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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019

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Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1156
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1156, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Original gum, lightly hinged, outstanding centering and margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, an extremely difficult stamp to find unused in the higher grades, with 1980 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $650.00), this is the highest grade awarded and is shared by only four others, also the only example at this grade we have offered in six years, SMQ does not even price this issue above the grade of 90

225
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1157
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1157, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Brilliant color complemented by red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, fresh and Very Fine

235
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1158
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1158, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Horizontal block of eight, beautifully centered, deep rich color, cork cancels, tiny corner crease at upper left of top left stamp

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST USED BLOCK OF THE 1870 90-CENT UNGRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Ex "Mercedes". With 2006 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as two blocks of four

4,500
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1159
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1159, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H, 6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H., bright color, attractive wide margins and centering, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

375
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1160°
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1160, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown (161). Mint N.H, 10c Brown (161). Mint N.H10c Brown (161). Mint N.H., deep rich shade, extra wide and beautifully proportioned margins on post office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 10-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE, GRADED XF 90 BY P.S.E. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION AND EVEN FEWER WITH CENTERING THAT CAN BE DESCRIBED AS EXTREMELY FINE.

We have offered only approximately half a dozen single Scott 161's in Mint N.H. condition since keeping computerized records. This example bears the highest numerical grade of any we have offered.

With copy of 2016 P.F. certificate for a block of four (this the top left stamp). With 2019 P.F. certificate (XF 90). Scott Retail as hinged

800
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1161
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1161, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

1960 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies. With 2003 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $5,000.00), only seven grade higher (with four of those at 95)

2,100
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1162
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1162, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)1c Dark Ultramarine (182), 1c Dark Ultramarine (182)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Mint N.H., rich color, wide margins, small inclusion at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

675
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1163
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1163, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., bright color, small inclusion at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

370
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1164
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1164, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)5c Blue (185), 5c Blue (185)5c Blue (185). Mint N.H., deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 1983 and 1997 P.F. certificates

1,400
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1165
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1165, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and detailed impression, remarkably choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 30-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY REGULAR ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2000 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,250.00). Only two grade higher (at 95J and 98) and only two others share this grade.

850
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1166
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1166, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196), 7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196)7c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (196). Without gum as issued, rich color

FRESH AND FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census of Scott 196 contains fewer than 85 examples. With 2006 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (F 70; SMQ $5,850.00)

6,750
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1167
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1167, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Original gum, lightly hinged, uncharacteristically wide margins and nearly precise centering, fresh, lovely color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $275.00)

160
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1168
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1168, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Dark Brown (209), 10c Dark Brown (209)10c Dark Brown (209). Deep rich color, essentially perfect centering with wide margins, duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example of this issue, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate (Superb 98)

10
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1169
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1169, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Black Brown (209b), 10c Black Brown (209b)10c Black Brown (209b). Unused (no gum), deep rich color in this distinctive premium shade, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2003 A.P.S. certificate

950
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1170
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1170, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (211Bc), 2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (211Bc)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (211Bc). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THIS IMPERFORATE-BETWEEN ERROR.

The vast majority of these error pairs are centered to the top. This example is centered better than most.

Ex Hoffman. "HFC" (H. F. Colman) backstamps. With 2005 P.F. certificate

2,000
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1171
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1171, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Green (213), 2c Green (213)2c Green (213). Mint N.H. horizontal block of 15 (5 x 3), range of centering with a few well-centered, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, the bottom right stamp Extremely Fine, with 2010 Weiss certificate, Scott Retail as singles

1,800
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1172
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1172, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)2c Green (213), 2c Green (213)2c Green (213). Original gum, barely hinged, Jumbo beautifully balanced margins on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge and superb stamp, with 1992 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a hinged Scott 213 with no others equal (one Mint N.H. grades 98J and one grades 100)

40
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1173
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1173, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)5c Indigo (216), 5c Indigo (216)5c Indigo (216). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

625
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1174
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1174, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, choice centering with balanced margins, rich color and sharp proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,800.00)

850
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