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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
413
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 413, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine (554), 2c Carmine (554)2c Carmine (554). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with wide margins, wonderful depth of color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Merlin, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $575.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only eight others

3
425
414
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 414, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)3c Violet (555), 3c Violet (555)3c Violet (555). Mint N.H., deep rich color on crisp paper, wide margins and perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $675.00), only three have graded higher

30
550
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415
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 415, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)4c Yellow Brown (556), 4c Yellow Brown (556)4c Yellow Brown (556). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and precise centering, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $600.00)

37
450
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416
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 416, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)5c Dark Blue (557), 5c Dark Blue (557)5c Dark Blue (557). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, deep shade and detailed impression on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $925.00), this is the highest grade awarded, which is one of the most difficult of the 1922 issue to find in perfectly centered Mint N.H. condition, the SMQ value is woefully low as the last two we sold realized $1,500 and $1,300 hammer

37
850
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417
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 417, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)6c Red Orange (558), 6c Red Orange (558)6c Red Orange (558). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering, vivid color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00)

70
1,600
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418
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 418, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)8c Olive Green (560), 8c Olive Green (560)8c Olive Green (560). Mint N.H., deep rich color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate (98J)

90
650
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419
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 419, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)9c Rose (561), 9c Rose (561)9c Rose (561). Mint N.H., vibrant color, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00), only two have graded higher (at 98J)

27
450
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420
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 420, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)15c Gray (566), 15c Gray (566)15c Gray (566). Mint N.H., radiant color on post-office fresh paper, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $650.00), only nine have graded higher

37
600
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421
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 421, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)20c Carmine Rose (567), 20c Carmine Rose (567)20c Carmine Rose (567). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.F. certificate (Superb 98)

37
450
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422
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 422, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)25c Yellow Green (568), 25c Yellow Green (568)25c Yellow Green (568). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate (98)

32
325
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423
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 423, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)30c Olive Brown (569), 30c Olive Brown (569)30c Olive Brown (569). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering, intense color and proof-like impression on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $850.00)

60
600
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424
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 424, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)50c Lilac (570), 50c Lilac (570)50c Lilac (570). Mint N.H., brilliant color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $925.00), only nine have graded higher

80
550
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425
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 425, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$1.00 Violet Black (571), $1.00 Violet Black (571)$1.00 Violet Black (571). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $850.00), only five have graded higher

85
600
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426
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 426, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$2.00 Deep Blue (572), $2.00 Deep Blue (572)$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, deep shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $700.00)

125
425
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427
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 427, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H., brilliant colors, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of this top value, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), only one Mint N.H. stamp has been graded higher (at 100)

200
700
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428
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 428, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c Green, Rotary (578), 1c Green, Rotary (578)1c Green, Rotary (578). Mint N.H., bright shade, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Hanover", with 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,400.00), only one has graded higher (at 98) and no others share this grade

160
1,300
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429
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 429, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c Green, Perf 10 (581), 1c Green, Perf 10 (581)1c Green, Perf 10 (581). Mint N.H., wonderfully warm shade on bright paper, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Hanover", with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $775.00), only two have graded higher (at 100) and only six others share this lofty grade

22
950
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430
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 430, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1-1/2c Brown, Perf 10 (582), 1-1/2c Brown, Perf 10 (582)1-1/2c Brown, Perf 10 (582). Mint N.H., uncharacteristically well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $525.00), this is the highest grade awarded

13
425
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431
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 431, 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., rich color, wide and perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $800.00), only five have graded higher

37
650
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432
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 432, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)7c Black, Perf 10 (588), 7c Black, Perf 10 (588)7c Black, Perf 10 (588). Mint N.H., exceptional centering, intense shade on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,025.00), only three grade higher

27
700
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433
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 433, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)8c Olive Green, Perf 10 (589), 8c Olive Green, Perf 10 (589)8c Olive Green, Perf 10 (589). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, rich color, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, a challenging issue to find in such superb condition, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,300.00), only four have graded higher

60
900
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434
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 434, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)9c Rose, Perf 10 (590), 9c Rose, Perf 10 (590)9c Rose, Perf 10 (590). Mint N.H., excellent centering, warm color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $650.00), only three have graded higher

13
450
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435
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 435, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591), 10c Orange, Perf 10 (591)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591). Mint N.H., vivid color and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,275.00), only two have graded higher (both at 100) and only nine others share this grade

90
800
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436
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 436, 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., extraordinary wide margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $950.00)

500
550
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437
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 437, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (599b), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (599b)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (599b). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $975.00), only two line pairs have graded higher and only two others share this grade

950
850
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438
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 438, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Harding, Perf 11, Rotary Perf 10 (610, 612), 2c Harding, Perf 11, Rotary Perf 10 (610, 612)2c Harding, Perf 11, Rotary Perf 10 (610, 612). Mint N.H., both with outstanding margins and centering, Extremely Fine Gems, No. 610 with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo), No. 612 with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98) total SMQ $900.00

33
475
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439
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 439, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c-2c Huguenot-Walloon (614-615), 1c-2c Huguenot-Walloon (614-615)1c-2c Huguenot-Walloon (614-615). Mint N.H., rich colors, wide margins and essentially perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2012 and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; total SMQ $700.00)

12
400
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440
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 440, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c-5c Lexington-Concord (617-619), 1c-5c Lexington-Concord (617-619)1c-5c Lexington-Concord (617-619). Mint N.H. set, each with wide margins and near perfect centering, fresh colors, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2004-2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; total SMQ $590.00)

39
375
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