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1923-1956 Issues




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Lot 4894

1923, 2¢ Harding, rotary (Scott 612), o.g., never hinged, cleanly printed, freshly papered and perfectly centered, Superb, only a half-dozen stamps grade higher, according to PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $575.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4895

1923, 2¢ Harding, rotary (Scott 612), top left complete sheet of 100, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,620.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4896

1924, 1¢ Huguenot-Walloon (Scott 614), o.g., never hinged, a stellar stamp, with flawless impression, rich detail and color, and absolutely perfect centering, a Superb gem, a stamp for the finest of collections, a Top of the Pop, with just four stamps attaining this grade in PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $700.
Estimate $500 - 700.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4897

1925, 5¢ Lexington-Concord (Scott 619), full wide top margin plate #16807 block of 6, o.g., never hinged, a stunning block with intense color on pristine paper, with near-faultless centering, Very Fine, a choice plate that's sure to please.
Scott $275.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 4898

1926, 2¢ Washington, type I, carmine lake color, rotary press printing (Scott 634b), flawless o.g., never hinged, with rich intense color that fairly jumps off the page at you, Fine+, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate very conservatively graded F 70.
SMQ F 70.
Scott $425.
Estimate $250 - 350

Don't be deceived by the rather wimpy grade on the cert - this stamp is very well centered for the issue and ranks as a premium example
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Current Bid $250
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Lot 4899

1926, 2¢ Washington, type I, carmine lake color, rotary press printing (Scott 634b), top right corner margin plate #19916 block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine for this, a scarce color in a plate block, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4900

1928, Hawaii complete (Scott 647-648), 647 bottom left plate number 19054 and 648 bottom right plate number 18907 complete sheets of 100, post office fresh, o.g., never hinged; some minor perf separations, 648 with small tear at bottom selvage half way across sheet, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,315.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4901

1929, Kans.-Nebr., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 658-679), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, overall Fine.
Scott $3,848.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4902
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1929, Kans., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 658-668), used plate blocks of 4, Fine to Very Fine, unpriced as used plate blocks. Scott lists a used set of 4 at $697 and a mint (hinged) set of plate blocks at $3165, used plate blocks are very scarce.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4903

1929, 4¢ Kans. (Scott 662), o.g., never hinged, bold color and impression within near perfect margins, Superb, would make George smile! .
SMQ SUP 98; $675.
Scott $35.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4904

1929, 8¢ Kans. (Scott 666), o.g., never hinged, a spectacular example, with heavenly color, paper and centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, a beast of a stamp, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-Sup 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $475.
Scott $145.
Estimate $350 - 450.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4905

1929, 8¢ Kans. (Scott 666), bottom right plate number 18192 block of 4, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), a gem of a plate with warm color, clean overprint and centering far superior to what is normally found on this issue, Extremely Fine, one to please the pickiest connoisseur.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4906

1929, Nebr., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 669-679), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,122.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4907

1929, 5¢ Nebr. (Scott 674), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with pulsating color on immaculate paper, Superb, a tough stamp this nice, only one stamp (a 100J) ranks higher in PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $750.
Scott $30.
Estimate $600 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4908

1929, 5¢ Nebr. (Scott 674), top right plate number 18907 block of 4, o.g., never hinged, sensationally centered with deep color and clean impression; outstanding centering throughout the block, Extremely Fine, a plate to take pride of place on your page, the toughest value in the set to find Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4909

1929, 9¢ Nebr. (Scott 678), plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, upper left #18742; great color and crisp overprints; remarkable centering and oversized margins for this notoriously difficult issue, Very Fine+, a very nice plate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4910

1929, 10¢ Nebr. (Scott 679), o.g., never hinged, with glowing color on fresh paper, near-perfectly centered with a crisp overprint, Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $300.
Scott $180.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4911

1931, 13¢ Harrison, rotary press printing (Scott 694), o.g., never hinged, a high-falutin' Harrison w crisp detail in bright color, magnificently centered on immaculate paper, Superb, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate graded Superb 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $325.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4912

1931, 25¢ Niagara Falls, rotary press printing (Scott 699), o.g., never hinged, wonderfully printed in bright, appealing color on pristine paper, Superb, a Top of the Pop, with just six stamps attaining this lofty grade in PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $400.
Scott $13.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4913

1932, 3¢ Daniel Webster (Scott 725), o.g., never hinged, the definition of "perfect", proof-like in its execution amidst absolute precision jumbo margins, a Superb gem, a wicked gorgeous stamp, a Top of the Pop, with PSE listing (but not valuing) six stamps at this summit grade in their Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $350 as a "100".
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4914

1951, $1 Wilson, watermarked USIR (Scott 832b), top left corner margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged; gum skip across right stamps, light wrinkles in top left selvage, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800 as 4 singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4915

1954, $1 Wilson, bright magenta & black color (Scott 832g), bottom margin plate number 25020 single, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with bright color and clean paper, nicely centered with near-perfect registration, Extremely Fine, a nice piece, with photocopy of 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate for plate block, this position 3, graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $250.
Scott $70.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4916

1938, $5 Coolidge, red brown & black color (Scott 834a), o.g., never hinged, a Coolidge variety to have you shouting; crisply printed in perfect registry; fresh with superior centering, Extremely Fine, way underpriced in Stamp Market Quarterly, only three stamps grade higher according to the PSE's Population Report, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $2,400.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 4917

1956, $5 Hamilton (Scott 1053), o.g., never hinged, enormous margins, perfectly centered, an absolute monster in every respect, Superb Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ GEM 100; $550.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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