Sale 962 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 24-26 September, 2008

Category — 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2478
og
Sale 962, Lot 2478, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c-4c 1890-93 Issue, Imperforate (219a, 219Da, 220d, 222a). Horizontal pairs, original gum, extra 4c, also three original-gum blocks of four of No. 220d in distinctive shades, one with full left imprint, one stamp in one block minor thin spot, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine, additionally we have included a 5c India paper plate proof pair fraudulently gummed to appear as imperf stamp (not counted)

1,250
500
2479
og
Sale 962, Lot 2479, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c). Original gum, faintly hinged, nicely centered, Very Fine and attractive, an extremely scarce stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

2,000
0
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2480
 
Sale 962, Lot 2480, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c). Wide balanced margins, bright color and fairly light duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, surprisingly difficult to find used, especially in this high grade, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $570.00), this and one other used No. 220c share this lofty grade, none higher

30
650
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2481
nh
Sale 962, Lot 2481, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., handsome margins and nearly perfectly centered, strong rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

300
800
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2482
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Sale 962, Lot 2482, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins which are perfectly balanced, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2002 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,100.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded in any condition (the highest grade awarded to a Mint N.H. stamp is 95J)

300
1,800
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2483
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Sale 962, Lot 2483, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227). Original gum, excellent centering with unusually wide margins, intense color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $610.00)

300
400
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2484
og
Sale 962, Lot 2484, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227). Original gum, lightly hinged, handsome margins, beautiful color on crisp white paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

300
350
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