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Sale 745

The William S. Langs Stock, Part 1:
U.S. and Possessions Stamps


Revenue




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Lot 1660
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 5¢ Agreement, plate proof on card (Scott R23P4), bottom margin plate block of 6, unlisted as full plate block; light thin on bottom selvage, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 1661
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 10¢ Foreign Exchange, black and blue, compound hybrid plate on india paper (Scott R35TC1ae, R35P4), both mounted on single card, Very Fine.
Scott $383.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1662
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $1.60 Foreign Exchange, imperf (Scott R79a), with grand color and deeply engraved lines; light black manuscript cancel, Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1663
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $2 Probate of Will, imperf (Scott R83a), warm and clean with light manuscript cancel of Sep. 12/63; small corner crease at top left, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,750.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1664
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $10 Mortgage, imperf (Scott R95a), a simply stunning example, with deep infused color, clean lines and flawlessly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1665
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $10 Probate of Will, imperf (Scott R96a), intensely colored with flawless detail; manuscript cancel; margins well clear to just touching at lower right; internal tear at left of Washington's head, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1666
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $15 Mortgage, blue, imperf (Scott R97a), intense color and clean detail; paper fresh with sound margins; light horizontal crease at bottom, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 1667
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $15 Mortgage, ultramarine, perf'd (Scott R97e), horizontal pair, a grand duo with textbook color and exceptionally fresh paper; horizontal crease across top, otherwise Very Fine, a rare multiple—only five known.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1668
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $20 Probate of Will, imperf (Scott R99a), sound with bright color; light oxidizing top and bottom, Fine to Very Fine, with 2010 Weiss certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1669
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $20 Probate of Will, perf'd (Scott R99c), with superior centering plus two (?) manuscript cancels; a few short perforations, plus one pulled at lower left, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1670
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Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $20 Probate of Will, perf'd (Scott R99c), in glowing color with 1864-dated handstamp cancels; reperforated at left and right, Very Fine appearance, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $400 - 500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1671
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $25 Mortgage, imperf (Scott R100a), Post Office fresh with strong color and a black manuscript cancel; small sealed scissors cut in the bottom right margin, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $2,700.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1672
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Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $25 Mortgage, imperf (Scott R100a), horizontal pair, vibrant color; manuscript Feb 10/1865 cancel; small thin top right corner and right edge (in margin), Fine to Very Fine, an uncommon multiple.
Scott $6,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 1673
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Revenue, 1864, First Issue, $200 U.S. Internal Revenue, imperf (Scott R102a), deeply hued with heavy manuscript Nov 68 and light blue handstamp cancels, nearly Very Fine, a handsome stamp, with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1674
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Revenue, 1864, First Issue, $200 U.S. Internal Revenue, imperf (Scott R102a), in clear colors with light handstamp cancels; small faults, Fine to Very Fine appearance, an affordable example of this ever-popular Revenue, with 2011 Weiss certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1675
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Revenue, 1864, First Issue, $200 U.S. Internal Revenue, perf'd (Scott R102c), sound with alluring color and fancy manuscript cancel in blue; reperforated, Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1676
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, 1¢ blue & black, center inverted (Scott R103a), clean with sound color, light black cancel; diagonal crease that slightly breaks the paper, Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1677
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, 2¢ pale blue & black, trial color plate proof on bond (Scott R104TC5a), right margin plate block of 10, great position multiple; light crease between bottom stamps, Very Fine to Extremely Fine centering.
Scott $600+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1678
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, 50¢ blue & black, center inverted (Scott R115a), bright and fresh with immense color; clean with a manuscript cancel; single short perforation at lower left, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, the inverted center unlisted in Scott for this perforated stamp, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1679
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $20 blue & black (Scott R129), clean and fresh with deep color; manuscript cancel, Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1680
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Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $50 blue & black (Scott R131), lovely stamp with strong color and crisp detail; manuscript and light red cancels, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1681
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Documentary, 1871, Third Issue, 2¢ vermilion & black, color error (Scott R135a), unused without gum, an eye-catching stamp with energetic color and near-perfect centering; vignette slightly faded, small thin at bottom center, Very Fine appearance, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $900 as used.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1682
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Documentary, 1872, Third Issue, 30¢ orange & black, center inverted (Scott R140a), fresh and clean with light herringbone cut cancel largely face-free (just brushing Washington's cheek), Fine to Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $850.
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Lot 1683
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Documentary, 1872, Third Issue, $20 vermilion & black, color error (Scott R150a), with exceptional color and centering, plus herringbone and black cancels; horizontal crease at bottom, vignette faded, otherwise Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1684
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Documentary, 1875, Third Issue, 2¢ blue, large die on India, die sunk on card (Scott R152P1), measuring 64mm x 77mm, hinge remnant, Extremely Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1685
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Documentary, 1874, Fourth Issue, 2¢ orange & black on green, center inverted (Scott R151a), unused without gum, fresh with the vignette shifted vertically, Fine to Very Fine, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $800+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1686
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Documentary, 1875, Fifth Issue, 2¢ blue, plate on India paper (Scott R152P3), block of 4, Extremely Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1687
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Documentary, 1898, $5 orange red (Scott R175), top margin block of 4, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, bright and fresh, top stamps very lightly hinged, bottom pair never hinged, scarce multiple unpriced as such in Scott, ex Cunliffe.
Scott $400 + as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1688

