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Sale 1140 — Outstanding United States Stamps, featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 9-11 November, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1136°
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1136, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office10c Agriculture (O5), 10c Agriculture (O5)10c Agriculture (O5). Original gum, exceptionally fresh color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $1,200.00), undergraded by 5 points in our opinion

525
0
1137
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1137, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office10c Agriculture (O5), 10c Agriculture (O5)10c Agriculture (O5). Large part original gum, bold color, extra wide margins, Very Fine and choice, an attractive Jumbo example

525
350
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1138
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1138, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office10c Agriculture (O5), 10c Agriculture (O5)10c Agriculture (O5). Original gum, slightly disturbed from hinge removal, vivid color, nicely centered, Very Fine and choice

525
225
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1139
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1139, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office12c Agriculture (O6), 12c Agriculture (O6)12c Agriculture (O6). Original gum, small h.r., bright color, tiny natural inclusion speck, Extremely Fine

450
160
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1140
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1140, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office24c Agriculture (O8), 24c Agriculture (O8)24c Agriculture (O8). Original gum, large h.r., intense shade, well-centered with balanced margins, Very Fine and choice

425
160
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1141
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1141, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office24c Agriculture (O8), 24c Agriculture (O8)24c Agriculture (O8). Block of four, original gum, h.r., vivid shade, top left stamp a particularly choice example with precise centering, slight perf separation and small tear at top of bottom right stamp, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,850
600
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1142
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1142, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office30c Agriculture (O9), 30c Agriculture (O9)30c Agriculture (O9). Original gum, vivid color on bright white paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $750.00), only two examples have graded higher

550
850
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1143
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1143, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office1c Executive (O10), 1c Executive (O10)1c Executive (O10). Original gum, vivid color, nice margins and centering, fresh and Very Fine, with 1994 and 2005 P.F. certificate

850
800
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1144
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1144, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office1c Executive (O10), 1c Executive (O10)1c Executive (O10). Original gum, selvage at right, attractively centered, lovely color and impression, Very Fine

850
250
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1145
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1145, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office2c Executive (O11), 2c Executive (O11)2c Executive (O11). Unused (no gum), particularly wide Jumbo margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 90, $350.00 as 90), only two stamps grade higher in any condition

240
425
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1146
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1146, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office3c Executive (O12), 3c Executive (O12)3c Executive (O12). Slightly disturbed original gum, radiant color, tiny natural inclusion barely perceptible on face, Very Fine

700
350
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1147
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1147, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office6c Executive (O13), 6c Executive (O13)6c Executive (O13). Original gum, h.r., Jumbo margins and choice centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem

900
750
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1148
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1148, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office6c Executive (O13), 6c Executive (O13)6c Executive (O13). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, well-centered with impressively wide margins, Very Fine and choice

900
225
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1149
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1149, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office10c Executive (O14), 10c Executive (O14)10c Executive (O14). Slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich shade, nicely balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (DOG, VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,625.00 as OGph), only one example has been recorded with a higher grade in any condition (at 90)

1,200
800
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1150
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1150, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office10c Executive (O14), 10c Executive (O14)10c Executive (O14). Large part original gum, well-centered, bright color, Very Fine

1,200
300
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1151°
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1151, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office10c Executive (O14), 10c Executive (O14)10c Executive (O14). Choice centering with well-proportioned margins, vivid color, light quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, an incredibly difficult stamp to find in sound, centered, used condition, this is one of the two best listed in Power Search, with 2016 P.F. certificate

800
2,100
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1152
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1152, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office1c Interior (O15), 1c Interior (O15)1c Interior (O15). Original gum, unusually wide Jumbo margins, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95, $325.00 as 95), only one other unused stamp has been recorded with a higher grade (98J)

75
300
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1153
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1153, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office12c Interior (O20), 12c Interior (O20)12c Interior (O20). Mint N.H. with bottom right corner selvage, absolutely massive margins all around, well-centered, brilliant shade and impression on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, a stunning example, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ as Mint N.H.), we feel this stamp should have been awarded a far higher grade

200
1,100
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1154
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1154, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office1c Justice (O25), 1c Justice (O25)1c Justice (O25). Original gum, vivid color, outstanding centering with balanced margins, Extremely Fine, very elusive in this quality, with 2016 P.F. certificate

250
250
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1155
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1155, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office1c Justice (O25), 1c Justice (O25)1c Justice (O25). Original gum, precise centering and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine

250
160
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1156
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1156, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office2c Justice (O26), 2c Justice (O26)2c Justice (O26). Original gum, wide margins, well-centered, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $325.00 as 80, $425.00 as 85), only one stamp has been graded higher, but in our opinion this deserves a grade of 85J

310
300
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1157
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1157, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office3c Justice (O27), 3c Justice (O27)3c Justice (O27). Original gum, precise centering with balanced margins, Very Fine

320
275
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1158
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1158, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office90c Justice (O34), 90c Justice (O34)90c Justice (O34). Original gum, a bit heavily hinged, bright color, balanced margins, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates

1,900
1,000
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1159
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1159, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office90c Justice (O34), 90c Justice (O34)90c Justice (O34). Original gum, fresh color, Jumbo margins, expertly reperforated at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
550
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1160
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1160, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office2c Navy (O36), 2c Navy (O36)2c Navy (O36). Original gum, well-centered with impressively tall margins, lovely color, Very Fine and choice

160
140
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1161
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1161, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office3c, 6c Navy (O37-O38), 3c, 6c Navy (O37-O38)3c, 6c Navy (O37-O38). Used blocks of four, former light creases and small hinge reinforced separation, latter rejoined horizontally, Very Good-Fine appearance, rare used blocks, 3c ex Markovits, 6c ex Ward, both ex Mainberger

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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1162
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1162, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office6c Navy, Dull Blue (O38a), 6c Navy, Dull Blue (O38a)6c Navy, Dull Blue (O38a). Original gum, vivid shade on bright paper, well-centered with wonderfully wide margins, Very Fine and choice

150
150
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1163
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1163, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office15c Navy (O42), 15c Navy (O42)15c Navy (O42). Original gum, well-centered and balanced margins, bright color, Very Fine

375
300
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1164
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1164, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office24c Navy (O43), 24c Navy (O43)24c Navy (O43). Original gum, deep rich shade on bright paper, well-centered, Very Fine

400
250
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1165
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1165, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office24c Navy (O43), 24c Navy (O43)24c Navy (O43). Original gum, attractive margins and centering, bright color, Very Fine

400
325
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1166
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1166, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office10c Post Office (O51), 10c Post Office (O51)10c Post Office (O51). Original gum, small h.r., wide margins and beautiful centering, fresh color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $190.00 as 85, $325.00 as 90)

140
225
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1167
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1167, Officials, Agriculture thru Post Office15c Post Office (O53), 15c Post Office (O53)15c Post Office (O53). Original gum, wide margins and choice centering, intense color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $425.00), only two stamps have graded higher

140
350
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