Sale #3019 - Session One - United States Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 1001 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 9X1TC2
    9X1TC2b, 9X1TC5a, 9X1TC5d, 1845 5c Trial Color Proofs, three different: 5c dull dark violet (9X1TC2b), close margins; 5c deep blue (9X1TC5a), small thin; 5c scarlet (9X1TC5d); F-VF group. (Scott $700).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1002 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 9X1P5a
    9X1P5a, New York, N.Y., 1845 5c Black, Plate proof on blue bond paper, , intense color and well centered with four well balanced margins, Extremely Fine, scarce. (Scott $150).
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 1003 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 1TC1b
    1TC1b, 1847 5c Blue, Trial Color Proof, large die proof on bond paper showing "cross hatching", some trivial light oxidation in design, still Very Fine. (Scott $800).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 220 USD

    Lot# : 1004 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 1TC1d
    1TC1d, 1847 5c Black, Trial Color Proof, large die proof on 64x75mm thin glazed card, trivial tiny natural inclusion, Very Fine. (Scott $800).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 1005 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E8b
    11-E8b, 1851 Green Essay, on Bond Paper, Draper, Welsh & Co., Philadelphia, Pa., die essay on approx. 32x37mm bond paper, light overinking in margins (trivial) and small spot in frameline, otherwise Very Fine and scarce. (Scott $300).
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1006 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E14Ab
    11-E14Ab, 1851 3c Essay on Bond, Bald, Cousland & Co., 2 die essays on bond, central design from triple die essays, one scarlet, other brown, each with light hinge stain on reverse only, both Very Fine appearing.
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1007 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E15a
    11-E15a, 1851 3c Essay, Bald, Cousland & Co., two die essays on india, one in black, other in red brown, both Very Fine. (Scott $1,500).
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 1008 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E17c
    11-E17c, 1903 3c Die Essay on Proof Paper, orange die essay on 47x54mm proof paper, printed through a mat, some light oxidation, Very Fine. (Scott $175).
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1009 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E17d
    11-E17d, 1903 3c Die Essay on Colored Bond Paper, orange brown on 49x59mm light blue bond paper, light hinge thin, Very Fine appearing. (Scott $300).
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 1010 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E18b
    11-E18b, 1851 3c Essay, Bald, Cousland & Co, two die essays, brown and red brown, mounted on card, both Very Fine. (Scott $350).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1011 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 12TC5f
    12TC5f, 1851 12c Olive green, trial color plate proof on wove paper, clear margins, Very Fine. Jakubek handstamp on reverse. (Scott $300).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 95 USD

    Lot# : 1012 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 40-47P3
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    40P3-47P3, 1875 1c-90c Reprints of 1857 Issues, complete, plate proofs on india, extremely fresh, spectacular colors, mostly Very Fine, a Premium set. 12c-90c with 1989 PF certificates. (Scott $790).
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 425 USD
    Hammer price : 425 USD

    Lot# : 1013 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 41TC
    41TC4, 48TC4, 1881 3c, 30c "Atlanta" Trial Color Proofs group of 3: 3c scarlet, 30c blue (slightly irregular cut at top), 30c green, all Very Fine, (Scott $300).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1014 Proofs and Essays

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    Three Different Colored Engraved Vignettes of Washington, mounted on star shaped mats, unattributed design, circa 1860, one with one slightly nibbed point, all Very Fine, very unusual.
    Start Price : 220 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1015 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 63-E9e
    1903 Schernikow Essays, group of six different: 63-E9e in red violet, 65-E2b in scarlet, 67-E2a in red brown, 69-E2a in black blue, 72-E2a in scarlet & 72-E5d in scarlet, couple trivial flaws, all fresh and attractive, Very Fine. (Scott $705).
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 260 USD

    Lot# : 1016 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 65-E3e
    65-E3e, 1903 3c Essay on Colored Card, die essay in brown on 57x57mm colored card showing full die sinkage, minor scuff on reverse, Very Fine appearing. (Scott $150).
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 95 USD

    Lot# : 1017 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 65S//208S
    65S//208S, 1861-1888 Specimens, 8 specimen overprints, include: 65S (3 slightly different shades, one o.g., others unused), 76S (o.g., note double perfs), 72S (o.g.), 73S (o.g.), 77S (unused), 208 (unused), overall F-VF (Scott $1,430).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1018 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 67-E1b
    1903 Schernikow Essays, group of 11 different, 67-E1b in brown, 69-E1b in eight different shades, 69-E1c, black on green bond, 72E1b, blue on ivory colored card (corner crease), otherwise all Very Fine, interesting group. (Scott $795).
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 270 USD

