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

Sale Date — Thursday, 8 March, 2018

Category — 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
651
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Sale 1175, Lot 651, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)1c-2c Panama-Pacific (397-398, 401). 1c and 2c Perf 12 wide top plate no. blocks of six, 1c Mint N.H., 2c lightly hinged, previously folded between top row and selvage but intact, 1c Perf 10 Mint N.H. block of four with plate no., Fine-Very Fine

1,090
375
652
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 652, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)5c Panama-Pacific (399). Bottom plate no. 6133 block of six with full selvage, top center stamp h.r., others Mint N.H., rich color, slight discoloration in bottom right selvage, still Fine-Very Fine, ex Spalding

1,900
550
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653
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 653, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)5c Panama-Pacific (399). Right plate no. 6134 block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., top right stamp lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Fine

1,900
425
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654
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 654, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Orange Yellow, Panama-Pacific (400). Top plate no. 6143 block of six with extra wide selvage, faintly hinged in ungummed portion of selvage and lightly hinged on top right stamp, Very Good-Fine, a scarce plate block

2,350
350
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655
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 655, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Orange, Panama-Pacific (400A). Right plate no. 6135 block of six, not hinged but some perf reinforcement between first and second rows knocks it out of the Mint N.H. category, brilliant color, attractive margins and centering, tiny natural inclusion below plate no.

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE PERF 12 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE.

This is one of the rarest 20th Century commemorative plate blocks.

11,000
4,000
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656
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 656, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402). Top plate no. 6649 block of six, top left stamp Mint N.H., one h.r. and the others lightly hinged, vibrant color, Fine-Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,950
550
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657
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 657, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402). Right plate no. 7038 block of six, lightly hinged, brilliant color, fresh, left three Fine, right three Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,950
550
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658
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 658, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)5c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (403). Mint N.H. right plate no. 6134 block of six, rich color, small natural inclusion in left margin, Fine, a scarce Mint N.H. plate block of this issue

6,750
1,000
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659
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 659, 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Wide right plate no. 6130 block of six, lightly hinged, vibrant color on fresh paper, attractive centering and margins

FRESH AND FINE-VERY FINE. A CHOICE LIGHTLY-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT PERF 10 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE.

This is the first right position plate block we have offered since our 2009 sale of the "MLG" collection.

12,000
5,750
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