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1870-1888 Bank Note Co. Issues
 
 
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Lot 2596
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1870, 1¢-90¢ National issue, H. grill (Scott 134//144), impressive group of 10 different values; missing only #142 for completeness; each selected for better or interesting cancellation; faults, including perforations trimmed off #140 at top, otherwise Fine.
Scott $11,482.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2597
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1870, 1¢ ultramarine, H. grill (Scott 134), unused without gum, dazzling fresh example of this difficult grilled stamp, with crystal clear grill impression; short perf at upper left, otherwise Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2598
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1870, 3¢ green, H. grill (Scott 136), perfect strike of rarely seen "Indian Head" cancellation, absolutely phenomenal example of this scarce cancel - unlike anything we've ever seen; small tear at top right does not affect this stunning stamp's wonderful appearance, otherwise Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $32.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2599

1870, 6¢ carmine & 15¢ yellow orange, H. grill (Scott 137, 141), disturbed o.g., "bargain basement" examples of these incredibly scarce mint grilled Banknote stamps; lots of catalog value available at a small fraction; small faults, including oxidation on the #141, Very Good.
Scott $12,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2600
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1870, 6¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 137), regummed over faults, an impressive example of this notoriously difficult graded stamp with mouth-watering color and fresh appearance; regummed, with sealed tear on the right side, otherwise Very Fine, with 1991 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,750 for no gum.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2601
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1870, 6¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 137), extra light black cancellation, premium example with fabulous color; this issue seldom comes so fresh and attractive, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2602
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1871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill (Scott 138), segmented cork cancellation, incredible depth of color; a marvelous top quality example of this difficult grilled stamp, Very Fine, with 1979 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2603
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1870, 10¢ brown, H. grill (Scott 139), New York c.d.s. and trace of red cancellations, a delightful used example of the elusive 10c Banknote grilled issue; with vivid color and a detailed impression; a wonderful item for the serious collector, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,000.
Scott $800.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2604
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1870, 10¢ brown, H. grill (Scott 139), extra light black cancellation, remarkably fresh example in flawless condition, Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2605
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1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill (Scott 141), neatly struck segmented cork cancellation, striking example with mouth-watering color and crisp clear impression; among the choicest examples we've offered, Very Fine, with 1979 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2606
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1870, 30¢ black, H. grill (Scott 143), unusually neat black negative cork cancellation, exceedingly fresh and choice example of this notoriously difficult stamp; unusual depth of color; rarely found completely sound and attractive, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2607
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1870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 144), black cancellation, awesome rich shade; the most intense color we've encountered on a 90 cent grilled Bank Note issue; reperforated at right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2608

1870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 144), o.g., hinged, fantastic rich color and sharp detailed impression; a desirable top quality stamp with an easily identifiable grill; among the choicest obtainable Scott #144's destined for a collection of distinction; light diagonal crease - not mentioned on the accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott $25,000.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid$3,750
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Lot 2609
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1870, 1¢ ultramarine, I. grill (Scott 134A), face free target cancellation at right, one of the nicest examples of this seldom offered I grill we've ever offered; beautifully centered with brilliant fresh color; deeply impressed and unmistakable I grill, Extremely Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2610
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1871, 7¢ vermilion, I. grill (Scott 138A), neat NYFM cancellation, fantastic well margined example of the impressive I grill, with outstanding deep rich color, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2611
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1870, 10¢ brown, I. grill (Scott 139A), unused without gum, lovely example of the unused 10 cent I grill; with particularly strong color and sharp detailed impression; only a handful of unused examples are known to exist; reperforated at right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $17,500 for full o.g.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid$1,800
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Lot 2612
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1870, 1¢-90¢ National issue complete (Scott 145-155), handpicked set of National Bank Note Co. printing selected for color, freshness and interesting cancellations; a few minor faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,423.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2613
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1870, 1¢-90¢ National issue (Scott 145/155), magnificent appearing group of 10 different values with extraordinary cancellations; includes 145-150, and 152-155; a desirable selection; a few small faults not readily obvious, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,268.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2614

