Sale 904 — Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Saturday, 10 December, 2005

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
90
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Sale 904, Lot 90, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue2c Black, Re-Issue (103). Original gum, intense shade and impression, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT "BLACK JACK" RE-ISSUE.

Only 979 sold. With 1977 P.F. certificate

4,000
2,200
91
ng
Sale 904, Lot 91, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue10c Green, Re-Issue (106). Small part original gum, bright color, unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

Only 451 sold. With 1972 P.F. certificate and 2005 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as no gum

1,900
2,100
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92
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Sale 904, Lot 92, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLES OF THE 24-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

With 1967 and 1998 P.F. certificates and 2004 P.S.E. certificate, which gives this superb stamp a "conservative" grade of XF 90 (this is a 95, in our opinion and in relation to P.S.E.'s grading guide)

6,000
14,000
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93
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Sale 904, Lot 93, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue90c Blue, Re-Issue (111). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

Only 317 sold. With 1982 and 2004 P.F. certificates and 2002 and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85)

7,000
8,000
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94
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Sale 904, Lot 94, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue90c Blue, Re-Issue (111). Original gum, small h.r., deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

Only 317 sold. Ex Engel and Ford. With 1957 P.F. certificate.

7,000
5,500
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