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Newspaper Stamps




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Lot 5213
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Newspaper, 1865, 25¢ orange red (Scott PR3), without gum as issued, a sensation with bright color and sharp detail, without any of the faults normally found on these oversized stamps, Very Fine, choice.
Scott $400 with faults.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 5214
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Newspaper, 1865, 25¢ orange red (Scott PR3), without gum as issued, Choice Very Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5215
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Newspapers, 1875, 5¢ to 25¢ complete, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Reprints of the 1865 issue (Scott PR5-PR7), without gum as issued, good color and centering; 5¢ and 25¢ with stains on the reverse only, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $775.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 5216
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Newspaper, 1881, 5¢ dark blue, A.B.N.C. "Soft Paper" Reprint of the 1865 issue (Scott PR8), without gum as issued, full complete impression and embossing within near-perfect margins; small adhesion and a couple tiny wrinkles, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $650.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5217
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Newspapers, 1875, 2¢-$60 complete, small die proofs (Scott PR9P2-PR32P2), from the Roosevelt presentation album; all with strong lines and glorious color, well-margined and still affixed to original gray card; several toned, otherwise Very Fine, a wonderful opportunity to obtain the entire set, only 85 albums produced.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5218

Newspaper, 1875, 4¢ black, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR11), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $300 as o.g.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5219
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Newspaper, 1875-79, 1¢-$60, "Specimen" overprint (Scott PR14S-PR81S), overprint Type D, each with strong color, generally well-centered, and crisp, clean overprint; a few flaws, most hinged or disturbed o.g., Fine to Very Fine, the whole group imaged online.
Scott $1,780.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $275
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Lot 5220

Newspaper, 1875, 36¢ rose, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR18), o.g., hinge remnants, full richness of color and impression; one unpunched perf at top right, Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5221
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Newspaper, 1875, $3 vermilion, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR25), in radiant color with blue brush cancels at right; lightly toned perforations at top, Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5222
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Newspaper, 1875, $24 dark gray violet, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR29), unused without gum, in bold color on fresh paper, sound detail and clear margins, Fine to Very Fine, with 1972 and 2020 P.F. certificates.
Scott $1,850.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 5223

Newspaper, 1875, $36 brown rose, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR30), o.g., never hinged, a simply outstanding stamp, with soft color and sinuous lines, paper fresh with margins clear all around, Very Fine, a unique condition rarity—unpriced by SMQ as never hinged, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $4,950 as o.g.
Scott $5,000 as o.g.
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.
Current Bid $10,000
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Lot 5224
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Newspaper, 1875, 8¢ gray black, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing (Scott PR37), without gum as issued, wonderfully printed on fresh paper, with all details clear; slightly toned at top, Fine to Very Fine, 1,930 sold, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $975.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5225
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Newspaper, 1875, 12¢ pale rose, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing (Scott PR40), without gum as issued, an enticing stamp with exceptional detail in fresh, fetching color; clean and sound, Extremely Fine, only 1,313 sold, with 2020 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $2,850.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 5226
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Newspaper, 1875, 12¢ pale rose, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing (Scott PR40), without gum as issued, Post Office fresh with clean, smooth color on absolutely fresh paper; sound; hinge remnant, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 5227

Newspaper, 1879, 8¢ black, special 1894 American Bank Note Company printing for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Scott PR61 var), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh, Very Fine, only known example of the 9¢ value, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5228

Newspaper, 1879, 48¢ red, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR66), o.g., hinge remnant; unpunched perf along bottom, Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5229

Newspaper, 1879, 60¢ red, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR67), o.g., previously hinged; faint diagonal wrinkle at top, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5230

Newspaper, 1879, 60¢ red, A.B.N.C. Special Printing, privately perforated (Scott PR67 var.), o.g., previously hinged, deep rich color and impression, unmistakable special printing, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Estimate $200 - 300

This variety, while not noted in the Scott catalogue, is mentioned in the 1937 edition of John N. Luff's Postage Stamps of the United States
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Current Bid $100
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Lot 5231
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Newspaper, 1879, $6 blue, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR73), with cool color, clean lines, and a blue brushstroke cancel; creases, Fine, a very difficult stamp, as only a handful exist, with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott $350.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5232

Newspaper, 1879, $9 orange, A.B.N.C. Special Printing, privately perforated (Scott PR74 var), o.g., previously hinged, brilliant color and impression, unmistakable special printing, Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Estimate $300 - 400

This variety, while not noted in the Scott catalogue, is mentioned in the 1937 edition of John N. Luff's Postage Stamps of the United States
.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5233

Newspaper, 1879, $12 yellow green, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR75), o.g., hinge remnants; couple lightly toned perf tips, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 5234

