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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

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

Category — 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
553
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 553, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)1c Gray Green (525), 1c Gray Green (525)1c Gray Green (525). Mint N.H. with wide right plate no. 9322 selvage, impeccably well-centered, wide margins, fresh color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), only five share this grade and seven grade higher

17
650
554
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 554, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526), 2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). Mint N.H., with bottom plate no. 10842 selvage, uncommonly well-centered with wide margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

57
500
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555
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 555, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V (527), 2c Carmine, Ty. V (527)2c Carmine, Ty. V (527). Mint N.H. with wide top plate no. 11027 selvage, extraordinarily well-centered, marvelously bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), six share this grade and only two grade higher

40
850
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556
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 556, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI (528A). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 11712 selvage, excellent centering, vivid fiery color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $825.00), only three grade higher

115
750
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557
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 557, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII (528B). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 12752 selvage, wide and well-balanced margins, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $650.00)

50
350
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558
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 558, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)1c Green (531), 1c Green (531)1c Green (531). Mint N.H., huge margins all around including top plate no. 9965, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $150.00 as 100)

21
800
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559
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 559, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H., huge margins all around including left plate no. 10918, radiant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $400.00 as 100)

70
375
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560
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 560, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H., with top plate no. 10918, other margins also huge with significant portions of adjoining stamps, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 100, SMQ $400.00 for 100)

70
425
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561
nhbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 561, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 10918 block of six, huge margins all around, two ghost plate numbers at bottom, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

625
500
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562
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 562, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with bottom plate no. 11260, huge margins all around, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal Mint N.H. pair, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $1,600.00 as 100)

400
950
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563
nhbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 563, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11260 block of six, absolutely pristine without any gum bends, large margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful plate block, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,800
900
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564
nhbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 564, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11260 block of six, absolutely pristine without any gum bends, large margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine, a beautiful plate block, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,300
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565
ogbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 565, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Right plate no. 11260 block of six, hinged in the ungummed portion of the selvage, otherwise Mint N.H. with a couple light fingerprints, very large margins, brilliant color, small inclusion at bottom left, faint corner crease bottom right, Extremely Fine appearance

1,100
600
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566
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 566, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. right plate no. 11260 block of six, large margins other sides, fresh and Extremely Fine plate block

1,800
700
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567
bl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 567, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Right plate no. 11260 block of six, bold "Benton Harbor Mich. Oct. 1, 1920" duplex datestamps, small internal crease in selvage not affecting any stamps, still an Extremely Fine Gem, a scarce used plate block of this issue, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; plate blocks unpriced in SMQ), the certificate notes that the plate block is "Apparent Gem 100", unpriced in Scott

E. 300-400
475
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568
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 568, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534), 2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534)2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534). Mint N.H., huge margins all around, radiant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $225.00 as 100)

26
600
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569
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 569, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534), 2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534)2c Carmine, Ty. Va, Imperforate (534). Mint N.H., with left plate no. 11434, other margins also huge with significant portions of adjoining stamps, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $225.00 for 100)

26
550
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570
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 570, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins including left plate no. 11710, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $500.00 as 100), only five others share this ultimate grade

75
325
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571
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 571, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A). Mint N.H., with wide left plate no. 11668 selvage, huge margins all around, vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00 for 100), only five others share this ultimate grade

75
300
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572
nhbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 572, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A), 2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A)2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (534A). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 11710 block of six, huge margins, brilliant color, some slight hinge residue in ungummed selvage, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

650
425
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573
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 573, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Large margins including top sheet margin, which nicely captures much of the circular datestamp portion of the Illinois machine cancel, clear "(19)22" date which is the appropriate period of use, Extremely Fine, a choice used example of this scarce issue, with 1983 A.P.S. and 1984 P.F. certificates for a vertical pair (bottom stamp removed)

1,500
1,100
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574
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 574, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535), 3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535)3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins all around, deep shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above 100, SMQ $125.00 as 100)

18
700
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575
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 575, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)1c Gray Green (536), 1c Gray Green (536)1c Gray Green (536). Mint N.H. with left plate no. 9985 selvage, extraordinarily wide and well-balanced margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $600.00)

45
500
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