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1851 Issue
 
 
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Lot 2208
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1851, 1¢ blue, type Ib (Scott 5A), gorgeous blue "Cincinnati" town cancellation, tremendous top sheet margin single of Pos. 6R1E - featuring vivid color and razor sharp impression; this stamp is almost never found completely sound and choice; a rare opportunity, Very Fine, with 1999 and 2006 P.F.C.'s plus 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80J.
SMQ VF 80J; $12,500.
Scott $11,000.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Current Bid$5,000
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Lot 2209
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1851, 1¢ blue, type Ib (Scott 5A), position 8R1E - the best position of type Ib, neat black town cancellation, extremely impressive example of this rare type Ib stamp; an extraordinary example that is completely sound in all respects, with brilliant fresh color; a wonderful opportunity for any serious collector looking for a handsome and sound example of this stamp; pressed out vertical crease, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate which doesn't mention any faults.
Scott $12,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2210
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1851, 1¢ blue, type Ib (Scott 5A), red grid cancellation, generous margins and lively color; a very handsome example of this scarce type; pressed out horizontal crease along bottom of stamp; expertly repaired, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2211
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1851, 1¢ blue, type Ia (Scott 6), lightly struck black town cancellation, phenomenal color and impression from plate 4; a well margined example clearly showing all important type Ia characteristics; a nice example for any collector who doesn't want to lay out 10 grand for a completely sound example; accompanying certificate states "Defective" - which is overly harsh considering that the stamp has a trivial thin spot at top center in the hinge area, and a minor scissor slice running vertically along the left margin, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate.
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 2212
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), plate 4, position 87L4, black town cancellation, impressive example; with the deep dark color typical of stamps from plate 4; a large margined example clearly showing design on all sides; two diagonal creases, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2213
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), black town with "Paid" in arc cancellation, delightful well margined example with bold color; small crease along top left corner - hard to see, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $325.
Scott $125.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2214
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), black grid cancellation, sensational example with meaty bottom sheet margin at bottom; with gorgeous rich color; well worth a spirited bid, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Scott $125.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2215
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), lightened manuscript cancellation, lovely example of pos. 1R1E, a wide top left corner margin single showing center line and position dot in wide left selvage; a "must have" for any serious 1851 plating specialist; diagonal crease at left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott $55.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2216
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), beautiful blue "PAID" cancellation, extraordinary top quality example with intense color; a flawless well centered stamp, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $132.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2217
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), neatly struck black grid cancellation, extremely intense color; premium example that's completely sound and fresh, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $135.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2218
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1851, 1¢ blue, types II & IIIa (Scott 7,8A), plate 1E, vertical combination pair, types II & IIIa, beautifully struck town cancellation, fresh and appealing multiple; the top stamp being the scarcer Scott #8A, type IIIa, a well margined example that would bring an impressive price if offered individually, Fine.
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2219
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1851, 1¢ blue, type III (Scott 8), with a neatly struck black town cancellation, a tremendous example featuring luxuriant rich color; an incredible example of this seldom offered type III stamp, Extremely Fine to Superb, this is 1 of 12 examples attaining this impressive grade; only 4 others grade higher, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $10,500.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000.
Current Bid$4,000
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Lot 2220
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1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 8A), black grid and light red cancellations, impeccably fresh example of this tough type IIIa stamp with gleaming rich color; this being Relief A, from plate 1E; one of the more difficult stamps to find completely sound for less than full Scott catalog value, Fine to Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded F-VF 75.
SMQ F-VF 75; $675.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2221

