Sale 1262 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 July, 2022

Category — 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
923
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Sale 1262, Lot 923, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue1c-15c 1908-09 Issue (331-340). Blocks of four, original gum, several blocks with some Mint N.H. stamps including 1c, 5c, 10c, 13c and 15c, couple with h.r., brilliant colors and nicely centered, 4c with perf separations, Very Fine group, Scott value approximately

2,300
1,500
924
 
Sale 1262, Lot 924, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue2c Carmine (332). Brilliant color, neat machine cancel, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo)

0
250
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925
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Sale 1262, Lot 925, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue5c Blue (335). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 4959 block of six, brilliant color, top right stamp natural gum skips, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,050
950
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926
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Sale 1262, Lot 926, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue13c Blue Green (339). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 4946 block of six, beautiful rich color, minor perf separations between pos. 5 and 6, Fine-Very Fine, the left block is particularly choice, ex Curtis, with 2015 P.F. certificate

875
750
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927
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Sale 1262, Lot 927, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue50c Violet (341). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

275
325
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928
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Sale 1262, Lot 928, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue50c Violet (341). Block of four, original gum with dramatic offset from another sheet, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H. with small pencil position notations on gum, well-centered and rich color, Very Fine, Scott value as two hinged and two Mint N.H. singles

1,850
600
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929
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Sale 1262, Lot 929, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. guide line pair, rich color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, 2016 P.S.E. certificate no longer accompanies (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

650
550
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930
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Sale 1262, Lot 930, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue1c Green, Coil (348). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1981 S.P.A. certificate

650
0
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931
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Sale 1262, Lot 931, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Mint N.H. pair, warm color, Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

900
600
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932
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Sale 1262, Lot 932, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H. strip of three with guide line pair at top, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott value as guide line pair and single

2,675
750
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933
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Sale 1262, Lot 933, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Original gum, barely hinged (if at all), pencil erased on gum leaving very faint indentation, deeply blued paper, Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate stating "it is genuine"

1,250
1,100
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934
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Sale 1262, Lot 934, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Original gum, h.r., bright color on nicely blued paper, Very Fine, with copy of 1980 P.F. certificate for block

1,300
700
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935
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Sale 1262, Lot 935, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue2c Carmine, Lincoln, Bluish (369). Top imprint, plate no. 4978 and small solid star block of six, original gum, five stamps Mint N.H., bottom center stamp h.r., rich color, some reinforced perf separations in selvage, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,750
1,900
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936
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Sale 1262, Lot 936, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue2c Alaska-Yukon, Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (371, 373). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. blocks of six, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine

725
375
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937
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Sale 1262, Lot 937, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue3c Deep Violet (376). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Hanover", with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,125.00). Only two grade higher (at 98J)

40
850
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938
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Sale 1262, Lot 938, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue3c Violet (376). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 5421 and star block of six with wide selvage, pastel color in the lighter Violet sub-shade (main listing is Deep Violet), Very Fine and choice

475
500
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939
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Sale 1262, Lot 939, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue4c Brown (377). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 5574 and star block of six, deep rich color, nicely centered with particularly tall stamps in the top row, Very Fine and choice, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate

450
600
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940
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Sale 1262, Lot 940, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue4c Brown (377). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 6002 block of six, rich color on bright paper, Fine-Very Fine

550
400
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941
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Sale 1262, Lot 941, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue8c Olive Green (380). Mint N.H., wide margins and outstanding centering, deep rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00), only eight grade higher

200
1,100
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942
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Sale 1262, Lot 942, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue2c Carmine, Coil (386). Mint N.H. guide line pair, brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Very Fine, a surprisingly scarce guide line pair, with 1981 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,000
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943°
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Sale 1262, Lot 943, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue1c Green, Coil (390). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF SCOTT 390 HAS BEEN AWARDED THE PERFECT GRADE OF GEM 100 -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2022 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,900.00). Early coil pairs, and especially guide line pairs, are exceedingly difficult to obtain in this perfect grade. This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only three others.

72
1,500
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944
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Sale 1262, Lot 944, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue1c Green, Coil (390). Mint N.H. guide line pair, unusually choice centering with intact perfs at top and bottom, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate as strip of four, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate (Superb 98)

72
425
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945
 
Sale 1262, Lot 945, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue2c Carmine, Coil (391). Guide line pair, wide and balanced margins with portions of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, deep rich color, bold duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Depew, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,800.00), only four used line pairs grade higher (highest is 95)

1,500
1,500
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946
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Sale 1262, Lot 946, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue1c Green, Coil (392). Mint N.H. guide line pair, precise centering with wide margins, deep rich color, most recent certificate notes left stamp with small tear at lower right, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex "Scarsdale", with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates as sound (latter graded XF-Superb 95), with 2022 P.S.E. certificate noting the small fault

400
400
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947
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Sale 1262, Lot 947, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue2c Carmine, Coil (393). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1980 A.P.S. certificate, Scott value as guide line pair and two singles

860
425
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948
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Sale 1262, Lot 948, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue2c Carmine, Coil (393). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color on bright paper, gorgeous centering with wide margins on all sides

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 2-CENT 1911 HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 393, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

Ex "Scarsdale" and Depew. 1992, 2001 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates no longer accompany. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,200.00). This is one of only five pairs to achieve this lofty grade, with none higher. The only Mint N.H. example of Scott 393 which grades higher is the incomparable Gem 100 guide line pair, also ex Depew

260
2,100
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949
 
Sale 1262, Lot 949, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, gorgeous centering with wide margins including portions of adjoining stamps at sides, bold strikes of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, ex "Natalee Grace" and Depew, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,450.00), only one used line pair grades higher (at 90J, also ex "Natalee Grace")

650
550
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950°
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Sale 1262, Lot 950, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, wide margins, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a perfect stamp in every respect, with 2009 (for a pair) and 2021 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $2,300.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only six others in the P.S.E. Population Report

135
1,600
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951
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Sale 1262, Lot 951, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue1c-10c Panama-Pacific (397-400A). Blocks of four including two 2c in very different shades, original gum, two 5c stamps Mint N.H., some with h.r., bright colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,885
650
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952
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Sale 1262, Lot 952, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue2c Carmine, Panama-Pacific (398). Mint N.H. right plate no. 6312 block of six, brilliant color, beautiful centering, fresh and Extremely Fine

625
0
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953
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Sale 1262, Lot 953, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue1c Green, Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (401). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and precise centering, brilliant color on post office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,050.00), only one Mint N.H. stamp grades higher

60
1,100
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954
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Sale 1262, Lot 954, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue5c Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (403). Mint N.H., intense color on crisp paper as fresh as the day it was printed, balanced Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Whitman and "Alan", with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,700.00)

390
1,100
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955
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Sale 1262, Lot 955, 1908-12 Issues, Panama-Pacific Issue10c Orange, Panama-Pacific, Perf 10 (404). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., vivid color, Fine, Scott value as singles

1,350
650
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