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Sale 982 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 December, 2009

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
6144
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6144, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)5c Dark Blue, Colored Border, 25c Orange Red (PR1, PR3), 5c Dark Blue, Colored Border, 25c Orange Red (PR1, PR3)5c Dark Blue, Colored Border, 25c Orange Red (PR1, PR3). Without gum as issued, exceptional centering, few trivial nibbed perfs, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,125
450
6145
Pbl
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6145, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)1c-$60.00 Newspapers, Plate Proofs on India (PR9P3-PR23P3, PR26P3-PR32P3, PR81P3), 1c-$60.00 Newspapers, Plate Proofs on India (PR9P3-PR23P3, PR26P3-PR32P3, PR81P3)1c-$60.00 Newspapers, Plate Proofs on India (PR9P3-PR23P3, PR26P3-PR32P3, PR81P3). Blocks of twelve, on card and so free from the usual defects which can plague this fragile paper, large margins, Very Fine and choice, a scarce and desirable group of blocks

4,774
1,900
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6146
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6146, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)3c 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, clear ribbed lines, bright shade and crisp impression, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Vineyard, with 2002 P.F. certificate

450
275
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6147
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6147, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)6c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR36), 6c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR36)6c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR36). Without gum as issued, intense shade, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Silver Lake, with 1992 P.F. certificate

850
475
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6148
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6148, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37), 8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37)8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37). Without gum as issued, crisp impression, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, only 1,930 were sold, with 2003 P.F. certificate

950
550
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6149
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6149, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38), 9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38)9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38). Without gum as issued, intense shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, extra wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,050
550
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6150
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6150, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40), 12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40)12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, only 1,313 were sold, ex Silver Lake, with 1992 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates

1,500
650
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6151
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6151, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42), 36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42)36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42). Without gum as issued, brilliant color in a pretty pastel shade

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 36-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 330 sold. It is difficult to obtain this issue in sound condition.

With 2003 P.F. certificate

2,800
1,100
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6152
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6152, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)48c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR43), 48c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR43)48c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR43). Without gum as issued, bright shade, small toned spot at top left (since removed), short perf at bottom left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine example of this scarce issue, only 268 sold, with 2003 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates

4,000
1,000
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6153
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6153, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57). Mint N.H, 2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57). Mint N.H2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57). Mint N.H., beautifully balanced margins, wonderfully fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ as Mint N.H., SMQ $120.00 as hinged), Scott Retail as hinged

50
500
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6154
nh
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6154, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)4c Black, 1879 Issue (PR59). Mint N.H, 4c Black, 1879 Issue (PR59). Mint N.H4c Black, 1879 Issue (PR59). Mint N.H., intense impression on bright paper, wide balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; unpriced in SMQ as Mint N.H., SMQ $100.00 as hinged), Scott Retail as hinged

60
475
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6155
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6155, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74), $9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74)$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74). Original gum, vibrant color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

800
275
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6156
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6156, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)$24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76), $24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76)$24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76). Original gum, h.r., deep shade, fresh and Fine, purple backstamp, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

800
200
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6157
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6157, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78), $48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78). Original gum, beautiful color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

900
550
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6158
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6158, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)60c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR86), 60c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR86)60c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR86). Horizontal pair with full top imprint selvage, original gum, exceptionally well-centered, beautiful color, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,050
700
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6159
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6159, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)84c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR88), 84c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR88)84c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR88). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, three Jumbo margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

800
200
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6160
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6160, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)2c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR91), 2c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR91)2c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR91). Original gum, lightly hinged, Jumbo margins, intense shade and crisp impression, light natural gum crease, otherwise Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

475
225
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6161
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 6161, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125), $100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR125). Jumbo margins, deep rich color on bright white paper, attractive purple script initials handstamp, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo, there are no used prices for any Newspaper Issues), the certificate states that this stamp is manuscript cancelled in purple which is not the case

240
800
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6162
 
Newspapers and Periodicals Balance. 40 unused and used stamps, incl. unused Nos. PR5, PR6, PR90, PR91, PR94, PR103-PR105, PR114-PR125, used incl. Nos. PR19, PR20 AND PR22, decidedly mixed condition but with some Mint N.H., few appear Fine, Scott Retail approximately

5,500
1,200
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