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The Fleischman Family Collection
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US Revenue Issues
Private Die Proprietaries
and Telegraph Stamps


Private Die Medicine




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Lot 317
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Ayer & Co., 1¢ black, old paper, type 1 (Scott RS4a), ample to large margins, attractive stamp; two light vertical creases (typical for a stamp of this size) and thinning at top right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Realized $100.
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Lot 318
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Ayer & Co., 1¢ black, silk paper, type 1 (Scott RS4b), ample to large margins except just touches at left; right half of stamp with a light horizontal crease, otherwise Fine.
Scott $250.
Realized $150.
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Lot 319

Ayer & Co., 4¢ blue, imperf, old paper (Scott RS10a), ample to large margins; small piece out at top center which has been replaced, but there is a tiny piece of the outer circle missing, small corner crease at top left, otherwise Fine.
Scott $400.

Aldrich census records 35 examples, 20 of which are faulty
.
Realized $120.
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Lot 320
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Ayer & Co., 4¢ blue, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS10b), ample to large margins, fresh and attractive stamp; trivial toned spot at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $250.

Aldrich census records 62 examples, 33 of which are faulty
.
Realized $300.
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Lot 321
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Ayer & Co., 4¢ blue, imperf, watermarked USIR (Scott RS10d), ample to huge margins, attractive stamp; small thin and few small flaws, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $350.

Aldrich census records 62 examples, only 43 of which are sound
.
Realized $275.
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Lot 322
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Barnes, D.S., 1¢ vermilion, old paper (Scott RS15a), very lightly cancelled, centered to top and left, sharp crisp appearance, Very Good.
Scott $750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 323
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Barnes, D.S., 2¢ vermilion, old paper (Scott RS16a), large margin at top, nicely centered at sides, as well centered as can be expected on a stamp this size; two light horizontal creases and two small almost unnoticeable tears, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $675.
Realized $225.
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Lot 324
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Barnes, D.S., 4¢ vermilion, old paper (Scott RS17a), perfs into frame line at top otherwise nicely centered; two sealed tears and a few other small flaws, typical for this stamp, Fine appearance.
Scott $1,400.

Aldrich census records 24 examples of which 17 are faulty
.
Unsold
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Lot 325
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Barnes & Co., 1¢ black, silk paper (Scott RS24b), perfs clear all around, sharp crisp impression; right panel with sealed tear from bottom to just below "IV", Fine appearance.
Scott $675.

Aldrich census records 19 examples of which 13 are faulty
.
Realized $500.
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Lot 326
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Barnes & Co., 2¢ black, silk paper (Scott RS25b), centered to bottom right, appears sound, Very Good.
Scott $500.

Aldrich census records 27, 19 of which are faulty
.
Realized $225.
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Lot 327
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Barry's Proprietary, 2¢ green, pink paper (Scott RS29c), perfs just touch frame line at top, Fine.
Scott $275.
Realized $120.
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Lot 328
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Blow, W.T., 1¢ green, old paper (Scott RS31a), perfs just touch frame line at bottom, fresh and attractive stamp; small tear at top right, trivial facial adherence at bottom center, otherwise Fine.
Scott $325.
Realized $130.
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Lot 329

Brandreth, B., 1¢ black, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS34b), clear to large margins except just touches at bottom left; small corner crease at top right, Fine.
Scott $275.
Realized $275.
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Lot 330
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Brown, Dr. C.F., 1¢ blue, old paper (Scott RS36a), perfs just touch at bottom, rich shade, fresh and attractive stamp, Fine.
Scott $500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 331
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Brown, Fred, 2¢ black, die I, pink paper (Scott RS37c), clear to large margins except just touches at bottom left; trivial toned speck mentioned only for accuracy, Fine.
Scott $3,750.

Aldrich census records 16 examples, 4 of which are faulty
.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 332
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Brown, John I. & Son, 2¢ green, pink paper (Scott RS40c), fresh, crisp impression, Fine.
Scott $400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 333
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Brown, John I. & Son, 2¢ green, watermarked USIR (Scott RS40d); two thin spots and two small rust spots, otherwise Fine.
Scott $400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 334
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Brown, John I. & Son, 4¢ brown, old paper (Scott RS41a), centered to top; sealed tear at left center, Very Good.
Scott $550.

