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1890 Issue
 
 
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Lot 559

1890, 2¢ lake (Scott 219D), o.g., never hinged, sharp proof like impression; an awesome large margined stamp in a stunning state of preservation; simply amazing, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 photocopy of P.F. certificate for block of four and 2018 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $5,000.
Scott $500.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 560

1890, 2¢ lake (Scott 219D), o.g., never hinged, one of the most impressive examples we've had the pleasure to offer at public auction; a stunning stamp with true deep lake shade printed on clean white paper; just as choice on the back - with fully unblemished gum without a single skip or bend; a big time stamp for the most quality conscious collector, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 561

1890, 2¢ lake (Scott 219D), o.g., never hinged, premium quality example, a choice bottom sheet margin single with letter "A" in selvage; eye popping rich color printed on lily white paper; a great stamp, Very Fine, with 2000 and 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott $500.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $650.
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Lot 562

1890, 2¢ lake (Scott 219D), o.g., never hinged, gorgeous fresh color; light inclusion beside Washington's head, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 563

1890, 2¢ carmine, cap on left "2" variety (Scott 220a), o.g., never hinged (minor 3mm gum bend along upper left corner), brilliant fresh and choice example of this elusive cap on left "2" variety; a delightful example of this under valued stamp, Very Fine, with 2013 Weiss certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 564

1890, 2¢ carmine, cap on left "2" variety (Scott 220a), block of 4, o.g., previously hinged, gorgeous fresh color and difficult plate variety; top right stamp with tiny thin spot, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 565

1890, 6¢ brown red (Scott 224), o.g., never hinged, wide margins example in pristine mint condition with vivid color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $375.
Scott $160.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 566
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1890, 6¢ brown red, imperf proof on stamp paper (Scott 224P5), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh and choice multiple in immaculate mint condition, scarce thus, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott $225 as previously hinged.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 567
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1890, 6¢ brown red, imperf proof on stamp paper (Scott 224P5), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged / right stamp lightly hinged, attractive multiple with generous margins, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2018 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott $225 for previously hinged.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 568

1893, 8¢ lilac (Scott 225), o.g., never hinged, awesome top quality example with lively color; a beautiful mint stamp, Extremely Fine.
Scott $135.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 569
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1890, 10¢ green, imperf proof on stamp paper (Scott 226P5), horizontal pair with imprint at bottom, o.g., left stamp previously hinged, right stamp never hinged, gorgeous position showpiece, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95 XQ.
Scott $325.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 570

1890, 15¢ indigo (Scott 227), o.g., lightly hinged, lovely example featuring big broad margins and mouth watering rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $180.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 571

1890, 30¢ black (Scott 228), o.g., very lightly hinged, astounding deep impression; a wonderful stamp with incredible depth of color and exceptional centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $280.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $425.
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Lot 572

1890, 30¢ black (Scott 228), o.g., never hinged, rich color and fresh appearance; light overall toning, otherwise Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 573

1890, 90¢ orange (Scott 229), o.g., lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh and choice; nice BIG margins, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 574

1890, 90¢ orange (Scott 229), o.g., previously hinged, extremely fresh and choice, Fine to Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 575
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1890, 90¢ orange (Scott 229), regummed, handsome example with nicely balanced margins and fiery bright color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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