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Sale 1156 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3852
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3852, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery25c Orange Red, Colored Border, 1865 Issue (PR3), 25c Orange Red, Colored Border, 1865 Issue (PR3)25c Orange Red, Colored Border, 1865 Issue (PR3). Without gum as issued, selvage at left and bottom, fresh color, Extremely Fine, this large-format stamp is scarce in sound condition, especially with such choice centering, ex Curtis, with 2015 P.F. certificate (XF 90), by way of comparison, the P.S.E. Population report lists only one PR3 graded 90, with none higher

400
600
3853
og
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3853, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38), 9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38)9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38). Without gum as issued, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate

1,050
1,200
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3854
og
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3854, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44), 60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44)60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44). Without gum as issued, radiant color, fresh and Fine, only 222 issued, with 2017 P.F. certificate

4,750
1,500
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3855
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3855, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74). Mint N.H, $9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74). Mint N.H$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74). Mint N.H., vibrant color, Very Fine and choice, scarce in Mint N.H. condition, with 2001 and 2017 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as hinged

800
850
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3856
og
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3856, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery2c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR91), 2c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR91)2c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR91). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 and 2017 P.F. certificates

450
160
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3857
nh
1c-25c Parcel Post (Q1-Q9). Singles through the 25c value, all but one Mint N.H., mostly Very Fine, also Mint N.H. right or left plate blocks of Q1-Q2, Very Fine

1,263
350
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3858
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3858, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery50c Parcel Post (Q10), 50c Parcel Post (Q10)50c Parcel Post (Q10). Mint N.H., rich color and choice centering, small corner bend, appears Extremely Fine

600
130
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3859
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3859, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery75c Parcel Post (Q11), 75c Parcel Post (Q11)75c Parcel Post (Q11). Mint N.H., deep shade and sharp impression on fresh paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

200
650
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3860
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3860, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery75c Parcel Post (Q11), 75c Parcel Post (Q11)75c Parcel Post (Q11). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, wide margins and nicely centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $425.00)

200
275
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3861
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3861, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery75c Parcel Post (Q11), 75c Parcel Post (Q11)75c Parcel Post (Q11). Mint N.H., well-centered, lovely Carmine color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

200
110
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3862
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3862, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12), $1.00 Parcel Post (Q12)$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12). Mint N.H., brilliant color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $900.00)

650
600
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3863
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3863, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery25c Special Handling (QE4), 25c Special Handling (QE4)25c Special Handling (QE4). Mint N.H., wide margins and essentially perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00)

37
275
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3864
c
Postal Stationery Unused Entire Collection, 1853-1971. Neatly mounted and identified on pages in two thick albums, numerous better items in the $50.00-$850.00 range incl. Nos. U2 (ex Barkhausen), U42, W126, U201-U202, U209-U210, U214 among much more, incl. a few used, the owner's Scott Retail alone is more than $15,000.00, mostly Fine-Very Fine, a great collection from which to build

E. 3,000-4,000
2,400
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3865
c
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3865, Newspapers and Periodicals, Parcel Post, Postal Stationery1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38), 1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38)1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38). Mint face card, without printed address on front and with Southern Railway Co. printed form on back, fresh and Very Fine, in 1916, during a war-time paper shortage, this substandard grade of card was used temporarily, for a period of about two months, they were not sold singly, but were supplied to printers, Scott Retail for mint card $3,250.00 and for preprinted (face) $625.00, USPCC catalogue advises that "clean face" cards are valued somewhere between mint and unused, with the rarer cards being closer to the mint price

E. 750-1,000
400
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3866
c
Postal Card Collection. Unused, largely complete thru 1979 with the exception of rarities (without printed address) incl. Nos. UX1, UX3, UX5-UX16, UX18-UX27, plus preprinted UX27D, unused UX33c (with P.F. certificate), some used incl. UX4, few minor faults (mostly light toning), Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
600
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