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Sale 982 — United States Stamps

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

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5672
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1c-$5.00 1902 Issue (300-313). Accumulation of more than 80 items, singles with two each to 13c, twelve 15c, ten 50c, eight $1.00, two $2.00 and eight $5.00, also blocks of 3c, 4c and 13c, three 2c Booklet Panes of SIx (one with tab reattached), two used $5.00 singles, 2c Shield with three booklet panes, two pairs and block of four of the Lake imperforate, matched set of imprint and plate no. 4243 blocks of six of the Scarlet and a horizontal pair of No. 315, condition somewhat mixed on the high values and a few others, still generally Fine-Very Fine, one 50c with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail over $40,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
7,000
5673
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1c-13c 1902-03 Issue (300-301, 303, 305-308). Extra 6c, 8c and 13c, fresh and bright, well-centered throughout, several exceptionally so, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, handsome lot

424
375
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5674
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5674, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)1c Blue Green (300), 1c Blue Green (300)1c Blue Green (300). Mint N.H. with top part imprint selvage (hinged), flawless centering and strong color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00)

30
550
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5675
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5675, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)1c Blue Green (300), 1c Blue Green (300)1c Blue Green (300). Mint N.H., wide margins and precise centering, fresh and crisp, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00), one of only eight in this high grade with none higher

30
600
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5676
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5676, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine (301), 2c Carmine (301)2c Carmine (301). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $435.00 as 95, $2,250.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date and only five others share this grade

40
350
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5677
nhbl
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5677, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (301c), 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (301c)2c Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (301c). Position E, Mint N.H., Fine

950
160
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5678
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3c-15c 1902-03 Issue (302-309). Blocks of four, incl. extra shades of 4c (two), 5c, 6c and 8c, few Mint N.H., virtually all Fine-Very Fine

4,270
1,300
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5679
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3c-8c 1902-03 Issue (302-306). Eight items, incl. 3c-8c imprint and plate no. strips of three (extra 5c), 4c part imprint and plate no. block of six and 6c and 8c imprint and plate no. blocks of six, top pair in 8c plate block creased, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

3,120
750
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5680
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5680, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)8c Violet Black (306), 8c Violet Black (306)8c Violet Black (306). Mint N.H., wide margins of near Jumbo proportions for this 1902 denomination, mathematically centered, fresh, beautiful impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THE 8-CENT MARTHA WASHINGTON IS THE FIRST STAMP TO DEPICT A RECOGNIZABLE AMERICAN WOMAN -- MARTHA RARELY COMES PERFECTLY CENTERED. THIS EXCEPTIONAL STAMP IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1990 and 2003 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00), one of only four to have been awarded this lofty grade with only two higher

100
1,700
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5681
nhbl
8c Violet Black (306). Four Mint N.H. blocks of four, about Fine overall, Scott Retail as 16 Mint N.H. singles

1,600
300
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5682
ogbl
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5682, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)10c Pale Red Brown (307), 10c Pale Red Brown (307)10c Pale Red Brown (307). Bottom imprint and plate no. 1593 block of six, three stamps Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine for this 1902 value, which is one of the most difficult to obtain in well-centered plate block form, ex "Cheshire"

1,050
600
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5683
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5683, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)13c Purple Black (308), 13c Purple Black (308)13c Purple Black (308). Mint N.H., deep dark color, outstanding centering with wide balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT 1902 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1986 and 2004 P.F. and 2003 and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,600.00). Only six have graded higher to date.

100
1,400
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5684
nhbl
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5684, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)13c Purple Black (308), 13c Purple Black (308)13c Purple Black (308). Mint N.H. block of four with right plate no. 3827 selvage, beautifully centered, fresh, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $920.00 as four Mint N.H. singles in 90 grade), Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

400
475
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5685
nhbl
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5685, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)13c Purple Black (308), 13c Purple Black (308)13c Purple Black (308). Mint N.H. block of four, choice dark shade, Fine-Very Fine

400
180
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5686
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5686, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H. with plate no. at bottom, perfectly centered with enormous margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1902 ISSUE. A STUNNING STAMP.

With 1984 and 2002 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,100.00 as 90, $3,600.00 as 95)

500
1,400
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5687
ogbl
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5687, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Left imprint and plate no. 3208 block of six, lightly hinged, beautiful rich color, minor perf separations, still Fine and unusually fresh, ex Cheshire

3,400
1,300
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5688
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5688, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Mint N.H., Fine and attractive, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

1,250
425
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5689
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5689, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Wide margins and almost precise centering, choice vivid color on bright paper, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

425
1,200
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5690
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5690, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Rich color, barely hinged, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $485.00)

425
425
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5691
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5691, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, choice centering with well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 1902 ISSUE.

Ex Lyons and Scarsdale. With 1992 and 1999 P.F. certificates. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $3,500.00)

2,100
2,600
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5692
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5692, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Wide balanced margins, intense shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

700
700
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5693
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5693, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Wide margins and handsomely centered, barest trace of hinging, strong shade, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $700.00)

700
600
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5694
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5694, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Wide margins and attractively centered, faintly hinged with clear impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $590.00)

700
450
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5695
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5695, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Intense shade on fresh paper, Very Fine

700
325
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5696
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5696, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Fresh and crisp, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

700
400
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5697
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5697, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Minor h.r., guide line at top, Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

700
275
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5698
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5698, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Mint N.H., strong color and crisp impression on bright paper, Very Fine, difficult stamp to find decently centered and Mint N.H.

3,000
1,100
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5699
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5699, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Choice margins and centering, deep shade on fresh paper, light horizontal crease across bottom visible only in fluid, Extremely Fine appearance, with clean 2001 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates

1,000
600
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5700
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5700, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Strong color and well-centered, Very Fine

1,000
375
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5701
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5701, 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, Fine and attractive, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

1,000
425
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5702
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5702, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Wide margins and clear impression, Fine

1,000
275
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5703
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5703, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Jumbo margins and nearly perfectly centered, fabulous color and impression, neat New York double oval "P" cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. EXTRAORDINARY CONDITION FOR THIS USED $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 2003 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,200.00 as 90, $3,600.00 as 95), the only used copy to grade 90J with only one higher

800
1,400
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5704
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5704, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Almost perfectly centered with wide margins, rich color, bold strike of oval registry cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ONLY A TINY PERCENTAGE OF USED $5.00 1902 STAMPS COMPARE WITH THIS OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE.

With 2003 P.F. certificate

800
600
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5705
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5705, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Wide margins, rich color, bold strike of oval registry cancel nicely contrasted by bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 1994 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

800
650
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5706
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5706, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)5c Blue, Imperforate, U.S. Automatic Vending Machine Co. Perforations Ty. I (315 var.), 5c Blue, Imperforate, U.S. Automatic Vending Machine Co. Perforations Ty. I (315 var.)5c Blue, Imperforate, U.S. Automatic Vending Machine Co. Perforations Ty. I (315 var.). Pair, fresh and Very Fine

800
400
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5707
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5707, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-322)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate, International Vending Machine Co., Perforated 12-1/2 (320), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate, International Vending Machine Co., Perforated 12-1/2 (320)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate, International Vending Machine Co., Perforated 12-1/2 (320). Pair, slightly diagonal perfs as always, cuts in slightly at left of left stamp, evidently a spacing issue on the perforator as evidenced by the very wide right margin, overall Fine, scarce private coil

2,500
325
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