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Lot 2104
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 1¢ Telegraph, imperf (Scott R4a), neat "Mercantile Bank/ Hartford" circular handstamp dated Dec 13, 1864, unusually fresh with large balanced margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2105

Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 2¢ Bank Check, orange on green, perforated (Scott R6e), bright and fresh; single short perf at the left, otherwise Fine, the Philatelic Foundation has certified only 11 examples (two of them in a pair). This is one of only two unused, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800 for used.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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Lot 2106
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 10¢ Certificate, imperf (Scott R33a), neat manuscript cancel, large even margins, bright color, Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2107
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 10¢ Inland Exchange, imperf (Scott R36a), light manuscript cancel, generous, perfectly balanced margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2108
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 25¢ Warehouse Receipt, part perf (Scott R50b), neat manuscript cancel, an incredible top sheet margin single with a wide, imperf bottom margin, oversize, perforated margins on the sides, Superb, an amazing example of the very scarce part-perf Warehouse Receipt.
Scott $1,300.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 2109
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 30¢ Foreign Exchange, imperf (Scott R51a), manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine.
Scott $200.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2110
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $1 Life Insurance, imperf (Scott R71a), perfectly struck (inverted) "Mutual Life Ins. Co." circular handstamp dated Apr 6, 1863 Apr, unusually fresh with ample to large margin, Very Fine.
Scott $300+.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2111
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $1 Passage Ticket, imperf (Scott R74a), clear partial "Chas. W. Brooks & (Co.)" circular handstamp dated Apr 18 1863(?), large, well balanced margins, Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2112
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $1.30 Foreign Exchange, imperf (Scott R77a), colorless embossed cancel, nice, well balanced margins and bright color; small edge tear at lower left and internal tears in the lower right portion of the vignette, Very Fine appearance, an attractive example of this First Issue rarity, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $11,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 2113
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $1.60 Foreign Exchange, imperf (Scott R79a), unobtrusive blue handstamped cancel, remarkably fresh with ample to large margins, deep rich color, Very Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2114
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $2 Conveyance, imperf (Scott R81a), neat, face-free manuscript cancel dated Mar 16, 1863, a marvelous bottom sheet margin single with large balanced margins, fresh, warm color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2115
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $2 Probate of Will, imperf (Scott R83a), neat manuscript cancel dated Apr 7, 1864, fresh, rich color with three large margins, but just in at top; faint document crease at the top, Fine appearance, a nice looking example of the rare imperf $2 Probate, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 2116
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $3.50 Inland Exchange, imperf (Scott R87a), manuscript cancel, quite fresh with deep rich color and three decent margins, the fourth barely clear with a tiny bit of the upper right corner trimmed off; small sealed tear, Fine appearance, a reasonably attractive example of the rare imperf $3.50 Inland Exchange.
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2117
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $5 Charter Party, imperf (Scott R88a), neat manuscript cancel, generous, beautifully balanced margins, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2118
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $5 Manifest, imperf (Scott R90a), light manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Cole.
Scott $250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2119
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $5 Probate of Will, imperf (Scott R92a), neat manuscript cancel dated Feb 2, 1863, large margins, Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2120
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $10 Charter Party, imperf (Scott R93a), light manuscript cancel, exceptionally fresh with unusually deep color, large margins to just a little close at top, almost Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2121
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $10 Mortgage, imperf (Scott R95a), neat manuscript cancel dated May 15, 1863, uncommonly fresh with ample to oversize margins, Extremely Fine.
Scott $825.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2122
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $20 Probate of Will, perf'd (Scott R99c), 1864 socked on the nose circular datestamp, fresh and bright, large balanced margins, striking appearance, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2123
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $50 U.S. Internal Revenue, imperf (Scott R101a), neat manuscript cancel dated Sep 7, 1865, unusually fresh with clear to mostly large margins with exceptional color, virtually Very Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 2124
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Revenue, 1864, First Issue, $200 U.S. Internal Revenue, imperf (Scott R102a), light manuscript cancel dated Jan 5, 1865, large, well balanced margins and deep, fresh color; few unobtrusive faults including a repaired tear at the right, Very Fine, a handsome stamp.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2125
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Revenue, 1864, First Issue, $200 U.S. Internal Revenue, perf'd (Scott R102c), neat manuscript cancel dated May 16, 1871, bright and fresh; couple light vertical document creases visible only on reverse, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $800.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2126
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, 10¢ blue & black, center inverted (Scott R109a), herringbone cut cancel, eye catching inverted center with brilliant color, Very Good, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 2127
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, 50¢ blue & black, center inverted (Scott R115a), light manuscript cancel, fresh color; minute pinhole virtually invisible on the front, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2128
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $1.30 blue & black (Scott R119), neat blue handstamped cancels, wonderfully fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2129
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $1.60 blue & black (Scott R121), single manuscript "X" cancel, bright and quite well centered, Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2130
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $3.50 blue & black (Scott R126), clear manuscript cancel dated Apr 1, 1872, unusually deep shade, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2131
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $20 blue & black (Scott R129), neat manuscript cancel clearly dated Jun 14, 1871 (no doubt, in error, as the Second Issue was not released until Sep 2, 1871), exceptionally fresh and well centered with marvelous color; small, expertly filled thin spot, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2132
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $25 blue & black (Scott R130), neat manuscript cancel dated Mar 10, 1871 (again, probably in error, as the Second Issue was not released until Sep 2, 1871), exceptionally fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2133
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Documentary, 1871, Third Issue, 2¢ orange & black, center inverted (Scott R135b), manuscript cancel, rich color, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2134
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Documentary, 1872, Third Issue, 60¢ orange & black, center inverted, plate proof on card (Scott R142aP4), attractive proof with fiery orange-red color excellent centering; a must for the revenue collector, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 2135
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Documentary, 1874, Fourth Issue, 2¢ orange & black on green, center inverted (Scott R151a), light handstamped cancel in blue, very fresh; tiny pinhole, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $800.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2136
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Documentary, 1898, "I.R." provisional, 8¢ violet brown (Scott R156), neat manuscript cancel "July 12 98/ M.M.L.I.C.", nicely centered, natural straight edge & guide line at right; unobtrusive "repaired corner tear" (per P.F.) at lower right, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $5,250.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 2137
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Documentary, 1898, "I.R." provisional, 10¢ dark green (Scott R157), light manuscript cancel "M.M./ L.I.C./ July/ 11. 1898", fresh and quite well centered, natural straight edge & guide line at bottom; tiny thin spot, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 2138
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Documentary, 1914, $500 blue (Scott R226), neat handstamped cancel dated Jul 17, 1915, Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2139
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Documentary, 1942, $50 carmine (Scott R356), light blue handstamped cancel, fresh and well centered; small tear and slight thinning, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2140
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Proprietary, 1874, $1 green & black, green paper (Scott RB9b), red manuscript cancel, bright and fresh with a nice vertical stitch watermark; pressed document crease at the top and a few nicked perfs at the left, otherwise Fine, attractive, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 2141
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Beer, 1933, 10bbl black (Scott REA178), without gum as issued, remarkable example, fresh and perfectly centered with large margins, completely sound, a marvelous condition rarity, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2142

