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1923-1929 Issues
 
 
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Lot 2980
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1923, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste (Scott 578), block of 10, o.g., top left stamp lightly hinged (9 stamps never hinged), Fine.
Scott $1,425.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2981

1923, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste (Scott 578), top plate block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, desirable example of this tough coil waste issue, especially showing full perforations at left where they are normally clipped off by the printer, Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 2982
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1923, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste (Scott 578), block of 4, machine cancel at top, bottom pair with pencil cancel, Fine, extremely scarce as block of four, with only four other known examples from public records, with 2018 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2983

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 579), top plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged (faint fingerprint on gum), choice example of this notoriously difficult plate, with warm rich color, Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2984

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 579), o.g., never hinged, fabulous deep color; an extraordinary example of this coil waste issue, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $325.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2985

1923, 1¢ to 2¢, rotary (Scott 581-583), plate blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh and choice trio of perf 10 plates, a choice selection with particularly choice centering on #583; seldom found so attractive, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $485.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2986
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1924, 2¢ to 8¢, rotary (Scott 583-585, 589), plate blocks of 4, o.g., mostly lightly hinged (584 plate is never hinged), attractive group of 4 different values; decent centering throughout, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,070.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2987

1925, 3¢ violet, rotary (Scott 584), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, unusually choice example with bold color and clear impression, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2988

1925, 4¢ yellow brown, rotary (Scott 585), top left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, one of the freshest and choicest examples of this difficult plate block obtainable; a pristine multiple with brilliant fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $475.
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Lot 2989

1926, 7¢ black, rotary (Scott 588), top left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, very pleasing example in immaculate mint condition with strong color, Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2990

1926, 8¢ olive green, rotary (Scott 589), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, vivid bright color; pristine multiple, Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2991

1926, 9¢ rose, rotary (Scott 590), top left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, fabulous example featuring phenomenal deep rich color; a gorgeous top quality example, Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2992

1925, 10¢ orange, rotary (Scott 591), bottom plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, fresh and pleasing example in a wonderful mint state, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2993

1923, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste (Scott 594), part o.g., desirable example of this major rarity; this 1¢ rotary coil waste issue is among the most difficult issues to find in decent mint condition; as this stamp is almost always found in used condition - this unused example is a true condition rarity deserving placement in a collection of distinction; tiny thin spot at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine, only 8 unused examples are known with gum, this being one of the choicest available to collectors, with 1956 P.F. certificate.
Scott $65,000 for example with gum.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Realized $11,500.
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Lot 2994

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 595), o.g., never hinged, nicely balanced margins; nice appearing example of this notoriously difficult stamp; perf thin at bottom right corner - not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Extremely Fine, with clear photocopy of 2008 P.S.E. certificate for block of 4, from which it was taken - bottom right stamp.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2995

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 595), o.g., never hinged, premium example with brilliant color; much nicer than normally encountered, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2996

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 595), top plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, unusually choice example of this terribly difficult never hinged plate block; incredibly fresh multiple with vibrant color in an impressive mint state, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 2997

1923, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, types I & II (Scott 599-599A), joint line pair, o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh coil with gleaming bright color; left stamp is Scott #599A - the scarcer type II; right stamp is #599 - the common type I stamp, Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2998
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1929, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, types I and II (Scott 599-599A), line strip of 4, right pair type II, double oval cancels, scarce combination strip; a few rejoined and reinforced perforations along joint line, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,016.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2999

1929, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, type II (Scott 599A), pair, o.g., never hinged, unbelievably deep color; extremely fresh and choice, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3000

1929, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, type II (Scott 599A), line pair, o.g., never hinged, handsome type II coil with fabulous rich color; as fresh and pristine as it was when it was issued in 1929, Fine.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3001

1923, 2¢ carmine lake, vertical coil (Scott 606a), pair, o.g., never hinged, among the very finest known examples of this desirable carmine lake shade; a true condition rarity, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $575.
Scott $350.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 3002

1923, 2¢ Harding, the 3 major perf types complete (Scott 610-612), plate blocks of 4 or 6, o.g., never hinged, attractive trio of Harding memorial plates; includes #'s 610 and 611 in full wide tops (611 with minor ink smear on top center stamp); and 612 showing a vertical gum crease, Very Fine.
Scott $667.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3003

