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The William S. Langs Stock, Part 1:
U.S. and Possessions Stamps


1870-1888 Bank Note Co. Issues




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Lot 521

1870, 1¢ ultramarine, H. grill (Scott 134), o.g., previously hinged, in clean color with sharp detail; fresh and sound, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 522
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1870, 1¢ ultramarine, H. grill (Scott 134), in wonderful color, cleanly printed on fresh paper with jumbo margins; remarkably light cork cancels; reperforated at left, otherwise Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $200.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 523
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1870, 1¢ ultramarine, I. grill, major overall double transfer (Scott 134A var), with fresh bright color, lightly cancelled; small thin and a few toned perforation tips, otherwise Extremely Fine, extremely rare; the double transfer not listed in Scott, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate as #134 (I grill).
Scott $375 as normal.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 524
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1870, 2¢ red brown, H. grill (Scott 135), bottom left corner margin block of 10 with part imprint, unused without gum, fresh and bright positional, with great color and detail; several sensible hinge reinforcements, Fine to Very Fine, a scarce multiple.
Scott $3,600.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 525
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1870, 2¢ red brown, I. grill (Scott 135A), unused without gum, an outstanding example with magnificent color and razor-sharp detail; nicely balanced margins; reperforated, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2014 Weiss certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 526

1870, 3¢ green, H. grill (Scott 136), block of 9, o.g., previously hinged, fresh with solid color; top center stamp missing part of gum (large part o.g.), several appear never hinged, Fine, scarce multiple, with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott $5,175.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 527

1870, 6¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 137), o.g., hinge remnant, with fresh, warm color, clear detail and clean paper; centered just to top, Fine, with 2019 Crowe certificate graded 70.
SMQ F 70; $2,500.
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 528
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1870, 6¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 137), in deep, flamboyant color with crystal-clear detail; well-centered on fresh paper with a cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $170
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Lot 529
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1871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill (Scott 138), in clean color crisply printed, light circle-of-wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $950.
Scott $500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 530
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1871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill (Scott 138), with glorious, radiant color beautifully centered; New York Foreign Mail cancel, with hint of red transit at lower left; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine+, an attractive stamp, with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 531

1870, 10¢ brown, H. grill (Scott 139), disturbed o.g., with deep color and crisp detail, all on fresh paper, Very Good to Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 532
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1870, 12¢ dull violet, H. grill (Scott 140), a gorgeous stamp with solid color and clean detail, wonderfully centered with a faint red cancel; reperforated at top; inclusion to left of forehead, Very Fine appearance, a great looking example of a tough stamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 533
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1870, 12¢ dull violet, H. grill (Scott 140), horizontal pair, solidly colored on fresh paper, with glorious, appealing blue cancels; lightened toning in the left stamp, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, an extremely rare multiple, ex Morris, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 534

1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill (Scott 141), o.g., hinged, in clean color on fresh paper; several small thins and reperforated, which are not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine, a tough stamp, with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 535

1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill (Scott 141), vertical pair, o.g., previously hinged, clean and bright with sharp detail; small thin upper right of top stamp from hinge removal, pin prick thin lower stamp, otherwise Fine+, tough stamps, with 1994 P.F. certificate for block of four, this the left column (positions 1 & 3).
Scott $16,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 536
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1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill (Scott 141), nicely centered on bright paper, the color glowing through the cork cancel; couple shortish perforations at left, still Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 537
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1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill (Scott 141), with warm color and clean detail; paper fresh as day one, with a neat circle-of-wedges cancel; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 538
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1870, 30¢ black, H. grill (Scott 143), unused without gum, lovely stamp with rich color and clean lines; three short perforations at top, small faults and reperforated, not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine, a rare stamp, with 1984 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 539
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1870, 30¢ black, H. grill (Scott 143), a magnificent stamp with intense color, clean paper and a great circle-of-Vs cancel, Very Fine, appears nicer than its grade, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 80.
SMQ VF 80; $4,000.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 540
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1870, 30¢ black, H. grill (Scott 143), clean paper sporting solid color flawlessly printed; black cancel light, with partial red transit at bottom; reperforated at left; small thin at lower left, Very Fine appearance, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 541

