Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 December, 2021

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Category — 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)

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462
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Sale 1247, Lot 462, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Complete set of original gum blocks, including Mint N.H. 1c block of six with most of top imprint and plate no. 1139 (not a complete plate block), 2c lightly hinged top imprint and plate no. 1098 block of eight, 4c block of four with most of bottom imprint and plate no. 1145 (not a complete plate block), top pair h.r., 5c Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 1141 and arrow block of four (unpriced in Scott as Mint N.H. so counted as four singles), 8c bottom plate no. 1143 and arrow block of four, bottom pair Mint N.H., also 8c block of six with most of bottom imprint and plate nos. 1150 and 1143, with five stamps Mint N.H. (not a complete plate block but catalogue value of $1,240.00 nonetheless), finally 10c bottom plate no. 1144 and arrow block of four, one stamp Mint N.H., overall attractive centering and margins, Fine to mostly Very Fine

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Sale 1247, Lot 462, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)
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3,927
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463
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Sale 1247, Lot 463, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Blocks of four, original gum, nearly all Mint N.H. except two 1c and two 8c lightly hinged, bright colors, Very Fine and choice set of blocks

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3,400
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464
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Sale 1247, Lot 464, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c Green & Black, Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Original gum, lightly hinged, with wide bottom selvage, unusually choice centering

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM BOTTOM SELVAGE EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT.

According to Johl, the 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in at least four different post offices around the country soon after release of the issue in May 1901, including Bessemer Ala., Richmond Va., Utica N.Y. and Connecticut. Most examples are off-center and/or have disturbed gum. The example offered here is remarkably fresh

From our 1990 Rarities sale. With 1990 P.F. certificate

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12,500
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465
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Sale 1247, Lot 465, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c Green & Black, Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Lightly hinged, deep rich color, choice centering

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A REMARKABLY FRESH SOUND AND WELL-CENTERED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT.

According to Johl, the 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in at least four different post offices around the country soon after release of the issue in May 1901, including Bessemer Ala., Richmond Va., Utica N.Y. and Connecticut.

With 2020 P.S.E. certificate

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12,500
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466
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Sale 1247, Lot 466, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Deep Red Brown & Black, Pan-American, Center Inverted, Specimen Ovpt. (296a-S). Large part disturbed original gum, the "Specimen" handstamp removed at upper right, corner added at top left, reperfed at right, small tears at top and right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A PRESENTABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT WITH "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT.

A total of 173 4c Pan-American Invert stamps were distributed by the Third Assistant Postmaster General's office, and an additional 97 were traded by the National Museum. The majority of stamps distributed by the Post Office Department had the "Specimen" overprint, but some did not. Many have thin spots and/or disturbed gum.

With 2014 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

11,500
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467
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Sale 1247, Lot 467, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)2c Carmine & Black, Pan-American (295). Mint N.H., bright shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate (95 ogNH)

Bid on this lot

37
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468
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Sale 1247, Lot 468, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)2c Carmine & Black, Pan-American, "High Train" (295). Block of four with dramatic vignette shift with smokestack well into the carmine frame at top, original gum, Fine and highly collectible variety

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E. 300-400
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469
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Sale 1247, Lot 469, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)10c Yellow Brown & Black, Pan-American (299). Bottom imprint and plate no. 1151 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, gum wrinkle affects right two stamps, small (printing?) mark on bottom middle stamp, otherwise Fine, Scott value $6,000.00

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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