Documentary, 1900, $50 gray (Scott R189), part disturbed o.g., with near-perfect centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1689
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Documentary, 1900, $50 gray (Scott R189), Post Office fresh with a faint purple handstamp cancel, nearly Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $575.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1690
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Documentary, 1902, $50 green (Scott R194), in bold color with complementary magenta cancel; paper fresh and sound, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1691
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Documentary, 1902, $50 green (Scott R194), block of 4, a pretty item with strong color and handstamp and cut cancels; pinhole in top right stamp, Fine to Very Fine, ex Cunliffe.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1692
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Documentary, 1914, $30 vermilion (Scott R222), regummed, exquisitely produced with flawless color, impression and centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1693
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Documentary, 1954, $2,500 carmine (Scott R685a), booklet pane of 4, without gum as issued, fresh and sound, Very Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1694
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Documentary, 1954, $5,000 carmine (Scott R686), with complete receipt tab, without gum as issued, fresh, bright and sound, Very Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1695
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Documentary, 1954, $10,000 carmine (Scott R687), Post Office fresh color with centrally struck handstamp cancel in blue, plus incompletely punched perfin; light creases, Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1696
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Documentary, 1955, $10,000 carmine (Scott R696), clean and bright, three large margins, light two-line handstamp cancel over cut cancel, Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1697
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Documentary, 1958, $5,000 carmine (Scott R731a), booklet pane of 4, o.g., never hinged, fresh with bright color; perforations intact, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1698
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Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ green & black, center inverted (Scott RB1d), pretty stamp with strong color cleanly printed; light manuscript cancel, Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $5,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1699
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Proprietary, 1871, 5¢ numeral essay, in brown, on heavy white paper, printed on safety paper prepared with a pattern of 2½mm squares, hardly visible except when tampered where ink disappears and becomes white, preventing reuse, measuring 22mm x 40mm; light diagonal crease at top, Very Fine.
Turner 48a.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1700

