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Sale 839 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 15 October, 2001

Category — Postage Due

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1948
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1948, Postage Due2c Brown (J2), 2c Brown (J2)2c Brown (J2). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

375
190
1949
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1949, Postage Due10c Brown (J5), 10c Brown (J5)10c Brown (J5). Remarkably well-centered with nicely balanced margins, rich color on bright white paper, light blue cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

25
135
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1950
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1950, Postage Due30c Brown (J6), 30c Brown (J6)30c Brown (J6). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

325
250
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1951
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1951, Postage Due50c Brown (J7), 50c Brown (J7)50c Brown (J7). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

475
400
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1952
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1952, Postage Due30c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J13), 30c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J13)30c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J13). Original gum, h.r., defective, otherwise Fine, a scarce stamp suitable for an album or reference colection, with 1941 A.P.S. certificate

3,750
475
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1953
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1953, Postage Due10c Red Brown (J19), 10c Red Brown (J19)10c Red Brown (J19). Original gum, dark shade and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

475
525
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1954
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1954, Postage Due30c Red Brown (J20), 30c Red Brown (J20)30c Red Brown (J20). Dark shade, beautifully centered, light cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

50
70
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1955
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1955, Postage Due30c Bright Claret (J27), 30c Bright Claret (J27)30c Bright Claret (J27). Choice centering, deep dark shade, light registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a true condition rarity featuring outstanding color, centering, freshness and cancel

150
210
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1956
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1956, Postage Due30c Bright Claret (J27), 30c Bright Claret (J27)30c Bright Claret (J27). Almost perfectly centered, radiant color, bold cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1998 A.P.S. certificate

150
150
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1957
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1957, Postage Due2c Bright Claret (J23). Mint N.H, 2c Bright Claret (J23). Mint N.H2c Bright Claret (J23). Mint N.H., remarkably choice centering, bright color on fresh paper with long full perfs, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

32
110
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1958
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1958, Postage Due2c Bright Claret (J23). Mint N.H, 2c Bright Claret (J23). Mint N.H2c Bright Claret (J23). Mint N.H., well-centered, dark shade on fresh paper with long full perfs, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

32
0
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1959
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1959, Postage Due5c Bright Claret (J25). Mint N.H, 5c Bright Claret (J25). Mint N.H5c Bright Claret (J25). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on bright paper, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

77
375
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1960
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1960, Postage Due10c Bright Claret (J26), 10c Bright Claret (J26)10c Bright Claret (J26). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp

125
90
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1961
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1961, Postage Due1c Vermilion (J29), 1c Vermilion (J29)1c Vermilion (J29). Original gum, lightly hinged, perfectly centered, brilliant color on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. THE ONE-CENT VERMILION IS ONE OF THE RAREST POSTAGE DUE ISSUES IN SOUND WELL-CENTERED ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

1,750
4,250
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1962
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1962, Postage Due1c Vermilion (J29), 1c Vermilion (J29)1c Vermilion (J29). Original gum, lightly hinged, vivid color and detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THIS NOTORIOUSLY CHALLENGING ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,350
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1963
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1963, Postage Due1c Vermilion (J29), 1c Vermilion (J29)1c Vermilion (J29). Detailed impression on fresh paper, bold registry oval cancel, Very Fine, a difficult stamp to find in sound used well-centered condition, with 1997 A.P.S. certificate

400
525
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1964
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1964, Postage Due2c Vermilion (J30), 2c Vermilion (J30)2c Vermilion (J30). Mint N.H., bright color, post-office fresh and Fine, with 1982 and 2001 P.F. certificates

1,200
500
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1965
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1965, Postage Due2c Deep Claret (J32), 2c Deep Claret (J32)2c Deep Claret (J32). Mint N.H. with bottom sheet selvage, perfectly centered with wide even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with photocopy of 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom left stamp

70
550
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1966
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1966, Postage Due2c Deep Claret (J32), 2c Deep Claret (J32)2c Deep Claret (J32). Mint N.H. with bottom sheet selvage, dark color and sharp impression, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp

