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1851 Issue




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Lot 3028
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), black grid cancels, massive jumbo balanced margins, Superb, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98J and 2002 P.F. certificate.
SMQ Sup 98J; $3,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 3029
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), lovely red cancellation, lovely example of the soft pastel shade; a well margined example with tremendous eye appeal, Extremely Fine.
Scott $165.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3030
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), neat town cancellation, fabulous color, a well margined example, Extremely Fine.
Scott $135.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3031
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), black c.d.s. cancels, large over-generous margins which displays positions of three surrounding stamps, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $135.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $80.
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Lot 3032
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), pair, position 8-9R2, light black grid cancellation, impressive well margined multiple with vibrant color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $290.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3033

1851, 1¢ blue, type III (Scott 8), o.g., hinged, deep rich prooflike impression, three balanced margins; diagonal internal crease, Very Good to Fine, a rare mint stamp, with 2016 P.S.E. and 1968 P.F. certificates.
Scott $25,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 3034
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1851, 1¢ blue, type III (Scott 8), black grid cancellation, deep saturated color; very elusive type III stamp; scrape at bottom, otherwise Fine, with 1968 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3035
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1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 8A), unused without gum, sharp bright color and impression standing out upon bright white paper; small toned spot at left, otherwise Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. and 2000 P.F. certificates.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $450.
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Lot 3036
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1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 8A), position 19R1E, town postmark, portions of adjoining stamps at top and bottom; tiny notch in top left margin, otherwise Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate and 2000 P.F. certificate for a pair which this is the left stamp.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 3037
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1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 8A), position 100R1E, lightened manuscript cancel, displays as unused at first glance, three large margins, Fine to Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750 position unpriced.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3038
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), regummed over tiny faults, Very Fine appearance, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3039
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), position 42L1L, massive jumbo margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J and 1996, 1998 P.F. certificates.
SMQ XF-Sup 95J; $925.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 3040
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), black grid cancellation, nice big margins and dazzling color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $95.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3041

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), o.g., barest trace of hinge, premium quality example of this extremely elusive mint stamp; with wonderfully fresh full gum; a great stamp; vertical crease at left, which is in our opinion just a natural gum crease, otherwise Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 3042

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), disturbed o.g., lovely rich shade; an impressive large margined stamp, Extremely Fine.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 3043

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), block of 4, o.g., hinged, marvelous multiple with rich color; a wonderfully choice intact block with excellent eye appeal; left stamps with slight oxidation; the top right stamp with a tiny soiled spot at lower right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3044

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), o.g., barest trace of hinge, well margined example with absolutely gorgeous deep rich color; tiny natural inclusion at top is difficult to see, and shouldn't be considered a fault, with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3045

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), disturbed o.g., fiery rich color, three generous margins; light toning along top edge, very trivial, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $80.
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Lot 3046

1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), o.g., hinged, sharp color and impression, three nice margins; two small thin spots and repaired at bottom left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, a rare mint stamp, with 2016 and 1997 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott $30,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 3047

1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), tied to small piece by c.d.s. and red grid and red NY transit markings, lovely color and impression within large balanced margins, a delightful example that is still affixed to its original piece, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 3048
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), light black cancellation, huge margins and brilliant color, impressive stamp; faint crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $700.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3049
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), light town cancellation, deep rich color; small thin spot at bottom, otherwise Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 3050
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), black grid cancellation, vibrant color; nicely balanced margins; tiny hidden thin speck showing only in fluid, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3051
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), unused without gum, lovely green sharpness in both color and impression; small faults, attractive Very Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $8,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 3052
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), bold blue town cancellation, tremendous deep shade and finely detailed impression; a very pretty example of this tough type I stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3053
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), light black grid cancellation, sound and attractive example of this elusive type I stamp; close but clear at bottom, Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $475.
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Lot 3054
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), light red cancellation, nice big margins clearly showing type I characteristics; a most appealing example of this elusive stamp; light facial rubbing at left, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 3055
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), black town cancellation, tremendous rich color and detailed impression, Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3056
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), black and red cancels, large margins all around, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3057
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), blue town cancellation, extremely fresh and choice example with rich color, Very Fine, with photocopy of 1978 P.F. certificate for strip/4, from which it was taken.
Scott $170.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 3058
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), black grid cancellation, intense color and clearly etched impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3059
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), horizontal pair, red numeral and light blue town cancellations, one of the most desirable type II pairs we have ever offered; completely sound multiple with incredibly bright color nicely complimented by the two colored cancels; a visually stunning showpiece that would highlight any 10c 1855 imperforate specialized collection, Extremely Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3060
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), pair, lightly struck black cancellations, brilliant fresh multiple with sparkling color, Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3061
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), full and large margins all around, Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate and 2011 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 3062
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), light town cancellation, three huge margins, a brilliant fresh example with great eye appeal, Very Fine.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3063
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), black town cancellation, ample margins and glorious rich shade; very pretty, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3064
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1855, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 16), position 76L1 recut only at bottom, light town cancellation, sound and extremely fresh example of this elusive type IV stamp, Fine, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 3065

1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), o.g., a gem of philately, Extremely Fine, a very rare highly graded single, with only 3 in this lofty grade and only 3 graded higher, with 2001 and 2010 P.F. certificates and 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $12,500.
Scott $6,250.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Realized $7,000.
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Lot 3066
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), spectacular red town cancellation, stunning example with big beautiful margins and riveting color nicely contrasted by the gorgeous cancel; a uniquely appealing example of this stamp, Extremely Fine to Superb, encased 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,300.
Scott $280.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 3067
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), beautiful red grid cancellation, deep saturated color, an extremely handsome example with ample margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott $280.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3068
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), four clear ample margins all around, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1991 and 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott $250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3069
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), traces of black and red cancels, appears unused, large margins all around, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3070
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), town c.d.s., jet black color deeply etched impression upon white paper, large margined single with bottom margin including portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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