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1909 Commemorative Issues
 
 
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Lot 2137

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), full wide margin top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, the finest obtainable example of this tough plate block; a couple minor perf separations at bottom right are trivial in nature and very difficult to see, and shouldn't be the reason to not go after this tremendous showpiece, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
Scott $275.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2138

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, bluish paper (Scott 369), o.g., never hinged, breathtaking example of this bluish paper; monumental JUMBO margins unlike anything we have ever seen on this issue; a true GEM that would highlight any collection, Extremely Fine to Superb, 1 of only 4 examples attaining the grade of XF-Sup-95J, with just 10 others grading higher, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $1,700.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 2139

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, bluish paper (Scott 369), o.g., never hinged, immense JUMBO margins; a fabulous GEM quality example of this tough bluish paper, Extremely Fine, with 1977 and 2015 P.F. certificates for block/4, from which this stamp was taken, bottom left stamp from the block.
Scott $320.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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Lot 2140

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, bluish paper (Scott 369), o.g., never hinged, pristine Post Office fresh example in immaculate mint condition, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 1981 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it was taken, top left stamp.
Scott $320.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $156.
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Lot 2141

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, bluish paper (Scott 369), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh example with warm rich color, Fine to Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate for this stamp when it was a left sheet margin single, the selvage having been subsequently removed.
Scott $320.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $192.
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Lot 2142

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, bluish paper (Scott 369), o.g., never hinged, very well centered and fresh appearance; a great "looker"; reperforated at bottom, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $320.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $240.
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Lot 2143
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1909, 2¢ Lincoln, bluish paper (Scott 369), wavy line machine cancel, exceptionally well centered with large margins all around, scarce to find genuinely postally used with contemporary cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 A.P.S. certificate.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $168.
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Lot 2144

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, bluish paper (Scott 369), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 2145

1909, 2¢ Alaska-Yukon, imperf (Scott 371), right plate block of 6, o.g., previously hinged, Superb.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 2146

1909, 2¢ Hudson-Fulton, imperf (Scott 373), complete matched set of arrow blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, GEM quality set of arrow blocks, all selected for their immaculate condition, Superb.
Scott $640 for singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $270.
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Lot 2147

1909, 2¢ Hudson-Fulton, imperf (Scott 373), left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $156.
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