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Sale 1079 — The George A. Schwenk Collection of Newspapers & Periodicals

Sale Date — Thursday, 18 September, 2014

Category — 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2214
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2214, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125), 1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125)1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125). $10.00-$100.00 Mint N.H., others original gum, few h.r., rich colors, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine set, top three denominations with certificates ($20.00 VF-XF 85, $50.00 VF 80, $100.00 XF 90)

692
600
2215
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2215, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125), 1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125)1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125). Top or bottom imprint and arrow blocks of four, many stamps Mint N.H. incl. 10c block and two stamps each of the other blocks, guide lines present on each, vibrant colors throughout, $50.00 top pair separated vertically, few others with minor separations, Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as hinged and Mint N.H. singles, with no premium for positions

2,608
1,300
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2216
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2216, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125), 1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125)1c-$100.00 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125). 25 imprint and plate no. strips of three with guidelines, incl. Four 1c, two 2c, two 5c, two 10c, 25c, two 50c, two $2.00, two $5.00, two $10.00, two $20.00, two $50.00 and two $100.00, most with two are matched top and bottom positions, some stamps Mint N.H., bright colors, couple small flaws to be expected, Fine-Very Fine and desirable group, Scott Catalogue does not even list imprint and plate no. strips or blocks

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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2217
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2217, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)$5.00 Dark Blue, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR121), $5.00 Dark Blue, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR121)$5.00 Dark Blue, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR121). Mint N.H. block of four, intense color and impression on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a gorgeous block, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

400
200
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2218
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2218, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)$10.00 Green, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR122), $10.00 Green, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR122)$10.00 Green, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR122). Mint N.H. bottom arrow, imprint and plate no. 138 block of ten, wonderfully fresh and crisp, Fine-Very Fine, beautiful position multiple, Scott Retail as ten Mint N.H. singles

1,050
800
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2219
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2219, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)$20.00 Slate, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR123), $20.00 Slate, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR123)$20.00 Slate, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR123). Mint N.H. left imprint and plate no. 139 block of six, lovely impression, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged plate block

800
500
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2220
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2220, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR124), $50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR124)$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR124). Mint N.H. right imprint and plate no. 135 block of six, fresh and attractively centered, small selvage perf separations, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged plate block

1,250
700
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2221
ogbl
Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2221, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125), $100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125). Left imprint and plate no. 140 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine plate block

1,150
550
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2222
 
Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2222, 1895-97 Watermarked Issue Unused (Scott PR114-PR125)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125), $100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125). Light target cancel at bottom right, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE $100.00 1895 WATERMARKED NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICALS ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,950.00 as 95, unpriced as 98). Only one has graded higher (at 98J) and one other shares this grade.

240
750
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