Sale 9


Stampless, Regular Issues and Back-of-the-Book
 
 
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Lot 52

1814, War of 1812, folded letter date-lined Washington Jan. 9th 1814, from Lt. Col. W. Bomford to "Capt. J.H. Reese U.S. Ordin Dept. Baltimore", regarding "a Contract for the construction of Rockets". There is, in the P.S., also a reference to "mines" and a Captain Babcock, fascinating contents.
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 53
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New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish, good to enormous margins all around showing portions of adjacent stamp at right, extremely fine, Foundation Cert.(1998) (Scott 9X1).
Scott $475 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 54

Used to Michigan, New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish, ACM connected, 2 large margin copies left copy just in at left and right copy file fold, tied by magenta pen strokes on July 25, 1846 folded letter, bearing red NEW YORK JUL 26 c.d.s. with matching PAID, very fresh cover to a rare double rate destination (Scott 9X1).
Scott $1,150 for used stamps Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600.
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Lot 55

1847, 5¢ dark brown, dot in "S" variety, unused, good to large margins all around, deep color and sharp impression, insignificant corner crease in bottom right margin only, very fine, Foundation Cert. (2017) ex. Duckworth (Scott 1a var.).
Scott $7,000 for #1 with gum Est. Cash Val. $1,750 - 2,000

Incredibly rare
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Lot 56
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1847, 5¢ red brown, SHEET MARGIN COPY, good to clear other sides, neat red PITTSBURG c.d.s.(rare), bright color, very fine, Foundation Certs. (1986,2017) (Scott 1).
Scott $575 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 500.
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Lot 57
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1847, 5¢ red brown, distinctive rare magenta, cancel, large to well clear margins all around, rich color, very fine, Foundation Cert. (2002) (Scott 1).
Scott $650 Est. Cash Val. $350 - 400.
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Lot 58
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1847, 5¢ red brown, red grid cancel, very fine, Foundation Cert. (1987) (Scott 1).
Scott $400 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 59
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1847, 5¢ red brown, Sheet Margin Copy, lovely faint pen-cross cancel and partial light red grid, large margins other sides, fresh bright color, just a lovely stamp, superb, Foundation Cert. (1986) (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 60

1847, 5¢ red brown, red grid cancel, tied on piece, good margins all around, very fine, Foundation Certs. (1977,2017) (Scott 1).
Scott $375 Est. Cash Val. $230 - 400.
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Lot 61
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1847, 5¢ red brown, blue town cancel, good to clear margins all around, very fine, Foundation Cert. (1984) (Scott 1).
Scott $525 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 62
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1847, 5¢ red brown, neat pen cross, good to large margins all around, bright colors, very fine (Scott 1).
Scott $200 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 63

1847, Used to Canada West, 5¢ red brown, PAIR, good margins to touched at left, showing portions of adjacent stamps 3 sides, small faults, just tied by red grids on 1849 folded letter sheet bearing red NEW YORK DEC 19 c.d.s., manuscript. "paid to the lines" and black QUEENSTOWN Dec 2 -1849 receiver, to St. Catherine. Attractive alternative to the more common 10¢ stamps, Foundation Cert. (2017) (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 500.
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Lot 64
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1847, 5¢ orange brown, blue Philadelphia octagonal framed PAID cancel, brilliant color, good to very large margins all around, extremely fine, Foundation Cert. (2017) (Scott 1b).
Scott $800 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 350.
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Lot 65
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1847, 5¢ red orange, The Masked Franklin, the most expensive 5c shade by far being the last printing and Fifth Delivery (Dec. 7, 1850) just 3 months before the introduction of the new rates and the 1857 Issue, red cancel, maximum to good margins, showing adjacent stamp entirely at right, extremely fine, Foundation Cert. (2017) (Scott 1c).
Scott $9,500 Est. Cash Val. $3,000 - 3,250

The most distinctive aspect of this unique stamp is the "extraneous ink" accross Franklin's eyes. Probably a portrayal of Franklin at a party whilst stationed in Paris or as a highway man who some people thought he was.

