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1847 Issue
 
 
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Lot 2147
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1847, 5¢ deep blue and 10¢ golden brown, trial color large die proofs on bond (Scott 1TC1be, 2TC1bj), with cross hatching, attractive trial color proofs; fabulous colors, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2148
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1847, 5¢ red brown and 10¢ black (Scott 1-2), each with beautiful red cancellation, matched left sheet margin singles, a very impressive offering with tremendous eye appeal; trivial thin spots only show in fluid, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,175.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2149
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red town cancel, large balanced margins all around; a stunning representation of this issue featuring the best color you'll ever see on a 5 cent 1847, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2150
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), light red cancellation, remarkably fresh example featuring enormous sheet margin at left; a striking example of this marvelous position piece, Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2151
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), seldom seen light red town cancellation, impressive well margined example, particularly large at top and right sides; as pretty as they come, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2152
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), scarcer red "Baltimore Railroad" straightline cancellation, handsome example with brilliant color; a gorgeous example well worth our conservative estimate of $400 to $600, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott Specialized with Baltimore railroad, but for example Philadelphia Railroad is a $200 premium in Scott, rarely encountered with a railroad cancel on the stamp.
Scott $375+.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2153
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), group of 3, red, black and blue cancellations, attractive trio, including an impressive top left corner margin single; each with small faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,125.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2154
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), magenta grid cancellation, phenomenal example with luxurious rich color; a stunning shade of intense red brown; simply gorgeous, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2155
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1847, 5¢ red brown, stitch watermark variety (Scott 1), blue cancellation, impeccably fresh example of the stitch watermark variety, which runs along the very top of the stamp; this seldom seen paper variety is quite scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $415.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2156
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), scarcer black grid cancellation, wonderful early impression; this fresh to the market example features grayish brown tinge to the color despite the accompanying PF certificate calling it the common red brown shade, Fine to Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2157
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), light red grid cancellation, absolutely gorgeous color; an extraordinary example with excellent margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2158
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), bold red grid cancellation, tremendous rich shade; an appealing example nicely complemented by the deep red cancel; simply gorgeous, Very Fine, with 2009 Weiss certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2159
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), double struck red grid cancellations, beautiful top quality example with large margins and warm rich color; a beauty, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2160
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), neat red "40" in circle cancel, Very Good to Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2161
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1847, 5¢ brown (Scott 1), red grid cancel, gargantuan margins all around, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate for pair.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2162
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), blue numeral "5" rate marking, brilliant color and clearly etched impression; extremely handsome example, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $415.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2163
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), neat red grid cancellation, lovely example featuring generous margins and a slightly worn impression from a later printing; very interesting example, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2164
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), lightly struck red grid cancellation, captivating color; a very pleasing sound example with ample margins on all sides, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2165
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), distinct orange red grid cancellation, premium quality example with bold color and ample margins on all sides, Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2166
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red grid cancellation, attractive example with sheet margin at right; a beauty, Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2167
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), beautiful red town cancellation, bright color and clear impression; pretty, Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2168
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red numeral "19" cancellation, eye catching stamp with rarely seen cancel; quite elusive 5 cent 1847 that would enhance any specialized collection; tiny thin spot at center, otherwise Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2169
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), beautiful strike of blue numeral "12" in circle cancellation, unusually intense color nicely complimented by the cancel; light vertical crease, otherwise Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $415.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2170
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), Utica, N.Y. blue "V" in circle cancellation, bold rich shade; an eye catching example; small thin spot, otherwise Fine.
Scott $415.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2171
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), black grid cancel, four full large margins all around; a couple minute corner tip creases, only mentioned for accuracy, otherwise Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2172
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red New York square grid cancellation, generous margins and a slightly worn plate, a flawless example of this popular stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2173
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), triple struck deep red grid cancellations, impressive and eye catching with bold cancels; a flawless example with lots of appeal, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2174
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), New York square grid cancellation, well margined example with vivid color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2175
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red numeral "6" in circle cancellation, rich shade; a decent stamp with a wonderful cancel; small diagonal crease at top left, otherwise Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2176
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red "38" treaty rate to the UK, impressive numeral postmark; lots of eye appeal; shallow thinning just along the very left edge of the stamp, otherwise Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2177
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), magenta grid cancellation, pleasing example with a remarkable cancel; small crease top left corner, otherwise Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2178
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), light red cancellation, large margins and warm rich color; a good looking stamp; pressed vertical crease at left, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2179
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), large vertical preprint paper fold, manuscript cancel, beautiful dramatic error; stamp is soiled, rebacked and repaired including corners added at top left and top right, otherwise Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2180
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red New York square grid cancellation, brilliant fresh example nicely complimented by the colorful cancel, Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2181
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), bold red grid cancellation, warm rich color and sterling impression, Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2182
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), scarcer black grid cancellation, gorgeous well margined example with warm rich color; tiny thin speck only showing in fluid, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2183
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), light red diamond grid cancel, bright and fresh with three huge margins, the fourth large to just clear at lower right, overall Very Fine, with great eye appeal.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2184
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), horizontal pair, bright red grid cancellations, brilliant fresh multiple in flawless condition with sharp clear impression, Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky, with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2185
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), pair, lightly struck red grid cancellations, tremendous multiple with nicely balanced margins; flawless pair that is quite elusive in this condition, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2186
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1847, 5¢ dark brown (Scott 1a), stunning blue boxed "(Ne)w York (Steam)Boat" cancellation, tremendous example with seldom seen cancellation; a sterling 1847 issue that would enhance any specialized collection, Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2187
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1847, 5¢ dark brown (Scott 1a), light red grid cancellation, tremendous rich shade, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2188
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1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b), right corner margin single, light cancel, clear to overly generous margins, Very Fine, corner margin examples are seldom encountered, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 80.
SMQ VF 80; $950.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2189
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1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b), lightly struck red grid cancellation, extremely fresh and choice example of this desirable shade, Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2190