    Lot# : 1019 Proofs and Essays

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    American Bank Note Company Essays, unlisted in Scott (similar to 67-E6), non denominated, die on india, one in deep blue other in vermilion (thin at top), otherwise F-VF, unusual and attractive,
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1020 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 73-E6c
    73-E6c, 1861-66 10c Essay, Indian Vignette, typographed impressions from woodcut, blue plate essay pair on soft cream card, Extremely Fine. (Scott $1,200).
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 1021 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 73-E6c
    73-E6c, 1861-66 10c Essay, Indian Vignette, typographed impression from woodcut, red plate essay on soft cream card, mounting stain on reverse not impacting design, Very Fine aqppearing. (Scott $600).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1022 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 73S
    73S-B, 1863 2c Black, "Specimen" overprint, extremely fresh, near full o.g., h.r., Fine and scarce with just 1,306 overprinted. (Scott $350).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 1023 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 79-E8a
    79-E8a, Henry Lowenburg 1867 3c Decalcomania Essays, on onionskin, various colors and quantities, singles, pairs and blocks of four and includes sheet of 25 in black, ideal for specialist, expect usual small faults attributed to the delicate nature of these essays, overall Fine. (Scott $502).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 190 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 1024 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 113-E3e
    1869 Small Numeral Essay's, small group of essays: 2c (113-E3e) blocks of four in orange brown and green (3 in ea. block NH), 3c (114-E6b), NH single in pale rose, 10c (116-E1ck) pair in dark ultramarine, one with light scuffing, all F-VF (Scott $1,055).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 1025 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 113-E3e
    113-E3e, 1869 2c Green, 2c Blue, Small Numeral essays plate on stamp paper, grilled & gummed, 2c Green o.g., 2c blue without gum, both F-VF. (Scott $160).
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 1026 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 112P4/129P4
    112P4//129P4, 1869 1c-90c Issue, complete set plate proofs on card, all bright and fresh, deep rich colors, Very Fine, a Premium set. (Scott $1,015).
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 1027 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 156TC4
    156TC4, 1873 1c Black, Trial Color Proof, black plate proof on card, partial plate number and full imprint bottom strip of 10, fresh and Very Fine. (Scott $120 as blocks of 4).
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1028 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 181-E1b
    181-E1b, 1903 Schernikow Die Essay, vignette master die "No. 14" , two slightly different vignettes of Washington, on proof paper in carmine, Very Fine. (Scott $100),
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1029 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 184-E4i
    184-E4i, 1903 3c Schernikow Essay, complete die essay in black on 54x64mm light green colored card, Very Fine. (Scott $150).
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1030 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 184-E5b
    184-E5b, 1903 3c Schernikow Essays, die "No. 1", on approx. 63x94mm proof paper, two different in dark carmine or violet, both Very Fine. (Scott $200).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1031 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 184-E8d
    1879 3c Green Coupon Essay, Azariah B. Harris, single coupon on bond, perf 12, gummed, small faults, Fine, seldom seen, also includes unlisted photo essay with blue control number 222 on reverse. (Scott $50 for listed essay only).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1032 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 186-E1b
    186-E1b, 188a-E1b, 1903 7c+6c, 24c+12c Schernikow Composite Essays, frames of 7c and 6c side by side, die on proof paper, two composite essays: one in dull yellow, other in dark navy blue, also includes: 24c+12c (188a-E1b) in dim scarlet, trivial ink mark in margin, all Very Fine. (Scott $300).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1033 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 209-E4a
    209-E4a, Franklin Vignette, die essay in dim orange on 27x23mm india paper, typical india paper thin, Fine, Kohler backstamp. (Scott $575).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1034 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 209-E6a
    209-E6a, Engraved Washington Vignette, die essay in dim deep carmine on 40x43mm india paper, minor natural india paper flaws, Very Fine. Kohler backstamp. (Scott $600).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1035 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 736P1
    736P1, 1934 3c Maryland Tercenary, large die proof on 56x35mm white wove paper, Very Fine, only a very few exist. (Scott $1,000).
    Start Price : 350 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 1036 Proofs and Essays

