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Sale 1120 — Outstanding United States Stamps

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

Category — Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1583
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1583, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)1c Yosemite, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (740a), 1c Yosemite, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (740a)1c Yosemite, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (740a). Mint N.H., well-centered and wide margins, bright fresh color and post-office fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES KNOWN OF THE ONE-CENT YOSEMITE IMPERFORATE BETWEEN ERROR.

Datz states sixteen pairs or strips of three are recorded. With 2002 P.F. certificate

3,250
5,750
1584
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1584, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)1c Yosemite, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (740a), 1c Yosemite, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (740a)1c Yosemite, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (740a). Bottom margin block of four, small h.r., rich color, Pos. 31-32/41-42 and "S.A." (Spencer Anderson) lightly noted in pencil on gum, natural s.e. at left

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE MULTIPLE OF THE ONE-CENT IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY PARKS ISSUE.

Datz states sixteen pairs or strips of three known. With 1994 P.F. certificate (small part of margin cut off since then for aesthetic purposes). Scott Retail as two pairs

3,500
1,200
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1585
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1585, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)2c Grand Canyon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (741a), 2c Grand Canyon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (741a)2c Grand Canyon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (741a). Mint N.H., far better centering than typically seen, bright color on fresh white paper, Extremely Fine, certainly one of the finest pairs known, only 2-3 panes recorded, ex Floyd, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,600
600
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1586
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1586, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)2c Grand Canyon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (741a), 2c Grand Canyon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (741a)2c Grand Canyon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (741a). H.r., wide margins, fresh color, tiny thin not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, only 2-3 panes were discovered, with 1969 P.F. certificate

900
550
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1587
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1587, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)2c Grand Canyon, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (741b var), 2c Grand Canyon, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (741b var)2c Grand Canyon, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (741b var). Vertical pair with selvage at left, imperforate between selvage and stamp, lightly hinged, natural diagonal gum crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, signed by Koslow and with "HH" backstamp, with 1968 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as Scott-listed pair $1,000.00

E. 300-400
160
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1588
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1588, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)3c Mt. Ranier, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (742a), 3c Mt. Ranier, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (742a)3c Mt. Ranier, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (742a). Mint N.H. with bottom sheet margin and part arrow, natural s.e. at left, wide margins, fresh color, light natural gum bend and tiny gum skip not mentioned on accompany certificate, Very Fine and choice, only one pane discovered, with 1969 P.F. certificate

1,850
500
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1589
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1589, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)3c Mt. Ranier, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (742a), 3c Mt. Ranier, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (742a)3c Mt. Ranier, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (742a). Mint N.H. with selvage at right, deep rich color, wide margins, certificate mentions light vertical crease which we feel is a natural gum bend, Very Fine, only one pane discovered, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,850
700
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1590
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1590, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)4c Mesa Verde, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (743a), 4c Mesa Verde, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (743a)4c Mesa Verde, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (743a). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, without the brown Post Office paper on reverse, well-centered with wide margins, deep rich color, typical natural gum crease

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT MESA VERDE IMPERFORATE BETWEEN ERROR. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES KNOWN.

Only 15 pairs have been recorded, and 6-9 have the Post Office paper adherence. Ex Liberman. With 1978 P.F. certificate

8,000
3,750
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1591
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1591, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)4c Mesa Verde, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (743a), 4c Mesa Verde, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (743a)4c Mesa Verde, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (743a). Original gum with brown Post Office paper affixed to back prior to perforating, impressively well-centered, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT MESA VERDE IMPERFORATE BETWEEN ERROR.

Datz states 6-9 of the 15 known examples have this post office paper adherence. With 1976, 1982 and 2006 P.F. certificates

3,500
950
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1592
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1592, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)5c Yellowstone, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (744a), 5c Yellowstone, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (744a)5c Yellowstone, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (744a). Mint N.H. with sheet margin at left, well-centered with wide margins, fresh color on pristine white paper

EXTREMLEY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES KNOWN OF THE 5-CENT YELLOWSTONE IMPERFORATE BETWEEN ERROR.

Datz states 50 pairs are known. With 2000 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates

4,000
3,250
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1593
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1593, Modern Errors (National Parks Issue, Scott 740a-746a)7c Acadia, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (746a), 7c Acadia, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (746a)7c Acadia, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (746a). Mint N.H., well-centered with wide margins, intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2016 P.F. certificate

2,000
800
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