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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, State thru War

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1168
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1168, Officials, State thru War24c State (O65), 24c State (O65)24c State (O65). Disturbed original gum, intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Very Fine and choice

525
200
1169
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1169, Officials, State thru War30c State (O66), 30c State (O66)30c State (O66). Original gum, h.r., Jumbo margins which are especially wide at top and left, strong color on fresh paper, Very Fine

500
200
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1170
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1170, Officials, State thru War$2.00 State (O68), $2.00 State (O68)$2.00 State (O68). Large part original gum, intense color and detailed impressions, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, a desirable example of the $2.00 State Department with original gum

1,600
800
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1171
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1171, Officials, State thru War$2.00 State (O68), $2.00 State (O68)$2.00 State (O68). Original gum, slightly disturbed at top and bit heavily hinged, Fine

1,600
500
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1172
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1172, Officials, State thru War$2.00 State (O68), $2.00 State (O68)$2.00 State (O68). Indistinct cancel, several thins and light creases, Fine appearance

3,000
275
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1173
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1173, Officials, State thru War$5.00 State (O69), $5.00 State (O69)$5.00 State (O69). Unused (no gum), rich color, couple tiny thin specks, appears Fine, small purple backstamp

3,500
900
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1174
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1174, Officials, State thru War$5.00 State (O69), $5.00 State (O69)$5.00 State (O69). Unused (no gum), rich color, reperfed, appears Fine

3,500
650
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1175
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1175, Officials, State thru War$10.00 State (O70), $10.00 State (O70)$10.00 State (O70). Original gum, bold colors and detailed impressions on fresh paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $10.00 STATE DEPARTMENT.

With 1984 P.F. certificate

4,500
3,000
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1176
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1176, Officials, State thru War$10.00 State (O70), $10.00 State (O70)$10.00 State (O70). Slightly disturbed original gum, fresh color, centered to right with three wide margins, Fine

4,500
1,000
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1177
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1177, Officials, State thru War$10.00 State (O70), $10.00 State (O70)$10.00 State (O70). Unused (no gum), outstanding centering, rich colors, small pen marking at top, appears Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate, two small purple backstamps

2,500
950
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1178
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1178, Officials, State thru War$10.00 State (O70), $10.00 State (O70)$10.00 State (O70). Bright colors, attractive margins which clear the design all around, face-free red pen cancels, fresh and Fine, an attractive sound example of the $10.00 State Department, which is often found with varying degrees of faults, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as pen cancel

1,250
1,200
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1179
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1179, Officials, State thru War$20.00 State (O71), $20.00 State (O71)$20.00 State (O71). Slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich color, Fine, two small backstamps

5,000
1,400
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1180
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1180, Officials, State thru War$20.00 State (O71), $20.00 State (O71)$20.00 State (O71). Slightly disturbed original gum, attractive margins with perfs clear of design, Fine

5,000
950
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1181
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1181, Officials, State thru War$20.00 State (O71), $20.00 State (O71)$20.00 State (O71). Unused (no gum), crisp impressions, balanced margins, Very Fine

2,250
1,300
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1182
ogbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1182, Officials, State thru War7c Treasury (O76), 7c Treasury (O76)7c Treasury (O76). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,100
550
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1183
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1183, Officials, State thru War15c Treasury (O79), 15c Treasury (O79)15c Treasury (O79). Mint N.H., well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; unpriced in SMQ as Mint N.H.), this grade defies explanation (a bad day at the P.S.E.)

650
500
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1184
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1184, Officials, State thru War30c Treasury (O81), 30c Treasury (O81)30c Treasury (O81). Original gum, particularly wide margins, excellent centering, bold color and impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,200.00), only one example has been graded higher and one shares this grade

400
950
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1185
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1185, Officials, State thru War90c Treasury (O82), 90c Treasury (O82)90c Treasury (O82). Horizontal block of ten, rich color, bold quartered cork cancels, some hinge reinforced separations, few trivial flaws, otherwise Fine, a very scarce and attractive multiple, ex Mainberger, Scott Retail as two blocks of four and two singles

780
650
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1186
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1186, Officials, State thru War3c War (O85), 3c War (O85)3c War (O85). Used block of four, attractive unframed grid cancels, fresh color, perfs slightly in at left, scarce, ex Stone and Mainberger

550
150
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1187
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1187, Officials, State thru War6c War (O86), 6c War (O86)6c War (O86). Original gum, h.r., well-centered, fresh pastel shade, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, VF 80; SMQ $650.00), this is the highest grade recorded for any unused example

625
700
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1188
ogbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1188, Officials, State thru War6c War (O86), 6c War (O86)6c War (O86). Top left corner selvage block of four, original gum, bright color, light natural gum bends, Fine, a scarce multiple

3,000
500
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1189
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1189, Officials, State thru War12c War (O89), 12c War (O89)12c War (O89). Wide margins and perfect centering, rich color beautifully complemented by purple star in circle cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a truly superb stamp with a premium cancel, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $160.00 for normal cancel), this is the highest grade awarded to any used 12c War stamp -- either hard or soft paper -- the next highest is a 95J from our Kirke sale and that stamp has an indistinct black cork cancel, we have not seen the match to this stamp in any of our auctions

12
850
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1190
bl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1190, Officials, State thru War12c War (O89), 12c War (O89)12c War (O89). Irregular block of eleven (horizontal block of eight with strip of three beneath), large unframed grid cancels, some hinge reinforcement, four with margin faults due to scissors separation, otherwise Fine, this may be largest known used block, ex Ward and Mainberger

1,136
600
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1191
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1191, Officials, State thru War15c War (O90), 15c War (O90)15c War (O90). Mint N.H. block of eight with selvage at right, brilliant color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,520
0
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1192
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1192, Officials, State thru War90c War (O93), 90c War (O93)90c War (O93). Original gum, exceedingly wide margins and choice centering, lovely color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $650.00), this is the highest grade recorded, it is shared by only one other

225
400
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