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1851-1869 Issues (Sc. 7-123)




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Lot 5032
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), strip of 3, Portland Me. "Paid" cancel, pretty multiple with clean color and crisp detail; trivial corner crease in lower right of right stamp, F.-V.F. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 5033

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), three singles tied on piece by two strikes of Mobile, Ala postmark dated Nov 29; positions noted alongside as 31L, 21L and 51L; still with their original 44-year-old Stampazine lot page, V.G.-Fine. Scott $270 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5034
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), horizontal pair, with sensationally fresh depth of color and clean detail, plus nicely placed San Francisco postmark; right stamp with faint but large crease; frame lines touched in a couple places, still Very Fine appearance. Scott $500 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5035
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1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), horizontal pair, intense color (looks orange red) on pristine paper; nice margins, just touching or in at upper right; maximal strike of Philadelphia Pa postmark, Very Fine+. Scott $63 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 5036
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), a gorgeous stamp with intense color and clean detail, two strong red grid cancels fully face-free; small thin spot; 2 mm sealed tear in left margin (easy to overlook), Extremely Fine appearance. Scott $250 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5037

1857, 1¢ blue, type V and 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 24, 26), o.g., hinge remnant, colors and paper fresh; each with multiple faults, Fine, on face, a presentable pair. Scott $205 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 5038
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1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), Used. F/VF. Although perfs cut at bottom, a. pretty, clean stamp. Red Boston Cancel., an old glory of a stamp, with clean blue on pure white paper, cancelled by rich Boston red-socked postmark; perforations cut at bottom, F.-V.F., a pretty stamp. Scott $38 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 5039
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1857, 1¢ blue, appears to be type Va (Scott 24), horizontal pair, with deep rich color on fresh paper, nicely centered for this tight-margined issue, with bold New York postmark, F.-V.F. Scott $600 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5040
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1857, 3¢ rose, type I (Scott 25), Used, VF + app. Well-centered with tight margins. Light blue town cancel. Shorter Perf on the R., a grand stamp with exceptional color and solid centering amid tight margins; light blue cancel essentially face-free; one shorter perforation at right, Very Fine or better appearance, just pretty. Scott $180 .
Suggested Bid $170
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Lot 5041
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1857, 3¢ rose, type I (Scott 25), horizontal pair, intensely colored on fresh white paper with Cincinnati O. postmarks; pulled perf at bottom left and upper right corner of right stamp missing, F.-V.F. Scott $400 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5042
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (Scott 30A), lovely color on clean paper, centered slightly to bottom; interesting quartered cork cancel; perf faults at right, F.-V.F. Scott $280 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5043
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (Scott 30A), horizontal pair, rich color on clean paper, with nice red grid cancels adding interest, F.-V.F. Scott $575 .
Suggested Bid $400
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Lot 5044
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1857, 10¢ green, types II & III (Scott 32,33), vertical combination pair, top stamp #32, bottom #33; clean color on pristine paper with face-free grid cancels; 3 mm tear in bottom stamp, F.-V.F. appearance. Scott $450 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5045
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1857, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 33), cleanly printed in warm color, partial c.d.s. face-free; two shorter perforations on left, F.-V.F., a good-looking example. Scott $180 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 5046
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1859, 10¢ green, type V (Scott 35), deep color on lily-white paper, with centering superior to most; partial 1860 San Francisco postmark; one perforation unpunched at right, Very Fine, sound. Scott $55 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5047
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1859, 10¢ green, type V (Scott 35), horizontal pair, the right stamp the double transfer variety, beautifully centered on clean paper; "San Francisco/SEP/20/1859" postmark; left stamp with a few nibbed perforations, Very Fine appearance, the right stamp a "humdinger". Scott $120 .
Suggested Bid $130
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Lot 5048
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1857, 12¢ black, plate I (Scott 36), double frame line at left, deep color and clean detail, all near-perfectly centered on fresh paper with a red grid cancel; bottom perforations trimmed off, Extremely Fine to Superb. Scott $300 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5049
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1859, 12¢ black, plate III (Scott 36B), a perfect impression, allowing all the design's intricate detail to shine; lightly struck "PAID" cancel; some perforations scissors-cut, F.-V.F. Scott $250 .
Suggested Bid $130
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Lot 5050
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1860, 24¢ gray lilac (Scott 37), nicely centered on like-new paper; face-free red cancel; light impression, color altered, F.-V.F. Scott $375 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 5051
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1860, 30¢ orange (Scott 38), with grand color and clean detail; light cancel, Fine. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5052
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1857-60 (1875 Reprint), 30¢ yellow orange, plate proof on card (Scott 46P4), with intense, bright color and immaculate detail; margins tight but clear on all sides, Very Fine. Scott $50 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 5053
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (Scott 62B), with deep, intense color and proof-like detail as expected; New York postmark lightly struck, allowing the First Design elements to show clearly; perforation faults which include reperforated, Fine appearance, a tough stamp, especially used. Scott $1,600 .
Suggested Bid $400
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Lot 5054
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1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), with big, bold color, and even bigger, more audacious margins; near-maximal Philadelphia (1862?) cancel; natural straight edge at left, an Extremely Fine jumbo, a grand stamp. Scott $45 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5055
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1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), horizontal pair, fresh color on clean paper; nice double-circle 1863 Washington DC cancel, F.-V.F. Scott $95 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 5056
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1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), cleanly printed on pristine paper; light grid cancel face-free; pulled perforation at upper left corner, Fine, pretty in pink. Scott $600 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5057
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), unused without gum, bright color on immaulate paper, V.G.-Fine. Scott $50 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5058

