Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

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

Category — Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
978
P
Sale 1019, Lot 978, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post2c-$60.00 1875 Newspapers, Large Die Proofs on India (PR9P1-PR32P1). On cards and with full die sinkage, attractively arranged on homemade album pages, 3c is affixed to card, few tiny flaws on others, still a Very Fine and choice appearing set

2,400
1,000
979
 
Sale 1019, Lot 979, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post24c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR17). Rich color nicely complemented by blue brushstroke cancel, few short perfs at top right, otherwise Fine and attractive used example of this issue, with 2011 P.F. certificate

125
0
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980
og
Sale 1019, Lot 980, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post60c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR86). Original gum, single hinge mark, rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 A.P.S. certificate

550
325
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981
nh
Sale 1019, Lot 981, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post96c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR89). Mint N.H., rich color, Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate, unpriced in Scott as Mint N.H., Scott Retail as hinged

750
250
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982
 
Sale 1019, Lot 982, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125). Rich color, oval "Saint Louis Mo." handstamp cancel, Jumbo margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80 Jumbo; unpriced as used in SMQ

240
325
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983
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Sale 1019, Lot 983, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post1c Parcel Post (Q1). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 1992 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $630.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date (both at 100) and only seven others share this grade

13
500
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984
og
Sale 1019, Lot 984, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post10c Parcel Post (Q6). Lightly hinged, huge Jumbo margins and perfect centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $375.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date in any condition category, with only one other hinged example achieving this grade (also one Mint N.H. and one used)

47
300
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985
nh
Sale 1019, Lot 985, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post75c Parcel Post (Q11). Mint N.H., deep shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

250
800
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986
nhbl
Sale 1019, Lot 986, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post25c Special Handling (QE4). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 17095 block of six, rich color, well-balanced margins, fresh and Very Fine

525
225
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