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1902-1908 Regular & Commemorative Issues
 
 
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Lot 2872
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1902, regular issue, 1¢ to $5 complete, small die proofs (Scott 300P2-313P2), each mounted on original grayish Roosevelt album card, bright and fresh, never hinged; some foxing to 50¢, otherwise Very Fine, very rare complete set with only 85 presentation booklets produced.
Scott $4,275.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2873
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1902, regular issue, 1¢ to $5 complete, small die proofs (Scott 300P2-313P2), on grayish Roosevelt card backing, each measuring approximately 27 x 30mm, rare complete set; 50¢ is oxidized, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $4,275.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2874
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1902, regular issue, 1¢ to $5 complete, small die proofs (Scott 300P2-313P2), eye catching set of small die proofs; removed from presentation album gray backing; a choice set on uniformed beauty; couple thins and a few wrinkles from removal from grey card backing, otherwise Extremely Fine, from Roosevelt presentation album - only 85 sets can possibly exist.
Scott $4,275.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2875
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1902, 1¢ to $5, "Specimen" overprints complete (Scott 300SE-313SE), part o.g. or no gum; piece missing 2¢, tear 10¢, 8¢ & $1 with straight edges, otherwise Very Fine, the $5, in particular, is quite choice.
Scott $2,950.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

Accompanied by a March 1903 letter of provenance from the Third Assistant Postmaster General telling the original owner of the set
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Current Bid$375
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Lot 2876
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1902, 1¢ to $5 complete, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 300SE-313SE), scarce and desirable set; complete set, 3¢, 4¢, 10¢ and 50¢ have some small faults, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $2,950.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2877

1902, 1¢ to $5 complete (Scott 300-313), plate number singles, o.g., hinged, very elusive complete set of plate singles; each selected for beautiful rich colors, Fine.
Scott $4,346.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2878
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1902, 1¢-13¢ (Scott 300/319), plate number and imprint strips of 3, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, six brilliant fresh multiples; 300, 303, 307 and 308 never hinged; a pleasing group; 307 with serious perf separations, otherwise Fine.
Scott $3,204.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2879

1903, 1¢ blue green (Scott 300), o.g., very lightly hinged, eye catching double pre-printing paper fold; nice wide folds, Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2880
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1903, 1¢ blue green (Scott 300-311), nice variety of better cancellations, select group of 12 values; handpicked for color, centering, or postmarks, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $165.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2881
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1903, 1¢ blue green (Scott 300b), booklet pane of 6, o.g., hinged, premium quality example with brilliant color; much nicer than usually found, Fine to Very Fine, with 1976 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2882
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1903, 2¢ carmine (Scott 301c), booklet pane of 6, o.g., lightly hinged, lively fresh color and sharp clear impression, Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2883

1903, 3¢ bright violet (Scott 302), o.g., never hinged, awesome example with boardwalk margins and smashing rich color; a tremendous top quality stamp that would enhance any collection, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $525.
Scott $130.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2884

1903, 4¢ brown essay (Scott 303-E3), retouched photo sensitive paper; an incredibly scarce essay rarely offered in any condition; trivial thin spots, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2885

1903, 15¢ olive green (Scott 309), top margin single with plate number, o.g., never hinged, fabulous example with ravishing rich color and crystal clear impression, Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2886

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., never hinged, refreshing top quality example featuring vivacious color and particularly choice centering; a big time stamp sure to please the most demanding collector, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $3,500.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2887

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., hinged, incredibly fresh stamp with well incised impression, Very Fine, with photocopy of 1993 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which this stamp was taken; this being top right stamp from the block.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2888

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., very lightly hinged, large margins and brilliant color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2889

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., hinged, deep color and clear impression; a choice well centered stamp; reperforated at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2890
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1903, $1 black (Scott 311), extremely light cancellation, well margined example with vibrant color; almost never found with a light unobtrusive postmark, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $225.
Scott $90.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2891

1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), o.g., previously hinged, breathtaking color and clear impression; a wonderful top quality stamp that would enhance any great collection, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,350.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2892

1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), o.g., hinge remnant, dazzling rich shade; a great looking stamp; reperforated at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2893
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1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), neat registry cancellation, sharp clear impression; a very pleasing example, Fine to Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $190.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2894
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1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), neat black cancellation, deep rich shade; very choice, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $190.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2895

1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), o.g., previously hinged, an outstanding example with equally balanced margins and fresh, radiant color; a beautiful high denominated stamp; red owner handstamp on reverse, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2896

