Lot 18341914, 7¢ black, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering with large evenly balanced margins, rich bold color and a sharp detailed impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, with only five examples grading higher; with 1997 P.F. & 2007 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,000).
Scott No. 407 $150.
Lot 18351915, 50¢ violet, o.g., never hinged, wide margins, strong bright color, Very Fine; with 2019 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 440 $1,000.
Lot 18361914, 1¢ green, horizontal flat plate coil, guide line strip of 4, o.g., never hinged, wide margins and rich color, Very Fine and choice; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 443 $455.
Lot 18371914, 3¢ violet, horizontal flat plate coil, horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, choice centering amid wide margins, bright and fresh with deep color, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2019 Crowe certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SSV $1,100).
Scott No. 445 $500.
Lot 18381914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil, two leader strip multiples; includes a strip of 5 with 6'' leader perforation 10 at the end of the strip, other a pair with a 10''+ leader with "500, 2c. Stamps, Rolled Sideways, Unperforated, Auto-Wound" imprint, o.g., never hinged, strip with natural paper inclusion in right stamp, F.-V.F., an interesting leader strip pair showing different leader formats.
Scott No. 459 $2,250 as pairs and single.
Lot 1839 o1917, 50¢ light violet, neat oval cancel, exceptional centering amid well balanced margins, strong bright color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful used gem, one of six examples to receive this grade with only one higher; with 2012 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $550).
Scott No. 477 $80.
Lot 1840 o1917, $5 light green, block of 24, Chicago, Ill. duplex cancels, rich vibrant color, some blunt perfs at top right and lower right, Fine, an attractive and impressive used high value multiple.
Scott No. 480 $1,680 for blocks of 4.
Lot 18411916-17, 1¢-3¢ imperforates complete, horizontal pairs, o.g., never hinged, huge margins showing significant portions of adjacent stamps, strong colors, a Superb jumbo set; all with 2015-16 P.S.E. certificates Graded (Gem 100J).
Scott No. 481-484 $102.
Lot 18421917, 3¢ violet, type I, imperf, top margin plate no. "8195" block of 6, o.g., never hinged, wide even margins and strong color, Superb; with 2016 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98).
Scott No. 483 $200.
Lot 18431917, 7¢ black, top margin plate number single, o.g., never hinged, bold color on bright fresh paper, large well balanced margins and choice centering, an Extremely Fine gem, a lovely large margin plate number single (yet a bit overgraded in our opinion); with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (98, SSV $1,250).
Scott No. 507 $55.