Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 1-2 March, 2012

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
497
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 497, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134), 1c Ultramarine, Grill (134)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, wide margins and almost perfect centering, gorgeous rich color on fresh paper, clearly defined grill, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example of the 1870 1c Grilled Issue, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00), one of only four examples to achieve this grade with only four higher

210
2,000
498
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 498, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, original gum, rich color and proof-like impression, several noticeable vertical rows of grill points, choice centering with well-proportioned margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BRIGHT AND FRESH ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 6-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE.

Ex Scarsdale. With 1995 and 2007 P.F. certificates.

5,000
3,750
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499
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 499, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill with clear grill points at bottom left, brilliant color, Jumbo margins, unobtrusive quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $900.00 as 90, $2,700.00 as 95)

550
1,200
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500
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 500, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, clear grill points, brilliant color on bright paper, neat target cancel, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, ex Dauer, with 2001 and 2008 P.F. certificates and 2001 P.S.E. certificate

550
550
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501
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 501, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, radiant color, well-centered, face-free strike of New York Foreign Mail cancel, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp, with 2004 P.F. certificate

550
700
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502
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 502, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140), 12c Dull Violet, Grill (140)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). H. Grill, many rows of clearly-defined grill points, pretty shade, neat strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel and also part of red transit cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 12-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE. THIS GRILLED ISSUE IS EXTREMELY RARE WITH A NEW YORK FOREIGN MAIL CANCELLATION.

A review using Power Search failed to find another with such a clear strike of the New York Foreign Mail cancel. This device was used from April 1873 to May 1874.

With 1997 A.P.S. and 1997 P.F. certificates. With 2012 P.S.E. certificate

4,000
3,750
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503
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 503, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)30c Black, Grill (143), 30c Black, Grill (143)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, choice centering for this difficult issue, clear grill points, intense shade and impression, cork cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THIS HIGH-VALUE NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

Ex Engel. With 1957 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (F-VF 75; SMQ $2,300.00)

4,000
1,900
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504
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 504, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)30c Black, Grill (143), 30c Black, Grill (143)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, intense shade, clear grill, light unobtrusive central red cork cancel, some minor purple pencil marks on back just slightly show thru, Fine appearance, with 2011 P.F. certificate

4,000
750
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505
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 505, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Original gum, lightly hinged, warm shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $475.00)

250
350
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506
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 506, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)6c Carmine (148), 6c Carmine (148)6c Carmine (148). Original gum, radiant color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $1,825.00 as 85, $3,250.00 as 90)

1,000
1,500
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507
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 507, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Brilliant color, wide and balanced margins all around, neat strike of New York Foreign Mail "Clothespins" cancel in brown (Weiss Ty. TR-C7), long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 7-CENT UNGRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS CANCEL IS ONE OF THE FEW KNOWN NEW YORK FOREIGN MAIL TYPES STRUCK IN BROWN.

Ex Tahoe. 1995 and 2003 P.F. certificates no longer accompany. With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,700.00). Only three have graded higher to date, and only two others shares this grade. Among the small handful of superb graded examples, the NYFM cancel makes this a particularly desirable example

100
2,100
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508
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 508, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Wide margins and almost perfectly centered, vivid color, bold circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

100
500
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509
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 509, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Original gum, bright color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate (XF 90 XQ)

350
800
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510
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 510, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)3c Green (158). Mint N.H, 3c Green (158). Mint N.H3c Green (158). Mint N.H., bright color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate as block of five and 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate as single (XF 90), Scott Retail as hinged

110
500
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511
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 511, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)3c Green, Ribbed Paper (158 var), 3c Green, Ribbed Paper (158 var)3c Green, Ribbed Paper (158 var). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering, showing clear vertical ribbed lines in the paper, neat strike of blue circular datestamp and grid cancels, Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of this paper variety, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; the variety is unlisted in SMQ)

10
160
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512
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 512, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, barely hinged, brilliant color, fresh and Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate as a block and 1989 P.F. certificate as single

2,250
950
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513
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 513, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Huge margins, bright color, bold grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

300
425
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514
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 514, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)2c Vermilion (178), 2c Vermilion (178)2c Vermilion (178). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Fine-Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

1,750
475
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515
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 515, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)1c Dark Ultramarine (182), 1c Dark Ultramarine (182)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, neat Glen Allen Star precancel, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

81
425
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516
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 516, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)5c Blue (185), 5c Blue (185)5c Blue (185). Jumbo margins and attractive centering, deep shade, neat strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $105.00 as 90, $315.00 as 95)

17
160
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517°
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 517, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188), 10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, deep rich color, balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate (OG, VF-XF 85)

1,800
0
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518
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 518, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)15c Red Orange (189), 15c Red Orange (189)15c Red Orange (189). Mint N.H., exceptionally choice centering, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,700.00)

350
1,400
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519
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 519, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Intense shade and proof-like impression, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins, neat strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $800.00 as 95, $2,100.00 as 98), only three have graded higher to date (all 98) and only two others share this grade

100
900
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520
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 520, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-190)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Outstanding wide margins and precisely centered, oval numeral grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

100
550
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