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    Essay and Proof Balance, small balance of 17 different, includes: 1TC2k on bond; 72TC1ae, large die proof reduced to stamp size; 73-E5a; 79-E65P5a; 114P3; 184-E4k in dull violet; 184-E5e, 2 blocks of 4, dim orange, carmine; 209S (type L); also includes several official proofs on card, dues on card, expect a few small flaws/faults, generally fresh and Fine or better. (Scott about $3,520).
    Start Price : 350 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 1037 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, very attractive centering with margins large to ample all around, red grid cancels, a premium stamp, 2008 PSE graded XF-90 certificate and 1996 PF certificate (SMQ $650)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1038 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Red brown, ample to large margins, attractive shade, light red grid cancel, Very Fine. (Scott $375).
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 290 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 1039 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Red brown, ample to wide margins except just in at top right, nice red circular grid cancel, Fine example (Scott $375)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 1040 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Pale Brown (4th Printing), right side sheet margin pair, large to huge margins, clear to slightly incross top, attractive shade and red grid cancels, Fine, ex Saadi, (Scott $850).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 210 USD
    Hammer price : 240 USD

    Lot# : 1041 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, horizontal pair, clear to ample margins, bold manuscript cancels and red straightline "Paid" handstamps, near Very Fine. ex Saadi, 1995 PF certificate. (Scott $475).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1042 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 2
    1-2, 1847 5c Red brown, 10c Black, attractive pair, 5c with four well balanced margins, attractive blue c.d.s., repair visable only in fluid, Very Fine appearing; 10c, well balanced margins, barely touching at bottom, rich color accented by red grid cancels, near Very Fine. (Scott $1,175).
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : 500 USD

    Lot# : 1043 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1a
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    1a, 1847 5c Dark brown, rich color, full to wide margins bottom and left with clear margins the other two sides, light blue town postmark, Fine and attractive example; 2016 PF certificate (Scott $925)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1044 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1b
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    1b, 1847 5c Orange brown, just clear to large margins with barest trace of a red cork cancel, a Fine sound example; 2016 PF certificate (Scott $750)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 1045 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1845 5c Red brown, horizontal pair tied on 1849 folded letter sheet to New Haven, Conn. by blue grids and matching numeral "10", indistinct Geneva, N.Y. cds, stamps ample margins to touching at right, left stamp with minor paper wrinkles, right stamp with vertical filefold, a Fine cover (Scott $1,000).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 1046 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, top margin single with margins large to touching at bottom, tied to 1849 folded letter sheet addressed to New York NY by blue grid cancel with accompanying Philadelphia 8/11 integral cds alongside, light toning along horizontal file crease (mentioned on cert), still Very Fine, an attractive position piece, 2010 PF ceritificate (Scott $450)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 1047 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Brown, four well balanced margins, tied on cover to Wallingford, Ct. by blue Philadelphia "5 cts" 8/19 cds, additional complete strike at right, Very Fine. (Scott $450).
    Start Price : 160 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 1048 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Brown, margins to barely in, not tied on cover to Mattapoisett, Mass. by manuscript "x" cancel, faint Kingston, Mass cds, light wax stain in address panel, otherwise Very Fine, scarce small town usage, . (Scott $275).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1049 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single with ample to large margins and incl sliver of adjacent stamp at lower left, tied to 1850 folded letter sheet addressed to Collinsville CT by red circled "6" with accompanying New York 1/10 cds alongside, ms. "paid" at upper left, cover light vertical file folds, still Very Fine and an uncommon cancel; signed Ashbrook (Scott $450)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : 220 USD

    Lot# : 1050 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, ample to close or barely touching at left and right, tied on cover to Northampton, Mass. by red Springfield, Mass, 7/30 cds with integral "5" rate, Very Fine, scarcer town usage, 2010 PF certificate. (Scott $450).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 230 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 1051 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, four margins and with "slip" or "kiss" print in "OFFICE" at top, tied on cover to Philadelphia, Pa. by indistinct red and blue Baltimore, Md. 3/3 cds, stamp with non-apparent creases at top left and right, still Very Fine, 1997 PSE certificate. (Scott $575).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 230 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 1052 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, large and well balanced margins, tied on folded letter sheet to Boston, Mass. by manuscript cancel, red Brooklyn, NY 8/8/(50) cds, stamp some dsamll faults, o/w Very Fine, 2002 PF certificate. (Scott $450).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1053 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Brown, four mostly large and well balanced margins, tied on folded letter sheet to South Weymouth, Mass by red grid, matching Boston, Mass. 9/21/(47) cds, Very Fine. (Scott $450).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 240 USD

