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Newspaper Stamps
 
 
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Lot 1183
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Newspaper, 1865, 5¢ dark blue (Scott PR1), without gum as issued, completely sound and choice example with eye-arresting color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1184
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Newspaper, 1875 Reprint of 1865 issue, 5¢ dull blue (Scott PR5), without gum as issued, appealing example with bright color and clearly etched impression, Very Fine, only 10,000 sold, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $245.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1185
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Newspaper, 1880 Reprint of 1865 issue, 5¢ dark blue (Scott PR8), without gum as issued, incredibly large margined example with vivid color; a small inclusion spot at lower right corner is completely natural and shouldn't be considered at fault, Very Fine, only 5,645 sold, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $650.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1186
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Newspaper, 1875, $6 ultramarine (Scott PR26), blue brush stroke cancellation, most impressive example of this rare used newspaper stamp; exuberant color printed on lily white paper; seldom found completely sound and choice like this, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1187

Newspaper, 1875, $9 yellow orange (Scott PR27), o.g., hinged, astounding rich color on this incredibly scarce newspaper stamp; an eye catching showpiece that seldom appears at public auction, Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $3,800.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1188
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Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 2¢ gray black (Scott PR33), without gum as issued, impressive 1875 special printing with vivid color and razor sharp impression; a flawless top quality example, Very Fine, only 5,000 sold, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $570.
Scott $700.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Unsold
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Lot 1189
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Newspaper, 1879, $9 orange (Scott PR74), quartered cork cancellation, remarkable example of this terribly difficult used newspaper stamp; a completely sound stamp with an incredible depth of color; woefully under valued when found this nice, Very Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1190

Newspaper, 1885, 1¢ black (Scott PR81), o.g., never hinged, awesome mint stamp with incredible depth of color; quite elusive when found this choice, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1191

Newspaper, 1894, 1¢ intense black (Scott PR90), o.g., previously hinged, amazing example with wonderful centering and incredible depth of color; the Top-Of-The-Pop, the finest known, Extremely Fine to Superb, this is the only example attaining the grade of XF-Sup-95 - and is the HIGHEST GRADED #PR90 according to PSE's population report, with 2003 P.F. certificate and 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,400.
Scott $400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 1192

Newspaper, 1896, $100 purple (Scott PR125), bottom plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., lightly hinged, desirable well centered multiple with heavenly rich color printed on clean white paper, Extremely Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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