Sale Number: 878
Sale Date:
2004 Rarities of the World

1890 Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
428 nh 2c Carmine, Cap on Left "2" (220a). Mint N.H. with part imprint at right, radiant color on brilliant paper, well-centered with huge margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED 2-CENT 1890 ISSUE WITH A CAP ON THE LEFT "2".

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates (Image Magnifier)

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350 1,700
429 nh 90c Orange (229). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with uncharacteristically wide margins at sides, vibrant color on bright fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1890 ISSUE.

This superb stamp is as fresh and pristine as the day it was sold at the post office. With 2000 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair, this being the left stamp (Image Magnifier)

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1,600 4,250
430 og 90c Orange, Imperforate (229a). Horizontal pair, huge margins all around incl. "American Bank Note Company" imprint at top, original gum, h.r., radiant color, light natural paper wrinkle in sheet margin above imprint, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,450 Current Sale
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