Sale 914 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 19 June, 2006

Category — Postmasters

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
E
Sale 914, Lot 1, PostmastersGavit & Co., 5c Scarlet, Franklin Die Essay on Bond (1Xa-E1d). Large margins to just into hash marks, bright color, Very Fine

375
325
2
 
Sale 914, Lot 2, PostmastersNew Haven Conn., 5c Dull Blue on White, 1871 Reprint (8XU4R). Signed by postmaster E. A. Mitchell in lilac rose ms., Very Fine, a rare and desirable reprint with only 20 printed

1,000
10,000
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3
E
Sale 914, Lot 3, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Washington Die Essays on India (9X1-E1a). Six, four different colors, various sizes, couple trivial India paper translucencies, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

12,000
600
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4
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Sale 914, Lot 4, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 34, disturbed original gum, ample to large margins, margin defects at top and small stains, otherwise Very Fine, extremely scarce with original gum, with 1982 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as no gum

1,400
650
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Sale 914, Lot 5, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 38, unused (no gum), large even margins all around, bright paper, with 1989 P.F. certificate which states "lightly soiled at bottom", we feel the "soiling" is essentially imaginary, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,400
475
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Sale 914, Lot 6, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 13, unused (no gum), ample to huge margins, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,400
900
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Sale 914, Lot 7, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 12, unused (no gum), margins all around, intense color on crisp white paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,400
675
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Sale 914, Lot 8, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 4, unused (no gum), ample to large margins, light horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

1,400
400
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Sale 914, Lot 9, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 9, unused (no gum), full to large margins, couple small thin spots, Extremely Fine appearance

1,400
250
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Sale 914, Lot 10, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Unused (no gum), large even margins, crisp impression, couple tiny tears, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,400
260
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Sale 914, Lot 11, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 31, unused (no gum), three ample to large margins, ample to essentially clear at left, fresh, about Fine

1,400
210
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Sale 914, Lot 12, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 7, double transfer at top, unused (no gum), just clear to ample margins, light crease and small stain spot, otherwise Fine, ex Cole, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,650
230
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Sale 914, Lot 13, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 36, unused (no gum), large to huge margins at sides including part left sheet margin, large to very slightly in other two sides, intense color, nearly Fine

1,400
200
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Sale 914, Lot 14, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 31, double frame line at bottom, large margins, blue ms. cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

600
350
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15
 
Sale 914, Lot 15, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 28, full to huge margins including small part of adjoining stamp at bottom, intense color, blue ms. cancel, Very Fine

525
375
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16
 
Sale 914, Lot 16, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 3, full to large margins all around, red New York circular datestamp and matching square grid, Very Fine and choice, desirable and scarce with handstamped cancels instead of pen, with 1994 P.F. certificate

625
450
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17
 
Sale 914, Lot 17, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 33, ample to mostly large margins, barely cancelled by a red circular datestamp across bottom left corner, Very Fine and attractive

525
300
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Sale 914, Lot 18, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 25, ample to large margins, neat red square grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

575
400
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Sale 914, Lot 19, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 8, ample to large margins, blue ms. cancel, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

525
250
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20
 
Sale 914, Lot 20, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 40, ample to large margins, couple strikes of red New York circular datestamp, scarce without only handstamped cancel, Very Fine

625
0
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21
 
Sale 914, Lot 21, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 29, huge margins all around, neat red square grid cancel, tiny filled thin and pressed crease, Extremely Fine appearance

575
180
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22
 
Sale 914, Lot 22, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 28, mostly huge margins, light red "Paid" arc cancel, couple tiny thin spots, Extremely Fine appearance

575
125
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23
 
Sale 914, Lot 23, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 7, double transfer at top, full to large margins, attractively struck red square grid cancel, diagonal crease and minute tear, otherwise Extremely Fine

650
125
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24
 
Sale 914, Lot 24, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 9, full to large margins, blue ms. "X" cancel, small corner crease at top left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate which does not mention the crease

525
240
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25
 
Sale 914, Lot 25, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 23, double transfer, full to large margins, blue ms. cancel, small corner crease and tiny tear, Very Fine appearance, with 1991 P.F. certificate

