Sale 1262 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 July, 2022

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
769
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Sale 1262, Lot 769, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue1c Ultramarine, H. Grill (134). Original gum, h.r., several noticeable grill points, radiant color, Fine

2,000
650
770
og
Sale 1262, Lot 770, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue2c Red Brown, H. Grill (135). Original gum, h.r., warm color, Very Fine

1,000
450
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771
 
Sale 1262, Lot 771, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue6c Carmine, H. Grill (137). Gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, brilliant color nicely complemented by blue cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1976 and 2002 P.F. certificates

475
800
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772
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Sale 1262, Lot 772, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138). Original gum, several clear rows of grill points, radiant color, Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate

4,250
1,800
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773
 
Sale 1262, Lot 773, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue10c Brown, H. Grill (139). Rich color, blue geometric cork cancel, one perf at bottom small flaw not noted on certificate, Fine appearance, with 1996 P.F. certificate

850
650
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774
 
Sale 1262, Lot 774, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue12c Dull Violet, H. Grill (140). Well-centered, nearly complete grill points, blue grid cancel, two minor corner creases, Very Fine appearance, with 1992 P.F. certificate

3,950
1,500
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775
 
Sale 1262, Lot 775, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue15c Orange, H. Grill (141). Several rows of noticeable grill points, rich color, central strike of 5-Point Star in Circle fancy cancel, Extremely Fine, a rare issue with a fancy cancel, with 1988 P.F. certificate, Scott value without premium for the cancel

1,500
2,000
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776
 
Sale 1262, Lot 776, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue15c Orange, H. Grill (141). Well-centered with balanced margins, clear grill, bright color, circle of wedges cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

1,500
1,100
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777
 
Sale 1262, Lot 777, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue15c Orange, H. Grill (141). Several rows of clear grill points, vibrant color, target cancel, Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

1,500
550
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778
 
Sale 1262, Lot 778, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Black, H. Grill (143). Crisp impression, several rows of clear grill points, cork cancel

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY H GRILL.

With 1979 P.F. certificate

3,750
1,200
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779
 
Sale 1262, Lot 779, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Black, H. Grill (143). Intense shade complemented by large red grid of bars cancel, nicely centered for this grilled issue

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY H GRILL WITH A RED CANCEL.

Signed "S.A." (Spencer Anderson). With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $2,700.00)

3,875
2,000
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780
 
Sale 1262, Lot 780, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue2c Red Brown (146). Gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, crisp impression on bright paper nicely complemented by blue target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $900.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only six others

17
800
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781
og
Sale 1262, Lot 781, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue7c Vermilion (149). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color and bright paper, Very Fine

900
550
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782
og
Sale 1262, Lot 782, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue12c Dull Violet (151). Slightly disturbed original gum (not noted as such on certificate), deep rich color and proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine, ex Hoffman, with 2001 P.F. certificate

2,850
1,200
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783
 
Sale 1262, Lot 783, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue24c Purple (153). Outstanding centering on fresh paper, rich color, bold strike of crossroads cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Kirke, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,200.00), only two grade higher (highest is 98)

210
550
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784
 
Sale 1262, Lot 784, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Black (154). Bright shade, unusually wide margins, bold strike of red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel which fills up nearly the entire design, Extremely Fine and striking, with 1989 P.F. certificate

325
1,600
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785
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Sale 1262, Lot 785, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

1,000
1,400
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786
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Sale 1262, Lot 786, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, fresh and Fine, ex Caspary and Lilly as a block, with copy of 1888 P.F. certificate for block

1,000
550
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787
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Sale 1262, Lot 787, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue10c Brown (161). Original gum, intense color and impression, wide margins, bright and fresh

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

With 1991 and 2021 P.F. certificates

800
950
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788
 
Sale 1262, Lot 788, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue10c Brown (161). Deep rich color, beautiful centering, red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 P.F. certificate

31
550
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789
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Sale 1262, Lot 789, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue12c Blackish Violet (162). Disturbed original gum, rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Very Fine

2,200
1,000
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790
 
Sale 1262, Lot 790, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue12c Blackish Violet (162). Jumbo margins, bright shade and paper, centrally-struck cancel and also red transit datestamp at bottom left, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

135
500
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791
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Sale 1262, Lot 791, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue90c Rose Carmine (166). Disturbed original gum, h.r., brilliant color, Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate as original gum

2,100
800
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792
 
Sale 1262, Lot 792, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue5c Blue (185). Rich color, choice centering, bold and clear strike of North-South Shaking Hands fancy cancel of Worcester Mass., Extremely Fine strike on an Extremely Fine stamp, with 1999 and 2009 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

E. 500-750
1,300
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793
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Sale 1262, Lot 793, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color, well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE WITHOUT SECRET MARK.

