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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 July, 2014

Category — 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
253
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 253, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Bottom plate no. 6916 block of six, h.r., bright paper, Fine

1,200
450
254
ogbl
1c Green, 2c Carmine, Imperforate (408-409). Collection of plate no. and letter "A" blocks of six, 1c incl. approximately 25 plus a few used plate no. strips of three and one used plate block, about half Mint N.H., 2c approximately 29 plate blocks, about half Mint N.H., no duplication in plate nos., Very Fine group, Scott Retail more than $5,000.00

E. 750-1,000
500
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255
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 255, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)8c Pale Olive Green (414), 8c Pale Olive Green (414)8c Pale Olive Green (414). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 5722 and letter "A" block of six, rich color on bright paper, couple minor perf separations at top, Fine-Very Fine

800
400
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256
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 256, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)10c-15c 1912-14 Issue (416-418), 10c-15c 1912-14 Issue (416-418)10c-15c 1912-14 Issue (416-418). Plate blocks of six, 10c and 15c imprint and plate no. bottom blocks, 12c plate no. side block, rich colors, 15c one stamp with gum crease, Fine-Very Fine

1,800
750
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257
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 257, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)15c Gray (418), 15c Gray (418)15c Gray (418). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $425.00 as 98), none have graded higher and only one other shares this grade

85
300
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258
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 258, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)15c Gray (418), 15c Gray (418)15c Gray (418). Mint N.H. left plate no. and letter "A" block of six, bright shade, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,550
600
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259
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 259, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)20c Ultramarine (419), 20c Ultramarine (419)20c Ultramarine (419). Barest trace of hinging, rich color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Puliafito, with 2000 P.F. certificate

190
250
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260
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 260, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H. right plate no. 6911 block of six, brilliant color, bottom right stamp minor gum skip, Fine-Very Fine

2,400
850
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261
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 261, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Barest trace of hinging (if at all), well-centered with wide margins, deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

350
450
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262
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 262, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H. top plate no. 7236 block of six, gorgeous color, right block with extra wide margins, Fine-Very Fine

650
550
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263
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 263, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H. wide top imprint, plate no. 5423 and star block of six, brilliant color, Very Fine

725
550
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264
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 264, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Mint N.H. left plate no. 6919 block of six, deep charcoal shade and sharp impression, Fine and surprisingly elusive, we have offered no other Mint N.H. plate blocks since 2003

1,650
700
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265
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 265, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)9c Salmon Red (432), 9c Salmon Red (432)9c Salmon Red (432). Bottom plate no. 6905 block of six, h.r. on top center stamp, well-centered with wide margins, Fine-Very Fine

725
400
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266
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 266, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)10c Orange Yellow (433), 10c Orange Yellow (433)10c Orange Yellow (433). Top plate no. 5847 and letter "A" block of six, two narrow h.r., outstanding centering, Very Fine

950
400
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267
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 267, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)10c-12c 1913-15 Issue (433, 435, 435a), 10c-12c 1913-15 Issue (433, 435, 435a)10c-12c 1913-15 Issue (433, 435, 435a). Bottom plate no. blocks of six, No. 435a with pinkish cast, Fine-Very Fine

1,525
500
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268
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 268, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 5771 and letter "A" block of six, bright color, light natural gum bend, Fine, we have not offered another in Mint N.H. condition since 2004

2,100
375
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269
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 269, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Bottom plate no. 5850 and letter "A" block of six, top center stamps hinged and pencil notation on bottom right stamp, otherwise Mint N.H., nice centering and margins, Very Fine

1,225
800
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270
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 270, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Right plate no. 6809 block of six, h.r. at top, well-centered, Very Fine

1,125
275
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271
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 271, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6926 block of six with wide selvage, bright color, top row well-centered, bottom row perfs just touched at top, bright and fresh

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 20-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE WITH WIDE TOP SELVAGE.

We have not offered another Mint N.H. top plate block since our 2008 Rarities sale

5,500
4,500
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272
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 272, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)30c Orange Red (439), 30c Orange Red (439)30c Orange Red (439). Left plate no. 6899 block of six, Mint N.H. but with fingerprint on gum of one, vivid color

FINE AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT 1914 ISSUE.

In addition to the block offered here, Power Search contains only five other plate blocks of Scott 439, including one in Mint N.H. condition.

Scott Retail as hinged

4,000
2,500
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273
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 273, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Pair, right stamp Mint N.H., left stamp barely hinged, rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful pair, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $450.00 with no premium for the one Mint N.H. stamp), Scott Retail as singles

430
675
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274
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 274, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous pair, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $400.00)

42
300
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275
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 275, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Rich shade, wide balanced margins, oval registry cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful used coil single, ex Tahoe

30
60
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276
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 276, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Joint line pair without the crease in the middle but with light vertical crease in right stamp, ample margins, Very Fine appearance

775
250
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277
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 277, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H., beautiful centering and margins, Very Fine and choice

275
250
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278
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 278, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Intense color and strong impression on bright paper, unusually wide margins, bold cancel, fresh and Very Fine, ex Twigg-Smith

140
120
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279
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 279, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Left plate no. 7265 block of six, three stamps Mint N.H., three with h.r., beautiful centering, thin spot in selvage at top left, still Extremely Fine

1,500
800
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