Sale 1028 — The Natalee Grace Collection of Used U.S. Stamps, Part Three: 1902 and Later Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 20 September, 2012

Category — 1910-13 Perf 8-1/2 Single-Line Watermark Coil Issue (Scott 390-396)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
359
 
Sale 1028, Lot 359, 1910-13 Perf 8-1/2 Single-Line Watermark Coil Issue (Scott 390-396)1c Green, Coil (390). Guide line pair, unusually choice centering with intact perfs showing part of the design of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, rich color, detailed impression, neat face-free strikes of Kansas City Kans. circular datestamps, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning used guide line pair, with 1999 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $580.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date

125
700
360
 
Sale 1028, Lot 360, 1910-13 Perf 8-1/2 Single-Line Watermark Coil Issue (Scott 390-396)2c Carmine, Coil (391). Guide line strip of four, brilliant color, choice centering with wide margins, two bold strikes of Hartford Conn. oval registry cancels

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE AND IMPRESSIVE GUIDE LINE STRIP OF FOUR OF THE 1910 2-CENT VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 391.

Ex Hoffner. With 1994 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles.

1,450
2,600
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361
 
Sale 1028, Lot 361, 1910-13 Perf 8-1/2 Single-Line Watermark Coil Issue (Scott 390-396)1c Green, Coil (392). Used guide line pair, incredibly well-centered, neat 1913 grid duplex circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 1910 ONE-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 392. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE DATED CANCEL.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,850.00). Only two have graded higher to date and this is the only example to achieve this grade.

500
2,200
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362
 
Sale 1028, Lot 362, 1910-13 Perf 8-1/2 Single-Line Watermark Coil Issue (Scott 390-396)2c Carmine, Coil (393). Guide line pair, brilliant color, neat Panama-Pacific Exposition slogan machine cancel, exceptionally well-centered, detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful and scarce used guide line pair in sound and centered condition, especially desirable with an exposition slogan cancel, with 2000 P.F. certificate

275
1,600
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363
 
Sale 1028, Lot 363, 1910-13 Perf 8-1/2 Single-Line Watermark Coil Issue (Scott 390-396)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, bold strikes of New York "S" oval registry cancels

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING USED GUIDE LINE PAIR IS THE FINEST WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED. A MARVELOUS GUIDE LINE PAIR IN TERMS OF MARGINS, PERFORATIONS, COLOR, IMPRESSION AND CANCELLATION.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,300.00 as 90, $2,650.00 as 95). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade. In our opinion this issue is undercatalogued in Scott and SMQ.

650
2,000
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364
 
Sale 1028, Lot 364, 1910-13 Perf 8-1/2 Single-Line Watermark Coil Issue (Scott 390-396)4c Brown, Coil (395). Guide line pair, bright color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, bold strikes of Cincinnati oval registry cancels

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 1912 4-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 395.

A review of the Philatelic Foundation's records found perhaps two others in sound and centered condition. With 1998 P.F. certificate.

650
650
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365
 
Sale 1028, Lot 365, 1910-13 Perf 8-1/2 Single-Line Watermark Coil Issue (Scott 390-396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Guide line pair, intense color nicely complemented by bright paper, light strike of Boston oval registry cancel, Very Fine and choice, a difficult guide line pair to find in sound and centered condition, ex Lessin, with 1996 P.F. certificate

825
650
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