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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)

Lot
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1114
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1114, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3). Complete set, one 15c with top left corner sheet margins, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine set

1,205
550
1115
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1115, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3). Complete set with both 15c types, brilliant colors, full margins, only the 1c barely touched on one side, Very Fine set

1,205
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1116
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1116, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1c Buff, 6c Ultramarine, 90c Carmine & Black, Plate Proofs on India (112P3, 115P3, 122P3), 1c Buff, 6c Ultramarine, 90c Carmine & Black, Plate Proofs on India (112P3, 115P3, 122P3)1c Buff, 6c Ultramarine, 90c Carmine & Black, Plate Proofs on India (112P3, 115P3, 122P3). 1c block of six, 6c and 90c blocks of four, bright colors, 90c particularly large margins, small wrinkle in 1c block, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, 90c with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,375
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1117
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1117, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4). 15c Ty. III, full to large margins throughout, brilliant colors, Very Fine set

1,015
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1118
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1118, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Black with light violet overprint, full margins, rich colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, DEPICTING ULYSSES S. GRANT.

Ex Liberman

3,250
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1119
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1119, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)[1c] Black, Die Essay of Vignette on India (112-E2), [1c] Black, Die Essay of Vignette on India (112-E2)[1c] Black, Die Essay of Vignette on India (112-E2). Cut to shape and mounted on 35 x 40mm card, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, with 2008 P.F. certificate

900
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1120
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1120, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4c, 112-E4d), 1c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4c, 112-E4d)1c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4c, 112-E4d). Group containing three perforated singles (one without grill), one imperforate block of four and two perforated blocks of four, original gum, couple with h.r. or glazed gum, range of colors, both perforated blocks with much better centering than usually found, Very Fine and attractive group

1,205
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1121
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1121, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1c Black, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b), 1c Black, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b)1c Black, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b). 51 x 54mm, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine example of this beautiful essay, ex Lake Shore

2,000
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1122
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1122, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1c Buff, Large Die Proof on India (112P1), 1c Buff, Large Die Proof on India (112P1)1c Buff, Large Die Proof on India (112P1). Die sunk on 145 x 224mm card with full die sinkage, binding from salesman's book at left, some light toning along right edge, otherwise Very Fine

750
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1123, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1c Buff, Plate Proof on India (112P3), 1c Buff, Plate Proof on India (112P3)1c Buff, Plate Proof on India (112P3). Left margin block of 16, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as four blocks of four

1,000
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1124
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1124, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3), 2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3)2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3). Right margin block of 18, large margins other sides, trace of arrow at bottom right, rich color, one small translucency and 4mm scissors-cut at bottom, Very Fine and impressive multiple, Scott Retail as three blocks and six singles

765
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1125
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1125, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d), 3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d)3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d). Nine singles and block of four, also one single of imperforate No. 114-E6b, original gum, three singles and block in Blue, others range of colors, fresh and Fine group

1,040
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1126
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1126, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Die sunk on 149 x 224mm card with full die sinkage, Very Fine, ex Finkelburg and Lake Shore, with 2006 P.F. certificate

600
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1127
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1127, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)5c Green, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Green, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Green, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Die sunk on 146 x 220mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, few light toned spots on card, otherwise Very Fine, ex Lake Shore

600
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1128
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1128, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essays on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essays on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essays on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d). Six singles, pair and block of four of the imperforate essay, three of the singles and the block in Red Brown, two singles and the pair in Buff, also single in Green, both of the listed colors (Orange and Blue) of the perforated essay, original gum, disturbed on a couple, Fine-Very Fine

1,360
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1129
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1129, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)6c Deep Dull Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (115TC1), 6c Deep Dull Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (115TC1)6c Deep Dull Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (115TC1). On 147 x 226mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, gorgeous rich color which is distinctly different from the issued stamp or the 115P1 color, bit of stray printer's ink at far bottom of card, Extremely Fine, scarce, we have not offered a full-size example since 1999

2,500
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1130
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1130, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)6c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (115P1), 6c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (115P1)6c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (115P1). Die sunk on 149 x 213mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, two water stains away from the India paper, could be trimmed while still preserving the full die sunk area, appears Very Fine

