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Newspaper Stamps

Lots 2363-2372 Lots 2373-2381

Lot 2363 ()   

Newspaper, 1865, 5¢ dark blue, without gum as issued, exceptional centering with evenly balanced margins around, deep fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, one of only three examples to grade as such with only one higher; with 2007 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. Graded certificates (both XF 90, SMQ $1,100).
Scott No. PR1    $750.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2364 ()   

Newspaper, 1865, 5¢ dark blue, without gum as issued, choice centering amid evenly balanced margins, rich vibrant color and exceptional freshness, Extremely Fine, one of only three examples to grade as such with only one higher; with 2006 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90, SMQ $1,100).
Scott No. PR1    $750.

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Lot 2365 o   

Newspaper, 1865, 5¢ dark blue, blue brush stroke cancel, couple creases and pulled perf at bottom, Very Fine appearance, an extremely rare example of the 1865 5¢ Newspaper issue, only six recorded examples in the Dr. Pepper census all of which are faulty.
Scott No. PR1    $2,000 for faulty.

This example is not included in the Pepper census and is without question one of the finest used examples in existence.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2366 ()   

Newspaper, 1865, 10¢ green, without gum as issued, choice centering, deep color and remarkable freshness, Extremely Fine, rarely encountered so nice; with 2007 P.F. Graded certificate (XF 90, SSV $575).
Scott No. PR2a    $300.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2367 ()   

Newspaper, 1865, 25¢ orange red, without gum as issued, exceptional centering amid wide margins, bright and fresh with rich vibrant color, an Extremely Fine gem, that is a very difficult stamp to find this choice condition; with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. PR3    $400.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2368 ()   

Newspaper, 1880 Reprint of 1865 issue, 5¢ dark blue, without gum as issued, choice centering within well balanced margins, bold color, Extremely Fine and choice, extremely difficult to obtain this choice condition; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. PR8    $650.

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Lot 2369    

Newspaper, 1875, 84¢ rose, reperfed & pulled perf at top, full o.g., otherwise fresh & Fine.
Scott No. PR22    $1,850.

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Current Opening Bid: $20

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Lot 2370    

Newspaper, 1875, $36 brown rose, o.g., lightly hinged, exceptional centering amid well balanced margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine and choice, extremely rare in sound original gum condition; with 1987 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. PR30    $5,000.

WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1875 $36 NEWSPAPER ISSUES IN EXISTENCE.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,300

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Lot 2371 ()   

Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 84¢ pale rose, without gum as issued, stunning rich brilliant color on remarkably pristine paper, choice centering especially for this difficult issue, Very Fine, with only 164 issued; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. PR46    $5,250.

A LOVELY SELECT EXAMPLE OF THIS 1875 84¢ SPECIAL PRINTING ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 2372 ()   

Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 96¢ pale rose, without gum as issued, well centered for this difficult issue, rich vivid color on bright paper, F.-V.F., with only 141 issued; with 1992 P.S.E. and 1991 & 2003 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. PR47    $8,500.

AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 96¢ SPECIAL PRINTING ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,750

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