Sale 984 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
944
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Sale 984, Lot 944, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). Mint N.H., crisp impression on bright paper, perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

57
375
945
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Sale 984, Lot 945, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 11868 selvage, gorgeous Jumbo margins and perfectly centered, lovely bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $210.00 for 95, $660.00 for 98)

21
375
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946
 
Sale 984, Lot 946, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528). Brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, perfectly centered with wide margins, bright paper, neat machine cancel, long and full perfs all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE Va OFFSET ISSUE, SCOTT 528, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- IT STANDS ALONE AS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $260.00 as 98)

0
600
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947
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Sale 984, Lot 947, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A). Mint N.H., vivid color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $840.00)

115
600
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948
 
Sale 984, Lot 948, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Enormous margins all around showing parts to traces of three adjoining stamps, lovely strong color on bright white paper, neat 1921 Chicago Ill. machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $425.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade)

95
550
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949
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Sale 984, Lot 949, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., huge balanced margins, perfect color and impression on crisp white paper

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

Most Type VII stamps were used by private vending and affixing-machine companies. However, unlike Scott 314A and 482A, a small supply of the imperforate 2c Type VII stamps did reach the public.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,750.00). One of only three to have attained this high grade with none higher

3,250
4,250
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