525
150
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26
 
Sale 914, Lot 26, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 30, margins all around, red Boston circular grid cancels, small closed tear at bottom left, Very Fine appearance

875
160
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27
 
Sale 914, Lot 27, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 35, clear to large margins, faint internal bend, Fine

525
200
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28
 
Sale 914, Lot 28, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 18, clear to large margins on grayish white wove paper, light red "Paid" arc cancel, Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

575
0
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29
 
Sale 914, Lot 29, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 12, margins all around, blue ms. cancel, Fine and attractive

525
180
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30
 
Sale 914, Lot 30, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 7, double transfer at top, clear to large margins, red "Paid" arc and tiny part of matching New York circular datestamp, small corner crease, Fine appearance

650
160
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31
 
Sale 914, Lot 31, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Clear to ample margins, light red circular datestamp, small tear at left, Fine appearance, with 1988 A.P.S. certificate

625
150
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32
 
Sale 914, Lot 32, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Horizontal pair, Positions 17-18, clear to large margins, light red "Paid" arc cancels, pressed horizontal crease, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,450
350
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33
 
New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). One unused (go gum) and fourteen used singles, all but one plated (different positions), used cancels include red square grid, red circular datestamp, red "Paid" arc, blue and black ms, all but about three or four with margins all around, fair number have small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
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Sale 914, Lot 34, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM", "AC M" Initials (9X1, 9X1a). Position 36 and 18 respectively, unused (no gum), clear to very large margins, former left margin added, latter bottom left corner repair, Fine-Very Fine appearance

3,150
260
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Sale 914, Lot 35, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 5, unused (no gum), ample to large margins, small thin spots, Very Fine appearance

1,750
260
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Sale 914, Lot 36, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 8, unused (no gum), ample to large margins, tiny lightened stain entirely in top margin, otherwise Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,750
300
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Sale 914, Lot 37, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 19, unused (no gum), ample to large margins, bright and crisp, small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,750
270
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Sale 914, Lot 38, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 8, unused (no gum), just clear to huge at left showing right edge of Position 7, fresh and Fine

1,750
0
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Sale 914, Lot 39, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 8, unused (no gum), clear margins virtually all around, intense shade on fresh paper, about Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,750
260
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Sale 914, Lot 40, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 31, with bottom frameline double, large even margins, neat blue penstroke cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1990 and 2005 P.F. certificates

575
325
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41
 
Sale 914, Lot 41, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 21, full to large margins, part of large red New York circular datestamp plus blue and black ms. cancels (the latter probably a French due marking), Very Fine, not usually seen with three different cancels, with 1997 P.F. certificate

725
375
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42
 
Sale 914, Lot 42, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 24, ample to huge margins including part of the adjoining stamp at right, unusual three parallel blue ms. lines cancel, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

575
300
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43
 
Sale 914, Lot 43, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 34, ample to large margins, neat blue ms. cancel, Very Fine

575
260
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44
 
Sale 914, Lot 44, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 39, ample to large margins, blue ms. cancel, Very Fine

575
270
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45
 
Sale 914, Lot 45, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 14, ample to huge margins, intense color on bright paper, blue ms. cancel, Very Fine and choice

575
350
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46
 
Sale 914, Lot 46, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 4, ample to huge margins on very thin pelure paper, bluish black ms. cancel, small horizontal pre-print paper fold (hardly noticeable), Very Fine and choice appearance, with 1994 P.F. certificate which does not mention the fold

575
220
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47
 
Sale 914, Lot 47, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 32, ample to huge margins, black ms. cancel, small natural pre-print paper fold, otherwise Extremely Fine

600
210
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48
 
Sale 914, Lot 48, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 34, large margins essentially all around, tied by large red "New-York 5 Paid" circular datestamp used on foreign mail, the tip of the design in the extreme bottom right corner has been drawn in with ms., otherwise Very Fine

700
130
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49
 
Sale 914, Lot 49, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 7, double transfer at top, clear to huge margins including bit of the adjoining stamp at right, intense color, neat blue ms. "X" cancel, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, with 1991 P.F. certificate

700
190
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50
 
Sale 914, Lot 50, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 15, three ample to large margins, clear at top, intense color on fresh white paper, neat blue two-line ms. cancel, Fine

575
150
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51
 
Sale 914, Lot 51, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 27, ample to large margins, tied on small piece by blue ms. cancel, Very Fine