1870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 144), o.g., hinged, with bold color and proof-like detail; reperforated at left, Fine to Very Fine appearance, a rare grill, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $25,000.
Estimate $5,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid $2,500
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Lot 542
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1870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 144), a pleasing Perry with rich color, crisp detail and fresh paper, plus circle-of-wedges cancel, Very Fine, a good looking stamp, with 1985 and 1999 P.F. certificates.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 543
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1870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill (Scott 144), wonderfully centered with warm, strong color; interesting black cork and red transit (?) cancels; small diagonal crease at top right, otherwise Very Fine, an appealing stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 544
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1870, 2¢ N.B.N.C. Jackson essay, in green (Scott 146-E7a), complete unadopted design, die on India, measuring 73mm x 88mm; a couple tone specks and small thin at top of card on reverse side, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 545
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1870, 2¢ N.B.N.C. Jackson essay, in red brown (Scott 146-E7a), complete unadopted design, die on India, measuring 72mm x 62mm; India unattached to card, a couple small India paper flaws, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 546
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1870, 2¢ N.B.N.C. Jackson essay, in deep rose (Scott 146-E7a), complete unadopted design, die on India, mounted on card, measuring 58mm x 74mm, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 547
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1870, 2¢ N.B.N.C. Jackson essay, in brown black (Scott 146-E7b), complete unadopted design, die on ivory glazed paper, complete unadopted design, measuring 62mm x 73mm, hinge remnants; a few small paper flaws at corners, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 548
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1870, 2¢ N.B.N.C. Jackson essay, in scarlet (Scott 146-E7b), complete unadopted design, die on ivory glazed paper, complete unadopted design, measuring 60mm x 73mm, hinge remnants, pencil notes; a few tiny shallow thins at top or bottom, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 549
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1870, 2¢ N.B.N.C. Jackson essay, in black (Scott 146-E7b), complete unadopted design, die on ivory glazed paper, reduced, measuring 39mm x 45mm, pencil notes, brilliant impression; a couple tiny thins at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 550
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1870, 2¢ N.B.N.C. Jackson essay, in brown orange (Scott 146-E12 var), nearly complete adopted design, die on India, but not sunk on card per Scott; pristine, Extremely Fine.
Brazer 115aE-Fd.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 551

1870, 2¢ red brown (Scott 146), bottom margin block of 4 with plate number, o.g., hinged, discolored and slightly disturbed, with clean color and sharp detail; interesting crazy perforations due to foldover in selvage, Fine to Very Fine, a fun piece.
Scott $1,650.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 552

1870, 3¢ green (Scott 147 var), top margin block of 4 with plate number, toned o.g., hinged, sharply printed in rich color on experimental paper; plate "No. 11" above position 2; small thins, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a capital addition to your Bank Notes.
Scott $1,200 as normal block of four.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 553

1870, 6¢ carmine (Scott 148), o.g., hinged, Post Office fresh in glorious color with clean detail, all beautifully centered; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a winning stamp, with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 554

1871, 7¢ vermilion (Scott 149), o.g., very lightly hinged, with intense color and sharp detail; paper fresh with nicely balanced margins; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 555
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1870, 10¢ Jefferson N.B.N.C. essay, in black (Scott 150-E5b), incomplete design, die on glazed paper, immaculate impression with enticing color; signed by the engraver, D.S. Ronaldson, Very Fine, a one-of-a-kind collateral piece.
Brazer 115aE-Fd.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 556

1870, 10¢ brown (Scott 150), o.g., hinge remnant, warmly colored and cleanly printed; paper fresh and clean, Fine to Very Fine+, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 557

1870, 12¢ dull violet (Scott 151), o.g., hinged, with exceptional color depth and detail on fresh paper; hinge removal resulted in partial gum loss, still Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 558
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1870, 12¢ dull violet (Scott 151), a jubilant jumbo, with alluring color and sharp detail, with design showing clearly through cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $800.
Scott $210.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 559
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1870, 12¢ dull violet (Scott 151), enticing stamp with solid color (light shade), clean detail, and a lightly struck cork cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1997 and 2009 P.F. certificates.
Scott $210.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 560
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1870, 15¢ bright orange (Scott 152), unused without gum, in electrifying color without a hint of oxidation, solidly printed and margined, Very Fine, a truly pretty stamp, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,300.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 561

