Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 12-14 October, 2011

Category — 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1683
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Sale 1014, Lot 1683, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c Pan-American (294). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 1112 block of six, couple of light fingerprints on gum, rich color, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine

475
800
1684
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Sale 1014, Lot 1684, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)2c Pan-American (295). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 1098 block of six, brilliant colors, Fine-Very Fine

475
225
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1685
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Sale 1014, Lot 1685, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)2c Pan-American (295). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 1092 block of six, bright color, attractive margins and centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

475
225
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1686
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Sale 1014, Lot 1686, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)2c Pan-American (295). Mint N.H. bottom right corner selvage imprint and plate no. 1098 block of eight, denomination markers and siderographer's initials, rich colors, choice centering, Very Fine

560
325
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1687
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Sale 1014, Lot 1687, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)2c Pan-American, High Fast Train (295 var). Block of four, strong colors, vignette shifted up into frame and to the left, Fine, striking variety from this increasingly popular collecting area, not often seen in multiples

E. 300-400
275
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1688
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1688, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)2c Pan-American (295). Deep rich colors, unusually wide and balanced margins for this difficult issue, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $660.00), only two have graded higher to date and only one other shares this grade, used Pan-Americans are extremely difficult to obtain in the higher grades -- there are only five used stamps of any denomination graded 98 or above

1
750
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1689
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Sale 1014, Lot 1689, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c, 5c Pan-American (296-297). Mint N.H. blocks of four, 5c with right selvage, fresh and bright, one of 5c with very trivial fingerprint on gum, Fine-Very Fine, 4c extraordinarily well-centered and Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles of each

1,560
850
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1690°
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Sale 1014, Lot 1690, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Pan-American (296). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 1145 block of six, strong colors and excellent centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 4-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.

With 1998 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85)

3,500
3,500
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1691
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Sale 1014, Lot 1691, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Pan-American (296). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 1145 and arrow block of ten, long sequence of siderographers' initials, bright colors, choice centering, two small tear in selvage, otherwise Very Fine

6,000
2,600
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1692
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Sale 1014, Lot 1692, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Pan-American (296). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 1145 block of six, long sequence of siderographers' initials, deep color, ample to wide margins on all stamps, barely short gum in a couple places at top, some perf separations in selvage at left, still Very Fine and choice Mint N.H. plate block

3,500
3,000
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1693
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Sale 1014, Lot 1693, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Pan-American (296). Top imprint and plate no. 1145 block of six, lightly hinged, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

2,100
600
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1694
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Sale 1014, Lot 1694, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)5c Pan-American (297). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 1140 block of six, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, beautiful centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 5-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate

3,750
2,200
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1695
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Sale 1014, Lot 1695, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)5c Pan-American (297). Top imprint and plate no. 1140 block of six, some gum disturbance from hinge removal, handsomely centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,250
800
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1696°
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Sale 1014, Lot 1696, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c Pan-American (298). Mint N.H., detailed impressions, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,325.00)

250
700
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1697
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Sale 1014, Lot 1697, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c Pan-American (298). Mint N.H., handsomely centered, wonderfully fresh and crisp with strong colors, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate for "L" shaped block of three

250
500
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1698
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Sale 1014, Lot 1698, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c Pan-American (298). Mint N.H. top left corner imprint and plate no. 1150 block of ten with half arrow at right, denomination markers and siderographers' initials, beautiful rich color, wide margins to perfs barely touching at top of right two stamp (outside the plate block), light crease in ungummed part of selvage at top right

VERY FINE. A RARE AND IMPRESSIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED TOP CORNER PLATE BLOCK OF THE 8-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.

With copy of 1981 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for the plate block of six and four Mint N.H. singles

7,250
4,000
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1699
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Sale 1014, Lot 1699, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c Pan-American (298). Bottom imprint and plate no. 1150 block of six, strong colors, Fine

4,000
650
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1700°
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Sale 1014, Lot 1700, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c, 10c Pan-American (298-299). Blocks of four, 8c hinged on top pair, one on bottom with perhaps barest trace of hinging, other Mint N.H., 10c with top left corner selvage, top stamps hinged, bottom stamps Mint N.H., Fine, Scott Retail as 8c block and 10c singles

1,360
325
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1701
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Sale 1014, Lot 1701, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)10c Pan-American (299). Mint N.H., fresh and crisp, rich colors, essentially perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $850.00)

325
550
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1702
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Sale 1014, Lot 1702, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)10c Pan-American (299). Block of four, lightly hinged, attractive margins and centering, single slightly nibbed perf at bottom left, vertical gum bend two right stamps, otherwise Very Fine

575
200
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1703
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Sale 1014, Lot 1703, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)10c Pan-American (299). Top imprint and plate no. 1151 block of six, stamps Mint N.H., minor light stain near top of selvage edge above pos. 2 and 3, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

6,750
1,550
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1704
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Sale 1014, Lot 1704, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)10c Pan-American (299). Bottom imprint and plate no. 1151 block of six, lightly hinged in ungummed part of selvage where few perf separations expertly reinforced, fresh and bright colors, Fine

6,750
750
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