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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 — 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
126
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 126, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green (405), 1c Green (405)1c Green (405). Mint N.H., post-office fresh color and proof-like impression, balanced Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Alan", with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded

15
550
127
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 127, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues2c Carmine (406), 2c Carmine (406)2c Carmine (406). Mint N.H., with wide bottom selvage, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 100, SMQ $1,150.00 as 100), the highest grade possible and shared by only two others, this is the first we have offered

15
2,000
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128
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 128, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green, Coil (410), 1c Green, Coil (410)1c Green, Coil (410). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, an uncommonly superb example of a common coil, ex Depew, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $600.00), only one other shares this top grade, with none higher

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129
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 129, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green, Coil (410), 1c Green, Coil (410)1c Green, Coil (410). Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $400.00), only two grade higher (at 100) and two others share this grade

13
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130
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 130, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues2c Carmine, Coil (411), 2c Carmine, Coil (411)2c Carmine, Coil (411). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, bright color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb Mint N.H. coil, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $550.00), none grade higher and only two others share this perfect grade

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131
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 131, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues2c Carmine, Coil (411), 2c Carmine, Coil (411)2c Carmine, Coil (411). Mint N.H., near perfect centering with Jumbo margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Alan", with 2010 P.S.A.G. certificate (98J ogNH)

22
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132
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 132, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues30c Orange Red (420), 30c Orange Red (420)30c Orange Red (420). Fiery color on fresh paper, precise centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $375.00)

105
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133
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 133, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues50c Violet, Large Die Proof on India (421P1), 50c Violet, Large Die Proof on India (421P1)50c Violet, Large Die Proof on India (421P1). Die sunk on 153 x 202mm card, brilliant color, blue "330599" Bureau control number on back, fresh and Extremely Fine, this is the only example we have offered since keeping computerized records, ex President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Golden

1,400
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134°
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 134, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues$1.00 Violet Brown (423), $1.00 Violet Brown (423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Mint N.H., extraordinary centering with Jumbo margins, deep shade and proof-like impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 $1.00 PERF 12 ISSUE, WHICH IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO FIND WITH JUMBO MARGINS AND CHOICE CENTERING.

With 1981 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; unpriced in this grade, SMQ $6,250.00 as 95, $17,500.00 as 98). Only two grade higher (one 98 and one 98J) and no others share this grade.

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135
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 135, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green (424), 1c Green (424)1c Green (424). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, ex "Golden Oak", with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $800.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only three others

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136
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 136, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, sharp impression, outstanding centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

72
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137
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 137, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green, Coil (441), 1c Green, Coil (441)1c Green, Coil (441). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced above 100, SMQ $325.00 as 100), the highest grade possible and shared by only two others

1
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138
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 138, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442). Mint N.H., brilliant color, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, perfection, ex Merlin and Depew, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $500.00 as 100), the highest grade possible and the only example to achieve it

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139
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 139, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Coil (442). Mint N.H., vivid color, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $500.00), only one grades higher and four others share this grade

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140
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 140, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H., brilliant color and detailed impression, mathematically perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PHENOMENAL MINT NEVER-HINGED STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT -- GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

Ex Depew. With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $2,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded. SMQ value is far too low in our opinion

120
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141
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 141, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Lightly hinged, mathematically perfect centering with beautiful wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100; SMQ $1,800.00), the P.S.E. Population Report lists only two single Scott 445's at this perfect grade with none higher, but we have sold a third in the past, one of the others is graded "OGh" -- meaning it is more heavily hinged than this example

210
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142
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 142, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and mathematically precise centering, bright color on post office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, an exceptional example of this coil, with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $1,000.00 as 100), this is the only unused Scott 448 single to achieve this ultimate grade, there is not even a hinged example that equals it

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143
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 143, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green, Coil (448), 1c Green, Coil (448)1c Green, Coil (448). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Whitman, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,000.00), only the stamp offered in the previous lot grades higher and three others share this desirable grade

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144
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 144, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green, Coil (452), 1c Green, Coil (452)1c Green, Coil (452). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $500.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only two others

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145
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 145, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues4c Brown, Coil (457), 4c Brown, Coil (457)4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H., crisp impression, mathematically perfect centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $750.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only two others

55
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146
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 146, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., deep shade on bright paper, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,000.00), only two grade higher (one at 100, one at 100J)

90
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147
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 147, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

90
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148
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 148, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues20c Light Ultramarine (476), 20c Light Ultramarine (476)20c Light Ultramarine (476). Mint N.H., radiant color on post office fresh paper, outstanding centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 20-CENT UNWATERMARKED PERF 10 ISSUE, SCOTT 476.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,850.00)

475
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149
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 149, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green, Coil (486), 1c Green, Coil (486)1c Green, Coil (486). Mint N.H., rich color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $200.00), only one grades higher and six others share this desirable grade

1
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150
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 150, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and mathematically perfect centering, vivid color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge example of this coil issue in the finest attainable condition, ex Depew, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 100, SMQ $375.00 as 100), one of only two examples of Scott 489 to achieve this highest possible grade

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151
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 151, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues1c Green, Coil (490), 1c Green, Coil (490)1c Green, Coil (490). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $300.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only six others

1
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152
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 152, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H., bright shade and crisp impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Merlin, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $375.00), this is one of five Scott 496 singles at this perfect grade, the highest awarded

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