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Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
707
ogbl
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 707, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Complete set in panes of 50 with imprint and plate nos. at top and bottom, arrows at left or right, natural s.e. other side, 1c h.r. on three stamps incl. one in bottom plate block as well as in bottom selvage, top plate block and remaining stamps Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, 2c small h.r. straddles two stamps and selvage in bottom plate block, top plate block and remaining stamps Mint N.H., mostly Very Fine, 3c and 5c completely Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice, 10c eight stamps with small h.r. reinforcing minor perf separations (pos. 1-2, 6/11, 16/21, 31/36), the h.r. on pos. 2 barely affects the top plate block, rest Mint N.H. incl. bottom plate block which has a small gum adherence, couple inconsequential selvage edge flaws at top, Very Fine

AN OUTSTANDING AND RARE SET OF PANES OF 50 OF THE 1904 LOUISIANA PURCHASE ISSUE.

A review using Power Search revealed that this is the first set of panes we have offered since our 2006 Rarities sale. Due to the difficulty of finding well-centered Mint N.H. singles, most panes have been broken.

Scott Retail as Mint N.H. and hinged plate blocks and singles

46,360
13,500
708
ogbl
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 708, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Blocks of four, two 1c Mint N.H., others mostly h.r., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine set of blocks

1,515
350
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709
nh
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 709, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)5c Louisiana Purchase (326), 5c Louisiana Purchase (326)5c Louisiana Purchase (326). Mint N.H., gorgeous color and sharp impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with copy of 2003 P.F. certificate for block of four, this the bottom right stamp

200
850
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710
nh
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 710, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)10c Louisiana Purchase (327), 10c Louisiana Purchase (327)10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint N.H., gorgeous rich color, choice centering with balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $725.00)

350
450
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711
nh
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 711, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)10c Louisiana Purchase (327), 10c Louisiana Purchase (327)10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint N.H., deep shade, balanced margins, Extremely Fine

350
225
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712
nh
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 712, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)1c-5c Jamestown (328-330), 1c-5c Jamestown (328-330)1c-5c Jamestown (328-330). Mint N.H. set, unusually choice centering, 2c with bottom selvage, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, 1c with 1987 P.F. certificate, 2c with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

450
325
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713
ogbl
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 713, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)1c-5c Jamestown (328-330), 1c-5c Jamestown (328-330)1c-5c Jamestown (328-330). Blocks of four, 5c with plate no. 3556 and part imprint, some h.r., bottom left 2c stamp small natural perf disc inclusion, 1c few minor perf separations sensibly reinforced at top causing light gum soak, otherwise Fine-Very Fine and attractive set of blocks

1,127
225
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714
nh
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 714, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)1c Jamestown (328), 1c Jamestown (328)1c Jamestown (328). Mint N.H., bright vivid color on fresh paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $675.00 as 95, $ 1,800.00 as 98), only six have graded higher to date and only one other shares this grade

65
0
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715
og
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 715, 1904 Louisiana Purchase incl. Full Sheets, Jamestown Issues (Scott 323-330)5c Jamestown (330), 5c Jamestown (330)5c Jamestown (330). Lightly hinged at top, exceptionally fresh color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00)

125
225
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