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1875 Re-issue of the 1861-1866 Issues
 
 
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Lot 2502

1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ blue (Scott 102), o.g., lightly hinged (owner's handstamp on gum), phenomenal top quality example of this terribly difficult stamp; with the most beautiful fresh color you'll ever see; a large margined GEM for the finest collection, Extremely Fine, only 3,195 sold, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2503
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ blue (Scott 102), unused without gum, a handsome example with large, generous margins all around amid alluring luxurious color, Very Fine, only 3195 sold, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $400.
Scott $330.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 2504
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ blue (Scott 102), large ample margins all around and beautiful luminescent color; short perfs at lower left and upper right, tiny tear at right, otherwise Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $400 - 600

Used special printings are quite scarce
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Realized $375.
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Lot 2505
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ black (Scott 108), bold duplex cancel, a remarkable example of this elusive stamp with bold rich color and sharp clear impression; a special opportunity to own one of the few used examples of this rare 1875 re-issue; sealed tear at bottom, otherwise Fine, only 397 examples issued, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $32,500.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 2506

1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ black (Scott 108), o.g., jet black color and crisp prooflike impression upon bright white paper; small tear at upper left and scissor trimmed perforations at top, centered Very Fine, only 397 sold, with 2017 Crowe certificate.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 2507

1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 24¢ dark violet (Scott 109), part o.g., hinge remnant, rich vibrant color and sharp impression; small thinned spot at top left and some slightly scissors trimmed perforations at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, with 2017 Crowe certificate.
Scott $5,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,000.
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