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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 21-24 June, 2011

Category — 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
722
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 722, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H. with plate no. 6919 with wide selvage at top, intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

160
275
723
ogbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 723, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)12c Claret Brown (417), 12c Claret Brown (417)12c Claret Brown (417). Right plate no. 6913 block of six, nicely centered, small hinge reinforcement between bottom pair, otherwise Very Fine

625
275
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724
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 724, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., choice margins, sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $350.00)

250
300
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725
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 725, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Lightly hinged, radiant color on post-office fresh paper, wide margins and mathematically perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 421 HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2001 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,600.00 as 98). This is the only example to achieve this exalted grade, which is the highest awarded in any condition category

400
1,400
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726
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 726, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Vibrant color, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

400
250
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727
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 727, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H., vivid color, wide balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00)

75
250
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728
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 728, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., vivid color as fresh as the day it was printed, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. certificate as Scott 468 (which it is not) and 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $825.00)

105
450
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729
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 729, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H. with part imprint with wide selvage at top, vivid color as fresh as the day it was printed, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $225.00 as 90, $825.00 as 95)

105
225
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730
ogbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 730, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Wide bottom imprint, star and plate no. 5425 block of six, four stamps Mint N.H., Very Fine, Scott Retail as two hinged and four Mint N.H. singles (hinged plate block catalogs $425.00)

510
300
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731
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 731, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Crisp impression, beautiful centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $560.00)

90
375
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732
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 732, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, razor sharp impression, beautiful centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00)

82
600
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733
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 733, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)30c Orange Red (439), 30c Orange Red (439)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., vibrant color, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,050.00)

550
750
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734
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 734, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)30c Orange Red (439), 30c Orange Red (439)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., wide margins and nice centering, wonderful intense glowing color, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $730.00)

550
425
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735
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 735, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., radiant color on post-office fresh paper, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT FRANKLIN, SCOTT 440.

Ex Laila. With 2002 and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $6,000.00)

1,175
0
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736
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 736, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., vivid color on bright paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,200.00)

1,175
1,800
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737
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 737, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Excellent centering and choice color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $700.00)

525
600
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738
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 738, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442). Jumbo almost perfectly balanced margins, lovely color, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95, SMQ $280.00 as 95), this is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade

45
400
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739
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 739, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)1c Green, Coil (443), 1c Green, Coil (443)1c Green, Coil (443). Vivid color on bright paper, almost mathematically perfect centering, oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $495.00), only one has graded higher to date and only three others share this grade

45
325
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740
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 740, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H., brilliant color and detailed impression, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PHENOMENAL MINT NEVER-HINGED STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $800.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date and is the only Mint N.H. stamp in any category to achieve this grade

125
4,500
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741
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 741, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H., intense color, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $580.00)

575
475
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742
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 742, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, gorgeous centering with wide margins all around, rich color, light cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED PAIR OF THE 3-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 445, IN THE FINEST CONDITION ATTAINABLE.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,700.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only two others share this grade. SMQ does not even price this as a 98.

750
1,900
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743
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 743, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, deep rich color, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

260
225
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744
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 744, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Pair, left stamp faintly hinged, right stamp Mint N.H., attractive centering and lovely bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

775
650
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745
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 745, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Pair, choice centering, bright color, right stamp small thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1974 P.F. certificate

600
170
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746
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 746, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Brilliant color on bright paper, neatly cancelled, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $380.00)

170
225
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747
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 747, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Pair, barest trace of hinging, mathematically perfect centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, $250.00 as 98), this is the only pair of Scott 458 to achieve this perfect grade in any condition category

72
190
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748
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 748, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Slight gum disturbance from hinge removal, Fine

775
325
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