Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

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

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Category — 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
621
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Sale 1247, Lot 621, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage showing faint impression of "1083" of plate number, brilliant color on bright paper, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Henson, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,250.00), only one grades higher (at 100) and one other shares this lofty grade

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
526
2c
105
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
4
1
8
2
11
7
9
4
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
526 (type IV)
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$15
-
$25
-
$40
$50
$60
$70
$90
$115
$160
$300
$500
$800
$1,700
$2,250
$4,100
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

57
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622
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 622, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering with wide margins all around, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. and 2021 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,700.00), only three grade higher

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
526
2c
105
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
4
1
8
2
11
7
9
4
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
526 (type IV)
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$15
-
$25
-
$40
$50
$60
$70
$90
$115
$160
$300
$500
$800
$1,700
$2,250
$4,100
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

57
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623
nhbl
Sale 1247, Lot 623, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, 2c Carmine, Ty. VI, Imperforate (532, 534A). Mint N.H. top plate no. blocks of six, vivid colors, first with huge margins and Extremely Fine Gem, second with large margins and Extremely Fine

Bid on this lot

1,400
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624
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Sale 1247, Lot 624, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H., huge margins all around, intense shade and impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $750.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only three others

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
533
2c
131
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
4
0
12
0
39
1
1
10
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
533 (type V, imperforate)
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$50
-
$80
-
$120
-
$180
-
$200
-
$225
-
$275
-
$475
-
$750
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

200
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625
nhbl
Sale 1247, Lot 625, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11260 block of six, absolutely pristine without any gum bends, huge margins including portions of adjoining stamps at left and right, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem plate block

Bid on this lot

1,800
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626
 
Sale 1247, Lot 626, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. V, VI, Imperforate (533, 534A). Huge margins, bright colors, duplex cancels, Extremely Fine Gems, with 2021 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; total SMQ $345.00)

Bid on this lot

190
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627
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 627, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., large even margins, vivid color

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE OFFSET ISSUE.

Most Type VII stamps were used by private vending and affixing machine companies. However, unlike Scott 314A and 482A, a small supply of the imperforate 2c Type VII stamps did reach the public.

With 1988 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,750.00).

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
534B
2c
34
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
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
534B (type VII, imperforate)
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$950
-
$1,500
-
$2,150
-
$3,250
-
$3,400
-
$3,750
-
$4,500
-
$5,750
-
$7,500
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

3,750
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628
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 628, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H., even margins, brilliant color

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE, SCOTT 534B.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

3,750
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629
 
Sale 1247, Lot 629, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Huge margins all around with trace of adjoining stamp at left, brilliant color, neat machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

With 1976 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,600.00). Only two grade higher (at 98J and 100) and none share this grade. We are at a loss as to why this is not a Jumbo.

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
534B
2c
23
0
0
1
0
1
1
2
0
1
0
2
0
5
0
0
0
1
1
1
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
534B (type VII, imperforate)
Used
-
-
-
-
-
$400
-
$625
-
$850
-
$1,250
-
$1,350
-
$1,600
-
$1,900
-
$2,600
-
$4,000
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

1,500
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630
 
Sale 1247, Lot 630, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Huge margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, neat wavy-lines machine cancel, Very Fine, with 1978 and 2006 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

1,500
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631
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Sale 1247, Lot 631, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Gray Green (536). Mint N.H., rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; 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
536
1c
185
0
1
0
0
1
3
1
1
1
1
12
9
13
12
50
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
536
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$20
$25
$30
$40
$45
$55
$65
$85
$125
$225
$450
$600
$1,200
$1,600
$3,000
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

45
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632
 
Sale 1247, Lot 632, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)3c Deep Violet (537a). Original gum, two large h.r., deep rich color in this rare shade, bold "Salem Ohio" precancel, fresh and Fine, a scarce shade, with 2021 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,750
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633
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Sale 1247, Lot 633, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)2c Carmine Rose, Ty. II, Rotary Perf 11 x 10 (539). Original gum, single hinge mark, intense shade and impression

FRESH AND VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1919 2-CENT TYPE II ROTARY PRESS WASTE ISSUE, SCOTTT 539.

With 1974 and 2008 P.F. certificates.

Bid on this lot

2,700
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634
og
Sale 1247, Lot 634, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, light horizontal bend/crease

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1923 ONE-CENT ROTARY PERF 11, SCOTT 544. PROBABLY FEWER THAN 20 EXIST IN ANY UNUSED STATE.

A small quantity of 1c Rotary Press stamps was perforated 11 gauge at the end of 1922, using remainder sheets from the earlier printings that were normally perforated in 10 gauge or 10/11 compound gauge. Its existence as a Perf 11 variety was discovered in 1936, and the stamp received its Scott Catalogue listing in 1938.

With copy of 1973 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

22,500
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635
 
Sale 1247, Lot 635, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Detailed impression, neat strike of San Francisco duplex cancel

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT PERF 11 ROTARY WASTE ISSUE, SCOTT 544.

With 1951 and 2013 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

3,500
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636
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Sale 1247, Lot 636, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c Green, Rotary (545). Original gum, lightly hinged, crisp impression, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

180
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637
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 637, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Top plate nos. 8179/8177 and arrow block of eight, stamps Mint N.H., h.r. in selvage, deep rich colors, well-centered, bottom right stamp pulled perf at right and natural gum crease thru left pair, appears Very Fine, Scott value as hinged plate block

Bid on this lot

3,500
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638
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 638, 1918-20 Issues (Scott 525-550)1c-5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (548-550). Five original gum plate no. blocks of six of each of the three values, all positions represented including tops with and without letter "F", all of the 5c plate blocks are hinged, the 1c and 2c plate blocks are locked in "coffin" mounts on album pages but probably some of these are Mint N.H., fresh and Fine-Very Fine "around-the-clock" set, Scott value as all hinged is more than $3,200.00

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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