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Flagship U.S. Stamps


1918-1923 Issues




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Lot 3730

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., lightly hinged, handsome large margined example with brilliant color, Very Fine, with 1992 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3731

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), immaculate "P.O. fresh" o.g., never hinged, Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3732
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1918, $2 orange red & black and $5 deep green & black, and 1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 523, 524, 547), o.g., 523 and 547 hinged, 524 is never hinged, affordable trio of these popular stamps, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,010.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3733

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., small hinge remnant, fresh and choice example of this popular stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 3734

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., lightly hinged, dazzling colors, a very fresh and pleasing example, Fine to Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3735

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., lightly hinged, brilliant color; tiny inclusion at top, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3736

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), o.g., never hinged, extraordinary GEM QUALITY example in a quality rarely encountered; a beautifully centered stamp with unusually large margins and tantalizing rich colors; simply stunning, Superb, encased 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $2,650.
Scott $360.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 3737

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), o.g., never hinged, choice example in marvelous condition, with vivid fresh color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $360.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3738

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), o.g., never hinged (natural gum bend), impressive rich shade, Very Fine.
Scott $360.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3739
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1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), black cancellation, gorgeous rich color, a premium quality stamp in outstanding condition, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $175.
Scott $35.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3740

1918-20, Offset printing, 1¢ to 3¢ complete (Scott 525-530), o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh and choice group of 8 different, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $299.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3741
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1918-20, Offset printing, 1¢ to 3¢ complete (Scott 525-530), o.g., all choice never hinged except 528A which is very lightly hinged, 529 is a left margin plate single, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $231.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3742

1918-20, Offset printing, 1¢ to 3¢ (Scott 525//535), 14 different examples, including 525-530 complete, plus the imperforates 531-534, and 534A plus 535, o.g., hinged, extremely fresh and choice examples, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $308.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3743

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type V (Scott 527), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, attractive well centered plate showing a nice ghost impression of the plate number 11243 in bottom left selvage, Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3744

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type VI (Scott 528A), plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, fresh color and appearance; light gum creases on bottom left stamp, slight short gumming at top, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3745

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), pair, o.g., never hinged, impressive wide margins and deep rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 3746

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), bottom plate number pair, o.g., never hinged, desirable multiple with vivid color, Superb.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3747

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), centerline block of 8, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $680.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 3748

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, outstanding top quality plate with boardwalk margins and vibrant color, Superb.
Scott $625.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3749

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), pair, o.g., hinged, deep color and nicely balanced margins, Extremely Fine.
Scott $190.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3750

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type Va (Scott 534), top arrow block of 8, o.g., never hinged, huge margins all around, Extremely Fine.
Scott $208.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3751

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type VI (Scott 534A), line pair, o.g., never hinged, incredibly choice GEM quality multiple with gorgeous color and huge balanced margins, Superb.
Scott $160.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3752

1919, 1¢ gray green, Offset, perf 12½ (Scott 536), o.g., never hinged, large balanced margins all around, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-Sup 95J; $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 3753

1919, 1¢ gray green, Offset, perf 12½ (Scott 536), o.g., never hinged, huge jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate and 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3754

1919, 3¢ Victory (Scott 537), o.g., never hinged, huge jumbo margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-Sup 95J; $155.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3755

1919, 3¢ Victory (Scott 537), right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh example with beautiful delicate color, Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3756
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1921, 1¢ green and 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 545, 546), 546 o.g., hinged, 545 is never hinged, extremely fresh examples of these tough coil waste issues; 545 missing perf at top, generally Fine.
Scott $505.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 3757

1921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 545), o.g., lightly hinged, vivid fresh color and big margins, a desirable example of this coil waste issue, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $170.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $90.
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Lot 3758

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), o.g., never hinged, fantastic fresh example with tremendous rich color, Fine to Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $230.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3759

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), o.g., never hinged, delightful fresh example with crisp clear color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $270.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 3760
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1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), neatly struck black double oval cancellation, remarkable top qualiy example with sensational deep rich color and precise centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $200.
Scott $40.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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