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Sale 1145 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 December, 2016

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
390
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 390, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c Ultramarine, H. Grill (134), 1c Ultramarine, H. Grill (134)1c Ultramarine, H. Grill (134). Clear grill points, bright color, circle of V's and part of red cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Saadi, with 1987 P.F. certificate

275
300
391
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 391, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green, H. Grill (136), 3c Green, H. Grill (136)3c Green, H. Grill (136). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate

575
425
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392
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 392, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues15c Orange, H. Grill (141), 15c Orange, H. Grill (141)15c Orange, H. Grill (141). Unused (no gum), clear grill points in Webster's head, vivid color, fresh and Fine

2,500
550
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393
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 393, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green, Imperforate (147c, 155P5a), 3c Green, Imperforate (147c, 155P5a)3c Green, Imperforate (147c, 155P5a). Horizontal pairs, first (now listed as 147-E13e) printed on thick dark paper but also some toning, original gum, large margins, diagonal crease, appears Very Fine, second with clear grills, original gum, Very Fine

1,300
800
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394
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 394, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Rich color nicely complemented by vivid red circle of wedges cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

245
800
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395
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 395, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Black (154), 30c Black (154)30c Black (154). Unused (no gum), intense shade and impression, tiny tear at top right, Fine appearance

2,750
0
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396
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 396, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Large part original gum which covers most of the back, vibrant color, tiny perf tip thin at bottom, appears Very Fine

5,000
0
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397
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 397, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Deep rich color, neat circle of "V's" cancel, handsomely centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

325
200
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398
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 398, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1873-83 Bank Note Issues, Ribbed Paper (156, 179, 210 var), 1873-83 Bank Note Issues, Ribbed Paper (156, 179, 210 var)1873-83 Bank Note Issues, Ribbed Paper (156, 179, 210 var). Three stamps showing clear experimental ribbed paper, original gum or disturbed original gum, Fine

E. 300-400
200
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399
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 399, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c Ultramarine, Imperforate (156f), 1c Ultramarine, Imperforate (156f)1c Ultramarine, Imperforate (156f). Vertical pair, original gum, large margins to touched at lower right, toned and horizontal crease between stamps, otherwise Fine and rare, ex Wilbur Schilling, with 1971 P.F. certificate for a strip of three (bottom stamp removed), unpriced in Scott as unused, Scott Retail as used $1,500.00

E. 500-750
2,500
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400
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 400, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues3c Green, 6c Dull Pink, With Grill (158e, 159b), 3c Green, 6c Dull Pink, With Grill (158e, 159b)3c Green, 6c Dull Pink, With Grill (158e, 159b). First original gum, small h.r., clear grill, Fine, second disturbed original gum, strong grill with pinhole as normal for this issue, Fine, scarce Continental grills

1,800
650
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401
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 401, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, reperfed at right, appears Very Fine

2,400
250
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402
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 402, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues24c Violet, Plate Proof on India (164P3), 24c Violet, Plate Proof on India (164P3)24c Violet, Plate Proof on India (164P3). Block of 20, large margins all around including left sheet margin, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive multiple, Scott Retail as four blocks of four and four singles

1,100
350
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403
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 403, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Greenish Black (165), 30c Greenish Black (165)30c Greenish Black (165). Original gum, h.r., intense shade with a clear greenish cast, Fine

4,000
0
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404
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 404, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion, Imperforate (178a), 2c Vermilion, Imperforate (178a)2c Vermilion, Imperforate (178a). Horizontal pair, unused (no gum), large margins all around, intense color, Extremely Fine

600
225
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405
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 405, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Unusually wide margins, intense shade and impression, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1992 and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

80
200
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406
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 406, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Carmine, Imperforate (191b), 90c Carmine, Imperforate (191b)90c Carmine, Imperforate (191b). Horizontal pair, original gum, large even margins all around, rich color, Extremely Fine

2,500
950
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407
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 407, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Yellow Brown (205), 5c Yellow Brown (205)5c Yellow Brown (205). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r. at top and short gum on bottom, extremely deep Brown shade which we find very unusual, wide margins, Fine-Very Fine

500
150
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408
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 408, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues5c Indigo, Imperforate (216a), 5c Indigo, Imperforate (216a)5c Indigo, Imperforate (216a). Horizontal pair, original gum, large to full margins, rich color, right stamp small thin spots at top, appears Very Fine, we have offered only four others since keeping computerized records

1,400
400
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409
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 409, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues30c Orange Brown, Imperforate (217a), 30c Orange Brown, Imperforate (217a)30c Orange Brown, Imperforate (217a). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., large margins all around, fresh and Very Fine, the imperforate 30c Orange Brown American Bank Note Co. Issue is very rare in sound condition, we have offered only five pairs in the last 16 years and only one other was sound

1,750
850
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410
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 410, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Deep rich color, excellent centering, Extremely Fine

250
300
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411
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1c-90c 1890-93 Issue (219-229). Complete set plus the two 2c "Cap on 2" varieties (220a, 220c), original gum except 30c regummed, some h.r. or disturbances, a small flaw or two, overall Fine

2,490
400
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412
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 412, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Imperforate (219a-229a), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Imperforate (219a-229a)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Imperforate (219a-229a). Complete set of pairs or larger multiples, 6c top plate no. pair, 4c block of four with huge top plate no. selvage, 8c, 10c and 30c in strips of three (8c with sheet margin), original gum except 2c Lake no gum, a couple with h.r. and several Mint N.H., all but 2c Lake with large margins (and that is the cheapest of the set), brilliant colors

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A SCARCE AND CHOICE COMPLETE SET OF IMPERFORATE PAIRS OR LARGER MULTIPLES OF THE 1890-93 SMALL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

These are frequently offered individually and as complete sets are exceedingly scarce. We have offered only three other intact sets in recent years and each contained pairs only

6,960
0
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