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Sale 975 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1954
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1954, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)3c Violet (537), 3c Violet (537)3c Violet (537). Mint N.H. with right plate no. 9430 selvage, precise centering and lovely pastel color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $410.00)

20
250
1955
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1955, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)3c Deep Violet (537a), 3c Deep Violet (537a)3c Deep Violet (537a). Single hinge mark, rich color in this distinctive shade on bright paper, three wide margins, Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

1,250
375
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1956
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1956, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)3c Deep Violet (537a), 3c Deep Violet (537a)3c Deep Violet (537a). Lightly hinged, pretty shade, fresh and Fine, with 1975 and 2005 P.F. certificates, the former as a block

1,250
350
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1957
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1957, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)3c Red Violet (537c), 3c Red Violet (537c)3c Red Violet (537c). Mint N.H., beautiful balanced Jumbo margins, strong color with excellent reddish hue, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo, SMQ $425.00 for 90, $1,250.00 for 95)

300
400
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1958
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1958, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (540), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (540)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (540). Mint N.H. with top plate no. S 30 selvage, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $920.00)

30
700
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1959
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1959, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Neat "Peoria Ill." precancel, rich color, Fine example of this rarity, with 2009 P.F. certificate

3,750
1,500
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1960
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1960, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered with well-balanced margins, fresh and bright color, Extremely Fine, scarce with such choice centering, with 1997 P.F. certificate

475
750
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1961
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1961, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Uncharacteristically wide margins and nicely centered, strong color with boxed cancel, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

210
250
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1962
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1962, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546). Mint N.H., brilliant color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

280
325
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1963
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1963, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546). Faintly hinged in one corner, almost perfectly centered, vivid color and clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

125
170
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1964
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1964, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Mint N.H. with bottom half-arrow selvage, attractive margins and quite well-centered, strong colors, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

330
300
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1965
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1965, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Mint N.H., deep rich colors on crisp paper, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

330
325
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1966
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1966, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Mint N.H., handsome wide margins, strong colors, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

330
170
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1967
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1967, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Wide margins and precisely centered, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, Superb 98; SMQ $520.00)

150
250
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1968
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1968, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Pilgrim Tercentenary (548), 1c Pilgrim Tercentenary (548)1c Pilgrim Tercentenary (548). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 12428 selvage, choice perfectly balanced margins, lovely color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00)

12
550
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1969
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1969, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Pilgrim Tercentenary (549), 2c Pilgrim Tercentenary (549)2c Pilgrim Tercentenary (549). Mint N.H., mathematically centered single with lovely bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $740.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade), the only example to have achieved this lofty grade, not only in Mint N.H. but in all categories

16
5,750
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1970
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1970, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550), 5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550)5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550). Wide and perfectly balanced margins, intense color with light unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $540.00), the only used 5c Pilgrim awarded this high grade with none higher

14
1,100
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