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Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
581
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 581, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Absolutely perfect centering with Jumbo margins, deep rich color on bright paper, Avalon N.J. datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $925.00 at 100), only one other example shares this exalted grade

0
500
582
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 582, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,100.00)

105
850
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583
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 583, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H., vivid color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

105
525
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584
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 584, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)7c Black (430), 7c Black (430)7c Black (430). Bottom plate no. 6929 block of six, three are Mint N.H., bottom center stamp h.r., detailed impression, Very Fine

1,000
300
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585
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 585, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., pretty shade, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $325.00)

72
375
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586
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 586, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., attractive centering and margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

400
400
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587
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 587, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Top plate no. 6926 block of six with natural narrow selvage, five stamps Mint N.H., top center stamp and selvage lightly hinged, brilliant color, top center stamp small natural inclusion, Fine-Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

3,250
850
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588
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 588, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)30c Orange Red (439), 30c Orange Red (439)30c Orange Red (439). Block of four with plate no. 6914 top selvage, stamps Mint N.H., small h.r. in selvage, vibrant color and paper, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,900
650
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589
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 589, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)1c Green, Coil (443), 1c Green, Coil (443)1c Green, Coil (443). Mint N.H., rich color, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00), only one has graded higher (at 100) and only one other shares this grade

65
850
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590
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 590, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $950.00), only one has graded higher (at 100) and one other shares this grade

120
1,300
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591°
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 591, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.

According to Johl (p. 143) this issue was mainly used for special mailing purposes such as samples and pamphlets which were sent out in large quantities by individual mailers and resulted in limited distribution among collectors.

With 1992, 2001 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,500.00), only three have graded higher (one at 95J and two at 98) and only one other shares this desirable grade.

2,600
9,500
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592
og
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 592, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine

1,200
375
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593
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 593, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color, gorgeous centering, small gum skips, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Golden Oak", with 1986 and 2004 P.F. certificates

525
425
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594
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 594, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., choice centering and margins, brilliant color and detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449.

This issue is notoriously difficult to find in well-centered Mint N.H. condition.

With 1995 P.F. certificate

5,500
4,500
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595
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 595, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)3c Red Violet, Coil (456), 3c Red Violet, Coil (456)3c Red Violet, Coil (456). Joint line strip of four, brilliant color in the Red Violet shade, choice centering, registry oval cancels

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE JOINT LINE STRIP OF FOUR OF THE 1916 3-CENT COIL, SCOTT 456, IN THE DISTINCTIVE RED VIOLET SHADE.

Joint line multiples of Scott 456 are rare. This strip of four in the brighter Red Violet shade is the first we have encountered.

With 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate. Scott Retail as joint line pair and two singles

2,590
1,500
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596
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 596, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)5c Blue, Coil (458), 5c Blue, Coil (458)5c Blue, Coil (458). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color and detailed impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00)

150
800
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597
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 597, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Joint line pair, large margins, usual vertical crease between stamps extending just into left stamp, Very Fine, signed Sloane, with 1982 P.F. certificate

500
425
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598
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 598, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Top plate no. 7265 block of six with wide selvage, lightly hinged, brilliant color, natural gum bend at left, Fine

2,500
500
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