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1901 Pan-American Issue




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Lot 1374
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1901, Pan-Americans complete (Scott 294-299), o.g., never hinged, except 295 which has small offset and tiny thin, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $935.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1375

1901, Pan-Americans complete (Scott 294-299), o.g., mostly lightly hinged, lovely set selected for freshness and centering, a handsome set; 1¢ fine with small thin, otherwise mostly Very Fine or better, 297 to 299 with 2006 P.S.E. certificates, 297 graded VF-XF 85.
Scott $382.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1376

1901, Pan-American, 2¢ carmine & black (Scott 295), plate number single, o.g., never hinged, absolutely magnificent stamp, post office fresh and bright, enormous margins all around, fantastic top plate single, must be the finest example known, Superb Gem Jumbo, Top of the Pop! with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ GEM 100J; $2,000 for 98J.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1377

1901, Pan-American, 2¢ carmine & black (Scott 295), o.g., never hinged, fresh, huge well centered margins for this difficult issue, terrific example, Superb, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,300.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1378
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1901, Pan-American, 4¢ deep red brown & black (Scott 296), unobtrusive machine cancel, such a great example of this very difficult issue, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $400.
Scott $18.
Estimate $350 - 450.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1379

1901, Pan-American, 10¢ yellow brown & black (Scott 299), o.g., never hinged, fabulous top quality example in pristine mint condition, with wide margins and breathtaking color, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $850.
Scott $300.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $450.
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Lot 1380

1901, Pan-American, 10¢ yellow brown & black (Scott 299), o.g., never hinged, a handsome wide margined stamp with fabulous color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $500.
Scott $300.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 1381

1901, Pan-American, 10¢ yellow brown & black (Scott 299), o.g., never hinged, exceptionally fresh, lovely impression and colors, very well balanced margins for this quite difficult issue, impressive example, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2018 P.F. certificate for strip from which this came.
Scott $300.
Estimate $300 - 350.
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Lot 1382

1901, Pan-American, 10¢ yellow brown & black (Scott 299), o.g., never hinged, fresh and bright, beautifully balanced margins, an impressive example, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $350.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1383
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1901, Pan-Americans complete (Scott 294-299), blocks of 4, o.g., some hinged, extra shade of 2¢ NH, 4¢ two NH; 5¢ two NH; 8¢ two NH; 10¢ two NH; 5¢ vertical crease on left stamps, 8¢ one with corner crease, otherwise Fine to Very Fine with a few nicer.
Scott $2,555.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1384

1901, Pan-American, 1¢ green & black (Scott 294), full wide bottom plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, well centered and post office fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1385

1901, Pan-American, 1¢ green & black (Scott 294), bottom right corner margin plate block of 8, o.g., never hinged, several choice singles and very fresh; tiny thin speck on lower right stamp (not affecting plate block), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $555.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1386

1901, Pan-American, 2¢ carmine & black (Scott 295), bottom corner margin plate block of 20, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and attractive; bind perf between lower right stamps above plate number and selvage, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,625.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1387

1901, Pan-American, 2¢ carmine & black (Scott 295), full wide top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, well centered and post office fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1388

1901, Pan-American, 4¢ deep red brown & black (Scott 296), block of 6 with sheet margin at left, o.g., never hinged, fresh and bright, attractive multiple; certificate calls bottom left stamp hinged but it actually only has a small fingerprint, Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,020 as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 1389

1901, Pan-American, 10¢ yellow brown & black (Scott 299), block of 8, o.g., never hinged, fresh and attractive multiple; bottom right stamp with minor short perforation, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,400 as singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 1390

1901, Pan-American, 1¢ green & black, center inverted (Scott 294a), disturbed o.g., lovely color, nice appearance for this very scarce and desirable error; tiny thins, otherwise Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $12,500.
Estimate $5,000 - 6,000

The 1901 Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first inverted postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869 Issue. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were discovered in several post offices (at least four according to Max Johl) around the country. Most examples are off-center and have disturbed gum and/or small thins.

Realized $4,500.
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Lot 1391
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1901, Pan-American, 1¢ green & black, center inverted (Scott 294a), light machine cancel, fresh, deep rich color, nice margins for this difficult error, excellent used example, rare and desirable, Very Fine, much scarcer used than unused, this example one of the nicer ones extant, with 2012 and 1997 P.F. certificates.
Scott $25,000.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000

The 1901 Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first inverted postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869 Issue. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were discovered in several post offices (at least four according to Max Johl) around the country. Most examples are off-center and have small faults.

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