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Officials and Postal Seals
 
 
Lot Photo Description Realized
Lot 765
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U.S.; Officials, Agriculture Dept., 1875 Special Printings, 1¢-30¢ Complete, Overprinted "Specimen", #O1SD-O9SD, ungummed, clean set and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,887.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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Realized
$1,093
Lot 766
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U.S.; Officials, Executive Dept., 1873, 1¢ Deep Brown, "Goodall" Trial Color Small Die Proof, #O10TC2e, on India paper, typical size for proofs of this type, choice set, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $650-750.
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Realized
$690
Lot 767
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U.S.; Officials, Executive Dept., 1875 Special Printings, 1¢-10¢ Complete, Overprinted "Specimen", #O10SD-O14SD, ungummed, 3¢ couple of short perfs, excellent colors, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $288.
Estimate $100-120.
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Realized
$138
Lot 768

U.S.; Officials, Executive Dept., 1873, 1¢ Carmine, #O10, o.g. (small h.r.), Fine to Very Fine, signed.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200-250.
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Realized
$265
Lot 769
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U.S.; Officials, Executive Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 2¢ Carmine, Overprinted "Specimen", Block of 4, #O11SD, ungummed, excellent color, Fine to Very Fine. Ex Dr. Peter M. Burrows.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200-250.
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Realized
$489
Lot 770
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U.S.; Officials, Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ Complete, Roosevelt Proofs, #O15P2-O24P2, mounted on cards from the Roosevelt album; 12¢ with horizontal split, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000. Only 85 sets .
Estimate $250-350.
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Realized
$265
Lot 771
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U.S.; Officials, Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ Complete, Plate Proofs on India, #O15P3-O24P3, upper left sheet margin blocks of four on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotters, Very Fine or better.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $550-600.
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Realized
$805
Lot 772
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U.S.; Officials, Interior Dept., 1875 Special Printings, 1¢-90¢ Complete, Overprinted "Specimen", #O15SD-O24SD, ungummed, 2¢ horizontal crease (cheap value), 6¢ small stain upper right, several with scissors-separated causing few short perfs, fresh overall, Fine for this.
Scott $23,200. Of the 3c to 90c values, between 75 and 88 were sold, making the Interior Department set the second rarest of the 1¢-90¢ Special Printings, rarely seen complete set .
Estimate $5,000-6,000.
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Realized
$6,325
Lot 773
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U.S.; Officials, Interior Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 1¢ Vermilion, Overprinted "Specimen", Imprint Pl. Block of 12, #O15SD, ungummed, top #52, right pair re-attached, nice color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,540 +. Priced at $3,750 for pl. block of 10 .
Estimate $500-700.
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Realized
$2,645
Lot 774