1870, 2¢ red brown (Scott 146), o.g., previously hinged, bright fresh color equally balanced margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2615
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1870, 2¢ red brown (Scott 146), pair, unused without gum, attractive bottom margin pair with plate "No. 13" in selvage - a scarce plate number according to Durland, Fine.
Scott $230.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2616

1870, 6¢ carmine (Scott 148), o.g., hinged, gorgeous bright color with wide margins all around; a uniquely appealing Continental Printing that would greatly enhance any top quality collection, as we've never seen one with margins like this, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a very rare stamp, according to PSE's population report, only 1 stamp has received this lofty grade and only three stamps are graded higher, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85J.
SMQ VF-XF 85J; $2,300.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2617

1870, 15¢ bright orange (Scott 152), o.g., a fresh and well-centered example with vibrant color, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$650
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Lot 2618
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1870, 15¢ bright orange (Scott 152), "Masonic Cross in a Circle of Stones" fancy cancellation, absolutely fabulous fancy cancel; a perfect strike on a lovely sound stamp' natural straight edge at left; the most eye catching example imaginable, Fine to Very Fine, with 1989 P.S.E. and 2017 P.F. certificates.
Scott $210.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2619
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1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), unused without gum, splendid color and impression; a desirable unused stamp, Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2620
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1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), fancy red or black cancellations, four premium quality examples, each picked for an unusual or eye catching cancel; a remarkable quartet for any Bank Note specialist, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $925.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2621
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1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), neat circle of wedges cancel, well centered example for this issue, attractive appearance, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $460.
Scott $220.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2622
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1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), beautiful blue cancellation, sensational color and impression; a flawless high quality example that would enhance any collection, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $325.
Scott $225.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2623
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1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), eye catching red NYFM cancellation, breathtaking rich shade; completely sound stamp with tremendous appeal, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott $235.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2624
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1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), neat black and red cancels, a select example with alluring color and equally balanced margins; natural straight edge at left, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $220.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2625
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1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), circle of spokes cancel, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded F-VF 75.
SMQ F-VF 75; $90.
Scott $220.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2626

1870, 30¢ black (Scott 154), disturbed o.g., handsome example of this scarce National Bank Note Co. printing, which is seldom offered in any condition, let alone in choice sound condition like this stamp is, Fine to Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2627
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1870, 30¢ black (Scott 154), black cork cancel, big broad margins; a most impressive top quality stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $650 XF 90.
Scott $300.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2628
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1870, 30¢ black (Scott 154), bold cancel, intense color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, an attractive and scarce example of this issue, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85 and 2000 P.F. certificate.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $385.
Scott $275.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2629
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1870, 30¢ black (Scott 154), light red cancellation, wide margins and vivid color; a very impressive appearing example; reperforated at top, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2630
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1873, 1¢-90¢ National Bank Note Co., complete except for 7¢ which is Continental, hybrid large die proofs (Scott 145P1-48P1, 160P1, 150P1-55P1), each card measuring approximately 146 x 216mm, gilt-edged pages from presentation book; 7¢ light toning spots on card, 24¢ repaired torn piece out of left, 90¢ a couple light soiling spots, overall Very Fine appearance.
Scott $4,500 as P1s.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2631
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1873, 1¢-90¢ Continental issue (Scott 156/166), impressive selection of 10 different values (no 164); chosen for eye catching cancellations, including Devil's Mask, NYFM, and fancy star; small faults, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $847.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2632
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1873, 1¢ ultramarine (Scott 156), black or blue cancellations, four desirable Bank Note issues, each with large margins that captures the plate number along top of stamps; includes Scott #'s 156, 161, 166, and 183; excellent selection for any plate single collector, Very Good.
Scott $310.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2633

