Sale 962 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 24-26 September, 2008

Category — 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2299
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Sale 962, Lot 2299, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, choice margins and exceptionally well-centered, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,050.00)

625
950
2300
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Sale 962, Lot 2300, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, bright color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate

625
550
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2301
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Sale 962, Lot 2301, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c-5c 1857 Reprints (40-42). Without gum as issued, 1c slight soiling and few nibbed perfs, 3c corner crease bottom left and 5c reperfed at left, otherwise Fine-Very Fine appearance, only 479 of the 3c issued, with 1975, 1976 and 1976 P.F. certificates respectively

5,275
1,700
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2302
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Sale 962, Lot 2302, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)3c Scarlet, Reprint (41). Without gum as issued, intense shade and impression, reperfed at right, Fine appearance, only 479 sold, with 1987 P.F. certificate

3,250
900
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2303
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Sale 962, Lot 2303, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, radiant color on bright paper, almost perfectly centered with wide margins for this difficult issue, Very Fine, with 1988 and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,400
2,100
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2304
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Sale 962, Lot 2304, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, brilliant color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

1,400
750
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2305°
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Sale 962, Lot 2305, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1857 ISSUE REPRINT.

With 2000 and 2008 P.F. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $4,700.00)

3,000
3,500
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2306
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Sale 962, Lot 2306, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, deep rich color, long and full perforations all around, faint diagonal crease at top left, appears Very Fine

3,000
1,500
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2307
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Sale 962, Lot 2307, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, crisp impression, unusually choice centering, few trivial perf flaws incl. few nibbed at top right, otherwise Extremely Fine, only 489 sold

3,250
1,500
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2308
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Sale 962, Lot 2308, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, fresh and bright, Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate, only 489 issued

3,250
1,900
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2309
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Sale 962, Lot 2309, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, reasonable centering for this, fresh with beautiful impression, accompanying 1976 P.F. certificate states "reperfed at bottom" but probably just slightly irregular, Fine appearance, only 489 issued

3,250
900
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2310
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Sale 962, Lot 2310, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, typical centering, minute pinpoint thin speck, about Fine appearance for this, only 489 issued, with 1952 P.F. certificate

3,250
750
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2311
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Sale 962, Lot 2311, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)24c Blackish Violet, Reprint (45). Without gum as issued, reperfed at bottom but rather nicely centered and with wide margins on three sides, wonderful color and impression, Very Fine appearance, only 479 issued, with 1976 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,600
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2312
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Sale 962, Lot 2312, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)24c Blackish Violet, Reprint (45). Without gum as issued, intense shade and impression, single pulled perf at top left, otherwise Fine, only 479 sold

3,250
800
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2313
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Sale 962, Lot 2313, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, essentially perfectly centered with top perforations ever so slightly into outer frame line (usually cut in considerably), brilliant color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A REMARKABLY BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1857 REPRINT. ONLY 480 ISSUED.

With 2008 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $7,000.00). The SMQ value of more than twice Scott value in grade 85 indicates how difficult this stamp is to find in the higher grades

3,250
4,750
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2314
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Sale 962, Lot 2314, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, much better than typical centering, bright color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A PARTICULARLY NICE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate, only 480 issued

3,250
2,500
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2315
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Sale 962, Lot 2315, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, radiant color, fresh and Fine, only 480 sold, with 1984 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,700
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2316
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Sale 962, Lot 2316, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, rather well-centered for this typically off-center reprint, brilliant color, faint corner margin crease at top left of little consequence, otherwise Very Fine, only 480 issued, with 1976 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,400
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2317
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Sale 962, Lot 2317, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, only 454 sold

4,750
3,500
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