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Sale 428 — 1973 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 22 March, 1973

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
92
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 92, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple, Grill (142), 24c Purple, Grill (142)24c Purple, Grill (142). Used pale faded color, Remarkably Strong Grill, light comer crease, Reasonably Attractive Example of one of the Rarest Bank Note Printings, with P. F. Certificate

5,250
2,700
93
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 93, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine, Grill (144), 90c Carmine, Grill (144)90c Carmine, Grill (144). Bright color, Large part o. g., two pin-point thin specks, otherwise Fine, Ex-Lilly, signed "Bartels" & with P. F. Certificate

1,500
1,100
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94
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 94, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Brown (157). B. Imprint & Plate No, 2c Brown (157). B. Imprint & Plate No2c Brown (157). B. Imprint & Plate No. 163 Block of 20, Fresh, Very Good-Fine, An Exceedingly Rare Bank Note Multiple

E. 750-1,000
650
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95
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 95, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175), 24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175)24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175). Some scissor cut perfs, as normal, Very Fine

1,250
750
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96
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 96, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175), 24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175)24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175). Centered slightly to left, Fine, with P. F. Certificate

1,250
750
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97
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 97, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion Imperforate (178a) Imprint Plate No, 2c Vermilion Imperforate (178a) Imprint Plate No2c Vermilion Imperforate (178a) Imprint Plate No. Block of Sixteen, Probably a Unique Showpiece, two stamps have light creases, A Very Fine and Exceptional Block, Catalogs $4,000.00 as ordinary pairs

E. 2,000-5,000
4,250
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98
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 98, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Fresh, Bright Color, Marvelous Centering, Extremely Fine, Unquestionably the Finest Known Example of this Extreme Rarity, signed JCM (Morganthau) and Ward

8,000
13,000
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99
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 99, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues, 15c Red Orange, (189) Complete Sheet of 100, Fresh, o. g. a remarkable sheet virtually all Very Fine

3,125
2,700
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100
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 100, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues, 90c Carmine (191) Mint Strip of Eight, L. stamp str. edge, Fresh, Rich Color, Unusually well centered for a strip this size, six rate Very Fine, others Fine, A Rare & Beautiful Showpiece

1,100
1,250
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101
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 101, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Black Brown, Special Printing (193), 2c Black Brown, Special Printing (193)2c Black Brown, Special Printing (193). Well Centered, Fresh, Marvelous Deep Color, P. F. Certificate states... "genuine with tiny pink mark on one perforation", a mark of infinitesimally small that it in no way detracts from the beauty of this Very Fine and Rare Stamp

2,750
2,900
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102
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 102, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196), 7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196)7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196). Large Margins, Fresh, Brilliant Color, Very Fine, a Handsome Example of this Rare Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

1,750
1,700
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103
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 103, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues, 7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196) Well centered, tiny black speck which is a natural paper inclusion, Very Fine, signed "D. F. K" (Kelleher)

1,750
1,150
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104
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 104, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues, 10c Deep Brown, Special Printing (197) Beautiful Deep Color, small surface scuffing, centered to bottom left, still a presentable example of this Rare & Elusive Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

3,250
2,100
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105
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 105, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198), 12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198)12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198). Very Fine, with P. F. Certificate

2,500
1,950
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106
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 106, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198), 12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198)12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198). Well Centered, Fresh, Wonderful Intense Color, P. F. Certificate states... "genuine, showing traces of pink", Barely noticeable caused from handstamp guarantee on the back, Still Very Fine

2,500
1,900
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107
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 107, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Dark Violet, Special Printing (200), 24c Dark Violet, Special Printing (200)24c Dark Violet, Special Printing (200). Well Centered, wide natural straight edge at right, Fresh, Beautiful Color, Very Fine, with P. F. Certificate.

1,250
950
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108
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 108, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (201), 30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (201)30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (201). Well Centered, Fresh, Marvelous Intense Color, a Very Fine Rarity of Matchless Quality, with P. F. Certificate

2,750
3,700
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109
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90c Dull Carmine, Special Printing (202). Well Centered, Fresh, Unusually Bright Color, Very Fine, a Handsome & Choice Example of this Rarity, with P. F. Certificate

3,000
3,300
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110
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 110, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Imperforate Between (211Bc) Horiz, 2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Imperforate Between (211Bc) Horiz2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Imperforate Between (211Bc) Horiz. Pair, Fresh, o.g., Colman guarantee on back, Very Fine

750
800
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111
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 111, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues6c Brown Red, Imperforate (224a). Imprint Plate No, 6c Brown Red, Imperforate (224a). Imprint Plate No6c Brown Red, Imperforate (224a). Imprint Plate No. Strip of Six, Very Fine, Rare

405
625
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112
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 112, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues15c Indigo (227). Imprint & Plate No, 15c Indigo (227). Imprint & Plate No15c Indigo (227). Imprint & Plate No. 22 Block of Twelve, Fresh Rich Color, Mint, tiny insignificant natural paper wrinkle in one, centered slightly to B., Fine, Handsome & Scarce

810
725
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