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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

Category — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1006
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1006, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Stamps, Die Proof of Surface Printed Booklet Pane Cover for "Twenty-four One Cent Stamps" (Scott Booklet Cover BC4AP1), 1c Stamps, Die Proof of Surface Printed Booklet Pane Cover for "Twenty-four One Cent Stamps" (Scott Booklet Cover BC4AP1)1c Stamps, Die Proof of Surface Printed Booklet Pane Cover for "Twenty-four One Cent Stamps" (Scott Booklet Cover BC4AP1). Circa 1912, printed on 144 x 94mm card, blue Bureau die no. 533439 on back

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE PROOF IMPRESSION OF THE 24-CENT BOOKLET COVER. A WONDERFUL EXHIBITION ITEM.

Offered to the market for the first time since our Sale 720 (March 6-7, 1990, lot 820, realized $10,000 hammer).

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
1007
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1007, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Carmine, Complete 49c Booklet (BK39), 2c Carmine, Complete 49c Booklet (BK39)2c Carmine, Complete 49c Booklet (BK39). Complete booklet of four panes of six of No. 406a, cover with faint crease at top left and along staple holes, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare booklet with the words "MUST BE PREPAID WITH PARCEL POST STAMPS" added to the inside of the front cover, this variety was discovered in 1956 and we have offered only one other since keeping computerized records

1,750
1,300
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1008
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1008, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6916 block of six, intense shade on bright paper, few perfs sensibly reinforced in top left selvage (easily trimmed so we consider this Mint N.H.), Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

2,000
600
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1009
ogbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1009, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Imperforate, Kansas City Roulette (408 var, 409 var), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Imperforate, Kansas City Roulette (408 var, 409 var)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Imperforate, Kansas City Roulette (408 var, 409 var). Blocks of four, 1c with selvage at right, 2c with selvage at left, on 1919 sworn notarized document stating that these blocks were rouletted at the Kansas City Post Office and purchased across the counter there, Fine-Very Fine, scarce

E. 300-400
225
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1010
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1010, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Coil (410), 1c Green, Coil (410)1c Green, Coil (410). Mint N.H. guide line pair, lovely color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00), only three have graded higher

65
225
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1011
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1011, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Carmine, Coil (411), 2c Carmine, Coil (411)2c Carmine, Coil (411). Rich color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in this grade, SMQ $150.00 as 95 has little relevance), this is the highest grade awarded and the only example to achieve it, the next-highest grade is a 95

17
1,400
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1012
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1012, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)8c Pale Olive Green (414), 8c Pale Olive Green (414)8c Pale Olive Green (414). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2004 P.F. certificate

100
190
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1013
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1013, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)8c-30c 1912-14 Issue (414-420), 8c-30c 1912-14 Issue (414-420)8c-30c 1912-14 Issue (414-420). Mint N.H., rich colors, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine group, three with older P.F. certificates

1,360
750
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1014
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1014, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)15c Gray (418), 15c Gray (418)15c Gray (418). Mint N.H., fresh and bright, Very Fine and choice, ex "Vineyard", with copy of 1989 P.F. certificate for block

190
140
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1015
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1015, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)20c Ultramarine (419), 20c Ultramarine (419)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine

400
350
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1016
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1016, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $450.00), we are surprised this did not receive a Jumbo designation

250
325
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1017
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1017, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, ex "Golden Oak", with 2005 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,650.00)

775
1,300
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1018
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1018, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

350
375
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1019
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1019, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Lightly hinged, beautiful bright shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. and 2012 P.F. certificates (XF 90 XQ)

225
325
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1020
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1020, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Barely hinged at right (may just be natural gum skips), radiant color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine

225
0
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1021
ogbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1021, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5749 and letter "A" block of six, h.r., crisp color, perf separations sensibly reinforced, Fine and scarce plate block

4,750
950
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1022
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1022, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423), $1.00 Violet Brown (423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Mint N.H., wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, deep intense color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, seldom offered in such beautiful Mint N.H. condition, ex "Vineyard", with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,600
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1023
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1023, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423), $1.00 Violet Brown (423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Lightly hinged, well-centered with unusually wide margins, rich color and sharp proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

475
375
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1024
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1024, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423), $1.00 Violet Brown (423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Lightly hinged, near perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1976 P.F. certificate

475
475
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