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Lot 3164
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Agriculture 1873, 2¢ yellow (O2), exceptional strike blue negative cross fancy cancel, rich color, small faults, otherwise Fine and very attractive.
Estimate $200 - 300

Provenance: Lockyear.
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Lot 3165

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 15¢ yellow (O7), bright, fresh and nearly perfectly centered, original gum, hinge remnants, Extremely Fine. Scott Stamp Values $825.
Scott $225

Expertization: 2010 PSAG Certificate graded 90.
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Lot 3166
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Executive Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 1¢ carmine, overprinted "Specimen", ribbed paper, with small dotted "i" (O10SDb), right stamp in a top sheet margin pair with plate no. "81" changed to "82", without gum as issued, fresh and Fine.
Scott $530+
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Lot 3167
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Executive Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 2¢ carmine, overprinted "Specimen", foreign entry of 6¢ Agriculture (O11SD), position 40 with natural straight edge at right as always, without gum as issued, few nibbed perfs at left, fresh and otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $2,250

Expertization: 2007 PF Certificate.
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Lot 3168

Executive Dept., 1873, 2¢ carmine (O11), block of four, deep shade, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and Fine.
Scott $3,250

Provenance: Lilly.
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Lot 3169
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Executive Dept., 1873, 3¢ violet rose (O12a), block of four, bright and fresh, unused, without gum, Fine.
Scott $1,300 as no gum singles

Provenance: Lilly.
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Lot 3170

Executive Dept., 1873, 10¢ carmine (O14), block of four, part original gum, Fine.
Scott $5,500
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Lot 3171
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Executive Dept., 1873, 10¢ carmine (O14), nicely centered with bold circle-of-wedges cancel, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott $650

Expertization: 2000 PF Certificate.
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Lot 3172
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Interior Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 1¢ & 2¢, overprinted "Specimen" (O15SD, O16SD), exceptionally well centered, without gum as issued, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $195
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Lot 3173
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Interior Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 24¢ vermilion, overprinted "Specimen" (O22SD), bright, fresh color, without gum as issued, about Fine. Only 77 were sold.
Scott $1,750
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Lot 3174

Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢ purple (O25), block of 10, nicely centered, disturbed o.g., couple stamps with very faint discolorations, one with a small natural paper inclusion, fresh and otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $2,700 as blocks & singles
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Lot 3175

Justice Dept., 1873, 3¢ purple (O27), block of four, well centered, original gum, lightly hinged, light horizontal crease bottom stamps, fresh and otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $1,450
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Lot 3176

Justice Dept., 1873, 3¢ purple (O27), tied by the violet "Washington, D.C. Apr 4, 1878" duplex with quartered cork on legal size cover to Clarksburg, W.V., Office of the Solicitor of the Treasury corner card; some minor foxing, stamp with a couple nibbed perfs, Fine.
Scott $575

Provenance: Lockyear.
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Lot 3177

Justice Dept., 1873, 3¢ purple (O27), tied by "Washington, D.C. Apr 19" c.d.s. with quartered cork cancel on an obsolete Treasury Dept free frank envelope to Clarksburg, W.V., 1875 docketing; cover restoration, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $300 - 400

Provenance: Lockyear.

This obsolete free frank envelope is the only recorded usage without the specific "Office of the Solicitor of the Treasury" corner card.

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Lot 3178

Justice Dept., 1873, 3¢ purple (O27), tied by "Washington, D.C. Oct 29" duplex with cork cancel on legal size cover to W.C. Whitson in Boise City, Idaho Territory, illustrated corner card featuring the crimson seal of the Dept of Justice; right end of envelope restored, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $575

Provenance: Lockyear.

W.C. Whitson was appointed associate territorial justice by President Grant in 1870.