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), o.g., previously hinged, rich luxuriant prooflike color, razor sharp impression, Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate and 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott $725.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2222
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), b lack grid cancellation, fabulous top margin single; pos. 8R1L, which in it's earlier state produced the scarce type Ib stamp - Scott #5A; bold prooflike color; a great stamp that would enhance any collection, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $80.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2223
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), light face free town cancel, rich sharp color and impression surrounded by overly generous margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate and 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $275.
Scott $80.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2224
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), black grid cancellation, Pos. 7R1L, recut once at bottom, double transfer variety, showing plate bruise above ornament; this stamp is earlier state produced the rare type I Franklin, Very Fine, with 2013 E. Doporto certificate.
Scott $80.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2225
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), vertical pair, positions 14L1L & 24L1L with bottom stamp recut once at top and twice at bottom (only 21 on this plate); bottom stamp is well-centered with tiny filled thins, but top stamp is truly an exceptional stamp with massive margins and portions of adjoining stamps at top and right with largely face-free Mobile, AL cancel, Extremely Fine centering, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $180.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2226
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), vertical pair, lovely complementary blue cancel, slightly cutting in at left, full large margins on all other side; light diagonal crease on top stamp and light crease between stamps, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $270 priced as singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2227
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), pair, neatly struck black grid cancellations, Pos. 13-14R1L, with nicely balanced margins and fabulous color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $180.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2228
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), double struck deep green grid cancellations, Pos. 38R1E, dazzling color complimented by a colorful cancel - seldom seen on this stamp, Fine.
Scott $415.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2229
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), beautifully struck "Way" cancellation, pleasing example of type I with a neatly struck cancel; deep rich color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $220.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2230
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), fancy blue "Paid" cancellation running diagonally across the stamp, spectacular vertical paper fold with remarkable eye appeal; exhibition quality showpiece that would enhance any serious collection, Fine.
Scott $140.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2231
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), pair, extra light red grid cancellations, Pos. 56-57L5E; absolutely gorgeous multiple with astounding color that's pretty to the eye, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $510.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2232
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), strip of 3, bold town and grid cancellations, extremely elusive multiple with dynamite color; pos. 1-3R5E in flawless condition, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2233
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1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Gavit & Co., in scarlet (Scott 11-E4c), die on bond, measures 26 x 30mm, Very Fine.
Brazer 33E-Dc.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2234
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1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Draper, Welsh & Co., in blue (Scott 11-E7b), die on India, cut small, measures 26 x 30mm; some usual light inclusions, Fine to Very Fine.
Brazer 33E-Gb.
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2235
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1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Danforth, Bald & Co., in brown (Scott 11-E12b), die on India, Very Fine.
Brazer 33E-Jb.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2236

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), slightly disturbed o.g., impressive example with vivid color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,150.
Scott $275.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2237

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), o.g., lightly hinged (gum added in top left corner hinge area), fabulous large margined example with glowing rich color; tremendous example of this fresh to market stamp; type I's are seldom found like this, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $650.
Scott $275.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2238
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1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), gorgeous showpiece comprising of 4 wide left sheet margin singles, positions 31/41/51/61L2L - each stamp showing part of the imprint and plate number 2, neatly struck black or blue town cancellations, forget the catalog value, as this reconstructed strip is a show stopper; small creases, otherwise Fine.
Scott $60.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2239
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1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), position 40/50/60/70R1L - four right margin singles with selvage forming reconstructed imprint and plate number strip of 4, neat black or manuscript cancellations, simply gorgeous; small faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $60.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2240
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1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), four wide corner margin singles, one from each corner of the sheet, neatly struck red or blue town cancellations, impressive eye appeal; small faults, otherwise Fine. Exhibition quality selection.
Scott $60.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2241

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), rich color, tied on cover front only - by scarce blue reversed negative "Paid" in grid cancellation and matching adjacent "Norwich, Ct., Mar. 29" circular datestamp, Fine, only 6 are known to exist.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2242
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1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), beautiful "New York" town cancellation, absolutely gorgeous GEM quality example with extra large margins and breathtaking rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2009 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $250.
Scott $15.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2243
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1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), nicely struck "APR 8 NEW YORK" town cancel, an exceptional example with equally balanced margins all around, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $225.
Scott $15.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2244
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), neat "NEW ORLEANS" town cancel, a stunning stamp with immense margins and beckoning rich color; a stamp worthy of placement in the finest collection, Superb, with 2015 P.F. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98J; $9,250.
Scott $675.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000

