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Sale 1235 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 19-20 May, 2021

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Category — Special Delivery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1490
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1490, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and detailed impression, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, light natural gum wrinkle at right, Extremely Fine, a stupefyingly huge stamp, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

550
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1491
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1491, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1888 10-CENT SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE, SCOTT E2.

With 1995 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $4,950.00). Only seven grade higher (six at 95 and one at 98, which realized $25,000 hammer in 2016)

Bid on this lot

1,150
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1492
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1492, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E2). Mint N.H., rich color, well-balanced margins that are Jumbo at sides, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

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1,150
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1493
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1493, Special Delivery10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3), 10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3)10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3). Mint N.H., brilliant color, unusually choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1893 10-CENT SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE.

The 10c Orange Special Delivery, Scott E3, is the only Special Delivery issue printed in this color. It was issued concurrently with the Columbian issue.

Ex "Hanover". With 2006 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95). This is scarce in the higher grades; by way of comparison, only one grades higher than 95 in the P.S.E. Population Report (at 95J), only four are awarded this grade by P.S.E. and only one other shares this grade at the P.F.

Bid on this lot

650
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1494
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1494, Special Delivery10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3), 10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3)10c Orange, Special Delivery (E3). Mint N.H., vibrant color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 1996 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

650
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1495°
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1495, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Original gum with left selvage, lightly hinged, Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, striking deep color on bright white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB JUMBO ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 FIRST BUREAU UNWATERMARKED SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate. 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF-Superb 95 XQ no longer accompanies. With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,550.00). Only four grade higher in the P.S.E. Population Report (two each at 98 and 98J)

Bid on this lot

850
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1496
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1496, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Original gum, deep rich color on bright paper, absolutely massive margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

850
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1497
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1497, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 10-CENT WATERMARKED SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE.

Ex "Hanover". With 1996 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95).

Bid on this lot

475
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1498
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1498, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5). Mint N.H. with wide top plate no. 77 selvage, intense shade, Very Fine and choice

Bid on this lot

475
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1499
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1499, Special Delivery10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E5). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

475
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1500
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1500, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

500
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1501
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1501, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E6). Mint N.H. with wide top plate no. 1481 selvage, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

500
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1502
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1502, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., crisp impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,400.00), only five grade higher and five share this desirable grade

Bid on this lot

240
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1503
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1503, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

Bid on this lot

240
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1504
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1504, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9). Mint N.H., remarkably rich color on white paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 2013 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

Bid on this lot

425
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1505
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1505, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9). Mint N.H., bright color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

Bid on this lot

425
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1506
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1506, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E9). Mint N.H., pretty shade, huge margins, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

425
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1507
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1507, Special Delivery10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10), 10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10)10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, magnificent centering with unusually wide and balanced margins all around, post-office fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THIS SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE. A FANTASTIC STAMP.

Ex "Scarsdale" and "Hanover". With 2002 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,200.00).

Bid on this lot

700
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1508
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1508, Special Delivery10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10), 10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10)10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

700
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1509
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1509, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, "Pink Back" (E11 var), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, "Pink Back" (E11 var)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, "Pink Back" (E11 var). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $300.00 as normal with no premium for the Pink Back), a footnote in Scott states that Pink Backs are "valued at approximately five times more than the normal stamp", Scott value as normal

Bid on this lot

45
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1510
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1510, Special Delivery10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery (E12), 10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery (E12)10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery (E12). Mint N.H., detailed impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

Bid on this lot

95
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1511
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1511, Special Delivery10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery (E12), 10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery (E12)10c Gray Violet, Special Delivery (E12). Mint N.H., crisp impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

Bid on this lot

95
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1512
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1512, Special Delivery10c Deep Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E12a), 10c Deep Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E12a)10c Deep Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E12a). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00)

Bid on this lot

130
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1513
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1513, Special Delivery10c-20c Special Delivery (E13-E15, E18), 10c-20c Special Delivery (E13-E15, E18)10c-20c Special Delivery (E13-E15, E18). Mint N.H., rich colors, Extremely Fine Gems, each with 2006-2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; total SMQ $350.00)

Bid on this lot

84
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1514
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1514, Special Delivery10c-20c Special Delivery (E14, E15a, E19, E20), 10c-20c Special Delivery (E14, E15a, E19, E20)10c-20c Special Delivery (E14, E15a, E19, E20). Including two of E14 in distinctly different shades, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gems, each with 2005-2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; total SMQ $650.00)

Bid on this lot

11
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