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1898 Color Changes




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Lot 1317
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1898, 1¢ green, 5¢ blue, 10¢ type II & 15¢ olive green, small die proofs from "Roosevelt" Album (Scott 279P2//284P2), the complete set of color changes, neatly removed from gray card, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1318
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1898, 1¢-15¢ less the 10¢ type II, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 279SE//284SE), o.g., some hinge remnants, 1¢ never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $570.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1319

1898, 1¢ to 15¢ (Scott 279-282, 283-284), complete except 10¢ type I, o.g., mostly lightly hinged, exceptional quality group, selected for freshness and centering, most with large to huge margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, 281 with 2010 P.S.E. graded VF 80J, 282 with 1990 P.S.E., 283 with 2007 P.S.E. graded XF 90 and 284 with 1994 P.F. certificate for block from which it came.
Scott $442+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1320

1898, 1¢ deep green (Scott 279), full wide right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1321

1898, 2¢ red, type IV (Scott 279B), plate number single, o.g., never hinged, fresh and bright, huge perfectly balanced margins, incredible example of this stamp, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $375.
Scott $25.
Estimate $300 - 400

Highest graded never hinged example
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Realized $400.
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Lot 1322

1898, 2¢ rose carmine, type IV (Scott 279Bc), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, fresh, excellent example of scarce shade, Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott $3,400 as singles.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Unsold
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Lot 1323

1898, 2¢ pink, type IV (Scott 279Bg), full wide top plate block of 6, o.g., exceptionally bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1324

1898, 4¢ orange brown (Scott 280b), o.g., never hinged, fresh, large perfectly centered margins, a magnificent example, Superb, Top of the Pop! the highest grade for this stamp, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $3,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,000.
Realized $2,700.
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Lot 1325

1898, 4¢ orange brown (Scott 280b), full wide top plate block of 6, o.g., lightly hinged (top center stamp never hinged), outstanding block, amazing shade, fantastic centering, scarce and most desirable wide top, Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $1,800 - 2,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 1326

1898, 5¢ dark blue (Scott 281), bottom imprint and plate number strip of 3, o.g., never hinged, fresh, deep blue color, attractive strip, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $340.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1327

1898, 10¢ brown, type I (Scott 282C), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Very Fine, with photocopy of 1988 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1328

1898, 10¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 283), sheet margin single, o.g., never hinged, fresh, deep shade, handsome example, Very Fine, with copy of 2016 P.S.E. certificate for pair from which this came.
Scott $450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 1329

1898, 10¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 283), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., top three never hinged, bottom three lightly hinged, fresh and attractive, nice plate; slight separations, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1330

1898, 15¢ olive green (Scott 284), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1331

1898, 15¢ olive green (Scott 284), full wide bottom plate block of 6, o.g., top three hinged, bottom three never hinged, scarce block, Fine.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1332
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1898, 15¢ olive green (Scott 284), top margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, except center pair which is previously hinged, overall Fine to Very Fine, a difficult to locate plate block, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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