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Stamps and Postal History


1861-1866 Issue
 
 
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Lot 2360
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1861, 1¢ - 90¢ First Designs, plate essays on India (Scott 63-E11c//72-E7f), 63-E11c, 65-E15f in red and scarlet, 67-E9d, 62BP3, 69-E6d, 78P3, 72-E2b, 72-E7f, great fresh color; a couple with small thins, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2361
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1861, 3¢ N.B.N.C. "Premiere Gravure" essay, in red (Scott 65-E15f), complete design, plate on India, unbelievably fresh essay with incredibly bright color; light horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2362
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1861, 3¢ N.B.N.C. "Premiere Gravure" essay, in bright orange red (Scott 65-E15h), complete design, plate on semi-transparent stamp paper, perf'd and gummed, o.g., lightly hinged, choice example with warm rich color; previously known to philatelists as Scott #56, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2363
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1861, 3¢ N.B.N.C. "Premiere Gravure" essay, in dark orange red (Scott 65-E15h), complete design, plate on semi-transparent stamp paper, perf'd and gummed, o.g., hinge remnant, seldom offered example of this elusive essay in the desirable dark orange red shade; a great item for the collector building a group of Scott #56's in all the differing shades, Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2364
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1861, 3¢ N.B.N.C. "Premiere Gravure" essay, in bright orange red (Scott 65-E15h), complete design, plate on semi-transparent stamp paper, perf'd and gummed, o.g., very lightly hinged, particularly well centered example of this popular essay, which for years had been known to philatelists as Scott #56, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2365
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1861, 3¢ N.B.N.C. "Premiere Gravure" essay, in brown rose (Scott 65-E15h), complete design, plate on semi-transparent stamp paper, perf'd and gummed, o.g., barest trace of hinge, pristine example with just a "suggestion" of hinging; with beautiful rich color, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2366
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1861, 3¢ N.B.N.C. "Premiere Gravure" essay, in brown rose (Scott 65-E15h), complete design, plate on semi-transparent stamp paper, perf'd and gummed, o.g., hinged, sound and choice example with vibrant rich color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2367
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1861, 5¢ brown and 12¢ black, First Designs, large hybrid proofs (Scott 57P1, 59P1), reduced sunken proofs measuring 73mm x 75mm, deep color, hinge remnants, Very Fine, unlisted/ unpriced as such.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2368

