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Lot 4351

1861, 1¢ blue, type I (Scott 18), o.g., previously hinged, a stunner with full design ornamentation, full detail and alluring color; fresh and sound with rarely encountered margins, Extremely Fine, a Top of the Pop, with PSE recording just seven stamps at this grade in their Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $5,750.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $4,500 - 6,000.
Current Bid $3,500
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Lot 4352
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1861, 1¢ blue, type I (Scott 18), fresh with strong color, clean detail, and a lightly struck town postmark, Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4353
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1857, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 20), plate 2, top margin single, unused without gum, Post Office fresh after 164 years, with alluring color on like-new paper; nice wide selvage tab, with perforations solid, adds to the allure, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $525.
Scott $375.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $800
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Lot 4354
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 22), plate 11, unused without gum, with enticing color and sharp detail; paper fresh with all perforations sound, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. and 2020 P.S.A.G. certificates, the latter graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,400.
Scott $2,400 as gummed.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,200.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4355
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 23), an attractive stamp with clean color, bright paper, and two partial "PAID" straightline cancels, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2006 P.S.E. certificate for strip of three (this position 2), plus 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott $575.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $850
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Lot 4356
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 23), an immaculate stamp with strong color, clean lines and an unobtrusive blue cancel, Very Fine, pretty, with 1988 P.F. and 2020 P.S.A.G. certificates, the latter graded 80.
SMQ VF 80; $1,000.
Scott $575.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 4357

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with eye-catching centering, the side margins particularly ample, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. and 2020 Graded Crowe certificate.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $675.
Scott $140 for hinged.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $275
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Lot 4358

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), o.g., never hinged (scarce thus!), very well centered for this tight-margined issue, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott $140 for hinged.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4359

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), a wonderfully choice vertical pair, o.g., lightly hinged, with near perfect centering and bright fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4360
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1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), a stunner with grand color, perfectly centered on clean paper, with a partial Charleston postmark, Superb, a superlative stamp, PSE records just one stamp at this grade, with only one higher (a 98J) in their Population Report, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $2,750.
Scott $38.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 4361
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1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), a lovely stamp with infused color and full detail, in superior centering on fresh paper; this beauty's further enhanced by the lightly struck green postmark, Extremely Fine, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $350 without cancel premium.
Scott $288.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $275
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Lot 4362
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1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), Post Office fresh with deep, luxuriant color; light, face-free cancel; "14R8" penciled on reverse, Extremely Fine, a stunner, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $350.
Scott $38.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4363

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), position 4R27, o.g., never hinged, a wonderful example in glorious color, on pristine paper with superior centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $350.
Scott $65 for o.g.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4364
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1857, 3¢ dull red, type III, misperf'd (Scott 26), horizontal block of 6, unused without gum, a surprisingly clean block with sound color, the vertical perforations shifted 1-3mm to the right into the adjoining stamp and leaving a wing margin at far right; "'A' relief" penciled on position 3, "'E' relief" on position 6; perforations heavily hinge-reinforced, faults at top of position 3, still Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 4365

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), right margin block of 10, o.g., hinge remnants, uncommonly well centered for this issue; several light creases and a couple tiny thins, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4366
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1857, 3¢ dull red, type III, double transfer and line through "Postage" and "Three Cents" (Scott 26 var.), position 87R15, with clear doubling of rosettes on clean paper; Express cancel; ink color darkened (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), perforations trimmed at left, Fine, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4367
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1857, 3¢ dull red, type IV (Scott 26A), a wonderfully centered jumbo, fresh and clean, with a maximal strike of Ipswich, NH postmark, Extremely Fine, an appealing stamp that would look great on any album page, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate.
SMQ XF 90J; $800.
Scott $150.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4368
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1858, 5¢ brick red, type I (Scott 27), attractive stamp with alluring color and a light, face-free c.d.s.; small thin spot and a small repaired tear at top, Very Fine appearance, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 4369
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1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (Scott 28), minute trace of cancel (invisible to the naked eye) at bottom according to certificate, brilliant fresh unsued appearing, neat and nicely centered with full complete perforations, Extremely Fine for the issue, this would be well-placed in the finest of collections, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
Current Bid $950
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Lot 4370
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1858, 5¢ Indian red, type I (Scott 28A), fresh with bold color, perforations just in at left and top, well clear right and bottom, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2004 P.S.E. certificate for strip of three used on cover, this the bottom stamp.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $700
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Lot 4371
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1861, 5¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 30), fresh with deep, luxuriant color cleanly printed; pretty blue town postmark, largely face-free, adds to the appeal, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1987 and 2011 P.F. certificates, plus 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate which is graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $2,150.
Scott $1,330.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 4372
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (Scott 30A), with impressive color and clean details, on fresh paper that offers full margins all around; cancelled by blue double-ring "Cincinnati/Jun/7" postmark, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $475 without cancel premium.
Scott $350.
Estimate $400 - 500.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4373
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (Scott 30A), New York town and red grid cancels, uncommonly well centered, with rich bright color, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $320.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4374
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (Scott 30A), with superlative color and crystal-clear detail, with a nicely struck New Orleans double-circle postmark on pristine paper, Very Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 80.
SMQ VF 80; $300.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 4375
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1857, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 31), a sensational stamp beautifully centered amid full margins, Post Office fresh with incredible color; black postmark and red transit add to its eye-appeal, Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $4,750.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $2,400
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Lot 4376
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1857, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 31), with profound color, sharp detail, and margins clear to large of immaculate paper; interesting black grid cancel, Very Fine, a stamp to grace any album, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 80.
SMQ VF 80; $1,250.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 4377
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1857, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 32), a gorgeous stamp, with deep color, flawless impression, and well-margined fresh paper bearing a light blue postmark, Extremely Fine, a handsome addition to any collection, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $725.
Scott $205.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4378

1857, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 34), position 64L1 (recut at top & bottom), fresh and bright, the recuts as sharp as a burin; a sensational condition rarity as the stamp still has original gum (the PF calls it "small part o.g.", PSAG goes with "part o.g."), Fine, your chance for a great rarity—only one per press sheet of 200, with 1996 P.F. and 2021 P.S.A.G. certificates, the latter graded 70.
SMQ F 70; $25,000.
Scott $55,000.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Current Bid $12,000
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Lot 4379

1860, 24¢ gray lilac (Scott 37), o.g., heavy hinge remnants, clean with bright color and clear detail, Fine, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4380
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1860, 24¢ gray lilac (Scott 37), an immaculate stamp with textbook color, crystal-clear detail, plus well-struck town postmark; reperforated at left, Very Fine appearance, a winning stamp, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4381

1860, 30¢ orange (Scott 38), part o.g., an exceptional stamp, beautifully centered with bright color not showing a hint of oxidation, Extremely Fine to Superb, a true condition rarity, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-Sup 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $11,500 as previously hinged.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid $3,750
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Lot 4382
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1860, 30¢ orange (Scott 38), in glorious color and exquisitely centered, sporting a premium-carrying blue c.d.s., Extremely Fine, a great example of this tough stamp, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,200.
Scott $480.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 4383
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1860, 30¢ orange, presentation example (Scott 38 var), unused without gum, cleanly colored and nicely centered, presentation-"cancelled" by magenta cross; a couple perforation faults, Very Fine appearance, an unusual item for your collection or exhibition.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 4384
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1860, 90¢ blue (Scott 39), a magnificent looking example with the most sensational color imaginable, clean details, and fresh paper; black New Orleans c.d.s.; repairs in bottom left and top right corners, and a 2mm tear at top right, Fine to Very Fine appearance, a most presentable example of this rare used stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $11,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $950
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