Sale 982 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5780
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Sale 982, Lot 5780, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)1c-10c Panama-Pacific (397-402). 5c unused (regummed), perfs close on three, others Fine-Very Fine

782
140
5781
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Sale 982, Lot 5781, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)1c Panama-Pacific (397). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $190.00)

40
200
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5782
 
Sale 982, Lot 5782, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)1c Panama-Pacific (397). Perfect centering with wide margins, rich color, unobtrusive machine cancel leaves design clearly visible, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $270.00), only three have graded higher to date

2
150
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5783
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Sale 982, Lot 5783, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)2c Panama-Pacific (398). Mint N.H. wide right plate no. 6310 block of six, extraordinarily well-centered, vivid color, Extremely Fine, a superb plate block, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

625
1,100
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5784
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Sale 982, Lot 5784, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)2c Panama-Pacific (398). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 6311 block of six, each stamp has wide margins and nicely balanced centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

625
600
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5785
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Sale 982, Lot 5785, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE YELLOW PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,450.00). Only four have graded higher to date, and the highest grade thus far is a 98J.

270
1,600
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5786
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Sale 982, Lot 5786, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins with choice centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $470.00 as 90, $1,200.00 as 95)

270
325
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5787
 
Sale 982, Lot 5787, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400). Mint N.H., attractive margins and centering, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $350.00)

270
250
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5788
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Sale 982, Lot 5788, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400). Mint N.H., attractive centering, very slight oxidation, otherwise Very Fine

270
110
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5789
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Sale 982, Lot 5789, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400). Right plate no. 6135 block of six with wide selvage, stamps Mint N.H., small hinge mark in top selvage, perf separations between top two stamps, Fine

2,350
800
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5790
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Sale 982, Lot 5790, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Orange, Panama-Pacific (400A). Mint N.H., attractive margins and glowing color, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

450
250
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5791
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Sale 982, Lot 5791, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)5c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (403). Mint N.H., intense shade on post office fresh paper, wide margins, couple small natural gum skips, Very Fine and choice, with 1982 P.F. certificate

390
275
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5792
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Sale 982, Lot 5792, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Mint N.H., vivid color, proof-like impression on bright paper, almost mathematically perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT FOR THE COLLECTOR OF SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GEMS. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $14,600.00). Only one example has been awarded a higher grade to date (the Gem 100 which realized $105,000 hammer in our Sale 953), and only four others share this grade.

1,750
5,500
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5793
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Sale 982, Lot 5793, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Beautifully centered, gorgeous deep color, only the barest trace of hinging, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

750
750
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5794
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Sale 982, Lot 5794, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Vivid color on crisp paper, lightly hinged, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

750
550
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