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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2197, Philatelic History from the Trenchard Collection2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Horizontal pair and single, right stamp s.e. at right, tied by bold negative "4" handstamp cancels with "Boston Mass. May 2, 1881" duplex circular datestamp on cover to Providence R.I., "E. A. Holton Foreign Postage Stamps" stamp dealer's design with Mulready-style illustrations, missing backflap and couple minor cover edge tears, still Very Fine, a wonderful early stamp dealer advertising design, accompanied by original enclosure which states that the envelope contained 100 stamps, E. A. Holton went into the stamp business in 1861, making him one of Boston's first stamp dealers

0
400
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2198, Philatelic History from the Trenchard Collection2c Vermilion, 3c Green (183, 184), 2c Vermilion, 3c Green (183, 184)2c Vermilion, 3c Green (183, 184). 2c s.e. at right, tied to separate 3c and 2c entires addressed to Germany and Austria by 1880 New York duplex cancels, both with N. F. Seebeck stamp dealer's advertising collar, in magenta on the 2c cover and in blue on the 3c cover, latter cover with some tiny tears at top from opening, Very Fine and outstanding pair of early stamp dealer designs, the contrast in stamp, indicia and advertising collar colors was clearly intentional and makes for a striking display

0
1,300
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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
30
PSE 90J
nh
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 30, 1861-88 Issues2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., radiant color, Jumbo margins at top and bottom and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $950.00 as 90, $2,900.00 as 95)

370
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
nh
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1163, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., bright color, small inclusion at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

370
475
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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
ogbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 128, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191), One of three recorded top position plate blocks of Scott 183, and the only top position plate block from Plate 391

DESCRIPTION

2¢ Vermilion (183), block of twelve from top of right pane with "AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY" imprint and "No. 391" plate number, few stamps Mint N.H., others original gum, some hinge remnants, radiant color

PROVENANCE

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

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 460

CONDITION NOTES

Fine-Very Fine; perf separations reinforced with hinge slivers, few creases or wrinkles in selvage at left

SCOTT VALUE (2019)

$2,500.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

There are eight plate blocks of Scott 183 recorded in the Chapin census. Among these there are only three recorded top plate blocks, including one in a pane of 100 which may or may not be intact. The Wampler collection contained a bottom plate block from Plate 391, which was not included in the Chapin census, bringing the total count to nine plate blocks with three known from the top position. The other top position plate block outside of the pane has the Continental Bank Note Co. imprint, so if the pane is intact, then the example offered here is the only top position plate block with the American imprint.

E. 1,000-1,500
4,500
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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
1257
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1257, 1879-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-211)2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Vibrant color, choice centering with wide margins, neat Philadelphia duplex datestamp and numeral target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $575.00), only four have graded higher (all at 98J) and only one other shares this grade

5
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
1815
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1815, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue & 1880 Special Printing (Scott 182-199)2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering with wide margins, post-office fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,900.00).

370
4,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1361, Iceland2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Tied by "Milwaukee Wis. May 9" duplex datestamp and target cancel on 3c Green entire to Eyrarbakki, Iceland, Copenhagen transit and Reykjavik backstamps, light soiling, ironed-out file crease at right, Fine appearance, Iceland is a rare destination during the Bank Note period, with covers normally addressed to Reykjavik, the small fishing village of Eyrarbakki (population 570) could not have received very much mail from the United States

E. 400-500
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1388, Syria and Egypt2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Used with 3c Green (184), tied by "Medina O. Feb. 13" (1892) circular datestamp on "Bee Culture" corner card cover to Cyprus, redirected to Beirut, Lebanon, London, Cyprus and Beirut backstamps, opened slightly roughly at left where a bit reduced, still Very Fine, both destinations are rare during the Bank Note period

E. 500-750
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1403, Africa2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Used with 3c Green (207), tied together by "New York Jul. 6 '83" duplex datestamps on cover to Tamatave, Madagascar, Paris and Marseilles backstamps, cover tear just into left New York postmark, Fine, a rare Bank Note period destination, ex Gallagher

E. 300-400
400
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