Sale 914 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 19 June, 2006

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
812
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Sale 914, Lot 812, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)5c Yellow Brown (205). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, virtually perfect centering with balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

325
325
813
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Sale 914, Lot 813, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)5c Yellow Brown (205). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, almost perfectly centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

325
475
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814
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Sale 914, Lot 814, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)5c Yellow Brown (205). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins and attractively centered, Extremely Fine

325
400
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815
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Sale 914, Lot 815, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)5c Yellow Brown (205). Disturbed original gum block of four printed with "varnish" ink, top pair creased, centered right, very rare, other values known with varnish ink include Nos. 209, 210, 398 and a few others, we believe this is the first No. 205 varnish ink variety we have offered, certainly as a block of four

E. 500-750
290
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816
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Sale 914, Lot 816, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H., fresh and bright, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

250
1,050
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817
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Sale 914, Lot 817, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Gray Blue (206). Original gum, barely hinged, brilliant color, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

85
375
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818
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Sale 914, Lot 818, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Gray Blue (206). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

85
120
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819
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Sale 914, Lot 819, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Gray Blue (206). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color, choice centering with unusually wide margins at sides, Very Fine

85
35
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820
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Sale 914, Lot 820, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Gray Blue, 3c Blue Green, Eight Hole Punch, Double Paper (206-207 vars). Original gum, former horizontal pair, also includes a used No. 158 with cogwheel punch, Fine-Very Fine lot, Scott Retail does not include the used No. 158 cogwheel punch

590
210
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821
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Sale 914, Lot 821, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)3c Blue Green (207). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

260
625
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822
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Sale 914, Lot 822, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)3c Blue Green (207). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp

90
160
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823
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Sale 914, Lot 823, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)3c Blue Green (207). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty pastel color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1986 and 1998 P.F. certificates

90
150
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824
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Sale 914, Lot 824, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem

625
800
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825
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Sale 914, Lot 825, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)6c Rose (208). Original gum, exceptionally well-centered, fresh and bright, Very Fine and choice

675
0
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826
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Sale 914, Lot 826, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)6c Rose (208). Original gum, beautifully centered, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

675
850
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827
 
Sale 914, Lot 827, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)6c Rose (208). Brilliant color, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, light strike of purple cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

100
350
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828
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Sale 914, Lot 828, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Original gum, perfectly balanced margins and wonderful deep rich color, single ever so slightly nibbed perf at left, otherwise Extremely Fine

625
450
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829
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Sale 914, Lot 829, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Original gum, wide balanced margins, wonderful deep rich color, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance

625
325
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830
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Sale 914, Lot 830, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown, Without "SAMPLE" Ovpt. (209SK var). Block of four, original gum, exceptionally well-centered, top left stamp single short perf, otherwise Extremely Fine, the shade of this variety is more of a "grayish brown" and is quite often mistaken for the issued stamp No. 209

320
525
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831
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Sale 914, Lot 831, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., crisp impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine

525
300
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832
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Sale 914, Lot 832, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., well-balanced margins, Very Fine

525
325
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833
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Sale 914, Lot 833, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., bright color, wide margins, Very Fine

525
375
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834
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Sale 914, Lot 834, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., crisp impression, fresh and Very Fine

525
325
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835
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Sale 914, Lot 835, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine

525
260
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836
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Sale 914, Lot 836, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H.,clear impression, Very Fine

525
240
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837
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Sale 914, Lot 837, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., fresh, Very Fine

525
250
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838
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Sale 914, Lot 838, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine

525
325
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839
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Sale 914, Lot 839, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine

525
270
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840
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Sale 914, Lot 840, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., rich color, fresh and Very Fine

525
300
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841
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Sale 914, Lot 841, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., bright shade, fresh and Very Fine

525
220
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842
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Sale 914, Lot 842, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine

525
210
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843
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Sale 914, Lot 843, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., rich color, Fine

525
150
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844
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Sale 914, Lot 844, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., radiant color, three extra wide margins, Fine

