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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 = 191
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Cat./Est. Value
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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 541, 1870-1888 Bank Note Company Issues, An incredibly rare cover with a single 90¢ 1879 American Bank Note Company Issue

90¢ Carmine (191), bright color, straight edge at right, couple sealed tears at left into design, tied by bold strike of "Boston Mass." oval cancel, purple framed "Boston, Mass. Feb. 16, 1888 Reg. No." registry datestamp with pencil "13478" registry number (crossed out) on legal-size cover to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sender's ship-name directive "Per S. S. Advance", New York registry label, "New York, N.Y. Reg'y Div. 2-17 1888" oval backstamp, blue Rio de Janeiro (March 22) receiving datestamp on back, the stamp pays the 10¢ registry fee plus 16-times the 5¢ Universal Postal Union rate

Very Fine appearance; slightly reduced and opened on two sides.

This is an extremely rare single-stamp franking with the 1879 90¢ American Bank Note Company Issue. Power Search located only two other intact covers with this stamp, and this is the only one with a single stamp. The records of The Philatelic Foundation contain two others, both mixed frankings and both seriously defective.

Ex Emmerson C. Krug and Dr. Alfred Martin. Illustrated in Linn's U.S. Stamp Facts (p. 150). With 1955 P.F. certificate.

E. 4,000-5,000
2,100
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
1820
PSE 95
og
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1820, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue & 1880 Special Printing (Scott 182-199)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, near perfect centering with wide and balanced margins, brilliant color on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded. Only two hinged and two Mint N.H. examples share this grade.

2,000
7,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-10-25
United States and CSA Postal History
 
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2335, 1870 and Later Issues30c Full Black, 90c Carmine (190, 191), 30c Full Black, 90c Carmine (190, 191)30c Full Black, 90c Carmine (190, 191). Used with two 10c Brown (209), tied by New York registry ovals on large part of blue 1887 cover front only with printed address to Berlin, Germany, registry label at left, "New York N.Y. 9-3 1887" oval datestamp, folded at left to fit on an exhibit page, one 10c small tear at left, recipient's name crossed out, still Fine and unusual franking, carried on the French Line's La Gascogne, the franking from two different stamp issues pays 26-times the 5c rate plus 10c registry fee

E. 750-1,000
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
og
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 296, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL WIDE-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE.

Ex Hansen. With 1993 and 2004 P.F. certificates.

2,000
3,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-03-27
United States and Possessions
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2222, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, rich color, Very Fine, with photocopy of 1984 P.F. certificate for a block (stating Carmine Rose shade) and 2005 P.S.E. certificate

2,000
900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-03-07
The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps
63
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 63, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Choice centering and margins, bold color on bright paper, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine, with 2000 and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $875.00), only six grade higher

350
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2017-09-19
The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 142, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, vibrant color, well-centered with wide nicely balanced margins, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2014 P.F. certificate

2,000
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 288, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, h.r., bright shade, couple small thins at top, Fine appearance, with 2015 Weiss certificate

2,000
190
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2017-05-09
United States and Confederate States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1155, Lot Number 3209, 1869 thru Later Issues90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Used with 5c Yellow Brown (205) and tied by well-struck "New York Reg." oval handstamp on large part of blue refolded cover front only to Berlin, Germany, neat "New York Reg'y. Div. 11-16 1887" oval datestamp, New York registry label at left, folded for display, Fine and rare, particularly after the U.P.U. came into effect, we have only offered two full covers since keeping computerized records, Scott Retail as on cover $5,000.00

E. 750-1,000
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2017-05-09
United States and Confederate States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1155, Lot Number 3210, 1869 thru Later Issues90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Used with 1c Dark Ultramarine (182) and two 10c Brown (188), cork cancels and "New York May 8" circular datestamp on large part of refolded courthouse wrapper to Montgomery Ala., receipt docketing on back, tying cancellations slightly enhanced and wrapper repaired, still Fine appearing and striking domestic use of the 90c 1879 American Bank Note Co. printing, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
600
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