Sale 1107 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 July, 2015

Category — Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
770
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 770, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (538a). Mint N.H. pane of 170 containing 83 pairs of the variety plus a plate block at top, radiant color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED INTACT PANE OF 170 OF SCOTT 538a, THE 1919 ONE-CENT WHICH WAS SUPPOSED TO BE PERFORATED 11 BY 10.

During World War I, leftovers at the end of each rotary press coil roll had been accumulating. They were perforated 10 in one direction on the rotary press perforator, but were too short to be used for coil rolls (issued in rolls of 500 or 1,000). In an effort to save waste, they were later perforated 11 in the horizontal direction using the wheel-type perforator normally used for flat-plate printings, giving us Scott Nos. 538, 539 and 540. The imperforate horizontally sheets (Scott Nos. 538a and 540a) were acquired by by Edward C. Worden, who sold them through J.M. Bartels in 1922.

Scott Retail as plate block and 83 pairs

11,750
3,250
771
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 771, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (540a). Mint N.H. pane of 170 containing 83 pairs and a plate block of four with star at upper left, deep rich color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE INTACT PANE OF 170 OF THE 2-CENT TYPE III COIL WASTE, SCOTT 540a, WHICH WAS SUPPOSED TO BE PERFORATED 11 BY 10.

During World War I, leftovers at the end of each rotary press coil roll had been accumulating. They were perforated 10 in one direction on the rotary press perforator, but were too short to be used for coil rolls (issued in rolls of 500 or 1,000). In an effort to save waste, they were later perforated 11 in the horizontal direction using the wheel-type perforator normally used for flat-plate printings, giving us Scott Nos. 538, 539 and 540. The imperforate horizontally sheets (Scott Nos. 538a and 540a) were acquired by by Edward C. Worden, who sold them through J.M. Bartels in 1922.

Scott Retail as plate block and 83 pairs

11,975
3,000
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772
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 772, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.14c Blue (565). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 17465 at right and bottom, natural s.e. at left and top, natural gum bends, Fine with a few Very Fine

1,184
450
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773
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 773, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.5c Blue, Perf 10 (586). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 19088 at upper right, radiant color, few perf separations, few vertical gum ridges, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles and plate block

4,025
0
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774
nhbl
2c Harding, Imperforate (611). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate nos. 15027 at left and top, minor wrinkling in a few spots in sheet margin, Very Fine and choice, this pane is a rare opportunity to create several Gem 100 Jumbos, Scott Retail as singles and plate blocks

936
450
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775
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 775, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.2c Harding, Rotary, Perf 10 (612). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 14995 at upper left, intense shade, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles and plate block

3,620
0
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776
ogbl
Sale 1107, Lot 776, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.1c-5c Huguenot-Walloon (614-616). Complete panes of 50, 1c and 5c Mint N.H., one stamp and three spots in selvage h.r. on 2c, 2c signed in top selvage by 3rd Asst. PM Glover and PMG Harry S. New, Fine-Very Fine

2,400
850
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777
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 777, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.1c-5c Lexington-Concord (617-619). Mint N.H. panes of 50, each from the top right pane of the sheet with plate nos. at top and right and natural s.e. with part arrows at bottom right and top left, radiant colors, 2c few light natural gum bends of little consequence, fresh and Very Fine set of panes, the 5c is especially choice

2,501
900
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778
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 778, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.2c, 5c Norse-American (620-621). Mint N.H. panes of 100, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate block and singles

3,463
1,400
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779
ogbl
2c, 5c Norse-American (620-621). Panes of 100, 2c Mint N.H., 5c few h.r. in selvage where few perf separations sensibly reinforced, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate block and singles

3,163
600
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780
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 780, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.17c Black (623). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 18027 at bottom and right, natural s.e. at left and top, intense shade, few nicely centered towards left middle section, fifth row has some natural gum skips, Fine-Very Fine

