Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1380
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Sale 1026, Lot 1380, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)5c Blue (335). Mint N.H., rich color, beautiful centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

120
1,100
1381
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Sale 1026, Lot 1381, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)6c Red Orange (336). Mint N.H., vibrant color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $425.00)

150
325
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1382
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Sale 1026, Lot 1382, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)13c Blue Green (339). Barest trace of hinging, mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp which has been graded Gem 100, with 1990 P.F. certificate as Mint N.H., with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $275.00 as 98)

37
275
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1383
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Sale 1026, Lot 1383, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 4948 block of six, rich color, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine

875
1,000
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1384
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Sale 1026, Lot 1384, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)50c Violet, $1.00 Violet Brown (341-342). Choice centering, rich colors, Very Fine pair of 1908-09 Regular Issue top values, 50c with 2010 P.F. certificate and $1.00 with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

800
550
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1385
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Sale 1026, Lot 1385, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)50c Violet (341). Barest trace of hinging, balanced margins, choice color, guide line at bottom, Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

300
190
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1386
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Sale 1026, Lot 1386, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)1c-5c 1908-09 Issue, Imperforate (343-347). Mint N.H. group, including complete set in pairs with guide line, group of strips of three or four with guide lines, blocks of Nos. 343-344 and 347, the latter with large sheet margin at right, also two centerline blocks of No. 347, finally a top imprint and plate no. block of six of No. 320 from the 1902-08 issue, large margins throughout, fresh and bright, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,658
1,600
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1387
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Sale 1026, Lot 1387, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)4c Orange Brown, 1c Green, Coils (350, 352). Guide line pairs, rich colors, 1c gum soak spot at center, Fine, each with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (F 70; SMQ $800.00)

2,000
500
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1388
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Sale 1026, Lot 1388, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)1c Green, Coil (352). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, brilliant color, crisp impression, Extremely Fine, a pretty guide line pair, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,600.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only one other shares this grade

825
1,300
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1389
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Sale 1026, Lot 1389, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Guide line pair, vivid color, wide margins, slightly nibbed corner per at top left, still Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $600.00)

750
600
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1390
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Sale 1026, Lot 1390, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Strip of four, side stamps Mint N.H., center stamps lightly hinged, brilliant color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice

665
2,200
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1391
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Sale 1026, Lot 1391, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Right selvage, lightly hinged, beautiful color, Extremely Fine, ex Killien, "W.H.C." (Colson) handstamp guarantee, with 1985 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,850.00)

1,250
1,800
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1392
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2c 1909 Commemoratives, Imperforate (368, 371, 373). Mint N.H. imprint and plate no. blocks of six, last two mild even toning as often seen, also incl. nice 2c Lincoln on Bluish Paper (369), Extremely Fine lot

1,265
325
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1393°
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Sale 1026, Lot 1393, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on deeply blued paper, almost mathematically precise centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT LINCOLN ON BLUISH.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,200.00). Only one Mint N.H. example has graded higher to date and only six others share this desirable grade

320
2,400
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1394
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Sale 1026, Lot 1394, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps single hinge mark, radiant color on nicely blued paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; unpriced in SMQ as a multiple), Scott Retail as singles

940
750
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1395
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Sale 1026, Lot 1395, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H. block of four, choice centering, intense color on deeply blued paper, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,280
700
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1396°
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1396, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Exceptionally wide and perfectly balanced margins, neat wavy-line machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A TRULY OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1909 2-CENT LINCOLN ON BLUISH PAPER, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

High-quality used examples of this stamp are decidedly more difficult to locate than their unused counterparts. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,100.00). When this stamp was graded in 2008 it was the only used example to achieve Superb 98 status, and it remains the only example four years later. The next highest grade in the P.S.E. Population Report for a used stamp is 95

275
2,100
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1397
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Sale 1026, Lot 1397, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 5388 block of six with wide selvage, brilliant color, gorgeous centering throughout, Extremely Fine, a beautiful Mint N.H. plate block, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

425
1,700
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1398
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1398, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Brilliant color, detailed impression, neat machine cancel, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95, SMQ $130.00 as 95), this is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade

4
400
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1399
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Sale 1026, Lot 1399, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)6c Red Orange (379). Mint N.H., vibrant color, superior centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 6-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $2,400.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only three others share this grade.

80
3,500
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1400
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Sale 1026, Lot 1400, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)6c Red Orange (379). Mint N.H. with part imprint selvage at bottom, radiant color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $725.00 as 95, $2,400.00 as 98)

80
475
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1401
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1401, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)8c Olive Green (380). Jumbo margins, bright color, neat "San Jose Cal." oval registry duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $200.00 as 95, $650.00 as 98)

15
550
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1402
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Sale 1026, Lot 1402, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Carmine, Farwell 3B4 Perforations, 3mm Spacing (384). Pair, single hinge mark, Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

800
850
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1403
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Sale 1026, Lot 1403, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Mint N.H. pair, pretty shade, balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $520.00)

325
425
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1404
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Sale 1026, Lot 1404, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)4c Brown, Coil (395). Barely hinged, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $260.00)

62
180
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1405
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Sale 1026, Lot 1405, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)5c Panama-Pacific (399). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $825.00)

160
550
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1406
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Sale 1026, Lot 1406, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)10c Orange, Panama-Pacific (400A). Mint N.H., vivid color, Very Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

400
250
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1407
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Sale 1026, Lot 1407, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402). Mint N.H., beautiful centering, pretty pastel color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $950.00)

170
750
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1408
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Sale 1026, Lot 1408, 1908-12 Issues, 1908 Commemoratives, Pan-Pacific (Scott 335-404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, most recent certificate states reperfed at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with clean 1997 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates

1,700
1,000
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