Narcotic Tax, 1963, 20¢ violet, rouletted 7 (Scott RJA99b), o.g., never hinged, pristine condition, scarce item, Extremely Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2143
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Private Die Match, Brown & Durling, 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO43a), fresh and virtually perfectly centered with a manuscript cancel; small faults, as usual, otherwise Very Fine, quite attractive.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

The Aldrich census records only 20 examples of the 1¢ Brown & Durning, with fully three quarters of them being faulty
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Realized $950.
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Lot 2144
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Private Die Medicine, Dr. Kilmer & Co., collection of 39 different varieties (Scott RS307/RS315), arranged on a black stocksheet according to the Morton Dean Joyce Checklist, a photocopy of which is included; uncanceled and without gum, as always, with a few small faults scattered throughout, generally Fine, a rare group that would take many years to duplicate.
Scott $4,290.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 2145
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Firearms Transfer Tax, 1990-94, $200 dull blue and $5 red (Scott RY8-RY9), each a left margin single, without gum as issued, with striking color on lily-white paper; very nicely centered, all perforations intact, and not a single suggestion that either has ever seen a hinge, Very Fine, a very scarce duo.
Scott $800.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 2146
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Bureau of Industrial Alcohol Lock Seals, 1902, blue & red on horizontal laid, full sheet of 54, Series T, without gum as issued, plate 18082 with multiple pressmen's initials at the top, exltremely fresh; three typical horizontal folds, Very Fine.
Priester 72A.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2147
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Bureau of Industrial Alcohol Lock Seals, 1907-10, brown & red on horizontal laid, full sheet of 54, Series R, without gum as issued, plate 20480 with multiple pressmen's initials at the bottom, exltremely fresh; two typical horizontal folds, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2148
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Bureau of Industrial Alcohol Lock Seals, 1911-13, red & blue on horizontal laid, full sheet of 54, Series P, without gum as issued, plate 32703 with multiple pressmen's initials at the bottom, as well as Siderographer "D.H.S." and plate finisher "A.A.B.", exltremely fresh; three typical horizontal folds, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $475.
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