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Sale 1163 — The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Category — 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
213
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 213, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)1c Deep Green (279), 1c Deep Green (279)1c Deep Green (279). Mint N.H., wide margins and near mathematically precise centering, magnificent color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, simply phenomenal, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00), only three have been graded higher

25
1,200
214
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 214, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. III (279Bc), 2c Rose Carmine, Ty. III (279Bc)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. III (279Bc). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, this is an extremely difficult stamp to find in Mint N.H. condition in the higher grades, the P.S.E. Population Report statistics bear this out as there are a mere six stamps graded 85 or better, with 1995, 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,300.00), only four have been graded higher

850
1,400
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215
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 215, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)4c Rose Brown (280), 4c Rose Brown (280)4c Rose Brown (280). Mint N.H., beautiful deep color, balanced margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00), only two examples have graded higher (both 98)

80
850
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216
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 216, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)5c Dark Blue (281), 5c Dark Blue (281)5c Dark Blue (281). Mint N.H., magnificent wide margins, impeccable centering, wonderful depth of color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00), only six have graded higher

100
850
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217
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 217, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)6c Lake (282), 6c Lake (282)6c Lake (282). Mint N.H., precisely centered, vivid color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 and 2008 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

140
1,200
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218
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 218, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C), 10c Brown, Ty. I (282C)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty shade, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,225.00)

175
850
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