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1918-1923 Issues
 
 
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Lot 3135

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), bottom plate number single, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 3136

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., never hinged, bright and post office fresh; very pleasing example; natural straight edge at right, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2017 P.S.E. certificate for pair.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3137

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), o.g., never hinged, desirable example of this notoriously difficult stamp; an attractive bottom left corner margin single with engraver's initials "A.R.G." in selvage, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3138

1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), left plate number single, o.g., lightly hinged, intense color; a desirable plate position piece; quite difficult stamp to find as a plate single, Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 3139
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1917, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, perf 11 (Scott 519), "New York" machine cancellation, lovely example of this exceedingly difficult used stamp; ridiculously undervalued; corner crease at lower right; perf added along right side margin, otherwise Fine, with 2006 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 3140

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., hinged, jumbo example with equally balanced margins and shifted center, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF-XF 85J.
SMQ VF-XF 85J; $500.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 3141

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., small hinge remnant, fresh, rich color and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 3142
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1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523//547), 524 and 547 o.g., hinged; 523 expertly regummed, handsome examples of these popular dollar value Franklin issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $770.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3143

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), top plate number single, o.g., lightly hinged (natural gum creases), vibrant rich shade, Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 3144

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., hinge remnant, bright color; guide line at left, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3145

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), o.g., lightly hinged, eye catching bottom left corner margin single with engraver's initials, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3146
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1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), top plate number single, regummed, decent example of this popular stamp; small crease, otherwise Fine.
Scott $500 for o.g.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3147

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), top plate number and arrow strip of 4, o.g., never hinged, striking multiple in a wonderful state of preservation; as fresh and choice as the very first day it was issued; as plate blocks are incredibly rare, this beautiful multiple would make more than suitable exhibition quality showpiece, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,400 as singles.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 3148

1918, $2 orange red & black (Scott 523), center line block of 4, o.g., hinge remnants, marvelous well centered multiple with eye-arresting color and detailed impression, Very Fine.
Scott $2,400.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 3149

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), o.g., never hinged, beautiful deep rich color
beautiful deep rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $340.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3150

1918, $2 carmine & black and $5 deep green & black (Scott 524, 547), o.g., previously hinged, each with great color, the $2 with absolutely perfect registration, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $270.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3151

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, brilliant color; a beauty, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $340.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3152

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), top plate number and arrow strip of 4, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, extremely intense color; an eye catching multiple that is rarely seen offered as a strip of 4, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,360 for singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 3153

1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), centerline block of 4, o.g., never hinged (top right stamp o.g. previously hinged), an impressive multiple with a crisp impression and brilliant fresh colors, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 3154
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1918, $5 deep green & black (Scott 524), center line block of 4, light black cancellation, seldom offered multiple with rich color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3155
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1918, 1¢ gray green, Offset (Scott 525-528B), plate number singles, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, nice group of 8 values, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $227.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3156
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1918, 1¢ gray green, Offset (Scott 525), neat cancel, an outstanding fresh example with scintillating color and huge, balanced margins, Superb, with 2013 and 2011 P.S.E. certificates both graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $295.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3157

1918, 1¢ gray green, Offset, imperf between (Scott 525c), horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnants, warm rich color; elusive multiple with typical centering for this issue, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 3158

1920, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type IV (Scott 526), top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, magnificent full wide top with deep rich color printed on lily white paper; quite elusive in this marvelous state, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3159

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type Va (Scott 528), full wide top margin plate block of 6 with monogram OAM above plate number; #11444 & 11506, two plate blocks, o.g., never hinged; reinforced perforation separations at top, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3160
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type Va (Scott 528), neat black wavy line machine cancel, boardwalk margins and brilliant fresh color; a spectacular showpiece, Superb, this is 1 of 5 examples at this lofty grade; only 7 others grade higher, with 2013 and 2010 P.S.E. certificates graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98; $260.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3161

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type VI (Scott 528A), top plate block of 6 with scarce monogram above plate number, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh example of this terribly difficult plate, Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 3162
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1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type VII (Scott 528B), neatly cancelled, an impressive fresh jumbo example with large margins, Superb, this is 1 of only 4 examples attaining this impressive grade; with just 1 other grading higher, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98J; $290.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3163

