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Lot 7011
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), an immaculate stamp with bold color and crisp lines, fully margined so all ornaments show in full, and complemented by a red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $275+. Scott $155 .
Suggested Bid $350
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Realized $275.
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Lot 7012
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, types I and II (Scott 10/10A), 15 stamps with various varieties, including a few plate cracks, some plate flaws and various position markings, interesting for the specialist, mostly black town postmarks, a few blue and red color cancels; a few small condition issues as you typically encounter in these early issues, generally Fine appearance. Scott $2,070+ .
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $500.
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Lot 7013
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1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Danforth, Bald & Co., in green (Scott 11-E12a), die on India, die sunk on card, in an unusual shade of blackish green, removed from card, 55 x 55 mm; tiny thin spot, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Brazer 33E-Ja. Scott $750 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $170.
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Lot 7014
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 22), Post Office fresh with deep color and proof-like detail, cancelled by lovely "10" in circle in blue, Fine, numeral cancels unlisted in Scott, with 2020 P.F. certificate. Scott $495 .
Suggested Bid $350
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Unsold
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Lot 7015
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa, double transfer (Scott 22 var.), plate 11, flawlessly printed on pristine paper, the double transfer at upper left and lower right; perforations close to just in on two sides, but design details fully visible; black cancel as light as they come, F.-V.F., a real looker, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate. Scott $525 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $200.
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Lot 7016
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1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), the bold and the beautiful, with incredible color depth, clean paper flawlessly margined, plus a maximal red carrier cancel, Extremely Fine, a handsome addition to any collection, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $350+. Scott $58 .
Suggested Bid $350
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Realized $225.
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Lot 7017
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1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), bright, clean and wonderfully centered; the postmark just grazing Ben's nose; "13R" penciled on reverse, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $130. Scott $38 .
Suggested Bid $130
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Unsold
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Lot 7018

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), o.g., never hinged, a beauty with heartwarming color, clean detail and immaculate paper sporting well-balanced margins—and never hinged to boot, Extremely Fine, not often found this nice, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $625. Scott $65 for o.g.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $450.
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Lot 7019
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1857, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 34), with strong color and clean detail; paper fresh with a light 1858 cancel; a few nibbed perforations at top, otherwise sound, Fine. Scott $2,100 .
Suggested Bid $400
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Realized $400.
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Lot 7020
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1857-60 (1875 Reprints), 1¢-90¢ complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 40P4-47P4), most with good margins but slightly toned, otherwise F.-V.F. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $200.
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Lot 7021
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1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), wonderfully centered and lightly cancelled; color slightly faded, Very Fine, a pretty pink, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate. Scott $550 .
Suggested Bid $400
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Realized $225.
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Lot 7022
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1861, 5¢ Jefferson essay, by Toppan, Carpenter & Co., two: dark carmine & green (Scott 67-E3a), complete design, die I on proof paper, printed through a mat, full size, approximately 65 x 65 mm. Scott $250 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $100.
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Lot 7023
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1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), a gorgeous stamp, crisply printed in clean color, its paper immaculate and sporting a large socked-on-the-nose blue town cancel, Extremely Fine, one, perhaps, for the graders, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate. Scott $70 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $150.
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Lot 7024
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1867, 2¢ & 3¢ A.B.N.Co. "Columbia" essay, in blue (Scott 79-E11d), engraved plate on stamp paper, perforated and gummed, corner margin horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, bright and fresh, F.-V.F. Scott $350 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $150.
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Lot 7025
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1867, 1¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 92), in bold color on pristine paper; cancel light and unobtrusive, F.-V.F., with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $275.
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Lot 7026
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1869, 1¢ Franklin essay, small numerals, in 5 different colors (Scott 112-E4d), plate on stamp paper, perf'd, gummed and grilled, o.g., hinged, Fine or better.
Brazer 112E-De. Scott $500 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $160.
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Lot 7027

1869, 2¢ brown (Scott 113), o.g., previously hinged, warmly colored and cleanly printed on like-new paper; grill clear, F.-V.F. Scott $500 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $190.
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Lot 7028
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1869, 10¢ yellow (Scott 116), a great stamp with eye-popping color, immaculate paper, and a well-struck circle-of-wedges fancy cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, an all-'round winner.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $275. Scott $110 .
Suggested Bid $275
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Realized $170.
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Lot 7029
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), vignette dramatically shifted downward and to the right, Fine. Scott $825 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $160.
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Lot 7030
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1869 (1880 Re-issue), 1¢ buff (Scott 133), a lovely example, well-centered with strong color and fresh; tiny thin at back of head, otherwise Very Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate. Scott $550 .
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $300.
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Lot 7031
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1870, 30¢ black, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 154), in clean color with sharp detail and circle-of-Vs cancel at bottom, F.-V.F. Scott $275 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $110.
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Lot 7032

1879, 1¢ dark ultramarine, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 182), o.g., hinged, with cool color and crisp lines; light stain on reverse only at edge of hinge mark, F.-V.F., with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate. Scott $200 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $100.
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Lot 7033
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1879, 1¢ dark ultramarine, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 182), as pretty as they come, beautifully centered with clean color and a light purple cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $65.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $55.
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Lot 7034
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1889, A.B.N.C. Issue, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, overprinted "SAMPLE." (Scott 212SK-191SK), 12 values including all 3 shades of the 2¢ o.g., hinge remnants (30¢ and 90¢ without gum), decent centering and color; couple tiny thins, otherwise F.-V.F. Scott $900 .
Suggested Bid $250


The lot also contains a photocopy of some interesting correspondence concerning the issue from the U.S. Acting Third Assistant Postmaster General
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Realized $500.
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Lot 7035

1888, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 217), o.g., lightly hinged, in glowing color on clean paper; fresh and sound, F.-V.F. Scott $300 .
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $130.
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