Sale 997 — United States Stamps

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

Category — Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
6200
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6200, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs and Plate Proofs on India and Card (E1P3-E3P3, E1P4-E3P4, E2P2, E6P2), 10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs and Plate Proofs on India and Card (E1P3-E3P3, E1P4-E3P4, E2P2, E6P2)10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs and Plate Proofs on India and Card (E1P3-E3P3, E1P4-E3P4, E2P2, E6P2). 41 plate proofs in various quantities, singles, four blocks of four and one block of nine, one each of the small dies, both on small gray cards from a Roosevelt album, universally wide margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine group

2,520
1,200
6201
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6201, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $540.00)

550
475
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6202
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6202, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2). Original gum, exceptionally wide margins and well-centered, deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

500
375
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6203
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6203, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Original gum, lightly hinged, flawlessly centered, beautiful color and impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE FIRST BUREAU UNWATERMARKED SPECIAL DELIVERY.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,850.00). Only this and one other share this highly desirable grade with only two higher

900
2,300
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6204
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6204, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-balanced margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

900
1,100
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6205
ogbl
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6205, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6). Top imprint and plate no. 5243-09 block of six (the scarce 1909 printing), slightly glazed original gum, marvelous deep rich color, Fine

3,000
550
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6206
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6206, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Green, Special Delivery (E7), 10c Green, Special Delivery (E7)10c Green, Special Delivery (E7). Mint N.H. wide left imprint and plate no. 4920 block of six, fresh and Fine

1,400
350
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6207
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6207, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., gorgeous color on bright paper, long and full perforations all around, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

240
325
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6208
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6208, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Right plate no. 5857 block of six, handsomely centered with fresh pastel color, light "patchy" glassine glazed original gum, pos. 1 single short perf at top, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,700
425
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6209
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6209, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine (E9), 10c Ultramarine (E9)10c Ultramarine (E9). Exceptionally well-centered, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $225.00)

190
225
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6210
ogbl
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6210, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine (E9), 10c Ultramarine (E9)10c Ultramarine (E9). Block of four, three lightly hinged, bottom left Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice

995
425
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6211
ogbl
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6211, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine (E9), 10c Ultramarine (E9)10c Ultramarine (E9). Block of four, slight gum disturbance from hinge removal, bright color, Fine-Very Fine

800
200
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6212
ogbl
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6212, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine (E9), 10c Ultramarine (E9)10c Ultramarine (E9). Bottom imprint and plate no. 5520 block of six, original gum, barest trace of hinging, brilliant color

FINE-VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE IMPRINT AND PLATE BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT ULTRAMARINE 1914 SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE.

Scarce in sound condition and with such fresh color.

4,000
1,500
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6213
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6213, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E11), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E11)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E11). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 13554 block of six, fresh, bright color, Very Fine and choice plate block, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

340
1,600
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6214
ogbl
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6214, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E11), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E11)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E11). Top and left plate no. blocks of six, first plate no. 8507 and lightly hinged at top, second plate no. 10632 and Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, latter with 2006 P.F. certificate

565
275
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6215
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6215, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (E15c), 10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (E15c)10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (E15c). Mint N.H., deep rich color, typical centering for this error, Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

525
250
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6216
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6216, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1), 10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1)10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

175
250
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6217
ogbl
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 6217, Special Delivery, Registration (E, F)10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1), 10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1)10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5720 and letter "A" block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., top center stamp single hinge mark, brilliant color, single unpunched perf at right, Fine-Very Fine

1,800
650
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