525
170
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845
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Sale 914, Lot 845, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., fresh and Fine

525
150
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846
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Sale 914, Lot 846, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., detailed impression, Fine

525
130
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847
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Sale 914, Lot 847, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., bright color, Fine

525
150
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848
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Sale 914, Lot 848, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Position 1 with top left corner sheet margin, original gum, h.r., choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, a Jumbo stamp

190
450
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849
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Sale 914, Lot 849, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Original gum, barely hinged, deep rich color, huge margins, Extremely Fine, a massive stamp, with 1983 and 1999 P.F. certificates

190
675
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850
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Sale 914, Lot 850, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Original gum, essentially perfectly centered, tiny natural inclusion, Extremely Fine

190
190
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851
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Sale 914, Lot 851, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

190
135
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852
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Sale 914, Lot 852, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Bottom left corner selvage block of six, four stamps Mint N.H., two stamps at bottom left barely hinged, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

2,480
1,100
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853
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Sale 914, Lot 853, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Horizontal pair with selvage at top, Positions 2-3, stamps Mint N.H., small h.r. in selvage only, rich color, Fine

1,050
350
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854
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Sale 914, Lot 854, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Vertical pair with wide sheet selvage at left, Positions 41/51, original gum, barely hinged, wide margins, especially at left, Very Fine

380
160
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855
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Sale 914, Lot 855, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)10c Brown (209). Two strips of three and two pairs with selvage and part arrow, four stamps Mint N.H., each with s.e. at right, few tiny imperfections, Fine-Very Fine

3,240
600
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856
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Sale 914, Lot 856, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Rose Lake, Without "Sample A" Ovpt. (210SL var). Block of four, original gum, beautifully centered, couple tiny thin spots, Extremely Fine appearance, listed but unpriced, Scott Retail as four normal overprinted singles

300
290
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857
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Sale 914, Lot 857, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Rose Lake, Without "Sample A" Ovpt. (210SL var). Top half arrow, imprint, "OO" and plate no. 692 block of twelve, partially disturbed original gum, well-centered, one stamp tiny thin spot, some selvage thinning also, otherwise Extremely Fine, very rare, singles listed but unpriced, possibly unique as a plate block, Scott Retail as twelve overprinted singles

900
2,000
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858
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Sale 914, Lot 858, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Red Brown, Honeycomb Watermark (210E). Horizontal pair with top "American Bank Note Company" imprint margin, disturbed original gum Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
150
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859
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Sale 914, Lot 859, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H., brilliant color, virtually perfect centering, Extremely Fine

140
575
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860
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Sale 914, Lot 860, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Red Brown (210). Original gum, barely hinged, striking color in an unusual bright shade, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice

50
160
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861
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2c Red Brown (210). Four singles and block of four, original gum, variety of shades, one single with light surface scuffs, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

400
300
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862
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Sale 914, Lot 862, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Blue Green (211). Mint N.H., unusually wide margins, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

900
750
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863
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Sale 914, Lot 863, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Blue Green (211). Original gum, barely hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1985 and 2003 P.F. certificates, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

350
700
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864
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Sale 914, Lot 864, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Blue Green (211). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

350
450
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865
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Sale 914, Lot 865, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Blue Green (211). Original gum, single light hinge mark, deep rich color, Very Fine

350
240
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866
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Sale 914, Lot 866, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Mint N.H., pretty color, pencil notation on gum, about Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

850
600
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867
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Sale 914, Lot 867, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Mint N.H. left selvage single, fresh and bright, light horizontal gum bend and single blind perf, otherwise Very Fine

850
425
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868
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Sale 914, Lot 868, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H., bright color, almost perfectly centered with extra wide margins at top and bottom, Extremely Fine Gem

325
220
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869
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Sale 914, Lot 869, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate

325
500
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870
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Sale 914, Lot 870, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Ultramarine (212). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

120
220
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871
 
Sale 914, Lot 871, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)1c Ultramarine (212). Jumbo margins, bright shade, duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo)

2
190
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872
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Sale 914, Lot 872, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Green (213). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, brilliant color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

