Sale 1175 — The George "Buddy" Byers Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 8 March, 2018

Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
615
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 615, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)5c Blue (335). Top imprint and plate no. 4928 block of six, barely hinged, strong color, Fine-Very Fine

525
275
616
nh
Sale 1175, Lot 616, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)6c Red Orange (336). Mint N.H., outstanding centering but color in the frames a bit oxidized, otherwise Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. and 2014 P.S.A.G. certificates (95 ogNH)

150
375
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617
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 617, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)6c Red Orange (336). Right imprint and plate no. 4936 block of six with wide selvage, four stamps Mint N.H., top right and center right stamps small h.r., bright color except where slightly oxidized at top, well-balanced margins, small staple holes in selvage, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex "MLG" and Curtis

750
200
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618
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 618, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 4942 block of six with wide selvage, well-centered, faint toning in selvage, still Very Fine

875
400
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619
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 619, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)15c Pale Ultramarine (340). Top imprint and plate no. 4949 block of six, lightly hinged, selvage slightly reduced, Fine

650
0
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620
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 620, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H. block of four with wide top selvage and plate no. 4956 at left, pretty shade, horizontal crease affects top stamps, folded between stamps and selvage, Fine-Very Fine appearance, scarce in Mint N.H. condition, Scott Retail as singles

2,800
750
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621
og
Sale 1175, Lot 621, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Intense shade and proof-like impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine, ex "Clipper City", with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $750.00)

475
475
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622
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 622, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)1c-5c 1908-09 Issue, Imperforate (343-347). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. blocks of six, Very Fine-Extremely Fine set

1,215
900
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623
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Sale 1175, Lot 623, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate (346). Mint N.H. wide top imprint, plate no. 5217 and star block of six, large to huge margins other sides, sharp color and impression, Extremely Fine

325
275
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624
nh
Sale 1175, Lot 624, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. guide line pair, rich color, nice centering and margins, Extremely Fine, ex "Golden Oak", with 1980 P.F. certificate

650
750
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625
nh
Sale 1175, Lot 625, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Mint N.H. pair, bright color, Fine, with 1987 A.P.S. certificate

600
300
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626
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Sale 1175, Lot 626, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, sharp proof-like impression, almost perfectly centered, a few expertly rejoined perfs near top, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Hansen, with clear 1980 and 2000 P.F. certificates, 2008 P.S.E. certificate which mentions the minor perf strengthening no longer accompanies

1,400
750
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627
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 627, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)1c Green, Bluish (357). Top imprint and plate no. 4892 block of six, lightly hinged in selvage and on top center stamp, fresh and Fine

1,100
250
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628
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 628, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Bottom imprint and plate no. 4860 block of six, h.r. at center, deep shade on nicely blued paper, Fine-Very Fine, ex Curtis

1,000
325
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629
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 629, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Left imprint and plate no. 4938 block of six with wide selvage, faint trace of oxidation, few trivial natural inclusions, centered to right where perfs just in, certificate notes that center stamps and bottom left stamp are Mint N.H. but we believe all could be lightly hinged

VERY GOOD CENTERING AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 6-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

Lewis Kaufman records about a dozen plate blocks, including four from the top, seven from the left and one from the right position. A pane of 100 is also known with plate blocks at left and bottom.

Ex "MLG" collection. With 1992 P.F. certificate

17,500
2,500
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630
og
Sale 1175, Lot 630, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Brilliant color, reperfed at right, Fine appearance

1,250
300
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