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1847-1869 Issues (Sc. 3-120)




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Lot 4480
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown, plate proof on card (Scott 3P4), four full margins all around; thins, Very Fine. Scott $250 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4481
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), Position 29L2; corner crease at top left, Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate. Scott $130 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 4482

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 $80
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Lot 4483
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), horizontal pair, 'CINCINNATI' cds, F.-V.F. Scott $500 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 4484
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1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), horizontal pair, vivacious color with nearly three-dimensional presentation; complemented by West Springfield postmark in blue; possible scuff at top of left stamp, F.-V.F. Scott $63 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 4485
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1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), Very Fine. Scott $38 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 4486
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1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), vertical pair, type V & Va, blue CDS, Very Fine. Scott $675 .
Suggested Bid $400
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Lot 4487
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1857, 3¢ rose, type I (Scott 25), black town postmark, large margins on three sides including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, nice color and bold impression, handsome used example, Very Fine. Scott $180 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4488

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), o.g., hinge remnant, nicely centered on fresh paper; great color, Very Fine. Scott $65 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 4489
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1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (Scott 28), neat CDS.; reperfed, Fine. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 4490
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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 $300
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Lot 4491
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1859, 10¢ green, type V (Scott 35), massive jumbo straddle margin copy, blue circular grid cancel; pulled perf at lower left, partially attempted added perforations at left, Very Fine centering. Scott $55 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 4492
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1857, 12¢ black, plate I (Scott 36), red grid cancel., F.-V.F. Scott $320 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 4493
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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 $100
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Lot 4494
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1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), with exceptionally bright color on like-new paper; wonderfully centered with a lightly struck grid cancel; light horizontal crease—more like a scoring line—at top, Very Fine+ appearance, a pretty stamp. Scott $45 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 4495
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1861, 1¢ blue & 3¢ rose (Scott 63, 65), each incredibly crisp and bright, the 1¢ with a neat partial fancy, the 3¢ a full strike of a PAID straightline, Very Fine. Scott $55 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 4496
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), Perf Freak - partial additional horizontal perfs top & bottom, pen cancel, V.G.
Suggested Bid $16
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Lot 4497
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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 $45
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Lot 4498
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1861, 10¢ yellow green (Scott 68), a spectacular misperforation, capturing portions of three stamps at left and bottom; touch of a black cancel at lower left star, Extremely Fine appearance, a fun and remarkably fresh stamp. Scott $55 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4499
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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 $90
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Lot 4500
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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 $55
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Lot 4501
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1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), proof-like in its execution, fresh and bright with a stunning red target cancel; reperforated, small thin at upper right of absolutely no consequence, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a gorgeous looking stamp. Scott $95 .
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 4502
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1862, 24¢ red lilac (Scott 70), with crisp color and impression, plus a black grid cancel; reperforated, Very Fine. Scott $300 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4503
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1862, 24¢ brown lilac (Scott 70a), fresh color and paper, with a hollow star fancy cancel, almost Very Fine. Scott $325 .
Suggested Bid $180
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Lot 4504
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (Scott 70b), San Francisco cogwheel cancel, great example of this incredibly ellusive shade; two small tears and three short perfs, Fine centering, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate. Scott $850 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 4505
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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 $550
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Lot 4506

1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), o.g., previously hinged, bright color crisply printed on clean paper; reperforated mot mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine, a tough mint stamp, with 1991 P.F. certificate. Scott $2,600 .
Suggested Bid $475
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Lot 4507
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), with grand color, superior centering and a bold fancy cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $350. Scott $210 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 4508
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), pair, a lovely multiple with rich color, crystal-clear impression and sound, fresh paper; a few slightly shorter perfs at left, F.-V.F. Scott $460 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 4509
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1861, 90¢ blue (Scott 72); short perfs, F.-V.F. Scott $600 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 4510
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1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), attractive segmented cork cancel, bright, nice margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Scott $55 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 4511
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1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), unused without gum, fresh; pulled perf at upper right, attractive Very Fine appearance, a genuinely scarce unused stamp. Scott $2,100 .
Suggested Bid $600
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Lot 4512
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1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), lightly cancelled, striking color; repaired thin at lower left, Very Fine. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 4513
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1863, 5¢ brown (Scott 76), big stamp with flawless color and razor-sharp detail; barely struck black cancel with red transit at bottom; reperforated, otherwise Extremely Fine. Scott $120 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 4514
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1866, 15¢ black (Scott 77); reperforated, Fine. Scott $175 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 4515
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1863, 24¢ lilac (Scott 78), crisp and clean color and paper, with a nice fancy to boot; filled thin at lower right, F.-V.F. Scott $400 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4516
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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 $100
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Lot 4517
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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 $180
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Lot 4518
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1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B); small thin, ink in margin, V.G.-Fine as often. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 4519
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1867, 2¢ black, E. grill (Scott 87), crossroads cancel, pleasant example of this popular issue, F.-V.F. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4520
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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 $60
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Lot 4521
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1867, 1¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 92), brightly colored on clean paper, with a lovely cruciform fancy cancel; perforation tip crease at upper right, F.-V.F. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 4522
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1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill (Scott 95), very thin paper variety, lovely and inexpensive example of this difficult grill; light horizontal crease at top and reperforated at bottom, V.G.-Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate. Scott $900 .
Suggested Bid $110
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Lot 4523
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1867, 12¢ black, F. grill (Scott 97), Fine. Scott $250 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4524
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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 $275
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Lot 4525
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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 $160
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Lot 4526
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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 $120
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Lot 4527
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), with strong color and detail, nicely centered on fresh, clean paper; circle-of-wedges cancel; small, shallow thin speck in grill; one shorter perforation at lower right, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $200 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 4528
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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 $110
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Lot 4529
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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 $120
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Lot 4530
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1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117); faults including tear, lovely Extremely Fine appearance. Scott $130 .
Suggested Bid $65
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Lot 4531
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), Very Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate. Scott $800 .
Suggested Bid $600
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Lot 4532

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (Scott 119), gorgeous stamp with flawless colors in perfect registry; intriguing cancel, Very Fine. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4533
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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 $180
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