Sale 678

Lot 2192

1919, 2¢ carmine rose, type II, rotary coil waste (Scott 539), top plate number "7463" and "S20" block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine for this.
Scott $17,500.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.

Realized $11,800

Lot 1033

1893, $3 Columbian (Scott 243), top plate number 106 single, o.g., never hinged, lightly hinged in ungummed portion of selvage, wonderfully fresh and choice with sensational color printed on clean white paper, with multiple factors each adding to the increasing rarity, Fine to Very Fine, this may be the only never hinged example of this only plate number of this high value Columbian.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.

Realized $3,540

Lot 1769


1903, 1¢ blue green (Scott 300b), booklet pane of 6 with plate number 3472 on left side, o.g., top four stamps lightly hinged, bottom stamps never hinged; a couple light gum wrinkles, Very Good to Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce. Very rare, a BIA survey reports less than three but only one with the plate number on the left.
Scott $8,750.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

A unique plate number, famous for having the plate number over the left stamp

Realized $3,540

Lot 2320


State Dept., 1873, $2 green & black, plate proof on India (Scott O68P3), complete sheet of 10 with imprint, green plate "No. 121" and black plate "No. 123"; lower left stamp with thin spot, hinged in margin causing some wrinkling, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.

Realized $3,540

Lot 1946


1861, 5¢ brown, First Design (Scott 67E-9d), bottom margin plate block of 12 (6x2) with full imprint and "No. 3 Plate" at bottom, without gum as issued; small thins in the bottom margin and upper left stamp with two small black ink spots, otherwise Very Fine, plate No. 3 is the only plate number recorded for this stamp.
Scott $3,600.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

Catalogued as 12 single stamps, Scott does not price plate blocks for this issue

Realized $2,478

Lot 2322


State Dept., 1873, $20 green & black, plate proof on India (Scott O71P3), complete sheet of 10 with imprint, green plate "No. 124" and black plate "No. 123"; small tear in right margin, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

Realized $3,540

Lot 1979

1890, 2¢ lake (Scott 219D), top plate number 4, letter "A" and imprint block of 12, o.g., never hinged, brilliant deep rich color, post office fresh, Very Good to Very Fine.
Scott $6,600 singles.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

Realized $5,310

Lot 2321


State Dept., 1873, $5 green & black, plate proof on India (Scott O69P3), complete sheet of 10 with imprint, green plate "No. 120" and black plate "No. 123"; margins reduced, left margin into imprint, sheet with small thins and creases, otherwise Fine.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized $2,360

Lot 1210

1912, 2¢ carmine (Scott 406), bottom plate number 6023 single from the rare Electrolytic plate, o.g., hinge remnant, Fine, Durland reports a total of three plate numbers exist and this is the only bottom plate number single known.
Durland $2,500.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized $2,360

Lot 2327


Parcel Post Postage Due, 1913, 10¢ dark green (Scott JQ4), bottom right corner margin plate number 6251 block of 8, o.g., lightly hinged (4 stamps never hinged), Very Good to Very Fine.
Scott $7,740.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.


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