Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
510
ogbl
1c-15c 1908-09 Issue (331/347). 14 plate blocks, including Nos. 331-337, 339, 340 and 343-347, few Mint N.H., overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine

5,457
1,200
511
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Sale 1187, Lot 511, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine (332). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 and 2018 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $700.00)

14
425
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512
og
Sale 1187, Lot 512, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue (335). Part imprint selvage at bottom, barely hinged, intense shade and impression, Jumbo margins and perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ as previously hinged above the grade of 95), this is the highest grade awarded to an unused example of Scott 335 and it is equaled by no others (five Mint N.H. are graded 98)

45
425
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513
ogbl
Sale 1187, Lot 513, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow (338). Top imprint and plate no. 4940 block of six, top center stamp and top center selvage lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., radiant color, Fine, Scott Retail as singles

867
425
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514
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Sale 1187, Lot 514, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)15c Pale Ultramarine (340). Mint N.H. with part imprint left selvage, uncommonly well-centered, attractive color, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

150
325
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515
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Sale 1187, Lot 515, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine

650
300
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516
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Sale 1187, Lot 516, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet (341). Bottom imprint and plate no. 4956 block of six, lightly hinged, top and bottom rows split completely apart (needs rejoining), Very Fine centering, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott value for intact plate block

7,000
1,100
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517
 
Sale 1187, Lot 517, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)50c Violet, Perf 12 and Perf 10 (341, 440). Both with almost perfect centering and rich color, first with neat Philadelphia Pa. precancel, second with oval duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2014 and 2018 P.S.E. certificates respectively (both XF-Superb 95; total SMQ $500.00)

40
300
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518
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Sale 1187, Lot 518, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Mint N.H., intense shade, horizontal gum crease at top, Very Fine

1,050
300
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519
 
Sale 1187, Lot 519, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate (346). Huge margins all around including part of five adjoining stamps and part imprint with star at bottom, bright shade, neat New York registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $425.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a used single and it is shared by only eight others, we are surprised this did not grade 100 Jumbo

20
250
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520
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Sale 1187, Lot 520, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate (346). Block of four, huge margins including part of all twelve adjoining stamps, Boston registry oval cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ as a block)

130
225
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521
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Sale 1187, Lot 521, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Mint N.H. guide line pair, rich color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 350.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $3,350.00). Only four have graded higher and three others share this grade

2,600
4,500
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522
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Sale 1187, Lot 522, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, rich color, Fine

1,075
300
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523
 
Sale 1187, Lot 523, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Coil (353). Guide line pair, deep rich color, bold strikes of registry oval cancel, sensibly rejoined, otherwise Fine, apart from the 10c (Scott 356), this is the rarest of the Perf 12 coils to obtain as a used guide line pair, the Natalee Grace guide line pair was also rejoined and has similar centering, that is the only other used guide line pair we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
850
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524
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Sale 1187, Lot 524, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Paste-up pair, left stamp Mint N.H., right stamp lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

625
250
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525
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Sale 1187, Lot 525, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Lightly hinged, vivid color, fresh and Fine, with 1974 A.P.S. certificate for a pair

3,250
2,400
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