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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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Newspaper Stamps to Postal Cards

Lots 1927-1936 Lots 1937-1940

Lot 1927 ()   

Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 24¢ pale rose, without gum as issued, rich bright color on fresh paper, Fine, very scarce with only 411 stamps sold; with 2017 Crowe certificate.
Scott No. PR41    $2,100.

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Current Opening Bid: $425

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Lot 1928 ()   

Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, 84¢ pale rose, without gum as issued, strong brilliant color on bright fresh paper, Fine and rare, a difficult special printing issue to obtain in sound condition, with only 164 issued; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. PR46    $5,250.

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Current Opening Bid: $300

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Lot 1929 ()   

Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, $1.92 dark brown, without gum as issued, beautiful intensely rich color on fresh bright paper, well centered for this difficult issue, F.-V.F.; with 1992, 2007 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. PR48    $20,000.

AN EXTREMELY RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 $1.92 SPECIAL PRINTING ISSUE WITH ONLY 41 SOLD.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,000

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Lot 1930    

Newspaper, 1879-94, 8¢, 12¢ & $24, privately perforated Special Printings, full o.g., rich colors, 12¢ & $24 with thin, F.-V.F. appearance, these privately perforated Special Printings where produced in very small numbers and are extremely rare; each with P.F. certificate.
Scott No. PR61, PR76, PR82 vars.    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $700

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Lot 1931    

Newspaper, 1894, 4¢ intense black, o.g., never hinged, unusually wide margins, fresh with bold color, F.-V.F., a big stamp; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. PR92    $1,275.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 1932    

Newspaper, 1894, $3 scarlet, full o.g., hinge remnant, rich vivid color, small thin at top and reperforated at right, Very Fine appearance; with 1979 & 2009 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. PR100    $50,000.

AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $3 BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $9,000

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Lot 1933 /   

Parcel Post, 1913, 1¢ to $1 complete, o.g., hinged 2¢, 20¢ (h.r.'s) and $1 (l.h.), others never hinged, well centered throughout, 25¢ with small facial scuff, otherwise a Very Fine set; 20¢ with 1989 P.S.E. certificate for block and $1 with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. Q1-Q12    $1,701.

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Current Opening Bid: $260

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Lot 1934 BK   

Booklet, 1912, 97¢, green on lavender cover, complete and unexploded, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, vertical wrinkle in front and back cover, Fine.
Scott No. BK33    $1,750.

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Current Opening Bid: $260

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Lot 1935 BK   

Booklet, 1912, 73¢, red cover, complete and unexploded, o.g., never hinged, slight scuffing on back cover, F.-V.F., a very scarce intact booklet.
Scott No. BK34    $3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 1936 ()   

California Penny Post Co., 1855, 5¢ blue, sheet of 20 with two panes of 10 with interpane gutter between panes, without gum, large margins at top and bottom with full sheet margins at sides, tiny thin spot bottom right and light corner creases in right selvage not mention on cert, Extremely Fine, ex-Lilly, Boker and Golden; with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 34L2    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE CALIFORNIA PENNY POST 5¢ CITY DELIVERY ADHESIVE ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,600

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Lots 1927-1936 Lots 1937-1940

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