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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
977
S
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 977, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c-$5.00 1894-95 Issue, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (246S-E-278S-E), 1c-$5.00 1894-95 Issue, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (246S-E-278S-E)1c-$5.00 1894-95 Issue, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (246S-E-278S-E). Complete set, original gum, small h.r., a few tiny flaws as typically seen, overall Fine set, also includes eight Bank Notes with "SAMPLE" ovpts., a few without gum and some small flaws, appear Fine

2,550
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978
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 978, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c-90c 1890 Issue, Imperforate Pairs (219Da, 227a, 228, 229a), 2c-90c 1890 Issue, Imperforate Pairs (219Da, 227a, 228, 229a)2c-90c 1890 Issue, Imperforate Pairs (219Da, 227a, 228, 229a). Block of four of 2c (no gum), two 15c (vertical and horizontal), one 15c and 30c regummed, other 15c and 90c original gum, h.r., full margins, few faults including 90c thinned at right, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as original gum $3,860.00

E. 750-1,000
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979
nhbl
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 979, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219), 1c Dull Blue (219)1c Dull Blue (219). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 298 block of twelve, brilliant color, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, ex "Silver Lake", with 2004 P.F. certificate, unpriced in Scott as Mint N.H., Scott assigns a 3.4-times premium to the Mint N.H. plate block of 14, Scott Retail as hinged

1,075
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980
nhbl
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 980, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine (220), 2c Carmine (220)2c Carmine (220). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 239 block of twelve, deep rich color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, a lovely plate block, ex "Silver Lake", with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,350
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981
ogbl
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 981, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)4c Dark Brown (222), 4c Dark Brown (222)4c Dark Brown (222). Pane of 100 with imprint and plate no. 51 at top and bottom, selvage at left and natural s.e. at right, deep rich color, approximately 84 stamps Mint N.H., paper hinges in corners affect six stamps, some minor perf separations sensibly reinforced, few creases do not detract

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE PANE OF 100 OF THE 4-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

Scott Retail as 66 Mint N.H. singles, two hinged plate blocks and fourteen hinged singles.

22,560
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982
ogbl
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 982, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224), 6c Brown Red (224)6c Brown Red (224). Bottom imprint and plate no. 23 block of twelve, lightly hinged with several stamps Mint N.H., deep rich color, Fine-Very Fine, an attractive plate block, Scott Retail as plate block of ten plus two Mint N.H. singles

3,070
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983
ogbl
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 983, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224), 6c Brown Red (224)6c Brown Red (224). Wide bottom imprint, plate no. 23 and part arrow block of twelve, two stamps h.r., others Mint N.H., rich color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged plate block and two Mint N.H. singles

3,070
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984
nhbl
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 984, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)8c Lilac (225), 8c Lilac (225)8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 265 and letters "Z Z" block of twelve, rich color, fresh and intact

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED TOP POSITION PLATE BLOCK OF TWELVE OF THE 8-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

A Power Search review found only one other Scott 225 "ZZ Top" plate block -- from our 2019 sale of the William H. Gross multiples collection. A further review of our auctions since 1994 found only one other Mint N.H. plate block in any format, from the bottom position. The Philatelic Foundation has certified one other as Mint N.H., from the bottom position.

3,520
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985
nh
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 985, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228), 30c Black (228)30c Black (228). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

850
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986
ogbl
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 986, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229), 90c Orange (229)90c Orange (229). Block of four, original gum which is slightly disturbed on top right stamp, bright color, reinforced perf separations in right pair slightly stains perfs between, misperfed between top pair at top, otherwise Very Fine

2,000
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