1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), o.g., hinge remnants, bright vivid color; a flawless sound stamp with crisp clear impression, Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2897
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1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), neat New York registry cancellation, premium example of this difficult stamp; extremely rich color and sharp impression, Very Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2898
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1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), bold "New York" Registry cancellation, handsome example of this key value, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2899
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1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), neat registry cancellation, bold prooflike color; a pretty $5 Marshall; tiny hidden perf tear at bottom right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2900
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1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), neat registry cancellation, sound and attractive example with radiating color, Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2901
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1906, 1¢ blue green, imperf (Scott 314/320A), vending coil pairs, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, three Shermack type III pairs - 314, 320 and 320b; along with 320A U.S. Automatic Vending Co. pair, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $189.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2902

1906, 1¢ blue green, Schermack type II perfs (Scott 314), pair, o.g., hinge remnant, Very Fine, with 2014 Weiss certificate.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2903

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and large margins all around, premium example of this popular and highly sought after issue, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2904

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), right plate number pair, o.g., barest trace of hinge, stunning deep rich color; premium multiple that could easily pass as never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2905

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), o.g., never hinged, fresh, top quality example with rich impression, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $425.
Scott $575.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2906

1908, 5¢ bright blue, imperf (Scott 315), pair, o.g., never hinged, desirable top quality multiple with beautiful color, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate specifically identifying this as the bright blue shade.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2907

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), pair, o.g., very lightly hinged, desirable multiple in immaculate condition with beautiful rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2908

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), left margin horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, an attractive pair with scintillating blue color, Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2909
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1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), dubious "Duplex" cancellation, impressive bottom left corner margin single with a scarce cancellation which we believe to be non-contemporary - and thus is being sold as such; as genuine used #315's are rare, this is the next best thing, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate stating that the cancellation is genuine.
Scott $1,250 as genuinely used.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2910
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1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), pair, non-contemporary bull's eye cancellation, nice appearing "used" multiple, with a fake cancellation; as this stamps only catalogs for $625 in hinged condition, cancels have found their way to numerous examples of Scott #315; large thin spot, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $11,500 if genuinely used.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2911

1908, 5¢ blue, Schermack type III perfs (Scott 315), horizontal pair, o.g., previously hinged, very scarce pair; left stamp with tiny thin at top, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2912

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type I perfs (Scott 315), pair, o.g., previously hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2913

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type II perfs (Scott 315), pair, o.g., previously hinged, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2914

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type III perfs (Scott 315), horizontal pair, o.g., hinged, rare private vending pair; internal tear at center and crease at left, otherwise Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2915

1908, 1¢ blue green, experimental coil, perf 12 vertically (Scott 318), pair, o.g., previously hinged, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $11,000.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Current Bid$3,000
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Lot 2916

1903, 2¢ shade study (Scott 319), o.g., nearly all never hinged, extraordinary group of color shades; one of the most attractive selection we have ever had the pleasure to offer at public auction; 7 different examples that include the common carmine shade, Scott #319; #319b carmine rose; 319c hinged with a crease - the scarlet shade; #319F lake type II; #319Fi scarcer carmine shade type II; #319Fj - the impossible carmine rose type II, and #319Fk the eye catching scarlet type II; two certificates accompany - the #319Fk with 2015 PSE cert., and #319Fj with 2003 PSE cert.; if you're a serious collector interested in expanding your collection to include the better types and shades of #319, then this lot is for you; the current Scott catalog of $630.00 is ridiculous and quite insulting considering the scarcity in obtaining these difficult stamps; don't be afraid to bid high - bid really high, and you won't be disappointed; a realization of double or even triple catalog is not out of line for a group of this quality, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $630.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2917
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1903, 2¢ carmine, type I (Scott 319), three interesting examples; two unused, one with extra row of vertical perforations down middle of stamp, the other misperfed; plus a diagonal bisect tied to small piece by well struck "Washington, D.C." oval handstamp, Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2918
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1903, 2¢ carmine rose, type I (Scott 319n), booklet pane of 6 with plate number, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2919

1903, 2¢ carmine, type II (Scott 319Fi), o.g., never hinged, very scarce color with massive margins at top and bottom, Very Fine, with 1975 and 1978 P.F. certificate.
Scott $150.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2920

