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Sale 1120 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 March, 2016

Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1483
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1483, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c-11c 1913-15 Issue (424-426, 434), 1c-11c 1913-15 Issue (424-426, 434)1c-11c 1913-15 Issue (424-426, 434). Mint N.H., deep rich colors, gorgeous centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, 11c with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

97
325
1484
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1484, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green (424), 1c Green (424)1c Green (424). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, ex "Golden Oak", with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $800.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only one other shares it

5
900
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1485
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1485, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Deep Violet (426), 3c Deep Violet (426)3c Deep Violet (426). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex "Golden Oak", with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $950.00), only four have graded higher

32
750
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1486
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1486, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H. with top selvage, bright color, proof-like impression on crisp white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MOST IMPRESSIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED JUMBO OF THE 4-CENT WATERMARKED PERF 10 ISSUE -- GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

Ex Whitman. With 1995 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,750.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only two others shares this grade.

75
2,000
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1487
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1487, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, ex Whitman, with 1993 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $875.00)

75
550
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1488
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1488, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue (428), 5c Blue (428)5c Blue (428). Mint N.H. block of four, choice centering throughout, intense color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem block

300
475
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1489°
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1489, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)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 $3,000.00 as 98). Only two have graded higher (at 100) and only one other shares this desirable grade.

105
3,750
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1490
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1490, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Mint N.H. block of four, crisp impression and deep shade, top left stamp tiny perf disc indentation, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, bottom right stamp an Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

800
500
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1491
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1491, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., bright shade, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $900.00)

82
700
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1492
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1492, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, gorgeous centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

82
190
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1493
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1493, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)9c Salmon Red (432), 9c Salmon Red (432)9c Salmon Red (432). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, beautiful centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 432, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,500.00). Only two have graded higher and only two others share this grade.

105
1,500
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1494
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1494, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)12c Claret Brown (435), 12c Claret Brown (435)12c Claret Brown (435). Mint N.H., rich color on crisp paper, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Whitman, with 1997 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,400.00), only one has graded higher

60
1,400
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1495
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1495, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H., rich color on post-office fresh paper, essentially perfect centering

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

Ex Merlin. With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,250.00). Only two have graded higher (both at 98J)

280
3,000
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1496
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1496, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., vibrant color, unusually wide even margins, detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 20-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE.

Ex Whitman. With 1996 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,500.00)

430
1,900
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1497
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1497, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)30c Orange Red (439), 30c Orange Red (439)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, fiery color, proof-like impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A FABULOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 30-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE.

Ex Whitman. With 1981 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $4,250.00). Only two have graded higher (both at 98) and only three others share this grade

500
4,000
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1498°
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1498, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, deep rich color on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB UNUSED PAIR OF SCOTT 445, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100; SMQ $3,000.00). This is the only pair of Scott 445 to achieve this perfect grade (along with one line pair). There are no Mint N.H. pairs or line pairs graded 100

225
0
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1499
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1499, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Wide margins and well-centered, neat oval cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

150
250
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1500
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1500, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H. joint line strip of four, well-balanced margins, particularly bright color, proof-like impression on pristine paper, Very Fine and choice, an attractive strip, ex Floyd, with 1982 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as joint line pair and two singles

2,050
650
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1501
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1501, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Pair, exceptional centering with wide margins, brilliant color, light machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair and difficult to find in this quality, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $525.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only one other (ex Kirke)

70
600
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1502
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1502, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H., intense shade, perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $425.00), only one single has been graded higher

60
600
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1503
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1503, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair, large margins all around, rich color, lacking usual crease along guideline, Very Fine and choice

1,500
1,200
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1504
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1504, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, large balanced margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine

600
600
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1505
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1505, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, rich color, large margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $625.00)

600
450
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1506
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1506, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, bright color, Very Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

600
425
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1507
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1507, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps h.r., brilliant color, Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

900
425
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