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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Category — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
308
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Sale 1163, Lot 308, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Carmine (406). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and near perfect centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate (98J)

15
250
309
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Sale 1163, Lot 309, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, superior centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,600.00), only four have graded higher (all at 98) and no others share this grade

160
1,100
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310
nh
Sale 1163, Lot 310, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Coil (410-411). Mint N.H. guide line pairs, each almost perfectly centered, rich colors, Extremely Fine Gems, each with older P.F. and with 2016 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; total SMQ $800.00)

190
650
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311
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Sale 1163, Lot 311, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H. guide line pair, flawless centering, magnificent deep color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1984, 2004 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

260
600
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312
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Sale 1163, Lot 312, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Mint N.H. guide line pair, choice centering with wide margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, with 1997 and 2011 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

575
600
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313
nh
Sale 1163, Lot 313, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)8c Pale Olive Green (414). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $525.00)

100
450
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314
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Sale 1163, Lot 314, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)9c Salmon Red (415). Mint N.H., vivid color on bright paper, choice balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.F., 1990 and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

120
475
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315
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Sale 1163, Lot 315, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)10c Orange Yellow (416). Mint N.H., vivid color, wide margins and outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

100
275
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316
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Sale 1163, Lot 316, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)12c Claret Brown (417). Mint N.H., intense shade and crisp impression, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Merlin and Curtis, with 1986 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

100
375
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317
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Sale 1163, Lot 317, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)15c Gray (418). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $775.00)

190
600
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318
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Sale 1163, Lot 318, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,550.00), only five have graded higher

400
1,100
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319
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Sale 1163, Lot 319, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., vivid color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

250
750
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320
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Sale 1163, Lot 320, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,650.00)

775
1,300
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321
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Sale 1163, Lot 321, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H., lovely color on bright paper, gorgeous centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 50-CENT FRANKLIN ON DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED PAPER.

With 1997 and 2016 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95). No higher grade has been awarded to a Scott 422 by the Philatelic Foundation. By comparison, P.S.E. has graded only one higher (at 98)

500
2,100
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322
og
Sale 1163, Lot 322, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered with wide margins, intense color and detailed impression on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, this issue occasionally comes with wide margins but is rarely found with such wonderful centering, ex "Golden Oak", with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98, SMQ $1,750.00), only one hinged example has been graded higher (at 100)

475
1,200
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