Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
520
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Sale 984, Lot 520, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, appears Mint N.H., bright color and precisely centered, reperfed at right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2001 P.F. certificate that does not mention the reperfing

140
150
521
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Sale 984, Lot 521, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

625
500
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522
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Sale 984, Lot 522, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)4c Dark Brown (222). Mint N.H., unusually intense shade, Jumbo margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a stamp of great visual appeal, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $875.00 as 90, $2,850.00 as 95)

310
1,100
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523
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Sale 984, Lot 523, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H., brilliant color, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,950.00 as 95, $7,500.00 as 98). Only four have graded higher to date.

230
1,800
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524
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Sale 984, Lot 524, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red, 6c Lake (224, 282). Mint N.H. singles, both with wide balanced margins, deep rich colors, Extremely Fine, with 2009 A.P.S. and 2003 P.F. certificates respectively

230
550
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525
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Sale 984, Lot 525, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

750
350
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526
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Sale 984, Lot 526, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo, Imperforate (227a). Bottom sheet margin block of four, large to huge margins all around, stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged in selvage only, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates

1,250
800
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527
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Sale 984, Lot 527, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1890 AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. ISSUE.

This is probably the most difficult value of this series to find in such outstanding condition.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,800.00)

1,200
2,500
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528
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Sale 984, Lot 528, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, well-balanced margins

EXYTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

With 1989 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,800.00)

1,200
1,450
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529
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Sale 984, Lot 529, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Original gum, Jumbo margins and essentially perfectly centered, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,050.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade), this is the only one awarded this lofty grade with none higher

400
3,000
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530
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Sale 984, Lot 530, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Original gum, tiny thin mount line disturbance, otherwise Mint N.H., Jumbo margins, natural s.e. at right, sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate during the period where no mention of gum state indicated "never hinged", Scott Retail as hinged

400
375
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531
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Sale 984, Lot 531, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, intense shade and impression, Very Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate as Mint N.H.

400
450
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532
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Sale 984, Lot 532, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Block of four, three h.r., bottom left Mint N.H., fresh with intense shade on bright paper, Fine-Very Fine

2,400
1,200
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533
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Sale 984, Lot 533, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229). Mint N.H., vibrant color, natural inclusion at bottom left, Fine, with copy of 2000 P.F. certificate for pair

1,650
400
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534
 
Sale 984, Lot 534, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229). Perfectly centered with immense even margins, vivid color, bold New York registry oval cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2003 P.F. certificate

160
600
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