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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2018-03-07
The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps
283
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 283, Special Delivery, Registration, Postage Due, Offices in China50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Uncharacteristically wide margins with excellent centering, bold color on bright paper, long and full perforations, bold Santa Barbara Cal. oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,200.00), only one has graded higher with none equal

225
600
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 678, Postage Due (J)50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Original gum, deep shade (to us this looks like the Dark Claret sub-shade), reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, with 1998 P.S.E. and 2005 P.F. certificates as sound

600
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2017-05-11
United States Stamps
3826
PF 95
og
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3826, Special Delivery thru Offices in China50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully centered with wide margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Gorham and Curtis, with 1995, 2005 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

600
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2016-10-06
The Hanover Collection of Superb-Quality U.S. Stamps-Part 2
1750°
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1138, Lot Number 1750, Postage Due (Scott J1-J78a)50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Mint N.H., lovely color and crisp impression, perfectly centered, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1891 50-CENT BRIGHT CLARET POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only four others share it.

1,750
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1677, Postage Due50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Mint N.H., outstanding color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

1,750
800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2015-03-25
The Curtis Collection: Back of Book and Possessions
66
PF 95
og
Sale Number 1094, Lot Number 66, Postage Due: 1879-91 Issues (Scott J1-J28)50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully centered amid wide margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Gorham, with 1995, 2005 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

600
1,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2015-03-25
The Curtis Collection: Back of Book and Possessions
bl
Sale Number 1094, Lot Number 67, Postage Due: 1879-91 Issues (Scott J1-J28)50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Block of four, crisp impression on bright paper, New York oval cancels, light corner crease on bottom right stamp, otherwise Very Fine, ex Twigg-Smith, Scott Retail as singles

600
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2014-12-17
U.S., Possessions and Confederate States Stamps & Postal History
og
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1635, Special Delivery, Registration, Postage Due50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Original gum, well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

600
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2014-07-29
United States Stamps and Possessions
og
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 398, Postage Due (J)50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Barely hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1999 P.F. certificate as Mint N.H. and 2014 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $900.00 as 90, $1,400.00 as 95)

600
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2014-07-29
United States Stamps and Possessions
nh
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 399, Postage Due (J)50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 333 strip of five, gorgeous color and sharp impression, natural gum skips, middle stamp small inclusion

FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE PLATE NUMBER MULTIPLE OF THE 50-CENT BRIGHT CLARET POSTAGE DUE. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

A Power Search review failed to find another J28 plate number example in any size since our 1993 Rarities sale. Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the positions

8,750
600
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