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Lot 66

1847, 10¢ black, large to very large margins all around (margin copy?), very fine, tied by blue grid on neat blue 1849 double rate folded letter bearing matching blue BUFFALO N.Y. Aug 23 10 c.d.s., to Wilson N.Y., lovely cover (Scott 2).
Scott $1,100 Est. Cash Val. $700 - 800.
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Lot 67

1847, 10¢ black, good to very large margins all around, tied by blue PHILADELPHIA NOV 5 10 c.d.s. on complete folded letter sheet to Lowell, Mass. The cover is addressed to a "Colour Maker" and makes reference to the needed color blue as printed on front, and refers extensively to the cholera epidemic then taking place in Philadelphia, PLUS manuscript "per Bloods Dispatch" on last page, a most interesting use of advertising, extremely fine, P.S.E. Cert. (1990) (Scott 2).
Est. Cash Val. $700 - 800.
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Lot 68

1856, 5¢ red brown, unused, fresh bright color and paper, good margins to just clear at left and touching outer projection at bottom, "tiny repair" in top left margin only, a fine example of a very rare unused stamp, Foundation Cert. (2017) (Scott 12).
Scott $11,000 Est. Cash Val. $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 69
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1851, 12¢ gray black, c.d.s. cancel, good to maximum margins all around, extremely fine, Foundation Cert. (1999) (Scott 17).
Scott $250 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 70
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1861, 3¢ pink, neat Michigan c.d.s., quite well centered for the issue, bright color, almost very fine, Foundation Cert. (1991) (Scott 64).
Scott $600 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 71
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1861, 3¢ rose, large INTERPANNEAU copy, light blue green target cancel, corner crease, very attractive (Scott 65).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 72

1861, 5¢ buff, neat 7-line grid cancel, true color, fine (Scott 67).
Scott $750 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 73

1861, Used to England, 10¢ yellow green 2 copies, 1¢ blue, 3¢ rose, all tied by red BULTLERVILLE OCT 14 IOA c.d.s., strikes on 1861 envelope (less one flap back) bearing red 19, on reverse HENLEY-ON-THAMES NO 4 61 receiver, very attractive 3-color combination (Scott 68,65,63).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 74
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1861, 12¢ black, neat black Masonic cancel, extremely fine, Foundation Cert. (1986) (Scott 69).
Scott $95 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 75

1861, USED TO QUEEN VICTORIA WAR OFFICE LONDON OR PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND, 12¢ black, tied by c.d.s. on orange envelope bearing red NY BR. PKT. SEP 10 PAID 19, on reverse London and Plymouth 1862 receivers (Scott 69).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 76

1861, Used TO ENGLAND, 24¢ steel blue, rich true color, small tear at top margin only, excellent centering, lovely cover, tied by neat red grid on envelope (top back flap a bit rough) bearing red NEW YORK 19 OCT 61 transit and red LONDON NO 4 61 receiver, Foundation Cert. (2017) (Scott 70b).
Scott $390 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 175.
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Lot 77
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1862, 5¢ red brown, neat target cancel, fresh color, almost very fine (Scott 75).
Scott $425 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 175.
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Lot 78
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1862, 5¢ red brown, very light red cancel, well centered, reperfed, very fine appearance (Scott 75).
Scott $485 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 79

1863, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE; 5¢ brown, fresh bright fine copy, just tied by dated manuscript on "recorded and filed March 17 1864", 1 page (lined paper) Wisconsin handwritten marriage cert. signed by the Chaplain, can be opened and exhibited (Scott 76).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 225.
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Lot 80
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1867, 12¢ black, E. Grill, unused, bright fresh color, well centered, large copy for this issue, "small toned spot" which we cannot see, still very fine, PSAG Cert. (2016) (Scott 90).
Scott $1,900 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 500.
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Lot 81
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1869, 1¢ buff, truly an NRA clear black target cancel on a fine copy, exceptional (Scott 112).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 82

