Sale 632 — 1984 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 14 April, 1984

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
304
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Sale 632, Lot 304, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green, Grill, Imperforate (136b). Block, Fresh, Nearly Full o.g. (bit glazed from mount), Large Margins, bottom pair pressed-out crease, otherwise Extremely Fine

2,400
1,100
305
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Sale 632, Lot 305, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues10c Brown, Grill (139). Fresh, Very Fine & Choice, with P.F. Certificate

1,350
1,150
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306
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Sale 632, Lot 306, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). Much Stronger Shade than Usual, Virtually Full o.g., hinge remnant, perfs. partly touch at top, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

11,500
3,500
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307
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Sale 632, Lot 307, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). Unused, Very Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate which states "Genuine, toned, showing a few grill points and with a crease in top Left Margin," we feel that the toning is of a trivial nature and the corner crease is very light, Fine Appearance

11,500
4,250
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308
 
Sale 632, Lot 308, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple, Grill (142). Large Margins, Far Better than Usual Centering, Strong, Well-defined Grill, Neat Target cancel, trivial corner margin perf. crease, otherwise Very Fine, Exceptionally Choice Example of this Important Bank Note Rarity, signed "S.A." (Spencer Anderson), with P.F. Certificate

10,500
8,500
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309
 
Sale 632, Lot 309, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple, Grill (142). Unusually Deep Color, Used, few nibbed perfs., slight overall toning, otherwise Fine Example of this Rarity with P.F. Certificate

10,500
4,500
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310
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Sale 632, Lot 310, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Black, Grill (143). Wonderfully Fresh, Fine, with A.P.S. & P.F. Certificates

3,750
1,600
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311
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Sale 632, Lot 311, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Vermilion (149). Left Margin Block, Wonderful Rich Color, couple small hinge reinforcements, top right stamp light wrinkle, Very Fine

1,400
1,000
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312
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Sale 632, Lot 312, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple (153). Horizontal Block of Six, Fresh, Virtually Full o.g., some minor bits of paper on gum, bottom right stamp barely noticeable tear, otherwise Fine, Rare Block

5,600
2,500
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313
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Sale 632, Lot 313, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine (155). Fresh, Part o.g., Rich Color, Very Fine

1,100
1,250
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314
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Sale 632, Lot 314, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine (155). Block, Fresh, o.g., few small perf. separations sensibly hinge reinforced, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
1,500
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315
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Sale 632, Lot 315, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green (158). Bottom Left Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate Number 292 Block of 50 (Horizontal separation through Plate Number Block), 13 Mint, some other separations sensibly reinforced, Believed to be the Second Largest Multiple Known, Fine-Very Fine, (cataloged as Imprint Strip, Blocks and Singles), ex-Ackerman

20,040
950
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316
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Sale 632, Lot 316, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green (158). Complete Sheet of 100, Imprint & Plate No. 251 at Top, Imprint & Part Plate No. at bottom (stamp Pos. 100 missing & replaced), Fresh, o.g., Many Mint, few hinge reinforcements, about one dozen stamps have thin spots, otherwise Nearly All Fine-Very Fine, Many Exceptional

5,990
2,000
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317
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Sale 632, Lot 317, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160). Block, Brilliant Full o.g., tiny sensible hinge reinforcement, Fine-Very Fine, A Beautiful Block

1,700
1,450
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318
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Sale 632, Lot 318, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c-90c Continental Bank Note Company Special Printing (167-177). A Complete Set of Sheet Margin Single, 1c, 2c & 90c imperf. left half arrows, Brilliant colors, 7c & 10c some short or nibbed perfs, still a Fine-Very Fine Desirable Set of Rare Stamps, Virtually Impossible to Duplicate

54,350
26,000
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319
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Sale 632, Lot 319, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Blue Green, Special Printing (169). Large Margins, Rich Color, bottom perfs. trimmed, Very Fine, One of the Rarest Special Printings, with P.F. Certificate

8,500
3,250
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320
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Sale 632, Lot 320, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues6c Dull Rose, Special Printing (170). Wide straight edge at left, Fresh Color, bottom perfs. touch, Fine & Rare, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
2,800
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321
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Sale 632, Lot 321, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171). Fresh, perfs. close two sides, Attractive Example of this Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate showing pair of which this is the left stamp

1,850
1,100
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322
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Sale 632, Lot 322, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173). Right perfs. trimmed, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,350
1,150
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323
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Sale 632, Lot 323, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Scissors separated as customary, trimmed at right & bottom, tiny faint thin spot, Very Fine Appearance, with A.P.S. & P.F. Certificates

6,500
2,000
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324
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Sale 632, Lot 324, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (176). Scissors separated as customary (perfs. trimmed at bottom, intact other three sides), Wonderfully Fresh and Remarkably Well-centered, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

6,000
3,750
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325
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Sale 632, Lot 325, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Violet Carmine, Special Printing (177). Fresh, reperfed at bottom, Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

6,000
1,900
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326
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Sale 632, Lot 326, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Fresh, Brilliant Color, Exceptionally Well-centered, Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Example, with P.F. Certificate

17,000
16,000
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327
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Sale 632, Lot 327, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Bright Blue, Special Printing (181). Very Fine for this Rarest of All Bank Note Special Printings, signed Colson, with P.F. Certificate

