Sale 596 — 1982 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 24 April, 1982

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
257
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Sale 596, Lot 257, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues10c Brown, Grill (139). Fresh, o.g., Unusually Wide Margins, shows many strong grill points, Very Fine

1,350
2,400
258
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Sale 596, Lot 258, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). Fresh, Part o.g., shows several strong grill points, perfs. in at right, Extremely Rare in Unused Condition, with P.F. Certificate

11,000
4,500
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259
 
Sale 596, Lot 259, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). Quartered cork cancel, Beautifully Centered, shows many strong grill points, Extremely Fine, Signed Kelleher

1,350
2,800
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260
 
Sale 596, Lot 260, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple, Grill (142). Quartered cork cancel, an insignificant flaw in top right corner perf., Fine, with P.F. Certificate

10,500
9,500
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261
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Sale 596, Lot 261, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Black, Grill (143). Fresh, Large Part o.g., Shows Many Strong Grill Points, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,750
2,500
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262
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Sale 596, Lot 262, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine, Grill (144). Magnificent Color & Centering, Extremely Fine, A "Gem"

5,000
5,000
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263
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Sale 596, Lot 263, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c-90c 1870 Bank Note Large Die Proofs (145P1-155P1). Cpl. Set Die Sunk on Cards, 6c has faint toning spots far from stamps, otherwise Extremely Fine

10,200
4,000
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264
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Sale 596, Lot 264, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Black (154). Fresh, Large Part o.g., Wide Margins, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

900
1,800
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265
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Sale 596, Lot 265, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine (155). Fresh, o.g., Well-centered, Very Fine

1,000
2,300
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266
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Sale 596, Lot 266, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green (158). Bottom Right Imperforate Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No. 270 Block of 14, Fresh, Full o.g., sensibly reinforced with tiny bits of hinge, Some Stamps Mint, Fine

1,670
2,600
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267
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Sale 596, Lot 267, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160). Block, Full o.g., barest trace of hinging, Unbelivably Fresh & Bright, Fine-Very Fine, Handsome

1,700
2,800
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268
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Sale 596, Lot 268, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c-90c Continental Bank Note Company Special Printings (167-177). Complete Set, Exceptionally Fresh, perfs. partly blunted or trimmed by scissors separation (to a greater or lesser degree) as always, 1c small thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, A Rare & Unusual Offering

51,600
30,000
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269
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Sale 596, Lot 269, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion, Imperforate (178a). Block of 12 (4x3), Vivid Color, Large Margins, some creasing affecting bottom row & between stamps, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare Multiple, Cataloged as Six Horizontal Pairs

3,600
1,800
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270
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Sale 596, Lot 270, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Fresh, Intense Deep Rich Shade, few short perfs. as usual, Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

16,500
12,000
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271
P
Sale 596, Lot 271, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c Blue, 2c Vermilion, 3c Green, Large Die Proofs (183P1, 207P1, 213P1). Die Sunk on Card, Extremely Fine

3,100
1,600
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272
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Sale 596, Lot 272, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion (183). Top Right Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No. 296 Block of 14, Fresh, Full o.g., sensibly hinge reinforced, some Mint, Fine Plate Block

1,710
1,750
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273
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Sale 596, Lot 273, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues15c Orange (189). Cpt. Sheet of 100 (lacks bottom left corner selvedge piece), including Top & Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 31 Blocks of 12, Fresh, o.g., Over Half Mint, considerable hinge reinforcement around edges, few small faults including one each in pI. no. block, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Quite a Number Extremely Fine, Rare Sheet

19,400
8,500
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274
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Sale 596, Lot 274, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Full Black (190). Block, Fresh, Full o.g., Magnificent Centering, one with tiny thin speck, otherwise Extremely Fine, A Spectacular Showpiece

1,850
2,700
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275
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Sale 596, Lot 275, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine (191). Block, Fresh, Full o.g., Well-centered, one with single partly nibbed perf., Fine-Very Fine

4,500
4,000
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276
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Sale 596, Lot 276, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196). Large Margins, Extra Wide at Top, Vivid Color, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,000
1,900
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277
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Sale 596, Lot 277, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Dull Carmine, Special Printing (202). Rich Color, faint thin, Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

6,000
4,000
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278
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Sale 596, Lot 278, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Gray Brown, Special Printing (205C). Fresh, Exceptionally Well centered, Extremely Fine "Gem", A Gorgeous Example of This Rare Stamp

16,500
18,000
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279
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Sale 596, Lot 279, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Blue Green (207). Complete Sheet of 100, o.g., Most Stamps Mint, Fresh, Well-centered, small bit of hinge placed around edge of sheet to prevent separation, Fine-Very Fine, Rare Sheet

4,300
5,000
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280
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6c Brown Red (208a). Block of 24 (6x4), natural straight edge at right, o.g., Well-centered, some separations hinge reinforced, nine with thin spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Handsome Appearance

5,400
3,250
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281
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Sale 596, Lot 281, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Block, Fresh, Full o.g., Well-centered, two with tiny thins, otherwise Extremely Fine, Colman handstamp guarantee

3,000
1,500
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282
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Sale 596, Lot 282, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Twelve including Block of Six & Irregular Block of Five (separations), some perf. tip gum soaks, affixed to back of lined paper with manuscript notation "Sample of Printing by press upon which all the work is done by steam-power. Submitted by American Bank Note Company", two with small faults, otherwise Fine, Conclusive Proof of the Bank Note Special Printing & a Must For The Serious Collector of Bank Note Issues

8,700
3,250
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283
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Sale 596, Lot 283, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D). Fresh, Beautifully Well-centered, Extremely Fine "Gem", An Extraordinary Example of this Exceedingly Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

13,000
14,000
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284
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Sale 596, Lot 284, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Indigo (216). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 539 Block of 12, Fresh, Full o.g., sensibly reinforced with tiny bits of hinge, Four Stamps never hinged, some minor natural offset on back, Very Fine for a Multiple This Size, Rare Plate Block

5,000
5,000
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285
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Sale 596, Lot 285, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Orange Brown, Imperforate (217a). Horizontal Pair, hinge remnant, Very Fine, Scarce, with A.P.S. Certificate

1,350
900
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286
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Sale 596, Lot 286, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c-90c 1890 Issue, Imperforates (219c-229a). Blocks, Fresh, o.g., one 5c pair thin, few other trivial thins including one 8c & one 90c, Virtually All Very Fine, Handsome & Exceedingly Rare Offering

16,000
9,500
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