1869, 2¢ brown, distinctive used wide copy with INTERPANNEAU margin one side and wide SE on the other, creases, fine (Scott 113).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 83

1869, Used as Revenue; 2¢ brown, cancelled in pen "June/2/69" on small single page document (Scott 113).
Est. Cash Val. $50 - 75.
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Lot 84

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, Split Grill, o.g., paper hinge remnants, centering typical of the paper shift variety, fine, Foundation Cert. (1987) (Scott 114 var.).
Scott $275 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 85

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, matched pair of Interpanneau stamps left and right showing portions of adjacent stamps, postmark and manuscript cancels, hard to find them (Scott 114).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 86
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1869, 3¢ ultramarine, JUMBO copy with blue-green NRA type socked-on-the-nose target cancel, a most eye-catching stamp, extremely fine (Scott 114).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 87
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1869, 3¢ ultramarine, distinctive black K cancel of Denmark Tenn, couple insignificant short perforations, very fine.
Skinner-Eno LS-K5. (Scott 114).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 88
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1869, 3¢ ultramarine, Plate Study, comprising 8 arrows on 6 singles and 2 pairs, all corners of the compass, plus 3 stamps with inscriptions or Pl. No. within the stamp, plus a strip of 4 we can't find anything, all stamps used, wonderful for an exhibtion page (Scott 114).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 89
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine, JUMBO copy with indistinct black cancel, very fine (Scott 115).
Scott $200 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 90
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1869, 10¢ yellow, very attractive STEAMSHIP c.d.s. on a brilliant fresh stamp, very fine cancel application (Scott 116).
Scott $145 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 91
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1869, 12¢ green, interpanneau copy, striking used single with margin with arrow at left and unusually large margins top and right, unobtrusive corner cancel, very fine (Scott 117).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 92
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1869, 12¢ green, very lightly cancelled VF-XF 85, Foundation Cert. (2017) (Scott 117).
Scott $190 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 93
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1869, 12¢ green, lightly cancelled VF-XF 85, Foundation Cert. (2011) (Scott 117).
Scott $190 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 94
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1869, 12¢ green, neat cork cancel, very large and well centered., neat cork cancelvery lightly cancelled, extremely fine (Scott 117).
Scott $120 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 95
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1869, 12¢ green, tidy red c.d.s. cancel in corner, bright color, almost very fine (Scott 117).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 96

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, disturbed o.g., perforations barely touch frame-line at right, fine (Scott 119).
Scott $3,000 Est. Cash Val. $600 - 800.
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Lot 97

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, unused, fresh colors, large copy, truly insignificant pin hole, fine (Scott 119).
Scott $1,050 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 98

1869, 24¢ green & violet, unused, good colors, perforations barely touch right outer frame-line, fine (Scott 120).
Scott $2,600 Est. Cash Val. $400 - 500.
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Lot 99
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1869, 24¢ green & violet, "showing NO DISCERNABLE GRILL" indistinct cancellation, tiny corner perforation crease., fine, Foundation Cert. (2017) (Scott 120var.).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 600

Rare.

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Lot 100
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1869, 24¢ green & violet, lightly cancelled, fresh, fine, APS Cert (1994) (Scott 120).
Scott $600 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 101
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1869, 24¢ green & violet, vignette free cancel, fresh colors, fine (Scott 120).
Scott $600 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 102
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1869, 24¢ green & violet, lightly cancelled, fine (Scott 120).
Scott $600 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 103
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1869, 24¢ green & violet, lightly cancelled, inclusion, fine (Scott 120).
Scott $600 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 175.
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Lot 104
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, lightly cancelled, wonderful centering. XF 90, Foundation Cert.(2017) (Scott 121).
Scott $1,150 Est. Cash Val. $500 - 750.
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Lot 105
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, cancelled by dated STEAMSHIP cancels, beautifully centered and fresh color, very fine (Scott 121).
Scott $485 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 106
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, sun-burst cancel plus blue French transit (normally $250 premium), fine (Scott 121).
Scott $400 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 107
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, lightly cancelled, large well centered copy with bright colors, corner crease, extremely fine appearance (Scott 121).
Scott $400 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 108
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black, cork cancel, wonderful centering, fresh colors, extremely fine (Scott 122).
Scott $1,700 Est. Cash Val. $1,000 - 1,250.
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Lot 109
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black (short one corner perforation), incredibly lightly cancelled for a 90¢, a fine and unusual copy (Scott 122).
Scott $1,700 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 110
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1869 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ buff, neat part target and c.d.s. cancels couple of short perforations, greatly undercatalogued used, fine (Scott 123).
Scott $425 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 111

