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Sale 105: The Peter Iwate Collection

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1870-1871 National Bank Note Co. Issue, Without Grill

Lots 3219-3228 Lots 3229-3232

Lot 3219 o   

1870, 1¢ ultramarine, N.B.N.C. printing, exceptionally well centered within balanced margins, immaculate color on brilliant white paper, bold cross roads cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine gem, ex-Kirke; with 2011 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates, latter Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $375).
Scott No. 145    $20.

A SUPERB GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1¢ 1873 NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE, GRADED XF-S 95 BY THE P.S.E., THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED AND SHARED BY ONLY ONE OTHER.

The modest SMQ value belies the extreme rarity of this stamp at the highest grades.

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Lot 3220    

1870, 1¢ ultramarine, N.B.N.C. printing, four well centered singles, tied or canceled by segmented cork duplexed with "New Orleans La. Nov 4" cds on 1870 folded cover to Troyes, France, endorsed "Via Belgium", red "New-York Nov 9" exchange cds, red London (11.21) backstamp and black "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, without French markings and normal "5" decimes due marking; adhesives with hint of margin soiling & one with corner crease due to placement at edge of cover, otherwise Very Fine and intriguing cover, ex-Andromeda; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 145    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 3221 o   

1870, 2¢ red brown, N.B.N.C. printing, neat face-free cancel, perfect centering amid beautifully balanced margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful used gem; with 2014 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $300).
Scott No. 146    $18.

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Lot 3222    

1870, 6¢ carmine, N.B.N.C. printing, fresh color, tied by sharp NYFM star geometric fancy cancel, red "New York, Paid All, Direct Apr 10" exchange cds on 1873 folded cover to Germany, endorsed "p Holsatia" at top left, reverse with Bremen (4.26) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 148    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 3223    

1870, 6¢ carmine, N.B.N.C. printing, used with 1¢ blue (145), each canceled by cork, red "New York, Paid All, Br. Transit, Jan 15" exchange cds on 1873 cover to Galgocs, Hungary, carried by Cunard Line Java from New York Jan. 15th to Queenstown arriving Jan. 24th, Galgocs (1.31) arrival backstamp; slightly reduced at top, 6¢ creased, Very Fine and scarce destination at the 7¢ NGU Closed Mail rate, ex-Landau; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 148    Estimate $200 - 300.

Austria-Hungary retained GAPU rates after the 1866 war, Prussia was leading the effort for a new General Postal Union.

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Lot 3224    

1870, 6¢ carmine, N.B.N.C. printing, used with 10¢ brown (150), tied by diamond-shaped cork cancels duplexed with "Atlantic City N.J. Jul 24" cds on 1873 cover with printed address to Paris, France, sharp red "Philad., Paid All, Jul 25" exchange cds and red crayon "12" cent credit rating, red London Paid (8.6) transit cds, blue "Drexel Harjes & Co." forwarding oval and Philadelphia street address written at lower left, apparently sent back to Philadelphia outside the mails; 10¢ slight creasing along top perfs from placement near edge of cover, still Very Fine and colorful example of the 16¢ rate to France via England, ex-"Mercedes, "Andromeda"; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 148    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 3225 o   

1871, 7¢ vermilion, N.B.N.C. printing, circular grid cancel, perfectly centered with large evenly balanced margins, rich vibrant color on bright paper, Superb, one of six examples to receive this grade with only three examples grading higher; with 2011 P.S.E. Graded certificate (Superb 98, SMQ $1,675).
Scott No. 149    $100.

AN EXCEPTIONAL GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 1871 7¢ NATIONAL BANKNOTE ISSUE.

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Lot 3226 o   

1870, 12¢ dull violet, N.B.N.C. printing, well centered with wide balanced margins, rich color with detailed impression on bright paper, trace of red cancel at top left, an Extremely Fine gem, ex-Morton; with 2006 and 2020 P.F. certificates Graded (XF-S 95).
Scott No. 151    $200.

ONE OF THE FINEST USED EXAMPLES OF THE 12¢ 1873 NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE WITH A FACE-FREE CANCEL.

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Lot 3227    

1870, 12¢ dull violet, N.B.N.C. printing, tied by four-ring cancel duplexed with "Hoboken, N.J., Sep 27" double-circle datestamp on 1872 "Henry Bischoff Banker" corner card cover to Germany, partial indistinct strike of red "New York, Paid All, Br. Transit, Sep 28" exchange cds also ties 12¢, carried by NGL Line Rhein from New York Sep. 28th to Bremerhaven arriving Oct. 10th, red "Bremen, Franco, 10/10 72" framed transit, Oct. 11th arrival backstamp, Very Fine use at double the 6¢ Direct Mail rate.
Scott No. 151    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 3228    

1870, 12¢ dull violet, N.B.N.C. printing, used with 2¢ red brown (146), rich colors, tied by cork cancels duplexed with "Council Bluffs, Ioa. Jun 9" cds on cover attractively addressed in purple ink to Sweden, red "New York '4' Jun 13" credit exchange cds, German red "Wfr. 1-1/2" credit handstamp (re-statement in silbergroschen), Jun. 26th receiving backstamp; small pieces of backflap missing and tiny nick at top left, Very Fine and attractive example of the 14¢ NGU rate, ex-"Andromeda"; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 151    Estimate $300 - 400.

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