Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — 1890 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
271
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Sale 692, Lot 271, 1890 Issue1c-90c 1890 Issue, Imperforate (219c-229a). Horizontal Pairs, No. 220d disturbed o.g., No. 219De without gum as issued, a few values up to 6c have small faults, left 90c stamp tiny tear, otherwise Fine-Very Fine Set

8,000
3,500
272
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 272, 1890 Issue2c Lake (219D). Top Imprint, "B" & Plate No.6 Block of Ten, Stamps Mint, lightly hinged in selvedge, Fresh and Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,750
2,500
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273
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 273, 1890 Issue3c Purple (221). Top Left Imperforate Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No. 72 Block of 14, Fresh, 11 Stamps Mint, Fine-Very Fine

1,950
1,500
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274
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 274, 1890 Issue3c Purple, Imperforate (221a). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 21 Block of 12, Large Margins Virtually All Around, without gum, Very Fine, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
2,100
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275
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 275, 1890 Issue4c Dark Brown (222). Top Left Imperforate Half Arrow, Imprint "MM" and Plate No. 203 Block of 12, Fine-Very Fine

1,950
1,850
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276
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 276, 1890 Issue5c Chocolate (223). Top Right Imperforate Half Arrow, Imprint, "I" and Plate No. 50 Block of 12, disturbed o.g. (some gum soaks in top selvedge and stamp), otherwise Very Fine

1,950
1,150
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277
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 277, 1890 Issue6c Brown Red (224). Top Imprint & Plate No. 23 Block of 12, Stamps Mint, lightly hinged in selvedge, Exceptionally Well-centered, Very Fine, About as Choice as can be obtained, ex-Eno

1,960
2,500
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278
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 278, 1890 Issue8c Lilac (225). Bottom Imprint, "ZZ" & Plate No. 265 Block of 12, Virtually All Mint, minor separation, Fine-Very Fine

1,380
1,050
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279
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 279, 1890 Issue10c Green (226). Top Imprint, "E" & Plate No. 28 Block of 12, Fresh, Eight Stamps Mint, lacks left vertical pair with "No." portion of selvedge to qualify as the $3000.00 catalogue value plate no. block of ten, couple small hinge reinforcements, Fine

1,170
350
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280
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 280, 1890 Issue15c Indigo (227). Top Right Imperforate Half Arrow, Imprint & Plate No. 22 Block of 12, couple very minor separations, some tiny toning specks, otherwise Fine

6,020
1,850
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281
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 281, 1890 Issue30c Black (228). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 24 Block of 12, Well-centered, disturbed o.g., couple hinge reinforcements, trivial short perf. and toning in selvedge, otherwise Very Fine, Very Scarce

9,400
3,750
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282
ogbl
Sale 692, Lot 282, 1890 Issue90c Orange (229). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 25 Block of Ten, Full o.g., Three Mint, sensibly hinge reinforced around edges with tiny bits of hinge, Fine-Very Fine, An Outstanding Regular Issue Plate Block of the Utmost Rarity, Realized $30,800.00 in Our 1981 Rarity Sale

18,500
16,500
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