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Sale 1093 — The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post

Sale Date — Monday-Tuesday, 23-24 February, 2015

Category — 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
317
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Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 317, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442). Mint N.H. guide line pair, radiant color, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

130
250
318
og
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 318, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)1c Green, Coil (443), 1c Green, Coil (443)1c Green, Coil (443). Guide line pair, wide balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00)

155
325
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319
c
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 319, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)1c Green, Coil (443), 1c Green, Coil (443)1c Green, Coil (443). Guide line pair, intense shade and impression, tied by "Newcastle Pa. Mar. 12-15 6-PM" machine cancel on Covel Manufacturing Co. (Filstrup) cover to Benton Harbor Mich., receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce use of a guide line pair on cover

E. 300-400
325
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320
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 320, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Wide margins and essentially perfect centering, vibrant color, light wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Kirke, with 2011 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $600.00), only two have graded higher (at 100)

35
450
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321
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 321, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Guide line pair, exceptional centering, bright color, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,150.00), only one used line pair has been graded higher (at 95) and only one other shares this grade

200
850
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322
og
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 322, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Lightly hinged, deep rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

210
400
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323
nh
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 323, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color on fresh paper, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.

With 1977 and 1998 P.F. certificates. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,000.00)

2,600
0
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324
og
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 324, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, nicely centered, rich color, left slight gum disturbance from hinge removal, Very Fine, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate as "original gum"

1,200
700
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325
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 325, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Beautifully balanced margins, intense shade, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

250
450
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326
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 326, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, intense color and detailed impression, wide margins, neat strike of "Benton Harbor Mich. Apr. 11" duplex cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1988 and 2002 P.F. certificates

750
500
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327
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 327, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Paste up pair with plate no. 6044 underneath tab, intense shade, very light cancel, Fine and scarce, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as normal used pair

750
650
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328
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 328, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, rich color, wide margins, duplex cancel, Very Fine and rare, the 3c stamps were used primarily for special mailings such as samples and pamphlets and so relatively few used examples were saved -- particularly line pairs, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $2,950.00)

2,750
1,500
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329
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 329, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line strip of four, well-centered, deep rich color, duplex cancel

FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE USED GUIDE LINE STRIP OF FOUR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED PERF 10 HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 445.

With 2000 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as line pair and two singles

3,250
1,800
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330
nh
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 330, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H., deep rich color on fresh paper, mathematically perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PERFECT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 4-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED COIL, SCOTT 446 -- GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, $2,400.00.00 as 98). No other single has achieved this grade (two pairs have graded 100J)

280
8,000
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331
nh
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 331, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Mint N.H. pair, Jumbo margins and choice centering, post-office fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine, ex Hoffman and Killian, with 2001 P.F. (for strip) and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,200.00 as 90, $2,400.00 as 95)

650
2,100
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332
og
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 332, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, Jumbo margins, rich color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,500.00 as 95, $2,500.00 as 98)

700
750
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333
og
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 333, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line strip of four, end stamps Mint N.H., line pair lightly hinged, lovely color, well-centered, Very Fine

1,260
650
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334
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 334, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Pair, bright and fresh, bold strikes of duplex cancels, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

425
375
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335
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 335, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, light duplex cancel, fresh color, Fine-Very Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (F 70; SMQ $850.00)

1,250
400
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336
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 336, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, beautifully balanced margins, double-oval cancels, right stamp small margin tear at bottom right, left stamp small corner crease at top left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,250
225
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337
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Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 337, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wide margins and choice centering, intense color on bright white paper, light natural gum bends, Extremely Fine, with 1986 and 2013 P.F. certificates (XF 90 XQ)

525
500
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338
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Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 338, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, deep dark color, third stamp with natural gum crease, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 A.P.S. certificate

725
200
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339
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 339, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Guide line pair, wonderfully well-centered, deep rich color, bold double-oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

950
600
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340
 
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 340, 1914 Coils (Scott 441-447)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Guide line strip of four, exceptionally intense shade, neat double-oval cancels, a few minor perf separations in right pair, left stamp tiny tears and each with light creases, Fine appearing and scarce, Power Search failed to locate another used line strip of four, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,180
160
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