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Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 May, 2020

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Category — Officials Sepcial Printings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1683
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1683, Officials Sepcial Printings1c-2c Agriculture, "Sepcimen" Error (O1Sa-O2Sa), 1c-2c Agriculture, "Sepcimen" Error (O1Sa-O2Sa)1c-2c Agriculture, "Sepcimen" Error (O1Sa-O2Sa). Without gum as issued, bright colors, both with trivial thins and tiny bit of soiling at top, Fine appearance, a rare pair of these errors with approximately 20 known of the 1c and 10 known of the 2c

5,500
Current Sale
1684
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1684, Officials Sepcial Printings1c-90c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O25S-O34S), 1c-90c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O25S-O34S)1c-90c Justice, Specimen Ovpt. (O25S-O34S). Complete set, without gum as issued, rich colors on bright paper, some with better centering than often seen, 10c, 12c and 30c with a few short or slightly frayed perfs

OVERALL VERY FINE. A SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS SPECIAL PRINTING.

The sold quantities of the 3c-90c denominations in this set range from from 150-178

10,087
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1685
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1685, Officials Sepcial Printings1c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O25Sa), 1c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O25Sa)1c Justice, "Sepcimen" Error (O25Sa). Without gum as issued, attractive margins and centering, just a hint of soiling at bottom left, appears Very Fine

1,900
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1686
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1686, Officials Sepcial PrintingsOfficials, "Sepcimen" Errors (O25Sa/O83Sa), Officials, "Sepcimen" Errors (O25Sa/O83Sa)Officials, "Sepcimen" Errors (O25Sa/O83Sa). Balance of five stamps, including Nos. O25Sa, O47Sa, O47Sb, O57Sa and O83Sa, margins on all cutting in one one side except the 1c Post Office invert with four margins, a couple very trivial flaws including tiny stain at bottom of 1c Justice, 1c War with some added gum and pen notation on back which shows thru, Fine or appear so, a scarce group, No. O25Sa with 1974 P.F. certificate

12,550
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1687
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1687, Officials Sepcial Printings1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa), 1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa)1c Navy, "Sepcimen" Error (O35Sa). Without gum as issued, choice centering with wide margins, couple short perfs, appears Extremely Fine

2,750
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1688
S
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1688, Officials Sepcial Printings2c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O58Sa), 2c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O58Sa)2c State, "Sepcimen" Error (O58Sa). Without gum as issued, narrow selvage at left, rich color, choice margins and centering, couple slightly nibbed perfs at right, still Very Fine and scarce in sound condition, Markovits estimated only 7 to 10 extant (2004 Bennett sale), which probably does not include two copies in the Miller collection, most of the copies in Power Search have at least a small flaw

2,500
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