Sale Number: 1019
Sale Date: Thursday thru Friday, March 1-2, 2012
United States Stamps

1909-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 375b-396)
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
749 og 2c Lake (375b). H.R., deep rich color, full to wide margins, Very Fine, scarce, with 1999 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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800 300
750 og 2c Lake (375b). Intense color, margins to clear, pencil notation on gum, Fine example of this scarce shade (Image Magnifier)

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800 300
751 og 2c Carmine, Double Impression (375d, formerly 375c). Top right corner margins, h.r. straddles stamp and selvage, clearly visible double impression throughout the design, bright color, couple slightly nibbed perfs at left and pencil "1910" in selvage, otherwise Fine, scarce, we located only three other examples in Power Search, ex Georgetown (Image Magnifier)

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750 225
752 og 2c Carmine, Double Impression (375d, formerly 375c). H.r., clearly visible double impression throughout the design, bright color, s.e. at left, Fine and scarce, we located only three other examples in Power Search, ex Georgetown, with 1988 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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750 200
753 nh 4c Brown (377). Mint N.H., wonderful centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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70 110
754 og 4c Brown (377). Lightly hinged, Jumbo margins with near mathematically precise centering, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 98, SMQ $250.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date to an unused stamp (five Mint N.H. are also graded 98J) (Image Magnifier)

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30 110
755 ogbl 4c Brown (377). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps single hinge mark, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the bottom left stamp is a real Gem, Scott Retail as singles (Image Magnifier)

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200 275
756 nhbl 4c Brown (377). Mint N.H. vertical block of eight with selvage at bottom, pretty color, Fine-Very Fine, the bottom left stamp is Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles (Image Magnifier)

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560 450
757° nh 6c Red Orange (379). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, selvage at top, vibrant color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2011 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates (Image Magnifier)

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758 nh 6c Red Orange (379). Mint N.H., near perfect centering with wide margins, slight trace of oxidation, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00) (Image Magnifier)

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80 450
759 og 10c Yellow (381). Perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $475.00) (Image Magnifier)

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95 350
760 ogbl 10c Yellow (381). Block of four with 3mm spacing, h.r., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Very Fine, the bottom left stamp is a real Gem (Image Magnifier)

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400 275
761 nh 15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H., vivid color on post-office fresh paper, precise centering with wide margins, fresh and bright

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 15-CENT FRANKLIN ISSUE.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,200.00). Only two have graded higher to date (the highest is a 98) and only eight others share this grade. (Image Magnifier)

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550 2,600
762 nh 15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $800.00) (Image Magnifier)

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550 625
763 ogbl 15c Pale Ultramarine (382). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps single hinge mark, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles (Image Magnifier)

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1,580 1,000
764 og 1c Green, Coil (385). Guide line strip of four, bottom stamp Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles (Image Magnifier)

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595 350
765 og 2c Carmine, Coil (386). Guide line strip of four, h.r., rich color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles (Image Magnifier)

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1,860 700
766 og 1c Green, Coil (387). Guide line strip of four, side stamps Mint N.H., center stamps small h.r., rich color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles (Image Magnifier)

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1,530 950
767 og 1c-2c 1910 Issue, Perf 8.5 Coils (390-393). Strips of four, No. 393 with plate no. at right, several stamps Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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809 375
768 og 3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Guide line strip of four, side stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged at center, rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles (Image Magnifier)

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695 550
769 og 4c Brown, 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Coils (395, 410-412). Strips of four, No. 410 with guide line at center, first with right stamp Mint N.H., Nos. 410 and 411 three stamps Mint N.H. and lightly hinged at top, bright colors, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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595 425
770 nh 5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H. guide line pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,550.00) (Image Magnifier)

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975 2,200
771 og 5c Blue, Coil (396). Strip of four with guide line between left stamps, side stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged at center, rich color, intact scissors-separated perfs, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as guide line pair and two singles (Image Magnifier)

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620 250
772 nh 5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H., intense color, almost mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00) (Image Magnifier)

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135 800
773 nh 5c Blue, Coil (396). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins, fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00) (Image Magnifier)

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135 365
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