Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

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

Category — Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
934
og
Sale 1019, Lot 934, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2). Original gum, wide margins and choice centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $725.00 as 90, $1,350.00 as 95)

500
800
935°
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Sale 1019, Lot 935, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Mint N.H., deep rich color nicely contrasted by bright white paper, beautifully centered with wide and balanced margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THE 10-CENT 1894 UNWATERMARKED SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE IS A NOTORIOUSLY CHALLENGING ISSUE TO OBTAIN IN THIS SUPERIOR GRADE -- P.S.E. HAS GRADED THIS STAMP XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO.

The 1894 series, being the first printed by the Bureau, encountered many production problems. Most stamps were poorly centered and have small margins.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $17,500.00 as 95, $42,500.00 as 98). Only one has graded higher to date and no others share this grade

2,250
0
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936
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Sale 1019, Lot 936, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Green, Special Delivery (E7). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, rich color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

150
400
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937
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Sale 1019, Lot 937, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., bright color and crisp impression, precise centering with Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1996 and 2002 P.F. certificates, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,250.00 as 95, $2,300.00 as 98), only four have graded higher to date

230
650
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938
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Sale 1019, Lot 938, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., pretty shade, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

240
275
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939
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Sale 1019, Lot 939, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., gorgeous color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

240
350
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940
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Sale 1019, Lot 940, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Ultramarine (E9). Mint N.H., radiant color on fresh paper, almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1980 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

425
850
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941
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Sale 1019, Lot 941, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Ultramarine, 20c Black, Special Delivery (E11, E14). Mint N.H. singles of each, both with huge margins and gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gems, No. E11 with 1995 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $260.00 as 95, $650.00 as 98), No. E14 with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $125.00)

49
325
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942
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Sale 1019, Lot 942, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery (E12). Mint N.H. with plate no. 17239 selvage at bottom, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $375.00 as 95, $750.00 as 98)

105
700
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943
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Sale 1019, Lot 943, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)15c Deep Orange, Special Delivery (E13). Mint N.H., vivid color as fresh as the day it was printed on bright paper, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $400.00), only one has graded higher to date

60
0
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944
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Sale 1019, Lot 944, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E13, F1)10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1989 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $800.00), only two have graded higher to date (both 98J) and only five others share this grade

175
800
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