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Stamps and Postal History


1918-1920 Offset Issues




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Lot 4836
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Current Bid $300
Lot 4837

1918, 2¢ carmine, type VII, offset printing (Scott 528B), o.g., never hinged, inconsequential gum bend, bold color and impression within remarkable margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $650.
Scott $50.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4838
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1918, 3¢ deep purple, type IV, offset printing (Scott 530), plate block of 6, striking deep color and strong reverse offset on reverse, o.g., center stamps previously hinged (4 stamps never hinged), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 4839

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, type IV, offset printing, imperf (Scott 532), block of 4 with vertical guide line, o.g., never hinged, an outstanding positional, with fresh color and paper, plus gigantic margins all around, Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded Superb 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,040 as singles.
Scott $155 ++.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4840

1918, 2¢ carmine, type V, offset printing, imperf (Scott 533), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, cleanly printed in bold color, on blindingly pristine paper with huge margins all around, Extremely Fine to Superb, a pair to grace the finest album page, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF-S 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $550.
Scott $400.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4841

1918, 2¢ carmine, type V, offset printing, imperf (Scott 533), a magnificent right margin horizontal pair, flawless o.g. without any of the usual cracks, skips or bends, never hinged, beautifully well centered, the epitome of perfection, a gem for the most demanding connoisseur, Superb, ex Rupp Brothers, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4842
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1918, 2¢ carmine, type V, offset printing, imperf (Scott 533), gloriously printed in resolute color; amazingly clean detail plus a face-free Chicago cancel on fresh paper with massive margins capturing parts of five surrounding stamps, a Superb gem, we'd be tempted to call this a jumbo, even if the certificate doesn't, with 2016 P.F. certificate for usage on cover, plus 2017 P.S.E. certificate as off-cover single graded Gem 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $1,000.
Scott $150.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4843

1918, 2¢ carmine, type VI, offset printing, imperf (Scott 534A), corner margin, bottom arrow and plate block of 22, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh; selvage and four stamps with light gum wrinkles including two stamps above plate number, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4844
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1918, 2¢ carmine, type VII, offset printing, imperf (Scott 534B), horizontal pair, a magnificent pair with sensational detail (especially for these offsets), clean color, and light, mostly face-free cancels on pristine, solidly margined paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, SMQ's reduced value is a mystery, with 1967 P.F. certificate (signed Louise Boyd Dale), plus 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $3,400.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 4845

1918, 3¢ violet, type V, offset printing, imperf (Scott 535), o.g., never hinged, a true jumbo on eye-poppingly bright paper in clean color, framed by portions of all eight adjoining stamps, a Superb gem, a Top of the Pop, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $125 as a "100".
Scott $18.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 4846

1919, 1¢ gray green, offset printing, perf 12½ (Scott 536), bottom left complete sheet of 100, o.g., never hinged, great color and post office fresh; five stamps with small inclusions and one stamp with light gum wrinkle, two plate blocks fault free, a few light perf separations, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $4,760.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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