1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (Scott 62B), large part o.g., rich proof like color and impression; rounded corner at bottom left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 2369
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (Scott 62B), lightly struck black grid cancellation, impeccably fresh and choice example with deep saturated color; this stamp is seldom found in flawless condition, thus it is very desirable like this, Fine, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2370
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1861, 1¢ Bowlsby coupon essay, in blue and red (Scott 63-E13f), plate on white paper, perf. all around and between, o.g., hinged, lovely examples of the popular Bolsby essay with coupon, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2371
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1861, 1¢-90¢, small die proofs (Scott 63P2//78P2), 63P2, 65P2, 68P2, 69P2, 71P2, 72P2, 76P2, 78P2, each measuring 27 x 33 mm, except for 90¢ which is 28 x 29 mm, previously hinged; 3¢, 5¢ and 24¢ with small faults, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2372
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1861, 1¢ blue, plate proof on India (Scott 63P3), horizontal block of 18, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $990.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2373
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1861-67, 1¢-90¢, plate proofs on card (Scott 63P4//78P4), includes 63P4, 65P4, 68P4, 69P4, 70P4, 71P4, 72P4, 76P4, 78P4, v, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $915.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2374
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1861-67, 1¢-90¢, plate proofs on card (Scott 63P4//77P4), includes 63P4, 65P4, 68P4, 69P4, 71P4, 72P4, 73P4a, 74TC4, 76P4, 77P4, some n.h., some with hinge remnants, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $610.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2375
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1861-67, 1¢-90¢, plate proofs on card (Scott 63P4//78P4), includes 63P4, 68P4, 69P4, 71P4, 72P4, 73P4a, 74TC4, 76P4, 77P4 and 78P4, hinged, most with remnants, Very Fine.
Scott $535.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2376
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1861, 3¢ Francis Patent essay (Scott 65TC), o.g., hinge remnant, interesting example of the rarely seen Francis Patent essay; used on trial on March 30 and 31, 1865 in Newport, RI; printed on paper soaked in iron sulfate, and then when "canceled" with a mild acid, would turn a dark blue preventing re-use; a very scarce unused example with gum, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2377
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1861, 3¢ lake, trial color plate proof on India (Scott 66TC3), eye catching top margin imprint single with intense color printed on clean white paper; small thin spot - typical of this fragile India paper, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $150.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2378
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1861, 12¢ black, large die proof (Scott 69P1), reduced, measuring 118x152mm, with imprint and light die no. "444, National Bank Note Co, N.Y.", attractive; a little light soiling around edges, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2379
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1861, 12¢ black, large die proof (Scott 69P1), with light imprint below design "444, NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. N.Y.", reduced measuring 69 x 67mm, Very Fine appearing.
Scott $700.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2380
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1862, 24¢ red lilac, plate proof on card (Scott 70P4), two nice appearing examples of the tough red lilac shade; each with thin spot (one is a large thin), otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2381
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1863, 2¢ olive green, trial color plate proof on India (Scott 73TC3c, e), incredibly fresh and choice trial color proofs in olive green and grey shades; finely detailed impressions on both examples, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2382
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1863, 2¢ black, die I, plate proof on India (Scott 73P3), right margin block of 4; tiny thin speck and light wrinkle on lower right stamp, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2383
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1861, 3¢ scarlet, trial color proof on stamp paper, perf'd (Scott 74TC6), manuscript penstroke cancellation, breathtaking color, much stronger than typically found; an incredibly handsome example of this seldom offered stamp that had long been listed in Scott as #74; horizontal crease at top; ink erosion spot causing internal tear in the 3rd pen stroke, otherwise Fine, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $5,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2384
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1861, 1¢-90¢ (Scott 63//77), phenomenal group of 10 1861 issues, each handpicked for outstanding appearance and fancy postmarks; includes #63 with red cork, 69 capturing imprint at left; 70b, steel blue with Paid in grid, 71 San Francisco cogwheel, 72 star in circle, 75 Boston Paid in grid, 75 close to chestnut shade - with fancy 5-point star, 76 with purple cork and with black cork, and 77 with San Francisco cogwheel; an incredible group; small faults, most trivial in nature, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,025.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2385
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1861, 1¢-90¢ (Scott 63//72), absolutely gorgeous group of 9 1861 issues, including 63 with Steamboat; 64 with Paid, 65 with Steamboat, 68, 69 with hollow star, 70 with red grid, 71 with "Paid in circle, and 72 with fancy cork cancellations; small faults not obvious, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,623.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2386

1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), o.g., previously hinged, very fresh with equally balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $775.
Scott $275.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2387

1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), disturbed o.g., brilliantly colored example in sound condition, Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2388

1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), bottom plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., hinge remnants, impressive multiple with brilliant color; plate strips are seldom offered, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $875.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2389
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1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), neat segmented cork cancellation, worthwhile example with exuberant color printed on clean white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $160.
Scott $45.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2390
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1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), 12 singles and a strip of 3, nice variety of better cancellations, including red and blue postmarks, impressive group of varying shades; many with desirable cancels; a great study group; a few faults here and there, generally Fine to Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Scott $680.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2391
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1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), grid of squares cancellation, at one time this stamp was a beautiful example of the rarely offered pigeon blood pink shade; time and incorrect storage has taken its toll on this beautiful corner margin single, and it now can only be considered a "pink" shade, even though the accompanying certificate specifically indicating that this is "pigeon blood pink"; perf missing along bottom right corner, otherwise Fine, Ex Koppersmith, with photocopy of 1989 P.F. certificate for pair, from which this stamp was taken, top stamp from pair.
Scott $600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2392
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1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), manuscript cancellation cleaned, slightly affecting color of the stamp, gorgeous "unused" appearing example of this difficult pink shade; with virtually perfect centering and vivid color; this would make a wonderful substitute for any collector searching for top quality unused stamps, as this stamp certainly does appear to be unused at first glance, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600 for normally cancelled.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2393
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1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), light grid cancellation, sterling example of this tough pink shade; a wonderfully fresh stamp, Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate graded F 70.
SMQ F 70; $375.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2394