    Lot# : 1054 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single with margins ample to just barely touching at right, tied to 1849 folded letter sheet addressed to Oregon IL by red St. Louis MO 12/29 cds, second strike of cds alongside, ms. "Mail Paid" at lower left, vertical file fold, light toning, still Very Fine, 2004 PF certificate (Scott $450)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : 220 USD

    Lot# : 1055 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single with close to full margins, tied to 1850 folded letter addressed to Georgetown KY by blue grid cancels with accompanying Louisville KY 2/2 cds alongside, stamp with small vertical crease at bottom, light foxing and vertical toning band (mentioned on cert), still Very Fine, 1979 E. Diena and 2010 PF certificates (Scott $450)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 210 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 1056 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Red brown, margins to close at bottom, tied on outer folded letter sheet to Locust Dale, Va. by red grid, matching Newark, N.J. 3/4 cds, stamp with poor impression and cover with light soiling, Fine (Scott $450).
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1057 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Red brown, ample margins to just touching at lower right, crisp impression and unusual color, tied on outer folded letter sheet to Philadelphia, Pa. by manuscript cancel, red Washington, D.C. 12/2/(49) cds, light file folds not affecting adhesive, Very Fine
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1058 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Pale Brown (4th Printing), right side sheet margin single, near four margins, tied on FLS to Upper Marlboro, Md. by manuscript "x", partial red Washington DC "5 cts" c.d.s., notation on reverse: "only 1847 with this type DC cancel" listed in 1847 directory as 6-28-50, horizontal filefold not appearing to impact stamp, somewhat distracting tear repaired at bottom, Fine appearing cover. ex Saadi, (Scott $275).
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1059 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Red brown, large margins to close at bottom and slightly in at top right, tied on outer FLS to Matsmille, Ky. by manuscript cancel, partial Cincinati, O. "5 cts" 4/4 c.d.s., edge faults and hinge repair, Fine cover. (Scott $275).
    Start Price : 110 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1060 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1b
    1b, 1847 5c Orange brown, beautiful shade, four well balanced margins including part of adjacent stamp at top, tied on small ladies cover to Neponset Village, Mass. by black grid, red Boston, Mass "5 cts" 4/19 cds, minor internal crease and light edge toning along right margin (trivial), an o/w Very Fine and exceptionally clean cover. (Scott $850).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 240 USD

    Lot# : 1061 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 2
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    2, 1847 10c Black, deep and rich color, large margins all around, blue grid cancel, an attractive stamp, 2017 PSE graded VF-XF 85 certificate (SMQ $1,200)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 750 USD

    Lot# : 1062 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 2
    2, 1847 10c Black, tied to small piece, intense color and sharp impression, ample margins to barely touching at upper left, near Very Fine. (Scott $800).
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 1063 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 2
    2, 1847 10c Black, ample and mostly well balanced margins, light and attractive red grid cancel, small expert paper repair (barely visible in fluid), Extremely Fine appearing. (Scott $800).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 1064 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 2
    2, 1847 10c Black, margins to barely in at top right, attractive red grid cancels, Fine. (Scott $800).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 1065 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 2
    2, 1847 10c Black, lightened manuscript cancel gives the appearance of unused, four margins, Very Fine. (Scott $500).
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 240 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 1066 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 2
    2, 1847 10c Black, left side sheet margin single, margins to touching or slightly in at top, neat manuscript cancel, Fine. (Scott $500).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 280 USD

    Lot# : 1067 1875 Reproduction of the 1847 Issue (3-4)

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    Catalog# : 3
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    3, 1875 5c Red brown, Reproduction, rich color, four margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine (Scott $850)
    Start Price : 550 USD
    Current Opening : 550 USD
    Hammer price : 550 USD

    Lot# : 1068 1875 Reproduction of the 1847 Issue (3-4)

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    Catalog# : 4
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    4, 1875 10c Black, Reproduction, exceptionally bright and fresh color, attractive full margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine (Scott $1,050)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 850 USD
    Hammer price : 850 USD