Proprietary, 1873, 50¢ green & black, violet paper (Scott RB8a), o.g., hinge remnants, an exemplary example with bold color and detail, near-perfectly centered; tiny thin at bottom center, otherwise Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1701
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Proprietary, 1881, 10¢ blue, perf'd (Scott RB19b), a stamp much bigger than its size, with proof-like color and detail; small black cancel at upper right; small scrape at left center and short corner, Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 1702
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Stock Transfer, 1944, $1,000 bright green (Scott RD185), bright and clean with unobtrusive handstamp cancels on fresh paper; natural straight edge at right, plus small pinhole at upper right, reperforated, almost Very Fine appearance, a pretty stamp.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1703
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Stock Transfer, 1950, $1,000 bright green (Scott RD335), vertical pair, Post Office fresh and exquisitely centered, the straightline purple cancels face-free; sound lower right corner pair, Extremely Fine.
Scott $170.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1704
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Stock Transfer, 1950, $1,000 bright green (Scott RD335), top right margin vertical strip of 3, immaculate color on pristine paper, with straightline cancels in purple, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a choice large-face multiple.
Scott $255.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1705
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Stock Transfer, 1950, $10,000 bright green (Scott RD338), bright and clean, uncut, with two-line handstamp cancel; small thin spot; tiny surface scrape, otherwise Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1706
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Wines, 1942, 80¢ green & black (Scott RE142), block of 4, unused without gum, solidly printed and centered, Very Fine.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1707
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Wines, 1942, $100 yellow green & black (Scott RE164), block of 4, without gum as issued, fresh and clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1708
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Beer, 1870, 50¢ brick red, lilac security lines (Scott REA17c), a beautiful stamp with large double-circle H.&J. PFAFF/APR/15/1871" handstamp cancel; stamp reduced at right, faults, Very Good.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1709
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Beer, 1947, 10bbl black on blue (Scott REA195), block of 4, without gum as issued, perfectly fresh with strong color; paper sound with cutting lines visible at lower left, Very Fine.
Scott $500 as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 1710
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Beer, 1947, 25bbl black on blue (Scott REA196), horizontal pair, without gum as issued, crisply printed on fresh paper with nicely balanced margins, Very Fine.
Scott $2,200.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1711

Fermented Fruit Juice, 1933, 12 oz, light blue (Scott REF4), vertical block of 32, o.g., never hinged, bright with crisp detail; natural straight edge at top, light toning, Fine to Very Fine, a scarce multiple.
Scott $800 as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1712

Silver Tax, 1940, $2 rose (Scott RG50), o.g., previously hinged, Post Office fresh with gorgeous deep color and proof-like printing, plus centering as good as it comes, Extremely Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1713

Silver Tax, 1940, $4 yellow brown (Scott RG52), o.g., previously hinged, in warm, rich color on immaculate paper; a pretty stamp, Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1714
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Silver Tax, 1941, 1¢ to $3 (Scott RG58-RG72), lovely group, each crisply printed on pristine paper; $3 never hinged, others lightly so, Fine to Very Fine or better.
Scott $1,248.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1715
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Silver Tax, 1941, $100 gray (Scott RG80), fresh and clean with light oval handstamp cancel; natural straight edge at right; tiny perf tip thin not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, a premium example of this rare stamp, with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1716

Silver Tax, 1944, 1¢ to $1 gray (Scott RG108-RG120), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged (gum skips and bends), a grand-looking group, crisply printed in clear color, Very Fine or better.
Scott $780 as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1717
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Consular Service Fee, 1906, 25¢ to $5 complete, perf 10 (Scott RK8-RK13), each fresh with light cancels; wrinkles on $1, Fine to Very Fine, a tough set.
Scott $1,728.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1718
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Consular Service Fee, 1906, $2 brown, perf 10 (Scott RK11), vertical block of 8, a spectacular block, rarely encountered, with light manuscript cancel, Fine to Very Fine, possibly the largest known multiple.
Scott $1,400 as singles.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1719
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Consular Service Fee, 1906, $5 brown red, perf 10 (Scott RK13), block of 9, clean with warm color and light manuscript cancels, Fine to Very Fine, an uncommon multiple.
Scott $4,500 as singles.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 1720

