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Sale 1197 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 14-15 March, 2019

Category — 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1981
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1981, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. single error in a strip of three with two normal 2c stamps, bright color, right 2c stamp with small natural inclusion, Very Fine, Scott Retail as a single

800
375
1982
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1982, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. in strip of three with two 2c, brilliant color on bright paper, fresh and Fine

800
325
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1983°
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1983, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)11c Dark Green (473), 11c Dark Green (473)11c Dark Green (473). Mint N.H., deep rich color, exceptional centering with wide margins, bright and fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,000.00), only two grade higher

90
1,400
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1984
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1984, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)20c Light Ultramarine (476), 20c Light Ultramarine (476)20c Light Ultramarine (476). Mint N.H. with left selvage, bright color, choice centering and margins, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

475
550
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1985
og
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1985, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Rich color, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 1971 P.F. certificate

850
900
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1986
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1986, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Beautifully balanced margins, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

600
700
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1987
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1987, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c Green, Coil (486), 1c Green, Coil (486)1c Green, Coil (486). Mint N.H. pair, mathematically perfect centering, rich color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $450.00), one of only eight pairs at this perfect grade with none higher

4
325
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1988
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1988, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c Green, Coil (486), 1c Green, Coil (486)1c Green, Coil (486). Mint N.H. pair, mathematically perfect centering, rich color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $450.00), one of only eight pairs at this perfect grade with none higher

4
400
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1989
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1989, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only two others

275
1,300
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1990
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1990, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (487). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color and detailed impression, near perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00), only three grade higher (highest is 100)

65
400
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1991
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1991, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)2c, 4c 1916-17 Coils (487, 495), 2c, 4c 1916-17 Coils (487, 495)2c, 4c 1916-17 Coils (487, 495). Mint N.H. pairs of each, exceptional centering and margins, fresh colors, Extremely Fine Gems, No. 487 with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $225.00), No. 495 with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00), only three grade higher

115
225
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1992
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1992, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (488), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (488)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (488). Mint N.H. joint line pair, wonderful depth of color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only two others

90
1,900
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1993
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1993, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489). Mint N.H. joint line pair, wide margins and precise centering, pastel color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Clipper City", with 2004 and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $475.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a joint line pair and it is shared by only five others, P.S.E. does not even price this issue at the 98 grade and we feel the price for the 95 grade does not adequately convey its rarity in this condition

70
1,700
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1994
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1994, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489). Mint N.H. pair, rich color on crisp paper, precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), only one pair has graded higher (at 100)

22
350
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1995
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1995, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (489). Mint N.H. pair, near perfect centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $375.00), only one grades higher (at 100)

22
425
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1996
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1996, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c Green, Coil (490), 1c Green, Coil (490)1c Green, Coil (490). Mint N.H. joint line pair, essentially perfect centering, fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $350.00), this is the highest grade awarded with only three others equal, also underpriced in SMQ as the last example we offered realized $700 hammer

7
600
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1997
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1997, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c Green, Coil (490), 1c Green, Coil (490)1c Green, Coil (490). Mint N.H., gorgeous color, mathematically perfect centering and wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $300.00), this is the highest grade awarded

1
500
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1998
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1998, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Joint line pair, radiant color, bold strikes of duplex cancel, minor surface rubbing, few perf separations at bottom

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USED JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II, SCOTT 491. OUR CENSUS RECORDS JUST 12 USED JOINT LINE MULTIPLES.

Unlike many other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492.

Our census of used joint line multiples of Scott 491, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/491 , records ten joint line pairs, a strip of three, and a strip of five. Most are off-center either top to bottom or side to side or both.

Census No. 491-CAN-LP-11. With 2013 P.F. certificate

20,000
5,500
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1999
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1999, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Pair, neat Pa. wavy-line machine cancel, intense color, small corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, a scarce used pair, with 2008 P.F. certificate

3,750
600
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2000
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2000, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Coil (491). Rich color, neat wavy-line machine cancel, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $975.00)

800
500
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2001
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2001, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492), 2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492)2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (492). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Scarsdale", "Golden Oak" and "Clipper City", with 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by seven others, we are not sure why the SMQ value is stuck at $500.00, since this pair brought more each of the last three times we have sold it (last was $800 in 2017)

