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Sale 100: Gems of Philately

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1918-1923 Issues

Lots 2261-2268

Lot 2261    

1918, 2¢ carmine, type V, offset printing, imperf, centerline block of 4, o.g., never hinged with light pencil, brilliant color on bright paper, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 533    $1,300.

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Current Opening Bid: $625

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Lot 2262    

1918, 2¢ carmine, type V, offset printing, imperf, block of 4, o.g., never hinged, enormous margins showing small portions of adjacent stamps at sides, rich vibrant color, Superb, an exceptional multiple; with 1995 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 533    $700.

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Current Opening Bid: $270

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Lot 2263    

1918, 2¢ carmine, type VII, offset printing, imperf, o.g., very lightly hinged, large to huge margins, rich radiant color, Very Fine and choice; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 534B    $2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $700

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Lot 2264    

1919, 2¢ carmine rose, type II, rotary press coil waste, perf 11 x 10, o.g., never hinged, unusually deep rich color, wide margins and far better centered than normally encountered in this issue, pristine Post Office freshness, F.-V.F., only one graded higher in the grade of 80; with 1986 P.F. & 2013 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (F-VF 75, SMQ $7,200).
Scott No. 539    $4,250 in the grade of fine.

ONE OF THE FINER NEVER HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 1919 2¢ WASHINGTON TYPE II PERF 11 X 10 COIL WASTE ISSUE.

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Lot 2265 o   

1923, 1¢ green, rotary press sheet waste, perf 11, wavy line machine cancel, particularly well centered for this notoriously off-centered issue, strong vivid color, Very Fine; with 1986 & 2018 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 544    $3,500 for the grade of fine.

A CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE 1923 1¢ PERF 11 ROTARY SHEET WASTE ISSUE.

This rare sheet waste issue is the result of a small stack of 1¢ rotary sheets that were run through the perf 11x11 machine that was being used for the flat plate printings at that time. It was not discovered until 1936 when three used examples came to light.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,800

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Lot 2266 o   

1923, 1¢ green, rotary press sheet waste, perf 11, slogan machine cancel, fairly well centered for this notoriously off-centered issue, rich bold color, F.-V.F.; with 2012 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 544    $3,500 in the grade of fine.

AN ATTRACTIVE USED EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE 1923 1¢ PERF 11 ROTARY SHEET WASTE ISSUE.

This rare sheet waste issue is the result of a small stack of 1¢ rotary sheets that were run through the perf 11x11 machine that was being used for the flat plate printings at that time. It was not discovered until 1936 when three used examples came to light.

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Current Opening Bid: $850

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Lot 2267    

1923, 14¢ American Indian, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering amid large evenly balanced margins, deep intense shade and Post Office fresh, Superb, a stunning gem; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $250).
Scott No. 565    $10.

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Current Opening Bid: $110

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Lot 2268    

1923, $5 America, o.g., never hinged, precision centering and beautifully balanced margins, Post Office fresh with rich colors, Superb, a marvelous gem high value; with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (98, SSV $950).
Scott No. 573    $180.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lots 2261-2268

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