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Sale 76: Gems of Philately

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1912-1914 Washington-Franklin Issue, SL Watermark, Perf. 12

Lots 199-205

Lot 199    

1914, 7¢ black, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered amid large balanced margins, deep color, Superb, an exceptional gem; with 1997 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,000).
Scott No. 407    $160.

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Current Opening Bid: $675

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Lot 200    

1914, 7¢ black, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered amid wide margins, rich deep color on bright pristine paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, a lovely Post Office fresh gem; with 2009 P.F. Graded certificate (XF-S 95, SSV $950).
Scott No. 407    $160.

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Current Opening Bid: $550

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Lot 201    

1914, 20¢ ultramarine, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering amid uncommonly large margins, wonderfully fresh with rich vibrant color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo; with 1989 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $2,300) with only two at this grade and four graded higher.
Scott No. 419    $400.

A STRIKING NEVER HINGED JUMBO MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 20¢ FRANKLIN ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,150

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Lot 202    

1914, 30¢ orange red, o.g., never hinged, radiantly rich color, evenly balanced margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful Post Office fresh gem; with 2005 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,250).
Scott No. 420    $250.

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Current Opening Bid: $850

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Lot 203    

1914, 30¢ orange red, o.g., never hinged, intensely rich color on bright Post Office fresh paper, beautifully balanced margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, a striking never hinged gem; with 2007 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,250) with only 10 graded higher.
Scott No. 420    $250.

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Current Opening Bid: $625

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Lot 204 o   

1912, 50¢ violet, D.L. watermark, top margin plate block of 6, oval cancels, rich color, some perf separations in first vertical row, Very Fine, very rare intact plate block in used condition.
Scott No. 422; $4,750 for mint    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $450

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Lot 205    

1912, $1 violet brown, o.g., never hinged, large evenly balanced margins and precise centering, intensely rich color and pristine Post Office freshness, a Superb jumbo; with 2015 P.S.A.G. and 2015 P.S.E. Graded certificates, both (Superb 98J, SMQ $17,500 for a 98), the highest grade awarded to this rare stamp and the sole example to achieve this grade.
Scott No. 423    $1,000.

A PHENOMENAL NEVER HINGED GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 $1 WASHINGTON HIGH VALUE - WITHOUT QUESTION THE FINEST EXAMPLE IN EXISTENCE.

Only one other never hinged stamp comes close to this grade at a 95 and the next highest jumbo grade coming in at a modest 80J.

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Current Opening Bid: $8,000

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Lots 199-205

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