1906, 2¢ imperfs (Scott 320), pairs, o.g., never hinged, beautiful selection of horizontal pairs; a fabulous group of 4 different pairs including the common carmine shade - Scott #320; #320b scarlet; 320c carmine rose, and 320A the desirable lake shade type II; an awesome group, Extremely Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2921
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1906, 2¢ carmine, International Vending Co. perfs (Scott 320), pair, regummed, Very Good to Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2922

1906, 2¢ carmine, Mail-O-Meter type IA perfs (Scott 320), pair, o.g., previously hinged, Fine to Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2923

1906, 2¢ lake, Brinkerhoff type I perfs (Scott 320A), line pair, o.g., previously hinged; repaired torn corner at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $360.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2924

1906, 2¢ lake, Schermack type II perfs (Scott 320a), pair, o.g., previously hinged, Fine to Very Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2925
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1906, 2¢ lake, U.S. Automatic Vending type I perfs (Scott 320a), strip of 4, o.g., previously hinged (center pair never hinged), Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2926

1906, 2¢ scarlet, International Vending Co. perfs (Scott 320b), pair, o.g., previously hinged, Very Good to Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2927

1906, 2¢ scarlet, Mail-O-Meter type II perfs (Scott 320b), pair, o.g., hinged, right stamp is sound; left stamp with 3 x 5mm thin, otherwise Very Fine, signed Belasco, with 2015 Weiss certificate.
Scott $875.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2928

1908, 2¢ carmine, type II, experimental coil, perf 12 vertically (Scott 322), o.g., previously hinged, impressive coil single with alluring color and a sharp impression; magnificent example of this rarely offered coil single, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $7,000.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 2929

1904, Louisiana Purchase complete (Scott 323-327), plate number and imprint pairs, o.g., never hinged, wonderful group of pristine mint pairs; purchased at the Post Office at the Louisiana Purchase exposition in 1904 according to manuscript notation in selvage of the #326 pair, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,945.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2930
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1904, Louisiana Purchase, four values (Scott 323-324, 326-327), each with neatly struck "World's Fair" cancellation, each with a beautiful cancel, Fine.
Scott $57.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2931

1904, Louisiana Purchase complete (Scott 323-327), each tied on small piece by "St. Louis, Mo., Exposition Sta" duplex cancellations, interesting group of five different values; a nice matched set, Fine.
Scott $84.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2932
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1904, 1¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 323), black wavy machine cancel, large, equally balanced margins; a stunning example of this notoriously difficult used stamp, Extremely Fine to Superb, this stamp is 1 of 7 examples attaining this impressive garde, and is the Highest Graded used #323 according to PSE's population report, with 2013 and 2010 P.S.E. certificates each graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $200.
Scott $5.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2933

1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 327), bottom margin single with imprint, o.g., previously hinged, a GEM with equally balanced margins and beckoning rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $350.
Scott $125.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2934

1907, Jamestown complete (Scott 328-330), top plate number singles, o.g., never hinged, nice matched set with gorgeous colors, Fine.
Scott $440.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2935
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1907, Jamestown complete (Scott 328-330), plate number and imprint strips of 3, o.g., 328-329 never hinged; 330 lightly hinged, beautiful multiples with ravishing rich colors, Fine.
Scott $1,015.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2936

1907, 1¢ Jamestown (Scott 328), 3 top margin blocks and 3 margin pairs, o.g., never hinged, a lovely and attractive collection of blocks and pairs totaling 20 stamps, better than usually found for this issue, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $835 as blocks and pairs.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2937
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1907, 1¢ Jamestown (Scott 328), tremendous GEM quality example of this terribly difficult used stamp; virtual perfect centering and bold rich color; simply amazing, Extremely Fine to Superb, this stamp is 1 of 11 examples to attain this impressive grade, with only 3 others grading higher, with 2014 and 2009 P.S.E. certificates graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $185.
Scott $5.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$120
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Lot 2938

1907, 2¢-5¢ Jamestown (Scott 329-330), disturbed o.g., very attractive bottom left corner margin singles; each with engraver's initials "M.R.G." in selvage, Fine.
Scott $200.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2939
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1907, 5¢ Jamestown (Scott 330), unused without gum, an impressive example with boardwalk margins and a crisp impression; rich alluring color; despite the fact that this stamp has no gum, it is among the finest appearing examples we have ever encountered, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
Scott $125.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2940

1907, 5¢ Jamestown (Scott 330), o.g., never hinged, alluring deep color and an acute impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2941

1907, 5¢ Jamestown (Scott 330), bottom margin arrow block of 4, o.g., small hinge slivers, radiating color, Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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