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1870-1871 National Bank Note Co. Issues
 
 
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Lot 431
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1870, 2¢ red brown, H. grill (135), well centered, bright color and neat circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine, pretty stamp.
Scott $75
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Lot 432

1870-1871, 3¢ split grill variety (136 var.), original gum, strong vertically split grill, bright color, Fine.
Scott $625

Expertization: with 2003 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 433

1870, 6¢ carmine, H. grill (137), trace of original gum (approximately ¼ of gum present), bright color, negligible perf thin, fresh Fine appearance.
Scott $1,750 as no gum

Expertization: with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 434

1871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill (138), unused without gum, brilliant color, many visible grill points, fresh and Fine.
Scott $1,750

Expertization: with 1979 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 435

1870, 10¢ brown, H. grill (139), unused without gum, beautiful rich color, easily discernible grill, reperfed at right, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott $2,550

Expertization: with 2004 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 436

1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill (141), unused regummed, bright color, grill points visible from front in neck area, well centered, reperfed at left and bottom, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,500

Expertization: with 2002 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 437
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1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill (141), bright color, neat circle of wedges cancel, numerous visible grill points, fresh and Fine.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 438
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1870, 24¢ purple, H. grill (142), exceptional color for a genuine 24¢ grill, tiny corner crease, two sealed tears (cert says "large" but only 3mm and invisible from front), handsome Fine appearance.
Scott $6,750

Expertization: signed Bartels, with 1988 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 439
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1870, 3¢ green (147), bold and virtually complete "don't USM", fancy cancel, trace shallow pinpoint thin, Very Fine appearing.
Scott $1
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Lot 440
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1870, 12¢ dull violet (151), rich color, fresh and crisp, Very Fine, SMQ 120.
Scott $220

Expertization: with 1995, 2010 PSE graded VF80.
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Lot 441

1870, 15¢ bright orange (152), original gum, rich radiant color, beautifully centered, reperfed, invisible margin crease, choice Very Fine appearance.
Scott $3,500

Expertization: with 1984 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 442
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1870, 15¢ bright orange (152), outstanding centering and rich glowing color, couple trivial perf flaws (not mentioned in certificate and perhaps why the stamp seems undergraded), Extremely Fine.
Scott $220

Expertization: with 2009 PSE graded VF 80.
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Lot 443
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1870, 24¢ purple (153), beautifully centered, lovely color with a bright red NYFM cancel, couple short perfs, Extremely Fine and striking, SMQ 325.
Scott $245

Expertization: with 2013 PSE graded VF-XF85.
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Lot 444
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1870, 24¢ purple (153), well centered and fresh pastel shade, enhanced by a red postmark, Very Fine, SMQ 230.
Scott $245

Expertization: with 2009 PF certificate and 2010 PSE graded VF80.
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Lot 445

1870, 24¢ purple (153), used with 6¢ Carmine (148), and 12¢ Dull Violet (151), 3 color franking on reduced legal size court house cover, all Fine, identical circular cork cancels, 12¢ tied, Baltimore MD 7/11/(72) cds, some light edge soiling/flaws, court docketing, mostly on reverse, Fine usage.
Estimate 200 - 300

Expertization: with 2011 P.F. certificate.

Provenance: Klein.
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Lot 446
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1870, 90¢ carmine (155), near perfect centering, beautiful color, NYFM cancel (V&W Type A1), trivial tiny corner crease, choice Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $325

Expertization: with 2005 P.F. certificate.
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