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Sale 678

The Harold B. Nogle Collection
of the Origins and Progression of Plate Numbers


Airmail and Back-of-the-Book Issues




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Lot 1711

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue (Scott C3), top plate number 8493 and 8492, blue "TOP" inscription and top arrow strip of 3, o.g., never hinged; light gum bends, gum wrinkle and gum skip on left stamp, Fine, these are the only plate numbers of this popular issue.
Scott $700.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1712

Special Delivery, 1885, 10¢ blue (Scott E1), top plate number 496 and imprint strip of 4, o.g., hinge remnants; light diagonal creases, few minor perforation separations, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $6,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1713
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Special Delivery, 1888, 10¢ blue (Scott E2), top plate number 73 and imprint strip of 4, o.g., center pair appears never hinged, right stamp with straight edge at right; left stamp with wrinkle, otherwise Fine.
Scott $5,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1714

Special Delivery, 1895, 10¢ blue (Scott E5), full wide top plate number 257 and imprint strip of 3, o.g., hinge remnants; tiny thin on left stamp, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1715
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Special Delivery, 1895, 10¢ blue (Scott E5), top plate number 882 strip of 3, unused without gum, Very Good to Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1716
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Special Delivery, 1895, 10¢ blue (Scott E5), top plate number 883 and imprint strip of 3, unused without gum; small thins in right stamp and in selvage, Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce.
Scott $900.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1717
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Special Delivery, 1895, 10¢ blue (Scott E5), top plate number 1260 strip of 3 with imprint, unused without gum; light wrinkles, diagonal creases in top right selvage, selvage slightly reduced, Very Good to Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce.
Scott $630 for singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1718
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Special Delivery, 1902, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E6), top imprint and plate number 5245 strip of 3, o.g., right two stamps with hinge remnants, right stamp hinge reinforced horizontal perforations, left stamp is never hinged, Very Good to Fine, Durland lists this plate number as scarce.
Scott $985 for singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 1719
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Special Delivery, 1902, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E6), bottom imprint and plate number 5240 strip of 3, o.g., right stamps lightly hinged, left stamp never hinged, perf reinforcements in bottom selvage; small light corner crease at upper right, Fine, Durland lists this plate number as scarce.
Scott $985 for singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1720
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Special Delivery, 1902, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E6), bottom imprint and plate number 5244 strip of 3, unused without gum, Very Good to Fine, Durland lists this plate number as scarce.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1721

Postage Due, 1891, 3¢ bright claret (Scott J24), top plate number 316 pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $360.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1722
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Postage Due, 1891, 3¢ bright claret (Scott J24), top plate number 317 and imprint strip of 6, o.g., right stamp hinge remnant, others never hinged, right stamp with natural straight edge, Just Fine.
Scott $967.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 1723

Postage Due, 1891, 5¢ bright claret (Scott J25), bottom plate number 318 pair, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and Fine.
Scott $200.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 1724

Postage Due, 1891, 50¢ bright claret (Scott J28), bottom plate number 333 and imprint strip of 5, o.g., several stamps may be never hinged, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1725

Postage Due, 1895, 5¢ deep claret (Scott J34), bottom plate number 71 and imprint strip of 3, o.g., hinged, hinge reinforced between left two stamps; a couple light creases in right selvage, Very Good.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1726
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Postage Due, 1895, 1¢, 2¢ and 5¢ deep claret (Scott J38, J39, J41), plate number strips of 3, #J38 - 57, 147, 246, 267, 1632, #J39 - 60, 159, 247, 268, 1242-44, #J41 - 225, o.g., hinged (some hinge remnants) or never hinged; some small faults, 5¢ has small piece out of left stamp, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,399.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1727

Postage Due, 1895, 2¢ deep claret (Scott J39), top plate number 1099 pair with imprint, o.g., hinged, hinge remnant on right stamp; creases on left stamp, otherwise Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 1728
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Postage Due, 1895, 2¢ deep claret (Scott J39), bottom plate number 1783 strip of 3 with imprint, o.g., center stamp hinge remnant, left and right stamps never hinged; thin in center stamp and selvage, otherwise Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce. Rare, less than three examples reported according to BIA survey.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 1729
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Postage Due, 1895, 2¢ deep claret (Scott J39), bottom plate number 1784 strip of 3 with imprint, o.g., center stamp hinge remnant, left and right stamps never hinged, Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce. Rare, less than three examples reported according to BIA survey.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1730
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Postage Due, 1895, 2¢ deep claret (Scott J39), full wide top margin plate number 1785 strip of 3 with imprint, o.g., center and left stamps with hinge remnants, right stamp never hinged; crease in right selvage, Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce. Rare, less than three examples reported according to BIA survey.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1731

