Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 1-2 March, 2012

Category — 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
749
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 749, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)2c Lake (375b), 2c Lake (375b)2c Lake (375b). H.R., deep rich color, full to wide margins, Very Fine, scarce, with 1999 P.F. certificate

800
300
750
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 750, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)2c Lake (375b), 2c Lake (375b)2c Lake (375b). Intense color, margins to clear, pencil notation on gum, Fine example of this scarce shade

800
300
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751
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 751, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)2c Carmine, Double Impression (375d, formerly 375c), 2c Carmine, Double Impression (375d, formerly 375c)2c Carmine, Double Impression (375d, formerly 375c). Top right corner margins, h.r. straddles stamp and selvage, clearly visible double impression throughout the design, bright color, couple slightly nibbed perfs at left and pencil "1910" in selvage, otherwise Fine, scarce, we located only three other examples in Power Search, ex Georgetown

750
225
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752
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 752, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)2c Carmine, Double Impression (375d, formerly 375c), 2c Carmine, Double Impression (375d, formerly 375c)2c Carmine, Double Impression (375d, formerly 375c). H.r., clearly visible double impression throughout the design, bright color, s.e. at left, Fine and scarce, we located only three other examples in Power Search, ex Georgetown, with 1988 P.F. certificate

750
200
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753
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 753, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)4c Brown (377), 4c Brown (377)4c Brown (377). Mint N.H., wonderful centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

70
110
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754
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 754, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)4c Brown (377), 4c Brown (377)4c Brown (377). Lightly hinged, Jumbo margins with near mathematically precise centering, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 98, SMQ $250.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date to an unused stamp (five Mint N.H. are also graded 98J)

30
110
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755
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 755, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)4c Brown (377), 4c Brown (377)4c Brown (377). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps single hinge mark, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the bottom left stamp is a real Gem, Scott Retail as singles

200
275
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756
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 756, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)4c Brown (377), 4c Brown (377)4c Brown (377). Mint N.H. vertical block of eight with selvage at bottom, pretty color, Fine-Very Fine, the bottom left stamp is Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

560
450
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757°
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 757, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)6c Red Orange (379), 6c Red Orange (379)6c Red Orange (379). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, selvage at top, vibrant color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2011 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates

80
0
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758
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 758, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)6c Red Orange (379), 6c Red Orange (379)6c Red Orange (379). Mint N.H., near perfect centering with wide margins, slight trace of oxidation, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00)

80
450
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759
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 759, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)10c Yellow (381), 10c Yellow (381)10c Yellow (381). Perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $475.00)

95
350
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760
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 760, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)10c Yellow (381), 10c Yellow (381)10c Yellow (381). Block of four with 3mm spacing, h.r., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Very Fine, the bottom left stamp is a real Gem

400
275
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761
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 761, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)15c Pale Ultramarine (382), 15c Pale Ultramarine (382)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H., vivid color on post-office fresh paper, precise centering with wide margins, fresh and bright

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 15-CENT FRANKLIN ISSUE.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,200.00). Only two have graded higher to date (the highest is a 98) and only eight others share this grade.

550
2,600
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762
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 762, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)15c Pale Ultramarine (382), 15c Pale Ultramarine (382)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $800.00)

550
625
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763
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 763, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)15c Pale Ultramarine (382), 15c Pale Ultramarine (382)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps single hinge mark, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,580
0
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764
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 764, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)1c Green, Coil (385), 1c Green, Coil (385)1c Green, Coil (385). Guide line strip of four, bottom stamp Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles

595
350
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765
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 765, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)2c Carmine, Coil (386), 2c Carmine, Coil (386)2c Carmine, Coil (386). Guide line strip of four, h.r., rich color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles

1,860
700
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766
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 766, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)1c Green, Coil (387), 1c Green, Coil (387)1c Green, Coil (387). Guide line strip of four, side stamps Mint N.H., center stamps small h.r., rich color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles

1,530
0
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767
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 767, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)1c-2c 1910 Issue, Perf 8.5 Coils (390-393), 1c-2c 1910 Issue, Perf 8.5 Coils (390-393)1c-2c 1910 Issue, Perf 8.5 Coils (390-393). Strips of four, No. 393 with plate no. at right, several stamps Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

809
375
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768
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 768, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394), 3c Deep Violet, Coil (394)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Guide line strip of four, side stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged at center, rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles

695
550
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769
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 769, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)4c Brown, 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Coils (395, 410-412), 4c Brown, 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Coils (395, 410-412)4c Brown, 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Coils (395, 410-412). Strips of four, No. 410 with guide line at center, first with right stamp Mint N.H., Nos. 410 and 411 three stamps Mint N.H. and lightly hinged at top, bright colors, Very Fine

595
425
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770
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 770, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,550.00)

975
2,200
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771
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 771, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Strip of four with guide line between left stamps, side stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged at center, rich color, intact scissors-separated perfs, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles

620
250
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772
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 772, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H., intense color, almost mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00)

135
800
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773
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 773, 1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)5c Blue, Coil (396), 5c Blue, Coil (396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

135
365
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