Sale 982 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 December, 2009

Category — 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5629
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1c-15c 1898 Bureau Issue (279-284). Accumulation of more than 30 items, original gum, incl. blocks of four 4c-15c (less 10c Ty. I), 4c-10c Ty. I imprint and plate no. strips of three, twelve 1c strips of three, rejoined 10c Ty. I plate block of six and four 2c Booklet Panes (shades and watermark vars.), some stamps Mint N.H., nearly all Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail in excess of $9,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,900
5630
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5630, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc), 2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc). Bottom imprint and plate no. 754 strip of three, original gum, positions 1 and 3 Mint N.H., excellent color with the bluish cast typical of this scarce shade, Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. singles and one hinged

2,000
300
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5631
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5631, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc), 2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc).Perfectly centered, light face-free quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, choice used examples of this scarce Bureau stamp are exceedingly difficult to find

200
0
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5632
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4c-15c 1898 Bureau Issue (280-284). Blocks of four, original gum, some h.r., few Mint N.H. stamps, incl. extra shade of 6c, Fine-Very Fine lot

2,810
800
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5633
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5633, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)5c Dark Blue (281), 5c Dark Blue (281)5c Dark Blue (281). Mint N.H., essentially perfectly balanced margins, strong color and excellent impression, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $250.00)

100
225
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5634
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5634, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)6c Lake (282), 6c Lake (282)6c Lake (282). Mint N.H., almost precisely centered, vivid color on pure white paper, crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00)., one of six in this grade with only one higher

140
1,800
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5635
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5635, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)15c Olive Green (284), 15c Olive Green (284)15c Olive Green (284). Original gum, lightly hinged, near perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, rare in this choice Mint Never-Hinged condition, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $580.00)

160
450
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5636
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5636, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)15c Olive Green (284), 15c Olive Green (284)15c Olive Green (284). Mint N.H., beautiful margins and choice centering, wonderfully fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, very difficult to find in this premium grade and in Mint Never-Hinged condition, with 2007P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

500
950
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