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Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
301
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 301, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Imperforate (219c-229a), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Imperforate (219c-229a)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Imperforate (219c-229a). Horizontal pairs, including two of 220 (slightly different shades), 10c with right sheet margin, 30c with wide top left corner sheet margin, 90c with left sheet margin, 219D is block of four without gum, others original gum, mostly h.r., ample to mostly large margins, 15c few small adherences

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1890-93 ISSUE IMPERFORATE ON STAMP PAPER. RARELY OFFERED AS A COMPLETE SET.

These are frequently offered individually, and as complete sets are exceedingly scarce.

5,885
1,100
302
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 302, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D), 2c Lake (219D)2c Lake (219D). Mint N.H. with part imprint selvage at right, wide margins, intense shade and impression, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of 1986 P.F. certificate for pair

550
500
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303
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 303, 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., rich color, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with photocopy of 1990 P.F. for a block and 2004 P.F. certificates

425
600
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304
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 304, 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, lightly hinged, well-centered, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

650
650
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305
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 305, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)4c Dark Brown (222), 4c Dark Brown (222)4c Dark Brown (222). Mint N.H., intense shade and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. certificate

275
400
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306
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 306, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223), 5c Chocolate (223)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., rich color on bright white paper, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

200
425
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307
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 307, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H., deep shade on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $525.00)

150
400
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308
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 308, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Mint N.H. with wide selvage with part imprint at bottom, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins

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

With 2002 P.F. as pair and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $2,800.00)

525
1,600
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309
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 309, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1890 ISSUE, WHICH IS GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2003 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, Gem 100; SMQ $2,150.00). This is the highest grade awarded and no others share it

175
1,100
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310
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 310, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

200
650
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311
ogbl
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 311, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Original gum, h.r., intense shade and impression, top pair expecially well-centered, Fine-Very Fine

900
250
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312
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 312, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Rich color on bright paper, duplex cancel, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00), the highest grade awarded is a 95J

27
225
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313
nhbl
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 313, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo, Imperforate (227a), 15c Indigo, Imperforate (227a)15c Indigo, Imperforate (227a). Bottom imprint and plate no. 22 block of twelve, original gum, large margins to clear at right, deep color, a few small thin specks and a couple trivial surface scuffs probably caused by sheet stacking, small scissor cut between stamps at right, faint toned band at bottom right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF TWO KNOWN PLATE BLOCKS OF THE 1890 15-CENT INDIGO IMPERFORATE.

The other example (which had a repair) was offered in our 2015 sale of the Robert R. Hall Collection and is the basis for the Scott Catalogue value.

Ex Todd.

5,000
4,250
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314
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 314, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Original gum, wide margins and well-centered, Extremely Fine

300
200
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315
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 315, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black, Imperforate (228a), 30c Black, Imperforate (228a)30c Black, Imperforate (228a). Original gum, lightly hinged, ample to full margins, slight toning, otherwise Very Fine, ex Fekete

1,000
150
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316
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 316, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229), 90c Orange (229)90c Orange (229). Mint N.H., gorgeous rich color, fresh, Very Fine and choice

1,450
900
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