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Sale 1017 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 13-15 December, 2011

Category — 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
746
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 746, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)1c-13c 1902 Issue (300-308, 314, 319, 320), 1c-13c 1902 Issue (300-308, 314, 319, 320)1c-13c 1902 Issue (300-308, 314, 319, 320). Mint N.H., deep rich colors on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, better quality than normally seen, the 3c, 5c, 8c and 10c with certificates

1,065
900
747
og
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 747, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)1902 Issue Balance (300/320), 1902 Issue Balance (300/320)1902 Issue Balance (300/320). 10 stamps, most Mint N.H., incl. Nos. 300-304, 305 (regummed, older cert as N.H.), 306 (light fingerprint on gum), 308, 314, 319-320, nice centering throughout, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine group, five certificates accompany

712
550
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748
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 748, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)3c Bright Violet (302), 3c Bright Violet (302)3c Bright Violet (302). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and choice centering, pretty pastel color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1993 and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $325.00 as 90, $675.00 as 95)

130
300
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749
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 749, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)5c Blue (304), 5c Blue (304)5c Blue (304). Mint N.H., deep rich color on post office fresh paper, wide margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,200.00)

150
650
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750
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 750, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)10c Pale Red Brown (307), 10c Pale Red Brown (307)10c Pale Red Brown (307). Mint N.H., vivid color, beautifully centered with balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a lovely stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

150
425
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751
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 751, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H., rich color, balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate for block, this the bottom right stamp

475
350
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752
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 752, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Lightly hinged, pretty shade, superior centering, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

180
400
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753
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 753, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Mint N.H., brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,700.00)

1,200
1,300
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754
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 754, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Mint N.H., deep shade on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (F-VF 75; SMQ $1,050.00)

1,900
950
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755
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 755, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Wonderfully well-centered with handsome wide margins, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00)

625
750
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756
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 756, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Mint N.H., bright color on fresh paper, wide margins and centered

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A WONDERFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 1902 ISSUE. SELDOM ENCOUNTERED IN THIS CONDITION.

With 1999 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $2,250.00)

2,750
2,900
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757
og
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 757, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Lightly hinged, almost perfect centering with Jumbo margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB JUMBO-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $4,000.00 as 95, $6,500.00 as 98). This is the only example to achieve this grade to date in the P.S.E. Population Report, with just three graded higher (two 98, one 98J). No Mint N.H. example has graded higher than 90, so collectors who demand superb centering would be well advised to consider this gem

2,250
4,250
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758
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 758, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)5c Blue, Imperforate (315), 5c Blue, Imperforate (315)5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Mint N.H., large even margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

475
500
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759
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 759, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)2c Carmine, Ty. II (319j), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (319j)2c Carmine, Ty. II (319j). Bottom imprint and plate no. 4646 strip of three, left stamps Mint N.H., right stamp lightly hinged, radiant color, choice centering throughout, Very Fine and choice, with 1977 and 2011 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as singles

425
550
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760
ogbl
5c Louisiana Purchase (326). Pane of 50 with imprint and plate no. 2098 at top and bottom and arrow selvage at right, natural s.e. at left, six s.e. stamps hinged, others Mint N.H., rich color, few small natural gum skips and bends, some perf separations, some idiot has written "326" in pen in selvage at top above plate no., otherwise Fine, scarce pane, Scott Retail as single plate block of six and singles

16,500
2,000
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761
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 761, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)10c Louisiana Purchase (327), 10c Louisiana Purchase (327)10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint N.H., deep rich color, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $375.00), an 85-90 point stamp in our opinion

350
275
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762
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 762, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-330)1c-5c Jamestown (328-330), 1c-5c Jamestown (328-330)1c-5c Jamestown (328-330). Mint N.H., rich colors and proof-like impressions, far better centering than normally seen in a set offered together, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, 5c with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

450
375
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