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Sale 90: Gems of Philately

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1903-13 Issues

Lots 224-233 Lots 234-235

Lot 224    

1903, 15¢ olive green, top margin plate number single, o.g., never hinged, well centered amid wide margins and impressive plate number sheet margin, rich bold color, Extremely Fine, a striking and choice plate number single; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 309    $450.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 225    

1903, $1 black, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering amid large beautifully balanced margins, deep rich color color and remarkable freshness, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2019 P.F. certificate Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $8,500).
Scott No. 311    $1,800.

AN OUTSTANDING NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1903 $1 FARRAGUT ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,300

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Lot 226    

1903, $2 dark blue, o.g., never hinged, attractively amid nicely proportioned margins, deep color and quite fresh, Very Fine, choice in never hinged condition; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 312    $2,475.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,050

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Lot 227    

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf, bottom margin single, o.g., never hinged, huge margins with wide sheet margins, intensely rich color not normally associated with this issue, a Superb jumbo, an outstanding never hinged single; with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (98J, SSV $950 for 98).
Scott No. 315    $575.

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Current Opening Bid: $500

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Lot 228    

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf, block of 4, o.g., never hinged, large well balanced margins, deep rich color and very fresh, Extremely Fine, a handsome never hinged multiple of the 1908 5¢ Lincoln imperforate.
Scott No. 315    $2,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,050

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Lot 229    

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf, left margin plate no. "2953" block of 6 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, wide nice balanced margins, rich bold color, fresh and Extremely Fine, undercataloged in Scott in never hinged condition; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 315    $4,750.

AN EXTREMELY RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1908 5¢ LINCOLN IMPERFORATE ISSUE IN CHOICE CONDITION.

Out of the 11,600 stamps issued, very few remained in plate block format. Of those that have, most have been hinged by collectors.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,800

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Lot 230 o   

1908, 1¢ green, vertical coil, pair, light face free cancels, perfect centering amid wonderfully balanced margins, bright vibrant color, a Superb gem, the only pair to receive this grade with none higher (next highest pair is a 95J); with 2019 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Gem 100).
Scott No. 348    $160.

THE FINEST USED PAIR OF THE 1908 1¢ FRANKLIN VERTICAL COIL.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 231 o   

1909, 4¢ orange brown, horizontal coil, box cancels, choice centering within uncommonly wide evenly balanced margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine to Superb, an exceptional 1909 4¢ Washington horizontal coil issue; with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (95, SSV $1,500).
Scott No. 354    $275.

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Current Opening Bid: $675

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Lot 232    

1909, 4¢ orange brown, bluish paper, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), bright and fresh with rich bold color on distinctively bluish paper, Fine and choice, with only approximately 90 examples released by Post Office Department; with 1976 & 1999 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 360    $27,500.

A HANDSOME SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1909 4¢ BLUISH PAPER RARITY.

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Current Opening Bid: $8,500

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Lot 233    

1909, 2¢ Alaska-Yukon, Attleboro perfs, horizontal line strip of 4, full o.g. with sensibly reinforced perfs, rich color, Very Fine, Scott catalog value for line pair and two singles; with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 371    $14,000.

A REMARKABLE LINE STRIP OF FOUR OF THE 1909 2¢ ALASKA-YUKON ISSUE BEARING THE RARE ATTLEBORO PRIVATE PERFORATIONS - A GREAT PRIVATE PERFORATION RARITY AND MOSTLY LIKELY UNIQUE IN THIS FORMAT.

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Current Opening Bid: $9,500

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