575
230
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52
 
New York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Four singles, one Position 2, major double transfer, clear to large margins, ms. cancels, one internal tear, another pressed crease, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 500-750
500
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53
 
Sale 914, Lot 53, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Position 16, ample to large margins, double-struck red "Paid" arc and portion of matching New York circular datestamp, Extremely Fine

750
550
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54
 
Sale 914, Lot 54, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Position 27, ample to huge margins, shows a trace of next stamp at right, fresh paper, blue swirl ms. cancel rather than straightline pen strokes as almost always seen, Extremely Fine

700
400
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55
 
Sale 914, Lot 55, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Position 28, large margins all around, small bluish black ms. cancel, Extremely Fine

700
400
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56
 
Sale 914, Lot 56, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Position 2, double transfer at bottom, clear to large margins, black ms. cancel, Fine, there are no periods between the "ACM" letters

975
290
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57
 
Sale 914, Lot 57, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Position 2, double transfer at bottom, ample margins, blue ms. cancel, small tear, nearly Very Fine appearance

950
200
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58
 
New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Three singles, one major double transfer Position 2, margins virtually all around, ms. cancels, one with pressed crease, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 400-500
350
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59
 
Sale 914, Lot 59, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "RHM" Initials (9X1d). Position 16, three ample to large margins, clear at bottom, neat two-line blue ms. cancel, Fine and rare, with 1974 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,600
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60
 
Sale 914, Lot 60, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 34, clear to large margins, very faintly cancelled in the top right corner, appears unused, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

750
350
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61
 
Sale 914, Lot 61, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 36 on pelure paper, full margins all around, blue ms. "X" cancel, Very Fine

750
300
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62
 
Sale 914, Lot 62, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 30, ample to large margins, blue ms. cancel, Very Fine

750
290
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63
 
Sale 914, Lot 63, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 38, ample to mostly large margins, blue ms. cancel, faint thin spot, Very Fine appearance

750
170
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64
 
Sale 914, Lot 64, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 31, double frameline at bottom, ample to large margins, faint red cancel at extreme bottom, appears unused at a glance, small surface scrapes top margin, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

850
350
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65
 
Sale 914, Lot 65, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Ample to large margins, blue ms. pen strokes cancel and a tiny bit of a red handstamp, light crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

750
325
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66
 
Sale 914, Lot 66, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 8, clear to large margins, black ms. cancel, small tear and thin spot, Very Fine appearance, with 1992 P.F. certificate

775
180
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67
 
Sale 914, Lot 67, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 28, clear to full margins all around, light red "Paid" arc cancel, Very Fine

850
220
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68
 
Sale 914, Lot 68, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 35, clear to large margins, fresh paper and neat two-line blue ms. cancel, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate as "9X1d"

750
350
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69
 
Sale 914, Lot 69, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 28, clear to large margins, red "Paid" arc and partial light matching New York circular datestamp, Very Fine

850
550
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70
 
Sale 914, Lot 70, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 14, clear to large margins, black ms. and trace of red handstamp cancels, Fine

775
190
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Sale 914, Lot 71, PostmastersNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 14, clear to huge margins, blue ms. and trace of red handstamp cancels, Fine

750
180
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72
 
New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Six different plated positions, one major double transfer Position 2, margins all around to virtually all around, ms. cancels (one removed, another with additional red "Paid"), slightly mixed quality

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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73
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Sale 914, Lot 73, PostmastersProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Part original gum, ample to large margins, fresh, Very Fine

350
180
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74
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Sale 914, Lot 74, PostmastersProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Horizontal pair, Positions 11-12 with bottom right corner sheet margins and huge margins on other sides, original gum, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine

725
425
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75
 
Sale 914, Lot 75, PostmastersSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Clear to ample margins, neat two-line ms. cancel, small repaired tear and horizontal crease, Fine appearance, with 1988 A.P.S. certificate

5,500
2,400
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76
 
Sale 914, Lot 76, PostmastersSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Type II, Position 4, large margins to in, "tied" by penstrokes but did not originate on small piece, thin spot, tear and crease at bottom, otherwise Fine, scarce, with 1978 P.F. certificate

5,500
1,350
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