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Sale 1134 — The Alan Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 September, 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 — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
341
nh
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 341, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green (405), 1c Green (405)1c Green (405). Mint N.H., post-office fresh color and proof-like impression, balanced Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded and has been equaled by only six others

15
700
342
nh
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 342, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Lake (406c), 2c Lake (406c)2c Lake (406c). Small h.r. at bottom, deep rich color in this distinctive shade, Fine and rare, through an error at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing a small quantity of this stamp was erroneously printed using the inks in use at the time for the Postage Due issues, with 1994 P.F. certificate

2,000
0
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343
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 343, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Lightly hinged, wide margins and essentially perfect centering, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $400.00)

70
225
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344
nh
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 344, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Coils (410-411), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Coils (410-411)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Coils (410-411). Mint N.H. guide line pairs, both with outstanding centering and margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2015 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates respectively (both XF-Superb 95; total SMQ $750.00)

385
600
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345
nh
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 345, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Carmine, Coil (411), 2c Carmine, Coil (411)2c Carmine, Coil (411). Mint N.H., perfect centering with Jumbo margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.A.G. certificate (98J)

22
300
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346
nh
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 346, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Carmine, Coil (413), 2c Carmine, Coil (413)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Mint N.H. guide line pair, choice centering with wide margins, slight gum disturbance at bottom from pencil erasure, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

575
425
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347
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 347, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1912-14 Issue, Superb Graded Balance (414/420), 1912-14 Issue, Superb Graded Balance (414/420)1912-14 Issue, Superb Graded Balance (414/420). Five unused stamps, each P.S.E. graded including Nos. 414 (OGh, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo), 415 (OGph, Superb 98), 416 (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo), 418 (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo) and 420 (OGph, XF-Superb 95), Extremely Fine Gems, total SMQ $1,125.00

E. 500-750
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348
nh
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 348, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)12c Claret Brown (417), 12c Claret Brown (417)12c Claret Brown (417). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering, intense color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1998 P.F. and 2014 P.S.A.G. certificates (98)

100
475
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349
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 349, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)20c Ultramarine (419), 20c Ultramarine (419)20c Ultramarine (419). Well-centered with wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $475.00)

190
375
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350
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 350, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Rich color, wide and perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1986 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OG, Superb 98; SMQ $1,350.00), would probably be called "OGh" if graded today

375
750
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351
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 351, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Intense shade and impression, beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

225
450
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352
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 352, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423), $1.00 Violet Brown (423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered with Jumbo margins, intense color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (OG, Superb 98, SMQ $1,750.00)

550
1,200
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