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Sale 1234 — The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 29-30 April, 2021

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Category — Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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498
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 498, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)12c Red, 1879 Issue (PR63), 12c Red, 1879 Issue (PR63)12c Red, 1879 Issue (PR63). Original gum, bright color, trivial natural inclusion on back not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, ex Geisler, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (OG, VF 80; SMQ $405.00)

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500
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499
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 499, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)24c Red, 1879 Issue (PR64), 24c Red, 1879 Issue (PR64)24c Red, 1879 Issue (PR64). Original gum, attractive margins and centering, bright color, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

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500
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500
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 500, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65), 36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65)36c Red, 1879 Issue (PR65). Original gum, rich color, Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

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1,000
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501
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 501, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)48c Red, 1879 Issue (PR66), 48c Red, 1879 Issue (PR66)48c Red, 1879 Issue (PR66). Original gum, h.r., bright color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine, ex "Vineyard" and Geisler, with 2001 P.F. certificate

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1,000
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 502, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)60c Red, 1879 Issue (PR67), 60c Red, 1879 Issue (PR67)60c Red, 1879 Issue (PR67). Unused (no gum), rich color, Very Fine

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550
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503
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 503, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)72c Red, 1879 Issue (PR68), 72c Red, 1879 Issue (PR68)72c Red, 1879 Issue (PR68). Disturbed original gum, rich color, tiny tear at top, appears Fine

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1,500
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504
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 504, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)96c Red, 1879 Issue (PR70), 96c Red, 1879 Issue (PR70)96c Red, 1879 Issue (PR70). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, well-centered, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

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525
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505
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 505, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$3.00 Red Vermilion, 1879 Issue (PR72), $3.00 Red Vermilion, 1879 Issue (PR72)$3.00 Red Vermilion, 1879 Issue (PR72). Original gum, vivid color, fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

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625
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506
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 506, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79), $60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79)$60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79). Original gum, h.r., rich color, small corner crease at bottom right, appears Fine, with 2021 P.F. certificate

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850
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507
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 507, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$6.00 Blue, 1879 Issue (PR73), $6.00 Blue, 1879 Issue (PR73)$6.00 Blue, 1879 Issue (PR73). Original gum, bright color, Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

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1,050
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508
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 508, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75). Mint N.H, $12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75). Mint N.H$12.00 Yellow Green, 1879 Issue (PR75). Mint N.H., intense color, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and very scarce in centered Mint N.H. condition, ex Drucker, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott value as hinged

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850
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509
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 509, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76), $24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76)$24.00 Dark Violet, 1879 Issue (PR76). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep dark color, three wide margins, fresh and Fine

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800
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510
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 510, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77), $36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77)$36.00 Indian Red, 1879 Issue (PR77). Original gum, h.r., rich color, Fine

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850
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511
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 511, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78), $48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78)$48.00 Yellow Brown, 1879 Issue (PR78). Original gum, minor h.r., well-centered with beautifully balanced margins top-to-bottom and side-to-side, Very Fine and choice

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900
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512
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 512, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79), $60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79)$60.00 Purple, 1879 Issue (PR79). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

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850
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513
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 513, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80), 2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80)2c Intense Black, 1883 Special Printing (PR80). Without gum as issued, intense shade on bright paper, Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

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1,750
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514
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 514, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)12c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82), 12c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82)12c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR82). Original gum, three huge margins, pretty pastel color, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

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200
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515
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 515, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)72c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR87), 72c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR87)72c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR87). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, fresh and Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

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550
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516
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 516, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)96c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR89), 96c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR89)96c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR89). Original gum, h.r., rich color on bright paper, Fine, small backstamp

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750
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517
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 517, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92), 4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92)4c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR92). Original gum, intense shade and detailed impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice

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550
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518
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 518, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)6c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR93), 6c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR93)6c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR93). Unused (no gum), detailed impression, Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

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1,900
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519
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 519, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)10c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR94), 10c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR94)10c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR94). Original gum, perfs just in at right, Fine, scarce, with 2006 P.F. certificate

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1,300
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520
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 520, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)12c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR95), 12c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR95)12c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR95). Disturbed original gum, bright color, three wide margins, small thin spot at left edge, appears Fine, with 2021 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

2,400
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521
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 521, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)24c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR96), 24c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR96)24c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR96). Original gum, h.r., radiant color and crisp impression, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

The high-denomination 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau issues are extremely rare and often plagued with poor centering and faults. This is one of the finest we have offered.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

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3,750
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522
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 522, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)36c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR97), 36c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR97)36c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR97). Original gum, rich color, light creases

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 36-CENT 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS STAMPS. ONLY NINE ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS AND NONE ARE SOUND. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST.

