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Sale 864 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 June, 2003

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
203
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 203, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (178), 2c Vermilion (178)2c Vermilion (178). Original gum, vibrant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1980 and 2002 P.F. certificates

400
475
204
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 204, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade and detailed impression, remarkably precise centering for this difficult issue, Very Fine and choice, the 1875 Continental is far scarcer in this grade than its 1879 American counterpart, with 2003 P.F. certificate

575
675
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205
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 205, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Mint N.H, 1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Mint N.H1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Mint N.H., deep shade and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with copy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, Scott Retail as hinged

300
675
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206
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 206, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H, 2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., intense color (slight oxidation at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate), choice centering, Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

130
260
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207
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 207, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)3c Green (184), 3c Green (184)3c Green (184). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, enormous margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 and 2000 P.F. certificates

100
375
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208
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 208, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186), 6c Pink (186)6c Pink (186). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,000
850
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209
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 209, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188), 10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE PRINTING WITH SECRET MARK.

With 2003 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,350
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210
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 210, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189), 15c Red Orange (189)15c Red Orange (189). Mint N.H. block of eight, intense color and detailed impression, choice centering with wide margins, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged singles

2,800
1,800
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211
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 211, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, lightly hinged, three Jumbo margins, tiny corner perf crease at top left, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
300
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212
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 212, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, h.r., rich color, centered to top, few small faults, Very Good appearance, scarce original-gum stamp

2,250
325
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