Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
242
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Sale 692, Lot 242, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues6c Carmine, Grill (137). Nicely Centered, o.g., lightly hinged, Fresh and Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
2,200
243
c
Sale 692, Lot 243, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues6c Carmine, 30c Black, Grills (137, 143). Horizontal Pair of 30c, right perfs. touch, tied by Circle of Wedges cancels and Red "Boston Paid" on 1870 Rev. Bissell Correspondence Cover to India via Southampton, Red "London" "Paid", "3d" & ms. "54/3" Markings, Ahmednuggur Camp Backstamp, Fine and Rare Triple Rate Cover, ex-Gibson, with P.F. Certificate

3,200
2,600
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244
 
Sale 692, Lot 244, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues24c Purple, Grill (142). Bold Cork cancel, Far Better Than Usual Color, small corner crease and tiny pinhole at top right (not mentioned on accompanying P.F. Certificate), otherwise Fine, Rare

10,500
7,000
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245
og
Sale 692, Lot 245, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine, Split Grill (144 var). Three Large Margins, Fresh color, tiny closed tear at top, bottom perfs. touch, Attractive, Scarce Variety, Unpriced Unused

5,500
1,700
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246
c
Sale 692, Lot 246, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues24c Purple (153). Two, Tied with Two 3c Green (147) by cork cancels, Red "London Paid" and "2d" Rate Markings on Miss Love Correspondence Cover to "Mosadabad, NW India", Various Transit Markings, ms. "Via Brindisi", Backstamped "Sea Post Office B" and Mosadabad, Fine and Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
1,450
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247
c
Sale 692, Lot 247, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues24c Purple (153). Perfs. trifle in at top and right, Tied with 30c Black (154) & 2c Red Brown (146) (slightly overlapped) by Circle of Wedges cancel on Fresh Neat 1874 Rev. Bissell Correspondence Cover to India, Red "Boston Paid" and London Transit Markings, ms. "Via Brindisi", ms. "48/2" and Handstamped "2d" Rate Markings, "Sea Post Office" and Ahmednuggur Backstamps, ms. docketing on back, Fine, Lovely Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
1,350
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248
P
Sale 692, Lot 248, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues1c-90c 1873 Bank Notes, "Atlanta" Trial Color Plate Proofs in All Five Colors (156TC-166TC). Complete Set of 55, Fresh, Fine-Very Fine, Virtually All Very Fine

3,155
1,500
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249
c
Sale 692, Lot 249, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues12c Blackish Violet, 30c Gray Black (162, 165). Horizontal Pair of Former, Tied by Cork cancels on Fresh 1876 Amber Rev. Bissell Correspondence Cover to India, Red "Boston Paid" and "London Paid" Markings, Rate Markings, ms. "Via Brindisi", "Sea Post Office" and Ahmednuggur Backstamps, Very Fine, Lovely Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
1,150
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250
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 250, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues90c Rose Carmine (166). Block, Beautifully Centered, Fresh, o.g., Very Fine, Marvelous Rare Multiple

6,000
3,750
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251
c
Sale 692, Lot 251, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues90c Rose Carmine (166). Defects, tied by N.Y. Grid Duplex on Linen-lined Cover to Brazil, Extremely Rare on lntact Cover

7,500
4,500
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252
og
Sale 692, Lot 252, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues6c Dull Rose, Special Printing (170). Fresh, left perfs trimmed, Fine, rare

8,500
5,250
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253
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Sale 692, Lot 253, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171). Vivid Color, Nice Margins, Fine, Very Pretty Stamp

2,100
2,400
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254
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Sale 692, Lot 254, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173). Fresh, right perfs. trimmed, bottom perfs. touch, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,750
1,900
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255
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Sale 692, Lot 255, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Fresh, some trimmed perfs. as virtually always, Very Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

7,750
6,250
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256
og
Sale 692, Lot 256, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175). Fresh, perfs. trimmed as virtually always, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,850
1,300
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257
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Sale 692, Lot 257, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (176). Fresh, bottom perfs. trimmed, Very Fine, Rare, with P.F. and A.P.S. Certificates

7,000
4,750
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258
og
Sale 692, Lot 258, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues30c Greenish Black, Special Printing (176). Fresh, scissors separated as virtually always clipping and blunting some perfs., Fine, Rare with A.P.S. Certificate

7,000
5,250
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259
og
90c Violet Carmine, Special Printing (177). Fresh, left perfs. trimmed, centered to top (perfs. tiny bit in), Rare, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
3,500
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260
c
Sale 692, Lot 260, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues1c Blue (182). On Circular Rate Cover With "Glen Allen Virginia April 7 1881" Printed Town & Printed Star Precancel, Attractive Return Card, Overall Illustrated Ad in Green on back, Extremely Fine, Choice, with enclosure

E. 1,000-2,000
1,550
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261
 
Sale 692, Lot 261, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues3c Green, Double Impression (184b). Strong Dramatic Double Impression, The Scott Listing Copy, light cancel, faint corner crease, Fine Appearance, Exceedingly Rare, Lacking in Virtually All Famous Bank Note Collections Sold Over The Past Several Decades

E. 1,000-2,000
1,350
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262
og
Sale 692, Lot 262, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues$5.00 Dark Green (313). Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,750
2,100
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263
og
Sale 692, Lot 263, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues3c Blue Green (207). Complete Sheet of 100, Mint, mixed centering, about 75 are Fine-Very Fine

5,330
2,600
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264
c
Sale 692, Lot 264, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown (210). Tied by Warren, Pa. Man Thumbing Nose cancel (sometimes referred to as Lincoln in High Hat) on Cover to Pittsburgh, small faults and negligible toning, otherwise Very Fine, Extremely Rare Fancy Cancel

E. 1,000-2,000
3,500
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265
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Sale 692, Lot 265, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Mint Bottom Imprint Pair, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,400
2,800
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266
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 266, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Block, Fresh, o.g., top pair minor hinge remnant, bottom pair Mint, couple natural inclusions, Very Fine, Bottom Left Stamp Choice, signed Colman

3,000
2,000
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267
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 267, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Mint Horizontal Block of 12 (6x2), some separation, Fine-Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate (catalogued as singles)

8,400
7,500
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268
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Sale 692, Lot 268, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (211Bc). Fresh, suggestion of tiny trivial thin speck, otherwise Very Fine, signed Colman

2,250
1,650
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269
og
Sale 692, Lot 269, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues3c Vermilion (214). Complete Sheet of 100, Mint, mixed centering, about 80 are Fine-Very Fine

6,000
3,250
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270
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 270, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues90c Purple (218). Block, Fresh, Full o.g., Exceptional Margins and Centering, one with tiny natural inclusion, Extremely Fine, Exceptionally Choice

3,000
3,250
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