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

Sale Date — Thursday, 8 March, 2018

Category — 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
635
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 635, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)4c Brown (377). Right imprint, plate no. 5569 and star block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., attractively centered, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex Diamond, Scott Retail as singles

380
325
636
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Sale 1175, Lot 636, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)5c Blue (378). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Clipper City", with 1996 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $475.00)

70
350
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637
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 637, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)5c Blue (378). Mint N.H. top left corner margin block of ten with part imprint, 3mm spacing, attractive centering, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as ten Mint N.H. singles

700
250
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638
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 638, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)8c Olive Green (380). Top imprint, plate no. 5214 and star block of six, slightly mount glazed original gum, rich color, Very Good-Fine, ex Cleland

1,300
0
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639
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 639, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)10c Yellow (381). Wide top imprint, plate no. 5200 and star block of six, two stamps and selvage with small red "Mar 15 '12" handstamp (likely contemporary) which is not visible from the front when mounted on an album page, vivid color, Fine-Very Fine

1,250
400
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640
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 640, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H. wide left imprint and plate no. 4951 block of six with string of plate printers' initials, wonderfully fresh and crisp, gorgeous pastel color, Fine, scarce in this Mint N.H. condition

4,500
600
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641
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Sale 1175, Lot 641, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)1c Green, Coil (385). Guide line pair, top stamp barely hinged, bottom stamp Mint N.H., choice centering and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

450
700
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642
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Sale 1175, Lot 642, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)2c Carmine, Coil (386). Guide line pair, well-centered, bright color, small natural inclusion in bottom stamp, Very Fine centering, with 1974 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, F 70; SMQ $800.00), this was downgraded due to the natural inclusion

1,600
550
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643
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Sale 1175, Lot 643, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)1c Green, Coil (387). Guide line pair, single hinge mark, intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, a lovely line pair, ex "Scarsdale" and "Golden Oak", with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,200
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644
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Sale 1175, Lot 644, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)2c Carmine, Coil (388). Brilliant color, Very Fine, one of the most challenging coil singles to find in any collectible quality, with photocopy of 1995 P.F. certificate for a pair

1,350
1,100
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645
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Sale 1175, Lot 645, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)1c Green, Coil (390). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color, proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Clipper City", with 2007 and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $975.00)

80
950
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646
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Sale 1175, Lot 646, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)2c Carmine, Coil (391). Mint N.H. guide line pair, fresh and wonderfully well-centered, Extremely Fine, ex "Vineyard" and "Golden Oak", with 1996 P.S.E. and 1997 P.F. certificates

575
850
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647
nh
Sale 1175, Lot 647, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)1c Green, Coil (392). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color on bright paper, intact perfs with significant portion of adjoining stamps, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex "Hanover", with 2000 P.F. certificate

400
550
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648
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Sale 1175, Lot 648, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)3c Deep Violet, 4c Brown, Coils (394-395). Guide line pairs, fresh colors, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, 3c with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80)

900
375
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649
nh
Sale 1175, Lot 649, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)4c Brown, Coil (395). Mint N.H. guide line pair, attractive margins and wonderfully fresh, Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. and 2014 P.F. certificates

1,100
0
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650
og
Sale 1175, Lot 650, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)5c Blue, Coil (396). Guide line pair, lightly hinged, outstanding centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $600.00), the "OGh" was called due to a tiny hinge remnant which has since been removed, leaving a lightly hinged line pair

425
425
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