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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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Category — 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3393
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3393, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H. right plate no. 6002 block of six, deep rich color on post-office fresh paper, Very Fine, ex Byers

775
250
3394
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3394, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)6c Red Orange (429), 6c Red Orange (429)6c Red Orange (429). Mint N.H. with bottom part imprint selvage, vivid color, wide margins and exceptional centering, a fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, ex Wingate, with 2000 P.F. and 2018 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,250.00), only four grade higher

105
1,000
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3395
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3395, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Top plate no. 5725 block of six with narrow selvage, very lightly hinged, pretty color, outstanding centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex Byers

450
150
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3396
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3396, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)9c Salmon Red (432), 9c Salmon Red (432)9c Salmon Red (432). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6905 block of six, brilliant color, selvage reduced, Fine-Very Fine, surprisingly elusive as a top plate block, this is one of only two examples we have offered since 1993 in any gum condition (the other is the William H. Gross example), ex "Saddleback" and Byers

1,150
275
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3397
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3397, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Mint N.H., pretty shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

250
950
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3398
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3398, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Left plate no. 5850 and letter "A" block of six, left center stamp small h.r., others Mint N.H., bright shade on fresh paper, light natural crease in margin from printing process, Very Fine, ex Byers (Scott value $1,360.00 as singles)

1,225
400
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3399
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3399, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)15c Gray (437), 15c Gray (437)15c Gray (437). Bottom plate no. 6819 block of six, bright color, Fine-Very Fine

1,125
275
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3400
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3400, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H., radiant color, essentially perfect centering on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK 50-CENT PERF 10 FRANKLIN ISSUE, SCOTT 440. THIS STAMP IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $12,000.00). Only one grades higher (at 100, realized $18,000 hammer in our 2016 "Hanover" sale) and only six others share this desirable grade.

1,000
6,500
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3401
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3401, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Gorgeous color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

425
500
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3402
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3402, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)1c Green, Coil (443), 1c Green, Coil (443)1c Green, Coil (443). Guide line strip of four, tied on piece by "Washington D.C. Feb. 19, 1915" duplex cancels, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate, Scott value as guide line pair and two singles

340
275
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3403
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3403, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. guide line pair, brilliant color, Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

650
400
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3404
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3404, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, rich color on bright paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,200
800
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3405
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3405, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Choice centering, beautiful rich color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

210
1,600
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3406
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3406, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Guide line pair, rich color, light double oval cancel, fresh and Fine, a rare used line pair of this issue, the 3c stamps were employed primarily for special mailings such as samples and pamphlets and so relatively few used examples were saved -- particularly line pairs, with 1991 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (F 70; SMQ $1,450.00), only three line pairs grade higher (at 75, 80 and 90)

2,750
900
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3407
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3407, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, choice centering, deep rich color, smudge cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

750
325
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3408
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3408, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Pair, intense shade, bold duplex cancel, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

750
375
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3409
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3409, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)4c Brown, Coil (446), 4c Brown, Coil (446)4c Brown, Coil (446). Guide line pair, single hinge mark, pretty shade, Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

700
200
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3410
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3410, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color, Fine

525
150
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3411
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3411, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-447)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Guide line pair, intense shade, bold N.Y. double oval cancel, Very Fine despite inexplicable grade from P.S.E., an elusive line pair in used condition, with 1997 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (F 70; SMQ $475.00)

950
325
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