1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), stamp with intense color and exquisite centering, tied by blue Baltimore MD postmark and adjacent target, Extremely Fine, a beautiful usage. Scott $3 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5059
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), vertical pair, neat cartouched "PAID" cancel, F.-V.F., a less commonly seen cancel, flawlessly struck. Scott $7 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5060
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), horizontal pair, Post Office fresh fresh pair with light target cancels, Very Fine+.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 5061

1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), horizontal pair, crisply printed with deep color and clear detail; stamps tied by St. Louis MO postmark and target duplex, Very Fine. Scott $7 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5062
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), vertical strip of 3, a magnificent trio, with the richest deep rose imaginable, exquisitely centered on bright, fresh paper; small faults, Very Fine or better appearance, a heart-pounding multiple.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5063
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), horizontal strip of 4, fresh color and clean paper further adorned by three "Boston Mass/Paid" cancels; a few nibbed or separated perforations, Very Fine, an uncommon larger multiple. Scott $12 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 5064
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), horizontal strip of 5, margin strip with wide gutter at left; clean color on absolutely fresh paper; cancelled by Bangor ME postmarks and cork obliterators; sound, Very Fine, the left stamp a huge jumbo.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5065
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1861, 10¢ yellow green (Scott 68), a stellar, enormous JUMBO of a stamp, flawlessly printed with margins unlike any you're likely to find again soon—even capturing part of the stamp at right; light corner crease and short perforation at top; natural straight edge at left; reperforated at bottom, Extremely Fine to Superb appearance, just a stunningly striking item. Scott $55 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5066
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1861, 10¢ yellow green (Scott 68), horizontal pair, in deep color on pristine paper, two nice target cancels; right stamp sound, left stamp with 5 mm sealed tear at top, Fine appearance, still a handsome duo. Scott $115 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5067
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1861, 10¢ yellow green and 10¢ green (Scott 68), 2 singles, two distinctively different colors, one with black quartered cork cancel, the other with red New York postmark; black cancel with a tiny closed perforation tear at top, red cancel sound, F.-V.F. appearance. Scott $230 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 5068
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1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), red & black cancel; faults which include reperforated at top, Fine. Scott $135 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5069
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1862, 24¢ red lilac (Scott 70), pretty stamp with attractive red circle-of-wedges cancel, Very Fine+. Scott $300 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5070
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1862, 24¢ brown lilac (Scott 70a), incredibly well-centered, fresh, with San Fran cogwheel cancels, Very Fine+, an eye-catching stamp. Scott $325 .
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 5071
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1861, 24¢ violet (Scott 70c), great color, clean paper, and a nice Oct 9 1861 cancel; reperforated, Fine. Scott $2,250 .
Suggested Bid $700
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Lot 5072
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1861-63, Group of five (Scott 63, 65, 69, 71, 73), includes #63 (mint o.g., faulty) and used #65, 69, 71, and 73, Fine overall. Scott $636 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5073
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1861, 90¢ blue, plate proof on card (Scott 72P4), bright and crisp, the card exceptionally white; small dot of toning below lower "S", still Very Fine. Scott $30 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 5074
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1861, 90¢ blue (Scott 72); short perfs, F.-V.F. Scott $600 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5075
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1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), neat blue cancel, Very Fine. Scott $70 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 5076
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1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), cleanly printed with outstanding detail, on immaculate paper; cancels barely strike the stamp; narrow margins with perforations just touching the design at left and bottom, F.-V.F., a good looking example. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 5077
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1863, 5¢ brown (Scott 76), fresh and sound, with circled-star fancy, F.-V.F. Scott $120 .
Suggested Bid $110
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Lot 5078
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1866, 15¢ black (Scott 77), gorgeous in all respects, with a cancel that's barely there; virtually imperceptible light vertical crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, a simple stunner. Scott $175 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5079
