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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 July, 2014

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
138
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 138, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)6c Carmine, H. Grill (137), 6c Carmine, H. Grill (137)6c Carmine, H. Grill (137). Deep rich color, easily discernible grill points, bold segmented cork cancel, Very Fine and choice

575
475
139
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 139, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown, H. Grill (139), 10c Brown, H. Grill (139)10c Brown, H. Grill (139). Rich color, bold strike of circle of wedges cancel, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

850
550
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140
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 140, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)15c Orange, H. Grill (141), 15c Orange, H. Grill (141)15c Orange, H. Grill (141). Vibrant color, several rows of grill points visible, neat strike of target cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1968 P.F. certificate

1,400
850
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141
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 141, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine, H. Grill (144), 90c Carmine, H. Grill (144)90c Carmine, H. Grill (144). Rich color, choice centering with wide margins, few grill points visible at right, cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 90-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY H GRILL.

With 1992 P.F. certificate

2,500
3,350
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142
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 142, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine, H. Grill (144), 90c Carmine, H. Grill (144)90c Carmine, H. Grill (144). Clearly defined grill, bright color, well-centered, neat circle of wedges cancel and trace of red transit at bottom, light horizontal crease at top noted on most recent certificate, Very Fine appearance, a pretty example of this issue, with 1983 and 2014 P.F. certificates

2,500
1,700
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143
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 143, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, lovely fresh color, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate for block of four (this the bottom left stamp)

325
550
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144
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 144, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)12c Dull Violet (151), 12c Dull Violet (151)12c Dull Violet (151). Huge imperf straddle-pane margin at right with arrow, also extra wide margins other sides, unusual cork cancel, Extremely Fine, a striking stamp

220
120
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145
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 145, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Attractively centered with wide margins, light face-free cancel on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, ex Merlin, with 2004 A.P.S. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $325.00)

230
300
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146
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 146, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)30c Black (154), 30c Black (154)30c Black (154). Deep charcoal shade, choice centering, light cancel leaves entire design visible, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

300
300
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147
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 147, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Block of four, large part disturbed original gum, h.r., brilliant color, few perf separations at bottom sensibly reinforced, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, ex Frelinghuysen

1,050
250
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148
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 148, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Horizontal strip of five with part imprint and plate no. 2 in top selvage, natural s.e. at left, slightly disturbed original gum, deep dark color, Very Good, a scarce plate number multiple, Scott Retail as two pairs and a single with no premium for the position

1,800
250
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149
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 149, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

400
250
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150
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 150, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

400
225
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151
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 151, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,500
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152
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 152, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)1c Dark Ultramarine (182), 1c Dark Ultramarine (182)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Bottom imprint and plate no. 298 strip of five, small part of selvage at right completes the imprint, original gum, h.r., bright color, few perf separations sensibly reinforced, right stamps couple toned spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, ex Frelinghuysen, Scott Retail as two pairs and a single with no premium for the position

1,175
750
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153
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 153, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)6c Pink (186), 6c Pink (186)6c Pink (186). Original gum, choice margins and well-centered, lovely pastel color, Very Fine

900
550
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154
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 154, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)15c Red Orange (189), 15c Red Orange (189)15c Red Orange (189). Top imprint and plate no. 31 strip of six, original gum, h.r. slivers at corners of stamps sensibly reinforcing perfs, some double perfs at top, nice centering with perfs clear on all stamps, Fine, Scott Retail as three pairs with no premium for the position (plate block catalogues $8,500.00)

1,275
900
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155
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 155, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Near perfect centering, New York oval registry cancels, small natural inclusion, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of 1983 P.F. certificate for block

375
110
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156
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 156, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Top imprint, plate no. 548 and letter "M" strip of six, five stamps Mint N.H., pos. 5 h.r., deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful imprint and plate no. strip, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the position

2,535
700
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157
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 157, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)4c Blue Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. K (211SK), 4c Blue Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. K (211SK)4c Blue Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. K (211SK). Bottom imprint and plate no. 542 strip of five, original gum, barely hinged, deep rich color, left stamp thin spot, appears Very Fine, ex Burrows, Scott Retail as singles

700
800
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158
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 158, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)1c-5c 1887-88 Bank Note Issues (212-216), 1c-5c 1887-88 Bank Note Issues (212-216)1c-5c 1887-88 Bank Note Issues (212-216). All five values in imprint and plate no. strips, 1c top strip of six, others bottom strips of five, original gum, 2c Mint N.H., bright colors, 1c, 3c and 5c with perfs clear on all stamps, other two to just touching, a few minor flaws incl. thin spots in one stamp each of 1c and 5c, 4c with significant perf separations in selvage, Fine-Very Fine

4,050
750
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159
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 159, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Barely hinged, radiant color, wide well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1997 P.F. and 2014 P.S.A.G. certificates, the former as Mint N.H., the latter graded 85

325
375
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160
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 160, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). With plate no. 23 selvage at top, slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, attractive margins other three sides, Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail without premium for the position

900
750
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