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Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2468
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2468, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Mint N.H., bright color, huge margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. certificate

90
275
2469
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2469, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a), 2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a)2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a). Mint N.H. block of four, marvelous color and clear impression, Fine-Very Fine

1,700
900
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2470
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2470, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c), 2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c). Mint N.H., attractively centered, vivid color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $2,100.00)

2,000
1,200
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2471
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2471, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c), 2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c). Original gum, brilliant color, fresh and Fine example of this desirable variety

700
225
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2472
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2472, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c), 2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c). Block of four, bottom pair Mint N.H., top pair lightly hinged, deep rich color, Fine-Very Fine, scarce block of this plate variety, Scott Retail as singles (two Mint N.H.)

5,400
1,500
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2473
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2473, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)4c Dark Brown (222), 4c Dark Brown (222)4c Dark Brown (222). Mint N.H. horizontal strip of three with bottom "M" and imprint selvage, lightly hinged in selvage beneath center stamp, unusually wide margins and incredibly well-centered, Extremely Fine, Gem strip, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,080
1,400
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2474
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2474, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered, choice color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

300
800
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2475
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2475, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H. block of four with bottom left sheet corner selvage, Fine, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

1,200
300
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2476
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2476, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224), 6c Brown Red (224)6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H., intense color on bright paper, detailed impression, huge margins deserving of Jumbo status

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1890 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

Ex Scarsdale. With 1981 and 1999 P.F. certificates. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,900.00). Only five have graded higher to date (the highest is a 98) and only nine others share this grade.

275
2,250
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2477
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2477, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224), 6c Brown Red (224)6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H., uncharacteristically wide margins and beautifully centered, lovely color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $890.00)

275
650
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2478
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2478, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Top "ZZ" and plate no. 267 strip of three, original gum, hinged in selvage and thinned, stamps Mint N.H., all three beautifully centered with uncharacteristically wide margins, right stamp tiny margin toning speck, some natural gum creases, couple trifle heavy, otherwise Extremely Fine, the right stamp is huge, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

630
500
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2479
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2479, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H. block of four, attractive margins, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

840
550
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2480
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2480, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Original gum with brownish gum (not noted as such on accompanying certificate), intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 and 2007 P.F. certificates

225
170
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2481
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2481, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H. block of four, intense color, mild vertical gum bend, centered to right, perfs clear to just touch, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

3,700
0
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2482
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2482, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with intense color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine

1,400
3,500
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2483
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2483, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Original gum, lightly hinged, almost perfectly centered, intense color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,500.00)

450
2,100
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2484
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2484, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Original gum, barely hinged, intense shade, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

450
400
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2485
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2485, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Original gum, lightly hinged, handsome margins, intense color on fresh paper, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

450
275
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2486
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2486, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, incredibly wide margins with natural s.e. at right, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

450
130
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2487
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2487, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Block of four with plate no. 24" in selvage at top, original gum, lightly hinged, few tiny hinge reinforcements, well-centered, Very Fine, a choice and scarce multiple

1,900
2,300
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2488
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2488, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229), 90c Orange (229)90c Orange (229). Original gum, lightly hinged, essentially perfectly centered and with outstanding glowing color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,100.00)

700
1,400
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2489
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2489, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229), 90c Orange (229)90c Orange (229). Block of four, original gum, slight disturbance from hinge removal at center, few unpunched perfs at top, still vibrant and well-centered, Very Fine, most blocks of this quality have been decimated for the singles market

3,000
1,500
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