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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 — 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
900
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 900, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, Boy Scout Private Coil, Perforated 14 Vertically (481 var), 1c Green, Boy Scout Private Coil, Perforated 14 Vertically (481 var)1c Green, Boy Scout Private Coil, Perforated 14 Vertically (481 var). Rich color, large imperforate margins with significant portion of adjoining stamp at top and full at bottom, bold "New York N.Y." precancel

VERY FINE WIDE-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE PERF 14 "BOY SCOUT COIL".

These privately perforated coils were produced for use on mailings by the Boy Scouts of America and are only known with the New York precancel. A Power Search review found approximately half a dozen examples offered in our sales since 1999.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate stating "private perforations of unknown origin." Unlisted in Scott

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
901
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 901, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Pair, right stamp Mint N.H., left stamp barely hinged at bottom left, deep rich color, even imperforate margins, incredibly fresh

FINE PAIR OF THE RARE 2-CENT CARMINE TYPE II ROTARY PRESS UNWATERMARKED COIL, WITH ONE STAMP MINT NEVER-HINGED.

Scott 491 was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Ty. III, Scott 492. It is particularly elusive in sound Mint N.H. condition.

With 2016 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as singles

7,750
3,250
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902
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 902, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Pair, lightly hinged, brilliant color, light gripper marks across top and couple slightly blunted perfs at upper left, appears Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

5,750
1,400
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903
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 903, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492). Joint line pair, beautifully centered, intact perfs at sides with large portions of adjoining stamps, neat duplex cancels, Extremely Fine used joint line pair, undercatalogued in Scott and very elusive in this superior condition, with 2015 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

35
80
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904
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 904, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green (498), 1c Green (498)1c Green (498). Mint N.H., bright color, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ as 100J, SMQ $450.00 as 100), only four others share this highest of grades

0
2,100
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905
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 905, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f), 1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, wide margins, light extraneous ink at top, still Very Fine, accompanied by front and back covers from the booklet

1,050
700
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906
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 906, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f), 1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Two stamps lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., deep rich color, remarkably well-centered for this difficult issue, single stamp has natural inclusion, Extremely Fine, ex Zoellner, 1985 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies

1,050
375
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907
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 907, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f), 1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Position W11 with "W.Mc.A." initials at bottom left (siderographer William McAleer), two stamps at sides with h.r., others Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine example of this better position

1,050
300
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908
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 908, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Bottom selvage block of six with plate no. 10208 at right, radiant color, four h.r., fresh and Fine, pencil notation on selvage, Scott Retail as block of four and singles

1,600
160
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909
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 909, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Radiant color on crisp paper, neat wavy-line machine cancel, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $285.00)

240
160
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910
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 910, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Brilliant color, neat wavy-line machine cancel, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, ex Bowman, with 1991 P.F. certificate

240
250
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911
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 911, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)4c Brown (503), 4c Brown (503)4c Brown (503). Jumbo margins and mathematically perfect centering, beautiful bright color, light duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used Washington-Franklin stamp in the finest condition attainable, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ as 100J, SMQ $850.00 as 100), eight years after this stamp was graded it remains the only example to achieve the coveted 100J grade

0
850
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912
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 912, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Blue (504), 5c Blue (504)5c Blue (504). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $165.00)

18
90
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913
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 913, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Blue (504), 5c Blue (504)5c Blue (504). Precise centering with Jumbo margins, deep rich color, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $375.00), four others have achieved this desirable grade with only two higher

0
180
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914
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 914, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., choice centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,050.00)

625
650
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915
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 915, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., excellent centering, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

625
550
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916
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 916, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in horizontal pair with normal 2c, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, ex Bowman

625
375
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917
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 917, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in block of nine, natural s.e. at top, radiant color, fresh and Very Good

1,000
325
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918
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 918, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in a block of twelve, both error stamps Mint N.H., top and bottom middle normal 2c stamps hinged, others Mint N.H., bright color, Very Good, Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. error singles

1,300
350
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919
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 919, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in block of twelve, natural s.e. at bottom, lightly hinged, light natural gum bends on 2c stamps, Fine

1,300
600
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920
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5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in pane of 100 and single error in pane of 100, first plate no. 7942 selvage at top and left, few stamps lightly hinged where minor perf separations reinforced (incl. 2c at bottom near errors), second error block of nine and most others Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, an excellent opportunity to acquire panes with both the single and double error, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. errors and plate blocks

2,530
700
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921
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5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. double error in complete pane of 100, pristine without hinge reinforcement, top error Very Fine, bottom error Fine, Scott Retail as error block and plate blocks

2,140
600
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922
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 922, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). In pair with normal 2c, tied by fake wavy-line machine cancel on piece, Very Fine, the absence of the datestamp portion of the machine cancel is evidence that this is one of the fakes produced in the last 25 years and circulated by an East Coast dealer, a useful reference item

600
150
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923
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 923, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)6c Red Orange (506), 6c Red Orange (506)6c Red Orange (506). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $175.00)

27
225
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924
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6c Red Orange (506). Mint N.H. pane of 100, plate no. 7822 selvage at right, narrow selvage at bottom barely shows part of plate no., few minor perf separations, about Fine

2,885
250
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925°
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 925, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Mint N.H., bright shade, remarkable Jumbo margins and perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex Dr. Morris, with 1993 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,650.00), only one has graded higher (at 100) and this is one of only two at this grade

60
0
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926
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 926, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Wide margins and outstanding centering, intense shade on bright paper, light cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $110.00)

1
80
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927
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 927, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)8c Olive Bister (508), 8c Olive Bister (508)8c Olive Bister (508). Mint N.H., pretty shade, near perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $575.00)

27
600
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928
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 928, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)9c Salmon Red (509), 9c Salmon Red (509)9c Salmon Red (509). Mint N.H., vivid color, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $185.00)

27
100
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929
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 929, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)9c Salmon Red (509), 9c Salmon Red (509)9c Salmon Red (509). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $185.00)

27
150
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930
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 930, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)15c Gray (514), 15c Gray (514)15c Gray (514). Mint N.H., choice centering with Jumbo margins, crisp shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $750.00)

80
550
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931
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 931, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)50c Red Violet (517), 50c Red Violet (517)50c Red Violet (517). Outstanding centering with Jumbo margins, fresh color complemented by purple circular datestamp cancel, also boxed cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $200.00 for normal black cancel)

0
130
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932
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 932, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., intense shade, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $150.00)

95
100
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933
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 933, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., wide margins and well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,300.00)

1,150
700
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934
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 934, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Block of four, rich color, neat centrally struck town cancel, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce used block

1,300
600
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935°
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 935, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Five blocks from each of the prime collectible positions on the plate, including Mint N.H. top double plate nos. 8179 and 8178 block of eight, right and left side arrow blocks of four, centerline block of four and bottom arrow block of four, the blocks of four each with one hinged stamp, the others Mint N.H., choice centering and margins throughout, bright and fresh

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ASSEMBLAGE OF EACH OF THE FIVE POSITION BLOCKS FROM THE SHEET OF 100 OF THE $5.00 1918 FRANKLIN ISSUE.

Apart from purchasing an entire sheet of 100, which are all but nonexistent (the last one we sold was in 1989), this is the perfect way to display the $5.00 1918 Issue -- and it fits on an album page.

Scott Retail as Mint N.H. plate block plus Mint N.H. and hinged singles

11,000
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