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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 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 225
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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 2050, Stamps Off-Cover8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Original gum, Jumbo margins and essentially perfectly centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem

45
425
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
2051
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2051, Stamps Off-Cover8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Jumbo margins and precise centering, fresh color, light strike of violet grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Curtis, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $425.00)

17
350
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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
 
Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2052, Stamps Off-Cover8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Bold strike of registry oval cancel, phenomenal centering with absolutely enormous margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

17
300
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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 2074, Imprint and Plate Number Blocks8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Full bottom left imprint, plate no. 265 and letter "Z Z" block of twelve, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, few minor perf separations sensibly reinforced, Very Fine, an attractive plate block, Scott Retail as plate block of ten and two singles

1,990
2,300
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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
c
Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2095, Early Dates8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Used with vertical pair of 1c Columbian (230) and 3c Columbian (232), tied by New York registry ovals, purple "Registered May 4, 1893 Branch P.O. Station G New York P.O." boxed backstamp on large size 10c Columbian entire (U351) to Bavaria, Germany, transit and receiving backstamps, minor wear, Very Fine, this is the earliest documented use of the 8c, the registry fee was reduced to 8c effective Jan. 1, 1893, so the 8c denomination was added to the regular issue, ex Berkun, with 2005 A.P.S. certificate

E. 400-500
200
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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 2130, U.S. Registry Exchange Labels8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Used with 3c Purple (268), tied by registry ovals on 2c entire with American Institute of Mining Engineers corner card to Niigata, Japan, and returned to the U.S., purple "New York N.Y. Dec. 17, 1895" oval datestamp with pencil registry number, three registry labels from Tacoma, San Francisco and Yokohama, small "Inconnu" (not known) handstamp at lower left, backstamps include Tacoma (Dec. 24), San Francisco (Dec. 27), Yokohama (Jan. 18), Niigata (Jan. 22), Victoria B.C. (Feb. 11), Winnipeg (Feb. 15) and St. Paul Minn. (Feb. 17), also Yokohama marking on front of Jan. 28, Japanese tissue address labels affixed at left, 8c stamp tear at top, some cover wear including small tear at top, Very Fine and very unusual with the three registry labels, the Niigata Prefecture was the location of the Sado gold and silver mines

E. 750-1,000
425
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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
c
Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2138, Foreign Mail: Central and South America8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Straight edge at left, tied by registry oval and "New York N.Y. Reg'y. Div. 4-21 1894" double-oval datestamp on 10c Columbian entire (U351) to Montevideo, Uruguay, sender's routing instructions "Via England" and with red London transit datestamp, receiving backstamp (May 18), Very Fine use

E. 300-400
180
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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
c
Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2188, Foreign Mail: Samoa8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Tied by San Francisco registry oval and used with Samoa, 1886-95, 3p on 2p Brown Orange (25a), 1p Green (11b, pair) and 2p Brown Orange (13b, pair), tied by "Apia Samoa Jan. 30" circular datestamps and San Francisco registry ovals on registered cover to Hammonton N.J., red "Registered Feb. 11, 1895 San Francisco Cal." three-line datestamp, last name in address deleted, endorsement on back, "PM- Apia Samoa", Fine and rare combination, believed to be the earliest known use of the surcharged issue, Odenweller Census No. 121, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 138, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229), A remarkably rare Mint Never-Hinged top position plate block of the 8¢ 1890-93 Issue

DESCRIPTION

8¢ Lilac (225), Mint N.H. block of ten from top of right pane with "AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY" imprint, letters "Z Z" and "No. 268" plate number, choice centering, rich color on bright paper

PROVENANCE

Dr. Frederick S. Fogelson, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, 2/11/2005, lot 9, to William H. Gross

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (1990)

CONDITION NOTES

Very Fine

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$3,250.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

An exhaustive review of our auctions since 1994 found only one other Mint N.H. plate block, from the bottom position. The Philatelic Foundation has certified one other as Mint N.H., from the bottom position.

E. 3,000-4,000
4,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1428, India and Afghanistan8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Used with 5c Chocolate (223), both tied by "Boston Mass." registry ovals and partly obscured by New York registry label on 1894 cover to Kabul Afghanistan and forwarded to Bombay, India, wide range of markings including Dead Letter Offices in Bombay, Lahore and U.S., 5c stamp light crease, Fine and unusual cover to a rare destination

E. 400-500
500
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