70
90
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1967
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1967, Postage Due3c Deep Claret (J33), 3c Deep Claret (J33)3c Deep Claret (J33). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, fresh and Fine, with copy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of six

280
160
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1968
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1968, Postage Due5c Deep Claret (J34), 5c Deep Claret (J34)5c Deep Claret (J34). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

475
1,800
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1969
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1969, Postage Due5c Deep Claret (J34), 5c Deep Claret (J34)5c Deep Claret (J34). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

240
220
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1970
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1970, Postage Due50c Deep Claret (J37), 50c Deep Claret (J37)50c Deep Claret (J37). Original gum, lightly hinged, perfectly centered with even margins, dark color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT 1895 DEEP CLARET POSTAGE DUE. THIS BUREAU ISSUE IS ONE OF THE RAREST POSTAGE DUES IN ANY CHOICE GRADE.

With 1994 P.F. certificate

1,250
2,400
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1971
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1971, Postage Due3c Deep Claret (J40), 3c Deep Claret (J40)3c Deep Claret (J40). Mint N.H., dark color, perfectly centered, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top left stamp

100
1,800
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1972
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1972, Postage Due3c Deep Claret (J40), 3c Deep Claret (J40)3c Deep Claret (J40). Mint N.H. with plate no. and bottom, dark color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for plate strip of three

100
220
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1973
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1973, Postage Due3c Deep Claret (J40), 3c Deep Claret (J40)3c Deep Claret (J40). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright white paper, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top right stamp

100
260
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1974
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1974, Postage Due5c Deep Claret (J41), 5c Deep Claret (J41)5c Deep Claret (J41). Mint N.H. top margin part imprint single, brilliant color, three wide margins, Very Fine and choice

115
115
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1975
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1975, Postage Due10c Deep Claret (J42), 10c Deep Claret (J42)10c Deep Claret (J42). Mint N.H., dark color and proof-like impression, tiny internal wrinkle only visible in fluid, usual bits of offset on gum, appears Very Fine

120
105
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1976
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1976, Postage Due30c Deep Claret (J43), 30c Deep Claret (J43)30c Deep Claret (J43). Rich color and sharp impression, light cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

50
120
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1977
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1977, Postage Due50c Deep Claret (J44), 50c Deep Claret (J44)50c Deep Claret (J44). Beautifully centered with wide margins at sides, bold New York registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine

37
105
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1978
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1978, Postage Due3c Deep Claret (J47), 3c Deep Claret (J47)3c Deep Claret (J47). Original gum, lightly hinged, sharp proof-like impression, fresh and Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

600
270
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1979
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1979, Postage Due3c Deep Claret (J47), 3c Deep Claret (J47)3c Deep Claret (J47). Intense color on bright white paper, well-centered, bold Mass. registry oval, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp

30
110
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1980
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1980, Postage Due10c Deep Claret (J49), 10c Deep Claret (J49)10c Deep Claret (J49). Lightly hinged, beautifully centered with wide marigns at sides, detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

115
170
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1981
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1981, Postage Due10c Rose Carmine (J49a), 10c Rose Carmine (J49a)10c Rose Carmine (J49a). Mint N.H., intense color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

190
325
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1982
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1982, Postage Due50c Deep Claret (J50), 50c Deep Claret (J50)50c Deep Claret (J50). Lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

950
350
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1983
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1983, Postage Due50c Deep Claret (J50), 50c Deep Claret (J50)50c Deep Claret (J50). Almost perfectly centered, rich color and crisp impression, light cancel, Extremely Fine

125
325
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1984
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1984, Postage Due1c Carmine Lake (J52), 1c Carmine Lake (J52)1c Carmine Lake (J52). Mint N.H. top margin single, almost perfect centering with wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with copy of 1993 P.F. certificate for block of six, this being the center stamp at top

105
375
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1985
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1985, Postage Due3c Dull Rose (J54a), 3c Dull Rose (J54a)3c Dull Rose (J54a). Lightly hinged, choice centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, a particularly difficult stamp to locate in sound well-centered condition, with 1992 P.S.E. and P.F. certificates