31,500
35,000
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328
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Sale 632, Lot 328, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion (183). Bottom Left Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No. 392 Block of Twenty (10x2), Fresh, Full o.g., All Stamps Mint but one (lightly hinged, minor sensible perf. strengthening in selvedge only, one stamp not in Plate No. Block with natural translucent spot, Bottom Row Stamps with Wide "Jumbo" Margins, Fine-Very Fine, Only Two Recorded Plate No. Blocks for Plate No. 392

2,300
2,500
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329
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Sale 632, Lot 329, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green (184). Complete Sheet of 100, Imprint & Plate No. 348 at Top & Bottom, Fresh, o.g., Most Mint, some hinge remnants or reinforcements, Very Good-Fine

5,955
2,000
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330
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10c Brown (187). Block, Fresh, o.g., hinge remnants, top right stamp small thin spot, couple others tiny thin specks, Fine-Very Fine Appearance

3,250
1,100
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331
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Sale 632, Lot 331, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues15c Red Orange (189). Top Imprint & Plate No. 31 Block of Forty (8x5), Fresh, Full o.g., a few hinge remnants, six stamps with small thins (only one in Plate No. Block of Twelve), otherwise Fine- Very Fine, Extremely Rare Plate No. Block, ex-To Charlton Henry

8,950
3,750
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332
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Sale 632, Lot 332, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine, Imperforate (191b). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins, Virtually Full o.g., characteristic "plate wash", trivial translucency in top margin (appears as thin when held to light but does not show, in fluid), Extremely Fine

3,250
2,300
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333
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Sale 632, Lot 333, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green, Special Printing (194). Fresh, negligible thin spot (not mentioned on Accompanying P.F. Certificate), otherwise Very Fine, Choice Appearance for this Rare Special Printing

11,500
8,000
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334
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Sale 632, Lot 334, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Blue Green, Special Printing (194). Negligible toning, otherwise Fine, One of the Rarest Special Printings, signed Colson, with P.F. Certificate

11,500
6,250
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335
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Sale 632, Lot 335, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196). Vivid Color, minute pinpoint inclusion speck, Fine & Choice, with P.F. Certificate

2,250
1,150
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336
og
12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198). Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,250
3,750
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337
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Sale 632, Lot 337, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198). Couple very negligible toning specks, otherwise Fine

4,250
2,700
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338
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Sale 632, Lot 338, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues15c Orange, Special Printing (199). Wonderfully Fresh, minute thin spot, tiny pinhole & inclusion speck, Fine Appearance, signed Spencer Anderson, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
3,250
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339
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Sale 632, Lot 339, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (201). Wide Even Margins, Fresh, small faint thin spots, Extremely Fine Appearance, Signed Spencer Anderson, Harmer Rooke & Co. & Geo. Sloane, with P.F. Certificate

6,250
4,500
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340
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Sale 632, Lot 340, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Dull Carmine, Special Printing (202). Fresh, Wide "Jumbo" Margin at Left, Very Fine with P.F. Certificate

6,250
4,250
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341
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Sale 632, Lot 341, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Gray Brown, Special Printing (205C). Fresh, Exceptionally Well-centered, Extremely Fine, A Fabulous Example of this Rarity, The Finest Single From the Caspary Block of Four, with P.F. Certificate

16,500
19,000
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342
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Sale 632, Lot 342, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green (207). Sheet of 100, lacks bottom imprint, Fresh, o.g., 96 Mint, one small fault, Very Good-Fine

4,622
1,400
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343
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Sale 632, Lot 343, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown (210). Complete Sheet of 100, including Top & Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 514 Blocks of 12, few small separations, some with minor surface scuff specks, three straight edge stamps faulty, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

4,668
3,250
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344
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Sale 632, Lot 344, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Vermilion (214). Bottom Left Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No. 421 Block of Fifty (10x5), minor separations sensibly hinge reinforced, All Stamps Mint except five natural straight edge stamps, perfs. touch on few others, Fine-Extremely Fine

3,085
2,200
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345
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Sale 632, Lot 345, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues4c Carmine (215). Top Right Half Arrow, "L", Imprint & Plate Number 545 Block of 40 (10x4), 24 Mint, couple minor separations, Fine

9,375
2,800
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346
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Sale 632, Lot 346, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c Dull Blue (219). Mint Bottom Left Half Arrow, "F1", Imprint & Plate Number 298 Block of 20 (10x2), minor separation, couple small wrinkles, one stamp in Plate Number Block with minor toning spot, Fine

1,072
350
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347
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Sale 632, Lot 347, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Lake, Imperforate (219De). Top Right Half Arrow, Imprint, "B" & Plate No.7 Block of Twenty (10x2), without gum (as issued), some light natural wrinkles (as always), Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,100
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348
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Sale 632, Lot 348, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Lake, Imperforate (219De). Complete Sheet of 100, Imprint at Left, Imprint, "B" & Plate No. 10 at Bottom, without gum (as issued), Very Fine (Plate No. Block Unlisted, cataloged as 50 pairs)

5,000
3,750
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349
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Sale 632, Lot 349, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Chocolate (223). Mint Top Left Half Arrow, Imprint, "I" & Plate Number 50 Block of 20 (10x2), insignificant thin spot in selvedge (not affecting Plate Number Block), Fine-Very Fine

2,870
2,900
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350
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Sale 632, Lot 350, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues8c Lilac (225). Mint Top Right Half Arrow, Imprint, "ZZ" & Plate No. 268 Block of Twenty (10x2), Fresh, minor selvedge separations not affecting Plate No. Block, perfs. close or barely touching on some, Most Fine

2,260
625
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