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Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
908
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 908, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)1865-75 5c-25c Newspaper, 1865 Issue and 1875 Reprint (PR2/PR8), 1865-75 5c-25c Newspaper, 1865 Issue and 1875 Reprint (PR2/PR8)1865-75 5c-25c Newspaper, 1865 Issue and 1875 Reprint (PR2/PR8). Nos. PR2, 4, 5, 7 and 8, without gum as issued, last with some slight toning, Fine

2,075
1,000
909
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 909, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)25c Carmine Red, Colored Border, 1865 Issue (PR3a), 25c Carmine Red, Colored Border, 1865 Issue (PR3a)25c Carmine Red, Colored Border, 1865 Issue (PR3a). Without gum as issued, wide margins, brilliant color, Very Fine example of this shade variety, with 2002 P.F. certificate

425
225
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910
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 910, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)10c Dark Bluish Green, 1875 Reprint (PR6), 10c Dark Bluish Green, 1875 Reprint (PR6)10c Dark Bluish Green, 1875 Reprint (PR6). Without gum as issued, deep rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

250
275
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911
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2c-$48.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1875 Issue (PR9/PR31). Unused stamps on album pages, complete for the issue less Nos. PR10, 11, 13, 22, 27, 29 and 32, either no gum or regummed, fresh colors, some flaws to be expected, Fine or appear so, three P.F. certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $12,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,400
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912
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 912, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)3c Black, 1875 Issue (PR10), 3c Black, 1875 Issue (PR10)3c Black, 1875 Issue (PR10). Original gum, h.r. at bottom, intense shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

300
475
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913
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 913, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)84c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR22), 84c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR22)84c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR22). Unused (no gum), bright shade, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

650
425
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914
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 914, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27), $9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27)$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27). Original gum, h.r., intense color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE $9.00 1875 ISSUE NEWSPAPER STAMP.

Sound, original-gum and centered examples of high-denomination Newspaper stamps, particularly of the First Issue, are incredibly rare. Only a handful of PR27's exist in this grade.

Ex "Vineyard". With 1984 and 2000 P.F. certificates

4,000
2,200
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915
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 915, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32), $60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32)$60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32). Unused (no gum), rich color, fresh and Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

2,400
850
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916
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 916, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR33a), 2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR33a)2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing, Horizontally Ribbed Paper (PR33a). Without gum as issued, huge margins, bright shade and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, only the 2c, 3c and 4c are known on this paper, with 2002 P.F. certificate

500
600
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917
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 917, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)4c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR35), 4c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR35)4c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR35). Without gum as issued, intense shade, fresh and Fine

700
140
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918
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 918, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)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, detailed impression on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. and 2003 P.F. certificates

900
450
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919
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 919, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)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, bright and fresh, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

975
800
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920
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 920, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)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, balanced margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp and scarce in this condition, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,050
1,200
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921
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 921, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39), 10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39)10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39). Without gum as issued, intense shade, Fine

1,400
750
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922
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 922, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)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, pretty pastel color, Very Fine

1,500
350
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923
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 923, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41), 24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41)24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, perfs touched at right, about Fine, only 411 sold, with 1992 P.F. certificate

2,100
550
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924
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 924, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)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, brilliant color, nicely balanced margins

VERY FINE. A SCARCE AND FRESH EXAMPLE OF THE 48-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 268 sold. With 2001 P.F. certificate

4,000
1,600
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925
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 925, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44), 60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44)60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44). Without gum as issued, bright color, perfs in at left, nibbed perf at top, otherwise Fine, only 222 sold

4,000
600
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926
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2c-$60.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1879 Issue (PR57/PR79). 17 stamps, complete to the 96c, then includes the $3.00, $24.00 and $60.00 values, Nos. PR64, PR 66-70 and PR 72 unused (no gum), others original gum, h.r., bright colors, a couple minor flaws, overall Fine, PR76 with 2006 P.F. certificate

