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Sale 1234 — The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 29-30 April, 2021

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Category — 1912-23 Issues, Compound Perforations (Scott 423A-423D)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
329
 
Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 329, 1912-23 Issues, Compound Perforations (Scott 423A-423D)1c Green, Perf 12 x 10 (423A), 1c Green, Perf 12 x 10 (423A)1c Green, Perf 12 x 10 (423A). Rich color, neat strike of circular datestamp cancel

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 ONE-CENT COMPOUND PERF 12 X 10 ISSUE.

Our census of Scott 423A, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/423A , includes only sixteen singles with a postal cancel (an additional 21 are precancelled).

Census no. 423A-CAN-19. With 1980 and 2003 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

5,500
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330
 
Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 330, 1912-23 Issues, Compound Perforations (Scott 423A-423D)2c Rose Red, Ty. I, Perf 12 x 10 (423B), 2c Rose Red, Ty. I, Perf 12 x 10 (423B)2c Rose Red, Ty. I, Perf 12 x 10 (423B). Deep rich color, neat machine cancel

FINE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 2-CENT 12 X 10 COMPOUND PERFORATION. ONLY 33 USED COPIES ARE RECORDED.

Our census of Scott 423B, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/423B , contains 33 used and one unused example of this rarity. A significant portion of the surviving population has faults or is off-center.

Census no. 423B-CAN-08. With 2000 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

12,500
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331
 
Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 331, 1912-23 Issues, Compound Perforations (Scott 423A-423D)5c Blue, Perf 12 x 10 (423C), 5c Blue, Perf 12 x 10 (423C)5c Blue, Perf 12 x 10 (423C). Choice centering, bold strike of circular datestamp cancel, deep rich color, few light diagonal creases at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 5-CENT WASHINGTON PERF 12 x 10. ONLY 24 USED COPIES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS. NONE ARE KNOWN UNUSED.

Our census of Scott 423C is available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/US/Scott/423C . For no apparent reason, the 5c has the highest percentage of faulty stamps of any of the 1914 Compound Perf issues. Of the 24 used copies in our census, seventeen are either faulty or have the perforations in on at least one side of the design. This wide-margined stamp has minor creases and ranks among the finer examples.

Census no. 423C-CAN-10. With 1963 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

16,000
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332
 
Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 332, 1912-23 Issues, Compound Perforations (Scott 423A-423D)1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D), 1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D)1c Green, Perf 10 x 12 (423D). With bottom plate no. 7142 selvage, deep rich color and proof-like impression, "Buffalo N.Y." precancel

FRESH AND FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED PLATE NUMBER EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ONE-CENT PERF 10 X 12 COMPOUND PERFORATION. A MAJOR RARITY IN REMARKABLY CHOICE CONDITION.

Our census of Scott 423D, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/US/Scott/423D , contains 51 singles and five on post cards. None are known unused -- all genuine stamps are used, including 41 with the Dayton Ohio. precancel. Two are known with the Buffalo, N.Y. precancel and the remaining eight plus the post cards have postal cancels.

Census no. 423D-CAN-25. With 1989 P.F. certificate.

Bid on this lot

8,000
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