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 1163, Lot 157, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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 1163, Lot 158, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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 1163, Lot 159, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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
og
Sale 1163, Lot 160, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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
nh
Sale 1163, Lot 161, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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
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Sale 1163, Lot 162, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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 1163, Lot 163, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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 1163, Lot 164, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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 1163, Lot 165, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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 1163, Lot 166, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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 1163, Lot 167, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)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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