6,825
1,500
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927
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 927, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71), $1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71)$1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71). Original gum, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

550
250
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928
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 928, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$6.00 Blue, 1879 Issue (PR73), $6.00 Blue, 1879 Issue (PR73)$6.00 Blue, 1879 Issue (PR73). Original gum, vivid color, attractive margins and centering, Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,050
700
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929
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 929, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74), $9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74)$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74). Original gum, vibrant color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

800
750
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930
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 930, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75), $12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75)$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

850
375
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931
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 931, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77), $36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77)$36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

850
300
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932
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 932, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78), $48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2003 P.F. certificate

850
550
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933
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 933, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80), 2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80)2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80). Without gum as issued, intense shade on bright white paper, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (VF 80), lot also incl. 1885 Issue No. PR81, original gum, lightly hinged, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,795
550
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934
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 934, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)12c-72c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82-PR86), 12c-72c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82-PR86)12c-72c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82-PR86). 12c unused (no gum), 60c part original gum, others original gum, couple h.r., bright colors, 12c with small thin spot, overall Fine, three P.F. certificates accompany

2,110
650
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935
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 935, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)84c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR88), 84c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR88)84c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR88). Original gum, bright color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

850
425
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936
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 936, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)96c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR89), 96c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR89)96c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR89). Original gum, beautiful color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

750
425
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937
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 937, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90), 1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90)1c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR90). Mint N.H., detailed impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,000
375
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938
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 938, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)4c-24c Newspapers & Periodicals, 1894 Issue (PR92, PR94-PR96), 4c-24c Newspapers & Periodicals, 1894 Issue (PR92, PR94-PR96)4c-24c Newspapers & Periodicals, 1894 Issue (PR92, PR94-PR96). Original gum (96c large part), each with flaws incl. thins and or creases, appear Fine, a scarce group in any condition, PR94 with 2006 P.F. certificate

8,100
1,200
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939
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 939, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)1c-$20.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1895 Issue (PR102-PR105, PR107-108, PR110-111), 1c-$20.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1895 Issue (PR102-PR105, PR107-108, PR110-111)1c-$20.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1895 Issue (PR102-PR105, PR107-108, PR110-111). 1c, 5c and 10c original gum, others no gum, attractive margins and centering, small flaws, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a difficult group to find in any condition

4,720
800
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940
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 940, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109), $5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109)$5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109). Slightly disturbed original gum, h.r., bright color, Very Fine

2,100
1,000
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 941, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112), $50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112)$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,100
325
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942
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 942, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113), $100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113). Original gum, h.r., rich color, tiny thins at top and reperfed at top and right, otherwise Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

3,500
350
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943
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1c-$100.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR125). 1c-$20.00 Mint N.H., other two lightly hinged, rich colors, $5.00 small corner crease, still fresh and Fine-Very Fine set

905
325
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944
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1c-$5.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR114-PR121). Plate blocks of six, 1c, 2c, 5c, 25c, 50c Mint N.H., 10c one stamp with gum loss and thinned, $2.00 not hinged but reinforced perf seps in selvage knock it out of Mint N.H. category, $5.00 lightly hinged, some minor perf seps incl. in selvage of $5.00, Fine and attractive group, Scott Retail as all hinged

3,275
900
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945
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 945, Newspapers and Periodicals (Scott PR2-PR125)$10.00-$100.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR122-PR125), $10.00-$100.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR122-PR125)$10.00-$100.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, 1895 Watermarked Issue (PR122-PR125). Right imprint and plate no. blocks of six of the four top values, $10.00 Mint N.H., a few facial scuffs, otherwise Very Fine, $20.00 ink adherence on gum from a $50.00 plate block and some reinforcement in selvage, Very Fine, $50.00 ink adherence on gum from a $100.00 plate block, reinforced perf separations in selvage, Fine-Very Fine, $100.00 perf separations reinforced in selvage (center selvage piece reattached), otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail counting PR122 as hinged

3,975
650
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