Sale 997 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 26-29 October, 2010

Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5987
 
Sale 997, Lot 5987, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D; formerly 424b). Attractively centered, deep rich color, "Dayton Ohio" precancel, slight creases

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1914 ONE-CENT PERF 10 X 12 ISSUE.

Our census of Scott 423D published at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/enc/census/423D.pdf, contains 40 stamps. All genuine stamps are used, including 33 with the Dayton precancel.

Census No. 423D-CAN-23.

With 1987 P.F. certificate

20,000
4,500
5988
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Sale 997, Lot 5988, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)20c Ultramarine (438). Barest trace of hinging if at all, bright shade, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

200
350
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5989
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Sale 997, Lot 5989, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., wide margins, vibrant color, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

550
450
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5990
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Sale 997, Lot 5990, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H. with extra wide selvage at top, vivid color, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $730.00)

550
425
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5991
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Sale 997, Lot 5991, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., radiant color, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT FRANKLIN, SCOTT 440. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN THE HIGHER GRADES, THIS HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- A STAMP OF GREAT BEAUTY.

With 1999 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $6,000.00 as 95, $13,100.00 as 98). This is the only example awarded this grade, and only seven have graded higher to date.

1,300
8,000
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5992
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Sale 997, Lot 5992, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)50c Violet (440). Lightly hinged, fresh color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

525
400
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5993
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Sale 997, Lot 5993, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)50c Violet (440). Choice margins, lightly hinged, pastel shade, Very Fine

525
300
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5994
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Sale 997, Lot 5994, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)1c Green, Coil (443). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

455
350
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5995
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Sale 997, Lot 5995, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, lovely color, Extremely Fine, with 1998 and 2005 P.S.E. certificates, (XF 90; SMQ $1,100.00)

700
900
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5996
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Sale 997, Lot 5996, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, vivid color and sharp impression, faint pencil "1914" on back of pos. 3, Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

900
400
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5997
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Sale 997, Lot 5997, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, wide margins and very well-centered, rich color and clear impression, right stamp disturbed original gum from hinge removal, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate that does not mention the gum disturbance

1,300
600
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5998
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Sale 997, Lot 5998, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, rich color, Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,300
325
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5999
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Sale 997, Lot 5999, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. pair, wide margins and magnificent centering, characteristic No. 445 deep shade, clear impression on crisp white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,750.00)

1,250
2,600
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6000
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Sale 997, Lot 6000, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, lightly hinged, deep rich color, superior centering, Extremely Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

575
325
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6001
 
Sale 997, Lot 6001, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, wonderful deep color, double oval cancel, Fine and rare used example, with 1988 P.F. certificate

3,000
700
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6002
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Sale 997, Lot 6002, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)4c Brown, 5c Blue, Coils (446-447). Mint N.H. guide line strips of four, exceptionally fresh, each with faint pencil "1914" on back of pos. 3, Fine lot, each with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

3,070
700
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6003
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Sale 997, Lot 6003, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c-5c 1914 Coil (445-447). Lightly hinged, choice margins and centering, rich colors, Extremely Fine group, 3c with 1989 P.F. certificate

440
475
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6004
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Sale 997, Lot 6004, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, single light hinge mark, pretty shade, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 A.P.S. certificate

750
400
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6005
 
Sale 997, Lot 6005, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)4c Brown, 5c Blue, Coil (446-447). Pairs, oval grid duplex cancels, Fine-Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2000 P.F. certificate respectively

800
250
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6006
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Sale 997, Lot 6006, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)5c Blue, Coil (447). Guide line pair, extraordinarily well-centered with choice margins, intense color, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

260
225
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6007
 
Sale 997, Lot 6007, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Nicely centered, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

650
375
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6008
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Sale 997, Lot 6008, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H. joint line strip of four, bright color, each stamp in line pair with light pencil "R" on back, Fine-Very Fine

2,200
350
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6009
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Sale 997, Lot 6009, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Joint line pair, pretty shade, most recent certificate notes tiny nick at top of right stamp, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, with 1979 and 2004 P.F. certificates

725
250
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6010
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Sale 997, Lot 6010, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H. pair, fresh, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate for strip of four

675
450
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6011
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Sale 997, Lot 6011, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Barely hinged, perfectly centered with uncommonly wide margins, beautiful color, Extremely Fine, scarce with such choice centering, with 2001 P.F. certificate

150
400
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6012
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Sale 997, Lot 6012, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2000 and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,300.00)

900
650
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6013
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Sale 997, Lot 6013, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c Violet, Coil (456). Mint N.H. joint line strip of four, attractive pastel color, Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

3,650
1,100
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6014
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Sale 997, Lot 6014, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c Violet, Coil (456). Joint line pair, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

1,250
650
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6015
 
Sale 997, Lot 6015, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)3c Violet, Coil (456). Pair in seldom-seen light pastel color, Springfield Mass. double oval cancels, Fine and scarce, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

650
180
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6016
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Sale 997, Lot 6016, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)5c Blue, Coil (458). Joint line pair, barest trace of hinging, precisely centered, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $310.00)

175
225
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6017
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Sale 997, Lot 6017, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair, without the crease between stamps, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

1,500
1,100
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6018
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Sale 997, Lot 6018, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Joint line pair, usual vertical crease (in left stamp), lightly hinged, Very Fine appearance

550
325
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6019
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Sale 997, Lot 6019, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, vivid color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $540.00)

575
425
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6020
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Sale 997, Lot 6020, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine, a superb stamp, with 1995 P.F. certificate

775
700
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