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Lot 3378
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Agriculture Dept., 1873, 6¢-30¢ group (Scott O1//9), comprising the 6¢ through 30¢ (O4-O9) unused, 6¢ with most o.g., rest without gum; one used 2¢, five used 3¢, two used 6¢, a 1¢ Specimen (O1S) and a complete set of plate proofs on card (O1P4-O9P4); one used 6¢ with a few short perfs, the unused 30¢ a bit soiled, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,680.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3379

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 10¢ yellow (Scott O5), o.g., previously hinged, abnormally intense shade of this normally light color issue, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 3380

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 12¢ yellow (Scott O6), o.g., previously hinged, an alluring example with ravish vivid, deep color, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3381

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 30¢ yellow (Scott O9), o.g., previously hinged, with brilliant color, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$70
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Lot 3382

Executive Dept., 1873, 2¢ carmine (Scott O11), o.g., hinged, a captivating example with glamorous color, almost Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3383

Executive Dept., 1873, 10¢ carmine (Scott O14), o.g., lightly hinged (minor gum bend not mentioned on accompanying certificate), vivid fresh color and sharp detailed impression, a very attractive stamp; this is the only example achieving the grade of Fine-70, with just two others currently grading higher, Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded F 70.
SMQ F 70; $635.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 3384

Interior Dept., 1873, 2¢ vermilion (Scott O16), o.g., never hinged, a lovely well-centered example with alluring color, Very Fine.
Scott $160.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3385

Interior Dept., 1873, 10¢ vermilion (Scott O19), o.g., previously hinged, with jumbo margins, and captivating deep color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $70.
Estimate $40 - 60.
Current Bid$20
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Lot 3386

Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢ purple (Scott O25), o.g., hinged, sharp clear impression; handsome well centered stamp, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3387

Justice Dept., 1873, 6¢ purple (Scott O28), o.g., previously hinged, beautiful hue, Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $310.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3388

Justice Dept., 1873, 10¢ purple (Scott O29), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), lively bright shade; quite handsome, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $310.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3389
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Justice Dept., 1873, 30¢ purple (Scott O33), bold circle of wedges cancel, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3390

Justice Dept., 1873, 90¢ purple (Scott O34), o.g., hinged, bright rich pastel color and sharp impression on the high value Justice department, Fine to Very Fine, Scarce this nice.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 3391

Navy Dept., 1873, 2¢ ultramarine (Scott O36), o.g., previously hinged, attractive example with large margins and sharp impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$40
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Lot 3392

Navy Dept., 1873, 90¢ ultramarine (Scott O45), disturbed o.g., impeccably fresh and choice stamp with outstanding color, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 3393

Post Office Dept., 1873, 10¢ black (Scott O51), o.g., never hinged, incredible state of preservation, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2017 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it came; top right stamp.
Scott $325.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3394

Post Office Dept., 1873, 15¢ black (Scott O53), o.g., never hinged, sharp impression; a pristine mint stamp, Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3395

Post Office Dept., 1873, 24¢ black (Scott O54), o.g., never hinged, pristine example of this exceedingly difficult mint Official stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2017 P.F. certificate for block/4 from which it came; top left stamp.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3396

Post Office Dept., 1873, 30¢ black (Scott O55), o.g., previously hinged, handsome example with radiant rich color, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $190.
Scott $200.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3397

State Dept., 1873, 1¢ dark green (Scott O57), o.g., hinged, incredibly rich shade; unusually choice example of this terribly difficult State Dept. issue, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $375.
Scott $260.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3398

State Dept., 1873, 1¢ dark green (Scott O57), o.g., pretty stamp wide margins and vibrant green color, Very Fine.
Scott $260.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3399

State Dept., 1873, 7¢ dark green (Scott O61), o.g., hinged, magnificent rich color, a beauty, Fine to Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $290.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3400

State Dept., 1873, 10¢ dark green (Scott O62), o.g., previously hinged, flawless example of this desirable State Dept. issue; large margins and crystal clear impression, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $230.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3401

