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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1209

United States
1912-20 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-550)

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1282
Symbol:
Cat No: 515d

image 20c Light Ultramarine, Perf 10 at Top (515d). Transitional perfs at top, four at top left Perf 11, others Perf 10, choice centering for this difficult issue with wide and balanced margins, smeared ink cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 20-CENT PERF 10 AT TOP, WITH A POSTAL CANCEL. ONLY 13 ARE RECORDED, OF WHICH FOUR HAVE POSTAL CANCELS. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL PERF 10 ON ONE SIDE VARIETIES.

Our census of Scott 515d, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/515d , contains only thirteen used examples. Nine have precancels. Of the four copies with postal cancels, only this and one other are sound.

Ex "Sirron". Census No. 515d-CAN-08. With 2009 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates. The Scott Catalogue states in a footnote to this issue, "Valued in the grade of Fine." (Image)

$ 12,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 8,500.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:16:01 EST
Sold For 8500

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1283
Symbol:
Cat No: 517c

image 50c Red Violet, Perf 10 at Top (517c). Bright color, choice centering for this difficult issue, unobtrusive strike of boxed handstamp cancel, faint natural wrinkle at right

VERY FINE. ONE OF THREE KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE 50-CENT PERF 10 AT TOP OR BOTTOM VARIETY. NONE ARE KNOWN UNUSED. THIS IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL PERF 10 ON ONE SIDE VARIETIES.

Our census of Scott 517c, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/517c , contains only three certified examples of this rarity. One has a precancel and a small fault. This is the first we have offered since our 2012 auction of the "Natalee Grace" Collection.

Census No. 517c-CAN-03. With 1980 and 2019 P.F. certificates (Image)

$ 17,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 11,000.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:16:56 EST
Sold For 11000

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1284
Symbol: SS
Cat No: 519

image 2c Carmine (519). Mint N.H., rich color, attractive centering and margins, Very Fine for this difficult stamp, with 1989 and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (F-VF 75; SMQ $575.00) (Image)

$ 900.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:17:40 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1285
Symbol:
Cat No: 519

image 2c Carmine (519). Unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, neat strike of "Times Square N.Y." oval registry cancel, color is slightly faded from old toning long ago removed from top -- this is noted only on the recent P.F. certificate and not on the two P.S.E. certificates, Extremely Fine appearance, with clear 1996 and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95), with 2019 P.F. certificate noting the cleaning (Image)

$ 1,800.00

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Sold...US$ 1,500.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:19:54 EST
Sold For 1500

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1286
Symbol:
Cat No: 519

image 2c Carmine (519). Rich color, light cancel, fresh and Fine, scarce genuinely used, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate (Image)

$ 1,800.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 750.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:20:30 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1287
Symbol: SBL
Cat No: 523

image $2.00 Orange Red & Black (523). Center line block of four, bottom left stamp Mint N.H., top right stamp light corner crease, bottom right stamp small sealed tear, slight oxidation at right, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as singles (Image)

$ 2,600.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:21:11 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1288
Symbol: SBL
Cat No: 524

image $5.00 Deep Green & Black (524). Center line block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., intense colors and impressions on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles (Image)

$ 1,000.00

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Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:21:45 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1289
Symbol: SS
Cat No: 532

image 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H., massive margins showing significant portions of all adjoining stamps, radiant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.F. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo) (Image)

70.00

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Sold...US$ 275.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:22:19 EST
Sold For 275

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1290
Symbol: SSB
Cat No: 532

image 2c Carmine Rose, Ty. IV, Imperforate (532). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 10918 block of six, huge margins all around, two ghost plate numbers at bottom, Extremely Fine Gem plate block, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Image)

$ 625.00

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Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:22:44 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1291
Symbol: SSB
Cat No: 533

image 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11260 block of six, absolutely pristine without any gum bends, large margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful plate block, with 2012 P.F. certificate (Image)

$ 1,800.00

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Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:23:05 EST
Sold For 900
Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1292
Symbol: SSB
Cat No: 533

image 2c Carmine, Ty. V, Imperforate (533). Mint N.H. top plate no. 11260 block of six, absolutely pristine without any gum bends, large margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful plate block, with 2012 P.F. certificate (Image)

$ 1,800.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 950.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 16:23:25 EST
Sold For 950

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