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Lot 3456

Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle (Scott LO2), bottom block of 4 with imprint, o.g., a scarce item as it is difficult to find large multiples of this issue, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,070 as imprint blk 8 + 2 prs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 3457

Broadway Post Office, 1851 (1¢) black (Scott 26L2), o.g., lightly hinged, extremely fresh and choice example of this elusive stamp, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3458
City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), red FREE in octagon cancel, large margins all around; an extraordinary example of this local issue, with mouth-watering color, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
Scott $350.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 3459
Swart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (2¢) black on blue gray, forgery (Scott 136L7 var.), full sheet of 100 on thin paper, apparently Lyons' forgery B, ungummed; slight marginal faults affecting only one stamp, bit of light staining on back, for reference, includes a photocopy of a 2010 P.F. certificate for a sheet from the same source.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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