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1879 to 1888 American Bank Note Issues
 
 
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Lot 753
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U.S., General Issues, 1873 (1903 Schernikow Reprints), 1¢-2¢ to 30¢-90¢ P.B.N.C. Washington Essays, Horizontal Pair, #182-E2d//190-E1c, Complete set of five frame types on proof paper, various colors, all but 3¢ in pairs, overall Very Fine.
Brazer #115aE-Fd.
Scott $500.
Estimate $150-200.
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$100
Lot 754

U.S., General Issues, 1879, 1¢ Dark Ultramarine, #182, n.h., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $150-200.
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$100
Lot 755
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U.S., General Issues, 1877, 2¢-30¢ P.B.N.C. Washington Essay, in Yellow, Sheet of 16, #183-E2b-190-E2a, n.h., plate on old glazed paper, imperf and gummed, with imprint, usual slight soiling, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $960 + (as singlres). Very rare .
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 756
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U.S., General Issues, 1877, 2¢-30¢ P.B.N.C. Washington Essay, in Violet Red, Sheet of 16, #183-E2e-190-E2a, plate on old glazed paper, perfed 12 and gummed, o.g. (h.r.), Very Fine. Ex Brazer.
Scott $530 + (singles).
Estimate $140-180.
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$90
Lot 757

U.S., General Issues, 1879, 2¢ Vermilion, Bisect on Cover, #183b, diagonal bisect, tied by "Brooklyn N.Y. Feb 11 81" duplex handstamp on cover to local street address; some edgewear, fine and rare usage, 1986 P.F. cert.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 758
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U.S., General Issues, 1877, 3¢ C.B.N.C. Washington Essay, in Scarlet, #184-E12a, complete unadopted design, die on India, die sunk on card, Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Ex Finkelburg.
Brazer #115aE-Fd.
Scott $650. Rarely found full size (most cut down) .
Estimate $250-300.
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$170
Lot 759
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U.S., General Issues, 1877, 3¢ C.B.N.C. Washington Essay, in Black, #184-E12a, complete unadopted design, die on India, die sunk on card, minor soil mark at top, Very Fine. Ex Finkelburg.
Brazer #115aE-Fd.
Scott $650. Rarely found full size (most cut down) .
Estimate $250-300.
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$160
Lot 760

U.S., General Issues, 1879, 3¢ Green, Plate Block of 40, #184, n.h., 4 copies at top left l.h. and in margin, pl. block of 14 n.h., excellent centering and color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $12,750+.
Estimate $4,000-5,000.
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$2,400
Lot 761

U.S., General Issues, 1879, 10¢ Brown, With Secret Mark, #188, full o.g., rich deep color, immaculate and Very Fine, 2020 P.S.E. cert.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$600
Lot 762
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U.S., General Issues, 1879, 30¢ Full Black, Plate Proof on India, #190P3, bottom #403 imprint pl. block of 14, small scrap on top copy, excellent color, overall Very Fine, 1973 P.F. cert. stating #165P3.
Scott $1,000 (for pl. block of 10).
Estimate $350-450.
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$260
Lot 763
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U.S., General Issues, 1879, 90¢ Carmine, Imperf Proof on Stamp Paper, Pair, #191P5, unused, small to large margins, "traces of o.g., and a few small thin spots in each", fine to very fine appearing, 1951 P.F., 2006 P.S.E. certs.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 764
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U.S., General Issues, 1883, 2¢ Deep Dull Orange, Trial Color Large Die Proof on India, #210TC1, sunk on card, some soiling, still fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $200-250.
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$120
Lot 765

U.S., General Issues, 1883, 4¢ Blue Green, #211, n.h., very fresh, Fine to Very Fine, 2005 P.S.E. cert.
Scott $800.
Estimate $250-300.
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$180
Lot 766

U.S., General Issues, 1883, 4¢ Blue Green, Imprint Strip of 6, #211, n.h. (hinged selvage only), top #543, right copy gum creases, sharp color, Fine.
Scott $4,800 + (as singles).
Estimate $550-650.
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$475
Lot 767
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U.S., General Issues, 1889, 1¢ Ultramarine, Overprinted "Sample", #212SK, top imprint plate # strip of six, n.h. (5), l.h. (1), right copy s.e., nicely centered, overall Very Fine.
Scott $450+.
Estimate $150-200.
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$110
Lot 768

U.S., General Issues, 1887, 3¢ Vermilion, Plate Block of 12, #214, n.h., now in two marginal blocks of 6, excellent color, well centered, very fine and choice, 2019 P.S.E. cert. (showing intact).
Scott $2,160+.
Estimate $350-450.
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$250
Lot 769
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U.S., General Issues, 1888, 30¢ Orange Brown, Large Die Proof, #217P1, 5½" wide by 8½" tall, immaculate condition, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $750. Die proofs for the ABNC issues are particularly scarce, comes from presentation album as evidenced by the gold leaf (gilding) on the top, bottom and right page edges .
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 770
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U.S., General Issues, 1888, 30¢, 90¢, Large Die Proofs, #217P1-218P1, hybrids, die sunk cards, approx. 3" x 3½", very clean, Very Fine.
Scott $1,850.
Estimate $400-500.
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$300








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