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Sale 1013 — The Albert D. Laehder Collection of U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Tuesday, 10-11 October, 2011

Category — 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
353
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 353, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (331/384), 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (331/384)1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (331/384). 24 stamps, incl. Nos. 331-342 missing only the 13c and 50c values, 1c (Extremely Fine Jumbo), 3c and 8c Mint N.H., $1.00 unused (regummed and reperfed), others hinged, imperf Nos. 343-347 and 383-384, Mint N.H. except 4c, Nos. 374-381 missing only the 6c and 15c, first three Mint N.H. (5c reperfed), almost universally wide margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine group with a number in the latter category, seven certificates accompany

1,408
1,500
354
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 354, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H., near perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. certificate

90
1,400
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355
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 355, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Beautifully balanced margins, strong color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. certificate

300
600
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356
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 356, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1908-10 Washington-Franklin Coils (348/386), 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Coils (348/386)1908-10 Washington-Franklin Coils (348/386). Mint N.H. singles of Nos. 348-349, 351-352 and 385-386, hinged singles of Nos. 353 and 355, Mint N.H. pair of No. 348 (small nick in one), hinged pairs of Nos. 350 and 353 (first with one stamp Mint N.H., second with tiny thin in one), bright colors and full to wide margins, Very Fine group, all but the single No. 349 with P.F. or P.S.E. certificate

2,015
3,000
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357
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 357, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Guide line pair, top stamp lightly hinged, bottom stamp Mint N.H., wonderfully well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

275
425
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358
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 358, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (349), 2c Carmine, Coil (349)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Mint N.H. guide line pair, vivd color and detailed impression, wide margins at sides and attractive centering, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,300
1,700
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359
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 359, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (349), 2c Carmine, Coil (349)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Mint N.H. pair, wide margins and attractive centering, particularly the top stamp, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate for a strip of four

500
1,400
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360
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 360, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper4c Orange Brown, Coil (350), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Guide line pair, top stamp small h.r., rich color, full to wide margins, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,250
900
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361
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 361, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper4c Orange Brown, Coil (350), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Mint N.H., choice wide margins and precise centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate for pair

350
2,800
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362
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 362, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H. guide line pair, intense shade and impression, full to wide margins

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 5-CENT PERF 12 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK VERTICAL COIL.

Interestingly, this is the only 5c Washington-Franklin perforated vertical coil stamp ever produced. Demand proved to be so low that no others were made.

With 1990 P.F. certificate for strip of four

2,500
1,800
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363
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 363, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color, wide margins and well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

950
1,300
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364
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 364, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (352), 1c Green, Coil (352)1c Green, Coil (352). Guide line pair, not hinged but with pencil notations on gum, a "tall" coil with wide top and bottom margins, the right stamp particularly well-centered, overall Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate as "original gum" (meaning Mint N.H.), Scott Retail as hinged

825
550
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365
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 365, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (352), 1c Green, Coil (352)1c Green, Coil (352). Mint N.H. pair, wide balanced margins, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine pair, with 1992 P.S.E. certificate

525
1,500
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366
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 366, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (353), 2c Carmine, Coil (353)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Guide line pair, vivid color, well-centered with wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

750
1,100
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367
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 367, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Guide line pair, beautifully centered with wide balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, a lovely guide line pair, with 1986 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,500
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368
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 368, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Pair, balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

525
950
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369
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 369, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Jumbo margins with choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate for pair

220
600
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370
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 370, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, wide margins and choice centering, deep rich color with detailed impression, Extremely Fine, a premium lightly hinged guide line pair, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,500
2,600
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371
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 371, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Mint N.H. pair, rich color, right stamp particularly well-centered, Fine-Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate for strip of four

1,250
1,700
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372
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 372, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Pair, ample to wide margins, fresh color

FINE-VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE PAIR OF THE 1909 10-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 356.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

7,000
4,000
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373
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 373, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, full well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE SINGLE OF THE SCARCE 1909 10-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 356.

With 1988 P.F. certificate for pair

3,250
3,750
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374
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 374, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Bluish (357), 1c Green, Bluish (357)1c Green, Bluish (357). Mint N.H., essentially precise centering with wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1989 P.F. certificate for block

180
2,200
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375
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 375, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Bluish (358), 2c Carmine, Bluish (358)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H., wide nicely balanced margins, deep color, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

170
475
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376
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 376, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359), 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Attractive wide margins, rich color on deeply blued paper, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,800
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377
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 377, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper5c Blue, Bluish (361), 5c Blue, Bluish (361)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Rich color and detailed impression on nicely blued paper, well-centered for this difficult issue

VERY FINE. A LOVELY ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

Trace of small blue backstamp. With 1994 P.F. certificate

5,750
2,900
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378
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 378, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Bright vivid color on fresh paper, full to wide margins, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,350
1,300
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379
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 379, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper10c Yellow, Bluish (364), 10c Yellow, Bluish (364)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Lightly hinged, choice centering with wide balanced margins, brilliant color on deeply blued paper, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful 10c on Bluish, accompanied by 1984 P.F. certificate for a full left imprint block of four, inexplicably broken to harvest singles, this the bottom left stamp

1,750
2,100
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380
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 380, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365), 13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Wide margins and rich color, long and full perforations all around

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN UNUSUALLY WIDE-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER

