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Sale 107: Gems of Philately

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1875 Re-issue of the 1861-1866 Issues

Lots 2204-2205

Lot 2204 o   

1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 5¢ brown, neat duplex cancel, choice centering amid wide margins, beautiful rich deep color, Very Fine and choice, one of the few used examples of the 672 that were issued, ex-Haas & R. Collier; with 1966 (copy), 1991 & 2009 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 105    $6,000.

AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 5¢ RE-ISSUE IN SOUND CONDITION.

There were 10,000 stamps of the 5¢ Re-Issue printed (100 impressions from the new plate of 100). Only 672 of the 5¢ were sold, the remaining 9,328 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

all lots for this sale will be subject to a 18% buyer's premium

Current Opening Bid: $4,750

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Lot 2205    

1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 24¢ dark violet, o.g., lightly hinged, rich vibrant color on bright paper, choice centering amid evenly balanced margins, Extremely Fine and choice, with only 346 sold, one of only four examples to receive this grade with only two examples higher (both at 95); with 2004 P.F. & 2007 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $12,600).
Scott No. 109    $6,000.

A WONDERFUL ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24¢ RE-ISSUE, AN EXCEEDINGLY DIFFICULT ISSUE TO FIND IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

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Current Opening Bid: $9,000

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Lots 2204-2205

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