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Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017

Category — 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
562
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 562, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and excellent centering, vivid color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.F. certificate

115
200
563
nhbl
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 563, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11590 and monogram block of six, radiant color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, ex Hall

900
110
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564
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 564, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $650.00)

50
425
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565
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 565, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. with plate no. 10918 at right, huge margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $400.00 without premium for the plate no.)

70
0
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566
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 566, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c 1918-20 Offset Issue (532-534A), 2c 1918-20 Offset Issue (532-534A)2c 1918-20 Offset Issue (532-534A). Four pairs and two singles, pairs of Nos. 532, 533 (2) and 534A, singles of Nos. 533 and 534A, last with plate no. sheet margin at right, most Mint N.H., large margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, three with certificates

1,370
550
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567
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 567, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. center line block, bright and fresh, Very Fine, sold for the benefit of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum

1,300
750
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568
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 568, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Lightly hinged, intense color and impression, large margins to full, Very Fine example of this scarce type, with 1999 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,300
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569
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 569, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Gray Green (536), 1c Gray Green (536)1c Gray Green (536). Mint N.H., with plate no. 10052 selvage at right, crisp impression, choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $600.00)

45
425
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570
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 570, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Gray Green, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (536a), 1c Gray Green, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (536a)1c Gray Green, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (536a). H.r., bright color, outstanding centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, a handsome pair, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,100
500
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571
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 571, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)3c Deep Violet (537a), 3c Deep Violet (537a)3c Deep Violet (537a). Lightly hinged, intense color and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,200
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572
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 572, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). H.r., rich color, centered to left, reperfed at bottom, small corner crease at top left

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1923 ONE-CENT ROTARY PERF 11, SCOTT 544. PROBABLY FEWER THAN 20 EXIST IN ANY UNUSED STATE.

A small quantity of 1c Rotary Press stamps was perforated 11 gauge at the end of 1922, using remainder sheets from the earlier printings that were normally perforated in 10 gauge or 10/11 compound gauge. Its existence as a Perf 11 variety was discovered in 1936, and the stamp received its Scott Catalogue listing in 1938.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

20,000
5,750
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573
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 573, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Rich color, wavy-line machine cancel, better centering than typically found, two tiny tears at top, Very Fine appearance, with 1983 P.F. certificate

3,750
850
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574
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 574, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

450
550
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575
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 575, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Lightly hinged, wide and well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $350.00)

170
550
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576
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 576, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Top plate no. 13616 block of six with narrow selvage, stamps Mint N.H., rich color, Fine, ex Curtis, Scott Retail as singles

2,700
0
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577
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 577, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Mint N.H., rich colors, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

270
450
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578
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 578, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)$5.00 Carmine & Black (547), $5.00 Carmine & Black (547)$5.00 Carmine & Black (547). Mint N.H., particularly deep rich color, Very Fine and choice

270
110
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579
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 579, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Mint N.H. top plate nos. 8179/8177 and arrow block of 20 with selvage at sides, representing the full top two rows of the plate, rich colors and detailed impressions, slightly short gum at top

FINE AND RARE LARGE PLATE NUMBER MULTIPLE OF THE $2.00 CARMINE AND BLACK 1920 ISSUE.

A Power Search review indicates this is the largest unused piece of Scott 547 we have offered since keeping computerized records.

Scott Retail as plate block and singles

9,240
2,800
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580
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 580, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550), 5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550)5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

75
300
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