Sale 3036: General Sale Session 1 - United States Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 2001 Postmasters Provisionals

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    3XU1, Baltimore, Maryland, 1845 5c Blue on buff entire, extremely attractive entire to Leesburg, Va, blue "Paid" straight-line, oval "5" and "Baltimore, Md Feb 7" (1846) cds, 1846 docketing at left edge, trivial bit of staining at extreme bottom right corner, overall Very Fine; 1982 and 2012 PF certificates (Scott $5,000)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2002 Postmasters Provisionals

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    9X1, New York, N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Connected, red "Paid" cancel, three full to large margins, clear at top, fresh and F-VF; 2006 APS certificate (Scott $575)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 160.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2003 Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 9X1
    9X1, New York, N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Connected, margins to just barely in at bottom left, tied on outer folded letter sheet to Providence, R.I. by open red square grids, red New York integral "5 Cts" 2/27/(47) cds with matching arc "Paid", provisional with what appears to be a pre-printing paper fold, attractive and Very Fine (Scott $600)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2004 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, nicely centered with a lightly struck red grid cancel; 2020 PF graded VF-XF 85 certificate (Scott $450)
    Start Price : 280.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2005 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, light red cancels, clear to full margins, Fine sound example (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2006 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847, 5c Red brown, not tied on outer folded letter sheet to Governor of Michigan by manuscript "X", red Clinton, Mic. cds, stamp near four margins with pre-printing paper folds, small cover edge flaw at top center, otherwise Very Fine, this is the only recorded example from this town, 2001 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $425)
    Start Price : 375.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2007 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 1a
    1a, 1847, 5c Dark brown, near four margins, sharp impression and pretty shade, tied on 1849 folded letter sheet to Oxford, Mass. by light red grid, matching Boston 6/26 cds, Very Fine (Scott $900)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2008 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    2, 1847 10c Black, clear to large margins, light red cancel, corner crease and tiny margin thin, Very Fine appearance; 2002 APS certificate (Scott $750)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2009 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    Catalog# : 2
    2, 1847 10c Black, tied on cross border cover to St. Catherines, Canada by red grid, matching New York 4/30 cds, manuscript "Paid to the Lines" upper left, "4½" manuscript Canada rate, split ring Queenston U.C. transit cds, stamp large margins to touching along bottom of outer frameline, Very Fine (Scott $1,800)
    Start Price : 550.00 USD
    Current Opening : 550.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2010 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    2, 1847 10c Black, just tied on a folded letter sheet addressed to New York by a blue "10" rate handstamp with accompanying "Geneva NY Feb 25" (1850) cds, stamp ample to large margins, letter sheet light vertical file fold and small age spot at the right edge, Very Fine; 1988 Jakubek certificate (Scott $1,000)
    Start Price : 350.00 USD
    Current Opening : 350.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2011 1875 Reproduction of the 1847 Issue (3-4)

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    3, 1875 5c Red brown reproduction, rich color, full to large margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice (Scott $900)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2012 1875 Reproduction of the 1847 Issue (3-4)

