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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1890-93 Small Banknote Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 219, Symbol IN ("USED")
Area/Sub/
General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-05-21
The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue
 
Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2060, Freaks and Oddities1c Dull Blue, "Candle Flame" (219 var), 1c Dull Blue, "Candle Flame" (219 var)1c Dull Blue, "Candle Flame" (219 var). Two unused and one used, showing the prominent flaw on the left "1", each shows the variety slightly differently, one Mint N.H., one h.r. and creased, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Brookman notes "It is probably caused by what printers called 'scooped color' which means that the wiping process removed too much ink from this portion of the plate due to too heavy pressure on the wiping roller or to poor workmanship on the plates."

E. 300-400
225
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1292
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1292, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, bright color, neat cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00), only three have graded higher and three others share this grade

0
225
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2018-03-07
The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps
70
PSE 100J
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 70, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, long and full perforations, brilliant color, neat strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Natalee Grace", with 2003, 2009 and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ, SMQ $800.00 as 100), only one other example has achieved this perfect grade (which is the highest possible)

0
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
3498
PSE 98J
 
Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3498, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Kirke, with 2010 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $325.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade), this is the only example to achieve this grade and only one has graded higher (at 100J, the stamp from our Natalee Grace sale)

0
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2012-11-28
The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps
195
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1034, Lot Number 195, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Deep shade on bright paper, beautiful centering, unobtrusive strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $325.00), only two have graded higher and two others share this grade

0
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
3321
PSE 98J
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3321, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $325.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade), this is the only example to achieve this grade and only one has graded higher (at 100J, the stamp in our Natalie Grace sale)

0
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2012-09-19
The Natalee Grace Collection of Used U.S. Stamps, Part Two
107
PSE 100J
 
Sale Number 1027, Lot Number 107, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, long and full perforations, brilliant color, neat strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, according to Brookman this design was poorly received, the engraver was furnished with a portrait of Franklin facing right and had to turn it to face left, the New York Times noted that "While Franklin looked like himself while facing to the right in the portrait, by no exertion of skill could his profile be changed to the left without entirely altering his expression and making him resemble the putty-faced personification of senility which now appears on the one cent stamp", with 2003 and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $375.00 as 98), this is the only example to achieve this perfect grade (which is the highest possible), and only one other used stamp from the entire set (a 10c) has achieved this grade

0
950
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2009-12-09
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and Foreign Stamps and Covers
 
Sale Number 980, Lot Number 2678, 1870-90 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 219)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Cancelled by cork on large part of -1/2c Chefoo Local Post Newspaper Wrapper to St. Johnsbury Vt., also second item with same stamp used on small piece with 1c Chefoo stamp to St. Johnsbury Vt., flaws from placement at edge, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
3,250
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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1890-93 Small Banknote Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 219, Symbol IN ("USED")

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