Aldrich census records 40 examples, 26 of which are faulty
.
Realized $170.
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Lot 335
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Brown, John I. & Son, 4¢ brown, watermarked USIR (Scott RS41d), perfs into frame lines at left and top; small thins and tiny tear, Fine appearance.
Scott $2,000.

Aldrich census records 16 examples, 9 of which are faulty
.
Realized $425.
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Lot 336
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Bull, Dr. John, 1¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS42c), perfs just clear frame line at right; thin spots, small hole at top in "H" of "JOHN", otherwise Fine.
Scott $825.

Aldrich census records 28, 10 of which are faulty
.
Realized $375.
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Lot 337
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Bull, Dr. John, 4¢ blue, old paper (Scott RS43a), lightened manuscript cancel, well centered; small repair at top, pulled perf at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Realized $140.
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Lot 338
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Bull, Dr. John, 4¢ blue, pink paper (Scott RS43c), nicely centered, fresh and attractive stamp; small faults, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $600.

Aldrich census records 34 examples, 19 of which are faulty, no example in Scarsdale or Tolman collections
.
Realized $170.
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Lot 339
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Burnett & Co., 4¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS46c), small portion of imprint captured by top perforations, perfs clear frame line at right; small faults, Fine appearance.
Scott $400.

Aldrich census records 36 examples, 11 of which are faulty
.
Realized $160.
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Lot 340
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Campion & Co., 4¢ black, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS47b), large margins all around, crisp sharp impression; single vertical crease at right just touches the design, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $550.

Aldrich census records 36 examples, 11 of which are faulty
.
Realized $350.
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Lot 341

Campion & Co., 4¢ black, imperf, watermarked USIR (Scott RS47d), extremely well centered and exceptionally large margined, fresh crisp paper, Extremely Fine.
Scott $425.
Realized $325.
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Lot 342

Campion & Co., 4¢ black, die cut, watermarked USIR (Scott RS48d), just touches at top right otherwise clear to large margins; two light vertical bends (one at each side) with slight discoloration along bends, otherwise Fine.
Scott $300.
Realized $700.
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Lot 343

Collins Bros., 1¢ black, silk paper (Scott RS59b), large part o.g., centered to bottom right, fresh, Very Good.
Scott $750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 344
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Curtis & Son, 2¢ black, watermarked USIR (Scott RS68d), margins all around, sharp crisp impression, fresh; faint, almost unnoticeable horizontal crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 345
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Curtis & Brown Mfg. Co., 1¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS71c), nicely centered with balanced side margins, fresh and attractive stamp; very small thin at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Realized $250.
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Lot 346

Curtis & Brown Mfg. Co., 2¢ black, silk paper (Scott RS72b), centered to left and bottom; faint vertical crease at left center, small stain or repair at bottom center, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,450.

Aldrich census records 16 examples, half of which are faulty
.
Unsold
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Lot 347

Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2¢ green, old paper (Scott RS73a), full o.g., perfs at left clear of frame line; small toned spots on gum, otherwise Fine.
Scott $200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 348

Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2¢ green, silk paper (Scott RS73b), perforations clear frame line at right, fresh, Fine.
Scott $225.
Realized $250.
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Lot 349
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Dalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2¢ green, watermarked USIR (Scott RS73d); small faults including thin spots and two pulled perfs, guide line at left, but appears to gauge OK, otherwise Fine.
Scott $300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 350

Dalley's Magical Pain Extractor, 1¢ black, old paper, $100 for $1.00 variety (Scott RS74ah), o.g., small hinge remnants, perforations into left frame line, Fine.
Scott $500.

Aldrich census records 27 examples, only 10 of which are thought to be sound, Example in Scarsdale collection had small thin spots
.
Realized $200.
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Lot 351
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Davis & Son, 1¢ blue, pink paper (Scott RS75c); thin spot at bottom left, Fine appearance.
Scott $400.

Aldrich census records 31 examples, 14 of which are faulty
.
Realized $170.
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Lot 352

Drake & Co., 2¢ black, old paper (Scott RS82a), perfs into design at left; staining at right center, small flaws, Very Good.
Scott $5,000.

Aldrich census records 12 examples, half of which have faults
.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 353
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Fleming Bros. Liver Pills, 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RS89a), clear to large margins all around, fresh crisp impression, exceptional example; two extremely faint vertical creases at left; while not completely sound this stamp is in much condition than most all examples available for sale recently, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $7,000.

