Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
889
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Sale 1019, Lot 889, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)3c Violet (555). Mint N.H. wide plate no. F16712 block of six, intense color and impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine, a beautiful Mint N.H. plate block, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

425
750
890
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Sale 1019, Lot 890, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)5c Dark Blue (557). Mint N.H. top plate no. F 14918 block of six with wide selvage,. deep rich color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

400
800
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891
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Sale 1019, Lot 891, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)8c Olive Green (560). Mint N.H., fresh vivid color, almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00)

100
225
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892
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Sale 1019, Lot 892, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)20c Carmine Rose (567). Mint N.H., rich color, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00)

40
650
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893
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Sale 1019, Lot 893, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)20c Carmine Rose (567). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, almost mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00)

40
600
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894
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Sale 1019, Lot 894, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $370.00)

150
225
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895
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Sale 1019, Lot 895, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)2c Carmine, Rotary (579). Mint N.H. block of four, detailed impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty block, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

460
160
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896
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Sale 1019, Lot 896, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 (585). Mint N.H. top left corner plate no. 17990 block of four, unusually choice centering throughout, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

425
2,000
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897°
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Sale 1019, Lot 897, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595). Mint N.H., gorgeous color, Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2011P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,200.00 as 95, $4,900.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date (both 98) and this is the only example to achieve this grade

500
1,800
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898
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Sale 1019, Lot 898, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps lightly hinged, brilliant color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,500
500
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899
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Sale 1019, Lot 899, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)4c Yellow Brown, Coil (601). Mint N.H. pair, wide margins and mathematically flawless centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $250.00 as 98), one of only two examples to achieve this exalted grade with none higher

16
350
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900
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Sale 1019, Lot 900, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)2c Lexington-Concord (618). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, mathematically precise centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 1991 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $160.00 as 98), this is the highest grade possible on the grading chart and the only example to achieve 100J

7
2,700
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901
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Sale 1019, Lot 901, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)5c Lexington-Concord (619). Mint N.H., huge balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $360.00)

32
180
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902
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Sale 1019, Lot 902, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)17c Black (623). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, detailed impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $240.00 as 98), this is the highest grade possible on the grading chart and the only example to achieve 100J

24
2,700
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903
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Sale 1019, Lot 903, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)5c Dark Blue (637). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, detailed impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $250.00 as 98), only six have graded higher to date

3
275
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904
 
Sale 1019, Lot 904, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)2c Hawaii Ovpt. (647). Brilliant color on bright paper, neat duplex cancel, phenomenal centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ as 98, SMQ $125.00 as 95), this is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade

4
500
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905
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Sale 1019, Lot 905, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)4c Kans. Ovpt. (662). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins which are uncharacteristic of this issue, essentially perfectly centered, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $900.00 as 98), one of only two examples to achieve this desirable grade with none higher

37
1,000
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906
 
Sale 1019, Lot 906, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666). Pretty shade, well-balanced margins, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine, an extremely difficult stamp to find in such choice used condition, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

65
120
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907
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Sale 1019, Lot 907, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)4c Nebr. Ovpt. (673). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and gorgeous centering, rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $230.00 as 95, $750.00 as 98)

35
150
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908
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Sale 1019, Lot 908, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)6c Nebr. Ovpt. (675). Mint N.H., vivid color as fresh as the day it was printed, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,250.00 as 98), only one has graded higher to date and only two others share this lofty grade

75
1,500
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909
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Sale 1019, Lot 909, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)7c Nebr. Ovpt. (676). Mint N.H., mathematically precise centering with Jumbo margins, deep shade on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT NEBRASKA OVERPRINT, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.

With 1993 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,050.00 as 98). This is the highest grade possible on the grading chart and the only example to achieve 100J

47
2,700
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910
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Sale 1019, Lot 910, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)50c Lilac (701). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, bright color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $550.00 as 98), one of only four examples to achieve this grade with only one higher

52
1,300
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911
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Sale 1019, Lot 911, 1922 and Later Issues (Scott 555-Modern)15c Learning Never Ends, Imperforate Vertically (1833a). Mint N.H. bottom right plate nos. block of eight containing four of the error pairs, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate, listed in Datz as a plate block but unpriced, Scott Retail as four pairs

600
900
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