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US and Possessions
Stamps and Postal History


1861 First Designs




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Lot 4390

1861, 3¢ brown rose, First Design (Scott 56), o.g., lightly hinged, Post Office fresh with outstanding color on immaculate paper; sound, Very Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 80.
SMQ VF 80.
Scott $550.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $425
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Lot 4391

1861, 3¢ brown rose, First Design (Scott 56), o.g., very lightly hinged, remarkably fresh and well centered, a choice "Premiere Gravure", Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate (as #56).
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 4392
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1861, 24¢ violet, First & Second Designs, small die proofs (Scott 60P2, 78P2), both on original card, the left example as illustrated with tiny toned speck in margin, Very Fine, likely the First and Second Design although unable to tell once off the page.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4393
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (Scott 62B), a show-stopper with outrageous color and proof-like impression, further enhanced by the light, face-free red cancel, Extremely Fine, a glorious stamp, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $4,500 without cancel premium.
Scott $1,810.
Estimate $3,500 - 4,500.
Current Bid $2,800
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Lot 4394
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (Scott 62B), fresh with the deepest color imaginable, with light 1862-dated cancel; two short perforations (one top, one right), otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a great-looking stamp, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $750 - 1,500.
Current Bid $600
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