1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), block of 4, o.g., hinged, with offset on reverse; clean color, deeper than normally found; left vertical pair with vertical crease, bottom right stamp with a short perforation at bottom, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, a rarely seen multiple.
Scott $13,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid $1,800
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Lot 562

1870, 30¢ black (Scott 154), small part o.g., a glorious stamp with radiant color and sculptural detail, all perfectly centered; tiny internal paper break below "O" of "Postage"; reperforated at top, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 563
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1870, 30¢ black (Scott 154), unused without gum, a Post Office fresh example with razor-sharp detail in intense color; sound and clean; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1983 Friedl and 1986 P.F. certificates.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 564
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1870, 30¢ black (Scott 154), simply gorgeous, the face-free red cancel perfectly complementing the stamp's clean color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85J.
SMQ VF-XF 85J; $500.
Scott $275.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 565

1870, 90¢ carmine (Scott 155), o.g., lightly hinged, a compelling stamp with immense color, clean lines and well-balanced margins, Very Fine, ex Rupp, with 1997 and 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 566
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1870, 90¢ carmine (Scott 155), regummed, with profound color and crystal-clear detail, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 567
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1870, 90¢ carmine (Scott 155), clean and fresh with light town and cork cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $750.
Scott $325.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 568
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1873, 1¢-90¢ green Continental issue complete, Atlanta plate proofs on card (Scott 156TC4d-166TC4d, 179TC4d), pristine and fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $645.
Estimate $400 - 500.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 569
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1873, 1¢-90¢ scarlet Continental issue complete, Atlanta plate proofs on card (Scott 156TC4b-166TC4b, 179TC4b), brilliant color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $645.
Estimate $400 - 500.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 570
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1873, 1¢-90¢ brown (missing 30¢) Continental issue complete, Atlanta plate proofs on card (Scott 156TC4c-164TC4c, 166TC4c), brilliant color; a couple with tiny thins, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $535.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 571

1873, 1¢ ultramarine (Scott 156), bottom margin single with partial plate number, o.g., lightly hinged, a lovely example with pastel color, clean lines and near-perfectly centered; natural paper wrinkle (not mentioned on accompanying certificate) of no consequence but noted for accuracy, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1990 P.F. certificate for original strip of five, this position 3.
Scott $200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $325
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Lot 572

1873, 3¢ green (Scott 158), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with bright color and clean lines, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with two P.F. certificates: 1997 for block of four, 2000 for single with top selvage since removed.
Scott $110.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 573

1873, 3¢ green, grilled (Scott 158e), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, in an amazing state of preservation, with immaculate color, razor-sharp detail, and completely sound paper; reperforated, otherwise Fine, a rarely offered variety, this being among just a handful of extant mint blocks.
Scott $2,200.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 574

1873, 6¢ dull pink, essay grill (Scott 159 var), o.g., hinge remnant, Post Office fresh; grill measures 12 x 17 points (9 x 13.5 mm); top horizontal row of points in the grill break the paper, still Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 575

1873, 6¢ dull pink (Scott 159), top margin single, o.g., previously hinged, with large margins and clean color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate for original strip of three, this position 2.
Scott $450.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 576

1873, 6¢ dull pink (Scott 159), horizontal top right corner margin block of 10 with part imprint, disturbed o.g., an uncommon large multiple; inclusions positions 4, 6 & 7; double print (?) position 10; gum toned with natural skips, light creases, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 577
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1873, 10¢ brown (Scott 161), regummed, Post Office fresh and mathematically centered, Extremely Fine appearance, grossly undervalued by scott as unused, with 1982 P.F. and 2020 Crowe certificates.
Scott $250.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 578
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1873, 10¢ brown (Scott 161), expertly regummed, Post Office fresh with proof-like color and detail, plus mathematically precise centering, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 579

