Sale 489 — 1976 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 31 March, 1976

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
112
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Sale 489, Lot 112, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown, Grill (135). Block, Magnificent Centering, Fresh, o. g., tiny hinge reinforcement bits, Extremely Fine, Extraordinarily Handsome

500
1,050
113
 
Sale 489, Lot 113, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple, Grill (142). Unusually strong grill, perfs. just touch B., curious cancel., Fine example of this "Classic" of the Bank Note Issues, with P. F. & Royal Certificates

5,750
3,500
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114
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Sale 489, Lot 114, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Vermilion (149). Block, Fresh Full o. g., Bottom Pair Mint, Well Centered, Exceptionally Fine, A Splendid Block

700
1,500
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115
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Sale 489, Lot 115, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine (155). Right Margin Block of Six (3x2). Incredibly Fresh, Full o. g., Rich Color, creases and small faults do not mar the beautiful Appearance of this Rare block

3,525
2,900
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116
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Sale 489, Lot 116, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues6c Brown Rose (159). Horizontal Block of Ten, some perf. strengthening, slight toning, Incredibly Well Centered, Rare in a Block this Size

715
725
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117
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Sale 489, Lot 117, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160). Vertical Block of Six, Beautiful Color, Well Centered, Nearly Full o. g., few perfs. strengthened, middle pair faint crease, otherwise Very Fine, Rare Block

940
1,400
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118
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Sale 489, Lot 118, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c-90c 1875 Hard Paper Special Printings (167-177). Complete Set! Each with either Top or Bottom Sheet Margin, Wonderfully Fresh & Bright, 1c. 2c & 90c Natural Half Arrow s. e.'s, few perf. flaws on some values as usual. Fine-Very Fine, An Extraordinary & Extremely Rare Set, One of the Most Spectacular "Set" Offerings Ever Made in a Public Auction, ex-Earl of Crawford, Ward

30,400
40,000
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119
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Sale 489, Lot 119, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c Ultramarine, Special Printing (167). Magnificent Color, right perfs. trimmed from usual scissor separation, other perfs. intact, Fine, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

3,000
2,400
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120
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Sale 489, Lot 120, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Dark Brown, Special Printing (168). Exceptionally Fresh, usual scissor separation, all perfs. intact, Extra Fine Example of this Rarity, with P. F. Certificate

1,700
1,950
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121
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Sale 489, Lot 121, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (176). Fresh, characteristic scissors separation, all perfs. intact, Very Fine & Very Rare, with P. F. Certificate

3,500
2,100
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122
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Sale 489, Lot 122, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues6c Pink (186). Left Margin Block, Fresh, o. g., tiny reinforcements, Fine-Very Fine, Attractive & Very Scarce

750
675
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123
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Sale 489, Lot 123, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Black Brown, Special Printing (193). Fresh & Well Centered, light stain shows on back only, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare & Handsome

3,000
2,900
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124
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Sale 489, Lot 124, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196). Scissor separated, all perfs. intact, Fine & Rare, with P. F. Certificate

1,750
950
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125
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Sale 489, Lot 125, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198). Wonderful Fresh Color, small thin spot & reperfed top & left, Very Fine Appearance, with P. F. Certificate

3,000
1,000
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126
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Sale 489, Lot 126, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Vivid Color, Well Centered & Extremely Fine, W. H. C.(Colson) handstamp guarantee, with P. F. Certificate. Gorgeous Example of one of the Rarest Special Printings

9,000
10,500
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127
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Sale 489, Lot 127, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Deep Blue, Special Printing (204). Rich Color, reperfed at right, Very Fine Appearance, one of the two Rarest Special Printings, "W. H. C." (Colson) handstamp guarantee, with P. F. Certificate

12,000
9,500
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128
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Sale 489, Lot 128, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Gray Brown, Special Printing (205C). Wonderfully Well Centered & Fresh, An Extremely Fine Example of this Exceptionally Rare Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

11,000
10,500
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129
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Sale 489, Lot 129, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D). Well Centered, Rich Color, tiny pinhead thin in top margin, otherwise Very Fine, signed Ward, with P. F. Certificate, A Great Rarity

8,500
6,000
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130
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Sale 489, Lot 130, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Brilliant o. g., Well Centered, An Extremely Fine Rare Block

1,300
1,350
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131
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3c Vermilion (214). Sheet of 100, Fresh o. g., some separation, incl. Two Imprint & Plate No. Blocks of 12, Very Good-Very Fine Centering

1,899
900
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132
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Sale 489, Lot 132, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Orange (229). Block of Six, with Bottom Imprint Margin, Fresh, o. g., Very Fine

800
1,300
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