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1908-1910 Washington-Franklin Issue, DL Watermark
 
 
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Lot 777

1908, 1¢ green (Scott 331), o.g., never hinged, absolutely phenomenal GEM quality example with large, equally balanced margins and gleaming rich color; a striking showpiece destined for the finest collection, Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $550.
Scott $6.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $475.
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Lot 778
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1908, 5¢ blue (Scott 335), block of 4 with plate number and part imprint, o.g., never hinged, except top left stamp which is previously hinged, absolutely gorgeous top quality multiple with vivid color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 779

1909, 10¢ yellow (Scott 338), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, matchless example of this challenging issue; a remarkably fresh top quality stamp in a pristine mint state; among the nicest obtainable, Extremely Fine.
Scott $160.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 780

1909, 13¢ blue green (Scott 339), bottom part imprint single, o.g., never hinged, unusually large margined example with bold prooflike color; a true condition rarity, Extremely Fine.
Scott $90.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 781
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1909, 13¢ blue green (Scott 339), bottom margin plate block of 6, o.g., three stamps never hinged / some hinged, extremely handsome example of this tough plate, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 782

1909, 15¢ pale ultramarine (Scott 340), o.g., never hinged, wonderful top quality example in incredibly fresh condition, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate and 2011 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $375.
Scott $150.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 783

1909, 15¢ pale ultramarine (Scott 340), o.g., never hinged, breathtaking fresh color; an immaculate example printed on clean white paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $210.
Scott $150.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 784

1909, 50¢ violet (Scott 341), o.g., previously hinged, vibrant rich shade an crystal clear impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $375.
Scott $275.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 785

1909, 50¢ violet (Scott 341), o.g., lightly hinged, well margined stamp with vivid color, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 786

1909, 50¢ violet (Scott 341), part o.g., rich pastel color, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 787

1909, $1 violet brown (Scott 342), o.g., previously hinged, matchless World Class example with dead-on perfect centering, gleaming rich color, and extra large margins; a true GEM destined for the finest collection, Superb, Top of the Pop - the highest graded Scott #342; 1 of 2 attaining this "ultimate" grade according to PSE's population report, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $4,750.
Scott $450.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 788

1909, $1 violet brown (Scott 342), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh mint stamp with full and unblemished gum in a marvelous state of preservation; an elite example that would please the most discriminating collector, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 789

1909, $1 violet brown (Scott 342), o.g., previously hinged, incredibly strong color; a premium example of this key value of the set, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. and P.F. certificates, both graded VF 80.
Scott $450.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $450.
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Lot 790

1909, 4¢ orange brown, imperf (Scott 346), o.g., never hinged, with adjoining stamps on three sides and partial imprint at bottom, Superb, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $190.
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Lot 791

1909, 4¢ orange brown, imperf (Scott 346), centerline block of 4, o.g., previously hinged, incredibly large margins; a stunning multiple, Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 792

1909, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 347), o.g., never hinged, massive margins with adjoining stamps on three sides and partial imprint at left; simply awesome, Superb, SMQ value is for Gem 100, this stamp is graded higher and is worth more, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100; $475.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 793

1909, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 347), right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, matchless GEM QUALITY multiple with bold prooflike color; among the finest known, Superb.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 794

1908, 1¢ green, vertical coil (Scott 348), line pair, o.g., never hinged, choice multiple with vivid color; in pristine mint condition, Very Fine, with 2015 Weiss certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $650.
Scott $650.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 795

1909, 2¢ carmine, vertical coil (Scott 349), o.g., never hinged (owner's ink handstamp on gum), extraordinary example of this difficult coil issue; with mammoth margins of epic proportions; certainly the largest margined example we've encountered, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $225.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $700.
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Lot 796

1909, 2¢ carmine, vertical coil (Scott 349), line pair, o.g., never hinged, stupendous multiple in a quality seldom encountered; beautiful centering, deep rich color; in a wonderful state of preservation; worthy of placement in a collection of distinction, Extremely Fine, Ex: Laehder, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 797

1909, 2¢ carmine, vertical coil (Scott 349), line pair, o.g., never hinged, fresh and immaculate multiple in a wonderful state of preservation - scarce thus, as these early Washington-Franklin coils are seldom found in pristine mint condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $950.
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Lot 798

1910, 4¢ orange brown, vertical coil (Scott 350), o.g., never hinged, splendid example of this woefully undervalued coil; with impressive centering and incredible depth of color; this top quality example should realize an impressive price when the gavel falls at public auction, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $800.
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Lot 799

1910, 4¢ orange brown, vertical coil (Scott 350), pair, o.g., never hinged (minor gum bend in top stamp), good looking multiple with crisp clear impression, Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 800
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1910, 4¢ orange brown, vertical coil (Scott 350), line pair, o.g., hinge remnant (bottom stamp never hinged), extremely attractive multiple with exemplary color and clearly etched impression; surprisingly difficult to find so choice, Fine to Very Fine, with 1977 P.F.C. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates.
SMQ F-VF 75; $800.
Scott $1,175.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $425.
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Lot 801

1909, 5¢ blue, vertical coil (Scott 351), o.g., never hinged, captivating fresh color; a pristine mint example, Very Fine, with 2011 Weiss certificate for pair, from which this example was taken; this being the bottom stamp from the pair.
Scott $325.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 802

1909, 5¢ blue, vertical coil (Scott 351), line pair, o.g., very lightly hinged, beautiful rich color; handsome example of this coil issue, Fine to Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,075.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 803
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1909, 5¢ blue, vertical coil (Scott 351), line pair, o.g., lightly hinged (bottom stamp never hinged), good looking line pair with outstanding fresh color; a pleasing example, Fine to Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,075.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 804

1909, 5¢ blue, vertical coil (Scott 351), line pair, o.g., lightly hinged, impeccably fresh coil with outstanding rich color, Fine to Very Fine, with 1977 and 2013 P.F. certificates for strip/4, from which this line pair was taken.
Scott $1,075.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 805

1909, 1¢ green, horizontal coil (Scott 352), o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh; a handsome example of this terribly undervalued coil, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate for pair.
Scott $230.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 806

1909, 1¢ green, horizontal coil (Scott 352), o.g., never hinged, lovely single with large margins; tiny corner tip faults at right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2018 P.F. certificate for pair.
Scott $230.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 807

1909, 1¢ green, horizontal coil (Scott 352), pair (3mm spacing), o.g., never hinged, attractive multiple with radiating color; left stamp with a natural perf disc impression - should not be considered a fault, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate for strip/3, from which this pair was taken.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 808

1909, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil (Scott 353), o.g., never hinged, desirable example of this ridiculously under valued stamp; bright color printed on lily white paper; hard to find one better than this, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 809

1909, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil (Scott 354), o.g., very lightly hinged, tremendous top quality example of this terribly difficult Washington Franklin coil issue; with enormous margins and dynamite color, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F.C. for pair, from which it was taken - left stamp from the pair; and 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $450.
Scott $200.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $900.
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Lot 810

1909, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil (Scott 354), line pair, o.g., lightly hinged, phenomenal GEM quality multiple; extremely large margins and strikingly fresh color; rare in this condition, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $3,350.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Unsold
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Lot 811

1909, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil (Scott 354), line pair, o.g., lightly hinged, extremely well margined multiple with brilliant fresh color; among the choicest examples of this challenging line pair one could imagine, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Unsold
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Lot 812

1909, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil (Scott 354), line pair, o.g., lightly hinged, impressive coil with warm rich color; very choice for this issue, Fine to Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $500.
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