    Lot# : 1069 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 7
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    7, 1851 1c Blue, Type II, bright and fresh color, margins clear except touching at top and left, unused, Fine, an attractive stamp, 2017 PSE certificate (Scott $375)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 1070 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 8
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    8, 1851 1c Blue, Type III, ample to large margins, type showing exceptionally well, light and face free cancel, deep intense color and crisp impression. 2015 PSE graded XF 90 certificate, (SMQ $5,250).
    Start Price : 3,750 USD
    Current Opening : 3,750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1071 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 8A
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    8A, 1851 1c Blue, Type IIIa, position 43L4, bright and fresh color, margins large to touching at bottom left, black grid cancel, Very Fine, a truly beautiful stamp, 2017 PSE certificate, 2011 PSAG certificate,and photocopy of 1993 PF certificate for block of four (Scott $1,200)
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : 600 USD

    Lot# : 1072 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 10A
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    10A, 1851 3c Orange brown, right margin single (ample margins to touching at upper left) tied on folded letter to Wisconsin by bold Schenectedy, N.Y. 12/1/(51) cds, minor edge flaws, otherwise Very Fine cover. 2015 PSE certificate. (Scott $190).
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1073 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    11, 1851 3c Dull red, 26, 1857 3c Dull red, eleven pristine and immaculate covers, six with 3c (11 types), balance 3c (26 types), many plated, all with bold and complete cds', including: Farmington, Ct; Chicago Ill; Gloucester Mass; Littleton, NH; China NY; Pike NY; New York NY; Saratoga Springs NY; Brattleborough Vt; Burlington, Vt; late usage (1918, Los Angles Cal.), Extremely Fine, an impressive and desirable group.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1074 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 11
    11, 1851 3c Dull red, clear to ample margins, traces of three adjacent stamps, tied on cover to Henniker, NH by fancy West Canaan, NH balloon cds with integral "Paid 3", light soiling and edge wear, Fine; a nice strike from this elusive town.
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 1075 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 11
    11, 1851 3c Dull red, group of six covers, three with 1851 issues, others 3c (26), include: 1852 Savannah, Tenn. brown cds, docketed "H Stevens"; pair tied by Due West SC (S/R4); brownish Bayou Rouge CDS ties four margin single; others include red Alexandria, La., matching 32x12mm boxed "Paid" SL ties adhesive; "10" numeral from Cornish, Me.; Roxbury, NH "Paid 3" in circle, stamp/cover faults, Fine covers, knowlegable postal history dealers retail $.785
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1076 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 11A
    11A, 1851 3c Dull red, irregular block of 21, Plate 3, pos. 55-60L, 65-70L, 75-80L, 88-90L3, showing the majority of outer framelines doubled or tripled varieties, extremely fresh with crisp impression, without gum, vertical folds between 3rd and 4th row and another lighter fold between 5th and 6th row, somewhat impacting 6th row of stamps, overall Very Fine, an important position piece, seldom seen in this size block, a must for every plating student of the issue.
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : 1,800 USD

    Lot# : 1077 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 11A
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    11A, 1852 3c Brownish carmine, horizontal strip of four, pretty shade, margins large to touching at top left, portions of adjoining stamps at bottom, vertical crease along the right edge of position 3, o.g., Very Fine, 2017 PSE certificate (Scott $1,300 for strip of three and single in the more common Dull red shade)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1078 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 12
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    12, 1856 5c Red brown, Type I, fresh color and well-balanced margins, Apr 6 1857 NEW ORLEANS cds, a very attractive stamp, 2017 PSE VF-XF 85 certificate, 2012 PSAG certificate (SMQ $825)
    Start Price : 550 USD
    Current Opening : 550 USD
    Hammer price : 550 USD

    Lot# : 1079 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 13
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    13, 1855 10c Green, Type I, fresh color and bold impression, margins ample and well-balanced, light cancel, faint diagonal crease at upper left, appears Very Fine, 2017 PSE certificate (Scott $800)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 1080 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 13
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    13, 1855 10c Green, Type I, pos. 95L1, ample to large margins include bottom sheet margin, neat manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine. 1980 PF certificate. (Scott $400).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 1081 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 14
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    14, 1855 10c Green, Type II, bright and fresh, large balanced margins, black grid cancel, a very attractive stamp, 2017 PSE graded VF-XF 85 certificate (SMQ $210)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1082 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 15
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    15, 1851 10c Green, Type III, huge margins, fresh color and attractively cancelled. 2017 PF Graded XF-S 95J. (SVG $550 as normal 95).
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 450 USD

