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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Back-of-Book Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
472
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 472, Back-of-Book Issues10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1), 10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1)10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Original gum, well-centered with extra wide margins at top and bottom, beautiful bright shade, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

300
450
473
og
10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Two singles and one vertical pair, former original gum incl. one with faint horizontal crease, latter unused (no gum), dark shade, Very Fine

1,200
290
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474
P
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 474, Back-of-Book Issues10c Blue, Small Die Proof on Wove (E4P2), 10c Blue, Small Die Proof on Wove (E4P2)10c Blue, Small Die Proof on Wove (E4P2). 72 x 52mm, rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine

250
160
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475
nh
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 475, Back-of-Book Issues10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., gorgeous bright color on fresh paper, well-centered with unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem

175
0
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476
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 476, Back-of-Book Issues10c Ultramarine (E9), 10c Ultramarine (E9)10c Ultramarine (E9). Full top margin plate no. block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, couple minor natural gum wrinkles, bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine

3,250
1,250
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477
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 477, Back-of-Book Issues10c Registry (F1), 10c Registry (F1)10c Registry (F1). Mint N.H. left imprint, "A" and plate no. block of six, rich color, Fine

1,600
450
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478
og
50c Brown (J7). Original gum, remarkably well-centered with extra wide margins, small gum covered thin spot, appears Extremely Fine, we can only guess what this would realize if it were sound, with 2000 P.F. certificate

425
240
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479
ng
30c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J13). Unused (no gum), sharp impression, expert repair at top left corner not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, a rare stamp, with 1955 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,250
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480
nh
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 480, Back-of-Book Issues50c Bright Claret (J28), 50c Bright Claret (J28)50c Bright Claret (J28). Mint N.H., bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for hinged

450
2,700
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481
og
1c Vermilion (J29). Original gum, single h.r. at top, tiny natural gum crease, fresh and Very Good

1,400
260
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482
nh
3c Deep Claret (J33). Mint N.H., intense dark shade, well-centered, horizontal crease at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2000 P.F. certificate

250
240
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483
nh
3c Deep Claret (J33). Mint N.H., rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

250
290
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484
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 484, Back-of-Book Issues50c Deep Claret (J37), 50c Deep Claret (J37)50c Deep Claret (J37). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered on bright white paper

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT DEEP CLARET POSTAGE DUE -- AMONG THE RAREST OF THE POSTAGE DUES TO FIND IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

1,100
2,200
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485
nh
10c Deep Claret (J42). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. single, deep rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem

105
900
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486
og
3c Deep Claret (J47). Original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine

550
0
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487
ogbl
2c on 1c, 6c on 3c, 20c on 10c Offices in China (K1, K3, K10). Blocks of four, one 6c stamp Mint N.H., others lightly hinged or h.r., rich colors, one 2c with inclusion, two 6c with small thins, otherwise Very Fine

520
375
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488
ogbl
60c on 30c Offices in China (K14). Left plate no. block of six, top pair lightly hinged, otherwise Mint N.H., bright color, couple small internal wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine

1,050
450
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489
og
3c Agriculture (O3). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine and choice

115
260
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490
og
24c Agriculture (O8). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright white paper, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

290
475
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491
og
15c Navy (O42). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

175
475
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492
ng
90c Navy (O45). Unused (regummed), bright shade and detailed impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine

700
180
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493
 
$2.00 State (O68). Light face-free cancel, lower left corner repaired and reperforated at left, appears Fine, with 1992 A.P.S. certificate

650
160
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494
og
$10.00 State (O70). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Fine

4,000
1,600
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495
nhbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 495, Back-of-Book Issues15c Treasury (O79). Top plate no, 15c Treasury (O79). Top plate no15c Treasury (O79). Top plate no. and imprint block of twenty, Mint N.H., deep shade and proof-like impression on unusually crisp paper, top right stamp and corner margin with small faults

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 15-CENT TREASURY ON HARD PAPER. A RARE PLATE BLOCK IN THE FINEST ATTAINABLE QUALITY.

Ex Wampler. With 1998 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as plate block of twelve and two blocks of four

2,900
3,500
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496
og
30c Treasury (O81). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine

145
625
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497
ogbl
90c Treasury (O82). Top margin block of ten with plate no. and part imprint, original gum, five stamps Mint N.H., other five lightly hinged, dark shade on fresh crisp paper

FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE PLATE NUMBER MULTIPLE OF THE 90-CENT TREASURY ISSUED ON HARD PAPER.

