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

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

Category — Hunting Permits

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
611
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Sale 1219, Lot 611, Hunting Permits$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE FIRST FEDERAL HUNTING PERMIT, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,700.00). Only four grade higher (all at 98J)

750
3,500
612
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Sale 1219, Lot 612, Hunting Permits$1.00 1935 Hunting Permit (RW2). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,700.00)

750
850
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613
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Sale 1219, Lot 613, Hunting Permits$1.00 1936 Hunting Permit (RW3). Mint N.H., detailed impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.F. certificate with bottom selvage (XF-Superb 95 XQ)

325
700
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614
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Sale 1219, Lot 614, Hunting Permits$1.00 1937 Hunting Permit (RW4). Mint N.H., exceptionally fresh with almost perfect centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,350.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only five others

300
3,000
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615
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Sale 1219, Lot 615, Hunting Permits$1.00 1938 Hunting Permit (RW5). Mint N.H., lovely color and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00), only five grade higher (two at 95J and three at 98)

425
2,200
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616
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Sale 1219, Lot 616, Hunting Permits$1.00 1939 Hunting Permit (RW6). Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression, almost mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,500.00), only one grades higher (at 100) and seven others share this desirable grade, but this is the first we have offered since 2010

250
2,000
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617
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Sale 1219, Lot 617, Hunting Permits$1.00-$3.00 1940-59 Hunting Permits (RW7-RW26). Mint N.H., selected by Mr. Morton for superior centering and freshness, all except RW11 with graded P.S.E. certificate, Nos. RW15 and RW18 graded Superb 98, all others graded XF-Superb 95, few with selvage removed after certificate was issued, Extremely Fine Gems, a rare opportunity to acquire the backbone of a Hunting Permits collection in superior condition, with 2004-2018 P.S.E. certificates, SMQ value for the graded stamps $6,425.00

2,195
1,700
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