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1863, 24¢ lilac (Scott 78), striking color on immaculately fresh paper; inconsequental small paper flaw on reverse at top right mentioned for accuracy, Very Fine. Scott $400 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 5080
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1863, 24¢ grayish lilac (Scott 78a), deep, strong color on fresh paper with a light black cork cancel upper right and red transit lower left; natural straight edge, sealed tear at top, Fine appearance. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $130
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Lot 5081
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1863, 24¢ gray (Scott 78b), nicely centered with circle-of-wedges cancel, F.-V.F., fresh and sound. Scott $450 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 5082
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1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83), fresh with blue cancel bringing out clear grill points; couple nibbed perforations at upper right, otherwise sound, Fine appearance. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $375
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Lot 5083
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1867, 3¢ rose, E. grill (Scott 88), Used. VF/XF. Together with original cover from. which stamp was lifted., in remarkably deep color and brilliantly centered; paper fresh, with intriguing cancel; accompanied by original cover from which the stamp was removed—the cover amazingly showing "ghost" grill marks (!), Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Scott $28 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5084
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1867, 3¢ rose, E. grill (Scott 88), horizontal pair, strong color on clean paper, two target cancels; right stamp particularly well-centered; various unpunched perforations as often, Very Fine. Scott $60 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5085
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1867, 10¢ green, E. grill (Scott 89), with intense, deep color and clear detail, light cork cancel; short perforation at top, corner crease at lower left, Fine appearance. Scott $325 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 5086
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1867, 12¢ intense black, E. grill (Scott 90), stunning stamp, wonderfully centered with incredibly strong color; crease at lower right corner, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $375 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5087
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1867, 1¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 92), in joyful color, nicely centered on fresh paper, with grill showing clearly; some ragged (including a couple short) perforations, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5088
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1867, 3¢ red, F. grill (Scott 94), regummed, fresh-faced with warm color and clean paper with all perforations intact; strong grill, Fine. Scott $150 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 5089
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1867, 3¢ red, F. grill (Scott 94), wonderful color just a hair off of perfectly centered on pristine paper; large margins and neat circle-of-wedges cancel; tiny perforation crease at upper right, Very Fine+, a great addition to your collection. Scott $10 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5090
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1867, 3¢ red, F. grill (Scott 94), vertical strip of 3, clean, strong color on fresh paper; target cancels partially struck; small faults, including fragile perforations, Fine appearance. Scott $30 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5091
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1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill, very thin paper (Scott 95 var.), a remarkable jumbo, with frame of stamp at left and guide line at right captured; wonderful color and paper most definitely thin; pen cancel, with small ink inscription on back that faintly shows through, F.-V.F., a grand stamp. Scott $900 .
Suggested Bid $325
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Lot 5092
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1867, 12¢ black, F. grill (Scott 97), a tunning jumbo, with strong color and light cancel; tiny fault at upper left corner; bit of foreign substance adhering to back, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Scott $250 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5093
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), with crisp printing and color, partial red cancel at bottom along with black cork, F.-V.F. Scott $275 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 5094
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1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), nice color on remarkably fresh paper; 3mm seald tear at top right, V.G.-Fine. Scott $1,500 .
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 5095
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ blue (Scott 102), unused without gum, with the color and detail expected of this special printing; pinpoint thin, still F.-V.F. Scott $325 .
Suggested Bid $170
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Lot 5096
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1869, 1¢ Franklin essay, small numerals, in black brown (Scott 112-E4d), plate on stamp paper, perf'd, gummed and grilled, o.g., hinge remnant, in a rich, dark shade; flawless detail as to be expected; pulled perforation at top left, V.G.-Fine.
Brazer 112E-De. Scott $85 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5097

