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Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
569
ogbl
1c-15c 1912-14 Issues (405/437). 17 plate blocks, including Nos. 405-406, 408-409, 414, 424-429, 431-345 and 437, No. 426 probably qualifies as a Pink Back (counted as normal), few such as 431 and 434 Mint N.H., No. 433 oxidized and with gum crease, overall Fine-Very Fine group

6,831
1,500
570
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 570, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Lake (406c), 2c Lake (406c)2c Lake (406c). Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression, wide margins

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.

3,750
4,750
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571
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 571, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Top plate no. 6916 block of six, top right and bottom left stamps lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., detailed impression on bright paper, Fine-Very Fine

1,200
450
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572
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 572, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Coil (412), 1c Green, Coil (412)1c Green, Coil (412). Mint N.H., precise centering with wide margins, fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $425.00), only three have graded higher

55
350
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573
nhbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 573, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)9c Salmon Red (415), 9c Salmon Red (415)9c Salmon Red (415). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6907 block of six, brilliant color, choice centering, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,100
800
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574
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 574, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)12c Claret Brown (417), 12c Claret Brown (417)12c Claret Brown (417). Right plate no. 6910 block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., top right stamp lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

625
200
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575
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 575, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)15c Gray (418), 15c Gray (418)15c Gray (418). Left imprint, plate no. 5775 and letter "A" block of six, bottom four stamps Mint N.H., top left stamp h.r., vibrant color, Fine-Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

855
200
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576
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 576, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)20c Ultramarine (419), 20c Ultramarine (419)20c Ultramarine (419). Left plate no. 6909 block of six, one stamp with small h.r., another with gum crease, outstanding centering with balanced margins throughout, bright color, pencil notations on back in ungummed portion of selvage, Extremely Fine

2,000
1,000
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577
nhbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 577, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H. right plate no. 6917 block of six, vivid color, left center stamp natural inclusion, Fine

2,400
550
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578
nhbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 578, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Mint N.H. block of four with wide top plate no. 7042 selvage, faint fingerprint marks on one, Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

2,900
0
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579
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 579, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Rose Red, Ty. I, Perf 12 x 10 (423B), 2c Rose Red, Ty. I, Perf 12 x 10 (423B)2c Rose Red, Ty. I, Perf 12 x 10 (423B). Vivid color, unusual handstamp cancel, couple light creases

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

12,500
5,500
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580
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 580, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D), 1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D)1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D). Rich color, clear "Dayton Ohio" precancel, light crease

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

10,000
2,100
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