Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

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

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
639
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 639, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)-1/2c-$1.00 1922-25 Issue (551-571, 575-577). Complete set of plate no. blocks of six through the $1.00, each a top position, mostly Mint N.H. with some lower values hinged including 3c, 4c, 5c, 6c and 8c, 30c also previously hinged (barely), bright and fresh with attractive centering almost throughout, just a couple minor flaws including 6c slightly oxidized, few with reduced selvage including 5c, 4c pulled perf in selvage only, also includes the imperforate Nos. 575-577, also tops except 2c side with large five-point star (more valuable than a top)

VERY FINE. A FRESH AND CHOICE SET OF TOP PLATE BLOCKS OF THE 1922 ISSUE, WITH THE MAJORITY MINT NEVER-HINGED.

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Bid on this lot

6,667
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640
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 640, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)14c Blue (565). Mint N.H., deep rich color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $250.00)

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
565
14c
307
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
4
0
6
1
22
8
75
12
2
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
565
14¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$12
$15
$20
$25
$30
$50
$75
$150
$250
$375
$525
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

9
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641
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 641, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)20c Carmine Rose (567). Mint N.H., with left plate no. 19134 selvage, warm color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,750.00), only one grades higher and seven others share this 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
567
20c
257
0
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
12
1
25
2
61
10
9
1
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
567
20¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$12
-
$20
-
$35
$40
$45
$60
$75
$160
$275
$450
$825
$1,100
$1,750
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

35
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642
nhbl
Sale 1247, Lot 642, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Mint N.H. top plate no. F14306 block of six, rich color, choice centering, Very Fine

Bid on this lot

1,000
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643
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 643, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H., brilliant colors on bright white paper, magnificent centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate showing right part arrow selvage, which accompanies (Superb 98; SMQ $1,500.00), only three stamps grade higher (one at 98J, two at 100)

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
573
$5
528
0
0
0
0
3
3
11
0
17
1
52
1
2
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
573
5
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$20
-
$50
-
$90
-
$175
$190
$210
$225
$250
$350
$450
$850
$1,500
$5,000
$10,000
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

180
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644
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 644, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H., radiant colors on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate (98 ogNH)

Bid on this lot

180
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645
nhbl
Sale 1247, Lot 645, 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, beautiful centering throughout, Extremely Fine, a premium quality plate block of the 1922 Issue top value

Bid on this lot

2,600
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646
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 646, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Rotary, Perf 11 (595). Mint N.H., radiant color, Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

450
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647
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 647, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (599A). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

500
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648
nh
2c Carmine Rose, White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). 15 sheets, 12 are Mint N.H. and only three are hinged, a mix of centering but many are well-centered, one Mint N.H. with slight toning, Very Fine group

Bid on this lot

6,825
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649
nhbl
Sale 1247, Lot 649, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c-5c Hawaii Ovpt. (647-648). Four matching Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of each, from the four corners of the rotary press sheet, 2c plate no. 18983 and 5c plate no. 18907, quite nicely centered, fresh and Very Fine sets of "around-the-clock" plate blocks which make an excellent display on an album page

Bid on this lot

2,220
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650
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 650, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine Rose, Edison, Coil (656). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $300.00)

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
656 PR
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$15
-
$30
-
$45
-
$80
-
$175
-
$300
$450
$700
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

45
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651
nhbl
Sale 1247, Lot 651, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Complete set of plate no. blocks of four, all but four are Mint N.H. (5c, 6c Kans. and 6c, 7c Nebr. lightly hinged), rich colors, attractive margins and centering, fresh and Very Fine set, seldom offered with nearly all Mint N.H.

Bid on this lot

8,510
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652
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 652, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)4c Yellow Brown, Kans. Ovpt. (662). Mint N.H., lovely color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $675.00), only eight 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
662
4c
149
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
4
0
14
0
19
3
5
3
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
662
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$15
-
$20
-
$30
-
$45
$55
$80
$125
$250
$400
$675
$900
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

35
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653
og
Sale 1247, Lot 653, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Carmine Rose, Von Steuben, Imperforate (689a). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins all around, light natural gum creases, Very Fine, three panes of 100 were originally discovered, the first was returned and destroyed, some stamps from the second pane were used on covers and the remainder was returned, the third pane was discovered in Washington state and purchased intact at the post office, all known examples come from this third pane, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

2,000
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654
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 654, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)2c Dark Lake & Black (703b). Position 30, with selvage and part of arrow marker at right, Mint N.H., fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

750
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655
nhbl
Sale 1247, Lot 655, 1922-29 Issues (Scott 551-621)1c-10c National Parks (740-749). Complete sets of plate no. blocks of six, comprising all plates issued and all positions, three plate blocks for each plate including the "F" top plate no., based on other items from this collection we presume they are all or mostly Mint N.H. but they are each encased in a "coffin" mount on album pages so verification would take significant time, Very Fine "around-the-clock" plate block collection, Scott value as Mint N.H. is quite modest but this set would be difficult to reproduce

Bid on this lot

693
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