Sale 1235 — United States Stamps

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

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1314
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Sale 1235, Lot 1314, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

15
950
1315
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Sale 1235, Lot 1315, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

15
750
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1316
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Sale 1235, Lot 1316, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

150
750
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1317
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Sale 1235, Lot 1317, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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.

100
1,700
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1318
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Sale 1235, Lot 1318, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

1,250
425
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1319
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Sale 1235, Lot 1319, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

190
600
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1320
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Sale 1235, Lot 1320, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)20c Ultramarine (419). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

400
700
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1321
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Sale 1235, Lot 1321, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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)

775
1,400
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1322
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Sale 1235, Lot 1322, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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)

350
300
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1323
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Sale 1235, Lot 1323, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

500
3,000
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1324
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Sale 1235, Lot 1324, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$1.00 Violet Brown (423). Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,100
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1325
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Sale 1235, Lot 1325, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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)

75
1,700
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1326
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Sale 1235, Lot 1326, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)8c Pale Olive Green (431). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. certificate

72
190
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1327
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Sale 1235, Lot 1327, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)11c Dark Green (434). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

50
140
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1328
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Sale 1235, Lot 1328, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)20c Ultramarine (438). Mint N.H., pretty shade, reperfed to create well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine appearance

450
160
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1329
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Sale 1235, Lot 1329, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)30c Orange Red (439). Mint N.H., vivid color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

400
300
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1330
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Sale 1235, Lot 1330, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

1,075
1,200
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1331
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Sale 1235, Lot 1331, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H. guide line pair, intense shade, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

650
450
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1332
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Sale 1235, Lot 1332, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine, Coil (444). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp

120
550
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1333
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Sale 1235, Lot 1333, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

210
1,200
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1334
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Sale 1235, Lot 1334, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

525
1,000
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1335
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Sale 1235, Lot 1335, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

5,500
3,750
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1336
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Sale 1235, Lot 1336, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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)

875
600
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1337
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Sale 1235, Lot 1337, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

650
800
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1338
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Sale 1235, Lot 1338, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Imperforate Coil (459). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine

300
160
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1339
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Sale 1235, Lot 1339, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,450
1,600
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1340
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Sale 1235, Lot 1340, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

325
450
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1341
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Sale 1235, Lot 1341, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)3c Violet (464). Mint N.H., detailed impression on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem

165
180
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1342
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Sale 1235, Lot 1342, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H., intact perfs on three sides, far better centering than normally seen, Extremely Fine Gem

800
850
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1343
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Sale 1235, Lot 1343, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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

1,600
850
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1344
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Sale 1235, Lot 1344, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)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.

2,000
13,000
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1345
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Sale 1235, Lot 1345, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$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

600
350
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1346
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Sale 1235, Lot 1346, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$2.00 Dark Blue (479). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp

475
700
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1347
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Sale 1235, Lot 1347, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$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)

375
700
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1348
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Sale 1235, Lot 1348, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$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)

375
275
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1349
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Sale 1235, Lot 1349, 1912-17 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-480)$5.00 Light Green (480). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine and choice

375
250
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