Sale 1187 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018
Category — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 2-CENT LAKE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.
Through an error at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, a small quantity of this stamp was erroneously printed using the inks in use at the time for the Postage Due issues.
Ex Killien and "Golden Oak". With 2001 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $4,500.00). This is the only P.S.E. graded example of this issue.
VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT 1914 COMPOUND PERF 12 x 10 ISSUE.
Our census of Scott 423B, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/423B/423B.pdf , records 33 used and one unused example of this rarity. A significant portion of the surviving population has faults or is off-center.
Census No. 423B-CAN-33. With 2015 P.S.E. certificate
FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1914 ONE-CENT PERF 10 x 12 ISSUE.
Our census of Scott 423D, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/423D/423D.pdf , contains 56 stamps (including five covers). All genuine stamps are used, including a majority with precancels.
Census No. 423D-CAN-29. Ex "Sirron". With 2011 P.F. certificate