Consular Service Fee, 1924, $1 violet (Scott RK22), vertical block of 10, o.g., never hinged, in luxuriant color on fresh paper, Fine to Very Fine, unpriced mint in Scott.
Scott $1,600 + as singles.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 1721
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Consular Service Fee, 1906, 25¢ to $10 complete, perf 11 (Scott RK14-RK21), fresh and sound with generally light handstamp cancels and embossing on a few; $10 with natural straight edge at bottom, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $474.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1722
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Bendel & Co., 12¢ brown, silk paper (Scott RO25b), in outstanding color and with immaculate detail; light thins, Fine to Very Fine, an M&M to make you melt.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1723
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Electric Match Co., 1¢ black, on India affixed to card, fresh, bright and sound, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $190.
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Lot 1724
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Gorman & Bro., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO97a), in deep color and clean detail; faults, short line across bridge of nose, Fine, fewer than 25 known.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 1725
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Greenleaf & Co., 5¢ orange, silk paper (Scott RO102b), a pretty design in clear color; thin and blunted perforations upper left, perforation crease lower right, Very Good, scarce, with just 15 recorded.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1726
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Hunt, L.G., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RO113a), in peerless color and detail on fresh paper; tiny thin, Extremely Fine appearance, a lovely stamp, fewer than 15 recorded.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 1727
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Hunt, L.G., 1¢ black, silk paper (Scott RO113b), incredibly deep color; extensively repaired with pieces added, Fine to Very Fine appearance, an attractive space-filler, 22 recorded, with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,650.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1728
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Messinger, A., 1¢ black, silk paper (Scott RO133b), Type 6 Specimen overprint in red on watermarked paper, cleanly printed with solid overprint; slight creases, rarely encountered, with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1729
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N.Y. Match Co., 1¢ blue, old paper (Scott RO136a), pretty stamp with lively color, Fine, 34 recorded.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1730
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Powell, V.R., 1¢ black on buff wrapper, cut to shape (Scott RO150a), cleanly printed on incredibly thin paper; cut in at bottom, Very Good, only 21 recorded.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1731
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Roeber, H. & W., 1¢ ultramarine (Scott RO160u), old paper, clear design in solid color; faults; soiling and a sealed tear at left, Very Good to Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1732

Kensett & Co., 1¢ black, large die on India paper (Scott RP1TC1ae), measuring 64mm x 53mm, Very Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1733

Barnes, D.S., 2¢ vermilion, old paper (Scott RS16a), fresh with strong, bright color; appears unused as it lacks any creases, folds, etc.; small faults including scuff, Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1734
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Barnes, D.S., 4¢ vermilion (Scott RS17), in brilliant color with light cancel; corner flaw upper left with various wrinkles, otherwise Fine appearance.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1735
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Barnes, Demas 6¢ black, Unlisted, die essay on india paper, pristine in all respects, apparently never issued, Very Fine, a wonderfully clean and bright unlisted value.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1736
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Brown, Dr. C.F., 1¢ blue, old paper (Scott RS36a), pretty, with deep color on sound paper, Fine, a rare item unused.
Scott $650.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1737
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Brown, John I. & Son, 4¢ brown, old paper (Scott RS41a), with glowing color and perfect impression; repaired upper left corner, Fine appearance, only 40 recorded.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1738
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Burdsal & Co., 1¢ black on orange wrapper, watermarked USIR (Scott RS45d), flawlessly printed with enticing detail; Thee large margins as usually found, small thin spot at bottom and edge nicks, Very Fine appearance, an attractive piece, only 22 recorded in Aldrich of which 16 are faulty.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1739
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Campion & Co., 4¢ black, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS47b), immaculately preserved, with partial imprint capture at right; inclusion, Extremely Fine, 36 recorded.
Scott $550.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1740
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Campion & Co., 4¢ black, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS47b), vertical pair, a remarkable item, fresh as the day it was printed with large-part imprint capture at left, Extremely Fine, an unlikely survivor—and incredibly rare.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1741
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Hartman & Co., 4¢ black, old paper (Scott RS99a), cleanly printed with great detail; repaired corner top left and sealed tears at bottom, Fine appearance, only 26 recorded.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1742
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Hartman & Co., 4¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS99c), clean and bright; light creases from normal usage; perforations clipped at upper left, Fine, only 31 recorded, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1743
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Hazeltine, E.T., 4¢ black, old paper (Scott RS103a), beautiful stamp in solid color; small thin, Very Fine, only 28 recorded.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1744
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Hetherington, J.E., 3¢ black, imperf (Scott RS121i), crisp and clean; thin at center, Very Fine appearance, scarce, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,250 for pair.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1745
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Holloway's Pills & Ointment, 1¢ blue, imperf, old paper (Scott RS125a), horizontal pair, in deep color on fresh paper; each with tiny thin at top, margins to slightly in at upper left Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1746
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Howe, S.D., 4¢ red & 4¢ green, unissued (Scott RS135b, RS136b), each cleanly printed on bright paper; red particularly nicely centered; tiny pinhole on each, Fine to Very Fine or better.
Scott $950.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1747

