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Sale 107: Gems of Philately

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1902-1908 Regular Issues

Lots 2294-2303 Lots 2304-2306

Lot 2294 E   

1902, 1¢ black, large die essay on India, die sunk on 90 x 105mm card, incomplete engraving of vignette and lower part of frame, Very Fine, ex-Cheshire Collection.
Scott No. 300-E1    $4,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS PROGRESSIVE DIE ESSAY.

This striking essay is the least complete of the 1c 1902 progressive die states.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 2295 E   

1902, 4¢ black, large die essay on India, Die sunk on 90 x 105mm card, incomplete engraving of the entire design with the vignette unfinished on eyes, hair, beard, etc., Bureau blue control no. 58920 on back, Very Fine, ex-Cheshire Collection, Lake Shore.
Scott No. 303-E1    $2,500.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS 4¢ PROGRESSIVE DIE ESSAY.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2296 E   

1902, 4¢ black, large die essay on India, Die sunk on full-size 152 x 202mm card, incomplete engraving of the entire design with the shading lines in top of frame unfinished, Bureau blue control no. 60085 on back, Very Fine, ex-Cheshire Collection, Lake Shore.
Scott No. 303-E2    $2,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS 4¢ PROGRESSIVE DIE ESSAY.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2297 o   

1903, 50¢ orange, oval handstamp cancel, exceptionally centered with wide well balanced margins, rich brilliant color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a striking used gem; with 2022 P.F. certificate Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $325).
Scott No. 310    $35.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 2298    

1908, 5¢ blue, Schermack type II perfs, single, o.g., lightly hinged (handstamp on gum), well centered amid wide margins, Very Fine, extremely rare, one of the rarest private perforation issues; with 1992 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 315    $9,000 for pair.

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Current Opening Bid: $425

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Lot 2299    

1908, 5¢ blue, Schermack type III perfs, an exceptional pair, o.g., minor hinge remnant, marvelously well centered, fresh and solid, tiny, barely noticeable nick in the lower left corner (noted on the accompanying certificate), still Very Fine; with 2010 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 315    $7,000.

A VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 5¢ LINCOLN WITH TYPE III SCHERMACK PERFORATIONS.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,500

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Lot 2300    

1908, 5¢ blue, Schermack type III perfs, horizontal pair, o.g. (left stamp owner's handstamp on gum), wide margins, small thin in right stamp, otherwise F.-V.F., still a rare pair of the 1908 5¢ Lincoln with Schermack type III private perforations; with 1975 A.P.S. & 1995 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 315    $7,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $400

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Lot 2301    

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type I perfs, an exceptional mint pair, o.g., small hinge remnant, remarkably fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 315    $1,100.

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Current Opening Bid: $500

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Lot 2302    

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type I perfs, an exceptional line pair, o.g., fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 315    $2,250.

A lovely example of this rare guide line pair.

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Current Opening Bid: $850

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Lot 2303    

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type III perfs, horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnant, well centered with deep color, Very Fine and choice, an exceptional multiple of this difficult private coil issue; with 1988 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 315    $1,150.

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Current Opening Bid: $500

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Lots 2294-2303 Lots 2304-2306

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