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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 — 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
936
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 936, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528), 2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, Jumbo margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $300.00)

20
130
937
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 937, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528), 2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528). Jumbo margins and near perfect centering, bright color on fresh paper, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $375.00), only one stamp has been graded higher

0
225
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938
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 938, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528), 2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528)2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528). Jumbo margins and precise centering, vivid color on bright white paper, neat wide-spaced bars cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $125.00)

0
80
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939
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 939, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A). Beautiful bright color, Jumbo margins and choice centering, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $150.00), only two have been graded higher (at 98 and 98J)

2
110
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940
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 940, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B). Mint N.H., vivid color, wide and exceedingly well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,350.00)

50
975
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941
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 941, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B). Jumbo margins and near perfect centering, vivid color, light wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00), only one has been graded higher (at 100) and three others share this grade

0
275
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942
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 942, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B). Jumbo margins and beautiful centering, fresh color, machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $150.00)

0
100
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943
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 943, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)3c Purple, Ty. IV (530), 3c Purple, Ty. IV (530)3c Purple, Ty. IV (530). Mint N.H., intense color and proof-like impression on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $125.00)

4
120
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944
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 944, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. block of 32 with plate no. 10918 sheet margin at left with intact arrow, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, this could no doubt be carved up into several 100 Jumbos

2,445
850
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945
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 945, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H., large even margins, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; $275.00)

175
200
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946
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 946, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Huge margins including part of all eight adjoining stamps, brilliant color, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Bowman, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00), this is clearly a Jumbo or Gem 100

125
350
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947
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 947, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Block of four with horizontal guide line, huge margins all around with portions of seven adjoining stamps, cancelled by "Benton Harbor Mich. Sep. 29 '21 12:30 PM" duplex datestamp and grid, Extremely Fine Gem block, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; blocks unpriced in SMQ)

525
425
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948
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 948, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Single hinge mark, large even margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1987 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,350.00)

1,750
1,900
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949
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 949, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535), 3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535)3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535). Mint N.H., huge Jumbo margins showing parts of all eight surrounding stamps, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $125.00 for 100)

18
250
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950
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 950, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Gray Green (536), 1c Gray Green (536)1c Gray Green (536). Mint N.H., bright shade, outstanding centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,600.00), only two have been graded higher

45
1,200
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951
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3c Violet (537). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 9413 at top and left, natural s.e. at right and bottom, minor irregularity in bottom margin, Fine

2,510
400
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951A
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1c Green, 3c Violet, Ty. II (538, 541). Panes of 170, most Mint N.H., 1c approximately 30 h.r. and missing two stamps at top right, plate no. 10561 and "S 30" at center, 3c h.r. at right where some perfs sensibly reinforced, bottom right stamp damaged from corner being removed, top left stamp missing selvage (part of plate block) and few other selvage flaws at top, some faults to be expected, Very Good-Fine, scarce panes of 170, Scott Retail as singles approximately $19,800.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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952
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 952, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Lightly hinged, rich color, centered to top and right, small natural gum wrinkle, Fine for this difficult issue, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

2,700
1,100
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953
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 953, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)3c Violet, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (541), 3c Violet, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (541)3c Violet, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (541). Mint N.H., rich color, outstanding centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

100
600
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954
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 954, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Centered to top right but with perfs clear on both sides, rich color, light wavy-line machine cancel, Fine and attractive, a scarce sound, lightly cancelled example of this challenging rotary waste issue, with 1983 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates

3,750
1,600
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955
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 955, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Attractive margins and centering for this difficult rotary waste issue, lightly cancelled, few small light creases, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

3,750
1,200
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956
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 956, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546). Mint N.H. pane of 170 with plate no. 12484 and "S 30" at top, hollow star in far left selvage, natural s.e. on three sides, few perf separations, natural gum skips affect several rows, few toned spots on gum, few small natural paper wrinkles

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE INTACT PANE OF 170 OF THE 1921 2-CENT ROTARY COIL WASTE ISSUE, SCOTT 546.

This was issued in panes of 170 for a short time, then later was issued in panes of 100 and 70. Scott Retail as singles and plate block $39,480.00

E. 3,000-4,000
2,200
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957
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 957, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Single hinge mark at top, wide margins and essentially perfect centering, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $475.00)

130
275
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958
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 958, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Two Mint N.H. position blocks, first with top plate no. 8179 selvage, second with left selvage, a few stamps with slight gum creases, first block Fine, second Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

2,160
650
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959
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$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Three blocks of four, incl. center line block (disturbed part original gum), Fine

1,850
650
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960
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1c-5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (548-550). Complete Mint N.H. panes of 70, perf separations including significant on 5c pane affecting plate block, Fine-Very Fine, also including pane of 100 of No. 537 missing top selvage and plate no., affected by moisture in bottom part of pane but top seven rows and right plate block of six unaffected, Fine-Very Fine, total Scott Retail counting only the top seven rows of No. 537

8,842
1,400
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961
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 961, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Pilgrim Tercentenary (549), 2c Pilgrim Tercentenary (549)2c Pilgrim Tercentenary (549). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $100.00)

12
80
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962
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 962, 1918-22 Issues (Scott 525-550)5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550), 5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550)5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550). Wide margins, rich color, air mail slogan cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

14
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