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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1870-88 Bank Note Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 147 or 149
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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-11-20
Superb United States Stamps and Private Die Proprietary Stamps
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 28, 1861-88 Issues7c Vermilion (149). Mint N.H, 7c Vermilion (149). Mint N.H7c Vermilion (149). Mint N.H., brilliant color, fresh and Fine, very rare in Mint N.H. condition, we have offered a few as part of blocks but this is the first single we have offered since 2007, with 1997 and 2019 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as hinged

900
900
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 439, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Perfectly struck Three-Leaf Shamrock of Waterbury

Three-Leaf Shamrock, Type 5, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff F-12), perfect strike ties 3¢ Green (147), straight edge at left, on cover to New Haven, Connecticut, neat "Waterbury Ct. Feb. 17" (1871) circular datestamp, Extremely Fine strike, a beautiful cancel, ex Dr. Jackson

E. 750-1,000
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 440, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Group of six Waterbury Leaf and Flower fancy cancels

Leaf and Flower Designs, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff F-1, F-10, F-11, L-6, L-8 and L-9), clear strikes on separate covers, cancel or tie 3¢ Green Bank Note stamps, one with right selvage, one straight edge at left, Very Fine and desirable group, F-1 cancel is the rarest of the group (ex Dr. Jackson, photo shown above), L-6 with 1987 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
1156
PSE 90
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1156, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Original gum, lightly hinged, outstanding centering and margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, an extremely difficult stamp to find unused in the higher grades, with 1980 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $650.00), this is the highest grade awarded and is shared by only four others, also the only example at this grade we have offered in six years, SMQ does not even price this issue above the grade of 90

225
950
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 116, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-147), One of only three recorded Scott 147 plate blocks, of which two are top positions

DESCRIPTION

3¢ Green (147), block of fourteen from top of right pane with "NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK" imprint, "No. 7" plate number and guide arrow, original gum, top stamps hinge remnants, choice centering throughout, bright shade

PROVENANCE

W. Parsons Todd, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1/10/1978, Sale 521, lot 115

John C. Chapin (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross through Shreves, 2002)

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 374

CONDITION NOTES

Very Fine-Extremely Fine

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$4,600.00 as plate block of ten and two pairs

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

The Chapin census lists three plate blocks for Scott 147, plus one plate block in imperforate form. A bottom plate block from Plate 44 was offered in the Moody, Todd and Wampler sales. A plate block of 14 from the top left corner of Plate 7 was offered in a 3/31/1947 Harmer sale, but it was not illustrated and we have no other information. The third is offered here. This is an extremely small survival rate, considering that 1.2 billion 3¢ stamps, or 6 million sheets, were distributed to postmasters between September 30, 1870, and June 30, 1873.

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1234, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 134-155)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Perfect centering with well-proportioned margins, radiant color, bold strike of red segmented cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

100
180
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-05-22
United States and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 126, Fancy Cancellations3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Rich color, tied by perfect strike of "Used Up" fancy cancel, "Traverse City Mich. Oct. 16" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Alfred Me., Extremely Fine strike, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 201, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)3c Green (147). Mint N.H, 3c Green (147). Mint N.H3c Green (147). Mint N.H., fresh color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

200
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 203, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Original gum, intense color, choice centering with balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT NATIONAL UNGRILLED ISSUE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

900
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-03-27
United States and Possessions
2209
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2209, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Jumbo margins and choice centering, bright color, neat circular datestamp and cork duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,100.00)

90
550
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