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Sale 1078 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 September, 2014

Category — 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
172
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 172, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Unused (regummed), vibrant color, Very Fine

1,000
800
173
og
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 173, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Original gum, pretty shade, light natural gum bend, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance

3,250
950
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174
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 174, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Unused (traces of original gum), rich color and detailed impression, light diagonal crease at top right, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as no gum

1,300
500
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175
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 175, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Rich color, perfect strike of circle of hollow wedges fancy cancel, Very Fine, a very unusual cancel, with 1996 P.F. certificate

600
500
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176
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 176, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)90c Pale Blue (72a), 90c Pale Blue (72a)90c Pale Blue (72a). Pretty shade, bold strike of small grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

650
600
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177
og
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 177, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Original gum with tiny trace of hinging, with top sheet selvage, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate and color copy of 1999 P.F. certificate for block of 18 (this is position 1)

375
600
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178
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 178, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Horizontal strip of three, original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, choice centering, right stamp natural gum crease, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as pair and single

1,175
850
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179
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 179, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)3c Scarlet (74), 3c Scarlet (74)3c Scarlet (74). Four neat pen strokes, part original gum, bright color, few small faults, Fine appearance, scarce trial color

5,500
1,400
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180
og
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 180, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Disturbed original gum, almost perfectly centered, magnificent strong color, reperfed at left and bottom (not noted on certificate), Very Fine appearance, with 1973 P.F. certificate

5,750
1,600
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181
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 181, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Warm shade, face-free strike of circular datestamp and grid cancels, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp

475
2,200
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182
og
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 182, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Original gum, bright color, crisp impression, reperfed, Very Fine appearance

4,750
1,400
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183
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 183, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Unused (regummed), deep shade on bright paper, Very Fine

950
600
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184
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 184, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)24c Dark Lilac (78), 24c Dark Lilac (78)24c Dark Lilac (78). Rich color and detailed impression, bold cork cancels, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with copy of 1990 P.S.E. certificate as the rare 78c Blackish Violet shade and with 2014 P.F. certificate as Scott 78

350
550
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185
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 185, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Rich color, well-struck New York Star in Circle Geometric cancel, trace of red circular datestamp at left, single pulled perf at left, Very Fine appearance, a stamp with wonderful visual appeal

375
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186
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 186, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Rich color, bold strike of 7-Point Star in 7-Sided Geometric cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate

350
400
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187
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 187, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)24c Grayish Lilac (78a), 24c Grayish Lilac (78a)24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Rich color, detailed impression, neat strike of circle of V's cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

425
275
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188
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 188, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)24c Gray (78b), 24c Gray (78b)24c Gray (78b). Rich color, neat strike of Bat fancy cancel of Hingham Mass., red London circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, ex Koppersmith, with 1987 and 1991 P.F. certificates

E. 400-500
450
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189
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 189, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)24c Grayish Lilac (78a), 24c Grayish Lilac (78a)24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Rich color, bold strike of Star in Circle fancy cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate

425
0
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190
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 190, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)24c Gray (78b), 24c Gray (78b)24c Gray (78b). Bright shade, neat strike of New York Foreign Mail Crossroads cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Koppersmith, with 1989 and 1992 P.F. certificates

450
250
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191
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 191, 1861-68 Issue (Scott 71-78)3c Pink, Cut Square (U59), 3c Pink, Cut Square (U59)3c Pink, Cut Square (U59). 35 x 36mm, cancelled by well-struck Crossed Baseball Bats, Ball and Bases fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn., trace of circular datestamp at left, Extremely Fine strike of this rare fancy cancel which was reportedly used on only one day -- Sep. 9, 1867 -- with 1980 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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