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Sale 1061 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Category — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3898
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3898, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

160
150
3899
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3899, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H. block of four, perfectly centered, intense shade on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem block

640
1,900
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3900
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3900, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Imperforate, "Kansas City" Roulettes (408-409 vars.), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Imperforate, "Kansas City" Roulettes (408-409 vars.)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Imperforate, "Kansas City" Roulettes (408-409 vars.). Mint N.H. blocks of four, also incl. 2c Offset Ty. IV Imperforate (No. 532) block of four with a different roulette of unknown origin

E. 200-300
300
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3901
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3901, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)1c Green, Coil (412), 1c Green, Coil (412)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line pair, perfectly balanced margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

260
600
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3902
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3902, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)1c Green, Coil (412), 1c Green, Coil (412)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line pair, balanced margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

260
450
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3903
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3903, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)1c Green, Coil (412), 1c Green, Coil (412)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line pair, well-proportioned margins, post office fresh, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $395.00)

260
325
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3904
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3904, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)10c Orange Yellow (416), 10c Orange Yellow (416)10c Orange Yellow (416). Mint N.H., outstanding centering with extra wide margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

100
150
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3905
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3905, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., fiery color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

250
325
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3906
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3906, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Block of four, top stamps with minor h.r., deep color, slightly toned, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,500
500
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3907
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3907, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Barely hinged, vivid color, wide and perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00)

225
1,000
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3908
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3908, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with wide top part imprint, "A" and plate no. 5749 selvage, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,050
800
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3909
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3909, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D; formerly 424b), 1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D; formerly 424b)1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D; formerly 424b). Rich color and proof-like impression, bold "Dayton Ohio" precancel, faint diagonal creases at top left and top right

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1914 ONE-CENT 10 x 12 COMPOUND PERFORATION.

Our census of Scott 423D, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/423D/423D.pdf , contains 47 stamps and two on post cards, for a total of 49 stamps. All are used. A significant number (38) are precancelled at Dayton.

Census No. 423D-CAN-47. This is a new discovery. With 2013 P.F. certificate.

12,500
2,600
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3910
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3910, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H. top plate no. 7235 block of six, beautiful color and extra wide margins, Very Fine and choice

650
550
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3911
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3911, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Mint N.H., intense shade, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1983 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00 as 90, $1,375.00 as 95)

200
425
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3912
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3912, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)11c Dark Green (434, 473), 11c Dark Green (434, 473)11c Dark Green (434, 473). Plate blocks of both, first Mint N.H. top plate block of eight, second bottom plate block of six, not hinged but pencil notations on gum so counted as hinged, Fine-Very Fine

945
600
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3913
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3913, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Block of four, two stamps Mint N.H. (one with light pencil number on gum), fresh color, Very Fine

810
225
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3914
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3914, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

1,050
1,300
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3915
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3915, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Pretty shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00)

450
500
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3916
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3916, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Lightly hinged, bright color, Fine

450
275
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3917
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3917, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, remarkably choice centering for this scarce coil

1,200
1,300
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3918
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3918, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, h.r., outstanding centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine

525
800
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3919
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3919, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, lightly hinged, rich color, Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

525
225
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3920°
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3920, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, essentially perfect centering throughout, deep rich color on post office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED LINE STRIP OF FOUR OF THE 1914 4-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK COIL, SCOTT 446.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate. P.S.E. does not grade line strips but we understand this would have graded XF-Superb 95 if they did

2,150
0
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3921
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3921, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, wonderful depth of color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 5-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK COIL, SCOTT 447, GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 1992 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $775.00 as 98). This is one of only two examples to achieve this perfect grade, with none higher

100
3,500
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3922
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3922, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wonderful depth of color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate (XF 90)

525
650
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3923
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3923, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). H.r., perfs barely in at top, typical for this rare Rotary Press coil, about Fine, with 1966 P.F. certificate

6,000
1,500
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3924
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3924, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Lightly hinged, attractive color, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,150
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3925
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3925, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Barely hinged, bright color, tiny perf thin at bottom right mentioned on most recent certificate, Fine appearance, with 1991 and 2013 P.F. certificates

2,500
1,200
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3926
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3926, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H. joint line pair, uncharacteristically choice centering, deep rich color on post office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 2-CENT TYPE I ROTARY COIL, SCOTT 453, IS EXCEEDINGLY DIFFICULT TO FIND IN THIS SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

With 1983, 1995 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,750.00). Only three Mint N.H. line pairs have achieved this grade, with none higher

1,550
2,800
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3927
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3927, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Joint line pair, choice centering and margins, radiant color, neat strikes of Amarillo Tex. duplex cancel, Very Fine, a rare used joint pair, the only other sound pair we have offered since keeping computerized records was in our sale of the Natalie Grace collection, the Twigg-Smith collection did not contain one, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

600
900
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3928
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3928, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. joint line pair, bright and crisp, Very Fine, with 1999 and 2007 P.S.E. certificates

850
225
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3929
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3929, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. pair, almost perfect centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00)

360
750
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3930
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3930, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Joint line pair, vivid color, beautifully balanced margins, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, an incredibly difficult line pair to find in this outstanding used condition, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $880.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a used line pair and it has been equaled by no others -- the next closest is an 80

600
2,400
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3931
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3931, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Mint N.H. joint line pair, strong color, wonderfully fresh and Very Fine, scarce

2,600
1,900
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3932
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3932, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H. joint line strip of four, outstanding centering throughout, deep rich color, left stamp with small perf disc indentation which is all but invisible on front, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

435
425
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3933
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3933, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Strip of four with coil leader at left, right three stamps Mint N.H., leader strip severed on left side of the strip, still Extremely Fine and unusual position piece, with 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
600
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3934
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3934, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, deep rich color, post office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $350.00 as 98), this is one of only two Mint N.H. singles to achieve this perfect grade with none higher

55
1,000
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3935
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3935, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair without crease between stamps, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,450.00)

1,375
1,300
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3936
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3936, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair, creased between stamps, couple natural gum skips, Very Fine

875
400
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3937
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3937, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. strip of four with coil leader tape spliced to the strip at right, the splice perforated 10, Very Fine, a scarce and outstanding item for the Washington-Franklin specialist, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as two normal Mint N.H. pairs

1,200
1,200
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3938
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3938, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1989 P.S.E. certificate

600
400
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3939
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3939, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair (with light fingerprint on gum), bright color, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

600
400
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3940
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3940, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, $375.00 as 98), only one other stamp shares this grade, with none higher

275
2,200
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