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1851 Issue




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Lot 4321
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1851, 1¢ blue, type Ib (Scott 5A), position 8R1E, double transfer variety, fresh and bright with solid color and light black grid cancel; margins clear of design but just touching lower left scroll; vertical crease at right, Very Fine for this, a great looking stamp—and the better position, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $11,000.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid $2,500
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Lot 4322

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnant, brightly colored with sharp detail, margins in on left stamp, fully clear on right; two natural gum creases; right stamp with a tiny inclusion above head, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 Weiss certificate.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4323
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II, unofficial perf 12½ (Scott 7 var.), with strong color, clean paper and the "D" of a "PAID" straightline cancel; with thins and small creases (almost all "Chicago perfs" have problems), Fine, a nice example of this incredibly scarce variety, made with a true perforating machine; see note in Scott following #11, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 4324
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II, major cracked plate variety (Scott 7 var.), position 23L2, lovely example with strong color on fresh paper, the plate flaw clear; blue town postmark and margins that show the full ornamentation (close but clear at bottom), Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $468.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 4325
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), position 8L2, town cancel, an uncommonly choice example with large to huge margins all around (huge at top), showing type characteristics clearly, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $135.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4326
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1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), irregular block of 3, "Caledonia, MT" (Minnesota Territory) cancel, large margins to just in; tiny tear in bottom margin, Fine to Very Fine, the cancel is rare.
Scott $640.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4327
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), unused without gum, immaculate in all respects, its jumbo margins capturing portions of the stamps above and below, Extremely Fine to Superb, a beauty worthy of the finest collection, a Solo Top of the Pop; the highest-graded stamp in PSE's Population Report is a single 95, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $675 as a "95".
Scott $240.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 4328
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), right margin single, a gorgeous stamp with bold color, crisp detail and massive margins all around (capturing portions of three adjoining stamps); lightly struck blue cancel (piece from which stamp removed included), Superb, worthy of the finest collection, with 2019 Crowe certificate graded 98 Superb.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,375.
Scott $100.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 4329
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), neat town cancel (probably New Orleans), a gorgeous gem with large to huge margins all around, showing type characteristics clearly, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $95.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4330
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), exceptionally fresh with bright color on even brighter paper and an unbelievably light cancel; fully margined to show the full design ornaments, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $525.
Scott $95.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4331
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), New York town cancel, huge margins all around including parts of 3 other stamps, Superb, a gem for the most demanding connoisseur, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $95.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4332
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, recut once at top (Scott 9), position 96R1L, a magnificent bottom margin single, red grid cancel, large to huge margins all around, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott $130.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4333
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), an outstandingly choice bottom margin single, with Providence, R.I. town cancel, remarkably well centered with margins clear on all sides and including parts of the next stamp at top, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott $95.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4334

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), tied on piece by New Bedford, Mass. cancel, huge margins all around including parts of 3 other stamps; tiny trivial corner crease, otherwise Superb.
Scott $95.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 4335
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), huge margins all around with all scrolls clear, outstandingly choice, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott $95.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 4336
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), a premium quality horizontal pair, with large to huge margins all around including parts of the next two stamps at bottom, town cancel, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott $200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4337
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), position 16L5E, unused without gum, in stupendous color with crisp detail; 3½ margins (frameline cut into at bottom); fresh, Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 4338
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1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), a premium quality horizontal pair, with large margins almost all around, rich bright color and beautifully struck blue fancy cancels, Very Fine and choice.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4339
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1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Danforth, Bald & Co., in black (Scott 11-E13b), re-engraved die on white glazed paper, 51 x 67 mm, Very Fine.
Brazer 33E-Kb.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4340

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), positions 10-20R2L, recut bottom in top stamp, top right corner margin vertical pair, o.g., previously hinged, cleanly printed in strong color; paper incredibly fresh, the recut fully visible, Extremely Fine, a great positional for the 1851 specialist, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,100 as two normal singles.
Scott $850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4341

1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), o.g., Post Office fresh with radiant color; margin in at left but capturing portion of frame of stamp at right, Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate as vertical pair, this position 1.
Scott $30,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 4342
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), Post Office fresh with warm color and clear margins all around, red "19" cancel; corner crease at lower left, Fine to Very Fine, a pretty stamp, its grade reduced solely because of the crease, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded F-VF 75.
SMQ F-VF 75; $480 without cancel premium.
Scott $925.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $170
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Lot 4343
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1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), sound with intense color and four clear margins; black Charleston, SC c.d.s. plus red transit cancel, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4344
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1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), an enticing stamp with clean color, fresh paper, margins capturing the stamp frame at left, and a neat San Francisco postmark; two creases, one at upper left corner, the other vertical at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4345
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1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), an exceptionally choice horizontal pair, with New Orleans (?) town cancels, large margins all around, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4346

1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), small part o.g., a beauty with strong color, clean impression, and full margins of fresh paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1975 P.F. and 2020 P.S.A.G. certificates, the latter graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $7,250 as o.g.
Scott $5,000 as o.g.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 4347
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1855, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 16), position 65L1, a grand stamp with rich, deep color, clean impression, and full to massive top and bottom margins (capturing part of stamp above); clean black grid cancel adds to the allure, Very Fine, A handsome example of this key 10-center, recut clearly at the top, and on the bottom of the portion of the adjoining stamp, WOW! with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4348
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), neat grid cancel, an outstandingly choice gem, well centered within margins that are quite large for this issue, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ $500.
Scott $250.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4349
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), a lovely top margin single, with blue town cancel, unusually large margins including parts of next stamp at right, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $265.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4350
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1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), horizontal strip of 3, an eye-catching multiple, looking like it was first off the press with immense color and sharp detail; town postmarks unobtrusively struck; center stamp with a small diagonal tear at top right, Very Fine, a wonderful piece for the 1851 specialist, with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott $825 as pair + single.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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