900
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1131
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1131, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)10c Green, Lincoln, Die Essay on India (116-E1c), 10c Green, Lincoln, Die Essay on India (116-E1c)10c Green, Lincoln, Die Essay on India (116-E1c). 52 x 67mm, with imprint at bottom, removed from card, fresh color, small thin spots at top, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
325
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1132
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1132, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l), 10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l)10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l). Four singles of the imperforate essay, two in Deep Green and two in Ultramarine, single of the perforated essay in Orange, original gum, unusually choice margins throughout, the perforated essay with huge margins and exceptionally well-centered, Extremely Fine group

750
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1133
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1133, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)12c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (117-E1e), 12c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (117-E1e)12c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (117-E1e). Nine singles, original gum, range of colors with a couple duplicated, Very Good-Fine

1,125
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1134
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1134, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)24c Green & Violet, Large Die Proof on India (120P1), 24c Green & Violet, Large Die Proof on India (120P1)24c Green & Violet, Large Die Proof on India (120P1). Cut to shape, mounted on India and die sunk on 153 x 227mm card, imprint at bottom, deep rich colors, minor corner wrinkle at top right, otherwise Very Fine, the 24c large die proof only exists as a hybrid

550
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1135
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1135, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Orange, Surrender of Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Orange, Surrender of Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Orange, Surrender of Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Die sunk on 227 x 149mm card with full die sinkage, radiant color, small irregularity at far left of card on back only, Very Fine, ex Lake Shore

800
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1136
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1136, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Yellow Brown, Surrender of Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Yellow Brown, Surrender of Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Yellow Brown, Surrender of Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Die sunk on 149 x 222mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, Very Fine, ex Lake Shore

800
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1137
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1137, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond, Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1j, 121-E1s), 30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond, Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1j, 121-E1s)30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond, Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1j, 121-E1s). One of each, first in Orange, 37 x 31mm, bright color, second with large to ample margins, Very Fine essays for this unadopted design

950
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1138
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1138, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essays on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essays on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essays on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Five, incl. Blue, Brown Violet, Pink, Salmon Red and Orange Buff, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine group

1,275
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1139
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1139, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essays on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essays on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essays on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Three, in Orange Buff, Salmon and Yellow, large margins, Very Fine, last with 2001 and 2005 P.F. certificates

625
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1140
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1140, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Black, Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Black, Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Black, Surrender of Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Block of four on Pale Pink paper, large margins, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,100
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1141
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1141, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1). Die sunk on 150 x 224mm card with full die sinkage, rich colors, two small punch holes in India paper at top and bottom, Very Fine

1,250
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1142
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1142, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1). Die sunk on 150 x 223mm card with full die sinkage, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine, ex Lake Shore

1,250
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1143, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Plate Proof on India (121P3), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Plate Proof on India (121P3)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Plate Proof on India (121P3). Top margin block of eight with full "National Bank Note Co. New York" imprint, large to huge margins other sides, deep rich colors, Extremely Fine, a beautiful imprint block, Scott Retail as two blocks of four with no premium for the imprint

1,250
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1144
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1144, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)90c Dull Violet & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b), 90c Dull Violet & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b)90c Dull Violet & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b). Block of four with full "National Bank Note Co. New York" imprint at bottom, large margins other sides, wonderfully fresh, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the imprint

1,100
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1145
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1145, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)90c Red Brown & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b), 90c Red Brown & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b)90c Red Brown & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b). Bottom right corner margin block four, large margins other sides, deep rich color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,100
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1146
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1146, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)90c Red Brown & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b), 90c Red Brown & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b)90c Red Brown & Black, Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b). Bottom margin pair with full imprint, beautiful deep colors, dot of stray printer's ink below "Co.", Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the imprint

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1147
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1147, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)90c Washington, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (122-E2b, 122-E3), 90c Washington, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (122-E2b, 122-E3)90c Washington, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (122-E2b, 122-E3). First in Orange Red, second in Dark Blue, large margins incl. each with sheet margin, Extremely Fine

500
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1148
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1869 Pictorial Issue, Proof and Essay Balance. 12 items, plate proofs on card for 1c, 6c, 15c (Ty. III), 24c (two) and 30c, small numeral perforated plate essays for 2c in two different colors, two 24c Atlanta proofs, also 90c essays Nos. 122-E2b and 122-E3, nice margins throughout, Fine-Very Fine

2,150
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1149
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1149, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)1869 Pictorial Issue Essays, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays1869 Pictorial Issue Essays. Two, incl. 121-E1p in Light Green and 122-E2b in Dull Violet, large margins, fresh and Very Fine

550
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