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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 — 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3511
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3511, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)3c Deep Violet (537a), 3c Deep Violet (537a)3c Deep Violet (537a). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., intense Deep Violet shade, bottom stamps natural horizontal crease, Fine, scarce multiple, one plate block is the only multiple contained in Power Search, with 1980 and 1991 P.F. certificates, Scott value as singles

7,100
850
3512
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3512, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, 2c Carmine Rose, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (538a, 540a), 1c Green, 2c Carmine Rose, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (538a, 540a)1c Green, 2c Carmine Rose, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (538a, 540a). Mint N.H. blocks of four, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, 2c with 1996 P.F. certificate

550
425
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3513
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3513, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Mint N.H., bright color, three wide margins, trivial natural paper wrinkle at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

4,250
1,900
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3514
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3514, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Mint N.H. except for three pencil notations on gum, brilliant color, showing joint line at left, Fine, with 1967 P.F. certificate, Scott value as hinged

2,700
2,600
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3515
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3515, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Mint N.H. but described on accompanying certificate as "previously hinged due to fingerprints on the gum", the "fingerprint" is so faint it is barely visible, rich color and detailed impression, three wide margins, Fine, fresh and better centered than this Rotary Waste rarity is usually found, with copy of 1983 P.F. certificate for a block and with 2017 P.F. certificate for this single, Scott value as hinged

2,700
3,500
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3516
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3516, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Lightly hinged, rich color, typical centering for this difficult issue, fresh and Fine, with 1971 P.F. certificate

2,700
2,000
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3517
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3517, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Joint line in left margin, single hinge mark, brilliant color, typical centering for this issue, fresh and Fine, with copy of 1973 P.F. certificate for block of four

2,700
2,000
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3518
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3518, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (540a), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (540a)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary Perf 11 x 10, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (540a). Mint N.H. top plate no. 13740 block of 90, perfectly centered, post-office fresh and intact

EXTREMELY FINE. AN INCREDIBLE PLATE BLOCK OF 90 OF SCOTT NO. 540a IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY IN PERFECT CONDITION.

Scott value as plate block, nineteen blocks of four and five pairs

7,975
2,800
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3519
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3519, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Bright color, wavy-line machine cancel, fresh and Fine used example of this scarce issue, with 1964 and 1999 P.F. certificates

3,500
2,200
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3520
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3520, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Well-centered with unusually wide margins for this difficult stamp, rich color, lightly cancelled by oval grid, a few small facial scrapes at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, with 1997 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,200
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3521
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3521, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Block of four, rich color, wavy-line machine cancel, Fine, a scarce used block

1,050
225
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3522
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3522, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546), 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546). Block of four, deep rich color, centrally-struck oval cancel, Fine-Very Fine and scarce used block, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,000
425
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3523
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3523, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Top plate nos. 8179/8177 and arrow block of eight, slightly disturbed original gum, h.r., bright shade, Fine

3,750
900
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3524
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3524, 1919-20 Issues (Scott 537-550)5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550), 5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550)5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (550). Mint N.H. top plate no. 12426 block of six, rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine

625
550
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