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1908-1910 Washington-Franklin Issue, DL Watermark
 
 
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Lot 2094

1908, 3¢ deep violet and 8¢ olive green (Scott 333, 337), o.g., never hinged, immaculate mint graded stamps, excellent margins and brilliant colors, Very Fine, each with 2003-4 P.S.E. certificates graded VF 80.
Scott $180.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $132.
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Lot 2095

1908, 3¢ deep violet (Scott 333), left plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., never hinged; staple hole in top selvage, Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $225 for singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2096

1908, 4¢ orange brown (Scott 334), block of 4 (3mm spacing), o.g., previously hinged, fabulous multiple with enormous margins and radiating color; an eye catching showpiece, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $240 as four singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 2097
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1908, 4¢ orange brown (Scott 334), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., hinge remnant (3 bottom stamps never hinged), deep rich color; small gum skip on bottom right stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2098

1908, 5¢ blue (Scott 335), o.g., never hinged, splendid quality mint stamp with heavenly rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate and 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 2099

1909, 6¢ red orange (Scott 336), o.g., never hinged, dazzling fresh color without any of the oxidation that tends to plague this issue, Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $150.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $144.
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Lot 2100

1909, 6¢ red orange (Scott 336), o.g., never hinged, superior example of this stamp; awesome rich color, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate for block of 4 from which this stamp was taken, top right stamp.
Scott $150.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $84.
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Lot 2101

1908, 8¢ olive green (Scott 337), o.g., never hinged, fresh appearing stamp with beautiful centering; reperforated at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $105.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $72.
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Lot 2102

1909, 10¢ yellow (Scott 338), o.g., never hinged, exceedingly fresh stamp with surprisingly rich color; very pretty, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2011 P.F. certificate for block of 4 from which it was taken, top right stamp.
Scott $160.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2103

1909, 15¢ pale ultramarine (Scott 340), o.g., never hinged, crisp clear impression; a very choice example, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $150.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $192.
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Lot 2104

1909, 50¢ violet (Scott 341), o.g., never hinged, lovely bright pastel color; an astounding mint stamp with clearly etched impression, just like it was just broken out of a sheet, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $570.
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Lot 2105

1909, 50¢ violet (Scott 341), o.g., very lightly hinged, wonderful well-margined example with delightful fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $216.
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Lot 2106

1909, $1 violet brown (Scott 342), o.g., never hinged, attractive example in immaculate condition, with full and unblemished gum; a lovely mint stamp featuring glamorous rich color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded F-VF 75.
SMQ F-VF 75; $775.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $540.
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Lot 2107

1909, $1 violet brown (Scott 342), o.g., lightly hinged, inviting example featuring extra large margins and seductive color, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2108

1908, 1¢ to 5¢ complete, imperf (Scott 343-347), horizontal pairs, o.g., never hinged, impressive set of pairs, each with brilliant fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott $253.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $204.
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Lot 2109

1908, 1¢ to 5¢ complete, imperf (Scott 343-347), pairs, o.g., never hinged, impressive group of 5 different pairs, each with balanced margins and rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $278.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $132.
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Lot 2110

1909, 4¢ orange brown, imperf (Scott 346), left margin arrow block of 4, with small portions of adjoining stamps on top, right and bottom, o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh and choice top quality multiple, Superb, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $116.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $330.
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Lot 2111

1908, 1¢ green, vertical coil (Scott 348), pair, o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh and choice multiple with gleaming color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $108.
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Lot 2112

1909, 5¢ blue, vertical coil (Scott 351), pair, o.g., never hinged, good looking coil pair with luscious rich color; seldom offered in this wonderful mint state, Fine to Very Fine, with 1990 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $480.
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Lot 2113

1909, 1¢ green, horizontal coil (Scott 352), pair, o.g., never hinged, tremendous top quality multiple in exquisite condition; with brilliant color printed on clean white paper; ridiculously undervalued when found in this marvelous condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2114

1909, 1¢ green, horizontal coil (Scott 352), strip of 4, o.g., previously hinged, difficult to find in larger multiples; an impressive well centered strip with nice big margins and vivid color on each stamp; ridiculously undervalued in Scott, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $480.
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Lot 2115

1909, 1¢ green, horizontal coil (Scott 352), paste-up strip of 4, o.g., previously hinged, fabulous top quality multiple of this elusive flat plate coil; the left and right stamps are marvelous large margined GEMS, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500 as two pairs.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2116

1909, 1¢ green, horizontal coil (Scott 352), line pair, o.g., previously hinged, fresh and presentable example of this challenging line pair with brilliant color; left stamp with small thins, otherwise Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $825.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 2117

1909, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil (Scott 353), pair (3mm spacing), o.g., never hinged, extremely desirable example of this difficult coil; luxurious color printed on clean white paper, Fine to Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $960.
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Lot 2118
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1909, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil (Scott 353), strip of 4, o.g., center stamps never hinged, left and right stamps are previously hinged, lovely example of one of the most sought after Washington-Franklin coils; beautiful rich color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $680.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2119

1909, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil (Scott 353), line pair, o.g., previously hinged, unusually choice example of this tough pair, with splendid color, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $540.
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Lot 2120

1909, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil (Scott 354), pair (3mm spacing), o.g., never hinged, warm rich shade; a pristine example of this elusive multiple, Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $480.
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Lot 2121

1909, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil (Scott 354), paste-up strip of 4, o.g., previously hinged, remarkably fresh strip with lively color; the left two stamps would be a remarkable top quality pair if broken out of the strip - scarce thus; a wonderful opportunity for the astute bidder; position 3 with nick at bottom left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000 as two pairs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $510.
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Lot 2122

1909, 5¢ blue, horizontal coil (Scott 355), pair, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh and choice example with detailed impression; scarce when found in pristine mint condition, Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $720.
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Lot 2123

1909, 10¢ yellow, horizontal coil (Scott 356), o.g., never hinged, attractive coil single in marvelous never hinged condition; a true condition rarity as only a handful of pristine mint examples are known to exist; a wonderful opportunity to acquire the seldom seen, Fine, with 1993 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2124

1909, 10¢ yellow, horizontal coil (Scott 356), o.g., previously hinged, good looking example of this incredibly scarce coil; with crisp impression and stunning fresh color; woefully undervalued in Scott, Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,280.
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