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United States Stamps continued...

1929 TO DATE continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
661 nhu 701 701, 50c Lilac, excellent centering, fresh color, o.g., n.h., extremely fine 2007 PSE certificate (XF-Superb 95 SMQ $395.00).#701, 50c Lilac, excellent centering, fresh color, o.g., n.h., extremely fine; 2007 PSE certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $395.00). (Image) $52.50

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
662 og 734a 734a, 5c Kosciuszko, horizontal pair, imperforate vertically, right sheet-margin pair, exceedingly fresh color, centered a bit to the bottom as often, o.g., relatively lightly
hinged, very fine for this rare error 2007 PSE certificate.#734a, 5c Kosciuszko, horizontal pair, imperforate vertically, right sheet-margin pair, exceedingly fresh color, centered a bit to the bottom as often, o.g., relatively lightly hinged, very fine for this rare error; 2007 PSE certificate. (Image) $2,250.00

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
663 og 746a 746a, 7c Parks, horizontal pair, imperforate vertically, unusually well centered, o.g., lightly hinged, usual natural paper crease on right stamp, choice very fine only 50 pairs
were produced 1975 APS and 1976 PF certificates for the block#746a, 7c Parks, horizontal pair, imperforate vertically, unusually well centered, o.g., lightly hinged, usual natural paper crease on right stamp, choice very fine; only 50 pairs were produced; 1975 APS and 1976 PF certificates for the block of six from which this came. (Image) $600.00

SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
664 nhbl 756-65 #756-65, 1c-10c National Parks imperforate cplt. in full sheets of 200, each is beautifully framed on matched 22"x25" frames, we have not removed them from the frames, so we cannot comment on condition, the paper of the 8c value appears to be just slightly affected by light, otherwise they appear very fine; Dallas viewing only. $3,712.35

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
665 nhu 782 782, 3c Arkansas Centennial, bottom sheet-margin single, mathematically precise centering with large margins, lovely fresh color, o.g., n.h., superb 2007 PSE certificate (Gem
100 SMQ $300.00) this is the highest grade the PSE has given this#782, 3c Arkansas Centennial, bottom sheet-margin single, mathematically precise centering with large margins, lovely fresh color, o.g., n.h., superb; 2007 PSE certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $300.00); this is the highest grade the PSE has given this stamp, being one of only three to attain the Gem 100 designation. (Image) $0.30

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
666 nhPB 832-34 832-34, $1.00-$5.00 Presidentials, full top margin plate blocks of four, each is exceptionally well centered and with bright colors, o.g., n.h., extremely
fine.#832-34, $1.00-$5.00 Presidentials, full top margin plate blocks of four, each is exceptionally well centered and with bright colors, o.g., n.h., extremely fine. (Image) $530.00

SOLD for $270.00
Will close during Public Auction
667 nhu 897 897, 3c Wyoming Statehood, right sheet-margin single, flawlessly centered amid very large margins, rich luxuriant color, o.g., n.h., superb 2007 PSE certificate (Gem 100 SMQ
$200.00) the highest grade given to this stamp, being one of only#897, 3c Wyoming Statehood, right sheet-margin single, flawlessly centered amid very large margins, rich luxuriant color, o.g., n.h., superb; 2007 PSE certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $200.00); the highest grade given to this stamp, being one of only four so graded. (Image) $0.30

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
668 nh 1033a 1033a, 2c Carmine rose, silkote paper, bottom sheet-margin single, well centered, bright and fresh, o.g., n.h., very fine 2007 PSE certificate.#1033a, 2c Carmine rose, silkote paper, bottom sheet-margin single, well centered, bright and fresh, o.g., n.h., very fine; 2007 PSE certificate. (Image) $500.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
669 nhPB 1033a 1033a, 2c Carmine rose, silkote paper, top left corner margin plate no. 25061 block of four, bright color, o.g., n.h., top right stamp with light thinning in the right
perforations, fine appearance plate blocks of this variety are seldom offere#1033a, 2c Carmine rose, silkote paper, top left corner margin plate no. 25061 block of four, bright color, o.g., n.h., top right stamp with light thinning in the right perforations, fine appearance; plate blocks of this variety are seldom offered; 2001 PSE certificate. (Image) $2,750.00

