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1851-1860 Issues
 
 
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Lot 21
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1851, 1¢ blue, type III (8), margins to in at upper left, wide breaks at top and bottom, rich color. F.-V.F.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 22
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1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (8A), wide break at top, gorgeous color. Face-free postmarks. Fine.
Scott $750
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Lot 23
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1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), large margins with a bit of adjacent stamp at top, rich color for a plate 1 late stamp. Nicely complimented by a blue town postmark. Fresh and choice Extremely Fine. SMQ $200.
Scott $100

Expertization: with 2013 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
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Lot 24
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1855, 10¢ green, type IV (16), recut at bottom, margins essentially all around. Light town postmark. Trivial margin nick. Otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $1,700
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Lot 25

1851, 12¢ gray black (17), original gum, margins to just barely into frame line, intense color, sharp impression. Absolutely trivial microscopic corner tip crease lower right. Choice F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott $6,250
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Lot 26
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1851, 12¢ gray black (17), balanced margins, crisp color with sharp impression. Neat red cancel. Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a very pretty stamp. SMQ $325 without premium for the red cancel.
Scott $280

Expertization: with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 27
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1861, 1¢ blue, type I (18), attractive centering for this. Neat grid cancels. F.-V.F.
Scott $475
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Lot 28
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (22), exceptionally well centered, allowing the type characteristics to be totally visible, especially the wide break at the top, excellent impression, rich plate 4 color. Complimented by a dark blue town postmark. Extremely Fine, a handsome stamp. SMQ $900.
Scott $495

Expertization: with 2012 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 29
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (22), incredible rich plate 4 color. Blue town postmark. Fresh Fine, attractive.
Scott $475
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Lot 30
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (22), from plate 4, relief "E", stunning color, sharp impression. Light cancel. V.G.
Scott $475

Expertization: with 2021 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 31
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1857, 3¢ rose, type I (25), quite well centered, rich color. Neat 1858 town postmark. Choice Very Fine.
Scott $190
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Lot 32
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1857, 3¢ dull red, type IV (26A), excellent centering, allowing the type characteristics to be plainly visible, sharp impression. Neat grid cancel. Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Scarce in higher grades. SMQ $185.
Scott $150

Expertization: with 2005 P.F. certificate and 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 33
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1858, 5¢ brick red, type I (27), striking rich color. Red and black postmarks. Reperfed. Otherwise F.-V.F. and most attractive.
Scott $1,700
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Lot 34
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1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (28), excellent centering with margins clear all around, scarce thus, stunning color on bright paper. Neat town cancel. Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a choice used single with great eye appeal. SMQ $1,750.
Scott $1,100

Expertization: with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 35
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1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (28), well centered, rich color and sharp impression. Trivial corner crease and thin speck, both unnoticeable. Choice Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,050
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Lot 36
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1859, 5¢ brown, type I (29), attractive centering for this closely spaced issue, lovely color. Light cancel. Very Fine.
Scott $350
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Lot 37
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1861, 5¢ orange brown, type II (30), virtually perfectly centered, completely clear at top and bottom, rich color, sharp impression. Pretty little red grid cancel. Extremely Fine. SMQ $2,150 w/o premium for cancel.
Scott $1,375

Expertization: with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 38
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1861, 5¢ orange brown, type II (30), very well centered for this very difficult issue, lovely color. With an attractive magenta grid cancel. Very Fine and most attractive.
Scott $1,375

Expertization: with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF 80.
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Lot 39

1860, 5¢ brown, type II (30A), original gum hinge remnants, fresh rich color. Trivial tiny thin. Fine appearing example of this scarce mint stamp.
Scott $2,250
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Lot 40
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (30A), beautifully centered, deep color and a detailed impression, well struck red grid cancel. Extremely Fine,a lovely stamp and a bit undergraded in our opinion. SMQ $475 w/o premium for cancel.
Scott $375

Expertization: with 2001 and 2016 P.F. certificates, the latter graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 41
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1857, 10¢ green, type II (32), beautifully centered within uncharacteristically large margins, excellent color. Very Fine gem.
Scott $190
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Lot 42
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1857, 10¢ green, type III (33), horizontal pair. N.Y. Ocean Mail cancel, attractive centering, bright color. Fine.
Scott $400
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Lot 43
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1857, 10¢ green, type IV (34), recut at bottom, rich color. Neat town postmark. Trifling flaws. Fine appearance.
Scott $2,250
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Lot 44
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1857, 12¢ black, plate I (36), attractive centering for this issue. Blue town postmark, intense shade. F.-V.F.
Scott $310
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Lot 45

1860, 24¢ gray lilac (37), part disturbed original gum, very well centered, bright deep color. Small margin faults at left. Otherwise Very Fine and most attractive for this usually off center and pale colored issue.
Scott $1,450
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Lot 46
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1860, 24¢ gray lilac (37), attractive centering. Rich color with a striking red grid cancel. Choice Very Fine single with excellent eye appeal.
Scott $440

Expertization: with 1988 and 2015 P.F. certificates, the latter graded VF 80.
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Lot 47
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1860, 24¢ gray lilac (37), nicely centered, fresh color. Complimented by an attractive red grid cancel. Handsome Very Fine.
Scott $440
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Lot 48

1857-60 (1875 Reprint), 5¢ orange brown (42), without gum as issued, attractive centering for this, bright fresh color and paper. F.-V.F.
Scott $1,200

Expertization: signed SP (Pinchot).
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Lot 49

1857-60 (1875 Reprint), 30¢ yellow orange (46), without gum as issued, nicely centered for the 30¢ glowing color on brilliant paper. Trifling notation on reverse. F.-V.F.
Scott $3,000

Expertization: with 2003 P.F. certificate.
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