U.S.; Officials, Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ Vermilion, Block of 10, #O15, n.h., strong color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,700+.
Estimate $250-350.
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Realized
$253
Lot 775
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U.S.; Officials, Interior Dept., 1873, 3¢ Deep Green, Trial Color Large Die Proof, #O17TC1af, on India paper and die sunk on card blotter, trimmed to about ½" of the die sinkage area, very clean, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $325-350.
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Lot 776
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U.S.; Officials, Justice Dept., 1875 Special Printings, 1¢-90¢ Complete, Overprinted "Specimen", #O25SD-O34SD, ungummed, several with scissors-separated causing few short perfs, Fine to Very Fine overall, 2003 P.F. certs for 6¢ and 90¢.
Scott $10,087. Higher value between 150 to 178 issued .
Estimate $2,000-2,500.
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Realized
$2,415
Lot 777
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U.S.; Officials, Justice Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 3¢ Purple, Overprinted "Specimen", #O27SD, ungummed, nice color, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Scott $1,250. 178 issued .
Estimate $450-550.
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Realized
$661
Lot 778
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U.S.; Officials, Navy Dept., 1875 Special Printings, 1¢ to 15¢ Values, Overprinted "Specimen", #O35SD-O42SD, ungummed, no 6¢, 15¢ "tiny tear at top…some reduced perfs", 2¢, 7¢ se. copies, fresh throughout, Fine to Very Fine overall, 2011 Weiss cert for 15¢.
Scott $7,660. Scarcer values 107 to 126 issued .
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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Realized
$2,415
Lot 779
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U.S.; Officials, Post Office Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ Complete, Roosevelt Proofs, #O47P2-O56P2, mounted on card from the Roosevelt album, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000. Only 85 sets .
Estimate $500-600.
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Realized
$690
Lot 780
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U.S.; Officials, Post Office Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 2¢, 10¢, 30¢, Overprinted "Specimen", #O48SD, O51SD, O55SD, ungummed, 30¢ perfs touch, Fine to Very Fine, 2003 P.F. cert for 10¢.
Scott $3,525.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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Realized
$1,093
Lot 781
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U.S.; Officials, State Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ Values, Large Die Proofs, #O57P1-O67P1, on India paper and die sunk on card blotters, all trimmed to about ½" of the die sinkage area, very clean set, Very Fine.
Scott $880.
Estimate $450-500.
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Lot 782
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U.S.; Officials, State Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 1¢-90¢ Values, Overprinted "Specimen", #O57SD-O67SD, ungummed, 6¢ lower left corner fault, fresh throughout, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,252. The 90c value has the lowest sold quantity at 245 .
Estimate $1,000-1,200.
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Realized
$1,553
Lot 783
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U.S.; Officials, State Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 1¢ Bluish Green, Overprinted "Sepcimen" (Error), #O57SDa, ungummed, excellent color, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $900-1,100.
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Lot 784
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U.S.; Officials, State Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 2¢ Bluish Green, Overprinted "Specimen", Block of 4, #O58SD, ungummed, fresh and scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300-350.
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Realized
$633
Lot 785
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U.S.; Officials, State Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 2¢ Bluish Green, Overprinted "Sepcimen" (Error), In Block of 4, #O58SDa, ungummed, lower left copy, Very Fine. Estimated perhaps 7-10 exist, which probably does not include two copies in the Miller collection.
Scott $9,750. Any "Specimen" blocks are rare incl. recorded pair with the error. This is a extremely rare positional piece and probably the most important item to obtain for the advance collector, previously unrecorded .
Estimate $6,000-8,000.
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Realized
$16,675
Lot 786
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U.S.; Officials, Treasury Dept., 1873, 10¢ Black, Trial Color Large Die Proof, #O77TC1ae, on India paper and die sunk on card blotter, trimmed close to die sinkage area, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $325-350.
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Lot 787
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U.S.; Officials, War Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ Complete, Large Die Proofs, #O83P1-O93P1, on India paper, cards measuring 4" x 5", Very Fine.
Scott $880.
Estimate $350-450.
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Realized
$288
Lot 788
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U.S.; Officials, War Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ Complete, Roosevelt Proofs, #O83P2-O93P2, mounted on a reduced in size to just inside the outer border Roosevelt album page (9" x 6"), Very Fine.
Scott $1,100. Only 85 sets issued .
Estimate $500-750.
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Realized
$431
Lot 789
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U.S.; Officials, War Dept., 1875 Special Printings, 1¢-90¢ Complete, Overprinted "Specimen", #O83SD-O93SD, ungummed, good colors, good perfs throughout, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, 2003 P.F. cert for 90¢.
Scott $11,585. Other than the 1¢, 2¢ and 7¢ values, between 104 and 119 copies of the War Department Special Printings were sold .
Estimate $3,000-3,500.
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Realized
$3,738
Lot 790
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U.S.; Officials, War Dept., 1873, 1¢ Black, Trial Color Large Die Proof, #O83TC1ae, on India paper and die sunk on card blotter, trimmed to about 1/8" of the die sinkage area, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $325-350.
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Realized
$374
Lot 791

U.S.; Officials, War Dept., 1873, 1¢ Rose, Block of 4, #O83, o.g.; re-attached, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $200-250.
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Realized
$150
Lot 792
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U.S.; Officials, War Dept., 1873, 2¢ Black, Trial Color Large Die Proof, #O84TC1ae, on India paper and die sunk on card blotter, trimmed to about 1/8" of the die sinkage area, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350-400.
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Realized
$403
Lot 793

U.S.; Officials, Interior Dept., 1879 A.B.N., 10¢ Vermilion, #O100, n.h., Grade 95 Extremely Fine to Superb, 2018 P.S.E. cert.
Scott Stamp Values $1,300, 4 this grade, none graded higher .
Estimate $550-650.
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Realized
$978
Lot 794
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U.S.; Officials, War Dept., 1879 A.B.N., 1¢ Rose Red, #O114, bottom pl. block of 12 o.g. (selvage crease), plus 95 mostly n.h. in blocks of 8 to 20, Fine or better.
Scott $1,500+.
Estimate $150-200.
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Realized
$230
Lot 795
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U.S.; Postal Seals, 1888, Chocolate, Large Die Proof, #OX5P1, only exists as an India pl. proof cut close and block sunk on a card blotter, Very Fine. Ex-Richardson.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300-350.
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Lot 796
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U.S.; Postal Seals, 1900, Red Brown, Die Proof Sunk on Card, #OX11P1, only exists as an India pl. proof cut close and block sunk on a card blotter, Kotanchik type A, Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300-350.
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