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1870-1888 Bank Note Co. Issues
 
 
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Lot 78
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1870, 1¢ ultramarine, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (134), well centered. Black cork cancel. Very Fine, though the P.S.E. certificate states "I" grill, we are offering this as an "H" grill.
Scott $350

Expertization: with 2009 P.F. certificate as "H" grill and 2010 P.S.E. certificate as an "I" grill, graded VF 80.
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Lot 79
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1870, 1¢ ultramarine, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (134), excellent centering. Pretty shade with a blue cancel. Extremely Fine. SMQ $250 w/o premium for cancel.
Scott $225

Expertization: with 1998 P.F. certificate and 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 80
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1870, 6¢ carmine, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (137), unused without gum, excellent centering, bright fresh color, numerous grill points. Very Fine to Extremely Fine, quite scarce in this choice unused condition.
Scott $1,750

Expertization: with 1968 P.F. certificate and 1990 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 81
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1870, 24¢ purple, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (142), outstanding centering, fresh bright pastel shade characteristic of the genuine examples. Light cancel. Very Fine.
Scott $6,500

A TRULY STELLAR EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 24¢ NATIONAL GRILLED. IT IS A PLEASURE TO SEE A CHOICE EXAMPLE COLLECTED DURING THE EARLIER DAYS, THIS STAMP WAS SUBMITTED TO THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION IN 1957 BY GEORGE SLOANE AND SIGNED BY HIM.

Expertization: signed Sloane, with 1957 and 2020 P.F. certificates, the latter graded VF 80.
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Lot 82
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1870, 24¢ purple, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (142), beautifully centered for this, good color for this characteristically pale stamp, plenty of visible grill points. Very Fine.
Scott $6,500

Expertization: with 2021 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 83
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1870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (144), beautifully centered, though deceptively reperfed at right, excellent color. Light cancel. Choice Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $2,250

Expertization: with 2021 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 84
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1870, 3¢ green, I. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (136A), strong grill, virtually perfectly centered, fresh color. Extremely Fine, choice stamp. SMQ $425.
Scott $90

Expertization: with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
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Lot 85
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1871, 7¢ vermilion, N.B.N.C. printing (149), wonderfully well centered, rich color. Neat red target cancel. Extremely Fine, a choice stamp with true eye appeal.
Scott $110

Expertization: with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 86
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1870, 12¢ dull violet, N.B.N.C. printing (151), outstanding centering, bright color. Light unobtrusive cork cancel. An Extremely Fine used gem. SMQ $500.
Scott $200

Expertization: with 2010 PSE certificate graded XF 90.
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Lot 87
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1870, 15¢ bright orange, N.B.N.C. printing (152), beautifully centered, rich color. Black cork cancel. Slightly rounded corner perf lower left. Very Fine.
Scott $210

Expertization: with clear 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80 and 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate.
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Lot 88
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1870, 30¢ black, N.B.N.C. printing (154), well centered. Rich color complimented by a red cork cancel. Very Fine and most attractive.
Scott $325

Expertization: with 1998, 2015 P.F. certificates.
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Lot 89
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1873, 12¢ blackish violet, C.B.N.C. printing (162), well centered within startlingly large margins, intense color. Neat quartered cork cancel. Very Fine, a wonderful used jumbo. SMQ $150.
Scott $135

Expertization: with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80J.
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Lot 90
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1873, 90¢ rose carmine, C.B.N.C. printing (166), perfectly centered within wide margins, bright color. Nice "5" in oval cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $300

Expertization: with 2000, 2014 P.F. certificates and 1993 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 91

1879, 2¢ vermilion, A.B.N.C. printing (183), original gum never hinged, bright color, tiny natural inclusion. Fine.
Scott $370
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Lot 92
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1879, 10¢ brown, A.B.N.C. printing, without secret mark (187), unused without gum, fresh crisp color. Trivial tiny and invisible crease. Choice Fine appearance.
Scott $1,000
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Lot 93
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1882, 6¢ rose (208), perfectly centered within wide balanced margins, bright fresh color. Quartered cork cancel. An Extremely Fine jumbo. SMQ $425.
Scott $110

Expertization: with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF 90J.
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Lot 94
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1882, 10¢ black brown (209b), gorgeous color, crisp impression, very well centered and a light cancel. Choice Very Fine gem, quite a scarce shade, especially this choice. SMQ $475.
Scott $375

Expertization: with 2021 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 95
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1882, 10¢ black brown (209b), choice color. Fancy "U.S. Mail" cancel. Minor thin. Handsome F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott $375
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