With 1983 P.F. certificate

2,750
3,500
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381
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 381, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Small h.r., beautiful centering with wide margins, bright color, Very Fine and choice, dealer backstamps, with 1974 P.F. certificate

1,350
800
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382
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 382, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper6c Red Orange (379), 6c Red Orange (379)6c Red Orange (379). Mint N.H., precise centering with huge margins, gorgeous color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate

80
1,700
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383
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 383, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper15c Pale Ultramarine (382), 15c Pale Ultramarine (382)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

525
950
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384
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 384, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (385), 1c Green, Coil (385)1c Green, Coil (385). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wide balanced margins, rich color on post office fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,000
825
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385
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 385, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (385), 1c Green, Coil (385)1c Green, Coil (385). Mint N.H. pair, bright color and choice centering, Very Fine pair, the bottom stamp Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

240
550
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386
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 386, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (386), 2c Carmine, Coil (386)2c Carmine, Coil (386). Mint N.H. guide line pair, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, with 1993 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,800
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387
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 387, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (386), 2c Carmine, Coil (386)2c Carmine, Coil (386). Mint N.H. pair, top stamp with particularly wide margins, fresh color, Fine-Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

650
950
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388
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 388, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (387), 1c Green, Coil (387)1c Green, Coil (387). Mint N.H. guide line pair, beautifully centered, rich color and detailed proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN INCREDIBLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 1910 ONE-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL.

The One-Cent Perf 12 horizontal coil with single-line watermark is a true rarity as a guide line pair in Mint N.H. condition. A review using Power Search revealed that this is the first example we have offered since 2003.

With 1991 P.F. certificate

2,600
9,500
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389
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 389, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (387), 1c Green, Coil (387)1c Green, Coil (387). Mint N.H. pair with 3mm spacing, wide margins and choice centering, small natural inclusion left stamp, still Extremely Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,100
650
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390
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 390, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (387), 1c Green, Coil (387)1c Green, Coil (387). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, deep rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1981 P.F. certificate

425
4,000
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391
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 391, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (388), 2c Carmine, Coil (388)2c Carmine, Coil (388). Guide line pair, slightly disturbed original gum, incredibly deep rich color, ample to wide margins

FINE. A RARE GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 388.

This 2c coil was in production for only a short period of time before being superseded by the Perf 8-1/2 issue. Due to the greater popularity of the horizontal coils with users, combined with a wary attitude by many collectors that early coils were simply trimmed stamps, many were used and few preserved.

With 1991 P.F. certificate as "previously hinged"

8,250
3,000
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392
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 392, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (388), 2c Carmine, Coil (388)2c Carmine, Coil (388). Pair, bright color on fresh paper, attractive wide margins and better centering than typically found

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 2-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 388.

With 1990 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,700
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393
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 393, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (388), 2c Carmine, Coil (388)2c Carmine, Coil (388). Lightly hinged, huge well-proportioned margins, vivid color, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful example of this scarce coil, with 1993 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,600
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394
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 394, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1910 Washington-Franklin Perf 8.5 Coils (390-396), 1910 Washington-Franklin Perf 8.5 Coils (390-396)1910 Washington-Franklin Perf 8.5 Coils (390-396). Mint N.H. singles of Nos. 390-391, hinged singles of Nos. 392-396, hinged pair of No. 390 (bottom stamp Mint N.H.) and guide line pair of 392, Mint N.H. guide line pair of No. 390, choice centering and wide margins throughout, Extremely Fine group, each with 1991 P.F. certificate

657
1,700
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395
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 395, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (391), 2c Carmine, Coil (391)2c Carmine, Coil (391). Guide line pair, very lightly hinged, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.S.E. certificate

260
250
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396
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 396, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (391), 2c Carmine, Coil (391)2c Carmine, Coil (391). Mint N.H. pair, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

240
425
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397
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 397, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper1c Green, Coil (392), 1c Green, Coil (392)1c Green, Coil (392). Mint N.H. pair, rich color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 P.F. certificate

160
2,500
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398
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 398, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (393), 2c Carmine, Coil (393)2c Carmine, Coil (393). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, impressive centering, Extremely Fine Gem, left stamp small pencil notation on gum, with 1991 P.F. certificate

300
375
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399
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 399, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper2c Carmine, Coil (393), 2c Carmine, Coil (393)2c Carmine, Coil (393). Mint N.H. pair, rich color and detailed impression on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

275
650
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400
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 400, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper3c Deep Violet, Coil (394), 3c Deep Violet, Coil (394)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Mint N.H. guide line pair, intense shade and impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. certificate

925
3,750
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401
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 401, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper3c Deep Violet, Coil (394), 3c Deep Violet, Coil (394)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Mint N.H. pair with 3mm spacing, bright color, crisp impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

325
750
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402
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 402, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper4c Brown, Coil (395), 4c Brown, Coil (395)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate as guide line strip of four

1,100
475
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403
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 403, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper4c Brown, Coil (395), 4c Brown, Coil (395)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H. pair with 3mm spacing, radiant color, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

350
600
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404
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 404, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H. guide line pair, rich color and detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful Mint N.H. guide line pair, with 1985 P.F. certificate

975
2,700
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405
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 405, 1908-12 Issues incl. Bluish Paper5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H. pair, intense color and detailed impression, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. certificate

375
950
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