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    4, 1875 10c Black reproduction, full well balanced margins, crisp impression, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice (Scott $1,100)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2013 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    9, 1851 1c Blue, Type IV, pos 51L1L (recut twice at top, once at bottom), tied on blue locally addressed folded letter sheet by "Paid" circular grid, red "Boston Jan. 11" cds, originated in London and mailed at Boston, sender's routing instruction "pr. Canada", stamp affixed over "Baring Bros. London" handstamp, docketing on back "London Dec 21 56/ Baring Bros & Co/ £131.15", stamp clear to full margins but just in at top, vertical file fold at left, Very Fine and unusual transatlantic drop mail; ex-Bailar
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2014 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 10
    10, 10A, 1851 3c Orange brown, 2 covers with single frankings (both stamps margins to barely in), Type I tied by Saratoga Springs, NY cds; Type II tied by 1/20/(52) on outer folded letter sheet to Providence, RI, red Boston cds (a very early and uncommon use of a large Boston Paid cancel on an orange brown), both Very Fine, also includes 3c (25) tied by large Boston Paid grid, note ms. express company under adhesive (Scott $640)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2015 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    12, 1856 5c Red brown, handsome single with rich color and ample to full margins all around, partial black town cancel, Very Fine; 2012 APS certificate (Scott $750)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2016 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    14, 1855 10c Green, Type II, lightly magenta cancel, ample to large margins, Very Fine; 1990 PF certificate (Scott $290)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2017 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    14, 1855 10c Green, Type II, tied on an envelope addressed to "Hon Elisha Allen/ Honolulu Sandwich Islands" by bold "Bangor Me. Feb. 2" cds, 1858 docketing, clear to large margins, and few toned spots, small edge tear at right, still Very Fine and attractive use to HawaiirnrnElisha Allen (1804-83) was a congressman (Maine), lawyer and diplomat (US Consul to Hawaii under Fillmore) becoming a Hawaiian citizen after his appointment ended. He subsequently served as Minister of Finance, Chief Justice of The Hawaiian Supreme Court and judge and from 1856 until his death in 1883, served as Minister Plenipotentiary from the Kingdom of Hawaii to the US.rn
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2018 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    14-15, 1855 10c Green, Type II, III, each full balanced margins, fresh and Very Fine; 1987 (14) or1988 (15) PF certificates (Scott $280)
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
    Current Opening : 90.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2019 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    14-15, 1855 10c Green, Type II, III, selection of generally well-margined used singles, 14 (6 incl one with PF cert and one pair), 15 (3 incl two with PF cert), most with minor faults, F-VF appearance (Scott $1,260)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2020 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    17, 1851 12c Black, just clear to ample margins, large part o.g., small faults, Fine appearance; 1986 PF certificate (Scott $6,250)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2021 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    17, 1851 12c Black, clear to ample margins, unused, fresh and Fine (Scott $2,100)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2022 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 17
    17, 1851 12c Black, four margins, attractive cancel, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $575)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2023 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 17
    17, 1851 12c Black, horizontal pair, tied on outer folded letter sheet addressed to England by black grids, red New York "Paid 19" 10/21/(46) cds, red London Paid 11/10/56 receiver, ms. "Per Am. Steamer Niagara via Bremen", stamps large margins on three sides, touching to barely in at right, overall Very Fine (Scott $750)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2024 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    17a, 1851 12c Gray black, Diagonal half used as 6c on cover, upper left half tied on a folded letter addressed to Cincinnati by "San Francisco Cal 16 Aug" (1853) cds, "Saint Louis Sep 16" transit cancel, stamp full margins the other sides, Very Fine and choice; the 12c stamp was bisected to pay the 6c transcontinental rate, effective July 1, 1851, due to a shortage of 3c and 1c stamps; 1981 Brettl certificate (Scott $2,500)
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 600.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2025 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 21
    21, 1857 1c Blue, Type III, pos. 66L4, relief "c", about as nicely centered as possible and showing all of the design at both top and bottom, tied on printed 1859 shipping report by indistinct New Orleans cds, Extremely Fine, a choice addition to any collection (Scott $2,000)
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 800.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2026 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 22
    22, 1857 1c Blue, Type IIIa, stamp shows decent break at bottom, tied on 1857 printed Bank statement by attractive large Boston "Paid" and red "Boston, Mass. 13 Sep" cds, Very Fine (Scott $625)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2027 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    24, 1857 1c Blue, Type V, left margin single pos 41R8 or 81R8 (curl over "EN"), tied on an unsealed envelope addressed to Philadelphia by a partial strike of USPO City Despatch cancel (1861), Fine usern
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2028 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 24
    24, 1857 1c Blue, Type V, single tied on drop cover by both red and black New York carrier cds (both somewhat indistinct), Very Fine; pencil notations from Elliot Perry on reverse "no other paid combination known to me", scarce and desirable combination,
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2029 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    24, 1857 1c Blue, Type V, Relief E, tied on an envelope addressed to Fayetteville Pa by octagonal "Philadelphia Pa Dec 16 1860" date stamp, fresh and Very Fine, nice circular rate use
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2030 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    26, 1857 3c Dull red, Type III, unusually well centered, o.g., NH, a few minor gum disturbances, Very Fine; 1999 PF certificate (Scott $65 for hinged)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2031 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    26, 1857 3c Dull red, Type III, tied on an envelope addressed to Memphis Tenn by black 5-bar framed grid with accompanying Montgomery Ala Oct 20 cds, envelope some minor faults but a Fine and very early use of the Montgomery grid
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2032 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 36
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    36, 1857 12c Black, Plate 1, two horizontal pairs tied on cover to England by indistinct (most probably Philadelphia) octagonal date stamps, red New York transit cds, ms. "Per Steamer Asia, New York Nov. 23/59" notation, bottom pair with small tear in left stamp (basically imperceptible), both pairs with some scissor trimmed perfs, otherwise Very Fine; 1988 PF certificate (Scott $1,450)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2033 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 36B
    36B Var., 1857 12c Black Plate 3, full double vertical line at left, apparent cancel in margin at lower left, Fine and scarce (Scott $275 as used)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2034 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 37
    37, 1860 24c Gray lilac, tied on ladies cover to England by grid and red New York Am. Pkt. "3" cds, partial red London receiver, additionally franked with 1c (24) paying the carrier fee, blind embossed corner card for "Americal Bible Society, New York", Extremely Fine cover and particularly rare use of the carrier fee on a transatlantic cover (Scott $1,000 as basic cover)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2035 1857-61 Issue (18-39)

