Lot 2232 o1914, 1¢ green, perf 12 x 10, horizontal pair, Pan-Pacific slogan machine cancel, strong bold color, Fine, Scott catalog value for the grade of fine to very fine; with 1980 P.F. certificate (for previous 424a Scott number).
Scott No. 423A $16,000.
A VERY RARE USED MULTIPLE OF THE 1914, 1¢ ISSUE PERFORATED 12 X 10 - THE ONLY ONE KNOWN BEARING AN EXPOSITION CANCELLATION.
Lot 22331914, 6¢ red orange, bottom margin single with part imprint, o.g., never hinged (gum streak at top), choice centering amid well balanced margins, bright color, Extremely Fine; with 2006 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90, SMQ $250).
Scott No. 429 $105.
Lot 22341914, 12¢ claret brown, right margin single, o.g., never hinged, perfect centering and beautifully balanced margins, rich deep color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a gem Post Office fresh stamp; with 2014 P.F. Graded certificate (XF-S 95, SSV $525).
Scott No. 435 $60.
Lot 22351914, 15¢ gray, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid evenly balanced margins, strong bright color and exceptional freshness, Extremely Fine to Superb, a remarkable never hinged gem; with 2016 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,700).
Scott No. 437 $280.
Lot 22361915, 50¢ violet, o.g., lightly hinged, precision centering amid large margins, strong bright color, Superb, one of seven examples to receive this grade with only one example higher; with 2014 P.S.E. Graded certificate (Superb 98, SMQ $2,250).
Scott No. 440 $450.
AN EXCEPTIONAL ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 50¢ PERF 10 SINGLE LINE WATERMARK ISSUE.
Lot 2237 /1915, 50¢ violet, right margin plate no. "7049" block of 6, o.g., lightly hinged, three stamps never hinged, beautiful allover centering with wide margins, strong vivid color, Extremely Fine and choice; with 2006 & 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 440 $15,000.
AN EXCEPTIONAL AND EXTREMELY RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1915 50¢ SINGLE LINE WATERMARK PERF 10 ISSUE.
Lot 2238 o1914, 5¢ blue, horizontal flat plate coil, oval cancels, gem centering amid unusually wide margins, rich and intensely deep color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, this is the only example to receive this grade with none higher; with 2012 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $875).
Scott No. 447 $115.
THE FINEST USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 5¢ HORIZONTAL FLAT PLATE COIL ISSUE EXTANT.
Lot 22391914, 2¢ carmine rose, type I, horizontal rotary coil, horizontal line pair, o.g., never hinged, rich deep color, bright and fresh, Very Fine; with 2007 P.F. Graded certificate (VF 80).
Scott No. 453 $1,450.
Lot 2240 o1916, 5¢ blue, horizontal rotary coil, horizontal line pair, Cincinnati, O. roller cancel, choice overall centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, an truly exceptional line pair; with 1997 and 2016 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $650).
Scott No. 458 $250.
Lot 22411914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil, horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, rich color and exceptional centering, Extremely Fine and choice, a pristine pair; with 1976 and 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 459 $650.