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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Category — 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
230
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 230, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)2c Carmine (301), 2c Carmine (301)2c Carmine (301). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, ex Merlin, with 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $550.00), only four have graded higher and only five others share this grade

37
600
231
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 231, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)4c Brown (303), 4c Brown (303)4c Brown (303). Mint N.H., rich color, outstanding centering with wide and balanced margins for this difficult issue, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00), only three have graded higher (two at 98, one at 100J)

140
750
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232
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 232, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue (304), 5c Blue (304)5c Blue (304). Mint N.H., deep rich color on post office fresh paper, wide margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $975.00)

150
700
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233
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 233, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)6c Claret (305), 6c Claret (305)6c Claret (305). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00)

150
850
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234
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 234, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)8c Violet Black (306), 8c Violet Black (306)8c Violet Black (306). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

110
550
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235
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 235, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)10c Pale Red Brown (307), 10c Pale Red Brown (307)10c Pale Red Brown (307). Mint N.H., pretty shade, precise centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00), only two have graded higher (at 95J and 98J)

150
750
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236
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 236, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)13c Purple Black (308), 13c Purple Black (308)13c Purple Black (308). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $300.00)

100
180
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237
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 237, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)15c Olive Green (309), 15c Olive Green (309)15c Olive Green (309). Mint N.H., outstanding centering with Jumbo margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 1965, 2004 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,250.00)

500
900
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238
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 238, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)50c Orange (310), 50c Orange (310)50c Orange (310). Lightly hinged, vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

375
650
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239
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 239, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Lightly hinged, deep shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

600
750
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240
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 240, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$2.00 Dark Blue (312), $2.00 Dark Blue (312)$2.00 Dark Blue (312). Deep rich color, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, intense color on brilliant crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 1902 ISSUE WITH THE EXALTED P.S.E. GRADE OF SUPERB 98.

Ex Merlin. With 2003 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98, SMQ $4,750.00). The P.S.E. Population Report for Scott 312 lists two 98's and one 100 for OGph (the highest grade for NH is 95)

825
2,300
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241
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 241, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Lightly hinged, bright color and crisp impression, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,500.00). Only six have graded higher in any category.

2,100
2,600
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242
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 242, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314), 1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314)1c Blue Green, Imperforate (314). Mint N.H., enormous margins with part imprint at left and parts of the five adjoining stamps on the other three sides, wonderfully fresh with proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $450.00)

32
200
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243
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 243, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)5c Blue, Imperforate (315), 5c Blue, Imperforate (315)5c Blue, Imperforate (315). Mint N.H., huge margins including wide top left corner sheet margins with plate printers' initials, bright color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a wonderful position piece, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00 as 98, $1,500.00 as 100)

600
750
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244
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 244, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Mint N.H., exceptional centering, lovely bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $850.00)

15
850
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245
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 245, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)2c Lake, Ty. II (319F; formerly 319f), 2c Lake, Ty. II (319F; formerly 319f)2c Lake, Ty. II (319F; formerly 319f). Mint N.H., deep shade and intense impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate (NH 95)

25
450
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246
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 246, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320). Mint N.H., enormous margins all around including top part imprint margin, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $350.00)

32
225
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247
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 247, 1902-08 Issues (Scott 300-320)2c Lake, Ty. II, Imperforate (320A; formerly 320a), 2c Lake, Ty. II, Imperforate (320A; formerly 320a)2c Lake, Ty. II, Imperforate (320A; formerly 320a). Mint N.H., huge margins all around including top part imprint margin, deep rich Lake color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

100
450
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