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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
1176
PSE 100J
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1176, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, deep rich color on crisp paper, fresh in every respect

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1890 ISSUE IS GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE. A TRUE CONDITION RARITY.

With 1992 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $14,500.00 as 100). This is the highest grade possible and only two other Scott 223's shares this grade (one is ex "Hanover"). In fact, there are no other Mint N.H. stamps graded 100J among all the denominations of the 1890-93 Issue

185
10,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
1177
PSE 98
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1177, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., choice balanced margins, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 223, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1994 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $6,000.00). Only seven have graded higher (four at 98J and three at 100J) and only one other shares this grade

185
4,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
1178
PSE 95
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1178, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, incredibly fresh with beautiful color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,850.00)

185
1,400
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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
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Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2072, Imprint and Plate Number Blocks5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Full bottom left imprint, plate no. 48 and letter "I" block of 14 with part arrow at right, two light hinge marks affect eight stamps, others Mint N.H., radiant color

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE AND ATTRACTIVE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 5-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

We have offered only four other full plate blocks of this issue since keeping computerized records. Two were plate blocks of ten and one other did not have the additional stamps to the side of the imprint. The example offered here, in the larger size, is very desirable.

Scott Retail as plate block of ten and singles

3,290
2,100
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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
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Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2092, Early Dates5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Rich color, cancelled by four-bar grid, "Haddonfield N.J. Jun. 14, 1890" circular datestamp on cover to London, England, Philadelphia and receiving backstamps, slight edgewear, Fine, this is the earliest documented use of the 5c Grant 1890 Issue, the 4c and 5c were issued later than others in the series as their designs had not yet been finalized

E. 750-1,000
400
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U.S. Stamps
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1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-05-21
The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue
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Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2093, Early Dates5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Intense color, cancelled by open grid, "Haddonfield N.J. Jun. 14, 1890" circular datestamp on cover to London, England, Philadelphia and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, this is the earliest documented use of Scott 223, the 4c and 5c were issued later than others in the series as their designs had not yet been finalized

E. 750-1,000
550
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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
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Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2119, Bicycle Mail Route, Expresses, Bisects5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Vertical pair, rich color, cancelled by corks, light strike of Colorado R.P.O. Oct. 29, 1892 circular datestamp on blue 4-horse illustrated stagecoach express cover depicting almost a dozen people on top of a stagecoach and with "J. H. Farlee, Proprietor, Grand Canyon Stage Line, Peach Springs, Arizona", to Bellevue, Switzerland, small opening tear at right not affecting stamps, Very Fine, stagecoach designs of this period are rare, the stage line ran from 1892 to 1901 from Flagstaff to the Grandview Hotel at the Grand Canyon and helped make Flagstaff a gateway to the Grand Canyons, this is the only known example used to a foreign destination

E. 750-1,000
475
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1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-05-21
The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue
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Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2125, U.S. Registry Exchange Labels5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Used with 2c Carmine (220), cancelled by manuscript "X" on 5c Blue on amber entire (U331), similarly cancelled, to Puebla, Mexico, 2c tied by "Mexico D.F. 17.VI 91" circular datestamp, 5c tied by purple "Registrado Piedras Negras Coa." oval handstamp, back of cover with "Eagle Pass, Texas." handstamped registry label (FX-EG2) with purple "Registered Jun. 14 1891, Eagle Pass, Texas." three-line datestamp, additional Mexico registry label, barely reduced at right, Very Fine, a very rare use of the Eagle Pass registry label, only five are recorded

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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U.S. Stamps
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1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-05-21
The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue
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Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2133, Foreign Mail: Central and South America5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Bright shade, tied by Santa Marta (Colombia) Dec. 21, 1894 duplex datestamp and pinwheel cancel on cover to Troy N.Y., New Orleans (Dec. 29) and receiving backstamps, minor edgewear, Very Fine and unusual use originating in Colombia

E. 200-300
150
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U.S. Stamps
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1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-05-21
The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue
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Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2134, Foreign Mail: Central and South America5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Rich color, used with Ecuador, 1881, 10c Orange (15), latter tied by "Admon Prim De Correos de Guyaquil, Ecuador, Guyaquil, UPU, Jul. 11, 1891" origination double-circle datestamp on cover to Paris, France, sender's routing instructions "Via Colon-New York", 5c stamp tied by bold cork, "N.Y. Foreign Transit A Jul. 24 91" backstamp, Paris receiving circular datestamp at lower left, light horizontal file fold causes bend in 5c stamp, still Very Fine and very unusual use

E. 300-400
200
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