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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
448
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 448, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)5c Yellow Brown, 3c Vermilion, 4c Carmine (205, 214, 215), 5c Yellow Brown, 3c Vermilion, 4c Carmine (205, 214, 215)5c Yellow Brown, 3c Vermilion, 4c Carmine (205, 214, 215). Blocks of four, 3c bottom pair Mint N.H., others original gum, h.r., 4c with paper h.r. and small faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine blocks

2,450
525
449
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 449, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)5c Yellow Brown (205), 5c Yellow Brown (205)5c Yellow Brown (205). Original gum, h.r., crisp impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine

250
270
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450
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 450, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H, 1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H., intense deep shade, perfectly centered with balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

80
325
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451
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 451, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H, 1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H., choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top left stamp, Scott Retail as hinged

80
170
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452
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 452, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H, 1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H., deep shade and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top right stamp, Scott Retail as hinged

80
65
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453
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 453, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)1c Gray Blue (206), 1c Gray Blue (206)1c Gray Blue (206). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, pale shade, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

360
650
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454
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 454, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)1c Gray Blue (206), 1c Gray Blue (206)1c Gray Blue (206). Block of four, original gum, bright color, small corner crease at top left, horizontal perfs expertly reinforced, otherwise Very Fine

360
250
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455
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 455, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)3c Blue Green (207). Mint N.H, 3c Blue Green (207). Mint N.H3c Blue Green (207). Mint N.H., beautifully centered on bright fresh paper with long full perfs, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate for block of eight, this being the top right stamp, Scott Retail as hinged

80
230
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456
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 456, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)6c Rose (208), 6c Rose (208)6c Rose (208). Original gum, h.r., choice centering, bright shade on white paper, fresh and Extremely Fine

525
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457
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 457, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)6c Rose (208), 6c Rose (208)6c Rose (208). Original gum, fresh color, unusually wide margin at top, Extremely Fine

525
650
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458
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 458, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Mint N.H, 6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Mint N.H6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Mint N.H., intense deep shade on bright paper, Very Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

475
550
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459
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 459, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp

160
800
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460
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 460, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and detailed impression, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

160
215
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461
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 461, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)10c Yellow Brown (209), 10c Yellow Brown (209)10c Yellow Brown (209). Block of four, three stamps Mint N.H., top left stamp barest trace of adherence, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail for hinged

775
575
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462
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 462, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Top sheet margin block of four with "American Banknote Company" imprint, rich color, slightly disturbed original gum, Very Fine and choice

775
350
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463
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 463, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Block of four, original gum, h.r., deep rich color, top right stamp with natural inclusion, Very Fine, a choice and attractive block

775
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464
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 464, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)10c Black Brown (209b), 10c Black Brown (209b)10c Black Brown (209b). Block of four, original gum, h.r., deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression

VERY FINE. A SCARCE BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT RE-ENGRAVED AMERICAN BANK NOTE STAMP IN THE BLACK BROWN COLOR.

Scott Catalogue lists but does not price a block of four. Scott Retail as singles

2,800
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465
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 465, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H, 2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H., intense color and detailed proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect, with 2000 P.F. certificate for pair, Scott Retail as hinged

50
270
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466
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 466, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H, 2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H., rich color on fresh paper with long full perfs, near perfect centering with wide even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

50
260
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467°
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 467, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H, 2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

50
160
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468
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 468, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright white paper, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, wtih photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for pair, this being the left stamp

50
90
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469
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 469, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)4c Blue Green (211), 4c Blue Green (211)4c Blue Green (211). Original gum, rich color, almost perfectly centered with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine

250
290
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470
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 470, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)4c Blue Green (211), 4c Blue Green (211)4c Blue Green (211). Left margin block of four, original gum, h.r., intense shade and impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine, ex Col. Green

1,050
1,600
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471
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 471, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B), 2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color and proof-like impression, Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

525
290
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472
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 472, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H, 1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with even margins, bright color on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect, with 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four from which this is the bottom left stamp, Scott Retail as hinged

110
625
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473
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 473, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H, 1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H., well-centered, lovely pastel shade and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp, Scott Retail as hinged

110
325
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474
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 474, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)2c Green (213). Mint N.H, 2c Green (213). Mint N.H2c Green (213). Mint N.H., fresh and bright color, huge margins, Extremely Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

50
325
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475
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 475, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)2c Green (213). Mint N.H, 2c Green (213). Mint N.H2c Green (213). Mint N.H. block of four, fresh color, almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem block, Scott Retail as hinged

230
700
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476
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 476, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H, 3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H. horizontal block of six, radiant color and bold impression, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged block of four and two singles

535
160
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477
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 477, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H, 3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H. top plate no. and imprint block of ten, vivid color, selvage slightly reduced with extra row of perfs above fourth stamp, top center and top right stamps with small inclusions, Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

1,400
1,150
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478
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 478, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)3c Vermilion (214), 3c Vermilion (214)3c Vermilion (214). Block of four, brilliant color, neat cork cancels, Very Fine, used blocks of the 3c Vermilion are scarce

300
450
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479
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 479, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)4c Carmine (215), 4c Carmine (215)4c Carmine (215). Original gum, h.r., perfect centering with well-balanced margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine

225
300
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480
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 480, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)4c Carmine (215), 4c Carmine (215)4c Carmine (215). Original gum, rich color, Jumbo margins at sides, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp

225
300
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481
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 481, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)4c Carmine (215), 4c Carmine (215)4c Carmine (215). Block of four, original gum, h.r., fresh and Very Fine

975
700
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482
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 482, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)4c Carmine (215), 4c Carmine (215)4c Carmine (215). Block of four, top pair original gum, lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., slightly oxidized, Fine, Scott Retail as hinged block of four

975
0
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483
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 483, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)5c Indigo (216), 5c Indigo (216)5c Indigo (216). Bottom sheet margin, original gum described by the P.F. as hinged, but we see no evidence of hinging, (in addition, there is a paper hinge remnant in the ungummed selvage at bottom not easily removable -- this was probably harvested from a larger block), deep rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

240
375
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484
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 484, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)5c Indigo (216), 5c Indigo (216)5c Indigo (216). Original gum, trace of hinging, intense color on bright white paper, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

240
190
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485
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 485, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)5c Indigo (216), 5c Indigo (216)5c Indigo (216). Block of four, original gum, h.r., rich color, bottom left stamp trivial natural inclusion, Very Fine

1,050
400
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486
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 486, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and sharp impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

450
350
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487
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 487, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, barely hinged, well-centered with enormous margins at top and bottom, rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1984 and 2001 P.F. certificates

450
475
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488
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 488, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully centered with exceptionally wide margins, deep shade and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

450
525
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489
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 489, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, dark shade and sharp impression, well-centered with evenly-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

450
250
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490°
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 490, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

450
250
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491
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 491, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, rich color, fresh and Very Fine

450
180
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492
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 492, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Block of four, original gum, heavy h.r. incl. reinforcing perfs at bottom, rich color, Fine

2,000
290
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493
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 493, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Perfectly centered with exceptionally wide balanced margins, light strike of New York registry oval, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, an enormous stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

100
290
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494
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 494, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Radiant color, neat circular datestamp leaves bust clearly visible, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

100
140
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495
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 495, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, lightly hinged, precise centering with even margins, beautiful deep shade and crisp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,300
950
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496
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 496, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, h.r., fresh and Very Fine

1,300
475
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497
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 497, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, sharp impression, small paper adherence on gum, otherwise Fine

1,300
210
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498
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 498, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 - 218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Horizontal pair, perfectly centered, bright color, bold New York oval cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

500
400
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