1873, 7¢ orange vermilion (Scott 160), o.g., hinged, a splendid example with scintillating color, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2634
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1873, 12¢ blackish violet (Scott 162), intriguing bright red cancel, a remarkable example with a crisp impression, deep colors and exceptional centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, an extraordinary stamp, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $165.
Scott $135.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2635
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1873, 12¢ blackish violet (Scott 162), bold blue cancel, sharp impression and stunningly bold color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $148.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2636
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1873, 12¢ blackish violet (Scott 162), black cork cancellation, intense color; reperforated at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $135.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Current Bid$40
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Lot 2637

1873, 15¢ yellow orange (Scott 163), o.g., hinged, eye-arresting color and clearly etched impression; nice appearing example of this tough stamp; reperforated at right, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2638
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1873, 15¢ yellow orange (Scott 163), perfectly struck fancy geometric cancellation, astounding top quality example with strong color; throw the catalog out when it comes to this stamp, as they just don't ever come this way; bid high and bid often - you'll be glad you did, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $200.
Scott $150.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2639

1873, 90¢ rose carmine (Scott 166), o.g., previously hinged, pleasing appearance with large margins and alluring rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, an excellent example of this difficult issue, with 2007 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $3,400.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2640

1873, 90¢ rose carmine (Scott 166), o.g., very lightly hinged, eye catching example in terms of color and freshness; a tremendous example in a marvelous state of preservation, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2641
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1873, 90¢ rose carmine (Scott 166), neat cancel, with rich color and wide margins; trivial perforation flaws, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2642
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1873, 90¢ rose carmine (Scott 166), neat black cancellation, bright color and excellent centering; sealed internal tear, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2643
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1875 Special Printing, 12¢ dark violet (Scott 173), without gum as issued, rich color and sharp impression; intact perforations at the sides; a premium quality and well centered example of this difficult 1875 Special Printing; usual clipped perforations at top and bottom, otherwise Very Fine, a mere 71 examples are known to exist, with 1956 P.F. certificate.
Scott $6,250.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid$2,000
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Lot 2644

1875, 5¢ blue (Scott 179), o.g., hinged, tremendous example with lots of vim and vigor; a wonderful well margined stamp that would enhance any collection, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2645
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1879, 1¢-90¢ American Bank Note Co. issue complete (Scott 182-191), phenomenal selection of fancy and/or colorful cancellations, including Maltese cross, and wonderful stars; a few small faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $588.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2646
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1879, 1¢-15¢ cancellation group (Scott 182//189), nice appearing selection of 10 better cancellations; includes #182, 183 x (3) - one with "KKK", 184, 185, and 189 x (4) - including 3 different star cancels; small faults, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $148.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2647

1879, 1¢ dark ultramarine (Scott 182), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), big broad margins; an immaculate fresh example, Fine, with 1993 B.P.A. certificate.
Scott $200.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2648

1879, 3¢ green (Scott 184), tied on piece by Worcester, Mass "North/South" shaking hands cancellation, impressive well struck example of this scarce postmark, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2649

1879, 5¢ blue (Scott 185), o.g., previously hinged, stunning large margined example with mouth-watering color; very elusive when found in this wonderful state of preservation, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2650

1879, 6¢ pink (Scott 186), o.g., previously hinged, an appealing stamp with wide margins, Fine to Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2651
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1879, 10¢ brown, with and without secret mark (Scott 187-188), pair, neat duplex cancellations, impressive combination pair; left stamp #187 without secret mark; right stamp #188 with secret mark; ridiculously undervalued multiple; light creases, otherwise Fine.
Scott $725.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2652
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1879, 10¢ brown, with secret mark (Scott 188), unused without gum, awesome color and impression; a very impressive well-margined stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 1979 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2653

1879, 15¢ red orange (Scott 189), o.g., never hinged, a handsome well-centered example with intriguing deep orange color, Very Fine, a beautiful example, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF 80 and 2003 P.F. certificate.
SMQ VF 80; $650.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2654

1879, 15¢ red orange (Scott 189), o.g., lightly hinged, glowing rich shade; a gorgeous example of this tough stamp, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2001 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it came; top right stamp.
Scott $200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2655
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1879, 90¢ carmine (Scott 191), neat black duplex cancellation, excellent appearing stamp with warm rich color; reperforated at right, otherwise Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $350.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2656

