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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Category — 1904 Louisiana Purchase Issue (Scott 323-327)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
248
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 248, 1904 Louisiana Purchase Issue (Scott 323-327)1c Louisiana Purchase (323), 1c Louisiana Purchase (323)1c Louisiana Purchase (323). Mint N.H., wide margins and precise centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

65
700
249
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 249, 1904 Louisiana Purchase Issue (Scott 323-327)3c Louisiana Purchase (325), 3c Louisiana Purchase (325)3c Louisiana Purchase (325). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with balanced margins, rich color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,200.00)

180
700
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250
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 250, 1904 Louisiana Purchase Issue (Scott 323-327)5c Louisiana Purchase (326), 5c Louisiana Purchase (326)5c Louisiana Purchase (326). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on bright paper, almost perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,000.00), only six stamps have graded higher (highest is 98J)

200
1,400
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251
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 251, 1904 Louisiana Purchase Issue (Scott 323-327)10c Louisiana Purchase (327), 10c Louisiana Purchase (327)10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint N.H., rich color on post office fresh paper, precise centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT LOUISIANA PURCHASE ISSUE.

The Louisiana Purchase stamps, much like the following Jamestown commemorative set, were issued with unusually narrow margins when compared to the regular issues of the 1902 Series. The example offered here is a true condition rarity.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,000.00)

310
1,500
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