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Sale 1061 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Category — 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4017
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4017, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)1c Green, Imperforate (575), 1c Green, Imperforate (575)1c Green, Imperforate (575). Pair, huge margins all around, rich color, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, only one has graded higher and one other shares this grade

12
425
4018
ogbl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4018, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578-579), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578-579)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578-579). Blocks of four, top 1c pair lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

1,130
225
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4019
nhbl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4019, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)5c Blue, Perf 10 (586), 5c Blue, Perf 10 (586)5c Blue, Perf 10 (586). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 16608 block of four, deep shade, exceptional centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, very scarce in this condition, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90, blocks unpriced in SMQ)

425
1,200
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4020
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4020, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595), 2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595). Mint N.H., well-centered, fresh color, tiny natural inclusion at top not mentioned on certificate, Very Fine and choice, with 1984 P.F. certificate

500
250
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4021
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4021, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595), 2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595). Mint N.H., vivid color, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.F. certificate

500
350
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4022
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4022, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A). Mint N.H., outstanding centering and margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00)

225
600
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4023
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2c Harding, Rotary, Perf 10 (612). Complete sheet of 100, 96 Mint N.H. (plate block hinged), Fine-Very Fine, nice sheet

3,352
450
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4024
nhbl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4024, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)5c Norse-American (621), 5c Norse-American (621)5c Norse-American (621). Mint N.H. arrow and double plate no. margin block of eight, choice centering, Extremely Fine

750
375
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4025
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4025, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630), 2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H., unusually choice centering throughout, bright color, free from the natural gum skips and bends that can plague this issue, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful example of this souvenir sheet, scarce in such pristine condition, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate

600
500
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4026
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4026, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630), 2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H., bright color, choice centering throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

600
275
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4027
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4027, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630), 2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H., unusually choice centering, bright color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

600
275
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4028
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4028, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)1c Yellow Green (632), 1c Yellow Green (632)1c Yellow Green (632). Mathematically precise centering, wide margins, bright color on fresh paper, light wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in all regards, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $210.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded and the only example to achieve this grade

0
180
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4029
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4029, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c Carmine, Ty. I, "Long Ear" Recut (634 var), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, "Long Ear" Recut (634 var)2c Carmine, Ty. I, "Long Ear" Recut (634 var). Center stamp in block of nine, normal 2c top center stamp hinged, others, incl. the recut position 34 from upper right pane of plate 20342 Mint N.H., rich color, Extremely Fine, this seldom offered major plate variety is described in Griffith's 1927-32 book (p. 22), with 2005 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. single of the variety

275
170
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4030
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4030, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H., vivid color, choice margins and centering, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate for block of four

650
450
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4031
nhbl
2c, 5c Hawaii Ovpt. (647-648). Complete sheets of 100, 96 Mint N.H. (plate blocks hinged), Fine-Very Fine

3,131
550
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4032
nhbl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4032, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c Hawaii Ovpt. (647), 2c Hawaii Ovpt. (647)2c Hawaii Ovpt. (647). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 18983 block of four, precise centering which is very unusual for this Rotary Press printing, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

125
225
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4033
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4033, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)1c-10c Kans. Overprints (658-668), 1c-10c Kans. Overprints (658-668)1c-10c Kans. Overprints (658-668). Mint N.H. plate no. margin blocks of four, wonderfully fresh and bright, Fine-Very Fine

4,560
1,050
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4034
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4034, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)9c Kans. Ovpt. (667), 9c Kans. Ovpt. (667)9c Kans. Ovpt. (667). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 18744 block of four, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

400
350
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4035
nhbl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4035, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)1c-10c Nebr. Overprints (669-679), 1c-10c Nebr. Overprints (669-679)1c-10c Nebr. Overprints (669-679). Mint N.H. plate no. margin blocks of four, fresh and crisp, Fine-Very Fine set

5,385
1,150
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4036
nhbl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4036, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666), 8c Kans. Ovpt. (666)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 18191 block of six, rich color, Fine-Very Fine

1,000
365
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4037
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4037, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c Red Cross (702), 2c Red Cross (702)2c Red Cross (702). Mint N.H. vertical pair with top selvage, red cross shifted significantly upward on both stamps, Very Fine and remarkable, this pair was broken from a plate block of six, the block of four from this piece realized $2,000 hammer in our Sale 1040

E. 500-750
400
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4038
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4038, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)2c Red Cross (702), 2c Red Cross (702)2c Red Cross (702). Mint N.H. left red and black arrow block of four, red cross shifted significantly downward on all four stamps, red arrow of course also showing the downward shift, Very Fine, a very unusual item

E. 500-750
500
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4039
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4039, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)20c Presidential (825), 20c Presidential (825)20c Presidential (825). Mint N.H. with bottom left corner plate number 22176, Very Fine, this is almost assuredly the rarest plate number in 20th Century U.S. philately, perhaps rivaled only by one of the 1954 8c Liberty combination plate blocks, we cannot recall seeing this rare plate number offered at public auction in recent years

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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4040
nhbl
$5.00 Presidential (834). Top arrow, markers and double plate no. block of 20, Mint N.H., some natural gum skips, also incl. complete Mint N.H. sheet of 100 of the $1.00 (No. 832), Fine-Very Fine

2,907
1,000
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4041
nhbl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4041, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)1c-10c Famous Americans (859-893), 1c-10c Famous Americans (859-893)1c-10c Famous Americans (859-893). Complete set of Mint N.H. plate no. margin blocks of six, each of the 35 blocks autographed in the selvage by the Designer, Portrait Engraver, Lettering Engraver and Ornament Engraver, while some of the specific work was often done by only one or two, there seem to be lots of different people involved in the Portrait work, probably unique and of interesting historical significance, Scott Retail as ordinary Mint N.H. stamps and plate blocks

352
1,500
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4042
nh
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4042, 1923 and Later Issues (Scott 575-1688)6c Roosevelt Vertical Coil, Imperforate (1298a), 6c Roosevelt Vertical Coil, Imperforate (1298a)6c Roosevelt Vertical Coil, Imperforate (1298a). Mint N.H. pair, fresh and Extremely Fine, very few are known

1,750
700
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4043
 
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