Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 16-19 December, 2008

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4153
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Sale 967, Lot 4153, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, bright color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp

625
400
4154
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Sale 967, Lot 4154, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, well-centered, fresh color and clear impression, Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

625
550
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4155
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Sale 967, Lot 4155, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, nicely centered, fresh color, some shorter perfs top and bottom (bottom is hardly worth mention), otherwise Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

625
300
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4156
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Sale 967, Lot 4156, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, fabulous bright color and amazing centering

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 5-CENT 1857 REPRINT IS EXTRAORDINARILY RARE IN THIS QUALITY. THIS IS THE HIGHEST-GRADED EXAMPLE IN THE P.S.E. POPULATION REPORT.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $4,200.00). According to the P.S.E. Population Report, this is the only 5c 1857 Reprint to achieve this grade with the next highest only 80 (none listed higher than 90).

1,400
3,000
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4157
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Sale 967, Lot 4157, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, precise centering with balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 10-CENT IS ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING OF THE 1857-60 REPRINTS TO OBTAIN IN THIS SUPERB QUALITY.

Only 516 sold. With 1994 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,100
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4158°
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Sale 967, Lot 4158, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins

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

Only 516 sold. With 1992 and 2006 P.F. certificates

3,000
0
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4159
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Sale 967, Lot 4159, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, exceptionally well-centered with tight margins as often seen, magnificent deep rich color

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

Only 516 sold. With 1981 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates

3,000
1,800
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4160
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Sale 967, Lot 4160, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, some slightly nibbed perfs, in at bottom, affordable example of this 1857 Reprint value, only 489 sold

3,250
700
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