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Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 May, 2020

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1340
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1340, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D), 2c Lake (219D)2c Lake (219D). Mint N.H., intense shade, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with 1986 and 2004 P.F. certificates

500
500
1341
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1341, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D), 2c Lake (219D)2c Lake (219D). Original gum, barely hinged, intense shade and impression, extra wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1990 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00), only three grade higher

250
750
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1342
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1342, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D), 2c Lake (219D)2c Lake (219D). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, intense color, enormous margins on three sides, Very Fine and choice, detached plate number selvage accompanies, with 1991, 1999 and 2003 P.F. certificates

160
120
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1343
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1343, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D), 2c Lake (219D)2c Lake (219D). Six, original gum, nice range of shades, centering ranges from Fine to Extremely Fine, three with certificates

960
550
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1344
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1344, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D), 2c Lake (219D)2c Lake (219D). Mint N.H. block of four, rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

2,000
1,000
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1345
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1345, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine (220), 2c Carmine (220)2c Carmine (220). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $400.00)

60
400
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1346
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1346, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)3c Purple (221), 3c Purple (221)3c Purple (221). Original gum, lightly hinged, Jumbo margins and precise centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Curtis, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $425.00)

55
300
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1347
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1347, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224), 6c Brown Red (224)6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and choice centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. certificate

160
650
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1348
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1348, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Top imprint, plate no. 27 and letter "E" block of twelve, most stamps Mint N.H., rich color, some rejoined perfs and a few perf separations, bottom left stamp repaired, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a scarce plate block, we have offered only five others since keeping computerized records, with 2019 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $4,070.00 as a plate block of ten and two hinged singles

E. 500-750
1,000
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1349
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1349, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227), 15c Indigo (227)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H., wonderful depth of color on bright white paper, beautiful centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

With 1984 and 2020 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

550
4,500
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1350
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1350, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black, Imperforate (228a), 30c Black, Imperforate (228a)30c Black, Imperforate (228a). Original gum, single hinge mark, lovely large and even margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,000
650
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1351
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1351, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black, Imperforate (228a), 30c Black, Imperforate (228a)30c Black, Imperforate (228a). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to full including left sheet margin, Very Fine, desirable with the sheet margin, with 1991 P.F. and 1993 P.S.E. certificates

1,000
600
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1352
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1352, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229), 90c Orange (229)90c Orange (229). Original gum, vivid color, balanced margins, reperfed at right (a classic 80s job and not noted on certificate) appears Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

450
475
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1353
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1353, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229), 90c Orange (229)90c Orange (229). Horizontal pair, vibrant color, neat strikes of "New York Reg. Div. 5-16 1890" oval datestamps, each strike is incomplete but together they display the entire date, right stamp single short perf at top right, left stamp small tear at top right (latter not mentioned on certificate), Fine-Very Fine, this is the earliest documented use of the 90c 1890 Issue, with 2017 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
750
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