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Sale 1235 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 19-20 May, 2021

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Category — 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)

Lot
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Cat./Est. Value
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1314
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1314, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)1c Green (405), 1c Green (405)1c Green (405). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, deep rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, ex "Scarsdale", "Westchester" and "Golden State", with 2000 and 2019 P.F. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo), with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only six others

Bid on this lot

15
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1315
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1315, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine (406), 2c Carmine (406)2c Carmine (406). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, radiant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $575.00), only four grade higher

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15
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1316
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1316, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)7c Black (407), 7c Black (407)7c Black (407). Mint N.H., detailed impression on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00), only five grade higher

Bid on this lot

150
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1317
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1317, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)8c Pale Olive Green (414), 8c Pale Olive Green (414)8c Pale Olive Green (414). Mint N.H., pretty shade, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 8-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

Ex "Hanover". With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,250.00). Only three grade higher (two at 100, one at 100J) and two others share this grade.

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100
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1318
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1318, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)10c Brown Yellow (416a), 10c Brown Yellow (416a)10c Brown Yellow (416a). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, Fine and scarce shade which resulted from an error in mixing a small batch of inks, with 1983 and 2021 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

1,250
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1319
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1319, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)15c Gray (418), 15c Gray (418)15c Gray (418). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, unusually choice centering and wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

190
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1320
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1320, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)20c Ultramarine (419), 20c Ultramarine (419)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

400
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1321
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1321, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

775
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1322
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1322, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $360.00)

Bid on this lot

350
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1323
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1323, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H., deep rich color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a pretty stamp, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

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500
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1324
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1324, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$1.00 Violet Brown (423), $1.00 Violet Brown (423)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,000
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1325
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1325, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)4c Brown (427), 4c Brown (427)4c Brown (427). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide margins, deep rich color and crisp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,900.00), only four grade higher (each at 98J)

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75
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1326
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1326, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)8c Pale Olive Green (431), 8c Pale Olive Green (431)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. certificate

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72
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1327
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1327, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)11c Dark Green (434), 11c Dark Green (434)11c Dark Green (434). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

50
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1328
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1328, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)20c Ultramarine (438), 20c Ultramarine (438)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., pretty shade, reperfed to create well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine appearance

Bid on this lot

450
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1329
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1329, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)30c Orange Red (439), 30c Orange Red (439)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., vivid color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

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400
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1330
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1330, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)50c Violet (440), 50c Violet (440)50c Violet (440). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 7057 selvage, bright shade and paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,075
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1331
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1331, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. guide line pair, intense shade, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

650
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1332
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1332, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine, Coil (444), 2c Carmine, Coil (444)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp

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120
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1333
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1333, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)3c Violet, Coil (445), 3c Violet, Coil (445)3c Violet, Coil (445). Original gum, lightly hinged, mathematically perfect centering with beautiful wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100; SMQ $2,000.00), the P.S.E. Population Report lists only two single Scott 445's at this perfect grade with none higher, but we have sold a third in the past, one of the others is graded "OGh" -- meaning it is more heavily hinged than this example

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210
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1334
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1334, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)5c Blue, Coil (447), 5c Blue, Coil (447)5c Blue, Coil (447). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color, near-perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 5-CENT COIL, SCOTT 447.

With 1980 and 1998 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

525
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1335
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1335, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering for this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449.

This issue is notoriously difficult to find in well-centered Mint N.H. condition. With 2000 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

5,500
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1336
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1336, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. joint line pair, with usual central vertical crease (shifted slightly onto left stamp), even margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1997 A.P.S. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,050.00)

Bid on this lot

875
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1337
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1337, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H. pair, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $850.00), the highest grade awarded

Bid on this lot

650
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1338
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1338, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine

Bid on this lot

300
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1339
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1339, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

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1,450
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1340
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1340, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461), 2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461)2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate for block

Bid on this lot

325
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1341
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1341, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)3c Violet (464), 3c Violet (464)3c Violet (464). Mint N.H., detailed impression on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem

Bid on this lot

165
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1342
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1342, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H., intact perfs on three sides, far better centering than normally seen, Extremely Fine Gem

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800
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1343
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1343, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Double error in top left pane of 100, bottom left 2c stamp in error block of twelve and few stamps in top row well away from error previously hinged, others (including both errors) Mint N.H., bright color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott value as two Mint N.H. errors and two plate blocks

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1,600
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1344
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1344, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Mint N.H., vivid color on fresh paper, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 1996 P.F. and 2021 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $17,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only four others.

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2,000
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1345
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1345, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, trivial natural inclusion in bottom margin, Extremely Fine, with 1971 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

600
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1346
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1346, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479), $2.00 Dark Blue (479)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp

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475
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1347
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1347, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 8016 selvage, lightly hinged in selvage only, choice centering, strong color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00)

Bid on this lot

375
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1348
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1348, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., bright color, well-balanced margins, trivial natural inclusion visible only on back (not mentioned on certificate), Extremely Fine, ex Hansen, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

Bid on this lot

375
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1349
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1349, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$5.00 Light Green (480), $5.00 Light Green (480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine and choice

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375
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