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Sale 1179 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2391
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2391, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Double error in block of twelve, natural s.e. at bottom, errors Mint N.H., few 2c small h.r., radiant color, Very Fine

1,750
1,100
2392
ogbl
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2392, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Double error in block of 12, errors Mint N.H., bright color, Fine-Very Fine

1,750
700
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2393
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2393, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Single error in strip of three with two normal 2c, radiant color, rim of datestamp cancels appear to be contemporary but accompanying certificate declines opinion on whether or not they are contemporary, Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as used $2,000.00

E. 300-400
400
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2394
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2394, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., deep rich color on post office fresh paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

90
475
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2395
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2395, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Mint N.H., brilliant shade on bright paper, outstanding centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1988 P.F. certificate for block of four. With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $16,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded in the P.S.E. Population Report and it is shared by only one other

1,400
12,500
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2396
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2396, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Pair, well-centered for this difficult issue, rich color, neat 1917 machine duplex cancel

VERY FINE. A RARE USED PAIR OF THE 1916 TYPE II ROTARY PRESS HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 491.

Unlike many other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492.

With 2005 A.P.S. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $4,250.00). Only two have graded higher

3,750
2,400
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2397
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2397, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494), 3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494). Pair, light pastel shade, neat duplex cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95), by way of comparison the P.S.E. Population Report records only one pair at 95 and one higher

9
1,000
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2398
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2398, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H. joint line pair, lovely centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

65
190
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2399
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2399, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497), 10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497). Mint N.H., vivid color, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00), only five grade higher (all at 100)

35
450
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2400
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2400, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint N.H., brilliant color and distinct impression of the Ty. Ia, Very Fine and choice, with 1967 P.F. certificate

550
600
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2401
nhbl
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2401, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in Mint N.H. block of twelve, bright color, one 2c stamp (position 6) with small inclusion (not mentioned on certificate), Fine-Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

2,000
700
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2402
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2402, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in a block of 12, both error stamps Mint N.H., 2c stamp at bottom center lightly hinged, bottom error stamp minor gum bend, Fine, Scott Retail as hinged double error block

1,300
350
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2403
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2403, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in Mint N.H. block of nine, natural s.e. at top, fresh and Fine

1,000
200
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2404
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2404, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Huge beautifully balanced margins, lightly cancelled but P.F. declines opinion as to whether or not the cancel is contemporary, still Extremely Fine Gem appearance, ex Kirke, with 2010 P.F. certificate for block of nine, this the center stamp, Scott Retail as used $600.00

E. 300-400
450
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2405°
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2405, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Bottom (511a), 11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Bottom (511a)11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Bottom (511a). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. F 13469 block of six, bottom left stamp with transitional perfs at bottom, rich color

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED WIDE TOP PLATE BLOCK CONTANING AN EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 11-CENT PERF 10 AT BOTTOM VARIETY.

Our records contain only five plate blocks with this variety. We are aware of only two others with wide top selvage, offered in the "Sirron" Collection (Siegel Sale 1001, lot 2077, off-center) and our Zoellner sale (Siegel Sale 804, lot 679). Only the Zoellner block is Mint N.H.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as plate block with bottom three stamps the variety $25,000.00. Scott Retail as single variety with no premium for the position multiple

7,500
7,500
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2406
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2406, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Clipper City", with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $800.00)

95
500
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2407
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2407, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Lightly hinged, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $325.00 as 100), this is one of only two hinged Scott 518's to achieve this ultimate grade (also two Mint N.H. grade 100J)

37
450
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2408
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2408, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,750.00), only ten grade higher (six at 95 and four at 98)

900
1,300
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2409
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2409, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H. with wide top selvage, choice centering with wide margins, rich color showing some slight oxidation towards top (not mentioned on accompanying certificates), Extremely Fine, with 1979 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,750.00)

1,100
950
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2410
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2410, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Lightly hinged, perfectly centered with impressively wide and balanced margins, incredibly fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00), only one example has graded higher

500
1,000
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2411
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2411, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H., wide margins and unusually choice centering, intense colors on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,650.00), only three grade higher

340
1,800
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2412
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2412, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H., rich colors on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

340
750
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2413°
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2413, 1916-23 Issues (Scott 462-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Matching set of four blocks of four, including centerline block, right and left side arrow blocks and bottom arrow block, each with one hinged stamp and the balance Mint N.H., deep rich color, nice margins and centering

VERY FINE. A RARE SET OF POSITION BLOCKS OF THE $5.00 1919 ISSUE.

Scott Retail as singles

4,720
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