Sale 1111 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 27-29 October, 2015

Category — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
400
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Sale 1111, Lot 400, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1912-14 Issues, Plate No. Singles (405-407, 414-423). Choice group of plate no. singles, mostly Mint N.H. with approximately four hinged (including No. 423), each on a separate stock card and all but two with a recent certificate, eight are top plate no. positions including the key three values (Nos. 421-423), several are P.S.E. or P.F. graded including Nos. 405 (NH 90), 414 (OGph 95), 415 (NH 85), 416 (NH 90), 418 (NH 80), 422 (NH 70), overall Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a wonderful high quality group ideal for display on an album page, Scott Retail without regard to the positions or the better than VF 80 grades

2,917
1,400
401
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Sale 1111, Lot 401, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., exceedingly wide margins, intense impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $350.00 as 90, $1,000.00 as 95)

160
375
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402
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Sale 1111, Lot 402, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407). Mint N.H. with plate no. 6903 wide selvage at top, intense shade, well centered, Extremely Fine, with 2002 (for block) and 2012 P.F. certificates (XF 90 XQ), the "XQ" denotes extraordinary quality

160
225
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403
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Sale 1111, Lot 403, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

160
250
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404
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Sale 1111, Lot 404, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $350.00)

160
250
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405
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Sale 1111, Lot 405, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407). Bottom plate no. 6916 block of six, h.r. on middle pair, bright paper, Fine, ex Cleland

1,200
0
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406
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Sale 1111, Lot 406, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line pair, marvelous centering, beautiful rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Vineyard", with 1990 P.S.E., 2003 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,650.00), only one line pair has been graded higher and three share this grade

260
1,900
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407
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Sale 1111, Lot 407, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wide and well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $400.00)

260
325
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408
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Sale 1111, Lot 408, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line pair, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1979 P.F. and 2000 P.S.E. certificates

260
150
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409
 
Sale 1111, Lot 409, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Choice centering, deep intense color, wavy line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $275.00), only four grade higher

25
130
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410
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Sale 1111, Lot 410, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)8c Pale Olive Green (414). Mint N.H., flawlessly centered, gorgeous color, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding quality stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,750.00)

100
1,200
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411
ogbl
Sale 1111, Lot 411, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)10c-15c 1912-14 Issue (416-418). Plate blocks of six, 10c and two 15c are imprint and plate no. bottom blocks, 12c plate no. side block (hinged only in ungummed selvage), rich colors, one 15c block with a single stamp with gum crease, Fine-Very Fine

2,525
700
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412
og
Sale 1111, Lot 412, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)10c Orange Yellow (416). Barest trace of hinging, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, radiant color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Merlin, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (OG, Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above grade of 98, SMQ $225.00 as 98), no other examples in any condition have been graded higher

42
425
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413
ogbl
Sale 1111, Lot 413, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)10c Orange Yellow (416). Wide top imprint, plate no. 5751 and letter "A" block of six, barest trace of hinging, vivid color, Very Fine

500
225
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414
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Sale 1111, Lot 414, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)15c Gray (418). Mint N.H., near perfect centering, wide margins, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, a highly desirable stamp in this quality, with 2001 P.F. and 2002 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,250.00)

190
1,600
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415
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Sale 1111, Lot 415, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., uncharacteristically wide margins, brilliant color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,550.00 as 95, $4,750.00 as 98)

400
1,000
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416
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Sale 1111, Lot 416, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

400
650
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417
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Sale 1111, Lot 417, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $450.00), we are surprised this did not receive a Jumbo designation

250
425
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418
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Sale 1111, Lot 418, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H. right plate no. 6917 bock of six, brilliant color, choice centering throughout

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE. RARE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION.

This is a scarce plate block in any grade. It is extremely rare in this superb Mint N.H. condition.

2,400
750
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419
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Sale 1111, Lot 419, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H. right plate no. 6899 block of six, top left stamp few small gum skips, vivid color, Fine

2,400
450
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420
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Sale 1111, Lot 420, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, ex "Golden Oak", with 2005 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,650.00)

775
1,600
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421
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Sale 1111, Lot 421, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H., pretty shade, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1993 and 2015 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

500
900
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422
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Sale 1111, Lot 422, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421). H.r, essentially perfect centering, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $875.00)

350
425
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423
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Sale 1111, Lot 423, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with wide top part imprint, plate no. 5749 and letter "A" selvage, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the positions

1,000
550
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424
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Sale 1111, Lot 424, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Barest trace of hinging (if at all), plate no. 5782 at bottom, intense shade on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

475
425
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425
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Sale 1111, Lot 425, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Lightly hinged, choice centering, intense shade on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

475
325
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