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Sale 1172 — United States Stamps and Hawaii

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 December, 2017

Category — 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
803
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 803, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497), 1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497). Complete set of Mint N.H. pairs (less the rare No. 491), each with outstanding centering and margins, bright and fresh colors, Extremely Fine Gems, each with P.S.E. certificate graded XF-Superb 95 (No. 494 graded XF 90), total SMQ $1,935.00

E. 750-1,000
1,200
804
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 804, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497), 1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497). Complete set of used pairs (less the rare No. 491), each well-centered with attractive margins, duplex and machine cancels, Extremely Fine, a difficult set to assemble used with such choice centering, each with P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90, total SMQ $1,345.00

E. 750-1,000
800
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805
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 805, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, Coil (486), 1c Green, Coil (486)1c Green, Coil (486). Mint N.H. pair, mathematically perfect centering, rich color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $450.00), one of only seven at this perfect grade with none higher

4
350
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806
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 806, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, Coil (490), 1c Green, Coil (490)1c Green, Coil (490). Mint N.H. joint line pair, essentially perfect centering, fresh color on white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate (98 ogNH)

7
200
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807
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 807, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, Coil (490), 1c Green, Coil (490)1c Green, Coil (490). Mint N.H., gorgeous color, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $350.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only six others

1
350
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808°
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 808, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Joint line pair, lightly hinged, deep rich color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II COIL.

Unlike most other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492.

With 1971 and 2001 P.F. certificates

13,000
8,000
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809
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 809, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Joint line pair, lightly hinged, intense color

FRESH AND FINE JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE RARE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II COIL.

With 1982 and 2017 P.F. certificates

13,000
2,900
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810
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 810, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Lightly hinged, deep rich color, outstanding centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT TYPE II PERF 10 HORIZONTAL COIL ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER.

With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,250.00). This is the highest grade awarded to an original gum single Scott 491 and it is shared by only one other -- a remarkably choice example of this rare coil

2,500
3,250
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811
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 811, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Joint line pair, brilliant color, light duplex cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, right stamp small corner crease at top right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND EXTREMELY RARE USED JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II, SCOTT 491. OUR CENSUS RECORDS JUST 12 USED JOINT LINE MULTIPLES.

Unlike many other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492.

Our census of used joint line multiples of Scott 491, available at our website at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/491/491.pdf , records ten joint line pairs, a strip of three, and a strip of five. Most are off-center either top to bottom or side to side or both.

Census No. 491-CAN-LP-12. With 1999 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (latter graded 60 and heavily discounted due to the small corner crease)

20,000
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812
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 812, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Mint N.H. joint line pair, vibrant color and crisp impression, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00), only five have graded higher (all at 98)

160
425
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813
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 813, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H. joint line pair, rich color and detailed impression, wide and well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $625.00), only one has graded higher (at 100)

65
425
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814°
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 814, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. with portions of all eight surrounding stamps, bright and fresh, outstanding centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ROSE ERROR, SCOTT 505.

With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,150.00)

625
0
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815
nhbl
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 815, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. double error in pane of 100, natural s.e. at bottom and right, plate nos. at top and left, brilliant color, bottom error natural inclusion at bottom, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as double error in block of twelve and plate blocks

2,140
600
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816
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 816, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,300.00), only three have been graded higher (highest is 100)

55
1,000
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817
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 817, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, deep shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00)

55
300
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818
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 818, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)7c Black (507), 7c Black (507)7c Black (507). Mint N.H., intense shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00)

55
225
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819
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 819, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)12c Claret Brown (512), 12c Claret Brown (512)12c Claret Brown (512). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 10623 block of six with wide selvage, rich color, narrow gum skip at bottom, Very Fine and choice, with 2014 P.F. certificate

260
170
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820
nhbl
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 820, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)20c Light Ultramarine (515), 20c Light Ultramarine (515)20c Light Ultramarine (515). Mint N.H. top plate no. 13838 block of six, rich color, well-centered, plate number partly printed due to natural slight dry print, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate

1,000
700
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821
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 821, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)50c Red Violet (517), 50c Red Violet (517)50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H. top plate no. 7057 block of six, well-centered essentially throughout, fresh color, left pair with light natural gum crease, bottom center stamp with two small indentations, still Very Fine-Extremely Fine plate block, with 2016 P.F. certificate

2,550
800
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822
ogbl
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 822, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)50c Red Violet (517), 50c Red Violet (517)50c Red Violet (517). Bottom plate no. 7049 block of six, stamps Mint N.H. but bottom left with two tiny adherences and counted as hinged, small h.r. in selvage, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, ex Cleland, with 2014 P.F. certificate

1,600
300
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823
 
Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 823, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b), $1.00 Deep Brown (518b)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b). Deep rich color in the true Deep Brown shade, registry oval cancel, Fine, scarce in sound used condition, with 2017 P.F. certificate

1,250
750
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824
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 824, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Lightly hinged, deep rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $525.00)

400
400
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825
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 825, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H., intense colors and proof-like impressions, outstanding centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1918 $5.00 BI-COLOR ISSUE, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,650.00). Only three have graded higher.

360
1,400
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