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1862 $2-$15 First Issue

Lots 2060-2069 Lots 2070-2079 Lot 2080

Lot 2060 o   

Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $2 Conveyance, imperf, large even margins showing extra printing ink at top left, radiant proof-like color and impression on bright paper, light manuscript cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine; with 2022 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. R81a    $250.

Realized: $140

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Lot 2061 o   

Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $2 Conveyance, part perf, large to huge imperforate margins, intense color on brilliant paper; vertical crease and tiny tears at right, Fine appearance, a scarce part perf issue; with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. R81b    $3,250.

Realized: $5,500

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Lot 2062 o   

Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $2 Mortgage, imperf, large to huge margins, strong color on brilliant paper, 1863 manuscript cancel, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. R82a    $150.

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Lot 2063 o   

Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $2 Probate of Will, imperf, huge wide margins to closer at top, rich color, neat 1864 manuscript cancel, Very Fine; with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. R83a    $7,000.

A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 PROBATE OF WILL IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

Realized: $2,000

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Lot 2064 o   

Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $2.50 Inland Exchange, imperf, large to huge margins, deep rich color, neat "A. & Co., New York, Sept 7, 1864" circular datestamp cancel; filled pinholes, Very Fine appearance; with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. R84a    $12,000.

A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $2.50 INLAND EXCHANGE IMPERFORATE, CANCELLED SOLELY BY A HANDSTAMP.

Realized: $3,250

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Lot 2065 o   

Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $2.50 Inland Exchange, imperf, manuscript and handstamp cancels, full margins, strong color, small repaired nick and small tear at upper left, Very Fine appearance, still a very rare and elusive revenue issue.
Scott Nos. R84a    $12,000.

Realized: $2,300

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Lot 2066 o   

Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $3 Charter Party, imperf, large to huge margins, deep rich color and intense impression, canceled by manuscript and partial circular datestamp strike, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. R85a    $200.

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Lot 2067    

Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $3 Charter Party, perf'd, in combination with 1861, 30¢ orange, horizontal pair and single (71) on piece of a foreign exchange draft issued at Havana, Cuba for $8,000, accepted February 23, 1866 by Youngs Smith & Co., New York, subject to the 1864 tax rate for inland exchange of 5¢ for each $100 or faction thereof and shows a short pay of the $4 rate; stamps with small flaws, Very Fine appearance, ex-Col. Green; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. R85c    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE 1861 30¢ ISSUE USED AS A REVENUE.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 2068 o   

Revenue, 1863, First Issue, $3.50 Inland Exchange, imperf, full to large margins, rich color, July 1, 1864 manuscript cancel; small faults in top corners, Very Fine appearance; with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. R87a    $10,000.

Realized: $1,300

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Lot 2069 o   

Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $5 Charter Party, imperf, large margins all around, bright color and paper, manuscript July 18, 1863 cancel, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott Nos. R88a    $300.

Realized: $180

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