Our census of PR97, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/PR97 , contains ten unused examples, all with original gum, including one in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library. None are known used. Three are only known from old black and white photos. None are sound -- most have thin spots or creases. Six have perfs touching the design on at least one side. The example offered here is one of the best-centered examples.

Census no. PR97-OG-04. With 1994 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

50,000
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523
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 523, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98), 60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98)60c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR98). Original gum, h.r., radiant color, two light vertical creases at left

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 60-CENT 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. ONLY 19 UNUSED EXAMPLES ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS.

Our census of PR98, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/PR98 , contains 20 unused and 6 used examples, including one unused and one used in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library. Of the unused examples available to collectors, only three are confirmed as sound. The three sound copies include one straight edge at top, and all three have perfs in on one side. Centering on examples with faults also tends to be poor.

Census no. PR98-OG-19. With 2001 P.F. certificate

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40,000
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524
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 524, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)96c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR99), 96c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR99)96c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR99). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1894 96-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. ONE OF THE GREATEST OF ALL NEWSPAPER ISSUE RARITIES -- ONLY ELEVEN ARE CONTAINED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of PR99, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/PR99 , contains eleven unused and no used examples of this rarity. Only three are confirmed as sound (one other needs to reexamined for condition). Seven have gum or part gum. The example offered here has the best centering of the three sound copies, all of which have gum.

Census no. PR99-OG-09. Ex Dr. Clarke Yarbrough. With 1980 P.F. certificate

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50,000
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525
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 525, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$3.00 Scarlet, 1894 Issue (PR100), $3.00 Scarlet, 1894 Issue (PR100)$3.00 Scarlet, 1894 Issue (PR100). Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, centering is typical for the issue, sealed tear at top left

FINE APPEARANCE.ONLY ELEVEN EXAMPLES OF THE 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS, AND ONLY TWO ARE CONFIRMED AS SOUND. ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF THE ISSUE.

Our census of PR100, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/PR100 , contains 12 examples, including one in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library. Only two are confirmed as sound -- numbers 3 and 6 -- but number 6 has perfs touching the design at right. Several others also have perforations touching the design.

Census no. PR100-OG-01. 1967 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies. With 1994 P.F. certificate.

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50,000
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526
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 526, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101), $6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101)$6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101). Original gum, small h.r., radiant color, completely sound

VERY FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $6.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. ONLY 13 UNUSED EXAMPLES ARE AVAILABLE, INCLUDING SIX WITH GUM. THIS IS ONE OF THREE AVAILABLE SOUND EXAMPLES WITH ORIGINAL GUM. A PHENOMENAL RARITY.

Our census of PR101, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/PR101 , contains 14 unused and two used examples, including one in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library. Of these, only six have original gum. Three original-gum examples have faults, including a repair, reperfing and thins. Only three original-gum stamps are sound -- the ex-Inman copy, one offered in our 1990 Rarities sale, and the example offered here. Four stamps without gum are also sound, but one has a straight edge.

Census no. PR101-OG-12. Ex Engel. With 1986 P.F. certificate

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50,000
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527
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 527, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)25c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR106), 25c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR106)25c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR106). Original gum, bright shade, light natural gum wrinkle at bottom, Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

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750
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528
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 528, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107), 50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107)50c Carmine, 1895 Issue (PR107). Original gum, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

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2,750
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529
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 529, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108), $2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108)$2.00 Scarlet, 1895 Issue (PR108). Original gum, small h.r., bright color, Very Fine and attractive

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2,250
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 530, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109), $5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109)$5.00 Ultramarine, 1895 Issue (PR109). Unused (no gum), rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine, two small backstamps, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

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800
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531
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 531, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$10.00 Green, 1895 Issue (PR110), $10.00 Green, 1895 Issue (PR110)$10.00 Green, 1895 Issue (PR110). Original gum, rich color on bright paper, small corner crease at top left, short perf at upper left, Very Fine appearance

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2,250
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 532, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111), $20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111)$20.00 Slate, 1895 Issue (PR111). Unused (no gum), intense shade and impression, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

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1,200
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533
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 533, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112), $50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112)$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Issue (PR112). Original gum, radiant color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $50.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2001 A.P.S. and 2002 P.F. certificates

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2,750
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534
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 534, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR63-PR113)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113), $100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113)$100.00 Purple, 1895 Issue (PR113). Original gum, choice centering, purple backstamp partly shows thru, someone tried to remove the backstamp causing significant thinning, otherwise Very Fine, an excellent spacefiller

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3,500
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