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Lot 1162

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 3¢ yellow (Scott O3), disturbed o.g., beautiful proof like color; exceedingly well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $170.
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Lot 1163

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 6¢ yellow (Scott O4), o.g., previously hinged, handsome example with sumptuous rich color, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1164

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 15¢ yellow (Scott O7), disturbed o.g., lively proof like color, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1165

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 24¢ yellow (Scott O8), partially disturbed o.g., handsome example with gleaming bright color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1166

Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢ purple (Scott O25), disturbed o.g., vivid shade; a desirable example of this tough stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1167

State Dept., 1873, 1¢ dark green (Scott O57), o.g., never hinged, lovely example of this scarce mint stamp; astounding color and impression, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1168

State Dept., 1873, 3¢ dark green (Scott O59), o.g., never hinged, lovely well centered single; diagonal crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 1169
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State Dept., 1873, 24¢ dark green (Scott O65), Washington D.C. double oval cancel, massive jumbo margins all around; trivial added perf at lower left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $230.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1170

State Dept., 1873, 90¢ dark green (Scott O67), disturbed o.g., superior example of this terribly difficult 90¢ State Dept. issue; excellent color and impression, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1171

State Dept., 1873, $10 green & black (Scott O70), disturbed part o.g., completely sound and attractive example of this rarely offered State Department high value, with awesome color and crystal clear impression, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1172

Treasury Dept., 1873, 3¢ brown (Scott O74), horizontal strip of 3, disturbed o.g., desirable multiple with extraordinary centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $330.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1173

War Dept., 1873, 15¢ rose (Scott O90), o.g., never hinged, large margins and vivid color; remarkably fresh and choice, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $190.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1174
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Interior Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 3¢ vermilion, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O17SD), without gum as issued, deep rich color; one of the rarest of all the 1875 Official Special Printings; a very pleasing example of this tough stamp; reperforated at right, otherwise Fine, only 88 sold, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1175
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Justice Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 6¢ purple, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O28SD), without gum as issued, bright pastel color; scissor trimmed perforations at top and left (as often), otherwise Very Fine, only 163 sold, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 1176
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State Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 15¢ bluish green, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O64SD), without gum as issued, incredibly fresh example in flawless condition, Fine, only 257 sold, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1177
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State Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 24¢ bluish green, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott O65SD), without gum as issued, flawless example in a condition seldom encountered; with beautiful centering and vivid color, Very Fine, only 253 sold, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 1178

Agriculture Dept., 1879, 3¢ yellow (Scott O95), o.g., never hinged, beautiful proof like color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1179
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Agriculture Dept., 1879, 3¢ yellow (Scott O95), right margin block of 4, o.g., left stamps never hinged / right stamps previously hinged, seldom seen multiple of the soft paper issue; breathtaking fresh color, Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,600.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Unsold
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Lot 1180

Interior Dept., 1879, 24¢ vermilion (Scott O103), o.g., hinged, an impressive example of this terribly difficult 1879 soft paper Interior department issue; with incredible depth of color; seldom found with thins and creases; a very pleasing stamp, Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. and P.F. certificates.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1181
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Interior Dept., 1879, 24¢ vermilion (Scott O103), unused without gum, fresh appearing example of this difficult soft paper official; tiny thin spot at top of vignette and faint horizontal crease at bottom, Very Good, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1182
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Treasury Dept., 1879, 90¢ brown (Scott O113), neat quartered cork cancellation, desirable example of this 90¢ soft paper Treasury Dept. issue; seldom offered and often mis-identified; tiny thin speck at center, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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