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Sale 1163 — The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
157
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 157, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered with balanced margins, bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1989 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $900.00), only five have been graded higher (highest is 98)

65
900
158
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 158, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D), 2c Lake (219D)2c Lake (219D). Mint N.H., deep rich color in the distinctive Lake shade, nicely complemented by bright paper, wide margins which are well-proportioned, Extremely Fine, ex Whitman, with 1993 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,100.00)

550
0
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159
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 159, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a), 2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a)2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a). Mint N.H., incredibly bright shade, beautifully choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1890 ISSUE WITH CAP OVER THE LEFT "2".

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,650.00). Only one stamp has been graded higher (at 95J).

425
2,000
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160
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 160, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"s (220c), 2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"s (220c)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"s (220c). Original gum, barely hinged, choice centering and brilliant color, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00), only one unused stamp has been graded higher (hinged at 90J) and only three others share this grade (one Mint N.H.)

650
1,100
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161
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Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 161, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)3c Purple (221), 3c Purple (221)3c Purple (221). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $350.00)

200
350
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162
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 162, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)4c Dark Brown (222), 4c Dark Brown (222)4c Dark Brown (222). Mint N.H., deep shade and crisp impression, almost perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT 1890 ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,500.00). Only five others in the P.S.E. Population Report share this superior grade with only one higher (at 98)

310
2,000
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163
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 163, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224), 6c Brown Red (224)6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and precise centering, fresh color on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

Ex Curtis. With 1988 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,500.00)

190
1,500
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164
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 164, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H., brilliant color, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 1990 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,000.00), only three have been graded higher (at 98J) and four others share this grade.

150
1,500
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165
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 165, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Mint N.H., rich color and clear impression, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1890 SMALL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,750.00). Only four others have exceeded this grade in the P.S.E. Population Report

575
3,500
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166
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 166, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Original gum, lightly hinged, almost perfectly centered, intense color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

450
1,200
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167
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 167, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229), 90c Orange (229)90c Orange (229). Original gum, lightly hinged, essentially perfectly centered and with beautiful glowing color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

475
800
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