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

Sale Date — Thursday, 8 March, 2018

Category — 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
729
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 729, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). Mint N.H. top plate no. 10826 block of six with extra wide selvage, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, a premium quality top plate block, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

450
275
730
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 730, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V (527). Top plate no. 11203 block of six with extra wide selvage showing a second plate no. 11203 at top, h.r. bottom center stamp and in selvage where perf separations are reinforced, Fine, an outstanding variety for the Washington-Franklin specialist, some of the offset issues, including Scott 527, were printed in sheets of 800 or 1,600 subjects, when the sheets were cut apart into panes of 100 a miscut could result in one pane robbing the plate no. from the adjacent pane, as occurred here, these miscuts were not frequent as this is a seldom seen variety

E. 500-750
250
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731
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 731, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 10918 block of six, large even margins other sides, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem plate block

625
300
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732
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 732, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. left plate no. 11260 block of six, large even margins other sides including traces of four adjoining stamps, fresh color, light natural gum bend, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,800
750
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733
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 733, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Bottom plate no. 11260 block of six, bottom stamps and top left Mint N.H., other two lightly hinged, huge margins including parts of eight adjoining stamps, Extremely Fine, ex Hall, this may yield at least one NH 100J single and possibly two, with copy of 1982 P.F. certificate

1,100
550
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734
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 734, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534). Four plate no. 11433 blocks of six from each of the four collectible positions, three with just a single hinge mark, large to ample margins, Very Fine set

520
170
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735
ogbl
Sale 1175, Lot 735, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A). Top and bottom plate no. 11667 blocks of six, top with wide selvage, ample to large margins, natural gum bends, Very Fine

800
225
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736
nhbl
Sale 1175, Lot 736, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)1c Gray Green (536). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 10052 block of six, pretty pastel color, natural gum bends, Fine-Very Fine

400
120
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