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Lot 647
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1861, 1¢ blue, type I (18), unused no gum, nicely centered with the type characteristics visible at bottom. Bright and fresh Fine.
Scott $800
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Lot 648
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1857, 1¢ blue, type II (20), excellent centering, lovely rich color. Light face-free cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $250

Expertization: with 1999 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 649
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1857, 1¢ blue, type II (20), perfectly centered, bright color. Grid cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $250

Expertization: with 1995 P.F. certificate for strip of 3.
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Lot 650
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1857, 1¢ blue, type II (20), nicely centered, sharp impression. Light town postmark. Light red ink offset on reverse. F.-V.F.
Scott $250
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Lot 651
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1857, 1¢ blue, type III (21), plate IV, unused, brilliant color, sharp impression, clearly showing type III characteristics. Regummed over expertly sealed tear at bottom right. Fine appearance.
Scott $6,000

Expertization: with 1997 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 652
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1857, 1¢ blue, type III (21), well centered, outstanding color and impression. Light town cancel. Creases not visible from front. Choice Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,600
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Lot 653
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1857, 1¢ blue, type III (21), rich plate 4 color. Light cancel. Crease not visible from front. Fine appearance, very attractive.
Scott $1,600
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Lot 654
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IV (23), incredibly deep color for the type IV, sharp impression and unusually well centered. Light unobtrusive postmark. Small invisible corner crease. Choice Very Fine appearance, very pretty stamp.
Scott $900

Expertization: with 1987 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 655
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1857, 1¢ blue, type IV (23), rich color for this. Town cancel. Fine.
Scott $900
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Lot 656
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1857, 3¢ rose, type I (25), unused, no gum. Irregular nibbed perfs at left. Fine appearance.
Scott $950
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Lot 657
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1857, 3¢ rose type 1, major plate crack (25 var.), position 47R7. Light town cancel, leaves the crack completely visible. F.-V.F.
Scott $750
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Lot 658
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1857, 3¢ dull red, type IV (26A), rose brown shade, exceptional centering, perforations clear of design all around and sharp distinct frame breaks at top and bottom, pretty color. Neat "Boston" paid cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $140

Expertization: with 2005 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 659
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1858, 5¢ brick red, type I (27), well centered, unusually deep shade. Neat face-free red and black town postmarks. Very Fine.
Scott $1,700

Expertization: with 1987 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 660
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1858, 5¢ brick red, type I (27), nicely centered for this issue, lovely rich color. Light unobtrusive cancel. Fine.
Scott $1,450

Expertization: with 1982 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 661
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1858, 5¢ brick red, type I (27), rich color, well centered. Red and black cancels. Defects. Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,700
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Lot 662
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1858, 5¢ brick red, type I (27), rich color. 1859 year date cancel. Minor flaws. Fresh Fine appearance.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 663
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1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (28), deep rich color. Face-free town postmark plus a bit of red transit. Fresh and Fine.
Scott $1,050

Expertization: with 1994 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 664
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1859, 5¢ brown, type I (29), very well centered, vivid color and a light face-free red cancel. Very Fine with fine eye appeal.
Scott $450

Expertization: with 1985 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 665
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1859, 5¢ brown, type I (29), excellent color. Light cancel. Fresh and Fine.
Scott $375

Expertization: with 1995 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 666
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1861, 5¢ orange brown, type II (30), unused no gum, choice centering, prooflike color. Extremely Fine, beautiful stamp.
Scott $500

Expertization: with 1981 P.F. certificate and 1990 P.S.E. certificate.

Provenance: Weisman.
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Lot 667
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1861, 5¢ orange brown, type II (30), unused, regummed. Reperfed. Otherwise attractive and Fine appearance.
Scott $500
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Lot 668
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (30A), essentially perfect centering, rich shade. Boston "Paid" cancel. Extremely Fine, a choice used gem.
Scott $300

Expertization: with 1979 P.F. certificate.

Provenance: Haas, Grunin.
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Lot 669
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (30A), quite well centered for this, exceptionally fresh color with a pretty blue postmark. Very Fine, most attractive.
Scott $280
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Lot 670
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (30A), part "captured" imprint, lovely rich color and a brilliant red grid cancel. Small light thin and a nibbed perf. Otherwise F.-V.F. with great eye appeal.
Scott $355

Expertization: with 1984 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 671
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1860, 5¢ brown, type II (30A), well centered with clear margins. Impressive full "Paid" straightline cancel. Couple trivial perf flaws and expertly sealed small tear. Very Fine appearing.
Scott $300
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Lot 672
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1857, 10¢ green, type I (31), neat face-free town cancel, good color. Small thins, small pen stroke, probably from address. Fine appearance.
Scott $1,100
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Lot 673

1857, 10¢ green, type II (32), part original gum, bright color. Light crease and pinpoint thin. Fresh Fine appearing.
Scott $5,750
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Lot 674
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1857, 10¢ green, type II (32), nicely centered, bright shade with a striking red grid cancel. Very Fine and most eye catching.
Scott $215

Expertization: with 1986 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 675
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1857, 10¢ green, type III (33), excellent centering. Red cancel. Choice Very Fine.
Scott $215
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Lot 676
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1857, 10¢ green, type IV (34), recut at bottom, unobtrusive town cancel and a spot of red, bright color. Fine.
Scott $2,250
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Lot 677
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1857, 12¢ black, plate I (36), beautifully centered. Light cancel. Fresh and choice Very Fine.
Scott $300

Expertization: with 1988 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 678
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1859, 12¢ black, plate III (36B), unused no gum, well centered, prooflike color and impression. Very Fine.
Scott $325
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Lot 679

1860, 24¢ gray lilac (37), unused, regummed. Pulled corner perf. Exceptionally fresh and Fine.
Scott $525
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Lot 680

1860, 90¢ blue (39), large part disturbed original gum, nicely centered. Thins. Very Fine appearance.
Scott $3,000
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Lot 681

1860, 90¢ blue (39), unused, regummed, rich color. Reperfed. Handsome Fine appearance.
Scott $1,200
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