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Sale 1050 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
638
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 638, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)3c-$1.00 1922-25 Issue (555, 557-558, 560, 568-571), 3c-$1.00 1922-25 Issue (555, 557-558, 560, 568-571)3c-$1.00 1922-25 Issue (555, 557-558, 560, 568-571). Blocks of four, two shades each of last three, some Mint N.H., one 50c stamp couple short perfs, otherwise Fine-Very Fine lot

1,873
375
639
nhbl
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 639, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)4c Yellow Brown (556), 4c Yellow Brown (556)4c Yellow Brown (556). Mint N.H. wide left selvage plate no. 16213 block of six, well-centered, Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

400
250
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640
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 640, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)5c Dark Blue (557), 5c Dark Blue (557)5c Dark Blue (557). Wide bottom plate no. 15571 block of six, stamps Mint N.H., hinged in ungummed selvage, beautifully centered, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

250
375
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641
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 641, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)6c Red Orange (558), 6c Red Orange (558)6c Red Orange (558). Mint N.H., fiery color on post office fresh paper, mathematically precise centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PERFECT 6c 1922 ISSUE GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,200.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade). Of the 137 Mint N.H. examples of Scott 558 submitted to P.S.E., only this and one other have achieved this perfect grade, with none higher. The next highest grade is a 98

70
2,200
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642
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 642, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)6c Red Orange (558), 6c Red Orange (558)6c Red Orange (558). Mint N.H., vivid color on bright paper, mathematically perfect centering, long and full perforations all around, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate (Gem 100)

70
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643
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 643, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)9c Rose (561), 9c Rose (561)9c Rose (561). Mint N.H. right plate no. 15238 block of six, perfectly centered, bright color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

400
450
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644
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 644, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)10c Orange (562), 10c Orange (562)10c Orange (562). Mint N.H. right plate no. 16390 block of six, almost perfectly centered, beautiful glowing color, Extremely Fine, with 1989 and 2006 P.F. certificates

425
400
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645
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 645, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)14c Blue (565), 14c Blue (565)14c Blue (565). Mint N.H., precise centering and wide margins, intense color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $250.00 as 98), this is highest grade possible on the grading chart and it is the only example to achieve it

10
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646
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 646, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)15c Gray (566), 15c Gray (566)15c Gray (566). Mint N.H. top plate no. 18930 block of six with wide selvage, bright shade, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 and 2006 P.F. certificates

425
750
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647
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 647, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)20c Carmine Rose (567), 20c Carmine Rose (567)20c Carmine Rose (567). Mint N.H. top plate no. 20196 block of six, deep shade, well-centered, few usual tiny natural gum skips, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

450
425
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648
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 648, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$2.00 Deep Blue, $5.00 Carmine & Blue (572-573), $2.00 Deep Blue, $5.00 Carmine & Blue (572-573)$2.00 Deep Blue, $5.00 Carmine & Blue (572-573). Small group of multiples incl. $2.00 Mint N.H. block of four with center line, also block of six with three stamps Mint N.H., $5.00 matching left and right selvage blocks of four with arrow, not hinged but one with slight gum crackling and tiny adherence, other with minor gum creases, both counted as hinged, also used center line block of four, Very Fine group, one P.F. certificate accompanies

2,355
600
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649
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 649, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$1.00 Violet Black (571), $1.00 Violet Black (571)$1.00 Violet Black (571). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $850.00)

80
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650
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 650, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$1.00 Violet Black (571), $1.00 Violet Black (571)$1.00 Violet Black (571). Mint N.H. top plate no. 18680 and arrow block of ten, deep rich color, choice centering, slightly irregular top margin, natural gum skips, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as plate block of six and four singles

890
225
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651
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 651, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$1.00 Violet Black (571), $1.00 Violet Black (571)$1.00 Violet Black (571). Mint N.H. top plate no. 18642 block of six, rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine

550
450
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652
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 652, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, vivid colors, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

230
225
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653
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 653, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. center line block of four, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the position

920
425
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654
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 654, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Single and centerline block of four (bottom pair Mint N.H.), others lightly hinged, Extremely Fine

790
385
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655
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 655, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. double plate nos. 14326 and 14327 and arrow block of eight, bright colors, gorgeous centering, fresh and intact, Extremely Fine plate block of the $5.00 1922 Issue, with 2002 P.F. certificate

2,800
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656
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 656, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578-579), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578-579)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578-579). Singles and blocks of four, fresh, well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,095
350
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657
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 657, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)1c Green, Rotary (578), 1c Green, Rotary (578)1c Green, Rotary (578). Mint N.H., exceptional centering, post office fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, this Rotary Press printing is very difficult to find in the higher grades, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00), only one has graded higher (at 98) and only eight others share this grade, P.S.E. does not even price this issue above the grade of 95

170
650
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658
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 658, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)2c Carmine, Rotary (579), 2c Carmine, Rotary (579)2c Carmine, Rotary (579). Mint N.H., well-centered with wide margins, rich color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $325.00)

160
225
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659
nh
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 659, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)7c Black, Perf 10 (588), 7c Black, Perf 10 (588)7c Black, Perf 10 (588). Mint N.H., wide and balanced margins (uncommon for this Rotary Press issue), intense shade on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,025.00), only two have graded higher

27
800
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660
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 660, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)8c Olive Green, Perf 10 (589), 8c Olive Green, Perf 10 (589)8c Olive Green, Perf 10 (589). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, rich color, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, a challenging issue to find in such superb condition, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,300.00), only four have graded higher and six others share this grade

60
950
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661
nh
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 661, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)9c Rose, Perf 10 (590), 9c Rose, Perf 10 (590)9c Rose, Perf 10 (590). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $650.00), only three have graded higher

