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1861-1866 Issue
 
 
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Lot 921
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (Scott 62B), unused without gum, deep rich proof like color; small tear at bottom left and short corner perf at bottom right, Very Good to Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 922
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (Scott 62B), red town cancellation, intense color and clear impression; light crease, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,710.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 923
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1861, 1¢ blue, large die proof (Scott 63P1), measuring 140 x 214mm; some light facial toning, Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 924
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1861, 3¢ rose pink (Scott 64b), town postmark, beautiful stamp, exceptionally well centered, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott $150.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $325.
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Lot 925
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1861, 3¢ rose (Scott 65), Elm Leaf, Waterbury, Ct. cancel, great example of this difficult fancy cancel; pulled perfs at bottom, Very Good, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $190.
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Lot 926
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1861, 5¢ buff (Scott 67), black target cancellation, exceptional example of this tough stamp; unusually large margins and strong color, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $850.
Scott $750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $475.
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Lot 927
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1861, 5¢ olive yellow (Scott 67b), blue Baltimore cancels, wonderful example of this difficult rare olive yellow shade; reperforated at top, small repair at top left and vertical crease at bottom, otherwise Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,780.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 928

1861, 10¢ yellow green (Scott 68), disturbed o.g., wonderfully centered and fresh, Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $475.
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Lot 929
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1861, 12¢ black, specimen large die proof (Scott 69P1), mounted on large card, inscribed in green "Specimen Postage Stamp from the National Bank Note Company, No. 1 Wall Street, New York", Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 930
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1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), unused without gum, wide even margins, snow white paper, crisp impression; short perf at right, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with clean 2012 P.F. certificate and 2019 graded VF 80 PF certificate stating short perf at right.
SMQ VF 80; $700.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $225.
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Lot 931
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (Scott 70b), red circular grid cancel, lovely centering and sharp impression, Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $890.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $450.
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Lot 932
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), San Francisco cogwheel cancellation, awesome well margined example with radiating color and beautiful centering, Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $210.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $170.
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Lot 933
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1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), with double perfs at bottom, pen-canceled (originally on a West Virginia receipt for stamps), Very Fine, inspection invited, rare as illegal usage & error.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 934

1861, 90¢ blue (Scott 72), o.g., lightly hinged, handsome example of this terribly elusive mint stamp; with breathtaking color and impression, Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,000.
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Lot 935

1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), o.g., previously hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 936
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1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), beautiful, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 937
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1861, 3¢ scarlet, trial color proof on stamp paper, perf'd (Scott 74TC6), unused without gum, this is one of the key stamps to any U.S. classics collection and greatly coveted by any U.S. classics collector; pulled perforation and thin diagonal scrape at upper left, cleaned to remove some toning, nearly Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,800.
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Lot 938
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1863, 5¢ brown (Scott 76), unused without gum, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $0.
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Lot 939
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1863, 5¢ brown (Scott 76), beautiful blue nearly socked-on-the-nose Baltimore c.d.s. cancel, gorgeous centered, Extremely Fine, under valued as the SMQ does not ad a premium for these better color cancels, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $425+.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $350.
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Lot 940

1863, 24¢ gray (Scott 78b), o.g., hinge remnant, desirable example of this scarce mint stamp; excellent centering; trivial toned spots; reperforated at right; and faint horizontal crease at bottom which is difficult to see, otherwise Very Fine, with 2017 Crowe certificate.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $160.
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Lot 941
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1863, 24¢ blackish violet (Scott 78c), lovely geometric cancel, deep rich radiant color and impression, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $19,000.
Estimate $4,500 - 6,000.
Current Bid $4,500.
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Lot 942
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1864, 3¢ Lowenberg decalcomania essay, in rose, perf'd (Scott 79-E65P5b), plate proof on goldbeater's skin paper, impression of this issue are so fragile with flaking ink and weak paper easily creasing and breaking, so larger multiples are scarce, a great large piece with 10 stamps, 6 of which are fully intact plus small portions of an additional 5 stamps; a few light creases, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $450 as six singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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