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Sale 1100 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday, 22 June, 2015

Category — Officials

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
92
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 92, Officials1c Justice (O25), 1c Justice (O25)1c Justice (O25). Block of four, Mint N.H., bright color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

2,200
425
93
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 93, Officials1c Justice (O25), 1c Justice (O25)1c Justice (O25). Horizontal block of ten, unused (no gum), couple sensible hinge reinforcements, Fine, a scarce block which we believe to be the largest known multiple of the 1c Justice, Scott Retail as unused singles

1,000
300
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94
ogbl
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 94, Officials2c Justice (O26), 2c Justice (O26)2c Justice (O26). Horizontal block of eight, original gum, some slight perf separation, bottom middle pair Mint N.H. with light fingerprint marks, one stamp with minute thin at top, still Fine-Very Fine, believed to be the largest known block of the 2c Justice, Scott Retail as two blocks of four

2,800
700
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95
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 95, Officials3c Treasury (O74), 3c Treasury (O74)3c Treasury (O74). Original gum, lightly hinged, Jumbo margins, pleasing shade, light vertical gum bend at right, otherwise Extremely Fine, Jumbo examples of Official Issues are seldom encountered, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

110
250
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96
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 96, Officials7c Treasury (O76), 7c Treasury (O76)7c Treasury (O76). Original gum, wide margins, dark shade, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

250
300
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97
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 97, Officials10c Treasury (O77), 10c Treasury (O77)10c Treasury (O77). Block of four, original gum, h.r.'s, bold color, Fine

1,075
130
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98
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 98, Officials24c Treasury (O80), 24c Treasury (O80)24c Treasury (O80). Horizontal strip of four, lightly cancelled, Fine-Very Fine, other than a block of 14 this is the only other used multiple of the 24c Treasury, ex Stone, Scott Retail for used singles

400
300
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99
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 99, Officials90c Treasury (O82), 90c Treasury (O82)90c Treasury (O82). Block of six, deep rich color, neat strikes of cork cancels, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, an exceedingly scarce block, especially in such choice condition, ex Twigg-Smith

E. 300-400
300
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100
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 100, Officials1c War (O83), 1c War (O83)1c War (O83). Block of four with selvage at left, bright color, few minor perf separations, otherwise Fine

1,050
100
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101
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 101, Officials2c War (O84), 2c War (O84)2c War (O84). Bottom margin imprint and plate no. 35 block of fourteen, natural s.e. and guide arrow at left, six stamps Mint N.H. (one with natural gum skip), fresh color, some perf separations reinforced incl. small piece of scotch tape in selvage

FINE-VERY FINE. A VERY SCARCE PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT WAR DEPARTMENT.

Plate blocks of the 2c and 3c consist of fourteen stamps, whereas other denominations are ten or twelve. The 2c War Department was not extensively remaindered after the discontinuance of Officials; therefore, plate blocks are rare.

3,750
2,100
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102
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 102, Officials7c-12c, 24c-30c War (O87-O89, O91-O92), 7c-12c, 24c-30c War (O87-O89, O91-O92)7c-12c, 24c-30c War (O87-O89, O91-O92). Blocks of four, original gum, h.r., 12c Mint N.H., fresh colors, Fine, an attractive set of blocks

3,475
325
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103
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 103, Officials10c War (O88), 10c War (O88)10c War (O88). Horizontal strip of three cancelled by bold Fort McKinney, Wyoming Terr. circular datestamp and duplex target cancel, trivial fault on right stamp, Fine, ex Markovits

E. 200-300
300
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104
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 104, Officials15c War (O90), 15c War (O90)15c War (O90). Block of four, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H. and particularly well-centered, rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

375
250
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105
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 105, Officials24c War (O91), 24c War (O91)24c War (O91). Top margin imprint and plate no. 86 block of ten, slightly disturbed original gum, warm pastel color, Fine

1,300
250
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106
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 106, Officials24c War (O91), 24c War (O91)24c War (O91). Bottom left corner imprint and plate no. 86 block of twelve, original gum, few h.r., bright color, attractive centering, Very Fine, ex Wampler, Scott Retail for a plate block and two singles