1873, 10¢ brown (Scott 161), o.g., very lightly hinged, in bold color and crisp printing, in lovely state of preservation, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2006 P.F. certificate for original block of ten, this position 9.
Scott $800.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 580
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1873, 10¢ brown (Scott 161), bottom margin block of 4, unused without gum, with intense color and three-dimensional detail, on immaculate paper with all perforations intact, Very Fine, a great looking multiple, with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 581
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1873, 12¢ blackish violet (Scott 162), exceptionally strong color and crisp detail, wonderfully centered with a light cancel, an Extremely Fine jumbo, a great-looking stamp, with 1992 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $450.
Scott $135.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 582
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1873, 15¢ yellow orange (Scott 163), regummed, in deep shade with razor-sharp detail; paper fresh with perforations clear all around, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 583
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1873, 15¢ yellow orange (Scott 163 var), with grill 9 x 15 points (9 x 13 mm) in size, but with "points" as "X"s and different from any Bank Note grill points; perhaps an essay grill due to the regularity of spacing between points, fresh with faint cancel, Fine, an intriguing stamp worthy of further research.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 584

1873, 30¢ gray black (Scott 165), o.g., hinged, in textbook color with proof-like detail; paper fresh with perforations clear on all sides; reperforated at right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine+, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 585

1873, 90¢ rose carmine (Scott 166), o.g., hinged, in captivating color and clean detail, with apparently mathematically precise margins; reperforated at left; small corner crease at lower right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 586
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1873, 90¢ rose carmine (Scott 166), unused without gum, florid color and refined detail; paper fresh with clear margins all around, Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 587
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1875 Special Printing, 7¢ reddish vermilion (Scott 171), without gum as issued, in heart-pounding color on immaculate paper; oversized margins left and bottom, Fine, nearly complete perforations which is rare on this issue, with 1948 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded F 70.
SMQ F 70; $7,250.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid $2,000
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Lot 588
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1875 Special Printing, 30¢ greenish black (Scott 176), without gum as issued, with proof-like color and detail; two short perforations at top, perforations trimmed right and bottom as usual, Very Fine appearance, just a gorgeous stamp, only 50 known, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $12,000.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid $3,750
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Lot 589
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1875 Special Printing, 90¢ violet carmine (Scott 177), without gum as issued, fresh and bright with incredibly deep color; scissors-separated as usual, light toning on reverse, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, only 46 known, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $18,000.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Current Bid $3,000
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Lot 590

1879, 1¢ gray blue (Scott 182), o.g., lightly hinged, pretty example of this alluring shade, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate as #182b.
Scott $200.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 591
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1877, 1¢ C.B.N.C. Franklin essay, five proofs in all known colors (Scott 182-E4b), die on proof paper; usual small paper flaws, overall Very Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 592
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1879, 3¢ vermilion, plate on stamp paper, gummed and perf 12 (Scott 184TC6c), block of 4, o.g., bottom right stamp never hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,200 for o.g. singles.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 593
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1877, 3¢ C.B.N.C. Indian maiden essay, in black brown (Scott 184-E15c), "PORTAGE", die on glazed white paper, measures 64mm x 64mm; miniscule thin speck at upper left, still Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 594
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1877, 3¢ C.B.N.C. Indian maiden essay, four proofs in all known colors (Scott 184-E15c), "PORTAGE", die on glazed white paper, hinge remnants; usual paper flaws, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 595

1879, 6¢ pink (Scott 186), slightly disturbed o.g., Post Office fresh with warm color and near-perfect centering, an Extremely Fine jumbo, with 2020 Crowe certificate graded 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $2,250.
Scott $900.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 596
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1879, 10¢ brown, without secret mark (Scott 187), unused without gum, a breathtaking stamp with glorious color, detail and flawless paper, Very Fine+, would add distinction to any collection, with 2018 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 597

1879, 10¢ brown, with secret mark (Scott 188), o.g., lightly hinged, in proof-like color and detail, boldly centered on like-new paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 598

1879, 10¢ brown, with secret mark (Scott 188), o.g., lightly hinged, a great-looking stamp with incredible depth of color; fresh; reperforated at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 599
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1879, 10¢ brown, with secret mark (Scott 188), a ten on all counts, with an extremely light cancel, Extremely Fine to Superb, an all-'round winner, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-Sup 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $425.
Scott $30.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 600

1879, 15¢ red orange (Scott 189), o.g., hinged, a magnificent stamp with flawless color and large, perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $180.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $160
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Lot 601

1879, 15¢ red orange (Scott 189), o.g., previously hinged, with bright warm color on fresh paper; small flaws not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Extremely Fine, a top-tier stamp, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $450.
Scott $180.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 602

