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Sale 100: Gems of Philately

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1916-1919 Washington-Franklin Issue, Unwatermarked, Perf. 10

Lots 2246-2251

Lot 2246    

1916, 5¢ carmine color error, unwatermarked, perf 10, o.g., never hinged, well centered amid nicely balanced margins, strong bright color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 1992 P.F. & 2020 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (VF-XF 85, SMQ $1,100).
Scott No. 467    $800.

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Current Opening Bid: $300

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Lot 2247    

1916, 11¢ dark green, unwatermarked, perf 10, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid large beautifully balanced margins, deep intense color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a striking gem; with 2003 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $625).
Scott No. 473    $90.

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Current Opening Bid: $180

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Lot 2248    

1916, 30¢ orange red, unwatermarked, perf 10, position 98 from the plate #6911 sheet, o.g., never hinged, natural s.e. at bottom, intensely deep color and very fresh, well centered for this notoriously off-centered issue with design clear of perforations at the left, Fine and rare; with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 476A    $4,250 for the grade of fine.

A LOVELY EXAMPLE OF THE 30¢ PERF 10 WASHINGTON-FRANKLIN ISSUE ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER FROM ONE OF THE TWO CERTIFIED SHEETS OF 100.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 2249    

1917, $5 light green, perf 10, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid evenly balanced margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2007 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,300).
Scott No. 480    $375.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 2250    

1916, 2¢ carmine, type II, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil, o.g., never hinged (faint perf disc impression of little consequence), strong vivid color and very fresh, F.-V.F. and scarce; with 1989 P.F. & 2005 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 491    $5,250.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,600

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Lot 2251 ()   

1916, 2¢ carmine, type II, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil, line pair, no gum, well centered amid nicely balanced margins. strong bright color, left stamp with a few small spots, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 491    $13,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE WELL CENTERED UNUSED LINE PAIR OF THE SCARCE 1916 2¢ TYPE II HORIZONTAL COIL ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,500

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Lots 2246-2251

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