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Lot 1213
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1901, Pan-American, 4¢ chocolate & black, center inverted, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 296aSE), o.g., lightly hinged, extremely attractive example of this scarce "Specimen" overprint; with easily readable overprint along top margin of the stamp; rare thus, as many times these overprints are hard to detect or have been professionally lightened; a wonderful opportunity for any serious collector looking for an example with lots of eye appeal; small sealed tear at left, otherwise Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $11,500.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid $4,500.
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Lot 1214
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1901, Pan-Americans complete, small die proofs (Scott 294P2-299P2), extraordinary complete set of the Roosevelt small die proofs; each with original gray card backing having been taken from one of the Roosevelt presentation albums produced in 1903 by the Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Extremely Fine, only 85 sets were produced.
Scott $3,450.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $2,500.
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Lot 1215
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1901, Pan-Americans complete, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 294SE-299SE), o.g., hinged, attractive set of these rarely offered Specimen overprints; a lovely complete set in flawless condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,410.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 1216

1901, Pan-American, 1¢ green & black (Scott 294), bottom plate block of 10, o.g., never hinged, gorgeous rich color; a premium example of this elusive bottom plate showing two plate numbers and position arrow; immaculate both front and back in a remarkable mint state, Very Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 1217
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1901, Pan-American, 2¢ carmine & black (Scott 295), bottom margin plate and arrow block of 100, o.g., approximately half never hinged and half hinged or slightly disturbed gum, a quite remarkable multiple that can be difficult to find in any condition considering these stamps are well over a century old; some perf separations, light creases affecting 14 stamps, two stamps with pieces missing, light toning along left row of stamps, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000 as plate blocks & singles.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $325.
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Lot 1218

1901, Pan-American, 4¢ deep red brown & black (Scott 296), o.g., never hinged, remarkably fresh top left corner margin single with captivating color and clearly etched impression, Extremely Fine, excellent positional piece showing reversed 4C and siderographers' initials, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $170.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 1219

1901, Pan-American, 4¢ deep red brown & black (Scott 296), top right plate block of 10, o.g., never hinged (small spot of gum disturbance on top left stamp, position 2), very fresh and attractive; a few minor perf separations in top selvage between imprint, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,930.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750.
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Lot 1220

1901, Pan-American, 8¢ brown violet & black (Scott 298), o.g., never hinged, lovely mint stamp with large margins and intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $500.
Scott $230.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 1221

1901, Pan-American, 10¢ yellow brown & black (Scott 299), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, lovely contrasting colors and impressions, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $325.
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