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1922-1985 Issues
 
 
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Lot 1010

1925, 1½¢ yellow brown (Scott 553), wide top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, among the finest known examples of this tough multiple; destined for a collection of distinction, Extremely Fine.
Scott $88.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1011

1923, 3¢ violet (Scott 555), right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, fresh and choice example with strong color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1012
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1922, 6¢ red orange (Scott 558), wide bottom margin plate block of 6, o.g., previously hinged (4 stamps never hinged), bright fresh color; a handsome example of this difficult plate, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1013

1922, 6¢ red orange (Scott 558), three blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and choice multiples with brilliant color on all stamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $780.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1014

1923, 9¢ rose (Scott 561), gorgeous wide top margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, bright fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 1015

1923, $1 to $5 high values (Scott 571-573), arrow blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged (a few tiny gum skips, small paper wrinkles on one stamp of each block), bright and post office fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1016

1923, $5 carmine & blue (Scott 573), centerline block of 4, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $825.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1017

1923, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste (Scott 578), top margin block of 6, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1018

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 579), o.g., never hinged, phenomenal example of this incredibly difficult coil waste issue that seems to never come well centered; this stamp has extraordinary centering, large margins, and radiating color; a true GEM, Extremely Fine.
Scott $140.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1019

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 595), o.g., never hinged, handsome example with radiating color; very pleasing example of this tough stamp, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it came; bottom right stamp.
Scott $450.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1020

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 595), o.g., never hinged, sharp clear impression; pristine example of this tough coil waste issue, Fine, with photocopy of 2011 Weiss certificate for block/4, from which it was taken; bottom right stamp from the block.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1021

1923, 2¢ carmine, rotary coil waste (Scott 595), o.g., lightly hinged, uniquely appealing example with immense boardwalk margins unlike anything we've ever seen; an eye-popping JUMBO that is seldom found on this "tight" margined issue, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2013 P.F. certificate for vertical pair from which it came; bottom stamp from pair.
Scott $240.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1022

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.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Unsold
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Lot 1023

1929, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, type II (Scott 599A), o.g., never hinged, choice example; much nicer than usually encountered, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate for strip.
Scott $200.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1024

1929, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, type II (Scott 599A), pair, o.g., never hinged, premium multiple with radiating color, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2018 P.F. certificate for strip.
Scott $425.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1025

1929, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, type II (Scott 599A), pair, o.g., never hinged, dazzling rich shade, Fine, with photocopy of 2018 P.F. certificate for strip.
Scott $425.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 1026

1929, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, type II (Scott 599A), line pair, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh and choice example of this type II line pair; beautiful rich shade, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1027
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1929, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, type I and II combo pair (Scott 599/599A), tied to piece with four line wide bar cancels, exceedingly rare genuinely used coil, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1028

1925, 2¢ Lexington-Concord (Scott 618), wide top margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, nicest plate block of this issue we have seen, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $85.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1029

1925, 5¢ Norse-American (Scott 621), top plate block of 8, o.g., never hinged (minor gum crease), Post Office fresh example with vivid color, Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 1030

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, phenomenal top quality sheet with brilliant fresh color; seldom found like this, Extremely Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $450.
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Lot 1031

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $170.
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Lot 1032

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1033

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1034

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1035

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), o.g., never hinged, desirable example with fabulous color and wonderful centering, Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1036

1926, 2¢ carmine lake, rotary, type I (Scott 634b), o.g., never hinged, premium quality example of this newly listed carmine lake shade, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2014 P.S.E. certificate for block.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1037
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1926, 2¢ carmine lake, rotary, type I (Scott 634e), booklet pane of 6, o.g., never hinged, lovely example of the distinctive carmine lake shade; a relatively new listed variety missing from most collections, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1038

1928, 2¢ carmine, rotary, type II (Scott 634A), o.g., never hinged, outstanding high quality mint example with breathtaking color and clearly etched impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, Ex: Laehder, with copy of 1990 P.F.C. for block from which it came; bottom left stamp from the block; and 2011 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $725.
Scott $600.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1039

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 $250 - 350.
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Lot 1040

1928, 2¢ carmine, rotary, type II (Scott 634A), o.g., never hinged, remarkably fresh bottom margin single in Post Office condition, Fine, with photocopy of 2016 P.S.E. certificate for pair.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1041

1928, 2¢ carmine, rotary, type II (Scott 634A), o.g., hinged, desirable example of this tough type II stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 1042

1928, 2¢ carmine, rotary, type II (Scott 634A), a post office fresh lower left corner sheet margin block of 20 (5x4), drastically misperforated both horizontally and vertically, o.g., never hinged, left column with straight edge, Very Fine. A most unusual "EFO", having occurred on a stamp that is already scarce in its own right, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $12,000 as normal stamps.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1043

