U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History; July 15, 2015: The Confino Collection of United States
July 8-9, 2015

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Lot #79
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 1c green, bottom sheet corner margin block of six, spectacular fold-over with partial printing on back, partially printed on gum
Box *
Catalog #424var
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #80
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 4c brown, horizontal guide line pair, well centered with wide margins, fresh color, l.h., v.f., with 2003 PFC,
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Catalog #446
Catalog Value $ 700
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #2152
United States 1914-17 Issues
1915 50c violet, barest trace of a hinge, wide margins, fine, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #440
Catalog Value $ 450
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #2153
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 3c violet, horizontal guide line pair, n.h., well centered, v.f., with 1978 and 2015 PFCs,
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Catalog #445
Catalog Value $ 2,600
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #2154
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 4c brown, horizontal guide line pair, l.h., nicely centered, left stamp with light natural vertical gum crease, otherwise v.f., with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #446
Catalog Value $ 700
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #2155
United States 1914-17 Issues
1915 2c red, Type I, vertical joint line pair, never hinged, fresh color, bottom stamp with faint pencil notation, fine and extremely rare joint line pair of type I, with 1975 and 2015 PFCs. As vertical coils were unpopular, their production was discontinued after only a short period of time. This is one of only a handful n.h. joint line pairs in existence,
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Catalog #449
Catalog Value $ 28,000
Price Realized
$11,500.00

Lot #2156
United States 1914-17 Issues
1915 2c carmine rose, horizontal guide line pair, l.h., fresh and fine, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #453
Catalog Value $ 675
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #2157
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914-16 2c red, horizontal joint line pair, n.h., fine, with 1978 and 2015 PFCs,
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Catalog #454
Catalog Value $ 850
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #2158
United States 1914-17 Issues
1915 3c violet, horizontal joint line pair, n.h., fine, with 1978 and 2015 PFCs,
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Catalog #456
Catalog Value $ 2,600
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #2159
United States 1914-17 Issues
1915 2c carmine, imperf. horizontal pair, n.h., margins all around, v.f., with 1972 PFC,
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Catalog #459
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2160
United States 1914-17 Issues
1915 $1 violet black, h.r., well centered, tiny tear at upper left, v.f. appearance, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #460
Catalog Value $ 650
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #2161
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 5c carmine, two errors in 2c block of twelve, natural straight edge at bottom, n.h., usual light natural wrinkles, fine-v.f., with 1979 PFC,
Box **
Catalog #467
Catalog Value $ 2,900
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #2162
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 $1 violet black, slightly disturbed original gum, well centered with wide margins, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #478
Catalog Value $ 625
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2163
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $2 dark blue and $5 light green, l.h., fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #479-480
Catalog Value $ 380
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #2164
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916-17 5c carmine imperforate, single error in 2c block of nine, lightly hinged at top (error n.h.), full margins all around, fresh and v.f., with 2015 PFC,
Box *
Catalog #485
Catalog Value $ 17,500
Price Realized
$12,500.00

Lot #2165
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 2c carmine, type II, horizontal joint line pair, l.h., natural gum skips along the bottom, pencil notation on reverse of left stamp, fine example of this rare coil pair, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #491
Catalog Value $ 13,000
Price Realized
$4,250.00

Lot #2166
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917-19 1c green, A.E.F. booklet pane of 30, n.h., few minor perf. separations, fairly well centered, fine-v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #498f
Catalog Value $ 1,700
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #2167
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 2c rose, A.E.F. booklet pane of 30, lightly hinged in a few spots, beautiful color and well centered, top right stamp thin, otherwise fine-v.f., with clear 1966 Philatelic Foundation certificate (does not mention the thin). Only 2,000-3,000 of the 1c and 2c panes were prepared for use in Europe by the Allied Expeditionary Forces. Majority of the booklets were in fact destroyed, leaving no more than 20 of the 2c panes available for collectors. A rare opportunity to obtain this elusive A.E.F. booklet pane in unfolded condition,
Box *
Catalog #499f
Catalog Value $ 22,500
Price Realized
$8,500.00

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