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1914-15 Washington-Franklins, SL Watermark, Perf.10
 
 
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Lot 156
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1914, 1¢ green, perf 10 x 12 (423D), pre-cancelled "Dayton Ohio", well centered. Very Fine.
Scott $9,000

A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THIS COMPOUND PERF RARITY, FROM AN OLD COLLECTION AND NOT IN THE SIEGEL CENSUS.
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Lot 157
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1914, 3¢ violet, horizontal flat plate coil (445), used guide line pair, excellent centering, bright crisp color. Double oval cancels. Fresh and choice Very Fine to Extremely Fine. SSV $,3750.
Scott $2,750

AMONG THE FINEST EXAMPLES EXTANT OF THE SCARCE USED LINE PAIR.

Expertization: with 2019 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 158
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1914, 3¢ violet, horizontal flat plate coil (445), used guide line pair, nicely centered, stunning color on bright paper. Oval registry cancel. Very Fine.
Scott $2,750

HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE USED LINE PAIR.

Expertization: with 1996 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 159
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1914, 4¢ brown, horizontal flat plate coil (446), used guide line pair, nicely centered, deep rich color. Clear Cleveland postmarks. F.-V.F., scarce.
Scott $1,250

Expertization: with 1989 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 160
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1914, 5¢ blue, horizontal flat plate coil (447), used guide line pair, excellent centering, bright rich color. Wavy-line cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $950

Expertization: with 1997 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 161
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1915, 2¢ red, type I, vertical rotary coil (449), exceptionally well centered for this difficult coil, rich color. Neat wavy-line cancel. Extremely Fine, choice. SMQ $950.
Scott $600

Expertization: with 1996 P.F. certificate and 2005 P.S.E. certificate, the latter graded XF 90.
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Lot 162
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1915, 2¢ red, type I, vertical rotary coil (449), used joint line pair, quite nicely centered for this difficult coil, lovely deep color. Neat duplex cancel. F.-V.F.
Scott $25,000

A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS GREAT USED COIL RARITY. ONLY 12 LINE PAIRS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE, USED, BY THE PF ON THEIR ONLINE "CERTIFICATE SEARCH" SITE OF WHICH ONLY 4 ARE SOUND.

Expertization: with 1994 P.F. certificate.

Provenance: Twigg-Smith.
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Lot 163
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1915, 2¢ red, type II, horizontal rotary coil (454), used guide line pair, excellent centering, unusually rich color. Duplex cancel.
Scott $600

Expertization: with 1971 A.P.S. certificate.
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Lot 164
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1916, 3¢ violet, horizontal rotary coil (456), used guide line pair, nicely centered with bright color and a Pittsburgh double oval cancel. Cert says "small internal crease", which is invisible even in fluid. Handsome Very Fine appearing example of this rare used line pair.
Scott $3,000

Expertization: with 1999 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 165
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1914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil (459), used single, rich color, bright and fresh. Wavy-line cancel. Choice Very Fine, quite scarce used.
Scott $1,300

Expertization: with 1997 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 166
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1914, 2¢ carmine, imperf horizontal coil (459), used pair, nicely centered, rich color. Light registry cancel. Two small thins in left stamp. Fresh Very Fine appearing example of this rare used pair.
Scott $3,500

Expertization: with 1985 P.F. Certificate.
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Lot 167

1915, $1 violet black, D.L. watermark, perf 10 (460), original gum never hinged, very fresh with deep color. F.-V.F.
Scott $1,450

Expertization: with 2000 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 168

1915, 2¢ pale carmine red, S.L. watermark, perf 11 (461), Very Fine. Right margin block of four tied on piece with July 19, 1915 (early use) "Washington D.C." duplex cancels, well centered and fresh. Very Fine.
Scott $3,000

AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE USED BLOCK WITH ONLY A FEW GENUINE BLOCKS KNOWN.

Expertization: with 1989 P.F. certificate.
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