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Lot 3274

Hunting Permit, 1934, $1 Mallards (Scott RW1), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh example in wonderful condition with gleaming gum that doesn't have any skips or bends, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 3275

Hunting Permit, 1935, $1 Canvasbacks (Scott RW2), bottom plate number single, o.g., never hinged, wonderful example with deeply saturated color, Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3276

Hunting Permit, 1940, $1 Black Mallards (Scott RW7), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, remarkably fresh plate position example, Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3277

Hunting Permit, 1941, $1 Ruddy Ducks (Scott RW8), o.g., never hinged, stunning left sheet margin single in perfect condition; a wonderful showpiece with stupefying color, Superb, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,175.
Scott $225.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 3278

Hunting Permit, 1941, $1 Ruddy Ducks (Scott RW8), o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh and choice mint stamp with vivid color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate for horizontal pair from which this stamp was taken - right stamp from the pair.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $275.
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Lot 3279

Hunting Permit, 1942, $1 Baldpates (Scott RW9), o.g., never hinged, extremely intense color and razor sharp impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $295.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3280

Hunting Permit, 1954, $2 Ring-Necked Ducks (Scott RW21), o.g., never hinged, immaculate top quality duck with oversized margins and clearly etched impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $170.
Scott $85.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3281

Hunting Permit, 1970, $3 Ross's Geese (Scott RW37), o.g., never hinged, GEM quality stamp with radiating colors, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $225.
Scott $65.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3282

Hunting Permit, 1935, $1 Canvasbacks (Scott RW2), top left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, extraordinary well centered example of this rarely offered plate; with outstanding color; top center stamp with natural perf disc inclusion spot that appears as a minute thin spot, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $12,500.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 3283

Hunting Permit, 1939, $1 Green-Winged Teals (Scott RW6), top margin block of 6 with plate number in selvage, o.g., never hinged (minor gum bends), attractive multiple coming close to being a full plate block (missing only the required side selvage to be considered a plate block), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,350 for singles.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $375.
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Lot 3284

Hunting Permit, 1940, $1 Black Mallards (Scott RW7), bottom right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (natural gum creases), premium quality example in a marvelous state of preservation; with warm rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $500.
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Lot 3285

Hunting Permit, 1942, $1 Baldpates (Scott RW9), top right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (minor gum bends), a beautiful fresh plate with tremendous rich color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 3286

Hunting Permit, 1943, $1 Wood Ducks (Scott RW10), top left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, incredible centering along with superb color; a beautiful showpiece; minor perf separations at top, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3287

Hunting Permit, 1944, $1 White-Fronted Geese (Scott RW11), bottom left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (minor gum bends), fiery rich shade; a premium quality example of this difficult duck stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3288

Hunting Permit, 1945, $1 Shoveller Ducks (Scott RW12), bottom right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, striking top quality example in a condition seldom encountered; with breathtaking color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 3289

Hunting Permit, 1946, $1 Redhead Ducks (Scott RW13), top right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, beautiful fresh color; a handsome top quality example, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $310.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3290

Hunting Permit, 1947, $1 Snow Geese (Scott RW14), top left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (natural gum creases), deep shade printed on lily white paper, Extremely Fine.
Scott $340.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 3291

Hunting Permit, 1948, $1 Buffleheads (Scott RW15), top right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (natural gum creases), extremely handsome top quality showpiece, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 3292

Hunting Permit, 1948, $1 Buffleheads (Scott RW15), top right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (natural gum creases), pristine mint example with sharp detailed impression, Extremely Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3293

Hunting Permit, 1949, $2 Goldeneye Ducks (Scott RW16), top left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally fresh high quality example with wonderfully rich color, Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3294

Hunting Permit, 1950, $2 Trumpeter Swans (Scott RW17), bottom right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, extremely handsome example of this challenging plate block; with brilliant color, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3295

Hunting Permit, 1951, $2 Gadwall Ducks (Scott RW18), bottom right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (natural gum creases), fresh and attractive; trivial staple hole in wide bottom selvage is inconsequential, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3296

Hunting Permit, 1952, $2 Harlequin Ducks (Scott RW19), bottom left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (noticeable gum skips), fresh and appealing multiple with sensational deep rich color, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3297

