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1917-1919 Washington-Franklin Issue, Perf. 11
 
 
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Lot 2285
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1917-19, Washington-Franklins, perf 11, 1¢ to $1 (Scott 498//518), o.g., 506, 507 and 517 are barely hinged, other 16 stamps never hinged, one of the nicest "sets" of the perf 11 issue we have ever offered, missing #500 and 505 for completeness; all are handpicked for color, centering and eye appeal; you won't be disappointed if you buy this group of 19 different for your collection, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, 510 with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90, and 516 with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott $648.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2286

1917-19, Washington-Franklins, perf 11, 1¢ to 50¢ (Scott 498//517), 8 different including 498-499, 504, 506-507, 512a. 514, and 517, o.g., never hinged, select top quality examples of the 1917-1919 perf 11 issues, Extremely Fine.
Scott $321.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 2287
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1917, 1¢ green (Scott 498f), A.E.F. booklet pane of 30, o.g., lightly hinged on left three and right three stamps, the center 24 stamps are never hinged, well centered and very fresh; rarely found in such choice condition, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2288

1917, 2¢ deep rose, type Ia (Scott 500), o.g., never hinged, nice BIG margins and beautiful rich color; a wonderful example of this challenging type Ia stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2008 P.S.E. certificate for block/6, from which this stamp was taken, bottom left stamp from the block.
Scott $550.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $270.
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Lot 2289

1917, 2¢ deep rose, type Ia (Scott 500), o.g., lightly hinged, vibrant rich shade; premium example of this tough type Ia stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $132.
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Lot 2290
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1917, 4¢ brown (Scott 503), outstanding top quality stamp, with huge boardwalk margins and exuberant color, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $150.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2291

1917, 5¢ rose error (Scott 505), o.g., never hinged (minor gum crease), deeply saturated color; handsome error single, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $240.
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Lot 2292

1917, 5¢ rose error (Scott 505), o.g., never hinged, attractive error of color with deeply saturated color, Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $240.
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Lot 2293
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1917, 5¢ rose error (Scott 505), the single error in a block of 9, o.g., hinged, eight stamps never hinged, including the 5 cent error of color, lovely single error in combination block, with alluring color, Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $360.
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Lot 2294

1917, 5¢ rose error (Scott 505), the double error in a block of 12, o.g., never hinged, absolutely extraordinary example of this popular double error block of 12; incredibly well centered with breathtaking fresh color; this block is unlike anything we have ever seen and is deserving of placement in the finest collection, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2295

1917, 5¢ rose error (Scott 505), the double error in a block of 12, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh block with superior centering and strong impression; top center stamp with tiny perf disc indent, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,560.
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Lot 2296

1917, 6¢ red orange (Scott 506), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $240.
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Lot 2297

1917, 15¢ gray (Scott 514), full wide margin top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh example in Post Office fresh condition, Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 2298

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), bottom plate number single, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Unsold
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Lot 2299

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., very lightly hinged, unusually choice example of this notoriously difficult stamp; beautiful color, Very Fine, with photocopy of 1980 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which this elusive stamp was taken; top right stamp.
Scott $400.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $270.
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Lot 2300

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., never hinged, bright and post office fresh; wonderful opportunity to acquire a genuine well centered example; natural straight edge at right, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate for pair.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2301

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., never hinged, bright and post office fresh; very pleasing example; natural straight edge at right, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2017 P.S.E. certificate for pair.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 2302

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., never hinged (minor gum bend not mentioned on accompanying cert.), lovely example of this terribly difficult stamp; impeccably fresh and choice, Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $330.
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Lot 2303

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $360.
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