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Sale 1240 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 20-21 July, 2021

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
614
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 614, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60), 6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60)6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60). Mint N.H., deep shade and proof-like impression reminiscent of the 1894 Bureau Issue and certified as such by P.S.E., well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate as Scott No. PR93 ($11,500.00 catalogue value), with 2021 P.F. certificate as Scott No. PR60 (and stating Mint N.H.), Scott value as hinged PR60 (unpriced as Mint N.H.)

125
700
615
ogbl
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 615, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post12c Red, 1879 Issue, 1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR63, PR81), 12c Red, 1879 Issue, 1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR63, PR81)12c Red, 1879 Issue, 1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR63, PR81). Blocks of four, first original gum, h.r., radiant color, few creases and thin spots, Fine-Very Fine appearance, second original gum, h.r., deep shade, detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex Schwenk

2,675
400
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616
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 616, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Unwatermarked Issue (PR112), $50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Unwatermarked Issue (PR112)$50.00 Dull Rose, 1895 Unwatermarked Issue (PR112). Original gum, barely hinged, faint natural gum bend not mentioned on accompanying certificate, brilliant color on bright paper, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $50.00 1895 UNWATERMARKED NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

Ex Schwenk. With 2004 P.F. certificate

2,750
2,400
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617
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 617, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post2c Parcel Post (Q2), 2c Parcel Post (Q2)2c Parcel Post (Q2). Mint N.H., brilliant color, near perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $650.00)

12
900
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618
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 618, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post5c Parcel Post (Q5), 5c Parcel Post (Q5)5c Parcel Post (Q5). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $850.00)

62
550
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619
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 619, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post15c Parcel Post (Q7), 15c Parcel Post (Q7)15c Parcel Post (Q7). Mint N.H., choice centering and margins, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate (XF 90 XQ)

170
500
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620
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 620, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post50c Parcel Post (Q10), 50c Parcel Post (Q10)50c Parcel Post (Q10). Original gum, certificate harshly notes area of gum loss where hinge was removed -- today's certificate would simply state OGh -- deep rich color, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,200.00), only three grade higher in both the OG and N.H. categories (for OG one at 98J, for N.H. one each at 98J and 100)

500
750
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621
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Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 621, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post50c Parcel Post (Q10), 50c Parcel Post (Q10)50c Parcel Post (Q10). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, wide balanced margins, bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Curtis, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

200
325
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622
 
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 622, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post50c Parcel Post (Q10), 50c Parcel Post (Q10)50c Parcel Post (Q10). Essentially perfect centering with wide margins, bright color, oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00), only one grades higher (at 98J)

45
400
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623
nh
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 623, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post75c Parcel Post (Q11), 75c Parcel Post (Q11)75c Parcel Post (Q11). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,650.00)

180
1,900
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624
og
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 624, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12), $1.00 Parcel Post (Q12)$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering and wide margins, Extremely Fine

250
250
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625
 
Sale Number 1240, Lot Number 625, Newspapers and Periodicals thru Parcel Post$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12), $1.00 Parcel Post (Q12)$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12). Wide margins and outstanding centering, dark shade, Chicago Ill. oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00)

40
225
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