State Dept., 1873, 15¢ dark green (Scott O64), o.g., very lightly hinged, exceedingly fresh example, very choice, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3402
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State Dept., 1873, $2 green & black (Scott O68), fresh color; small thin and faint horizontal crease, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 Crowe certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 3403

Treasury Dept., 1873, 7¢ brown (Scott O76), o.g., never hinged, large margins; an immaculate mint stamp in a wonderful state of preservation, Fine to Very Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate for block/4, from which it came; lower left stamp.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3404

Treasury Dept., 1873, 7¢ brown (Scott O76), o.g., lightly hinged, charming example with fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3405

Treasury Dept., 1873, 12¢ brown (Scott O78), o.g., barest trace of hinge, vivid and bright example, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3406

Treasury Dept., 1873, 12¢ brown (Scott O78), o.g., lightly hinged, handsome fresh example with sharp impression, almost Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3407

Treasury Dept., 1873, 15¢ brown (Scott O79), o.g., lightly hinged, extremely intense color, Fine to Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 3408

War Dept., 1873, 10¢ rose (Scott O88), o.g., never hinged, warm rich color; a wonderful example, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2017 P.F. certificate for strip/3, from which it came; middle stamp.
Scott $300.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3409

War Dept., 1873, 15¢ rose (Scott O90), with partial top imprint, o.g., previously hinged, nearly well-centered example with pleasant pastel color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2010 A.P.S. certificate for strip of six.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3410

War Dept., 1873, 15¢ rose (Scott O90), o.g., never hinged, warm rich shade; very pleasing example, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2017 P.F. certificate for block/4 from which it came; top left stamp.
Scott $190.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3411

War Dept., 1873, 24¢ rose (Scott O91), o.g., never hinged (minor gum skips), nicely balanced margins; fresh and choice, Very Fine.
Scott $190.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3412

War Dept., 1873, 90¢ rose (Scott O93), o.g., hinged, bold rich shade; choice centering, Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3413
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Justice Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 15¢ purple, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O31SD), without gum as issued; a couple tiny thin specks, Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 3414
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Post Office Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 30¢ black, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O55SD), without gum as issued, Fine.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 3415
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State Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 1¢-12¢ values, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O57SD-O63SD), without gum as issued, extremely fresh group of seven values, all with warm rich colors, nice condition for these issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,890 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 3416
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Treasury Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 3¢ brown, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O74SD), without gum as issued, Very Fine, only 84 stamps issued.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 3417
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Treasury Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 24¢ dark brown, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O80SD), without gum as issued, previously hinged, stunning deep rich color; an elusive stamp, otherwise Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 3418
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War Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 7¢ deep rose, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O87SD), without gum as issued, evenly balanced margins and remarkably rich color; quite possibly the finest example of this elusive "Specimen" overprint, Extremely Fine, only 539 reportedly sold, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J.
Scott $425.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 3419
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War Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 15¢ deep rose, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O90SD), without gum as issued, premium quality example in flawless condition; with brilliant color, Very Fine, only 105 issued, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 3420

Interior Dept., 1879, 1¢ vermilion (Scott O96), o.g., previously hinged, fresh and vibrant color, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 3421

Justice Dept., 1879, 6¢ bluish purple (Scott O107), o.g., lightly hinged, dynamite color; a choice example of this tough stamp, Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 3422
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Treasury Dept., 1879, 30¢ brown (Scott O112), unused without gum, an elusive example of this often misidentified rare soft paper Treasury Dept. issue, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $875.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 3423
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War Dept., 1879, 1¢ rose red (Scott O114), cork "Turtle" cancellation, that has been re-inked at center, fancy cancels on Officials are seldom seen, but "Turtle" cancellations got to be downright scarce, Fine to Very Fine, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 3424

Postal Savings Official, 1911, $1 ultramarine (Scott O123), o.g., hinged, a brilliant fresh stamp with exceptional margins; scarce like this, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $425.
Scott $200.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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