Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
833
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 833, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)1c-20c 1916-17 Issue (462-466, 468-476), 1c-20c 1916-17 Issue (462-466, 468-476)1c-20c 1916-17 Issue (462-466, 468-476). Blocks of four, most with two hinged stamps but many Mint N.H. are present incl. two in the 15c block, nice centering and margins virtually throughout, Very Fine set, Scott Retail as hinged blocks, hinged singles and Mint N.H. singles

5,899
3,250
834
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 834, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)3c Violet (464), 3c Violet (464)3c Violet (464). Mint N.H., deep rich color on fresh paper, precise centering, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $350.00)

160
300
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835
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 835, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Blue (466), 5c Blue (466)5c Blue (466). Mint N.H., pretty color, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95 XQ)

160
1,000
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836
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 836, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Vivid color, wide margins and well-centered, Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $395.00)

425
475
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837
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 837, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Single error in Mint N.H. block of nine, natural s.e. at top, brilliant color, unusually choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE PERF 10 5-CENT ERROR IN A BLOCK OF NINE. DIFFICULT TO FIND WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate

1,600
1,500
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838
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 838, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)7c Black (469), 7c Black (469)7c Black (469). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and precise centering, intense shade on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,700.00 as 95, $4,750.00 as 98)

270
1,300
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839
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 839, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)9c Salmon Red (471), 9c Salmon Red (471)9c Salmon Red (471). Mint N.H., bright color, balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $335.00)

125
475
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840
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 840, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)10c Orange Yellow (472), 10c Orange Yellow (472)10c Orange Yellow (472). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering with well-proportioned margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,550.00).

230
1,100
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841
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 841, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H. block of four, intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

360
250
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842
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 842, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)15c Gray (475), 15c Gray (475)15c Gray (475). Lightly hinged, Jumbo margins and exceptional centering, pretty pastel color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (OG, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00 as 95, $850.00 as 98), only three hinged examples have graded higher (98) and this is the only one at this grade

180
300
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843
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 843, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)20c Light Ultramarine (476), 20c Light Ultramarine (476)20c Light Ultramarine (476). Choice balanced margins, beautiful depth of color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

225
650
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844
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 844, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Lightly hinged, precise centering with wide margins, brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,450.00), only four have graded higher to date (highest 98)

900
1,200
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845
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 845, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Block of four, h.r. at top, vibrant color, shortish perf at upper left, Fine, a scarce block

4,000
1,300
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846
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 846, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Block of four, h.r., intense shade and impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine

2,750
1,800
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847
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 847, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 $2.00 MADISON PERF 10 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2004 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00). Only one has graded higher to date (at 100) and eight others share this grade.

460
1,900
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848
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 848, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., beautiful depth of color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,550.00)

460
1,000
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849
nh
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 849, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., wide margins, rich color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate

460
600
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850
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 850, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Block of four with top selvage with plate no. 8015, top stamps Mint N.H., h.r. at bottom right, rich color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a pretty block, Scott Retail as singles

1,340
1,700
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851
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 851, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480), $2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480)$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480). H.r., both with wide margins and bright color, Extremely Fine

380
275
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852
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 852, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., brilliant color, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 $5.00 MARSHALL PERF 10 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,300.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only nine others share this grade

375
1,800
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853
nh
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 853, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., wide margins and nice centering, Very Fine and choice

375
275
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854
ogbl
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 854, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps h.r., pretty shade, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,090
600
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855
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 855, 1916-17 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Jumbo margins, radiant color, crisp impression, light strike of oval cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 $5.00 MARSHALL PERF 10, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $780.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only one other example has achieved this grade (offered in our Tahoe sale). We are surprised SMQ is so low given its rarity in this high grade.

40
950
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