    Lot# : 1083 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 15
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    15, 1855 10c Green, Type III, bold and fresh color, beautifully centered with large margins all around, small portion of red cds at bottom, a beautiful and premium stamp, 2017 PSE graded XF90 certificate (SMQ $425)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 1084 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 15
    15, 1855 10c Green, Type III, rich color, face free cancel, ample to large margins, Very Fine. (Scott ($140).
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 85 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1085 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 17
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    17, 1851 12c Black, fresh color and crisp impression, well-balanced margins, black grid cancel, 1985 PF certificate and 2017 PSE graded XF 90 certificate (SMQ $575)
    Start Price : 375 USD
    Current Opening : 375 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 1086 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 18
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    18, 1861 1c Blue, Type I, bright and fresh, attractive centering, red grid cancel, reperforated at top, centered Very Fine, 2017 PSE certificate (Scott $570)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 1087 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 20
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    20, 1857 1c Blue, Type II, Plate 12, bright and fresh, unused, 2017 PSE graded F 70 certificate (SMQ $200)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1088 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 20
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    20, 1857 1c Blue, Type II, Plate 12, bright and fresh, attractive centering, black grid cancel, 2017 PSE graded F-VF 75 certificate (SMQ $175)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1089 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 22
    22, 1857 1c Blue, Type II, Plate IV, intense color and exceptionally well centered for this very difficult issue, attractive town cancel, Very Fine for issue. (Scott $450).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 1090 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 22
    22, 1857 1c Blue, Type II, from plate 4, intense color and sharp impression, relief D clearing showing large break at top, scissor trimmed perfs at left, otherwise well centered for issue, tied on printed circular (dry goods and carpets) by Great Falls NH 10/20/(57) cds, Very Fine. (Scott $500).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1091 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 23
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    23, 1857 1c Blue, Type IV, pretty color and attractive centering, black "PAID" in circle, corner crease at bottom right, appears Fine, 2017 PSE certificate, 2002 APS certificate (Scott $925)
    Start Price : 350 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1092 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 24
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    24, 1857 1c Blue, Type V, remarkably bright and fresh bottom margin single, nicely centered, o.g., 2017 PSE graded VF 80 certificate, 1989 PF certificate (SMQ $150)
    Start Price : 110 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1093 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 24
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    24, 1857 1c Blue, Type V, beautiful color and about as nicely centered as possible for this issue, o.g. (possibly NH), trace of light vertical gum bend at right (not mentioned on PF certificate), Very Fine for issue. photocopy of 2016 PF certificate for block of nine. (Scott ($140).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1094 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 24
    24, 1857 1c Blue, Type V, Plate 5, top row single from plate 5, intense color and impression, exceptionally well centered for this issue, Very Fine (Scott ($300).
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1095 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 25
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    25, 1857 3c Dull red, Type I, fresh and fairly well centered for this difficult issue, short perf at upper left, near Very Fine. 2018 PSE certificate. (Scott $240).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1096 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 25
    25, 1857 3c Dull red, Type I, Fine and attractive vertical pair not tied on cover by Leominster numeral "3" precancels, bold Leominster, Ms. 10/25 cds, Extremely Fine. (Scott $550).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1097 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 25A
    25A, 1857 3c Dull red, Type II, horizontal pair showing recut "inner framelines", centered in at bottom, tied on cover to New Orleans by bold New York 9/4/(57), couple vertical filefolds, one impacting pair, otherwise Fine cover, quite scarce and early. (Scott $2,000 for off cover pair).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1098 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 26
    26, 1857 3c Dull red, fresh and well centered, small perf fault, tied on cover to Kenosha, Wis. by bold and complete Masonic compass and square, matching Mittineague, Mass. 8/7 cds, missing backflap otherwise Extremely Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 1099 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 26
    26, 1857 3c Dull red, strip of five (right single with straightedge) tied on cover to France by bold large Boston "Paid" grids, red Boston "Paid 12" 5/16 cds, backstamped Boston Br. Pkt 5/15 cds, appropriate French transit and receiver, Very Fine cover.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 1100 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 26
    26, 1857 3c Dull red, three covers, each extremely attractive and with different and unusual diamond grid cancels, towns include: Red Hook, NY; greenish Waverly, NY; greenish Winthrop, Me., all Very Fine.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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