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Stamps and Postal History


Newspaper Stamps
 
 
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Lot 3221
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Newspaper, 1875, 84¢ rose (Scott PR22), neat crosshatched manuscript cancellation, phenomenal top quality example of this rare used stamp; a flawless example with extremely strong color; scarcer used than mint, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $375.
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Lot 3222
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 10¢ gray black (Scott PR39), without gum as issued, bold color and clear impression; a handsome example of this elusive 1875 Special Printing; a few short perforations at right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, only 1,499 examples sold, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $375.
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Lot 3223

Newspaper, 1879, $48 yellow brown (Scott PR78), o.g., previously hinged, enchanting color, Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $900.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $650.
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Lot 3224

Newspaper, 1885, 1¢ black (Scott PR81), plate block of 4, o.g.; a few small flaws including light creasing & couple of perf separations, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 3225

Newspaper, 1894, 24¢ pink (Scott PR96), o.g., previously hinged, beautiful fresh color; light gum bend at top, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $950.
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Lot 3226

Newspaper, 1895, 1¢ black (Scott PR102), top left margin single, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully attractive color and impression; light natural gum crease at top and selvage, Extremely Fine centering.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3227

Newspaper, 1895, $50 dull rose (Scott PR112), o.g., lightly hinged (pencil mark on gum), desirable stamp with gorgeous rich shade and sharp clear impression; seldom found in this choice condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,000.
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