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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 — 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3497
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3497, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526), 2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). 2006 P.F. certificate states Mint N.H. and 2008 P.S.E. certificate notes previously hinged at top right, beautiful wide balanced margins, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.F. certificate (NH, XF-Superb 95) and 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $ SMQ $125.00), Scott value as hinged

25
275
3498
nhbl
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3498, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. IV-VII (526/528B), 2c Carmine, Ty. IV-VII (526/528B)2c Carmine, Ty. IV-VII (526/528B). Five Mint N.H. plate blocks, including No. 526 bottom bottom plate no. 10843 (Durland "scarce"), two of No. 527 top and bottom, Nos. 528 and 528B bottom, bright colors, a few minor gum bends or gum creases as often found on offset issues, Fine-Very Fine

1,700
800
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3499
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3499, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H., massive margins showing significant portion of all eight adjoining stamps, radiant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.F. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo)

70
475
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3500
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3500, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. with plate no. 10918 at right, Jumbo margins other sides with portions of surrounding stamps, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $400.00 as 100, unpriced in 100J grade)

70
160
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3501
nhbl
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3501, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 10918 block of six, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate

625
250
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3502
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3502, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H., huge margins including wide left margin, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $750.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only three others

175
700
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3503
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3503, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11260 block of six, large margins, radiant color, Extremely Fine

1,800
750
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3504
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3504, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533), 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Right arrow block of four, huge margins with portions of adjoining stamps, rich color, bold "Benton Harbor Mich. Dec. 27, 1920" duplex datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem used position block, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate

700
375
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3505
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3505, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, large margins, brilliant color, left stamp natural gum crease

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE, SCOTT 534B.

Most Type VII stamps were used by private vending and affixing machine companies. However, unlike Scott 314A and 482A, a small supply of the imperforate 2c Type VII stamps reached the public. Mint N.H. multiples of this issue are very rare.

Ex Liberman. With 1987 and 2020 P.F. certificates

7,750
4,000
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3506°
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3506, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H. pair, large margins, brilliant color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE, SCOTT 534B.

With 1985 and 1996 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $6,850.00)

7,750
5,000
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3507
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3507, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., large margins to full, brilliant color, natural gum wrinkle, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

3,750
1,700
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3508
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3508, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B), 2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Large margins, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, ex Wingate, with 1985 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,800
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3509
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3509, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)1c Gray Green (536), 1c Gray Green (536)1c Gray Green (536). Mint N.H., bright shade, outstanding centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. Encapsulated (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,600.00), only two have graded higher (one at 100, one at 100J) and only three others share this grade

45
950
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3510
nhbl
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3510, 1918-20 Offset Printing Issues (Scott 525-536)1c Gray Green (536), 1c Gray Green (536)1c Gray Green (536). Two Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six, including top no. 9993 and right no. 9985, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

800
225
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