Sale 914 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 19 June, 2006

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
750
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Sale 914, Lot 750, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (178). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally wide margins and handsome centering, outstanding vibrant shade, Extremely Fine

450
675
751
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Sale 914, Lot 751, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (178). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, Very Fine and choice, with 1984 P.F. certificate

450
375
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752
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Sale 914, Lot 752, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (178). Unused (no gum), vivid color and wonderfully well-centered, Extremely Fine

180
210
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753
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Sale 914, Lot 753, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine

750
1,050
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754
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Sale 914, Lot 754, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179). Original gum, small h.r., attractive margins and well-centered, fresh, rich color, Very Fine

750
375
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755
 
Sale 914, Lot 755, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179). Enormous margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression, duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp

25
0
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756
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Sale 914, Lot 756, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (179). Block of four, each stamp with tiny ms. "X" on Taylor's forehead, believed to have been prepared for presentation or sample purposes, side perfs trimmed off, centered to top, rare, seldom if ever seen offered in multiples

E. 500-750
700
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757
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Sale 914, Lot 757, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue, With Gill (179c). J. Grill, extremely strong grill with some points breaking through the paper as often occurred on the Continental grills, original gum, three wide margins, centered to top, Fine example of this rare grill, ex Welch, with 1980 A.P.S. certificate

4,500
800
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758
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Sale 914, Lot 758, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Original gum, deep rich color on bright paper, almost perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

350
700
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759
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Sale 914, Lot 759, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1990 P.F. certificate

350
750
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760
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Sale 914, Lot 760, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Original gum, barely hinged, bright color, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

350
0
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761
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Sale 914, Lot 761, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

150
350
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762
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Sale 914, Lot 762, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (183). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, fresh, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate and 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

150
250
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763
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Sale 914, Lot 763, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., vibrant color, detailed impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp of remarkable freshness, with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

150
0
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764
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Sale 914, Lot 764, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)2c Vermilion (183). Original gum, barest trace of what may be hinging, radiant color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate which sates that "it is genuine" (implying Mint N.H.)

150
280
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765
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Sale 914, Lot 765, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)3c Green (184). Mint N.H., intense shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

120
0
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766
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Sale 914, Lot 766, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)3c Green (184). Original gum, barely hinged (if at all), rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

120
280
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767
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Sale 914, Lot 767, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)3c Green (184). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with huge top plate No. 286 margin, choice margins and incredibly well-centered, few light gum toning specks, one barely shows through, otherwise Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

240
450
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768
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Sale 914, Lot 768, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185). Original gum, wide margins and almost perfectly centered, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

550
750
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769
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Sale 914, Lot 769, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1983 P.F. certificate

550
425
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770
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Sale 914, Lot 770, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 and 2004 P.F. certificates

550
375
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771
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Sale 914, Lot 771, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185). Original gum, wide margins and nicely centered, fresh, rich color, Very Fine

550
270
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772
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Sale 914, Lot 772, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, fresh and Fine

550
200
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773
 
Sale 914, Lot 773, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)5c Blue (185). Jumbo margins and attractively centered, beautiful intense color, neat numeral grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

15
650
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774
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Sale 914, Lot 774, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, rich color, choice centering for this difficult issue with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,100
800
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775
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Sale 914, Lot 775, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright paper, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,100
0
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776
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Sale 914, Lot 776, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, extremely lightly hinged, characteristic pastel shade, handsomely centered and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,200
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777
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Sale 914, Lot 777, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, minor h.r., attractive pastel color, nicely centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,000
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778
og
Sale 914, Lot 778, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, lightly hinged, handsomely centered, Very Fine and choice

1,100
850
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779
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Sale 914, Lot 779, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,100
600
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780
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Sale 914, Lot 780, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, tiny h.r., fresh pastel color, minor gum bends, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
325
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781
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Sale 914, Lot 781, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, fresh color, large light diagonal crease and two small corner creases, Very Fine appearance, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,100
260
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782
 
Sale 914, Lot 782, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Choice centering for this difficult issue, bright color, neat duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

27
125
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783
 
Sale 914, Lot 783, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)6c Pink (186). Radiant color, cancelled by neat strike of purple McIndoes Falls Vt. "Diamond Rubber" fancy cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
525
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784
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Sale 914, Lot 784, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE WITHOUT SECRET MARK.

