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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1003
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1003, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)1c Green, Rotary (578), 1c Green, Rotary (578)1c Green, Rotary (578). Mint N.H., radiant color, well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem, this rotary press printing is difficult to find in the higher grades, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00), only one has graded higher to date and only seven others share this grade

170
600
1004
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1004, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584), 3c Violet, Perf 10 (584)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584). Mint N.H. block of 20, rich color, choice centering throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, an excellent opportunity to break out some singles which may grade highly, Scott Retail as singles

1,250
900
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1005
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1005, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584), 3c Violet, Perf 10 (584)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584). Mint N.H. plate no. 17161 block of four, rich color and detailed impression, phenomenal centering, Extremely Fine Gem

425
225
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1006
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1006, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 (585), 4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 (585)4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 (585). Phenomenal centering and choice bright color and impression, bold face-free corner cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $250.00), the only one to receive this high grade with none higher

0
350
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1007
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1007, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)7c Black, Perf 10 (588), 7c Black, Perf 10 (588)7c Black, Perf 10 (588). Mint N.H., bright shade, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), only one has graded higher to date (at 98J)

27
500
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1008
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1008, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)7c Black, Perf 10 (588), 7c Black, Perf 10 (588)7c Black, Perf 10 (588). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, difficult to find with this centering, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $280.00)

27
170
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1009
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1009, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A). Mint N.H. pair, intense color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00)

425
950
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1010
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1010, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, Very Fine

425
475
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1011
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1011, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)5c Lexington-Concord (619), 5c Lexington-Concord (619)5c Lexington-Concord (619). Mint N.H., wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $320.00)

35
130
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1012
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1012, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)5c Lexington-Concord (619), 5c Lexington-Concord (619)5c Lexington-Concord (619). Mint N.H. top plate no. 16807 block of six, handsomely centered, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

310
325
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1013
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1013, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630), 2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H., radiant color, choice centering almost throughout entire sheet, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

600
325
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1014
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1014, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630), 2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H., bright color, nice centering, typical gum bends, Very Fine

600
250
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1015
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2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H., rich color, usual natural gum bends, Fine-Very Fine

600
225
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1016
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1016, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H. bottom left corner plate no. 19747 selvage, phenomenally wide margins, certainly a Jumbo for this Rotary Press printing, essentially perfectly centered as well, deep rich color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED CORNER PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF SCOTT 634A.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

650
2,200
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1017
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1017, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H., gorgeous color, bright paper, Fine, with copy of 2001 P.S.E. certificate for block

650
250
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1018
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1018, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)2c, 5c Hawaii Ovpt. (647-648), 2c, 5c Hawaii Ovpt. (647-648)2c, 5c Hawaii Ovpt. (647-648). Bottom left plate no. blocks of four, 2c lightly hinged, 5c Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine

550
275
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1019
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1019, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)4c Kans. Ovpt. (662), 4c Kans. Ovpt. (662)4c Kans. Ovpt. (662). Mint N.H., pretty shade, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $740.00), only three have graded higher

37
350
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1020
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1020, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)9c Kans. Ovpt. (667), 9c Kans. Ovpt. (667)9c Kans. Ovpt. (667). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 18744 single, choice margins and perfectly centered, bright pastel color, Extremely Fine Gem

70
325
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1021
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1021, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679), 10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,350.00), only two have graded higher to date

230
700
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1022
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1022, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679), 10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679). Mint N.H., vivid color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $295.00)

230
225
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1023
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1023, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679), 10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679). Two Mint N.H. singles, brilliant color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

460
180
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1024
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1024, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679), 10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679)10c Nebr. Ovpt. (679). Mint N.H. vertical strip of five with selvage at top, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,150
350
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1025
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1025, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)50c Lilac (701), 50c Lilac (701)50c Lilac (701). Mint N.H., luminous color on bright paper, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $480.00)

