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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

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

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Category — 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
510
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 510, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c-10c 1916-18 Coils (486-497), 1c-10c 1916-18 Coils (486-497)1c-10c 1916-18 Coils (486-497). Set of eleven in line pairs (missing 491 of course), except Nos. 493 and 497 in pairs, Mint N.H., well-centered, Very Fine, seven with one or two P.F. certificates

1,074
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511
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 511, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489). Mint N.H., rich color on crisp paper, mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $375.00), only two grade higher

10
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512
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 512, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Unused (no gum), radiant color, Fine, Scott Retail as with gum

2,500
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513
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 513, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Joint line pair, brilliant color, light duplex cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, right stamp small corner crease at top right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND EXTREMELY RARE USED JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II, SCOTT 491. OUR CENSUS RECORDS JUST 12 USED JOINT LINE MULTIPLES.

Unlike many other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492.

Our census of used joint line multiples of Scott 491, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/491 , records 10 joint line pairs, plus joint line strips of three and five (offered in the previous Depew sale). Most are off-center either top to bottom or side to side or both. At least four also have faults.

Census No. 491-CAN-LP-12. With 1999 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (latter graded 60 and heavily discounted due to the small corner crease)

20,000
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514
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 514, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Strip of four, brilliant color, attractive margins and centering, light horizontal crease and positions 3 and 4 with small thins

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE SECOND LARGEST RECORDED USED MULTIPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE II ROTARY PRESS COIL ISSUE, SCOTT 491.

The only larger used multiple of this scarce coil is the joint line strip of five offered in our first Depew sale (Sale 1202, lot 2605).

With 2005 A.P.S. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates. Scott Retail as two pairs

7,500
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515
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 515, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, choice centering with balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $400.00), only two grade higher (at 95J and 98)

42
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516
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 516, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494), 3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494). Mint N.H., perfect centering with wide margins, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, an exceptional stamp, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $500.00), only three others share this perfect grade, with none higher

21
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517
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 517, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Strip of five made from three separate government Perf 11 splices, positions 1, 2 and 5 were singles and have been spliced with each other and the pair comprising positions 3 and 4 (the pair is of course Perf 10), the gum is not hinged but has some disturbances as might be expected from the manufacture of this unusual piece, Fine and rare, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

E. 300-400
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518
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 518, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Blue, Coil, Small Holes (496a), 5c Blue, Coil, Small Holes (496a)5c Blue, Coil, Small Holes (496a). Balance of seven P.S.E. certified items, including two Mint N.H. joint line pairs (F 70), Mint N.H. pair (F 70), Mint N.H. single (XF 90), used pair (F-VF 75), used pair ungraded with creases and a used single (XF 90), overall Fine-Extremely Fine, unpriced in SMQ, Scott only prices pairs (at $550.00 each)

E. 400-500
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519
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 519, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (498a), 1c Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (498a)1c Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (498a). Block of six, bottom right stamp with h.r., other five stamps Mint N.H., rich color, fresh

FINE-VERY FINE. AN ENORMOUSLY RARE BLOCK OF SIX OF THE ONE-CENT PERF 11 IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY ERROR - CONTAINING TWO MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIRS.

Only one sheet of 100 (50 pairs) was found imperforate horizontally. Therefore few blocks of any size exist.

Signed Herman Herst. With 1985 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. pairs without premium for the extra stamps

3,200
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520
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 520, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Mint N.H., rich color in the distinctive shade of the Type Ia, fresh and Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

550
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521
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 521, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500), 2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500)2c Deep Rose, Ty. Ia (500). Top plate no. F 10208 block of six, four stamps Mint N.H., narrow selvage as often, Fine, scarce plate block

2,000
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522
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 522, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)3c Dark Violet, Ty. II, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (502c), 3c Dark Violet, Ty. II, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (502c)3c Dark Violet, Ty. II, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (502c). Two pairs in a block of four, natural straight edge and part of guide line at left, top right stamp small h.r., others lightly hinged, rich color and choice centering, light creases at left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE BLOCK OF FOUR CONTAINING TWO VERTICAL PAIRS IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

This is the only block we have offered since an off-center block of six in our 1990 Rarities Sale.

Ex "Georgetown". Small dealer's backstamps. With 1988 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as two pairs

2,800
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523
 
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524
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 524, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)4c Brown (503), 4c Brown (503)4c Brown (503). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 8880 selvage, extraordinarily wide and perfectly balanced margins, wonderfully fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $600.00), nine share this grade and only two grade higher

19
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525
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 525, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in a horizontal strip of three, vivid color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as single error

625
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526
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 526, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in a block of nine, top three stamps h.r., other six stamps (including error) Mint N.H., radiant color, Very Fine

650
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527
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 527, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in Mint N.H. block of twelve, radiant color, fresh and Fine

1,850
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528
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 528, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in a block of twenty, error stamps Mint N.H, three of the surrounding 2c stamps lightly hinged, Fine

1,200
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529
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 529, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in a block of 30, error stamp Mint N.H., 2c stamp above the error with light thin, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. single

625
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530
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 530, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)8c Olive Bister (508), 8c Olive Bister (508)8c Olive Bister (508). Mint N.H., with wide top plate no. 5725 selvage, precisely centered, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $575.00), only five grade higher

25
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531
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 531, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)8c Olive Bister, Perf 10 at Top (508c), 8c Olive Bister, Perf 10 at Top (508c)8c Olive Bister, Perf 10 at Top (508c). Pretty pastel color, "Dayton Ohio" precancel, top left corner faulty, otherwise Fine and very rare example of this Perf 10 variety, our census, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/508c , includes 22 used examples (none are known unused), ten have postal cancels and three have a Dayton precancel, Census No. 508c-CAN-14.

