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Sale 1172 — United States Stamps and Hawaii

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 December, 2017

Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
753
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 753, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep shade, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful Mint N.H. guide line pair, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

525
950
754
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 754, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color and detailed impression, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Golden Oak", with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $775.00), only four have graded higher

220
500
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755
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 755, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H., almost perfect centering, deep shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Piedmont", with 1992, 1999 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00)

100
400
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756
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 756, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Mint N.H. pair, beautifully centered, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $300.00)

40
300
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757
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 757, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $425.00), only five have graded higher

16
375
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758
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 758, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Joint line pair, rich color, well-centered, neat double oval cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $375.00), an extremely difficult issue to find used in the higher grades, only two used line pairs have graded higher (both at 90)

250
300
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759
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 759, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Pair, rich color, outstanding centering, light duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00), an extremely difficult issue to find used in the higher grades, only two used pairs share the 95 grade with none higher

50
425
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760
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 760, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450). Mint N.H. joint line pair, well-centered, fresh and bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $550.00), this is an extremely difficult line pair to find in the higher grades in Mint N.H. condition, only one example has graded higher (at 85), those collectors holding our for a line pair graded in the 90's may be in for a very long wait, using Power Search we located only one possibility -- the ex "Scarsdale" example last sold in our 2013 sale of the "Golden Oak" collection (realized $6,250 hammer) -- but it is now buried in a long-term collection

550
950
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761
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 761, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450). Mint N.H. pair, bright color, choice centering and margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate (95 ogNH)

65
160
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762
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 762, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450). Pair, deep rich color nicely contrasted by bold St. Louis roller cancel, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $250.00), despite the modest SMQ value this coil pair is rare in the higher grades in used condition, only one used pair has graded higher (at 95) and no others share this grade

70
350
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763
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 763, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)1c-2c 1915 Rotary Press Coils (450, 452, 454), 1c-2c 1915 Rotary Press Coils (450, 452, 454)1c-2c 1915 Rotary Press Coils (450, 452, 454). Three used singles, exceptional margins and centering, bright colors, machine cancels, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2012-16 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; total SMQ $730.00)

65
400
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764
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 764, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)1c Green, Coil (452), 1c Green, Coil (452)1c Green, Coil (452). Mint N.H. joint line pair, rich color and detailed impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

160
325
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765
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 765, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)1c Green, Coil (452), 1c Green, Coil (452)1c Green, Coil (452). Mint N.H. pair, perfect centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00), only two have graded higher (highest is 100)

55
275
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766
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 766, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)1c-2c 1915 Rotary Press Coils (452, 454), 1c-2c 1915 Rotary Press Coils (452, 454)1c-2c 1915 Rotary Press Coils (452, 454). Pairs of both, well-centered with choice margins, 1c with Minneapolis machine cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (XF 90), 2c with duplex cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85), total SMQ if both were P.S.E. graded $370.00

125
200
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767
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 767, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Mint N.H., wide margins and precise centering, beautiful rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

300
750
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768
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 768, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Pair, rich color, double oval cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

140
375
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769
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 769, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Coil (453). Brilliant color on bright paper, balanced margins, machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $400.00), only three grade higher

17
225
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770
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 770, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. pair, vibrant color, precise centering on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb Mint N.H. pair, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,000.00), only three pairs have graded higher (highest is 98J)

360
1,300
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771
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 771, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H. pair, outstanding centering and margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00), only seven have graded higher (highest is 98J)

360
700
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772
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 772, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Mint N.H., wide margins and essentially perfect centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 P.F. (for pair) and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $975.00), only one has graded higher (at 100) and one other shares this lofty grade

160
1,200
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773
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 773, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454), 2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454)2c Red, Ty. II, Coil (454). Joint line pair, radiant color and detailed impression, wide margins, well-struck 1916 duplex cancel, Very Fine and choice, especially desirable with the year-dated cancel, ex "Natalee Grace", 1984 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $600.00), this is a very difficult joint line pair to find used with decent centering, only one has been graded higher than the example offered here (at 90)

400
550
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774
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 774, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455). Mint N.H. joint line pair, vibrant color, wonderfully well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $400.00), only two have graded higher (highest is 98)

105
300
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775
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 775, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455). Mint N.H. pair, bright color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $425.00), only one pair has graded higher

42
300
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776
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 776, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455). Pair and single, both with outstanding centering and margins, vivid colors, Extremely Fine Gems, pair with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $275.00), single with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $205.00), only one has graded higher (at 98J)

60
300
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777
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 777, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (455). Pair, rich color, well-centered, bold 1916 duplex cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $75.00), despite the low SMQ value this is an extremely difficult coil pair to find used with decent centering, only two have graded higher -- at 90 and 90J

27
120
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778
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 778, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Pair, pastel color, choice centering and margins, light cancel and faint blue horizontal crayon line, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00), only four have graded higher

650
600
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779
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 779, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)3c Violet, Coil (456), 3c Violet, Coil (456)3c Violet, Coil (456). Pretty shade, wide and balanced margins, wavy-line cancel machine, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $960.00), only two have graded higher (at 98) and one other shares this grade

170
500
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780
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 780, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H. joint line pair, gorgeous bright color, wide and beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 P.F., 2009 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00), only two have graded higher (at 98)

325
750
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781
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 781, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H. pair, intense shade and impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $925.00), this is the highest grade awarded

140
700
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782
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 782, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Joint line pair, brilliant color and crisp impression, unusually choice centering with balanced margins, unobtrusive strikes of oval registry cancels, Very Fine and choice, ex Lessin and "Natalee Grace", with 1997 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $250.00), this is an extremely difficult joint line pair to obtain in used condition with choice centering, the SMQ value on this is almost meaningless as only one used joint line pair has been graded higher (at 90), with this single pair at 80 and one other pair graded 50

275
650
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783
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 783, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Pair, rich color, choice centering, neat duplex cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $275.00), only one pair has graded higher (at 95) and four others share this grade

95
250
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784
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 784, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color and detailed impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00)

150
275
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785
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 785, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Pair, rich color, choice margins and centering, light strike of double oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $275.00), only three have graded higher (highest is 95)

95
250
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786
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 786, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, large margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $800.00), this is the highest grade awarded

650
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787
nh
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 787, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. well-proportioned margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $300.00)

300
225
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788
ogbl
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 788, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 447-461)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, bottom corner stamps Mint N.H. with slight gum bends/wrinkles, other four with single hinge mark each, intense shade and impression

FINE-VERY FINE. A LOVELY AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1915 $1.00 PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED ISSUE, SCOTT 460.

Lewis Kaufman records only six top and six bottom plate blocks for this issue. Plate 5782 was the only plate prepared for each of the $1.00 Franklin issues (Scott 423, 460, 478 and 518).

With 2014 P.F. certificate

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