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    Catalog# : 38
    38, 1860 30c Orange, rich color and nicely centered, open grid cancel, Extremely Fine (Scott $425, as VF-XF $750)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2036 1875 Reprint of the 1857-60 Issue (40-47)

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    40, 1875 1c Blue reprint, lovely color, without gum as issued, few blunted perfs, Very Fine (Scott $575)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2037 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    Catalog# : 63
    63, 1861 1c Blue, horizontal strip of three (early shade and crisp impression) tied on immaculate cover to Bangor, Me. by boxed "Paid" handstamps, red Boston, Mass 12/10 (61) cds, Very Fine (Scott $145)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2038 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    64b, 1861 3c Rose pink, tied on illustrated Postmaster's cover to Lowell, Mass. by Lowell, Mass. 9/12/61 cds, Extremely Fine and choice; 2013 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $180)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2039 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    65, 1861 3c Rose, tied by "Washington D.C. Feb. 13, 186?" cds on deep orange Romeo and Juliet Civil War Valentine addressed to Forestburgh NY, shows Union soldier saying farewell to his lady in a hoop skirt, with Valentine enclosure of tent with flag "roof" opening up to reveal soldier sitting at a table writing a letter home with ethereal image of the girl back home over his shoulder, envelope open bottom and left and about halfway along the top, some minor edgewear, and light aging spots on back side, still Very Fine
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2040 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    67, 1861 5c Buff, nicely centered single with a portion of black Boston large "Paid" cancel, fresh and Very Fine; 2007 PSE certificate (Scott $775)
    Start Price : 350.00 USD
    Current Opening : 350.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2041 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    67b, 1861 5c Olive yellow, intense shade, portion of a San Francisco double circle date stamp plus portion of a red cancel at lower left, Very Fine and attractive, one of the rarest shade varieties of the 1861 issue and very difficult to find sound and well-centered; 2002 APS certificate (Scott $4,750)
    Start Price : 1,250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2042 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    Catalog# : 71
    71, 1861 30c Orange, two used singles with bright and fresh colors, Fine sound examples (Scott $420)
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
    Current Opening : 90.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2043 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    76, 1863 5c Brown, particularly well centered single with a blue cork cancel, Very Fine and choice; 2007 PF certificate (Scott $140)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2044 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    Catalog# : 77
    77, 1867 15c Black, tied on folded letter to France by San Francisco, Cal "cog" and matching 4/14/(68) date stamp., ms. "Via Steamer...France", small blue boxed "PD" and matching French transit, appropriate backstamps, the stamp with natural straight edge and a few blunted perfs from placement, Very Fine (Scott $225)
    Start Price : 80.00 USD
    Current Opening : 80.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2045 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    Catalog# : 77
    77, 78, 1866 15c Black, 1862 24c Lilac, two of each value, couple with attractive fancy cancels, all sound and Fine or slightly better (Scott $1,150)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2046 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    85, 1867 3c Rose, D Grill, well-defined grill clearly visible from the front, bold cork cancel, fresh and Fine, an attractive sound example; 2020 APS certificate (Scott $1,100)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2047 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    87, 1868 2c Black, E Grill, vertical pair, black cork cancels, F-VF (Scott $420)
    Start Price : 80.00 USD
    Current Opening : 80.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2048 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    88, 1867 3c Rose, E Grill, nicely centered, unused, a Very Fine sound example (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2049 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    93, 1867 2c Black, F Grill, tied on an envelope (locally) addressed to Philadelphia by dark blue quartered cork cancel with accompanying "Carrier '4th', Feb 1" cds, neat purple "C.H. Needles, Pharmacian" oval cc, Very Fine and attractive use; ex-Bleuler