Aldrich census records 13 examples, 10 of which are faulty
.
Realized $5,250.
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Lot 354

Green, G.G., 3¢ black, rouletted (Scott RS93d), clear to large margins; small thin spot at top, small toned spots, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Realized $160.
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Lot 355

Hartman & Co., 4¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS99c), perforations just touch design at right; small tear and light creases, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,400.

Aldrich census records 31 examples, 20 of which are faulty
.
Realized $550.
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Lot 356
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Hartman & Co., 4¢ black, U.S.I.R. watermark (Scott RS99d), perfs into design at top; perforations trimmed at top left into the design, small faults, Very Good.
Scott $1,900.

Aldrich census records 22 examples, 14 of which are faulty
.
Realized $450.
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Lot 357
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Hartman & Co., 6¢ black, old paper (Scott RS100a), perforations just touch frame lines at left and top; small faults, Fine appearance.
Scott $775.

Aldrich census records 33 examples, 19 of which are faulty
.
Realized $190.
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Lot 358

Hartman & Co., 6¢ black, silk paper (Scott RS100b), perforations clear design all around, sharp crisp impression, fresh and attractive stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $400.

Aldrich census records 57 examples, 25 of which are faulty
.
Realized $350.
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Lot 359

Hazeltine, E.T., 4¢ black, old paper (Scott RS103a), perfs just touch design at bottom center; sealed tear at left, short perf at bottom, manuscript ink on reverse, Fine appearance.
Scott $900.

Aldrich census records 28 examples, half of which are faulty
.
Realized $325.
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Lot 360
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Helmbold's, 2¢ blue, silk paper (Scott RS106b), perforations into frame line at top; thin spot at bottom left, purple ink mark bleeds through to front, otherwise Fine.
Scott $400.

Aldrich census records 31 examples, 18 of which are faulty
.
Realized $130.
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Lot 361
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Helmbold's, 4¢ black, silk paper (Scott RS108b), perfs into frame line at right, fresh; small thin spot at top right, small closed tear at top center, Fine appearance.
Scott $225.
Realized $120.
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Lot 362

Helmbold's, A.L., 2¢ blue, pink paper (Scott RS110c), perfs just into frame line at bottom; perforations scissors clipped at the sides, otherwise Fine.
Scott $500.
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Lot 363
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Helmbold's, A.L., 4¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS111c), perfs just into frame line at bottom, otherwise huge margins plus small partial capture of imprint at left; couple of tiny thins, Fine appearance.
Scott $210.
Realized $110.
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Lot 364
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Henry, John F., 2¢ violet, old paper (Scott RS112a), nicely centered, perfs just clear design at right; top right corner added plus a few other small faults, Fine appearance.
Scott $900.

Aldrich census records 34 examples, 25 of which are faulty
.
Realized $300.
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Lot 365
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Henry, John F., 4¢ bister, old paper (Scott RS113a), perforations just touch the design at left; small thin spots and corner creases, Fine appearance.
Scott $2,000.

Aldrich census records 20 examples, 11 of which are faulty
.
Realized $850.
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Lot 366
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Hetherington, J.E., 2¢ black, watermarked USIR (Scott RS120d), centered a bit to the right otherwise nicely centered; thin spots and a corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $725.

Aldrich census records 36 examples, 14 of which are faulty
.
Realized $250.
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Lot 367
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Hiscox & Co., 4¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS123c), perfs clear of design at right, fresh, crisp sharp impression; small faults, Fine appearance.
Scott $525.

Aldrich census records 38 examples, 14 of which are faulty
.
Realized $300.
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Lot 368

Hiscox & Co., 4¢ black, watermarked USIR (Scott RS123d), rich dark impression; couple of nibbed perfs at bottom right, Fine.
Scott $1,750.

Aldrich census records 15 examples, 9 of which are faulty
.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 369

Holloway's Pills & Ointment, 1¢ blue, imperf, old paper (Scott RS125a), ample to large margins, fresh and attractive stamp; small thin spot at bottom right, Very Fine.
Scott $750.

Aldrich census records 41 examples, 31 of which are faulty
.
Realized $400.
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Lot 370
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Home Bitters Co., 2¢ blue, watermarked USIR (Scott RS128d), nicely balanced margins, rich shade and impression; couple of light vertical creases, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Realized $170.
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Lot 371
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Home Bitters Co., 3¢ green on silk paper, pink paper and watermarked (Scott RS129b, c, d), three separate stamps, comprising a complete set of RS129, each nicely centered for issue; silk paper with light vertical crease, pink paper with light vertical bend, watermarked paper with two light vertical creases, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $410.
Realized $375.
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Lot 372
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Home Bitters Co., 4¢ green, silk paper (Scott RS130b), perfs clear of design at top; single short perf mentioned only for accuracy, Fine.
Scott $250.

