Sale 976 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 29 September-2 October, 2009

Category — 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1834
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Sale 976, Lot 1834, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Original gum, deep rich colors

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT

The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in at least four different post offices around the country. Of the 600 to 700 known, most have disturbed gum and are off-center.

With 1976 P.F. certificate

12,500
8,000
1835
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Sale 976, Lot 1835, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Slightly disturbed original gum (described as previously hinged on certificate), deep rich colors, tiny corner crease at bottom left and small stain spot

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THIS MAJOR 20TH CENTURY INVERT ERROR.

The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in at least four different post offices around the country, soon after release of the issue in May 1901. Between 600 and 700 are likely to have been issued.

With 1983 P.F. certificate

12,500
4,000
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1836
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Sale 976, Lot 1836, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Pan-American (296). Mint N.H., choice nearly perfectly balanced margins, fresh and crisp with strong colors, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $365.00)

200
200
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1837
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Sale 976, Lot 1837, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Pan-American (296). Mint N.H., lovely margins and attractively centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $230.00)

200
110
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1838
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Sale 976, Lot 1838, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Pan-American (296). Bottom imprint and plate no. 1145 block of six, top three h.r., bottom three Mint N.H., Fine

2,100
650
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1839
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Sale 976, Lot 1839, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)5c Pan-American (297). Top left corner imprint and plate no. 1140 block of ten with "5c" plate imprints and half arrow, lightly hinged, pos. 9 tiny perf thin, still Fine-Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as plate block of six and four singles

2,610
700
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1840
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5c Pan-American (297). Top imprint and plate no. 1140 block of eight, unused (no gum), Very Good

2,250
325
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1841
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Sale 976, Lot 1841, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c Pan-American (298). Mint N.H. with imprint at top, rich colors, beautifully centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

275
900
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1842
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Sale 976, Lot 1842, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c Pan-American (298). Mint N.H., wide margins, attractive vignette shift upwards and to the left, nice impression, Extremely Fine, with 1979 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates

275
250
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1843
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Sale 976, Lot 1843, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c Pan-American (298). Bottom imprint and plate no. 1150 block of six, offset and traces of original gum, unused (no gum), beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as original gum

4,000
900
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1844
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Sale 976, Lot 1844, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)10c Pan-American (299). Mint N.H., attractively centered, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $390.00)

360
250
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1845
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Sale 976, Lot 1845, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)10c Pan-American (299). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of 1999 P.F. certificate for vertical block of twelve

360
225
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