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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

Category — 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1080
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1080, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)13c Blue Green (339), 13c Blue Green (339)13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H. full top imprint and plate no. 4945 block of six, rich color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

875
325
1081
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1081, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)$1.00 Violet Brown (342), $1.00 Violet Brown (342)$1.00 Violet Brown (342). Essentially perfect centering with wide margins, intense impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp and perfect for the collector who cares more about centering than Mint N.H. gum, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00), only two grade higher

450
3,000
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1082
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1082, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)1c Green, Coil (348), 1c Green, Coil (348)1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Depew, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $800.00), only one grades higher and two others share this grade

80
750
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1083
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1083, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Pair, intense color and impression, bold strikes of Chicago circular datestamp, faint corner crease at top right, appears Very Fine, ex Twigg-Smith

825
225
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1084
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1084, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)5c Blue, Coil (355), 5c Blue, Coil (355)5c Blue, Coil (355). Pair, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

525
275
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1085
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1085, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. IV (344), 2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. IV (344)2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. IV (344). Tied by "St. Louis Mo. Dec. 22 9-PM 1911" machine cancel on hardware co. corner card cover to Coldwater Mich., slightly oxidized, horizontal crease ending in tear at right, otherwise Very Fine, rare on cover, P.F. certificate 334337 no longer accompanies, this is the only denomination of this series listed in Scott as on cover, it is unpriced

E. 300-400
300
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1086
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1086, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Carmine, Farwell Group 4, 4B4 (482), 2c Carmine, Farwell Group 4, 4B4 (482)2c Carmine, Farwell Group 4, 4B4 (482). Showing clear perfs at sides, tied by "Chicago Ill. Sep. 9 7-PM 1917" machine cancel on Farwell corner card cover to Appleton Wisc., fresh and Very Fine, scarce, late commercial use, shortly after this was mailed Farwell ceased perforating its own stamps

1,250
325
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1087
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1087, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Carmine, Bluish (358), 2c Carmine, Bluish (358)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Bottom imprint and plate no. 4861 block of six, vibrant color on deeply blued paper, Fine-Very Fine

1,000
250
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1088
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1088, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359), 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,500
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1089
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1089, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359), 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Disturbed original gum, rich color, Fine, small blue backstamp, with copy of 1977 P.F. certificate for a block of four

1,800
550
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1090
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1090, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)5c Blue, Bluish (361), 5c Blue, Bluish (361)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Deep rich color on blued paper

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 5-CENT BLUISH PAPER.

The 5c is the third rarest of the set and the rarest of the regularly issued Bluish Paper stamps. The 4c and 8c were released only by postal officials and not sold through the post office.

Small pencil notation guarantee and Scott no. on gum. With 1977 P.F. certificate

5,750
2,600
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1091
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1091, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Mint N.H. with small pencil notation on gum, attractive centering with well-balanced margins, just a hint of color oxidation and tiny natural inclusion on gum, still Very Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,300
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1092
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1092, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Lightly hinged, vivid color on deeply blued paper with characteristic intense watermark, fresh and Fine, with copy of 1977 P.F. certificate for a block of four

1,250
650
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1093
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1093, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)10c Yellow, Bluish (364), 10c Yellow, Bluish (364)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Fiery color on deeply blued paper, attractive centering and margins, small natural inclusion typical of this experimental paper, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,600
1,150
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1094
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1094, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)10c Yellow, Bluish (364), 10c Yellow, Bluish (364)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Vivid color on blued paper, characteristic intense watermark, small natural inclusion at top, Fine

1,600
650
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1095
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1095, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)10c Yellow, Bluish (364), 10c Yellow, Bluish (364)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Trivial h.r., strong color, Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate

1,600
800
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1096
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1096, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365), 13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Barest trace of hinging, rich color on blued paper, centered to left but perfs well clear, wide margins other sides, fresh and Fine, with copy of 1977 P.F. certificate for a block of four

2,600
1,300
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1097
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1097, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365), 13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Intense shade on deeply blued paper, face-free cancel at lower left (probably Saginaw Mich.)

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

Most of the small number of used examples were cancelled at Saginaw, Michigan.

With 1969 A.P.S. certificate

4,000
1,100
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1098
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1098, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Lightly hinged, bright color, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,250
800
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1099
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1099, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Pastel color, attractive centering and margins, characteristic intense watermark, Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

1,250
750
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1100
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1100, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Radiant color on deeply blued paper, wide margins, light natural gum bend not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

1,250
750
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1101
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1101, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Lincoln (367), 2c Lincoln (367)2c Lincoln (367). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, brilliant color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,000.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only only four others

9
1,100
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1102
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1102, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Lincoln (367), 2c Lincoln (367)2c Lincoln (367). Mint N.H., deep rich color, essentially perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $550.00), only five grade higher (at 100)

9
700
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1103
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1103, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Left imprint and plate no. 4976 block of six, one stamp lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine plate block

2,750
1,600
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1104
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1104, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Full top imprint, plate no. 4977 and small solid star block of six, two stamps lightly hinged, otherwise Mint N.H., rich color, bottom right stamp small toned spot, Fine-Very Fine and desirable from the top position

2,750
650
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1105
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1105, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate (371), 2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate (371)2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate (371). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins all around with portions of all adjoining stamps, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $225.00 as 100, unpriced in 100J grade)

30
750
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1106
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1106, 1908-12 Issues (Scott 339-372)2c Hudson-Fulton (372), 2c Hudson-Fulton (372)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Mint N.H., brilliant color, near perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $625.00), only two grade higher and six share this grade

21
800
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