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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1859
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1859, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (178), 2c Vermilion (178)2c Vermilion (178). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and centering, vibrant color, Very Fine and choice

450
675
1860
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1860, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (178), 2c Vermilion (178)2c Vermilion (178). Original gum, lightly hinged, nicely centered, bright color, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

450
230
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1861
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1861, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Original gum, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

750
700
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1862
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1862, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Original gum, well-centered, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 and 2005 P.F. certificates

750
850
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1863
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1863, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

750
800
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1864
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1864, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, small crease at top left of top right stamp, otherwise Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

3,500
900
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1865
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1865, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182), 1c Dark Ultramarine (182)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, choice centering with extra wide margins at sides, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

350
450
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1866
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1866, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182), 1c Dark Ultramarine (182)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

350
625
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1867
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1867, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182), 1c Dark Ultramarine (182)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Original gum, lightly hinged, crisp impression, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

350
600
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1868
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1868, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182), 1c Dark Ultramarine (182)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Unused (no gum), enormous Jumbo margins and precisely centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, we doubt whether a larger centered example exists

125
0
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1869
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1869, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)3c Green (184), 3c Green (184)3c Green (184). Strip of four, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

480
270
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1870
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1870, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185). Mint N.H, 5c Blue (185). Mint N.H5c Blue (185). Mint N.H., wide margins, well-centered, two small gum toning spots (one shows through very slightly), otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

550
220
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1871
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1871, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185), 5c Blue (185)5c Blue (185). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and attractively centered, Very Fine

550
400
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1872
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1872, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185), 5c Blue (185)5c Blue (185). Block of four with top left corner selvage, original gum, lightly hinged, pretty color, few faults incl. creases, appears Fine

2,400
400
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1873
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1873, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186), 6c Pink (186)6c Pink (186). Original gum, characteristic soft pastel color, fresh and Very Fine

1,100
475
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1874
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1874, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186), 6c Pink (186)6c Pink (186). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and well-centered, lovely pastel color, Very Fine

1,100
550
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1875
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1875, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187), 10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Large part original gum, choice oversized margins, a few trivial perf tip gum soaks, couple slightly nibbed perfs at right, otherwise Extremely Fine

3,500
1,350
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1876
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1876, 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). Traces of original gum, choice margins and nicely centered, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as original gum

2,500
625
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1877
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1877, 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). Unused (no gum), lovely strong color, large margins and attractively centered, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,100
500
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1878
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1878, 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). Bright color, unusual strike of geometric fancy cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

27
160
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1879
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1879, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189), 15c Red Orange (189)15c Red Orange (189). Unused (no gum) with top plate no. 31, wide margins and almost perfectly centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine unused Gem

140
260
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1880
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1880, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189), 15c Red Orange (189)15c Red Orange (189). Bottom imprint margin strip of four, original gum, tiny hinge reinforcement, fresh and wonderfully well-centered, Extremely Fine piece

1,450
900
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1881
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1881, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, selvage at left, intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,100
550
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1882
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1882, 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, intense shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1987 and 2003 P.F. certificates

1,100
0
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1883
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1883, 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, intense shade and impression, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,100
575
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1884
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1884, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, intense color, small crease at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate which does not mention the crease

1,100
450
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1885
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1885, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Unused (no gum), detailed impression, fresh and Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

450
220
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1886
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1886, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Unusually wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, black New York Foreign Mail cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

80
240
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1887
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1887, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, fresh, strong color, Very Fine and choice

2,500
1,000
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1888
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1888, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, well-centered and Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,500
675
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1889
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1889, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Part original gum, h.r., wide margins, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

2,500
350
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1890
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1890, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice fresh color, Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

2,500
700
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1891
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1891, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Part original gum, exceptionally well-centered, fresh rich color, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance

2,500
400
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1892
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1892, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Part original gum, tiny pinhole and reperfed at right, otherwise Fine

2,500
350
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1893
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1893, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). "Sweated" original gum, reperfed, Fine appearance

2,500
270
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