Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
494
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Sale 1162, Lot 494, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, rich color, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1988 and 2011 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as guide line pair and singles

340
300
495
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Sale 1162, Lot 495, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)9c Salmon Red (415). Mint N.H., vivid color on bright paper, choice balanced margins, minute natural inclusion speck at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate and utterly trivial, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Merlin, with 1999 P.F. (as a block) and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

120
475
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496
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Sale 1162, Lot 496, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)15c Gray (418). Mint N.H., beautifully balanced margins, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, a handsome example, with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates

190
425
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497
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Sale 1162, Lot 497, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (422). Lightly hinged, deep rich shade and sharp impression, excellent centering, Extremely Fine Gem, PSE Encapsulated (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

225
375
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498
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Sale 1162, Lot 498, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, well-centered with wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with small backstamp

1,000
0
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499
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Sale 1162, Lot 499, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Deep shade and detailed impression, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

475
425
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500
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Sale 1162, Lot 500, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., brilliant color, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 429, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $3,000.00). Only three have graded higher (all at 100) and only one other shares this desirable grade

105
0
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501
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Sale 1162, Lot 501, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H. with left plate no. 7057 selvage, pretty shade, vertical indent in paper at far edge of selvage (from edge of printing plate and not mentioned on certificate), Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $1,050.00)

1,050
750
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502
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Sale 1162, Lot 502, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (440). Lightly hinged, attractive color on bright paper, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate

450
350
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503
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Sale 1162, Lot 503, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (440). Radiant color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

450
300
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504
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Sale 1162, Lot 504, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. pair, beautiful centering throughout, slight oxidation at top, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate before the oxidation (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

250
750
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505
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Sale 1162, Lot 505, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, gorgeous centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 445, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

P.S.E. Encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $3,500.00). Only one has graded higher (at 98J, recently offered in our Sale 1156) and only three others share this grade.

500
2,800
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506
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Sale 1162, Lot 506, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, deep rich color and clear impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,200
800
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507
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Sale 1162, Lot 507, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $925.00)

525
550
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508
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Sale 1162, Lot 508, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. pair, intense shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $425.00)

220
300
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509
 
Sale 1162, Lot 509, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)1c Green, Coil (448). Joint line pair, wide margins and choice centering, neat strike of Hyden Ky. duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, a scarce used joint line pair especially in this condition, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $675.00), this is the highest grade awarded in the P.S.E. Population Report and it is shared by no others

250
600
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510
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Sale 1162, Lot 510, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Unused (no gum), fresh color, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

6,000
1,100
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511
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Sale 1162, Lot 511, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

360
225
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512
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Sale 1162, Lot 512, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair without crease between stamps, strong color, fresh and Very Fine

1,500
650
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513
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Sale 1162, Lot 513, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, huge margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $800.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by eleven others

650
600
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514
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Sale 1162, Lot 514, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, large margins, Very Fine

650
325
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515
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Sale 1162, Lot 515, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, large margins, brilliant color, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

650
325
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516
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Sale 1162, Lot 516, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H., brilliant color, large margins, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

300
225
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517
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Sale 1162, Lot 517, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Lightly hinged, rich color on crisp paper, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate for block

650
700
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518
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Sale 1162, Lot 518, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Lightly hinged, outstanding centering with wide margins, deep rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb; SMQ $1,300.00)

650
800
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519
 
Sale 1162, Lot 519, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Intense color and strong impression on bright paper, unusually wide margins, bold cancel, fresh and Very Fine, ex Twigg-Smith

140
0
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520
 
Sale 1162, Lot 520, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Brilliant color, neat Aug. 15, 1915 circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, attractive early use (the EDU is June 24, 1915), with 2000 P.F. certificate

375
300
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