875
0
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1986
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1986, Postage Due5c Carmine Lake (J55), 5c Carmine Lake (J55)5c Carmine Lake (J55). Mint N.H. with part imprint and star at right, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2001 P.F. certificate for block of five

65
85
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1987
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1987, Postage Due5c Carmine Lake (J55), 5c Carmine Lake (J55)5c Carmine Lake (J55). Mint N.H. with sheet margin at left, well-centered, vivid color, Extremely Fine

65
130
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1988
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1988, Postage Due5c Carmine Lake (J55), 5c Carmine Lake (J55)5c Carmine Lake (J55). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2001 P.F. certificate for block of five, this being the top left stamp

65
85
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1989
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1989, Postage Due5c Carmine Lake (J55), 5c Carmine Lake (J55)5c Carmine Lake (J55). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered, radiant color, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for vertical pair, this being the top stamp

65
105
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1990
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1990, Postage Due5c Dull Rose (J55a), 5c Dull Rose (J55a)5c Dull Rose (J55a). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

65
325
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1991
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1991, Postage Due10c Carmine Lake (J56), 10c Carmine Lake (J56)10c Carmine Lake (J56). Mint N.H., rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

100
700
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1992
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1992, Postage Due10c Carmine Lake (J56), 10c Carmine Lake (J56)10c Carmine Lake (J56). Mint N.H., bright and fresh color, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate

100
220
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1993
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1993, Postage Due10c Dull Rose (J56a), 10c Dull Rose (J56a)10c Dull Rose (J56a). Mint N.H., pretty shade, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

125
240
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1994
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1994, Postage Due30c Carmine Lake (J57), 30c Carmine Lake (J57)30c Carmine Lake (J57). Bright color, light registry oval cancel, remarkably well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem

17
75
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1995
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1995, Postage Due50c Carmine Lake (J58), 50c Carmine Lake (J58)50c Carmine Lake (J58). Choice centering, bright color and detailed impression, neat strike of Parcel Post cancel, P.F. with harsh comment about a toned spot at top left that is barely visible, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

900
0
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1996
 
Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1996, Postage Due50c Carmine Lake (J58), 50c Carmine Lake (J58)50c Carmine Lake (J58). Deep rich color, bold cork cancel, small corner perf crease at top right and reperfed at left to appear Very Fine, a scarce used example of this Postage Due rarity, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate (not noting corner perf crease), also incl. used No. 188, 10c Black Brown variety, with Jumbo margins all around but reperfed at right, with 2000 P.F. certificate

900
260
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1997
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1997, Postage Due1c Rose (J59). Mint N.H. right margin plate no, 1c Rose (J59). Mint N.H. right margin plate no1c Rose (J59). Mint N.H. right margin plate no. single, pretty pastel shade, almost perfectly centered with wide and well-balanced margins, trivial natural inclusion at top left barely visible on front of stamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN INCALCULABLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1916 ONE-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED POSTAGE DUE ISSUE. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES IN EXISTENCE.

The Perf 10 Postage Due stamps were printed on unwatermarked paper for a brief time. Well-centered original-gum examples are exceedingly rare. This Mint Never-Hinged copy with the finest centering available for this stamp is a true condition rarity.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

4,400
14,000
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1998
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1998, Postage Due1c Rose (J59), 1c Rose (J59)1c Rose (J59). Lightly hinged, crisp impression on bright paper

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL POSTAGE DUE ISSUES.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,800
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1999
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 1999, Postage Due2c Rose (J60), 2c Rose (J60)2c Rose (J60). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top left stamp

280
1,000
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2000
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 2000, Postage Due2c Rose (J60), 2c Rose (J60)2c Rose (J60). Mint N.H., bright shade on fresh paper, Very Fine, a large stamp, with photocopy of 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp

280
210
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2001
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 2001, Postage Due30c Carmine Rose (J66), 30c Carmine Rose (J66)30c Carmine Rose (J66). Mint N.H., bright shade on fresh paper, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

155
350
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2002
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Sale Number 839, Lot Number 2002, Postage Due30c Carmine Rose (J66), 30c Carmine Rose (J66)30c Carmine Rose (J66). Mint N.H., well-centered, dark shade on fresh paper, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

155
200
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