1923, 2¢ Harding, imperf (Scott 611), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, vertical guide line and jumbo margins all around with adjoining stamps on all sides, Superb, SMQ value is for Gem 100 and the stamp is graded Gem 100J and should be worth considerably more, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100; $360.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3004
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1924, Huguenot-Walloon complete (Scott 614-616), plate blocks of 6, o.g., 614 and 616 never hinged / 615 hinged, fresh and affordable set, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $495.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 3005

1924, Huguenot-Walloon complete (Scott 614-616), plate blocks of 6, o.g., never hinged, decent mint set; 614 and 616 are bottom plates/6, while the 615 is a top plate; great colors, Fine.
Scott $520.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3006

1925, Lexington-Concord complete (Scott 617-619), complete matched set of top plate blocks of 6, o.g., never hinged, phenomenal set of wide tops, each hand picked for color, centering and freshness; seldom encountered in this fantastic state of preservation, Very Fine.
Scott $427.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 3007

1925, Norse-American complete (Scott 620-621), complete matched set of top plate blocks of 8, o.g., never hinged, gorgeous mint set in Post office fresh condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $975.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 3008

1925, 5¢ Norse-American (Scott 621), top plate block of 8, o.g., never hinged, select example with choice centering and warm rich colors, Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3009

1925-26, 13¢ green and 17¢ black (Scott 622-623), right plate blocks of 6, o.g., never hinged, unusually choice matched set of sides; extremely well centered examples, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3010

1926, 13¢ green (Scott 622), top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, lively color and clear impression, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 3011

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., previously hinged, wholesale group of six sheets of these popular souvenir sheets; some minor flaws, ie. perf separations, gum bends, etc., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,950.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 3012

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 3013

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 3014

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, desirable example with fabulous color and wonderful centering, Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 3015

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet, dot in "S" variety (Scott 630 var.), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3016

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3017

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3018

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3019

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, fresh and unusually well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3020

1926, 2¢ carmine lake, rotary, type I (Scott 634b), o.g., never hinged, attractive top sheet margin single with the deepest and richest color imaginable, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2014 P.S.E. certificate for block/4, from which it was taken - top left stamp.
Scott $425.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3021

1928, 2¢ carmine, rotary, type II (Scott 634A), o.g., never hinged, dazzling color, a lovely mint example of this desirable type II stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 1979 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it came - top right stamp.
Scott $600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 3022

1928, 2¢ carmine, rotary, type II (Scott 634A), o.g., never hinged, intense color; a handsome left margin single, Fine, with photocopy of 1979 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it came - top left stamp.
Scott $600.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 3023

1928, 2¢ carmine, rotary, type II (Scott 634A), o.g., never hinged, exceptional color and impression, Fine, with photocopy of 1979 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it came - bottom right stamp.
Scott $600.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3024

1927, 2¢ Vermont (Scott 643), o.g., never hinged, stunning example with huge JUMBO margins; among the finest known example of this stamp, Superb, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98J; $185.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3025
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1928, 5¢ Hawaii (Scott 648), top left plate block of 4, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, impressive example of this surprisingly difficult plate; with brilliant fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3026

1929, 2¢ Sullivan Expedition, lake color error (Scott 657a), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 Weiss certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 3027
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1929, Kans., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 658-668), plate blocks of 4, o.g., mostly never hinged, attractive set of this difficult issues; all in mint condition except #661 which is lightly hinged; a wonderful opportunity; 661 and 662 plates with small creases, generally Fine.
Scott $3,415.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 3028
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1929, Kans., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 658-668), complete set of plate blocks of 4, o.g., mostly never hinged, rarely offered complete set of Kansas overprints; 659 and 663 have minor pencil notations in selvage; a wonderful opportunity for the serious plate block collector as all are never hinged except 658 and 665 - which are hinged; 663, 667 and 668 each with creases, otherwise Fine.
Scott $4,075.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 3029

1929, 6¢ Kans. (Scott 664), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, immaculate example of this challenging plate block; superior upper right plate position and vibrant color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 3030
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1929, Nebr., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 669-679), plate blocks of 4, o.g., mostly never hinged, very fresh and pleasing examples of these tough issues; an attractive well rounded set that would enhance any collection; 670 with slight crease; 675 with some perf separations, otherwise Fine.
Scott $4,985.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 3031
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1929, Nebr., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 669-679), complete set of plate blocks of 4, o.g., much never hinged, extremely fresh and attractive group of 11 different Nebraska overprints; all are never hinged except 671, 673, 676 and 679 which are hinged; rarely offered as a complete set; 675 plate is oxidized; 677 plate has a small crease, otherwise Fine.
Scott $4,485.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $750.
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