Sale 1245 — United States Stamps, featuring the Sacramento Collection

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

Category — Officials

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2143
P
Officials Proofs. 81 different proofs on album pages, includes a mix of both plate proofs and Roosevelt album small die proofs, plus one department Atlanta trial color proofs, including Agriculture small die proofs, Interior India plate proofs in both singles and pairs, Justice India proofs, Treasury India proofs in both singles and pairs, War small die proofs, War Atlanta trial color proofs, nice condition nearly throughout with just a few flaws, including 12c Agriculture Roosevelt proof with tear, the minor flaws are even helpfully annotated by the consignor on the pages, overall Fine-Very Fine sets, Scott value in excess of $3,600.00

E. 750-1,000
1,100
2144
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Sale 1245, Lot 2144, Officials1c Agriculture (O1). Mint N.H., bright color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

1,000
850
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2145
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Sale 1245, Lot 2145, Officials15c Agriculture (O7). Mint N.H., vivid color, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate for block

750
550
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2146
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Sale 1245, Lot 2146, Officials6c Executive (O13). Slightly disturbed original gum, h.r., rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Inman, with 1996 P.F. certificate

900
600
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2147
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Sale 1245, Lot 2147, Officials10c Executive (O14). Original gum, h.r., bright shade, Very Fine and choice

1,200
275
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2148
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Sale 1245, Lot 2148, Officials1c Interior (O15). Mint N.H., brilliant color, unusually choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex Inman, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ 800.00), only one grades higher (at 98J, with top right corner selvage, realized $1,700 hammer in our Sale 975) and no others share this grade

170
475
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2149
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Sale 1245, Lot 2149, Officials30c Navy (O44). Original gum, rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $550.00)

350
450
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2150
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Sale 1245, Lot 2150, Officials10c Treasury, Double Paper (O77 var). Unused (no gum), bright color, second layer folded over to display the variety, thin spot at top and irregular corner perf at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, a scarce variety, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate mentioning only the thin spot, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 200-300
150
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2151
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Sale 1245, Lot 2151, Officials2c War (O84). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, well-balanced margins, natural perf disc inclusion not mentioned on certificate, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $350.00)

260
275
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2152
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Sale 1245, Lot 2152, Officials10c Interior, Soft Paper (O100). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $250.00)

250
275
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2153
S
Sale 1245, Lot 2153, Officials1c Agriculture, Specimen Ovpt., Horizontally Ribbed Paper, Small Dotted "i" (O1Sc). Without gum as issued, unusually choice centering for this scarce variety, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, this is by far the finest example of this variety listed in Power Search -- the few others we have encountered are quite off-center, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; unpriced in SMQ)

500
1,200
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2154
S
Sale 1245, Lot 2154, Officials1c Executive, Specimen Ovpt., Horizontally Ribbed Paper, Small Dotted "i" (O10Sb, formerly O10Sa). Without gum as issued, radiant color, wide margins, Fine and scarce, with 2003 P.F. certificate

500
150
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2155
S
Sale 1245, Lot 2155, Officials1c Justice, Specimen Ovpt., Horizontally Ribbed Paper (O25Sc). Without gum as issued, bright shade, Very Fine

500
170
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2156
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Sale 1245, Lot 2156, Officials1c Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O35xS). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ)

100
400
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