Howe, S.D., 4¢ green, unissued (Scott RS136b), o.g., hinge remnants, USIR-fresh with warm color and clean detail; natural inclusion at right of vignette, Very Fine, only one sheet was printed and never used, 36 examples recorded.
Scott $475+.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1748
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Perl & Co., 6¢ black, old paper (Scott RS188a), a beautiful item, cleanly printed and fresh; a light wrinkle or two and some very light toning, Very Fine, Scott notes, "All known examples of No. RS188a are faulty or defective"; this must be one of the better extant, only 23 examples recorded.
Scott $1,650.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1749
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Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia, 2¢ blue, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS199b), strong color and clean printing; margins close at left but otherwise full, Very Fine, only 24 recorded.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 1750
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Scheetz's Bitter Cordial, 4¢ black, perf'd, silk paper (Scott RS210b), pleasing example with strong color and detail; repaired at bottom, Fine appearance, only 39 recorded, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1751
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Laird, George W., 3¢ black, imperf, watermarked USIR (Scott RT14d), a top left stunner with partial imprint at left and siderographer's initials at top; crisply printed in luxuriant color; light overall toning; lower left corner crease and a light wrinkle or two (not surprising given its size), Extremely Fine, a one-of-a-kind positional, only 42 recorded in Aldrich census, ex Joyce.
Scott $800.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1752

Boating Stamps, 1960, $1-$3 complete (Scott RVB1-RVB2), complete panes of 10, o.g., never hinged, immaculately fresh with staple holes in selvage; $3 plate number 54493, $1 54488, Extremely Fine, a scarce pair of complete sheets.
Scott $845 as plates and singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1753

Boating Stamp, 1960, $3 blue (Scott RVB2), on license, First Day cancelled East Boothbay, Maine, Apr. 1, 1960, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1754

Trailer Permit, 1939, $1 carmine (Scott RVT2), pen-cancelled "2" on Aug. 28, 1952 Crater Lake National Park license, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1755
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Distilled Spirits Excise Tax, 1950, $40,000 yellow green & black (Scott RX24), without gum as issued, absolutely pristine with roulettes clean and intact, Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1756
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Distilled Spirits Excise Tax, 1952, 5¢ to $10,000 yellow green & black (Scott RX28//RX45), the issue complete, less the 3¢ and $1500 values, each fresh and clean with punch cancel and required staple holes, Very Fine.
Scott $424.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1757
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Firearms Transfer Tax, 1994, $5 red (Scott RY9), full wide bottom margin single, without gum as issued, in immense color on surreally white paper, Very Fine, a real stunner.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1758
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Firearms Transfer Tax, 1946, 1¢ to $2,000 blue & black, complete (Scott RZ1-RZ18), without gum as issued, fresh as the day they were printed, with bold color on immaculate paper, Very Fine, an uncommon set, the $100 and up items italicized in Scott.
Scott $1,819.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $850.
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