Sale 1007 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011

Category — 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2777
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2777, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Deep rich color, joint line at left, wavy-line machine cancel, Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

750
300
2778
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Sale 1007, Lot 2778, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. pair, pretty shade, unusually choice centering with wide margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date (13 others share this grade)

75
375
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2779
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Sale 1007, Lot 2779, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H. joint line pair, rich color and detailed impression, wide and well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $470.00), only one has graded higher to date and only six others share this grade

65
225
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2780
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Sale 1007, Lot 2780, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Lightly hinged, radiant color, unusually choice centering throughout, fresh and Extremely Fine, a difficult issue to find with such choice centering and certainly one of the finest we have encountered, with 1988 and 2009 P.F. certificates

1,150
750
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2781
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Sale 1007, Lot 2781, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Mint N.H., tab right with left and bottom guide lines, Fine-Very Fine, attractive

1,800
650
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2782
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Sale 1007, Lot 2782, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)2c Lake, Ty. I (499h). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, fresh and Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,000
350
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2783
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Sale 1007, Lot 2783, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)2c Lake, Ty. I (499h). Mint N.H. bottom margin block of four with plate no., 13229, intense color in the so-called "Boston Lake" shade, Fine and attractive, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

4,000
550
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2784
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Sale 1007, Lot 2784, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)2c Lake, Ty. I (499 var). Lightly hinged, intense color in the so-called "Boston Lake" shade, huge margins to just clear at left, Fine example of this distinctive shade, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate

500
200
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2785
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2785, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)5c Blue, Double Impression (504b). Lightly hinged, selvage at top, incredibly intense shade caused by the clear doubling of the design, bright and fresh, Fine, ex Georgetown, with copy of 1972 A.P.S. certificate for plate no. block of six

2,000
1,600
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2786
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Sale 1007, Lot 2786, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. double error in a block of 12, natural s.e. at bottom, vivid color and choice centering, much better than typically found

EXTREMELY FINE. A SHOWPIECE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT PERF 11 DOUBLE ERROR, SCOTT 505.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,400
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2787
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Sale 1007, Lot 2787, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. block of nine, center stamp the error, bright color, Fine

1,000
375
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2788
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5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in complete sheet of 100, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,131
400
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2789
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Sale 1007, Lot 2789, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., perfectly balanced margins, vivid color and clean impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,250.00), one of eight awarded this grade with only two higher

625
2,300
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2790
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Sale 1007, Lot 2790, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 1997 and 2007 P.F. certificates

625
1,800
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2791
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Sale 1007, Lot 2791, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)12c Claret Brown (512). Mint N.H. with wide left selvage, perfectly centered and balanced margins, deep rich color, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $510.00)

18
275
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2792
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Sale 1007, Lot 2792, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)15c Gray (514). Bottom plate no. 13281 block of six, plate no. lightly printed, five stamps Mint N.H., Extremely Fine

600
350
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2793
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Sale 1007, Lot 2793, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)20c Light Ultramarine (515). Mint N.H. wide right plate no. 13473 block of six, trivial natural wrinkle, Fine

1,000
300
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2794
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Sale 1007, Lot 2794, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H. with plate no. 13654 with wide selvage at bottom, rich color on crisp paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $650.00 as 95, $1,650.00 as 98)

130
700
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2795
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Sale 1007, Lot 2795, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H., radiant color, beautiful centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

130
325
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2796
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Sale 1007, Lot 2796, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H. wide left plate no. 7040 block of six, vivid color on fresh paper, nicely centered, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

2,550
950
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2797
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Sale 1007, Lot 2797, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., wide margins, precisely centered, intense color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

100
375
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2798
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Sale 1007, Lot 2798, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, pos. 5 lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., intense color and clear impression, Fine-Very Fine

1,300
550
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2799
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Sale 1007, Lot 2799, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., brilliant color and detailed impression on post-office fresh paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, ex Whitman, with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,850.00)

850
1,400
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2800
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Sale 1007, Lot 2800, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., deep shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

850
700
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2801
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Sale 1007, Lot 2801, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)2c Carmine (519). Fresh and well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $390.00)

400
400
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2802
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Sale 1007, Lot 2802, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)2c Carmine (519). Block of four with bottom part imprint and plate no. 4848 selvage, faintly hinged, Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

1,800
2,000
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2803
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Sale 1007, Lot 2803, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, brilliant colors on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 ORANGE RED & BLACK 1918 FRANKLIN ISSUE.

With 1992 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95).

1,200
2,700
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2804
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Sale 1007, Lot 2804, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., nearly perfectly centered, pristine colors and gum, vignette shifted to right into frame, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,700.00)

1,200
1,200
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2805
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Sale 1007, Lot 2805, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., fresh and bright, vivid frame color, upward vignette shift into top label, Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $900.00)

1,200
650
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2806
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Sale 1007, Lot 2806, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H. with selvage at left (handstamped number), interesting vignette shift, h.r. in selvage only, wide margins, hint of light staining at bottom is barely noticeable, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,200
250
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2807
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Sale 1007, Lot 2807, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, attractively centered and Very Fine

550
325
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2808
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Sale 1007, Lot 2808, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H. centerline block of four, fresh, bright color, Fine-Very Fine, very scarce and desirable position multiple, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

4,800
1,400
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2809
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Sale 1007, Lot 2809, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Bottom arrow block of four, natural gum creases, bottom pair couple light gum thin spots, otherwise Fine

2,400
650
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2810
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Sale 1007, Lot 2810, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Block of four, barely hinged, nicely centered, top right stamp two gum creases, bottom right stamp tiny bit of soiling in margin, appears Extremely Fine, others Fine-Very Fine

2,300
1,200
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2811
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Sale 1007, Lot 2811, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H. block of four with top part right arrow and black plate no. 8179 selvage, wonderfully fresh with marvelous strong colors, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

1,500
700
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2812
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Sale 1007, Lot 2812, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H. block of four, rich color and choice centering, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,500
700
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2813
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Sale 1007, Lot 2813, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H. block of four, nicely centered and with choice margins, strong vignette color and intense vignette, natural errant perf in bottom pair, Very Fine-Extremely Fine,

1,500
700
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2814
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Sale 1007, Lot 2814, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 491-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Centerline block of four, bottom pair Mint N.H., rich colors, Very Fine, Scott Retail as two hinged and two Mint N.H. singles

1,100
550
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