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Lot 659

1895, 2¢ carmine, types II & III (Scott 266-267), horizontal combination pair, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally fresh, one of the best we have seen, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 660

1895, 2¢ carmine, types II & III (Scott 266-267), combination pair, o.g., never hinged, especially choice multiple; the left stamp being type II, Scott #266, while the right stamp is type III, Scott #267; immaculate mint condition, Very Fine, with 2014 Weiss certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 661

1895, 2¢ carmine, type III (Scott 267), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, an unbelievable example featuring huge JUMBO margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 662

1895, 4¢ dark brown (Scott 269), o.g., previously hinged, perfectly centered margins, Superb, one of two stamps known in this perfect Gem 100 centering with only one stamp graded higher, with 2010 and 2016 P.S.E. certificates graded Gem 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $700.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 663

1895, 5¢ chocolate (Scott 270), o.g., never hinged, superior GEM quality stamp with sumptuous deep rich color and oversized margins; simply gorgeous, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $850.
Scott $105.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 664

1895, 5¢ chocolate (Scott 270), wide top plate number strip of 3, o.g., never hinged, exceptional margins and deep rich impression, post office fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 665

1895, 6¢ dull brown (Scott 271), o.g., never hinged, beautifully well centered, Extremely Fine, a very tough issue to find well centered, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $900.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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Lot 666

1895, 6¢ dull brown (Scott 271), o.g., never hinged, beautiful wide margined stamp with warm rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 667

1895, 8¢ violet brown (Scott 272), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, splendid top quality example with eye-arresting color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $210.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 668

1895, 10¢ dark green (Scott 273), part imprint single, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh top quality example in pristine condition, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate for pair.
Scott $280.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 669

1895, 10¢ dark green (Scott 273), part imprint single, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh; a pleasing example, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2018 P.F. certificate for pair.
Scott $280.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 670

1895, 10¢ dark green (Scott 273), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, ravishing rich color printed on clean white paper, Very Fine, with photocopy of 1985 P.F. certificate for strip/3, from which it was taken - right stamp from the strip.
Scott $280.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 671

1895, 50¢ red orange (Scott 275a), o.g., lightly hinged, handsome and desirable example of the red orange shade; choice well centered copy with intense color, Very Fine, with 2018 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 672

1895, $1 black, type I (Scott 276), o.g., never hinged, extraordinarily fresh example in pristine mint condition with unblemished gum; these high value Bureau issues are quite elusive in never hinged condition, Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 673

1895, $1 black, type I (Scott 276), o.g., previously hinged, immaculate example with brilliant color, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 674

1895, $1 black, type I (Scott 276), o.g., lightly hinged, dazzling color on bleach white paper; a flawless and attractive $1 Perry, Fine to Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 675

1895, $1 black, type II (Scott 276A), o.g., small hinge remnant, handsome type II stamp with incredibly rich color; tiny gum thin, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 676
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1895, $1 black, type II (Scott 276A), unused without gum, attractive appearing example of this tough type II stamp; large filled thin, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 677
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1895, $1 black, type II (Scott 276A), tremendous top quality example of this tough stamp; among the choicest examples obtainable, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $500.
Scott $200.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 678

1895, $2 bright blue (Scott 277), o.g., previously hinged, remarkable GEM quality example with precise centering and incredible deep rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $2,850.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 679
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1895, $2 bright blue (Scott 277), very well centered with fabulous appearance; tiny corner crease, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 680
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1895, $2 dark blue (Scott 277a), neatly struck registry cancellation, flawless example with choice centering and radiating color, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 681
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1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), expertly regummed, handsome $5 Marshall with dazzling color; a beauty at a bargain price, Very Fine.
Scott $800 for no gum.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 682
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1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), neat registry cancellation, desirable example in completely sound condition, with exemplary color, Very Fine, with 2012 Weiss certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 683
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1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), light cancel, attractive appearance; creases, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 684
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1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), nice appearing stamp with vivid color; a couple small creases, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 685

1898, 1¢ deep green (Scott 279), part imprint single, o.g., never hinged, tremendous rich shade; an amazing example of this relatively common stamp in an extremely uncommon condition, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 686
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1898, 4¢ rose brown (Scott 280), neat black cancellation, remarkably choice top quality example; a relatively common used stamp in an extremely uncommon condition, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $350.
Scott $3.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 687

1898, 4¢ orange brown (Scott 280b), o.g., never hinged, wonderful large margined example of the lovely orange brown shade; in a remarkable mint state of preservation, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $225.
Scott $80.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 688

1898, 5¢ dark blue (Scott 281), o.g., stamp never hinged, hinged in selvage only, premium quality example with vibrant color; a handsome top margin single with partial imprint in selvage, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate for strip/3, from which it was taken; middle stamp from strip.
Scott $100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 689
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1898, 5¢ dark blue (Scott 281), wide top margin pair with plate number and part imprint, o.g., right stamp never hinged / left stamp previously hinged, fabulous multiple with generous margins; the right stamp is a spectacular showpiece, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $133.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 690

1898, 6¢ lake (Scott 282), top plate block of 6, o.g., barest trace of hinge, extremely choice example of this terribly difficult Bureau issue plate; a handsome top plate position with vivid color and immaculate gum - showing a barely perceptible trace of hinging, Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $450.
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Lot 691

1898, 10¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 283), o.g., never hinged, fresh and appealing example in Post office fresh condition, scarce thus - as this tough Bureau issue is seldom encountered so choice, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 692

1898, 10¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 283), o.g., never hinged, lovely mint example in pristine condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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