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Sale 76: Gems of Philately

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1918-1923 Issues

Lots 229-234

Lot 229    

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered, fresh with rich bright color, Extremely Fine to Superb, one of six examples to receive this grade with four examples higher (all 98); with 2007 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $3,400).
Scott No. 519    $850.

AMONG THE FINEST NEVER HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 1917 2¢ WASHINGTON DOUBLE LINE WATERMARK ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,300

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Lot 230    

1918, $5 deep green & black, right margin single, o.g., never hinged, rich colors, large beautifully balanced margins and exceptional centering, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2010 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,000).
Scott No. 524    $360.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 231    

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V, left margin plate no."11260" block of 6, o.g., never hinged, huge margins encompassing small portions of adjacent stamps, rich color and proof-like impression, an Extremely Fine gem, a superb plate block in never hinged condition; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 533    $1,800.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 232    

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type VII, bottom margin plate "12275" number single, o.g., never hinged, large margins, rich radiant color and pristine Post Office freshness, Very Fine and choice, a striking and rare plate number single in this choice never hinged condition; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 534B    $3,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,200

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Lot 233    

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type VII, left margin horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, large to huge margins, rich bright color and beautifully fresh, Extremely Fine and choice; with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 534B    $7,500.

A WONDERFUL MINT MULTIPLE OF THE 1918 2¢ IMPERFORATE OFFSET TYPE VII ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $4,750

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Lot 234    

1920, $2 carmine & black, o.g., never hinged, precision centering within large evenly balanced margins, rich deep colors and Post Office freshness, Superb, one of eight examples to receive this graded with only one example higher (a 100); with 2001 A.P.S. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $2,350).
Scott No. 547    $270.

A STUNNING GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 1920 $2 CARMINE & BLACK HIGH VALUE - CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES EXTANT.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,700

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Lots 229-234

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