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Lot 2685
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Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle, three different plate proofs (Scott LO2TC3a, TC4c, TC5a), trial color plate proof on India in green, plate proof on wove in orange and "Atlanta" plate proof on card in scarlet; last with a small thin, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $640.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $270.
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Lot 2686
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Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle, small die proof (Scott LO2P2), on gray card from a "Roosevelt" presentation album, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $168.
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Lot 2687
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Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle, plate proof on India and on card (Scott LO2P3, P4), Very Fine.
Scott $80.
Estimate $50 - 75.
Realized $48.
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Lot 2688

American Letter Mail Co., 1844, 5¢ black, thin paper (2nd printing) (Scott 5L1), full sheet of 20 without gum, plus 1933 reprint sheets of 20 in six different colors and a reprint die proof of the full sheet in black on card; also includes a single of each; the die proof with a bit of light foxing, otherwise a Very Fine group.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $192.
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Lot 2689
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City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), bottom left corner margin single, cut along top frame line and showing parts of frame line at right, unused without gum, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $228.
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Lot 2690

City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), left margin block of 4, o.g., hinged, magnificent multiple rarely offered on this first adhesive issue; eight light owner's handstamps in purple ink showing on gum side which are inconsequential, especially on a beautiful showpiece like this; light horizontal crease between the stamps, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 2691
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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 mouthwatering color, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
Scott $350.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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Lot 2692
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Sanitary Fair, Albany, N.Y., 1864, 10¢ rose (Scott WV1), unused without gum, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $125.
Estimate $50 - 75.
Unsold
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Lot 2693
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Great Central Fair, Philadelphia, Pa., Schernikow Reprint Proofs, group of seven different large die proofs in various colors and on various papers, comprises two without value, four 20¢ and one 30¢, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $390.
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Lot 2694
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Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 10¢ & 30¢ Reprint plate proofs on proof paper (Scott WV11TC), six different colors of the 10¢ and two of the 30¢, bright colors and large balanced margins; one 30¢ with small oily stain in top margin, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $216.
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Lot 2695
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Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 20¢ trial color proofs on wove (Scott WV12TC5/6), group of 11different including two perforated and one in the issued color (WV12P5a), Very Fine.
Scott $440.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $270.
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