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2019-10-22
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1158, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Horizontal block of eight, beautifully centered, deep rich color, cork cancels, tiny corner crease at upper left of top left stamp

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST USED BLOCK OF THE 1870 90-CENT UNGRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Ex "Mercedes". With 2006 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as two blocks of four

4,500
3,250
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1241
PSE 80
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1241, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). With bottom plate no. 23 selvage, original gum, rich color in true deep National shade, wide margins

VERY FINE. A RARE PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE 1870 90-CENT UNGRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

This Bank Note Issue is one of the scarcest with a plate number. Power Search contains only one other example with a plate number (single, block or strip), a top-margin single offered in our 1966 "Ambassador" sale. The Chapin census lists three strips, but at least one of them is Scott 166, not 155.

With 2000 P.F. and 2000 and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $5,000.00 with no premium for the plate number).

5,000
4,250
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2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1242, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Vivid color, well-proportioned margins, face-free cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

325
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
1798
PSE 95
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1798, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Original gum, near perfect centering with balanced margins, bright color on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 90-CENT UNGRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

In general, the Grilled National Bank Note Issues in superb original-gum condition overshadow their ungrilled counterparts. This is also true for the 90c. However, in the case of the 90c, collectors are frequently misled by the availability of Scott 166, the 1873 Continental printing. The difference in shades is distinct, yet collectors have a tendency to under-rate the 1870 National printing. Most original-gum examples are poorly centered. This example is remarkable for its centering and freshness of color.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (OG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $18,500.00). Only two other stamps share this grade, with none higher

5,000
0
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
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2019-03-14
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1799, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Wide margins and choice centering, vivid color, circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

325
325
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
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2018-11-14
United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii
252°
PSE 95
og
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 252, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Original gum, h.r., exceptional centering with balanced and wide margins, vivid color on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 90-CENT UNGRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

In general, the Grilled National Bank Note Issues in superb original-gum condition overshadow their ungrilled counterparts. This is also true for the 90c. However, in the case of the 90c, collectors are frequently misled by the availability of Scott 166, the 1873 Continental printing. The difference in shades is distinct, yet collectors have a tendency to under-rate the 1870 National printing. Most original-gum examples are poorly centered. This example is remarkable for its centering and freshness of color.

With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $18,500.00). Only two other stamps share this grade, with none higher

5,000
14,500
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2018-11-14
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 253, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Original gum, single hinge mark at top, deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THE 1870 90-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE IS RARE IN CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 1989 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates

5,000
2,700
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2018-11-14
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254
PF 90
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 254, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Bright color, choice centering and margins, cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

325
425
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1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-06-27
2018 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1185, Lot Number 64, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and detailed impression, choice centering with wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE. SCARCE WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS AND IN SOUND CONDITION.

The 1870 90c National Ungrilled Issue, Scott 155, is somewhat overshadowed by its grilled counterpart, Scott 144. Collectors are also misled by the availability of Scott 166, the 90c 1873 Continental. Although the difference in shades is distinct, collectors have a tendency to confuse the two and under-rate the 1870 National printing.

Ex "Vineyard". With 1995, 2004 and 2011 P.F. certificates

5,000
4,000
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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 207, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Original gum, lightly hinged, gorgeous rich color and proof-like impression on bright white paper, wide and well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE. AN EXCEEDINGLY DIFFICULT CLASSIC STAMP TO FIND IN THIS SUPERIOR QUALITY.

In general, the Grilled National Bank Note Issues in superb original-gum condition overshadow their ungrilled counterparts. This is also true for the 90c. However, in the case of the 90c, collectors are frequently misled by the availability of Scott 166, the 1873 Continental printing. The difference in shades is distinct, yet collectors have a tendency to under-rate the 1870 National printing. Most original-gum examples are poorly centered. This example is remarkable for its centering, full and fresh gum and intense color.

With 1992 P.F. certificate

5,000
8,000
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