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Lot 2136

New Haven, Ct., 1932 reprints, 5¢ dull blue and 5¢ red (Scott 8XU4 var.), desirable reprints produced by the New Haven Philatelic Society and sold originally for $5.00 each; one in red and one in blue, each numbered with accompanying 52 page booklet from which these two stamps came; the 5 cent red is restrike number 241 of 260 produced; the 5 cent blue restrike is number 186 of 260 produced; this lot also includes eye catching restrike on brown cover with blue numeral "5" and red "New Haven, Dec 25" datestamp at bottom left; these three items would make for an impressive album page; these popular reprints are well worth more than our conservative estimate, Extremely Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2137
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish (Scott 9X1), lightly struck red square grid cancellation, completely sound and attractive example of this tough stamp, that is seldom found fault free with such nice color, Fine to Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2138

New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish (Scott 9X1), tied on large piece by red arced "Paid" and "New York" circular datestamp, fabulous quality example; with ample margins on all sides, with dazzling color and finely etched impression, Very Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2139
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish (Scott 9X1), light red grid cancellation, brilliant color, a fresh and pleasing example, Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2140
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish (Scott 9X1), pair, red arched "PAID" cancellations, fabulous horizontal pair, Pos. 2-3; exceedingly fresh and choice multiple with tremendous appeal; right stamp with faint vertical crease, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2141
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish (Scott 9X1), pair, black manuscript and light red handstamp cancellations, extremely intense color; a handsome multiple; quite scarce; faint toning mostly confined to reverse of multiple, minute crease at top left corner of left stamp, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2142
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Providence, R.I., 1846, 5¢ gray black (Scott 10X1), expertly regummed, remarkably choice bottom left corner margin single with warm rich color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $225 for no gum.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2143
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Providence, R.I., 1846, 10¢ gray black (Scott 10X2), unused without gum, tight, but clear margins all around; beautiful deep rich color, Fine.
Scott $725.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2144
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Providence, R.I., 1898 reprint, 10¢ gray black (Scott 10X2), block of 4, without gum as issued, premium quality reprint block with strong color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2145
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Providence, R.I., 1898 reprint, 5¢ gray black and 10¢ gray black, se-tenant (Scott 10X2a), without gum as issued, eye catching 1898 combination pair, each with single letter from "Bogertdurbin" on reverse; surprisingly difficult to find, Extremely Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2146

Providence, R.I., 1846, 5¢ gray black and 10¢ gray black, se-tenant (Scott 10X2a), complete sheet of 12, disturbed o.g., a pristine sheet with brilliant fresh color; diagonal and horizontal creases and repaired tear in top middle stamp, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, few intact sheets are known to exist.
Scott $5,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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