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Sale 1140 — Outstanding United States Stamps, featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 9-11 November, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
577
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 577, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c-10c 1890 Issue, Imperforate (219c, 222a, 226a), 1c-10c 1890 Issue, Imperforate (219c, 222a, 226a)1c-10c 1890 Issue, Imperforate (219c, 222a, 226a). Four items: right imprint block of four of 1c, horizontal pair of 5c, vertical and horizontal pairs of 10c, original gum, h.r., large margins, Very Fine

1,240
375
578
ngbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 578, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake, Imperforate (219Da), 2c Lake, Imperforate (219Da)2c Lake, Imperforate (219Da). Top imprint, plate no. 8 and letter "B" block of twelve, unused (no gum), rich color, ample to large margins other sides, minor light wrinkling at right, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles and plate block of eight (though it must be a plate block of ten to be complete)

1,120
700
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579
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 579, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D), 2c Lake (219D)2c Lake (219D). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, extra wide margins and outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $800.00), only two unused stamps have been graded higher (hinged at 100, Mint N.H. at 98)

250
500
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580
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 580, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine (220), 2c Carmine (220)2c Carmine (220). Mint N.H., precise centering, vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $700.00)

70
650
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581
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 581, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine (220), 2c Carmine (220)2c Carmine (220). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, brilliant color, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example of this issue, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $425.00), only one has been graded higher (at 100) and two others sharer this lofty grade

0
250
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582°
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 582, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)3c Purple (221), 3c Purple (221)3c Purple (221). Mint N.H. with wide top right corner selvage, deep rich color, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT SMALL BANK NOTE ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $3,250.00). Only one has graded higher (at 98, ex Scarsdale) and only one other shares this grade (ex Whitman). Neither had such impressive selvage.

190
3,000
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583°
ogbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 583, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)4c Dark Brown (222), 4c Dark Brown (222)4c Dark Brown (222). Wide top imprint, plate no. 203 and letter "M M" block of ten, barest trace of hinging (if at all), deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering throughout

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS LIGHTLY HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 4-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

The 4c Small Bank Note issue is very rare as a wide top plate block with choice centering. A review using Power Search confirms this. We have offered fewer than five in any gum condition since keeping computerized records and none compare to the centering of the superb plate block offered here.

With 2016 P.F. certificate

3,500
6,250
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584
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 584, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., rich color on bright white paper, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $675.00)

200
750
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585
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 585, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Original gum, Jumbo margins, rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $230.00)

65
120
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586
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 586, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with extra wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $850.00)

150
700
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587
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 587, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Mint N.H., rich color, nicely balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

525
550
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588°
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 588, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H. with wide bottom selvage, deep rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo)

600
1,900
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589
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 589, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H., attractive margins and centering, intense color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. (for a block) and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,250.00)

600
900
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590°
ogbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 590, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange, Imperforate (229a), 90c Orange, Imperforate (229a)90c Orange, Imperforate (229a). Bottom margin block of four, large margins on other three sides, original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, Extremely Fine block, Scott Retail for two pairs

2,900
1,500
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