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), o.g., never hinged, an impressive jumbo example with massive margins and surrounding stamps all around; with riveting color, Superb GEM, a true philatelic showpiece, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J (highest listing in the SMQ is Gem 100).
SMQ SUP 98; $400.
Scott $70.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3164

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), block of 4 with vertical guide line, o.g., never hinged, outstanding GEM quality multiple with vibrant rich color; as fresh as the very first day it was issued, Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $900 as 4 singles.
Scott $320.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 3165

1918, 2¢ carmine rose, Offset imperf, type IV (Scott 532), center line block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, gorgeous multiple featuring huge margins and vivid color, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $240.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3166

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), o.g., never hinged, large margins and radiant color; tiny gum wrinkles not mentioned on certificate, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate for block of 4 from which this stamp was taken.
Scott $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3167

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), o.g., never hinged, large margins and alluring color; tiny gum wrinkles not mentioned on certificate, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 1996 P.F. certificate for block of 4 from which this stamp was taken.
Scott $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3168

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, well-centered example of the elusive type V; couple of tiny gum bends, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 3169

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), bottom sheet margin pair, o.g., never hinged, lively color and sharp clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3170

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type V (Scott 533), top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (minor gum skip on top right stamp), incredible jumbo margined example in a wonderful state of preservation; an alluring item for the finest of collections, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 3171

1918, 2¢ carmine, Offset imperf, type VI (Scott 534A), line pair, o.g., lightly hinged, wide margined multiple with incredibly fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $85.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Current Bid$40
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Lot 3172

1918, 3¢ violet, Offset imperf (Scott 535), 4 arrow blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh appearance with bold prooflike color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $180.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3173

1919, 3¢ Victory, deep red violet shade (Scott 537a), o.g., previously hinged with the barest trace of a hinge, vibrant rich color; an intriguing example of the rare deep violet shade, absent from most collections, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 1995 P.F. certificate for block/4 from which this example was taken, this being the top right stamp from the block.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 3174

1919, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, perf 11 x 10, imperforate at top (Scott 538 var.), top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, fascinating printing anomaly, as this plate block is missing the perforations between the top three stamps and the selvage above; an eye catching showpiece, Very Fine.
Scott $271.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3175

1923, 1¢ green, rotary sheet waste (Scott 544), fabulous example of this extremely rare sheet waste issue, with warm rich color and sharp detailed impression, neatly tied on attractive advertising postcard for metal elbows used in ventilating systems, by black "Philadelphia, Pa, Aug 18, 1923" slogan cancellation; among the nicest of the 9 postcards that are known to exist, an incredible showpiece, Fine, 1978 and 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott $7,500+.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 3176

1921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 545), top plate number single, o.g., previously hinged, a fresh example, generally Fine to Very Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott $170.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3177

1921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 545-546), top plate number singles, o.g., hinge remnant, 1921 coil waste issues, extremely fresh, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $275.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3178

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), o.g., never hinged, very well centered for this issue, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott $230.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3179

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), star block of 4 with straight edge at left as always, o.g., never hinged, straight edge trimmed at an angle; center vertical perforations just into right stamps, about Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 3180

1921, 2¢ carmine rose, rotary coil waste, perf 11 (Scott 546), top block of 4, o.g., never hinged with minor gum skips on top 2 stamps, a sound example with vibrant color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $920.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 3181

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), o.g., never hinged, a wonderfully fresh and choice mint stamp with a finely detailed impression; a choice example, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $475.
Scott $240.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 3182

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), a beautiful example; no evidence of hinging, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $200.
Scott $110.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3183

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), o.g., never hinged (natural gum bends), handsome bottom right corner margin single with engraver's initials, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $240.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3184

1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), top plate number and arrow strip of 4, o.g., hinge remnants, pleasing multiple with rich colors, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $440.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 3185
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1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), with intriguing deep shade and wide margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $185.
Scott $35.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3186
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1920, $2 carmine & black (Scott 547), center line block of 4, bold killer cancellations, seldom seen used multiple; listed but unpriced in Scott Specialized catalog as a used center line block; very attractive, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3187
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1920, 5¢ Pilgrim (Scott 550), lightly struck slogan cancellation, a stunning used example with alluring deep color equally balanced margins; certainly amount the finest known, Superb, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $540.
Scott $13.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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