1928, 5¢ Hawaii (Scott 648), o.g., never hinged, Superb, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1044

1928, 5¢ Hawaii (Scott 648), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, phenomenal GEM QUALITY example of this notoriously difficult plate block; perfectly centered with outstanding rich color; a true condition rarity deserving placement in the finest collection, Superb.
Scott $375.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1045

1929, Kans., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 658-668), o.g., never hinged, hand picked top quality set of Kansas overprints - all in pristine mint condition with excellent colors; hard to find like this, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $431.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1046

1929, 4¢ Nebr. (Scott 673), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, well centered for issue; wonderfully fresh color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1047
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1929, 6¢ Nebr. (Scott 675), top right plate block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged (3 stamps never hinged), lovely example of this scarce plate; lively bright color without any oxidation, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1048

1929, 8¢ Nebr. (Scott 677), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1049

1929, 9¢ Nebr. (Scott 678), top left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh example in immaculate condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1050

1929, 10¢ Nebr. (Scott 679), interesting shifted downward overprint, block of 4, o.g., never hinged, desirable item for the Kansas-Nebraska specialist, Very Fine.
Scott $720.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 1051

1933, 5¢ Kosciuszko, imperf vertically (Scott 734a), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, a wonderful state of preservation, Very Fine, very rare, only five NH pairs have been certified by the P.F., and only 1-2 panes issued, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1052

1938, $1-$5 Presidentials (Scott 832-834), centerline blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright and post office fresh; trivial shorter perf on top right stamp of $2, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $460.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1053

1938, $1-$5 Presidentials (Scott 832-834), plate blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $423.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1054

1938, $1-$5 Presidentials (Scott 832-834), plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh; a few tiny natural gum skips, Very Fine.
Scott $443.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1055

1951, $1 Presidential, watermarked USIR (Scott 832b), o.g., never hinged, oversized margins and brilliant fresh color; a handsome top quality example, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F.C. and 2011 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $135.
Scott $200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1056
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1951, $1 Presidential, watermarked USIR (Scott 832b), block of 8, neat black cancellations, wonderful multiple with clear watermark; a beautiful showpiece, Very Fine.
Scott $520 as singles.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1057

1954, $1 Presidential, bright magenta & black (Scott 832g), top plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 1058

1954, $1 Presidential, bright magenta & black (Scott 832g), plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, desirable example of the true bright magenta shade, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1059

1938, $5 Presidential, red brown & black shade (Scott 834a), o.g., previously hinged, beautiful example of the true red brown and black shade; a handsome top quality stamp with lots of eye appeal, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 1060
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1942, 3¢ Win the War, purple color error (Scott 905b), "Los Angeles, Calif." pre-cancel, lovely right sheet margin example of the eye catching purple error of color; a fresh and pleasing stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 Crowe certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1061

1942, 5¢ Chinese Resistance (Scott 906), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, one of the most impressive blocks available; perfect centering and rich color; the ultimate example, Superb, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $400 for 4 singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 1062

1943, 5¢ Yugoslavia, reverse printing (Scott 917a), complete sheet of 50, o.g., never hinged; staple holes in right selvage, a few light gum wrinkles at bottom effecting three stamps, still Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1063

1954, 2¢ Jefferson, experimental Silkote paper (Scott 1033a), o.g., never hinged, striking GEM quality example of the elusive Silkote paper variety; perfectly centered with brilliant fresh color; destined for the finest collection, Superb, with 2010 P.F.C. for block/12 from which it came; and 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $2,700.
Scott $275.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1064

1976, 24¢ Bicentennial souvenir sheet, "USA 24¢" omitted (d,e) (Scott 1688g), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 1065

1979, 15¢ John Paul Jones, pair with horizontal gutter between (Scott 1789Pg), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1066

1985, 6¢ Walter Lippmann, imperf between and at bottom (Scott 1849a), vertical misperfed toward bottom block of 20 with bottom two pairs, imperf between, o.g., never hinged, unusual multiple error block; natural straight edges along left and bottom, Fine to Very Fine, only 10 pairs issued.
Scott $2,000+.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 1067

1983-94, group of scarce plate blocks, plate number strips and booklet panes with plate numbers, includes Scott numbers 1861 (plate block with plate number 8, Durland $150), 1861 (two plate blocks with plate number 9, Durland $150 each), 2595a (two booklet panes with scarce B4344-3 plate numbers, Durland $200 each), 2602 (plate number strip of five with scarce A32333 plate number, Durland $215), 2890 (two plate number strips of five with scarce A4435 plate numbers, Durland $230 each), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Durland $1,525.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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