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
670 nh 1623Be #1623Be, 13c Flag over Independence Hall and 9c Capitol, perf. 10 x 9 3/4, 150 se-tenant pairs, o.g., n.h., fine-very fine. $2,775.00

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
671 nh 1908 1908, 20c Fire pumper, plate no. 2 strip of five, bright and fresh, o.g., n.h., very fine one of the scarcer plate number strips of the Transportation series 2003 PF
certificate.#1908, 20c Fire pumper, plate no. 2 strip of five, bright and fresh, o.g., n.h., very fine; one of the scarcer plate number strips of the Transportation series; 2003 PF certificate. (Image) $800.00

SOLD for $130.00
Will close during Public Auction
672 nhbl 2870 #2870, 29c Recalled Legends of the West miniature sheet, three examples, each in the original post office envelope, o.g., n.h., very fine. $750.00

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USAGES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
673 EDU 423 423, $1.00 Violet brown, bottom sheet-margin vertical strip of three, along with 50c Violet (422), 30c Orange red (420) and 10c Orange Yellow (416), all mostly well centered,
especially the $1.00 and 50c values, tied by Washington, D.C. oval#423, $1.00 Violet brown, bottom sheet-margin vertical strip of three, along with 50c Violet (#422), 30c Orange red (#420) and 10c Orange Yellow (#416), all mostly well centered, especially the $1.00 and 50c values, tied by Washington, D.C. oval pmks. on 320mm x 180mm large piece of a registered package which is apparently the full front, sent to the Federal Reserve Agent in San Francisco from the Controller of the Currency, violet "Washington, D.C./Jul 15, 1915/ Registered" c.d.s., making this the July 15, 1915 earliest documented usage of the scarce $1.00 value, very fine and impressive; an interesting usage by the government to send currency through the post office by registered mail; this front demonstrates the legitimate usage of high denomination stamps, it is certainly a far more desirable commercial usage of the dollar value than the more usual parcel tag usage; an impressive showpiece which will greatly enhance an exhibition collection of earliest documented usages or Washington-Franklin heads; 2000 APS certificate; ex-Siskin, "Alpha". (Image) Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
674 EDU 433 433, 10c Orange yellow, lovely block of four, possessing exceptional centering and brilliant color, tied to registered return-receipt cover by New York registry ovals, November
13, 1914 earliest documented usage with New York, N.Y. registry#433, 10c Orange yellow, lovely block of four, possessing exceptional centering and brilliant color, tied to registered return-receipt cover by New York registry ovals, November 13, 1914 earliest documented usage with New York, N.Y. registry ovals of that date on the reverse and backstamped Washington, D.C. the next day, just slightly reduced at right, very fresh and handsome cover, very fine and choice; blocks of four are not at all common on cover making this a highly desired earliest documented usage; 2002 APS certificate; ex-"Alpha". (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
675 EDU 439 439, 30c Orange red, brilliant block of four with eye-catching color, wonderfully well centered as well, tied to fresh registered return-receipt cover by New York double oval
registry cancels, February 13, 1915 earliest documented usage with#439, 30c Orange red, brilliant block of four with eye-catching color, wonderfully well centered as well, tied to fresh registered return-receipt cover by New York double oval registry cancels, February 13, 1915 earliest documented usage with New York registry ovals of that date on the reverse, backstamped Washington, D.C. the next day, extremely fine and exceptionally attractive cover; this value is scarce on any cover and especially so with a block of four, when the earliest documented usage is added this all makes for a magnificent cover for the Washington-Franklin specialist; 2002 APS certificate; ex-"Alpha". (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
676 EDU 453 453, 2c Carmine rose rotary coil, Ty. I, perf. 10 vert., fine single with rich carmine rose color, tied to corner card cover of the San Antonio Drug Co., September 16, 1914