Aldrich census records 62 examples, 27 of which are faulty
.
Realized $150.
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Lot 373
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Home Bitters Co., 4¢ green, watermarked USIR (Scott RS130d), perfs just into design at bottom; couple internal paper breaks and light creases, otherwise Fine.
Scott $400.

Aldrich census records 37 examples, 20 of which are faulty
.
Realized $325.
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Lot 374
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Howe, S.D., 4¢ black, silk paper (Scott RS134b), perfs just touch frame line at left; faint vertical crease at left center, otherwise Fine.
Scott $500.
Realized $170.
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Lot 375
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Hull & Co., 1¢ black, old paper (Scott RS138a), perfs just touch at bottom otherwise nicely centered, Fine.
Scott $300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 376
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Husband, T.J., 2¢ violet, old paper (Scott RS139a), ample to large margins; mended at left center (torn in two and rejoined), small flaws, Fine appearance.
Scott $2,250.

Aldrich census records 25 exanples, 16 of which are faulty
.
Realized $425.
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Lot 377
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Jackson & Co., 4¢ green, old paper (Scott RS143a), bright colors, fresh and perfs just touch at top right, Fine.
Scott $2,250.

Aldrich census records 20 examples, only 7 of which are thought to be sound. A very scarce stamp sound as neither Scarsdale nor Tolman had a sound example
.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 378
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Jayne & Son, 1¢ blue, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS144b), exceptionally large margins, nicely centered, much nicer margins than either the Scarsdale or Tolman stamps; light vertical bend at right, horizontal crease at center, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $3,500.

Aldrich census records 17 examples, 9 of which are faulty
.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 379
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Jayne & Son, 1¢ blue, imperf, watermarked USIR (Scott RS144d), large margins all around, nicely centered, fresh and attractive stamp; faint vertical crease at right center, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $600.

Aldrich census records 40 examples, 19 of which are faulty
.
Realized $300.
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Lot 380
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Jayne & Son, 2¢ black, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS145b), very large margins all around, exceptional sharp crisp intense impression, very attractive stamp, Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,250.

Aldrich census records 14 examples, only 10 of which are thought to be sound
.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 381
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Jayne & Son, 4¢ green, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS146b), large margins all around, fresh and very attractive stamp; sealed scissors cut entirely in bottom right margin, tiny toned speck, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $2,400.

Aldrich census records 16 examples, 7 of which are faulty
.
Realized $850.
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Lot 382
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Jayne & Son, 4¢ green, imperf, pink paper (Scott RS146c), large to very large margins, very nicely centered, fresh and attractive stamp, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,500.

Aldrich census records 28 examples, only 19 of which are thought to be sound
.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 383
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Jayne & Son, 4¢ green, imperf, watermarked USIR (Scott RS146d), large margins all around, sharp crisp impression, fresh and attractive stamp; light vertical crease at left, small wrinkle at right center, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $650.

Aldrich census records 52 examples, 35 of which are faulty
.
Realized $400.
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Lot 384
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Jayne & Son, 1¢ blue, die cut, pink paper (Scott RS147c); small pinhole in "O" of "SON", otherwise Fine.
Scott $250.
Realized $130.
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Lot 385
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Kelly & Co., 4¢ black, old paper (Scott RS153a), ample to large margins including huge margin at bottom, sharp crisp impression, fresh and attractive stamp with larger margins than either Scarsdale or Tolman stamps; two horizontal creases, couple small thins, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $2,250.

Aldrich census records 19 examples, 9 of which are faulty
.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 386
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Kerr, Dr. J.C., 4¢ blue, watermarked USIR (Scott RS159d), centered to the top otherwise nice margins, sharp crisp impression, fresh, Very Good.
Scott $200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 387
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Lippman & Bro., 4¢ blue, old paper (Scott RS163a), centered to the top and right, typical centering for this stamp, fresh; very small tear, couple minor wrinkles, Very Good.
Scott $2,000.

