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Lot 345
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), light strike of unobtrusive black town cancellation, magnificent with right sheet margin example with boardwalk margins and the most beautiful rich color you'll ever see on a 1¢ 1851 issue; an eye catching showpiece that would enhance any great collection, Superb, this is 1 of 14 attaining the grade of SUP-98 - with only 24 others grading higher, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $2,000.
Scott $125.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 346
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), position 20R1E, blue Charleston, S.C. postmark, massive jumbo margins all around showing portions of adjoining stamps on three sides and sheet margin at right; a true World Class GEM deserving placement in the finest collection, Superb, with 1996 P.F. certificate and 2018 P.F. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98J; $3,000.
Scott $125.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 347
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1851, 1¢ blue, type III (Scott 8), light black town cancel, lovely example showing nice type characteristics at top; repaired piece at bottom right, otherwise Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 348
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1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 8A), plate 4, stitch watermark, town postmark, exceptionally bright color and sharp impression, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 349

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), o.g., lightly hinged, absolutely phenomenal GEM quality stamp; virtually perfect centering and gleaming bright color; this would satisfy the most demanding collector of top quality stamps, Extremely Fine, this is 1 of 8 attaining the grade of XF-90 - only 15 others grade higher, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,750.
Scott $725.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 350

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), glazed o.g., lively color and clear impression, Very Good to Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $725.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 351
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, double transfer at bottom (Scott 9 var.), blue town postmark, among the finest known examples of this stamp; huge margins including portions of adjacent stamps; lively color nicely complimented by the colored cancel; a true GEM, Superb, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98J; $2,000.
Scott $85.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 352
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), extremely light black town cancellation, remarkable fresh example with balanced margins and vivid color; a premium stamp with tremendous eye appeal, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $525.
Scott $80.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 353
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), horizontal pair, seldom seen green town cancellation, phenomenal multiple featuring a beautifully struck colored cancellation; remarkably fresh with lively color and ample margins on all sides; a great item for the 1¢ 1851 specialist, Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $580.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 354
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1851-60, attractive appearing group of 13 early classics (Scott 10//38), includes better number such as #10 (2), 11A, 14-15, 17, 24, 28 (perfs cut off at top), 29, and 35-38, nice selection of interesting cancellations, a nice haul for any potential buyer at a tiny fraction of catalog value; mixed quality; a few faults here and there and most stamps, generally Fine.
Scott $3,547.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $400.
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Lot 355
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), black town postmarks, radiating color; a very attractive stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 356
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II, stitch watermark variety (Scott 10A var.), neat grid cancellation, outstanding well margined example of the Stitch Watermark variety; with strong color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 357

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), o.g., lightly hinged, absolutely phenomenal example of this terribly difficult type I stamp; features huge margins and ravishing rich color; this issue is seldom encountered with margins of such epic proportions, Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 358

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), positions 85L4-87L4, 95L4-97L4, bottom margin block of 6, beautifully demonstrating the varying spacing between the stamps, o.g., with hinge remnants along top stamps, with three gorgeous four margin stamps, only cutting into top right stamp and into left stamps; creases and a few small thins, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $2,750 as single and block of 4.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 359
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1852, 3¢ claret, type II (Scott 11A var.), lovely strike of blue "Frederick, Md." town cancellation, stunning left sheet margin single of the beautiful claret shade; big beautiful margins and heavenly color - nicely complimented by the colored postmark; a true GEM, Superb, with 2018 P.F.C. and 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $525.
Scott $15.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 360
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), wonderful light black town cancellation, exceedingly fresh example with well incised impression; a desirable well margined stamp that is not often seen so choice, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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Lot 361
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), neat town cancellation, intense color on clean white paper; perfectly balanced margins; a true masterpiece, Extremely Fine, with 2014 Weiss certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,375.
Scott $700.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $425.
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Lot 362
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), nearly socked-on-the-nose black postmark, four full margins all around; light creases, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 363
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), black grid cancellation, very choice example of this challenging type I stamp, with breathtaking color of great intensity; clearly defined type characteristics; completely sound and quite attractive, Fine to Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 364
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), light black town cancellation, spacious margins and gleaming rich color; a premium example of this desirable type II stamp, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 365
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), neat town cancellation, unusually fresh example with bold prooflike color and generous margins on all sides; remarkable top quality type III stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott $140.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 366
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), unusually light black grid cancellation, awesome example with massive margins - a true JUMBO with mouth watering color, Extremely Fine, with 1983 and 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott $140.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 367
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), nearly socked-on-the-nose black town postmark, dazzling rich color; a very pleasing example, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $350.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 368
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), light town cancellation, remarkable example featuring boardwalk margins and vivid color; a great stamp, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 369
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1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), position 82-83L1, horizontal pair, neat black grid cancellations, astounding GEM quality multiple with huge JUMBO margins and captivating color; destined for the finest collection, Extremely Fine, with 1980 and 1989 P.F. certificates.
Scott $300.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 370
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1855, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 16), lightened manuscript cancel, four ample to large margins all around; diagonal creases, otherwise Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate for strip.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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Lot 371
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), light black town cancellation, tremendous example with electrifying color and huge well proportioned margins; a heart racing example above all others, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $2,000.
Scott $250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 372
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), extremely light black cancellation, premium example with generous margins all around, and warm rich color; a flawless top quality stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $600.
Scott $250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 373
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1851, 12¢ black, part India paper (Scott 17 var.), lovely blue town cancel, deep proof like impression and sharpness which is enhanced by the variety on part India paper, portions of adjoining stamps at top and right with the other two margins clear of the frame lines, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a scarce variety, with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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