Sale 1050 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 July, 2013

Category — 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
485
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Sale 1050, Lot 485, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)1c-15c 1908-09 Issue (331-340). Mint N.H., fresh and bright colors, a number with wide margins, virtually all Very Fine-Extremely Fine incl. 6c-15c, each with certificate, six graded, four Jumbos, also incl. Extremely Fine Mint N.H. set of Nos. 343-347 Imperforate Pairs with vertical lines

1,227
1,400
486
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Sale 1050, Lot 486, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)4c Orange Brown (334). Mint N.H. with wide top part imprint selvage, radiant color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo)

92
400
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487
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Sale 1050, Lot 487, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H., wide and balanced margins, gorgeous color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

90
400
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488
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Sale 1050, Lot 488, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., attractive margins and centering, lovely rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $640.00)

700
475
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489
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Sale 1050, Lot 489, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)50c Violet (341). Vivid color, nice margins and centering, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate

300
275
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490
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Sale 1050, Lot 490, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Mint N.H., intense color, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

1,150
600
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491
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Sale 1050, Lot 491, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

500
425
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492
 
Sale 1050, Lot 492, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate (346). Huge margins all around, unobtrusive oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $150.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded and the only example to achieve it

25
550
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493
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Sale 1050, Lot 493, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wonderful color and almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $960.00)

600
900
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494°
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Sale 1050, Lot 494, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1986 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,900.00)

575
1,800
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495
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Sale 1050, Lot 495, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, nicely centered with wide margins and rich color, bottom stamp tiny natural inclusion speck in margin above "S" of "Postage", Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate which does not mention the inclusion

1
350
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496
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Sale 1050, Lot 496, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)5c Blue, Coil (351). Guide line strip of four, intense color on bright paper, Fine-Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,355
500
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497
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Sale 1050, Lot 497, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)1c Green, Coil (352). Mint N.H. pair with 3mm spacing, fresh and Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

525
425
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498
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Sale 1050, Lot 498, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Mint N.H. guide line pair, beautiful color, right perfs close on left stamp, Fine-Very Fine guide line pair, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

1,750
650
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499
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Sale 1050, Lot 499, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Pair with 2mm spacing, radiant color, h.r., Very Fine

240
160
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500
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Sale 1050, Lot 500, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, bright color, Fine-Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
375
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501
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Sale 1050, Lot 501, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)5c Blue, Coil (355). Guide line pair, lovely color on fresh paper, Very Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

1,500
600
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502
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Sale 1050, Lot 502, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Vibrant color and wide margins at top and bottom, Fine example of this scarce coil issue, with 1991 and 2011 P.F. certificates

3,000
1,800
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503
 
Sale 1050, Lot 503, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Vibrant color, unusually wide and balanced margins, neat machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1909 10-CENT COIL, SCOTT 356.

This is a difficult issue to obtain in sound condition with such wide margins. With 2013 P.F. certificate

4,500
4,250
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504
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Sale 1050, Lot 504, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Block of four, new certificate states slightly disturbed original gum, really just hinge marks, top stamps h.r., vibrant color on deeply blued paper

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 6-CENT BLUISH PAPER ISSUE.

Approximately a dozen plate blocks are known, as is a pane of 100. Blocks are rare.

With 2013 P.F. certificate. Scott Catalogue assigns only a $250.00 premium for a block versus four singles.

5,250
2,200
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505
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Sale 1050, Lot 505, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Barest trace of hinging, bright shade and characteristic strong watermark, attractive margins and centering, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,000
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506
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Sale 1050, Lot 506, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Brilliant color on nicely blued paper, wide and balanced margins, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2013 P.F. certificate

1,250
450
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507
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2c Lincoln (367). Mint N.H. pane of 100 separated with top right block of 15 detached, imprint and plate no. 4978 at bottom and left are not affected, natural s.e. at top and right, brilliant color, generally choice centering, few perf separations including in bottom plate block, minor gum skips, blue crayon in selvage likely original, Fine-Very Fine

1,474
250
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508
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Sale 1050, Lot 508, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Top left corner selvage single, Mint N.H. (lightly hinged in selvage), beautiful wide margins, Very Fine, exceptionally attractive position single, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

320
250
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509
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Sale 1050, Lot 509, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)1c-10c 1910-11 Issue (374-381). Rich colors except 6c a bit oxidized, most with Jumbo margins, virtually all Very Fine-Extremely Fine, all but 1c with certificate, 5c with 2001 P.F. certificate as N.H. but is actually previously hinged

750
900
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510
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Sale 1050, Lot 510, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H., wide margins, pretty pastel color and fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2009 and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,300.00 as 90, $3,200.00 as 95)

550
900
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511
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Sale 1050, Lot 511, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Block of four with wide natural s.e. at right, small h.r. and slightly disturbed original gum, lovely pastel color, Very Fine

1,000
275
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512
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Sale 1050, Lot 512, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)1c Green, Coil (385). Mint N.H. guide line pair, nice margins and rich color, Very Fine, with 1979 and 1999 P.F. certificates

1,000
650
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513
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Sale 1050, Lot 513, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Carmine, Coil (386). Mint N.H. pair, wide margins, fresh and bright, lovely color, Very Fine and choice

650
0
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514
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Sale 1050, Lot 514, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Carmine, Coil (388). Pair with 3mm spacing, bright color, centered to top, small pencil notation on gum, almost Fine, with 1996 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates

3,500
1,100
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515
 
Sale 1050, Lot 515, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Top margin touching but well balanced on other sides, neat Orangeburg N.Y. wavy-line machine cancel, completely sound

FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS GREAT TWENTIETH CENTURY COIL RARITY.

This coil was used exclusively by Bell Pharmaceutical Co. in Orangeburg N.Y. to mail physician's samples.

With 2000 P.S.E. and 2012 P.F. certificates

10,500
3,250
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516
 
Sale 1050, Lot 516, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Huge balanced side margins, huge bottom as well, touching at top, rich color and bold wavy line machine cancel, completely free of the usual creases and small tears caused when covers were sent through the cancelling machine

FINE. A VERY COLLECTIBLE EXAMPLE OF THIS WELL-KNOWN COIL RARITY.

This coil was used exclusively by Bell Pharmaceutical Co. in Orangeburg N.Y. to mail physician's samples.

10,500
3,500
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517
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Sale 1050, Lot 517, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Carmine, Coil (391). Mint N.H. guide line pair, precise centering with deep rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem

575
1,200
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518
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Sale 1050, Lot 518, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Carmine, Coil (391). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, brilliant color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $410.00 as 95, $880.00 as 98), only two have graded higher and only one other shares this desirable grade

90
725
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519
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Sale 1050, Lot 519, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)2c Carmine, Coil (393). Mint N.H. guide line pair, attractive centering and fiery color, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,150.00)

650
750
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520
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Sale 1050, Lot 520, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Guide line pair, wide margins, tiny separation, Very Fine

425
200
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521
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Sale 1050, Lot 521, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Guide line pair, nicely centered with choice color, Very Fine, with 1974 and 2012 P.F. certificates

425
190
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522
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Sale 1050, Lot 522, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)4c Brown, 5c Blue, Coils (395-396). Mint N.H. pairs, 4c 3mm spacing, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, 4c with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85), 5c 2012 P.S.E. certificate

700
550
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523
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Sale 1050, Lot 523, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 331-395)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H. guide line pair, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, with 1985 and 2011 P.F. certificates (former as guide line strip of four)

1,100
475
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