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Lot 3179
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Justice Dept., 1873, 6¢ & 30¢ (O28, O33), each with a red cancel from Washington, D.C., 30¢ with crossroads, good color contrast, F.-V.F.
Estimate $300 - 400

Provenance: Lockyear.
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Lot 3180

Navy Dept., 1873, 3¢ dull blue (O37a), block of eight, mixed centering, original gum, hinge remnants, generally Fine or better.
Scott $1,550
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Lot 3181

Navy Dept., 1873, 6¢ ultramarine (O38), block of eight, bright color, original gum, hinge remnant top center, right vertical pair never hinged, faults left block, right block F.-V.F.
Scott $1,400 as hinged blocks
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Lot 3182

Navy Dept., 1873, 10¢ ultramarine (O40), block of eight, original gum, two hinge remnants, left vertical pair never hinged, fresh and Fine.
Scott $2,300 as hinged blocks
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Lot 3183
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Navy Dept., 1873, 10¢ ultramarine (O40), lower right block of 16 with part imprint and plate number, well centered, the bottom stamps remarkably so, unused, without gum, pulled perfs lower left stamp, Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,200 as no gum singles
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Lot 3184

Navy Dept., 1873, 30¢ ultramarine (O44), lower right corner margin block of four, fresh and beautifully centered, unused (some gum on upper left stamp), Very Fine.
Scott $500 as no gum singles
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Lot 3185

Post Office Dept., 1873, 3¢ black (O49), two folded registered package receipts, both are mailed from Elyria, O. to the S. Aden Route Agent with different blue cancels, first with an intertwined "US" and second with an intertwined "POD", Very Fine and choice pair.
Estimate $300 - 400

Provenance: Lockyear.
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Lot 3186

State Dept., 1873, 1¢ dark green (O57), beautifully centered with enormous margins, deep color and bright white paper, original gum, hinge remnant, Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Scott Stamp Values $340 for a normal 85.
Scott $260

Expertization: 2010 PSAG Certificate graded 85J.
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Lot 3187

State Dept., 1873, 30¢ dark green (O66), virtually perfectly centered and exceptionally fresh, og, hinge remnants, -, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott $240

Expertization: 2010 PSAG Certificate.
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Lot 3188
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State Dept., 1873, 90¢ dark green (O67), a fresh, well centered, extra wide copy with "traces of gum" (PF), Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $525 for no gum

Expertization: 2001 PF Certificate.
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Lot 3189
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Lot 3190

State Dept., 1873, $10 green & black (O70), upper left corner sheet margin with part imprint, bright and fresh, original gum, lightly hinged, several tiny pinholes, otherwise Fine and most attractive.
Scott $5,000
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Lot 3191
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Lot 3192

State Dept., 1873, $20 green & black (O71), bright color, original gum, small paper hinge remnant, fresh and Fine.
Scott $5,250

Expertization: 2008 PF Certificate.
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Lot 3193
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State Dept., 1873, $20 green & black (O71), nicely centered and exceptionally fresh, two light magenta pen strokes, F.-V.F.
Scott $5,000

Expertization: 1992 PF Certificate "with magenta manuscript ‘defacement’".
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Lot 3194
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State Dept., 1873, $20 green & black (O71), bright and well centered, neat magenta pen cancel, short perf at right, large sealed tear and reperforated at bottom, fresh and Very Fine appearing.
Scott $5,000
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Lot 3195
 
Treasury Dept., 1873, 2¢ brown (O73), part sheet of 60 with top imprint & plate no. 42, Fine-average centering with full, mostly never hinged original gum, good bit of reinforced separation, including in plate block, a very scarce large multiple.
Scott $9,400 with no premium for NH
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Lot 3196

Treasury Dept., 1873, 7¢ brown (O76), block of four, original gum with a light central hinge remnant, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott $1,100
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Lot 3197

War Dept., 1873, 6¢ rose (O86), block of four (horizontal pairs rejoined), original gum, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott $2,500 as singles
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Lot 3198

Interior Dept., 1879, 12¢ vermilion (O101), block of four, beautifully centered with brilliant color, original gum, central hinge remnant, small gum soak between right stamps, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,075
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Lot 3199

Interior Dept., 1879, 24¢ vermilion (O103), centered well to the left but bright and fresh with full original gum, V.G.
Scott $4,500

Expertization: 1991 PF Certificate.
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