Lot 10201908-09, Washington-Franklins, 1¢ to $1 complete, o.g., all fresh with rich colors, an F.-V.F. set.
Scott No. 331-342 $1,186.
Lot 10211909, 15¢ pale ultramarine, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid nicely balanced margins, fresh with bright vibrant color, Extremely Fine and choice, an exceptional never hinged gem.
Scott No. 340 $150.
Lot 10221909, 50¢ violet, o.g., never hinged, wide margins and well centered, strong bright color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 2014 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (VF-XF 85, SMQ $975).
Scott No. 341 $700.
Lot 10231909, $1 violet brown, full o.g., beautifully centered amid large margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, a lovely mint high value; with 2014 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90, SMQ $950).
Scott No. 342 $475.
Lot 10241909, $1 violet brown, o.g., fairly light hinging, beautifully centered amid nicely balanced margin, deep bold color, Extremely Fine, choice so nice; with 1985 & 1987 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 342 $475.
Lot 10251908, Washington-Franklins, 1¢ to 5¢ complete, imperf, plate blocks of 6, o.g., never hinged, large margins, 1¢ bottom plate with others side plates, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. 343-347 $1,282.
Lot 10261908, 2¢ carmine, imperf, vertical coil, foreign entry (design of 1¢), middle stamp on vertical strip of 7 with plate no. "5299" and hollow 5-point star in top margin, o.g., never hinged, rich deep color, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 344V $5,000.
ONE OF THE FEW NEVER HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 1908 2¢ IMPERFORATE VERTICAL COIL WITH THE RARE 1¢ FOREIGN ENTRY VARIETY.
This variety was caused when the 1908 1¢ Franklin die transfer roll was used on one position of plate 5299. The error was caught before use of the plate and the 1¢ entry was burnished out partially leaving traces of the hairs in Franklin's head and "One Cent"in the new 2¢ entry.
Lot 10271909, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid uncommonly huge margins, rich vivid color, an Extremely Fine jumbo, one of three examples to receive this grade with only two examples higher, this being the highest never hinged jumbo grade; with 2016 P.F. (for pair) and 2016 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90J, SMQ $1,200).
Scott No. 354 $425.
Lot 10281909, 5¢ blue, horizontal coil, o.g., never hinged, well centered, fresh with rich deep color, Very Fine; with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate for pair.
Scott No. 355 $450.
Lot 10291909, 5¢ blue, horizontal coil, horizontal line pair, full o.g., rich color, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott No. 355 $1,500.