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Newspaper Stamps




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Lot 2042
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Newspaper, 1865, 25¢ orange red (Scott PR3), without gum as issued, fresh and elusive, Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2043
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Newspaper, 1865, 25¢ orange red (Scott PR3), bottom imprint and plate number strip of 3, bottom right selvedge missing and foldover at right, without gum as issued, a remarkable item, scarce strip with additional interest of possibly unique foldover, a rare showpiece; left stamp with faint crease, some perforation seperations, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Braceland.
Scott $1,200 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2044
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Newspaper, 1875 Reprint of 1865 issue, 5¢ dull blue, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott PR5SC), without gum as issued, exceptionally bright and fresh; left margin clipped, otherwise Very Fine, rare.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2045
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Newspaper, 1875, 2¢ to $60, incomplete set, plate proofs on card (Scott PR9P4//PR32P4), 26 values, with 20 different denominations, with some trial color proofs, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2046

Newspaper, 1875, $1.92 dark brown (Scott PR24), o.g., never hinged (minor gum skips), beautifully fresh and bright, razor sharp impression, from a new find in original post office envelopes, choice; gum skips are tiny and an insignificant nitpick, Fine to Very Fine, only known certified never hinged example, likely unique, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750 as hinged.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 2047
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Newspaper, 1875, $1.92 dark brown (Scott PR24), blue brush cancel, fresh and well centered, attractive face free cancels, a great example, Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2048

Newspaper, 1875, $6 ultramarine (Scott PR26), o.g., hinge remnants, scarce stamp; diagonal crease and minor defects, Fine appearance, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 2049

Newspaper, 1875, $9 yellow orange (Scott PR27), o.g., never hinged, remarkably fresh, lovely color, razor sharp impression, from a new find in original post office envelopes, choice, almost Very Fine, only known certified never hinged example, likely unique, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,500 as hinged.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $6,500.
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Lot 2050

Newspaper, 1875, $48 red brown (Scott PR31), o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh, deep rich color, razor sharp impression, from a new find in original post office envelopes, choice, Fine to Very Fine, only known certified never hinged example, likely unique, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,000 as hinged.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Realized $9,500.
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Lot 2051
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 2¢ gray black (Scott PR33), without gum as issued, boldness in color and impression, Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2052
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 10¢ gray black (Scott PR39), without gum as issued, sharp color and impression, attractive example of this scarce stamp; short perf at left, Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2053
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 12¢ pale rose (Scott PR40), without gum as issued, enormous margins all around, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J and 1989 and 1999 P.F. certificates.
SMQ XF 90 J; $2,850 for 90.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,200.
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Lot 2054

Newspaper, 1879, 60¢ red (Scott PR67), o.g., previously hinged with two owners marks on reverse, rich lustrous color and impression within uncommonly nice and balanced margins, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2055

Newspaper, 1879, $48 yellow brown (Scott PR78), o.g., previously hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2056

Newspaper, 1885, 1¢ black (Scott PR81), o.g., never hinged, fresh and attractive, large margins, scarce never hinged, Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $110 as hinged.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2057

Newspaper, 1885, 1¢ black (Scott PR81), wide top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh; natural paper crease stamps 1 & 4 and parly separated between stamps 4 & 5, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2058

Newspaper, 1885, 96¢ carmine (Scott PR89), o.g., lightly hinged, incredibly fresh, lovely color and sharp impression, attractive example, Fine to Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2059

Newspaper, 1894, 1¢ intense black (Scott PR90), o.g., previously hinged, amazing example with wonderful centering and incredible depth of color; the Top-Of-The-Pop, the finest known, Extremely Fine to Superb, this is the only example attaining the grade of XF-Sup-95 - and is the HIGHEST GRADED #PR90 according to PSE's population report, with 2003 P.F. certificate and 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,400.
Scott $400.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2060

Newspaper, 1894, 1¢ intense black (Scott PR90), o.g., never hinged, fresh, balanced margins, Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2061

Newspaper, 1894, 2¢ intense black (Scott PR91), o.g., never hinged, fresh, large margins, sharp impression, Very Fine and attractive, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,075.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2062

Newspaper, 1894, 4¢ intense black (Scott PR92), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), fresh and bright, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2063
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Newspaper, 1894, 12¢ pink (Scott PR95), unused without gum, well centered, large margins, soft delicate shade, premium example, Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $810.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,200.
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Lot 2064

Newspaper, 1894, 24¢ pink (Scott PR96), o.g., hinge remnant, well centered, nice color, attractive; natural straight edge at top, small thins, vertical crease, Very Fine appearing, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2065
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Newspaper, 1895, $10 green (Scott PR110), fresh and attractive, Fine to Very Fine, an exceedingly rare used stamp, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,200.
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Lot 2066
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Newspaper, 1895, $20 slate (Scott PR111), cork cancel, fresh and attractive, nice example of this scarce stamp, Fine to Very Fine, terribly scarce stamp used, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,500 for Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,500.
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Lot 2067
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Newspaper, 1896, $100 purple (Scott PR125), light black oval postmarks, fresh, lovely color, large to huge margins, attractive used example, Very Fine Jumbo, priced at $375 in the grade of 85, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80J.
SMQ VF 80 J; $260 as normal 80.
Scott $275.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Realized $180.
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