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1912-1917 Washington-Franklin Issues
 
 
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Lot 2846
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1912, 1¢ green, Kansas City roulette (Scott 408 var.), right plate block of 6, o.g., lightly hinged on top right stamp (5 stamps never hinged), lovely bright appearance, C.A.S. in circle expert mark on reverse, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2847

1912, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil (Scott 413), guide line strip of 4, o.g., previously hinged, gorgeous well centered strip in a condition rarely encountered; much more difficult than one would imagine, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $395.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2848
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1912, 8¢ pale olive green, 9¢ salmon red & 15¢ gray (Scott 414, 415, 418), blocks of 4, o.g., some never hinged, attractive trio of better values includes in choice multiples; all hinged except the 8¢ & 9¢ each have the bottom two stamps on each block never hinged; extremely fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $895 for singles.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2849

1912, 15¢ gray (Scott 418), o.g., never hinged, lively bright color; a Post Office fresh stamp, Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2850

1912, $1 violet brown (Scott 423), block of 4 with horizontal guide line, o.g., lightly hinged, sharp proof like impression, Fine to Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2851
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1914, 1¢ green and 2¢ carmine (Scott 424-425), plate blocks of 10 with "COIL STAMPS" imprint, o.g., some stamps never hinged / some hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 2852

1914, 6¢ red orange (Scott 429), o.g., never hinged, tremendous fresh shade; a handsome well centered stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $250.
Scott $105.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2853

1914, 6¢ red orange (Scott 429), top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, desirable wide top with fiery bright color; simply gorgeous, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $725.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2854

1914, 7¢ black (Scott 430), o.g., never hinged, warm rich color; a choice example of this tough stamp, Extremely Fine.
Scott $180.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2855

1914, 15¢ gray (Scott 437), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., hinge remnants, carelessly trimmed short bottom with extremely bright color, Fine.
Scott $1,225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2856

1914, 30¢ orange red (Scott 439), o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh and choice top quality example in a fabulous mint state, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,050.
Scott $475.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 2857

1914, 30¢ orange red (Scott 439), o.g., never hinged, fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2858

1914, 30¢ orange red (Scott 439), o.g., never hinged, vivid and bright example in Post Office fresh condition, Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded F 70.
SMQ F 70; $225.
Scott $475.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2859

1915, 50¢ violet (Scott 440), o.g., never hinged, phenomenal color and impression; a wonderful example of this terribly difficult stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2860

1915, 50¢ violet (Scott 440), o.g., lightly hinged, immaculate example with the deepest and richest color we've ever seen on this issue, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2861

1915, 50¢ violet (Scott 440), o.g., previously hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2862

1915, 50¢ violet (Scott 440), o.g., lightly hinged, breathtaking color, simply gorgeous, Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2863

1914, 2¢ carmine, horizontal flat plate coil (Scott 444), pair, o.g., never hinged, attractive example of this woefully under valued Washington Franklin coil issue; especially when found in pristine mint condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2864

1914, 2¢ carmine, horizontal flat plate coil (Scott 444), line pair, o.g., never hinged, woefully under valued multiple; as fresh and pristine as the very first day it was issued, Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2865

1914, 3¢ violet, horizontal flat plate coil (Scott 445), pair, o.g., hinged, lovely example with captivating color and crisp impression, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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Lot 2866

1914, 3¢ violet, horizontal flat plate coil (Scott 445), pair, o.g., hinged, awesome rich shade; a premium quality multiple, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2867

1914, 3¢ violet, horizontal flat plate coil (Scott 445), strip of 3, o.g., never hinged (noticeable gum crease affects right stamp), handsome well centered multiple with the most brilliant color imaginable; seldom encountered in never hinged condition with choice appearance, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2868

1914, 4¢ brown, horizontal flat plate coil (Scott 446), line pair, o.g., lightly hinged, desirable rich shade; a very pleasing example of this tough coil issue, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2869

1916, 2¢ carmine, type III, vertical rotary coil (Scott 450), line pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2870