1887, Embossed Advertising Cover, with embossed and irridescent green corner cards of "Hartman Steel Co., Nail for Nail, Beaver Falls, PA" on U277 entire with "Beaver Falls, PA Aug 4 1887" C.D.S. fancy, very fine, Ex. H.C. Gibson handstamp.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 112

1893, Columbian, 6¢ purple, Block of 4, Block of Four, never hinged, bright fresh color and gum, very fine (Scott 235).
Scott $540 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 113

1893, Columbians, group of 3, comprising 8¢ magental.h. graded XF 90, 8¢ l.h. tiny scuff, 15¢, l. all with Foundation Cert.'s, old and new, all well centered (Scott 236(2),238).
Scott $307 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 114
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1893, Columbian, $2 brown red, neat REG oval, bright color, very fine, Foundation Cert. (1987) (Scott 242).
Scott $525 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 225.
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Lot 115

1898, Trans-Miss., 10¢ gray violet, lightly hinged, Foundation cert. (2001) also 2017 XF-S 95 (Scott 290).
Scott $450 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 116

1934, 1¢-10¢ National Parks complete, perforated, Full Sheets of 50, never hinged, fine to very fine (Scott 740-749).
Scott $750 as singles Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 117

1934, Parks 2¢ red Imperforate Vertically, Horizontal Pair, never hinged unduly harsh "right stamp a small internal crease" (PF) which is in our opinion a wrinkle typical of this issue, very fine, Foundation Cert.(2003), APS Cert. (1973) no mention of any fault (Scott 741b).
Scott $1,600 Est. Cash Val. $600 - 700

Only 2-3 panes issued
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Lot 118

1938, $5 Presidential carmine and black, Top Arrow Plate Block of 4, never hinged, centered, very fine (Scott 834).
Scott $375 Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 119

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete, o.g., fine to very fine (Scott C13-C15).
Scott $1,105 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 325.
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Lot 120

Treasury Deptment: 1873, 1¢-90¢ brown complete set, most o.g. or part o.g. with hinge remnants, 30¢ no gum, mostly fine (Scott O72-O82).
Scott $2,955 Est. Cash Val. $300 - 400.
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Lot 121

Swart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53, 1¢ red Top Sheet Margin, margins all around together with 1847 5¢ red brown Dot in "S" variety (vertical crease) margins 3 sides, the former cancelled by appropriate PAID (we believe tied) the latter tied by red grid to folded letter dated lined March 29 1849 and bearing NEW YORK, MAR 23 c.d.s. and red PAID (Scott 136L15,1).
Est. Cash Val. $2,000 - 3,000

This cover has been the subject of a recent article in the July 2017 Edition of the Penny Post, the stamp was removed and replaced for this study, the cover is unique by several standards
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Lot 122

Revenues: Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $20 blue & black, neat manuscript cancel without cuts, typical centering, fresh bright colors (Scott R129).
Scott $1,000 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 123

Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $25 blue & black, light manuscript cancel, no cuts nice centering, double perforations at bottom, faint creasing, fine (Scott R130).
Scott $950 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 124

Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, $50 blue & black, deep colors, perforations barely touch at bottom, fine (Scott R131).
Scott $1,200 Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 125

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ green, type I, margins all around tied by RICHMOND AP 27 c.d.s. on crude papered envelope (bearing lot no.'s from previous auctions) to Charlotte, C.S.A. Cert. (1996) (Scott 13).
Scott $1,250 Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600.
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