orange (336)6c Red Orange (336). Mint N.H. with bottom part imprint selvage, magnificent Jumbo margins and essentially perfect centering, vivid color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A LOVELY ADDITION TO A HIGH-QUALITY SET OF THE 1908-09 PERF 12 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,400.00 as 95, $4,650.00 as 98). According to the P.S.E. Population Report, this is one of only two in this grade with only four higher

175
950
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1723
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1723, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)6c Red Orange (336), 6c Red Orange (336)6c Red Orange (336). Mint N.H. with top part imprint selvage, choice margins and almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $425.00)

175
325
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1724
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1724, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)8c Olive Green (337), 8c Olive Green (337)8c Olive Green (337). Mint N.H. with plate no. 4919 at top, lightly hinged in selvage only, rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

115
190
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1725
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1725, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow (338), 10c Yellow (338)10c Yellow (338). Mint N.H., beautiful centering with wide margins, tiny bit oxidized, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $430.00)

190
200
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1726
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1726, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H., exceptional centering with wide balanced margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $960.00), only four have graded higher to date

100
550
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1727
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1727, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Wide top imprint and plate no. 4946 strip of three, faint selvage strengthening, stamps Mint N.H., wide margins and incredibly beautiful centering, rich color, Extremely Fine

300
425
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1728
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1728, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H. right imprint and plate no. 4946 block of six, rich color and detailed impression, fresh and Fine

875
225
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1729
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1729, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)15c Pale Ultramarine (340), 15c Pale Ultramarine (340)15c Pale Ultramarine (340). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, lovely soft pastel color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $430.00)

175
250
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1730
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1730, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1909 50-CENT PERF 12 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,800.00)

800
1,400
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1731
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1731, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 and 2004 P.F. certificates

800
450
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1732
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1732, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Mint N.H., deep rich color, proof-like impression, well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 WASHINGTON.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,200
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1733
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1733, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Single hinge mark, intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

550
350
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1734
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1734, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Coil (346V), 4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Coil (346V)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Coil (346V). Strip of four, bottom three stamps Mint N.H., top stamp barest trace of hinging, Extremely Fine, with 1993 (as Mint N.H.) and 2009 P.F. certificates

410
350
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1735
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1735, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. guide line pair, bright shade and crisp impression, beautiful centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, a wonderful Mint N.H. guide line pair, ex Zoellner, with 1986 and 1998 P.F. certificates

600
600
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1736
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1736, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. guide line pair, rich color, nicely balanced margins, Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

600
190
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1737
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1737, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H., brilliant color, crisp impression, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $495.00), only one has graded higher to date

80
275
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1738
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1738, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H., deep rich color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $235.00)

80
300
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1739
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1739, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Coil (349), 2c Carmine, Coil (349)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color and detailed impression, gorgeous centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 2-CENT VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 349.

With 1992 and 2004 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,050.00). Only one has graded higher to date.

500
1,400
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1740
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1740, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Coil (349), 2c Carmine, Coil (349)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, crisp impression, fresh and Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate for strip of four

500
140
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1741
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1741, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Mint N.H. pair, unusually deep color, guide line at top, fresh and Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

825
250
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1742
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1742, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Pair, top stamp h.r., bottom Mint N.H., Fine and attractive, with 1993 P.F. certificate

535
275
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1743
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1743, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H., unusually wide and almost perfectly balanced margins, strong color on fresh white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,700.00)

375
1,200
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1744
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1744, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Perfectly centered with wide margins, wonderful deep color, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100; SMQ $650.00 as 98, unpriced in this desirable high grade), this is the only No. 351 to achieve this exalted grade with none higher, the next nearest is graded 95J

160
0
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1745
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1745, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Wide margins and near-perfect centering, strong color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $240.00)

160
250
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1746
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1746, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (352), 1c Green, Coil (352)1c Green, Coil (352). Pair with 2mm spacing, deep rich color, well-balanced margins, guide line at left, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

250
225
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1747
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1747, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Coil (353), 2c Carmine, Coil (353)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Mint N.H. guide line pair, luminous color, detailed impression, choice centering with wide margins at top and bottom, slightly nibbed perf at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificates

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT PERF 12 HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 353.

With 1986 and 2000 P.F. certificates

1,750
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1748
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1748, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Coil (353), 2c Carmine, Coil (353)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Mint N.H. pair with 3mm spacing, brilliant color, wide margins, small natural inclusion in right stamp, Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

525
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1749
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1749, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, sharp proof-like impression, almost perfectly centered, two or three expertly rejoined perfs at top

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 4-CENT DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED WASHINGTON ISSUE.

With clean 1980 and 2000 P.F. certificates and 2008 P.S.E. certificate mentioning the minor perf strengthening

1,500
700
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1750
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1750, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, impressive Jumbo margins, lovely fresh color, Extremely Fine, ex Lutwak, with 1975 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $1,500.00 as 85, $1,850.00 as 90)

525
1,000
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1751
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1751, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, unusually well-centered, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,850.00)

1,500
1,200
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1752
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1752, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Mint N.H., intense color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice

500
250
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1753
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1753, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). H.r., vivid color on fresh paper

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 356.

With 1981 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,000
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