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1918-1923 Issues
 
 
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Lot 2918

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), o.g., never hinged, gleaming bright example with finely detailed impression, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $340.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2919

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged (natural gum creases), fabulous large margined stamp with intense color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $340.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2920

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), centerline block of 4, o.g., never hinged (top right stamp o.g. previously hinged), an impressive multiple with a crisp impression and brilliant fresh colors, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 2921
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1918, 1¢ gray green, Offset (Scott 525), neat unobtrusive face-free cancel, an outstanding fresh example with scintillating color and huge, balanced margins, Superb, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2922

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type V (Scott 527), wide top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, vivid color on lily white paper; very fresh and pleasing example, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2923
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type Va (Scott 528), light black wavy line machine cancel, boardwalk margins and brilliant fresh color; a spectacular showpiece, Superb, this is 1 of 5 examples at this lofty grade; only 7 others grade higher, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98; $260.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2924

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type VI (Scott 528A), wide top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, excellent high quality example of this tough type VI plate, with lively color, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2925
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type VII (Scott 528B), neatly cancelled, an impressive fresh jumbo margined example possessing vivid color, Superb, this is 1 of only 4 examples attaining this exceptional grade; with just one other grading higher, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98J; $290.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2926
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1919, 1¢ green, Offset imperf (Scott 531), matched set of top, right, left and bottom plate blocks of 6, o.g., lightly hinged in center (with 4 stamps from each plate block never hinged), lovely matched set, each with full wide margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, choice.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2927

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), o.g., never hinged, a true World Class GEM with huge boardwalk margins - showing portions of all 8 adjacent stamps; deserving placement in the finest collection, Superb, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $400.
Scott $70.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 2928

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), line pair, o.g., never hinged (minor gum wrinkle), strong color and clear impression, Extremely Fine.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 2929

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), top margin arrow block of 4, o.g., never hinged, absolutely gorgeous top quality multiple; huge boardwalk margins on all sides, Superb, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $320 as two pairs.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2930

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), line pair, o.g., never hinged, attractive multiple; vibrant rich color, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate for block/4 from which this pair was taken.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2931

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2932

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (minor gum skip on top right stamp), incredible jumbo margined example in a wonderful state of preservation; an alluring item for the finest of collections, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 2933

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type Va (Scott 534), left plate number single, o.g., never hinged, picture frame boardwalk margins showing parts of five surrounding stamps; the Top-Of-The-Pop - highest graded example of this stamp

won, Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $225.
Scott $26.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2934

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type Va (Scott 534), matched set all four positions of block of 6 with plate #11433 numbers, o.g., never hinged (natural gum creases), an Extremely Fine set.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2935

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type Va (Scott 534), top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, magnificent full wide top position with blazing rich color; simply gorgeous, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2010 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
Scott $200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 2936

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type Va (Scott 534), full wide right margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, large jumbo margins all around, Superb.
Scott $200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2937

1919, 3¢ Victory (Scott 537), right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh and choice multiple with one particularly outstanding single at bottom left position of the plate; this multiple won't stay intact for long - as the demand for GEM quality singles is just too great, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2938

1919, 2¢ carmine rose, type III, rotary coil waste, perf 11 x 10 (Scott 540), block of 24, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and clean with imperf along bottom margin variety, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $660.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2939
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1923, 1¢ green, rotary sheet waste, perf 11 (Scott 544), unused without gum, a phenomenal unused example of this rare unused sheet waste issue; the most beautifully centered top quality example we have ever had the pleasure to offer at public auction; as Scott values this stamp only in the grade of "Fine", determining the value of this stunning unused stamp could be difficult to process; a one-in-a-million example deserving placement in the finest collection, Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $22,500 in the grade of "Fine".
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.
Realized $16,000.
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Lot 2940

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), o.g., never hinged, well margined fresh stamp with tremendous eye appeal, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott $230.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2941

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), top block of 4, o.g., never hinged with minor gum skips on top 2 stamps, a sound example with vibrant color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $920.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2942

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, top stamps (gum creases), deep intense shade, attractive centering, Very Fine.
Scott $920.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2943
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1920, Pilgrim issue complete (Scott 548-550), complete matched set of bottom plate blocks of 6, o.g., 548-549 never hinged / 550 faintly hinged on just one stamp, very attractive matched set; each with intense color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $645.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2944

1920, 5¢ Pilgrim (Scott 550), top plate block of 6, o.g., very lightly hinged, phenomenal top quality multiple in the desirable top position, with intense color, Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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