Sale 1111 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 27-29 October, 2015

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
74
 
Sale 1111, Lot 74, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138). Well-centered, bright color, clear New York Foreign Mail 8-Point Star in Circle cancel, Extremely Fine

500
425
75
 
Sale 1111, Lot 75, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138). Bright color, central target cancel, Very Fine, ex Klein, with 1988 P.F. certificate

500
250
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76
 
Sale 1111, Lot 76, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)12c Dull Violet, H. Grill (140). Several noticeable grill points, rich color, cork cancel, light crease at bottom not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine appearance, with 1975 P.F. certificate

3,750
950
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77
 
Sale 1111, Lot 77, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)30c Black, H. Grill (143). Several noticeable grill points, intense shade and impression, small tear at top left, appears Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

4,000
375
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78
 
Sale 1111, Lot 78, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine, H. Grill (144). Brilliant color, several noticeable grill points on Perry's forehead, light strike of cork cancel and part of red crayon at upper left, reperfed at right according to most recent certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with clear 1996 P.F. certificate, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate stating reperfed

2,500
1,600
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79
 
Sale 1111, Lot 79, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine, H. Grill (144). Bright shade, several rows of grill points visible when cross-lit, cork cancel, corner creases at top right, sealed tear and added perf at lower left, otherwise Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate mentioning only faint corner creasing

2,500
225
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80
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Sale 1111, Lot 80, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)1c Ultramarine (156). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with copy of 2000 P.F. certificate for pair, Scott Retail as hinged

225
600
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81
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Sale 1111, Lot 81, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Brown (157). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, ex Hoffman, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

350
425
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82
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Sale 1111, Lot 82, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)3c Green (158). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

110
300
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83
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Sale 1111, Lot 83, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)3c Green (158). Original gum, lightly hinged, flawless centering, wide margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,300.00), this is the only stamp to grade Superb 98, just one grades higher (at 98J)

110
850
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84
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Sale 1111, Lot 84, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, unusually rich color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1981 and 2000 P.F. certificates

400
350
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85
 
Sale 1111, Lot 85, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color, unusual foldover causing misperfs, this was opened up prior to use and with neat duplex cancel, a very unusual printing variety for a specialized Lincoln or Bank Note collector

E. 500-750
425
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86
 
Sale 1111, Lot 86, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)12c Blackish Violet (162). Wide margins, especially at top and bottom, intense color on fresh paper, neat crossroads cancel, Extremely Fine and handsome

145
0
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Sale 1111, Lot 87, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)15c Yellow Orange (163). Original gum, vivid color, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL, SCOTT 163.

With 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate

2,250
2,100
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88
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Sale 1111, Lot 88, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)30c Greenish Black (165). Original gum, almost perfectly centered, light horizontal crease and nibbed perfs, otherwise Extremely Fine

4,000
300
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89
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Sale 1111, Lot 89, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, fresh and Fine, with 2011 Weiss certificate

2,250
550
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90
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Sale 1111, Lot 90, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

775
650
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91
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Sale 1111, Lot 91, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, wide margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00), only two stamps grade higher

225
700
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92
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Sale 1111, Lot 92, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $950.00)

370
1,000
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93
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Sale 1111, Lot 93, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)3c Green (184). Mint N.H., pretty shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $825.00)

330
800
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94
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Sale 1111, Lot 94, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, radiant color, three unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2015 P.F. certificate

1,800
650
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95
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Sale 1111, Lot 95, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)15c Red Orange (189). Mint N.H., rich color with hint of oxidation not mentioned on accompanying certificate, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with copy of 1999 P.F. certificate for strip of five

675
350
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96
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Sale 1111, Lot 96, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)15c Red Orange (189). Original gum, vibrant color, lovely centering, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

200
0
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97
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Sale 1111, Lot 97, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Dull Carmine, Special Printing (202). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, small area of extraneous blue ink at left of unknown origin

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONLY 41 ARE KNOWN TO EXIST.

Our census of Scott 202 contains approximately 41 certified copies. The 90c 1880 Special Printing on soft paper is notorious for its condition. Thins or more serious faults affect about half of the known examples.

Census No. 201-UNC-21. Ex Cole. With 1988 and 2015 P.F. certificates

33,500
10,500
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98
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Sale 1111, Lot 98, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine (191). Block of eight, rich color, multiple strikes of New York registry oval cancels, couple hinge reinforcements, few short perforations, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce large used multiple, Scott Retail as blocks of four

4,000
375
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99
 
Sale 1111, Lot 99, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)5c Yellow Brown (205). Intense shade and impression on bright paper, bold grid cancel, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $600.00), only three have graded higher

12
475
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100
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Sale 1111, Lot 100, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,300.00)

475
1,000
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101
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Sale 1111, Lot 101, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., radiant color, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $675.00)

475
600
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102
 
Sale 1111, Lot 102, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown (209). Gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, rich color on bright paper, neat cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $360.00)

6
325
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103
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Sale 1111, Lot 103, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)4c Blue Green (211). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 and 2013 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

900
2,300
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104
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Sale 1111, Lot 104, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D). Without gum as issued, choice centering with wide margins, deep shade and sharp proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 4-CENT 1883 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONLY 26 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of the 4c 1883 Special Printing, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/211D/211D.pdf , contains 26 stamps offered as No. 211D, of which 25 have been certified by The Philatelic Foundation. Post Office Department records indicate that only 26 were sold. Of the known copies, at least five have small faults. Very few are as well centered as the example offered here.

Census No. 211D-UNC-22. Ex Golin, McKinney and Curtis. 1946 and 1992 P.F. certificates no longer accompany. With 2013 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85).

60,000
40,000
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105
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Sale 1111, Lot 105, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

290
500
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106
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Sale 1111, Lot 106, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Green (213). Mint N.H., intense shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

120
250
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107
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Sale 1111, Lot 107, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)4c Carmine (215). Mint N.H., radiant color, Very Fine and choice, with 1985 and 2007 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates

550
550
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108
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Sale 1111, Lot 108, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, Jumbo margins and choice centering, fresh color, Extremely Fine, ex Curtis, with 2002 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $950.00)

250
500
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