Sale 1240 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
497
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Sale 1240, Lot 497, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)6c Red Orange (558). Mint N.H., near perfect centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), only six grade higher

65
1,200
498
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Sale 1240, Lot 498, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)12c Brown Violet (564). Mint N.H. with plate no. 17421 bottom selvage, Jumbo margins and essentially perfect centering on brilliant white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $425.00), only six grade higher

10
850
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499
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Sale 1240, Lot 499, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)15c Gray (566). Mint N.H., wide and perfectly balanced margins, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $650.00)

35
425
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500
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Sale 1240, Lot 500, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)20c Carmine Rose (567). Mint N.H., wide and beautifully balanced margins, vivid color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $825.00)

35
550
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501
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Sale 1240, Lot 501, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)25c Deep Green (568 var). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and choice centering, gorgeous intense color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem example of this shade which is notably darker than the main Scott-listed Yellow Green, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $400.00 as normal)

30
325
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502
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Sale 1240, Lot 502, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)30c Olive Brown (569). Mint N.H., precise centering, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $850.00)

50
800
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503
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Sale 1240, Lot 503, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$1.00 Violet Black (571). Mint N.H. block of 40 with two plate nos. and top arrow and selvage on sides, fresh and Fine with a few Very Fine, Scott value as two plate blocks and singles

3,150
1,000
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504
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Sale 1240, Lot 504, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Mint N.H. block of 32 (4 x 8), four stamps at top natural straight edge, bright color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott value as singles

3,840
750
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505
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Sale 1240, Lot 505, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H., rich colors on bright paper, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem example of this popular top value, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,000.00), only three stamps grade higher

180
700
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506
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Sale 1240, Lot 506, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. top plate nos. 14326/14327 and arrow block of eight, bright colors, attractive centering and margins, second pair from right light natural gum wrinkle, Fine-Very Fine

2,600
1,200
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507
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Sale 1240, Lot 507, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Five position blocks of four, with centerline, top, bottom and and both side arrow blocks, the bottom and both side arrow blocks lightly hinged on top stamps, all others Mint N.H., rich colors, few natural gum bends, centerline block with small gum wrinkles, Very Fine and desirable group of position blocks, Scott value approximately $3,165.00

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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508
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Sale 1240, Lot 508, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c Green, Rotary (578). Mint N.H., bright shade, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a very difficult stamp to obtain in the highest grades, ex "Hanover" and "Clipper City", with 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,400.00), only one stamp grades higher (at 98, realized $3,500 hammer in Sale 1212) and no others share this grade

150
2,000
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509
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Sale 1240, Lot 509, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)10c Orange, Perf 10 (591). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $2,300.00) this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only three others

85
1,700
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510
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Sale 1240, Lot 510, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine Lake, Coil (599b). Mint N.H. joint line pair, choice centering and margins, wonderful depth of color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $975.00), only two grade higher

950
1,000
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511
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Sale 1240, Lot 511, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A). Joint line pair, original gum, single hinge mark, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice

550
350
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512
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Sale 1240, Lot 512, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, Very Fine, with 1991 and 2006 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

425
350
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513
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Sale 1240, Lot 513, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)3c Violet, Coil (600). Mint N.H. joint line pair, near perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00), the highest grade awarded

72
700
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514
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Sale 1240, Lot 514, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)4c Yellow Brown, Coil (601). Mint N.H. pair, wide margins and near perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00), only three pairs grade higher (at 100)

16
375
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515
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Sale 1240, Lot 515, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)5c Dark Blue, Coil (602). Mint N.H. joint line pair, choice centering with balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00), only one line pair grades higher

22
250
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516
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Sale 1240, Lot 516, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c Yellow Green, Coil (604). Mint N.H. joint line pair, precise centering, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $425.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only two others

7
750
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517
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Sale 1240, Lot 517, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Coil (605). Mint N.H. joint line pair, essentially perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $350.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only two others

7
850
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518
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Sale 1240, Lot 518, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Harding, Rotary, Perf 10 (612). Mint N.H., intense shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $575.00), only six grade higher

32
425
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519
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Sale 1240, Lot 519, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Huguenot-Walloon (615). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $400.00)

8
350
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520
nhbl
1c-5c Lexington-Concord (617-619). Mint N.H. panes of 50, 5c with plate no. 16806 at bottom and left, 1c and 2c plate nos. bottom and right, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
450
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521
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Sale 1240, Lot 521, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)5c Norse-American (621). Mint N.H., intense colors and impressions, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $500.00), only one grades higher and three others share this desirable grade

19
900
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