52
160
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1026
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1026, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)2c Lake Placid (716), 2c Lake Placid (716)2c Lake Placid (716). Mint N.H., wide margins and flawless centering, bright color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $350.00)

0
375
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1027
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1027, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)$1.00 Presidential, USIR Wmk. (832b), $1.00 Presidential, USIR Wmk. (832b)$1.00 Presidential, USIR Wmk. (832b). Mint N.H. bottom left corner selvage block of four, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90), Scott Retail as singles

600
650
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1028
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1028, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)$5.00 Presidential (834), $5.00 Presidential (834)$5.00 Presidential (834). Mint N.H., bright colors, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a difficult issue to find in such choice condition, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $300.00)

85
300
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1029
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1029, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)8c Liberty, Shifted Vignette (1041B var), 8c Liberty, Shifted Vignette (1041B var)8c Liberty, Shifted Vignette (1041B var). Mint N.H., vignette shifted significantly to bottom with part printed at top, Very Fine

E. 100-150
350
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1030
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1030, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)8c Boston Tea Party, Engraved Black Omitted (1480b/1482b), 8c Boston Tea Party, Engraved Black Omitted (1480b/1482b)8c Boston Tea Party, Engraved Black Omitted (1480b/1482b). Four Mint N.H. pairs, each from the same position in the block, Very Fine, Scott Retail as percentage of price of blocks

1,100
200
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1031
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1031, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)15c Coral Reefs, Imperforate (1827b-1828b), 15c Coral Reefs, Imperforate (1827b-1828b)15c Coral Reefs, Imperforate (1827b-1828b). 13 Mint N.H. pairs, all but one with large margins, bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as percentage of price of blocks

2,700
350
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1032
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1032, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)22c American Folk Art, Engraved Black Omitted (2237b-2238b), 22c American Folk Art, Engraved Black Omitted (2237b-2238b)22c American Folk Art, Engraved Black Omitted (2237b-2238b). Mint N.H. strip of five, two pairs and single, bright and fresh, Very Fine, Scott Retail as percentage of price of blocks

812
140
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1033
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1033, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)29c Jan E. Matzeliger, Imperforate (2567c), 29c Jan E. Matzeliger, Imperforate (2567c)29c Jan E. Matzeliger, Imperforate (2567c). Mint N.H. pair, large margins, Very Fine and choice

400
140
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1034
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1034, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)29c Alaska Highway, Black (engr.) Omitted (2635a), 29c Alaska Highway, Black (engr.) Omitted (2635a)29c Alaska Highway, Black (engr.) Omitted (2635a). Mint N.H. block of 24 with selvage at left and bottom, brilliant colors, centered to right as are approximately half of the known copies

FINE. A RARE AND IMPRESSIVE BLOCK OF 24 OF THE 29-CENT ALASKA WITH THE ENGRAVED BLACK OMITTED.

A footnote in Scott Catalogue notes that "Almost half the recorded No. 2635a errors are poorly centered. These sell for approximately $400.00.". It is believed there are 220 examples in total, so this multiple represents a large portion of the world's supply.

Scott Retail as singles

16,800
0
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1035
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1035, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)29c Alaska Highway, Black (engr.) Omitted (2635a), 29c Alaska Highway, Black (engr.) Omitted (2635a)29c Alaska Highway, Black (engr.) Omitted (2635a). Mint N.H. bottom right corner selvage block of four, centered to right as are approximately half of recorded copies, Fine, scarce, a desirable corner position multiple, Scott Retail as singles

2,800
0
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1036
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1036, 1922-29 and Later Issues (Scott 574 onwards)Modern Errors, Modern ErrorsModern Errors. Four different Mint N.H. modern errors, incl. pair of Nos. 1697b-1698b, two singles of No. 1937b, pair of Nos. 2242b-2243b and pair of Nos. 2436b-2437b, fresh colors, each accompanied by normal stamps for comparison, Very Fine, Scott Retail as percentage of price of blocks

1,100
200
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