Sale 857 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 February, 2003

Category — Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1981
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Sale 857, Lot 1981, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)1c-50c Brown, 1879 Issue (J1-J7). Complete set, 1c-10c original gum, 20c & 50c disturbed original gum, 2c reperfed, 3c creased, otherwise Fine-Very Fine set

2,827
400
1982
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Sale 857, Lot 1982, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)1c, 3c Brown, 2c Red Brown, 1879-84 Issues (J1, J3, J16). Blocks of four, 2c with plate no. at bottom and natural s.e. at right, original gum, 1c & 3c with two stamps creased and perf seps in each block, otherwise Very Fine, 2c Fine

875
260
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1983
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Sale 857, Lot 1983, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)2c Brown (J2). Mint N.H., crisp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

400
800
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1984
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Sale 857, Lot 1984, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)2c Brown (J2). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

400
600
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1985
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Sale 857, Lot 1985, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)5c, 50c Brown (J4, J7). Unused (no gum), crisp impressions, 5c small thin spot and horizontal creases, 50c small filled-in thin spot and pressed-out crease, otherwise Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificates

1,200
180
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1986
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Sale 857, Lot 1986, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)5c Brown (J4). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

650
475
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1987
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Sale 857, Lot 1987, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)10c Brown (J5). Original gum, lightly hinged, unusual small ink flaw at bottom on "0", Very Fine, unusual item, with 2002 P.F. certificate

750
650
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1988
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Sale 857, Lot 1988, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)10c Brown, Imperforate (J5a). Horizontal strip of three, original gum, large margins, some small black fibers adhering to gum (could easily be removed)

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE STRIP OF THE IMPERFORATE 10-CENT 1879 POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.

Scott Retail as a pair

2,000
1,350
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1989
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Sale 857, Lot 1989, Postage Due (Scott J1 thru J7)50c Brown (J7). Original gum, lightly hinged, sharp impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate

550
675
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