Sale 982 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 December, 2009

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5436
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1c-90c 1870 Bank Note Issue (145, 148, 152-153, 155). Unused (no gum), incl. extra 1c, 24c and 90c, also unused 12c No. 162, nice colors, decent centering, a few minor faults, generally Fine lot

8,450
1,100
5437
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1c-3c 1870 Bank Note Issue (145-147). Blocks of four, 1c original gum, 2c unused (no gum) and 3c disturbed original gum, trivial flaws, Fine lot

5,650
750
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5438
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Sale 982, Lot 5438, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)2c Red Brown (146). Mint N.H., incredibly wide Jumbo margins, fresh and bright, rich color, cleverly reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearing Jumbo

1,100
450
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5439
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Sale 982, Lot 5439, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)6c Carmine (148). Original gum, rich color, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, an attractive stamp, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,100
650
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5440
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Sale 982, Lot 5440, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)6c Carmine (148). Original gum, attractive margins and centering, lovely bright color, Very Fine, a scarce stamp in sound well-centered condition, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
850
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5441
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Sale 982, Lot 5441, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)6c Carmine (148). Block of four, disturbed part original gum, some short perfs top left, otherwise Fine

5,500
500
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5442
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6c-90c 1870 Bank Note Issue (148-149, 151-152, 154-155). Unused (no gum), incl. extra 15c, 30c and 90c, somewhat mixed condition, also incl. unused 1c, Very Good appearance

13,900
1,300
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5443
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Sale 982, Lot 5443, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)7c Vermilion (149). Original gum, Jumbo margins and well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80 Jumbo; $1,100.00 as 80, $1,800.00 as 85)

1,100
1,000
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5444
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Sale 982, Lot 5444, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)7c Vermilion (149). Horizontal pair with full bottom imprint in selvage, unused (no gum), some glue residue along perfs at bottom where reinforced between selvage and stamps, still Very Fine

750
425
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5445
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Sale 982, Lot 5445, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)7c Vermilion (149). Horizontal strip of five with bottom imprint and plate no. 33 selvage, slight soiling on left stamp and couple sealed selvage tears, otherwise Fine, an impressive plate number multiple

1,875
550
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5446
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Sale 982, Lot 5446, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)12c Dull Violet (151). Large part disturbed original gum, strong color, Very Fine

2,750
450
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5447
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Sale 982, Lot 5447, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)12c Dull Violet (151). Slightly disturbed original gum, Fine

2,750
250
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5448
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7c-90c 1870-73 Bank Note Issues (152-155, 160, 162-163). Incl. extra Nos. 154, 162 and 163, most with original gum, the No. 153 is unused (no gum) and has 1980 P.F. certificate, also incl. No. 165 with light cancel, somewhat mixed quality and minor faults, Very Good-Fine appearance

17,450
1,300
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5449
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Sale 982, Lot 5449, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153). Unused (no gum), choice margins and attractive centering, bright color, Very Fine and choice, an eye-catching unused single

700
850
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5450
 
Sale 982, Lot 5450, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153). Choice margins and centering, attractive soft pastel shade, bold socked-on-the-nose red "New York Paid All Direct May 28" exchange office datestamp, additionally cancelled at sides with what is probably the New York Foreign Mail "Flying Clothespins" cancel, Very Fine, most unusual to have this stamp (or any Large Bank Note for that matter) cancelled with a full strike of this foreign-mail marking, with 1992 P.F. certificate

245
0
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5451
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Sale 982, Lot 5451, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153). Bright color, well-struck New York Devil's Mask fancy cancel, light diagonal crease, few pulled perfs, still Very Fine strike, scarce fancy cancel on the 24c value, ex Takahashi, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
275
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5452
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Sale 982, Lot 5452, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)30c Black (154). Original gum, small faint hinge mark, well-centered, clear impression, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1988 P.F. certificate

7,500
1,500
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5453
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Sale 982, Lot 5453, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)30c Black (154). Original gum, minor h.r., strong color and clear impression, Fine, a very scarce stamp

7,500
1,000
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5454
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Sale 982, Lot 5454, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)30c Black (154). Vertical pair, original gum, top stamp barely hinged if at all, reperfed at left, otherwise Fine, rare multiple

16,000
1,300
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5455
 
30c Black, 90c Carmine (154-155). Two and nine respectively, variety of cancels, mostly New York Foreign Mail, also two in red and one in purple, slightly mixed condition and some trivial faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, a very attractive group, Scott Retail as ordinary cancels

3,750
900
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5456
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Sale 982, Lot 5456, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155). Part original gum, h.r. and adherences, Fine

5,500
425
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5457
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Sale 982, Lot 5457, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155). Unused (no gum), rich color, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

2,100
650
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