Sale 1219 — The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 April, 2020

Category — Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
596
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Sale 1219, Lot 596, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling1c, 3c Parcel Post (Q1, Q3). Mint N.H., deep rich colors, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2005 or 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; combined SMQ $575.00)

24
550
597
nh
Sale 1219, Lot 597, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling2c Parcel Post (Q2). Mint N.H., brilliant color, detailed impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $900.00), only one grades higher (at 100J, brought $5,750 in our December 2009 auction), six others share this desirable grade

12
1,500
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598
nh
Sale 1219, Lot 598, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling4c Parcel Post (Q4). Mint N.H., beautiful margins and centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

77
850
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599
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Sale 1219, Lot 599, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling5c Parcel Post (Q5). Mint N.H., intense shade and detailed impression, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

62
450
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600
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Sale 1219, Lot 600, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling10c Parcel Post (Q6). Mint N.H., choice margins and essentially perfectly centered, deep shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $700.00)

90
650
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601
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Sale 1219, Lot 601, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling15c Parcel Post (Q7). Mint N.H., brilliant color, crisp impression, essentially perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT PARCEL POST ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00). Only two grade higher (at 98J and 100) and five others share this lofty grade.

170
3,500
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602
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Sale 1219, Lot 602, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling20c Parcel Post (Q8). Mint N.H., radiant color, detailed impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00), the highest grade awarded is 98

260
1,100
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603
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Sale 1219, Lot 603, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling25c Parcel Post (Q9). Mint N.H., radiant color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $925.00)

145
700
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604
og
Sale 1219, Lot 604, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling50c Parcel Post (Q10). Mint N.H., brilliant color, detailed impression on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PHENOMENAL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT PARCEL POST, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

The 50c and $1.00 stamps are the key values to the set of 1913 Parcel Post stamps and the 50c is regarded as the most challenging to find in superb condition.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $7,500.00). Only two grade higher (at 98J and 100)

500
6,250
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605
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Sale 1219, Lot 605, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling75c Parcel Post (Q11). Mint N.H, gorgeous color and detailed impression, phenomenal centering with unusually wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 75-CENT PARCEL POST, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1999 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,850.00). Only two grade higher (at 98J and 100J, we offered the 98J in 2009)

180
2,500
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606
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Sale 1219, Lot 606, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 PARCEL POST.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,850.00)

600
1,900
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607
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Sale 1219, Lot 607, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling1c-5c Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ1-JQ3). Mint N.H., rich colors, each selected by Mr. Morton for superior condition, Extremely Fine Gems, 1c with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo), 2c with 2009 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95), 5c with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95), total SMQ as P.S.E.-graded $1,400.00

206
2,100
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608
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Sale 1219, Lot 608, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling10c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ4). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00), none grade higher

290
1,300
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609
nh
Sale 1219, Lot 609, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling25c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ5). Mint N.H., detailed impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,750.00), only two grade higher (at 98J and 100) and two others share this grade, these are small population numbers

185
1,700
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610
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Sale 1219, Lot 610, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling10c-25c Special Handling (QE1-QE4). Mint N.H., includes additional 25c in the Yellow Green shade, 10c, 20 and QE4a graded 95, 15c graded 98, QE4 ungraded and Extremely Fine Gem with 2000 P.F. certificate, graded stamps with 2009 or 2010 P.S.E. certificates, SMQ value for the four graded stamps $415.00

86
700
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