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2050 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    Catalog# : 96
    96, 1868 10c Green, F Grill, tied on immaculate cover to Germany by fancy segmented cork, matching Belleville, Ill. 3/20/(69) cds, bold and complete red New York "Paid All Direct" transit, boxed Bremen "Franco" transit, Frankfort 4/7 backstamp, Very Fine and choice (Scott $285)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2051 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    Catalog# : 96
    96, 1868 10c Green, F Grill, tied on immaculate cover to Germany by segmented cork cancel, Milwaukee, Wis. 3/13/(68) cds, boxed Bremen "Franko", appropriate backstamp, Very Fine and attractive (Scott $285)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2052 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    99, 1869 24c Gray lilac, F Grill, well defined grill, light black cork cancel, fresh and Fine (Scott $1,500)
    Start Price : 180.00 USD
    Current Opening : 180.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2053 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    Catalog# : 101
    101, 1867 90c Blue, F Grill, well centered for issue, neat small square segmented cork cancel, typical small perf flaws, Very Fine appearance (Scott $2,250)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2054 1875 Re-issue of the 1861-66 Issue (102-111)

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    102, 1875 1c Blue re-issue, deep rich color, unused, Very Fine and attractive (Scott $300)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2055 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    Catalog# : 112
    112, 1869 1c Buff, two drop covers, each with single 1c franking, one tied by Oneonta, N.Y. and other tied by segmented cork, Norwich, Conn., both Very Fine and attractive uses (Scott $520)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2056 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    113, 1869 2c Brown, tied on a locally addressed envelope by a black circular grid with accompanying "Detroit Mich May 22" cds, oval "Returned to Writer" handstamp at left and a 2-line "May 22" handstamp below stamp, with enclosure, Fine use
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2057 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    113-14, 1869 2c Brown, 3c Ultramarine, 2c (6) used singles with assorted black cork cancels, 3c (11) used singles incl one split grill varieties, assorted black cork cancels, some typical minor faults, one 3c with natural straight-edge, VG-VF (Scott $680)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2058 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    116, 1869 10c Yellow, exceptionally well centered single with a black rosette cancel, 2007 PF and 2008 PSE graded XF 90 certificate (SMQ $425)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2059 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    116, 1869 10c Yellow, brilliant and vivid single tied by crisp "N. York Steamship Jul 1" with inverted date, on 1870 folded cover to Halifax, Nova Scotia ("JY 4 1870" receiver on reverse), pencil notation indicates the cover originated in Cardenas, Cuba, light vertical creases well away from stamp, Extremely Fine and attractive, a wonderful cover which neither originated in or was addressed to the United States, but nevertheless bears the 10c Pictorial, 2019 Philatelic Foundation certificate
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2060 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    116, 1869 10c Yellow, single, centered to bottom, tied by "N. York Steam Ship Dec 20" cds to 1869 folded cover from St. Thomas to New York, "St. Thomas 13/12 1869" cds alongside, datelined "1869, St. Thomas, 8 Dec.," stamp slightly oxidized and heavy, pressed out vertical file crease at right, still a Very Fine and attractive cover, rare St. Thomas origin, 2019 Philatelic Foundation certificate
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2061 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    Catalog# : 119
    119, 1869 15c Brown and blue, Type II, fresh colors, well centered and light cork cancel, Very Fine (Scott $190)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2062 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    119, 1869 15c Brown and blue, Type II, mostly separated pair plus 1870 2c Red brown H Grill (135) tied on piece by black cork cancels, the 2c with a small tear at bottom, Fine; 1994 PF certificate (Scott $460)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2063 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

