Lot 18131917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11, o.g., never hinged, well centered amid nicely balanced margins, rich deep color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a choice never hinged stamp; with 2020 P.F. certificate Graded (VF-XF 85, SSV $1,300).
Scott No. 519 $900.
Lot 18141918, $2 orange red & black, o.g., never hinged, perfect centering and encompassed by huge evenly balanced margins all around, fresh with rich colors, a Superb jumbo gem, however, when last sold for $19,500 (in 2014), this stamp was submitted to the Philatelic Foundation where it was graded previously hinged S 98 J (cert. included), now for the first time since last sold in 2014 this gem will be sold on its own merits; with 2013 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Gem 100J, SMQ $17,500).
Scott No. 523 $1,100.
ONE OF THE FINEST MINT EXAMPLES OF THE 1918 $2 ORANGE RED & BLACK ISSUE IN EXISTENCE.
Lot 18151918, $2 orange red & black, o.g., never hinged, wide margins, wonderful radiant color, Very Fine and choice; with 1997 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 523 $1,100.
Lot 18161918, $5 deep green & black, top margin plate block of 8 with plate numbers & arrow, o.g., never hinged, rich colors, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 524 $5,000.
A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 1918 $5.00 ISSUE.
Lot 1817 o1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV, left margin plate number single, light wavy line machine cancel, enormous margins showing significant portions of adjacent stamps, bold color, a Superb jumbo; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Gem 100J, SMQ $450 for 100).
Scott No. 532 $43.
Lot 18181918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V, horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, ample to large margins, fresh with bright color, Very Fine; with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 533 $400.
Lot 18191919, 3¢ Victory, deep red violet shade, o.g., very lightly hinged, rich distinct color, well center for this notoriously off-centered issue, F.-V.F.; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 537a $1,250 in the grade of fine.
Lot 18201919, 2¢ carmine rose, type II, rotary coil waste, perf 11 x 10, top margin horizontal pair with plate number, o.g., hinge remnant, strong color, left stamp with tiny thin and right stamp with scuffed perf tips, about Fine appearance, a very rare multiple; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 539 $5,400 for fine singles.
Lot 18211919, 3¢ violet, rotary coil waste, perf 11 x 10, bottom margin block of 32, o.g., never hinged, strong color, some light gum bends, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 541 $3,200.
Lot 18221920, $2 carmine & black, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid wide margins, rich vibrant colors and exceptionally fresh, Extremely Fine to Superb, a brilliant gem; with 2020 P.F. certificate Graded (XF-S 95, SSV $725).
Scott No. 547 $240.