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Lot 1388

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., lightly hinged, a tremendous example of this popular stamp; extremely large margins and bold rich shade, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $650.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 1389
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1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), left arrow block of 4, o.g., top left stamp lightly hinged (3 stamps never hinged), bright and fresh; perforation separation at left margin, tiny thin speck on bottom left stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $1,180.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 1390

1919, 1¢ to 3¢, Offset imperf (Scott 531//535), six top-quality multiples: #531-532 line pairs; 533-534 pairs; 534A pair, and 535 line pair, all in pristine mint condition, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Scott $859.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 1391

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), o.g., never hinged, large gargantuan margins with portions of adjoining eight stamps, Superb, the SMQ only lists this stamp in Gem 100, this stamp graded Gem 100J is worth considerably more, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100; $400.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 1392

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), o.g., never hinged, large margined right sheet margin single with vivid color; a GEM stamp, Extremely Fine to Superb, with photocopy of 2018 P.F. certificate for block/6, from which it was taken - top right stamp from block.
Scott $175.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 1393
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), block of 4, o.g., 2 right stamps never hinged, bottom right natural gum crease, bright and fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $625.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 1394

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), bottom margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, incredible JUMBO-margined multiple in a wonderful state of preservation; the quintessential example of this tough type V plate block, destined for the finest collection, Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $2,850 as six singles.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 1395
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), bottom margin plate block of 6, Benton Harbor, Mich duplex cancels, massive margins with portions of adjacent stamps at sides; small wrinkles along top
light wrinkles/creases, Superb, unpriced as a used plate block.
Scott $825 as a block and pair.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375.
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Lot 1396
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), left margin plate block of 6, Benton Harbor, Mich duplex cancels, portions of adjoining stamps at right and bottom; creases and a couple small thins, Superb, unpriced as a used plate block.
Scott $825 as a block and pair.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375.
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Lot 1397

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type VII (Scott 534B), bottom margin single with part arrow, o.g., previously hinged, ravishing color and impression which details the unique and rare Type VII characteristics, Extremely Fine to Superb, a fiercely sought after item especially in this top notch quality, with photocopy of 1977 P.F. certificate for block and 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $2,350.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,800.
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Lot 1398

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type VII (Scott 534B), plate number single, o.g., previously hinged, fresh example of this elusive offset type—especially when found as an attractive plate single; hinge thins in center, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 1399

1918, 3¢ violet, Offset imperf (Scott 535), o.g., never hinged, large gargantuan margins with portions of adjoining eight stamps with deep rich complete impression which is most uncommon on this offset issue, Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J (SMQ does not price this stamp higher than Gem 100).
SMQ Gem 100J; $125 for plain 100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100.
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Lot 1400

1919, 3¢ Victory, deep red violet shade (Scott 537a), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $425.
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Lot 1401
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1923, 1¢ green, rotary sheet waste, perf 11 (Scott 544), straight line machine cancel, difficult to find so nice; tiny thin speck at center, nearly Fine centering, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,500.
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Lot 1402

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), o.g., never hinged, well centered with warm rich colors, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2016 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it was taken - bottom left stamp from block.
Scott $240.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 1403

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), o.g., never hinged, remarkably fresh and choice, Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $270.
Scott $240.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $110.
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Lot 1404
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1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), ravishing colors and deeply etched impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, the SMQ does not list a price for a stamp in this grade, if a price was available, it would be considerably higher, the PSE population report reports this as the highest reported used stamp of this issue, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $375.
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Lot 1405
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1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), centerline block of 4, o.g., bottom stamps never hinged / top stamps hinged, awesome deep rich color on this magnificent multiple, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $450.
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Lot 1406

1920, 5¢ Pilgrim (Scott 550), top margin single, o.g., never hinged, Superb, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,575.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 1407

1920, 5¢ Pilgrim (Scott 550), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $250.
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