1869, 1¢ buff (Scott 112), disturbed o.g., cleanly printed with strong color; small thin at upper right, otherwise F.-V.F. appearance. Scott $575 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5098
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1869, 1¢ buff (Scott 112), a sensational jumbo on like-new paper; two trivial corner perforation tip creases, Very Fine. Scott $130 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5099
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1869, 2¢ brown (Scott 113), Post Office fresh with solid color and clean paper, wonderfully centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Scott $80 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 5100

1869, 3¢ ultramarine (Scott 114), o.g., previously hinged, with textbook color immaculately printed on fresh paper; one slightly shorter perforation at bottom, stamp with mild "ripple" in center, Very Fine. Scott $225 .
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5101
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1869, 2¢ brown & 3¢ ultramarine (Scott 113, 114), each with exceptional color and clean paper; both small faults, Very Fine appearance. Scott $102 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 5102
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), good color near-perfectly centered, light cancel; shallow thin in grill, otherwise Very Fine+, a big stamp. Scott $200 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5103
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), horizontal pair, crisp color, fresh paper; creases in both stamps, V.G.-Fine appearance, an uncommon multiple. Scott $475 .
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5104
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1869, 10¢ yellowish orange (Scott 116), if the 6¢ was a double-wide, this might have to be a triple-wide, with the most humongous side margins you'll ever find; beyond the real estate, you have a magnificently printed design in deep color without a hint of oxidation, plus a well-placed fancy cancel; straight edge at right is all natural—no "after-market enhancements" here, an Extremely Fine jumbo, a simply magnificent stamp. Scott $110 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5105
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1869, 10¢ yellowish orange (Scott 116), stunningly bright with the deepest orange imaginable; neat, lightly struck cancel; couple slightly nibbed perforations at left, F.-V.F., sound. Scott $110 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5106
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1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117), pretty stamp with deep color and an eye-catching grid cancel in blue, V.G.-Fine. Scott $130 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 5107
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1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117), horizontal pair, an amazing duo, fresh and clean with bright color and a red "figure eight" cancel, F.-V.F., an uncommon marking. Scott $300 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 5108
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), with strong colors and clear Type characteristics; trivial crease mentioned for accuracy, F.-V.F. Scott $800 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5109

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (Scott 119), gorgeous stamp with flawless colors in perfect registry; intriguing cancel, Very Fine. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5110
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1869, 24¢ green & violet (Scott 120), bright colors on clean paper, light corner cancel vignette-free; sound; extraneous black spot on grill, reperforated, V.G.-Fine. Scott $600 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 5111
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), near-perfect registration of colors, cleanly printed with a matching red cancel; skillful repair at lower left corner, Very Fine+ appearance, an attractive stamp. Scott $375 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 5112
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1869 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ buff (Scott 123), fresh and bright; small owner's handstamp on reverse, F.-V.F. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $200
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