Ex Wampler. Scott Retail as two blocks of four and two singles

1,600
1,300
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498
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 498, Back-of-Book Issues6c Treasury, Soft Paper (O110), 6c Treasury, Soft Paper (O110)6c Treasury, Soft Paper (O110). Bottom plate no. and imprint block of twenty, original gum, thirteen stamps Mint N.H., other seven lightly hinged or small paper adherences on gum, small margin foldover creates diagonal perfs in lower left margin, stamps with adherences clear of plate block, usual minor perf separations

FINE AND RARE PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE 6-CENT TREASURY ON SOFT PAPER.

Ex Wampler. Scott Retail as plate block of twelve and two blocks of four

2,075
750
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499
ng
30c Treasury, Soft Paper (O112). Unused, regummed over light vertical crease at bottom, deep shade, appears Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,250
230
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500
og
90c Treasury, Soft Paper (O113). Original gum, rich color, small thin spots and one pulled perf at bottom, appears Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

2,000
425
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501
Sbl
1879, Brown Post Office Seal, Specimen Overprint (OX4S). Complete pane of 50, incl. part of imprint at top with ms. "Order Jan/85", 25 strikes of large red "Specimen" and each seal with two hole punches at bottom, mixed condition with some stamps at edges either creased or with pieces missing, some perf separations, still a Fine and probably unique pane

E. 150-200
6,500
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502
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 502, Back-of-Book Issues6c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42), 6c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42)6c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42). Without gum as issued, rich color and sharp impression, on fresh paper

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 36-CENT SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 330 issued, most of which are poorly centered or faulty. This is a rare exception.

With 1992 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,800
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503
og
$6.00 Blue, 1879 Special Printing, Privately Perforated (PR73 var). Privately perforated by Colman, original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
200
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504
og
96c Carmine, 1879 Special Printing, Privately Perforated (PR89 var). Privately perforated by Colman, original gum, lightly hinged, bright and fresh, light pencil note on gum, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
200
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505
ng
$5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109). Unused (no gum), rich color, well-centered, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

950
600
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506
ng
$20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111). Unused (no gum), well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,000
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507
nhbl
$5.00 Postal Savings (PS15). Mint N.H. top plate no. block of six, rich color, few usual minor natural gum skips, Very Fine and choice

475
135
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508
og
1c Parcel Post, "Shanghai China" Overprint, Inverted (Q1 var). Original gum, rich color, natural s.e. at left, diagonal crease at bottom right, otherwise Fine, rare especially with the inverted overprint, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
200
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509
nh
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 509, Back-of-Book Issues20c Parcel Post (Q8), 20c Parcel Post (Q8)20c Parcel Post (Q8). Mint N.H., vivid color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

230
600
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510
nh
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 510, Back-of-Book Issues50c Parcel Post (Q10), 50c Parcel Post (Q10)50c Parcel Post (Q10). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

450
900
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511
nh
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 511, Back-of-Book Issues$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12), $1.00 Parcel Post (Q12)$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with wide even margins, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

575
1,050
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512
og
$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12). Lightly hinged, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

350
400
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513
 
$200.00 U.S. Internal Revenue, Imperforate (R102a). Ample to large margins, neat manuscript cancel, rich colors, some slight creasing, otherwise Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,000
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514
 
Revenue and Telegraph Collection. Thirteen items, comprising seven Match and Medicine singles, "5/8"c Johnson & Johnson matched set of arrow blocks and center line block of four, 1947 Atlantic City World Telecommunications Conference exploded booklet, Very Fine group

E. 100-150
260
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515
 
40c Green, Customs Fee (RL3). Several hundred used stamps arranged on stock cards by position, incl. card with pane lines at right and left, right marginals, pane lines top and bottom, some faults, some are Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
135
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516
nh
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 516, Back-of-Book Issues$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1), $1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1)$1.00 1934 Hunting Permit (RW1). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. single, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem

700
0
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517
nh
$1.00 1942 Hunting Permit (RW9). Mint N.H. top plate no. single, rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine

200
150
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518
nhbl
$5.00-$15.00 Hunting Permits (RW45-RW56). Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of four or six, one or two each, Extremely Fine

680
400
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519
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Sale Number 825, Lot Number 519, Back-of-Book IssuesNorth American Telegraph Co, North American Telegraph CoNorth American Telegraph Co. Collection of three original partially used booklets, incl. Dark Brown, Blue, Red Brown, few complete panes, mostly part panes and few loose unused singles, sound stamps incl. No. 10T3 (eight), 10T4 (twelve) and 10T6 (fourteen), also incl. Violet booklet with one faulty stamp remaining, faulty not counted, generally Very Fine

4,950
2,500
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520
c
24c Blue on Buff, 24c Purple on Amber, entires (U71, U202). Latter with few pinholes away from design, otherwise Fine-Very Fine entires

435
200
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