2,460
600
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781
nhbl
2c, 5c Hawaii Ovpt. (647-648). Mint N.H. panes of 100, exceptionally well-centered, vast majority Very Fine or better

3,410
750
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782
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 782, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.13c-30c 1931 Issue (694-696, 698-700). Mint N.H. panes of 100, 13c with "17" control no. handstamp in margin, 25c one stamp with thin, minor spots of missing narrow selvage on 13c, 14c few minor perf separations, Fine-Very Fine, the 30c is Fine throughout

6,672
750
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783
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 783, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.50c Lilac (701). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 20554 at lower left, vibrant color on bright paper, far better centering and overall condition than normally seen

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PANE OF 100 OF THE 1921 50-CENT ROTARY PRESS ISSUE.

Scott Retail as singles and plate block

5,280
0
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784
nhbl
2c Yorktown (703). Approximately 147 panes of 50, most are Mint N.H., very possibly all different plate number combinations, there are also some that appear to have been printed in the Lake shade, top selvages on most creased, 47 housed in second volume causing some faults, mixed centering, Very Good-Very Fine, an impressive holding

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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785
nhbl
-1/2c-1-1/2c 1938 Presidential (803-805). Massive accumulation of sheets, for -1/2c appears to be seven virtually complete pads of 100 panes (one still has part of Treasury label) plus maybe 25 more, 1c appears to be four complete or nearly complete pads of 100 panes (one without staple) plus perhaps another 100 or so loose, 1-1/2c approximately 30 panes, few trivial imperfections, Fine-Very Fine, we are sure that close examination of this many panes would yield some high-grade singles, Scott Retail in excess of $30,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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786
nhbl
-1/2c-50c 1938 Presidential (803-831). Mint N.H. panes of 100, few with more than one incl. 14c (2), 17c (2) and 16c (3), few minor imperfections, Fine-Very Fine, careful examination may yield some nice Gems, few sheets with precancels not counted, spreadsheet with catalogue value/quantity accompanies

4,552
2,600
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787
nhbl
5c Overrun Country, Yugoslavia Flag Reverse Printed (917a). Mint N.H. pane of 50, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

2,000
200
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788
nhbl
32c Civil War Se-Tenant Pane of 20, Imperforate (2975w). Mint N.H. with plate no. S1111, pos. 2 from the sheet of nine panes, Extremely Fine

1,000
475
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789
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 789, Complete Sheets and Panes, Cont.16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Complete Mint N.H. pane of 100, deep rich color, choice centering throughout

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A PARTICULARLY CHOICE COMPLETE PANE OF 100 OF THE 16-CENT 1918 AIR POST.

Scott Retail with Mint N.H. premium

13,570
9,000
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790
nhbl
50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Complete Mint N.H. pane of 50 with plate no. at bottom and selvage at right, bright color, usual light natural gum skips and bends, top right stamp small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine

4,385
1,800
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791
nhbl
Air Post Panes. Massive accumulation in two overstuffed binders, several better incl. Nos. C7 (4), C8 (4), C9 (3), C10 (2), C12 (2), C20 (6), C21 (2), C22 (5), C24 (5), C29 (6), C30 (3), C31, C46 (4), CE1 (3), many others, few small faults to be expected, the more modern issues not counted, Fine-Very Fine and impressive group, Scott Retail for the better panes approximately $24,266.00, spreadsheet accompanies

E. 4,000-5,000
5,250
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792
ogbl
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier Reprint (LO5). Sheet of 100 with full imprint at bottom, without gum as issued, few vertical creases not obvious from the front, bottom right stamp thin spot, Very Fine appearance, ex Chapin, with 1973 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as blocks of four -- the plate block of eight is listed but unpriced in Scott

3,125
1,700
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793
ogbl
Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L16). Sheet of 100, top two rows in tête-bêche formation, original gum, few h.r., some gum wrinkles, Very Fine and attractive sheet

1,200
375
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