Sale 1017 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
763
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 763, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)1c-15c 1908-09 Issue (331-340), 1c-15c 1908-09 Issue (331-340)1c-15c 1908-09 Issue (331-340). Mint N.H. except 6c and 10c lightly hinged, rich colors on bright paper, better centering than normally seen in a group lot, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the 4c, 5c, 8c and 13c with certificates

800
900
764
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 764, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)2c-15c China Clay Paper Varieties (332 var / 340 var), 2c-15c China Clay Paper Varieties (332 var / 340 var)2c-15c China Clay Paper Varieties (332 var / 340 var). Twelve items, incl. three singles of 2c and one of 4c, blocks of four of 3c, 4c (2, each with plate no. and part imprint), 5c, 8c (top plate no. and part imprint), 10c, 13c and 15c (right plate no. and part imprint), rich colors on paper which looks to us to be a slightly different shade than normal, few small flaws, Fine-Very Fine and scarce group, accompanied by 1c on Bluish paper on postcard for comparison, many ex Dos Passos, eight with P.F. certificates specifying they are China Clay paper, the 13c with certificate stating it is normal, this lot is offered on its own merits due to the controversial nature of China Clay paper -- because of the White-Liston controversy, the P.F. will no longer certify these, although all experts agree they are printed on distinctive paper

E. 1,000-1,500
4,250
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765
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 765, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)6c Red Orange (336), 6c Red Orange (336)6c Red Orange (336). Mint N.H. with part imprint selvage at top, vivid color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $350.00)

150
350
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766
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 766, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

90
650
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767
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 767, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., fresh color, Very Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate

700
500
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768
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 768, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)50c Violet (341), 50c Violet (341)50c Violet (341). Lightly hinged, attractive shade on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $550.00)

300
300
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769
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 769, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Mint N.H., deep shade and clear impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,000
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770
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 770, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)2c Carmine, Coil (349), 2c Carmine, Coil (349)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Mint N.H., choice centering with wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate for paste-up strip of three (this stamp below the past-up pair)

200
550
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771
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 771, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Mint N.H., rich color, unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate for pair

325
475
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772
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 772, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H., deep rich color, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate for pair

350
650
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773
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 773, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Mint N.H., fresh color, attractive centering, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

425
650
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774
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 774, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Mint N.H., bright color, wide well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with copy of 1983 P.F. certificate for pair

500
650
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775
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 775, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Bluish (357-358), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Bluish (357-358)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Bluish (357-358). Mint N.H., well-proportioned margins on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1987 and 1994 P.F. certificates respectively for blocks of four, the latter a photocopy

350
250
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776
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 776, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)2c 1909 Commemoratives (367-373), 2c 1909 Commemoratives (367-373)2c 1909 Commemoratives (367-373). Mint N.H., brilliant colors, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful set, No. 369 with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

537
475
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777
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 777, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H., bright color on deeply blued paper, wide balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $575.00)

320
400
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778
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 778, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)1c-6c 1910-11 Issue (374-379), 1c-6c 1910-11 Issue (374-379)1c-6c 1910-11 Issue (374-379). Mint N.H., rich colors, wide and balanced margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the 3c-5c with certificates

295
325
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779
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 779, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)2c Lake (375b), 2c Lake (375b)2c Lake (375b). Lightly hinged, deep rich color and detailed impression, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of this shade variety, with 2010 P.F. certificate

800
900
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780
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 780, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)10c Yellow (381), 10c Yellow (381)10c Yellow (381). Mint N.H., brilliant color, well-centered with wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1990 P.F. certificate

220
170
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781
og
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 781, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)10c Yellow (381), 10c Yellow (381)10c Yellow (381). Single hinge mark, vivid color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $590.00 as 95, $1,300.00 as 98)

95
325
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782
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 782, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)15c Pale Ultramarine (382), 15c Pale Ultramarine (382)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H., choice centering, bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

550
600
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783
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 783, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)1c Green, Coil (387), 1c Green, Coil (387)1c Green, Coil (387). Mint N.H., perfectly balanced margins, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem

400
2,700
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784
og
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 784, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)2c Carmine, Coil (388), 2c Carmine, Coil (388)2c Carmine, Coil (388). Barely hinged top right corner, beautiful centering with well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate for pair, graded XF 90

1,400
3,250
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785
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 785, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)4c Brown, Coil (395), 4c Brown, Coil (395)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H., pretty shade on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $560.00)

140
550
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786
nh
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 786, 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-396)5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

135
600
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