Newspaper, 1879, $24 dark violet, A.B.N.C. Special Printing, privately perforated (Scott PR76 var), o.g., small hinge remnant, deep rich color and impression, unmistakable special printing, Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Estimate $250 - 350

This variety, while not noted in the Scott catalogue, is mentioned in the 1937 edition of John N. Luff's Postage Stamps of the United States
.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 5235

Newspaper, 1879, $36 Indian red, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR77), disturbed o.g. and hinge remnants, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5236

Newspaper, 1879, $48 yellow brown, A.B.N.C. Special Printing, privately perforated (Scott PR78 var), o.g., hinge remnant, resilient color and impression, unmistakable special printing, Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Estimate $250 - 350

This variety, while not noted in the Scott catalogue, is mentioned in the 1937 edition of John N. Luff's Postage Stamps of the United States
.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5237
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Newspaper, 1883, 2¢ intense black, A.B.N.C. "Soft Paper" Special Printing (Scott PR80), without gum as issued, in deep color on bright paper; some irregular perforations at right, Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 5238

Newspaper, 1885, 1¢ black, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR81), block of 15, o.g., bits of hinge remnants, scarce multiple, fresh and attractive, variable centering but including some very nice stamps; natural straight edge at top, some very light scuffing, generally Fine to Very Fine some substantially better.
Scott $1,425 as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5239

Newspaper, 1885, 12¢ carmine, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR82), corner margin single, o.g., stamp never hinged, hinged in selvage only; light bends in selvage, Fine to Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 5240

Newspaper, 1885, 60¢ carmine, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR86), o.g., hinge remnant, richly detailed color and impression, Very Fine, signed Bernichon, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5241

Newspaper, 1885, 60¢ carmine, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR86), o.g., hinge remnant, vibrant rich color and impression, Fine to Very Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 5242

Newspaper, 1885, 96¢ carmine, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott PR89), o.g., never hinged, rich post office freshness; light diagonal crease, Fine to Very Fine, an impossible stamp to find never hinged, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 5243

Newspaper, 1894, 4¢ intense black, Bureau printing (Scott PR92), o.g., never hinged but with dull spots, a beauty with deep color on immaculate paper; short perf at lower right, Very Fine.
Scott $1,275.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5244

Newspaper, 1894, 10¢ intense black, Bureau printing (Scott PR94), o.g., hinged, a stellar example, fresh, sound and with unbelievable centering, Extremely Fine, one never found this nice, a Top of the Pop, this the highest grade valued in SMQ, while PSE's Population Report notes no stamp (in any condition) higher than a 70, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $2,350.
Scott $1,300.
Estimate $2,000 - 2,500.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 5245

Newspaper, 1894, 24¢ pink, Bureau printing (Scott PR96), o.g., hinge remnants, fresh with color that glows; tiny thin at lower right, reprforated at top, Fine, a tough stamp in any condition, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 5246
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Newspapers, 1895, 1¢-$100 complete, large die proofs (Scott PR102P1-PR113P1), a lovely group of these popular Newspapers, the impressions immaculate as expected with colors strong and bright; several with original interleaving; light toning/foxing to a few, a couple rounded corners, the $50 with a hinge-reinforced horizontal tear at left margin of card (not affecting proof), still Very Fine overall.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5247
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Newspapers, 1895, 1¢-$100 complete, small die proofs (Scott PR102P2-PR113P2), from the Roosevelt presentation album; a fresh, eye-catching set with glowing colors, each marvelously margined and affixed to original gray board; $100 with light horizontal crease at right, Very Fine, only 85 albums created.
Scott $1,380.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5248

Newspaper, 1895, 1¢ black, Bureau printing, unwatermarked (Scott PR102), sheet margin single, o.g., never hinged, brilliant white paper contrasting vivid black color, crisp impression, choice example, Choice Very Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ $495.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 5249
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Newspaper, 1895, $2 scarlet, Bureau printing, unwatermarked (Scott PR108), unused without gum, an outstanding example with come-hither color on immaculate paper sporting full margins all around, Very Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $460.
Scott $850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5250

Newspaper, 1895, $10 green, Bureau printing, unwatermarked (Scott PR110), slightly disturbed o.g., with color that's vibrant, rich and fresh, plus bountiful margins all around; a couple tiny, insignificant thins, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 5251
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Newspaper, 1896, $20 slate, Bureau printing, D.L. watermark (Scott PR123), three line manuscript cancel, bold color and impression within perfect margins; guide line at right, Extremely Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 5252
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Newspaper, 1896, $100 purple, Bureau printing, D.L. watermark (Scott PR125), in deep, intense color with immaculate detail, all on Post Office fresh paper and an extraordinarily light cancel at left, Extremely Fine, a top-line stamp, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $700.
Scott $300.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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