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1890-1898 Issues
 
 
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Lot 96

1890, 2¢ carmine, cap on left "2" variety (220a), block of nine. Original gum hinge remnant, bottom left pair never hinged. Some hinge reinforcement, rough perfs at right, top right stamp corner fault. Otherwise F.-V.F., scarce multiple.
Scott $1,900 + as singles
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Lot 97

1890, 2¢ carmine, cap on both "2's" variety (220c), original gum lightly hinged, fresh rich color. F.-V.F.
Scott $650
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Lot 98

1890, 90¢ orange (229), original gum very lightly hinged, stunning color. Couple unpunched perfs at top. Fine.
Scott $450
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Lot 99
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1893, 30¢ Columbian (239), very well centered, beautiful color. Neat double oval cancel. Very Fine to Extremely Fine, an unusually handsome used example of the 30¢. SMQ $150.
Scott $90

Expertization: with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 100
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1893, $1 Columbian (241), excellent centering. Rich color with beautifully struck World's Fair Station duplex cancel (Cat. value on cover $4,500). Extremely Fine and most eye catching. SMQ $775 w/o premium for cancel.
Scott $525 without cancel premium

Expertization: with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 101

1893, $2 Columbian (242), original gum possibly never hinged but a bit of gum loss at top, rich fresh color. Fine, pretty stamp.
Scott $1,050
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Lot 102
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1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (242), well centered. Neat double oval cancel. Reperfed. Choice Very Fine appearance.
Scott $525
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Lot 103

1893, $3 Columbian (243), original gum, bright color. Trifling marginal flaws, completely unnoticeable. Fine appearance.
Scott $1,400
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Lot 104

1893, $4 Columbian (244), original gum, brilliant color, nicely centered. Trivial light crease. Choice F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott $2,000
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Lot 105

1893, $5 Columbian (245), original gum hinge remnant, nicely centered, prooflike color and impression. Light crease. F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott $2,300
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Lot 106

1894, 1¢ blue, unwatermarked (247), original gum never hinged (trifling natural gum skip), well centered within wide margins, pristine color and paper. Very Fine.
Scott $180
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Lot 107

1894, 8¢ violet brown, unwatermarked (257), original gum never hinged, very well centered, rich color. Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $475

Expertization: with 1998 P.F. certificate.

Provenance: Zoellner
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Lot 108

1894, $1 black, type I, unwatermarked (261), original gum hinge remnant a bit heavy, bright intense color. Fine.
Scott $1,000
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Lot 109
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1894, $1 black, type II, unwatermarked (261A), attractive centering. Light cancel. Fresh F.-V.F. SMQ $400.
Scott $800

Expertization: with 2005,2012 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded F 70.
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Lot 110

1895, 10¢ dark green, D.L. watermark (273), original gum, perfectly centered with wide balanced margins, prooflike color and impression. Extremely Fine, a stunning mint jumbo. SSV $385 for a normal 95 without a premium for "J" and the highest grade awarded by the PF.
Scott $95

Expertization: with 2021 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
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Lot 111

1895, 50¢ orange, D.L. watermark (275), original gum hinge remnant, stunning color, well centered. Tiny thin. Handsome F.-V.F.
Scott $240
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Lot 112

1895, $1 black, type I, D.L. watermark (276), original gum hinge remnants a bit heavy. Fresh F.-V.F.
Scott $600
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Lot 113
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1895, $1 black, type II, D.L. watermark (276A), well centered, intense shade on bright paper. Light cancel. Very Fine to Extremely Fine. SMQ $325.
Scott $200

Expertization: with 2013 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 114

1895, $2 bright blue, D.L. watermark (277), original gum, very well centered, rich color. Trifling thin speck. Choice Very Fine appearance.
Scott $900
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Lot 115
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1895, $2 dark blue, D.L. watermark (277a), outstanding centering, bright and deep shade. Neat cancel. Extremely Fine, a choice stamp. SMQ $600.
Scott $400

Expertization: with 2000, 2015 P.F. certificates, the latter graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 116
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1895, $5 dark green, imperf proof on stamp paper (278P5), horizontal pair, original gum, large, beauifully balanced margins, with deep rich color. Extremely Fine. Only 100 issued.
Scott $3,250, formerly 278a

A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE IMPERFORATE PAIR.

Expertization: with 2000 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 117

1898, 50¢ Trans-Miss. (291), disturbed original gum, attractive centering, bright fresh color. Tiny thin speck. F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott $600
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Lot 118

1898, $1 Trans-Miss. (292), original gum small hinge remnant, attractive centering, fresh color. F.-V.F.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 119

1898, $1 Trans-Miss. (292), lightly disturbed original gum hinge remnant, intense color on bright paper. Absolutely trivial thin speck. Otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 120

1898, $2 Trans-Miss. (293), original gum small hinge remnant, well centered, fresh rich color. Very Fine.
Scott $1,900
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Lot 121

1898, $2 Trans-Miss. (293), top plate no. 613 single, original gum, rich color. Several perfs, hinge reinforced. Fine.
Scott $1,900
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