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Sale 953 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1654
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1654, Newspapers and Periodicals36c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR18), 36c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR18)36c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR18). Exceptionally well-centered, tiny blue brush stroke cancel in top right corner, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; used are unpriced in SMQ)

125
350
1655
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1655, Newspapers and Periodicals$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29), $24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29)$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29). Original gum, minor h.r., lovely margins and centering, beautiful intense color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A VERY SCARCE NEWSPAPER STAMP IN THIS HIGH-QUALITY ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 1991 P.F. certificate.

4,500
10,000
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1656
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1656, Newspapers and Periodicals3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR34a), 3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR34a)3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR34a). Without gum as issued, outstanding wide margins of Jumbo proportions, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

425
500
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1657
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1657, Newspapers and Periodicals3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR34a), 3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR34a)3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR34a). Without gum as issued, remarkably wide margins, nearly Jumbo, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate

425
350
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1658
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1658, Newspapers and Periodicals6c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR36), 6c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR36)6c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR36). Without gum as issued, fresh shade, few short perfs at left, otherwise Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

850
225
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1659, Newspapers and Periodicals8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37), 8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37)8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37). Without gum as issued, beautiful wide margins and exceptional centering, sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,400.00)

950
1,000
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1660
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1660, Newspapers and Periodicals36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65), 36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65)36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65). Original gum, wide margins and almost perfectly centered, marvelous fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate for multiple and 2007 P.F. certificate for single

1,000
2,900
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1661, Newspapers and Periodicals$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74), $9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74)$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and exceptional centering, golden shade, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

800
650
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1662, Newspapers and Periodicals$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75), $12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75)$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75). Original gum, attractive margins and handsomely centered, strong color and clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

850
1,200
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1663, Newspapers and Periodicals$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75), $12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75)$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75). Part original gum, bright color, wide margins, few gum soaked perfs, otherwise Very Fine

850
120
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1664
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1664, Newspapers and Periodicals$24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76), $24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76)$24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful margins and with nearly precise centering, intense color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. certificate

800
1,000
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1665, Newspapers and Periodicals$36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77), $36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77)$36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77). Original gum, lightly hinged, perfectly centered, amazingly fresh with lovely color, Extremely Fine Gem, an exceptionally choice $36.00 1879 Issue Newspaper stamp, with 1984 P.F. certificate

850
1,200
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1666
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1666, Newspapers and Periodicals$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78), $48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78). Original gum, lightly hinged, almost perfectly centered with delightful color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

900
1,000
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1667
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1667, Newspapers and Periodicals12c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82), 12c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82)12c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice, almost perfectly balanced margins, intense rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

180
400
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1668, Newspapers and Periodicals24c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR83), 24c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR83)24c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR83). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, beautifully centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $290.00)

180
225
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1669
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1669, Newspapers and Periodicals1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90), 1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90)1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90). Original gum, lightly hinged, incredibly wide Jumbo margins, precisely centered, fresh and crisp, intense color, Extremely Fine Gem

425
1,000
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1670, Newspapers and Periodicals4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered with almost perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

500
750
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1671, Newspapers and Periodicals12c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR95), 12c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR95)12c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR95). Original gum, well-centered, classic soft First Bureau impression, Fine and very rare, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

2,600
1,000
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1672
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1672, Newspapers and Periodicals60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98), 60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98)60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98). Partly disturbed original gum, bright color, natural vertical gum crease at left described on accompanying certificate as "vertical crease at upper left", small color bleed at top right, small thin spot at upper right and small scuff at right

FINE APPEARANCE. THE 60-CENT 1894 NEWSPAPER ISSUE IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL NEWSPAPER STAMPS. ONLY TWELVE ARE CONTAINED IN OUR RECORDS.

Of the twelve copies contained in our records, only two are potentially sound.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

60,000
22,000
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1673, Newspapers and Periodicals$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108), $2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108)$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108). Original gum, Jumbo margins and perfect centering, slightly oxidized and a few natural gum creases, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate which does not mention the oxidation or gum creases

1,500
325
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1674
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1674, Newspapers and Periodicals$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112), $50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112)$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112). Original gum, huge margins and almost perfectly centered, lovely fresh color, tiny light red ink mark at top left (shows almost entirely on back), otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate which does not mention the ink mark

2,900
6,500
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1675
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 1675, Newspapers and Periodicals$20.00 Slate, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR123), $20.00 Slate, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR123)$20.00 Slate, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR123). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $240.00)

110
200
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