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1875 Re-issue of the 1861-66 Issues
 
 
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Lot 52
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ blue (102), choice centering within wide balanced margins, wonderfully fresh color and paper. Segmented cork cancel. Choice Extremely Fine, among the finest of the small number of genuine, sound examples of this scarce used re-issue.
Scott $1,600

Expertization: with 1983, 1997 P.F. certificates.
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Lot 53
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 2¢ black (103), attractive centering, exceptionally fresh with intense color. Couple small thins. Choice Fine appearing example of this rare used re-issue.
Scott $11,000

A MOST ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE USED RE-ISSUE, OF WHICH, ACCORDING TO THE ONLINE "CERTIFICATE SEARCH" OF THE PF, ONLY 23 HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE USED, AND ALMOST HALF OF THESE HAVE FAULTS.

Expertization: with 1989 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 54
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 5¢ brown (105), nicely centered, rich color. Duplex cancel. Small tear (invisible from front and back, tiny corner crease (lower right corner perf). Handsome Very Fine appearance.
Scott $6,500

Expertization: with 197 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 55
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 12¢ black (107), excellent centering, intense shade. Duplex cancel. Tiny tear, corner strengthened, reperfed at right. Faults not withstanding, a choice Extremely Fine appearing example of the rare 12¢ 1861 used re-issue.
Scott $13,000

ONE OF THE BEST CENTERED OF THE 15 USED EXAMPLES CERTIFIED BY THE PF IN THE ONLINE " CERTIFICATE SEARCH" SITE.

Expertization: with photocopy of 1990 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 56

1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ black (108), original gum, quite well centered, stunning prooflike color and impression. Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $4,500

A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 RE-ISSUE OF THE 15¢ 1861 ISSUE, SCARCE THIS CHOICE.

Expertization: with 2012 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 57
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 24¢ dark violet (109), stunning deep color. Duplex cancel. Well centered though reperfed at right (not mentioned in cert). Very Fine appearance.
Scott $18,000

A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE USED 24¢ 1861 RE-ISSUE. ONLY 20 EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS USED IN THE ONLINE "CERTIFICATE SEARCH" OF THE P.F. A THIRD OF WHICH HAVE FAULTS.

Expertization: with clear 1985 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 58
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ brownish orange (110), rich characteristic color. Duplex cancel. Small repair bottom right, absolutely not detracting from the appearance.
Scott $18,000

A FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE USED 30¢ 1861 RE-ISSUE, OF WHICH LESS THAN 20 EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS USED IN THE ONLINE "CERTIFICATE SEARCH" OF THE P.F., AND MOST ARE FAULTY.

Expertization: with 1984 P.S.E. certificate (ironed out diagonal crease) and 1992 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 59
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1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ brownish orange (110), fine centering for this poorly centered issue, deep rich color. Neat town cancel. Two faint diagonal creases, absolutely invisible in front. Handsome Fine appearance.
Scott $18,000

A MOST ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE USED RE-ISSUE— LESS THAN 20 HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PF ON THEIR ONLINE "CERTIFIED SEARCH" SITE, MOST OF WHICH HAVE FAULTS.

Expertization: online P.F. certificate #143183, original certificate not present.
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Lot 60

1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 90¢ blue (111), original gum lightly hinged, outstanding centering within uncommonly large margins, stunning rich color on bright white paper. Extremely Fine. SMQ $11,000.
Scott $7,000

A SUPERB MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 RE-ISSUE OF THE 90¢ 1861 ISSUE, AMONG THE FINEST EXTANT, WITH ONLY FIVE OTHERS AT THIS GRADE AND ONLY ONE HIGHER (A 90) BYTHE PSE.

Expertization: with 1988 P.F. certificate and 2014 P.S.E. certificate, the latter graded VF-XF 85.

Provenance: Hinrichs.
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