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Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

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

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Category — Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1713
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1713, Parcel Post2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a), 2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a)2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a). Barely hinged, intense shade in the distinctive Lake color, proof-like impression, centering which is typical for this color variety

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT LAKE PARCEL POST ISSUE..

Only one sheet of 180 is known to have been printed. We have offered only three other certified example in the past 25 years, including the two stamps offered in the following lots. These are the first we have offered since 2008.

With 1990 P.F. certificate for a block of four. The centering on the example offered here is better than that of the other three stamps illustrated on the certificate.

1,750
Current Sale
1714
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1714, Parcel Post2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a), 2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a)2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a). Incredibly intense true Lake shade, lightly hinged, natural straight edge at right, Very Fine, a lovely example of this scarce shade, outside of this sale we have not offered another example since 2008, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,750
Current Sale
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1715
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1715, Parcel Post2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a), 2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a)2c Lake, Parcel Post (Q2a). Wonderful depth of color in the true Lake shade, centered to top left, about Fine, a very scarce shade, outside of this sale we have not offered another example since 2008, with 1982 (for a block) and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,750
Current Sale
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