1914, 2¢ carmine rose, type I, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 453), in pair with trailer from roll attached to left stamp, o.g., never hinged, attractive well centered multiple of this elusive type I stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2871

1914, 2¢ carmine rose, type I, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 453), line pair, o.g., never hinged, beautiful coil with warm rich color in a wonderful state of preservation, Fine to Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 2872

1914, 2¢ carmine rose, type I, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 453), line pair, o.g., hinged, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2873
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1914, 2¢ carmine rose, type I, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 453), neat wavy line machine cancel, vibrant color on bright white paper, perfect centering amid wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2874

1915, 2¢ red, type II, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 454), pair, o.g., never hinged, radiating color; a very impressive multiple, Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $360.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2875

1915, 2¢ red, type II, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 454), pair, o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh and choice multiple, Very Fine, with 2011 Weiss certificate.
Scott $360.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2876

1915, 2¢ red, type II, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 454), pair, o.g., never hinged, strong color and clearly etched impression; short perfs at right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 Weiss certificate.
Scott $360.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 2877

1915, 2¢ red, type II, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 454), line pair, o.g., never hinged, desirable high quality example with warm rich color, Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $850.
Scott $850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2878

1915, 2¢ red, type II, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 454), line pair, o.g., never hinged, absolutely immaculate mint coil with brilliant color and detailed impression, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2879

1916, 3¢ violet, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 456), pair, o.g., lightly hinged, premium multiple with beautiful centering and glowing rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $775.
Scott $550.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $700.
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Lot 2880

1916, 3¢ violet, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 456), line pair, o.g., hinged, warm rich color; premium example of this elusive multiple, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2881
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1916, 3¢ violet, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 456), pair, neat light cancel, a tremendous example of this elusive multiple with nice equally balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,000.
Scott $650.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 2882

1916, 4¢ brown, horizontal rotary coil (Scott 457), line pair, o.g., never hinged, lively color; an immaculate multiple, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2883

1914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil (Scott 459), line pair, o.g., never hinged, incredibly scarce line pair without the normal crease than usually is between the two stamps; woefully undervalued when found in immaculate mint condition, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,650.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 2884

1914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil (Scott 459), pair, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $650.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $475.
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Lot 2885

1914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil (Scott 459), guide line pair with normal crease, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh bold alluring color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,050.
Scott $875.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2886

1914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil (Scott 459), line pair, o.g., lightly hinged (pencil mark on gum), extremely scarce multiple without the usual crease between the two stamps - rare thus, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2887

1915, 2¢ pale carmine red, S.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 461), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, premium example in immaculate condition; lovely example of this difficult stamp, Fine to Very Fine, scarce, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2888

1915, 2¢ pale carmine red, S.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 461), o.g., never hinged, dazzling bright color; pleasing example of this challenging issue, Fine to Very Fine, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2889

1916, 3¢ violet (Scott 464), left margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged (except top left stamp is previously hinged), rich color, detailed impression and jumbo margins all on bright white paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $560 as singles.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2890

1916, 5¢ carmine error (Scott 467), the double error in a block of 12, badly disturbed o.g., beautiful appearing multiple featuring two nicely centered errors of color; although the back is a mess, the front is stunning, Very Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 2891

1916, 11¢ dark green (Scott 473), o.g., never hinged, vibrant rich shade; a handsome top quality example, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $225.
Scott $90.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2892

1916, 12¢ claret brown (Scott 474), top plate block of 6, o.g., lightly hinged, attractive multiple with radiating color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 2893

1916, 15¢ gray (Scott 475), o.g., barest trace of hinge, tremendous top quality showpiece, a lovely example with remarkably intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $275.
Scott $170.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2894

1916, 20¢ light ultramarine (Scott 476), o.g., never hinged, prooflike color printed on clean white paper; ridiculously undervalued stamp when found in such choice condition, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F.C. and 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $400.
Scott $475.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2895

1917, 50¢ light violet (Scott 477), o.g., never hinged, attractive stamp with lively color; this top value Franklin stamp is seldom found in pristine mint condition and is woefully undervalued with a Scott value of only $1,900.00, Fine to Very Fine, with 1985 P.F.C. and 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 2896

