Sale 1092 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 February, 2015

Category — 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1279
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Sale 1092, Lot 1279, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)1c-50c 1908-09 Issue (331-341). Mint N.H. through the 15c, 50c with perhaps the barest trace of hinging and counted as such, bright colors, nice margins and centering, 6c with light pencil notation on gum, Very Fine with a couple Extremely Fine, 15c with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,274
1,100
1280
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Sale 1092, Lot 1280, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)1c-50c 1908-09 Issue (331-335, 337-341). 2c and 15c Mint N.H., rich colors, wide margins, Very Fine and desirable group

738
475
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1281
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Sale 1092, Lot 1281, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Mint N.H., extra wide margins, crisp impression, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,500
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1282
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1c-5c 1908-09 Issue, Imperforate (343-347). Mint N.H. blocks of four, large margins, rich colors, 5c with horizontal guideline, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

506
250
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1283
 
Sale 1092, Lot 1283, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Guide line pair, bright color, light strike of boxed cancel, small natural inclusions not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine-Very Fine, according to Johl (Vol. 1, page 153), this coil was issued approximately eighteen months after the horizontal coil Scott 354 and was only in use for a short period of time, our census of used guide line pairs records only seven, plus one contained in a strip of four, five of the eight were used in Benton Harbor Mich., Census No. 350-CAN-LP-04, with 1994 P.F. certificate

4,000
1,300
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1284
 
Sale 1092, Lot 1284, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Pair with 3mm spacing, neat strikes of Baltimore Md. registry oval cancels, expertly rejoined, right stamp pulled corner perf at bottom right, left stamp tiny repair at bottom right corner, still Extremely Fine appearance, scarce in used condition with such choice centering, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as pair

600
180
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1285
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Sale 1092, Lot 1285, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, ex North Fork, with 1999 P.F. certificate

400
600
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1286
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Sale 1092, Lot 1286, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)5c Blue, Coil (355). Pair with horizontal guide line at top, minor h.r., gorgeous color and centering, Extremely Fine

500
375
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1287
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Sale 1092, Lot 1287, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Bluish (357-358). Mint N.H., rich colors on deeply blued paper, Very Fine

350
200
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1288°
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Sale 1092, Lot 1288, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 4861 block of six, intense shade on deeply blued paper, tiny natural inclusion top center stamp (a frequent attribute of genuine Bluish paper stamps), fresh and Very Fine, a rare wide top Mint N.H. plate block of this issue, this is only the third example we have offered since 1999, with 2013 P.F. (copy) and P.S.E. certificates

1,800
0
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1289
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Sale 1092, Lot 1289, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)3c-15c Bluish Paper Issue (359, 362, 364, 366). Four of the eight best values, incl. 3c, 6c, 10c and 15c, perfs close on one or two sides of each, Fine lot, seldom offered group

5,900
2,500
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1290
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Sale 1092, Lot 1290, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Mint N.H., particularly wide margins at top and bottom, well-centered, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1970 and 1985 P.F. certificates

3,000
0
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1291
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2c 1909 Commemoratives (368, 371, 373). Seven imprint and plate no. blocks of six, incl. Nos. 368 (3), 371, 373 (3), one of each Mint N.H., large margins, Very Fine

1,995
500
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1292
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Sale 1092, Lot 1292, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H., balanced margins, deep rich color, reperfed at right, Extremely Fine appearance

320
80
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1293
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2c Alaska-Yukon (370). Mint N.H. complete pane of 70 with imprint and plate no. 5235 at top and right, half-arrow natural s.e. at bottom and left, fresh and bright, Fine-Very Fine with quite a few in the latter category, Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. plate blocks and 58 singles

1,568
550
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1294
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Sale 1092, Lot 1294, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)1c-15c 1910-11 Issue (374-377, 379-382). Mint N.H. set less the 5c, well-centered throughout, bright and fresh, 4c with pencil notation on gum, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, 15c with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,215
600
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1295
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Sale 1092, Lot 1295, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)5c Blue (378). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and mathematically perfect centering, wonderful depth of color on bright white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THE PERFECT 5-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK SCOTT 378. THIS ASTONISHING STAMP HAS RECEIVED THE ULTIMATE GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO FROM P.S.E.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade above 98, SMQ $1,450.00 as 98). This is the highest grade possible and it is shared by no others.

70
3,500
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1296
 
Sale 1092, Lot 1296, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)2c Carmine, Coil (386). Mint N.H., wide beautifully balanced margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 1991 and 2003 P.F. certificates

280
0
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1297
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Sale 1092, Lot 1297, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)1c Green, Coil (392). Mint N.H. pair, rich color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $325.00)

140
250
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1298
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Sale 1092, Lot 1298, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Mint N.H., huge Jumbo margins and almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1988 P.F. certificate

135
650
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1299
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Sale 1092, Lot 1299, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H., wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

135
600
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1300
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Sale 1092, Lot 1300, 1908-13 Washington-Franklin, 1909 Commemorative Issues (Scott 331-396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H., wide margins and precise centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

135
425
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