Lot 534, USA 1909 three cent deep violet Washington, VF mint, sold for C$2,223

Lot 534, United States 1909 three cent deep violet Washington, VF mint, sold for C$2,223Lot 534 United States #359 1909 3c Deep Violet Washington on Bluish Paper, mint hinged, fresh and very fine. Accompanied by 1988 APS and 2006 Philatelic Foundation certificates, the latter grading it as “VF-XF 85” with an SMQ value of $2,100. Scott CV U$1,800, sold for C$1,900.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 525, USA 1908-09 Washington-Franklin set with double line watermark, mint, fresh and mostly VF or better, sold for C$3,393

High value of Lot 525, USA 1908-09 Washington-Franklin set, sold for C$3,393Lot 525 United States #331-342 1908-09 1c to $1 Washington – Franklin Set with Double Line Watermark, all mint never hinged except for the 50c and $1 which are extremely lightly hinged (the 50c appears never hinged to us). There are nine certificates accompanying this set, with 3c (2005 PF), 8c (1996 PF), 10c (2000 PF), 13c (1995 PF), 15c (2003 PF), 50c (1984 PF and 2007 PSE with “VF 80” grade) and the $1 (1979 PF and 2007 PSE with “XF 90” grade). A fresh and mostly very fine or better group. Scott CV U$2,293, sold for C$2,900.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.Lot 525, USA 1908-09 Washington-Franklin set with double line watermark, mint, fresh and mostly VF or better, sold for C$3,393