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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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1902-1908 Regular Issues

Lots 1778-1784

Lot 1778 o   

1903, $1 black, duplex cancel, mammoth margins, deep color, an Extremely Fine jumbo, one of the largest 1903 $1 issues we have ever encountered; with 2009 P.S.E. and 2014 P.F. certificates, the former (Graded XF 90J, SMQ $350).
Scott No. 311    $95.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 1779    

1903, $5 dark green, o.g., hinge remnant, intensely rich color, bright and fresh, small central thin, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. 313    $2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $160

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Lot 1780 o   

1903, $5 dark green, neat oval registry cancel, rich color, nicely balanced margins, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 313    $675.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 1781    

1906, 1¢ blue green, imperf, top margin plate no. "4498" block of 6 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, large margins, deep color, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 314    $325.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 1782 o   

1908, 4¢ brown, imperforate, Schermack type III, wavy line machine cancel, full Schermack perfs on both sides, very well centered for this difficult issue with design clear of perfs, deep rich color, Very Fine; with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 314A    $50,000.

A VERY RARE AND CHOICE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1908 4¢ IMPERFORATE WITH SCHERMACK TYPE III PERFORATIONS - WITH ONLY FORTY TWO USED EXAMPLES RECORDED.

In April of 1908, the Schermack Company received orders of a 4¢ denomination from two of their Detroit clients, the Burroughs Adding Machine Company and the Hamilton Carbardt Company. Altogether, 10,000 stamps were ordered and 25 sheets were sent by the Bureau without perforations on May 12th, 1908.

According to the Siegel Census, only 32 used singles are recorded. Only eleven of these are deemed sound.

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Current Opening Bid: $15,000

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Lot 1783 /   

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf, horizontal pair, o.g., left stamp lightly hinged, right stamp never hinged, large to huge margins, deep color and pristine freshness, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 315    $925 for singles.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 1784    

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf, left margin horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnant, mostly large margins, strong bright color, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 315    $625.

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Current Opening Bid: $400

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Lots 1778-1784

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