Sale Number: 1021
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The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two

1908-09 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 331-356)
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
485 ogbl 1c-15c 1908-09 Issue (331-340). Blocks of four, 1c, 2c and 4c in both 2mm and 3mm spacing formats, h.r. at top but on nearly all it can easily be reduced to a small sliver, one 4c disturbed gum, fresh colors, nice centering, Very Fine group, most with tiny fancy "f" backstamp (Image Magnifier)

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1,960 800
486 ngbl 1c-15c 1908-09 Issue (331-340). Blocks of four, 1c, 2c and 4c in both 2mm and 3mm spacing formats, also a few extras with shade variations incl. 2c (again in both 2mm and 3mm), 3c, 4c, 5c in an imprint and plate no. block of six, 6c, generally with h.r. but on nearly all it can easily be reduced to a small sliver at top, couple with slightly disturbed gum, few minor flaws to be found, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, most with tiny fancy "f" backstamp (Image Magnifier)

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2,387 800
487 ogbl Washington-Franklin Issues, Booklet Panes. 15 booklet panes, incl. Nos. 331a-332a, 374a-375a, 405b, 406a, some duplication, no better positions noted, h.r. throughout but they could easily be reduced to a small sliver at top, few stamps with slight gum disturbances, Fine-Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,940 450
488 ogbl 50c Violet (341). Block of four, narrow h.r. reinforcing perf separations between top pair, fresh bright color, attractive margins and centering, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,600 425
489 ogbl $1.00 Violet Brown (342). Block of four, lightly hinged, deep shade and gorgeous centering

EXTREMELY FINE BLOCK OF THE $1.00 1909 WASHINGTON ISSUE.

The bottom left stamp is a Superb Gem and is barely hinged on the bottom right corner (Image Magnifier)

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2,200 3,250
490 og 4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Pair, bottom stamp lightly hinged, top stamp narrow h.r., rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice pair, the top stamp Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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350 500
491 og 4c Orange Brown, Coil (354). Pair with 2mm spacing, hinged between and narrow h.r. at top, post office fresh color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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500 600
492 og 10c Yellow, Coil (356). Pair, slightly disturbed original gum, narrow h.r. at top, beautiful bright color

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE PAIR OF THE SCARCE 1909 10-CENT YELLOW COIL, SCOTT 356.

With 2011 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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6,500 3,250
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