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Sale 1230 — U.S. and Hawaii Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 December, 2020

Category — 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1961
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1961, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate (320). Massive Jumbo margins with portions of all surrounding stamps, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $350.00 as 100, unpriced in 100J grade)

32
225
1962
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1962, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Imperforate (320c), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Imperforate (320c)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. I, Imperforate (320c). Mint N.H. with plate no. 3453 at top, massive margins including parts of all five adjoining stamps, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $550.00 as 100, unpriced in Gem 100 Jumbo grade)

150
850
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1963
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1963, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues3c Deep Violet, "China Clay" Experimental Paper (333 var), 3c Deep Violet, "China Clay" Experimental Paper (333 var)3c Deep Violet, "China Clay" Experimental Paper (333 var). Lightly hinged, deep rich color on a much darker shade of paper which at one time constituted the "China Clay" paper, Very Fine, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate, the P.F. will no longer certify this variety so it is offered as is -- although there is an argument between "scientists" over what constitutes China Clay paper, the obvious experimental nature of this rare paper variety has been known for 80+ years

E. 200-300
225
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1964
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1964, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues50c Violet, $1.00 Violet Brown (341-342), 50c Violet, $1.00 Violet Brown (341-342)50c Violet, $1.00 Violet Brown (341-342). Lightly hinged, well-centered with balanced margins, pretty pastel color, Extremely Fine, with 2001 and 1999 P.F. certificates respectively

725
600
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1965
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1965, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Carmine, 4c Orange Brown, 5c Blue, Imperforate (344, 346-347), 2c Carmine, 4c Orange Brown, 5c Blue, Imperforate (344, 346-347)2c Carmine, 4c Orange Brown, 5c Blue, Imperforate (344, 346-347). Mint N.H., each with Jumbo margins, latter two with portions of surrounding stamps, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2005, 2005 and 2018 P.S.E. certificates respectively (Gem 100 Jumbo; total SMQ $875.00)

84
550
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1966
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1966, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 and 2004 P.F. certificates

325
325
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1967°
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1967, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Mint N.H. guide line pair, fresh and bright, Very Fine, ex Depew, with 1997 and 2019 P.F. certificates as a strip of four

3,250
1,400
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1968
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1968, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Mint N.H. guide line pair, rich color and proof-like impression, wide margins, tiny perf tear at bottom center not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, ex "Laila", with 1995 P.F. certificate

3,250
800
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1969
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1969, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Vibrant color and wide margins at top and bottom, Fine example of this scarce coil issue, with 1991 and 2011 P.F. certificates

3,250
2,000
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1970
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1970, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359), 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Lightly hinged, well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,500
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1971
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1971, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues5c Blue, Bluish (361), 5c Blue, Bluish (361)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Small h.r., intense shade on deeply blued paper, fresh and Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate

5,750
4,000
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1972
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1972, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Vibrant color on nicely blued paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate

1,250
1,100
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1973
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1973, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues10c Yellow, Bluish (364), 10c Yellow, Bluish (364)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Single small hinge mark in bottom left corner, vivid color on characteristic intensely watermarked paper, small Economist Stamp Co. backstamp, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,600
1,300
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1974
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1974, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365), 13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). H.r., intense shade and impression on nicely blued paper, Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate

2,600
1,400
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1975
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1975, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, small natural inclusion not mentioned on certificate, Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

1,300
1,100
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1976
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1976, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H. with left selvage, wide and beautifully balanced margins on deeply blued paper, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00)

425
600
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1977
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1977, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Hudson-Fulton (372), 2c Hudson-Fulton (372)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, rich color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,200.00), this is the only Scott 372 at the Gem 100 grade and only one grades higher (100J, last realized $3,500 hammer in our Sale 1212)

21
1,100
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1978
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1978, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Hudson-Fulton (372), 2c Hudson-Fulton (372)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, near perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00)

21
425
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1979
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1979, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373), 2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373)2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, enormous margins with portions of all adjoining stamps, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ as a pair)

87
450
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1980
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1980, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Lake (375b), 2c Lake (375b)2c Lake (375b). Lightly hinged, intense shade, Fine and scarce, with 1997 P.F. certificate

800
300
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1981
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1981, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues10c Yellow (381), 10c Yellow (381)10c Yellow (381). Perfectly centered with huge Jumbo margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Merlin, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $575.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a hinged stamp

85
300
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1982
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1982, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Carmine, Coil (388), 2c Carmine, Coil (388)2c Carmine, Coil (388). Pair, lightly hinged, brilliant color, right stamp diagonal crease ending in a tear, Fine appearance, with 1999 P.F. certificate

3,500
950
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1983
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1983, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues1c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (401), 1c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (401)1c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (401). Mint N.H., bright color on post-office fresh paper, Jumbo margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00)

60
550
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1984
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1984, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402), 2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402)2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402). Mint N.H., brilliant color, essentially perfectly centered on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT PERF 10 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2005 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,350.00). Only two stamps grade higher (one at 98J, one at 100) and only five others share this grade. The much higher priced Scott 404, with far fewer stamps issued, has nine graded 98 or higher

170
2,500
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1985
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1985, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402), 2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402)2c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (402). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00), only seven grade higher and three share this grade

170
1,400
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1986
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1986, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues5c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (403), 5c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (403)5c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (403). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, near mathematically perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT PERF 10 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2003 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,600.00). Only three examples grade higher (at 98J)

400
4,000
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1987
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1987, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404), 10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Brilliant color, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,200.00)

675
1,000
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1988
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1988, 1908-12, Panama-Pacific Issues10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404), 10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404)10c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Vibrant color, attractive margins and centering, Very Fine

675
375
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