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Lot 3241
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City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), red FREE in octagon cancel, large margins all around; an extraordinary example of this local issue, with mouth-watering color, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90.
Scott $350.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $850.
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Lot 3242

Swart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (2¢) red (Scott 136L4), block of 9, nearly four margins, only barely touching on lower right stamp, o.g., never hinged, bright fresh color; small inclusions at left, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $185 as block and singles.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 3243
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Swart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (2¢) red (Scott 136L4), complete sheet of 25, Stone IV, without gum as issued, bright and fresh appearance; position 11 with toning tone spot, Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3244

Wells Fargo & Co., 1861, $4 green (Scott 143L2), o.g., lightly hinged, matchless GEM quality example of this popular Wells Fargo stamp; unbelievably fresh and choice with ample margins on all sides; a true condition rarity; toss out the Scott catalog when bidding on this stamp, as it will certainly elicit spirited bidding as these stamps just don't come like this, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 3245

Wells Fargo & Co., 1861, $4 black (Scott 143L5), o.g., hinged (owner's ink handstamp on gum), remarkable example in a wonderful state of preservation; seldom found in extremely fine condition, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $190.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3246

Sanitary Fair, New York, N.Y., 1864, 10¢ red (Scott WV9), o.g., hinged, appealing four margined example with exquisite color; a wonderful stamp for the quality conscious collector, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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