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Sale 1090 — United States, Possessions and Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 17-19 December, 2014

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1497
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1497, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)1c Green, 2c Carmine (405-406), 1c Green, 2c Carmine (405-406)1c Green, 2c Carmine (405-406). Mint N.H., rich colors, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2002 P.S.E. certificates respectively

30
120
1498
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1498, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, deep shade, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate (showing top sheet selvage)

160
150
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1499
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1499, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)12c Claret Brown (417), 12c Claret Brown (417)12c Claret Brown (417). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, lovely rich color and strong impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

100
0
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1500
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1500, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)15c Gray (418), 15c Gray (418)15c Gray (418). Mint N.H., wide margins, attractive color, Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.F. certificate

190
225
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1501
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1501, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)20c Ultramarine (419), 20c Ultramarine (419)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, brilliant color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. and 1990 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $750.00)

400
650
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1502
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1502, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, wonderfully bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

250
325
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1503
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1503, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Mint N.H., wide margins, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. (for block) and 2014 P.S.E. certificates

775
700
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1504
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1504, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H., wide margins, well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate for a block, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

500
500
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1505
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1505, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)$1.00 Violet Brown (423), $1.00 Violet Brown (423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Deep intense color and impression, wide margins all around, Extremely Fine, a handsome stamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate

475
500
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1506
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1506, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H., choice centering, wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1994 P.F. certificate

75
120
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1507
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1507, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., selvage at right, choice centering, vibrant color, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

105
425
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1508
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1508, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, lovely bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.F. certificate

105
170
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1509
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1509, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Mint N.H., rich shade and crisp impression on fresh paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 1986 P.F. certificate for a block of four

200
225
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1510
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1510, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)12c Claret Brown (435), 12c Claret Brown (435)12c Claret Brown (435). Huge margins and outstanding centering, face-free cancel confined to bottom of stamp, deep rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2011 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by no others, the next highest is a 95

6
800
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1511
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1511, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)12c Copper Red (435a), 12c Copper Red (435a)12c Copper Red (435a). Gorgeous deep color in this distinct shade, choice centering with Jumbo margins, neat strike of oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example of this shade and difficult to find in this condition, with 2011 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ for normal Scott 435 shade $160.00 as 95, unpriced as 98), only two used examples of this shade are listed in the P.S.E. Population Report, the other is graded 85

7
700
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1512
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1512, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice

280
350
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1513
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1513, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., balanced margins, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

430
400
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1514
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1514, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Rich color nicely complemented by bright paper, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,100.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded in any category and the only example to achieve this grade

190
1,200
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1515
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1515, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., wide margins, exceptionally fresh, full even perforations all around, Extremely Fine, a scarce stamp in this select Mint N.H. quality, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,050
0
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1516
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1516, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, wide margins, beautiful rich color and a sharp impression

EXTREMLEY FINE GEM. AN EXCEEDINGLY HANDSOME MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.

According to Johl (p. 143) this issue was mainly used for special mailing purposes such as samples and pamphlets which were sent out in large quantities by individual mailers and resulted in limited distribution among collectors.

With 1998 and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,500.00). Only one grades higher and three others share this grade.

500
3,000
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1517
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1517, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H., flawlessly centered, wide margins, rich color, light pencil note on gum, Extremely Fine Gem, actually quite rare to find in this stellar quality

280
800
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1518
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1518, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Lightly hinged, bright color, a Fine example of this scarce stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,200
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1519
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1519, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450). Joint line pair, brilliant color, attractive margins and centering, Washington D.C. oval cancels, Very Fine, despite its modest catalogue value used line pairs of Scott 450 are extremely rare -- as rare or rarer in fact than the far more famous (and expensive) Type I issue, Scott 449, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

300
700
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1520
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1520, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H., radiant color, well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

300
300
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1521
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1521, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Brilliant color on bright paper, perfect centering with wide margins, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, astonishing quality for a used Washington-Franklin coil, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by no others

17
850
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1522
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1522, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Joint line pair, attractively centered with wide margins, vivid color, light duplex cancel, Very Fine, scarce used joint line pair, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

600
400
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1523
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1523, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Mint N.H., bright color on fresh paper, uncommonly well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

475
0
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1524
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1524, 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. pair, balanced margins, vibrant color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $700.00)

600
550
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1525
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1525, 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., bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.F. certificate

275
200
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1526
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1526, 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. group incl. five singles and horizontal strip of five, all with nice margins except pos. 5 in strip close and with small natural inclusion, pos. 1 in strip with fingerprint on gum, Very Fine group

2,850
1,500
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1527
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1527, 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. strip of five, bright color, ample to large margins, pos. 2 light gum crease, Very Fine

1,475
0
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1528
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1528, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Mint N.H., intense color and impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,450
1,200
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1529
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1529, 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). Mint N.H., selvage at left, brilliantly fresh, Very Fine

325
200
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