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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1248
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1248, Newspapers and Periodicals$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26), $6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26). Original gum, h.r., radiant color on bright paper, small vertical thin to right of h.r., appears Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate

4,000
325
1249
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1249, Newspapers and Periodicals96c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR99), 96c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR99)96c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR99). Part original gum, h.r., deep rich color, surface scuff at top left corner, horizontal crease is not very noticeable

VERY FINE CENTERING. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 96-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE. ONE OF THE GREATEST OF ALL NEWSPAPER ISSUE RARITIES -- ONLY ELEVEN ARE CONTAINED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our recently updated census of PR99 (available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/PR99/PR99.pdf ) contains eleven unused copies and none used. Of these only two are confirmed as sound (two others need to be re-examined for condition). Only five others are confirmed as having gum.

Census No. PR99-POG-11. With 2017 P.F. certificate

50,000
12,500
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1250
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1250, Newspapers and Periodicals50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107), 50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107)50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color on bright paper, fresh and Fine

2,750
750
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1251
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1251, Newspapers and Periodicals$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108), $2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108)$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108). Original gum, vivid color, fresh and Very Fine, ex Lutwak, with 1981 P.F. certificate

2,250
0
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