9,000
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532
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 532, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)9c Salmon Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (509a), 9c Salmon Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (509a)9c Salmon Red, Perf 10 at Bottom (509a). Bright color, bold "Parkersburg W. Va." precancel, small faults at bottom

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 9-CENT FRANKLIN PERF 10 AT BOTTOM.

Our census of Scott 509a, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/509a , contains a total of 32 used and one unused example of this rarity. 27 of the used copies are precancelled.

Census No. 509a-CAN-07. With 1963 P.F. certificate (noting a tear only).

7,500
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533
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 533, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)11c Light Green (511), 11c Light Green (511)11c Light Green (511). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, intense shade and impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2002 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $625.00), only four grade higher (at 100) and four others share this desirable grade

17
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534
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 534, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Bottom (511a), 11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Bottom (511a)11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Bottom (511a). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, left stamp Perf 11 at bottom, right stamp transitional from Perf 11 to 10, bright color, wide bottom margin enhances the visibility of the perf transition

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 11-CENT 1917 ISSUE SHOWING THE TRANSITION FROM PERF 11 TO PERF 10.

With 2004 P.F. certificate.

7,500
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535
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 535, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Top (511a), 11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Top (511a)11c Light Green, Perf 10 at Top (511a). Top stamp in vertical pair the variety, bottom stamp normal Perf 11, choice centering, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 11-CENT PERF 10 AT TOP VARIETY.

With 1994 P.F. certificate as part of a block of four and with 2001 P.S.E. certificate as this pair.

4,000
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536
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 536, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)12c Claret Brown (512), 12c Claret Brown (512)12c Claret Brown (512). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with unusually wide and balanced margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 512, GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only one other shares this grade. This is the first time we have offered this grade in one of our auctions. SMQ value is too low -- we sold a 98J in 2016 for $1,100 hammer.

17
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537
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 537, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)12c Claret Brown, Perf 10 at Bottom (512b), 12c Claret Brown, Perf 10 at Bottom (512b)12c Claret Brown, Perf 10 at Bottom (512b). Intense color on fresh paper, unobtrusive cancel

FINE AND VERY RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 12-CENT PERF 10 AT BOTTOM. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE PERF 10 ON ONE SIDE VARIETIES WITH ONLY 16 USED COPIES RECORDED IN THE SIEGEL CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 512b, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/512b , contains only 16 used, one on cover and four unused examples of this rarity. Only five used examples are confirmed as sound; eight have faults and three need to be reexamined for condition.

Census No. 512b-CAN-08. Ex Twigg-Smith. With 1991 P.S.E. certificate

15,000
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538
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 538, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)20c Light Ultramarine (515), 20c Light Ultramarine (515)20c Light Ultramarine (515). Bottom plate no. 10328 block of six, four stamps Mint N.H., radiant color, Very Fine

600
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539
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 539, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)20c Light Ultramarine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (515b), 20c Light Ultramarine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (515b)20c Light Ultramarine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (515b). Brilliant color, centered to left as are all known unused examples, fresh and Fine, ex Blumenkopf and Whitman, with 1996 and 2005 P.F. certificates

1,750
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540
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 540, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)30c Orange Red (516), 30c Orange Red (516)30c Orange Red (516). Mint N.H. with right plate no. 6899 selvage, uncharacteristically wide margins, well-centered, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $700.00

65
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541
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 541, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)50c Red Violet (517), 50c Red Violet (517)50c Red Violet (517). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on bright paper, mathematically perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PHENOMENAL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 50-CENT PERF 11 ISSUE, SCOTT 517, GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

Ex "Hanover". With 1997 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $3,250.00). Only one grades higher and three others share this prestigious grade.

110
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542
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 542, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering, bright and fresh in every respect, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,600.00)

95
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543
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 543, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 5782 and letter "A" selvage, lavish and wonderfully well-balanced margins, uncommonly fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $800.00)

95
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544
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 544, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, strong rich color, trivial gum skip, couple perf separations at top, Very Fine

2,100
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545
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 545, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, faintly hinged in selvage, stamps Mint N.H., Very Fine

1,300
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546
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 546, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b), $1.00 Deep Brown (518b)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b). Lightly hinged with bottom plate no. 5782 selvage, rich color in this scarce and distinctive shade, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $1,250.00), while this grade might not seem impressive, in fact there is only one unused example in the P.S.E. Population Report that grades above 80, and Power Search reveals we have never offered No. 518b with a plate number in any form

1,900
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547
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 547, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 4848 selvage, uncharacteristically well-centered with wide margins, intense color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate for plate block

900
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548
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 548, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., well-centered with balanced margins, fresh color, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

900
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549
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 549, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., attractive color, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

900
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550
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 550, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H. with top black plate no. 8179 selvage, traces of oxidation, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1994, 1999 and 2009 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

1,100
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551
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 551, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Mint N.H., bright colors, light natural gum bend, Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

1,100
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552
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 552, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524), $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524)$5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Mint N.H. with top black plate no. 8179 selvage, beautifully centered, wide margins, deep color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. and 2014 P.S.A.G. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

340
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