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    Catalog# : 121
    121, 1869 30c Ultramarine and carmine, pale shades, well centered for issue, Fine (Scott $375)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2064 1875 Re-issue of the 1869 Pictorial Issue (123-133)

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    130, 1875 24c Green and violet, rich colors and nicely centered, bit of original gum, Very Fine (Scott $2,000)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2065 1870-71 National Bank Note Grills (134-144)

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    Catalog# : 134A
    134A, 1870 1c Ultramarine, I Grill, strong grill impression, well centered for issue, few trivial slightly short perfs as often, Fine and scarce (Scott $375)
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
    Current Opening : 90.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2066 1870-71 National Bank Note Without Grill (145-155)

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    150, 1870 10c Brown, tied with 1870 2c Red brown, 3c Green (146-47, 3c with straight-edge) on small envelope addressed to Paris by multitude of cancels which include Newport RI origin cds, New York, London and French transit cancels, additional circled "PD" and ms "6", Fine 3-color franking
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2067 1870-71 National Bank Note Without Grill (145-155)

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    Catalog# : 155
    155, 1871 90c Carmine, bright, fresh and well centered, Very Fine and attractive (Scott $325)
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
    Current Opening : 90.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2068 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    Catalog# : 156
    156, 158, 160, 1873 1c, 3c, 7c Continental Banknotes, on registered cover addressed to Notre Dame Ind. by neat segmented cork cancels and matching Springfield Mass. 8/3 cds, "Registered" straight line handstamp, manuscript "3554" crayon, some lightened docketing at left, still a Very Fine and choice 3-color franking cover paying the 8c registry rate
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2069 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    Catalog# : 161
    161, 1873 10c Brown, Fine, tied on outer FLS to Switzerland by gem strike of NYFM cancel (Cole NYFM-35), name in address panel ms. obliterated, slightly impinging on adhesive, some light edge toning, otherwise F-VF
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2070 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    Catalog# : 161
    161-62, 1873 10c-12c Continental Banknotes, both Fine and tied on cover to India (Bissell correspondence) by segmented cork cancels and indistinct red cds, red "Boston Paid" cds (oxidized), red crayon "18" accountancy marking, ms. "Via Southampton", backstamped "Sea Post Office 7/3" and Ahmednuggur cds, VF cover, ex-Gibson (Ward Sale 12)
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 600.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2071 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    Catalog# : 161
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    161, 165, 1873 12c, 30c Continental Banknotes, 30c Fine with natural SE at right, 12c pair, Fine tied by cork cancel, 30c not tied by identical cork cancel, on cover to India (Bissell correspondence), Boston Mass. 12/21 cds, red Boston "Paid" cds, ms. "Via Brindisi, red London "Paid" transit, red crayon "2" and 220/2 accountancy markings, backstamped, "Sea Post Office" and "Ahmeduggar"s, cds,VF and choice cover. 1991 Philatelic Foundation certificate, signed Ashbrook
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2072 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    165, 1874 30c Gray black, cancelled but not tied with 1873 6c Dull pink (159) on a registered envelope addressed to Constantinople Turkey by cork grids with accompanying "New York Registered May 12" cds, red oval London Registered 22 MY 75 date stamp, backstamped with lightly struck red Constantinople 31 MY 75 date stamp, 30c stamp few perf tips light toning, envelope some light edge soiling/ wrinkling, still a Fine and attractive use
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2073 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    179, 1875 5c Blue, fresh color, o.g., l.h., 1999 PF certificate, 2017 PSE graded F-VF 75 certificate (SMQ $475)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2074 1879 American Bank Note Soft Paper (182-191)

