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Sale 1156 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Category — 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3677
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3677, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)1c-4c 1916-18 Issue (486, 487, 495), 1c-4c 1916-18 Issue (486, 487, 495)1c-4c 1916-18 Issue (486, 487, 495). Mint N.H. singles, rich colors, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2007 P.S.E. certificates (graded Superb 98 Jumbo, XF-Superb 95 and Superb 98 respectively, SMQ $535.00)

50
400
3678
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3678, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)1c Green, Coil (486), 1c Green, Coil (486)1c Green, Coil (486). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $200.00), only one has graded higher and six others share this desirable grade, this is the first graded single we have ever offered

1
550
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3679
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3679, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color and detailed impression, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00), only three have graded higher (highest is 100)

65
375
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3680
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3680, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (488), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (488)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (488). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only six others share it

17
800
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3681
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3681, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489). Mint N.H., rich color on crisp paper, mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $375.00), only two have graded higher, this is also the first graded example of this issue we have offered in one of our auctions

10
425
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3682
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3682, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)1c Green, Coil (490), 1c Green, Coil (490)1c Green, Coil (490). Mint N.H., gorgeous color, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $300.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only six others share it, this is also the first graded example we have offered in one of our auctions

1
225
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3683
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3683, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Mint N.H., brilliant color, trivial natural perf disc indent

FRESH AND FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II COIL, SCOTT 491.

Unlike most other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492. We have offered less than a half-dozen unduplicated Mint N.H. singles since keeping computerized records.

With 1989 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates

5,250
2,500
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3684
 
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3684, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Pair, brilliant color, bold "St. Louis Mo. Apr. 19, 26" duplex cancel, left stamp light creases, Fine and rare used pair of Scott 491, with 1991 P.F. certificate

3,750
400
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3685
 
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3685, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Well-centered, bright color, machine cancel, small thin spot at center, appears Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

800
325
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3686
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3686, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $275.00), only one has graded higher (at 100), this is the first graded single we have offered in one of our auctions

19
275
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3687
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3687, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, II, Coil (493-494), 3c Violet, Ty. I, II, Coil (493-494)3c Violet, Ty. I, II, Coil (493-494). Mint N.H. joint line pairs, rich colors, wide margins, fresh, Very Fine and choice and Very Fine respectively, ex Zoellner, with 1990's P.F. certificates (latter for joint line strip of four)

390
225
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3688
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3688, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous pair, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00), only one has graded higher (at 100)

75
400
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3689
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3689, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00), only two have graded higher (both 98J)

30
250
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3690
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3690, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494), 3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494). Mint N.H. pair, perfect centering, beautiful color on post-office fresh paper, tiny natural inclusion in right stamp not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $425.00), this is the highest grade awarded

50
900
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3691
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3691, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $350.00)

160
800
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3692
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3692, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Mint N.H. pair, pretty shade, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00), only three have graded higher (all at 100)

50
800
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3693
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3693, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H. joint line pair, Jumbo margins and choice centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00)

65
475
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3694
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3694, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H. pair, rich color, detailed impression, mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal Mint N.H. pair, with 2003 and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $700.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only four others share it, this is also the first time we have offered a graded Mint N.H. pair in one of our auctions

17
1,200
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3695
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3695, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H., deep shade and detailed impression, perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $250.00), only five have graded higher (all at 100) and none share this grade, this is the first graded single we have offered since 2013

7
325
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3696
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3696, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497), 10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497). Mint N.H. joint line pair, intense shade and impression, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $350.00), only nine have graded higher

260
200
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3697
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3697, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497), 10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $350.00)

260
200
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3698
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3698, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497), 10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning pair, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,400.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only five others share it, this is the first we have offered in one of our auctions

85
850
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3699
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3699, 1917-19 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 481-497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497), 10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497). Mint N.H., vivid color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00), only five have graded higher (all at 100)

35
250
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