Sale 956 — The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 8-9 May, 2008

Category — 1890-93 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
217
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Sale 956, Lot 217, 1890-93 Issue2c Lake (219D). Mint N.H., intense color on white paper in the true Lake shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine, ex Vineyard, with 1994 and 2004 P.F. certificates

800
750
218
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Sale 956, Lot 218, 1890-93 Issue4c Dark Brown (222). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

360
325
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219
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Sale 956, Lot 219, 1890-93 Issue5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., brilliant color on crisp paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

300
450
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220
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Sale 956, Lot 220, 1890-93 Issue6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H. with "No" of imprint at top, rich color, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 and 2000 P.F. certificates

275
0
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221
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Sale 956, Lot 221, 1890-93 Issue8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H. with "Z" of imprint at top, extra wide selvage, bright shade, detailed impression, choice centering with wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2005 P.F. certificate

210
425
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222
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Sale 956, Lot 222, 1890-93 Issue10c Green (226). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2003 P.F. certificate

675
800
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223
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Sale 956, Lot 223, 1890-93 Issue15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, unusually wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1890 ISSUE. SURPRISINGLY SCARCE IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2003 P.F. certificate

925
2,900
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224
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Sale 956, Lot 224, 1890-93 Issue30c Black (228). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression, almost perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 30-CENT 1890 ISSUE IS RARE IN THIS SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

Ex Vineyard. With 1979 and 1997 P.F. certificates

1,400
1,300
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225
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Sale 956, Lot 225, 1890-93 Issue90c Orange (229). Mint N.H. with part imprint at bottom, vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, gorgeous centering, perfs scissors-separated but full and intact, trivial natural inclusion at bottom left

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND POST-OFFICE FRESH MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. certificate for block of four

2,250
1,500
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