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Sale 1199 — Gem-Quality United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 1-2 May, 2019

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Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1434
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1434, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c 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, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $725.00), only three have graded higher (at 100) and three others share this desirable grade

16
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1435
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1435, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue (335), 5c Blue (335)5c Blue (335). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 4930 selvage, rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 335, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 1987 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only four others.

110
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1436
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1436, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H., with wide right plate no. 4948 selvage, detailed impression, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 339, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,300.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only five others -- we have offered only one of the others

90
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1437
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1437, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)15c Pale Ultramarine (340), 15c Pale Ultramarine (340)15c Pale Ultramarine (340). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 4951 selvage, brilliant color, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00), only four have grade higher (two at 95J and two at 98)

150
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1438
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1438, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Guide line pair, rich color, well-centered, lightly cancelled, Very Fine and choice, a scarce used guide line pair, with 2006 P.F. certificate

800
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1439
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1439, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Coil (349), 2c Carmine, Coil (349)2c Carmine, Coil (349). Gorgeous centering, deep rich color, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 and 2013 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

150
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1440
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1440, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350)4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Guide line pair, previously hinged, radiant color, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 350, IS GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS HIGH GRADE IN ANY CATEGORY.

According to Johl (Vol. 1, page 153), this coil was issued approximately eighteen months after the horizontal coil Scott 354 and was only in use for a short period of time.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100; SMQ $8,750.00). This is the highest grade awarded in any category (single, pair, guide line pair, used or unused) and it is the only example to achieve this grade.

1,175
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1441
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1441, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF SCOTT 351 IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED AND IT IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.

Interestingly, this is the only 5c Washington-Franklin perforated vertical coil stamp ever produced. Demand proved to be so low that no others were made.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $13,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is the only example to achieve this grade.

2,350
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1442
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1442, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)1c Green, Coil (352), 1c Green, Coil (352)1c Green, Coil (352). Jumbo margins and well-centered, light oval grid duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $800.00), only two singles grade higher (highest is 95J)

225
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