Sale 1245 — United States Stamps, featuring the Sacramento Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 16-18 November, 2021

Category — 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2018
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Sale 1245, Lot 2018, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)2c White Plains (629). Mint N.H., wide margins and mathematically perfect centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $350.00), only one grades higher

2
325
2019
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Sale 1245, Lot 2019, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (634b). Mint N.H., intense color on bright paper, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $775.00), only two grade higher and only three others share this grade

425
750
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2020
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Sale 1245, Lot 2020, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H., with selvage at bottom, excellent centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

600
425
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2021
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Sale 1245, Lot 2021, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Mint N.H., radiant color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

600
400
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2022
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Sale 1245, Lot 2022, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (661/675). Five P.S.E. graded Mint N.H. stamps, including XF-Superb 95 graded Nos. 661, 664, 665 and 669, also XF 90 Jumbo graded No. 675, Extremely Fine Gem group, total SMQ $1,275.00

E. 500-750
650
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2023
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Sale 1245, Lot 2023, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)8c Kans. Ovpt. (666). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, fresh and bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $475.00)

145
300
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2024
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Sale 1245, Lot 2024, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)7c Nebr. Ovpt. (676). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00)

45
650
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2025
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Sale 1245, Lot 2025, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)15c Gray (696). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, intense shade on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $625.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only four others

12
900
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2026
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Sale 1245, Lot 2026, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)50c Lilac (701). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00)

50
325
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2027
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1c, 3c A.P.S. Chicago, Souvenir Sheets (730-731). Without gum as issued, 100 of each, fresh and Very Fine

4,750
700
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2028
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3c A.P.S. Chicago, 3c Byrd, Souvenir Sheets (731, 735). Without gum as issued, 100 of No. 731 and 47 of No. 735, fresh and Very Fine

2,720
275
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2029
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Sale 1245, Lot 2029, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)$2.00 Presidential (833). Original gum, lightly hinged, with dramatic vignette shift, Harding's portrait fully into frame printing at lower right, with shading extending beyond the perfs at right, selvage at top, a dramatic and striking shift, accompanied by normal for comparison

E. 400-500
1,100
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2030
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Sale 1245, Lot 2030, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)13c Sound Recording Centennial, Brown Litho and Black Engraved Colors Missing (1705 var). Mint N.H. pane of 50, two stamps show different errors caused by a foldover, Position 41 with both Brown litho recording box and Black engraved "USA 13c" missing, Position 46 below shows a portion of the Brown litho color but is missing the Black engraved "USA 13c", Positions 26, 31, 36, 42 and 47 are "freaks" with portions of Brown missing, back of the pane shows where the missing colors were partially printed, Very Fine and extremely rare if not unique, these errors are unlisted in Scott and Datz but have been known by limited people since 1977, the year these were issued (as evidenced by a 1977 Jacques Schiff letter to the owner acknowledging the error and offering to auction it), these should be listed in Scott as Nos. 1705b and 1705c

E. 750-1,000
2,100
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2030A
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Sale 1245, Lot 2030A, 1925 and Later Issues (Scott 628-Modern Errors)$22.95 Columbia River Gorge, Imperforate (5041a). Pane of ten, with original backing, Very Fine, by far the rarest of the imperforate stamps obtained from uncut press sheets

1,500
1,700
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