1879, 30¢ full black (Scott 190), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), in immaculate color with exceptional depth; razor-sharp detail and fresh paper; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, a solid example at home in any collection, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 603

1879, 30¢ full black (Scott 190), o.g., hinged, fresh with clean color, Fine to Very Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 604
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1879, 30¢ full black (Scott 190), a glorious JUMBO that could have been printed yesterday; completely sound with superlative color, impression and centering—even the cancel can't detract, Extremely Fine to Superb, bound for a collection of distinction, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $1,200.
Scott $90.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 605

1879, 90¢ carmine (Scott 191), top margin single, o.g., never hinged, in luxuriant color showing off crisp detail, all wonderfully centered on fresh paper with an extra-wide top margin, Very Fine, a pretty stamp, with photocopy of 1983 P.F. certificate for original block of six.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid $1,800
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Lot 606

1879, 90¢ carmine (Scott 191), o.g., lightly hinged, with lovely color and clean detail, nicely centered on fresh paper; penciled owner's mark on gum, reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 607
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1879, 90¢ carmine (Scott 191), unused without gum, fresh color cleanly printed; superior centering; tiny paper inclusion at top right, reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Scott $650.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 608
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1879, 90¢ carmine (Scott 191), crisp and fresh with light color and like-new paper, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott $350.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 609
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1879, 90¢ carmine (Scott 191), vertical block of 8, an eye-grabbing $7.20 in face, with deep, strong color and multiple New York Registry cancels; natural straight edge at right, small perforations faults; bottom right stamp with slight vertical crease, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, exceptionally rare: only two blocks (of 20 and of 10) are larger, with one other block of eight known, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $4,000 as blocks of four.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 610
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1880 Special Printing, 7¢ scarlet vermilion (Scott 196), without gum as issued, brightly colored and cleanly printed; small thin spots, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $6,750.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 611
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1879, 5¢ carmine, large die on card (Scott 205TC1dg), block of 4; slight oxidation, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, very rare, Scott lists only with a dash.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 612

1882, 5¢ yellow brown (Scott 205), o.g., very lightly hinged, a gorgeous stamp with proof-like detail in excellent color; large, well-balanced margins all around; natural gum wrinkles, reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $240.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 613

1882, 5¢ yellow brown, varnish ink variety (Scott 205 var), block of 4, disturbed o.g., hinged, with sensational, deep color and wonderful sheen; crisp detail and fresh paper; diagonal crease across top stamps, toned spot at top of upper left stamp, otherwise Fine, a grand, rare multiple.
Scott $1,150 as normal block.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 614

1881, 3¢ blue green, re-engraved (Scott 207), block of 40, o.g., never hinged, couple values lightly disturbed, Post Office fresh with radiant color and sharp detail; sheet margin at right, natural straight edge at left; fresh and clean, Fine or better.
Scott $10,000 as singles.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 615

1881, 3¢ blue green, re-engraved, 6-hole punch variety (Scott 207 var), top right corner margin horizontal pair, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, stamps with four full holes and two partial holes, the punches fully visible in selvage from the front, Very Fine, 6-hole variety unlisted in Scott, rare, with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 616

1882, 6¢ deep brown red, re-engraved, re-engraved (Scott 208a), o.g., lightly hinged, a glorious stamp with deep color, clean detail, and well-balanced margins; natural black paper speck (inclusion) at left, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 617
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1879, 10¢ brown, plate on stamp paper, gummed and perf 12 (Scott 209TC6d), top right corner margin block of 4, scarce color, currently unlisted in Scott, o.g., previously hinged; a few thin specks at top right, Extremely Fine centering.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 618
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1879, 10¢ green, plate on stamp paper, gummed and perf 12 (Scott 209TC6d), block of 4, scarce color, currently unlisted in Scott, o.g., previously hinged, hinge remnants on top stamps, difficult proof to find; small scuff at top of bottom right stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine centering.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 619

1882, 10¢ brown, re-engraved (Scott 209), top margin single with part imprint, o.g., never hinged, fresh and clean, with no doubt it's an American Bank Note Company issue, Very Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 620
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1882, 10¢ dark brown, re-engraved (Scott 209), unused without gum, a lovely stamp with strong color and sharp lines; well-centered amid tall margins, Extremely Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $65 as normal 209.
Scott $55.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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