Scott 187 without secret mark is significantly more difficult than Scott 188 to find in such choice condition.

3,000
2,300
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794
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Sale 1262, Lot 794, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Full Black (190). Original gum, barest trace of hinging at bottom right, wonderfully well-centered, intense shade and clear impression, most recent certificate notes "tiny blue ink spot at top" but still grades it as VF-XF 85, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1998 and 2004 P.F. certificates as sound, with 2022 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,350.00)

850
950
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795
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Sale 1262, Lot 795, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue90c Carmine Rose (191 var). Original gum, h.r., bright shade, light horizontal crease at top, Fine appearance, with 1981 P.F. certificate

2,100
500
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796
 
Sale 1262, Lot 796, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Full Black, 90c Carmine (190-191). Strips of five, both with natural straight edge at left, oval registry cancels, 30c in a particularly deep shade, some small faults including 90c with several hinge reinforcements, Fine appearance, Scott value $2,465.00 as two pairs and a single of each

E. 300-400
450
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797
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Sale 1262, Lot 797, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue6c Rose (208). Original gum, small pencil notation on gum, brilliant color and choice centering, Extremely Fine

825
1,300
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798
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Sale 1262, Lot 798, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue10c Black Brown (209b). Block of four, deep rich color in the true Black Brown, bold strikes of "Boston Mass." oval handstamps, a couple unpunched perfs at right, Fine and rare used block, we have not encountered another, with 2004 and 2009 P.S.E. certificates, with 2012 and 2017 P.F. certificates, unpriced in Scott as a block of four, Scott value for four singles

1,500
5,000
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799
og
Sale 1262, Lot 799, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue4c Blue Green (211). Original gum, barely hinged (if at all), choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate as Mint N.H., with 2022 P.F. certificate as previously hinged and graded XF 90 Jumbo

225
950
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800
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Sale 1262, Lot 800, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00), only four grade higher

190
1,500
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801
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Sale 1262, Lot 801, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, barest trace of what may be hinging, bright color and crisp impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2022 P.S.A.G. certificate (85 ogPH)

300
350
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802
og
Sale 1262, Lot 802, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue90c Purple (218). Original gum, small h.r., rich color on bright paper, Very Fine

800
600
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803
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Sale 1262, Lot 803, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue90c Purple (218). Original gum, lightly hinged, three wide margins, small thin, Very Fine appearance, with 2022 P.F. certificate

800
400
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804
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Sale 1262, Lot 804, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a). Mint N.H., bright color, clearly showing the variety, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, tiny colored-in scuff at bottom left is barely detectable, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2022 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo, SMQ $650.00 as 85, $1,150.00 as 90) -- a respectable grade despite the small scuff

425
425
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805
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Sale 1262, Lot 805, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue6c Brown Red (224). Mint N.H., rich color, enormous margins, small natural gum skips not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, ex Morton, 1999 P.S.E. certificate no longer accompanies, with 2005 P.F. certificate with selvage (XF-Superb 95), we are surprised this did not receive a Jumbo designation

160
900
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806
nh
Sale 1262, Lot 806, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Morton, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate (95J ogNH), with 2010 P.S.E. certificate with top selvage (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,000.00), only four grade higher (highest is 98J) and five others share this desirable grade

135
1,400
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807
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Sale 1262, Lot 807, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Black (228). Original gum, barest trace of what may be hinging, crisp impression on bright paper, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1986 P.F. stating "it is genuine" and 2022 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

900
1,100
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808
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Sale 1262, Lot 808, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Black (228). Mint N.H. with wide bottom plate no. 24 selvage, intense shade, Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

900
425
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809
nh
Sale 1262, Lot 809, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue30c Black (228). Mint N.H., wide margins and attractively centered, intense color on crisp white paper, natural fiber inclusion at top, Very Fine, ex Przybyl, with 2006 P.F. certificate

900
350
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810
 
Sale 1262, Lot 810, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, 1890-93 Issue90c Orange (229). Vibrant color, neat strike of duplex cancel, Jumbo margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $550.00)

140
350
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