1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), tied on small piece by large Boston "PAID" in grid and red "Boston" town cancellations, impressive example of the difficult pink shade; overall toning affects the stamp, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky, with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott $610.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2395
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1861, 3¢ rose, overprinted with specimen control numbers (Scott 65SJ), o.g., lightly hinged, incredibly fresh example of this terribly elusive control number "7890" in red; natural inclusion spot at bottom right should not be considered a fault, Fine, only 7,890 issued, few of which were preserved.
Scott $400.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2396
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1861, 3¢ rose, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 65SB), o.g., hinge remnant, dazzling rich color on this surprisingly difficult "Specimen" overprint; minor toning spots visible at top left and bottom left corners, otherwise Fine, only 1,500 sold.
Scott $200.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2397

1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), o.g., never hinged, immaculate Post Office fresh condition; a choice example with warm rich color; unlisted and unpriced in Scott in never hinged condition, Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky, with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott $125 is for hinged.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2398

1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), o.g., never hinged (gum bend), breathtaking fresh color, Fine.
Scott $125 for hinged.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2399
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), o.g., lightly hinged, two examples, one plate #13, the other plate #21 with black cancel; quite elusive; small faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $128.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2400

1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), tied on large part of cover by perfectly struck "New York," eagle cancellation, marvelous example of this seldom sen cancellation; an eye catching showpiece, Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2401

1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), magnificent example tied on small piece by beautiful strike of blue "Ijamsville (Md)., B & ORR, Apr. 11, 1852" oval Railroad Station Agent marking; a phenomenal strike, Fine, Simpson rarity 8; less than half a dozen known.
Scott $3.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2402
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), sensational group of 10 examples, each with a spectacular cancellation, including "X", axe head, U.S. Ship. Devil with pitchfork, Leihigh Vally railroad, and two better green postmarks; well worth a substantial bid, Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2403
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), West Meriden, Conn. "Devil with Pitchfork" cancellation, remarkable example of this elusive fancy cancel; rarely found completely sound with such a perfect strike, Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2404
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1861, 3¢ rose, "Short Transfer" varieties (Scott 65 var.), black cancellations, interesting items for the 1861 specialist; two used examples each showing dramatic short transfers along the left side of both stamps; interesting printing anomalies seldom encountered on this issue, Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2405
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), "Lincoln and Stars" cancellation, wonderfully fresh and choice example, Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2406

1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), block of 17, tied on large piece of parcel by neatly struck circle of wedges cancellations, impressive multiple, totalling 51¢ in postage; among the largest known used multiples known to exist, Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Scott $142 for 3 blocks & singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2407
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1861, 3¢ rose, errors, freaks & oddities collection (Scott 65), consisting of twenty six singles or strips and six covers on pages, better includes green Mesopotamia OH cancel on cover and green Dexter ME cancel on cover, pair with double perfs in between and a cover with pair with double perfs top and bottom to NYC, strip of five with straight edge at left, stamp with dramatic offset on reverse, and three stamps and a cover with guide lines, a nifty little lot for the specialist, Fine to Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2408
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1861, 3¢ rose, laid paper (Scott 65b), light black and minor manuscript penstroke cancellations, impressive example of the incredibly elusive horizontal "laid paper" variety; seldom available at any price; multiple faults, including slight creasing and a pulled perf at lower left, otherwise Fine, with 2013 Weiss certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2409

