Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
521
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Sale 1019, Lot 521, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)1c Gray Blue (206). Original gum, brilliant color on crisp paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $400.00 as 95, $620.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date and only one other shares this grade

70
350
522
FC
Sale 1019, Lot 522, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)2c Red Brown (210). Bright color, choice centering, cancelled by perfect strike of Padlock and "U.S. Mail" fancy cancel of Stoneham Mass., thin spot and light creases, Extremely Fine strike, with 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
425
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523
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Sale 1019, Lot 523, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $320.00)

375
300
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524
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Sale 1019, Lot 524, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $275.00)

290
300
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525
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Sale 1019, Lot 525, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H., vivid color, balanced margins, Very Fine and choice

200
140
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526
 
Sale 1019, Lot 526, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)4c Carmine (215). Wide beautifully balanced margins, rich color, canceled by 1888 New York registry oval, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $265.00), there are very few highly-graded used examples of this stamp (two 95, one 95J, one 98)

27
600
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527
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Sale 1019, Lot 527, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)5c Indigo (216). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

225
425
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528
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Sale 1019, Lot 528, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85)

325
325
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529°
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Sale 1019, Lot 529, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, rich color, Jumbo margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

900
550
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530
 
Sale 1019, Lot 530, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)90c Purple (218). Deep rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins (especially at top and bottom), unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, scarce with such wide margins, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

250
300
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531
 
Sale 1019, Lot 531, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 206-218)90c Purple (218). Deep rich color, well-balanced margins, neat strike of registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine

250
200
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