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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

Category — 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
306
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 306, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)1c Deep Green (279), 1c Deep Green (279)1c Deep Green (279). Mint N.H. with wide right part imprint selvage, brilliant color, near perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00), only three grade higher

25
950
307
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 307, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)1c Deep Green (279), 1c Deep Green (279)1c Deep Green (279). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 440 selvage, rich color, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with copy of 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00)

25
400
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308
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 308, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc), 2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc). Original gum, radiant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 279Bc, GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 95 in SMQ). This is the highest grade possible and the only example to achieve it in any category (one is graded 100 in Mint N.H. condition)

275
3,250
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309
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 309, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk), 2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk)2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk). Original gum, plate no. 1371 above right stamp, wonderfully fresh, Fine-Very Fine

1,350
275
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310
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 310, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)2c Red, Ty. IV, Horizontal Watermark, Booklet (BK2), 2c Red, Ty. IV, Horizontal Watermark, Booklet (BK2)2c Red, Ty. IV, Horizontal Watermark, Booklet (BK2). Booklet with one of the two panes of No. 279Bj remaining, Mint N.H., front cover is fresh, back cover with crease, pane is Fine, Scott Retail for just the pane without premium for the booklet

1,000
1,100
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311
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 311, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)4c Rose Brown (280), 4c Rose Brown (280)4c Rose Brown (280). Pretty shade, gorgeous centering, lightly struck duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00), only one grades higher (at 98)

3
250
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312
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 312, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)4c Orange Brown (280b), 4c Orange Brown (280b)4c Orange Brown (280b). Mint N.H., deep rich color, outstanding centering and margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $825.00)

80
900
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313
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 313, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)5c Dark Blue (281), 5c Dark Blue (281)5c Dark Blue (281). Mint N.H., intense shade on fresh paper, outstanding centering and margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

100
950
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314
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 314, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)6c Lake (282), 6c Lake (282)6c Lake (282). Mint N.H., precisely centered, vivid color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00), only two grade higher

140
1,900
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315
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 315, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C), 10c Brown, Ty. I (282C)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, unusually wide margins for this issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1898 10-CENT BROWN TYPE I ISSUE GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

The 10c was changed from Green (Scott No. 273) to Brown because the 1c denomination (Scott No. 279) was changed to Green to meet the UPU color scheme.

Ex "Scarsdale" and Merlin. With 1980, 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,250.00). Only two grade higher and two others share this grade.

525
4,250
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316
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 316, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C), 10c Brown, Ty. I (282C)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Mint N.H., rich color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

525
600
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317
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 317, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C), 10c Brown, Ty. I (282C)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Bottom imprint and plate no. 519 block of six, original gum, h.r., gum crease in middle stamps, otherwise Fine, a scarce plate block

2,600
325
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318
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 318, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283), 10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283). Mint N.H., vivid color on bright fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

450
700
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319
ogbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 319, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)15c Olive Green (284), 15c Olive Green (284)15c Olive Green (284). Top imprint and plate no. 264 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, intensely rich color, fresh and Fine

2,250
800
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320
ogbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 320, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)15c Olive Green (284), 15c Olive Green (284)15c Olive Green (284). Bottom imprint and plate no. 264 block of six, original gum, deep rich color, Fine

2,250
475
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