1882, 5¢ yellow brown (Scott 205), o.g., lightly hinged, monumental showpiece with eye-arresting color; the most impressive obtainable, Extremely Fine to Superb, this is 1 of 3 examples at this impressive grade, with only 5 others grading higher according to PSE's population report, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,150.
Scott $240.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2657
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1882-90, 1¢-90¢ issue complete (Scott 205-218), nice group of 14 different values; chosen for eye catching cancellations and overall appearance; a few small faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $554.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2658

1882, 6¢ deep brown red, re-engraved (Scott 208a), o.g., very lightly hinged, outstanding example of the deep red brown shade, with large margins and vivid color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $750.
Scott $550.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2659

1882, 10¢ brown, re-engraved (Scott 209), o.g., never hinged, premium quality example in a wonderful state of preservation; with outstanding rich color, Very Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2660
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1883-88, 2¢-90¢ Roosevelt small die proofs (Scott 210-218P5), extraordinary intact page from Roosevelt presentation album containing 210-218P5 small die proofs; remarkable state of preservation with luxuriant rich colors and detailed impression; an impressive showpiece, Extremely Fine, only 85 of each can possibly exist.
Scott $1,740.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2661

1883, 2¢ red brown (Scott 210), o.g., never hinged, enormous margined example with dazzling color; a prize example of this stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $130.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2662

1883, 4¢ blue green (Scott 211), o.g., very lightly hinged, large margins and rich sumptuous color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2663

1883, 4¢ blue green (Scott 211), o.g., lightly hinged, marvelous example with deep rich color, Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2664

1887, 1¢ ultramarine (Scott 212), o.g., never hinged, an incredibly fresh and choice mint stamp, Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate for horizontal pair from which this stamp was taken.
Scott $290.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2665

1887, 1¢ ultramarine (Scott 212), o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh and choice mint stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2016 P.S.E. certificate for block.
Scott $290.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2666

1887, 1¢ ultramarine (Scott 212), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, premium quality mint block with lively color; Post Office fresh, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,160 for singles.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2667

1887, 3¢ vermilion (Scott 214), o.g., never hinged, desirable bottom sheet margin single, featuring boardwalk margins, deep sultry color, and unblemished gum, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $180.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2668

1888, 4¢ carmine (Scott 215), o.g., previously hinged, sterling example with well proportioned margins and exuberant color, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $525.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2669

1888, 4¢ carmine (Scott 215), o.g., previously hinged, with gorgeous bright cherry-carmine color; as fresh as they come, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $180.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2670

1888, 5¢ indigo (Scott 216), o.g., previously hinged, wide margins, pleasing deep color, an attractive stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $325.
Scott $200.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2671

1888, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 217), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh example in a marvelous mint state with beautiful rich color, Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2672
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1888, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 217), unused without gum, firery rich color and impression; an appealing well centered example, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90 and 1986 P.F. certificate.
SMQ XF 90; $145.
Scott $80.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2673

1888, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 217), o.g., never hinged, lovely rich shade and sharp, crisp impression, Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2674

1888, 30¢ orange brown, imperf. (Scott 217a), horizontal pair, o.g., previously hinged, an intriguing imperforate pair with alluring deep color; a small corner crease and gum soak at bottom left, otherwise Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2675
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1888, 90¢ purple, large die proof (Scott 218P1), reduced, measuring 75 x 89mm, brilliant color; some light foxing spots, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2676

1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), top plate number single, slightly disturbed o.g., sumptuous rich color printed on lily white paper; a flawless 90 cent Perry, Fine to Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2677

1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), o.g., barest trace of hinge, lively fresh color, a premium example in flawless condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2678

1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), o.g., previously hinged, with glamorous deep color and 3 wide margins and sharp impression, Very Fine, nice example of this tough issue.
Scott $850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2679
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1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), double oval "REG" cancel, pleasant appearance and rich shade, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $225.
Estimate $30 - 40.
Current Bid$20
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