Sale 984 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
735
P
Sale 984, Lot 735, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)1c-$5.00 1902-03 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (300P2-313P2). Complete set, rich colors, each with original gray card backing

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1902 ISSUE FROM A ROOSEVELT PRESENTATION ALBUM.

Only 85 presentation albums were prepared.

4,275
3,750
736
S
Sale 984, Lot 736, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black, "Specimen" Ovpt. (311S-E). Barest trace of hinging, sharp proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

250
200
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737
S
Sale 984, Lot 737, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue, "Specimen" Ovpt. (312S-E). Wonderfully well-centered, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, "Specimen" overprints are almost never available in this exceptional condition, with 1992 P.F. certificate

375
375
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738
S
Sale 984, Lot 738, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. (313S-E). Well-centered, barely hinged with wonderful deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

500
850
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739
nh
Sale 984, Lot 739, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)2c Carmine (301). Mint N.H., unusually wide margins, vivid color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $435.00)

40
500
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740
 
Sale 984, Lot 740, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)3c Bright Violet (302). Beautiful balanced margins and splendid color, bold 1904 New York circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $225.00)

4
200
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741
nh
Sale 984, Lot 741, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)4c Brown (303). Mint N.H., beautiful almost perfectly balanced margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

150
1,400
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742
nh
Sale 984, Lot 742, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)6c Claret (305). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering, bright color on crisp paper, light natural gum bend, Extremely Fine Gem

150
200
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743
og
Sale 984, Lot 743, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)6c Claret (305). Choice margins and beautiful centering, great color and impression, possible barest trace of hinging not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate as "never hinged"

60
200
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744
nhbl
Sale 984, Lot 744, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)6c Claret (305). Mint N.H. block of four, Fine, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

600
275
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745
ogbl
Sale 984, Lot 745, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)10c Pale Red Brown (307). Bottom imprint and plate no. 2291 block of six, lightly hinged, brilliant color, better centering than usually found, Very Fine, a difficult block to find in sound condition

1,050
425
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746
ogbl
Sale 984, Lot 746, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)13c Purple Black (308). Top imprint and plate no. 3827 block of six, slight toning, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

675
350
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747
nh
Sale 984, Lot 747, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H., pretty shade, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

500
400
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748
nh
Sale 984, Lot 748, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H., pretty shade, wide margins, tiny natural inclusion not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

500
550
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749
og
Sale 984, Lot 749, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)15c Olive Green (309). Lightly hinged, bright color, unusually choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $480.00)

200
500
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750
og
Sale 984, Lot 750, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)50c Orange (310). Barely hinged (if at all), radiant color, fresh and Fine, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate for block

425
275
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751
og
Sale 984, Lot 751, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black (311). Lightly hinged, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

700
650
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752
og
Sale 984, Lot 752, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black (311). Barely hinged, bright shade, Fine, with 1999 A.P.S. certificate

700
425
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753
og
Sale 984, Lot 753, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black (311). Jumbo proportions and exquisite centering, intense color on fresh paper, small filled thin spot, Extremely Fine Gem appearance

700
450
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754
 
Sale 984, Lot 754, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black (311). Bright shade, wide and balanced margins, neat strike of oval cancel leaves entire portrait clearly visible, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

90
325
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755
 
Sale 984, Lot 755, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$1.00 Black (311). Jumbo margins and exceptionally well-centered, neat "Jay Street" New York circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

90
375
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756
nh
Sale 984, Lot 756, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Mint N.H., bright color, expertly reperfed (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Fine appearance, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

3,000
1,100
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757
og
Sale 984, Lot 757, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Wide margins, beautiful intense color and fine impression, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,150.00)

1,000
900
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758
 
Sale 984, Lot 758, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Jumbo margins with choice centering, light cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

250
425
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759
 
Sale 984, Lot 759, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Wide and balanced margins, rich color on bright paper, neat strike of New York registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $415.00)

250
325
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760
 
Sale 984, Lot 760, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Choice centering, vivid color, oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine

250
275
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761
 
Sale 984, Lot 761, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Attractive margins and beautiful centering, bright paper, bold cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

250
350
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762
 
Sale 984, Lot 762, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, rich color, clearly struck bold New York registry oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

250
200
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763
 
Sale 984, Lot 763, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Wide nicely balanced margins, oval registry cancel, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

250
250
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764
nh
Sale 984, Lot 764, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Mint N.H. with plate no. 1620 at top, rich color and proof-like impression

A FINE AND SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

6,500
1,400
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765
og
Sale 984, Lot 765, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Single hinge mark, deep rich color and proof-like impression, gorgeous centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,850.00)

2,500
3,000
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766
og
Sale 984, Lot 766, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Beautiful margins and nearly perfectly centered, wonderful strong color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $2,650.00)

2,500
2,000
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767
og
Sale 984, Lot 767, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Well-centered with wide margins, deep rich color, faintly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
1,900
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768
og
Sale 984, Lot 768, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Part original gum, deep rich color, single nibbed perf at top, otherwise Very Fine and choice

2,500
750
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769
og
Sale 984, Lot 769, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Bright color, fresh and Very Fine, a pretty stamp

2,500
1,000
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770
 
Sale 984, Lot 770, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Deep rich color on bright paper, gorgeous centering, barely cancelled by edge of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, an elusive stamp in used condition in higher grades, with 1983 P.F. certificate

800
850
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771
 
Sale 984, Lot 771, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Deep rich color, wide and well-proportioned margins, light oval registry cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

800
650
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772
 
Sale 984, Lot 772, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Oval registry cancel, attractively centered, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

800
550
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773
 
Sale 984, Lot 773, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Beautiful centering with unusually wide margins, deep rich color on bright paper, light cancel, tiny pinhole below first "A" of "Marshall", Extremely Fine appearance, an exceedingly difficult issue to find with such choice centering, with 2003 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates, the former not mentioning the flaw

800
1,300
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