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1875 Re-issue of the 1861-1866 Issues
 
 
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Lot 2567
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ blue (Scott 102), unobtrusive partial town postmarks, gorgeous bright pastel shade, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate and 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,750.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 2568
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 90¢ blue (Scott 111), unused without gum, incredibly fresh and pleasing top quality example that appears to have just rolled off the printing press; a handsome well centered stamp featuring the best color we have ever encountered on a 90¢ re-issue; woefully undervalued when found with such stunning attributes, as you could look for decades and not see another example with such a gorgeous "look", Very Fine, only 317 examples sold, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $3,250.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,000.
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