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Stamps and Postal History


Newspaper Stamps
 
 
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Lot 3425
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Newspapers, 1875, 2¢-$60 complete, plate proofs on card (Scott PR9P4-PR32P4, PR81P4).
Scott $333.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3426

Newspaper, 1875, 24¢ rose (Scott PR17), o.g., hinge remnant, vivid shade; an extremely handsome example of this tough stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3427

Newspaper, 1875, 84¢ rose (Scott PR22), o.g., hinge remnant, gorgeous example of this terribly difficult stamp; bold prooflike color and clearly etched impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $2,250.
Scott $1,850.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 3428
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Newspaper, 1875, $9 yellow orange (Scott PR27), bright fresh color with a relatively light smudge cancel; two minute thin specks, otherwise Fine. An attractive, rarely offered used example of the $9 Continental newspaper stamp.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $550.
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Lot 3429

Newspaper, 1875, $48 red brown (Scott PR31), o.g., previously hinged, rich radiant color with a deeply etched prooflike impression within extraordinarily balanced margins that is so often not the case for this rare newspaper, Very Fine, a top example of this rarity, worthy of the finest collections, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $4,750.
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Lot 3430
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 3¢ gray black (Scott PR34), without gum as issued, attractive example of this challenging issue, Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3431
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 10¢ gray black (Scott PR39), without gum as issued, incredibly fresh and choice example with vivid color, Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3432
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 36¢ pale rose (Scott PR42), without gum as issued, gorgeous color and finely detailed impression; a handsome example of this tough stamp; pulled perf along lower left side, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, only 330 reportedly sold.
Scott $2,800.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 3433
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 48¢ pale rose (Scott PR43), without gum as issued, tremendous example of this rarely offered stamp, with breathtaking color and impression, Fine to Very Fine, among the finest of the 268 examples that were reportedly sold in 1875, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 3434

Newspaper, 1879, 36¢ red (Scott PR65), o.g., hinged, sound and attractive example with warm rich color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 3435
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Newspaper, 1879, $60 purple (Scott PR79), unused without gum, flawless example with great color; ridiculously undervalued when found like this, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3436

Newspaper, 1894, 24¢ pink (Scott PR96), o.g., previously hinged, beautiful fresh color; light gum bend at top, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 3437
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Newspapers, 1895, 1¢-$100 complete, large die proofs (Scott PR102P1-PR113P1), each measuring roughly 151 x 200mm; small toning spots, $10 h.r.s on reverse, Fine to Very Fine, a rare set.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 3438

Newspaper, 1895, 1¢ black (Scott PR102), top left margin single, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully attractive color and impression; light natural gum crease at top and selvage, Extremely Fine centering.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Unsold
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Lot 3439

Newspaper, 1895, 50¢ carmine (Scott PR107), o.g., hinged, scarce stamp; reperforated at top; tiny perf thin at upper right, generally Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 3440

Newspaper, 1895, $2 scarlet (Scott PR108), o.g., hinged, eye catching color and impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $2,050.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,800.
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