Sale 1231 — The James P. Myerson Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 9-10 February, 2021

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
213
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Sale 1231, Lot 213, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Lightly hinged, perfs well clear on all sides, deep dark colors

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLY FRESH AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT.

According to Johl, the 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in at least four different post offices around the country soon after release of the issue in May 1901, including Bessemer Ala., Richmond Va., Utica N.Y. and Connecticut.

With 2014 P.F. certificate

12,500
8,500
214
nh
Sale 1231, Lot 214, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)2c Pan-American (295). Mint N.H., deep shade, precise centering with unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00)

37
550
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215
nh
Sale 1231, Lot 215, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)4c Pan-American (296). Mint N.H., rich colors and proof-like impressions, essentially perfectly centered with unusually wide margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,500.00). Only three grade higher (one each at 98J, 100 and 100J) and only four other shares this desirable grade

170
5,250
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216
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Sale 1231, Lot 216, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)5c Pan-American (297). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, uncommonly wide margins, bright fresh color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A FABULOUS 5-CENT PAN-AMERICAN FOR THE COLLECTOR OF OUTSTANDING QUALITY STAMPS.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,250.00). Only one stamp grades higher (at 100)

180
4,000
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217
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Sale 1231, Lot 217, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)8c Pan-American (298). Mint N.H., gorgeous rich colors and detailed impressions on fresh paper, essentially perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a Mint N.H. example and it is shared by only eight others.

230
7,000
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