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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 = 227
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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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 2076, Imprint and Plate Number Blocks15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H. top right imprint and plate no. 22 block of twelve, deep rich color on bright paper, top stamps with unusually wide vertical spacing, pos. 3 with small natural paper wrinkle not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FINE-VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY MINT NEVER-HINGED TOP POSITION PLATE BLOCK OF THE 15-CENT 1890 ISSUE WE HAVE OFFERED SINCE KEEPING COMPUTERIZED RECORDS. THIS IS ALSO ONLY THE SECOND PLATE BLOCK WE HAVE OFFERED IN AT LEAST 25 YEARS.

The 15c 1890 Issue was printed only from Plate 22. Plate blocks are especially rare. We have offered only one other since at least the 1990s, from the bottom position, also in Mint N.H. condition, which was a plate block of ten.

Ex Wampler and our 1973 Rarities sale. With 1998 P.F. certificate

16,100
12,000
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
c
Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2096, Early Dates15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Deep rich color, tied by "New York Apr. 8 5:30PM P 90" duplex datestamp on hop merchant's corner card cover to Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany, receiving backstamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine, this is the earliest documented use of the 15c 1890 Issue, and this predates the EDU date listed in Scott Catalogue by over a month, Scott Catalogue lists the EDU as May 16, Dr. Johnson discovered this rarity just a few years ago, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
650
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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 2097, Early Dates15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Rich color, tied by cork cancel, "Alice Tex. May 15, 1890" circular datestamps, used with horizontal strip of three of 1c Ultramarine (212) tied by target cancels on back of registered 2c green on blue entire (U321) to Baden, Germany, receiving backstamp, some slight edgewear, still Very Fine, a very early use, until 2015 this was the earliest documented use, ex Berkun, with 2005 A.P.S. certificate

E. 300-400
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
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Sale Number 1201, Lot Number 2129, U.S. Registry Exchange Labels15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Rich color, tied by New York registry oval on 10c entire to Adelaide, South Australia, red "New York, N.Y. Oct. 6, 1891 Reg." boxed datestamp with pencil registry no., purple San Francisco registry handstamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine, the use of the San Francisco registry handstamp is scarce, British Australia joined the UPU Oct. 1, 1891, less than a week before this was sent

E. 400-500
650
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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 2150, Foreign Mail: Europe15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Deep rich color, tied by Philadelphia registry oval on beautiful blue Keystone Paper Co. corner card cover to Annonay, France, purple "Philadelphia, Pa. Dec. 30, 1892 Registered" boxed datestamp and New York Dec. 31 registry datestamp on back, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, this passed through New York on the last day of the 10c registry fee

E. 200-300
250
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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 2170, Foreign Mail: Europe15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Rich color, used with 3c Purple (221), tied by purple "Registered Aug. 30, 1892, 22nd Street Station, Chicago, Ill." four-line datestamp on 2c entire to Ingatorp, Sweden, photographer's return address handstamp, Very Fine double-rate use, scarce with the stamps tied by the registry datestamp

E. 200-300
450
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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 2192, Foreign Mail: Samoa15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Straight edge at right, used with 3c Purple (221), tied by large "New York N.Y. Reg'y. Dev. 4-20 1894" oval datestamp, used with vertical strip of three of Samoa, 1887-92, 2p Brown Orange, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (13b) and 2-1/2p Rose, Perf 12-1/2 (14a), Samoan stamps tied by "Apia Samoa, Mar. 27" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Berlin, Germany, red 1894 San Francisco oval registry marking, registry label affixed partly over 2p stamps, transit and receiving backstamps, 15c few perfs barely affected from placement at edge of cover

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL AND RARE SAMOA-U.S. MIXED FRANKING USE.

Odenweller Census No. 78. With 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1297, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H. with full bottom plate no. 22 selvage, deep rich color, beautiful centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE 15-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

550
2,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 350, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Top imprint and plate no. 22 strip of five, first three stamps Mint N.H., other two lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, pos. 4 tiny perf thin at top left, selvage with tiny thins, Fine appearance, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

2,010
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1890-93 Small Banknote Issue
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 261, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H., deep shade on radiant paper, beautiful centering with unusually wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

550
4,750
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