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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

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Category — Officials thru Newspapers and Periodicals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
727
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 727, Officials thru Newspapers and Periodicals2c Interior (O16), 2c Interior (O16)2c Interior (O16). Bottom left corner margin imprint and plate no. 45 block of twelve, original gum, not hinged but a few small spots and a tiny adherence would likely prevent it being certified as Mint N.H., vivid color, some gum soaks in left margin and just onto bottom left stamp, Fine

1,050
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728
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 728, Officials thru Newspapers and Periodicals3c Interior, Soft Paper (O98), 3c Interior, Soft Paper (O98)3c Interior, Soft Paper (O98). Top left corner margin imprint and plate no. 27 block of 20, comprising the the top two rows of the sheet, original gum, gum loss on the left three vertical pairs, signed "Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, Feby 19, 1938," some small faults including some selvage missing and separations, Fine, an interesting collateral item, ex Curtis

E. 300-400
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729
 
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730
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(22c) Red, White & Blue, "D" Official Coil (O139). Fifty sealed rolls of 100, still in the original Post Office box, Scott Retail as 2,500 pairs, without premium for the plate number strips

26,250
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731°
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 731, Officials thru Newspapers and Periodicals$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29), $24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29)$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29). Original gum, minor h.r., lovely margins and centering, beautiful intense color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $24.00 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER ISSUE. RARELY SEEN IN THIS SUPERB CONDITION.

Unobtrusive purple backstamp. With 1991 and 2008 P.F. certificates.

4,750
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732°
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 732, Officials thru Newspapers and Periodicals8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37), 8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37)8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37). Without gum as issued, crisp impression on bright paper, unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT 1875 NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING, SCOTT PR37.

Only 1,930 sold. With 2003 P.F. certificate

975
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733°
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 733, Officials thru Newspapers and Periodicals36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65), 36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65)36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65). Original gum, wide margins and almost perfectly centered, marvelous fresh color

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 36-CENT 1879 UNWATERMARKED NEWSPAPER ISSUE, SCOTT PR65.

With 2004 P.F. certificate for block of three and 2007 P.F. certificate for single (XF 90). This is the highest grade awarded. P.S.E. has only graded one, at 20

1,000
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734°
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 734, Officials thru Newspapers and Periodicals$1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71). Mint N.H, $1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71). Mint N.H$1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71). Mint N.H., exceptional depth of color, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE $1.92 1879 NEWSPAPER ISSUE IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION. A WONDERFUL CONDITION RARITY.

We have offered only one other Mint N.H. example of this issue since keeping computerized records. Ex Inman. With 2001 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,200.00 as hinged, which bears no relation to the last sale of this stamp in 2016 when it realized $2,600 hammer). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by no others. The next highest for a Mint N.H. stamp is VF 80. Scott Retail as hinged

550
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735
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 735, Officials thru Newspapers and Periodicals$6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101), $6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101)$6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, small crease at left center not noted on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 1960 P.F. certificate as PR101, with 2019 P.F. certificate stating "It is not Scott 101, rather it is a genuine Scott No. PR73 variety, ABN Co. Special Printing, previously hinged", the most recent certificate claims this is a Colman special printing, we leave it to buyers to determine for themselves, offered on its own merits, ex Lyons, with 1960 P.F. certificate as Scott PR101, with 2019 P.F. certificate as Scott PR73 variety

E. 1,000-1,500
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