Sale 1111 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
426
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Sale 1111, Lot 426, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)1913-15 Issues, Plate Blocks (424/437). Nine plate blocks of six, including Nos. 424 (two wide top, one Mint N.H.), 424-425 blocks of 10 with "COIL STAMPS", 426 (wide top), 428 (narrow top, barely hinged), 429 (Mint N.H. side), 437 (bottom), Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

3,100
800
427
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Sale 1111, Lot 427, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)1c-12c 1913-15 Issues (424-429, 431, 434-435). Mint N.H., rich colors, selected by the owner for superior eye appeal, fresh and Extremely Fine, six with certificates including four graded XF 90

495
550
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428
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Sale 1111, Lot 428, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)3c Deep Violet (426). "Pink Back" variety, Mint N.H., wide and exceptionally well-balanced margins, vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $950.00)

32
1,300
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429
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Sale 1111, Lot 429, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide margins, lovely rich color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,900.00), only three grade higher

75
1,400
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430
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Sale 1111, Lot 430, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)4c Brown (427). Top plate no. 6010 block of six, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps lightly hinged, deep rich color, wide margins and choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Killien, with 2000 P.F. certificate

475
300
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431
 
Sale 1111, Lot 431, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)4c Brown (427). Perfectly centered, warm shade on bright paper, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $325.00 as 98), only two have graded higher and none share this desirable grade, this is the highest grade we have offered thus far in one of our auctions

1
1,200
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432
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Sale 1111, Lot 432, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H. top plate no. 7235 block of six, rich color on post-office fresh paper, Very Fine and choice

650
275
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433
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Sale 1111, Lot 433, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., brilliant color, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 429, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $2,250.00 as 98). Only two have graded higher (at 100) and only one other shares this desirable grade.

105
1,900
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434
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Sale 1111, Lot 434, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., wide and wonderfully balanced margins, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

105
425
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435
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Sale 1111, Lot 435, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)6c Red Orange (429). Wide top imprint, star and plate no. 5430 block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., top center stamp lightly hinged, vivid color on bright paper, Very Fine, exceptional quality, with 2015 P.F. certificate

425
225
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436
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Sale 1111, Lot 436, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)7c Black (430). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 6932 selvage,, bright shade on crisp paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. (XF 90) and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

200
325
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437
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Sale 1111, Lot 437, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)7c Black (430). Mint N.H., deep shade, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

200
350
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438
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Sale 1111, Lot 438, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)7c Black (430). Top plate no. 6916 block of six, intense shade and impression, Fine-Very Fine, ex Hall

1,000
325
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439
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Sale 1111, Lot 439, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)9c Salmon Red (432). Mint N.H., vibrant color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $250.00)

105
190
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440
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Sale 1111, Lot 440, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)9c Salmon Red (432). Bottom plate no. 6905 block of six, h.r. on top center stamp, well-centered with wide margins, Fine-Very Fine, ex Cleland

725
300
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441
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Sale 1111, Lot 441, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)10c Orange Yellow (433). Mint N.H., excellent centering, wide margins, brilliant color, tiny natural inclusion, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $750.00 as 95 and $2,450.00 as 98)

105
500
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442
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Sale 1111, Lot 442, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)10c Orange Yellow (433). Mint N.H., wide margins and exceptional centering, vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

105
600
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443
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Sale 1111, Lot 443, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)10c Orange Yellow (433). Mint N.H., vivid color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

105
550
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444
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Sale 1111, Lot 444, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)10c Orange Yellow (433). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 7205 block of six, brilliant color, natural gum crease thru bottom center and left stamps, Very Fine

1,400
275
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445
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Sale 1111, Lot 445, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)11c Dark Green (434, 473). Plate blocks of both, first Mint N.H. top plate block of eight, second bottom plate block of six, not hinged but pencil notations on gum so counted as hinged, Fine-Very Fine

945
300
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446
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Sale 1111, Lot 446, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H., marvelously well-centered, lovely fresh color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 15-CENT GRAY SCOTT 437, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,250.00). Only two example has been graded higher (both 98J)

280
0
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447
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Sale 1111, Lot 447, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H., pretty shade, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

280
450
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448
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Sale 1111, Lot 448, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)15c Gray (437). Barest trace of hinging, with plate no. 6819 top selvage, essentially perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1988 and 1996 P.F. certificates as Mint N.H., with 2009 P.F. certificate as hinged (XF-Superb 95)

125
325
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449
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Sale 1111, Lot 449, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., choice centering, marvelously bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,600.00)

430
1,700
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450
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Sale 1111, Lot 450, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., balanced margins with bright pastel color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $900.00)

460
850
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451
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Sale 1111, Lot 451, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, detailed impression showing every nuance of the design, intense fiery color on bright post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BREATHTAKING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 30-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $8,250.00). This is one of only two examples to achieve this grade, with none higher.

500
6,250
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452
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Sale 1111, Lot 452, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, extra wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Killien, with 1984 and 1996 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,050.00)

500
1,300
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453
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Sale 1111, Lot 453, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., wide margins, intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,050.00)

500
650
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454
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Sale 1111, Lot 454, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)30c Orange Red (439). Outstanding centering with wide margins, blazing color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Merlin, with 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00), this would probably be OGh if graded today

220
425
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455
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Sale 1111, Lot 455, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)50c Violet (440). With plate no. 7042 selvage at left, choice centering and margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with copy of 1991 P.F. certificate for a block, with 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

475
500
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456
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Sale 1111, Lot 456, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., particularly well-centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 2000 and 2006 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,000.00)

1,050
1,500
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