1916, $1 violet black (Scott 478), o.g., never hinged, exceedingly fresh mint example in a wonderful state of preservation with finely detailed impression, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $1,450.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 2897

1917, $5 light green (Scott 480), o.g., never hinged, select mint stamp with gleaming bright color and handsome centering - simply gorgeous, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $650.
Scott $375.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2898

1917, $5 light green (Scott 480), o.g., never hinged, nice big margins and delightful fresh color; an immaculate mint stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F.C. and 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $450.
Scott $375.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2899
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1917, $5 light green (Scott 480), o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, generous margins and dazzling rich color; a wonderfully fresh stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2007 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it came - top right stamp.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2900

1917, $5 light green (Scott 480), o.g., never hinged, brilliantly colored example with nicely balanced margins; simply gorgeous, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $375.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2901
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1916-18, 11 different coils (Scott 486-490, 492-497), line pairs, o.g., most never hinged / #490 hinged, extremely fresh and choice group of 11 different line pairs; all are quite attractive; #487 line pair shows a small inclusion spot on reverse, Fine.
Scott $1,437.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2902

1916, 2¢ carmine, type II, horizontal coil (Scott 491), slightly disturbed o.g., choice example with lively color, Very Good to Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 2903

1917, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil (Scott 495), guide line pair, o.g., never hinged, boasting rich color and crisp impression with beautiful centering amidst wide and balanced margins, a gem destined for the finest collection! Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $350.
Scott $160.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2904

1917, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil (Scott 495), line pair, o.g., never hinged, dazzling color; a pristine mint coil, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 2905

1919, 5¢ blue, horizontal coil (Scott 496), joint line pair, o.g., never hinged, a delightful example; perfectly centered with beckoning color; an outstanding showpiece, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $250.
Scott $65.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2906

1922, 10¢ orange yellow, horizontal coil (Scott 497), line pair, o.g., never hinged, phenomenal color; a handsome top quality coil, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $225.
Scott $260.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2907
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1917, 1¢ green, A.E.F. booklet pane of 30 (Scott 498f), o.g., never hinged, one of the key booklet panes to any booklet pane collection; small gum skips on three stamps and tiny gum wrinkle on one stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2908

1917, 2¢ rose, type I, pre-printing paper fold (Scott 499 var.), top left corner block of 4, o.g., hinge remnant, magnificent showpiece showing an enormous pre-printing paper fold affecting the left two stamps, Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2909

1917, 2¢ rose, type I (Scott 499), full wide margin top plate block of 6 # F13235, o.g., never hinged, radiant color with crisp impression on bright white paper, beautifully centered, Superb.
Scott $35.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2910

1917, 2¢ deep rose, type Ia (Scott 500), block of 16, disturbed o.g. with some gum on the face, unusually rich color for this issue; straight edge along bottom margin, Fine, with photocopy of 2014 P.S.E. certificate for block.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 2911

1917, 2¢ deep rose, type Ia (Scott 500), block of 30, disturbed o.g., extremely large multiple of this elusive type Ia stamp; some stamps with gum on face, otherwise Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2912

1917, 4¢ brown (Scott 503), o.g., never hinged, wonderful centering and bold color; a select top quality showpiece, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2913

1917, 5¢ blue (Scott 504), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, sensational multiple with amazing rich color printed on clean white paper; select well margined examples on this handsome plate, Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80J.
Scott $225.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2914
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1917, 5¢ blue (Scott 504), neat wavy line machine cancellation, immense margins and glowing rich color; sensational quality, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 2915

1917, 5¢ rose error (Scott 505), the single error in a block of 9, o.g., never hinged, immaculate multiple without any skips or bends; rich rosy color, Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2916

1917, 8¢ olive bister (Scott 508), full wide top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, lovely shade, choice centering throughout, a truly great plate for the discriminating collector., Extremely Fine.
Scott $240.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2917

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., never hinged, phenomenal example of this notoriously difficult stamp; with electrifying color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,150.
Scott $900.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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