Hunting Permit, 1953, $2 Blue-Winged Teals (Scott RW20), bottom left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (minor gum skips and bends), extremely desirable example of this notoriously difficult plate; beautifully centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 3298

Hunting Permit, 1954, $2 Ring-Necked Ducks (Scott RW21), bottom left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, intense color printed on clean white paper, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3299

Hunting Permit, 1954, $2 Ring-Necked Ducks (Scott RW21), bottom right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, deep shade and crisp impression, beautifully centered within large margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $540.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3300

Hunting Permit, 1955, $2 Blue Geese (Scott RW22), bottom left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, tremendous top quality example with beautiful centering, Extremely Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3301

Hunting Permit, 1956, $2 American Merganser (Scott RW23), top right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, spectacular GEM quality plate with impeccably fresh gum, Extremely Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3302

Hunting Permit, 1957, $2 American Eider (Scott RW24), top left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, dazzling color; a nice appearing example; light horizontal crease affects top three stamps, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3303

Hunting Permit, 1958, $2 Canada Geese (Scott RW25), bottom right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, absolutely gorgeous top quality example in pristine mint condition, Extremely Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3304

Hunting Permit, 1959, $3 Labrador Retriever (Scott RW26), bottom left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered multiple with outstanding colors; a remarkable top quality showpiece, Superb.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 3305

Hunting Permit, 1959, $3 Labrador Retriever (Scott RW26), top left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, marvelous top quality example of this popular plate block; exceedingly fresh and choice, Extremely Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 3306

Hunting Permit, 1960, $3 Redhead Ducks (Scott RW27), top left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, tremendous well centered example with warm rich colors, Extremely Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3307

Hunting Permit, 1961, $3 Mallards (Scott RW28), bottom left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, handsome example of this tough plate block; glowing rich colors, Extremely Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3308

Hunting Permit, 1962, $3 Pintail Drakes (Scott RW29), top left plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, fabulous example with outstanding rich colors; simply gorgeous, Extremely Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 3309

Hunting Permit, 1963, $3 Brants (Scott RW30), bottom right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, immaculate Post Office fresh plate with vivid colors, Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3310

Hunting Permit, 1964, $3 Nene Geese (Scott RW31), top right plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, phenomenal GEM quality example of this extremely scarce plate; seldom encountered with such beautiful colors and centering, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,950.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $800.
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Lot 3311

Hunting Permit, 1965, $3 Canvasback Drakes (Scott RW32), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, handsome example in a wonderful state of preservation, Extremely Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3312

Hunting Permit, 1966, $3 Whistling Swans (Scott RW33), bottom right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, pristine mint condition; a wonderfully fresh and choice example, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3313

Hunting Permit, 1967, $3 Old Squaw Ducks (Scott RW34), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh example in pristine mint condition, Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3314

Hunting Permit, 1968, $3 Hooded Mergansers (Scott RW35), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, attractive multiple with warm rich colors, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 3315

Hunting Permit, 1970, $3 Ross's Geese (Scott RW37), bottom right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, lively fresh colors; a premium quality multiple, Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 3316

Hunting Permit, 1970, $3 Ross's Geese (Scott RW37), top right plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, a very appealing example of this popular multiple, Very Fine.
Scott $280.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 3317

Hunting Permit, 1971-73, $3 Cinnamon Teals, $5 Emperor Geese and $5 Steller's Eiders (Scott RW38-RW40), plate blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, attractive trio of better plate blocks; all in immaculate mint condition, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $380.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 3318

Hunting Permit, 1974-2013, complete (Scott RW41-RW80, JDS13-4), plate blocks of 4, RW54 extra plate, RW63 & RW64 artist signed in selvage, a couple Junior Ducks, o.g., never hinged, a hand-selected (for quality) set, painstakingly assembled one-by-one, formed by a discriminating collector and well beyond the average that one finds, Extremely Fine, it would be difficult to find a nicer set without spending years searching and selecting, Face Value alone is almost $2,000.
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 3319

Hunting Permit, 2006, $15 Ross's Goose, souvenir sheet (Scott RW73b), artist and engraver signed, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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