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Sale 753

US and Possessions
Stamps and Postal History


1890 Issue




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Lot 4534
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1890, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 219P4-229P4), large margins and fresh colors, Very Fine.
Scott $785.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4535

1890, 2¢ carmine, cap on left "2" variety (Scott 220a), bottom margin plate number 235 block of 12 with imprint and "TT", o.g., never hinged, an attention-grabber with pulsating color and proof-like detail; paper fresh with perforations sound; "selvage" at top the bottom margin of the stamps above (perforations punched but not cleared), Fine, a Bank Noter's delight, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $25,000 as a plate block of 10.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Current Bid $5,000
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Lot 4536
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1890, 6¢ brown red, imperf proof on stamp paper (Scott 224P5), lower left corner margin pair, o.g., never hinged, a show-stopper, with sublime color, crystalline detail, and the most massive selvage imaginable; right stamp with a small surface scrape, Superb nonetheless, with 1986 P.F. certificate as #244a.
Scott $225.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4537

1890, 10¢ green (Scott 226), o.g., never hinged, a stellar stamp with outstanding color, detail and centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, only four stamps grade higher in PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $4,750.
Scott $475.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid $1,700
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Lot 4538

1890, 10¢ green (Scott 226), o.g., previously hinged, Post Office fresh with alluring color, crisp detail and immaculate paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, only one stamp grades higher in PSE's Population Report, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $650.
Scott $160.
Estimate $500 - 700.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4539

1890, 15¢ indigo (Scott 227), o.g., previously hinged, bold rich color and impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $350.
Scott $180.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 4540

1890, 30¢ black (Scott 228), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), a handsome stamp with alluring color and crystal-clear detail; paper fresh with exquisite, balanced margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, one of five at this grade, with three higher, according to PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $2,250.
Scott $280.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 4541
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1890, 30¢ black, imperf proof on stamp paper (Scott 228P5), horizontal pair, fresh with clean color, crystalline detail and four balanced margins; a couple tiny thins, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4542

1890, 90¢ orange (Scott 229), o.g., previously hinged, Post Office fresh with heart-pounding color and perfect centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, a sensational stamp, just six stamps grade higher in PSE's Population Report, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,750.
Scott $450.
Estimate $1,300 - 1,800.
Current Bid $650
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