13
450
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662
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 662, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591), 10c Orange, Perf 10 (591)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 17615 block of four, vibrant color, well-balanced margins, pencil notation in selvage, Very Fine and choice

750
170
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663
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 663, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)2c Carmine Lake, Coil (606a), 2c Carmine Lake, Coil (606a)2c Carmine Lake, Coil (606a). Mint N.H. joint line pair, radiant color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,650.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only two others share it

800
750
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664
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 664, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)5c Lexington-Concord (619), 5c Lexington-Concord (619)5c Lexington-Concord (619). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 1805 block of six, wide margins and essentially perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, outstanding quality, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

300
425
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665
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 665, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)5c Norse-American (621), 5c Norse-American (621)5c Norse-American (621). Mint N.H. top arrow and double plate no. block of twelve, deep rich colors, natural gum bends, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

890
450
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666
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 666, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)13c Green (622), 13c Green (622)13c Green (622). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 18111 block of six, brilliant color, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate

325
300
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667
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 667, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)17c Black (623), 17c Black (623)17c Black (623). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and essentially perfect centering, intense shade on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $250.00 as 98), only six have graded higher and four others share this grade

22
250
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668
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2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H. top right position with plate no. 18774, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, unusually nice, most collectors are aware that it is virtually impossible to get all 25 stamps in the sheet perfectly centered, this almost achieves that near impossibility

600
375
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669
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2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H. top left, bottom left and bottom right positions from plate no. 18773, the bottom left position has Dot Over "S" of States variety (Position 11), Fine-Very Fine

1,850
600
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670
nh
2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Three sheets, two Mint N.H. (one hinged in ungummed selvage), one lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine

1,575
475
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671
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 671, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H., unusually wide margins, deep rich color and clear impression, Fine and attractive

650
190
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672
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 672, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)5c Hawaii Ovpt. (648), 5c Hawaii Ovpt. (648)5c Hawaii Ovpt. (648). Mint N.H. with top selvage, deep rich color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), only five have graded higher

21
150
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673
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 673, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)5c Hawaii Ovpt. (648), 5c Hawaii Ovpt. (648)5c Hawaii Ovpt. (648). Mint N.H. bottom left corner plate no. 18908 block of four, intense color, beautifully centered, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem example of this challenging plate block, with 2004 P.F. certificate

425
275
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674
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 674, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679), 1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679)1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Mint N.H., selected for margins and centering, fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, exceptional offering as it is very difficult to assemble these 22 different stamps in consistently better quality

962
800
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675
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 675, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666), 8c Kans. Ovpt. (666)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666). Mint N.H., wide margins and almost perfectly centered, fresh and bright, lovely color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $475.00)

145
335
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676
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 676, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)3c Nebr. Ovpt., Vertical Pair, One Without Ovpt. (672a), 3c Nebr. Ovpt., Vertical Pair, One Without Ovpt. (672a)3c Nebr. Ovpt., Vertical Pair, One Without Ovpt. (672a). Two error pairs in wide spacing variety vertical block of 20, fourth row contains the two stamps without ovpt., bottom six rows show ovpt. shifted upwards approximately 14-15mm, also positions 6 and 15-16 without period after ovpt., eleven stamps Mint N.H. incl. the two error pairs, block separated and hinge rejoined between sixth and seventh rows (not affecting the error pairs)

FINE. A RARE LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE 3-CENT KANSAS OVERPRINT CONTAINING TWO WITHOUT OVERPRINT ERROR PAIRS.

This fascinating multiple shows not only the two error pairs, but the shifted overprints, the without period and the wide-spacing varieties (which Scott prices at nearly four times a regular pair).

Ex Seacrest and accompanied by his notes page. With 2013 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for two error pairs and eight wide-spacing pairs not counting any Mint N.H. stamps

1,640
600
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677
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 677, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)7c Nebr. Ovpt. (676), 7c Nebr. Ovpt. (676)7c Nebr. Ovpt. (676). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a wonderful stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), only three have graded higher

45
650
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678
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 678, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)8c Nebr. Ovpt. (677), 8c Nebr. Ovpt. (677)8c Nebr. Ovpt. (677). Mint N.H. pane of 100, fresh and bright, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate block of four and 96 singles

6,360
950
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679
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$1.00-$5.00 Presidential (832-834). Mint N.H. blocks of twelve, first two top left corner selvage, last bottom arrow, $2.00 Fine, other two Very Fine-Extremely Fine, also incl. two Very Fine-Extremely Fine $2.00 center line blocks of four (one hinged)

1,479
425
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680
nhbl
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 680, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)$5.00 Presidential (834), $5.00 Presidential (834)$5.00 Presidential (834). Mint N.H. top double plate no. and arrow block of four, choice centering, Extremely Fine

375
200
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681
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 681, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)6c Gray Brown, Perforation Variety (1284 var.), 6c Gray Brown, Perforation Variety (1284 var.)6c Gray Brown, Perforation Variety (1284 var.). Mint N.H. block of 30, web shift which results in gutter space in between fourth and fifth columns with perforations shifted one design to the right due to improper alignment, Very Fine, striking printing error, with 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
160
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682°
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 682, 1922-26 and Later Issues (Scott 555-1687)18c Declaration of Independence, Miscut (1687 var), 18c Declaration of Independence, Miscut (1687 var)18c Declaration of Independence, Miscut (1687 var). Mint N.H., showing bottom right portion of the design and also with color test strip and brown second plate no. also partly visible at far edge, margin uneven at bottom, Very Fine, a very unusual item, this is either printer's waste or was miscut and passed thru quality control as part of a pad of stamps, at any rate it is very difficult to find plate numbers for this issue

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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