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Sale 1240 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 20-21 July, 2021

Category — 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
470
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 470, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487). Mint N.H. pair, mathematically perfect centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,400.00), the highest grade awarded and shared with only two others

65
1,200
471
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 471, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f), 1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Position W11 with "W.Mc.A." initials at lower left (siderographer William McAleer), Mint N.H., couple minor perf separations at right, Fine-Very Fine example of this better position, with 2003 A.P.S. certificate

1,700
550
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472
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 472, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f), 1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f)1c Green, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (498f). Original gum, lightly hinged on a few top row stamps, well-centered nearly throughout, rich color, Very Fine and choice

1,050
850
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473
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 473, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate for a block of twelve

625
375
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474
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 474, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in horizontal strip of three, bright shade, Fine

625
325
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475
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 475, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in block of nine, rich color, error with natural perf disc inclusion, Fine

1,000
650
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476
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 476, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in block of nine, brilliant color, well-balanced margins, natural gum bends, Very Fine

1,000
400
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477
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 477, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Mint N.H. single error in block of nine, bright color, Fine-Very Fine

1,000
415
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478
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 478, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Double error in a block of twelve, both errors Mint N.H. though the bottom error has a natural perf disc indentation on the gum, several surrounding stamps lightly hinged, bright color, decent centering, Fine-Very Fine, Scott value as a hinged block of twelve (two Mint N.H. singles catalogue almost the same)

1,200
700
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479
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5c Rose, Error (505).Double error in a pane of 100 with plate nos. 7942 at bottom and left, most stamps Mint N.H. including the important error block of twelve, some hinge reinforcements mostly in selvage (affecting both 2c plate blocks), Fine, Scott value as Mint N.H. double error block of twelve

1,850
800
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480
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8c Olive Bister (508). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with plate no. 13384 at top and right, brilliant color, few light natural gum bends, bottom left stamp corner creases, few minor selvage flaws, Fine-Very Fine, a few qualify as Extremely Fine

2,680
1,000
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481
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 481, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)13c Apple Green (513), 13c Apple Green (513)13c Apple Green (513). Mint N.H. with wide top selvage, perfectly balanced margins, vivid color, pencil notation on back in selvage only, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00)

21
375
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482
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 482, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Violet Brown (518), $1.00 Violet Brown (518)$1.00 Violet Brown (518). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Wingate, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $525.00)

95
450
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483
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 483, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b), $1.00 Deep Brown (518b)$1.00 Deep Brown (518b). Mint N.H., deep rich color in the true Deep Brown shade, faint vertical crease at top center visible when drying

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 1917 ISSUE IN THE DEEP BROWN SHADE. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO OBTAIN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

According to Johl, a small number of stamps were printed in this distinctive shade early in the issue of the 1917 $1.00 stamp. During the course of the six years that the stamp was issued, all other printings were made in the normal shade.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

4,000
1,600
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484
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 484, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., rich color, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, with 2021 P.F. certificate

900
650
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485
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 485, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523), $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523)$2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Original gum, lightly hinged, remarkably wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

525
500
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