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Sale 1067 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 24-28 March, 2014

Category — 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1131
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1131, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)1c Ultramarine, H. Grill (134), 1c Ultramarine, H. Grill (134)1c Ultramarine, H. Grill (134). Clear strike of negative "A" fancy cancel, well-centered, faint diagonal crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, the 1c Grilled stamp is seldom found with fancy cancels other than those from New York Foreign Mail, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
170
1132
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1132, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)2c Red Brown, Quadruple Split H. Grill (135 var), 2c Red Brown, Quadruple Split H. Grill (135 var)2c Red Brown, Quadruple Split H. Grill (135 var). Bright shade, clearly-defined quadruple split grill, wide margins and almost perfect centering, cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00 as normal grill)

95
875
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1133°
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1133, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)6c Carmine, H. Grill (137), 6c Carmine, H. Grill (137)6c Carmine, H. Grill (137). Rich color, clearly-defined grill, wonderful strike of cork cancel, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 6-CENT H GRILL, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1999 and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95, SMQ $3,000.00 as 95). This is the highest grade awarded and the only example to achieve it.

575
7,000
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1134
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1134, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138)7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138). Vibrant color, choice centering and margins, neat strike of grid cancel and rim of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Barwis, with 1988, 2008 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $950.00)

550
750
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1135
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1135, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)10c Brown, H. Grill and Ungrilled, Se-Tenant (139, 150), 10c Brown, H. Grill and Ungrilled, Se-Tenant (139, 150)10c Brown, H. Grill and Ungrilled, Se-Tenant (139, 150). Horizontal pair, natural s.e. at right, right stamp shows clear grill points, left stamp shows no trace of grill whatsoever, bright color, bold quartered cork cancels and red circular datestamp, Very Fine, a very unusual pair, the grills on the 10c stamps tend to be faint and this is an unusual instance where a multiple contains grilled and ungrilled stamps, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

885
1,500
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1136
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1136, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)10c Brown, H. Grill (139), 10c Brown, H. Grill (139)10c Brown, H. Grill (139). Clear grill points, rich color and proof-like impression nicely complemented by blue cork cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

900
1,100
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1137
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1137, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)24c Purple, H. Grill (142), 24c Purple, H. Grill (142)24c Purple, H. Grill (142). Easily identifiable grill points, bright shade typical for this issue, cork cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1870 24-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1988 and 2013 P.F. certificates.

7,250
5,500
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1138°
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1138, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)30c Black, H. Grill (143), 30c Black, H. Grill (143)30c Black, H. Grill (143). Unusually wide margins for this difficult issue, virtually face-free cork cancel leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE WITH H GRILL.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $4,000.00 as 80, $5,000.00 as 85)

4,000
2,900
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1139
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1139, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)2c Red Brown, I. Grill (135A), 2c Red Brown, I. Grill (135A)2c Red Brown, I. Grill (135A). Unused (no gum), radiant color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, scarce in such choice condition, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $1,200.00 as 85, $1,900.00 as 90)

2,500
950
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1140
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1140, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)1c Ultramarine (145), 1c Ultramarine (145)1c Ultramarine (145). Block of four, original gum, h.r. reinforcing a few perf separations, one stamp slight gum soaked perfs, Fine

3,500
225
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1141
ogbl
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1141, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)1c Ultramarine (145), 1c Ultramarine (145)1c Ultramarine (145). Block of eight with left selvage, original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, few creases, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a scarce large multiple, Scott Retail as two blocks of four

7,000
650
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1142
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1142, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)2c Red Brown (146). Mint N.H, 2c Red Brown (146). Mint N.H2c Red Brown (146). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, brilliant color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

325
375
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1143
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1143, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Original gum, barely hinged, radiant color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

225
600
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1144
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1144, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)6c Carmine (148), 6c Carmine (148)6c Carmine (148). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, well-balanced margins, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,000
900
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1145
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1145, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)6c Carmine (148), 6c Carmine (148)6c Carmine (148). Choice centering with Jumbo margins, brilliant color, very unusual fancy cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp with wonderful visual appeal, with 2014 PSAG certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo)

25
325
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1146
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1146, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Vivid color beautifully complemented by red target cancel, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

100
850
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1147
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1147, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)12c Dull Violet (151), 12c Dull Violet (151)12c Dull Violet (151). Slightly disturbed original gum (not noted as such on certificate), deep rich color and proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine, ex Hoffman, with 2001 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,400
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1148
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1148, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Original gum, brilliant color, reperfed at right (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Extremely Fine appearance, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,000
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1149
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1149, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Disturbed original gum, rich color, Fine, ex Frelinghuysen

1,800
250
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1150
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1150, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Brilliant color, neat strike of New York Foreign Mail geometric cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

230
600
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1151
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1151, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Exceptionally well-centered, rich color, bold red crossroads cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1989 and 2000 P.F. certificates

245
800
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1152
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1152, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)24c Bright Purple (153 var), 24c Bright Purple (153 var)24c Bright Purple (153 var). Unusual vibrant shade, detailed impression, choice centering with wide margins, segmented cork cancel, Extremely Fine, a scarce example of the 24c Continental Bank Note Co. Issue in the Bright Purple sub-shade, with 1991 P.F. certificate

230
375
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1153
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1153, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Exceptionally wide margins and essentially perfectly centered, intense shade, cork cancel, Extremely Fine

230
425
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1154
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1154, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)90 Carmine (155), 90 Carmine (155)90 Carmine (155). Vibrant color, beautiful strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Weiss Type ST-8P11), tiny corner crease at top right, appears Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

350
0
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1155
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1155, 1870-71 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Brilliant color, unobtrusive cancel, light creases, Very Fine appearance, with 1999 P.F. certificate

350
160
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