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Imperf Coils, Vending Coils, and Other Private Perforations
 
 
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Lot 102
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1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (315), large balanced margins, bright fresh color and paper. Light oval registry marking. Extremely Fine, a choice single of the 5¢ imperf which is far more scarce used than mint.
Scott $1,250

Expertization: with 1979, 1992 P.F. certificates.
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Lot 103

1908, 2¢ carmine, type II, experimental coil, perf 12 vertically (322), nicely centered, well balanced at the sides and wide at top and bottom, brilliant color. Choice Very Fine.
Scott $15,000

A RARE COIL, ESPECIALLY IN NEVER HINGED CONDITION; ONLY TWO OTHER NEVER HINGED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE PF.

Expertization: with 2018 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 104

1906-08, 1¢, 2¢ Brinkerhoff type I (314, 320), pair of 1¢, guide line pair of 2¢, original gum hinge remnants. Fresh Very Fine.
Scott $695

Expertization: both signed S.D. Harris.
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Lot 105

1908-09, 1¢-5¢ Brinkerhoff type I (343-347), pairs, 2¢ guide line pair, original gum hinge remnants, 3¢ never hinged, 5¢ a bit clipped at top. Fresh F.-V.F.
Scott $1,080

Expertization: 1¢ and 4¢ signed S.D. Harris.
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Lot 106

1910, 1¢ Farwell Group 5 4A5 (383), pair, 3mm spacing, original gum, fresh and well centered. Very Fine.
Scott $1,100

Expertization: signed S.D. Harris.
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Lot 107

1911, 2¢ Farwell Group 5, 4A5 (384), pair, 3mm spacing, original gum hinge remnant, well centered, rich color. Very Fine.
Scott $875

Expertization: signed S.D. Harris.
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Lot 108

1912, 1¢ green, Farwell group 5 perfs, 4 x 5 holes (408), pair, original gum lightly hinged. Fresh and choice Very Fine.
Scott $1,250

Expertization: signed S.D. Harris.
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Lot 109

1906, 2¢ scarlet, International Vending Machine Co., perforated approximately 12½ (320b), pair, original gum never hinged, exceptionally fresh, outstanding centering. Trivial tiny natural inclusion, tiny pencil notation on reverse of each. Extremely Fine and rare.
Scott $2,250 for hinged

THIS MAY WELL BE THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE VENDING COIL, AND WE HAVE SEEN ONLY ONE OTHER NEVER HINGED PAIR.

Expertization: with 1968 P.F. certificate for strip of 4.

Provenance: Belasco- the left pair of the strip of 4.
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Lot 110

1908, 1¢ green mailometer type III (343), guide line pair, original gum hinge remnants. Fresh Very Fine.
Scott $450
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Lot 111

1909, 4¢ mailometer type IV (346), guide line pair, original gum light hinge remnant. Fresh and choice Very Fine.
Scott $525

Expertization: signed S.D. Harris.
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Lot 112

1909, 5¢ blue, Mailometer, type III (347), pair, original gum never hinged, rich color, well centered. Extremely Fine.
Scott $900 as hinged

Expertization: with 2010 Weiss certificate.
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Lot 113

1906-08, 1¢, 2¢ Shermack Type II (314, 320, 320A), pair of each, original gum hinge remnants, fresh, well centered. Very Fine.
Scott $825
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Lot 114
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1903 2¢ Schermack type III (319 var), Bureau perforations at top and bottom, Shermack Type III perforations at sides. Fine. Quite unusual and perhaps similar to a privately perforated item in the Belasco sale (Siegel sale 990, lot 652). We have never seen another.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 115

1923, 2¢ Harding, Shermack type III perforations (611), guide line strip of four, original gum never hinged, light natural gum wrinkles)=, outstanding centering, balanced margins. Extremely Fine, a choice strip.
Scott $450 as hinged
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Lot 116

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending Type I (315), paste up pair, original gum hinge remnant. Tiny thin. Choice Very Fine appearance, rare paste up.
Scott $1,100

Expertization: with 2009 P.F. certificate, does not note paste up.
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Lot 117

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending Type II (315), pair, original gum hinge remnant on one, rich color, balanced margins. Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,100
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Lot 118

1909, 2¢ Lincoln U.S. Automatic Vending Type 1 (368 var.), guide line strip of four, h.r., fresh and unusually well centered for issue. Extremely Fine.
Scott $150
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Lot 119

1908, 1¢ green, imperf, Attleboro Stamp Co. Private Perforations (343), strip of four, original gum hinge remnant top and bottom, middle stampS appears to be very lightly hinged if at all. Tiny natural inclusion top stamp. Very Fine.
Scott $3,300 as two pairs

A CHOICE AND EXCEEDINGLY RARE STRIP OF THESE SELDOM OFFERED PRIVATE PERFS.

Provenance: Belasco.
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Lot 120

1909, 2¢ Alaska-Yukon, imperf, Attleboro Stamp Co. Private Perforations (371), pair, original gum, rich color, beautifully balanced margins. Extremely Fine.
Scott $3,250

AN EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE PRIVATE PERFORATION.

Expertization: with 1999 A.P.S. certificate noting hinge remnant, which has since been removed.
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Lot 121
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1908, 2¢ carmine, imperf, vertical coil, with foreign entry, design of 1¢ (344V), strip of 11, with plate number and star at top, position 4 is the foreign entry, original gum about half never hinged including the variety, couple gum bends, not affecting the variety. F.-V.F.
Scott $4,500+

A RARE STRIP, WITH THE FOREIGN ENTRY AND ITS IDENTIFYING PLATE NUMBER.

Expertization: with 1997 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 122

1908-10, 5¢ vertical imperforate coil (347V), paste-up strip of four, hinge remnant top and bottom, paste-up pair never hinged. Choice Very Fine.
Scott $500+

Expertization: signed Ward.
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