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1870-1888 Bank Note Co. Issues
 
 
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Lot 6633
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1870, 1¢ ultramarine, H. grill (Scott 134), faint grill, fancy shield in circle cancel; a few short perfs, Fine, with 2015 Weiss certificate. Scott $125 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $140.
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Lot 6634
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1870, 3¢ green, H. grill (Scott 136), perfect strike of rarely seen "Indian Head" cancellation, absolutely phenomenal example of this scarce cancel—unlike anything we've ever seen; small tear at top right does not affect this stunning stamp's wonderful appearance, otherwise Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Suggested Bid $750
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Realized $375.
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Lot 6635

1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill (Scott 141), disturbed o.g., fabulous color and impression; clearly embossed grill; reperforated at top (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), otherwise Fine, a major rarity missing from even the most advanced U.S. collections, with clear 1961 P.F. certificate. Scott $7,500 .
Suggested Bid $950
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Realized $500.
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Lot 6636
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1870, 2¢ red brown, 10¢ brown (Scott 146,150), without gum; small faults, V.G.-Fine. Scott $965 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $32.
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Lot 6637
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1870, 3¢ green (Scott 147), negative Star of David cancel, V.G. centering. Scott $2 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6638
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1870, 6¢ carmine (Scott 148), grid cancel, F.-V.F. Scott $25 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6639
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1871, 7¢ vermilion (Scott 149), pinwheel cancel; light creases, V.G.-Fine. Scott $90 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6640
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1870, 12¢ dull violet (Scott 151), lightly canceled, fresh and well centered, Very Fine. Scott $210 .
Suggested Bid $130
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Realized $80.
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Lot 6641
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1870, 15¢ bright orange (Scott 152), lightly canceled, fresh and attractive, F.-V.F. Scott $210 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6642
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1870, 24¢ purple (Scott 153), New York Foreign Mail cancel, fresh, F.-V.F. Scott $220 .
Suggested Bid $130
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Realized $80.
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Lot 6643

1873, 2¢ brown (Scott 157), o.g., never hinged (rare thus!), deep rich color, V.G.-Fine. Scott $325 as hinged .
Suggested Bid $130
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Realized $80.
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Lot 6644
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1873, 2¢ brown (Scott 157), New York Foreign Mail cancel; natural s.e. at right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6645

1873, 3¢ green (Scott 158), o.g., never hinged, dazzling shade; a Post Office fresh example in a pristine mint state; unlisted in the Scott catalog in never hinged condition, F.-V.F., with photocopy of 2014 P.S.E. certificate for block/9, from which it came - top right stamp from the block. Scott $110 for hinged .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $200.
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Lot 6646
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1873, 3¢ green (Scott 158), KKK in circle, great clear cancel; some shorter perfs at top, V.G.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6647

1873, 6¢ dull pink (Scott 159), o.g., F.-V.F. Scott $375 .
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6648
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1873, 1879, 6¢ dull pink (Scott 159(14),186(2)), a useful specialty collection, all with typical duplex killer cancels with different numbers in the center; various mostly small faults, V.G.-Fine/Fine to Very Fine. Scott $297 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6649
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1873, 6¢ dull pink (Scott 159), two distinct shades, one stamp with NYFM cancel and other with numberal 4 in duplex cancel; some small faults and one stamp with straight edge, F.-V.F. Scott $36 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6650
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1873, 7¢ orange vermilion (Scott 160), very lightly canceled, magnificent centering within wide margins; reperfed at right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate. Scott $85 .
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $28.
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Lot 6651
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1873, 12¢ blackish violet (Scott 162), regummed over faults, V.G. Scott $725 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6652
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1873, 30¢ gray black (Scott 165), regummed over small faults, Fine. Scott $1,200 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6653
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1873, 30¢ gray black (Scott 165); several light creases, Very Fine. Scott $140 .
Suggested Bid $110
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6654
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1873, 90¢ rose carmine (Scott 166), neat cancel, fresh, bright color, F.-V.F. Scott $275 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6655
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1875, 5¢ blue (Scott 179), four distinct shades; some small faults, straight edge on one stamp, F.-V.F. centering. Scott $100 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6656
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1879, 1¢ dark ultramarine (Scott 182), light Glen Allen star violet cancel, interesting early precancel; thin speck and corner perf crease at lower right, Very Fine. Scott $6 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6657
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1879, 3¢ green (Scott 184), enormous stamp, gigantic margins; few nibbed perfs at left, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $1 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6658
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1879, 3¢ green (Scott 184), pair, target cancels, large copies, Very Fine. Scott $2 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6659
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1879, 6¢ pink (Scott 186), ellipse cancels, rich shade, Very Fine. Scott $60 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6660
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1879, 10¢ brown, without secret mark (Scott 187), unused without gum, fresh and pleasing example if this tough stamp, Fine. Scott $1,000 .
Suggested Bid $130
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Realized $110.
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Lot 6661
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1879, 15¢ red orange (Scott 189), three distinct shades; some small faults, F.-V.F. centering. Scott $83 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6662
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1879, 90¢ carmine (Scott 191), regummed and slightly reperforated to hide traces of regumming, V.G. Scott $650 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6663
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1879, 90¢ carmine (Scott 191), blue crayon and NY REG cancels; small faults, V.G.-Fine. Scott $350 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6664

1882, 5¢ yellow brown (Scott 205), o.g., very lightly hinged, fresh and beautifully well centered, a premium example, Extremely Fine. Scott $240 .
Suggested Bid $225
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Realized $160.
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Lot 6665
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1881, 1¢ gray blue, re-engraved (Scott 206), five distinct shades; some small faults, F.-V.F. overall. Scott $5 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6666
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1882, 10¢ brown, re-engraved (Scott 209), bottom margin block of 4, unused without gum, bright fresh appearance; upper right stamp with tiny tear at top right and thin speck, Fine. Scott $875 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6667
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1883, 2¢ red brown (Scott 210), South Hanson, MA Locomotive fancy cancel, strong strike; four tiny thin spots and faults, F.-V.F. appearance, one of the rarest and most desirable of fancy cancels; only a few known, including one on cover, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Cole Pi-67.
Suggested Bid $1,500


The centerpiece of any fancy cancel collection
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Realized $750.
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Lot 6668
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1883, 2¢ red brown (Scott 210), fancy indianhead face cancel; short perf at left and tiny corner perf crease, Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6669

1883, 4¢ blue green (Scott 211), o.g., never hinged, fresh bright color, Fine. Scott $950 .
Suggested Bid $110
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6670
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1883, 4¢ blue green (Scott 211), three shades; some small faults, F.-V.F. overall. Scott $75 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6671
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1888, 4¢ carmine (Scott 215), two different shades; small thins, Fine centering. Scott $50 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6672
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1888, 5¢ indigo (Scott 216), neat cancel, very fresh with intense color, very choice, Extremely Fine. Scott $18 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $11.
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