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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Category — 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
396
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 396, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)1c Gray Green (525), 1c Gray Green (525)1c Gray Green (525). Mint N.H., wide margins and almost mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), only six have graded higher

17
350
397
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 397, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526), 2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide margins and outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

57
350
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398
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 398, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $825.00), only one has graded higher (at 95J), P.S.E. does not even price this stamp at the 98 grade

115
950
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399
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 399, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, wide balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $400.00)

50
325
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400
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 400, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534), 2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534)2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534). Mint N.H. with wide right plate no. 11862 sheet margin, Jumbo margins with large portions of all five adjoining stamps other sides, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $225.00 as 100, unpriced in Jumbo grade)

26
190
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401
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 401, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., large to huge margins including significant portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE TYPE VII IMPERFORATE OFFSET ISSUE.

Most Type VII stamps were used by private vending and affixing machine companies. However, unlike Scott 314A and 482A, a small supply of the imperforate 2c Type VII stamps did reach the public.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $3,750.00)

3,250
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402
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 402, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)1c Gray Green (536), 1c Gray Green (536)1c Gray Green (536). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00)

45
225
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