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Sale 1079 — The George A. Schwenk Collection of Newspapers & Periodicals

Sale Date — Thursday, 18 September, 2014

Category — 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2065
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2065, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)2c-60c 1875 Issue (PR9PR13, PR15, PR18, PR20), 2c-60c 1875 Issue (PR9PR13, PR15, PR18, PR20)2c-60c 1875 Issue (PR9PR13, PR15, PR18, PR20). First four original gum, h.r., last four unused (no gum), bright colors, few small faults, Fine-Very Fine group, six with certificates

2,270
700
2066
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2066, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)2c Black, 1875 Issue (PR9), 2c Black, 1875 Issue (PR9)2c Black, 1875 Issue (PR9). Block of four with full Continental Bank Note Co. imprint in bottom selvage, original gum, h.r., top right stamp slightly disturbed, bottom stamps natural horizontal gum crease at bottom, Fine appearance, with 2011 Weiss certificate

1,350
350
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2067
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2067, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)9c Black, 1875 Issue (PR14), 9c Black, 1875 Issue (PR14)9c Black, 1875 Issue (PR14). Original gum, h.r., pretty shade, wide margins, single nibbed perf at lower left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

500
900
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2068
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2068, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)12c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR16), 12c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR16)12c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR16). Unused (no gum), radiant color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00)

325
450
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2069
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2069, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)24c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR17), 24c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR17)24c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR17). Original gum, radiant color, small surface scuffs, otherwise Very Fine

850
475
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2070
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2070, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)36c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR18), 36c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR18)36c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR18). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and detailed impression, natural pre-printing paperfold at center, Very Fine, with 2013 PSAG certificate

850
250
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2071
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2071, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)48c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR19), 48c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR19)48c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR19). Unused (no gum), intense shade and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

450
375
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2072
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2072, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)72c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR21), 72c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR21)72c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR21). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,500
650
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2073
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2073, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)84c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR22), 84c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR22)84c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR22). Original gum, bright shade, Very Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,850
1,500
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2074
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2074, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)96c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR23), 96c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR23)96c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR23). Unused (no gum), rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

525
350
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2075
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2075, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24), $1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24)$1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color, Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,650
1,700
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2076
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2076, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$3.00 Vermilion, 1875 Issue (PR25), $3.00 Vermilion, 1875 Issue (PR25)$3.00 Vermilion, 1875 Issue (PR25). Original gum, vibrant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,500
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2077
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2077, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26), $6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26). Unused (no gum), deep shade on bright paper, fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
900
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2078
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2078, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27), $9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27)$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27). Slightly disturbed original gum, vibrant color, fresh and Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

4,000
750
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2079
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2079, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$12.00 Blue Green, 1875 Issue (PR28), $12.00 Blue Green, 1875 Issue (PR28)$12.00 Blue Green, 1875 Issue (PR28). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, fresh and Fine, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate, Scott Retail as no gum

1,750
400
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2080
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2080, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29), $24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29)$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29). Original gum, h.r., rich color, detailed impression

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $24.00 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

4,750
1,800
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2081
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2081, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30), $36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30)$36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30). Original gum with slight hinge removal mark, radiant color

FRESH AND FINE. A RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $36.00 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

This is the first example we have offered since 2008. A review using Power Search shows how rare this issue is in sound condition. Most examples we have offered have faults or tend to be very off-center

With 1980 and 2000 P.F. certificates

5,000
1,300
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2082
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2082, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$48.00 Red Brown, 1875 Issue (PR31), $48.00 Red Brown, 1875 Issue (PR31)$48.00 Red Brown, 1875 Issue (PR31). Original gum, deep rich color and detailed impression, tiny natural gum bend at bottom not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $48.00 1875 NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

This is one of the most difficult issues to obtain in choice, sound condition.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

7,000
3,500
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2083
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2083, 1875 Issue Unused (PR13-PR32)$60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32), $60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32)$60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color

FRESH AND VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $60.00 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

6,500
7,000
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