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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

Category — 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
915
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 915, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green (498), 1c Green (498)1c Green (498). Deep rich color, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo, unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98; SMQ $210.00 as 98), this is the highest grade possible and only five others have achieved this grade

0
250
916
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 916, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Radiant color on crisp paper, neat wavy-line machine cancel, wide margins and almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 1996 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00), only two have graded higher to date (at 95J)

240
650
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917
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 917, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Horizontal strip of three, from the top row of the plate and imperforate at top, rich color, Fine, scarce variety

E. 300-400
275
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918
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 918, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)4c Brown (503), 4c Brown (503)4c Brown (503). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, Jumbo margins and perfectly centered, deep rich color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $165.00 as 95, $490.00 as 98)

20
275
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919
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 919, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ROSE PERF 11 ERROR.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,400.00)

625
1,400
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920
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 920, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in block of nine, bright color, error stamp well-centered, top right stamp with small sealed tear -- making this an excellent candidate for breaking out a choice single error, as such Extremely Fine

1,000
1,700
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921
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 921, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in block of nine, natural s.e. at top, bottom 2c stamp with ink mark, otherwise Fine

1,000
325
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922
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 922, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in block of six, the error Mint N.H., most others lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. error with no premium for any 2c stamps

625
350
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923
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 923, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in block of twelve, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

2,000
750
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924
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 924, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)8c Olive Bister (508), 8c Olive Bister (508)8c Olive Bister (508). Top plate no. 13384 block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., bottom center stamp faintly hinged, choice centering throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

170
350
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925
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 925, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Top or Bottom (511a), 11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Top or Bottom (511a)11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Top or Bottom (511a). Well-centered, Minneapolis,/Minn. precancel, couple small creases (not mentioned on certificate)

VERY FINE APPEARING PRE-CANCELLED EXAMPLE OF THE 11-CENT FRANKLIN PERFORATED 10 AT TOP.

With 1961 P.F. certificate

4,500
1,600
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926
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 926, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)13c Apple Green, "Colonias" Overprint (513S), 13c Apple Green, "Colonias" Overprint (513S)13c Apple Green, "Colonias" Overprint (513S). 19 mm violet "Colonias" overprint in capital letters, stamp affixed to piece (probably from Portuguese Post Office record book), general toning and gum soaks, According to James Bendon's U.P.U. Specimen Stamps, the Portuguese Ministry for the Colonies between 1900 and 1910, applied the "Ultramar" overprint to sample U.S. stamps, and distributed the stamps to the various colonies, with a few exceptions "Ultramar" was replaced with "Colonias" in 1911

E. 400-500
250
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927
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 927, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)13c Apple Green (513), 13c Apple Green (513)13c Apple Green (513). Mint N.H., perfectly balanced margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1997 and 2006 P.F. certificates (Superb 98)

22
600
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928
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 928, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)13c Apple Green (513), 13c Apple Green (513)13c Apple Green (513). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins, pale pastel color, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $195.00 as 95, $520.00 as 98)

22
375
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929
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 929, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)13c Apple Green (513), 13c Apple Green (513)13c Apple Green (513). Mint N.H. complete pane of 100, few tiny natural gum skips, Fine-Very Fine with a few better, scarce and very attractive pane

2,416
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930
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 930, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b), $1.00 Deep Brown (518b)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b). Attractively centered, Very Fine, very scarce shade variety, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
1,300
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931
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 931, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., rich color, pencil ms. on back and small backstamp, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

850
500
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932
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 932, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., brilliant color, light natural gum bend, small pencil mark on gum, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

850
350
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933
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 933, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Block of four with part imprint and plate no. 4848 at bottom, barely hinged, bright color, perfs clear of design all around, fresh and Fine, scarce position piece, with 2010 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for block with no premium for the part imprint or plate no.

1,800
2,100
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934
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 934, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., beautiful centering with Jumbo margins all around, bright colors as fresh as the day it was printed, detailed impressions

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 ORANGE RED & BLACK 1918 FRANKLIN ISSUE. A STUNNING STAMP.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,700.00 as 90, $3,400.00 as 95).

1,200
1,500
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935
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 935, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., brilliant colors, fresh and Very Fine, with 1985 and 2003 P.F. certificates

1,200
650
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936
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 936, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., bright colors, tiny toned spot on head not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 1999 A.P.S. certificate

1,200
350
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937
nh
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 937, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H. with Orange Red plate no. at top, rich color, few light natural gum skips, Fine

1,200
550
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938
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 938, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Lightly hinged, bright color with hint of oxidation at top, Very Fine

550
275
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939
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 939, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Right sheet margin single, very large horizontal pre-print paper fold which occurred after one of the two printing passes as only the vignette is distorted (Franklin appears to be wearing a turban) and vignette is deeply into the "DOLLARS" label at bottom, rare and striking printing anomaly, the first we have ever seen on this scarce stamp

550
500
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940
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 940, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Fabulous centering and strong colors, oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $880.00)

250
650
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941
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 941, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H., crisp impressions, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice

375
450
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942
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 942, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H., rich colors, wide margins, Very Fine

375
225
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943
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 943, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H., rich colors, Very Fine, with 2000 A.P.S. certificate

375
225
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