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Sale 76: Gems of Philately

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Newspaper Stamps

Lots 266-269

Lot 266 ()   

Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 12¢ pale rose, without gum as issued, superb centering and encompassed by huge margins, stunning radiant color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo; with 1991 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $4,400), one of two in this grade with none higher.
Scott No. PR40    $1,500.

WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1875 12¢ NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,250

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Lot 267    

Newspaper, 1894, 12¢ pink, o.g., lightly hinged, remarkable perfect centering amid huge margins, bright vivid color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, the only example to receive this grade with none higher; with 2001 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, unpriced this grade, priced at $5,050 for the grade of 90).
Scott No. PR95    $2,600.

WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1894 12¢ NEWSPAPER ISSUE AND EASILY THE FINEST JUMBO MARGIN EXAMPLE KNOWN.

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Current Opening Bid: $7,250

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Lot 268 o   

Newspaper, 1894, 24¢ pink, quartered cork cancel, attractively centered with perfs clear of design, bright pastel-like color, F.-V.F. appearance, an extremely rare newspaper issue in used condition, with all known examples having flaws.
Scott No. PR96    $8,000.

ONE OF THE FINER OF ONLY FOUR CERTIFIED USED EXAMPLES OF THE 1894 24¢ BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 269    

Newspaper, 1895, $100 purple, o.g., very lightly hinged, well centered amid large oversized margins, bright and fresh with rich vivid color, a Very Fine jumbo, a choice mint example of this scarce and difficult issue; with 1992, 2003 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (VF 80J, SMQ $3,300 for 80 and $4,750 for 85) with only one graded higher at 95.
Scott No. PR113    $3,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,100

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Lots 266-269

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