115
900
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2002
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2002, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. joint line pair, rich color, detailed impression, magnificent centering with unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect, ex Hoffman, 2002 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,600.00), this is one of only two examples at this lofty grade with only one higher (at 98J), when this was originally submitted to P.S.E., it came back accompanied by a note from master grader William A. Litle stating "I believe the first 98NH 493LP - and close to 100NH" (note no longer accompanies)

230
2,200
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2003
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2003, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. joint line pair, intense shade and impression, beautiful centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Hanover", with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $775.00), only three have graded higher (highest is 98J)

230
450
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2004
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2004, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493), 3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493)3c Violet, Ty. I, Coil (493). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00), only one has graded higher (at 100)

75
375
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2005
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2005, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494), 3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494)3c Violet, Ty. II, Coil (494). Mint N.H. joint line pair, pretty color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF 90), by way of comparison, P.S.E. has graded only one joint line pair higher (at 95)

160
800
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2006
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2006, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Mint N.H. joint line pair, brilliant color, crisp impression, both stamps perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Whitman, with 1998 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,500.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only five others

160
1,300
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2007
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2007, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Mint N.H. joint line pair, rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Hoffman, with 2001 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00), only six line pairs have been graded higher (all at 98)

160
475
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2008
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2008, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Mint N.H. pair, rich color, essentially perfect centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00), only three have graded higher (all at 100)

50
425
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2009
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2009, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495), 4c Orange Brown, Coil (495)4c Orange Brown, Coil (495). Pair, magnificent centering with wide margins, rich color, oval cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95, SMQ $400.00 for 95), only one other used pair shares this grade with none higher

20
500
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2010
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2010, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)5c Blue, Coil (496), 5c Blue, Coil (496)5c Blue, Coil (496). Mint N.H. joint line pair, rich color and detailed impression, wide and well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Curtis, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $625.00), only one has graded higher (at 100)

65
700
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2011
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2011, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497), 10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497). Mint N.H. joint line pair, wide and balanced margins, a hint of oxidation, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00), only two grade higher

260
450
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2012
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2012, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497), 10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497)10c Orange Yellow, Coil (497). Mint N.H. pair, radiant color, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $575.00)

85
400
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2013
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2013, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 493, 495-497), 1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 493, 495-497)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 493, 495-497). Nine Mint N.H. pairs, complete for the set less the rare No. 491 and Nos. 492 and 494, each with superb centering and margins, bright and fresh colors, Extremely Fine Gems, each with P.S.E. certificate graded Superb 98, total SMQ $3,585.00, Nos. 488 and 490 are the highest graded pairs in the P.S.E. Population Report

E. 2,000-2,500
2,300
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2014
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2014, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c, 5c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486, 490, 496), 1c, 5c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486, 490, 496)1c, 5c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486, 490, 496). Balance of three Mint N.H. joint line pairs and one Mint N.H. pair, each P.S.E. graded, joint line pairs include Nos. 486 (XF-Superb 95), 490 (XF-Superb 95) and 496 (XF-Superb 95), also a pair of No. 496 (Superb 98), fresh and Extremely Fine Gems, total SMQ $865.00

E. 400-500
600
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2015
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2015, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497), 1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497). Complete set of 11 used pairs (less the rare No. 491), each with choice centering and margins, duplex and machine cancels plus one boxed, Extremely Fine Gems, a difficult set to assemble used with such choice centering, nine with P.S.E. certificates graded XF-Superb 95 (No. 494 is a P.F. certificate), Nos. 488 and 492 graded XF 90, total SMQ $2,630.00 as all P.S.E. graded, No. 487 is the highest graded, lot also includes used No. 686 pair graded XF-Superb 95 (only one grades higher)

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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2016
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2016, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497), 1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497)1c-10c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-497). Complete set of 11 used singles (less the rare No. 491), each with outstanding centering and margins, all with neat cancels, Extremely Fine Gems, a difficult set to assemble used with such choice centering, ten with P.S.E. certificates graded XF-Superb 95, No. 487 graded XF 90, total SMQ $1,195.00

E. 500-750
800
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2017
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2017, 1916-22 Issues (Scott 462-497)1c-5c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-496), 1c-5c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-496)1c-5c 1916-22 Rotary Press Coils (486-490, 492-496). 10 used singles, complete for the set less the rare No. 491 and No. 497, includes an extra No. 495, each with outstanding centering and margins, neat mostly machine cancels, Extremely Fine Gems, a difficult set to assemble used with such choice centering, ten with P.S.E. certificates graded XF-Superb 95, No. 487 graded XF 90, total SMQ $1,035.00

E. 500-750
650
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