earliest documented usage, two strikes of the San Antonio machine ca#453, 2c Carmine rose rotary coil, Ty. I, perf. 10 vert., fine single with rich carmine rose color, tied to corner card cover of the San Antonio Drug Co., September 16, 1914 earliest documented usage, two strikes of the San Antonio machine cancel, posted to Jersey City, N.J., filing pinholes and backflap missing, fine and attractive cover; clear 2002 APS certificate; ex-"Alpha". (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
677 EDU 464 464, 3c Violet, bright single tied to 2c Carmine on white postal entire (U411) with corner card of the California Barrel Co., March 9, 1917 earliest documented usage, posted to
Aarhus, Denmark, stamp tied by San Francisco, Cal. machine canc#464, 3c Violet, bright single tied to 2c Carmine on white postal entire (#U411) with corner card of the California Barrel Co., March 9, 1917 earliest documented usage, posted to Aarhus, Denmark, stamp tied by San Francisco, Cal. machine cancel, censor tape at right, backstamped, stamp lifted for identification and hinged in place, small edge faults to cover, otherwise very fine usage; clear 1999 APS certificate; ex-"Alpha". (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
678 EDU 467 467, 5c Carmine error, single (damaged at right in opening) tied to petite ladys cover by both a flag machine cancel and a handstamped duplex of Portland Maine (duplex added
when the small envelope went through the machine incorrectly), May 2#467, 5c Carmine error, single (damaged at right in opening) tied to petite lady's cover by both a flag machine cancel and a handstamped duplex of Portland Maine (duplex added when the small envelope went through the machine incorrectly), May 22, 1917 earliest documented usage, posted to San Francisco, fine appearance; this is truly a remarkable usage, this error, caused by transferring the wrong denomination into three positions of the 2c plate no. 7942, though not caught by the Bureau of Engraving, was quickly recognized by collectors, thus many were saved mint with only a very few being used, mostly philatelicly inspired, in fact any cover is of great rarity with less than 20 covers known; however this cover has all the earmarks of a legitimate usage by someone who did not recognize the error, it is paying the 2c letter rate and certainly the recipient did not recognize the importance as evidenced by the way he opened it, this all coincides with it being the earliest documented usage, apparently used before the error was widely publicized; 1997 PF certificate; ex-"Alpha". (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
679 EDU 501 501, 3c Violet, Ty. I, single with quite deep color, tied to 2c Carmine on white postal entire (U429) by Boston, Mass. slogan flag type machine cancel, June 5, 1917 earliest
documented usage, posted to Denmark with censor label on the rever#501, 3c Violet, Ty. I, single with quite deep color, tied to 2c Carmine on white postal entire (#U429) by Boston, Mass. slogan flag type machine cancel, June 5, 1917 earliest documented usage, posted to Denmark with censor label on the reverse, backstamped Copenhagen, cover opened for display with backflap slightly reduced and edge wrinkles not affecting the stamp, fine; ex-"Alpha". (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
680 EDU 543 543, 1c Green, perforated 10, quite well centered single, tied to multicolor view card by Washington, D.C. machine cancel, May 21, 1921 earliest documented usage, edge flaws and
corner creases to card, well away from the stamp and markings,#543, 1c Green, perforated 10, quite well centered single, tied to multicolor view card by Washington, D.C. machine cancel, May 21, 1921 earliest documented usage, edge flaws and corner creases to card, well away from the stamp and markings, fine and desirable earliest documented usage; this is actually quite early as Johl lists May as the issuance month, and Washington, D.C. is the city most likely to first have the stamps; clear 2001 APS certificate; ex-"Alpha." (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,350.00
Will close during Public Auction

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