Sale 1262 — United States Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — 1922-29 and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1021
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Sale 1262, Lot 1021, 1922-29 and Later Issues-1/2c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (551-573). Including 552a, 554c and 563a, Mint N.H., gorgeous centering throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, $1.00 with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

967
650
1022
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Sale 1262, Lot 1022, 1922-29 and Later Issues-1/2c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (551-573). Including 552a, 554c and 563a, Mint N.H., $5.00 with top plate no. selvage, far better centering than normally seen, few higher values (but not $5.00 with small natural gum skips, Very Fine-Extremely Fine group

967
600
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1023
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Sale 1262, Lot 1023, 1922-29 and Later Issues6c Red Orange (558). Mint N.H., vibrant color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), only six grade higher (all at 100)

65
1,000
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1024
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Sale 1262, Lot 1024, 1922-29 and Later Issues8c Olive Green (560). Mint N.H. with left plate no. 16450 selvage, pretty shade, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.F. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo), this is surprisingly scarce in the higher grades

80
2,000
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1025
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Sale 1262, Lot 1025, 1922-29 and Later Issues12c Brown Violet (564). Mint N.H., deep rich color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $600.00), only two grade higher and three others share this grade

10
1,200
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1026
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Sale 1262, Lot 1026, 1922-29 and Later Issues14c Blue (565). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, intense color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $525.00), Only one grades higher (recently sold for $3,250 hammer) and ten others share this desirable grade

9
1,100
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1027
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Sale 1262, Lot 1027, 1922-29 and Later Issues20c Carmine Rose (567). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo)

35
375
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1028°
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Sale 1262, Lot 1028, 1922-29 and Later Issues$1.00 Violet Black (571). Mint N.H., crisp impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT STAMP IS GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE IT. THIS IS ALSO THE ONLY DOLLAR-DENOMINATED VALUE OF THE SET TO ACHIEVE THIS ULTIMATE GRADE.

With 2022 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in this grade in SMQ, SMQ $1,750.00 as 100). This is the highest grade possible on the grading chart and it is the only example to achieve it. No examples of the $2.00 and $5.00 (Scott 572 and 573) have achieved this perfect grade, leaving this as the sole dollar-denominated stamp with a perfect grade.

85
5,750
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1029
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Sale 1262, Lot 1029, 1922-29 and Later Issues$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H., brilliant colors, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,500.00), only three grade higher (highest is 100)

180
700
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1030°
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Sale 1262, Lot 1030, 1922-29 and Later Issues$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Mint N.H. arrow, marker and double plate nos. F14326/F14327 block of eight, deep rich color approaching the Carmine Lake and Dark Blue shade, bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE $5.00 1922 ISSUE.

This is rarely encountered in such fresh condition. With 2021 P.F. certificate

2,600
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1031
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Sale 1262, Lot 1031, 1922-29 and Later Issues2c Carmine, Perf 10 (583). Mint N.H., rich color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $350.00), only six grade higher

6
800
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1032
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Sale 1262, Lot 1032, 1922-29 and Later Issues4c Yellow Brown, Perf 10 (585). Mint N.H., pretty shade, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $800.00), only six grade higher

37
500
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1033
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Sale 1262, Lot 1033, 1922-29 and Later Issues7c Black, Perf 10 (588). Mint N.H., wide and balanced margins, intense shade on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,025.00), only three grade higher (highest is 100)

26
650
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1034
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Sale 1262, Lot 1034, 1922-29 and Later Issues10c Orange, Perf 10 (591). Mint N.H. bottom left plate no. 17855 block of four, vibrant color, some offset on back from 8c stamp, Very Fine

750
190
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1035
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Sale 1262, Lot 1035, 1922-29 and Later Issues1-1/2c Brown, Coil (598). Mint N.H. joint line pair, radiant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only three others

9
800
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1036
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Sale 1262, Lot 1036, 1922-29 and Later Issues3c Violet, Coil (600). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00), only two pairs grade higher (at 100)

22
425
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1037
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Sale 1262, Lot 1037, 1922-29 and Later Issues1c Yellow Green, Coil (604). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only four others

0
400
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1038
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Sale 1262, Lot 1038, 1922-29 and Later Issues1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Coil (605). Mint N.H. joint line pair, perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb line pair, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $350.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only two others

7
750
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1039
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Sale 1262, Lot 1039, 1922-29 and Later Issues2c Carmine, Coil (606). Mint N.H. joint line pair, vivid color, Jumbo margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $600.00), only two grade higher (at 100) and no others share this desirable grade

