Lot 21001918, 1¢ gray green, Offset, Accountable Paper, block of 11 with right sheet margin, partial strike of purple "Subjects missing from this sheet have been accounted for." handstamp, o.g., some hinge remnants, heavy gum crease in bottom stamps, Fine, ex-George Brett.
Scott No. 525 Estimate $400 - 600.
ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS ACCOUNTABLE PAPER HANDSTAMP.
Lot 21011918, 1¢ gray green, Offset, "Flat Nose", block of four, top right stamp with this distinctive variety showing line of engraving shortening nose and cutting thru oval at bottom, fresh color, natural s.e. at top and right showing full guide lines, o.g., hinge remnant, bottom right stamp small thin spots, top right stamp (the variety) with light corner crease, Fine and interesting variety, listed but unpriced in Scott; with 1998 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 525 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 21021918, 1¢ gray green, Offset, imperf between, block of four, natural s.e. at top and right, slightly disturbed o.g., Fine and rare multiple; with 2003 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 525c $1,000+.
Lot 21031918, 1¢ gray green, Offset, imperf between, with natural s.e. at right as always since this variety always comes from the two right rows of a left pane, tied to multicolor view post card paying the war-time 2¢ post card rate by "Detroit, Mich. Jun 18 1919" machine cancel to Pratteville, Mich.; light vertical fold between stamps and minor soiling to card, Fine, ex-Alpha; with 1994 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 525c Estimate $750 - 1,000.
THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERF BETWEEN ERROR USED ON COVER.
Lot 2104 /1919, 1¢ green, Offset imperf, two plate blocks of six, both with huge margins, left plate "9817" in emerald green, o.g., small inclusion in margin; and top plate "9951" in gray green, o.g., never hinged; Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 531 $300.
Lot 21051919, 1¢ green, Offset imperf, horizontal strip of three, tied by "Brooklyn, N.Y. Appr 2, 1919" wavy machine cancel on cover to Philadelphia Pa., Very Fine; with 2006 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 531 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE 1919 OFFSET IMPERFORATE ISSUE.