This stamp is only 1 of only 4 examples to attain the impressive grade of Sup-98J, and is the highest graded #12, according to P.S.E.'s population report
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Current Bid$3,500
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Lot 2245
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), neat town cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90 and 2002 P.F. certificate.
SMQ XF 90; $1,325.
Scott $675.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 2246
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), lightly struck red and black cancellations, very appealing example in flawless condition; with captivating color; tough to find with an unobtrusive postmark leaving the design unimpeded, Fine to Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2247
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), lightly struck "New Orleans" town cancellation, bold prooflike color; completely sound and attractive, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate for strip/3, from which this stamp was taken, this being right stamp from strip.
Scott $675.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2248
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), neat black New York Ocean mail cancellation, extraordinary deep shade, a choice well margined stamp; small thin spot and light creases, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $700.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2249
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), lightened manuscript cancellation, marvelous left sheet margin single; beautiful rich shade, Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2250
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), neat town cancellation, nice appearing example with alluring rich color; light crease, otherwise Very Fine, with 1979 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2251
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), vertical pair, "AUG 3 NEW ORLEANS" town cancel, brilliant deep color shade, attractive appearance, Fine to Very Fine and scarce, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate for strip/3 of which two were taken.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2252
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), vertical pair, light strike of unobtrusive "New Orleans" town cancellation, brilliant fresh color; handsome example of this rarely offered multiple, Fine.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2253
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1855, 10¢ green, type I, large die proof on India (Scott 13P1), rarely offered type I large die proof; reduced to stamp size as is almost always the case; phenomenal color and impression; very rare, Fine.
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2254
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), bottom margin single, face free town cancel, deep rich vibrant color and impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2015 and 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 2255
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), manuscript penstroke cancellation, impressive bottom sheet margin single with vivid color; small corner crease at upper left; minor toned spots, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2256

1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), blue town cancel, huge margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ $650 XF-SUP 95.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2257
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), neat NEW "ORLE"ANS town cancel, deeply etched impressioin and bight color st generous margins, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $375.
Scott $140.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2258
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), black grid cancellation, dazzling color and clear impression; choice well margined example, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $160.
Scott $140.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2259
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1855, 10¢ green, types II & IV (Scott 14,16), combination pair, type II at right, scarcer type IV at left, neat town cancellation, extremely fresh multiple with beautiful rich color, Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2260
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), horizontal pair, neat town cancel, an exceptional pair with wide margins and alluring emerald color, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $750 for two singles.
Scott $300.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2261
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1855, 10¢ green, types II & III (Scott 14,15), position 54/64/74R, vertical combination strip of 3, type II at top and bottom; type III at center, faint trace of cancellation, a marvelous multiple with ravishing rich color in flawless condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2262
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), light black town cancel, a handsome, eye-appealing example with gigantic margins and brilliant fresh color, Superb, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,300.
Scott $140.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 2263
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), black town cancellation, vivid fresh example with nicely balanced margins, Very Fine.
Scott $140.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2264
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), town cancel, bright color large margins, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $140.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2265
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), neatly struck black cancellation, a handsome used example with nicely balanced margins and delightful color, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $180.
Scott $140.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2266
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1855, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 16), neat black town cancellation, tremendous example of this tough type IV stamp; remarkably choice with extra large margins and intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $2,800.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2267
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1855, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 16), black San Francisco postmark, four full large margins, attractively showing full recut at top label; very light bend at right, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,650.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 2268
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1855, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 16), position 86L1, with neat town cancellation, a gorgeous type IV stamp with deep and rich color; pinhole just inside oval at left, otherwise Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2269
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1855, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 16), neat black cancellation, fresh and affordable example of this tough type IV stamp; light crease, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2270
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), light town cancel, a showpiece item with Jet-Black color and a crisp impression four ample to large margins all around, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $575.
Scott $250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2271
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), blue cancellation, exceedingly fresh stamp with bold color printed on clean white paper, Very Fine.
Scott $265.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2272
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), large balanced margins and bold bluish black grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2273
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), horizontal pair, light blue town cancel along with red "19" credit handstamp, absolutely gorgeous multiple in flawless condition, with strong color nicely complimented by the two colored cancels; a gorgeous pair that would enhance any album page, Very Fine.
Scott $605.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2274
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), horizontal strip of 3, lightly struck cancellations, premium quality multiple, unlisted in Scott Specialized catalog as a strip of three; with warm rich color and nice eye appeal, Very Fine.
Scott $825 for a pair + single.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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