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Sale 1133 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 26-27 July, 2016

Category — Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
498°
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 498, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post1c Executive (O10), 1c Executive (O10)1c Executive (O10). Light and unobtrusive cancel, beautiful rich color, extraordinarily wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, Executive Dept. Official stamps in this outstanding used condition are rarely encountered, ex Collier and "Golden Oak", with 1995 PF certificate

475
2,300
499
og
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 499, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post$2.00 State (O68), $2.00 State (O68)$2.00 State (O68). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, skillfully reperfed at top, Very Fine appearance, with 1981 P.F. (not noting reperf) and 2016 P.F. certificates

1,600
750
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500
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 500, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post$2.00 State (O68), $2.00 State (O68)$2.00 State (O68). Crisp impressions, bold strike of unusual segmented cork cancel, slightly shortish perfs at top left and bottom left, Fine appearance, this is an extremely difficult issue to obtain in basically sound condition, most were used on heavy parcels or overseas and were damaged

3,000
475
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501
ogbl
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 501, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post6c Interior (O99), 6c Interior (O99)6c Interior (O99). Block of 50 comprising the bottom half of the sheet, imprint and plate no. 56 at bottom and selvage at sides, original gum, approximately 40 Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, radiant color, few trivial natural gum bends, few perf separations, also with an additional imprint and plate no. block of twelve, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate blocks and singles

870
225
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502
og
1c-30c War, Soft Paper (O114-O120). 23 items, including set of singles and blocks of four, imprint and plate no. strips of five, six or seven of 1c-10c, 3c top and bottom imprint and plate no. blocks of 20, last is an imprint and plate no. block of twelve of 1c, mostly original gum, few Mint N.H., few h.r., few small faults but overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as all hinged with no premium for the many better positions such as strips $3,700.00

E. 750-1,000
800
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503
og
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 503, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post1c Executive, Specimen Overprint, Small "i" (O10Sb), 1c Executive, Specimen Overprint, Small "i" (O10Sb)1c Executive, Specimen Overprint, Small "i" (O10Sb). Without gum as issued, bright color, Fine

500
0
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504
S
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 504, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post24c Interior, Specimen Ovpt. (O22S), 24c Interior, Specimen Ovpt. (O22S)24c Interior, Specimen Ovpt. (O22S). Without gum as issued, radiant color, expertly reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, only 77 sold, with 2016 P.F. certificate

2,500
900
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505
S
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 505, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post10c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O40S), 10c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O40S)10c Navy, Specimen Ovpt. (O40S). Without gum as issued, bright color, outstanding centering, perfs scissors-separated at bottom but intact, minor small internal paper split, Extremely Fine appearance, only 112 sold, with 2016 P.F. certificate

1,400
600
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506
Sbl
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 506, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post2c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O58S), 2c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O58S)2c State, Specimen Ovpt. (O58S). Block of four, without gum as issued, well-centered with balanced margins, fresh color and paper, tiny perf tip crease at bottom right, still Very Fine and choice block, ex Golden

850
0
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507
S
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 507, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post15c Treasury, Specimen Ovpt. (O79S), 15c Treasury, Specimen Ovpt. (O79S)15c Treasury, Specimen Ovpt. (O79S). Without gum as issued, deep rich color, reperfed at top and tiny thin spot, Very Fine appearance, scarce with only 75 sold, with 2016 P.F. certificate

1,600
600
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508
og
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 508, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post24c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR96), 24c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR96)24c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR96). Original gum (crackly as usual on this), attractive pastel color, a Fine example of this scarce Newspaper stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

3,750
800
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509
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 509, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98), 60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98)60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98). Manuscript pen stroke cancel, chemically cleaned

FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 60-CENT 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE. ONLY FOUR ARE KNOWN IN USED CONDITION. A GREAT RARITY.

Our recently updated census of PR98 (available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/PR98/PR98.pdf ) contains sixteen unused and four used copies.

Census No. PR98-CAN-04. With 2016 P.F. certificate. A footnote in Scott Catalogue states that this is valued with Fine centering and small faults.

16,000
3,750
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510
 
Newspapers & Periodicals Balance. Over 30 mostly unused, two 25c from the First Issue, higher cataloging stamps from the 1875 Issue including $6.00 (regummed) and $36.00 (original gum, small repair), one Special Printing (No. PR33a, reperfed, P.F. certificate), 1885 Issue to 96c, No. PR91 (P.F. certificate) and more, also three certified used stamps (Nos.PR26, PR108 and PR112 - latter two with ms. cancels), mixed gum and condition, Fine-Very Fine, the total catalogue value is quite high

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
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511
og
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 511, Officials, Newspapers & Periodicals, Parcel Post$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12), $1.00 Parcel Post (Q12)$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12). Precise centering, bright shade, detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate

280
225
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