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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1817
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1817, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractively centered, fresh and bright, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

300
180
1818
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1818, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)1c Ultramarine (156). Mint N.H, 1c Ultramarine (156). Mint N.H1c Ultramarine (156). Mint N.H., rich color, fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

300
190
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1819
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1819, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Horizontal pair with bottom right selvage, unusual foldover causing part of stamps to be printed on gummed side and wild perforations, original gum, small h.r. at top, Very Fine, a most unusual and dramatic freak, Scott Retail as normal pair is $625.00

E. 750-1,000
575
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1820
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1820, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)1c Ultramarine, Control Cancels (156 var), 1c Ultramarine, Control Cancels (156 var)1c Ultramarine, Control Cancels (156 var). Top plate no. block of six, each stamp with well-struck target control cancel, original gum, lightly hinged, few minor adherences, s.e. at left just into design, Fine, unusual and scarce item

E. 500-750
550
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1821
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1821, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Original gum, barest trace of hinging if at all, magnificently fresh, deep rich color with wide margins, Very Fine and attractive, with 1984 P.F. certificate for block and 1992 P.F. certificate for single

400
180
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1822
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1822, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Original gum, fresh, Very Fine

375
0
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1823
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1823, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (157P4a), 2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (157P4a)2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (157P4a). Large margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, rare, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
375
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1824
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1824, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Slightly brownish original gum, rich color, well-centered and Extremely Fine

130
70
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1825
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1825, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Original gum, huge margins, fresh color, magenta "PVM" handstamp on back, Very Fine, striking example

130
80
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1826
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1826, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)3c Green (158). Mint N.H, 3c Green (158). Mint N.H3c Green (158). Mint N.H., natural straddle-pane straight edge with sheet selvage and part of dividing arrow at left, intense shade and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine centering, with copy of 2004 P.F. certificate for strip, Scott Retail as hinged

130
240
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1827
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1827, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)3c Green, With Grill (158e), 3c Green, With Grill (158e)3c Green, With Grill (158e). Original gum, fresh color, Fine and scarce

500
100
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1828
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1828, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, lightly hinged, unusually wide margins, fresh and bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

450
525
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1829
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1829, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine and attractive

450
180
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1830
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1830, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, wide natural s.e. at right, wide balanced perforated margins other sides as well, fresh, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

1,500
450
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1831
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1831, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,500
650
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1832
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1832, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Slightly disturbed original gum, strong color, fresh, reperfed, Extremely Fine appearance

1,500
260
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1833
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1833, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Wide margins, vivid color, New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

90
170
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1834
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1834, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Perfectly centered with wide even margins, fresh color, blue and red cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, a rare combination of two colored cancels on a perfectly centered stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate (incorrectly stating red and black cancels)

100
400
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1835
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1835, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Well-centered, extra wide margin at bottom, trivial short corner perf, vivid color, perfect bold centrally struck negative "OK" in rough circular cork, Extremely Fine strike, rare on this stamp

90
190
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1836
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1836, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Disturbed original gum, beautiful wide margins and almost perfectly centered, fresh, Extremely Fine

1,200
750
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1837
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1837, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)10c Brown, With Silk Fibers (161 var), 10c Brown, With Silk Fibers (161 var)10c Brown, With Silk Fibers (161 var). Unused (no gum), several silk fibers are visible on back along his neck, rich color, small tear at top right, Fine example of this scarce paper variety, with 2005 P.F. certificate, unpriced unused

E. 200-300
270
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1838
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1838, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Part disturbed original gum, deep rich color, small thin spots, appears Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,750
450
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1839
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1839, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Beautifully centered, cork cancel,slightly nibbed perf at right, still Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

125
180
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1840
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1840, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Lightly cancelled, intense shade, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

125
210
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1841
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1841, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Deep rich color, light cancel, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

125
160
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1842
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1842, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Wide margins, rich color, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

125
120
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1843
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1843, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)12c Blackish Violet, Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (162P4a), 12c Blackish Violet, Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (162P4a)12c Blackish Violet, Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (162P4a). Large margins, small faint thin, Very Fine appearance, rare, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
350
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1844
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1844, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)15c Yellow Orange (163), 15c Yellow Orange (163)15c Yellow Orange (163). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, faint vertical crease, appears Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

2,750
500
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1845
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1845, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)15c Yellow Orange (163), 15c Yellow Orange (163)15c Yellow Orange (163). Unused (no gum), bright color, nicely centered, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,150
300
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1846
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1846, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)15c Yellow Orange, Ribbed Paper (163 var), 15c Yellow Orange, Ribbed Paper (163 var)15c Yellow Orange, Ribbed Paper (163 var). Choice centering, brilliant color, neat strike of New York Foreign Mail cancel and part of blue French transit at left, two short perfs at top (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), light crease, otherwise Very Fine, attractive example of the ribbed paper variety, with 2005 P.F. certificate

190
180
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1847
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1847, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Original gum, deep shade, wide margins, fresh and Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,100
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1848
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1848, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Original gum, well-centered, tiny margin tear at bottom left, otherwise Extremely Fine

3,250
0
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1849
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1849, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Original gum, fresh and crisp, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance

3,250
475
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1850
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1850, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Small part disturbed original gum, slight perf tip gum soaks, single added perf at top, otherwise Fine

3,250
350
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1851
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1851, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Unused (no gum), wide margins, intense shade, Very Fine and choice, this stamp is possibly a National Bank Note Co. printing but the slightly grayish plate wash confuses the color issue, had this stamp been on bright white paper it almost surely would have been called a No.154, with 1979 and 2005 P.F. certificates

1,350
1,100
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1852
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1852, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Attractively centered, light black circular datestamp, strong color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

130
270
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1853
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1853, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Beautiful wide margins and exceptional centering, circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

130
180
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1854
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1854, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum from hinge removal, lovely color with attractive plate wash, tiny corner perf crease at bottom left, appears Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,100
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1855
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1855, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, choice fresh color, Fine

2,750
800
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1856
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1856, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 156 thru 166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, wide margins and brilliant color, Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

2,750
700
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