1,470
475
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107
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 107, Officials30c War (O92), 30c War (O92)30c War (O92). Bottom imprint and plate no. 81 block of twelve, original gum, three Mint N.H., few h.r., rich color, Very Good

1,850
700
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108
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 108, Officials90c War (O93), 90c War (O93)90c War (O93). Block of six, original gum, lightly hinged except for two stamps which are Mint N.H., deep shade and strong impression, Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,900
225
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109
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 109, Officials1c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O94), 1c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O94)1c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O94). Without gum as issued, incredibly bright color, trivial light thin, Fine, an attractive collectible example of this rare Official Soft Paper issue, with 2001 P.F. certificate

6,000
1,000
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110
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 110, Officials3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95), 3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95)3c Agriculture, Soft Paper (O95). Original gum, bright fresh color, single unpunched perf at top left, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, VF 80; SMQ $570.00)

550
750
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111
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 111, Officials1c Interior, Soft Paper (O96), 1c Interior, Soft Paper (O96)1c Interior, Soft Paper (O96). Original gum, lightly hinged and attractively centered, classic soft pastel shade of the Interior Department Soft Paper issue, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate for block from which this came and 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $390.00)

300
300
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112
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 112, Officials10c Interior, Soft Paper (O100), 10c Interior, Soft Paper (O100)10c Interior, Soft Paper (O100). Original gum, lightly hinged, stunning Jumbo margins all around, fresh color, Extremely Fine, a massive stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

110
225
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113
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 113, Officials10c Interior, Soft Paper (O100), 10c Interior, Soft Paper (O100)10c Interior, Soft Paper (O100). Mint N.H. block of four, bright color on fresh white paper, Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

1,000
120
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114
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 114, Officials15c Interior, Soft Paper (O102), 15c Interior, Soft Paper (O102)15c Interior, Soft Paper (O102). Original gum, well-centered, incredibly wide margins, Very Fine

400
300
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115
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 115, Officials15c Interior, Soft Paper (O102), 15c Interior, Soft Paper (O102)15c Interior, Soft Paper (O102). Block of four, original gum, couple hinge reinforcements, Fine

1,750
160
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116
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 116, Officials6c Justice, Soft Paper (O107), 6c Justice, Soft Paper (O107)6c Justice, Soft Paper (O107). Block of four, original gum, h.r., two stamps with light crease and minor perf separation, Fine

2,250
225
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117
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Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 117, Officials30c Treasury, Soft Paper (O112), 30c Treasury, Soft Paper (O112)30c Treasury, Soft Paper (O112). Unused (no gum), well-centered amid incredible Jumbo margins, deep rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, a stunning stamp with wonderful eye-appeal, with 1989 P.F. certificate

875
1,100
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118
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 118, Officials30c Treasury, Soft Paper (O112), 30c Treasury, Soft Paper (O112)30c Treasury, Soft Paper (O112). Neat cancels, rich color, small corner crease ending in a tear at top right, appears Extremely Fine, scarce in used condition, with 2003 P.F. certificate

425
200
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119
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 119, Officials3c War, Soft Paper (O116), 3c War, Soft Paper (O116)3c War, Soft Paper (O116). Tied on piece by "Fort Snelling, Minn., Feb 28, 1884" circular datestamp, Very Fine strike

E. 150-200
80
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120
 
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 120, OfficialsFancy Cancels on Official Stamps, Fancy Cancels on Official StampsFancy Cancels on Official Stamps. Group of eleven items, some of the better items incl. Skull and Crossbones on 3c Agriculture (O95), Kicking Mule on 6c War (O86 -- a wonderful strike), Fort Leavenworth Honeycomb on 1c War (O114), violet Anchor on 12c Agriculture (O6), among others, in addition there is a 6c Dull Pink (159) with green Star in double-circle of dots, some stamps with trivial faults, Fine-Very Fine strikes

E. 400-500
900
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