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Sale 90: Gems of Philately

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1912-18 Washington-Franklin Issues

Lots 240-249 Lots 250-259 Lot 260

Lot 240    

1912, 1¢ green, horizontal coil, guide line pair, o.g., never hinged, perfect centering within large and remarkably balanced margins almost unheard of on a coil issue, rich deep color and pristine, a Superb gem, this is the only line pair that has received this grade with none higher (the next higher being a 98); with 2009 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Gem 100, SMQ $3,500).
Scott No. 412    $260.

WITHOUT QUESTION - ONE OF THE FINEST MINT LINE PAIRS OF THE 1912 1¢ 8½ PERF HORIZONTAL COIL ISSUE.

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Lot 241 o   

1912, 2¢ carmine, horizontal coil, guide line pair, New York double oval station "A" cancels, precision centering amid beautifully balanced margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2014 P.F. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SSV $900 for 90).
Scott No. 413    $325.

ONE OF THE FINEST USED GUIDE LINE PAIRS OF THE 1912 2¢ WASHINGTON PERF 8½ HORIZONTAL COIL.

Very few used line pair examples of the 1912 2¢ Washington perf 8½ horizontal coil exist with centering grading over very fine. In the P.S.E. Population Report, only three examples are reported over a grade of 80 with the highest being a XF 90.

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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Lot 242    

1914, 30¢ orange red, o.g., never hinged, rich intense color on bright paper, large well balanced margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, with only eleven examples graded higher; with 2005 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,250).
Scott No. 420    $230.

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Lot 243    

1914, 30¢ orange red, o.g., never hinged, near perfect centering amid well balanced margins, intensely rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, a striking never hinged gem; with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (95, SSV $1,250).
Scott No. 420    $230.

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Current Opening Bid: $575

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Lot 244 o   

1914, 1¢ green, horizontal flat plate coil, wavy line machine cancel, precise centering amid uncommonly large and beautifully balanced margins, rich vibrant color, a Superb jumbo, one of the finest used examples known of the 1914 1¢ horizontal flat plate coil issue; with 2002 P.F. & 2019 Crowe certificates, the latter Graded (98J, SSV $525 for 98).
Scott No. 443    $45.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 245 o   

1914, 4¢ brown, horizontal flat plate coil, neat wavy line machine cancel, precision centering amid wide and beautifully balanced margins, rich deep color, Superb, a marvelous wide margin coil gem; with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (98, SSV $1,200).
Scott No. 446    $150.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 246 o   

1915, 2¢ red, type I, vertical rotary coil, line machine cancel, precision centering amid well balanced margins, brilliant color, a Superb gem, one of three examples to receive this grade with no others examples grading higher; with 2008 & 2014 P.S.E. certificates, both Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $4,500).
Scott No. 449    $600.

ONE OF THE FINEST USED EXAMPLES OF THE 1915 2¢ TYPE I VERTICAL ROTARY COIL ISSUE.

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Lot 247    

1915, 2¢ red, type II, horizontal rotary coil, pair, o.g., never hinged, precision centering, rich vibrant color and exceptional freshness, a Superb gem, with only three graded higher (all 98J); with 2018 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $2,000).
Scott No. 454    $360.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 248    

1916, 3¢ violet, horizontal rotary coil, horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, exceptional centering amid well balanced margins, bright vibrant color, Extremely Fine to Superb, with only one hinged pair graded higher; with 1978 P.F. & 2019 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,150).
Scott No. 456    $550.

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Lot 249    

1914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil, horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, perfect centering and margins, rich radiant color and Post Office fresh, Superb, a stunning gem pair with only few equals; with 2001 P.F. (for strip) & 2019 Crowe certificates, the latter Graded (Superb 98, SSV $1,000).
Scott No. 459    $650.

The P.S.E. Population Report has only graded two n.h. pairs at a 98 with none graded higher.

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Lots 240-249 Lots 250-259 Lot 260

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