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    189, 1879 15c Red orange, two singles plus 1879 10c Brown (187) tied on an envelope addressed to Liverpool England by "Boston Mass Mar 14 90" duplex cancels, red Liverpool US Packet Paid arrival cds, backstamped with sender's handstamp plus a couple of indistinguishable cancels, stamps with fresh colors, some minor cover faults not affecting stamps, Fine 8x-UPU rate use
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2075 1879 American Bank Note Soft Paper (182-191)

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    190, 1879 30c Full black, especially well centered single with an unobtrusive black cancel, 2011 PSAG graded 95 certificate (Scott $700)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2076 1881-88 Re-engraved American Bank Note (205-218)

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    206-07, 1881 1c, 3c Re-Engraved, single frankings with "Atla & Mont. R.P.O." 1883 cancels 1c with "Night", 3c with "Day" designations, each with additional negative "W" cancels, both addressed to Newman Ga, 3c on an envelope with all-over "State of Georgia" design, each envelope roughly opened at right (3c stamp damaged), Fine and scarce matching cancelsrn
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2077 1881-88 Re-engraved American Bank Note (205-218)

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    Catalog# : 207
    207, 1881 3c Blue green, horizontal strip of four plus single paying registered rate to Germany, tied on reverse by several target cancels, blue crayon accountancy markings, front of cover with New York registry label, Euclid, Minn. 8/17/84 cds, barely reduced and split on three sides for exhibition, otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2078 1881-88 Re-engraved American Bank Note (205-218)

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    210, 1883 2c Red brown, rich color, unblemished o.g., NH, Fine and attractive (Scott $135)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2079 1881-88 Re-engraved American Bank Note (205-218)

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    212, 1887 1c Ultramarine, rntied with 1887 2c Green pair (213) on an envelope addressed to "R.H. Nassau Ph.D./ Gaboon & Corisco Mission/ Lower Guinea/ West Africa" by "Philadelphia, Pa FD May 22" (1889) duplex cancels, circled "T" and "25" due handstamp plus "5/ F.B." marking, backstamped MY 31 1889 segmented circle, one 2c stamp corner crease, envelope opened at each end (bit reduced at left) and with tiny scuff below right 2c stamp, Fine use from the Dr. Nassau correspondencernrnThe Gaboon Mission was established in 1842 by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) and located in an area that is now the capital city of Libreville. Corisco island is situated north of Gabon, and off the coast of Equatorial Guinea. The Presbyterian Board established the Corisco Mission in 1850.rn
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2080 1881-88 Re-engraved American Bank Note (205-218)

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    216, 1888 5c Indigo, portion of a duplex cancel, well centered within wide margins, 2015 PSE graded XF 90J certificate (SMQ $145)
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2081 1881-88 Re-engraved American Bank Note (205-218)

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    218, 1888 90c Purple, deep color, very nicely centered, o.g., l.h., Very Fine; copy of 1984 PF certificate for the block from which this single originated (Scott $800)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2082 1890-93 American Bank Note Issue (219-229)

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    219-29, 1890-93 1c-90c ABN Co Issue, fresh colors, 219D unused, others o.g. with some l.h., 5c paper h.r., 15c dist. gum, F-VF with some Very Fine (Scott $1,400+)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2083 1890-93 American Bank Note Issue (219-229)

