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Lot 690

1861, 3¢ brown rose, First Design (56), original gum. Fresh and Fine.
Scott $550
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Lot 691
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (62B), unused, no gum, bright color. Trivial perf flaws and pinpoint thin. F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott $3,600
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Lot 692
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (62B), excellent centering, great color. Neat dotted grid cancel. Faults, no readily apparent. Choice Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,600
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Lot 693
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1861, 1¢ blue (63), near perfect centering, brilliant color. Light blue grid cancel. An Extremely Fine gem. SMQ $160.
Scott $50
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Lot 694
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1861, 1¢ blue (63), pair and a single, hinge rejoined, exceptionally rich color. Bold target cancels. Extremely Fine.
Scott $140

Expertization: with 2004 P.F. certificate.

Provenance: Kirke.
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Lot 695
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1861, 3¢ rose pink (64b), beautifully centered, pretty pinkish color. Blue Baltimore town cancel. Extremely Fine. SSV $425.
Scott $165

Expertization: with 2004, 2016 P.F. certificates, the latter graded XF 90.
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Lot 696
 
Group of Plate Proofs on Stamp Paper (65P5//269P5), 16 pairs plus a block, 219D-224, 226, 229 chipped corner, 255, 258, etc., all P5 virtually all with original gum, some slightly disturbed, few small faults, light tape stain, otherwise fresh lot, F-VF.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 697

1861, 3¢ rose (65), original gum never hinged, exceptionally fresh. Fine.
Scott $125 as og, unlisted as nh
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Lot 698

1861, 3¢ lake (66), full original gum small hinge remnant, intense color and crisp impression. Expertly reperfed at left and bottom. About Fine appearance.
Scott $2,000

Expertization: with 1997 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 699
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1861, 5¢ buff (67), unused no gum, rich color. Couple tiny tears, reperfed right and left, faults not withstanding, this is an attractive fine appearing example of this scarce unused stamp.
Scott $10,500

Expertization: with 2019 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 700
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1861, 12¢ black (69), near perfect centering, rich color. Light cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $95

Expertization: with 1997 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 701
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1861, 12¢ black (69), natural straight edge at left, freakishly misperfed. Bright green cork cancel (possibly a "mask" fancy cancel). Corner crease and repaired perf, otherwise. Fine, and quite scarce.
Scott $645

Expertization: with 1986 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 702
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1862, 24¢ red lilac (70), outstanding centering, choice color. Light Boston "Paid" cancel. An Extremely Fine gem.
Scott $315

Expertization: with 1995 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 703
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1862, 24¢ red lilac (70), lovely rich color. Nicely complimented by a red cancel. Very Fine and pretty.
Scott $340

Expertization: with 1995 P.S.E. certificate and 2008 P.F. certificate, the latter graded VF 80.
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Lot 704
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1862, 24¢ brown lilac (70a), virtually perfectly centered, rich color. Black grid cancel. Small thins. Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $325
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Lot 705
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1861, 24¢ violet (70c), well centered, rich true color, two small tears, absolutely unnoticeable, couple short perfs. Otherwise fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $2,250

Expertization: with 2019 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 706
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1861, 24¢ violet (70c), fresh true shade, well centered. Light cancel. Small thin and a small tear, neither visible, reperfed at bottom. Very Fine appearance, a truly attractive example of this rare shade.
Scott $2,250

Expertization: with 1999 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 707
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1861, 30¢ orange (71), wonderfully well centered for this notoriously difficult value, bright color. Face-free target cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $210
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Lot 708
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1861, 90¢ blue (72), no gum well centered with unusually large margins, bright color. Pulled perf and small surface abrasion, thin. Otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,200
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Lot 709
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1861, 90¢ blue (72), quite well centered, rich color. Very Fine.
Scott $575

Expertization: with 1987 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 710
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1861, 90¢ blue (72), nicely centered, bright rich color. Small thin, faint crease. Most attractive Very Fine appearance.
Scott $575
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Lot 711

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), part original gum, lovely color, sharp impression. Reperfed at left and a small gummed over thin. Fine appearance, a very attractive example of this scarce mint 5¢ shade.
Scott $5,750

Expertization: with 2001 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 712
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1862, 5¢ red brown (75), rich vivid color, quite well centered. Light cancel. Very Fine, a stunning used example of this scarcer shade.
Scott $425
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Lot 713
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1866, 15¢ black (77), well centered within unusually wide margins, bright and intense shade. Choice Extremely Fine.
Scott $170

Expertization: with 2000 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 714
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1866, 15¢ black (77), quite well centered for this, with sharp impression on crisp paper. Neat cork cancel. Choice Very Fine.
Scott $170

Expertization: with 1990, 2014 P.F. certificates.
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Lot 715
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1863, 24¢ lilac (78), exceptionally well centered, rich color. Black grid cancel. Fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott $350

Expertization: with 1994 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 716
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1863, 24¢ grayish lilac (78a), outstanding centering for a 24¢, rich color. Bold quartered cork cancel. Extremely Fine, choice.
Scott $400

Expertization: with 2003 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 717
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1863, 24¢ grayish lilac (78a), excellent centering, deep shade. Target cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $350

Expertization: with 1994 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 718

1863, 24¢ gray (78b), original gum, nicely centered, rich color. Creases, slight stain on two perfs. Very Fine appearance and quite attractive.
Scott $2,750
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