Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

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

Category — 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1920
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Sale 1014, Lot 1920, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)1c Green, Coil (443). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, marvelous deep color on fresh white paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $385.00)

325
325
1921
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Sale 1014, Lot 1921, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. guide line pair, fresh and crisp, outstanding color, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $780.00)

700
650
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1922
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Sale 1014, Lot 1922, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Guide line pair, choice wide margins and handsomely centered, deep rich color on fresh white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $395.00)

325
325
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1923
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Sale 1014, Lot 1923, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, Jumbo margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 3-CENT COIL, SCOTT 445, IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE. THIS GUIDE LINE PAIR HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER TO DATE AND NO OTHERS SHARE THIS GRADE.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $8,250.00 as 95, $14,700.00 as 98). Only one has graded higher (at 98, offered in our 2011 Rarities sale) and no others share this grade.

2,800
15,500
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1924
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Sale 1014, Lot 1924, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. guide line pair, intense color and proof-like impression, natural gum bends, Very Fine and choice, with 1969 P.F. certificate

2,800
2,300
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1925
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Sale 1014, Lot 1925, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, barely hinged, intense color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,150.00)

1,300
1,900
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1926
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Sale 1014, Lot 1926, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)4c Brown, Coil (446). Pair, Jumbo margins and exceptional centering, barely hinged with gorgeous deep color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $580.00 as 95, $960.00 as 98)

325
550
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1927
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Sale 1014, Lot 1927, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)4c Brown, Coil (446). Pair, lightly hinged, well-centered with wide margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine

325
300
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1928
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1928, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, each stamp with neatly struck Hamilton Ohio double oval, Fine, very scarce used line pair, with photocopy of 2005 P.F. certificate

1,150
200
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1929
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Sale 1014, Lot 1929, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wide margins and almost perfectly centered, magnificent intense color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $900.00), in our opinion, this guide line pair is a solid 95

550
800
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1930
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Sale 1014, Lot 1930, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep intense color, almost prefect centering, Extremely Fine Gem

550
700
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1931
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Sale 1014, Lot 1931, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Pair, bottom stamp Mint N.H., top stamp lightly hinged, glowing color, as fresh as the day it was printed, choice centering with unusually wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL PAIR OF THE 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE BOTTOM STAMP IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

Ex Scarsdale. Bottom stamp with Ward backstamp. 1998 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies. Scott Retail as singles

8,750
10,000
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1932
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Sale 1014, Lot 1932, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Lightly hinged, vibrant color, perfs just touch at bottom, Fine, with copy of 1996 P.F. certificate for pair

2,750
800
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1933
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Sale 1014, Lot 1933, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Deep rich color, margins to barely touching at top, fresh and Fine example of this scarce coil

2,750
600
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1934
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Sale 1014, Lot 1934, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, Fine

2,750
700
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1935
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1935, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Brilliant color, neat wavy-line machine cancel, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, in our opinion Scott 449 is undervalued in used condition, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $900.00)

600
650
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1936
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1936, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (449). Strong color with wavy-line machine cancel, Fine, the less often seen shade of the two listed for this stamp and presumably scarcer as the unused catalog value is about 10% higher and there is no listed price for used, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for the listed "Red" shade

600
225
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1937
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Sale 1014, Lot 1937, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H. joint line pair, fresh color, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

1,550
450
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1938
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Sale 1014, Lot 1938, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Joint line pair, brilliant color, choice centering with wide margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty joint line pair

725
425
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1939
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Sale 1014, Lot 1939, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Joint line pair, lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

725
375
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1940°
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Sale 1014, Lot 1940, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Strip of six, middle pair hinged, two end pairs Mint N.H., bright color, Fine-Very Fine, unusually large multiple, Scott Retail as pairs

1,675
550
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1941
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Sale 1014, Lot 1941, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. joint line pair, attractive color, centered left, about Fine

900
0
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1942
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Sale 1014, Lot 1942, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $375.00)

375
225
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1943
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Sale 1014, Lot 1943, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)3c Violet, Coil (456). Mint N.H. joint line pair, choice centering with wide margins, fresh color and crisp impression

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 1916 3-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL.

Ex Silver Lake and Cohen. With 2004 and 2011 P.F. certificates.

2,600
3,250
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1944
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Sale 1014, Lot 1944, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)3c Violet, Coil (456). Mint N.H. joint line pair, wide balanced margins, bright color on fresh paper, small natural inclusion on right stamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1972 P.F. certificate

2,600
0
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1945
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Sale 1014, Lot 1945, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)3c Violet, Coil (456). Joint line pair, minor thin and laminated tear in top margin of left stamp, otherwise Fine

1,250
200
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1946
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1946, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)5c Blue, Coil (458). Joint line pair, rich color, neat strikes of oval registry cancel, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, scarce in such superb condition as a joint line pair, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $960.00), only one has graded higher to date (at 95J)

230
2,200
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1947
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Sale 1014, Lot 1947, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line strip of four without the usual crease on the line pair, large margins, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED JOINT LINE STRIP OF FOUR OF SCOTT 459 WITHOUT THE CREASE.

Scott catalogue notes that "Most line pairs of Scott 459 are creased." This is the first joint line strip of four we have offered since 2002 -- in any gum condition and with or without the usual crease. Scott Retail as joint line pair and two singles

2,050
1,800
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1948
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Sale 1014, Lot 1948, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, large even margins all around, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate

575
375
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1949
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Sale 1014, Lot 1949, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, lovely margins, fresh and crisp, Very Fine

575
350
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1950
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Sale 1014, Lot 1950, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Pair with endroll at left, Mint N.H., Very Fine, scarce position pair and a great 20th Century rarity, this is found only once at the beginning of the coil roll and very few were saved

575
950
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1951
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Sale 1014, Lot 1951, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. with couple small natural gum skips, fresh color, large even margins, Very Fine, with copy of 1999 P.F. certificate for pair

275
225
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1952
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Sale 1014, Lot 1952, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H., bright color, Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $250.00)

275
0
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1953
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Sale 1014, Lot 1953, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Mint N.H., couple slightly shorter perfs bottom left, otherwise Fine

1,750
225
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1954
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Sale 1014, Lot 1954, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460). H.r., deep rich color and detailed impression, slightly shorter perf at top (mentioned on accompanying certificate), still Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, VF-XF 85; SMQ $710.00)

775
300
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1955
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Sale 1014, Lot 1955, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, well-centered, vivid color, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate for block of four

325
325
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1956
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Sale 1014, Lot 1956, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Mint N.H., bright color on fresh paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate

325
250
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1957
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Sale 1014, Lot 1957, 1914-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 443-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Mint N.H. right plate no. 7259 block of six, beautifully centered, warm color and detailed impression, post-office fresh

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS AND SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT PALE CARMINE RED, SCOTT 461.

With 2003 P.S.E. certificate

2,600
1,700
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