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    Catalog# : 219
    219, 223, 224, 1890 1c, 5c, 6c (pair) Small Banknote Issues, all tied on registered 2c entire to Bucharest, Romania by New York "K" ovals, red New York registry label, purple boxed "Registered Branch P.O. Station K, 9/9/92" handstamp, several "New York Reg. Division" backstamps, Bucharest receiver, Very Fine to ascarce destination.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2084 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    230-33, 235, 1893 1c/6c Columbians, 2c "Broken Hat" variety, fresh colors, o.g., NH, F-VF (Scott $570)
    Start Price : 170.00 USD
    Current Opening : 170.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2085 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    230-32, 234-36, 1893 1c/8c Columbians, blocks of four, o.g., each bottom stamps NH and top h.r. except the 2c one stamp NH and three l.h./ h.r., fresh and F-VF (Scott $1,561 as singles)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2086 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 233
    233, 1893 3c Columbian, imprint and plate no block of six #57 top, NH, small diagonal gum wrinkles including gum crease affecting one stamp, F-VF, extremely fresh (Scott $1,250)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2087 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    233, 1893 4c Columbian, block of four, unblemished o.g., NH, fresh and F-VF (Scott $560 as singles)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2088 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 234
    234-37, 1893 5c-10c Columbians, all fresh and well centered, NH, F-VF (Scott $670)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2089 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    238, 1893 15c Columbian, PO fresh, NH, 1998 PF and 2017 PSE graded VF 80 certificates (SMQ $675)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2090 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    239, 1893 30c Columbian, nicely centered, o.g., l.h., fresh and Very Fine; 1994 PSE certificate (Scott $225)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2091 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    241, 1893 $1 Columbian, o.g., l.h., few nibbed perfs, fresh and Fine (Scott $1,000)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2092 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 242
    242, 1893 $2 Columbian, nice color, light "Reg" oval cancel, Fine (Scott $525)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2093 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    244, 1893 $4 Columbian, redistributed o.g., tiny thin spot, Fine appearance; 2006 APS certificate (Scott $2,000)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2094 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    244, 1893 $4 Columbian, unused, thin spots, Fine appearance (Scott $1,000)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2095 1894 Bureau Unwatermarked (246-263)

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    246, 248, 253-54, 1894 1c/4c Unwatermarked, plate no singles; 1xc #24 right (NH), 2c #25 bottom (h.r.), 3c imprint and plate no strip of three #44 top (stamps NH, perf faults at bottom), 4c #59 left (l.h.), VG-VF (Scott $797)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2096 1894 Bureau Unwatermarked (246-263)

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    246, 250, 1984 1c Ultramarine, 2c Carmine type I, bright colors, o.g., NH, F-VF (Scott $175)
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2097 1894 Bureau Unwatermarked (246-263)

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    251, 1894 2c Carmine type II, fresh color, o.g., NH, Fine example (Scott $1,200)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2098 1894 Bureau Unwatermarked (246-263)

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    252, 1894 2c Carmine type III, well centered and PO fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $400)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2099 1894 Bureau Unwatermarked (246-263)

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    263, 1894 $5 Dark green, deep color, particularly well centered for the issue, lightly struck oval registry cancel, Very Fine and choice (Scott $2,600)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2100 1894 Bureau Watermarked (264-278)

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    264/275, 1895 1c/50c Watermarked, plate no singles assortment comprised of (o.g. unless otherwise noted); 1c 167 bottom NH, 168 bottom, 178 top, 280 bottom; 3c imprint and plate no strip of three #91 top, 103 top, 1214 top (NH, scarce number), 4c 460 bottom, 5c 192-193 top, imprint and plate no strip of three #389 top (stamps NH), 10c 305 bottom, 50c 75 bottom; VG-VF (Scott $1,100)
    Start Price : 180.00 USD
    Current Opening : 180.00 USD
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