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1902-1908 Regular and Commemorative Issues
 
 
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Lot 1222
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1902, 1¢ to 50¢ (Scott 300/314), attractive group of a dozen examples from the 1902-03 regular issue; all unused except #314 single which is used; includes #300-301, 303-310 and a 314 horizontal pair; an attractive well-margined group of these popular stamps; a few small faults, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $973.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1223

1903, 1¢ blue green, double pre-printing paper fold (Scott 300 var.), o.g., very lightly hinged, an eye catching error; nice wide folds, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1224
BK
1903, 1¢ blue green and 2¢ carmine (Scott 300b, 301c), booklet panes of 6, o.g., very lightly hinged, attractive panes with great colors, Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 1225
BK
1903, 2¢ carmine (Scott 301c), position E, booklet pane of 6, o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh and choice example with beautiful color; this lot includes the original booklet covers (although they are in rough shape), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1226

1903, 4¢ brown essay (Scott 303-E3), on retouched photo sensitive paper, an incredibly scarce essay rarely offered in any condition; trivial thin spots, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1227

1903, 15¢ olive green (Scott 309), o.g., never hinged, radiant rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $725.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1228

1903, 50¢ orange (Scott 310), o.g., lightly hinged, magnificent GEM-quality stamp; extra-large margins and deep saturated color; a heart-pounding example to please the most quality-conscious collector, Extremely Fine, with 1991 and 2006 P.F. certificates.
Scott $375.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1229

1903, 50¢ orange (Scott 310), block of 4, o.g., hinged, bright, fresh color; a few reinforced perforations, Fine to Very Fine, an attention-grabbing block.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1230

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., never hinged, deeply etched impression with boldly emblazoned color on lily white paper, Superb, a true "matchless" gem, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $33,500.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1231

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., never hinged, gorgeous deep color and clear impression; seldom found in immaculate mint condition, Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 1232

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., never hinged, vivid and fresh mint stamp with breathtaking color; challenging in this immaculate condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1233

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., hinged, wonderful well centered example with brilliant color, Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1234

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., hinged, lively color and clearly etched impression; a very pleasing stamp, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1235

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., hinged, well-margined example with beautiful centering; single slightly nibbed perforation at lower right, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1236

1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), o.g., hinge remnant, choice well-centered stamp with lively color; minor paper "buckling" from the hinge that remains—not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1237

1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), o.g., lightly hinged, beautifully centered $2 Madison with great color; reperforated at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1238

1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), o.g., lightly hinged, premium quality example with deeply saturated color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $950.
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Lot 1239

1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), o.g., hinged, brilliant color; sharp impression; very nice-looking example; light thin spot present in the watermark area, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1240

1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), disturbed o.g., wonderfully fresh stamp with an impressive appearance; trivial thin spot; reperforated at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1241

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $850.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1242

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), o.g., never hinged, well margined top quality example with bold color and clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $750.
Scott $575.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1243

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), o.g., never hinged, nicely balanced example with ravishing rich color; natural inclusion fiber on reverse only - does not show on the front, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate for pair, from which it was taken - right stamp from the pair.
Scott $575.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1244

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), pair with part plate finisher initials imprint at left, o.g., never hinged, fresh and gorgeous position pair; light selvage wrinkles (not mentioned on certificate), Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95XQ.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,950 plus XQ premium.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1245

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate and 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1246

1908, 1¢ blue green, experimental coil, perf 12 vertically (Scott 318), o.g., previously hinged, lovely set of three balanced margins, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,750.
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Lot 1247

1908, 1¢ blue green, experimental coil, perf 12 vertically (Scott 318), o.g., hinged (pencil mark on gum), lovely example of this scarce paste-up coil single (the paste-up is along the right side of the stamp); beautiful rich color; small repair at bottom right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1248

1906, 2¢ carmine, imperf, type I (Scott 320), left plate number single, o.g., never hinged, Superb, the highest price the SMQ lists is for Gem 100, a stamp in this grade of Gem 100J Jumbo is worth considerably more, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100; $350.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1249
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1906, 2¢ carmine, International Vending Co. perfs (Scott 320), pair, regummed, Fine for the issue, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1250

1906, 2¢ scarlet, International Vending Co. perfs (Scott 320b), pair, o.g., previously hinged, Fine for the issue, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1251

1908, 2¢ carmine, type II, experimental coil, perf 12 vertically (Scott 322), an exceptional pair, o.g., lightly hinged, wonderfully bright and fresh; minor separation at bottom, Fine to Very Fine, with 1988 & 2006 P.F. certificates.
Scott $17,500.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000

An outstanding example of this rare experimental coil
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Realized $5,000.
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Lot 1252

1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 325), right margin arrow block of 25, o.g., never hinged, bright and post office fresh; natural straight edge at left with light gum bend along straight edge, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 1253

1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 327), o.g., never hinged, magnificent right sheet margin single with beautiful centering and radiant color, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $750.
Scott $300.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1254

1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 327), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh and choice example with fully unblemished gum, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2017 P.F. certificate for pair from which it came - top stamp from the pair.
Scott $300.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1255
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1907, 2¢ Jamestown (Scott 329), vertical block of 20, o.g., hinge remnant on bottom 2 stamps (18 stamps never hinged), wonderfully fresh multiple, much nicer than normally found on this difficult issue; the right ten stamps are particularly well centered with several "gradable" examples, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,405 for singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1256

1907, 5¢ Jamestown (Scott 330), o.g., never hinged, premium large margined example of this most difficult stamp; beautiful rich shade; a striking example for the most quality conscious collector, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,200.
Scott $310.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1257
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1907, 5¢ Jamestown (Scott 330), machine cancel, deep blue color within a deeply etched impression on stark white paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $425.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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