Aldrich census records 22 examples, 14 of which are faulty
.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 388
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Lippman & Bro., 4¢ blue, silk paper (Scott RS163b), light count of silk fibers, almost an experimental silk paper (but not being sold as such), centered to top and right, typical centering for this stamp, sharp crisp impression, fresh; very small thin at center, Very Good.
Scott $2,500.

Aldrich census records 16 examples, 9 of which are faulty
.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 389
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Littlefield, Alvah, 4¢ green, old paper (Scott RS165a), perfs just touch the design at bottom right, sharp crisp impression, fresh, Fine.
Scott $2,000.

Aldrich census records 21 examples, 12 of which are faulty
.
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Lot 390
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Littlefield, Alvah, 4¢ green, silk paper (Scott RS165b), perfs clear of design on all sides, large top margin, sharp crisp impression, fresh, Very Fine, small hand stamp on reverse.
Scott $250.
Realized $130.
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Lot 391
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Lyon Mfg. Co., 1¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS167c), nicely centered, wide sides, fresh, crisp impression; two thin spots and a short perf at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, small hand stamp on reverse.
Scott $400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 392
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Lyon Mfg. Co., 2¢ black, pink paper (Scott RS168c), centered a bit toward the top otherwise nice even margins, Very Fine.
Scott $200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 393
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Marsden, T.W., 2¢ blue, old paper (Scott RS175a); mended, separated and rejoined at right center, small thin spots, right side perforations added from another stamp, Fine appearance.
Scott $11,500.

Aldrich census records 11 examples, 4 of which are faulty
.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 394
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Marsden, T.W., 4¢ black, old paper (Scott RS176a), perfs clear of frame line at left otherwise nicely balanced margins, fresh crisp impression; minor toning band at left center, otherwise Fine.
Scott $525.

Aldrich census records 40 examples, only 22 of which are thought to be sound
.
Realized $325.
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Lot 395
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Mercado & Sully, 2¢ black, old paper (Scott RS177a), clear to large margins except touching frame line at right; faults including tears, thins and creases, Fine appearance.
Scott $8,000.

Aldrich census records 15 examples, 10 of which are faulty; a rare stamp, the example in the Scarsdale collection was torn in half and rejoined and still realized $4,750 plus buyer's premium
.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 396
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Merchant's Gargling Oil, 2¢ green, pink paper (Scott RS179c), side perfs are close, but just clear the frame lines on both sides, nicely centered; faint horizontal crease at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.

Aldrich census records 20 examples, half of which are faulty, this stamp is much nicer than the example in the Scarsdale collection
.
Realized $600.
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Lot 397
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Mette & Kanne, 3¢ black, watermarked USIR (Scott RS180d), perfs just touch frame line at bottom right otherwise clear of frame lines and nicely centered, attractive stamp, Fine.
Scott $400.

Aldrich census records 55 examples, 28 of which are faulty
.
Realized $325.
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Lot 398
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Moody, Michel & Co., 4¢ black, silk paper (Scott RS182b), large to very large margins, rich shade and impression, attractive stamp; small thin spots and two minor toned spots, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 399
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Morehead's Neurodyne, 4¢ black, old paper (Scott RS186a), centered to top left, perfs at left just touch frame line; few perf flaws and small toned spots, rounded corner at right, Fine.
Scott $3,000.

Aldrich census records 17 examples, 9 of which are faulty
.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 400
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Perl & Co., 6¢ black, old paper (Scott RS188a), cut close to into frame line all around, this is the standard condition for this stamp as both the Scarsdale and Tolman examples have similar margins and neither stamp was as sound as this one; small sealed tear and few small thin spots, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,650.

Aldrich census records 23 examples, 14 of which are faulty
.
Realized $800.
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Lot 401
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Pierce, R.V., 1¢ green, pink paper (Scott RS189c), perfs clear of frame line at left, light purple ink mark at bottom right (cancel?), still an attractive and sound stamp, Fine.
Scott $200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 402
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Pieters & Co., 4¢ black, old paper (Scott RS191a), perfs clear of frame line at top, but just into at left, straight edge at right; small faults, Fine appearance.
Scott $650.

Aldrich census records 41 examples, 22 of which are faulty
.
Realized $400.
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Lot 403
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Pieters & Co., 6¢ black, old paper (Scott RS192a), perfs just touch frame line at bottom right otherwise clear all around, still appears nicely centered and better centered than many examples of this scarce stamp; small toned spots and repaired to right of vignette, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,600.