50
180
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873
 
Sale 914, Lot 873, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Green (213). Clear strike of "Sep. 20, 1887" circular datestamp, stamp with thin spot, still Fine, this is the earliest documented use of Scott 213, with 1998 A.P.S. certificate

E. 300-400
425
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874
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Sale 914, Lot 874, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)2c Green, 3c Vermilion (213-214). Mint N.H., bright colors,Very Fine and choice

365
350
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875
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Sale 914, Lot 875, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H., radiant color, faint horizontal crease at left (may be natural gum crease), otherwise Very Fine

225
0
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876
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Sale 914, Lot 876, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)3c Vermilion (214). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate for block of four

80
95
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877
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Sale 914, Lot 877, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)3c Vermilion (214). Bottom selvage strip of six with plate no. and part imprint, original gum, small h.r. at top between stamps, radiant color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as pairs

510
210
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878
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Sale 914, Lot 878, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)3c Vermilion (214). Top imprint and plate no. 421 block of ten, original gum, nine stamps Mint N.H., vivid color, Fine

1,400
625
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879
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Sale 914, Lot 879, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Carmine (215). Mint N.H., choice margins and exceptionally well-centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates

700
1,900
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880
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Sale 914, Lot 880, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Carmine (215). Mint N.H., bright color, Very Fine and choice

700
475
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881
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Sale 914, Lot 881, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Carmine (215). Mint N.H., brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

700
650
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882
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Sale 914, Lot 882, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Carmine (215). Top selvage pair with imprint, stamps Mint N.H., hinged in ungummed part of selvage, bright color, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. singles

1,400
450
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883
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Sale 914, Lot 883, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)4c Carmine (215). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and wonderfully well-centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

250
500
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884
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Sale 914, Lot 884, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)5c Indigo (216). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

775
1,300
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885
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Sale 914, Lot 885, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)5c Indigo (216). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, extra wide margins at sides, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

275
450
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886
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Sale 914, Lot 886, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., bright color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,000
450
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887
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Sale 914, Lot 887, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, marvelous fresh color, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance

475
400
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888
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Sale 914, Lot 888, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice

475
350
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889
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Sale 914, Lot 889, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, rich color, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate which states that it is genuine

475
0
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890
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Sale 914, Lot 890, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, rich color, fresh and Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate for block and 1989 P.F. certificate as single

475
125
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891
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Sale 914, Lot 891, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Block of four with plate no. 405 at bottom, three stamps Mint N.H., bottom right stamp single hinge mark, rich color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

4,825
1,700
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892
 
Sale 914, Lot 892, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Rich color, wide margins, oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine

120
170
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893
 
Sale 914, Lot 893, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Essentially perfectly centered, rich color, New York circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90)

120
270
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894
 
Sale 914, Lot 894, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Beautifully centered, deep rich color, fairly light New York double oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

120
115
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895
 
Sale 914, Lot 895, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Choice centering with wide margins, rich color, duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

120
160
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896
 
Sale 914, Lot 896, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)30c Orange Brown (217). Rich color on bright paper, cancelled by bold strike of Aug. 18, 1888 New York Supplementary Mail datestamp, tiny surface scuff at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, still Extremely Fine, this is the earliest documented off-cover usage of Scott 217, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate

E. 500-750
260
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897
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Sale 914, Lot 897, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, huge margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,200
500
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898
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Sale 914, Lot 898, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, minor disturbance, choice margins and almost perfectly centered, rich color, Extremely Fine

1,200
650
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899
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Sale 914, Lot 899, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, attractively centered, strong color, Very Fine

1,200
800
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900
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Sale 914, Lot 900, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)90c Purple (218). Unused (no gum), cleaned and faults in bottom right corner, Fine appearance

500
115
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901
 
Sale 914, Lot 901, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)90c Purple (218). Almost perfectly centered, deep rich color, oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

260
600
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902
 
Sale 914, Lot 902, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 205 thru 218)90c Purple (218). Attractive margins and centering, light registry oval cancel, rich color, Very Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

260
210
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