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1918-1923 Issues
 
 
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Lot 980

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., never hinged, extremely attractive example of this challenging stamp; intense color and full unblemished gum, Very Fine, with photocopy of 1978 Weiss certificate for block/4, from which it was taken; bottom right stamp.
Scott $900.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $425.
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Lot 981

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., never hinged (pencil mark on gum), strong color and clear impression; a lovely example of this challenging stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2011 Weiss certificate for block/4 from which it was taken; top right stamp from the block.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 982

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., previously hinged, difficult issue to find genuine, a very handsome example of this tough issue, Very Fine, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate and 2018 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 983

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., never hinged, premium quality well margined example with gleaming bright color; a beauty, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,300.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 984

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., lightly hinged, fantastic large margined stamp with breathtaking color, without the slightest evidence of any oxidation, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $650.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 985

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., hinged, neat vignette shift toward top, an eye catching example with gigantic jumbo margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF-XF 85J.
SMQ VF-XF 85J; $600.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 986

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), right margin single, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $340.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 987

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), centerline block of 4, o.g., never hinged, desirable position block with brilliant fresh colors, Very Fine.
Scott $1,360.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 988

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 $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 989

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 $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 990
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1918, 3¢ purple, Offset, type IV, double impression (Scott 530a), town postmark, striking double impression error; horizontal crease and thin, Very Good, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $550.
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Lot 991

1919, 1¢ green, Offset imperf (Scott 531), o.g., never hinged, awesome huge margined example showing portions of five adjacent stamps, Superb, the highest grade the SMQ lists for this stamp is Gem 100, this stamp is a Jumbo and is worth much more, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100; $150.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 992

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), o.g., never hinged, stunning example with huge boardwalk margins showing portions of surrounding 8 stamps, the highest grade the SMQ lists for this stamp is Gem 100, this stamp is a Jumbo and is worth much more, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100; $400.
Scott $70.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 993

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), centerline block of 4, o.g., never hinged, quite possibly the finest known example of this challenging position block; with large equally balanced margins, gleaming fresh color, and unblemished gum; seldom found like this, Superb.
Scott $425.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 994

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), wide top margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh with massive margins all around; a true condition rarity as this issue seldom comes so choice, Superb.
Scott $625.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 995

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), o.g., never hinged, gorgeous type V stamp with large, balanced margins and marvelous rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $175.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 996
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), line pair, neatly placed "Chicago" duplex cancellation, impressive multiple with outstanding rich color; much more intense than normally encountered on this issue, Very Fine, with 2002 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $350.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 997

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type Va (Scott 534), o.g., never hinged, with portions of adjoining stamps on three sides and plate number at top, SMQ value is for Gem 100, this stamp graded Gem 100J should be worth considerably more, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100; $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 998

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 999

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 $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1000

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type VII (Scott 534B), o.g., previously hinged, this is the key value of the offset issues; a handsome well margined example of this tough type VII offset issue; two tiny thins at center, otherwise Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $850.
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Lot 1001
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type VII (Scott 534B), black duplex cancels, massive jumbo margins all around and line at top; a fantastic top quality example of this rare type VII stamp, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $2,000.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 1002

1919, 3¢ violet, rotary coil waste, perf 11 x 10 (Scott 541), top margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, exceptional color and overall centering; a great rarity as a top quality plate of six, Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1003
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1923, 1¢ green, rotary sheet waste, perf 11 (Scott 544), Binghampton, New York precancel, flawless example of this rare sheet waste stamp; gleaming color, nearly Fine, with 1978 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott $3,500 for Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 1004
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1921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 545), horizontal pair, neatly placed slogan cancellation, phenomenal example with incredible centering and mouth watering color; as these coil waste issues are seldom found with choice centering, this pair must be considered among the finest examples to ever appear on the market place; a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a top quality multiple of this challenging issue, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400 for two singles.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 1005

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), o.g., barest trace of hinge, awesome World Class example with incredible depth of color, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1994 P.F.C. specifically identifying this stamp as the "deep carmine rose" shade; along with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $250.
Scott $105.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1006

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), block of 6, o.g., never hinged, very fresh multiple of this challenging coil waste issue; brilliant color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,380.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1007

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), o.g., never hinged, stunning top quality example featuring boardwalk margins and glistening colors; an extraordinary stamp, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $1,200.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1008

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), o.g., never hinged, lovely well margined stamp in immaculate condition, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $240.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1009

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), top margin block of 4 with plate number, o.g., never hinged, deep rich color; an eye catching multiple, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $960.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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