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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1119
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1119, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)-1/2c-$2.00 1922-31 Issues (551/701), -1/2c-$2.00 1922-31 Issues (551/701)-1/2c-$2.00 1922-31 Issues (551/701). 60 mostly Mint N.H. plate blocks, including Nos. 551-572 ($2.00 lightly hinged), 581-587, 589-591, 622-623, 632-634, 635-642, 692-701, some natural gum skips and bends, No. 565 small toned spots, also including block of four of No. 572, rich colors, several with better centering than normally seen

FINE-VERY FINE WITH SOME EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A VIRTUALLY COMPLETE SET OF PLATE BLOCKS OF THE 1922-25 ISSUE DESIGNS WITH ALL THE PERFORATION PERMUTATIONS.

Two with certificates

13,248
2,900
1120
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1120, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)-1/2c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (551-573, 575-577), -1/2c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (551-573, 575-577)-1/2c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (551-573, 575-577). Mint N.H. except 3c and 20c lightly hinged, 10c and 25c small natural gum skips, rich colors, several with superior centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine set

1,055
325
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1121
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1c-30c 1922-25 Issue (552/569). Almost 500 Mint N.H. stamps in glassines, including Nos. 552 (76), 553 (approx. 113), 555 (66), 560 (30), 561 (36), 564 (70), 566 (40), 568 (21) and 569 (27), mostly in multiples of various sizes, some with better centering than normally seen in a group such as this, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles approximately

9,772
1,700
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1122
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1122, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)6c Red Orange (558), 6c Red Orange (558)6c Red Orange (558). 204 Mint N.H. stamps, including block of 91 with plate no. 15894 at right, missing bottom plate block and three other stamps, other multiples include blocks of 48, 16, 12, 8 and a few others, brilliant color, few are very nicely centered, some minor perf separations, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine with a few Extremely Fine, from an old-time dealer's stock of scrap, you used to be able to go to a show and a dealer would break panes into plate blocks for you, Scott Retail as singles and one plate block

14,460
1,900
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1123
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10c Orange (562). 100 stamps, 94 Mint N.H. including three blocks of 16, blocks of 15, 9, 8 (2), two plate blocks (one lightly hinged), vibrant colors, most of the larger blocks s.e. on one side, few with especially nice centering, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine with a few Extremely Fine, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles and two plate blocks

3,535
550
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1124
ng
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1124, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)10c Orange, Imperforate Pair (562b), 10c Orange, Imperforate Pair (562b)10c Orange, Imperforate Pair (562b). Horizontal pair, unused (no gum) as are all known examples, vivid color, ample to large margins, the usual light blue crayon has been lightened on left stamp, Very Fine, with 1977 A.P.S. certificate, according to United States Stamps 1922-26 by Gary Griffith, dealer Philip Ward purchased a pane in 1925 in Oklahoma, large areas were marked for destruction with a blue crayon

1,900
700
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1125
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1125, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)12c Brown Violet (564), 12c Brown Violet (564)12c Brown Violet (564). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $425.00), only five have graded higher

11
350
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1126
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1126, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$2.00 Deep Blue (572), $2.00 Deep Blue (572)$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 14306 block of six, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, a beautiful Mint N.H. plate block

1,000
800
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1127
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1127, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. top arrow, marker and double plate nos. F14326/F14327 block of eight, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful plate block

2,650
1,800
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1128
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1128, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. top arrow, marker and double plate nos. F14326/F14327 block of eight, brilliant colors, well-balanced margins, few natural gum bends, Very Fine

2,650
1,600
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1129
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1129, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. centerline block of four, bright colors on post-office fresh paper, near perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem position block, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the position

800
900
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1130
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1130, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. right arrow block of four, rich colors, choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the position

800
500
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1131
ogbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1131, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine Lake and Dark Blue (573a), $5.00 Carmine Lake and Dark Blue (573a)$5.00 Carmine Lake and Dark Blue (573a). Top arrow, marker and double plate nos. F14326/F14327 block of eight, lightly hinged, deep rich color, single perf at bottom with small stain, Very Fine

2,500
1,050
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1132
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1132, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c Green, Rotary (578), 1c Green, Rotary (578)1c Green, Rotary (578). 84 Mint N.H. stamps including three blocks of twelve, three blocks of ten, block of eight, block of six and two pairs, two smaller blocks with top selvage, rich color, six stamps natural s.e. at bottom, few minor perf separations, overall fresh and Fine with a few Very Fine, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles

13,440
1,300
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1133
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1133, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c-10c 1923-26 Issue, Perf 11 x 10, 10 (578-579, 581-591), 1c-10c 1923-26 Issue, Perf 11 x 10, 10 (578-579, 581-591)1c-10c 1923-26 Issue, Perf 11 x 10, 10 (578-579, 581-591). Mint N.H., brilliant colors, overall beautiful centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, No. 578 with 1992 P.F. certificate

712
325
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1134
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1134, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Rotary (579), 2c Carmine, Rotary (579)2c Carmine, Rotary (579). 89 Mint N.H. stamps, including seven blocks of eight, block of six, five blocks of four, two pairs and three singles, radiant color, one block of eight with perfs touching on four stamps but otherwise overall decent centering for this rotary press issue, two blocks of eight and one block of four with top selvage, fresh and Fine with some Very Fine, a wonderful holding from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles

13,350
1,700
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1135
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1c Green, Perf 10 (581). 382 Mint N.H. stamps, including two panes of 100 (significant perf separations), plate block of four, singles, pairs and multiples up to block of 16, nice range of shades (Scott lists two sub-shades), typical rotary press centering of mostly Fine with a few Very Fine, a fantastic holding from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles and three plate blocks

