Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 December, 2021

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Category — Newspapers and Periodicals

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744
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Sale 1247, Lot 744, Newspapers and Periodicals5c-25c 1875 Reprints (PR5-PR7). Without gum as issued, panes of ten from the top half of the sheet, imprint and plate nos. 38, 39, and 40 respectively, remarkably fresh, 25c with a few perf separations at top

VERY FINE. A SHOWPIECE SET OF PANES OF TEN OF THE 1875 NEWSPAPER REPRINTS.

Power Search found no other set of panes offered by us. Scott value as two sets of blocks of four and two singles

Bid on this lot

8,400
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745
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Sale 1247, Lot 745, Newspapers and Periodicals$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27). Slightly disturbed original gum described on accompanying certificate as original gum, vivid color, Fine and scarce, this is one of the most difficult issues to obtain, many have similar centering and gum, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

4,500
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746
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Sale 1247, Lot 746, Newspapers and Periodicals1c-$60.00 1879-83 Newspaper Issue, Colman Special Printing (PR57 var-PR79 var, PR81 var). Privately perforated and gummed, complete set of all 25 denominations, including the unissued 9c, lightly hinged or Mint N.H., 48c small corner crease

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1894 COLMAN SPECIAL PRINTING OF THE 1879-83 NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

In 1894 this set was ordered by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing from the American Bank Note Co. to serve as samples. The stamps were printed from the original Continental Bank Note Co. plates. Washington D.C. stamp dealer Hamilton F. Colman obtained a set of imperforate panes of 50. He kept five sets imperforate and privately perforated the other 45. Colman was later indicted for illegal possession of these stamps, but was acquitted.

Each with 1985 P.F. certificate

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Sale 1247, Lot 746, Newspapers and Periodicals
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E. 2,000-3,000
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747
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Sale 1247, Lot 747, Newspapers and Periodicals84c Red, 1879 Issue (PR69). Original gum, h.r., intense shade, Fine, red backstamp, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate

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1,250
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748
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Sale 1247, Lot 748, Newspapers and Periodicals96c Red, 1879 Issue (PR70). Original gum, h.r., bright shade, Fine, red backstamp, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate

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1,200
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749
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Sale 1247, Lot 749, Newspapers and Periodicals$1.92 Pale Brown, 1879 Issue (PR71). Block of four with top left corner selvage, original gum that is disturbed in places, rich color, Fine and scarce block, Power Search lists only one other block offered in our sales

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2,500
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750
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Sale 1247, Lot 750, Newspapers and Periodicals$3.00 Red Vermilion, 1879 Issue (PR72). Original gum, vibrant color, Very Fine, red backstamp, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

625
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751
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Sale 1247, Lot 751, Newspapers and Periodicals$9.00 Orange, 1879 Issue (PR74). Original gum, h.r., vibrant color, Very Fine, red backstamp, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

800
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752
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Sale 1247, Lot 752, Newspapers and Periodicals10c Black, 1895 Issue (PR105). Original gum, h.r., deep shade, Extremely Fine, red backstamp, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

600
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