Lot 22461916, 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.
Lot 22471916, 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.
Lot 22481916, 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.
Lot 22491917, $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.
Lot 22501916, 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.
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.