Aldrich census records 20 examples, 16 of which are faulty
.
Realized $475.
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Lot 404
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Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia, 4¢ black, imperf, silk paper (Scott RS200b), ample to large margins, fresh and attractive stamp; small portion of the bottom of the design (up to 3 rings in), scissor separated and rejoined, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $5,500.

Aldrich census records 10 examples, 3 of which are faulty; while the Aldrich census would suggest that sound examples are the norm neither Scarsdale nor Tolman had a sound example in their collections
.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 405
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Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia, 4¢ black, perf'd, silk paper (Scott RS203b), perfs just into outer two rings at right, typical centering for this stamp, sharp crisp impression and paper; natural paper inclusion visible only on the reverse otherwise sound, Fine.
Scott $2,000.

Aldrich census records 24 examples, only 16 of which are thought to be sound
.
Realized $600.
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Lot 406
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Ring's Vegetable Ambrosia, 4¢ black, perf'd, watermarked USIR (Scott RS203d), perfs just clear design at top, otherwise nicely centered, attractive stamp; two small scuffs (one at top colored over) and single short perf at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, 1984 PF certificate which only notes the painted over scuff.
Scott $2,750.

Aldrich census records 13 examples, 7 of which are faulty
.
Realized $800.
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Lot 407
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Scheetz's Bitter Cordial, 4¢ black, perf'd, silk paper (Scott RS210b), perfs just clear frame lines at top and right, sharp crisp impression and shade, attractive stamp; very faint vertical crease (may even be sound), Fine.
Scott $1,000.

Aldrich census records 39 examples, only 17 of which are thought to be sound
.
Realized $700.
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Lot 408
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Schwartz & Co., 1¢ lake, pink paper (Scott RS215c), large margins except just touching the design at right; small thin at top left and thin spot at top right, Fine appearance.
Scott $1,100.

Aldrich census records 26 examples, 13 of which are faulty
.
Realized $325.
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Lot 409
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Swaim, Jas., 8¢ orange, imperf, old paper (Scott RS232a), clear to very large margins, exceptionally fresh and attractive example of this highly desirable stamp; this stamp is better centered and appears to be sounder than either the Scarsdale or Tolman examples; faint vertical crease at center and small light diagonal crease at bottom left, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $3,000.

Aldrich census records 14 examples, 7 of which are faulty
.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 410
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Swaim, Jas., 8¢ orange, die cut, old paper (Scott RS233a), nicely centered inside die cut, radiant shade, fresh and attractive; small tear at center, light creases (as usual) and crease at right which broke the paper and has since been reinforced, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $400.

Aldrich census records 38 examples, 26 of which are faulty
.
Realized $225.
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Lot 411
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Swaim, Wm., 8¢ orange, imperf, watermarked USIR (Scott RS234d), ample to large margins and very nicely centered, attractive stamp; light horizontal crease and a few wrinkles as normal, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,600.

Aldrich census records 35 examples, 11 of which are faulty
.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 412
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Swaim, Wm., 8¢ orange, die cut, old paper (Scott RS235a), die cutting into the design at top, rich shade and impression; small faults including small hole at bottom center from repairing of small tear and small nick at top, Fine appearance.
Scott $2,250.

Aldrich census records 17 examples, 15 of which are faulty; based on this census there may not be any completely sound examples
.
Realized $475.
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Lot 413
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Swaim, Wm., 8¢ orange, die cut, watermarked USIR (Scott RS235d), nicely centered and good margins for a die cut; vertical crease at center, tiny pinhole, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Realized $150.
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Lot 414
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Swett, Dr. G.W., 4¢ green, perf'd, silk paper (Scott RS237b), perfs just touch at bottom center, sharp crisp shade and impression, attractive stamp; faint diagonal wrinkle at top right, otherwise Fine.
Scott $250.
Realized $160.
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Lot 415

Swett, Dr. G.W., 4¢ green, perf'd and die cut, silk paper (Scott RS238b), die cutting just into frame line at top left and perfs just into frame line at right, nicely centered for a die cut; small tear below "U" of "FOUR", otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $450.

Aldrich census records 34 examples, 18 of which are faulty
.
Realized $225.
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Lot 416
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U.S. Proprietary Medicine Co., 6¢ black, old paper (Scott RS244a), centered to the top otherwise large margins all around; thin spots, Very Good.
Scott $2,500.

Aldrich census records 20 examples, 12 of which are faulty
.
Realized $950.
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