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Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
129
 
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 129, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues, Bank Note Collection, 1870-1888, An Extraordinarily High Quality Collection of Approximately 450 Items Neatly Mounted & Displayed in Four Volumes, majority are used off-cover, approximately 75 covers & an equal amount of plate proofs, & about· 15 unused stamps; Cancels include Beautiful NYFM's, Masonics, Pittsburgh Shield Machine cancel (on No. 153), North-South Handshake & many other choice & scarce cancels, Covers include Nos. 13'8(2), 139(2), 149(3), 151, 152, 154 (Peace Propaganda), 160(4), 161 (Used From Yokohama), 162, 163(2), 185 (Used From Shanghai), 189, 190,206 (Enfield Flag cancel), 208 Pair, 214(2), 217, Two Valentines with enclosures, other beautiful illustrated covers & scarce usages, Better off-cover stamps include Nos. 137(2), 138(3), 139(2), 143, 144, 179c, 190 & 217 (last three unused), Proofs include a partial set of "Atlantas". A Wonderful Collection in Impeccable Quality, the Perfect Basis for the Formation of a Grand Award Winner (74 Items with P.F. Certificates)

E. 10,000-20,000
24,000
130
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 130, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green, Grill, Imperforate (136b), 3c Green, Grill, Imperforate (136b)3c Green, Grill, Imperforate (136b). Left Sheet Margin Horizontal Block of 20, Fresh, o.g., Nearly half Mint, light crease barely affects two, otherwise Extremely Fine, Very Rare Multiple

12,000
5,750
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131
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 131, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Dull Violet, Grill (140), 12c Dull Violet, Grill (140)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). Fresh, Part o.g., Shows Several Strong Grill Points, perfs. in at right, Extremely Rare in Unused Condition, with two P.F. Certificates

12,000
4,250
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132
 
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 132, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues15c Orange, Grill (141), 15c Orange, Grill (141)15c Orange, Grill (141). Well-centered, Nice Margins, couple trivial perf. flaws, Beautiful Bold Eagle cancel, Extremely Fine Appearance, Very Rare

E. 750-1,000
475
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133
 
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 133, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple, Grill (142), 24c Purple, Grill (142)24c Purple, Grill (142). Just cancelled in Red across top left corner, Clear Strong Grill, reperfed at right, Fine Appearance, Very Rare, with two P.F. Certificates

10,500
4,750
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134
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 134, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Fine, Used with average Horizontal Pair 10c Brown (161) tied by Odd Corks & Red "London Paid" on Double Rate Rev. Bissell Correspondence Cover to India, Very Attractive

E. 1,000-2,000
1,250
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135
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 135, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Small nick at left, Used with 2c, 6c and 12c 1870 Bank Notes (146, 148, 151), faults or perfs. in, tied by Small Cork cancels, Portchester, N. Y. pmk. on 1871 Davis Correspondence Cover to Peru, Red "New 21 York", Colorful Rare Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
1,300
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136
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 136, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Average, couple small tears, Used with 2c Brown (157) & 30c Gray Black (165) tied by Cork & Red Boston Paid on Double Rate 1875 Rev. Bissell Cover to India, Rare & Attractive, ex-Hirschfield

E. 1,000-2,000
1,150
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137
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 137, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Two Average singles, one light crease, Rich Color, Used with 6c Carmine (148) & 12c Violet (151) tied by Cork on Triple Rate Davis Correspondence Cover to Peru, Portchester N. Y. pmk. Red "New York Paid All", March 1871 Usage, Rare Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
2,000
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138
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 138, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Block, Fresh, Virtually Full o.g., minor hinge remnant, Rich Color, Fine-Very Fine, A Lovely Rare Multiple

7,000
2,800
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139
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 139, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c Ultramarine, Special Printing (167), 1c Ultramarine, Special Printing (167)1c Ultramarine, Special Printing (167). Scissors separated, Very Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

6,000
4,500
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140
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 140, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Blue Green, Special Printing (169), 3c Blue Green, Special Printing (169)3c Blue Green, Special Printing (169). Fresh, scissors separated, straight edge at left, Fine, Very Rare, with two P.F. Certificates

9,000
5,000
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141
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 141, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues6c Dull Rose, Special Printing (170), 6c Dull Rose, Special Printing (170)6c Dull Rose, Special Printing (170). Well-centered, scissors separated, Very Fine, Rare, with two P.F. Certificates

7,500
6,250
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142
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 142, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171), 7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171)7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171). Beautiful Rich Color, scissors separated, straight edge at bottom, full perfs. other sides, Well-centered, Extremely Fine, with two P.F. Certificates

1,850
1,850
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143
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 143, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues10c Pale Brown, Special Printing (172), 10c Pale Brown, Special Printing (172)10c Pale Brown, Special Printing (172). Rich Color, trivial printing smear, scissors separated (straight edge at right & bottom, extra wide margin above top perfs.), Rare & Attractive, with P.F. Certificate

6,500
6,000
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144
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 144, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173), 12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173)12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173). Fresh, scissors separated, Fine & Choice, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
2,300
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145
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 145, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Vivid Color, Large Margins (straight edge at right & bottom), Very Fine, Choice Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
6,750
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146
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 146, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175), 24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175)24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175). Fresh & Fine, signed Colson, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
1,600
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147
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 147, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (176), 30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (176)30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (176). Fresh, natural straight edge at right, scissors separated other sides, perfs. intact, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

6,500
4,000
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148
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 148, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Violet Carmine, Special Printing (177), 90c Violet Carmine, Special Printing (177)90c Violet Carmine, Special Printing (177). Scissors separated, perfs. intact, Fresh, reperfed at bottom, Fine Appearance, Rare, with two P.F. Certificates

6,500
2,300
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149
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 149, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion, Imperforate (178a). Bottom Left Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No, 2c Vermilion, Imperforate (178a). Bottom Left Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No2c Vermilion, Imperforate (178a). Bottom Left Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No. 161 Block of 16, some minor bends or creases, otherwise Very Fine, A Beautiful Showpiece, Probably Unique (unlisted as a plate block, cataloged as eight pairs)

4,800
4,750
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150
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 150, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Rich Color, few short or nibbed perfs. at left, otherwise Fine, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

17,000
9,500
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151
og
3c Green (184). Complete Sheet of 100, Nearly All Mint, sensibly reinforced with bits of hinges around edges, Nearly All Fine-Very Fine

6,060
3,750
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152
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 152, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Fresh, Rich Vivid Color, Fine, One of the rarest of All Special Printings, with P.F. Certificate

16,000
11,500
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153
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 153, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Normal & Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (211B, 211Bc), 2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Normal & Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (211B, 211Bc)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Normal & Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (211B, 211Bc). Horizontal Strip of Six with "Steamer American Bank Note Co." Imprint at Top, Fresh, o.g., tiny hinge reinforcements, separation between second & third stamp, Very Fine

5,050
3,750
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154
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 154, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Fresh, Part o.g., Huge "Jumbo" Margins, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

675
900
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155
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 155, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Purple (221). Top Imprint & Plate No, 3c Purple (221). Top Imprint & Plate No3c Purple (221). Top Imprint & Plate No. 21 Block of 12, Very Fine

1,845
1,400
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156
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 156, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Orange (229), 90c Orange (229)90c Orange (229). Block, Large Margins, hinge remnant & small reinforced separation, Very Fine

1,400
700
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