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Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

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

Category — 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1990
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1990, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f), 1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Mint N.H., Position W5 with full line at bottom, deep dark color on bright white paper, remarkably fresh and intact

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED ONE-CENT A.E.F. PANE IN POST-OFFICE FRESH CONDITION.

With 1992 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,100
1991
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1991, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f), 1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Mint N.H., Position W3 with tab at left, beautiful centering throughout, fresh color

EXTREMELY FINE. A FRESH AND EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED ONE-CENT A.E.F. PANE.

With 1979 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,200
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1992
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1992, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)2c Rose, Ty. I, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (499a), 2c Rose, Ty. I, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (499a)2c Rose, Ty. I, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (499a). Radiant color, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
450
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1993
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1993, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint N.H., vibrant color, Fine

550
225
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1994
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1994, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Radiant color on crisp paper, neat wavy-line machine cancel, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $395.00)

240
275
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1995
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1995, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered with extra wide margins, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, an outstanding example of this popular error, ex Silver Lake, with 2004 P.F. certificate

625
550
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1996
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1996, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, with 1983 P.F. certificate

300
200
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1997
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1997, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in strip of three, huge margins and choice centering, small natural inclusion just visible below Washington's chin, still Extremely Fine

625
400
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1998
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1998, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. horizontal block of six, pos. 2 the error, bright color, Fine

625
225
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1999
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1999, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single Mint N.H. error in block of nine, natural s.e. at top, brilliant color, completely free from the natural gum skips and bends that are often found on this issue, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful multiple, ex Scarsdale, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,000
0
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2000
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2000, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. bock of nine, middle stamp the error, which is incredibly well-centered, color somewhat darker than usual, Extremely Fine

1,000
700
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2001
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2001, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in a block of nine, bright color, Fine

1,000
400
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2002
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2002, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. double error in a block of twelve, choice centering with wide margins, fresh color, couple small natural inclusions on one non-error stamp, one tiny inclusion just visible on bottom error stamp, still Extremely Fine

2,000
1,200
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2003
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2003, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Pair in Mint N.H. block of twelve, bright color, Fine-Very Fine

2,000
650
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2004
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2004, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)10c Orange Yellow (510), 10c Orange Yellow (510)10c Orange Yellow (510). Mint N.H., vivid color as fresh as the day it was printed, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $650.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only one other shares this grade

36
650
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2005
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2005, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)11c Light Green (511), 11c Light Green (511)11c Light Green (511). Mint N.H., absolutely stunning color, superior centering with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $375.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only two others share this grade

18
1,300
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2006
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2006, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)15c Gray (514), 15c Gray (514)15c Gray (514). Left plate no. 13280 block of six, appears Mint N.H. but one stamp possibly showing a tiny hinged spot, crisp impression on bright paper, wide margins, top and bottom stamps particularly well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

550
450
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2007
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2007, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)20c Light Ultramarine (515), 20c Light Ultramarine (515)20c Light Ultramarine (515). Mint N.H. right plate no. 13471 block of six, wide and balanced margins, pretty pastel color, single unpunched perf between pos. 3 and 4, Very Fine and choice

1,000
450
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2008
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2008, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)20c Light Ultramarine (515), 20c Light Ultramarine (515)20c Light Ultramarine (515). Wide top plate no. 6908 block of six, pos. 3 lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., wonderfully bright pastel color, Fine-Very Fine, scarce with the wide top margin, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

600
650
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2009
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2009, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)30c Orange Red (516), 30c Orange Red (516)30c Orange Red (516). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6921 block of six, vivid color, wide margins, Very Fine

925
300
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2010
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2010, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)50c Red Violet (517), 50c Red Violet (517)50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H. top plate no 13654 block of six, attractive margins and rich color, fresh and Fine

2,550
750
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2011
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2011, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, attractive color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem

100
170
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2012
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2012, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H. with top part imprint selvage, intense color and essentially perfectly centered, Extremely Fine

100
160
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2013
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2013, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b), $1.00 Deep Brown (518b)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b). Strong color on bright paper, attractively centered, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,000
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2014
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2014, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, wide margins, top row particularly well-centered, bit heavy natural gum crease thru center column, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,100
0
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2015
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2015, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., choice balanced margins, vivid color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.S.E. certificate for block

850
950
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2016
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2016, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., full to wide margins, fresh color, Very Fine

850
475
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2017
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2017, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., vibrant color, fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate for block

850
350
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2018
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2018, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Handsomely centered with bright color on crisp paper, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

400
650
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2019
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2019, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins, fresh and bright, exceptionally well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,650.00 as 90, $3,300.00 as 95)

1,200
1,300
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2020
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2020, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., nicely centered, bright frame color, Very Fine, with 1992 and 2001 P.F. certificates

1,200
600
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2021
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2021, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Stunning Jumbo margins and nearly perfectly centered, bright frame color, Extremely Fine Gem, scarce in this quality, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $850.00 as 95, $1,250.00 as 98)

550
750
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2022
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2022, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Jumbo margins and well-centered, fresh colors and paper, nice upwards vignette shift (Franklin's head and shading well into top label), Extremely Fine, vignette shifts are becoming increasingly popular and are seldom seen with this much displacement, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85J

550
425
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2023
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2023, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Well-centered, lightly hinged, bright frame color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

550
325
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2024
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2024, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Wide margins, vivid frame color and faintly hinged, Very Fine

550
325
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2025
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2025, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black, $2.00 Carmine & Black (524, 547), $5.00 Deep Green & Black, $2.00 Carmine & Black (524, 547)$5.00 Deep Green & Black, $2.00 Carmine & Black (524, 547). Nice margins and centering, intense colors, No. 524 barely hinged if at all, Very Fine and choice, former 1999 unused (no gum), latter 2002 P.S.E. certificate for block of four

305
225
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2026
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 2026, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 498f-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H., uncharacteristically wide even margins, strong frame and vignette colors

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1918 $5.00 BI-COLOR ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00). Only one has graded higher to date.

375
1,800
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