Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

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

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Category — 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
568
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 568, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Complete 97c Booklet (BK33). Comprising 16 panes of six of No. 405b, covers with minor vertical creases, mix of centering as would be expected with so many panes, overall Very Fine complete booklet, this was the first 16-pane booklet issued

Bid on this lot

1,750
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569
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 569, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Complete 73c Booklet (BK33). Comprising four panes each of Nos. 405b and 406a, fresh front cover without creasing, just a bit of minor staple rust, back cover single light crease and some toning, appears Very Fine, a rare complete booklet which was the first combination booklet issued, the famous Beutel collection contained only a partial example of this booklet

Bid on this lot

3,000
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570
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 570, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)1c Green, Kansas City Roulette (408 var). Mint N.H. block of six with right selvage, imperforate between vertically where it shows absolutely no trace of the roulette wheel, Very Fine and choice, we have only encountered one other which is imperforate between in one direction (ex Hansen, Sale 963, lot 977), each stamp with impressed "WCM" or "ERM" initials in pencil, in December 1914, the Kansas City post office had an oversupply of imperforate stamps, originally intended for vending machines, the supply of stamps was rouletted with women's dressmaking tracing wheels, and official approval for their release was given by Washington, with 1994 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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571
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 571, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1984 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

260
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572
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 572, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1984 and 2004 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

400
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573
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 573, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H., vibrant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
420
30c
101
0
0
0
1
2
4
1
0
2
0
6
1
1
2
0
2
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
420
30¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$70
-
$120
-
$170
-
$250
$275
$325
$375
$450
$650
$1,250
-
$3,250
$4,500
$6,500
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

250
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574
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 574, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)30c Orange Red (420). Mint N.H. with wide left selvage (lightly hinged in selvage only), unusually wide margins of Jumbo proportions, deep color on crisp paper, Very Fine and choice, ex Floyd, with 1980 and 2004 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

250
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575
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 575, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, this is a classic example of a stamp with wider margins than normally seen (so a rarity in that respect) but that would probably not grade highly, with 2005 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates

Bid on this lot

775
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576
og
Sale 1247, Lot 576, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (421). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $875.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
421
50c
75
0
0
2
0
2
0
2
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
421
50¢
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$100
-
$160
-
$225
-
$350
$360
$375
-
$425
$600
$875
-
$1,350
-
$1,750
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

350
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577
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 577, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H., wide and balanced margins though most recent of two P.S.E. certificates states reperfed at left (we are not convinced), also small natural paper inclusion dropout at bottom, appears Extremely Fine, with clear 2002 P.S.E. certificate, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate stating the above issues

Bid on this lot

500
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578
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 578, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Mint N.H., deep shade, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

Bid on this lot

1,000
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579
og
Sale 1247, Lot 579, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $575.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
423
$1
131
0
0
1
1
3
2
6
0
6
0
5
5
7
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
423
1
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$135
-
$225
-
$325
-
$450
$475
$500
$550
$575
$750
$1,000
$1,300
$1,750
-
$3,000
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

475
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