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Sale 5135

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Stamps and Postal History
including Material from the Langs Stock


1845-1869 Issues (Sc. 8XU4-123)




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Lot 5205

New Haven, Ct., 1932 reprint, 5¢ red (Scott 8XU4 var.), cut square, without gum as issued but with hinge remnant, Extremely Fine. Scott $250 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5206
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish (Scott 9X1), unused without gum, 4 margins (3 large, barely clear at left), Fine. Scott $1,500 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5207
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish (Scott 9X1), three and a half full margins, only slightly cutting in at right, unused without gum; tiny crease at left, V.G.-Fine. Scott $1,500 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5208
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish, AC connected (Scott 9X1a), three full margins, slightly cutting in at bottom, light red cancel; thin speck and two small tears at top, V.G.-Fine. Scott $550 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5209
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish, without signature (Scott 9X1e), bold red PAID cancel, 3 nice margins, fresh color, V.G. Scott $1,000 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5210
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red grid cancel, clean colored and four-margined; small corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine to Extremely Fine centering. Scott $350 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5211
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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 $40
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Lot 5212

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), position 5-7L2, strip of 3, pen canceled and tied on piece by a neat lightly struck town cancel, margins ample to close, F.-V.F. Scott $440 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5213
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), a lovely part imprint single, position 41L1L, New York town cancel, mostly large margins; faint pressed out diagonal crease, otherwise Very Fine, a great item for the 1851 specialist. Scott $95 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5214
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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 $120
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Lot 5215

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), block of 4, nice margins, only slightly cutting in at bottom right and at left, manuscript cancel; light horizontal crease along top, F.-V.F. Scott $1,000 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5216

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), block of 4 with part imprint, o.g., hinged, typical centering; vertical perf in the center are separating and partly hinge re-inforced, V.G.-Fine, a useful position piece for the specialist. Scott $450+ .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5217
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1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (Scott 28), New Orleans cancel; a couple short perfs at right and reperforated at bottom, F.-V.F., with 2017 Crowe certificate. Scott $1,050 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5218
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1859, 10¢ green, type V (Scott 35), red and blue cancels; reperforated at bottom. Scott $68 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5219

1860, 30¢ orange (Scott 38), large part o.g., bold hue; reperforated at right, V.G.-Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate. Scott $1,900 .
Suggested Bid $400
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Lot 5220

1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), a lovely well centered block of 4, o.g., hinge remnants, fresh color; light crease and a couple small thins, Very Fine appearance. Scott $1,600 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5221
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1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), 28 examples with a variety of cancels and shades; a few small flaws here and there, generally F.-V.F. Scott $1,260 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5222
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1861, 3¢ N.B.N.C. "Premiere Gravure" essay, in bright orange red (Scott 65-E15h), complete design, plate on semi-transparent stamp paper, perf'd and gummed, o.g., hinge remnants, F.-V.F. Scott $475 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5223
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1861, 3¢ N.B.N.C. "Premiere Gravure" essay, in brown rose (Scott 65-E15h), complete design, plate on semi-transparent stamp paper, perf'd and gummed, o.g., previously hinged; tiny thin speck, Fine. Scott $550 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5224
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), Perf Freak - partial additional horizontal perfs top & bottom, pen cancel, V.G.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5225
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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 $55
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Lot 5226
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1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), unused without gum, F.-V.F., with 2008 P.F. certificate. Scott $675 .
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 5227
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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 $80
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Lot 5228
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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 $90
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Lot 5229
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1862, 24¢ red lilac (Scott 70), 6 examples with some shade varieties, decent cancels including geometric and foreign mail, generally Fine or better. Scott $1,800 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5230
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1862, 24¢ brown lilac (Scott 70a), strong color and crisp detail, top and left margins particularly large; pulled perforation at lower left corner, F.-V.F. appearance. Scott $325 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5231
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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 $110
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Lot 5232

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 $225
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Lot 5233
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), circular grid cancel, gorgeous example; tiny diagonal tear at bottom right corner, Extremely Fine centering, with 2006 P.F. certificate. Scott $225 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 5234

1861, 90¢ blue (Scott 72), red cancel, gorgeous appearance; small repaired faults, Very Fine centering. Scott $725 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5235
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1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), very light grid cancel; LR corner repair, Very Fine appearance. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5236
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1863, 24¢ lilac (Scott 78), striking blue circular paid cancel; reperforated at top and left, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate. Scott $435 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5237
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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 $60
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Lot 5238
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1867, N.B.N.C. grill essay, allover grill of small squares, points up, on 3¢ black, perf'd (Scott 79-E15b), with unusual test ink manuscript cancel, full o.g. previously hinged, V.G. Scott $200+ .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5239
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1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83); vertical crease, small corner creases and tiny thins, Very Fine centering. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5240
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), with deep color and an in-your-face six-bar grilled circle cancel, V.G. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5241
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), with well-defined five-ring target cancel; small corner creases at bottom, a few short perforations, and the stamp somewhat faded, Fine, with 2019 Crowe certificate. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 5242
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), horizontal strip of 3, New York floral cancels, faults along top, V.G. Scott $3,600 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5243

1867, 1¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 92), o.g., never hinged; a couple short perfs at right and tiny spot of gum disturbance, V.G. Scott $2,800 as o.g.
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 5244
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1867, 2¢ black, F. grill (Scott 93), fancy geometric star cancel; perf faults, V.G. Scott $55 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 5245

1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill (Scott 95), disturbed o.g.; diagonal creases, short perf at right, V.G. Scott $3,250 .
Suggested Bid $500
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Lot 5246
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1869, 2¢ dark brown (Scott 113), with outstanding strong color, nicely centered on pristine paper; tiny perforation tip crease at upper right, Extremely Fine, a lovely stamp. Scott $80 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5247
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), a grand double-wide, cleanly printed with fancy cancel at upper right and partial "3" in red at bottom; natural straight edge, bit of toning on reverse, Very Fine, a handsome stamp. Scott $200 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5248
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1869, 10¢ yellow (Scott 116), circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2012 Weiss certificate. Scott $110 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5249
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1869, 10¢ yellow (Scott 116), circle of wedges and partial red transit cancel, F.-V.F. Scott $125 .
Suggested Bid $55
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Lot 5250
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1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117), red Baltimore foreign mail cancels; a few tiny faults, F.-V.F. Scott $840 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5251
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1869, 24¢ green & violet (Scott 120), red cancel (huge premium!), nicely centered, with fresh bright colors; top left corner with a tiny repair, otherwise almost Very Fine. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5252
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), unused without gum; short perfs at left and tiny repaired fault at top, V.G.-Fine. Scott $1,450 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5253
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1869 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ buff (Scott 123), duplex cancel; tiny perf thin at bottom, Very Fine. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $150
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