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Sale 1150 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1259
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1259, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57), 2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57)2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, wide margins, sharp impression, Very Fine, catalogued as hinged singles

150
120
1260
nhbl
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1260, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues1c Black, 2c Black, 1879-85 Issues (PR57, PR81), 1c Black, 2c Black, 1879-85 Issues (PR57, PR81)1c Black, 2c Black, 1879-85 Issues (PR57, PR81). Mint N.H. blocks of four, rich shades, 1c with natural gum crease affecting two stamps, 2c with inclusion in bottom left stamp, Fine-Very Fine, 1c catalogued as singles, 2c as a hinged block

1,250
180
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1261
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1261, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57), 2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57)2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57). Two Mint N.H. blocks four four, fresh shades, one stamp with slight black offset on gum, Fine-Very Fine

700
225
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1262
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1262, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57), 2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57)2c Black, 1879 Issue (PR57). Block of ten, four left stamps Mint N.H., others with h.r., strong impression, largely separated between top and bottom rows, top left stamp with thin, Fine, catalogued as two hinged blocks of four and two hinged singles

850
0
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1263
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1263, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65), 36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65)36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65). Original gum, h.r. with few adherences on gum, deep rich color, tiny perf tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance

1,000
300
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1264
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1264, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues72c Red, 1879 Issue (PR68), 72c Red, 1879 Issue (PR68)72c Red, 1879 Issue (PR68). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color, fresh and Fine

1,500
900
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1265
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1265, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues$36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue, 60c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR77, PR86), $36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue, 60c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR77, PR86)$36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue, 60c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR77, PR86). $36.00 with large part original gum that is slightly disturbed, 60c original gum and h.r., well-centered, both with slight thin spots, Very Fine appearance

1,400
225
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1266
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1266, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78), $48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78). Original gum, single h.r., intense shade and impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. and 1999 P.F. certificates

900
300
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1267
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1267, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80), 2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80)2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80). Without gum as issued, deep shade and proof-like impression, wide margins, Very Fine

1,700
400
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1268
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1268, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81), 1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81)1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81). Five (pair and three singles), Mint N.H., faint trace of gum toning affects three, otherwise Very Fine

1,125
140
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1269
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1269, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81), 1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81)1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, wide margins, rich shade, Very Fine and choice

450
325
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1270
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1270, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81), 1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81)1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81). Mint N.H. block of eight, attractive shade, Extremely Fine, catalogued as singles

1,800
1,000
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1271
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1271, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Mint N.H., imprint in the bottom selvage, fresh shade, Fine

1,275
250
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1272
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1272, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Mint N.H., deep shade, Very Fine

1,275
350
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1273
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1273, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Nine (five singles and two pairs), Mint N.H., rich shades, a couple minor natural gum bends, Fine-Very Fine

11,475
950
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1274
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1274, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Six (two singles and two pairs), Mint N.H., fresh shades, Fine

7,650
850
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1275
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1275, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, fresh, Fine-Very Fine

2,550
400
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1276
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1276, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, wide margins, light natural gum crease, Very Fine

2,550
300
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1277
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1277, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, light natural gum wrinkle, Fine-Very Fine

2,550
200
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1278
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1278, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Mint N.H. block of four, intense shade, minor perf separation, Fine, catalogued as singles

5,100
475
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1279
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1279, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Mint N.H. block of four, fresh shade, minor perf separation, top pair with light gum bend, Fine

5,100
375
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1280
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1280, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Block of four, original gum, bottom pair Mint N.H., rich shade, Fine-Very Fine, catalogued as singles

3,650
400
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1281
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1281, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Block of ten, original gum, hinge reinforcements between the two rows, right pair with natural gum crease, Fine, catalogued as two blocks of four and two singles

6,000
475
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1282
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1282, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Block of ten, original gum, h.r.'s, left block was separated and now hinge reinforced, positions 9 and 10 with internal tear, Fine appearance

6,000
450
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1283
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1283, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues36c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR97), 36c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR97)36c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR97). Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, reperfed at right, small thin spot at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. WE HAVE OFFERED ONLY TWO EXAMPLES OF THIS RARITY SINCE KEEPING COMPUTERIZED RECORDS. ONLY NINE ARE CONTAINED IN OUR CENSUS AND NONE ARE SOUND.

Our recently updated census of PR97 (available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/PR97/PR97.pdf ) contains nine unused examples, all with original gum. None are sound -- most have thin spots or creases.

Census No. PR97-OG-09. Ex Schwenk. With 1980 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates.

50,000
0
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1284
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1284, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98), 60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98)60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98). Original gum, natural vertical gum crease at left, tiny filled in hole to the right of "RS"

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 60-CENT 1894 NEWSPAPER ISSUE IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL NEWSPAPER STAMPS. ONLY SEVENTEEN UNUSED EXAMPLES ARE CONTAINED IN OUR RECORDS.

Our census of PR98 is available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/PR98/PR98.pdf . Of the seventeen unused and five used copies contained in our records, only two are potentially sound, and neither is as well-centered as this example.

Census No. PR98-OG-09. With 1990 P.S.E. and 2005 P.F. certificates, the latter not mentioning the gum crease

40,000
5,250
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1285
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1285, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98), 60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98)60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98). Original gum, bright color, thin spot at bottom and horizontal crease

FINE APPEARANCE. THE 60-CENT 1894 NEWSPAPER ISSUE IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL NEWSPAPER STAMPS. ONLY 18 UNUSED EXAMPLES ARE CONTAINED IN OUR RECORDS.

Our census of PR98 is available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/PR98/PR98.pdf . Of the 18 unused and four used copies contained in our records, only two are potentially sound.

Census No. PR98-OG-18. Offered to the market for the first time in more than 40 years. With 2017 P.F. certificate

40,000
3,750
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1286
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1286, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108), $2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108)$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108). Original gum, h.r., vivid color, tiny corner crease at top left, Very Fine appearance

2,250
0
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1287
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1287, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1879 thru 1895 Issues$20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111), $20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111)$20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111). Barely disturbed original gum which looks pristine to us, rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with especially wide margins at sides

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE $20.00 1895 UNWATERMARKED NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

None have been certified by The Philatelic Foundation in Mint N.H. condition. The Mint N.H. price should be removed from Scott Catalogue. Small red backstamp. With 2001 P.F. certificate as "slightly disturbed o.g."

3,250
950
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1288
og
Newspapers & Periodicals Balance. Scott album pages of unused stamps, including Nos. PR1-PR8, several without gum such as Nos. PR17-PR24, other better including Nos. PR72, PR76-PR79 (last no gum), PR81-PR89, several other better including PR110 (no gum), PR111, PR112 (no gum), PR113 (no gum), PR114-PR125, some faults, mostly Fine with some Very Fine, a valuable and desirable group

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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1289
 
Newspapers & Periodicals Extensions Balance. Seven stamps, with Nos. PR6 (2) and PR8 each reperforated at top, PR10, PR12, PR15 and PR61, mostly with small faults, two with previous P.F. certificates not mentioning faults, mostly Very Fine appearance, each with 2016 P.F. certificate

1,840
350
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1290
og
Newspapers & Periodicals Balance. 14 unused stamps, Nos. PR14 (no gum), PR58 and PR114-PR125, mostly h.r., rich colors, Very Fine group

694
180
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