1861, 3¢ lake (Scott 66), o.g., lightly hinged, an eye-popping example of the desirable lake shade, Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. and 1976 P.F. certificates.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2410

1861, 3¢ lake (Scott 66), o.g., hinged, dazzling rich shade; typical centering for this notoriously difficult issue, Very Good to Fine, with 1986 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2411

1861, 3¢ lake (Scott 66TC5), o.g., barest trace of hinge, ravishing rich color; a delightfully fresh example of this extremely rare essay, known for decades as Scott #66, Very Good, with 2008 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2412
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1861, 5¢ buff (Scott 67), intriguing San Francisco cogwheel cancel, an alluring stamp of unparalleled beauty with vibrant color four equally balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $3,000.
Scott $750.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 2413
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1861, 5¢ buff (Scott 67), neat red grid cancellation, lovely example with radiating color and beautiful centering, Very Fine.
Scott $810.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2414
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1861, 5¢ buff (Scott 67), light red grid cancel, sharp impression with nice even margins, Very Fine, with 2016 and 1987 P.F. certificate.
SMQ VF-80; $950.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2415
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1861, 5¢ buff (Scott 67), "APR 4 BALTIMORE" town cancel, striking example with clean impression; small perforation flaw at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2416
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1861, 5¢ buff & 5¢ brown yellow (Scott 67, 67a), three extremely fresh examples in distinctly different shades; includes a handsome 5 cent buff with red grid cancel, along with two 67a's - one with a black cork cancel, the other with a beautiful blue grid cancellation; a premium group for the 1861 specialist, Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2417
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1861, 10¢ yellow green (Scott 68), regummed, good looking stamp with dazzling color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $375 for no gum.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2418

1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), o.g., previously hinged, a well margined beauty with generous margins and sharp color; magnificent example of this seldom offered stamp, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate graded VF 80 and 1990 P.F. certificate.
SMQ VF 80; $2,100.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2419

1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), o.g., previously hinged, delightful example of this terribly difficult mint stamp; with unusually large margins and eye-arresting color, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2420

1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), o.g., previously hinged, a stunning fresh and sharp example with impressive well-balanced margins and alluring color; reperforated at top, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 2421
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1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), black grid cancel, along with small portion of red postmark at bottom left, a fabulous well centered example; perfectly centered among generous margins; stunning color; a true GEM deserving of the best of collections, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $375.
Scott $95.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2422
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1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), blue "ORE" town cancel, likely "BALTIMORE", attractive appearance with a crisp impression, Extremely Fine.
Scott $95.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2423
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1862, 24¢ red lilac (Scott 70), wonderful group of 8 shades; includes Scott #70 x (3), 70b steel blue shade, and 78 x (4). including one on small piece with #73; couple small faults, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,150.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2424
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1862, 24¢ red lilac (Scott 70), red crossroads cancellation, most impressive example with dynamite color and clearly etched impression, Very Fine.
Scott $340.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2425
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1862, 24¢ brown lilac (Scott 70a), target cancels, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $275.
Scott $325.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2426
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1862, 24¢ brown lilac (Scott 70a), neat grid cancellation, large margined example of the brown lilac shade; a beautiful stamp, Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2427
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (Scott 70b), unused without gum, an impeccable example of the elusive steel blue shade; an attractive stamp that would make a solid addition to any collection, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $6,250.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2428
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (Scott 70b), black grid cancel, with generous margins and intense color; a great example of this often misidentified shade; rare when found with these qualities, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ XF 90; $2,400.
Scott $850.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2429
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (Scott 70b), neat town cancellation, flawless example with brilliant color; a sound and attractive steel blue, Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2430
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (Scott 70b), blue grid cancellation, unusual example of the dark shade of steel blue; nicely centered with lots of eye appeal; perf crease along lower right corner, otherwise Very Fine, with 2004 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2431
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (Scott 70b), red circular grid cancel, bold color and sharp impression; small thins, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $890.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2432
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (Scott 70b), red grid cancel, attractive appearance; tiny faults, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2433
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1861, 24¢ violet (Scott 70c), pretty pastel blue cancellation, exceptionally fresh example of the violet shade; with strong color nicely complimented by the colored cancel; much nicer than normally encountered; light vertical crease; tiny thin at top right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,275.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2434
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1861, 24¢ violet (Scott 70c), town cancel, deep rich color and sharp impression on white paper; repeforated at right, otherwise Fine, an opportunity to own an example of a tough shade variety, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$350
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Lot 2435
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1861, 24¢ violet (Scott 70c), lightly struck town cancellation, fresh and attractive example of this elusive color variety; small vertical crease at bottom left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2436
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1862, 24¢ pale gray violet (Scott 70d), partial strike of large Boston "PAID" in grid cancellation, impressive example of this elusive pale gray violet shade; beautiful stamp with exceptional centering; mis-aligned perf hole at top left - not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky, with clear 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2437