Postage Due, 1895, 2¢ deep claret (Scott J39), top plate number 1786 strip of 3 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, lightly hinged in center selvage, Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce. Rare, less than three examples reported according to BIA survey.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1732
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Postage Due, 1917, 1¢, 3¢ and 5¢ (Scott J61, J63-J64), J61 right plate number 7122 strip of 3, J63 bottom plate number 8477 and 8478 strips of 3, J64 bottom plate number 19877 strip of 3 and top plate number 19469 block of 6, o.g., hinged or never hinged, attractive multiples, a nice spectrum of shades; J64 has owner handstamp on back of plate number strip of 3 and J64 has diagonal crease on lower right stamp of plate block, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $415.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 1733

Postage Due, 1917, 10¢ deep claret (Scott J65b), left star, imprint and plate number 6555 and 6556 strips of 3, o.g., never hinged, deep rich color; wrinkles in selvage, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $420 singles.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 1734
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Offices in China, 1919, 60¢ on 30¢ orange red (Scott K14), bottom plate number 6928 strip of 3, o.g., hinge remnant on left two stamps, right stamp never hinged, bright fiery red color; light and small gum creases on left and right stamps, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $520.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $130.
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Lot 1735

Interior Dept., 1873, 2¢ vermilion (Scott O16), top plate number 45 and imprint strip of 5, o.g., never hinged; left pair with light gum bends, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1736
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Interior Dept., 1873, 2¢ vermilion (Scott O16), top plate number 45 and imprint strip of 6, o.g., position 3 with paper inclusion and appears never hinged, balance with hinge remnants, fresh and Fine.
Scott $420.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 1737

Interior Dept., 1873, 24¢ vermilion (Scott O22), bottom plate number 104 pair, slightly disturbed o.g.; left stamp with vertical gum bend, pair somewhat oxidized, stamp centered to top and left, Very Good.
Scott $440.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1738
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Post Office Dept., 1873, 3¢ black (Scott O49), five multiples; 1) top margin strip of 5 with plate "40" and imprint; 2) block of four; 3) bottom margin plate "No. 140" strip of four (without gum); 4) bottom margin block of 8 with imprint (creased); and 5) bottom margin strip of seven with plate "No. 30" and imprint, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine.
Scott $295.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1739

War Dept., 1873, 7¢ rose (Scott O87), top plate number 102 pair, o.g., hinge remnant; left stamp with vertical crease and perforation separation at right hinge rejoined, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $320.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 1740

War Dept., 1873, 30¢ rose (Scott O92), bottom plate number 81 pair, o.g., never hinged, fresh, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1741
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Documentary, 1898, "I.R." provisional, 1¢ green and 2¢ pink, varieties (Scott R153-R155A), 30 different plate number strips of 3 and a plate block of 6, including R153 (1), R154 (1), R154a inverted overprint (1), R155 (12), R155A (14) and a R155Ah inverted overprint plate block of 6, o.g., hinged or never hinged, condition appears mostly sound and would be difficult to find again in such quantities, Very Good to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1742
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Documentary, 1914-63, Collection Balance (Scott R196//R734). Including R196 plate number "A306" pair; R200 plate number "407" block of four; R207 plate number "A131" single; R208 plate "A148" strip of four; R211 plate number "425" strip of 3; R228 eight imprint and plate number strips of three, plate number single and plate number block of four; R229 three imprint and plate number strips of four, two imprint and plate number strips of three, imprint and plate number block of 8; R131 imprint and plate number strip of three; R232 two imprint and plate number blocks of eight and block of four with plate number; R234 imprint and plate number block of six, strip of three and plate number single; R236 plate number single; R264 imprint and plate number block of eight; R244, R276 and R281 plate number singles; R733 and 734 two plate number blocks of four of each, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1743

Proprietary, 1875, 2¢ brown, perf'd (Scott RB12b), top plate number 6 pair, plus RB15b lower right corner margin block of ten with "General Proh No. 3" imprint in reverse, o.g., hinge remnants, Just Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1744
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Stock Transfer, 1918-22, 1¢-80¢ carmine rose, $1 green, $5 blue (Scott RD1-10, RD12, RD16), RD1-10 imprint and plate number strips of four, RD12 used plate number single, RD16 used plate number single with punch holes, plate number tab irregular, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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