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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

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

Category — 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
749
ogbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 749, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Block of nine, middle stamp the error, bright color, the error and five 2c stamps Mint N.H., centered to top, about Fine

1,050
225
750
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 750, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Pos. 6 in horizontal block of eight, error Mint N.H., couple others lightly hinged, choice margins, tiny natural inclusion in error stamp, otherwise Very Fine

950
550
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751
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 751, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)10c Orange Yellow (472), 10c Orange Yellow (472)10c Orange Yellow (472). Mint N.H., brilliant color, gorgeous centering with well-proportioned margins, long and full perforations, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00).

230
850
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752
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 752, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)10c Orange Yellow (472), 10c Orange Yellow (472)10c Orange Yellow (472). Mint N.H., handsome margins and centering, deep golden color with crisp impression, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2011 P.S.E. certificate for block of four graded as "95"

230
475
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753
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 753, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)15c Gray (475), 15c Gray (475)15c Gray (475). Mint N.H., pretty shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $900.00)

400
700
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754
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 754, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)15c Gray (475), 15c Gray (475)15c Gray (475). Lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, unusually choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $960.00)

180
425
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755
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 755, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Wide well-balanced margins, beautiful pastel color on bright white paper, tiny scuff on one perf at bottom, appears Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate

1,000
600
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756
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 756, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Three wide margins with lovely pastel color, Fine and attractive

1,000
350
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757
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 757, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Fresh and crisp, strong color, Fine

700
275
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758
ogbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 758, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Block of four with right arrow selvage, bottom pair Mint N.H., strong color, Fine-Very Fine

1,450
600
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759
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 759, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480), $2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480)$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480). Wide margins and attractively centered, choice colors, Very Fine

405
250
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760
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 760, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., pretty shade, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,400.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only eight others share this grade

390
1,600
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761
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 761, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 467-487)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil, Cracked Plate (487 var), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil, Cracked Plate (487 var)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil, Cracked Plate (487 var). Prominent forked lightning crack in Washington's hair, rich color, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Fine and a very unusual variety, this stamp is the basis for the Scott listing, where it is unpriced, accompanied by a Mekeel's article from 1965 relating to its discovery and its Scott listing

E. 150-200
500
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