1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b, 15L13), tied on piece by blue "Philadelphia town cancellation, beautiful example of the orange brown shade that would catalog for $2,000 if it were on full cover with carrier stamp; #1b with light vertical crease along left side of stamp, otherwise Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2191
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1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b), vertical pair, dark blue cancels, mostly clear, ample to large margins all around, only cutting in at lower right, sharp impression and beautiful color of this scarce shade; tiny corner edge crease at lower right, Fine to Very Fine centering, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $2,080.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2192
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), unused without gum, phenomenal example of this rare unused stamp; desirable large margined stamp showing part of next stamp at top, plus small portion of adjacent stamp's frame line at bottom; eye-arresting color with sharp early impression; the rarity of this stamp in this remarkable condition cannot be overstated; minor stain spot at top right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1968 P.F. certificate.
Scott $15,000.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Current Bid$5,000
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Lot 2193
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), extremely light red cancellation, astounding top quality example - as fresh and choice as the very first day it was issued; flawless condition, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate for this stamp when it was tied on small piece from which it was subsequently taken.
Scott $800.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2194
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), with faint red grid cancel, a remake example with detailed impression; very impressive with equally balanced margins all around, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a great example of this beautiful stamp, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,200.
Scott $800.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2195
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), light red grid cancellations, striking example with warm rich color and excellent margins, Very Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 2196
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), red cancellation, sharp clearly etched impression; flawless condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2197
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), neat red grid cancellation, premium example with dynamite rich color and sharp early impression, Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2198
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), red grid cancel, four full huge margins all around; thin along right margin, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2199

1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), tied on piece with eye-catching blue "PHILADELPHIA PA. JUL 22" town cancel and grid cancel, intriguing example with strong color and crisp impression, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2200
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1847 (1875 Reproductions), 5¢-10¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott 3P2-4P2), handsome matched pair from Roosevelt album, still retaining original grey card backing; 4P2 with minor piece out along left side - not affecting the stamp's design, otherwise Extremely Fine, only 85 Roosevelt books were produced, thus only 85 examples of these P2's can possibly exist.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2201
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown, plate proof on India (Scott 3P3), block of 4, n extraordinary multiple with spectacular rich color; as pretty as they come, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2202
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1847 (1875 Reproductions), 5¢-10¢ complete (Scott 3-4), non-contemporary cancellations, as these 1875 reproductions were not valid for postal purposes, desirable examples of these seldom seen "used" stamps; although they have favor cancels, they would fit in nicely into any collector's album; small faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,900 for unused.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2203
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown (Scott 3), without gum as issued, elite example with the most beautiful rich color you'll ever see on this issue; a delightful high quality reproduction, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only 4,779 reportedly sold in 1875, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $850.
Scott $850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2204
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown (Scott 3), without gum as issued, ravishing rich color; extremely fresh and choice 1875 reproduction, only 4,779 sold.
Scott $850.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2205
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black, plate proof on card (Scott 4P4), previously hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2206
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black (Scott 4), without gum as issued, marvelous well centered reproduction, with impressive margins and electrifying color with lots of vim and vigor, Extremely Fine, only 3,883 reportedly sold, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2207
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black (Scott 4), without gum as issued, exquisite high quality stamp with bold prooflike color; simply gorgeous, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only 3,883 sold.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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