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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 — 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
963
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 963, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)5c Dark Blue (557), 5c Dark Blue (557)5c Dark Blue (557). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $225.00)

37
160
964
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 964, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)8c Olive Green (560), 8c Olive Green (560)8c Olive Green (560). Barely hinged, Jumbo margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $275.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a hinged example of Scott 560 (two Mint N.H. are graded 100)

40
650
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965
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 965, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)9c Rose (561), 9c Rose (561)9c Rose (561). Mint N.H., beautiful margins and precise centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $160.00)

27
70
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966
nhbl
10c Orange (562). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 16381 selvage at top and right, natural s.e. at left and bottom, vibrant color, few minor gum skips, Fine-Very Fine and attractive pane, Scott Retail as two plate blocks and singles

3,710
1,500
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967
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 967, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)12c Brown Violet (564), 12c Brown Violet (564)12c Brown Violet (564). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, rich color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $600.00), out of 233 graded Mint N.H. examples of this stamp, only five have achieved a Gem 100 grade (including two at 100J)

11
550
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968
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 968, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)12c Brown Violet (564), 12c Brown Violet (564)12c Brown Violet (564). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $425.00), only five grade higher

11
250
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969
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 969, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)14c Blue (565), 14c Blue (565)14c Blue (565). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with wide margins, intense color and detailed impression on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $250.00)

10
325
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970
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 970, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)15c Gray (566), 15c Gray (566)15c Gray (566). Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $200.00)

37
130
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971
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 971, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)20c Carmine Rose (567), 20c Carmine Rose (567)20c Carmine Rose (567). Mint N.H., intense color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $195.00)

37
80
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972
ogbl
25c Yellow Green (568). Pane of 100 with plate no. 14062 selvage at bottom and right, natural s.e. at top and left, six stamps small h.r. in corners, others (including both plate blocks) Mint N.H., bright color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as two plate blocks and singles

3,605
800
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973
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 973, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)50c Lilac (570), 50c Lilac (570)50c Lilac (570). Barest trace of hinging, pretty shade, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, great eye appeal, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $220.00)

47
140
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974
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 974, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$1.00 Violet Black (571), $1.00 Violet Black (571)$1.00 Violet Black (571). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $850.00)

90
550
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975
nhbl
$1.00 Violet Black (571). Mint N.H. block of 40 with two plate nos. and top arrow and selvage on sides, also Mint N.H. block of 36, deep rich color, fresh and Fine with a few Very Fine, a scarce holding, Scott Retail as two plate blocks and singles

6,170
1,300
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976
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 976, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$2.00 Deep Blue (572), $2.00 Deep Blue (572)$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Mint N.H., rich color on fresh paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00)

125
130
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977
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 977, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$2.00 Deep Blue (572), $2.00 Deep Blue (572)$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Mint N.H. top plate no. F14306 block of six, rich color, well-centered, narrow gum skip line bottom row, Very Fine and choice

1,100
550
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978
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 978, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$2.00 Deep Blue (572), $2.00 Deep Blue (572)$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Mint N.H. block of 32 (4 x 8), four stamps at top natural s.e., bright color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

4,000
700
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979
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 979, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H., selvage at top, excellent centering, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

190
250
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980
ogbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 980, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Five blocks of four, including centerline, top and bottom and side arrows, side arrow blocks top stamps lightly hinged, all others Mint N.H., rich colors, few natural gum bends or occasional wrinkle, Very Fine and desirable group of position blocks, Scott Retail as singles

3,400
1,100
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981
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 981, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. block of four with horizontal guide line, outstanding centering and margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, a wonderful quality block, Scott Retail as singles

760
600
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982
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 982, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. block of six with arrow and red plate no. F14327, brilliant colors, few with especially nice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,140
600
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983°
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 983, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. arrow, marker and double plate nos. F14326/F14327 block of 12, rich colors on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful larger format Mint N.H. plate block, Scott Retail as plate block of eight and four singles

3,410
3,500
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984
nhbl
2c Carmine, Imperforate (577). Mint N.H. large part of sheet of 400 (323 stamps), encompassing one full pane of 100 (bottom left) and three partial panes (missing one vertical row at right and three horizontal rows at top), including four plate no. 15970 blocks of six, vivid color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate blocks and singles

1,058
190
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985
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 985, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)2c Carmine, Rotary (579), 2c Carmine, Rotary (579)2c Carmine, Rotary (579). Mint N.H. block of 100 with selvage at top, imperforate along the bottom margin (lacking side selvage with plate number to be considered a complete pane), brilliant color

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE LARGE MINT NEVER-HINGED MULTIPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1923 ROTARY COIL WASTE ISSUE, SCOTT 579.

Scott Retail as singles

16,000
2,100
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986
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 986, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)5c Blue, Perf 10 (586), 5c Blue, Perf 10 (586)5c Blue, Perf 10 (586). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $925.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a Scott 586 in any condition category and it is shared by no others, the next highest Mint N.H. is graded 95

37
3,750
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987
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 987, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591), 10c Orange, Perf 10 (591)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591). Mint N.H., choice centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00)

90
200
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988
nhbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 988, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595), 2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595). Mint N.H. block of four, deep rich color, attractive centering and margins for this difficult rotary coil waste issue, Fine-Very Fine

1,900
550
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989
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 989, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A). Small group incl. three joint line pairs (one Mint N.H., one barely hinged) and two Mint N.H. pairs, one line pair with small corner crease, Fine group, two older P.F. certificates accompany

3,300
550
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990
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 990, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A). Joint line pair, rich color, left stamp small thin spot, Fine appearance, a scarce used joint line pair

1,000
0
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991
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 991, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)2c Harding, Perf 11 (610), 2c Harding, Perf 11 (610)2c Harding, Perf 11 (610). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and precise centering, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $325.00)

1
400
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992
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 992, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)5c Huguenot-Walloon (616), 5c Huguenot-Walloon (616)5c Huguenot-Walloon (616). Mint N.H., mathematically precise centering, wide margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,250.00), this is one of only four at this perfect grade with none higher

30
1,300
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993
nhbl
1c-5c Lexington-Concord (617-619). Mint N.H. panes of 50, 5c with plate no. 16806 at bottom and left, 1c and 2c plate nos. bottom and right, Fine-Very Fine

2,397
400
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994
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 994, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)1c Lexington-Concord (617), 1c Lexington-Concord (617)1c Lexington-Concord (617). Jumbo beautifully balanced margins, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $375.00), this is the highest grade awarded it is shared by no others

2
375
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995
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 995, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)2c Lexington-Concord (618), 2c Lexington-Concord (618)2c Lexington-Concord (618). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $105.00)

7
70
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996
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 996, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-619)5c Lexington-Concord (619), 5c Lexington-Concord (619)5c Lexington-Concord (619). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $175.00)

28
130
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