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Flagship U.S. Stamps


Postage Due




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Lot 3941

Postage Dues, 1879, 1¢ to 50¢ complete (Scott J1-J7), o.g., hinged, extremely elusive complete set of the first issued postage due set; couple small faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $3,215.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 3942

Postage Due, 1879, 30¢ brown (Scott J6), o.g., hinge remnants, lovely rich shade, premium quality example, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3943

Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ deep brown, Special Printing (Scott J9), o.g., hinged, tantalizing richness of both color and impression that is only seen on special printings; stray magenta ink marks, laminated thin and small repair, otherwise Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. and 1993 P.F. certificates.
Scott $16,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 3944
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Postage Due, 1879, 5¢ deep brown, Special Printing (Scott J11), unused without gum, brighter than normal color and impression; filled thin and corner re-attached, lovely Very Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. and 1985 P.F. certificates.
Scott $13,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 3945

Postage Due, 1879, 10¢ deep brown, Special Printing (Scott J12), o.g., hinged, crisp sharp color and impression; thin spot and reperforated at left, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 3946
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Postage Due, 1879, 30¢ deep brown, Special Printing (Scott J13), unused without gum, jumbo margins, rich brown hue that resonates freshness and intensity of the special printing; hinge thin, Very Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. and 1969 P.F. certificates.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 3947

Postage Due, 1879, 50¢ deep brown, Special Printing (Scott J14), redistributed o.g., dazzling rich color and proof like impression within nice margins; reperforated at left, Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. and 1989 P.F. certificates.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 3948
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Postage Dues, 1884, 1¢-50¢ complete, plate proofs on card (Scott J15P4-J21P4), extraordinary well margined set with captivating colors, Extremely Fine.
Scott $135.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 3949

Postage Dues, 1884, 1¢ to 50¢ complete (Scott J15-J21), o.g., hinge remnants, brilliant colors throughout this extremely elusive and often mis-identified postage due set; couple trivial faults of little consequence, otherwise Fine.
Scott $4,350.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 3950

Postage Due, 1884, 30¢ red brown (Scott J20), o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh example with brilliant color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 3951

Postage Dues, 1891, 1¢ to 50¢ complete (Scott J22-J28), select group of 7 different values, o.g., hinged, incredibly fresh colors; a scarce and rarely offered complete set of the bright claret shades, Fine.
Scott $1,570.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 3952

Postage Due, 1891, 1¢ bright claret (Scott J22), o.g., never hinged, sensational GEM; a condition rarely encountered; large margins, brilliant fresh color, and clean unblemished gum - this stamp has it all; this is 1 of 11 at this grade, with only 5 others grading higher, Extremely Fine to Superb, encased 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $600.
Scott $85.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 3953

Postage Due, 1891, 2¢ bright claret (Scott J23), o.g., never hinged, brilliant fresh color and crystal clear impression; a lovely mint stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $135.
Scott $90.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $90.
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Lot 3954

Postage Due, 1891, 3¢ bright claret (Scott J24), o.g., never hinged, great color and post office fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $180.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 3955

Postage Due, 1891, 5¢ bright claret (Scott J25), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Fine.
Scott $1,160.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 3956
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Postage Due, 1891, 50¢ bright claret (Scott J28), lightly struck black cancellation, extraordinary example in a quality rarely encountered; perfectly centered with gleaming rich color; destined for the finest collection, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott $225.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3957

Postage Due, 1894, 1¢ vermilion (Scott J29), large part o.g., lovely vermilion color with dazzling sharp impression on contrasting white paper; small thins and natural inclusion, attractive Very Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 3958

Postage Due, 1894, 2¢ vermilion (Scott J30), o.g., lightly hinged, brilliant fresh example of the scarce vermilion shade; small thin, otherwise Fine.
Scott $775.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 3959

Postage Dues, 1894-95, 1¢ to 50¢ complete (Scott J31-J37), o.g., hinged, desirable complete set of these elusive and undervalued stamps, Fine.
Scott $3,335.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3960

Postage Due, 1895, 5¢ deep claret (Scott J34), o.g., hinge remnant, fantastic color and clear impression, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3961

Postage Dues, 1895-97, 1¢ to 50¢ complete (Scott J38-J44), handsome complete set of 7 values, o.g., hinged, each stamp with bold rich color; couple tiny flaws, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,322.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 3962

Postage Dues, 1910-12, 1¢ to 50¢ complete (Scott J45-J50), exceptionally fresh set of 6 values, o.g., hinged, rarely offered as a full set, Fine.
Scott $2,050.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3963

Postage Due, 1910, 10¢ rose carmine (Scott J49a), o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott $280.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3964

Postage Due, 1914, 1¢ carmine lake (Scott J52), o.g., never hinged, wide margins; a pristine mint stamp with soft color, Very Fine.
Scott $220.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3965

Postage Due, 1914, 3¢ carmine lake (Scott J54), o.g., barest trace of hinge, brilliant fresh color; a flawless example of this elusive stamp, Fine, with photocopy of 1993 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which this scarce stamp was taken, this being the top left stamp from the block.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 3966

Postage Due, 1914, 30¢ carmine lake (Scott J57), o.g., very lightly hinged, huge JUMBO margins and intense color; a premium quality example, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 3967

Postage Due, 1914, 50¢ carmine lake (Scott J58), disturbed o.g., rich radiating color upon white paper within lovely balanced margins which is so often not the case for this the scarcest of the regularly issued 20th century postage dues; small stain at bottom and reperforated at the left and bottom, lovely Very Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $11,500.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 3968

Postage Due, 1916, 1¢ rose (Scott J59), o.g., hinged, pleasing color and complete perforations, Very Good to Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 3969

Postage Due, 1916, 2¢ rose (Scott J60), o.g., never hinged, elusive rose shade; a scarce stamp when found in immaculate mint condition, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $80.
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Lot 3970

Postage Due, 1917, 30¢ carmine rose (Scott J66), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $220.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 3971

Postage Due, 1917, 30¢ carmine rose (Scott J66), top margin block of 4 with star and plate number, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $880.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 3972

Postage Due, 1925, ½¢ dull red (Scott J68), top right full pane of 100, plate # 17128, o.g., never hinged; natural gum crease affects four singles, few perf separations, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $189 as singles/plate.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $80.
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