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Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
648
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 648, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)3c Light Reddish Violet (537b), 3c Light Reddish Violet (537b)3c Light Reddish Violet (537b). Mint N.H., choice centering and wide margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $425.00)

300
450
649
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 649, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c-2c Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (538a, 540a), 1c-2c Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (538a, 540a)1c-2c Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (538a, 540a). 1c top plate no. 13611 block of six, hinged at top, nicely centered, Very Fine, Scott Retail for plate block of four, 2c two position pieces, first is top plate no. 13740 block of eight, h.r. between two stamps at top, otherwise Mint N.H., Fine, second is top plate no. 13741 and star block of four, top right stamp heavily hinged, other three Mint N.H., Fine

2,950
500
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650
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 650, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, Fine, with copy of 1983 P.F. certificate for block of four

2,700
1,900
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651
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 651, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Bright color, small pencil notation on gum and dealer's backstamp, Fine, with 2013 Weiss certificate

2,700
1,700
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652
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 652, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Unused (no gum), rich color, tiny thin spot not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FINE APPEARING UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1923 ONE-CENT ROTARY PERF 11, SCOTT 544. PROBABLY FEWER THAN 20 EXIST IN ANY UNUSED STATE.

A small quantity of 1c Rotary Press stamps was perforated 11 gauge at the end of 1922, using remainder sheets from the earlier printings that were normally perforated in 10 gauge or 10/11 compound gauge. Its existence as a Perf 11 variety was discovered in 1936, and the stamp received its Scott Catalogue listing in 1938.

With 1974 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as with original gum

22,500
5,000
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653
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 653, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Deep rich color, neat machine cancel, small surface scuff at lower left and tiny corner perf crease at bottom right, Fine appearing example of this 20th Century rarity, with 2016 P.F. certificate

3,500
850
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654
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 654, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, 2c Carmine Rose (545-546), 1c Green, 2c Carmine Rose (545-546)1c Green, 2c Carmine Rose (545-546). 1c star and plate no. 13906 block of four, 2c plate no. 12483 and "S30" block of four, 2c h.r. at top right, typical centering for these, Fine

1,900
250
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655
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 655, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Lightly hinged, outstanding Jumbo margins and choice centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $375.00)

110
750
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656
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 656, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Top plate nos. 8179/8177 and arrow block of eight, disturbed original gum, warm shade, bottom left stamp natural gum crease, second selvage tab small sealed tear at top, otherwise Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

4,000
850
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