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Sale 1212 — Superb United States Stamps and Private Die Proprietary Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 20-21 November, 2019

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Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
78
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 78, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives1c Green (331), 1c Green (331)1c Green (331). Mint N.H. with wide top plate no. 5084 selvage, rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, ex Hinrichs, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $725.00), only three grade higher (at 100) and three others share this desirable grade

16
650
79
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 79, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Carmine (332), 2c Carmine (332)2c Carmine (332). Mint N.H., radiant color, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a truly magnificent Gem 100 Jumbo example of this workhorse Washington-Franklin issue, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $1,150.00 as 100), only three others share this perfect grade

14
950
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80
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 80, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Carmine (332), 2c Carmine (332)2c Carmine (332). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 and 2018 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $700.00), only five grade higher

14
700
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81
 
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 81, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Carmine (332), 2c Carmine (332)2c Carmine (332). Brilliant color on bright paper, perfectly centered with absolutely enormous margins, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 100, SMQ $475.00 as 100), the highest grade possible and shared by only two others

0
375
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82
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 82, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives1c-5c 1908-09 Issue, Imperforate (343-347), 1c-5c 1908-09 Issue, Imperforate (343-347)1c-5c 1908-09 Issue, Imperforate (343-347). Mint N.H. set, each graded Gem 100 Jumbo, 1c with plate no. 4974 selvage at top, 2c with part imprint and star at left, 4c with plate no. 4933 at left, all with large portions of all surrounding stamps or margins, rich colors, Extremely Fine Gem set, a rare opportunity to acquire a complete set of the first Washington-Franklin imperforates with the highest possible grades, P.S.E. encapsulated (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, total SMQ $1,200.00 as 100)

129
1,400
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83
 
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 83, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives4c Orange Brown, Imperforate (346), 4c Orange Brown, Imperforate (346)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate (346). Huge margins all around, light and unobtrusive oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $425.00), this is the highest grade awarded

20
250
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84
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 84, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H., precise centering with wide margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $800.00), only one grades higher and two others share this grade

80
800
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85
og
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 85, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives4c Orange Brown, Coil (354), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354)4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Single hinge mark at top, exceptional centering with huge Jumbo margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, one of the largest examples of this early coil we have seen, with 1993 P.F. (copy, for a pair) and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,500.00), only one hinged single grades higher (at 100J) and this is the only 98J, for Mint N.H. the P.S.E. Population Report does not list any Jumbo single stamps at a 95 grade or higher

200
1,900
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86
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 86, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Mint N.H., deep rich color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, ex "Scarsdale" and "Alan", with 1986 and 1999 P.F. certificates

450
950
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87
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 87, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Carmine, Bluish (358), 2c Carmine, Bluish (358)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H., well-centered with wide margins, fresh vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. (for vertical pair) and 2001 P.S.E. certificates

170
200
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88
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 88, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Lincoln (367), 2c Lincoln (367)2c Lincoln (367). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, brilliant color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a spectacular stamp, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $725.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only only four others

9
1,100
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89
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 89, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Lincoln (367), 2c Lincoln (367)2c Lincoln (367). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, radiant color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $725.00), only four others have achieved this perfect grade, which is the highest awarded

9
850
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90
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 90, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Lincoln, Imperforate (368), 2c Lincoln, Imperforate (368)2c Lincoln, Imperforate (368). Mint N.H., massive margins showing large part of all adjoining stamps, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in this grade, SMQ $250.00 as 100), the highest grade possible and shared by only nine others, this is the first we have offered

24
400
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91
nh
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 91, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H., brilliant color on deeply blued paper, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT LINCOLN ON BLUISH.

Ex "Hanover". With 1999, 2001 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,250.00). Only one grades higher (at 100) and eight others share this grade

300
2,600
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92
nh
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 92, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, choice centering with huge Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,700.00)

300
850
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93
nh
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 93, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Alaska-Yukon (370), 2c Alaska-Yukon (370)2c Alaska-Yukon (370). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, stunning Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ, SMQ $350.00 as 98 and $750.00 as 100), only two grade higher (at 100) and none share this grade, this is the highest grade we have offered

15
400
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94
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 94, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Alaska-Yukon (370), 2c Alaska-Yukon (370)2c Alaska-Yukon (370). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering with wide margins, vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $350.00), only three grade higher

15
450
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95
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 95, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate (371), 2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate (371)2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate (371). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins all around with portions of all adjoining stamps, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in 100J grade, SMQ $225.00 as 100)

30
350
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96
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 96, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Hudson-Fulton (372), 2c Hudson-Fulton (372)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Mint N.H., massive Jumbo margins and mathematically perfect centering, bright color on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT HUDSON-FULTON PERFORATED ISSUE, GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE AND THE ONLY TO ACHIEVE IT.

With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in this grade, SMQ 1,200.00 as 100). This is the highest grade possible and the only example to achieve it.

21
3,500
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97
nh
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 97, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Hudson-Fulton (372), 2c Hudson-Fulton (372)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Mint N.H., brilliant color, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $625.00), only two grade higher and six share this grade

21
600
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98
nh
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 98, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues, 1909 Commemoratives2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373), 2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373)2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373). Mint N.H., huge margins all around with parts of all adjoining stamps, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced above 100, SMQ $275.00 as 100), this is the first in this grade we have offered

40
300
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