5
550
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1040
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Sale 1262, Lot 1040, 1922-29 and Later Issues5c Dark Blue, Huguenot-Walloon (616). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $700.00), only seven grade higher

27
375
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1041
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Sale 1262, Lot 1041, 1922-29 and Later Issues1-1/2c Yellow Brown, Rotary Press Imperforate, Without Gum Breaker Ridges (631 var). Mint N.H. block of four with crossed gutters and dashes, rich color, unusually large margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Depew, with 2003 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ)

1,050
400
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1042
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Sale 1262, Lot 1042, 1922-29 and Later Issues5c Hawaii Ovpt. (648). Mint N.H. with top selvage, deep rich color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), only eight grade higher

21
300
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1043
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Sale 1262, Lot 1043, 1922-29 and Later Issues2c Edison (654). Mint N.H., wide margins and perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $350.00), one of only two Scott 654's at this perfect grade, which is the highest awarded, SMQ seems low considering there are only two flat plate Edison's (654) at a 100 grade while the higher SMQ priced rotary press Edison (655) has six (including one 100J)

1
1,800
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1044
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Sale 1262, Lot 1044, 1922-29 and Later Issues2c Carmine Rose, Edison, Coil (656). Mint N.H. pair, brilliant color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00), only five grade higher and none share this grade

45
475
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1045
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Sale 1262, Lot 1045, 1922-29 and Later Issues1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Blocks of four, original gum, bottom stamps Mint N.H., fresh colors, Fine

2,887
600
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1046
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Sale 1262, Lot 1046, 1922-29 and Later Issues1-1/2c Kans. Ovpt. (659). Mint N.H. with bottom right corner plate no. 19191 selvage, remarkable margins and centering, excellent color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00), only one grades higher (at 100) and five others share this grade but obviously not all (if any) are plate no. positions like the stamp offered here

6
750
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1047
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Sale 1262, Lot 1047, 1922-29 and Later Issues6c Red Orange, Kans. Ovpt. (664). Mint N.H., vibrant color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00), only four grade higher (three at 98J, one at 100)

50
750
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1048
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Sale 1262, Lot 1048, 1922-29 and Later Issues8c Olive Green, Kans. Ovpt. (666). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 18191 block of four, pretty shade, Fine-Very Fine

1,000
225
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1049
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Sale 1262, Lot 1049, 1922-29 and Later Issues9c Light Rose, Kans. Ovpt. (667). Mint N.H. with top selvage, essentially perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $675.00), only one grades higher

27
500
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1050
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Sale 1262, Lot 1050, 1922-29 and Later Issues15c Gray (696). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 and 2013 P.F. certificates (Superb 98)

12
325
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1051
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Sale 1262, Lot 1051, 1922-29 and Later Issues3c Carmine Rose, Maryland (736). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $400.00), only one grades higher and three others share this grade

0
600
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1052
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$1.00 Presidential (832, 832c), Plate Blocks. 121 plate blocks of four (one is a plate block of eight), 72 are wet printings and 49 are dry printings, the collector tried to get as many different plate number combinations as possible and there are scarcer plate number presents, including two 25025-24836, which catalogue $300.00 each in Durland, wide range of shade, particularly in the dry prints, some will probably qualify as the newly-listed Bright Magenta shade (Scott $400.00), so careful viewing is recommended, spot check shows the vast majority Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott value as normal (without premiums for shades or plate numbers) is $3,800.00

E. 750-1,000
1,900
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1053
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4-1/2c Blue Green, Coil, Small Holes (1059 var). Complete Mint N.H. roll of 500 in original Post Office Department cellophane packaging, Very Fine and rare complete roll, with 2021 A.P.S. certificate, Scott values a joint line pair of the Small Holes variety at $450.00, total Scott value as 20 joint line pairs and 230 pairs is $17,050.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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1054
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Sale 1262, Lot 1054, 1922-29 and Later Issues8c Progress in Electronics, Tan (Background) and Lilac Omitted (1501b). Mint N.H. with right selvage, choice centering and margins, Extremely Fine, Datz states 50 are reported, accompanied by normal for comparison, ex Myerson

600
225
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1055
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Sale 1262, Lot 1055, 1922-29 and Later Issues15c Electronics, Black Inscriptions Omitted (1502a). Mint N.H., Fine, Datz states 50 are reported, in our experience none have choice centering, accompanied by normal for comparison, ex Myerson

850
400
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1056
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29c Legends of the West, Recalled (2870). 12 Mint N.H. sheets in original sealed blue post office window envelopes, Very Fine

1,500
450
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