Sale 1245 — United States Stamps, featuring the Sacramento Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 16-18 November, 2021

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1415
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Sale 1245, Lot 1415, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, fresh color on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.F. and P.S.A.G. certificates (latter grading 95 ogNH)

65
550
1416
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Sale 1245, Lot 1416, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)1c Dull Blue (219). Mint N.H., well-centered with balanced margins, rich color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $900.00)

65
550
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1417
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Sale 1245, Lot 1417, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D). Mint N.H., gorgeous color, well-balanced margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1982 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,800.00)

525
900
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1418
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Sale 1245, Lot 1418, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Lake (219D). Mint N.H., intense color and impression, extra wide top and bottom margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.F. certificate (with top selvage)

525
425
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1419
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Sale 1245, Lot 1419, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine (220). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, ex "Hanover", with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,100.00)

60
850
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1420
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Sale 1245, Lot 1420, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine (220). Mint N.H., extraordinarily wide margins, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $400.00)

60
375
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1421
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Sale 1245, Lot 1421, 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 2-CENT 1890 ISSUE WITH CAP OVER THE LEFT "2".

Ex "Clipper City". With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,650.00). Only one stamp grades higher (at 95J).

425
1,800
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1422
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Sale 1245, Lot 1422, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)2c Carmine, Cap on Both "2"'s (220c). Original gum, lightly hinged, vivid color, well-centered, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $625.00)

650
550
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1423
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Sale 1245, Lot 1423, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)3c Purple (221). Original gum, bright color, choice centering with balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00)

55
400
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1424
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Sale 1245, Lot 1424, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)4c Dark Brown (222). Mint N.H., deep shade and crisp impression, outstanding centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT 1890 ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2016 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)

240
1,800
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1425
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Sale 1245, Lot 1425, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)5c Chocolate (223). Mint N.H., natural diagonal gum bend top left, rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $425.00), this was downgraded due to the gum bend as the centering is superior to an 85

185
275
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1426
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Sale 1245, Lot 1426, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H., bright color on post-office fresh paper, precise centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

160
3,000
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1427
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Sale 1245, Lot 1427, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H., nearly perfect centering with wide balanced margins, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

160
1,200
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1428°
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1428, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)6c Brown Red (224). Incredible Jumbo margins and essentially perfect centering, rich color, light face-free cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge and exceptional used example of the 6c 1890 Issue which almost defies belief, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95J), no other used example of this issue comes close to this 98J grade in the P.S.E. Population Report -- the next highest used grades are 95J and 95 (one example each)

25
1,400
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1429
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Sale 1245, Lot 1429, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H., rich color, Jumbo margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $850.00)

135
700
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1430
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Sale 1245, Lot 1430, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green (226). Mint N.H., choice centering, wide margins, deep color and razor-sharp impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,650.00)

475
900
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1431
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Sale 1245, Lot 1431, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green (226). Mint N.H. but with light offset adhesions from another sheet on gum (from stacking sheets before completely dry), choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,650.00 for Mint N.H., $375.00 for hinged), Scott value as Mint N.H.

475
325
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1432
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Sale 1245, Lot 1432, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)10c Green, Imperforate (226a). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with wide top selvage, large to huge margins, left stamp natural gum wrinkle, Extremely Fine

325
500
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1433
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Sale 1245, Lot 1433, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H., wonderful depth of color, Jumbo margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.F. (XF 90 Jumbo) and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $2,875.00)

550
2,000
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1434
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Sale 1245, Lot 1434, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

550
550
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1435
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Sale 1245, Lot 1435, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)15c Indigo (227). Original gum, intense shade and proof-like impression on brilliant paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $625.00)

180
325
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1436
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Sale 1245, Lot 1436, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and almost perfectly centered, deep shade and sharp proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB JUMBO MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1890 SMALL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

Ex "Westchester". With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $10,000.00). Only one stamp grades higher (at 98) and one other shares this grade

850
6,000
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1437
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Sale 1245, Lot 1437, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Original gum, lightly hinged, uncharacteristically well-centered, deep shade, strong impression, Extremely Fine, with 2002 and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $725.00)

280
550
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1438
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Sale 1245, Lot 1438, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black (228). Original gum, intense shade, natural perf disc inclusion not mentioned on certificate, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $725.00)

280
400
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1439
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Sale 1245, Lot 1439, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)30c Black, Imperforate (228a). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, large margins, left stamp small natural gum wrinkle not mentioned on certificate, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

1,000
500
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1440
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Sale 1245, Lot 1440, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, wide margins and well-centered, Very Fine and choice, ex Dr. Morris, with 1984, 1990 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $750.00)

450
450
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1441
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Sale 1245, Lot 1441, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)90c Orange (229). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins, brilliant color, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

450
425
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