9,075
1,000
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1136
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1-1/2c Brown, Perf 10 (582). Just over 200 Mint N.H. stamps, in blocks of ten or smaller plus few singles, some with selvage, bright color, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles

2,700
250
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1137
nhbl
2c-10c 1923-26 Issues (583/595). 253 Mint N.H. stamps, including panes of 100 of No. 583 and 590, 31 copies of No. 585 and 19 copies of No. 591 (includes plate block), three singles of No. 595, fresh colors, overall Fine-Very Fine group, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles

6,902
850
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1138
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1138, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Complete 97c Booklet (BK74), 2c Carmine, Complete 97c Booklet (BK74)2c Carmine, Complete 97c Booklet (BK74). Comprising eight panes of six of No. 583a, bright and fresh with tight covers, cover with light crease at left, panes with Fine centering, Scott assigns almost no premium for the complete booklet versus eight Mint N.H. panes

1,750
600
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1139
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1139, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584), 3c Violet, Perf 10 (584)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 17162 at bottom right, rich color, several with unusually choice centering especially in fourth and fifth row towards the center, pen notation in selvage at top right, few trivial perf separations in top selvage, Fine-Very Fine with several Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles and plate block

6,425
750
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1140
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1140, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584), 3c Violet, Perf 10 (584)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584). Mint N.H. block of 23 with selvage at right and bottom, intense shade and impression, several with superior centering which would no doubt grade highly, tear in selvage only opposite Position 20, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, we doubt this will remain intact for much longer, Scott Retail as singles

1,437
300
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1141
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1141, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584), 3c Violet, Perf 10 (584)3c Violet, Perf 10 (584). 53 Mint N.H. stamps, including blocks of 19, 15, 6 (2), strip of three and two pairs, several with selvage, few with very nice centering, fresh and Fine-Very Fine with few Extremely Fine, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles

3,312
500
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1142
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1142, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 (585), 4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 (585)4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 (585). Mint N.H., pretty shade, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $800.00), only five have graded higher

37
550
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1143
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1143, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)5c Blue, Perf 10 (586), 5c Blue, Perf 10 (586)5c Blue, Perf 10 (586). Mint N.H. block of 76 with selvage on three sides, rich color, few better centered than normally seen, few trivial perf separations, Fine-Very Fine with a few Extremely Fine, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles

2,850
0
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1144
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1144, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)5c Blue, Perf 10 (586), 5c Blue, Perf 10 (586)5c Blue, Perf 10 (586). 153 Mint N.H. stamps, including blocks of 30, 19, 14, 12 and other multiples such as two plate no. 16608 blocks of four, six singles, rich color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles and two plate blocks

6,287
0
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1145
nhbl
7c Black, Perf 10 (588). 87 Mint N.H. stamps, including blocks of 24, 18, 8, 6, 5 and 4 (4) plus strip of four, pair and four singles, both largest multiples with corner selvage (one with pen notation in selvage), fresh and Fine-Very Fine group, from an old-time dealer's stockbook, Scott Retail as singles

2,392
0
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1146
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1146, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591), 10c Orange, Perf 10 (591)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 17614 at bottom right, vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, several stamps with phenomenal centering (especially in righthand column just above the plate block), small pen notation in top right of selvage, few perf separations in plate block

FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE INTACT PANE OF 100 OF THE 1925 10-CENT PERF 10 ROTARY ISSUE, SCOTT 591.

Virtually all multiples with such well-centered stamps have already been broken. Scott Retail as singles and plate block

9,390
2,000
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1147
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1147, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595), 2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595). Mint N.H. block of 35 with top selvage, rich color and detailed impression

FRESH AND FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE 2-CENT PERF 11 ROTARY PRINTING, SCOTT 595.

The largest multiple we have sold since keeping computerized records is a block of eight. Scott Retail as singles

16,625
3,250
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1148
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1148, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Joint Line Strip of Four, Ty. I, II (599-599A), 2c Carmine, Joint Line Strip of Four, Ty. I, II (599-599A)2c Carmine, Joint Line Strip of Four, Ty. I, II (599-599A). Mint N.H., left two stamps Type I, right two stamps Type II, deep rich color, Fine-Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as combination joint line pair and two singles

1,550
300
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1149
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1149, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Joint Line Pair, Ty. I, II (599-599A), 2c Carmine, Joint Line Pair, Ty. I, II (599-599A)2c Carmine, Joint Line Pair, Ty. I, II (599-599A). Mint N.H., left stamp Type II, deep rich color, wide margins, Fine-Very Fine

1,350
400
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1150
nh
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1150, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine Lake, Coil (599b), 2c Carmine Lake, Coil (599b)2c Carmine Lake, Coil (599b). Mint N.H. pair, deep and distinctive color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate for strip of four

650
450
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1151
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2c Harding, Rotary, Perf 10 (612). Seven Mint N.H. panes of 100, six with plate no. 14900 and one with plate no. 14901, one of the panes is broken apart (not affecting the plate block) and has three stained stamps, the other panes intact with some typical perf separations in selvage, centering is generally Fine as these rotary press stamps come, Scott Retail for plate blocks and singles

25,340
1,900
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1152
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1152, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c, 5c Norse-American (620-621), 2c, 5c Norse-American (620-621)2c, 5c Norse-American (620-621). Mint N.H. panes of 100, rich colors, few perf separations not affecting plate blocks, Fine-Very Fine

3,469
650
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1153
nhbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1153, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c, 5c Norse-American (620-621), 2c, 5c Norse-American (620-621)2c, 5c Norse-American (620-621). Mint N.H. top arrow and double plate no. blocks of eight, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine

975
325
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