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Sale 1100 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday, 22 June, 2015

Category — 20th Century Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
78
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 78, 20th Century Issues2c Louisiana Purchase (324), 2c Louisiana Purchase (324)2c Louisiana Purchase (324). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 2093 block of six, brilliant color, choice margins and centering, Extremely Fine, a superb wide top plate block, with 2000 P.F. certificate

550
2,300
79
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 79, 20th Century Issues10c Louisiana Purchase (327), 10c Louisiana Purchase (327)10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint N.H., selvage at right, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of a 1991 P.F. certificate for a block of four

310
225
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80
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 80, 20th Century Issues6c Red Orange (336), 6c Red Orange (336)6c Red Orange (336). Mint N.H. except for small spot of disturbance, strong color, unusually choice centering with well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

150
750
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81
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 81, 20th Century Issues15c Pale Ultramarine (340), 15c Pale Ultramarine (340)15c Pale Ultramarine (340). Brilliant color, Jumbo margins and mathematically perfect centering, light town cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, an absolutely superb example of this issue, ex Kirke, with 2010 P.S.A.G certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo), with 2011 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $385.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade), as a 98J this is the highest grade awarded in the P.S.E. Population Report with no others equal, whether P.S.A.G. is correct in its call of 100J or P.S.E. is correct is academic, as this is quite likely the finest used example extant

6
1,200
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82
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 82, 20th Century Issues$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Mint N.H., unusually wide margins, excellent centering, rich color and a crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a very scarce stamp in this choice quality, with 1997 P.F. certificate

1,150
2,900
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83
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 83, 20th Century Issues5c Panama-Pacific (399), 5c Panama-Pacific (399)5c Panama-Pacific (399). Mint N.H., wide margins, deep color, Extremely Fine

160
225
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84
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 84, 20th Century Issues10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400), 10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400)10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400). Mint N.H., choice centering, wide margins, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. certificate

270
800
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85
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 85, 20th Century Issues10c Orange, Panama-Pacific (400A), 10c Orange, Panama-Pacific (400A)10c Orange, Panama-Pacific (400A). Mint N.H., intensely rich color, detailed impression, outstanding centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE PERF 12 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,250.00). Only three have graded higher

400
2,800
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86
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 86, 20th Century Issues10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404), 10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Lightly hinged, perfectly centered within wide margins, brilliant color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB STAMP WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2002 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Gem 100; SMQ $2,850.00). This is the highest grade P.S.E. has assigned to Scott. 404; two others share this grade

700
2,200
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87
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 87, 20th Century Issues$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H. block of 60 with imprint and plate no. A 5782 at top and bottom, centering ranges from Fine to Extremely Fine, with several choice well-centered stamps, rich color, overall Very Fine, catalogued as two plate blocks of six and 48 singles

8,760
3,750
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88
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 88, 20th Century Issues$5.00 Lake & Black (547a), $5.00 Lake & Black (547a)$5.00 Lake & Black (547a). Mint N.H., intense proof-like color and impression, outstanding centering amid wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00), only two stamps grade higher

425
1,600
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89
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 89, 20th Century Issues2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630), 2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Mint N.H., with freak perforations at bottom left from foldover, well-centered, Very Fine, printing varieties of the White Plains sheet are rarely encountered

600
400
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90
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 90, 20th Century Issues65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., well-centered and fresh, Very Fine and choice set

1,900
1,100
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91
 
Postage Due Collection. Parallel unused and used collection hinged on old album pages, appears to be complete both unused and used, from the First Issue up to No. J101 (no Special Printings), incl. No. J58 with original gum, most of the unused with original gum, mixed centering and condition, toning is a problem, high catalogue value

E. 4,000-5,000
4,500
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