1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), o.g., hinged, beautiful well centered example with unusually nice margins; small expert repair at bottom center of stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2438
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), with intriguing San Francisco cogwheel cancel, an attractive example with radiant rich color; a very pretty stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $550.
Scott $200.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2439
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), neatly placed target cancel at lower left, with radiant color and nicely balanced margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $325.
Scott $200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2440
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), neatly struck town cancellations, fabulous top quality example with alluring rich color and near perfect centering, Extremely Fine.
Scott $200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2441
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), crossroads, San Francisco cogwheel, and blue "Cincinnati, O" town cancels, attractive trio; each with deep rich color; couple trivial faults, otherwise Fine, ex- Boyarsky, example with blue "Cincinnati, O" cancel with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $615.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2442
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), blue letter "R" cancellation, handsome well centered example with a socked-on-the-nose cancel; eye catching stamp with great color; small creases at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $215.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2443
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), intriguing well-struck cross roads cancel, Very Fine.
Scott $200.
Estimate $60 - 80.
Current Bid$30
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Lot 2444
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1861, 90¢ blue (Scott 72), neat circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine, fetching appearance, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$110
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Lot 2445

1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), block of 9, o.g., alluring block with deep rich color; some faults, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $2,925.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2446
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1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), lovely selection of 10 Black Jacks; includes fancy red, San Francisco cogwheel, and even a stamp and a half tied on a small piece; couple tiny hidden flaws, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2447

1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), o.g., hinged, extremely attractive with an incredible depth of color, a lovely and choice example of this elusive unused stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $5,750.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2448
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1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), light red grid cancellation, extremely fresh stamp in flawless condition, Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2449
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1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), black grid cancel, alluring red brown color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate and 1997 P.S.E. certificate.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $750.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2450
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1863, 5¢ brown (Scott 76), unused without gum, sharp clear impression; impressive stamp with vibrant color on clean white paper, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2451
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1866, 15¢ black (Scott 77), neat black cancellations, decent appearing quartet of these popular stamps; couple trivial flaws, otherwise Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Scott $680.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2452
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1863, 24¢ lilac, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott 78SB), unused without gum, appealing example with black "Specimen" overprint; warm rich color, Fine, only 1,300 sold, ex- Boyarsky.
Scott $250.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2453
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1863, 24¢ lilac (Scott 78), neat face-free target cancels, Fine to Very Fine, enticing appearance.
Scott $350.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$70
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Lot 2454
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1863, 24¢ lilac (Scott 78), "DECEMBER 18 186? BALTIMORE, MD" circular date stamp; trivial crease in fluid, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$60
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Lot 2455
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1863, 24¢ gray (Scott 78b), black grid cancel, wonderful large margined example of the often mis-identified "gray" shade; seldom seen in this premium condition, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2456
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1863, 24¢ gray (Scott 78b), black target cancellation, well cantered and attractive; slightly discolored, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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