Scott 187, without secret mark, is far rarer in such well-centered, sound condition than its secret-mark counterpart, Scott 188.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

3,500
0
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785
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Sale 914, Lot 785, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, uncharacteristically wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, slightly nibbed perfs at top, otherwise Extremely Fine

3,500
1,050
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786
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Sale 914, Lot 786, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Unused (no gum), fresh, wide margins, nearly Very Fine

1,400
400
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787
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Sale 914, Lot 787, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 10-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE PRINTING WITH SECRET MARK.

The 10c stamps from the American Bank Note printing (Scott Nos. 187 and 188) are notably scarce with such choice centering. With 1990 P.F. certificate

2,500
0
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788
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Sale 914, Lot 788, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, wide natural s.e. at left, well-centered, horizontal crease and small corner margin crease, otherwise Very Fine

2,500
325
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789
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Sale 914, Lot 789, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Unused (regummed), rich color, choice centering, small closed tear at bottom right, appears Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,000
325
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790
 
Sale 914, Lot 790, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Unusually wide margins for this issue, bold strike of target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

27
130
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791
 
Sale 914, Lot 791, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Perfectly centered with well-proportioned margins, light strike of purple cancel, Extremely Fine

27
325
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792
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Sale 914, Lot 792, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Blue, "Sample A" Ovpt. (189SL). Original gum block of four, top pair small h.r., minor separation, Very Fine, scarce in multiples, Scott Retail as singles

300
325
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793
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Sale 914, Lot 793, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, faint natural paper wrinkle at top not mentioned on accompanying certificates, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate and 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

350
575
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794
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Sale 914, Lot 794, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189). Mint N.H., exceptionally choice centering, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90), Scott Retail as hinged

350
1,350
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795
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Sale 914, Lot 795, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189). Original gum, barely hinged, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate for pair

350
200
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796
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Sale 914, Lot 796, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins and essentially perfectly centered, fresh and bright, tiny indent above "P" of "Postage", Extremely Fine appearance, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

350
270
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797
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Sale 914, Lot 797, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189). Slightly mount-disturbed original gum, brilliant color, well-centered, Extremely Fine, with copy of 1982 P.F. certificate for block of four

350
180
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798
 
Sale 914, Lot 798, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)15c Red Orange (189). Perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, deep rich color, bold duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a pretty stamp, with 1984 P.F. certificate

200
105
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799
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Sale 914, Lot 799, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, wide margins and choice centering, classic intense shade, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,125
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800
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Sale 914, Lot 800, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, tiny corner h.r., wonderfully fresh, well-centered, Very Fine and choice

1,100
750
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801
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Sale 914, Lot 801, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, attractively centered and intense color, nearly Very Fine

1,100
675
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802
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Sale 914, Lot 802, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, h.r., slight thin spot, Fine appearance

1,100
110
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803
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Sale 914, Lot 803, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, tiny thin speck, Fine appearance

1,100
135
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804
 
Sale 914, Lot 804, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190). Huge margins, detailed impression, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine Jumbo, with 1988 P.F. certificate

80
210
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805
 
Sale 914, Lot 805, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)30c Full Black (190). Attractively centered, red grid cancel, Very Fine, while the red color cancel has only a modest premium, it is one of the most difficult to find on this stamp, in fact this is true for most Bank Notes issued after 1875

100
350
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806
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Sale 914, Lot 806, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh, rich color, single short perf at top right, otherwise Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,500
400
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807
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Sale 914, Lot 807, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, small h.r., couple light bends and two tiny perf tip thin specks at top, otherwise Fine

2,500
400
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808
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Sale 914, Lot 808, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191). Unused (regummed), light surface rub on face, otherwise Fine, with 2000 A.P.S. certificate

1,000
270
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809
 
Sale 914, Lot 809, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191). Perfectly centered with wide and well-balanced margins, rich color, oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp, with 1984 P.F. certificate

325
400
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810
 
Sale 914, Lot 810, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine (191). Bright color, clear strike of "New York 5-27" (1882) oval cancel, stamp with faults, appears Very Fine, this is reported to be the earliest off-cover documented use of Scott 191, with 2005 A.P.S. certificate stating this

E. 300-400
270
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811
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Sale 914, Lot 811, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 178 thru 191)90c Carmine, Imperforate (191a). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, large to huge margins, fresh, attractive color with the light "plate wash" as seen on all the known examples of this rare variety, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,500
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