Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

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

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Category — Postage Due

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
695
og
Sale 1247, Lot 695, Postage Due2c Brown (J2). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering and rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

425
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696
og
Sale 1247, Lot 696, Postage Due5c Brown (J4). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins, bright color on white paper, Very Fine, quite attractive, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

800
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697
og
Sale 1247, Lot 697, Postage Due10c Brown (J5). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, ex Wingate, with 1997 and 2018 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

Bid on this lot

900
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698
og
Sale 1247, Lot 698, Postage Due10c Brown (J5). Original gum, choice centering for this difficult issue, rich color, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

900
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699
og
Sale 1247, Lot 699, Postage Due50c Brown (J7). Original gum, crisp impression, Very Fine

Bid on this lot

650
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700
og
Sale 1247, Lot 700, Postage Due3c Red Brown (J17). Original gum, barely hinged, deep color, ample to wide margins, fresh and Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,050
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701
og
Sale 1247, Lot 701, Postage Due5c Red Brown (J18). Original gum, deep rich color and detailed impression, beautifully centered with balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00), the highest grade awarded to any unused example of this issue and shared by only four 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
J18
5c
25
0
0
2
0
1
0
2
0
0
1
2
2
3
1
2
0
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
J18
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$125
-
$240
-
$345
$400
$575
$600
$650
$725
$850
$975
$1,300
-
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

550
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702
og
Sale 1247, Lot 702, Postage Due5c Red Brown (J18). Original gum, choice centering, gorgeous color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 1992 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

550
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703
og
Sale 1247, Lot 703, Postage Due10c Red Brown (J19). Original gum, small h.r. and natural gum bends, Jumbo margins with choice centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $975.00)

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
J19
10c
19
0
0
1
0
2
1
3
0
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
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
J19
10¢
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$125
-
$240
-
$350
-
$575
$600
$650
$725
$850
$975
$1,300
-
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

550
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704
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 704, Postage Due30c Red Brown (J20). Mint N.H., rich color, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1990 and 2013 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

Bid on this lot

550
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705
og
Sale 1247, Lot 705, Postage Due50c Red Brown (J21). Original gum, vivid color on fresh paper, attractive margins and centering, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,800
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706
og
Sale 1247, Lot 706, Postage Due30c Bright Claret (J27). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color on fresh paper, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

575
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707
og
Sale 1247, Lot 707, Postage Due50c Bright Claret (J28). Original gum, barest trace of hinging at upper right, choice margins, vivid color with detailed impression, Very Fine, accompanied by top "No." selvage that has fallen off, with 1992 and 2011 P.F. certificates, the former as Mint N.H.

Bid on this lot

625
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708
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 708, Postage Due1c Vermilion (J29). Mint N.H., bright color, centered to upper right, Very Good, scarce in Mint N.H. condition, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

5,750
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709
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 709, Postage Due2c Deep Claret (J32). Mint N.H., wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

Bid on this lot

240
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710
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 710, Postage Due3c Deep Claret (J33). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, fresh and Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

575
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711
og
Sale 1247, Lot 711, Postage Due10c Deep Claret (J35). Original gum, barely hinged if at all, Jumbo margins, pristine color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $700.00), this is the only one in this grade with only three higher (all 95), for Mint N.H. the highest grade is 90

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
J35
10c
12
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
2
0
3
0
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
J35
10¢
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$75
-
$150
-
$215
-
$325
-
$450
$450
$575
$700
$850
-
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

350
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712
og
Sale 1247, Lot 712, Postage Due30c Deep Claret (J36). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color on crisp paper, wide and beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

550
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713
 
Sale 1247, Lot 713, Postage Due50c Deep Claret (J37). Bright shade, light strike of registry oval cancel, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

800
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714
og
Sale 1247, Lot 714, Postage Due50c Deep Claret (J44). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color and detailed impression showing every detail of the engraving, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $860.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only two others share it

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
J44
50c
20
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
5
1
2
0
0
0
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
J44
50¢
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$90
-
$170
-
$245
-
$335
$375
$450
-
$575
-
$850
-
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

375
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715
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 715, Postage Due3c Deep Claret (J47). Mint N.H., with bottom part imprint selvage, crisp impression on bright paper, Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,600
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716
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 716, Postage Due5c Deep Claret (J48). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $400.00)

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
J48
5c
17
0
0
0
1
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
1
3
3
1
0
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
J48
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$40
-
$95
-
$165
-
$250
$285
$350
$400
$475
$575
$750
-
$1,600
$1,850
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

275
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717
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 717, Postage Due50c Deep Claret (J50). Mint N.H., bright color, well-centered, marvelous color and clear impression, tiny natural inclusion at top and tiny dry ink spot at center noted on certificate, still Extremely Fine, ex Zoellner, with 2011 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

2,900
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718
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 718, Postage Due1c Carmine Lake (J52). Mint N.H., gorgeous color, well-proportioned margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for pair (top stamp)

Bid on this lot

220
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719
og
Sale 1247, Lot 719, Postage Due3c Dull Rose (J54a). Original gum, lightly hinged, with bottom plate no. 5529 and star selvage, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,000
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720
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 720, Postage Due5c Dull Rose (J55a). Mint N.H., beautiful color on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a J55a and the only to achieve it (there are also two J55s graded 98)

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
J55a
5c
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
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
J55a
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$20
-
$45
-
$80
-
$130
-
$165
-
$310
-
$525
-
$1,150
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

130
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721
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 721, Postage Due30c Carmine Lake (J57). Mint N.H., intense color on bright paper, long and full perforations all around, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $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
J57
30c
33
0
0
0
1
0
1
2
1
1
0
2
2
1
1
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
J57
30¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$80
-
$200
-
$325
-
$500
$600
$750
$850
$1,000
$1,150
$1,400
$1,750
$2,750
$3,200
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

525
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722
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 722, Postage Due30c Carmine Lake (J57). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 and 2014 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

Bid on this lot

525
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723
og
Sale 1247, Lot 723, Postage Due50c Carmine Lake (J58). Original gum, rich color, attractive centering partly achieved through reperfing at bottom

FINE APPEARANCE. THE 1914 50-CENT POSTAGE DUE WITH ORIGINAL GUM IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL POSTAGE DUE STAMPS.

Scott No. J58 has the highest catalogue value of any regularly issued Postage Due stamp. This stamp is a key to any meaningful collection of the Postage Due issues. With 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate.

Bid on this lot

11,500
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724
 
Sale 1247, Lot 724, Postage Due50c Carmine Lake (J58). Attractive margins, lovely color and clear impression, light circular datestamp cancel, Fine and attractive, difficult to find cancelled in this manner, with 2004 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,700
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725
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 725, Postage Due30c Deep Claret (J66a). Mint N.H., stunning color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Scarsdale", with 2000 P.F. (as J66) and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

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
J66a
30c
23
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
1
3
0
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
J66a
30¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$25
-
$70
-
$125
-
$190
-
$270
$320
$375
-
$600
$675
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

220
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726
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 726, Postage Due50c Carmine Rose (J67). Mint N.H., choice margins and centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $525.00)

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
J67
50c
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
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
J67
50¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$45
-
$105
-
$180
-
$270
-
$375
$425
$525
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

325
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727
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 727, Postage Due50c Carmine (J76). Mint N.H., wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $600.00)

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
J76
50c
29
0
0
0
0
1
1
2
0
0
0
5
0
2
0
0
0
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
J76
50¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$60
-
$135
-
$225
-
$340
-
$450
-
$600
-
$925
-
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

375
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