Sale 1062 — The Golden Oak Collection of Superb United States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2013

Category — 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
663
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Sale 1062, Lot 663, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)3c Violet (464). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem

175
275
664
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 664, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)4c Orange Brown (465). Mint N.H., bright shade, choice balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

90
375
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665
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 665, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Blue (466). Mint N.H., brilliant color, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex Dr. Morris and Killien, with 1993 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,100.00 as 95, $3,950.00 as 98), only four have graded higher

160
750
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666
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 666, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. single in a strip of three, all three stamps exceptionally well-centered, bright color on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ROSE PERF 10 ERROR IN A STRIP OF THREE.

This error and the Perf 11 Scott 505 are rarely found with such choice centering

1,600
2,800
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667
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 667, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)6c Red Orange (468). Mint N.H., radiant color, precise centering with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1916 6-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMAKED ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,200.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only three others

190
2,400
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668
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 668, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)8c Olive Green (470). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade which is as fresh as the day it was printed, perfect centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1916 8-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMAKED ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2003 P.F. (as block) and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,500.00). Only two stamps have exceeded this grade (both 98J)

125
1,800
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669
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 669, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)9c Salmon Red (471). Mint N.H., bright color, precise centering on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

125
800
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670
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 670, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)10c Orange Yellow (472). Mint N.H., vivid color, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine

230
350
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671
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 671, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., wide margins and precisely centered, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp from the scarcer unwatermarked series, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

90
450
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672
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 672, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)12c Claret Brown (474). Mint N.H., intense color on bright white paper, almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $925.00)

115
1,000
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673
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 673, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)15c Gray (475). Mint N.H., pretty shade, choice margins and centering, natural straw inclusion in perf hole at bottom could easily be removed, Extremely Fine Gem

400
0
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674
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 674, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)20c Light Ultramarine (476). Mint N.H., deep rich color on post-office fresh paper, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1916 20-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED ISSUE, SCOTT 476, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $8,000.00). Only one has graded higher (at 98J) and only four others share this grade

525
5,750
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675
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 675, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)30c Orange Red, Perf 10 (476A). Position 76, Mint N.H., vivd color on bright paper

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT PERF 10 WASHINGTON-FRANKLIN ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER.

The 30c Perf 10 Unwatermarked, Scott 476A, has no trace of the single-line watermark. Although one or two stamps from the discovery sheets have been found with "ghost" watermarks, the Scott Catalogue and the Philatelic Foundation continue to recognize Scott 476A.

With 1984 P.F. certificate identifying the position from the original sheet

4,750
3,250
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676
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 676, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)50c Light Violet (477). Mint N.H. with selvage at left (lightly hinged in selvage only), brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1916 50-CENT PERF 10 FRANKLIN ISSUE ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

This 50c issue was only available in post office stocks for a very short period of time, because it was released only three weeks prior to the beginning of the new Perf 11 series.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $7,000.00). Only two stamps have been graded higher (both at 98)

2,000
4,750
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677
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 677, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Mint N.H., extra wide and well-proportioned margins, bright and crisp, Very Fine and choice

1,450
800
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678
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 678, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, almost mathematically balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 $2.00 MADISON PERF 10, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00). Only one example of this issue has been graded higher

475
1,700
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679
nh
Sale 1062, Lot 679, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

375
600
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