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Sale 1240 — United States Stamps

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

Category — Special Delivery, Registration

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
567
 
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 567, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Intense shade and impression, unobtrusive 1888 duplex cancel, perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $850.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only two others, also underpriced in SMQ as this stamp realized $2,100 hammer in Sale 1192

80
1,500
568
nh
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 568, Special Delivery, Registration10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3), 10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3)10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3). Mint N.H., bright shade, wide margins, Very Fine

650
600
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569
 
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 569, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Deep rich color and proof-like impression on crisp paper, near perfect centering with unusually wide and balanced margins, unobtrusive cancel leaves design clearly visible, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Tahoe", P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $1,000.00), only two grade higher (at 98J)

110
750
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570
og
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 570, Special Delivery, Registration10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5). Original gum, single hinge mark, perfectly centered with balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $950.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only three others, Superb 98 is also the highest grade awarded in the Mint N.H, category (population of two)

210
1,000
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571
ogbl
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 571, Special Delivery, Registration10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6), 10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6)10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6). Top imprint and plate no. 5245-09 block of six, original gum, few hinge marks, bright color, Very Fine, a scarce plate block from the top position

3,250
900
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572
ogbl
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 572, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6). Top imprint and plate no. 5245 block of six, bottom left stamp Mint N.H., h.r. in ungummed selvage where minor perf separations sensibly reinforced, top middle stamp tiny thin spot, Fine appearance and scarce from the top position

3,250
300
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573
nh
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 573, Special Delivery, Registration10c Green, Special Delivery (E7), 10c Green, Special Delivery (E7)10c Green, Special Delivery (E7). Mint N.H., wide margins and near perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00), only five grade higher

140
850
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574
nh
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 574, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine (E9), 10c Ultramarine (E9)10c Ultramarine (E9). Mint N.H. with narrow top selvage, brilliant color, gorgeous centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

425
850
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575
nh
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 575, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9). Mint N.H., huge margins and outstanding centering, fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1987 P.F. certificate

425
400
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576
ogbl
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 576, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9). Left plate no. 6043 block of six, original gum, top and bottom pairs Mint N.H., pretty shade on bright paper, fresh and Fine, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate

4,000
800
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577
ogbl
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 577, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9). Left plate no. 6049 block of six, original gum, two stamps h.r., Fine

3,000
600
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578
og
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 578, Special Delivery, Registration10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10), 10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10)10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10). With top part imprint selvage, original gum, single hinge mark at top, Jumbo margins, lovely pastel color, Extremely Fine Gem, an impressive stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,275.00), the highest grade awarded to a hinged example (one Mint N.H. grades 100J)

320
900
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579
ogbl
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 579, Special Delivery, Registration10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10), 10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10)10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10). Right imprint and plate no. 5520 block of six, original gum, left center stamp h.r., brilliant color, insignificant natural gum bend at bottom right

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1916 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE, SCOTT E10.

This is the first right position plate block we have offered since keeping computerized records.

5,500
2,000
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580
nh
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 580, Special Delivery, Registration15c Deep Orange, Special Delivery (E13), 15c Deep Orange, Special Delivery (E13)15c Deep Orange, Special Delivery (E13). Mint N.H., vivid color, precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), only two grade higher (at 98J)

75
150
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581
 
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 581, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1), 10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1)10c Ultramarine, Registration (F1). Radiant color on crisp paper, essentially perfect centering with wide margins, blue cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Kirke, with 2011 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), only three examples grade higher (at 98J)

14
200
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